On Day Two Cloud we talk about how to start and participate in a cloud user group. We talk about logistics, money, sponsors, a venue–in other words, the nuts and bolts of running and engaging with a cloud community.
Our guest is Chris Williams, a multi-cloud consultant at WWT. Chris is an AWS Community Hero and has participated in vBrownBag and VTUG.
- Reasons to get involved in a tech community or user group
- Staring your own group
- Sharing the load of running a community
- Tips on tools and raising money
- Identifying the best meeting time and venue
See what’s out there, then jump into a group that’s interesting. Talk to the leaders. Get a feel for the water.
Mistwire.com – Chris Williams’ blog
@mistwire – Chris Williams on Twitter