Re: [72attendees] Clarifying Host Responsibilities (was Re: Guestroom Network not under NOC Control)

Dave Crocker <> Tue, 29 July 2008 16:08 UTC

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Subject: Re: [72attendees] Clarifying Host Responsibilities (was Re: Guestroom Network not under NOC Control)
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Dale Worley wrote:
> It also doesn't help that this is a one-week event unlike any event the
> venue has ever had, or ever will have again.  There's not a lot of time
> for everyone to learn how to optimize all these trade-offs for this
> particular audience, 

This is key.

As long as our model has us usually going to places one time, there can be no 
learning curve.

In spite of the considerable effort to get things right each time, actually 
achieving that will fail regularly.

The only way to get reliable performance of a meeting venue is to find a few 
that we like and keep going back.

As long as we make the first priority be to find a host and let the host choose 
a (new) venue, we will keep having venue problems.  We have 15+ years of 
consistent history on this score.



   Dave Crocker
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