Mark your calendars for BACon 2019. This year, BACon will be held August 7th-8th.
The PMsquare Business Analytics Conference (BACon) is a unique data and analytics conference that provides opportunities for technical training, strategic planning guidance, and exploration of what is in store for IBM analytics solutions. Held annually at the iconic Arlington International Racecourse, the conference offers a signature experience for attendees.
BACon blends together the best elements of professional training, user groups, data symposiums, and large-scale analytics conventions to deliver insightful, relevant, and focused content. Over the years, the conference has transformed into a premier data and analytics event spanning two days and drawing an international audience.
The Future Direction of Analytics – The roadmap for IBM Analytics, Data Science, and AI.
Keynote Presentations – key insights about the evolving landscape of data and analytics from internationally regarded technology experts.
Knowledge Sharing – Uncover useful insights in through peer to peer breakout sessions, panels, and roundtable discussions.
Expert Panels – Acquire in-depth perspective about emerging technology trends and tangible recommendations from solution architects and implementation strategists.
Interactive Workshops – Hands-on workshops with the most advanced IBM analytics tools with guidance from technology experts.
Networking – The interactive setting of BACon fosters professional networking with like-minded professionals from other organizations.
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This event is designed for professionals interested in using data and analytics to improve their company's ability to gain insight from their data.
Past conference topics include:
Data Modules, Data Sets, Excel Uploads: How it All Works Together – Advanced Workshop
Planning Analytics Workspace Walk-through – Advanced Workshop
Customizing Cognos – Advanced Workshop
The Data Science Experience
Visualization Customizer Tour
Predictive Analytics Workshop
Dashboards in Cognos Analytics
Metadata Models in Cognos Analytics
Exploring Cognos Analytics
Advanced Data Visualization with RAVE
Requirements Gathering for Accurate Results
Balancing Technology and Creativity
Multi BI Platforms from Motio
How U of Louisville leverages data to predict and prevent athlete injury
The Art of Making Technology Stick
Financial and Operational Performance Management
Overview of IBM Cognos Analytics
Gamifying the User Experience
Keys to Data Visualization
Development and Implementation
Mapping with Cognos Analytics Workshop
Lessons Learned: CQM to DQM conversion and Cognos Analytics Upgrades
Watson Analytics / Cognos Analytics Integration
Motio Solutions for Upgrades
Build Your Own Chatbot with IBM Watson Assistant
Strategy and Planning
Cognos Analytics Upgrade Best Practices
IBM Licensing Updates
7 Things Which Will Spell Disaster for Your Project
Introduction to Design Thinking
Deploying Cognos Externally
Visualization Best Practices
Planning Analytics Workspace and Cognos Analytics Integration
Cognos Security Best Practices
IBM Analytics in the Cloud
Achieve BI Success with Accurate and Quality Data
Features and Techniques in Planning Analytics
Comparing Cognos Analytics to Cognos BI
Making Sense of User Adoption