Category Archives: Meetings

Networking Re-imagined

Andrew Comeau   August 10, 2020   Comments Off on Networking Re-imagined

To provide a social and professional networking forum for technology enthusiasts in the Ocala / Marion County area where ideas and information can be shared. Ocala I.T. Professionals mission The Ocala I.T. Professionals has always been primarily a meeting and networking group. We started meeting in February 2014 at the local library and restaurants. My main goal was to bring I.T. people together… Read more »

July 27, 2016 Meeting – James Kies Returns!

Andrew Comeau   July 18, 2016   Comments Off on July 27, 2016 Meeting – James Kies Returns!

“In my experience it is useful, to start with it as a thinking exercise that says “What if it were a game?”. Are you winning? What does the evidence look like? What does the data show? How does it feel? Are the majority of us having fun? Do the majority of us know how to win? Are we getting dramatically… Read more »

May 19, 2016: Agile Project Management Basics

Andrew Comeau   May 3, 2016   Comments Off on May 19, 2016: Agile Project Management Basics

Come join us on Thursday, May 19th at 6:00 p.m. to learn about Agile Project Management and what it can do for your business. Reserve your spot in the meeting now by signing up on … ‘Agile’ is a term that you often hear in software development but did you know it can also improve efficiency and workflow in other… Read more »

March 3, 2016 Meeting (Postponed)

Andrew Comeau   February 5, 2016   Comments Off on March 3, 2016 Meeting (Postponed)

UPDATE: Unfortunately, I need to postpone the upcoming meeting. Please check back for future meeting dates or visit our Meetup page at – Andrew Anyone can grab some space on the web and put together a page but what does it really take to design a site that will get your message out there? In the March meeting, we’re going… Read more »

Next meeting – Thursday, January 28, 2016, 6:00 p.m.

Andrew Comeau   January 19, 2016   Comments Off on Next meeting – Thursday, January 28, 2016, 6:00 p.m.

Come on out and join us for our next meeting Thursday, January 28 at 6:00 p.m.. This is an informal dinner meeting and a chance for all of our members, especially the newer ones, to network and share ideas. See the official meeting announcement on for the location and more info. If you can make it, please take a… Read more »

Ocala I.T. Professionals at Marion Technical Institute

Andrew Comeau   May 14, 2015   Comments Off on Ocala I.T. Professionals at Marion Technical Institute

We had another great meeting on Thursday, this time at Marion Technical Institute in Ocala! Kim Burt, the I.T. Instructor at MTI, invited our group to see the school’s I.T. academy and sit down to lunch with some of the students to give them a chance to talk with I.T. people who had experience in the field. I and the… Read more »

Come Show Us What You Know!

Andrew Comeau   May 6, 2015   Comments Off on Come Show Us What You Know!

We’re looking for people to talk at our upcoming meetings! If there’s a technology that you know and can tell us about, we want to hear from you. You don’t have to be a professional speaker or stand in front of the group and you don’t have to go on for a half-hour. Just come and tell us what you know… Read more »

April Meeting at CTAE in Ocala – Success!

Andrew Comeau   April 24, 2015   Comments Off on April Meeting at CTAE in Ocala – Success!

In March, I met with Scott Carpenter, head of the Cyber Security education program at Ocala’s Community and Technical Adult Education center to discuss possibilities for programming education in Ocala and he asked me to come speak to the students in the Cyber Security program about careers and other aspects of working in I.T.. CTAE has both day and night… Read more »

What is ASP.NET?

Andrew Comeau   February 26, 2015   Comments Off on What is ASP.NET?

This article is based on the presentation from our Feburary 25, 2015 meeting. If you find this kind of information helpful, you can find information on our future meetings through our group on There are a number of ways to build a website and all of them have their advantages depending on the type of site that you’re trying… Read more »