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Predictive Business Analytics: Forecasting and Performance Reporting to Deliver Results

Date: Thursday, May 15, 2014
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT There are no CPE Credits for this Solution Demonstration.
What is predictive business analytics, and how does it take business analytics to the next level by allowing firms to look-forward in addition to looking back to drive improved company performance? Predictive business analytics can empower companies to develop new insights and understand business performance based on the extensive use of data, statistical and quantitative analysis, and explanatory and predictive modeling to improve managerial decision-making.

Join us to discover how you can leverage your company’s human capital, technologies, tools, and processes for continuous analysis of past business performance to gain forward-looking insight and drive business decisions and actions.
After attending this event you will be able to:
Understand the concepts and inter-relationships of business intelligence, predictive business analytics, and employee performance management
Discover current and emerging trends and best practices in the world of predictive business analytics
Learn how predictive business analytics can help your organization understand its various drivers of performance and their relationships to future business outcomes

Speakers

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.
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.

Sponsor

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There are no CPE Credits for this Solution Demonstration.