(The following article has been cross-posted to ODTUG's website.) Kscope12, my very first Kscope and the one that shares this year's location, was a superbly unique event. In last year's ODTUG Cinco de Mayo #tbt Twitter party ("tbt" = "ThrowBack Thursday" for those of you who don't use Twitter), pictures from Kscope12 kept surfacing attached … Continue reading Kscope17 Preview: Your Destination Awaits
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!
Name: Lori Lorusso Location: Wilmington, NC Age check box: 35-44 # of years involved with ODTUG: ~6 years Company: Your Conference Connection (YCC) Twitter: @LoriLorusso This post is a special one. Although I've formally ended the ODTUG member series, I decided to write a one-off article in tribute to Lori Lorusso. In August, Lori said … Continue reading ODTUG Member Series: An Ode to Lori
2MTT Video This day started off with a 2 Minute Tech Tip ("2MTT") video for OTN. This was my first one and I chose to give tips about best practices for logging Oracle EPM Cloud support cases. The video should be released after OOW. If you've never heard of them before, these 2MTT videos are … Continue reading OOW16: Day 3 – Adventures in Conferencing
I'm calling today "Day 0", as it's the day before OOW and nothing is really planned for Saturday. Exhibitor booths get built, conference goers check in, and OOW begins to really descend upon the city. It's the 1-day buffer before the formal conference starts. I'm grateful for "buffer" days. I don't travel well anymore so … Continue reading OOW16: Day 0 – Something Wicked This Way Comes
This past weekend the Kscope17 leadership team made their first onsite visit of the year to San Antonio. It was a very long 1.5 days, but also very productive in many ways. Note that if you're hoping to unlock any secrets about Kscope17, you won't find them here. All will be revealed in due time … Continue reading Kscope17: The 1st Onsite Visit!
The “ODTUG Member Series” was a year long installment of articles highlighting the non-technical obsessions of our wonderful ODTUG community members. Blog posts were published monthly and advertised on ODTUG’s News blog. This is the final post. Enjoy! (Jayson at Oracle OpenWorld 2013!) Name: Jayson Hanes Location: Tampa, FL Age check box: 35-44 Current career age: 20+ … Continue reading ODTUG Member Series: The UAV Aeronaut
The “ODTUG Member Series” is a 1-year long installment of articles highlighting the non-technical obsessions of our wonderful ODTUG community members. Blog posts are published monthly and advertised on ODTUG’s News blog. Enjoy! ("Digitally Trapped", photo by Jorge Rimblas) Name: Jorge Rimblas Location: Minneapolis, MN Age check box: 45+ Current career age: ~21 years # of years … Continue reading ODTUG Member Series: The Photographer
My friend Tony Scalese released his very own book earlier this year! Entitled The Definitive Guide to FDMEE, I believe it's the only book out there that focuses on the Oracle FDMEE technology. Tony is one of the foremost authorties on FDMEE - he's an Oracle ACE and he speaks regularly on FDMEE at conferences, … Continue reading Book Review: The Definitive Guide to FDMEE
It's now the American Independence Day holiday, 4 days after the annual ODTUG conference known as Kscope. After a weekend of rest and relaxation, I am almost fully recovered. Almost. This year's Kscope did not disappoint. Knowledge sharing, networking, and fun - all of the elements of a great conference were present. I'm mighty proud … Continue reading Kscope16: Awesomeness Redux