IDUG and DB2's Got Talent contest are looking for members of the DB2 LUW and z/OS user communities to share their experiences with others - which is exactly the spirit of IDUG!
I was the conference chair for IDUG North America in Anaheim, CA in 2011. During the opening session I had the privilege of honoring Roger Miller and his contributions to DB2 and IDUG as it would be Roger’s last IDUG conference before his retirement. We presented Roger with a crystal globe which w
As DB2 reaches its 30th anniversary and IDUG reaches its 25th anniversary, I’ve thought about many DB2 tips and best practices that have been incorporated by companies, projects and applications that have led to great successes. The ones that have been most common and have had the greatest impact a
I’d like to first begin by thanking all of the IDUG volunteers. IDUG Orlando 2013 marks my 25th North American Conference that I have attended. I served on the Conference Planning Committee (CPC) in 1999 and I know it is a lot of work, but it is also a lot of fun and a great way to connect with pe
Building the best possible grid for a conference is a lot of work!
There are hundreds of abstracts, hours of review, prioritization of the topics, assuring the best possible speakers and presentations, balancing the grid to meet the needs of all the attendees. Then, there is the Networking to plan