Final Agenda for the Rittman Mead BI Forum 2015 Atlanta - Running this Week!

Final Agenda for the Rittman Mead BI Forum 2015 Atlanta - Running this Week!

It’s the Monday before the Atlanta Rittman Mead BI Forum 2015, and delegates will start to arrive in Atlanta tomorrow and during the rest of the week. The first event in Brighton was excellent, and we’re hoping for something even better in Atlanta this week!

Safe travels for everyone coming to Atlanta, the official Twitter hashtag for the event is #biforum2015, and in the meantime here’s the final agenda for Atlanta’s BI Forum 2015:

Rittman Mead BI Forum 2015
Renaissance Atlanta Midtown Hotel, Atlanta, GA, USA 

Wednesday 13th May 2015

  • 9.00am - 9.30am Registration for Masterclass attendees
  • 9.30am - 12.30pm Masterclass Part 1
  • 12.30pm - 1.30pm Lunch
  • 1.30pm - 4.30pm Masterclass Part 2
  • 5.30pm - 6.30pm Drinks Reception in Renaissance Midtown Hotel Atlanta
  • 6.30pm - 7.30pm Oracle Keynote - Chris Lynskey
  • 7.30pm - 9.30pm Dinner at Renaissance Midtown Hotel Atlanta

Thursday 14th May 2015

  • 8.45am - 9.00am Welcome and Opening Comments
  • 9.00am - 9.45am Chris Lynskey (Oracle Corporation) - Looking Ahead to Oracle BI 12c and Visual Analyzer
  • 9.45am - 10.30am Robin Moffatt (Rittman Mead) - Smarter Regression Testing for OBIEE
  • 10.30am - 11.00am Coffee
  • 11.00am - 11.45pm Chris Lynskey (Oracle Corporation) - Big Data Discovery
  • 11.45am - 12.30pm Mark Rittman (Rittman Mead) and Tim Vlamis (Vlamis Software Solutions) - Big Data Discovery - Examples from the Field
  • 12.30pm - 1.30pm Lunch
  • 1.30pm - 2.30pm Day 1 Debate - "Self-Service BI - The Answer to Users’ Prayers, or the Path to Madness?"
  • 2.30pm - 3.15pm Tim German / Cameron Lackpour - Hybrid Mode - An Essbase Revolution
  • 3.15pm - 3.45pm Coffee
  • 3.45pm - 4.30pm Kevin McGinley (Red Pill Analytics) - Agile BI Applications: A Case Study
  • 6.00pm - 6.45pm Guest Speaker/Keynote - John Foreman - How Mailchimp used qualitative and quantitative analysis to build their next product
  • 7.00pm - 7.45pm Depart for dinner at restaurant
  • 8.00pm - 10.00pm Dinner at external venue

Friday 15th May 2015

  • 09.00am - 09.45am Stewart Bryson (Red Pill Analytics) - Supercharge BI Delivery with Continuous Integration
  • 09.45am - 10.30am Gabby Rubin (Oracle Corporation) - Solid Standing for Analytics in the Cloud
  • 10.30am - 11.15am Hasso Schaap (Qualogy) - Developing strategic analytics applications on OBICS PaaS
  • 11.15am - 11.30am Coffee
  • 11.30am - 12.15pm Andy Rocha and Pete Tamisin (Rittman Mead) - OBIEE Can Help You Achieve Your GOOOOOOOOOALS!
  • 12.15pm - 1.00pm Christian Screen (Sierra-Cedar) - 10 Tenets for Making Your Oracle BI Applications Project Succeed Like a Boss
  • 1.00pm - 1.30pm Short Lunch
  • 1.30pm - 2.30pm Data Visualization Bake-off
  • 2.30pm - 3.15pm Sumit Sarkar (Progress Software) - NoSQL and OBIEE
  • 3.15pm - 3.45pm Closing Remarks, and Best Speaker Award

If you’re interested in coming along to the Rittman Mead BI Forum 2015 in Atlanta, GA, there are still spaces available with details of the event here, and the registration form here - otherwise we’ll look forward to seeing you all at the Renaissance Atlanta Midtown Hotel later this week.