Workshop Day

This year, if you choose, your EVOLUTIONS experience begins with Workshop Day and it is all about hands-on IBM Cognos Analytics education. These sessions feature progressive learning that builds from session-to-session focused on the topic of reports. From beginner to advanced, in each session you’ll walk away with new skills and by the end of the day, you’ll be a pro. Plus, you can receive PDU credits for participating in these sessions. Don’t miss this day!

REPORTING WORKSHOP DAY

8:30-6:00 | Registration & Check-In

9:00-4:00 | IBM Cognos Analytics | Craig Randell & Larry Kading, Changepoint

Is your reporting and analytics showing you the whole story? Learn how to transition to and maximize the value from the new IBM Cognos Analytics with Changepoint in this series of one day workshops.

6:00 | Welcome Reception

Day 1

7:00-7:50 | Networking Breakfast

8:00-8:45 | CEO Welcome Address | Matt Scheuing, Changepoint, Chief Executive Officer

9:00-9:45 | Product roadmap: The future of Changepoint PSA | Greg Davidson, Changepoint

Want to hear about the exciting things coming up for Changepoint? Join the Changepoint product management team for insight into the market dynamics, product strategy and customer feedback that inform the product roadmap.

10:00-10:45 | Convert Opportunity to Revenue: Navigate Your Sales Pipeline | Vincent Mignona, Navigate

Effectively managing a business’ sales pipeline requires rigor and insight. Using the opportunity management feature in Changepoint, learn how Navigate actively manages their pipeline and effectively converts opportunities into revenue.

10:00-10:45 | Transforming Your Changepoint Experience with iForms | Larry Kading & Craig Randell, Changepoint

Leverage the power of Changepoint’s intelligent forms to supercharge workflow & content automation.  (This session is also offered on Wednesday, October 16 at 11:00)

11:00-11:45 | Keynote Session – Josh Linkner, Thought Leader, Entrepreneur & NY Times Best Selling Author

12:00-12:45 | Lunch

1:00-1:45 | Removing Bottlenecks: Integrating New Business Applications into Changepoint | Murtuza Rampurawala, Longview

Longview shares how they successfully integrate newly acquired businesses and their applications into one instance of Changepoint.  Begin by identifying key areas of need. Examples include Resource Management, Project Management, Time & Expenses, and Invoicing. Then define the structure and workflow of each area for a flawless set-up.

1:00-1:45 | Resource Staffing – Fast and Simple! | Derrick Ellingson, Changepoint

Learn how to leverage the power of Changepoint when staffing work assignments.

2:00-2:45 | Migrating From on On-Prem to SaaS  | Hans-Jørgen Krogstie, Telenor

Sharing what to-do, what not to-do, things to watch out for and things to eagerly anticipate – Telenor shares their recent journey in migrating from on-premise Changepoint to SaaS Changepoint.

2:00-2:45 | Collaborating on the Changepoint Roadmap | Greg Davidson, Changepoint

Join the Changepoint product management team in this collaborative session to have your voice heard! Our customer’s input is invaluable. We listen and regularly incorporate customer feedback into our roadmap planning activities. In this session, we want to hear from our customers on what is important to help their business continue to improve and thrive. Provide feedback on our roadmap and learn how you can participate in shaping the future of Changepoint. (This session is also offered on Tuesday, October 15 at 3:00)

3:00-3:45 | Another Session Coming Soon! | TBA

Stay tuned for another session coming soon.

3:00-3:45 | Collaborating on the Changepoint Roadmap | Greg Davidson, Changepoint

Join the Changepoint product management team in this collaborative session to have your voice heard! Our customer’s input is invaluable. We listen and regularly incorporate customer feedback into our roadmap planning activities. In this session, we want to hear from our customers on what is important to help their business continue to improve and thrive. Provide feedback on our roadmap and learn how you can participate in shaping the future of Changepoint. (This session is a repeat from Tuesday, October 15 at 2:00)

4:00-4:45 | Changepoint Customer Services – Our Vision for Ongoing Engagement to Make our Customer Successful | Paul Yaros, Changepoint

Hear about our ongoing transformation to make services more accessible and provide you with the support you need to drive transformative change with your Changepoint solution.

5:30 | Exclusive Evening – The Presbytere

The Presbytère’s two permanent exhibits tell two sides of the ongoing Louisiana story—one of celebration and one of resilience. Tapas, beverages, and great networking included. Learn more about The Presbytere >

Bonus: Receive PDU credits for participating in breakout sessions and workshops.

