Special Interest Track Sessions for Retail
 
 
 
 
 
Date Time Title Organization Speaker Speaker Biography Track Room Tech Level Industry | Interest Abstract
Thursday June 6, 2019
 
06/06/2019 10:00 am - 11:00 am Chili's Mobile Dashboard: Using WebFOCUS to Empower Company Leaders Brinker International Bao Ton Bao Ton has been a WebFOCUS developer for four years, and has been with Brinker for one year. Bao is passionate about what analytics can provide for Brinker's team and leadership to help drive business goals. Customer Spotlight Salon 8 (150) Non Technical Retail Chili's developed its Restaurant Analytics Portal last year, but the information was too much to consume via mobile device. The company decided to develop a separate portal for 10 key metrics its leadership needed to focus on. Chili's looked into several mobile offers from Information Builders, opting for the Responsive Portal. In this session, you'll hear about the journey, choices made, and successes. The company was also able to leverage bootstrap and JQuery to give end-users a great experience.
 
11:15 am - 12:15 pm Getting an Advantage in Supplier Negotiations With WebFOCUS Dahl Finland Janne Saarinen Janne Saarinen is an industrial management and business engineer from Finland. He specializes in information and communications technology, and has been working for Dahl Finland since January 2018. Customer Spotlight Salon 8 (150) Intermediate Retail Dahl Finland's goal was to take advantage of the company's data in order to support the procurement department's business operations. The business value is not only meant to help decision-making and access great insights from the data, but also to save vast amounts of time searching and collecting data from several different reports. Attend this session to hear how Dahl Finland did it.
Infobuild Oy Paivi Suutarinen Päivi Suutarinen works as a WebFOCUS product manager at InfoBuild Oy, Information Builders' northernmost agent, helping local clients maximize the value of their analytics investment. Before joining InfoBuild, Päivi led the WebFOCUS implementation project at a telecom service provider, and still views BI and analytics cases through highly customer-colored lenses.
 
1:45 pm - 2:45 pm Business Case For Migrating From WebFOCUS 8.2.x With Responsive Design Framework To WebFOCUS 8.2.05 Ros Technology Services Patrick Bobrukiewicz Patrick Bobrukiewicz is the director of Business Development at Rosnet. Patrick has spent the vast majority of his career delivering restaurant-focused IT solutions. His broad business knowledge and understanding of the challenges that restaurant operators face equip him with the necessary tools to articulate the benefits of software in the restaurant environment. Patrick couples this restaurant background with his experience in software development to help lead product design and innovation at Rosnet. Customer Spotlight Salon 8 (150) Getting Started Retail Rosnet's PowerCenter restaurant management system is used by successful restaurant operators around the world, including Houlihan's, IHOP, Applebee's, Wendys, and Panera Bread Co. Attend this session to learn how Rosnet builds and delivers custom, self-service analytics applications in the cloud to help these restaurant operators improve profitability and drive internal efficiencies by providing accurate data to analyze food costs, labor costs, and many essential service metrics. You'll learn how they utilize enterprise domains for segregation of metadata, reporting by client, and leverage Web Services to set access levels for content viewable by the end users.
Ros Technology Services Mark Sheridan Mark Sheridan is the director of systems development/services at Rosnet. He oversees all development integrations with third-party systems as well as the customer service they require. In his 19+ years at Rosnet, Mark has advanced his career from a junior developer supporting the system to the demi-god he is today. He believes the way a company interacts with their customers is huge, so he spends a lot of time keeping the client services team and developers from killing each other so that the client partnership stays positive.
 
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