Buck Woody has been working with Information Technology since 1981. He has worked for the U.S. Air Force, at an IBM reseller as technical support, and for NASA as well as U.S. Space Command as an IT contractor. He has worked in most all IT positions from computer repair technician to system and database administrator, and from network technician to IT Manager and with multiple platforms as a Data Professional. He has been a DBA and Database Developer on Oracle systems running on a VAX to SQL Server and DB2 installations
If you want to learn how to make your business systems available then attend this session
Buck Woody, Microsoft's "Real World DBA" explain the new feature-sets in SQL Server 2008 and R2, as they apply to the data professional.
When your boss sends you to a conference, she expects you to learn something useful. Like all of the buzzwords she has to explain to her boss. Make it worth her while (and budget) and bring back the info she craves.
Presenting your ideas is essential – from a simple team meeting to a hall of thousands of listeners, it’s vital that you have this skill. But how do you make your presentations effective, useful and interesting for everyone.