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Midsize Business Analytics Virtual Summit

  • 09 Jun 2010
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Virtual

Knowledge Providers Inc. (KPI),

a Cognos Solution Provider and IBM Business Partner, would like to invite you to attend the following IBM Virtual Summit focused on reporting, analysis and planning solutions for midsize companies.  For more information:  moreinfo@myknowledgeproviders.com

Register now to attend the June 9 Virtual Summit

IBM Cognos Midsize Business Analytics Virtual Summit – June 9, 2010

This virtual summit is the second in a series of quarterly, interactive forums focused on reporting, analysis

and planning solutions for midsize companies. Join us as we focus on performance dashboards and how

they can make your company more successful.

The June 9 Virtual Summit will be held live at two times: 

·         9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (EDT)

·         6:00 PM – 9:00 PM (EDT)

Note: Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) = UTC/GMT -4. See times in your area.

·         Register Now!

Time (EDT)


9:00-9:15 AM
6:00-6:15 PM

Event Lobby and Virtual Expo Hall Opens

9:15-9:45 AM
6:15-6:45 PM

Keynote Address
Performance Dashboards: Measuring, Monitoring and Managing your Midsize Business

Wayne W. Eckerson, Director of Research, The Data Warehousing Institute (TDWI), the leading association of business intelligence and data warehousing professionals worldwide.
Learn how performance dashboards can help midsize companies manage costs, drive profitability and increase growth. Discover the latest technologies that make performance dashboards affordable and easy to deploy.

9:45-10:00 AM
6:45-7:00 PM

Scheduled Chat in the Networking Lounge
Chat with Wayne Eckerson of TDWI and IBM Business Analytics executives.

10:00-10:15 AM
7:00-7:15 PM

Virtual Expo Hall Open
Meet with IBM Business Partners and IBM executives in the Expo Hall.

10:15-10:45 AM
7:15-7:45 PM

Customer Session
Achieving Rapid ROI at Mayflex with IBM Cognos Express

Lyn Dolpin, Finance Manager, Mayflex
Nick Waters, Inca, IBM Business Partner

Hear how Mayflex, a distributor with multiple locations, achieved rapid ROI by streamlining its complex, unwieldy spreadsheet environment with an IBM Cognos Express solution. Within a few short months, Mayflex significantly improved its budgeting and forecasting capabilities through faster access to accurate information company-wide.

10:45-11:00 AM
7:45-8:00 PM

Virtual Expo Hall Open
Meet with IBM Business Partners and IBM executives in the Expo Hall.

11:00-11:30 AM
8:00-8:30 PM

IBM Cognos Express in Action

Mark Morton, Senior Manager Product Marketing, IBM Business Analytics
See how the integrated reporting, analysis, planning and dashboard capabilities of IBM Cognos Express can help midsize companies manage costs and improve productivity. See solutions for a plastics manufacturer, a hotel finance department and an electronics retailer.

11:30-12:00 PM
8:30-9:00 PM

Networking Session with the Experts
Meet with IBM product experts, customers and other attendees to share information about business analytics tools and techniques. IBM Business Partners will be available to provide additional information about IBM Cognos Express and answer your questions about implementing business analytics solutions in your company.

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