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DevTeach , SQLTeach and SQLSaturday366 Ottawa Pre-Con announcement

by Jean-Rene Roy 24. February 2015 01:08

Edwin Sarmiento will present a two days’ workshop on SQL Server HA /DR.  Is workshop is also a Pre-Con to SQLSaturday # 388 in Ottawa.  The Main conference will be held in the Microsoft Office on Saturday April 25th. Edwin Pre-Con will be presented on Thursday April 23th and Friday April 24th. Been a good friend of Edwin, I can tell you that, in regard of disaster recovery he is one of the best on this planet. We, SQL Server MVP, look up to Edwin for is expertise.  I will be attending this Pre-Con and I hope to see you there.




Event | SQL | SSIS | SSRS

Can’t wait to present at MSDevMtl

by Jean-Rene Roy 11. November 2014 08:09

It has been more than a year since I presented in Montreal at my old User group. This summer the group change is name to MSDevMtl.  I will be presenting on Dynamic CRM 2013. Salim will also be there and that will be very cool because I design this presentation with him.  We will talk about the data migration and data integration with Dynamics CRM.  I will also talk about how you can use SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) to load large amount of data in CRM with the data flow control “Balance Data Distributor” BDD.  Hope to see there.



Case Management is more and more popular in Government

by Jean-Rene Roy 3. October 2014 10:14

In Ottawa, the federal government is standardizing on Dynamic CRM platform for case management application. These time of application manage Case File like ticket at help desk, Sale lead or files that take many actions to be close.

For the Government of Canada, this application will manage things like, committee booking for house of common, Grant management for Canada Council of Art, Nuclear manipulation for CNSC or transport incidents for transport Canada.

Coradix created a new user group call Case4Gov.ca. This new group, also on meetup, is will help developer know more about this platform. I was invited to present my presentation “How to integrate legacy application with Dynamics CRM 2013” on September 25th.  I did this presentation many times and I will post a video recording this presentation on DevTeach Video Hub soon.  Hope to see you at this new user group.




Event | SQL | SSIS

We now have a game IDE meetup in Ottawa

by Jean-Rene Roy 22. August 2014 09:08

Christian Beauclair is starting a Meetup on Game Maker Studio in Ottawa. If you are in to making game for the xBox, you may be interested to attend this meetup next Wednesday (August 27).

Christian will show the GameMaker Studio 1.3. That will be interesting. Microsoft did make serious efforts to open the market to independent developer and this group can the just what you need to create your first game for the xBox.  Check it out.




Remerciment suite à mon mandat au Conseil des arts du Canada

by Jean-Rene Roy 2. July 2014 09:07

Dans le cadre de mon mandat au Conseil des arts du Canada, j’ai travaillé avec plusieurs personnes que j’apprécie pour leur intégrités et savoir-faire. Ce projet, sur Dynamics CRM, m’a permis d’utiliser mes connaissances d’architecte logiciel.  Joanne Laroque-Poirier, le ‘’Project manager’’, m’a remis une carte qui est très apprécié. Voici le texte de Joanne. Un gros merci Joanne.




Presenting Dynamics CRM 2013 at TBS Innovation Center

by Jean-Rene Roy 4. June 2014 22:20

TBS is recommending Dynamics CRM 2013 has the development platform for Federal Government agencies. I did a presentation at the TBS Lunch and Learn in May. That presentation was well received and TBS Innovation center invited me to present it again on June 11th but this time it will be recorded and broadcasted live via WEBX (TBS internal network) to all TBS employees.  This is the same presentation I did for Ottawa IT Community and you can find the slide at this link: http://www.meetup.com/ottawaitcommunity/events/152062432/


.NET | Event | SQL | SSIS

Presenting at a House of Commons Private DevTeach May 20th

by Jean-Rene Roy 20. May 2014 21:51

DevTeach is organizing private conference for clients. The next event will be done for House of Common and I will be presenting on May 20th my presentation on Data Migration and Integration with SSIS and Dynamics CRM 2013. I done this presentation at the User Group Ottawa IT Community on April 24th and you can read the comments or download the slides at this link:  http://www.meetup.com/ottawaitcommunity/events/152062432/




.NET | Event | SQL | SSIS | SSRS

Presentation of Dynamics CRM 2013 at TBS Lunch and Learn

by Jean-Rene Roy 11. May 2014 09:49

I have been invited to present my sessions Data migration and Integration with Dynamics CRM 2013 at TBS Lunch and Learn.  This presentation is normally done in 2 hours and 30 min.  So I will have to present it 2 parts.  The Part 1 will be presented on  May 8th . This presentation have been done at the Ottawa IT Community and slides can found at this link: http://www.meetup.com/ottawaitcommunity/events/152062432/


Blog | Event | SQL | SSIS

Data Migration and Integration with SSIS and Dynamics CRM 2013

by Jean-Rene Roy 8. April 2014 09:34

I have been working on contract at Canada Council of Art where I had to design an ETL for Data Migration and a sync strategy for CCA stakeholder.  This work inspires me to present a session about Data Migration and Integration with Dynamics CRM 2013. I did this presentation with Salim Adamon (CRM MVP) and we are presenting it at Ottawa IT Community on April 24th .  Hope to see you there.



Blog | Event | SQL | SSIS

The Ottawa SQL Server 2014 Day May 9th

by Jean-Rene Roy 4. April 2014 09:28

For the 3rd year DevTeach is organizing a full day of training on SQL Server 2014 in Ottawa. You will get 5 sessions presented by 4 speakers.  I will be presenting on SQL Server Hybrid. What is that? Well you need to attend to find out. Join us at this event. It’s free!



Jean-Rene Roy Bio

Jean-René Roy; architecting IT solution for large and small enterprises since 1987. In 1991 he founded the consulting firm Technologies SoftDesign Inc.

He has worked on projects for the Canada Council of the Arts, Treasury Board of Canada, Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, House of Commons, Innovapost, Bell Canada, CGI and many other corporations assuming the responsibility of IT Manager, Technical Advisor, System Analyst, Business Analyst, Senior Software Architect, Senior Software Developers, Team leader, Project management and mentor. He is still very active in the developers’ community by acting as a user group leader for more than ten years with the Montreal .NET community and the Ottawa .NET community.

He is also the co-founder of an international developer’s conference www.DevTeach.com which is now directed by a member of his team. Jean-René Roy is a SQL Server Microsoft MVP.



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