MicroStrategy World 2021 Agenda for Americas

Connect and collaborate with other users, hear our customers and partners present best practices and lessons learned, and participate in live Q&A and panel discussions with MicroStrategy experts.

* Tuesday, February 2nd: The OEM Summit will be hosted through Zoom. For more information, email microstrategyworld@microstrategy.com.

 

Day 1 - Wednesday, February 3

* All times shown in EST

Supercharging MicroStrategy on Billions of Rows with Kyvos Smart OLAP™

12:00pm | Discover how you can power MicroStrategy with Kyvos’ AI & ML based Smart OLAP™ to instantly analyze billions of rows of historical and granular data on any cloud.  Kyvos lets you consolidate all your existing cubes for holistic and cost-effective reporting using MicroStrategy dossiers, documents and reports.

Tell Better Stories: Add 30+ visualizations to Microstrategy with VitaraCharts

12:30pm | In the ever-changing world of BI, we are constantly bombarded with the demand to tell better stories with our data. In this session, Vitara showcases how to make KPIs interactive and engaging using their powerful new visualizations.

Franconnect: Command Center

1:00pm | This session will cover how Franconnect embedded Microstrategy to provide actionable Command Centers for the franchise industry.

eBay: Optimizing Cube in Big Data Migration

1:30pm | In this session, eBay discusses & shares their experiences migrating the MicroStrategy platform from a traditional appliance warehouse RDBMS to Hadoop. In particular, what they did to achieve comparable publication times.

The Decision Center: Retail reporting at Starbucks with MicroStrategy

2:00pm | Starbucks introduces you to their 14+ year MicroStrategy project that informs 10,000 store managers in North America. The session focuses on enhancements with Labor Reporting, and a Q&A.

Business Intelligence Analytics: Data Science in Action: MicroStrategy, Machine Learning, Deep Learning and AI

2:30pm | Business Intelligence Analytics, a MicroStrategy OEM partner specializing in Analytics-as-a-Service Solutions will demonstrate why MicroStrategy is ideal for Data Science and Machine Learning.

Visa: MicroStrategy’s Support for Partial Data Encryption

3:00pm | Visa will demonstrate the new MicroStrategy 2021 features that allow the encryption and decryption of data in real time.

ABC Television: Using Realtime Insights with Dossier

3:30pm | The velocity of the news is ever accelerating. Join this session to learn how ABC Television has merged historical and real-time media consumption data to create actionable insights using MicroStrategy dossiers.

Build Your Cloud Business Case

12:00pm | Better understand the cost savings, and resources your organization will be able to reallocate, following a move to the MicroStrategy Cloud Service.
Speakers: Chris McNabney, Roshan Popal, Chris Whaley, Adrian Gonzalez

Fast and Easy Cloud Migrations

1:00pm | Learn the best practices and proven techniques we use to migrate your on-prem solutions to the cloud in weeks without user disruption.
Speakers: Mohamed Abouelseoud, Louise Andenmatten, Mark Starbuck, Mike Swiercz, Toby Cook

Free Automated Upgrades

2:00pm | Adopt MicroStrategy 2021 quickly and risk-free with our proven methodology and expert services.
Speakers: Alberto del Castillo, Kevin Shannon, Drew Bachman, Jaymin Joshi

Professional Services for Cloud

3:00pm | Discover flexible, remote delivery options to accelerate your BI projects with MicroStrategy Consulting.
Speakers: Derek Nesmith, Magda Dudek, Sabina Sarna

Custom and Embedded Analytics

12:00pm | Embed, extend, and inject intelligence customized for your business applications using MicroStrategy's comprehensive set of APIs.
Speakers: Bob Sharman, Antoine Isally

The HyperIntelligence SDK

1:00pm | Make any enterprise application hyperintelligent by embedding instant insights and one-click actions.
Speakers: Jose Nocedal, Antoine Isally

