Archive for Tag ‘conference‘

WordPress talks at CMS Expo

Last year I spoke at CMS Expo in Chicago about Busting Web Experience Management Myths. But while covering the event for the CMS Myth, I noticed that WordPress was visibly absent from the Showcase.

In part this led me to give a talk at WordCamp Boston on Why the @##!@ isn’t WordPress a CMS?.

This year, the fine folks at CMS Expo have added WordPress to the CMS Showcase, and will have a full track of WordPress-related talks.

The WordPress track includes:
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Wrapping up WordCamp Boston 2011

Photo by Peter Wood, cc-by-nc-nd license.

This last weekend I finally got drafted and posted Closing the Books on WordCamp Boston 2011 over on WCBOS site.

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Don’t Be a Tool – Content Management Strategy

Here are the slides and speakerrate info for the talk I gave yesterday at WordCamp Boston.

Although the slides themselves are less entertaining without my voiceover, video from the talk will be made available – and I will link to it here as soon as I have the url.


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WordCamp Boston 2011

The other major reason I haven’t been very active here in the last few months is WordCamp Boston, coming up in just under two weeks (July 23rd and 24th).

This year’s camp promises to be even bigger than last years, with content from 30+ speakers spread out over one and half days at the Boston University student union. We’ve even got a pre-conference workshop the Friday before and a reception Saturday evening at the Microsoft NERD center.

If you haven’t already got tickets, you’ve missed regular registration, but you can still get in on late registration (which just means you’re in line after the regular registration folks for lunch and T-Shirts) for just $40.

Magento Imagine eCommerce Conference

Last week I had the opportunity to attend and speak (“With Friends Like These, Who Needs Revenue?“) at the inagural Magento Imagine eCommerce conference in LA. It was a great show, with way too much going on for a simple summary, but I’ll try my best here to capture some of the highlights and point to recaps by others.

First, some of the highlights from keynotes by those outside the Magento team:

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