Who We Are
The IOUG has developed its own G.R.E.A.T. strategy to incorporate the strength of Oracle technologies within a changing technology landscape, as well as improve existing IOUG offerings and promote opportunities for membership growth. The IOUG's G.R.E.A.T. strategy is defined as:
G- Grow Community - We will expand the IOUG’s presence as an independent organization with by providing services beyond education to our members and expansion beyond the “DBA Only” focus. We will build alliances with like minded organizations with the goal of providing new opportunities for our members.
R- Relevancy - We will strengthen IOUG's value to the Oracle user community by establishing unique benefits; bridging relationships with Regional and Special Interest Groups and providing ease of access to IOUG's products and services.
E- Education - We will expand IOUG’s educational content to the Oracle technology community; adapt offerings to address the changing nature of the technology professional and diversify the method of delivery of our products.
A- Alliances - We will be the voice of the technology and database professional to Oracle; we will leverage existing venues and build new opportunities to engage the Oracle community in bi-directional feedback.
T- Technology - We will build a virtual community that leverages technology and improves the user experience and satisfaction with the web site and its technical content.
Our Mission and Goals
The Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG) represents the voice of Oracle technology and database professionals and empowers them to be more productive in their business and careers by:
- delivering education
- sharing best practices
- providing technology direction and networking opportunities
Incorporating the elements of the G.R.E.A.T. strategy, the IOUG empowers Oracle database and development professionals by delivering the highest quality:
The IOUG helps each member:
- Enhance their skill set with technical content created for users by users
- Increase the technical advantage of their organization
- Boost their individual marketability
- Gain access to a network of peers for collaboration and information exchange
- Voice opinions to Oracle about their products, services and policies