Tag: conference

Buzzword Bingo

Looking for that catchy title for your next presentation ? I took the first word from the title of 1000 Oracle OpenWorld presentations, and looked for patterns .  I omitted some obvious terms that are either products or definite/indefinite articles: Oracle Peoplesoft  The How …

OpenWorld 2017–grab ALL of the content

Some people use the session catalog to grab just the presentations that they either attended, or could not attend. Other people want a download of every available presentation so they can peruse the entire catalog offline at a later date. I am one of…

Oracle Developer Community Appreciation Day

OK, time for some controversy My ODC appreciation post is about support.oracle.com Now I’m sure there will people in the community just itching to lose their proverbial about how they lost years of their lives waiting on the support response or similar complaint, and…

Snapshots from OpenWorld so far

Bridge Run on Saturday       Swim in the bay on Monday     And the technical content begins !    

My OpenWorld theme song

(With apologies to any Simon & Garfunkel fans out there) Hello jetlag my old friend,You’ve come to mess with me again.The bedside clock is stuck on 10 to 4And my eyes are just so bloody sore. The decision to get on that frickin’ plane.Was…

Woo hoo … more OpenWorld 17 content

You bewdy! I managed to score myself a couple more mini-sessions at OpenWorld. These will be in The Exchange, the re-designed venue for vendors and demonstrations at OpenWorld. Come along as say Hi. It will be a whirlwind 20 minutes as I try cram…

OpenWorld 2017–where is the tech content ?

I can’t actually remember how many OpenWorld conferences I have attended. At a guess it would be around 7 or 8. Every year there is a criticism that there is “not enough technical content”. Well I’m calling “fake news” on that. I can’t remember…

The AskTOM team at OpenWorld 2017

The AskTOM team will be out and about at OpenWorld in October, so if you are at the conference as a full attendee, or just with a Discovery pass, please come up and say Hi!  As well as our session talks, we’ll be doing…

Behold the full stack developer

Well…sort of.  Well…not really This blog post is really about how with just a little bit of knowledge and patience you can bring several cool technologies and tools together to achieve what you want. I’m off to OpenWorld at the start of October which…

Oracle Code … Not for database people ?

Jump over to the Oracle Code home page and you will see the “mission statement” of the Oracle Code conference series: “Learn from technical experts in sessions for developing software in Java, Node.js, and other languages and frameworks.” You might hence be thinking that…

Top Ten Travel hints and Tips

Well, let me be honest right at the top here.  These are not travel hints   These will not help you in any way. This is me having a whine and a rant about a minority of people that I occasionally encounter when travelling….

OTN Yathra 2017

The amazing 6 city set of events is just around the corner, with all of the dates and details available at http://otnyathra.in/ Here are my thoughts on why you should be attending