Welcome and Introductions
Presented by Ray Pudlak, Area Technical Manager, Information Builders

Information Builders Best of Summit 2017
Presented by Mike Lewis, Senior Systems Engineer, Information Builders
This session will cover product highlights from Summit 2017 with a deeper dive on IA+ and Portal. The session will include key migration considerations and release 8201M available features.

WebFOCUS 8.2.01M: Before You Upgrade
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 8.201M upgrade planning.

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.

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