Conferences are back! Although we're not out of the woods yet for COVID-19, it's clear that we've rounded the corner for quarantine. I felt this very strongly at Oracle's first in-person, global conference since 2019. I was not the only one who was pleasantly surprised by the turnout.My first indication of the pleasant events to … Continue reading Oracle Does Vegas: A Recap of Oracle Cloud World 2022 #OCW22
As the saying goes, you don't miss something until it's gone. Or in the case of Kscope22, sometimes you don't realize how much you've missed something until you get it back. It's been 3 years since the last in-person conference. I personally feel this loss since I was the last in-person Kscope conference chair at … Continue reading ODTUG Kscope22: The Reunion
#ThanksOGB It's that annual time of year again, except that I nearly missed it this time. We are paying homage to the Oracle Groundbreakers community, Oracle Product Management and Development teams, and Oracle in general. If you want to know more about why so many write on this appreciation day, see Tim Hall's blog post … Continue reading OGB Appreciation Day: How @Oracle #Cloud Has Impacted Me
And just like that, in the blink of an eye ODTUG Kscope19 has come and gone. I always joke with my husband that as soon as Kscope is here, it's over. It's truly a crazy whirlwind of learning, networking, and fun. ODTUG Kscope19: The Summary Last year I gave you all a detailed view of … Continue reading ODTUG Kscope19: A Fond Farewell
(Photo courtesy of Twitter #C19TX) It’s now been 3 years in a row that I’ve been accepted as a speaker for the Collaborate conference. Since most consulting firms have a policy of sending only speakers and Sales to conferences, I'm very grateful to have these opportunities and to be recognized for my technical skills. This … Continue reading Collaborate19: Sizzling San Antonio!
(Photo courtesy of Twitter #C17LV) This year I was fortunate to be accepted as a speaker for the Collaborate conference and attended for the very first time. I ended up being a primary presenter on two sessions in professional development, a co-presenter for a technical session in the EPM track, and had two Oracle Analytics … Continue reading Collaborate17: Good times!
Last week I had the pleasure of speaking at RMOUG Training Days 2017 in beautiful (and surprisingly warm) Denver, CO. As this conference means a lot to me personally, I went on my own dime and my own time. As expected, it was totally worth it. RMOUG Training Days impresses me every year. This was the 28th … Continue reading Recap: RMOUG Training Days 2017
Today marks a new day of Oracle celebration, a brilliant idea started by Tim Hall. He's calling it "OTN Appreciation Day", and it's a day designated to give thanks to the Oracle-led community that affords us so many opportunities: Oracle Technology Network, or "OTN" for short. OTN is a wonderful group. They provide support, education, … Continue reading OTN Appreciation Day: EPRCS Embedded Content Feature
Breakfast + Kscope17 Planning Meetings It was a very quick sleep the night before, so I was up only a handful of hours after the previous late night. Luckily, the day started at Mel's Diner with back-to-back Kscope17 planning meetings. Mel's was the perfect breakfast joint after a night of heavy partying. Yum. Booth Duty … Continue reading OOW16: Day 4 – Concert Night