Meeting Details:

June 26, 2020

WEBINAR 3pm-4pm:
The DBA's Next Great Job - Rich Niemiec, Oracle ACE Director

This month's meeting will be via GoToWebinar from 3pm-4pm Eastern time. Click HERE to register and receive the meeting link.

Rich Niemiec will be returning for an encore presentation this month. This time his presentation will be focused on YOUR future. Rich will be giving you food for thought regarding the next phase of your career. What's the next role for the DevOps or DBA as the autonomous database and Oracle enhancements free up time? This session will cover the role (managing more databases with autonomous database) & the integration of AI and Machine Learning. Technology is advancing at an exponential rate. This session will show what this means to your company and your future job. See major advances being driven, but also those that will be driven by the autonomous future Oracle is driving ahead.
  • What's next for the DBA with the autonomous database?
  • Important skills for the future like Machine Learning and AI
  • The merging of tech fields cause both pain and opportunity
  • Future jobs and the future world ahead where Oracle will continue to lead

Rich Niemiec is the Chief Innovation Officer of Viscosity North America. He is an Oracle ACE Director, a world-renowned IT expert, and was co-founder and CEO of TUSC, a Chicago-based systems integrator of Oracle-based business solutions started in 1988. With over 35 years of IT transformation experience, Rich has architected and tuned many Fortune 500 systems over the years; including M&M Mars, McDonald's Corp., Nokia, Navteq (MapQuest), University of Michigan, AT&T, and PepsiCo. Rich has served multiple terms as President of the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG) as well as President of his local Midwest Oracle Users Group (MOUG).

Rich's experience ranges from teaching to consulting, with an emphasis in database administration, performance tuning, project management, and technical education. He is one of six originally honored, worldwide Oracle Certified Masters and has advised Oracle development. Most Oracle DBAs have one or more of Rich's "Oracle Performance Tuning Tips & Techniques" books in their library. The Oracle8i, 9i, 10g, 11g, and 12c versions are all best sellers.

Rich sums up his vision for Viscosity's future like this "As CIO at Viscosity, I will continue to drive customer solutions to leverage technology so our customers are innovative leaders in their industries..." We should all aspire to do the same.

For information on usual meeting locations and times as well as previous meeting minutes and presentations please refer to the meetings page.

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