Embedding Dossiers onto Web Applications

2:00pm | See examples of how dossiers can be integrated seamlessly into websites and applications using the latest features of our SDK.
Speakers: Matt Pepper

MicroStrategy for Excel Users

3:00pm | See how MicroStrategy for Office 2021 empowers your business users on Excel with information they can trust.
Speaker: Julia Celnik

Connecting to Any Data Source

12:00pm | Discover how MicroStrategy optimizes access to on-prem and cloud-based data sources for agility, performance, and scale.
Speakers: Ananya Ohja, Roxane Edjali

MicroStrategy for Data on AWS, Azure and GCP

1:00pm | Attend this session to understand how MicroStrategy platform will connect to different data stores in AWS, Azure and Google Cloud.
Speaker: Talhah Zafar

Deploying Real-Time Analytics

2:00pm | See how MicroStrategy customers are harnessing streaming analytics to make informed decisions in real time.
Speaker: Gareth La Grange

Building an Enterprise Semantic Graph

3:00pm | Learn why the semantic graph and Platform Analytics are critical to meet evolving enterprise requirements for flexibility, security, and governance.
Speakers: Laurent Lee-A-Sioe, Kyung-Whu Chung

MicroStrategy and Containerization

12:00pm | Discover the benefits of using containerization to boost performance, ensure scalability, and minimize costs.
Speakers: Jay Shah, Shreyas Shah

Workstation for Architects and Administrators

1:00pm | Learn about new features and capabilities in MicroStrategy 2021 designed to empower Architects and Administrators.
Speaker: Morgan Patterson

Python for Automation

2:00pm | Automate common Administrator tasks by leveraging the Python SDK.
Speaker: Anirudh Arikarevula

Ensuring Scalability and Performance

3:00pm | Run faster and increase resilience with smart memory usage, lookup caching, and new features available to MicroStrategy Administrators.
Speakers: Cezary Razsco, Ananya Ohja

Bitcoin Macro Strategy

12:00pm | A review of Bitcoin as a treasury reserve asset & various macroeconomic factors driving its adoption by corporations & institutional investors.

Michael J. Saylor
Chairman and CEO, MicroStrategy
Ross Stevens
Founder, CEO, Stoneridge
Founder, Executive Chairman, NYDIG

Bitcoin Corporate Strategy

1:00pm | A review of ways in which corporations can integrate with the Bitcoin monetary network & the advantages of different strategies.

Michael J. Saylor
Chairman and CEO, MicroStrategy

Bitcoin Finance Considerations

2:00pm | An overview of key financial & operational considerations for corporations integrating Bitcoin into a treasury reserve strategy.

Phong Le
President and CFO, MicroStrategy

Bitcoin Legal Considerations

3:00pm | An overview of key legal & regulatory considerations for corporations integrating Bitcoin into a treasury reserve strategy.

W. Ming Shao
SEVP and General Counsel, MicroStrategy
J. Dax Hansen
Partner and Firmwide Chair, Blockchain Tech & Digital Currency Industry Group, Perkins Coie LLP
Thomas S. Ward
Partner, WilmerHale LLP

Bitcoin Accounting Considerations

4:00pm | An overview of key accounting, tax, & audit considerations for corporations integrating Bitcoin into a treasury reserve strategy.

Phong Le
President and CFO, MicroStrategy
Rob Massey
Partner and Global Tax Leader Blockchain and Cryptocurrency, Deloitte Tax
Amy Park 
Partner, Deloitte


Day 2 - Thursday, February 4

A day full of deep dive sessions into all aspects of the MicroStrategy 2021 vision. Don't miss our roadmap and futures sessions, available to Premium Pass holders.
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Futures Keynote

10:00am | Join Timothy Lang, Chief Technology Officer, for a preview of MicroStrategy 2021 and beyond.

