9:30 - 10:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
Presented by Brittany Carr, Customer Development Manager, Information Builders

10:00 - 10:20 a.m. Information Builders Best of Summit 2017
Presented by Mike Lewis, Senior Systems Engineer, Information Builders
This session will cover product highlights from Summit 2017 and include release 8201M available features.

10:20 - 10:50 a.m. WebFOCUS 8.2.01M: Upgrade Considerations, Resources and Demonstration
Presented by Mary Casull, Director, Technical Content Services, and Mike Lewis, Senior Systems Engineer, Information Builders
In this session, we will outline the new resources and efficiencies available to facilitate your WebFOCUS Release 8.2.01M upgrade planning. Additionally, we will demo the WebFOCUS Release 8.2.01M upgrade-in-place feature step-by-step.

10:50 - 11:30 a.m. Customer Use Cases

11:30 - 11:45 a.m. Break

11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Portal Update and Demo
Presented by David Glick, Director, Information Builders
This session will be a journey through a wide array of new collaborative features of the portal that promote synergy in your business intelligence deployment.

12:15 - 1:00 p.m. Networking Lunch, provided by Information Builders

1:00 - 1:30 p.m. Getting Started With iWay Big Data Integrator
Presented by Alex Fletcher, Solutions Architect, Information Builders
iWay Big Data Integrator simplifies the creation, management, and use of Hadoop-based data lakes. It includes a simplified, easy-to-use (Eclipse-based) interface, so you can spend less time coding and debugging. This session will review the latest updates to our Big Data Integrator offering.

1:30 - 1:50 p.m. Customer Roundtable on Product Discussion and Future Plans

1:50 - 2:00 p.m. Wrap-Up and Q&A

2:00 - 2:45 p.m. BONUS SESSION:
Variables, Variables, Everywhere
Presented by Walter Blood, Director of Product Management & Support, Information Builders
At the heart of Dialogue Manager are global and local amper variables, which are central to building complex requests, such as guided ad hoc queries. Recently, amper variables have also shown up in the Master File, and with the advent of the MFD Profile, they now play a role almost everywhere. This session will demonstrate and explore the use of amper variables, from the navigational Dialogue Manager to the DBA-generating possibilities of the master file profile.


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