5:30pm - Networking and pizza. Pizza and soft drinks provided by Maddie Spilman of TEKsystems. Beer and water provided by Trevor Richards of PeerSource. $5 Starbucks cards to 10 first-timers provided by Marissa Nolan of Experis.
6:00pm - Announcements
6:05 - 7:05pm - SonarQube and DevOps - Automated Build and Quality Checking with Gradle/Git/Jenkins/SonarQube - Bill Lyons
This presentation will show how to setup and run an automated build process using Gradle and Jenkins. If the build succeeds, a SonarQube automated quality dashboard will be built. The dashboard is used to analyze the source tree for bugs, poor code constructs, design flaws and code duplications. A working project will be demonstrated during the talk to explain setup, build and analysis using SonarQube.
Bill is a JEE Developer with years of experience developing and leading teams in Enterprise Projects. Bill has worked for 14 years at Oracle Corporation in its nationwide consulting practice. He is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and has an MBA from the University of Wyoming.
7:20 - 8:20pm - Creating An Open Framework For Equipment Interoperability - Cliff Brandon
The Global Mining Standards Group (GMSG) wanted a framework for describing how equipment operates together in a mining environment that has equipment from multiple vendors and is rapidly becoming more automated. This talk follows the design and evolution of the framework.
A project was launched in October 2016 to identify how information is passed between mining equipment and between mining equipment and mine systems. The resulting open framework being built describes basic information flow at a level that respects current logical and physical machine and system constraints while avoiding prescriptive solutions and specific technologies. The ‘open’ framework is designed to allow mine operators, OEMS, and 3rd party designers to evaluate and construct solutions from a common understanding of equipment operation and interaction.
Even though this talk focuses on the mining environment, it may have broad applicability for understanding equipment interoperability.
CLIFFORD N. BRANDON, III CBIP
Mr. Brandon is a consultant and contractor with over 30 years’ experience in technology projects in natural resource, health care, and cable industries. Mr. Brandon is currently the Owner of Automated Systems Alliance.
Mr. Brandon has developed commercial products and client focused software solutions for Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Analytics, Operations, Project Control, Business Development, Knowledge Conservation, Land Management, GIS, and Document Control.
Mr. Brandon has enjoyed many long term engagements with exploration and mining companies including Rio Tinto, Kennecott Utah Copper Corporation, Newmont Mining, and Agnico-Eagle Mining. Mr. Brandon began his career in 1980 with Anaconda Minerals working as a field Geologist exploring for precious and base metals in the United States
8:20pm - JetBrains license giveaway.