The time is nearly upon us and we are very much looking forward to this years edition of AGORA.
On the 24th and 25th of September 2018 we will be in Amsterdam to say a huge thanks to you, our customers. With a plethora of customer cases, workshops and guest speakers on the bill this is shaping up to be the best AGORA yet.
Don’t miss it!
AGORA 2018 Presenters
Our 2018 Keynote Speaker: Nick Desbarats!
For over 20 years, Nick Desbarats has been designing information displays that enable senior decision-makers to make better, more data-driven decisions based on potentially large amounts of data, and to do so in less time and with less effort. He has extensive knowledge of data visualization, dashboard design, cognition and cognitive biases, perception, memory and learning, software design and development, and product management.
As an independent data visualization educator and consultant, Nick has taught data visualization and information dashboard design to over 1,000 professionals in ten countries at organizations such as NASA, Bloomberg, The Central Bank of Tanzania, Northwestern Mutual, The United Nations, Marathon Oil and Teradata, among others. In 2014, Nick became the first and only educator to be authorized by Stephen Few to deliver his foundational data visualization and dashboard design workshops
Our 2018 Keynote Speaker: Paul Hughes!
Paul Hughes is a recognised authority and keynote speaker on Growth. Coming from a long tradition of Irish storytellers, he uses humour, clear articulation, and ‘professional warmth’ to connect with audiences in over 40 countries.
With 25 years experience, he as been voted ‘Best Speaker’ numerous times for his unique speaking style. Paul is known as ‘the expert’s expert’ because his knowledge is not that of one CEO, VP, or Founder of a single company but rather his knowledge is collected from 1000’s of companies. He has interviewed successful people from every field to extract their model of success, including Al Pacino.
Ten Meters of Thinking
Ten Meters of Thinking is a visual storytelling method developed by Paul Hughes to prepare organizations and individuals for transformation. Through his Ten Meters of Thinking, a unique visual-verbal performance, he explores leadership, innovation and communication in order to stimulate individual and organizational development.
Double tree by Hilton – Amsterdam Central Station
12:00 – 12:45 Lunch
12:45 – 13:00 Introduction
13:00 – 15:00 1st part Training – 6.4 or Multisource
15:00 – 15:15 Coffee break
15:15 – 17:00 2nd Part Training – 6.4 or Multisource
6.4 Training – Get the most out of CXO with version 6.4!
During this training session our consultants will show the best practices within CXO. Additionally we will show you the new functionality of version 6.4!
Multi Source Training – Better decision making with multi-source reports
CXO offers a financial performance reporting platform specifically designed for the CFO office by connecting data from multiple EPM and supporting data sources into one comprehensive reporting platform. Better decision making: Multi-source data connectivity facilitates more frequent reporting (daily or weekly instead of monthly) and performance updates. During this training session we will show you how to combine multiple data sources (financial and non-financial data) and create best practice multi-source CXO Reports.
EYE Film Museum
09:00 – 9:15 Opening
09:15 – 10:00 Vision of the future
10:05 – 10:50 Nick Desbarats
10:50 – 11:10 Break
11:10 – 12:55 Senior PLC
11:55-13:15 Lunch + EYE Tour
EYE Film Museum
13:15 – 14:00 Break-Out: Symrise – Cubus – Customer Success
14:00 – 14:20 Coffee Break
14:20 – 15:05 Break-Out: Randstad – CXO vs BI – Non Financial Data
15:05 – 15:25 Coffee Break
15:25 – 16:10 Break-Out: Sunrise – Cubus
16:10 – 17:00 Paul Hughes
17:00 – 18:30 Boat Transport
18:00 – 19:00 Reception