Saturday, August 29, 2015

Seven Habits of Highly Successful Oracle Big Data & Analytics Professionals:

Seven Habits of Highly Successful Oracle Big Data & Analytics Professionals:

  1. They all submit the abstract for BIWA Summit to secure an early speaking slot!
  2. They show their enthusiasm for the summit and technology by blogging about it such as here
  3. They create social media buzz via the  Twitter   to share their analytics knowledge e.g. @brendantierney 
  4. They talk about it and share it publicly 
  5. Friends don't let Spatial friends forget about registration
  6. They influence the Oracle.com webmasters to post it 
  7. They express their journalism skills via the Oracle Magazine!
Become a part of such a clan here.

Top 10 Reasons to Attend the BIWA Summit Jan 26-28, 2016

Here is why you'll want to attend the

1.   More than 50 presenters and 10+ exhibits—all related to Big Data, Analytics, BI, Spatial and IoT!
2.   Explore hot, new trends— in the Oracle ecosystem.
3.   Accelerate your Big Data / Analytics transformation—learn how to innovate and differentiate from fellow customers.
4.   Experience the software for yourself— well planned Hands on Labs.
5.   Meet one-to-one with industry experts—ask questions, get answers on what advanced analytics can do for you.
6.   Get on the inside track to what’s next—find out what is on the Product Roadmap from the Oracle Product Managers.
7.   And did we say have a lot of food and fun while doing it all.
8.   Meet some of the Global Data Warehouse and Big data Leaders.
9. Bring back home professional socialization memories and Tips that you can put to use next Monday morning at work!
10.   Enjoy the great Oracle HQ campus, go for a walk along the lake.

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Saturday, August 1, 2015

Annual Oracle BIWA SIG Virtual Summit July 30-31, 2015

The Annual BIWA SIG (Business Intelligence, Warehousing and Analytics Special Interest Group recently concluded on July 30-31. The event had FREE virtual sessions in topics like Advanced Analytics, Exadata, BI/EPM, IoT, Spatial & Graph related topics. Below are the session titles:



  • Big Data Analytics with Oracle Advanced Analytics 12c and Big Data SQL 
  • Exadata: Elastic Configurations and IaaS – Private Cloud 
  • Why Oracle Database In-Memory? Use Cases and Overview 
  • What’s new in Oracle EPM and BI Infrastructure 
  • The State of Internet of Things (IoT) 
  • Graph Data Management and Analytics for Big Data 
  • Italian Ministry of Labor & Social Policy -- A Journey to Digital Government

This two day virtual event, provides the members of BIWA SIG and IOUG or the Oracle community at large, an easy way to find out what is going on in the industry. The speakers were a mix of Oracle Product Managers and well as industry practitioners. IOUG and it's SIG's help to bring such events year long that you can see here. Such events provide a good continuity to in-person events like the BIWA Summit  and Collaborate Conference.

These event also work in tandem with the Oracle's own event called Oracle Openworld that is held in San Francisco typically in Sep - Oct time frame and attracts over 60,000 attendees.