The Importance of Oracle User Groups

(credit: Google images) Oracle user groups are wonderfully diverse and knowledgeable technical communities. They've been around forever and they offer many benefits to their users. I've even read someone's explanation on how being part of one has directly changed their life. My career is certainly forever changed based on my involvement, and I am thankful that … Continue reading The Importance of Oracle User Groups

Kscope18 Abstract Submission: Procrastinators UNITE!

Ahhhh, it's that time of year again (except that it's 2-3 months later than usual). The weather is cold (actually, really freakishly cold), people have just come back from an amazing winter holiday (and have hopefully renewed their faith in humanity), and abstract submission season seems to have died down a bit. But then... Kscope18's … Continue reading Kscope18 Abstract Submission: Procrastinators UNITE!

2016 ODTUG Marketing Committee: THANK YOU!

This blog post has been cross-posted to ODTUG's website: http://www.odtug.com/p/bl/ar/blogaid=665 Earlier in my ODTUG volunteerism I was asked to join the ODTUG Marketing Committee. For those of you unfamiliar with this committee, this is a group of folks who execute on marketing-type initiatives throughout the year, primarily focused on the central ODTUG organization. I joined … Continue reading 2016 ODTUG Marketing Committee: THANK YOU!

#GivingTuesday KScope16: Community Service Day at Cornerstone

A few years ago, #GivingTuesday became a new social media phenomenon. If you haven't heard of this before, the concept behind it is that after the mass consumerism from both Black Friday and Cyber Monday (so soon after Thanksgiving), Americans remind themselves to be grateful again by giving back. This giving back can occur by promoting the message socially … Continue reading #GivingTuesday KScope16: Community Service Day at Cornerstone