Private Roundtable with MicroStrategy Executives

11:00am | Hear directly from senior executives on MicroStrategy’s capital allocation strategy, mission and vision, governing leadership principles, and more.
* Premium Pass exclusive

Giant Eagle's Move to more Actionable Data

12:00pm | COVID has caused a significant impact on global supply chains. Join this session to learn more about the importance of analytics in making better business decisions with more actionable data and HyperIntelligence!

Cox Automotive: Microstrategy 2021: Smart Architecture for Cube Refresh in Near Real Time

1:00pm | Cubes are essential to create high performing dashboards. This session provides extremely smart data load design using Snowflake as data store for Microstrategy cloud to refresh cubes in near real time. The key aspects of cube incremental refreshes, dynamic sourcing and dynamic binding with hierarchies are explained in detail. This architecture can save up to 90% on operational cost in the cloud providing amazing value to high performing dashboards.

Computer Aid, Inc.

2:00pm | This session covers TrueProject, the world’s only automated oversight and governance solution that ensures project success by predicting problems before they occur, is a SaaS application developed by CAI and enabled by MicroStrategy.

Grupo SBF: Creating a Data Culture to Support the Business

3:00pm | See how Grupo SBF has established a data culture centered on the exchange of information across teams and departments to improve data accessibility for team members across  211 stores.

Dive Deeper into HyperIntelligence Use Cases

HyperIntelligence Card Authoring

12:00pm | Take a deep dive into the latest features for building compelling and impactful HyperIntelligence solutions.
Speaker: Nida Imtiaz

Roadmap: HyperIntelligence

1:00pm | Talk with our product teams about what's next for HyperIntelligence.
Speakers: Nida Imtiaz, Jose Nocedal
* Premium Pass exclusive

Roadmap: Containerization

1:00pm | Take a deep dive with our product team about the next set of features for deployment using Docker and Kubernetes.
Speakers: Shreyas Shah and Jay Shah
*Premium Pass Exclusive

Upgrading Environments with MSTRBak

2:00pm | Learn best practices for upgrading your platform to the latest release using MSTRBak.
Speakers: Shreyas Shah and Mohamed Abouelseoud

Roadmap: MicroStrategy on AWS

2:00pm | Talk with our product team about what's next for deployment on AWS.
Speakers: Mike Swiercz and Hao Shen
*Premium Pass Exclusive

Roadmap: MicroStrategy on Azure

3:00pm | Talk with our product team about what's next for deployment on Azure.
Speakers: Mike Swiercz and Phaneendra K. Namala
*Premium Pass Exclusive

Self-Deploying MicroStrategy on AWS

4:00pm | Get tools and tips from our experts for deploying your MicroStrategy environment on AWS.
Speakers: Louise Andenmatten and Hao Shen

Self-Deploying MicroStrategy on Azure

4:00pm | Get tools and tips from our experts for deploying your MicroStrategy environment on Azure.
Speakers: Mike Swiercz and Phaneendra K. Namala

Library Personalization for End Users

12:00pm | See how Library can be personalized to deliver a business intelligence experience for every user.
Speaker: Holly Stevens

Using Distribution Services

12:00pm | Take a deep dive into the latest Distribution Services features in MicroStrategy 2021.
Speaker: Morgan Patterson

Deloitte: Transformative Impact of Digital Assets on Banking

12:00pm | Hear from industry advisers on new capabilities banks and financial institutions will need to address the risks, controls, tax, and accounting implications of digital assets.
Speakers: 
Tim Davis - Principal, Blockchain Assurance - Deloitte
Richard Walker - Principal, Blockchain for Financial Services - Deloitte

Building Mapbox Visualizations

1:00pm | Incorporate beautiful geospatial designs into you analytics content with MicroStrategy's integration to Mapbox.
Speaker: Matt Pepper

Dossier Design Best Practices for Performance

2:00pm | See how to take advantage of the latest Dossier features for speed and scale.
Speaker: Paramjeet Sidhu and Cheng Guo

