Justin Porter — COMMON BoD Candidate 2012

Editors note: The following is a post by guest author Justin Porter who is a candidate for the COMMON Board of Directors. COMMON has survived quite well through the financial crisis—in no small part due to the dedication of its members, volunteers and staff who wish to see COMMON continue providing top quality education into […]

COMMON Board Elections 2011

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 […]

IBM Power System Technical University

I’m currently at the IBM Power System Technical University conference in Las Vegas. Originally I wasn’t going … but a scheduling problem with another person in my office came up and I got tagged to pinch hit for him. So far the conference is going well … although I’m only here for the “Solution Center” […]

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, […]