Wordcamp Sacramento 2017

Last weekend I attended WordCamp Sacramento for the second year in a row. Last year it was a Gold Rush theme and this year the theme was Peace, Love and Freedom. Not much to write about this year. It was at the Sacramento Convention center, last year was at Sacramento State. There were a lot […]

Jive Developer Day Bay Area

I hosted the first Jive Bay Area Developer day hosted at #Plex Systems in Pleasanton, Ca. with Ryan Rutan and Rashed Talukder from Jive Software came out to present some new Jive development techniques using ngrork. We reviewed the following: JIVE DOC-68844 – Jive Apps Framework Add-on framework is based on the OpenSocial. The framework morphed over […]

Webinar: Motivating Community Engagement with Gamification

The Essential To-Dos (and don’ts) to Achieve Measurable Business Performance When employees, partners and customers collaborate using social platforms, enterprises can reap huge rewards — operational silos are broken, knowledge is shared, productivity increases and innovation is sparked. But what are the best practices for motivating social community adoption, usage and participation needed to deliver […]

UnJiveWorld 2015 the first Crowd Sourced Conference

This year JiveWorld was postponed to March 2016 as they moved venues from the Cosmopolitan to the Aria in an effort to avoid the timing of Dreamforce and Oracle OpenWorld. Not having JiveWorld was unthinkable for a small group of Jive users here in the Bay Area so we decided to plan our own JiveWorld. […]

Gamification – Not just a game but a movement

Last week we deployed Gamification at the Cisco Learning Network under the name Achievement Center and I encourage everyone to check this out. Under the hood, it runs on Bunchball’s Gamification module that also runs on top of the Jive Social Business platform. Both platforms are their respective leader in the industry, Jive being the […]

Network + vs CCENT

A while back I created a thread on the Cisco Learning Network asking people which path should I choose. I have been out of Networking for several years, even though I had been around it working for Juniper the past 4 years, it was not part of my daily responsibilities or focus. I received […]

CNT 52 or CIS 60 Networking Fundamentals

Checking to see what my local community college had to offer, I decided to take a class at Las Positas Community College called CNT 52 Networking Fundamentals. My instructor Moh Dauod was extremely helpful and made the challenge of going through the material fun. This class will prepare me to take the Network + exam […]

What is a CMS?

A CMS is a Content Management System that allows the owner of a Web Site to have an easy way to update the content on a website without requiring any programming knowledge. In order to setup a CMS, you must have a few things in place as well as the knowledge to setup and manage […]