2016-02-25: New York

KEYNOTE: WebFOCUS 8105 Highlights and Beyond
Presented by Dan Carotenuto, David Glick, and Nick Zavalkov, Information Builders
This session covers highlights of the current version of WebFOCUS 8105 and the next generation. See how these new features can make your development of Business Intelligence Systems faster and easier than ever before. We’ll also provide an update on the latest release roadmap and discuss your plans for the 8.2 Release. This session will also provide an update on key features such as App Studio and InfoAssist Plus.

Let's Talk Big Data: How Does it Fit into Your Environment?
Presented by Dan Schultz, Director, iWay Software, Information Builders
One of the struggles most organizations face today in working with Hadoop is how to integrate it into their current data management strategy. In this session, we will discuss the role(s) Hadoop can play in an enterprise and how Information Builder's iWay Hadoop Data Manager can facilitate its adoption. iWay HDM provides an easy to use interface for data ingestion, transformation and data quality, all native within the Hadoop ecosystem and is Hadoop vendor agnostic.

Introducing Magnify - Finding Waldo Has Never Been This Easy 
Presented by Mona Baker, Senior Account Support Manager and Kishor Rao, Technical Specialist, Information Builders
Anyone can write a SQL query. What happens if you have unstructured content you want to query against? Magnify provides seamless search capabilities on various data sources with links to any application, report, or URL. This session will show you how easy it is to load and access your data.

Relational Efficiencies Updated
Presented by Renee Teatro, Technical Director, Information Builders
The presentation concentrates on obtaining a better understanding of how JOIN requests are translated into SQL via WebFOCUS tracing, and what can be adjusted in the queries to ensure optimal performance. Examples  use SQL Server, but the information is applicable to all relational data adapters.

Using the Responsive Design Templates
Presented by David Glick, Director, Information Builders
This session will show you some of the examples of the RDF templates created by our Professional Services team . The RDF Templates can be used to create responsive web pages fast and easy in release 8105 and higher.

9:00 - 9:30 a.m. Registration and Networking Breakfast

9:30 - 10:00 a.m. Welcome, Introductions and Summit 2016 - June 13-17 in Reno, NV
Presented by Brittany Pope, Customer Development Manager, Information Builders

10:00 - 11:15 a.m. KEYNOTE: WebFOCUS 8105 Highlights and Beyond
Presented by Dan Carotenuto, David Glick, and Nick Zavalkov, Information Builders
This session covers highlights of the current version of WebFOCUS 8105 and the next generation. See how these new features can make your development of Business Intelligence Systems faster and easier than ever before. We’ll also provide an update on the latest release roadmap and discuss your plans for the 8.2 Release. This session will also provide an update on key features such as App Studio and InfoAssist Plus.

11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. The Customer Speaks
Presented by Bob McNab, Fordham University
See how Fordham University is leveraging WebFOCUS and utilizing applications in their business operations.

12:00 - 12:45 p.m. Networking Lunch, hosted by Information Builders

12:45 - 1:30 p.m. Let's Talk Big Data: How Does it Fit into Your Environment?
Presented by Dan Schultz, Director, iWay Software, Information Builders
One of the struggles most organizations face today in working with Hadoop is how to integrate it into their current data management strategy. In this session, we will discuss the role(s) Hadoop can play in an enterprise and how Information Builder's iWay Hadoop Data Manager can facilitate its adoption. iWay HDM provides an easy to use interface for data ingestion, transformation and data quality, all native within the Hadoop ecosystem and is Hadoop vendor agnostic.

1:30 – 1:40 p.m. Break

1:40 - 2:30 p.m. Introducing Magnify - Finding Waldo Has Never Been This Easy 
Presented by Mona Baker, Senior Account Support Manager and Kishor Rao, Technical Specialist, Information Builders
Anyone can write a SQL query. What happens if you have unstructured content you want to query against? Magnify provides seamless search capabilities on various data sources with links to any application, report, or URL. This session will show you how easy it is to load and access your data.

2:30 - 3:25 p.m. Afternoon Breakout Sessions

Relational Efficiencies Updated
Presented by Renee Teatro, Technical Director, Information Builders
The presentation concentrates on obtaining a better understanding of how JOIN requests are translated into SQL via WebFOCUS tracing, and what can be adjusted in the queries to ensure optimal performance. Examples  use SQL Server, but the information is applicable to all relational data adapters.

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Using the Responsive Design Templates
Presented by David Glick, Director, Information Builders
This session will show you some of the examples of the RDF templates created by our Professional Services team . The RDF Templates can be used to create responsive web pages fast and easy in release 8105 and higher.

3:30 p.m. Q&A and Raffle Giveaways 


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