Mapbox Spotlight (Presented by Mapbox)

2:00pm | Hear directly from MicroStrategy's partners at Mapbox about the latest features and benefits.
Speaker: Alex Roth, Mapbox

Converting Documents to Pixel-Perfect Dossiers

3:00pm | MicroStrategy 2021 makes Dossiers easier and more powerful and ever. Learn how to convert your legacy Documents to the latest features.
Speaker: Jeff Courcelle

Roadmap: Dossier Authoring

3:00pm | Talk with our product teams about what's next for Dossier Authoring.
Speakers: Amy Laresch and Trent Hyland
* Premium Pass exclusive

Accessibility and 508 Compliance

4:00pm | See how MicroStrategy 2021 supports the most recent requirements for accessibility.
Speaker: Vivian Yung

Len's Top Ten: What's New in MicroStrategy 2021

4:00pm | Hear from MicroStrategy Expert Len O'Toole as he reviews his favorite features from the latest relelase.
Speaker: Len O'Toole, Social Media Influencer, lenotoole.com, InfoCepts
* Premium Pass exlcusive

Roadmap: SDK/Embedded Analytics

1:00pm |  Hear from our product teams about what's coming for our suite of APIs and SDKs.
Speakers: Stephen Lippens
*Premium Pass Exclusive

Deploying HyperIntelligence on Web Applications with the HyperSDK

4:00pm | See the new HyperSDK in action as we build HyperIntelligence solutions and integrate them directly into websites and applications.
Speakers: Antoine Issaly

MicroStrategy with Exasol

1:00pm | Best practices and tools and tips for connecting to Exasol.
Speakers: Amit Nayak

MicroStrategy with SAP

1:00pm | Best practices and tools and tips for connecting to SAP.
Speaker: Peter Heugel

MicroStrategy with Google Big Query

2:00pm | Best practices and tools and tips for connecting to Google Big Query.
Speakers: Talhah Zafar

MicroStrategy with Snowflake

3:00pm | Best practices and tools and tips for connecting to Snowflake.
Speakers: Talhah Zafar

MicroStrategy with Oracle Cloud

3:00pm | Best practices and tools and tips for connecting to Oracle Cloud and Autonomous Data Warehouse.
Speaker: Amit Nayak 

MicroStrategy with Teradata

4:00pm | Best practices and tools and tips for connecting to Teradata.
Speakers: Amit Nayak

MicroStrategy with Hierarchical Reporting

4:00pm | Best practices and tools and tips for connecting to Oracle Cloud and Autonomous Data Warehouse.
Speaker: Witold Chicon

Top 10 Automated Administrator Tasks

12:00pm | Get the inside scoop from our experts to make administration easier than ever.
Speakers: Anirudh Arikarevula

Jump-start your new Application in Workstation

1:00pm | Build powerful new applications in Workstation with the latest features.
Speakers: Hilton Cole

MicroStrategy Advanced Customizable Functions

2:00pm | Learn from MicroStrategy product experts how to leverage new Customizable Functions in MicroStrategy 2021.
Speakers: Hani Soewandi, Yueying Liu, and Alberto Abrisqueta

Roadmap: Platform Analytics

2:00pm | Hear about what's next for administrators to boost performance in Platform Analytics
Speakers: Soumya Singh
*Premium Pass Exclusive

Incorporating MicroStrategy into your CI/CD pipeline

3:00pm | See what MicroStrategy has in store for deployments using Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery.
Speakers: Stephen Lippens and Antoine Issaly

Roadmap: Schema Design

3:00pm | Talk with our product experts about what's next for architects in Workstation for schema design.
Speakers: Erika Moreno
*Premium Pass Exclusive

Top 10 ways Workstation Makes Your Life Easier

4:00pm | Hear directly from our experts about how to streamline tasks for Analysts, Administrators, and Architects.
Speakers: Morgan Patterson
*Premium Pass Exclusive

Hear success stories unique to municipal and federal agencies.

