It's nice its in Seattle this year. It gives us an opportunity to do a few things we couldn't normally do. For instance, I just got back from BigInk, a local company, that does out-of-the-ordinary printing. I asked them to print an 8 foot by 10 foot banner of text and graphics and they did an awesome job.
I'm about to hop in the car, set up the booth, hang the banner and get our systems all running. If you're there, I hope you notice it.
We've got half the company helping out with the show, most notably our developers. There is NOTHING like first-hand customer feedback, and this is our opportunity to educate our developers as much as our customers.
So if you're at the show and you come buy our booth (#1220), you might just meet one of our developers. Feel free to pepper him with requests about what you'd like to see. Let him know what works and what doesn't. Educate him that writing software is more than writing code, its making it work for the end user as well. Stand up and be heard!
And then watch as your suggestions come to life.