IBCS® Newsletter 2016|04
Dear readers of our newsletter,
Christmas is just around the corner and we would like to give you an update on what is going on with IBCS® before you leave for vacation:
+1 Golden Award for Graz Holding
+2 Pro7.Sat1, Arno Cebulla and Rolf Hichert in BI-Spektrum
+3 More than 5.700 registrations on openSAP Thought Leaders Channel
+4 The Philips journey toward IBCS
+5 IBCS® Annual Conference on June 2, 2017 in Barcelona
+6 More than 500 members of IBCS Association
+7 Premature IBCS® recertification of Chart-me Web & DS software
+8 Sybit & Peers new IBCS® Certified Provider
+9 Latest IBCS® Certified Consultants
+10 NEW: IBCS® Workshop
+11 Seminar dates 2017
+1 GOLDEN AWARD FOR GRAZ HOLDING
After the “Österreichischen Verwaltungspreis” for its Annual Report 2014, Graz Holding’s Annual Report 2015, co-designed by IBCS® trainer Dietmar Pascher, has sensationally been winning the ‘International Golden Award’ of ARC in New York.
Dietmar also presented the project in his speech “A closer look through a magnifying glass” on the 4th International Controlling Conference in Croatia, organized by Kontroling Kognosko.
+2 PRO7.SAT1, ARNO CEBULLA AND ROLF HICHERT IN BI-SPEKTRUM
German magazine BI-Spektrum features articles from television company Pro7.Sat1, IBCS® Certified Consultant Arno Cebulla, and Rolf Hichert in its 04/2016 issue focusing on information design.
+3 MORE THAN 5.700 REGISTRATIONS ON OPENSAP THOUGHT LEADERS CHANNEL
In October we had a two week IBCS® online-course on the openSAP Thought Leaders channel called „Semantic notation – The next big thing in BI?“ While the interactive course is over now, the videos of the 10 units are still available for free. Register here.
+4 THE PHILIPS JOURNEY TOWARD IBCS
In its October issue, IMA’s Strategic Finance magazine with a print-run of 70,000 copies reports on “The Philips Journey Toward IBCS”. Maurice Verhagen, head of Reporting Services, talks in an interview about reporting at Philips, implementation of IBCS® and the benefits achieved.
+5 IBCS® ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON JUNE 2, 2017 IN BARCELONA
The IBCS® Annual Conference on June 2, 2017 will most probably not take place on Mallorca, but in Barcelona. We will publish the details in January.
+6 MORE THAN 500 MEMBERS OF IBCS ASSOCIATION
In October we welcomed IBCS Association member No. 500. Even more encouraging is the fact that 72 out of the latest 100 registrations came from non-German-speaking countries.
+7 PREMATURE IBCS® RECERTIFICATION OF CHART-ME WEB & DS SOFTWARE
By premature IBCS® recertification Chart-me WEB & DS got its new SAP certified extension for SAP BusinessObjects Design Studio (Chart-me DS) IBCS® certified.
+8 SYBIT & PEERS NEW IBCS® CERTIFIED PROVIDER
Sybit & Peers AG, a highly specialized Swiss consulting company with focus on customized SAP BI transformations, has got its third IBCS® Certified Consultant and qualified as an IBCS® Certified Provider. Congratulations!
+9 LATEST IBCS® CERTIFIED CONSULTANTS
We are proud to present the following new IBCS® Certified Consultants (ICCs) who successfully passed the examination:
Matthias Feldle, Sybit & Peers AG, Tägerwilen, Switzerland
Holger Gerhards, gmc² GmbH, Bonn, Germany
Dr. Peter Claus Kriebernegg, INFOR GmbH, Wien, Austria
Mark Michel, msg Systems AG, Ismaning, Germany
Xavier Subirats, Amsel Assessore SL, Mataró, Spain
These consultants present themselves and their work examples on their respective profile pages.
+10 NEW: IBCS® Workshop
As of January 2017 some SUCCESS seminars are followed by a supplementary two-day workshop on the practical application of the IBCS® SUCCESS formula. Participants can take part in a subsequent test to earn the ‘IBCS® Certified Analyst’ certificate.
+11 SEMINAR DATES 2017
Please note the following dates for one-day SUCCESS Seminars after the Christmas season:
January 25, Vienna (German) – followed by an optional IBCS® Workshop
March 22, Bonn (German) – followed by an optional IBCS® Workshop
March 27, Zurich (German)
March 28, Zurich (English)
The next German ICC certification course will be on April 26..28, 2017. The next English certification course will take place on May 10..12, 2017.
Further dates for seminars you find here .
Best wishes for a wonderful Christmas and all the best for 2017! –
Jürgen Faisst und Rolf Hichert