Information Builders Kicks Off Summit 2017 in the Lone Star State

Thirty-Seventh Annual Customer Conference Features 140+ Sessions, Analyst Presentations, Product News, Networking Opportunities, and More

New York, NY and Grapevine, Texas, June 06, 2017

Information Builders, a leader in business intelligence (BI) and analytics, data integrity, and integration solutions, today announced the kickoff of its annual Summit User Conference in Grapevine, Texas. Now in its 37th year, the event enables customers to learn more about Information Builders’ technology innovations, hear how other organizations are using the company’s solutions to derive maximum value from their data, and network with industry analysts and influencers.

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Summit 2017 will bring customers deep into the heart of data, providing attendees with actionable insights to hone their WebFOCUS and iWay skills, capitalize more efficiently on industry trends like data monetization and prescriptive analytics, and inspire them to make the most of their BI and analytics investments. The four-day event offers a powerful education package with more than 140 sessions, comprised of hands-on labs, customer spotlight sessions, and partner presentations, to name just a few.

Customer Testimonials
Summit 2017 customer presentations will explore topics such as real-time data collection and analytics, deploying self-service capabilities to a wide array of users, nurturing future generations of analytics professionals, and fostering an environment of information transparency. Customer speakers include Ford Motor Company, General Motors, Plex Systems, AutoZone, Conestoga College, Guelph General Hospital, Houston Community College, MasterCard, RBC Investor Services, Utz Quality Foods, City of Charlotte, Michigan State Police, Utah Transit Authority, Quinte Health Care, St. Luke’s University Health Network, Carlson Hotels, Inc., Insperity, Geico Insurance, and Empire Airlines.

Solution Spotlight
Information Builders has a robust partner program, and many of these companies are Summit 2017 sponsors. Throughout the event, attendees can visit the Solutions Pavilion to see these organizations demonstrate the value of their solutions, products, and services. In addition, numerous partners will be speaking at the event, exploring the intersection of trends like artificial intelligence, GIS mapping, and mobility with BI and analytics technology. Partners and sponsors in attendance at Summit include Amtex, Collibra, Fiscal Hub, MapR, LRS, Destiny, Teradata, DMI, Clutchpoint, Meridian IT, Scale Computing, Tesch Global, Xtivia, ORock Technologies, LeapAhead, and Yseop.

Visit our website to see the complete list of Summit 2017 sessions.

Event Entertainment
Summit 2017 will also give attendees the chance to network and have some fun. Sundance Head, The Voice Season 11 winner, will open and close Tuesday morning’s keynote with Information Builders’ president and CEO, Gerald Cohen. In addition, Information Builders will be hosting on-site contests and other events designed to spark engagement across social channels.

More details are available on the Summit 2017 social page and via the #IBSummit hashtag. 

Gerald Cohen, president and CEO, Information Builders, said:
“Summit unites our employees, customers, partners, industry analysts, and other influencers, providing an interactive forum to discuss the latest trends and innovations in BI and analytics. In addition to this year’s educational sessions, Information Builders will be unveiling new solution innovations at the show and honoring four companies for their exceptional technology implementations. We look forward to these conversations and journeying deep into the heart of data with Summit attendees throughout the week.”

About Information Builders

Information Builders provides solutions for business intelligence (BI), analytics, data integration, and data quality that help drive performance improvements, innovation, and value. Through one set of powerful products, we enable organizations to serve everyone – analysts, non-technical users, even partners, customers, and citizens – with better data and analytics. Our dedication to customer success is unmatched with thousands of organizations relying on us as their trusted partner. Founded in 1975, Information Builders is headquartered in New York, NY, with global offices, and remains one of the largest independent, privately held companies in the industry. Visit us at informationbuilders.com, follow us on Twitter at @infobldrs, like us on Facebook, and visit our LinkedIn page.