Tag: COMMON

Kevin Mort – COMMON BoD Candidate 2010

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, […]

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 […]

New Years, CEF, & Al Barsa

The year end is approaching fast … and now is the time to get those pesky charitable contributions sent in in order to be considered for 2009. The COMMON Education Foundation’s Al Barsa scholarship is a charity I consider well worth an investment … and I encourage you to send what you can. midrange.com has […]

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 […]

Are you educating yourself?

Are you going to COMMON? If not, why not? OK, yeah, COMMON is kind of pricey. Add air fare, hotel, & food to the conference fee and you’re talking real money (not quite $100M though <grin/>). Next question: Do you attend your local user group meetings? What about their technical conferences? Word of advice: If […]