Monday, December 13, 2010

Professionally Speaking...

Last year I submitted an abstract to ODTUG on using social media to increase productivity. It was one of those whims as the deadline for submissions was, that day believe. It got rejected.

I've pondered doing this presentation for quite awhile, but haven't had the energy or drive to do so...not to mention a venue, I need a venue.

On an email exchange following a previous FMT Systems webinar, So, Tell Us What Really Happened at OOW 2010!, I threw my idea out as a possible topic (I should really stop doing that). Of course Hope Malone, the Marketing Director, thought it was a great idea. So here I am.

Ms. Malone, at my behest, gave me a much better title (if not longer!), Professionally Speaking in 140 Characters or Less - How Twitter Can Help Advance Your Career. That's 92 characters if you are counting.

This is a topic I am very passionate about. Social media in general and Twitter specifically have been very good to me, both personally and professionally. I wish that more Oracle folks would use Twitter, there are just a handful right now who are actively engaged...which I believe is unfortunate. So if you have time on Thursday, December 16th, click on the link above and sign up. At the very least, you can heckle me or just laugh at my strange voice.

I'll also be test driving Prezi, cool-not-PowerPoint presentation software. Actually, you can get a sneak preview here (without my wonderful voice):


Hope Malone said...

You're too kind! You're followers have answered you call to action too!
Nice full house coming on Thursday!

oraclenerd said...

awesome sauce!

Fuad Arshad said...

finally got to this post of oyur awesome presentation using prezi