Greg Case from the Solution Design Group will speak on “cloud computing” at the Digital Learning Forum’s monthly presentation on Monday, Jan. 10.

Greg Case

Greg Case

The presentation and discussion, hosted by the Learning Technology Program, will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in Room 150, 3M Auditorium, Owens Science Hall.

Snacks and drinks will be served at 6:15 p.m. while guests have time to network. The event is free and open to the public; registration is not required.

About the program

In this presentation, Case will attempt to define what “cloud computing” is really about, and what are the practical impacts to developers and project stakeholders. The presentation will break “cloud computing” into three categories and discuss each of those in detail. He’ll then uncover some of the potential disadvantages and how to avoid them; in addition, Case will share code snippets and screen shots of some of the management consoles.

About the presenter

Case is a senior software consultant with Solution Design Group. He has more than 13 years of experience developing Web applications and database design. He has been working as a consultant since graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota. He lives with his family in Woodbury, where he also serves as a paid on-call firefighter.

The Digital Learning Forum’s monthly presentation and discussion is sponsored by the Master of Arts in Technology for Learning, Development and Change and the Graduate Certificate in E-Learning program in the Department of Organization Learning and Development at the University of  St. Thomas.