ASAE 2021 virtual

The ASAE Annual Meeting Goes Virtual; Why This is a Good Decision

I read the email from ASAE (the American Society of Association Executives) yesterday afternoon about the ASAE Annual Meeting. Citing concerns for the health and safety of all members, ASAE Annual, which was supposed to be in person in Dallas, will once again be virtual, coupled with smaller, regional hub gatherings. Ugh. After a year […]

US Capitol Building

Virtual Events Made the Conventions and the Inauguration Celebrations More Accessible

On January 20, I watched the Presidential Inauguration celebration from my couch. Normally, I would have been jonesing over the inaugural balls I’ve never been invited to, but this year, I had a front row seat as Tom Hanks hosted a star-studded musical extravaganza. How amazing to see John Legend, Justin Timberlake, Bruce Springsteen, Yo-Yo […]

Non Dues-a-Palooza Virtual Bazaar Live

Should Virtual Conference Sessions Be Live or Pre-Recorded?

I’m attending a lot of conferences these days. I’m also helping clients plan and execute a lot of conferences. All of them online, of course. One of the biggest questions being asked by meeting planners is: Should my educational sessions be live or pre-recorded? Live streamed at a certain time or available on demand? Pre-recorded […]

Maki Kato, Matrix Group CTO at Computer

Learning Resources for PowerShell

On Friday, I’ll be speaking at the Perl and Raku Conference in the Cloud. My topic? PowerShell for Perl Experts. Yep, this is a techie topic for advanced developers. PowerShell is Microsoft’s automation scripting language and shell. PowerShell allows the automation of just about any aspect of Windows Server and Microsoft’s enterprise software, including Azure. […]