Presentation on theme: "1 Sybase User’s Group Of Texas, Inc. Annual Meeting Donald D. Clayton President Intertech Consulting, Inc. August 18-19, 2005."— Presentation transcript:
1 Sybase User’s Group Of Texas, Inc. Annual Meeting Donald D. Clayton President Intertech Consulting, Inc. August 18-19, 2005
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 Introduction Welcome Sybase User Q&A
4 Year In Review Recap For 2004, the officers were: Donald Clayton, President Bernie Dye, Vice President Cindy Bean, Secretary Kathy Ridley, Treasurer
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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?