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2014 Summit Overview

There has never been a more exciting time to be in Finance. Leading edge companies are using performance management to transform information into organizational insight for more accurate planning and effective decision making. The Finance department has been elevated from a back office function to that of a strategic adviser to the entire organization -- shifting time away from tedious data aggregation tasks to deliver value-added analysis, identify trends and use analytics to advise business decisions that impact profitability.

Join us at the 2014 Performance Management Summit and learn techniques for transforming your finance organization. This year’s Summit will be held at the world-renowned Bellagio Las Vegas and includes two full days of interactive education and networking.

Why Attend?

  • Get the latest updates on Axiom EPM software enhancements
  • Participate in exclusive educational sessions on how to improve your use of performance management technology
  • Share what works - hear directly from customers who are successfully managing performance with Axiom EPM
  • *NEW* Customize your agenda with industry specific and multi-level user training courses
  • Meet 1 on 1 with experienced Axiom EPM and partner consultants
  • Interact and engage with your peers at exclusive networking events
  • Earn CPE Credits

Download the 2014 Digital Brochure

Agenda

Sunday, Mar. 16th

Monday, Mar. 17th

Tuesday, Mar. 18th

Time Event & Duration
6:00 pm
Welcome Reception - Lily at the Bellagio
Time Event & Duration
7:30 am
Breakfast
8:30 am
2014 Axiom EPM Welcome & Keynote Address
10:10 am
Dashboards Design Principle for a New User Experience
Customizing the User Experience
System Performance: Concepts, Tuning and Testing
11:10 am
Introduction to Axiom Forms and Dashboards
Advanced Reporting – Drilling and Ad Hoc Analysis
Getting Started with Scenario Modeling
12:00 pm
Lunch
1:00 pm
Closing the Gap in Strategy Management
Addressing the Needs of Financial Institutions
Addressing the Needs of the Healthcare Industry
2:00 pm
How Bare Escentuals Optimized Demand Planning with Rolling Forecasts
Decomposing the margin – First Midwest case study on taking profitability analysis to the next level
Planning for the Future in Healthcare
3:00 pm
Dashboard Design Principles for a New User Experience
Incentive Compensation Management – Sterling Bank case study on using Axiom to track and pay incentives
Strategy Based Budgeting using Advanced Techniques
4:00 pm
Introduction to Axiom Forms and Dashboards
Financial Institution Industry Roundtable
Monitoring Performance - Improve the Feedback Loop Across Management Levels
5:00 pm
Networking Reception - Hyde
Time Event & Duration
7:30 am
Breakfast
8:30 am
General Session Keynote Address - Juliet Funt
9:40 am
Gaining Insights into Profitability with Axiom
System Performance: Concepts, Tuning and Testing
Building a Complete Dashboard
10:40 am
Exploring Axiom Queries
Advanced Reporting – Drilling and Ad Hoc Analysis
Advanced Dashboard Techniques
11:30 am
Lunch
12:30 pm
Owning Your Planning System – Calc Methods, Templates & Drivers
Report Distribution Best Practices
Building a Complete Dashboard
1:30 pm
Top 10 Technical Topics Demystified
Deploying Rolling Forecasts in Axiom
Advanced Dashboard Techniques
2:30 pm
Healthcare Industry Roundtable
Closing the Books with Axiom Consolidations
Managing Data Access Using Axiom Security and Auditing
3:30 pm
Axiom EPM Roadmap & Customer Advisory

Please note - sessions subject to change.

Bellagio



Inspired by the Lake Como town of Bellagio in Italy, Bellagio resort and casino is famed for its elegance & luxury. Featuring not only the Fountains of Bellagio, one of the most spectacular highlights of the Strip, this extravagent hotel also houses Fiori di Como, a themed conservatory and botanical gardens as well as the Cirque du Soleil aquatic production "O". Bellagio has set records winning the AAA Five Diamond Award thirteen years in a row.

Room Rates:

Bellagio highlights the latest in style and convenience in their newly renovated resort guest rooms.

Stay in a resort tower room for just $159.00 per night with the Axiom EPM Performance Management discounted rate.

Reserve Your Room at Bellagio

Featured Keynote Speaker

Juliet Funt


We are excited to announce that Juliet Funt, founder and owner of WhiteSpace at Work, will be our featured keynote speaker at Summit. For more than 10 years, she been passionately committed to helping overloaded professionals clear a path back to focus and excellence. Her humor will keep you entertained and you’ll take away some practical ways to cope with the overload we all experience in today’s world.

Meet our Partners

Visit Axiom EPM's featured Partners pages to read more about each of our sponsors.

Questions? Contact Us!

Angela Brown


503-977-0234 x188

Bellagio

3600 Las Vegas Blvd S,
Las Vegas, NV
888-987-6667