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Marc Beacom

Marc Beacom – MCTS (BI, Dev), Principal Architect and Owner at DawaBI, has over 15 years of technical and business experience. DawaBI focuses on Making Data-Driven Decisions Possible by delivering user friendly and scalable data warehouse and business intelligence solutions. Marc is an active volunteer within the community and currently is co-organizer of the Colorado GiveCamp, served a year as a PASS Regional Mentor and served five years on the leadership board for the Denver and Colorado Springs SQL Server User Groups.

Team Productivity Practices – #TAPtips

Ensuring and maintaining team productivity practices is important for any organization, especially a small and growing team. The biggest part of the equation is each individual team member. Hiring productive employees is the foundation of any team or should be.

Here is a list of items I’ve found to be… Read more

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Posted in Marc Beacom on 7 February 2017

Hiring Productive Employees – #TAPtips

Starting a business is easy. Have an idea, some skills, a customer or two, and you are in business. However, growing a business is tough. One thing you’ll learn, is to grow a business, you have to build a team. Hiring productive employees or team members will be a core… Read more

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Posted in Marc Beacom on 31 January 2017

A New Year, A New Company and A New DenverSQL Chapter

2016 was a great year, both personally and professionally. Personally, our family is well and the kids are growing into their personalities. Professional, DawaBI merged with Quanta Intelligence to form Datalere.

Our intent with Datalere is to grow and be proactive in earning new customers. In the past, both Carlos… Read more

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Posted in Marc Beacom on 30 January 2017

Setting Up a Productive Work Environment – #TAPtips

Having a productive work environment for you and your team is important to facilitate tasks being accomplished as well as having fun at the office. We spend so much time working that even the littlest of things can make the world of difference.

Being a consultant, I’ve worked in a… Read more

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Posted in Marc Beacom on 25 January 2017

Team Collaboration with Microsoft OneNote – #TAPtips

I was an early adopter of Microsoft’s OneNote and started using it in February of 2004 and have never stopped. I love it for the simplicity of use and ease of collaborating with a team. Team collaboration with Microsoft OneNote is a huge productivity gain and one of the main… Read more

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Posted in Marc Beacom on 17 January 2017

Increased Productivity with the Pomodoro Technique – TAPtips

Today’s TAPtips is about Increased Productivity with the Pomodoro Technique.  Have you tried the Pomodoro Technique? If so, what were your results?

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Today’s TAPtips is on increased productivity with the Pomodoro Technique. I first learned of the Pomodoro Technique several years ago while reading Quora posting, and felt… Read more

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Posted in Marc Beacom on 10 January 2017

Launching #TAPtips – Valuable Tips from Decades of Practice

While forming Datalere, Carlos and I wanted to continue with our contributions to the community. We have been active in the community for over a decade by running user groups, speaking at local, regional and international events, but have only blogged occasionally.

To continue with the community contributions, we are… Read more

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Posted in Marc Beacom on 3 January 2017

DawaBI Merges with Quanta Intelligence to Broaden and Deepen our Service Offering

We’ve been working on this for a while now and I’m excited to announce the merger of Quanta Intelligence and DawaBI. This merger will deepen and broaden our service offering to provide more value to our customers through knowledge and expertise. With Datalere, you are not just provided a resource,… Read more

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Posted in Marc Beacom on 18 August 2016

PASS SQL Saturday Events: December 2014

 

Date Event
December 6 SQLSaturday #359 – Istanbul 2014
December 6 SQLSaturday #351 – Lima 2014
December 6 SQLSaturday #347 – Washington DC 2014
December 13 SQLSaturday #356 – Slovenia 2014
December 13 SQLSaturday #354 – Charleston 2014

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Posted in Marc Beacom on 15 November 2014

PASS SQL Saturday Events: November 2014

 

Date Event
November 1 SQLSaturday #339 – Shanghai 2014
November 1 SQLSaturday #337 – Oregon 2014
November 22 SQLSaturday #355 – Parma, Italy 2014
November 22 SQLSaturday #353 – London – BA Edition 2014
November 22 SQLSaturday #350 – Winnipeg 2014

 

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Posted in Marc Beacom on 15 October 2014

