Learn to solve your business challenges with Concur data at Fusion

The 13th annual Concur Fusion event will soon be embarking upon the Las Vegas Strip March 8-11th. This year is set to be the biggest and best yet, so here is a quick preview of what to expect from the Analytics team this year:

 

What to expect?

This year, the Transparent session track at Fusion will provide unique opportunities to learn how to deliver the right data to the right people within your organization. All of you face numerous business challenges on a daily basis, so we want to make it faster and easier for you to solve these issues. At the pre-Fusion Concur Intelligence Workshop, we’ll start with the fundamentals. Those registered will have an opportunity to attend a two-day, hands-on training on Monday afternoon, March 7, and Tuesday morning, March 8, designed with a variety of difficulty levels to help everyone from those new to reporting as well as those experienced with navigating Report Studio. Kicking off Fusion on Tuesday afternoon, the Transparent track will change how you approach and solve complex business problems with Concur over the course of 11 different sessions.

 

These detailed sessions will include a year in review and a look at the future of reporting for Concur Intelligence, as well as multiple opportunities to hear from your peers how they were able to utilize Concur data to solve challenges at their organization. Additional topics include best practices in understanding and effectively setting up your system for success, the top reports every organization should be utilizing, as well as providing us feedback on future dashboards that will make accessing the data even easier. Whether you are new to Concur or experienced, undoubtedly you will be able to take back valuable knowledge that will promote a strong reporting culture within your own organization.

 

Check out the full list of analytic sessions at Fusion this year below:

 

TR1 Concur Analytics: The Year in Review and Looking Ahead

Tuesday, March 8 — 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Speaker(s): Brian Tarble from ConcurTodd Gagne from Concur

Take a look into the biggest enhancements within Concur's analytics in 2015 and how we have made it easier to access and understand data. Additionally, enjoy a glimpse into what the team has in store for 2016 and learn more about next generation analytics powered by HANA.

 

TR10 Expense Management: Reporting Made Easier

Thursday, March 10 — 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Speaker(s): Amber Starkey from Cardinal HealthJulie Losee from Ford Motor CompanyMarsha Calfee from Concur

Clear visibility into all expenses can be difficult at times, but it doesn’t have to be. Hear directly from peers on how they were able to solve specific business problems within their organization. Designed to demonstrate how to make reporting easier for expense managers within your organization, with a review of relevant dashboards and reports, Concur will give you back more of your time.

 

TR11 Finance Management: Reporting Made Easier

Thursday, March 10 — 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Speaker(s): Angel Ivery from OppenheimerFunds Inc.Marsha Calfee from ConcurSandra Ahola from T-Mobile

Finance management starts with an accurate view into all expense types. Hear how your peers have been able to use Concur’s analytics to solve their business problems. Concur not only provides you the visibility into data, with dashboards and reports, we make it easier to solve the business problems you face on a daily basis. Join us to learn how to make travel, expense and invoice reporting painless.

 

TR2 Travel Management: Reporting Made Easier

Wednesday, March 9 — 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Speaker(s): Jill Huffman from Cardinal HealthMaureen Rhodes from ConcurSabrina Kronk from Vanderbilt University

Gaining insight into travel policy compliance is now easier with Concur analytics. Hear from your peers' experiences and learn how they have leveraged Concur's analytics within their travel program. A review of our dashboards, reports and actionable analytics will enable you to efficiently manage your travel program.

 

TR3 Delivering Value to Your Department Managers

Wednesday, March 9 — 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Speaker(s): Angel Ivery from OppenheimerFunds Inc.Brian Tarble from ConcurMadia Sargent from CDK Global LLC

Understand the fundamental issues department managers face and the value of having detailed data that allows them to manage their travel & expense budget. Hear directly from a peer how they were able to utilize analytics to solve business problems within their organization. With Concur's persona-based dashboards, reports and actionable analytics specific to their needs, department managers are able to get all the relevant data in one place - giving everyone back more time.

