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Why four-day workweeks are best

In her book “White Collar Sweatshop,” author Jill Andresky Fraser writes about a culture of American workers being on-call 24 hours a day, seven days a week, even as salaries and benefits decrease. That’s because, despite the evidence, we’re programmed to believe that working longer and harder begets great achievement. But what if working less […]

The greatest mistake

The greatest mistake a man can make is to be afraid of making one. – Elbert Hubbard Filed under: Quotes Tagged: elbert hubbard, quote

KScope13 Day Five: C’est Fini!

Yes, the last day of the conference arrived. Many folks got a bit of a slow start as they recovered from the prior evenings festivities (but that is true almost any day in the French Quarter!). Morning Chi Gung was smaller but still a respectable turnout of 14 people. Some of my participants had already […]

KScope13 Day Four: Agile, Big Data, and a Very Special Event

Mid-week. Hump day. The day of the BIG event for KScope13. Lots of anticipation for the annual Special Event… (which I will write about in a minute or so) Morning Chi Gung as usual, but with 24 people showing up. Biggest group this week. We even have a few locals joining us now. Everyone seems […]

KScope13 Day Three: Crossing Over in New Orleans

Well Tuesday was another fun and fact filled day at the annual ODTUG KScope conference in New Orleans. As we do each morning, the first event is Morning Chi Gung. This morning the group grew again to 22 participants who met at 6:45 AM (yes it is early) to walk down the street a few […]

KScope13 Day Two: Wine to Water and Other Transformations

So day two in New Orleans at the ODTUG KScope13 event was another big day. I am gong to start out at the end of the day with the General Session update so if you don’t have time to read the whole post you can read the really important and interesting stuff first. General Session […]

Welcome to the Biggest KScope Conference Ever!

Day one at ODTUG’s KScope13 was awesome as always with a great set of symposiums and networking events. At the speaker meeting we learned that there are 1,400 registered attendees, 30 countries represented and over 50 exhibitors making this the largest event and largest exhibit hall in the history of the Oracle Development Tools User […]

See you at KScope13!

Are you ready? It is almost time for the annual ODTUG KScope conference in New Orleans. It starts with the Community Service Day on Saturday June 22nd and runs through Thursday June 27th at the Sheraton Hotel right on the edge of the French Quarter. For my readers that are attending, I will be giving […]

Some men see things as they are

Some men see things as they are and say “Why?” I dream things that never were, and say, “Why not?” - George Bernard Shaw Filed under: Quotes Tagged: bernard shaw, george bernard shaw, quote, world view

Free Introduction to Data Warehousing the Data Vault Way

My good friend Dan (@dlinstedt) has put together a sweet set of three videos to introduce everyone to the wonderful world of Data Vault. When you sign up you will get a set of email messages from Dan discussing the Data Vault Approach to data warehousing. You get access to three videos about the architecture, […]

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