Taking a Look at Influencer Marketing From Behind the Table

Drew Lentz writes about his recent experience at Cisco Live US and is taken away by behind the tables scene! In this post, he gives insight into how he thinks about influencer marketing. Check out Drew’s thoughts here.

Death to Murder Mystery Marketing

In this article, Field Day delegates, Justin Warren, gives a few tips on how to be a successful Field Day presenter. Check out his thoughts here!

Predicting the Future of Technology Influencers

Take a look here at Chris Evans’ blog on the future of technical influencers! He goes into detail on events of 2022, being on-site versus remote, and how the pandemic has affected the IT industry.

As a Network Delegate…

Jeremy Shulman will be attending the May Networking Field Day as a delegate. In this post he discusses what he will be looking for from presenting companies and what he isn’t going to be too interested in. Check out his thoughts here!

theITHollow Turns 10 Years Old

Eric Shanks, a Field Day delegate, celebrates 10 years of his personal site, theITHollow. He gives a special shoutout to Tech Field Day and Stephen Foskett for the opportunities gained within the delegate community. Congrats Eric!

2021 Year in Review

Ned Bellavance, a Field Day delegate, shares what his 2021 year looked like through a professional and personal point of view. Check out which Tech Field Day events Ned attended, along with other random and sundry events that he was a part of this past year. We always love to see what our delegates are up to!

Start Your Engines for Networking Field Day – Service Provider

Best get excited; we’re kicking off a whole new Field Day event: Networking Field Day – Service Providers! A diversion from the usual Tech Field Day event, this new event will welcome a new crowd of organizations that provide networking services, showing off their expertise in the field of networking. The event takes place December 8-10, 2021, so be sure to tune in!

12 Must-Join Communities for IT and Tech Professionals

At Tech Field Day, we pride ourselves on being a supportive community of IT and tech professionals from around the world. A big thank you to BlueCat Networks for the shout out in their article on “must join” communities in the tech world! We certainly think we’re alright, we’re just glad to hear someone else does too! Be sure to check out the full article on the BlueCat Networks blog.

Home Office Setup for Remote Events on a Budget

If there is one thing that we’ve all had to work through this year, it’s finding a way to improve our our work from home setups without breaking the bank. For our Tech Field Day delegates, that means also having equipment that will help them look and sound their best for the moments that they’ll be on camera for a wide audience. Delegate Gian Paolo Boarina shared how he made his setup work heading into Networking Field Day this year. We thought his setup provided good sound and video quality, but you can be the judge yourself by checking out the Networking Field Day videos on our website!

Voices in Innovation – Enrico Signoretti Explores the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Online Events

In the latest episode of GigaOm: Voices in Innovation, Enrico Signoretti explores the successes and challenges around the transition to online events since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Stephen Foskett (founder of Tech Field Day) & Ben Freedman (owner of Prime Image Media) join the podcast to talk through what they have found helpful to overcome the hurdles of implementing online events, including how they successfully transitioned Tech Field Day to an all virtual environment.

AI Field Day Is Coming

We recently announced the launch of a brand new Field Day event, AI Field Day! Haydn Andrews is definitely excited to see what the event has in store. AI has been gaining importance in IT for years now, but we’ve recently seen it reach a critical point, that requires a dedicated space to talk about advances in this emerging field. We hope the event will keep everyone in IT up to date on the latest and greatest.

Judges on Fire: Stephen Foskett, Organizer in Chief, Tech Field Day

The organizers of the Tech Trailblazers Awards started a new podcast called “Judges on Fire,” an intimate and enlightening way for listeners to get to know their award judges a little bit more. For the first episode, they spoke with Tech Field Day founder and organizer-in-chief, Stephen Foskett. They discussed how he went from being a Unix systems administrator out of college to starting Tech Field Day, how the event has adapted to life in a pandemic, and what are the best things to come out of the event.

Coming Together During COVID-19, With Stephen Foskett of Gestalt IT

Tech Field Day founder and organizer Stephen Foskett appeared on Live Now to discuss how technology companies and events are adapting to the current COVID-19 self-isolating landscape. He finds the industry is dividing into two camps: those that are scaling back on events and other efforts as they get up to speed, and other that are already used to working remotely and operating at full speed. It’s an interesting discussion in how IT as a whole is reacting to this unprecedented situation.

Day Two Cloud 038: Making the Case for Third-Party Cloud Storage

Tech Field Day founder Stephen Foskett was recently a guest on the Day Two Cloud podcast. On the episode, he and Ned Bellavance discuss third-party cloud storage, and how it fits into a market with so many native options readily available. In the episode they discuss common enterprise use cases, and examines key issues including performance, data management, and operations.

Tech Field Day From the Other Side

Gina Rosenthal has long enjoyed Tech Field Day events, but previously only from the vendor perspective. This past Tech Field Day event saw Gina join us as an independent delegate for the first time, something she found much more challenging! Read all about her experience in this post.

20/10 Vision: Aruba’s 20th Presentation at Tech Field Day’s 10th Anniversary

We were thrilled to have Aruba Networks return for our tenth anniversary Tech Field Day event, which marked their twentieth overall presentation with the event series. Having presented at the event since 2012, in this post, Aruba details their presentation highlights from years past.

Congrats to Tech Field Day for Hitting 10 Years!

For Matt Crape, 2016 was a big year, in no small part thanks to being invited to his first Tech Field Day event. For our 10th anniversary, Matt is looking back at what the event has meant to him and how it has impacted his career and life in a big way.

#TFD Turns 10

Tech Field Day is celebrating its 10th anniversary, and we appreciate all the people letting us know what the event series has meant to them. In this piece Matt Leib talks about the value of bringing diverse delegates and companies together for meaningful technical conversations. We can’t wait to have Matt back at an event soon.

Congratulations Tech Field Day

There’s no official poet laureate of Tech Field Day, but if we were to choose one, it would probably be Al Rasheed. Though a relatively recent delegate, Al understands and appreciates the unique community and atmosphere Tech Field Day events, and relates it quite elegantly in this post.

Tech Field Day 20 Is Right Around the Corner!

It’s hard to believe that Max Mortillaro has attended just one Tech Field Day event. A frequent face at Storage Field Day and Tech Field Day Extra events, Max got to attend the tenth anniversary Tech Field Day event. It’s been great to have Max in the Field Day family, in this piece, he talks about what he was looking forward to seeing at the event.