eCapital is a proud Platinum sponsor of IBM Data and AI Forum 2019 (formerly IBM Analytics University). Join us, October 21-24, 2019, in Miami, Florida and get the latest information on current offerings, new releases, and the future direction of the IBM Analytics portfolio, including IBM Cognos Analytics, IBM Planning Analytics, IBM Watson Studio, IBM InfoSphere Information Server, IBM Db2, and more.


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Why attend Data and AI Forum 2019?

IBM’s 2019 Data and AI Forum is the key data and AI gathering of the year. Want to know what’s in it for you? Customers and business partners across all roles and industries attend to learn how they can drive smarter decisions, formulate more effective strategies and achieve better business outcomes with analytics.

    • Be the first to know: Have a front row seat to hear the year’s biggest announcements that will shape the future of IBM’s Data and AI portfolio.
    • Expand your network: With more than 1,000 business leaders, analysts, data scientists, IT professionals and subject matter experts, you can share lessons learned to better your business.
    • Absorb new learnings: Discover new ways to leverage Data and AI solutions like IBM Cognos Analytics, IBM Planning Analytics, IBM Watson Assistant, IBM Watson Studio, IBM Watson OpenScale, IBM Watson Knowledge catalog, IBM InfoSphere Information Server, IBM Db2, and more. With more than 100 keynotes, interactive sessions, hands-on labs, and expert talks, there’s something for everyone.


Make sure to check out eCapital’s presentations at IBM Data and AI Forum 2019

Tuesday 10/22 at 2:15pm

Michigan State takes higher education to the next level with the latest from IBM Planning Analytics

Learn how Michigan State University moved off a legacy planning tool into the modern world of planning with IBM Planning Analytics. With the support of an initial cloud rollout, Michigan State’s Office of Planning and Budgets created a General Fund planning model that was rolled out to the entire university. After the initial project success, stakeholders from across the University expressed interest in using IBM Planning Analytics outside the Office of Finance. As a result, school specific models, such as the College of Human Medicine, were built. Join to hear the entire journey and learn best practices around IBM Planning Analytics for Microsoft Excel template builds.


Tuesday 10/22 at 3:15pm

The sky is the limit: Paradies Lagardère leads airport retail with IBM Planning Analytics on Cloud 

Operating more than 850 retail stores and 170 restaurants in over 100 airports across North America, Paradies Lagardère specializes in airport food and beverage, travel essentials and specialty retail. Find out how this leader in the airport retail space has used IBM Planning Analytics on Cloud to streamline their planning and budgeting processes. Their model includes modules for financial budgeting and forecasting, sales planning, detailed rent planning, CapEx planning and financial reporting.  IBM Planning Analytics’ robust capabilities has scaled to meet the demands of a growing company like Paradies Lagardère, helping them realize their goals and quickly incorporate two new acquisitions into their model.


Wednesday 10/23 at 5:15pm

AutoAI – Key to unlocking data science ROI

Data scientists and data practitioners struggle with gaining insights and predicting outcomes rapidly, identifying the best models to use for their particular needs, evaluating and validating model performance and maintaining model accuracy. AutoAI addresses each of these pain points by automatically preparing data, applying algorithms, and attempting to build model pipelines best suited for the data and use case. It makes data scientists far more productive while opening the door to data practitioners by eliminating the need to code. In this session, you will learn about key features and how they can be used to improve your AI lifecycle.


  • Date: 10/21/2019 8:00 am - 10/24/2019 5:00 pm
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