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Why COMMON? Because it just makes sense. COMMON offers our power community much more than a few meetings a year. I believe in and have reaped the benefits of being a member of this community for a number of years. In addition to gaining education and technical advancements I have had the great fortune to […]

Recently COMMON sent out an email blast notifying people announcing the candidates for the next board of directors election. Running for the three board positions available are … Jeff Carey Robert Krzceczowski Phil McCullough Russell Meyer As I did last year, I’ve offered each of the candidates a guest author spot on this blog. As […]

As many of you know, the COMMON Education Foundation’s Al Barsa Memorial Scholarship is very important to me. A discussion thread on MIDRANGE-L was the impetus for the scholarship and midrange.com has made a yearly contribution. This year, however, I want to try something different. I’m going to borrow something from public broadcasting … and […]

First, I’d like to say “Thank you” to David Gibbs, who kindly offered this opportunity to this year’s Board of Directors candidates. Having an open platform for all of us to share our views on COMMON can only be a benefit to the electoral process. Here we are, getting ready to celebrate COMMON’s 50th Anniversary, […]

Is COMMON relevant? COMMON today isn’t what it was a few years ago. And it certainly isn’t what it was when it started. And that’s a good thing. From a kitchen meeting in 1960, to two yearly meetings of thousands at our peak, to the current offerings of COMMON, COMMON has the one characteristic of […]

Editors note: This is the (hopefully) first in a series of posts by guest authors … all of whom are candidates for the COMMON Board of Directors. These articles will be posted in the order they are received, with no preference being given to anyone. I love the i and the Power platform and I […]

Time for a little politisizing here … well, not really. With the COMMON conference a few months away, the COMMON organization announced the candidates for the next board of directors election. Running for the three board positions available are …

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