IBCS Annual Conference 2018 in London

June 8, 2018

One Moorgate Place
London, EC2R 6EA
United Kingdom


Program of Friday, June 8, 2018

Moderation: Johannes von Mulert, IBCS Association

08:30 Check-in and coffee

09:00 Welcome and opening

Rolf Hichert, IBCS Association

09:05 From Roman speakers to IBCS pragmatics

Klaus Kornwachs, Office for Culture and Technology

  • The Basic Problem: How to do Things with Information?
  • The Roman Speakers Wisdom: How to be understood?
  • Data ≠ Information ≠ Knowledge ≠ Action
  • It’s not enough to deliver information, you must communicate it

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09:50 International BCS ?

Mike Fritz, HighCoordination International

09:55 Elevator pitches of IBCS® Sponsors 2018

Cubeware, graphomate, HI-CHART, HighCoordination, IT-Logix, JUGO, ks quadrat, Longview, Mazepoint, plus-IT, Zebra BI

10:30 Coffee break

11:00 Parallel breakout sessions 1 and 2

Session 1: Raphael Branger, IT-Logix and Beat Honegger, plus-IT
Session 2: Nico Licht, SAP

Details see right column

11:45 Parallel breakout sessions 3 and 4

Session 3: Andrej Lapajne, Zebra BI
Session 4: Edyta Szarska, Controlling Partner

Details see right column

12:30 Lunch break

13:30 Standardization in unstructured dialogues

Adrie Vreeke, DSM Nutritional Products

  • Structuring dialogues
  • Introducing standardization
  • Working in an agile setting with standardization

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14:00 Parallel breakout sessions 5 and 6

Session 5: Rolf Hichert, HICHERT+FAISST
Session 6 (cancelled): Norbert Engelhardt, pmOne

Details see right column

15:00 Coffee break

15:30 Summaries of breakout sessions

Raphael Branger, IT-Logix and Beat Honegger, plus-IT
Nico Licht, SAP
Andrej Lapajne, Zebra BI
Edyta Szarska, Controlling Partner
Rolf Hichert, HICHERT+FAISST

17:00 End of the conference and Apéro

Topics of the parallel breakout sessions

Session 1: Consistent use of fills and labels when comparing to previous periods

Raphael Branger, IT-Logix and Beat Honegger, plus-IT

  • Application of light solid fills
  • Absolute vs relative labeling of time
  • Suggestion for IBCS® version 1.2

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Session 2: How to broadcast IBCS® compliant reports?

Nico Licht, SAP

  • How to compile and publish messages in your company?
  • Can BI tools become editorial systems and LOB representatives become Data Journalists, aiming to keep their audience informed about the current state of business?

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Session 3: On KPI (measure) notation and related topics

Andrej Lapajne, Zebra BI

  • Measures/KPI coding
  • Time & structure dimension hierarchies
  • Value scaling
  • Orders of magnitude

Session 4: How to talk about IBCS to different groups of stakeholders?

Edyta Szarska, Controlling Partner
Guest speaker: Xavier Subirats, Amsel Assessors

  • Matrix of IBCS® stakeholders
  • Questions to answer vs. questions to ask
  • Attitude and arguments for successful IBCS® application

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Download Xavier’s presentation

Session 5: Semantic notation of scales

Rolf Hichert, HICHERT+FAISST

  • Chart scales from 0,01 to 100 billion
  • Why use visual notation to identify different scales?
  • Alternative notation ideas for scales
  • Suggestion for practical use

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Session 6 (cancelled): Mission Roll Out - Company-wide roll out of a notation concept

Norbert Engelhardt, pmOne

  • Phases for the launch of a notation concept
  • Success factors for the company-wide roll out
  • Our recommendations

Participants (as of June 6, 2018)

