Both Trina and myself are excited to be speaking at K Scope 17 in San Antonio Texas.  We will be presenting topics in two tracks.  The two presentations and tracks are:

  • ASO Plan Type – The Final Frontier
    Planning – Track
    Presenter: Michael Hansen, Leidos, Inc.
    Co-Presenter: Trina Nguyen, Leidos, Inc.
    Description:
    Seat-backs in an upright position and buckle up.  In this session you will embark on a voyage from academic theory to a real world deployment of an ASO Plan Type Solution.  Brief overview of use case and how a self-service approach for Planning led Leidos to select an ASO Plan Type Solution. Discover how Leidos tackled the challenges of an ASO Plan Type enabling users to do all their planning directly in an ASO cube.  Learn how Leidos overcame the obstacle of an Essbase data connection and finally satisfy the Vulcan in you with tips to take calculations to warp speed.  ASO Planning can be an exciting new frontier for an enterprise in the real world.
  • ASO Plan Type – To seek out new integrations with ODI
    EPM Data Integration Track
    Presenter: Michael Hansen, Leidos, Inc.
    Co-Presenter: Trina Nguyen, Leidos, Inc.
    Description:
    Be prepared to be beamed up! In this session you will embark on a voyage that an enterprise took utilizing ODI as its warp core to improve data integrity, efficiency and reduce the cost of ownership of their EPM Planning & Essbase Solution.  Brief overview of the ODI use case and how ODI was instrumental in achieving a self-service ASO Plan Type Solution. Discover how Leidos creatively utilized ODI for more than just meta-data and data integration but for assisting with procedure calculations, dynamically generating business rules, launching calculations, building Alt Hierarchies from forms, data validations and much more.

You can sign up and register for K Scope 17 through the following link:
http://www.kscope17.com

We both look forward to seeing you at K Scope and if you will be attending stop by and say hello.

Kind Regards,
Michael Hansen