In my own regard – Speaker Season 2023

Just wanted to point out the upcoming Talk season. This year I speak primarily on the IT Sourcing Conference 23 of the BME – Bundesverband Materialwirtschaft, Logisik und Einkauf e.V. and again on the Storage 2 Day by Heise and D.Punkt Verlag.

You may find the dates and slides on my talks page permanently. Never the less I would like to point out that I am particular proud to deliver the opening keynote on the Storage 2 Day conference with a talk “Ransomware & The Dream of Backup“.

On the one hand I finally made it to the Heise Newsticker as some friends pointed out before I even recognized. On the other hand I summarize a real world experience of surviving Continue reading

Musings on Online Conferences

For quite a while now there is a corona driven and totally acceptable tendency to cancel on premise conferences and events and with same speed and enthusiasm online conferences are spreading and sprouting all over the place. And although I appreciate quite some information coverage during these infectious times I despise this type of “onlineification” of any kind of conference.

You already perceive cheering as “in presence is dead and online is the future”.

Well, you read that all over the place. Wonderful new formats are the future. Real world conferencing will not return anyway. At least no conference the way as it has been before Corona. I get the feeling that this line of argumentation grows stronger and Continue reading