How to Empower a Huge and Diverse User Base With Data and Analytics

Special guest speaker Ace Hardware will tell how they retooled their information management strategy.

Want to extend decision-making capabilities to a huge base of users via self-service analytics -- but don't want silos of tools?

Join Information Builders and special guest Ace Hardware at this webcast to learn how to:

  • Drive BI and analytics adoption for real ROI
  • Empower business users, analysts, customers, and partners with the right data and analytics
  • Match analytical formats with unique decision-maker needs
  • Bounce back when you hit the wall with data discovery (or avoid it all together) 

Special Guest: Ace Hardware
We are thrilled to welcome Ace Hardware to share the nuts and bolts of delivering self-service analytics to corporate users, customers, retail partners, and suppliers with one integrated BI and analytics platform.


Michael Corcoran, Chief Marketing Officer, Information Builders
With more than 20 years’ experience in the software industry, Michael Corcoran has held top management positions in sales and marketing, business development, product management, and systems management. He has played key roles in the development and acquisition of major technologies, including BI, integration middleware, Internet technology, data warehouse, application development, and expert systems. He is a frequent speaker at industry and financial investor conferences and has contributed hundreds of articles to the leading technology and business publications.

Tim Brynda, Software Engineering Consultant, Ace Hardware Corporation
Tim helps to plan and implement Ace Hardware’s strategy for analyzing, visualizing, and presenting data to empower team members, customers, retailers, and suppliers. Tim graduated from Northern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, and has spent 20 years working his way up through the ranks of Information Technology at Ace, touching COBOL, PL/1, HTML, JavaScript, Data Warehousing, ETL, and reporting along the way. The largest retailer-owned hardware cooperative in the U.S., Ace Hardware uses Information Builders’ WebFOCUS platform as its enterprise standard for BI reporting and analytics.

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