Improving Results and Making Better Decisions with IBM's Business Analytics

  • Thursday, August 21, 2014
  • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Bonita Springs Chamber of Commerce, 25071 Chamber of Commerce Drive, Bonita Springs, FL 34135


Join your peers, IBM, and SWFRTP for an evening of networking and insight into IBM's Business Analytics.

Discover how IBM's Business Analytics solutions can dramatically increase productivity and improve profitability across your organization.  These solutions are mobile enabled and cloud deployed.  You can empower true collaboration to improve the speed and quality of team-based decision-making.  Plus, automate the delivery of more relevant and timely information to key decision makers for better informed decisions leading to better business outcomes.

Hosted by Brian Abernathy - your local IBM Solution Specialists with demonstrations by Tom Ericsson and Oscar Alvarado.


     5:30p - 6:30p - Registration & Networking

     6:30p - 6:45p - Welcome & SWFRTP Announcements

     6:45p - 7:15p - Business Analytics Overview

     7:15p - 7:45p - Solution Demo & Discussion

     7:45p - 8:00p - Questions & Answers

     8:00 pm - Conclusion  

Registration is Free & Open at

Please register on our website for this event as space is limited.

Demonstrations presented by:

Tom Ericsson:  Tom has a Bachelor of Science in Forestry and Natural Resource Conservation and a MS in Decision and Information Sciences. In addition to Tom’s academic experience he also has 12+ yrs of experience in Business Intelligence while working at organizations such as Arthur Anderson, FCCI, WellCare and currently IBM.  From a technical perspective, Tom has experience working with Crystal Reports, SAS, SQL, Oracle and IBM Cognos.

Oscar Alvarado:  Oscar is a seasoned resource with a BS in Computer Science as well as a MBA. Additionally he has 14+ years of experience in the installation, implementation, design and delivery of IBM Cognos solutions.  More specifically, Oscar has been a lead consultant for organizations such as American Eagle, Delta, State Farm Insurance and many more!

Join us to learn:

     -  How to measure your organization's Analytics Quotient.

     -  How 21st Century Oncology is improving it's performance with IBM's Business Analytics.

     -  Case studies of how other companies have benefited from adopting IBM's Business Analytics solutions.

     -  The keys to building a compelling business case for adoption in your organization.

Wine, beer, soft drinks, and light hor d'oeuvres will be provided.

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