On Demand: Pitch Perfect – Pitching Ideas that Win Executive Support
1.5 Hour


This session will teach you a time-tested methodology to pitch new ideas which win management and executive approval. Mastering this skill makes your life as an IT pro so much easier! First, we illustrate the many mistakes that are common to IT pros when pitching an important new initiative. Second, we show you a workflow incorporating a variety of best practices that gets positive results and help ensure your success.  

kevin kline
Kevin Kline:
Head Geek

Kline is a noted database expert and software industry veteran. At previous companies, his product designs won multiple "Best of" and "Readers' Choice" awards.

Kline was a founding board member and former president of the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS), is an avid blogger and database columnist, author of the best-selling book, SQL in a Nutshell, and co-author of SQL Server 2012 Management and Administration, Professional SQL Server 2008 Database Design and Optimization, and Database Benchmarking: Practical Methods for Oracle & SQL Server. He is a frequent webinar host and speaker at various industry conferences and user groups and has traveled the world as part of his multi-continent roadshows.

A Microsoft SQL Server MVP since 2003, Kline is passionate about improving the quality of life for Microsoft database professionals and their customers. As a SolarWinds Head Geek, he focuses on helping customers with troubleshooting and adopting best practices for optimal database performance monitoring, on-premises and in the cloud.

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