2016-05-06: MasterCard (Internal)

Information Builders Update
Presented by Dan Ortolani, Senior Vice President, Information Builders
This session will cover the WebFOCUS 8.2 Roadmap, 8.2 key new features and company topics.

Apache Hadoop and Cloudera CDH - Access to Data
Presented by Clif Kranish, Director of Product Management, Information Builders
This presentation will start with a quick recap of Hadoop capabilities and data ingestion options. Then we will present Information Builders' adapter for Apache Hive and Cloudera Impala and how to configure and use it to access data from WebFOCUS. We will show how it can be used with Hive complex data types of arrays, maps and structures. Finally, we will show you how to connect a WebFOCUS Reporting Server to a Hadoop cluster secured with Kerberos.

BI Portal Update and Roadmap
Presented by Jim Cummings, Assistant Area Technical Manager, Information Builders
This session will cover Portal enhancements and review the current roadmap. We'll show you how to lock down from a security standpoint, so users can get more active in creating their own portals.

9:00 - 9:15 a.m. Welcome & WebFOCUS Update at MasterCard
Presented by Fred Zarf, Business Leader, MasterCard

9:15 - 9:30 a.m. Summit 2016 - June 13-17 in Reno, NV & Education Update
Presented by Sarah Cook, Customer Development Manager, and Monika Blackmon, Education Account Executive, Information Builders

9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Information Builders Update
Presented by Dan Ortolani, Senior Vice President, Information Builders
This session will cover the WebFOCUS 8.2 Roadmap, 8.2 key new features and company topics.

10:30 - 10:45 a.m. Break

10:45 - 11:45 a.m. Apache Hadoop and Cloudera CDH - Access to Data
Presented by Clif Kranish, Director of Product Management, Information Builders
This presentation will start with a quick recap of Hadoop capabilities and data ingestion options. Then we will present Information Builders' adapter for Apache Hive and Cloudera Impala and how to configure and use it to access data from WebFOCUS. We will show how it can be used with Hive complex data types of arrays, maps and structures. Finally, we will show you how to connect a WebFOCUS Reporting Server to a Hadoop cluster secured with Kerberos.

11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Networking Lunch, hosted by Information Builders

12:30 - 1:15 p.m. InfoAssist+
Presented by Jeff Ojile, Senior Systems Engineer, Information Builders
Information Builders’ WebFOCUS InfoAssist+ is an enterprise-grade analytics tool connected to the WebFOCUS BI and analytics platform, which enables governed self-service reporting, analysis, and discovery capabilities to non-technical users. Join us for this session to see a demonstration of the solution in action along with the WebFOCUS Business User Edition.

1:15 - 2:00 p.m. BI Portal Update and Roadmap
Presented by Jim Cummings, Assistant Area Technical Manager, Information Builders
This session will cover Portal enhancements and review the current roadmap. We'll show you how to lock down from a security standpoint, so users can get more active in creating their own portals

2:00 p.m. Wrap-Up & Door Prizes 


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