PASS SQL Saturday Events: October 2014

 

Date Event
October 4 SQLSaturday #335 – Athens 2014
October 4 SQLSaturday #336 – Holland 2014
October 4  SQLSaturday #344 – Tirana 2014
October 4 SQLSaturday #315 – Pittsburgh 2014
October 4 SQLSaturday #330 – Charlotte – BI Edition 2014
October 11 SQLSaturday #319 – Panama 2014
October 11…

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Posted in Marc Beacom on 15 September 2014

PASS Virtual Chapter Events: September & October 2014

PASS Virtual Chapter Events: September 2014

Join SQL Server professionals from around the world for free online technical training and networking year round. PASS Virtual Chapters (VC) are interest-based forums that unite the SQL Server community through live webcasts with top SQL Server experts, online forums and resources including an… Read more

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Posted in Marc Beacom on 11 September 2014

PASS Virtual Chapter Events: August 2014

 

Date Time Title Link
August 15th 12:00 EST Manage Your Shop with CMS and Policy Based Management https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4279519516082609665
August 19th 11:00 CST The Roadmap to Better Performance: Reading Query Plans https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2124351382524970497
August 20th 12:00 PST Learn JavaScript Properly http://bookreaders.sqlpass.org/
August 21st 12:00 EST Looking Through the Windshield: Creating Forward-looking…

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Posted in Marc Beacom on 15 August 2014

PASS SQL Saturday Events: September 2014

 

Date Event
September 6 SQLSaturday #301 – Cape Town 2014
September 6 SQLSaturday #320 – Raleigh 2014
September 13 SQLSaturday #323 – Paris 2014
September 13 SQLSaturday #300 – Kansas City 2014
September 20 SQLSaturday #290 – Kiev 2014
September 20 SQLSaturday #310 – Dublin 2014
September 20 SQLSaturday…

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Posted in Marc Beacom on 15 August 2014

PASS SQL Saturday Events: August 2014

 

Date Event
August 2 SQLSaturday #324 – Baton Rouge 2014
August 9 SQLSaturday #304 – Indianapolis 2014
August 23 SQLSaturday #328 – Birmingham 2014
August 23 SQLSaturday #309 – Oklahoma City 2014
August 30 SQLSaturday #327 – Johannesburg 2014
August 30 SQLSaturday #317 – Oslo 2014

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Posted in Marc Beacom on 15 July 2014

Will you be attending Mile High Tech Con?

Technical conferences have always been a great venue for networking and increasing my knowledge base. Mile High Tech Con will be no different. I would like to invite you to be part of the inaugural Mile High Tech Con which will be held July 24 -26 in Denver, Colorado. Mile… Read more

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Posted in Marc Beacom on 9 July 2014

PASS SQLSaturday Events: July 2014

 

Date Event
July 12 SQLSaturday #312 – Sacramento 2014
July 26 SQLSaturday #302 – Albany 2014
July 26 SQLSaturday #322 – Guatemala 2014

The post PASS SQLSaturday Events: July 2014 appeared first on DawaBI.

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Posted in Marc Beacom on 15 June 2014

PASS Events

PASS Summit

PASS Summit is the world’s largest and most intensive technical training conference for Microsoft SQL Server and BI professionals. But more than that, it’s your conference planned and presented by the SQL Server community for the SQL Server community.

Since 1999, PASS Summit has delivered the most technical… Read more

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Posted in Marc Beacom on 10 June 2014

PASS Virtual Chapter Events: June 2014

Join SQL Server professionals from around the world for free online technical training and networking year round. PASS Virtual Chapters (VC) are interest-based forums that unite the SQL Server community through live webcasts with top SQL Server experts, online forums and resources – including an archive of past presentations, and… Read more

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Posted in Marc Beacom on 10 June 2014

Colorado SQL Events for June 2014

All ColoradoSQL user group meetings start at 5:30 p.m. and provide food and refreshments. There is no cost to attend so bring a co-worker…or two. These events provide for great learning opportunities as well as networking with other local SQL Server professionals.

BoulderSQL

June 18th

Confio Software in Boulder
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Posted in Marc Beacom on 10 June 2014

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