Section 001, Instructor: Laurel Miller


Final Exam Reminder

Just a reminder that your final exam will be on Thursday, December 13 at 8:00am in the same room as class.  You will not be permitted to take the exam if you arrive late.

Please make sure that all missing assignments and quizzes are done before the start of the exam.  Grades will be submitted after the exam.

Extra Credit Alert!!

Complete the activity (5.2) from class on Thursday, September 27 and email your infographic to me by Tuesday, October 2 before class to receive extra credit.  The infographic needs to be the complete activity.  You will not receive credit for a partial infographic.

Guest Speaker on September 13: Maurice Whetstone, Director of Enterprise Data Management, QVC

Our guest speaker on Thursday will be Maurice Whetstone of QVC.  Please be sure to read Mr Whetstone’s bio below and come to class prepared to ask questions.  You can also look at his information on Linkedin.

Maurice Whetstone joined QVC in May of 2013.  He is currently the Director of Enterprise Data Management.  Enterprise Data Management at QVC consists of three tenets:

  • Business Intelligence
  • Enterprise Data Warehousing
  • Data Analytics

Throughout his career Maurice has led initiatives in several areas including but not limited to Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), E-commerce, E-business, Intranets, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Business Intelligence(BI), Big Data and Enterprise Data Warehousing at companies such as Lenox China, Coach Inc. and Urban Outfitters, Inc.

Maurice has worked with and/or supported tools such as Crystal Reports, Cognos, Business Objects, MicroStrategy, Tableau, SAS, & Microsoft SQL Reporting Services. He has worked with databases such as DB2/400, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, Netezza and Teradata.

Office Hours

Laurel Miller
11:00am-12:00pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Speakman Hall 207F or by appointment.

For student help:

Daniel Moy (ITA) By appointment only. Email: