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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/


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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/




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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/


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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.



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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!



Discover Microsoft Virtual Academy

by Jean-Rene Roy 11. December 2013 07:31


DevTeach Vancouver Keynote presented by David Starr

by Jean-Rene Roy 20. November 2013 11:03

Check out #DevTeach Keynote presented by David Starr.

Amplifying Developer Productivity with Visual Studio ALM Tools

Recent improvements we’ve added to Visual Studio help increase focus, quality, and the situational awareness. Features like CodeLens, Code Map, Code Review, and others are fundamentally changing the way developers see and experience code, resulting in quicker understanding in complex codebases and faster throughput for teams.




Do not miss DevTeach Vancouver event (Dec. 2-4)

by Jean-Rene Roy 2. November 2013 11:01

Although Vancouver has a large IT industry, it doesn’t get many web developers conferences.  DevTeach has been doing events in Vancouver every 18 to 24 months since 2007.  Our next conference will be from Dec 2nd   to the 4th at the Sheraton Wall Center; exactly where it all started 6 years ago.  Don’t miss this opportunity otherwise you may have to wait a few years to get that level of training.  The best speakers will be there to share their expertise. Google the DevTeach Rebate code or use the Group price to get the best training for less than $333 per day.



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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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