Tampa 2020 - 20th to 23rd April, 2020
Event Schedule: Sessions for April 22nd
"Talk with a MultiValue Expert" is designed for the attendees to have quick discussions with the speakers on topics of their choosing. This is a good place to talk with an Industry Expert about a session topic, or an opportunity to just ask them something specific not covered at the conference formally.
- Do you have Questions about how to Future proof your application?
- Do need help understanding a specific technology and how to use it?
- Want help planning the next 5 years of projects?
There will be a sign up for each industry expert in 10min increments. If there is someone specific that you would like to talk to more, please sign up early, sign up will be on a first come first serve basis.
See the registration desk for the signup sheets and available times.
Wed 08:00 AM
International Spectrum registration. Open during the full conference hours.
MultiValue Retrieval is a fact of life in all MultiValue applications whether you are an end user or developer. MultiValue Retrieve (ACCESS, ENGLISH, U2Query Language, etc) is one of the many features that make the MultiValue Database so powerful and versatile. This session will cover aspects of writing your own retrieval statements. The major topics are Verbs, Sorting, Selection Criteria and Output Specifications.
This session is a good refresher course for the professional, or an introductory course for your new IT staff or power users.
We have been using the same formulas for over 25 years to forecast and manage our inventory and manufacturing, but these formulas have aged to the point that they may not be accurate anymore. New AI and BI analytics have been developed, but are you using them?
Join us to see the new forecasting and optimization models that you should be using.
Encryption in your data isn’t just an option any more. There are many Regulation and Compliance issues that affect business applications these days. This session will cover not just the "how to" setup and implement database encryption, but best practices for implementing encryption, PCI Compliance, and Health compliance.
Every year the landscape of IT changes - new products, new platforms and new risks. Governments enact laws and regulations to bring order - new ones arriving somewhere almost daily. Let's review what is going on in the coming year with governance and compliance requirements, the threats that they address and things you can do to stay ahead of the wave.
Digital Assistants like Alexa and Google are working their way into customer service. Learn how to create an Alexa Skill that will present MultiValue data.
Rocket UniVerse Replication provides an automatic way to deliver read-only copies of UniVerse data to another Universe database. This allows you to create standby systems easily and keep them up-to-date and accurate, or to create data warehouses for reporting and other processing.
This session will show what UniVerse Replication can do and how to set it up.
Your business systems have been around for years, and the people that "know" how it works have retired. The documentation on its processes do not exist. It is now your job to figure out how it works and what is going wrong. Join Susan to find out how to use "Data Stratification" and "Archeology" to map your business systems.
When creating interactive websites or mobile applications, developers always have to handles security to the users. The current standard for this security is using "Two-Factor" Authentication. Join Richard Thiot to see how to integrate Two-Factor Authentication with your business systems.
This session is designed to better equip IT professionals to communicate the business value that MultiValue applications provide to a company's operations. We will talk about generating a Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) statement that you can provide to management.
We'll look at the cost benefits of upgrading UI and reporting versus replacing the whole business application with a new system. We'll cover the license and maintenance costs involved and provide a few comparisons.
Wed 12:00 PM
On your own for lunch.
PDFs have become an preferred document exchange method for emails and archival storage. This session will show you different ways to create PDF documents and how to merge your MultiValue data into existing PDF documents.
Code Review and Coding for Testing are techniques that can offer quality and productivity improvements to any organization; large or small. Both are gaining traction in every industry and development platform, MultiValue need not be an exception.
This session will explore code reviewing - what it is, how it's done and what it can bring and will review ways to develop with function, unit, and white-box testing in mind.
When it comes to developing a successful business operation, hiring is critical. The hiring process, whether you're bringing on a full-time employee, a part-time worker or an outsourced helper, is a vital factor in businesses, but it is not easy.
To expand and grow your operation, you need more hands on deck, and you want those new hires to be talented and fit in with your team. Business owners often find themselves wondering, "Should I outsource or hire?"
It's not as cut-and-dry as you might think, but there are a few key considerations when determining whether to hire someone full time or to use a service provider, consultant or freelancer.
Whether you are using JAVA, .NET or another desktop language, you are likely interfacing with your MultiValue database incorrectly.
Interfacing applications effectively with a database requires developers to split much of the process between the database and the client. In this workshop, we will talk about how to design effective client/server/database interfaces using a MultiValue database.
Creating visually appealing reports, charts, maps, and graphics from MultiValue data used to be a long, drawn-out process. With the ability to use Microsoft's PowerBI, your MultiValue data suddenly has the power of modern visualizations and business intelligence.
This session will provide you the means to export and manipulate your MultiValue data using PowerBI.
Let’s face it, many of our MultiValue IT departments are going to be looking at personnel turnover in the next 5-10 year. Succession Planning is business/corporate term for planning ahead.
Succession Planning is similar to a Disaster Recovery Plan, in that, it is an exercise to takes you through how the transaction of personnel affects the business and how to make it as smooth as possible.