Too important to be left to the marketing department, by Seth Godin

This is a remarkable presentation by Seth Godin on marketing.

Seth gave this talk at the Business of Software conference last year. It is about one hour long, full of interesting examples and ideas. Enjoy!

Practical Agility conference on Fri, March 27, 2009

Practical Agility, a local conference for agile practitioners, is scheduled for Fri, March 27, 2009.

What: Practical Agility conference
When: Friday March 27, 8:00am-5:00pm.
Where: University of St. Thomas, St. Paul Campus, McNeely Hall 100 Great Room
Cost: $50

Registration is required: The space is limited to the first 200 people. I plan on attending. See you there!

CITCON on April 24-25, 2009

CITCON, Continuous Integration and Testing Conference, is coming to Minneapolis in April 2009!

When: April 24-25, 2009
Where: West Wing of the University of Minnesota Campus Club
Cost: Free

Registration is required. Check for more information. Note that the attendance is limited to the first 150 registrations.

Code Freeze 2009 on Thu, Jan 15, 2009

It is getting really cold outside, just in time for our annual Code Freeze conference. This year's topic is Maximizing Developer Value.

Who: Susan Standiford, Nate Shutta, Andy Miller, Neal Ford, Pam Rostal, Bob King, and others
What: Code Freeze 2009: Maximizing Developer Value
When: Monday, January 15, 2009, 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Where: Hubert H Humphrey Center, University of Minnesota, 301 19th AveS, Minneapolis, MN 55455
Cost: 90$ (online)

Registration is required. Check for more information. See you there!

Twin Cities Code Camp - Spring 2008

Twin Cities Code Camp Spring 2008 is a one-day technology event to be held on Sat, April 5, 2008 from 8:45 am to 5:30 pm at the New Horizons offices in Edina MN. 

The event is free but requires a registration. To learn more about the event and to register, visit

See you there!

Code Freeze 2008 is just around the corner

Code Freeze 2008 is a one-day Software Symposium to be held on Thu, January 17, 2008 from 8 am to 5 pm at the University of Minnesota's McNamara Alumni Center. Speakers include David Hussman, Jamie Thingelstad, Nate Schutta, Jon Spence, and others.

Cost for the general public is $90. Registration deadline is Friday, January 11, 2008. Check out more information at

I attended Code Freeze in 2006 and looking forward to the presentations this year. Hope to see you there!

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