28 April

Top 10 Developer Sites

Software development may be the world’s most valued profession. Facebook, Microsoft, Google and Amazon don’t just compete on products, they compete on their ability to hire and retain the world’s best developers. If you want to control the future you need to control software developers. The first step is to break through the messages from […]

23 April

Top 10 Developer Conferences

Everyone asks us what are the best developer conferences. It’s subjective and the conferences come and go but here is our current list.  re:Invent Nov 27-Dec 1, 30,000+ attendees. The  leading tech event in the world at the moment. Announcements from AWS define the cloud infrastructure and cloud services markets. Developer and IT training and […]

19 April

Event Gone Great: Intel Developer Forum 1997-2017

Intel Developer Forum (IDF) was cancelled today. Owen Media has worked at nearly all of the conferences since 1997. Intel was the “it” company in the 1990s. Today it competes with Docker, Google Cloud Platform, Cloud Foundry and other DevOps darlings for the attention of potential attendees. IDF was a great event. If you never attended, here […]

13 April

GeekWire buys IC3

GeekWire purchased the IT Cloud Computing Conference (IC3) this week, completing a three year run that mirrored cloud industry growth. IC3, a DevOps and cloud training conference, was started before digital transformation became a thing. It’s remarkable how much has changed. Prior to launching the conference, organizers met with CIOs at a cocktail event who […]

6 April

Women and Cloud Computing

There are 1.7 million unfilled cloud computing positions. Women comprise less than 20% of development staffs (US Dept of Labor). We see an opportunity to diversify the tech workforce.  

5 April

InfiniBand From The Beginning

Owen Media worked with IBM and Intel to launch InfiniBand in 1999. This was a formative client for Owen Media because of its size and influence. In addition to IBM and Intel, the agency worked with Cisco, Dell, HP, Microsoft, Sun and nearly every other major enterprise hardware vendor that decade. We secured thousands of placements […]