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1 1 Sybase User’s Group Of Texas, Inc. Annual Meeting Donald D. Clayton President Intertech Consulting, Inc. August 18-19, 2005

2 2 Agenda  Introduction  Welcome  Sybase User Q&A  Year In Review Recap  Officer elections, Cindy Bean presiding  President  Vice President  Secretary  Treasurer  2005 Planning Meeting, goal setting for 2005  Sybase User’s Group of Texas, Inc. Annual Board Meeting  Wrap Up/Head to Champps for Happy Hour

3 3 Introduction  Welcome  Sybase User Q&A

4 4 Year In Review Recap  For 2004, the officers were:  Donald Clayton, President  Bernie Dye, Vice President  Cindy Bean, Secretary  Kathy Ridley, Treasurer

5 5 Meetings  January: Planning meeting  February : Joe Weinman of Bradmark Technologies (NORAD)  March : Joseph Shaffner offered a fascinating look into the Sybase IQ product  April : Don Clayton various perspectives on application development  May : Memorial Day Holiday  June : Appeon for PowerBuilder 2.7  July : Special presentation on PowerBuilder 9 and 10 by John Strano  August : TechWave Recap  September : PowerBuilder to Web Strategies  October : Matt Creason: PowerDesigner 10  November : Bill Wing: Sybase Dynamic Archive  December : Holiday Party, Fox Sports Grille

6 6 Achievements  Website  Sorted out the mess Carson made of our website  Rebuilt website with new look and feel  Intertech Consulting  Created User Portal  User Database  Took various spreadsheets and mailing lists and converged into one dataset on ASA.  Developed Stored Procs and other procedures to update more easily  Integrated database into web site to achieve member self service  Officer Portal  Deployed Officer Portal as Appeon Application

7 7 Financial Information  The user’s group has $5,232,42 in the bank!  Group financials in Quicken 2001 format and updated through December 2003  Kathy needs to update Quicken data and create 1120  Challenge for Treasurer in 2005 is to leverage our strength yet preserve our nest egg

8 8 Goal Setting For 2005  Mission: Promote the exchange of ideas and information between users of Sybase products and services in the Texas Area.  Not so secret Mission: Be the largest and most successful Sybase user group in the country!  But how do we get there?

9 9 Challenges For 2005  Sybase Market Share/Momentum  Internet as a research medium  Professional/Financial/Personal pressures  Keeping meetings relevant and interesting  Providing value for attendees

10 10 Opportunities in 2005  Technology market is recovering  Sybase is healthy  Better local support from Sybase office  Tool set is still competitive  PowerBuilder 11 will be.Net language this year  DataWindow.Net is compelling technology  EAServer market share is lagging  PowerDesigner leads Gartner Magic Quadrant  What database topics should we offer in 2005?

11 11 Sybase User’s Group of Texas, Inc. Annual Board Meeting  Call to order, Don Clayton  Officer nominations and elections, Cindy Bean presiding  President  Vice President  Secretary  Treasurer  Other official matters  Adjourn

12 12 Brainstorming Exercise  What would you like to see happen in 2005?  2005 Draft Calendar  What sorts of topics would interest you most?  What can we do better this year?  How would you like to help out this year?

13 13 Wrap Up/Head to Champps for Happy Hour


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