Miami 2019

Thu 24th October, 8.30am EST

Silverspot Cinema

300 SE 3rd St #100, Miami, FL 33131, USA
(5min walk from the InterContinental Hotel)

Conference in a day, with presentations from
senior FP&A Professionals, IBM, customer case studies
and the opportunity to learn tips and tricks from our very own experts.

Don’t miss this chance to get your “Financial Planning & Analysis and Performance Management” book signed
by our keynote speaker and author Jack Alexander! (link)

Thu 24th October

*Agenda is subject to change


Network with your peers with coffee/tea


Welcome – The Mystery of TM1
Joe Pusztai, Cubewise


Opening Keynote – Leveraging Technology to Address today’s FP&A Mandate
Technology has, and will continue to, enable many advances in FP&A and Performance Management. Jack Alexander, a former CFO, presents a comprehensive roadmap to combine improvements in technology with improvements in process and people to achieve effective FP&A performance.
Jack Alexander, CFO turned advisor, author and educator


Special Keynote from IBM 
Hubert Heijkers – Chief Architect TM1 Server, IBM


Morning Break
Take a break and network. Fully catered.


Making an offer you can’t refuse – Customer Vignettes
A rapid-fire series of short vignettes from customers to inspire:
1. From cubes on premise to hierarchies in the cloud, the most mature TM1 implantation – Huntsman

2. Unifying Performance Management – Ardex
3. The Next Generation in TM1 and Planning Analytics Development – Amazon
4. Intelligent Planning Applications – Jabil


I’ve got a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore – Just like a pro, developing higher quality TM1/PA implementations faster with Arc and Pulse
IBM Planning Analytics keeps evolving on each release, from the new configuration settings to the new Hierarchies properties, learn how Arc And Pulse an help you to master these new features and better understand what’s going on inside your TM1 server.
Guido Tejeda and Ryan Ricafranca, Cubewise


Grab a hearty meal and network with your peers. Fully catered.


With great power comes great responsibility – How to use Planning Analytics Hierarchies.
Hierarchies are not enabled by default and there is important information about them that you should consider before turning them on. Learn how you can implement them as we show you the many aspects of hierarchies and the way they work with rules, TIs, subsets, attributes, picklists and MDX.
Kevin Stricker, Cubewise


Say “hello” to my little friend! – Leverage TM1 with Machine Learning. A walkthrough in Python
Implement cutting edge Machine Learning algorithms like K-Nearest Neighbors or Random Forest to build classification models for your TM1 cubes. All neatly integrated with your TM1 model through TM1py.
Jason Apwah, Cubewise


Afternoon Break
Take a break and network. Fully catered.


Show me the money! – How to implement allocations with large data sets
Kevin Stricker, Cubewise


I feel the need, the need for speed! – Build a planning web application in 40 minutes. Hands-on session (BYO Laptop)
Don’t forget your laptop because in this hands-on session you’ll learn how to create TM1 applications that are focused on user accessibility. You will work with each one of the Apliqo UX components such as wizards, dashboards and planning templates.
Wei Wang, Cubewise


TM1 and Movie Quiz
Joe Pusztai, Cubewise
Win an Apple Watch!


The End – Wrap Up
Joe Pusztai, Cubewise
Time to reflect on the all information shared throughout the day before heading back to work super-charged to do even more amazing things in 2019.