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Business Analytics Re-imagined: How Enterprise Analytics Empower Company Leaders to Deliver

Date: Thursday, October 30, 2014
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT There are no CPE Credits for this Solution Demonstration.
Would your business benefit by better and faster information flows? How about taking business analytics to the next level by allowing firms to look-forward in addition to looking back to drive improved company performance? Business analytics can empower companies to develop new insights and understand business performance based on the extensive use of data, quantitative analysis, and modeling to improve managerial decision-making.

Join Infor as internationally recognized expert and author in performance improvement systems, Gary Cokins, discusses how your company can:

  • Measure and monitor real-time, actionable metrics that matter for your company
  • Quickly and easily identify operational business drivers
  • Intuitively run scenario analyses and what-if modeling using contextual analysis with recognized planning and forecasting processes to impact performance
  • Discover how your company can align technology that puts intuitive statistical analysis in the hands of every manager and stakeholder in the business with your company’s human capital to gain forward-looking insights which fuel competitive advantage.
After attending this event you will be able to:
Discover current and emerging technology trends and best practices in the world of business analytics
Understand the concepts and inter-relationships of business intelligence, business analytics, and employee performance management
Learn how business analytics can help your organization understand its various drivers of performance and their relationships to future business outcomes


Gary Cokins, CEO, Analytics-Based Performance Management, LLC
Gary Cokins
CEO, Analytics-Based Performance Management, LLC
Gary is an internationally recognized expert, speaker, and author in performance improvement systems and advanced cost management. Gary was trained on activity-based costing (ABC) by Harvard Business School Professors Robert S. Kaplan and Robin Cooper. While with KPMG working with Dr. David Norton, Gary was also involved with initial research that led to the development of the Balanced Scorecard. Prior to joining SAS, Gary headed the National Cost Management Consulting Services for Electronic Data Systems (EDS). In 1996 Gary joined ABC Technologies that was acquired in 2002 by SAS, a leading provider of enterprise performance management and business analytics software headquartered in Cary, North Carolina. At SAS he was a principal consultant and retired in 2012. Gary has authored several acclaimed books including Activity Based Cost Management: Making it Work, which was judged by the Harvard Business School Press as “read this book first. Gary’s latest books are Performance Management: Integrating Strategy Execution, Methodologies, Risk, and Analytics and Strategic Business Management: From Planning to Performance. Mr. Cokins has participated and served on committees including: CAM-I, the Supply Chain Council, the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), the Institute of Management Accountants, the AICPA, and the American Association of Accountants (AAA). Gary received a BS degree with honors (Tau Beta Pi; Alpha Pi Mu) in Industrial Engineering/Operations Research from Cornell University in 1971. He received his MBA with honors (Beta Gamma Sigma) from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management in 1974.
Lee Kilmer, Vice President of Product Strategy, Product Management, and Development, Infor
Lee Kilmer
Vice President of Product Strategy, Product Management, and Development, Infor
Lee Kilmer is Vice President of product strategy, product management, and development for the Infor Dynamic Enterprise Performance Management product suite including Business Vault, Approva, corporate performance management, enterprise reporting, and analytics. Lee joined Infor in July 2011 after 20 years with Lawson Software holding a variety leadership positions in product management and product development.
Moderated by: Ernie Humphrey, Educational Programs Leader, Proformative
Moderated by: Ernie Humphrey
Educational Programs Leader, Proformative
Ernie currently serves as the CEO of 360 Thought Leadership Consulting and as the Educational Programs Leader for Proformative. 360 Thought Leadership Consulting helps companies define and unlock the strategic value of their thought leadership programs by delivering comprehensive marketing services and business development strategy consulting. Previously Ernie served as the Vice President, Educational & Marketing Programs for Proformative. Ernie has overseen the content and execution of over 200 events designed to further the careers of finance and accounting leaders and related professionals. Formerly, Ernie served as the Director of Treasury Services and as a Director of the Corporate Treasurers Council for the Association for Financial Professionals. Ernie has extensive experience in the areas of educational program development and execution, online marketing, website content management, international cash management, and acquisition integration. Ernie has a BS and MS in Economics both from Purdue University.


Event Sponsor Infor
Infor - Infor is fundamentally changing the way information is published and consumed in the enterprise, helping 70,000 customers in 194 countries improve operations, drive growth, and quickly adapt to changes in business demands. Infor offers deep industry-specific applications and suites, engineered for speed, and with an innovative user experience design that is simple, transparent, and elegant. Infor provides flexible deployment options that give customers a choice to run their businesses in the cloud, on-premises, or both.
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There are no CPE Credits for this Solution Demonstration.