IBCS Virtual Conference on July 3, 2020

The IBCS Annual Conference is the place where IBCS professionals exchange experience and interested people get inspiration. Business analysts from finance and other departments as well as BI specialists on the way of implementing a consistent report notation meet their peers, thought leaders, consultants, and software developers. This year's conference will be held virtually – with short lectures, open discussions and an exciting design contest for IBCS Certified Consultants (ICC).


General Assembly

If you are a member of the IBCS Association, don’t miss the virtual General Assembly. It will take place on June 29, 2020 from 05:00 to 05:30 pm CEST (UTC+2).


JULY 3

Note: All times specified in CEST (UTC+2)

 

PRECONFERENCE (FOR ICC ONLY)

10:00 am to 12:00
“ICC ‘s got talent” contest w/ DISCOVERY Inc: Working sessions
Damian Granowski, Bartłomiej Sidorczuk (DISCOVERY Inc)
Edyta Szarska, Jens Ropers, Raphael Branger

 

 

MAIN virtual conference hall  

12:00 (Open to login)

01:00 pm
Welcome and house-keeping
Johannes von Mulert, IBCS Association

01:10 pm
It’s “double” time – News from the IBCS Community
Jürgen Faisst, IBCS Institute

01:30 pm
Keynote: Selecting your KPIs, the logical way
Bernie Smith, Made to Measure KPIs

 

 

Parallel breakout sessions

Stream A

General

 

02:00 pm

A1
From data to story –
Getting the message across
Wolfgang Hackenberg, steercom

Stream B

Software

 

02:00 pm

B1.1
Delivering rapid, consistent and interactive user experience across multiple BI platforms
Jay Anantharaman, Visual BI

B1.2
IBCS financial reports:
Communicating the message of Covid-19 business impacts

Gary Crawford, XLCubed

Stream C

Workshops

(Live discussion for ICCs, recordings for all)

02:00 pm

C1.1
IBCS certification of notation manuals –
A good idea?
Jürgen Faisst, IBCS Institute

C1.2
Sparklines – Why do they mislead us?
Rolf Hichert, IBCS Association

C1.3
Do the IBCS rules follow the structure rules themselves?
Beat Honegger and Raphael Kempf, Plus-IT

C1.4
How can we compare scenarios in stacked charts?
Mario Rosenfelder and Thomas Terbuch, consultnetwork

02:30 pm

A2
IBCS compliant tables –
Addition method vs. calculation method
Jürgen Faisst, IBCS Institute

02:30 pm

B2.1
How IBCS is driving your collaboration strategy
Michael Schwan, TRUECHART

B2.2
One-click-reporting:
IBCS with data driven decision trees

Simone Doerfner and Holger Gerths,
Hi-Chart by Corporate Planning

02:30 pm

C2.1
Tiles in dashboards – Can they add value or are they a waste of space?
Theo Idema, PostNL

C2.2
Pictograms within IBCS:
Suggestions for the next version of the Standards?

Ronald van Lent, JUGO

C2.3
Project management of an IBCS project –
What are the pitfalls to be aware of?
Esin Özkan, IBSS

C2.4
Are targets dangerous?

Bernie Smith, Made to Measure KPIs

C2.5
Sometimes I struggle with IBCS:
“Message follows chart” or
“Chart follows message”?

Heinz Steiner, Trivadis

03:00 pm
Break

03:00 pm
Break

03:00 pm
Break

03:30 pm

A3
Excel tricks for IBCS reports
Markus Wolff, chartisan

03:30 pm

B3
Parallel software Q&A:
Getting feedback from customers and consultants
1  Chart-me (Hi-Chart)
2  extensions² (ks quadrat)
3  graphomate
4  Longview Analytics
5  SAP Analytics Cloud
6  TRUECHART (HICO)
7  VitaraCharts for MicroStrategy
8  XLCubed
9  xViz Performance Suite (Visual BI)
10  Zebra BI Visuals for Power BI

Main virtual conference hall

04:00 pm
IBCS as key factor for QIAGEN’s digitalization journey
Daniel Grünebaum, Qiagen

04:20 pm
“ICC ‘s Got Talent” contest w/ DISCOVERY Inc: Presentations and awards
Moderation: Edyta Szarska, Controlling Partner
Jury: Michał Kołomański, DISCOVERY; Rolf Hichert, IBCS Association; Wolfgang Hackenberg, steercom

 

 

05:20 pm
Summary and outlook
Rolf Hichert, IBCS Association

05:30 pm
Farewell Apéro and networking
Open booths, after-show tables, one-on-ones, random networking

06:30 pm or later
End of conference