 

TR4 Setting Up for Success: Administrator’s Guide to Analytics

Tuesday, March 8 — 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Speaker(s): Jessica German from ConcurJessica Quinn from Concur

Establish a strong infrastructure by incorporating key techniques available within the reporting tool. In this session you will learn more about organization practices, leveraging the BI functionality, and when to use Report Views versus Bursting. Additionally, we will discuss other recommendations that will give you back more of your time when using the tool.

 

TR5 Top Reports: Essential for Every Organization

Wednesday, March 9 — 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Speaker(s): Jennifer DaQuila-Mazzey from Novo Nordisk, Inc. Julianna Mulroy from Concur

Do you wonder which reports you should be leveraging or the top reports other organizations implement for success? Come learn more about some of the key reports available and how you can deploy them into your own organization to better manage your business.

 

TR6 Creating an Effective Reporting Culture Within Your Organization

Wednesday, March 9 — 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Speaker(s): Dottie Kennedy-Brooks from ConcurSandra Ahola from T-Mobile

The key to reporting success is building from a solid foundation. Discuss reporting strategies and proven configuration recommendations that will help drive adoption of reporting metrics and gain executive buy-in for new reporting strategies. Learn to incorporate a reporting culture everyone can utilize to manage their goals.

 

TR7 Concur Client Roundtables: Reporting and Analytics

Tuesday, March 8 — 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Speaker(s): Justin Sigette from Concur

Gain insight into how your peers are approaching reporting and analytics through this networking session. Share best practices with your peers in a roundtable setting, and take back actionable items you can implement within your own organization.

 

TR8 Future Feature Feedback: Dashboards & Actionable Analytics

Wednesday, March 9 — 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Speaker(s): Amol Kasbekar from Concur

We want to hear from you! Come and take a sneak peek at the additional upcoming persona-based dashboards, and tell us what is most important to you. Join us in meaningful conversations around the right data that you need, when you need it.

 

TR9 Understanding Concur’s Data Warehouse Model

Wednesday, March 9 — 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Speaker(s): Paul Parter from Concur

Getting the most of Concur analytics starts with understanding the data warehouse model. See how the data is sourced, stored and updated and learn the basics of Concur’s Travel & Expense data models and structures, e.g. dates and fiscal calendar, amounts and currencies, custom fields and concept fields. Hear some more advanced tips, tricks and potential dangers within report writing to help you get the most out of your Intelligence from Concur solution.

 

TR9-R1 Understanding Concur’s Data Warehouse Model

Friday, March 11 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Speaker(s): Paul Parter from Concur

Getting the most of Concur analytics starts with understanding the data warehouse model. See how the data is sourced, stored and updated and learn the basics of Concur’s Travel & Expense data models and structures, e.g. dates and fiscal calendar, amounts and currencies, custom fields and concept fields. Hear some more advanced tips, tricks and potential dangers within report writing to help you get the most out of your Intelligence from Concur solution.

 

TR-MF1 Setting up Actionable Analytics for Your Department Manager

Wednesday, March 9 — 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Speaker(s): Marsha Calfee from Concur

Join us in this forum to understand how to set up Actionable Analytics. Whether you want to receive alerts on department budget thresholds or when a credit card threshold is met, or simply want to burst out dashboards and reports, we will show you on how to get started!

 

TR-MF2 Future Feature Feedback Spend Management Dashboard

Wednesday, March 9 — 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Speaker(s): Marsha Calfee from Concur

Come and take a sneak peek at the upcoming spend management persona-based dashboard, and tell us what is most important to you. Join us in meaningful conversations around the right data that you need, when you need it.

 

TR-MF3 Change Management: Implementing the Department Manager Dashboard

Wednesday, March 9 — 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Speaker(s): Marsha Calfee from Concur

Have you heard about our dashboards and find them insightful but you are not certain how to introduce them within your organization? This forum will help put you on the right path for a successful roll-out!

 

For a complete list of all Fusion sessions, go here.

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