As I begin the month of May I find myself in a all to familiar situation, Back on the job market.
With all the hype of social media, your network, your connections Etc, it is time to put it to the test.
Lets see how good all this is at finding employment. My linked in Profile has my latest information.
So they say the best jobs are not posted on career sites, (I am using all the big ones)
IBM Connections; future or passing fad
Mon, Jan 28th 2013 2:13p John Coolidge I want to get everyone's opinion on this. I am not saying that I believe either way. I am pursuing becoming a connections developer.
But I talk to clients, peers, and friends about connections and I do not get a warm fuzzy feeling about it, especially in the SMB market. Cost, implementation and user adoption are the main concerns.
Some quotes I have heard:
-Why would I want to bring it into [read] Keywords: connections
IBM Connect 2013 out with the old in with the new. (Sort of)
Fri, Jan 18th 2013 8:12a John Coolidge So in 8 days I will be in Orlando eagerly anticipating the week ahead. I arrive in Orlando at Saturday at 10:30AM and leave Thursday evening.
The more I read about the show, I see quite a few Lotusphere old-timers are not going. I will miss them, but I also look forward to meeting the new first time attendee's, and if they are speaking,especially watching their sessions.
Every year I vow to [read] Keywords: ibm
IBM Notes 9 Browser Plug-in, Why do I want Xpages anymore?
Thu, Dec 13th 2012 5:15p John Coolidge So I installed the beta IBM Notes 9 today, Love it so far. Mainly been playing with the web browser plug-in.
I am constantly asking myself, why do Xpages now. I know Xpages, I teach the classes, but form a purely fiscal standpoint, how can i justify the expense of doing my apps with Xpages when the plug-in works so well? (Click in the image to view full size)
I have tried some code i use [read] Keywords: ibm
New Pool on my Blog. Would you attend regional Xpages training?
Thu, Sep 20th 2012 9:08a John Coolidge I there were Xpages training classes offered in major cities around the USA, would you attend?
The class Possibilities include,:
5 Day Xpages bootcamp.
3 Day introduction to Xpages.
Moving existing apps to Xpages.
possibly custom training as well
Please answer the poll. If there is enough interest I may start doing this. [read] Keywords: xpages
Buzzword Bingo at the LS12 Opening General Session
Tue, Jan 10th 2012 5:13p John Coolidge Hi all. My employer Teamstudio Inc. is holding a Buzzword Bingo game duribg the LS12 Opening General Session.
You will be able to win some really cool prizes, including an Amazon Kindle .
We will be passing out the scorecards at the Sunday night welcome reception. Look for us we will be all over the pool and beach areas. If I have any left I will pass them out in the line to get into the OGS on [read] Keywords:
Blogger on the iPad 2
Tue, Jan 10th 2012 11:13a John Coolidge I have discovered the blogger app for IOS. I am testing it with this post.
It has a clean interface and is straight forward to use. It has built in camera support, as well as location integration.
Ahh I just found out it has instant spell check and correction. A must for this type of device.
The real test will be live blogging at Lotusphere, which I will be doing as much as time permits.
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