Day 1  |  Day 2

Agenda - Day 1

Time

Duration

Session Title

Speaker

09:00

09:30

10:30

10.45

12:15

12:45

13:45

15:15

15:30

 

15:30

30 min

60 min

15 min

90 min

30 min

60 min

90 min

15 min

60 min

 

60 min

 

Introduction & Welcome

A CEO's Perspective on CPM

Refreshment Break

Prophix Roadmap

Guest Keynote

Lunch Break

Visual Communication Workshop

Refreshment Break

Dashboard Design in Prophix

Or

Tableau 10.X New Features

Murray Westphal - Managing Director, Forest Grove Technology

Paul Barber - CEO, Prophix

 

Ronel Marbella - Director, Product & Business Strategy, Prophix

Amit Kabra - Synergy

 

Paul Middlewick - BI Consultant, Forest Grove Technology

 

Luke Bonser - Consultant, Forest Grove Technology

 

Willem Lottering - Technical Consultant, Forest Grove Technology

16:30 - Day One Concludes


 

 

 

A CEO's Perspective on CPM

Drawing from decades of experience in both the Corporate Performance Management and senior management spaces, Prophix CEO Paul Barber discuss how to leverage your Corporate Performance Management solution to maximise value in every area of your organisation.  

 

 

Visual Communication Workshop

This workshop explores the often-overlooked subject of how to best present your information to ensure your audience clearly understand and can act on the insights you provide.  Create more meaningful and impactful dashboards and learn how others "see" your data in this introduction to the science of data visualisation.

 

 

Dashboard Design in Prophix 12

Prophix’s dashboards make it easy to display and share your company’s key information in one place. Get hands on with designing and developing dashboards, from setting up the initial layouts all the way to creating a fully functioning interactive console.

 

 

Tableau 10.3

Tableau 10.3 is packed with new features including smart table and join recommendations, increased map data and the all-new PDF connector.  This hands on session will guide you through a number of the latest features and help you become a power user.

 

Day 1  |  Day 2

Agenda - Day 2

Time

Duration

Session Title

Speaker

07:30

09:00

10:00

10:30

10:45

 

10:45

11:45

 

11:45

12:45

13:45

14:15

 

14:15

15:15

15:45

 

60 min

60 min

30 min

15 min

60 min

 

60 min

60 min

 

60 min

60 min

30 min

60 min

 

60 min

30 min

15 min

 

Andrew Twaits - Managing Principal, The Strategy Canvas

Paul Middlewick - BI Consultant, Forest Grove Technology

 

Matt Bowker - Sr Consultant, Forest Grove Technology

 

Felicity Day - Consultant & Training Facilitator, Forest Grove Technology

Ross Gaskell - Operations Director, Forest Grove Technology

 

Craig Cullum - Sales & Marketing Director, Forest Grove Technology

 

Ronel Marbella - Director Product & Business Strategy, Prophix

Kim O'Connor - Consultant, Forest Grove Technology

 

Paul Middlewick - BI Consultant, Forest Grove Technology

Craig Cullum - Sales & Marketing Director, Forest Grove Technology

Murray Westphal - Managing Director, Forest Grove Technology 

16:00 - Conference Concludes


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Managing Data Quality

“Garbage in – Garbage Out” as the saying goes.  Data quality is the bane of any business.  In this workshop we explore how to address the more common forms of data quality issues that arise , so that you can get back to running your business.

 

 

Faster Forecasting

Organisations need to see what’s ahead of them and prepare accordingly. Whether recruitment efforts, procurement or cashflow, Prophix can develop fast, efficient forecasts. This hands on session will take an in depth look into how an individual cost centre can build simple forecasts using a top-down approach as well as bottom-up forecasts allowing for individual business units to take control of their financial strategy.

 

 

Tableau Design Best Practices

A well-designed dashboard can align your organization's efforts, help uncover key insights, and speed up decision-making. Delivered by one of only 3 certified Desktop III (Advanced) Tableau trainers in Australia - Felicity Day - this session provides tips on best practices in dashboard and visualisation creation.

 

 

DPM Deep Dive

In this session you will learn how to use attributes and conditions to drive calculations for non-personnel models.  This hands on session will draw on your understanding of the interactions between the Detailed Planning cube and the Finance cube, and help you enhance the reporting that your Detailed Planning cube can produce.

 

 

Business Intelligence as a Service (BI-as-a-S)

Save time, cost and reduce pressure on IT resources with a solution that lets you spend more time analysing and understanding your data. Remove the worry of a complex on premise data warehouse and say hello to a simpler BI project.  

 

 

Prophix Roadmap

With new technology forming the foundation of Prophix, the constant releases in Prophix Version 12 presents an exciting journey for all users of the software. Ronel will lead us through what we will see next year and beyond.

 

 

Designing Templates in Prophix 12

As one of the newer features of Prophix, this session aims to teach you everything you need to know about Template Studio. Learn how to build and maintain reports and set up variances in your templates instead of version dimensions.

 

 

Unconventional BI

How do you continue to deliver value through your BI function after the initial project is complete? Thinking outside the realm of your initial BI objectives can unlock hidden value to all stakeholders. This session explores unconventional approaches for utilising Business Intelligence to provide value for suppliers, customers and more.

 

 

Empowered Users

Leave the conference informed, equipped and excited for what lies ahead in your Prophix, Tableau or KNIME journey.