Day 2

7:00-7:45 | Networking Breakfast

8:00-8:45 | Climbing the ladder: How to Maximize Your Career Development with Your Changepoint Solution | Panel Moderators: Marc Zanet & Kathryn Perkins, Changepoint 

In this lively panel session, Changepoint customers discuss the methods, learning and expertise that has not only made them great at their jobs but also allowed them to grab that next rung on the career ladder.

9:00-9:45 | Going Global with Changepoint | Andrew Boon, Dimension Data

Dimension Data is deploying Changepoint globally; harmonizing business processes and operations and aligning reports to deliver a consistent client experience. This session covers Dimension’s journey to date, their approach and the challenges they have faced along the way. Whether deploying to a single site or to sites around the globe, there are lessons to learn from their experience.

9:00-9:45 | Project Maintenance: One Tool Does it All! | Derrick Ellingson, Changepoint

Discover how you can manage all aspects of a project within Changepoint.

10:00-10:45 | What to Expect When They’re Expecting | Clinton Pawlick, Precor

In this product agnostic session, Clinton will share the parallels between parenting and project management.  He believes the elements of success for either endeavor are conspicuously hidden.  Trends dissipate.  Truth endures.  By embracing simplicity, elegance, and purpose, we can find genuine and wonderfully imperfect progress.

10:00-10:45 | Getting the Most Out of Changepoint’s Latest Version | Rose Smith, Changepoint

Want to manage, track and control your projects in one central location? How about the same for your resources? Learn how to utilize Changepoint’s latest version to start realizing all the benefits of next level project and resource management. In this session, we will deep-dive into new and improved resource and project management capabilities. Take advantage of this knowledge-transfer opportunity to build your upgrading confidence and start using these exciting new features.

11:00-11:45 | Using the Changepoint Value Assessment to Achieve Your Goals | Terrie Ginn & Derrick Ellingson, Changepoint

Are you interested in assessing your current Changepoint processes in order to achieve a specific outcome? Do you want help prioritizing which features to optimize or roll out next? Do you want to streamline your Changepoint use and increase margin? Let us show you how customers have used the Changepoint Value Assessment to achieve their goals.

11:00-11:45 | Transforming Your Changepoint Experience with iForms | Larry Kading & Craig Randell, Changepoint

Leverage the power of Changepoint’s intelligent forms to supercharge workflow & content automation. (This session is a repeat from Tuesday, October 15 at 10:00)

12:00-12:45 | Lunch

1:00-1:45 | Discussing Change Management with Changepoint Partners | Panel Moderator: Mike Spacone, Changepoint

Join us for this product agnostic panel discussion featuring those who work on the front lines of change. Our partners help companies navigate and implement major projects and have seen it all. Hear from them about best practices and tips and tricks to making your next big initiative a success.

1:00-1:45 | The Adaptive Enterprise | Paul Cramer & Eric Bergman, Changepoint

Digital business is altering the PMO role, requiring that PPM leaders become more adaptive and impactful change-enablers. They must reinvent capabilities and adopt new processes to lead in what Gartner calls, the “ContinuousNext” era.

2:00-2:45 | Adventures in Resource Management | Jeff Volkert, OneNeck

OneNeck IT Solutions, an IT service provider delivering thousands of IT projects to their customers, is utilizing the Resource Scheduling Worksheet within Changepoint to optimize Resource Management. This session will give you insight into the methodology of their process.

2:00-2:45 | Another Session Coming Soon! | TBA

Stay tuned for another session coming soon.

3:00-3:45 | Dashboarding for Success! | Larry Kading, Changepoint

Maximize the insights that business intelligence provides to help you achieve business success.

4:00-4:45 | Locknote | Matt Scheuing, Changepoint Chief Executive Officer

Reflections on two days of learning, growing and evolving as a community.

4:45 | Closing Reception

Bonus: Receive PDU credits for participating in breakout sessions and workshops.

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Changepoint EVOLUTIONS is our global customer conference featuring the Changepoint PSA, Daptiv PPM, and barometerIT solutions. This conference delivers product insights, best practices, and networking opportunities. Changepoint EVOLUTIONS empowers executives, management, and teams with new ways to collaborate, align investments, and gain visibility into business initiatives in today’s changing business landscape.

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