EP9 – There Is More To Networking Than Networking

In episode nine of The VCDX Podcast, My special guest will be answering some of our listener questions around the VCDX-NV certification.

News & Updates

Up and coming VCDX Application deadline

  • January 3rd – Deadline for March 2020 defense applications

Interview Notes & Links

This week’s special guest is Joe Silvagi (VCDX #175)

Q&A

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EP8 – Expect The Unexpected

In episode eight of The VCDX Podcast, we’ll be hearing from our special guest about their recent VCDX defense experience and how it was actually quite a bit different from the experience they were expecting.

News & Updates

Congratulations to the 2 new VCDX’s:

Up and coming VCDX Workshops

Interview Notes & Links

This week’s special guest is Veronica Davis (VCDX #280)

Common VCDX Mistakes

  • “That was planned for phase 2 of this project” or “That was out of scope for this projcet”

Q&A

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EP7 – If At First You Don’t Succeed

In episode seven of The VCDX Podcast, we’ll be offering some advice on ways to recover from failing your latest VCDX certification attempt.

News & Updates

Interview Notes & Links

  • This week’s special guest is Mike Brown (VCDX #71)

Q&A

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EP6 – Neon Pens At The Ready

In episode six of The VCDX Podcast, we’ll be discussing everything VCDX related that we can expect to see at VMworld 2019 which is just around the corner. And in our guest interview, I’ll be finding out about a new Lightboard series that’s aimed to help you prepare for your VCDX.

News & Updates

  • This week’s special guest was Karl Childs
  • There will be a VCDX Workshop just before VMworld US on Sunday, August 25th. Register here for the VCDX Workshop
  • There will be a VCDX Panel session during VMworld US in the Certifications area – Preparing for Your VCDX: What You Need to Know [EDU3683U] – Wednesday, August 28, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM

Interview Notes & Links

Q&A

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EP5 – Slacking Is Encouraged

In episode five of The VCDX Podcast, I’ll be chatting to my special guest about the VCDX Prep Slack Team, finding out what it is and how you can use it to help yourself or others prepare for their VCDX.

News & Updates

There will be a VCDX Workshop at the Indianapolis VMUG on Tuesday, July 16th. Register here for the Indy VMUG

Interview Notes & Links

Common VCDX Mistakes

  • There are too many constraints in some VCDX designs, which limits the panelist’s ability to score the candidate in certain areas.
  • Provided by VCDX panelist Paul McSharry

Q&A

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EP4 – So Many New VCDX’s!

In episode four of The VCDX Podcast, we recognize the newly crowned VCDX’s and I’ll be chatting to my special guest about their VCDX defense experience. What things went well, and what didn’t go so well.

News & Updates

Congratulations to the 5 new VCDX’s:

  • #279 – Dmitri Tanurkov (NV)
  • #280 – Veronica Sherin David (NV)
  • #281 – Chris Porter (DCV)
  • #282 – Syed Adeel Qamar (NV)
  • #283 – Fouad EL Akkad (DCV)

And a special congratulations to Jeffrey Kusters #252 – who got his second VCDX (NV).  You can see the full list of VCDX’s on the VCDX Directory

There will be a VCDX Workshop at the Indianapolis VMUG on July 16th. Register for the Indy VMUG

Interview Notes & Links

  • This week’s special guest is Chris Porter
  • Toggl – Time tracking software Chris used in his defense prep

Q&A

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EP3 – Always Make Time For Game Of Thrones!

In episode three of The VCDX Podcast, we focus our attention towards preparing for the VCDX defense. How can we find ways to make time in both our busy work and personal lives and then make the most of that limited time we have?

Interview Notes & Links

Common VCDX Mistakes Links

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EP2 – Removing The Stress From The VCDX Defense

In episode two, we focus mostly on the VCDX Workshop. What the VCDX Workshop is, who should attend and how they can benefit.

News & Updates Links

Interview Notes & Links

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The VCDX Podcast – EP1 – Welcome To The VCDX Podcast

Welcome to the first ever episode of the VCDX Podcast.

Episode Summary

In today’s episode;

  • I explain a little about the VCDX Podcast and why it decided to create it.
  • A quick news update about an online VCDX Workshop that should not be missed! – Signup link here: https://upto.com/e/94V4O
  • I am joined by a special guest, me! Simon Long (VCDX #105).
  • In the Q&A section, I ask a common question regarding the VCDX defense presentation.

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