I am super excited to be your host for the 4th Annual Information Builders User Group Meeting happening on October 4th! What’s special about this meeting? Well for starters, it is happening in Chennai, a legendary coastal city in Southern India & the city where I was born and raised. So, anything in Chennai makes things special.
But adding more significance to this day long affair, is the unraveling of the new WebFOCUS with capabilities that are truly innovative and path breaking.
India & The City of Chennai
Well the world knows it; India is a country with warm people, great culture, rich history, and delicious cuisines. Chennai, (called Madras back when I lived here) is the capital city of Tamil Nadu. Also known as “The Gateway to South India”, this beautiful city on the Coromandel Coast, is a major cultural and administrative hub. It is also home to the biggest brands in the world, across virtually every industry.
Chennai is an emotion for me. It’s all about the people, the culture, the language (Tamil), the hospitality, the long sandy beaches, and the rich history that this metropolitan city wraps itself in.
What to expect at the IBI User Group Meeting?
Moving on from the hometown exhilaration, let me now tell you why this meetup is a key event for everyone who works with WebFOCUS technology every day, and for anyone in the Business Intelligence & Analytics industry.
The event addresses three essential aspects –
- “Truly” Self Service BI – we’re going to get hands-on with the capabilities of the all-new WebFOCUS Designer and create insightful BI Assets with almost NO coding. We’re talking about a flattened learning curve when it comes to creating visually stunning artifacts from data that can be extracted (or live connected to), wrangled, and massaged. All in one place – with all the enterprise governance that companies need to put in place.
- The WebFOCUS Cloud – we’re going to break it down for you and demonstrate how smooth it is to transition to the AWS Cloud, where WebFOCUS is now available as a PaaS. Getting started with a brand new WebFOCUS project (even for new customers) can be done in a matter of hours – not days or weeks.
- Lastly, sit tight as we introduce a game-changer. An AWS Redshift powered IB InfoApp, presented by the Infobuild India team – which showcases how adopting a Cloud Native strategy for BI can not only give customers significant cost savings, but can also result in better overall performance & flexibility.
We have, a WebFOCUS guru, Andy Kirby flying in all the way from the Big Apple for this event to present all this content. I cannot wait to share the excitement that we have experienced for the past few weeks and I really looking forward to connecting with all of you. Seats are limited, so if you wish to participate, just send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.