Whispering About Ourselves: A Quarterly Business Review – Episode 55

Navels, prepare to be gazed upon! Hosts Lisa Caywood and Greg Knieriemen bring you through a quarter’s worth of opinion while you trusted Whisperers consider where we’ve been and where we go … Continue Reading →



You Lead. Who Follows?

Hi. My name is Josh Atwell. At this moment I have 3,899 followers of my personal Twitter account, @Josh_Atwell. Many may find this to be a large number while others … Continue Reading →


Using the Force to create your dream job: Episode 54

All the Geek Whisperers have changed jobs recently. We basically invented the new roles ourselves. How did we do that? This week we talk about using the force to create … Continue Reading →



The Unicorn from Redmond – Episode 53

This week we talk with Symon Perriman, senior technical evangelist from Microsoft, about evangelism, career change, MVPs, user groups, org charts, performance management, business value, and more. It turns out … Continue Reading →



Insights from Open Sourced Community Management: Episode 52

What makes some businesses consider Open Source a sexy strategy while others consider it a waste of time? What’s it like to market to a community where everyone is hands … Continue Reading →



Can hostile marketing work for your brand on social? Episode 51

Do you have to be nice on social media? This week we talk with Joe Onisick, technical marketing engineer at Cisco, infamous for his acerbic demeanor on Twitter. He’s a cocky bastard … Continue Reading →


Gorilla Whispering Close Up

The Collective Noun of Influencers: Episode 50

The energy at Cisco Live tells a story. As Amy puts it so well in the show: “The collective noun of Influencers is really taking root and it’s amazing to see.” … Continue Reading →


John Troyer in his normal podcasting gear

Vendor-Neutral Communities: the Final Tech Reckoning? Episode 49

IT pros gather in tribes surrounding vendors. Are open source projects like OpenStack driving more mixing of the tribes? Are vendor-neutral communities on the upswing? This week we talk with fellow Whisperers John … Continue Reading →


Howard Marks wears many metaphorical hats

He Is The Very Model of a Modern Influencer-Analyst: Episode 48

Howard Marks wears many hats. He’s primarily an analyst these days, with a full lab where he can actually test storage equipment. He’s also a journalist who has written for Network … Continue Reading →


Michael Jordan selling switches

Does Consumer Strategy Translate into Enterprise Technology? Episode 47

Your Whisperers of the geek banter amongst themselves this week, digging into a metaphorical boatload of content: Consumer Marketing vs Enterprise Tech Community Consumer celebrity for hire Leveraging celebrity outside … Continue Reading →