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)
Going to Connect 2014
Thu, Dec 12th 2013 1:11p John Coolidge Yes I will be there. teamstudio is again a sponsor so most of my time will be on the showcase floor, but there are sessions I want to se so I may get out of the booth from time to time.
Come see me.
teamstudio is doing some really cool things in the mobile arena as well as integrating out tools into Domino Designer.
I need to make my yearly quota of meeting 15 new people so make it easy for me [read] Keywords: domino
Book Review: One Step at A Time. The book I won at MWLUG
Wed, Dec 4th 2013 4:12p John Coolidge One Step at a time by Josh Bleill is one of the best books I have read in a long time. This is an amazing story about Josh who served in Iraq and lost both his legs from an IED.
This book is definitely one for the reading list. If anyone does not believe those who serve, especially those who have given their life or been crippled, are amazing heroes well you will after reading this book. How [read] Keywords:
I am Speaking at MWLUG
Wed, Jul 10th 2013 9:12a John Coolidge I have been fortunate enough to be selected to speak on one of my favorite
topics at MWLUG.
Going to Xpages, the Why and What of web enabling and/or
mobilizing your Lotus Notes applications
have been and will be a lot of great sessions on how to do XXXX [read] Keywords: lotus
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