Getting ready to speak at TechEd Developers Barcelona next week

I am super excited to be speaking at TechEd Developers in Barcelona next week.  I am delivering a session on Monday, then leading a panel on Wednesday, and then delivering another session on Friday.  In between I’ll be hanging out at the Business Intelligence booth – stop by and say ‘hi’!———————————————————— Here’s the abstract from…

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Southern California User Groups

LA and North  Central California .Net User Group  http://www.centralcaldotnet.com/San Luis Obispo .NET User Group http://www.slodotnet.org/Santa Barbara .NET Developer Group  http://www.sbdotnetug.orgSan Gabriel Valley .NET Developers Group    http://www.sgvdotnet.org/LA C# Developers Group  http://www.lacsharp.org/Los Angeles .NET Developers Group   http://www.ladotnet.org/Los Angeles SQL Server Professionals Group  http://www.sql.la/Los Angeles SharePoint Developer User Group http://www.laspug.org/default.aspxLos Angeles Connected Systems User Group http://cs-ug.org/default.aspx 2nd ThursdayLA Fox …

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SQL Server 2005 Data Mining Reference List

Getting started with BI –My book – “Foundations of SQL Server 2005 Business Intelligence” APress – http://www.amazon.com/Foundations-Server-2005-Business-Intelligence/dp/1590598342 –Project Real – reference implementation – http://www.microsoft.com/sql/solutions/bi/projectreal.mspx –BI case studies – http://www.microsoft.com/sql/prodinfo/casestudies/cs-dw.mspx   Getting started with Data Mining –Jamie and ZhaoHui’s book – “Data Mining with SQL Server 2005” – http://www.amazon.com/Data-Mining-SQL-Server-2005/dp/0471462616 –Standards group for Data Mining – http://www.dmg.org/…

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Pause for a moment…

I’ve been working too hard this week.  As I was reviewing the photos on my camera, I found the one below (that I had taken a couple of weeks ago).  I thought you might enjoy it as much as I do.

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SharePoint for Developers at Silicon Valley Code Camp 2007

Thanks to the group at my session this morning on the basics of SharePoint as a development platform.  If you are a first-time visitor to my blog (based on this session) be sure to search on the ‘SharePoint’ tag to see all the links and resources that I referenced in my talk today – also check…

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geekSpeak: LINQ to SharePoint with Bart de Smet

  Join us Wed, Oct 31 at noon PST to talk with Bart about his implementation of LINQ to SharePoint (on CodePlex).  Here’s his bio – A former Visual C# MVP, Bart De Smet now works at Microsoft Corporation on the WPF dev team in an SDE role. Prior to this new challenge, Bart was active…

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Premier Walking – Golden Gate Bridge

  Although I am quite busy this week, when I travel I always try to do at least one thing that has nothing to do with work.  Even though I’ve lived in California for years, until yesterday I’d never walked across the Golden Gate Bridge.  For me, it’s quite vital to feel the air and…

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She’s Geeky – Monday

What a fun day I’ve had – 200 women geeks at the Computer History Museum in San Jose, CA for the first-ever She’s Geeky unConference.  Today’s highlight for me was the talk by futurist Melanie Swan – here’s here mind-blowing deck.   Another fun thing was the ‘wall of women’ – we all got our pictures taken…

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