Oct. #SQLChat – Training and Professional Development Techniques

by Sep 15, 2016

It's that time again! Our next #SQLChat will take place Wednesday, October 12 at 11 AM CT with Vicky Harp (@vickyharp). Vicky will lead a conversation about professional development with an emphasis on training and training events.

Are you attending PASS Summit in October? Or, hoping to attend? This is the perfect chat to participate in!

Personal experiences, resources and more involving training events will be shared, including ways to justify a training event to your boss, alternatives to in-person events along with other options.

This #SQLChat will allow members from the SQL community to discuss SQL Server’s biggest topics with IDERA product experts, and have a chance to win a giveaway prize. This month’s giveaway prize is a Bose SoundLink Color Bluetooth Speaker valued at $129.99!

(photo taken from http://www.4electronicwarehouse.com)

Here is how to how to participate:

Log into your Twitter account on October 12 and search for #SQLChat at 11 AM CT. @Idera_Software will introduce the presenters with a welcome tweet and announce the first question based around our chosen topic using #SQLChat. We recommend using TweetChat to follow along with the conversation. Presenters will then answer question through their personal Twitter accounts and @Idera_Software will retweet responses. Community members who are participating in the chat will also answer questions, and presenters and community members can then interact with each other (reply, favorite, retweet). The next question will be presented and so on… The chat will end at 12 PM ***Presenters and participants must use #SQLChat within each tweet to become part of the chat and be entered to win the giveaway prize.

 *Everyone who sends out a tweet with #SQLChat between 11 AM CT and 12 PM will be automatically entered into the giveaway. The winner will be chosen at random. Please be sure you are following @Idera_Software as the winner will be notified through direct message. 

About Vicky: Vicky Harp is an experienced software professional and researcher specializing in strategic product management and .NET development, with a focus on Microsoft SQL Server technology. Vicky is currently a product strategist here at IDERA Software.