Event Organisation – The Feedback

This is the first post in a series of random thoughts on community events that I’m writing based on my experience running a user group and the Developer Day Scotland conference. In this post I’ll concentrate on receiving feedback. Photo by Craig Murphy   First, I should like to concentrate on the management of feedback. […]

Developer Day Scotland – The scores on the doors

Developer Day Scotland was last weekend and went very well. I’ve just finished collating all the speaker feedback and I’ve sent each speaker their feedback information (all anonymised). We had excellent speakers and I want to recognise the best speakers that we had on the day. Was the session as expected? Third place: Ben Hall […]


I haven’t said much about SQLBits, a community conference that I was at last weekend in Reading. It was a brilliant day out and I hardly spent anything. The snacks and lunch were free at the venue (Microsoft Campus) and the “GROUP BY” (Geek Dinner) was sponsored so it didn’t cost anything either. A big […]