Focus 2016, August 22-25, 2016, Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines, San Diego, CA gives customers ways to share their BI360 stories with their colleagues. Attendees can ask questions and gain valuable insight from colleagues who have experienced the challenges and successes of a BI360 implementation during extended Customer Showcases and Panel Discussions. Then, attendees can enjoy the amenities of the resort.
Extended Customer Showcases
Solver gives presenting customers and session attendees a chance to drill down further into the details of the customer’s story. Scheduled sessions are below:
Wednesday, August 24 – 10:45 – 11:30 AM
BI360 – A Corporate Warehouse Solution
Presented by Chris Stratton, Agspring
This Customer Showcase presentation will describe how Agspring transformed themselves from a group who was reporting on the past to one who was looking at real time and future trends.
Thursday, August 25 – 11:15 AM – 12:00 Noon
Implementing Business Intelligence with BI360
Presented by Jeff Hintz, Progressive Components
This Customer Showcase presentation will be an open discussion about how to build and integrate a business intelligence platform.
Focus 2016 will include two sessions that bring together your peers to answer questions about their BI360 experiences. It’s unedited and uncensored, so attendees will get the real story. Panel discussions will be held during the following times:
Tuesday, August 23 – 1:30 – 2:15 PM: FOR PARTNERS ONLY
How to Grow Your BI360 Practice
Moderated by Tracy Rich, Solver
This panel discussion will share tips from top performing partners on how to grow a BI360 business.
Wednesday, August 24 - 1:30 – 2:15 PM and Thursday, August 25 – 1:30 – 2:15 PM
Moderated by Solver professionals
Hear from fellow BI360 users and fellow integrators as they share their BI360 project experiences—the challenges and the successes—with their fellow attendees. Session topics and participating companies to come.
The Annual BI360 Awards Banquet will be held Wednesday, August 24 from 7:30 – 9:30 PM during Focus 2016, attendees will be the first to learn who has won one of 20 awards and have a chance to speak with them afterwards. Award categories include:
Customers: Customer of the Year by ERP, Trailblazer Innovation, BI360 Warrior, and Customer Evangelist, International Customer of the Year, U.S. Customer of the Year
Partners: Partner of the Year US (Platinum, Gold, and Silver), Partner of the Year International, Rookie Partner of the Year, BI360 Sales Evangelist, Excellence in BI360 Customer Service, Growth, Trailblazer Innovation, and BI360 Social Media
Nominations are open until July 15. Finalists will receive a discount to Focus 2016, while winners will receive: A BI360 Award, the win posted online, PR efforts related to the award, and your story shared in a Best-of-Breed Spotlight article.
With many networking opportunities planning throughout Focus 2016, building a BI360 support group, or meeting other professionals with the same ERP system or within the same industry will be easy at the conference. Here are just a few networking activities we have planned:
Plan out your sessions and activities now with our downloadable Conference Guide. You will find the agenda color-coded by user level, along with more information regarding activities, lodging and travel details.