All sessions are scheduled in Eastern Time. If you join early, you will be taken to a Waiting Room page and you will be redirected to your live session two (2) minutes prior to the start time. Visit the Tech Tips page to learn about all the great technology we will use during the conference and how to prepare best. Most sessions will be delivered using Microsoft Teams. The recommended live user experience is joining via computer desktop and downloading the Microsoft Teams desktop app. Consultations and 1:1 meetings are delivered in the Swoogo web browser and available only on desktop.
The role of a Database Administrator has always been a whirlwind of managing time, effort, and people. Because of new tools and capabilities that Blackbaud Raiser's Edge NXT® and Blackbaud Luminate Online® offer, the landscape of Database Administrator has changed dramatically. In this session, we will explore how Microsoft Platform has changed the way a DBA's work is structured, and how to gain efficiencies by reducing pinch points.