601: What I Wish DBAs Knew . . . From a Manager's Perspective
Kimberly Floss , PepsiCo    Biography

Objectives: Ways to be a better DBA, to their manager
Self Improvement - soft skills
Importance of image to others
Abstract: I will present the world from the opposite viewpoint. Normally we look at things from a DBA viewpoint. I will present the opposite - DBA Team Management - from a technical manager's viewpoint, what I wish DBAs knew, and did, that could make my life easier, and hence their lives easier. This woudl be a consolidation of experiences from various corporate environments, the volunteer world, and the educational world.

Audiernce Focus: DBA
Expertise: Beginner
Track: Professional Development
Date: Monday, April 14, 2008
Time: 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM