[clug-talk] OT: CLUG Business focus group?
me at jonwatson.ca
Mon May 15 04:59:15 PDT 2006
I'm definitely interested. I need all the help I can get :)
> Hi all.
> I've been talking with a few folks at and since the last monthly meeting. It
> seems that there might be interest in putting together a group with a focus
> on business matters.
> The thinking is that there are a number of people in CLUG, with various skills
> related to business. Everything from marketing, bookkeeping, IT, management,
> etc. So, just like we share tech knowledge with CLUG, why not form a group
> to share the business knowledge. This sharing would be accomplished through
> routine meetings, presentations, and maybe workshops, and would ideally be
> free for anyone to take part.
> This message is more to see what kind of interest is out there for this, other
> than the few people I've spoken with already. Right now, there is a more or
> less clean slate on this topic, and any ideas are worth exploring. There ARE
> professional organizations like this in existence (CIPS, etc.), but I do not
> know of any that are community based like Linux User Groups. (let me know if
> I'm wrong on this).
> Because the idea is originating through CLUG, I'd like to keep this somehow
> related to CLUG (a special interest group maybe?). But I do see where this
> could potentially be unrelated to CLUG's activities in the long run.
> What are your thoughts and comments?
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