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About Susan

I am a nerd girl. I currently work for IBM as part of the support group for Connections. While some of the postings here look like work stuff, the opinions and intellect and intellectual property are mine and mine alone. I am a unique individual and my employer in no way defines me. Still, I like the pay check, so thanks for that, IBM.

Counting Down the Days

In one month, I will no longer be an IBMer.  Back in 2014, I was offered a program called “Transition to Retirement” in which I would work part time until the end of 2015 in exchange for my sanity.  It … Continue reading

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The largest gathering of nerds in years – next month – near you.

If you’re anywhere near Atlanta, GA – or near an airplane that can get you there, you need to make plans to attend MWLUG from August 19 – 21.  Check out the sessions list here: MWLUG Sessions This is one … Continue reading

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Swan Song for Lotusphere – Thanks for all the Dolphins

We said the word all week – Lotusphere. We all knew it was the last. We knew for sure when the bartender and waiters at Kimonos told us we weren’t coming back next year. Absolutely no one was surprised when … Continue reading

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Heading to Orlando – with a tear in my eye

As you read this, I’m on the road.  Why the tears?  I’m a little verklempt because this show will be my last Lotusphere, my last IBM show as an IBM employee.  After 15 years and more conferences that I can … Continue reading

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ConnectED 2015 – What’s in it for Me?

I’m hearing rumors that your boss won’t let you come to the ConnectED2015 show in Orlando next month because there’s not enough content for the Notes/Domino/Sametime faithful customers. Is that true? Let’s see if we can convince the boss that you … Continue reading

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Chalk Talks at ConnectED 2015

What are Chalk Talks you ask?  They are sort of like BOFs of the past conferences, but YOU get to decide what you want to see.  Plus, you get to use Connections Ideation blog to vote.   How? Go here:   socialbiz … Continue reading

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Who is joining me in Orlando for ConnectEd 2015?

This is normally a time of year when we start thinking about our annual Florida trip right?  We who work on the show actually got started early this year, and I’m already deep into the session selection process. In a … Continue reading

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