Another piece of the class that helped immensely was building parameters, temp tables and building internal indexes in a program. Paul also allowed enough time to work with me on some of my data and assist with building some programs so I could resolve a few of my immediate needs as well. This specific help with my data made it much easier for me to apply my training.

Mark Gibbons
New York Times Regional Media Group

About Paul Guggenheim & Associates

Portrait of Paul Guggenheim

Paul Guggenheim & Associates was founded in 1984. PGA has been training Progress students since 1986. We’ve developed high-quality Progress training courses and provide both public training classes in the Chicago area and private training classes on-site.

In addition, we provide clients with consulting services and custom application development.

We also created the S.M.A.R.T.S. (Sales Management and Record Tracking System) sales force automation application and the Sharp Menu System, a database-driven menu and security application for developers.

Paul speaks at several regional and international conferences. Some of the topics he’s covered:

  • Persistent Procedures
  • Direct Widget Manipulation
  • Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)
  • Indexes and Performance
  • Understanding Asynchronous Requests
  • Virtual System Tables (VST)
  • WebClient for B2B
  • Accelerating Index Performance
  • Datetime, Blobs, and Clobs, Oh My! (New OpenEdge datatypes)
  • Transaction and Record Scoping and How They Relate to Record Locks
  • Free, Fancy Reports

Paul is also chairperson of the Chicago Area Progress Users Group.