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New England Cognos User Group

Mar 19th 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Comcast Event Center - 676 Island Pond Road, Manchester NH 03109



8:30 am  - Registration

9:00 am  - Welcome and Introduction

9:15 am  - Linking External Files w/ Report Studio

Presented by Matt Cotter, Tufts Health Plan

10:00 am  - Solving the Self-Service Conundrum w/ Watson Analytics

10:45 am  - Break

11:00 am  - Training Path for Business Analytics

Presented by David Pacific, Education Services Practice Lead, Creative Computing Inc. Come hear David describe how investing in training will benefit the investment in IBM BI. He will conver the various modes of delivery and key benefits of each (classroom, instructor led online, self-paced or private).He will describe the approach that companies take with new technologies, incremental user roll outs and with maintaining skills (new employee onboarding).

11:40 am  - Lunch & Networking

12:45 pm  - Location Analytics w/ ESRI Maps for Cognos & ArcGIS Online

Presented by David Russell, Advanced Analytics Practice Manager, LPA Software Solutions

You already rely on online mapping outside the office - what if you could extend your Cognos Business Intelligence analytics to include a mapping perspective? ArcGIS Online can provide you with the location analytics capability that is missing from your current Cognos solution.  Additionally, it also provides location-centric external data sources to enhance your Predictive Models.   During this session LPA will discuss typical implementations and demo how these Esri tools can greatly augment and enhance your existing Cognos/SPSS investments.

1:30 pm -  “Ask the Experts” Round Table

2:15 pm  - Raffle

2:25 pm  - Closing Remarks