2016-04-22: Dallas

Welcome, Introductions and Summit 2016 - June 13-17 in Reno, NV
Presented by Shay Creech, Customer Development Manager, Information Builders

WebFOCUS Highlights and Innovations
Presented by Brian Larkins, Systems Engineer, Information Builders
This session will cover highlights in WebFOCUS 8105 and beyond. We’ll cover best practices and innovations and have an open discussion.

Visualization Beyond the Ordinary
Presented by Barry Austin, Sr. Systems Engineer, Information Builders
This session will cover some examples of how to build visualizations beyond simple bar and pie charts. You will see “mashups” which enhance the presentations quality.

Winning with Big Data
Presented by Trey Peters, Systems Engineer, Information Builders
It’s about Impact, not Insights. This session will cover the impact that Big Data has on today’s business needs and the importance of Big Data Success.

IBI Repository File Data Handling
Presented by Thomas Massey, Choctaw Nation

The nth Degree of Separation: Segregation of Services/Agents/Applications
Presented by Howard Abney, Sr. Systems Engineer, Information Builders
Demystification of the “EDASERVE” Server on the WebFOCUS Client and the “DEFAULT” Data Service residing on the Reporting Server. Ever wondered of the significance of the Reporting Server “DEFAULT” Service and its relationship to the WebFOCUS Client, ReportCaster, Application/Development Studio, and InfoAssist? This session will contain a Use Case to demonstrate techniques to expand the list of Reporting Server Data Services, isolate the application, Reporting Service Assignments, and Profile Management.

InfoAssist Update and Techniques – An In-Depth Review
Presented by Trey Peters, Systems Engineer, Information Builders
WebFOCUS InfoAssist continues to deliver the most comprehensive reporting solutions to business professionals. In this session, we cover key features and updates for WebFOCUS InfoAssist and how to create and design persuasive reports to communicate information effectively.

Reporting from the WebFOCUS repository - Utilities You Can Use Now!
Presented by Barry Austin, Sr. Systems Engineer, Information Builders
Each WebFOCUS 8 site has a repository with an underlying database (SQL Server, Oracle, DB2, etc). This session covers a set of utilities which query this repository and delivers very commonly needed information. The utilities will help WebFOCUS Administrators and Developers gain better insight to their repository and beyond the standard offerings in the product. Learn what these utilities offer and how to easily implement them in your WebFOCUS 8 environment.