On these pages you will find all manner of musings: videos of talks given, quotes from and links to print interviews, links to articles I've authored published elsewhere and the occasional plain ole blog post.

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An Interview - Automation can be a workforce's best friend

October 07, 2021 | Damien Eversmann
I was interviewed for an article on Federal News Network. The original can be found here: Automation can be a workforce’s best friend. A few quotes follow, check out the link for the entire article: Read More›

An eBook - The Modern Campus: Security, Automation, Hybrid Cloud

April 08, 2021 | Damien Eversmann
I worked on an eBook with Carahsoft. The download can be found here: The Modern Campus: Security, Automation, Hybrid Cloud. I was quoted in a few places and wrote the conclusion. A few quotes follow, check out the link for the entire eBook: Read More›

An Article - Top Ways Educational Institutions Dealt with 2020

January 19, 2021 | Damien Eversmann
I wrote an article for EDUCAUSE. The original can be found here: Top Ways Educational Institutions Dealt with 2020. A few quotes follow, check out the link for the entire article: Read More›

An Interview - Three Ways to Prepare Yourself for the Unexpected

December 11, 2020 | Damien Eversmann
I was interviewed for an piece by GovLoop. The original can be found here: Reinventing Government: 20 Innovations for 2020 on page 23. The piece was titled, “Three Ways to Prepare Yourself for the Unexpected.” A few quotes follow, check out the ... Read More›

The Future Isn't Backwards Compatible - Government IT Symposium in Minnesota

December 10, 2020 | Damien Eversmann
This is a presentation I gave at the 39th Government IT Symposium in Minnesota recently entitled “The Future Isn’t Backwards Compatible”. Learn what the how’s and why’s of Digital Transformation from a Red Hat perspective. Even see me deal with ... Read More›

Enterprise Automation: Your Pass to the Fast Lane - Government IT Symposium in Minnesota

December 09, 2020 | Damien Eversmann
This is a presentation I gave at the 39th Government IT Symposium in Minnesota recently entitled “Enterprise Automation: Your Pass to the Fast Lane”. Learn what Enterprise Automation is and how to get there… and how it all relates to cars? It’s ... Read More›

Kubernetes Docker Deprecation Panic

December 07, 2020 | Damien Eversmann
A quick little video addressing some of the consternation regarding the Kubernetes Docker Deprecation announcement. In short: DON’T PANIC! Read More›

An Interview - How Automation Can Fill in Holes on Disaster Planning

November 24, 2020 | Damien Eversmann
I was interviewed for an article on Federal News Network. The original can be found here: How automation can fill in holes on disaster planning. A few quotes follow, check out the link for the entire article: Read More›

Enterprise Automation: Your Pass to the Fast Lane - Merit Member Conference 2020 in Michigan

November 12, 2020 | Damien Eversmann
This is a presentation I gave at the Merit Member Conference 2020 in Michigan recently entitled “Enterprise Automation: Your Pass to the Fast Lane”. Learn what Enterprise Automation is and how to get there… and how it all relates to cars? This i... Read More›

Enterprise Automation: Your Pass to the Fast Lane - MoSAIC 2020 Conference in Missouri

October 08, 2020 | Damien Eversmann
This is a presentation I gave at MoSAIC 2020 in Missouri recently entitled “Enterprise Automation: Your Pass to the Fast Lane”. Learn what Enterprise Automation is and how to get there… and how it all relates to cars? Read More›

Monthly Newsletter - October 2020

October 01, 2020 | Damien Eversmann
Here’s an incomplete list of events on the Red Hat calendar. Follow the links for more info. Note that all events are virtual till further notice. Read More›

An Interview - Not 'Just a Fad,' Cloud Provides the Foundation for Future Technologies

September 12, 2020 | Damien Eversmann
I was interviewed for an article on Federal News Network. The original can be found here: Not ‘just a fad,’ cloud provides the foundation for future technologies. A few quotes follow, check out the link for the entire article: Read More›

Monthly Newsletter - September 2020

September 01, 2020 | Damien Eversmann
Here’s an incomplete list of events on the Red Hat calendar. Follow the links for more info. Note that all events are virtual till further notice. Read More›

An Article - How App Developers Can Meet Customer Demand During a Crisis

August 31, 2020 | Damien Eversmann
I wrote an article on State Tech Magazine. The original can be found here: How App Developers Can Meet Customer Demand During a Crisis. A few quotes follow, check out the link for the entire article: Read More›

Monthly Newsletter - August 2020

August 01, 2020 | Damien Eversmann
Here’s an incomplete list of events on the Red Hat calendar. Follow the links for more info. Note that all events are virtual till further notice. Read More›

Tales from the MOSH>pit

July 07, 2020 | Damien Eversmann
So I’ve been doing this thing for 11 weeks now called MOSH>pit (you shoud check it out some Wednesday at Noon CT). Essentially what it has turned out to be is a bit therapy session and a bit moderated-panel-type talk show. For an hour I loose... Read More›

Monthly Newsletter - July 2020

July 01, 2020 | Damien Eversmann
Here’s an incomplete list of events on the Red Hat calendar. Follow the links for more info. Note that all events are virtual till further notice. Read More›

Monthly Newsletter - June 2020

June 01, 2020 | Damien Eversmann
Here’s an incomplete list of events on the Red Hat calendar. Follow the links for more info. Note that all events are virtual till further notice. Read More›

Four Years at Red Hat

March 08, 2020 | Damien Eversmann
So I recently celebrated my four year anniversary with Red Hat. For those of you who don’t know, I am a Senior Solutions Architect with the North American Public Sector sales organization. I love my job. It gives me the opportunity to talk to p... Read More›

Automate to Innovate In Action

February 05, 2020 | Damien Eversmann
Had a great meeting today with the System Admins at a state data center recently. They unveiled to us their plans to fully automate the provisioning and deployment of all their Linux workloads. It’s still in the development phases but it is an a... Read More›

An Interview - Open-Source Automation - A Gov Dream Team

January 23, 2020 | Damien Eversmann
I was interviewed for an piece by GovLoop. The original can be found here: How State & Local Gov Tech Will Look in 2020 & Beyond on page 17. A few quotes follow, check out the link for the entire article: Read More›

An Interview - How State, Local Govts and Higher Ed Face Similar IT Challenges to Federal, but with Fewer Resources

December 27, 2019 | Damien Eversmann
I was interviewed for an article on Federal News Network. The original can be found here: How State, Local Govts and Higher Ed Face Similar IT Challenges to Federal, but with Fewer Resources. A few quotes follow, check out the link for the entir... Read More›

Reposting For A Friend

October 25, 2019 | Damien Eversmann
About a year ago (2018-10-26), an associate of mine published a really good blog post about automation and job security. It was one of my favorite posts on the subject. I discovered recently that his blog had disappeared, so I’m going to repost ... Read More›

Why Automation in the First Place... and No You Won't Automate Yourself Out of a Job - AnsibleFest Atlanta 2019

September 26, 2019 | Damien Eversmann
This is a presentation I gave at AnsibleFest Atlanta in 2019 entitled “Why Automation in the First Place… and No You Won’t Automate Yourself Out of a Job”. The basic thrust of the talk is why and how automation in the Enterprise. Read More›