Corporater EPM CONNECT 2014

Nov 19 - Nov 20, 2014 | Dubai, UAE

Engage. Experience. Evolve

Corporater EPM CONNECT 2014 is a premier event hosted by Corporater for performance management enthusiasts and practitioners worldwide for networking and learning. Be prepared to be inspired, share knowledge and learn best practices. This year’s Conference will be held on November 19 – 20th at The Address Dubai Marina, UAE.

Day 1 – A day for business

The opening day of Corporater EPM Connect 2014 is open to all interested parties. We request pre-registration for this event, owing to the limited number of seats available. Paul Niven would be the featured key-note speaker, and will present from his new book, ‘Balanced Scorecard Evolution : A Dynamic Approach to Strategy Execution.‘ In addition, we will learn how world’s leading organizations are innovatively applying performance management practices to achieve break-through results.

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Day 2 -Corporater EPM Suite International Customer Conference and Workshop
Day 2 is dedicated to Corporater customers and partners. Corporater customers will demonstrate practical implementations of their solutions. Day two will also contain new areas of use of Corporater EPM Suite, and will provide workshops designed to inspire customers how to get the most out of their EPM Suite implementation.

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Nov 19, 2014 – A Day for Business
09:00 – 09:30 Registration and coffee
09:30 – 10:10 Conference opening – CEO and founder Tor Inge will open the conference, and present emerging trends in enterprise performance management.
10:10 – 11:10 The path to excellence: Paul Niven will guide you through key principles to ensure your business is future-ready and primed for exceptional execution. Paul will begin by outlining his dynamic strategy formation process: Roadmap Strategy, drawing on examples from industry and the nonprofit world. Next he’ll explore the imperative of execution with the Balanced Scorecard. Finally, drawing from material in his latest book, he will outline how and why you must integrate change management processes if you hope to achieve exceptional execution.
11:10 – 11:30 Networking break
11:30 – 12:15 Customer case study – Dimension Data
12:15 – 13:15 Lunch
13:15 – 14:00 Panel Discussion with Paul Niven
14:00 – 14:40 Customer case study – Airbus
14:40 – 15:00 Networking break
15:00 – 15:45 Compliance: an emerging discipline – presented by Henrik Heggland. While compliance practices have been around for years, its application has often been detached from other aspects of performance management. This session will cover methods that can link and integrate compliance activities with overall performance management.
16:00 – 17:00 Optional Technology session
Nov 20, 2014 – Corporater EPM Suite International Customer Conference and Workshop
09:00 – 9:40 New business concepts in EPM Suite – Henrik Heggland will present how customers can use EPM Suite to visualize compliance needs and how individual performance and human resources needs can be displayed.
09:40 – 10:20 Customer case study – Department of Economic Development, Dubai
10:20 – 10:40 Networking break

10:40 – 12:00 Interactive workshops

1- Reporting- presented by Eric Peterson: an in-depth look at reporting concepts. Learn how contextual and rules-based reports can simplify reporting processes. This session will also discuss audit reports, and new reporting functionality available in EPM Suite.
2- Automating management processes- presented by Henrik Heggland: Learn how Workflow and Transformer can be used to automate management activities and processes.
3- Management concepts- Presented by Tor Inge Vasshus: With a focus on business and management, Tor Inge will discuss how multiple performance disciplines can be linked together to provide a holistic performance management environment.
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
13:00 – 13:40 Customer case study – Seadrill
13:40 – 14:00 Networking break
14:00 – 14:30 Implementation best practices
14:30 – 15:10 Customer case study – NCC, Abu Dhabi
15:10 – 15:50 Customer case study – Qatar Steel
15:50 – 16:10 Closing remarks


Keynote Speakers


Paul Niven
Founder of The Senalosa Group

Paul Niven is a noted speaker and writer on the subjects of strategy, the balanced scorecard, and performance management. He has delivered keynote addresses at conference events around the world and has published in a number of noted journals. His first book, Balanced Scorecard Step-by-Step: Maximizing Performance and Maintaining Results has been translated in over fifteen languages around the globe. Paul’s latest book Balanced Scorecard Evolution, was recently released in August, 2014.

Paul has more than 20 years’ experience developing performance management systems for Fortune 1000, small and medium sized companies, public sector agencies, and nonprofit organizations. He honed his performance management expertise in industry, leading a highly successful balanced scorecard implementation at the Canadian company Nova Scotia Power, which was recognized as an inductee into the Balanced Scorecard Hall of Fame.

Paul is also the founder of The Senalosa Group, a consulting firm dedicated to helping organizations reach the breakthrough results that can be achieved by creating a winning strategy and executing it with the balanced scorecard.

Tor Inge Vasshus
Founder and CEO of Corporater

Tor Inge is the founder and CEO of Corporater. He is an experienced practitioner of performance management frameworks. In addition to his responsibilities for performance management at a Fortune 250 company, he has served as a consultant and advisor to many other organizations over the years. As a dynamic speaker, he has presented at performance management conferences worldwide, as well as guest lectured at universities and colleges. While his vision at Corporater is to provide an innovative performance management solution that serves as a platform for holistic performance management, he stands grounded in meeting the needs of business and management. His passion for performance management combined with his practical approach to meeting business needs have resulted in Corporater EPM Suite, the company’s core solution.

Tor Inge is currently co-authoring a book that explores communication and visualization of many business concepts related to performance management.

David Bell
Chief Strategy Officer of Dimension Data Asia Pacific Pvt Ltd

David Bell is Chief Strategy Officer of Dimension Data Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, formerly known as Datacraft Asia Pte Ltd. David has been with the company since 2006 and is responsible for the development and refinement of Dimension Data Asia Pacific’s corporate strategy; strategy execution through development and management of balanced scorecards; management of key partner relationships including Cisco, EMC, NetApp and Microsoft; and Merger & Acquisitions.

David holds an MBA from Cornell University and has 24 years of diversified experience in international organizations, including management roles in strategic planning, operations & productivity improvement, and business development with Accenture, boutique strategy consultancy Asia Now, Northern Trust Bank and Procter & Gamble.


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The Address Dubai Marina.
Adjacent to Dubai Marina mall,
Dubai, UAE.

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