This year’s tracks focus on solutions in five key areas: Financial and Operational Performance Management; Sales Performance Management; Governance, Risk and Compliance; Business Intelligence and Smart Data Discovery.

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Financial & Operational Performance Management

This track shows how a dynamic, reliable performance management system can help organizations anticipate performance gaps, assess alternatives, enable effective decision making and drive execution. Experience the evolution of IBM Cognos TM1 to IBM Planning Analytics and see its new Workspace interface. Learn how finance teams use IBM Analytics solutions to improve their performance reporting and scorecarding, planning, budgeting, analysis and forecasting, profitability modeling, financial consolidation and regulatory reporting. Hear from leading companies and IBM subject matter experts about how to apply agile planning and exploratory analytics and best practices to steer business performance more effectively.

Apria Healthcare – A Profitability Case Study

How IBM Planning Analytics Improves Supply Chain Accuracy Driven by Govt Regulation at Fiat Chrysler

The Formula for a Data - Fueled Future at GSW Manufacturing, Inc

Auditable Financial System for Government Contracting at Accenture Federal Services

Dynamic Salary Planning in IBM Cognos TM1 at the University of Adelaide

Sales Performance Management

This track shows how a flexible sales performance management solution can help organization remain agile and dynamic in the ever changing world of sales to optimize sales team performance and achieve astounding revenue and growth. With a new user experience, IBM Incentive Compensation Management allows for easier design and maintainability of incentive compensation programs, territory coverage and quota distribution. Organizations are recognizing the value a Sales Performance Management solution provides in the sales planning, sales management and sales analytics business processes. Learn how organizations are outperforming the competition by ensuring alignment between corporate objectives and sales strategy, sales motions and sales behaviors while some of the most influential thought leaders discuss industry trends, best practices, predictions and other considerations. Listen to customers as they describe the criticality of having a comprehensive set of capabilities in sales planning, sales management and sales analytics leveraging IBM Planning Analytics, IBM Sales Performance Management and IBM Watson Analytics solutions.

How Telefonica Argentina Solved Its Sales Incentive Challenges Using ICM

The Pitney Bowes Strategy for Global Domination Through Sales Performance Management in the Cloud

Keeping Pace: Is It Time for an ICM Refresh?

How iHeartMedia Used Automation, Analytics and Insight for Efficiency, Intelligence and Growth

From Excel to Automation: Why ICM Is the Right Choice for BioMarin Pharmaceutical

Governance, Risk and Compliance

As regulations evolve in 2017 and beyond, will you have the framework in place to quickly identify the impact to your organization? IBM OpenPages Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) solutions can help you keep pace with regulatory change, manage risk and achieve profitable growth in uncertain times. The GRC track brings together IBM clients, product professionals and industry experts to show you new ways to gain a holistic view of risk, manage regulatory change and embed risk management and governance into the corporate culture. You’ll see how cognitive computing is changing the risk and compliance landscape with the ability to ingest unstructured data, understand it, reason about it, combine it with structured data and learn from it over an extended time period to surface relevant information related to risk and compliance use cases. In short, you’ll learn how Risk and Compliance solutions from IBM can help you provide senior management with the assurance that, as top-line and bottom-line performance goals are met, legal requirements are adhered to and brand equity is protected.

How Morgan Stanley Utilizes IBM OpenPages Version 7.2 Functionali

Unsure How to Align Your GRC Journey with Business Strategy? Lessons and Experiences from ING

How Charles Schwab Uses the Questionnaire App in IBM OpenPages

Bank of Montreal: IBM OpenPages Development Toolkit and DevOps

Putting GRC on Solid Tires – IBM OpenPages GRC Implementation at Continental

Business Intelligence and Smart Data Discovery

Everyone from executives to operational workers wants to turn data into insight and insight into actions that drive performance. Cognos Analytics is a modern BI platform that lets organizations access, analyze, visualize and share insight based on trusted data. Cognos Analytics supports managed financial and operational reporting alongside self-service options such as analytic dashboards, storytelling, and the ability to work with other data sources including spreadsheets. Integration with IBM Planning Analytics lets you view planned and actual results. Watson Analytics offers you the benefits of advanced analytics without the complexity. As a cloud-based smart data discovery service, it guides data exploration, and automates predictive analytics to help you identify and understand performance drivers.

Risky Business: Analyze Social Media Data to Gauge Your Reputation

Enabling Insight at Speed Through Cloud - Based Data Discovery and Business Intelligence.

Taking It to the Next Level: Evaluating Whether It’s Time to Upgrade to Cognos Analytics

Planet Fitness Firms Up Same Store Sales with Visualization from Cognos Analytics

Dynamic Duo: Linking Together Planning Analytics (TM1) and Cognos Analytics (BI) for Powerful Result

Breakout Sessions

These hour-long sessions offer a detailed exploration of a single topic in a traditional classroom setting. In addition to sessions about the newest technology that IBM Analytics has to offer, these sessions will highlight clients and Business Partners

Panel Sessions

Moderated by an IBM subject matter expert, these roundtable discussions will offer insight into a specific topic that will cover ground for an industry issue, resolution of a specific shared challenge or help lay the groundwork for what's next in Analytics.

Hands-On Labs

Vision Hands-on Labs provide an opportunity to gain first-hand, technical experience with IBM's latest products and solutions. Attendees complete labs in a classroom setting, each with a dedicated laptop, led by IBM expert instructors providing step-by-step lab instructions and asnwering questions. Early enrollment is encouraged as hands-on labs reach capacity

Design Studios

These NDA sessions provide the the opportunity to learn about the newest technological advances in IBM Analytics while providing your feedback as an expert user in the industry. IBM technologists will focus on specific topics including, requirements gathering and validation, design, prototypes, and demos.

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