Upcoming Training:

PODS Fundamentals Training for PODS 7.0.1

Every Tuesday @ 9 AM - 10 AM Central
September 7, 2021 (skip 9/14) and
September 21 - October 12, 2021

with a culminating panel at our launch of PODS 7.0.1
on October 19th

Unit 1: Overview of PODS 7 and the value provided for all of your data management needs. PODS will be explored, including how this new version of PODS compares to PODS Legacy (versions 6 and earlier). PODS Standard--Recognized and used by industry professionals.

Unit 2: This unit begins the "dive" into PODS 7 data model and understanding the conceptual, logical, and physical models of PODS

Unit 3: This unit further explores the logical data structure of PODS 7 including how the core tables are structured, understanding of the schema, and the PODS 7 documentation "package" contents.

Unit 4: Understanding the flexibility of PODS 7 data model design, and how it is designed to be extended -- meeting the needs of your organization.

Unit 5: Introduction to Utility Network

Unit 6: Putting it all together
NOTE, this panel session will be on October 19th at our PODS 7.0.1 launch.

There is no cost for the training.
Register for Unit 6, by registering for the PODS 7.0.1 Launch below.
PODS 7.0.1 Release to Membership

PODS 7.0.1 is in the final stages of internal approval for Member release. It is anticipated that the package will be released for member comments on September 9th. Comments on the release will be accepted for 30 days and the final release to members is expected in mid-October. While the comment period is short, PODS Association Board believes the thorough testing program instituted, identified issues and all have been fixed. We are excited about the impending release.

´╗┐Stay tuned!
Saying "Good-bye" to
Christopher Moravec, Technical Coordinator

Christopher Moravec has served as PODS Association Technical Coordinator for the past few years and is moving on, focusing on software development and support for his growing client base.

"Christopher's expertise, keen insight and ability to clearly communicate with PODS leadership has contributed immensely to advancing PODS," states Kathy Mayo, Executive Director, adding, "I appreciate all he has done for PODS, at all levels."

Christopher's perspective guided the Technical Committee on Governance and helped prepare committees to address complex, technical issues. His thoughtful, balanced approach enabled the development of aspects of training, data model testing policy and implementation, and, of course, the release of PODS 7.0.1.

Thank you, Christopher. You will be missed.