Re: Active Oracle user group in Raleigh, North Carolina area?

From: dnrg <>
Date: Thu, 17 May 2012 03:02:20 -0700 (PDT)
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Thanks Chris, I think. :-) That group doesn't seem to be active. If it is I haven't heard of any meeting announcements lately.

Of folks here who participate in local or regional Oracle User Group events:
-- How valuable do you find them to be versus Internet resources like Oracle-L or annual Oracle conferences?

  • How frequently does your group meet and is it as frequent as you like? What's optimal?
  • What formats do you find to be most effective / worthwhile? Straight up presentations? Roundtable discussions? Interactive workshops?
  • What type of content do you not see that you'd like to see at these types of events?
  • Given "Oracle" represents such a large universe of potential topics and content, is it better to have a user group that addresses broad or narrow interests?
  • Can anyone name a few local or regional Oracle User Groups that are Best of Breed? Would be interesting to see what these groups do and what makes them successful.
  • What makes Oracle User Groups succeed or fail generally besides the obvious? (general lack of interest or insufficient # of local Oracle practitioners). With the Research Triangle Park here in North Carolina I suspect there are enough practitioners to support an active and productive group.

And anything anyone else would like to add of course.


 From: "Taylor, Chris David" <> To: "''" <>; 'oracle-l' <> Sent: Wednesday, May 16, 2012 3:24 PM
Subject: RE: Active Oracle user group in Raleigh, North Carolina area?  


Region RUG/User Group Name RUG Liaison

"SOUTHEAST North Carolina Oracle Users Group Donald Burleson"

Dana - perhaps you should start one after all.....

Chris Taylor

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-----Original Message-----

From: [] On Behalf Of dnrg Sent: Wednesday, May 16, 2012 2:13 PM
To: oracle-l
Subject: Active Oracle user group in Raleigh, North Carolina area?

Is there an active Oracle user group in the Raleigh, NC area? Seems there used to be. Asked my local Oracle rep and he didn't know of one. Would rather join an existing group. But I'm potentially open to helping organize a new one (lots of work if done right). Thanks.




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