MicroStrategy to host tenth annual user conference, January 22-25, 2007 in Las Vegas
MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 19, 2006 -- MicroStrategy(R) Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of business intelligence software, today announced that it will host its tenth annual user conference, MicroStrategy World 2007, January 22-25 at the Wynn Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada. Over 1,000 conference attendees are expected at the event, which will feature dozens of customer speakers from industry-leading organizations, more than 100 educational sessions, and an exhibit hall showcasing MicroStrategy partners.
A highlight of MicroStrategy World 2007 will be a first look at MicroStrategy's exciting product and service releases planned for 2007. MicroStrategy's new dashboard and visualization capabilities will be unveiled. Jeff Bedell, MicroStrategy's Chief Technology Officer, will present MicroStrategy's technology vision and address the direction of product enhancements during the Technology Futures half-day session. The event will also feature insightful keynote presentations from MicroStrategy CEO, Michael Saylor, and Lowe's Companies CIO, Steve Stone.
Executives from more than 25 world-class companies will present case studies illustrating how they have used MicroStrategy to increase revenue, reduce operational costs, and improve business performance. Some of the companies scheduled to present at MicroStrategy World 2007 include American Express, Canadian Institute for Health Information, Campbell Soup, Caremark Rx, Chevron Brazil, Comcast, Corporate Express, Darden Restaurants, Estee Lauder, Hallmark Cards, Hudson's Bay Company, Lowe's Companies, Nordstrom, Pacific Life Insurance, PetSmart, Rite-Hite Corporation, Things Remembered, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and Wyeth.
MicroStrategy World 2007 offers a wide range of business and technical tracks with tutorials, discussions, demonstrations, and case studies geared to every level of BI experience. Conference tracks will include: Reporting, Analysis, and Monitoring; Advanced Reporting Techniques; Advanced BI Applications Development; Customization and Integration; Driving Application Efficiency and Returns; Deployment, Administration, and Performance Tuning; and Customer Best Practices.
"Our 10th annual user event promises to deliver our best program yet, with content-rich sessions and a preview of our exciting new releases for 2007," said Sanju Bansal, MicroStrategy COO. "We have an impressive line-up of customer speakers who will share best practices and successful methodologies used in their MicroStrategy deployments. Attendees can choose from more than 100 different educational sessions and take advantage of networking opportunities and the exchange of new ideas to support the advancement of their BI initiatives."
At MicroStrategy World 2007, participants can learn about complementary solutions and services from many of MicroStrategy's partners and event sponsors, including MapInfo, IBM, SPSS, Sybase, Netezza, HP, iOLAP, WhereScape, Teradata, Claraview, Clarabridge, ESRI, Alliance Consulting, and Angel.com.
Registration information and a preliminary agenda for MicroStrategy World 2007 are available at http://www.microstrategy.com/2007UserConference.
Founded in 1989, MicroStrategy is a global leader in business intelligence (BI) technology. MicroStrategy provides integrated reporting, analysis, and monitoring software that helps leading organizations worldwide make better business decisions every day. Companies choose MicroStrategy for its advanced technical capabilities, sophisticated analytics, and superior data and user scalability. More information about MicroStrategy (Nasdaq: MSTR) is available at http://www.microstrategy.com.
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