The SAP conferences are humungous affairs, with some content for those interested in using PowerDesigner, but I’m sure the majority of PowerDesigner users don’t get to those conferences. In the US, we now have a PowerDesigner track at the ISUG-TECH conference in Atlanta, though the equivalent annual conference in the UK has zero PowerDersigner content.
Morgan Stanley were kind enough to host a day of sessions for PowerDesigner users in London in 2013, and I’d like to see that repeated somewhere in mainland Europe
SAP are willing to host an event in Paris, but it’s taking a very long time to organise. Nothing will happen this month, it’s August in Paris, and the city is closed.
I think we should hold the event before Paris cools down for the winter, and avoid clashing with Data Modelling Zone, which is in Hamburg on September 28-29, and in the US the following week.
We have speaking offers from people from all over Europe who can talk about Data Vault, other Data Warehousing experience, Enterprise Architecture, HANA, and extending PowerDesigner. Other offers are still welcome.
My proposed date, which needs to be confirmed with SAP, is Monday September 21st. Please can you indicate whether or not this is a good date for you.
I’m going to blog and tweet about this, using the Twitter hashtag #PDDayEU. Please pass it on.