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A Week with the Experts: Recapping COLLABORATE 13 – IOUG Forum
The top names and faces in the Oracle community converged in Denver last week for the annual Oracle users conference COLLABORATE 13 - IOUG Forum. This once a year opportunity to connect with the members of not one, but three Oracle users groups (IOUG, OAUG and Quest) was a smashing success, with over 5,000 attendees, 1,000 presentations and a full week of great events and networking opportunities. For 20 years, IOUG has been delivering an unique event with leading edge content for Oracle technology users, and COLLABORATE 13 was a high watermark - a fantastic way to bring its engaged, expert user community together for the third decade of its existence.
COLLABORATE 13 featured:
Many sessions (notably the Oracle Enterprise Manager SIG meeting) featured numerous live tweets and online participation, as a way of gathering feedback and drawing in the wider community. A summary of the most recent conversation on Twitter can be found here.
"Excited to continue the dialogue with Oracle, advantage of being part of the user group!"(via Twitter)
Hurd's presentation, which was moderated by Ray Wang of Constellation Research, featured questions submitted from the audience. Hurd fielded numerous interesting questions, and reinforced Oracle's devotion to working more closely with the Oracle user groups in the coming months.
"My week of abject jealousy is over as COLLABORATE comes to a close. Thank you to all the Oracle heads who live tweeted the
Tons of unique opportunities to connect with both Oracle solutions providers and users in person and online:
Other Twitter highlights:
Over 20 years, @seandtucker has flown in front of 120 million people. The secret to his success? "Risk management." #C13DEN
Just too many people to thank for their time and knowledge, awesome event @IOUG #C13DEN , see you at #C14LV
"Thank you Denver and IOUG for a wonderful COLLABORATE 13 - the best COLLAB ever."(via Twitter)
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