Oracle EPM Innovation Day Conference: Houston
November 17, 2015
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November 17, 2015
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Westin Oaks Houston at the Galleria
5011 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77056
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You are invited to join us at our annual Oracle EPM Innovation Day Conference in Houston. We’ll hone in on strategic finance topics and arm you with the innovative tools that will give you the insight needed to lead your industry.
OpenWorld 2015 showcased the latest EPM applications. We’ll go one step further during this concentrated afternoon of “jump start” workshops. Our goal? To provide you with all of the tools needed to drive peak performance across your business.
One Day. 2 Business Tracks. 11 Powerful Sessions.
Our two information-packed tracks will include:
Leading Practices: Moving Beyond “Table Stakes” to Optimizing Finance for Strategy
Power Tools: The Basic “Blocking and Tackling” of Transactions, Controls and Reporting
In addition to our ground breaking sessions you will:
Hear from Leading Industry Experts
Network with Oracle thought leaders and top business leaders like yourself from the Houston business community.
Leave the Day with a Financial Success Toolkit.
Interactive sessions, panels, and product demonstrations will provide you with everything you need to:
Get more value from your existing EPM products and strategies
Strategize, plan and optimize your current business operations
Integrate new performance management tools and partner across your business for a return-driven success framework
to get your exclusive pass to register for this one-of-a-kind strategic finance conference and learn a new way of thinking for finance, operational and business professionals with P&L responsibility.
Registration, Networking and Continental Breakfast
Becoming a Disrupter in Your Organization
Chis Grim, Group Vice President, Oracle
Chris Muli, Sales Consulting Director, Oracle
Deep Dive Thought Leadership Sessions:
Connecting People, Process and Technology to Drive, Deliver and Win with Oracle Hyperion
Best Practices: Moving Beyond “Table Stakes” to Optimizing Finance for Strategy
Power Tools: The Basic “Blocking and Tackling” of Transactions, Control and Reporting
Portfolio Optimization using Hyperion Strategic Finance:
Featuring A Case Study About the Largest Global Crude Producer
Huron Consulting Group
Scott Leshinski, Managing Director, Huron Consulting Group
The Foundation for EPM
Corina Henderson, Consultant, M2 Dynamics
Coby Nichols, Director of Business Development, M2 Dynamics
Navigating the Ever Expanding Oracle EPM Cloud Landscape
Tracy McMullen, Director of Special Projects, interRel Oracle ACE Director
Telling the Story of Financial Performance (HFM and Reporting, including a feature on EPRCS)
The Hackett Group
Dave Collins, Associate Principal, The Hackett Group
Brett Williams, Senior Director, The Hackett Group
Lunch and Networking
Strategic Business Partnering:
When a simple technical upgrade is not the right answer – a case study in long-term improvement
Alvarez & Marsal
Arthur Forbus, Managing Director, Alvarez & Marsal
Steven Courtade, Managing Director, Alvarez & Marsal
Planned and Executed Success:
Stone Energy a Year Later
Jim Johnson, Strategic Planning Engineer, Stone Energy
What’s New in Planning Applications and Why You Should Care?
Ken Kober, Senior Sales Consultant, Oracle
What’s New in Close and Consolidation Applications
Jonas Referente, Senior Sales Consultant, Oracle
Finding Your Best Customers and Best Products in a Challenging Economy
Mark Wright, Principal Sales Consultant, Oracle
Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) and Country by Country Reporting
Michael Johnson, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) is a global professional services firm specializing in performance improvement, corporate restructuring, interim management, and business advisory services. A&M delivers specialist operational, consulting, and industry expertise to management and investors seeking to accelerate performance, overcome challenges and maximize value across the corporate and investment lifecycles. Founded in 1983, the firm is known for its distinctive restructuring heritage, hands-on approach and relentless focus on execution and results. The Firm has over 2,500 professionals in 44 cities in 18 countries.
A&M is an Oracle Gold Partner with Specializations in Oracle Hyperion Financial Management 11, Oracle Hyperion Planning 11 and Oracle Essbase.
Hackett is a global Platinum level partner that brings a broad array of integrated, business improvement capabilities to help clients and improve both efficiency and effectiveness in their organizations. Hackett enjoys the recognition of being among Oracle’s top license influencer in both EPM and BI. Oracle’s #1 EPM license influencer for the past three years.
Hackett has completed over 400 Oracle BI and EPM implementations encompassing some of the most complex projects in the market. Including large, global, complex organizations: including Office Depot, Herbalife, MetLife, Toyota Motor Sales, General Electric, Verizon, and FedEx.
The Hackett Group is the first and only partner to bring IP based solutions built on the BICS and PBCS platform. Such as H.O.P.E. and PBCS FastPass Framework.
Huron’s Enterprise Performance Management and Analytics practice delivers best in class solutions that enable organizations to manage and optimize their financial performance, operational efficiency, and client experience. With expertise in full-service enterprise performance management, business analytics, CRM, and big data professional services, Huron helps global clients across industries drive results and gain competitive advantage. Our comprehensive offerings include organizational improvements and software consulting leveraging both cloud and on-premise configurations. Huron is a Platinum level member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN).
interRel, home to three Oracle ACE Directors and one Oracle ACE Associate, is the longest-standing Hyperion partner dedicated solely to implementing Oracle EPM/BI solutions. The company is an eight-time Inc. 5000 honoree committed to education including 10+ books in its best-selling technical reference series
“Look Smarter Than You Are with Hyperion”
, multi-track Hyperion/BI Road Shows and
Play It Forward
video platform whereby interRel’s experts produce short videos focused on Hyperion and Oracle EPM/BI products. Visit
M2, an Oracle Platinum Partner, is a boutique implementation firm that is solidly focused on successful implementations for Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) and Business Intelligence (BI) solutions. The mission at M2 is to help our clients gain competitive advantages through our tested and innovative strategies and creative solutions. The finished solutions are an elegant and simple solution yet adaptive to very complex requirements. M2 has a simple philosophy – hire the best talent that will exceed our customers expectations! Learn more:
Simplify. Transform. Innovate. Enable the Digital Enterprise. Imagine the power of 195,000 people creating value for you and your business. This is PwC. Our tailored, unique solutions help you meet the challenges and opportunities of doing business in the US and beyond. We bring a global perspective with in-depth knowledge, with focus on audit and assurance, tax, and consulting services.
is a full-service consulting firm specialized in Oracle Enterprise Performance Management and Business Intelligence solutions. Applying decades of experience along with advanced degrees and certifications, our team of functional and technical experts has helped hundreds of the nation’s largest and brightest companies bridge the gap between business goals and IT deliverables.
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process and advisory
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