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Deep Dives at HEUG East - North Carolina

Deep Dive sessions will be offered on Monday, October 9 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm prior to the main conference. Registration for these requires no additional fee. 

How to Speak PeopleTools

Track Technical & Reporting
Speakers Tom Johnson, Assoc. Director / Sr Business Systems Analyst at Duke University
Maulik Parikh, Sr System Analyst at Duke University
When Monday, October 9 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Many business analysts working in Oracle/PeopleSoft environments come from non-technical backgrounds. This presentation is designed to provide an introduction to some of the technologies that underpin PeopleSoft Campus Solutions to functional business analysts.

Introduction to Agile Methodology

Track Exhibitor
Speakers Erik Siradas, Manager, Professional Services at Ellucian
When Tuesday, October 10 from 1:30 pm - 3:45 pm

In this workshop the audience will first be introduced into the concepts and approaches of Agile methodology in software development and project management. After introduction, through break out groups, the audience will apply what they have learned through team collaboration and exercises.

Simple Data Analysis and Visualization Using MS Excel

Track Business Analysis
Speakers Anna Kourouniotis, Database Analyst II at Duke University
When Monday, October 9 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Excel is a powerful tool for data analysis and is widely used across many industries. Learn how you can use excel to manipulate, analyze, and visualize small to large data sets quickly and easily. This session is geared towards entry-level business and/or data analysts or any professional interested in learning to use Excel as a powerful tool for data analysis.

Business analysts specialize in various areas such as product ownership, information security, or business analytics. No matter the specialization, business analysts often need to gather and analyze data to identify needs and recommend solutions.

At the end of this session learners will be able to:

  1. List and choose some essential Excel Functions
  2. Review basic methods for cleaning and formatting data
  3. Learn the basics of the Data Analysis add-in
  4. Select effective visualizations to illustrate summary data

Learners are encouraged to bring their laptops or other computer devices to join in on the hands-on experience.

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Hands on Workshop - Learn how to deploy various services on Cloud

Track Exhibitor
Speakers Joe Finlinson, CTO at Astute Business Solutions
Santosh Bhatt, Sr. Enterprise Cloud Architect, Public Sector at Oracle
Scott Howe, Enterprise Cloud Architect at Oracle
When Monday, October 9 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join the hands-on-workshop to hear and test first-hand how OCI leads to better performance, higher security while maintaining low costs – and the ease of cloud migration.

The following topics will be covered in the 2 hour session:

  • Getting Started With Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
  • Identity and Access Management Service
  • Compartments – What are they and how can they be used?
  • Virtual Cloud Networks – first steps
  • How to configure a network with the correct security settings
  • Compute Service - How to create virtual machines
  • Storage Service - How to create different types of storage
  • Database Service - How to create and manage different types of database services from Oracle Standard Edition all the way to Autonomous
  • How to connect via SSH and RDP to your virtual machines
  • Automation tools - How to simplify operations and maintenance on Cloud with OCI