ODTUG January 2020 News

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Announcing the 2020-2021 ODTUG Board of Directors Officers                              

Congratulations to the newly elected officers of the ODTUG Board of Directors!
  • ACE D.png  Tim German, President 
  • ACE D.png  Karen Cannell, Vice President
  •       Jake Turrell, Treasurer
  • ACE D.png  Roel Hartman, Secretary
Natalie Delemar Takes on New Role Within ODTUG

Natalie Delemar has been a volunteer with ODTUG since 2008, holding various roles such as Hyperion SIG secretary, EPM/BI content chair, and ODTUG Kscope conference chair. She recently completed a four-year tenure as president of ODTUG. 

We're excited to announce her new role with ODTUG as the Oracle Liaison, which will benefit from her wealth of knowledge and dedication.

"On behalf of myself and the whole Board of Directors, we add our thanks to Natalie for her decade (and counting) of service to the ODTUG community," says Tim German. "Over this time she has worked to develop deep relationships with, and an understanding of, both our membership and our Oracle partners. I'm thrilled that we can continue to benefit from that experience after the conclusion of Natalie's term as president and director, and I'm grateful that she is willing to continue to serve our community in this new role."
 In This Issue:

New ODTUG BOD Officers
ODTUG's New Oracle Liaison
ODTUG Kscope Updates
Oracle Corner
ODTUG Community News
Upcoming Webinars


ODTUG Kscope Updates
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ODTUG Kscope20 Kathleen McCasland Community Service Day at Cradles to Crayons
This year, ODTUG has partnered with Cradles to Crayons for our community service day project. Cradles to Crayons is an organization dedicated to providing children living in homeless or low-income situations from birth through age 12 with the essential items they need to thrive—at home, school, and at play.

If you want to join ODTUG Kscope in giving back to this amazing organization, be sure to select the community service day option when you register for ODTUG Kscope20. Space is limited for this event, so we encourage you to sign up early to guarantee your participation.

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Listen Now to the Kscope Uncovered Podcast
Catch up on the latest episodes of Kscope Uncovered now! Host Kevin McGinley takes you behind the scenes and explores the journey of making ODTUG Kscope20 one of the best conferences yet! 

Hotel Reservations
Reserve your room now to lock in the ODTUG Kscope20 special rate, which is available until May 26, 2020.  

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Visit ODTUG at the Modern Business Experience in Chicago this March
MBX is Oracle's annual cloud applications conference. Previously spread across multiple smaller events, this year's conference brings CX, ERP/EPM, HR, and SCM together. Attendees may choose to stay within a single focus area or sample different kinds of content relevant to their interests. 

MBX takes place at Chicago's McCormick Place West, March 23-26, 2020. A limited number of passes are available for $995 with code ODTUG, saving you half off the onsite rate. Register soon and plan to visit our booth at the MBX Hub! Learn more here

Oracle Groundbreakers Live Interview at ODTUG Kscope19
Director Cropped.png  Debra Lilley discusses the importance of applying appropriate governance when developing digital assistants for SaaS applications at ODTUG Kscope19. View the interview.

Oracle Ask Tom
The Oracle Developer Advocates team launched a program called Oracle Ask TOM Office Hours. This program features free live monthly Q&A sessions with Oracle Corporation experts. Browse the upcoming Office Hours sessions.

ODTUG Community News


ODTUG invites you and your colleagues to participate in the first ODTUG Oracle Analytics Storytelling Challenge! Put your Analytics, Data Visualization, and data storytelling skills to the test! This 48-hour contest begins Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 12 a.m. PST and concludes Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. PST. You/your team will be creating a data story to illustrate insights from a world population data set. The analyses and stories developed by participants will be created through the ODTUG Oracle Analytics Cloud instance (after you sign up an email will be sent within 24 hours to setup your login credentials) and/or Oracle Analytics Desktop. The winner will receive a one-year ODTUG membership, an Oracle Analytics RC car, and a custom bow tie!

Upcoming Webinars

DB square with padding-01.png Tuesday, February 18, 2020, 12:00  1:00 p.m. EST
SQL Developer Web: Oracle's Newest Topic in DB Tools

Jeff Smith, Oracle Corporation 

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Optimizing Oracle Databases: Applications Give Fast Food Giant Major Gains
Mahesh Vanapalli, 

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The Future of EPM Reporting - MR
Megha Chopra and Mohit Jain, Genpact

Check out the full list of upcoming ODTUG webinars
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