Oracle OpenWorld 2013 is rapidly approaching on September 22nd when we take over the city of San Francisco for five days. The Business Analytics program this year is our strongest ever, with over 200 EPM, BI, Analytics, Big Data and Exalytics sessions delivered by Oracle, our customers and partners. We'll also have Hands-on Labs, Theater sessions, 23 demo pods dedicated to Business Analytics products, and more than 30 partners exhibiting their solutions.
So what's hot in Business Analytics at OpenWorld 2013? Here are some of the "can't miss" sessions at this year's conference:
+ Monday Keynote: Transforming Business with Big Data and Analytics, led by Oracle President Mark Hurd, will discuss how to harness the value of big data. You will hear about crafting an IT strategy and leveraging big data to make decisions about business operations and products and services for transforming your business.
+ The EPM and BI General Sessions, led by SVP of Product Development, Balaji Yelamanchili, will highlight the latest innovations and product directions for Oracle EPM, BI and Analytics. Both sessions are scheduled on Monday, September 23.
+ Customer Success: EPM on Oracle Exalytics. In this session, customers present case studies of how they have deployed Oracle Hyperion EPM applications on Oracle Exalytics and the benefits they have achieved, including extreme performance and scalability, all at a lower total cost of ownership than traditional systems.
+ New: Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service. Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service is the first of Oracle's EPM applications to be offered as a public cloud service and makes it much easier for businesses of any size to deploy a world-class planning and budgeting solution in a matter of weeks. Learn about this new offering and hear about early customer experiences.
+ What's New with Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine? Attend this session to learn about the latest and greatest in the hardware and software evolution of Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine. Also learn how customers have obtained value from Oracle Exalytics and listen to a customer case study.
+ Oracle Endeca Information Discovery: Customer Panel. This session features a panel of customers that have adopted Oracle Endeca Information Discovery and achieved exciting results. The customers' stories span various industries and demonstrate the broad applicability of data discovery tools and the competitive advantages customers can realize with Oracle Endeca Information Discovery.
+ Customer Panel: Real-World Value with Oracle Business Intelligence Applications. This session features a panel discussion that presents customer perspectives and best practices for implementing Oracle Business Intelligence Applications with Oracle E-Business Suite; Oracle Fusion; Oracle's PeopleSoft, Siebel and JD Edwards EnterpriseOne product families; SAP; and other application environments.
+ Oracle Fusion Middleware: Meet This Year's Most Impressive Innovators. In its seventh year, the Oracle Excellence Awards for Oracle Fusion Middleware Innovation honors organizations from around the globe that are using Oracle Fusion Middleware to achieve significant business value. Attend this session to learn how leading-edge Oracle customers are successfully transforming their organizations with Oracle Fusion Middleware technology, including Business Analytics.
For more details on these and other Business Analytics sessions at OpenWorld, download the Focus On Business Analytics program guide at: https://oracleus.activeevents.com/2013/connect/focusOnDoc.do?focusID=22725
We look forward to seeing you in San Francisco!