Category: Conferences

iSeries Conferences (COMMON, RPG World, etc)

COMMON 2010

Well, another COMMON Conference & Annual Meeting is in the bag. I’m currently at my departure gate in Orlando Airport and I figured this is a great time to make a post (especially since they have free wifi). My current, totally unscientific, impression is that attendance was up. I’ve heard other people, including COMMON officers, […]

COMMON 2010

It’s time for the COMMON Conference once again … this time in Orlando Florida. This conference will be especially auspicious because it’s the 50th anniversary of the COMMON organization. If you would like to say Hi, stop by the MKS booth on the expo floor. You can also pick up an official midrange.com button. I […]

COMMON won’t be the same

As I mentioned in a previous post, there are going to be a lot of major changes at the next COMMON conference … and some of those changes are having impact: Jon Paris & Susan Gantner are not going to be presenting. I know for a fact that Jon & Susan are extraordinarily popular and […]

Distinguished Service Award

Today I was honored by the COMMON organization with it’s highest award … the Distinguished Service Award. Although I did have a slight inkling that something was in the works … due to a flub by Anne Lucas in the mailing list … I really wasn’t prepared for it. I was presented with the award […]

Awards

For those of you who have been paying attention, midrange.com was nominated for a System i Innovation Award in the Community Support category. While we didn’t win the award (Trevor Perry of angustheitchap.com won), it was quite an honor to be a finalist. It certainly shows that people have noticed, and appreciate, the work that […]