Use cognitive solutions to drive performance


At Vision 2016, you will learn how to capitalize on the latest advances in analytics to turn your company into a cognitive business. Along with keynotes from industry thought leaders and real-world case studies from customers and product experts, Vision 2016 offers more than 120 sessions and workshops. You'll get a first-hand look at the latest innovations in IBM Cognos TM1, IBM Cognos Disclosure Management, IBM Controller, IBM Cognos Sales Performance Management, IBM OpenPages Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) solutions, IBM Cognos Business Intelligence, IBM SPSS products and more.

This year’s tracks focus on three key areas including:


Financial & Operational Performance Management

Sales Performance Management


Governance, Risk and Compliance


This track demonstrates how organizations can establish a dynamic, reliable performance management system to help anticipate performance gaps, assess alternatives, enable effective decision making, and enterprise-wide mobilization. Learn how finance teams are using IBM Business Analytics solutions to improve their performance reporting and scorecarding, planning, analysis and forecasting, profitability modeling, financial consolidation and regulatory reporting. Hear from leading companies and IBM subject matter experts about how to apply advanced technology and best practices to drive stronger business insight through analytics.

Sales Performance Management (SPM) encompasses a number of solutions that enable companies to automate incentive compensation calculations, streamline the assignment of sales territories, manage the collection & approval of quotas, and reports to analyze sales performance. This track brings together customers, IBM product professionals and industry experts to ensure that customers are getting the most out of their investment in IBM SPM software.

This track demonstrates how the capabilities of OpenPages and other integrated risk and compliance management solutions from IBM can help your company achieve profitable growth and address the increasing demands for regulatory compliance in today’s volatile and complex marketplace. You’ll learn from risk and compliance professionals how organizations can gain a holistic view of risk and embed risk management and governance into the corporate culture, making business processes more effective while providing senior management with the assurance that top-line and bottom-line performance goals are being met, legal requirements are being adhered to, and brand equity is protected.