RENEWAL NOTICES ARE COMING
Your annual SF DAMA renewal invoices should be emailed to all
individual members and our corporate contact in early August.
We are excited that this year you will have the option of using
PayPal for the payment as well as our usual acceptance of checks
and paper credit card payments. The use of PayPal will greatly
enhance our collection and record-keeping processes, as well
as making it easier for you to pay. The fees are unchanged from
last year: $65 for individuals and $200 for corporate memberships.
We are in fairly good shape right now
with speakers for August, Sept, Oct, and Dec already lined up.
We need someone
for our November speaker and then monthly speakers for Feb through
Nov 2005. So, the job is fairly easy to start, then it gets more
demanding once we get into next year.
Some things to consider if you are interested in becoming the
SFDAMA Program Director.
- Do you have any ideas
on they general types of programs you would like
- How about a vendor
fair, or tool bake-off ?
- Should be have
a theme for a series of meetings or should be just pick
we can line up?
- Are you able to
attend most of the meetings?
- Are you comfortable
introducing the speaker and
a door prize drawing
at the end of the meeting?
- Can you stay for
lunch? (We normally buy lunch for the speaker, but the
cost of your
lunch is not
There are several
benefits associated with the position:
- You will get to
work with a great bunch of fellow board members.
get a free dinner at each board meeting (normally in downtown
every 3 months).
- You get free admission
to our DAMA Day.
Intelligence Tutorial by IBM - This tutorial provides
an end-to-end guide for typical business intelligence tasks.
It has two
main sections: data warehousing and multidimensional data analysis.
Review magazine - http://www.dmrview.com
International - http://www.dama.org
Administration Newsletter - http://www.tdan.com
Modeling - http://www.datamodel.org
Warehousing - http://www.datawarehousing.com
administration discussion group that have over 500
members. There are hundreds of topics available for browsing or you can
start your own thread. - http://groups.yahoo.com/group/dm-discusss
specific discussion groups along with a generic data
modeling discussion area. - http://www.InfoAdvisors.com/userlists.htm
Decision Support (TWDS) Newsletter --
Ross' Business Rules Journal - http://www.brcommunity.com -
VALLEY DAMA CHAPTER - http://www.damasac.org
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