Congratulations to the 2017-2018 RMOUG Board of Directors!

June 1, 2017 by · Comments Off on Congratulations to the 2017-2018 RMOUG Board of Directors!
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The 2017-2018
RMOUG Board of Directors

 

President Kellyn Gorman Social Media David Fitzjarrell
Secretary Bill Padfield Webmaster Art Marshall
Treasurer Tim Gorman Training Days Director Komal Goyal
Programs/SIGs Bryan Wells Scholarships/Education Nicole Navatril
Newsletter Rene Antunez Member  Relations Peggy King
Marketing/Asst TD Apurva Panidhar

RMOUG Quarterly Educational Workshop and Annual Meeting

May 11, 2017 by · Comments Off on RMOUG Quarterly Educational Workshop and Annual Meeting
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Date:   Wednesday, 31-May 2017 – 6:00pm to 8:00pm MDT

Location:    The Commons At Champa – 1245 Champa Street, 80204, Denver, CO (map)

Please RSVP at the RMOUG Meetup webpage HERE

Learn about…

Test Automation: Agile Enablement for Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence Teams

Presenters: Lynn Winterboer Co-Presenter: Cher Fox

Abstract:

Regardless of whether your data warehousing (DW)/business intelligence (BI) team is dedicated to Scrum, a fan of Kanban, or focused on XP, “Agile” in any form calls for small increments of potentially deployable results – which means that QA is essential on a regular, frequent basis. As we develop these small increments, we need to not only test the new development, but also regression test what we’ve already built. Our test suite grows larger with each iteration, and manual testing quickly becomes infeasible. Agile requires that we automate our tests so that regression testing doesn’t become a development bottleneck.

Test automation is one of several key technical enablement practices that allows teams to be more successful in their agile journeys. While there are lots of test practices and automation tools out there for software development teams to leverage, very few are targeted to data-related development and testing. Agile analytics practitioner Lynn Winterboer and DW/BI architect Cher Fox will share essential agile test foundations and data-focused test automation technologies to help data warehousing and business intelligence teams get a leg up on this important agile practice, including a demo of how this works!

Please RSVP at the RMOUG Meetup webpage HERE

SAVE THE DATES! Training Days 2018

May 7, 2017 by · Comments Off on SAVE THE DATES! Training Days 2018
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Location: Westin Westminster10600 Westminster Blvd, Westminster, CO 80020

Dates:  Tuesday 20-February, Wednesday 21-February, and Thursday 22-February 2018 (3 full days!)

We have listened to all your comments and feedback, and after a lengthy search we have found a new home for Training Days 2018 — the Westin Westminster.

They are excited to host our event and are working closely with our event planner to make this our best conference yet.

 

Approximate dates to watch for leading up to the conference…

1) Call For Papers – opening in August 2017
2) Paper selection – early October 2017
3) Initial Agenda – published by late October 2017
4) Registration – opening by November 2017 (if not sooner)
5) Seeking volunteers – by January 2018

 

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