Mohamed Abouyakob, JUGO, ’s-Hertogenbosch (NL)
Steve Adams, Visual DJ, Birmingham (UK)
Felix Becker, Ernst & Young, Düsseldorf (DE)
Mathias Besser, HI-CHART, Berlin (DE)
Paul Boekhoorn, JUGO, ’s-Hertogenbosch (NL)
Raphael Branger, IT-Logix, Bern (CH)
Peter Büschges, Partake Consulting, Meerbusch (DE)
Rick Clazie, HighCoordination International, Calgary (CA)
Hugo Cross, Mazepoint, London (UK)
Greg Davey, gdBI, Rapid Creek (AU)
Mark Davis, Mazepoint, London (UK)
Serkan Emiroglu, Longview Europe, Langenfeld (DE)
Thorsten Engels, Longview Europe, Langenfeld (DE)
Jürgen Faisst, HICHERT+FAISST, Hilden (DE)
Michael Föry, Föry Consulting, Basel (CH)
Michael Fritz, HighCoordination International, Vancouver (CA)
Miriam Funke, ORAYLIS, Düsseldorf (DE)
Holger Gerhards, gmc², Bonn (DE)
Holger Gerths, HI-CHART, Berlin (DE)
Simone Gerths, HI-CHART, Berlin (DE)
Michael Gill, Gill Business Intelligence, Mainz (DE)
Ralph Ginzinger, HighCoordination Schweiz, Kloten (CH)
Benjamin Gnädig, Axians IT Solutions, Mannheim (DE)
Bryan Gough, TP ICAP, New York (US)
Kristof Gramm, IT-Logix, Bern (CH)
Andreas Gutzeit, Windhoff Software Services, Gescher (DE)
Wolfgang Hackenberg, steercom, Hamburg (DE)
Tilman Hagen, braincourt, Leinfelden-Echterdingen (DE)
Rolf Hichert, HICHERT+FAISST, Hilden (DE)
Ronny Hoffmann, Accenture, Zürich (CH)
Harry Hol, DDC, Rijen (NL)
Beat Honegger, plus-IT, Winterthur (CH)
Carlos Hurtado, Mazepoint, London (UK)
Raphael Kempf, plus-IT, Winterthur (CH)
Stefan Kersten, b.telligent, Hamburg (DE)
Gunnar Knoch, Woodmark Consulting, Grasbrunn (DE)
Nadine Köchermann, fme, Braunschweig (DE)
Prof. Dr. Klaus Kornwachs, Office for Culture and Technology, Argenbühl (DE)
Andrej Lapajne, Zebra BI, Ljubljana (SI)
Philipp Leimgruber, HighCoordination Schweiz, Kloten (CH)
Ronald van Lent, JUGO, ‘s-Hertogenbosch (NL)
Nico Licht, SAP Deutschland, Walldorf (DE)
Robert Lippmann, Advanced Solutions Consulting, Baden (CH)

Participants

Dawid Marciniak, HighCoordination, Radolfzell (DE)
José Martinez Gallego, Prensa Iberica Management, Barcelona (ES)
Daniel Meier, ifb International, Zürich (CH)
Marc Michel, msg systems, Ismaning (DE)
Florim Mjekiqi, Axians IT Solutions, Mannheim (DE)
Imran Mohammed, firesys, Frankfurt (DE)
Johannes von Mulert, IBCS Association, Kreuzlingen (CH)
Cornelia Neeser, Rödl & Partner, Berlin (DE)
Nikola Neig, Sybit & Peers, Tägerwilen (CH)
James Noble, Mazepoint, London (UK)
Renato Očko, Kontroling Kognosko, Zagreb (HR)
Esin Özkan, IBSS Consulting, Ataşehir/İstanbul (TR)
Mehmet Pasali, Mercedes Benz Turkey, Istanbul (TR)
Tobias Piecha, blueforte, Hamburg (DE)
Sergi Pizarro, AMSEL Assessors, Mataró (ES)
Markus Poprawa, ifb, Grünwald (DE)
Alexander Pröm, IT-Logix, Zürich (CH)
Grischa Rehmer, gmc², Bonn (DE)
Jorge Robins, Mazepoint, London (UK)
Jens Ropers, Controller Akademie, Wörthsee (DE)
Patrick Roeder, KI performance, Köln (DE)
Philipp Ripkens, Axians IT Solutions, München (DE)
Michael Schelkle, Universität Augsburg (DE)
Lars Schubert, graphomate, Kiel (DE)
Arne-Kristian Schulz, blueforte, Hamburg (DE)
Michael Schwan, HighCoordination Schweiz, Zürich (CH)
Tilo Sommerwerk, New Yorker, Braunschweig (DE)
Heinz Steiner, Trivadis, Glattbrugg (CH)
Matthias Storck, Ceteris, Berlin (DE)
Xavier Subirats, AMSEL Assessors, Mataró (ES)
Edyta Szarska, Controlling Partner, Warsaw (PL)
Adam Tardos, MarAnCon, Bonn (DE)
Thomas Terbuch, consultnetwork, Klagenfurt (AT)
Ben Unruh, HighCoordination, Düsseldorf (DE)
Stefan Utermark, HighCoordination, Radolfzell (DE)
Adrian Vincent, Longview, Egham (UK)
Julian Vogelbacher, Axians IT Solutions, Mannheim (DE)
Adrie Vreeke, DSM Nutritional Products, Kaiseraugst (CH)
Marc Weber, Convergys, Osnabrück
Wilfried Weber, Ernst & Young, Eschborn (DE)
Christiane Wierich, Windhoff Software Services, Gescher (DE)
Viktoria Winkler, Braincourt, Leinfelden-Echterdingen (DE)
Markus Wolff, chartisan, Potsdam (DE)