Choose your own adventure: Data Center World workshops

As our Data Center World Global Content Advisory Team is working hard to build the best agenda yet, we’re leaving some of the most important choices up to you! This year we’re crowdsourcing more than ever. We need your help to select the workshops at Data Center World Global. The three* with the most votes will … Continued

How to select the right data center model

  Recently, AFCOM hosted a live webinar delivered by Laura Cunningham, a crowd favorite from Data Center World and Consultant from HPE Technology. The recording is now available on-demand and a transcript of the Q&A is provided below. FREE WEBINAR: NOW ON DEMAND Finding the Sweet Spot for your Data Center Strategy View now Duration: 1 hour Demand on … Continued

The experts weigh in: Why you should speak at Data Center World

Okay, I’ll admit. I’m a little biased. As the Director of Content, it’s my job (and luckily also my passion) to curate educational sessions, plan the agenda, and recruit speakers for Data Center World. But, you don’t have to listen to me. Take it from the experts. Here’s what some of last year’s speakers had to … Continued

Free webinar: Finding the Sweet Spot for your Data Center Strategy

Laura Cunningham, a Data Center Consultant at HPE, tied for the title of number one top rated speaker at Data Center World Global earlier this year. As an event attendee or AFCOM member, you get access to exclusive content such as recordings of Data Center World educational sessions or monthly live AFCOM webinars. But, for this one-time … Continued

Apply These 4 Tips to Improve Your Session Titles

Thinking about submitting a session proposal for Data Center World? The session title is the first (and perhaps only) impression you will make. Because conference organizers depend on well-written session titles to attract attendees, your session title could make or break your proposal’s acceptance. Potential attendees browsing an agenda of conference sessions do the same … Continued

Meet the Speakers of Data Center World Local Chicago: Carrie Goetz

Over the last three years, Carrie Goetz, Global Director of Technology at Paige DataCom Solutions, has seen the industry move from mainframe to Windows/Unix to virtualization. In her 30 year career in IT, she’s also experienced the flip-flop in trends from centralized to decentralized, back to centralized, and then to decentralized again. Coming in the … Continued

3 Reasons Why Case Studies Make the Best Conference Sessions

Case studies have long been used in undergrad and graduate school programs, but they can be used in any learning environment to explore how technologies or methodologies apply to real world situations. I’ve analyzed Data Center World session ratings over the years, and the top attended and best rated sessions have one thing in common: … Continued

Debunking the 4 Myths of Speaking at Events

Have you ever been to an industry conference (or even an internal training or presentation) and thought to yourself, “I could have done that.” Maybe you’ve thought about submitting a proposal to speak at an industry event, but something keeps holding you back. Here are the four most common reasons people don’t submit speaking proposals … Continued