It’s a particular type of cruel and unusual punishment to be given the first morning slot on the last day of the conference, especially when the big party was the previous evening. Even though I have a clean conscience, I can’t help but wonder, just for a moment, which gods of scheduling I’ve offended. Having said that, I actually had a surprisingly number of attendees; they were a good crowd with a lot of questons. Unfortunately, I feel like I didn’t really deliver a great value for them, because I wasn’t able to go into the kinds of detail I’d been envisioning when I turned in the proposal. This session was based on our experiences during an actual client contract, and I ended up not being able to talk about the kind of juicy details that help make these kind of presentations a success.
Here is the final version of the slide deck: Testing Your Mail Hygiene Solution (Powerpoint 2003 format).