Event: Starting a Software Business, Dec 14 @ Gigs Grillhouse

On Tuesday, December 14, 2010.  The Canadian Information Processing Society is holding our holiday event.  Our featured speaker, Robert McCarter will be doing a talk on “Starting a Software Business”.  This promises to be a top notch event. 

Robert has been working on a phenomenal software application for the last several years and has started his own software company.  At this event he’ll explain why he decided to start the business, what was required, where he is at so far, and more. 

The event starts at 7pm and goes until 9pm.  The event is free for CIPS and PMI members.  The cost of the event for non-members is $10 at the door, but if you contact me through my blog, we’ll waive the admission – better yet, just mention this free admission promotion at the door, and we’ll waive the $10 admission fee.

Free appetizers and $200 worth of door prizes for this event!

Location: Gigs Grillhouse @ the corner of Talbot and Carling – London, Ontario

CIPS Flyer: http://local.cips.ca/london/pdfs/cips-london-poster-starting-a-software-business.pdf

My Video Interview From TechDays Toronto 2009 (SharePoint and BI)

On the final day of TechDays 2009 in Toronto, I was interviewed by It in Canada (http://www.itincanada.ca) about my experience at TechDays and specifically about one of the sessions involving BI and SharePoint.  I’d like to share the link to the interview.  It was completely ad-hoc and they caught me at the end of the day, and after asking me a few questions about my experience at TechDays they asked me if I’d like to do an interview.

It’s part of something called “The Efficiency Platform” and is sponsored by Microsoft.

You can get to the video from the main site by scrolling to the bottom of the page.  They have a little sub site there at the bottom where you can scroll through the videos.  Mine is listed as SharePoint with Dan Douglas

This direct link also works to direct straight to the video with no bells and whistles.

http://www.qmpmedia.com/tv/itvideo.php?vid=130&ser=itc&sor=1&cat=

Near the end of the video the background noise really seemed to pick up, so you might need to adjust the volume to hear everything properly at the end.

Screen shot from the site:

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Dan