Saving Lives with Analytics

10:30am | Army Combat Readiness Center: Spotting Accident Trends within the United States Army

Fraud Prevention

10:30am | Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: Using AI to Fight Fraud Waste and Abuse Using CMS Open Data

Quality Control

11:15am | Transportation Security Administration: Information Quality & Operational Activities During COVID

Driving Data-Informed Decisions

11:15am | Defense Logistics Agency: Empowering all users to make data-informed decisions at DLA.

SecDevOps

12:00pm | Department of Homeland Security: Hear about the SecDevOps journey at DHS.

Machine Learning

12:45pm | Colvin Run Networks: Predictive Maintenance in the U.S. Armed Forces

Resource Planning

12:45pm | Federal Bureau of Investigation: Data Analytics for Optimized Resource Planning

Analytics and the Pandemic

1:30pm | Federal Transit Administration: Utilizing Data Analytics to Navigate Pandemic Challenges

Data Dojo

1:30pm | Hard Yards: A Hands-On Approach to Data Literacy

Self-Service Analytics

2:15pm | Department of Energy: Reaching Analytics Maturity with Governed Self-Service

Binance Presentation

Vince Kwok
VP of Global Institutional Business, Binance

Coinbase Presentation

Brett Tejpaul
Head of Institutional Sales, Trading, Custody, and Prime Services, Coinbase

Fidelity Presentation

Tom Jessop
President, Fidelity Digital Assets

Galaxy Digital Presentation

Mike Novogratz
CEO, Galaxy Digital

Gemini Presentation

Dave Abner
Global Head of Business Development, Gemini

Genesis Presentation

Michael Moro
CEO, Genesis Trading / Genesis Capital

Grayscale Presentation

Michael Sonnenshein
CEO, Grayscale Investments

Kraken Presentation

Jesse Powell
CEO and Co-founder, Kraken

NYDIG Presentation

Robby Gutmann
Co-founder & CEO, NYDIG
Co-founder, Stone Ridge

Paxos Presentation

Charles Cascarilla
CEO & Co-Founder, Paxos

Roadmap: HyperIntelligence

1:00pm | Talk with our product teams about what's next for HyperIntelligence.
Speaker: Nida Imtiaz and Jose Nocedal

Roadmap: Containerization

1:00pm | Take a deep dive with our product teams about the next set of features for deployment using Docker and Kubernetes.
Speaker: Shreyas Shah, Jay Shah, and Mohamed Abouselad

Roadmap: SDK/Embedded Analytics

1:00pm |  Hear from our product teams about what's coming for our suite of APIs and SDKs.
Speaker: Stephen Lippens

Roadmap: MicroStrategy on AWS

2:00pm | Talk with our product teams about what's next deployment on AWS.
Speaker: Mike Swiercz and Hao Shen

Roadmap: Platform Analytics

2:00pm | Hear about what's next for administrators to boost performance in Platform Analytics.
Speaker: Soumya Singh

Roadmap: Dossier Authoring

3:00pm | Talk with our product teams about what's next for Dossier Authoring.
Speaker: Amy Laresch and Trent Hyland

Roadmap for MicroStrategy on Azure

3:00pm | Talk with our product teams about what's next deployment on Azure.
Speaker: Mike Swiercz and Phaneendra K. Namala

Roadmap: Schema Design

3:00pm | Talk with our product experts about what's next for architects in Workstation for schema design.
Speaker: Erika Moreno

Len's Top Ten: What's New in MicroStrategy 2021

4:00pm | Hear from MicroStrategy Expert Len O'Toole as he reviews his favorite features from the latest relelase.
Speakers: Len O'Toole

Top 10 ways Workstation Makes Your Life Easier

4:00pm | Hear directly from our experts about how to streamline tasks for Analysts, Administrators, and Architects.
Speaker: Morgan Patterson