Vision2015

Drive Growth.Manage Risk.Optimize Performance
May 17 - 20, 2015|Hilton Bonnet Creek,Oriando,Florida
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The Curriculum

200+ sessions spanning 5 tracks. Get a firsthand look into the newest 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, and IBM SPSS products.

Browse the tracks below to find yours and browse session highlights.


Financial & operational performance management

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 and optimization. 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.

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Sales performance management

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 and analyze sales performance. This track brings together customers, IBM product professionals and industry experts to ensure that our customers are getting the most out of their investment in IBM SPM software.

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Finacial & close disclosure management

Discover how integrated IBM performance management solutions accelerate the financial close, consolidate and report processes while ensuring timely and accurate reporting, including internal and management reports, regulatory filings, global statutory and tax reports, and compliance with global XBRL filing requirements. Learn how IBM solutions can automate the assembly of your recurring internal and external presentations and reports– from collecting data from cross-functional managers, to time-consuming data updates, to narrative commentary, to the inclusion of analytics – with process flow and an audit trail. These sessions will also explore new ways to converge various data sources (including BI and TM1 data) and commentary for faster, more accurate reporting.

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Govemance,risk, & compliance

This track demonstrates how the capabilities of IBM OpenPages and other IBM Smarter Risk solutions can help your company build trust, drive profitable growth and address the increasing demands for regulatory compliance in today’s volatile and complex marketplace. Network with your peers and hear from leading risk and compliance practitioners and professionals how to break down organizational silos and embed risk management and governance into the corporate culture. Discover how top organizations are making business processes more effective by equipping front-line decision makers to make risk-aware decisions with actionable risk intelligence. Learn how to implement best practices and business intelligence reporting with hands on labs and workshops. Don't miss this opportunity to share perspectives and find out how IBM is driving the future of GRC!

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Cloud-based solutions for business insight

With analytics delivered on cloud through software as a service (SaaS), organizations and users can take advantage of the full breadth of financial and sales performance management, governance, risk and compliance capabilities—but with the speed and agility of a cloud-based solution. Learn how the availability of on-cloud deployment enables organizations to choose the best delivery mechanism for their corporate environment without sacrificing capabilities or limiting future deployment options. See how to deploy SaaS analytics solutions: add new capabilities and users as needed while minimizing the costs related to capital equipment, software licenses and IT infrastructure and support.

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