International Summit 2017 in London

Our Annual Summit in London on 23rd May was a huge success and extremely well attended.  Mark Smith, CEO and Chief Research Officer of Ventana Research provided the guest keynote followed by Information Builders Senior VP and Chief Marketing Officer Michael Corcoran who spoke about 'Monetising Data, Analytics and the IoT'. An information packed day with new product announcements & features, best practices and customer use cases. 

Discover more about some of the topics discussed by watching our on-demand webinars. The presentations from the event are now available.  For your copy, contact us today.

General Session
08.30 Registration & Expo
09.30 Welcome & Market Overview
Gerald Cohen, CEO & Founder, Information Builders
09.50 Analytics and Data in a Digital World
Mark Smith – CEO & Chief Research Officer, Ventana Research
10.50 Coffee Break/Partner Showcase & Demo Area
11.10 Monetising Data, Analytics and IoT
Michael Corcoran – SVP & Chief Marketing Officer, Information Builders
11.40 Information Builders Award of Distinction
For long standing use of WebFOCUS technology and commitment to improving business processes through better access to data.

Customer Panel – Hosted by Michael Corcoran
Hear from some of our customers on different ways to leverage data and analytics in a style to suit their users’ needs.


12.30 Lunch Break/Partner Showcase & Demo Area
Breakout Sessions
  Track 1:
Modern BI & Analytics
Track 2:
Information Management
Track 3:
13.30 WebFOCUS Roadmap Five Things to Focus On for Faster MDM Results iWay Workshop
Hands On
14:10 How WebFOCUS’ new features can enhance the User Experience iWay Roadmap WebFOCUS Workshop
Hands On
14:50 Partner Session
Monetise your Data: Customer-Facing Applications & Portals
Partner Session
Practical steps to become GDPR compliant
WebFOCUS Workshop
Hands On
15:30 Democratising Predictive and Embedded Analytics Keeping your Big Data Initiative on track iWay Workshop
Hands On
Customer Session
Harnessing D3 charting in WebFOCUS
16:00 Wrap-up, Awards, Expo & Cocktail Reception


Partners at Summit

During Summit attendees can visit the Partner Zone, where our Partners demonstrate the value of their solutions, products, and services. There will also be two breakout sessions featuring our Partners. Check out our attending Partners below.

Aspire Systems works with the world’s most innovative enterprises and independent software vendors, helping them leverage technology and outsourcing in specific areas of expertise. Services include Product Engineering, Retail Solutions, Enterprise Solutions, Independent Testing Services, IT Infrastructure, Digital Services and Application Support Services.

Headquartered in London with offices in India and Australia, Big Data International is a global pure-play Service Provider. Our vendor-certified Sales Experts and Consultants have extensive experience working with Big Data platforms across multiple use cases and industries. BDI is fully accredited and endorsed by the leading technology vendors and provides Enterprise Software, Consulting, Data Science, Engineering, Managed Services, Training and Support Services. With exceptional knowledge and regular updates from the leading vendors we provide Use Case Discovery, Architecture Design and Production Cluster Builds for highly available, secure and scalable Big Data Solutions On-Premise and Cloud.

As the leader in data governance, Collibra helps global organizations gain competitive advantage by maximizing the value of their data across the enterprise. Collibra is the only solution purpose-built to address the gamut of data stewardship, governance, and management needs of the most complex, data-intensive industries. Our flexible and configurable cloud-based or on-premises solution puts people and processes first – automating data governance and management to quickly and securely deliver trusted data to the business users who need it. 

DMI is a global, end-to-end mobility company that offers a variety of solutions including Mobility Strategy, Brand Marketing, UX, Web & App Development, Omni-channel Commerce, Big Data Insights, Managed Mobility Services, Cybersecurity Solutions and Infrastructure Services.

As a key player in Consulting and Technologies, Keyrus enables organisations to successfully turn the new data-digital paradigm into opportunities by accompanying their digital transformation and leveraging their data assets.

Snowflake is the only Data Ware House built and designed for the cloud. Snowflake provide data to your current environment and eliminate many of the traditional data warehousing pains left on a daily basis, and solve problems of concurrency and ease of use. We are a SQL analytical database built on AWS with unique capabilities that include : 500 customers in less than 2 years :Nike, Fitbit, Sony, Adobe, CondeNast, Nielsen, Pfizer, Hotel Tonight. Snowflake is ranked #1 by all analysts on Cloud Data Warehouse (enclosed the report that can be helpful for the teams). Data warehouse built from scratch (complete SQL Database) think for the cloud to avoid all problems of on premise solutions who want to run on the cloud. Unique architecture and scalability possibilities. Semi-structured data: Snowflake can natively ingest both structured and semi-structured (i.e. JSON, Avro, XML) data without any preprocessing work. Decoupled compute and storage: Snowflake has separated compute and storage allowing for companies to scale users, CPU power and add storage independently of each other. Zero Management Data warehouse as a Service: Snowflake has eliminated the need for building indexes, vacuuming, sort keys and tuning for performance by building the data warehouse in the cloud. All of your users Up to 200 x faster than other solutions not designed for the cloud, no impact on performance, multi group of users can access. Predictive Business model : pay per use and elastic model pay for only what you need.

Tech Data Corporation is one of the world's largest wholesale distributors of technology products, services and solutions.
Technology Solutions, formerly a division of Avnet, and a leading value-added distributor of enterprise solutions and services, was acquired by Tech Data in February 2017. Its solutions specialist approach to accelerate growth in software-driven technologies is empowering the channel to capitalise on cloud, data analytics, IOT, mobility, security and enterprise networking.

Yseop is a global enterprise software company that commercializes a Natural Language Generation (NLG) software. Our NLG software turns data into written narrative automatically. We believe that for everyone to be able to understand data quickly, analysis software must be able to explain the data in plain English. Yseop’s software suite partners with tools like IBI’s WebFOCUS to explain complex insights and data automatically in written English, French, German, Japanese, and more. Our software suite is fully self-service and can be installed on premise or can run in the cloud. Yseop works with leading companies across the global Fortune 2000 from its offices in New York, London, and more.


EXASOL EXASOL is passionate about helping companies to run their businesses smarter and drive profit by analyzing data and information at unprecedented speeds. The company develops the world's fastest database for analytics and data warehousing and offers first-class know-how and expertise in data insight and analytics. The in-memory analytic database is the first database to combine in-memory, columnar compression and massively parallel processing, and is proven to be the world's FASTEST, topping the list in the TPC-H Benchmark tests for performance. Companies that depend on EXASOL to analyze their data in real-time include King, Olympus, MyThings and Xing. Follow EXASOL on Twitter at @EXASOLAG.

Your success - our only goal
Summit is all about you. Each session is chosen with one main purpose: to improve the way you use data and analytics to gain insight and make decisions.
Expert sessions
Be part of a breakout session, where our product gurus are ready to share everything there is to know about our software.
Get the inside scoop
Learn all about the latest versions of WebFOCUS, iWay, and Omni.
Success stories, not tall tales
Hear how our customers did it. Their first-hand accounts of the issues they faced and success they achieved offer a great way to plan your own path.
Expand your network
Connect with old friends. Make new ones. Learn, share, and collaborate with people who are dedicated to the same goals as you.
What’s happening? What’s coming?
Fresh perspectives, valuable insight on the latest trends, and predictions are the specialty of sessions led by business pioneers and industry thought leaders.
Get the blueprint for success
Don’t reinvent the wheel. Industry peers and experts have been there and done that. Let them show you how without the mistakes.
Supercharge your software
Our third-party vendors share complementary technologies that can really add value to your existing solutions.


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