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Strategy

Pat Saporito, SAP
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
1:55 PM - 2:55 PM
Santa Monica 4

Eligible for Business Management Credits

In this session, you will learn critical success factors to develop and deliver a forward-looking BI strategy and road map for your organization. Learn the key components of a BI and analytics road map — including stakeholder and management buy-in, research initiatives, and implementation approach — and get recommendations to help you... More »

Keith South, Carpenter Technology Corporation
Thursday, November 30, 2017
4:40 PM - 5:40 PM
Sunset 1

Eligible for Business Management Credits

Carpenter Technology Company (CTC) is a leading producer and distributor of premium specialty alloys and drilling tools. CTC has embarked on a platform modernization program, replacing current, aged infrastructure and applications with an SAP-based solution with SAP S/4HANA 1610 at the core. The strategy not only addresses foundational reporting and predictive analytics requirements, but also lays the foundation for forward-looking strategic capabilities, such as IoT (Internet of Things). Attend to find out... More »

Dallas Marks, EV Technologies
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
4:20 PM - 5:20 PM
Sunset 2

Eligible for Business Management Credits

Attend this session to learn how you can build a team that is both business-savvy and tech-savvy while looking to the neighborhood coffee shop for inspiration. You’ll be better prepared to build better BI solutions “from the ground up” by putting the right BI tools on the menu, providing both instant (self-service) and barista (IT-supported) offerings, rewarding your best customers, and giving passionate customer support. By attending, you learn... More »

Blair Wheadon, SAP
Friday, December 01, 2017
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Wilshire B

Eligible for Business Management Credits

Examine each of the solutions in the latest SAP BusinessObjects BI portfolio — including new releases and updates — and evaluate their capabilities and suitability to meet your specific reporting and dashboarding requirements. Attendees will walk through the tool selection process and learn... More »

Jeff Stout, C Spire
Thursday, November 30, 2017
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Sunset 1

Eligible for Business Management Credits

Learn how C Spire — the nation’s largest privately held wireless communications provider with over 1,500 employees, 67 retail locations, and 80 daily SAP BusinessObjects users — built and maintains a successful BI self-service program using SAP Lumira and SAP HANA. You will explore... More »

Penny Silvia, Deloitte
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Sunset 1

Eligible for Business Management Credits

New advances in tools and technology can access and analyze billions of pieces of data points in less than a second, but how do you turn that power and speed into value in the hands of your user community and organization? Attend this session to... More »

Joerg Schneider-Simon, bowbridge Software
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Sunset 3

In analytics, data quality is of the utmost importance. Attend this session to gain insights on techniques commonly used by attackers and malicious internal users to gain unauthorized access to data; view, insert, and modify existing data; and sabotage the data store. And learn about technology best-practices to protect your systems from such attacks. You will explore... More »