Archive for November, 2008

ProjectWorld Keynote: Ret. General Russel L. Honoré

Icon Written by Alora on November 26, 2008 – 7:02 pm

The other keynote I attended at ProjectWorld was General Russel L. Honoré, (Ret), Commander of JOINT TASK FORCE KATRINA. This was another one that didn’t hold a particular appeal beforehand, but proved very interesting – and for reasons that I never would have expected. Here are two video clips of his talk. His central point […]

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ProjectWorld Keynote: Sunil Chandra from Google

Icon Written by Alora on November 26, 2008 – 6:30 pm

At ProjectWorld, one of the keynote speakers was Sunil Chandra, Director HR Technology & Operations at Google. Ironically this wasn’t one of the keynotes I was most interested in attending, but I’m glad I did. Aside from his very engaging speaking style, Sunil had an exceptional point to make. Sunil pointed out that, for the […]

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Speaking at ProjectWorld

Icon Written by Alora on November 25, 2008 – 3:44 pm

I recently went to Orlando to spend four days at ProjectWorld and the World Congress of Business Analysts Flagship. While taking a trip half-way across the country while in the midst of a job hunt is not necessarily the world’s most prudent idea, I had agreed to speak at the conference last summer when the […]

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The Role of Web2.0 in Obama's Victory

Icon Written by Alora on November 11, 2008 – 7:05 pm

I could go on (and on and on and on) about Obama’s victory — about the fact that this type of thing is precisely what kept me in politics for so long, about the fact that this was the most exciting election of our lifetime, about the fact that he’s got a huge undertaking in […]

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