Monday

New for 2020! Select from beginner and advanced sessions.

Our 2020 schedule and itinerary is under construction but check out 2019s product tracks in the meantime!

Attend the workshop for your specific Changepoint product, which features progressive learning. Regardless of the level of complexity, 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 it!

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Registration, Check-In, and Lunch

8:00am - 6:00pm

Get settled into your room, then head to the registration desk to pick up your badge and other goodies. Lunch will be available at 12:00pm for workshop attendees.

 

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Changepoint Analytics (powered by IBM Cognos Analytics 11) 

9:00-4:00 - Athena Pang & Olivier Pringault, Changepoint

Is your reporting and analytics showing you the whole story? Learn how to transition to and maximize the value from the *NEW* Changepoint Analytics (powered by IBM Cognos Analytics v11) with Daptiv PPM in this series of one day workshops.

  • 9:00-10:30 Cognos Analytics 11 for Report Studio 10 users
  • 10:30-12:00 Effective Page Design – Tips and Tricks to Make Your Cognos 11 Reports Shine
  • 12:00-1:30 Lunch
  • 1:30-3:00  How to Create a Roadmap / Storyboard Dashboard in Cognos Analytics 11

 

 

 

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Welcome Reception

6:00pm

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Tuesday

Call for 2020 Changepoint EVOLUTIONS customer speakers will take place in January 2020. While 2020 sessions are being developed, check out the caliber of our 2019 speakers and session topics below.

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Networking Breakfast

7:00 - 7:50am

CEO Welcome Address

8:00 - 8:45am | Matt Scheuing, Changepoint Chief Executive Officer

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The Adaptive Enterprise

9:00 - 9:45am - Eric Bergman and Paul Cramer

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. Come see an in-depth demonstration of brand-new portfolio planning capabilities for Daptiv customers.

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Carrier’s Single Source of Truth: Daptiv PPM

10:00-10:45am - Keith Harwood & John Bortolussi, Carrier Corporation

Listen to and learn how Carrier’s Digital Technology group implemented the full suite of Daptiv PPM, with a laser focus on inputting the right level of detail. We will share keys to success and the value found in two (2) areas: Detailed Project Management and Timesheet Management. Both areas will demonstrate the types of data input, audit reports used to maintain high levels of data quality, and the reports designed to make informed decisions.

 

Johnson Controls Global Products: Journey to Product Portfolio Transparency

10:00 - 10:45am - Maribeth Achterberg, Johnson Controls

In a classic people, process, technology and cultural change-management story, learn how Daptiv PPM enabled JCI to create a full view of the Engineering New Product Introduction Portfolio. This journey starts with a complex product and diverse development methods. Come on the JCI journey to standardize, increase agility and learn about strategies, wins, and challenges to be overcome.

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Keynote Session – Josh Linkner

Thought Leader, Entrepreneur & NY Times Best Selling Author

11:00-11:45

See speakers page for more information!

Lunch to follow

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Product Roadmap: The Future of Daptiv PPM

1:00-1:45

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

David Blumhorst, Changepoint

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How to Make the Most of Daptiv Value Assessment and PPM Maturity Assessment Services

2:00-2:45 - Janice Caler and Kerry Good, Changepoint with Nicole Kungel, WEX Health

Ever wonder if you’re taking full advantage of your Daptiv PPM solution? A Daptiv Value Assessment can help you ensure your business processes and Daptiv are aligned. With this service, a Daptiv Solution Architect conducts an objective assessment of your Daptiv environment based on your current business processes and provides recommendations and a plan of action. Or is your PMO struggling in Project Portfolio Management (PPM) and needs help? A PPM Maturity Assessment can provide insight to the state of your processes as they relate to PPM. We will partner with you to perform an evaluation and help you create a PPM Maturity Roadmap. Attend this session to learn more and hear customer success stories.

Collaborating on the Daptiv Roadmap

2:00-2:45  - Norvin Leach, Changepoint

Join the Daptiv product management team in this collaborative session and make 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 what is important to help your business 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 Wednesday, October 16 at 11:00)

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Setting the Stage for Change: Resource Management in 90 Days

3:00-3:45 - Todd Pappas, BCLC

What is one of the most sought after components of PPM, that many companies find very difficult to achieve? It’s Resource Management. Learn about BCLC’s unique approach to planning and rollout that enabled the successful implementation of Daptiv’s resource management module in under 90 days!

 

Making Work Visible Within the SAFe PMO|

3:00-3:45 - Jon Verson, Wi-Tronix, LLC

A key element of any SAFe transformation is transparency. To deliver on this transparency Wi-Tronix had to learn how to make work visible to the enterprise. From the portfolio to task boards, Daptiv has enabled Wi-Tronix to move from paper Kanban boards to large visible displays throughout the office.

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It’s Time to Play Family Feud Customer Services Style!

4:00-4:45 

Join us for the most exciting contestant game show at Evolutions and learn some valuable information about Changepoint Customer Services.

