About Marc-Beacom

Marc Beacom is one of Datalere's two managing partners. Marc brings over 15 years of business and technical experience to the team and customers. Marc is also an active member of the local technical community and has served five years on the board of two Colorado SQL Server User Groups (Denver and Colorado Springs). He has also volunteered and served on several nonprofit boards including Colorado GiveCamp, Camp To Belong Colorado, PASS (Professional Association of SQL Server), and Mile High Analytics. He also created and organized Mile High Tech Con, a three-day conference for the Denver Metro area and Data Science in DTC, a new meetup group.

It’s a wrap – SQL Saturday Denver #774


SQL Saturday Denver #774 has come and gone. It’s hard to believe how quick things went – well there were a lot of long nights in planning for this but done for this year. The University of Denver was the host again this year, which is a fantastic venue for our needs. Datalere was a [...]

It’s a wrap – SQL Saturday Denver #7742018-10-12T10:17:45-06:00

Cloud ETL for the Modern Enterprise Workshop


We are introducing a new workshop focused on Cloud ETL. ETL, or Extract, Transfer and Load, is nothing new and we’ve been integrating data through ETL techniques for decades now. However, what is new is the growing cloud offerings organizations are using and have access to today.   For the Modern Enterprise, it’s common now [...]

Cloud ETL for the Modern Enterprise Workshop2018-09-26T11:04:31-06:00

Advance Your Business by Embracing Cloud Technologies


Advance Your Business by Embracing Cloud Technologies In a rapidly shifting economic landscape filled with supposed cost-cutting strategies, no solution supports growth and competition among data companies better than cloud technology. Understanding how the cloud can keep your business competitive and in control Though data collection and [...]

Advance Your Business by Embracing Cloud Technologies2019-01-11T13:50:58-06:00

I’m Speaking at SQL Saturday Denver 673


I’m incredibly excited to be a part of SQL Saturday Denver 673 both as a speaker and co-organizer. I will be co-presenting Two Guys and a Transformation: ETL Best Practices and Techniques with Gabe Villa where we’ll be sharing many of our lessons learned from decades of developing ETL solutions. We’ll cover core areas of [...]

I’m Speaking at SQL Saturday Denver 6732017-12-17T19:37:42-06:00

Team Productivity Practices – #TAPtips


Ensuring and maintaining team productivity practices is important for any organization, especially a small and growing team. The biggest part of the equation is each individual team member. Hiring productive employees is the foundation of any team or should be. Here is a list of items I’ve found to be important and have incorporated into [...]

Team Productivity Practices – #TAPtips2017-12-17T20:36:40-06:00

Hiring Productive Employees – #TAPtips


Starting a business is easy. Have an idea, some skills, a customer or two, and you are in business. However, growing a business is tough. One thing you’ll learn, is to grow a business, you have to build a team. Hiring productive employees or team members will be a core focus as no one person [...]

Hiring Productive Employees – #TAPtips2017-12-17T21:40:35-06:00

A New Year, A New Company and A New DenverSQL Chapter


2016 was a great year, both personally and professionally. Personally, our family is well and the kids are growing into their personalities. Professional, DawaBI merged with Quanta Intelligence to form Datalere. Our intent with Datalere is to grow and be proactive in earning new customers. In the past, both Carlos and I kept our teams [...]

A New Year, A New Company and A New DenverSQL Chapter2017-12-17T21:43:36-06:00

Setting Up a Productive Work Environment – #TAPtips


Having a productive work environment for you and your team is important to facilitate tasks being accomplished as well as having fun at the office. We spend so much time working that even the littlest of things can make the world of difference. Being a consultant, I’ve worked in a number of environments and settings. [...]

Setting Up a Productive Work Environment – #TAPtips2017-12-17T21:45:35-06:00

Team Collaboration with Microsoft OneNote – #TAPtips


I was an early adopter of Microsoft’s OneNote and started using it in February of 2004 and have never stopped. I love it for the simplicity of use and ease of collaborating with a team. Team collaboration with Microsoft OneNote is a huge productivity gain and one of the main reasons I’m still a fan. [...]

Team Collaboration with Microsoft OneNote – #TAPtips2017-12-17T21:55:18-06:00

Increased Productivity with the Pomodoro Technique – TAPtips


Today's TAPtips is about Increased Productivity with the Pomodoro Technique.  Have you tried the Pomodoro Technique? If so, what were your results? Video Transcription: Today's TAPtips is on increased productivity with the Pomodoro Technique. I first learned of the Pomodoro Technique several years ago while reading Quora posting, and felt it was pretty simple and [...]

Increased Productivity with the Pomodoro Technique – TAPtips2017-12-17T22:00:30-06:00