Transcending Geography and Generations With Social Media

Cheryl McKinnon: Social Media for Professionals At the June 22nd meeting of Silicon Halton @SiliconHalton, we were privileged to have in attendance Cheryl McKinnon CMO (Chief Marketing Officer) at Nuxeo and the former Director of Enterprise 2.0 at OpenText. Cheryl provided the meeting’s keynote presentation wherein she illustrated how professionals can use social media to […]

Hello World

Why is the title of my first post “Hello World”? If you’ve ever done any sort of software development, you likely already know the answer to that question. For those have have not, the explanation is pretty simple. When initiating a software project, a developer will often create an artifact that displays text in the UI of the application – be it a web page, a desktop application, or even a mobile app. The text most often chosen is “Hello World” as it symbolizes that the software creation has inhaled its first virtual breath in its world of zeros and ones. I have to confess that I have at times felt a touch of Frankensteinian glee as I witnessed my creation come to life. This first post is the same. It is the first breath of life of my first blog.