Archive for September, 2010

Inside look at Community Building at Adobe

Earlier this year, I was approached by Dan Wilson, organizer of the NCDevCon event to do an interview for Dzone. I had fun talking about what community means to Adobe and how we all benefit from a healthy community.

See the full video.

Thoughts on Blogging, At Adobe and Elsewhere

I participated in a panel discussion a few weeks ago as part of SES. Afterwards I did a quick interview with the panel moderator, Anna Maria Virzi from Clickz, sharing some thoughs on corporate blogging:

I’m talkijng about blogging at Adobe, but towards the end the advice gets more general. The biggest takeaway? “Be human, be interesting, and be passionate”. That’s hardly news but always bears remembering.

Flash and Flex Camps report

It was a great summer for Flash Camps and Flex Camps. We had our first two Flash Camps in China, in Hangzhou and Shanghai! For those of you who aren’t familiar with Flash Camps, Flex Camps and ColdFusion Camps , they are technical events, organized by members of the Adobe community, that introduce people to Adobe technologies. Each Camp has its own special flavor and feature presentations, demos, hands-on trainings, and team coding sessions to just name a few.

For the months of June, July and August of 2010, there were 6 Flash Camps that attracted a total of 633 attendees.

Here is a list of the Camps:

Flex Camp at Beach – Chennai, India
·      June 6, 2010

Flex Camp Toronto
·      June 10, 2010

Norway Flash Camp
·      June 11, 2010

Flash Camp Manchester – Manchester, UK
·      July 8, 2010

Hangzhou Flash Camp – Hangzhou, China
·      July 31, 2010

Flash Camp Shanghai –  Shanghai, China
·      August 22, 2010

If you are curious about Flash Camps and Flex Camps, check out the Flash Camp site on the Adobe Groups site. If you want to receive updates about upcoming Camps, create a profile on the Adobe Groups site and subscribe to the Camp Calendar.