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Publisher / Editor @ CloudAve and Enterprise Irregulars. Industry Observer, Blogger, Startup Advisor, Program Chair @ SVASE (Silicon Valley Association of Startup Entrepreneurs). In his "prior life" spent 15 years immersed in the business of Enterprise Software, at management positions with SAP, IBM, Deloitte, KPMG and the like.

4 responses to “A Pictorial Tale of Two Conferences (and more)”

  1. Nothing Stops the Box Bunny : Enterprise Irregulars

    […] so I ‘m abandoning my pictorial post schedule, as Box-mania just broke out, and I feel compelled to jump in.  But the skipped  NetSuite post is […]

  2. Dreamforce 2012: Dream a Little Dream of (with) Me: Part 1 : Enterprise Irregulars

    […] Everything about the conference from the keynotes on was crafted with the new version of their ecosystem and high-energy entertainment value in mind.  Not just at the Moscone Center but all around the area.  They had a Woodstock like atmosphere with large screens set up on artificial turf with benches, tables and chairs everywhere to sit around outside and still see the keynote. There were people on street corners within about a mile radius of the Moscone Center, wearing salesforce uniforms that were there to provide helpful instructions on how to get somewhere if you had to ask them. I heard, though this is unconfirmed, that salesforce hired primarily homeless people to be these street corner directors which underscores (if true) how deeply into their DNA, the philanthropy goes, and should serve as a model for all the vendors who hold conferences anywhere.  Kudos to them big time if this is true. To get a great visual of Dreamforce X, see Zoli Erdo’s “A Pictorial Tale of Two Conferences (and more) on the Enterprise Irregulars sit… […]

  3. Dreamforce 2012: Dream a Little Dream of (with) Me: Part 1 » HD Network Technology Blog

    […] Everything about the conference from the keynotes on was crafted with the new version of their ecosystem and high-energy entertainment value in mind.  Not just at the Moscone Center but all around the area.  They had a Woodstock like atmosphere with large screens set up on artificial turf with benches, tables and chairs everywhere to sit around outside and still see the keynote. There were people on street corners within about a mile radius of the Moscone Center, wearing salesforce uniforms that were there to provide helpful instructions on how to get somewhere if you had to ask them. I heard, though this is unconfirmed, that salesforce hired primarily homeless people to be these street corner directors which underscores (if true) how deeply into their DNA, the philanthropy goes, and should serve as a model for all the vendors who hold conferences anywhere.  Kudos to them big time if this is true. To get a great visual of Dreamforce X, see Zoli Erdo’s “A Pictorial Tale of Two Conferences (and more) on the Enterprise Irregulars sit… […]

  4. Space Invasion @ Dreamforce : Enterprise Irregulars

    […] year I made a bit of fun of Oracle, picking on the symbolism in their closed, walled conference setup vs. the open festival-like […]