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Exclusive Evening – The Presbytere

6:30

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

Wedneday 

New for 2020! Select from beginner and advanced sessions.

Our 2020 schedule and itinerary is under construction but check out 2019s product tracks in the meantime!

Attend the workshop for your specific Changepoint product, which features progressive learning. Regardless of the level of complexity, 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 it!

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Networking Breakfast

7:00-7:45am

Climbing the Ladder: How to Maximize Your Career Development with Your Changepoint Solution 

8:00-8:45am

In this interactive 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. Come with your questions! Panelists include:

  • Jon Verson – PMO Director at Wi-tronix
  • Linda Grus – Engineering Project Analyst at Clarios (formerly Johnson Controls)
  • Liz Uchida – Director, Global Operational Excellence at Wolters Kluwer
  • Keith Roberts – Enterprise Systems Architect at QAD
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The New Analytics Platform for Daptiv PPM

9:00-9:45am - David Blumhorst, Changepoint

Want to hear the exciting things with the new BI Platform and how you can be involved early? Come see how the new UI for report writing will make answering questions about your portfolio and resources easier and faster. We will show the work we have been doing to provide a direct connection to Daptiv with Tableau and discuss the future for AI and how it will enrich your PPM experience.

Three Ways to Use Resource & Capacity Planning for Better Decision Making

9:00-9:45am - Janice Caler, Changepoint

Setting up your intake mechanism and resource inventory the right way is just half the battle. Using the data to evaluate supply and demand objectively and then schedule your resources appropriately is the other half. Attend this session for details on set up and valuable use cases.

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What to Expect When They’re Expecting

10:00-10:45am - Clinton Pawlick, Precor

In this product agnostic session, Clinton will share the parallels between parenting and project management.  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.

Improving Competitive Advantage Through Resource Forecasting

10:00-10:45am - Sarah Wagner, Texas Capital Bank

Administrators have a great responsibility to create seamless and efficient user experiences for our customers.  This session will cover the top ten ways to ditch the extra clicks in both administrator-only functionality and power-user business process support and is designed with Power-Users and Administrators who want to become Power-Users in mind!

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Ditch the Clicks: 10 Shortcuts to Supporting Your Customers

11:00-11:45 - Alyssa Marland Chmielewski, Changepoint

Administrators have a great responsibility to create seamless and efficient user experiences for our customers.  This session will cover the top ten ways to ditch the extra clicks in both administrator-only functionality and power-user business process support and is designed with Power-Users and Administrators who want to become Power-Users in mind!

Collaborating on the Daptiv Roadmap

11:00-11:45 - Norvin Leach, Changepoint

Join the Daptiv product management team in this collaborative session and make 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 what is important to help your business 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 2:00.)

Lunch to follow 

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Planning for Reality: Understanding Resource Capacity

1:00-1:45pm - Linda Grus, Clarios

Clarios (formerly Johnson Controls Power Solutions), the world’s largest supplier of automotive batteries, uses Capacity Planning and reporting to effectively schedule and manage project needs AND optimize 260+ resources. By factoring in non-project work and budgeting for known ad hoc work, you can confidently plan your resources.

Workspace-level Dynamic Applications : Augment History Tracking and Enhance Reporting

1:00-1:45pm - Dave Dueland, ITA Group

With requirements to preserve historical data and to generate reports with highly custom details, ITA Group has leveraged workspace-level dynamic applications to do just that. Learn how to use DA’s to augment reporting across your enterprise and reduce the reliance on report by report custom coding.

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Knowledge Management: Gaining Value From Lessons Learned

2:00-2:45 - Andrew Roth, Benco Dental

In this product agnostic session hear how all too often, Lessons Learned is seen as a project close activity, and team members typically dread coming to a retrospective session when they are anxious to move on to a new project (or back to their typical jobs). Researchers have proven that knowledge sharing activities, which is a subset of knowledge management and includes lessons learned, yield improved employee efficiency and company performance; however, many organizations fail to have a formalized knowledge management strategy. This session will go through tactics on how to capture project knowledge effectively and leverage this knowledge to help improve the likelihood of success of future projects.

Reports, DA’s and Dashboards, Oh My! 

2:00-2:45 - Curtis Wampler, Fluor Corporation

Hear how Fluor Corporation has been able to maximize the value received from reporting, Daptiv Dynamic Applications and dashboards.

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Financial Management 

3:00-3:45 - David Blumhorst, Changepoint

Managing portfolio financials and tracking project cost can be a daunting endeavor. In this session you’ll hear about the leading practices in PPM financial management and how to utilize Daptiv PPM to provide a centralized system of record for financial governance and transparency.

What Do a Project Charter and Enterprise Portfolio Management Have In Common?

3:00-3:45 - Paul Cramer, Changepoint

A Project Charter is much more than just list of key objectives, stakeholders, and promised benefits.

 

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Locknote 

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

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

Closing Reception

4:45 

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BUSINESS JUSTIFICATION

Check back for the 2020 Business Justification! 

Registration for 2020 coming soon!