Micro Strategies to Host IBM Business Analytics Roadshow for IT Managers in the Philadelphia Area

 Micro Strategies to Host IBM Business Analytics Roadshow for IT Managers in
                            the Philadelphia Area

IBM's Director of Information Management Scott Sampson to deliver keynote
address; IBM's Chief Economist Dr. Martin Fleming to provide economic outlook

PR Newswire

MALVERN, Pa., April 23, 2013

MALVERN, Pa., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Micro Strategies Inc., named Top
IBM® Business Partner in North America, today announced that it will host the
IBM Business Analytics & Optimization Roadshow on May 21st at the Philadelphia
Marriott West in West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. During this exclusive
one-day event, IBM experts will use interactive sessions to demonstrate how IT
managers can blend traditional information with Big Data as part of their
overall analytics initiative.

The keynote address will be delivered by Scott Sampson, IBM's Director of
Information Management. Mr. Sampson provides business direction to
approximately 300 individuals within IBM's software group. The agenda will
also feature Dr. Martin Fleming, IBM's Chief Economist who advises IBM's
Chairman, President, and CEO Ginni Rometty and CFO Mark Loughridge. Dr.
Fleming leads an analytics center of competency focused on improving IBM's
business performance and achieving IBM's 2015 financial goals.

Sessions will discuss:

  oHow IBM is assessing global economic risk and is positioning itself to
    succeed in the current challenging economic environment
  oThe state of the Big Data industry– including barriers to success,
    trends, adoption patterns, technology, customer examples, and future
    directions of the market
  oIBM's Data Explorer, which optimizes information, regardless of
    application and source
  oCustomer-centric lessons and insights, based on predictive analytics
  oOperational efficiencies by augmenting– not replacing– the data
    warehouse environment

Attendees will learn how to:

  oTap into all types of information
  oEmpower people in all roles to explore and interact with information and
    deliver insights to others across functional lines
  oOptimize all types of decisions– whether they're made by individuals or
    are embedded in automated systems– using insights based on analytics
  oProvide insights from all perspectives and time horizons– from historic
    reporting to real-time analysis to predictive modeling

"We are honored that IBM selected us for a third consecutive year to host
their highly productive Roadshow event," says Anthony L. Bongiovanni, founder
and President of Micro Strategies. "Hearing the benefits of business
analytics for Big Data firsthand from IBM executives and subject experts will
offer new opportunities to organizations of all sizes."

To view the detailed agenda, session overviews, and location information,
visit: http://www.tmecom.com/IBM_Biz_Analytics_Roadshow_2013/index.php

About Micro Strategies Inc.
For over 30 years, Micro Strategies has distinguished itself as one of the
most innovative technology solution providers and premier IBM® Business
Partners by enabling clients to extend the value of their IT investments,
business information, and intellectual assets. Our solutions help manage and
protect structured and unstructured data– delivering resilient IT
infrastructures. As an industry leader, Micro Strategies is at the forefront
of architecting and implementing quality solutions with expertise in Advanced
Infrastructure, Business Systems Integration, Business Applications, Business
Analytics, Enterprise Content Management, Security and Compliance, and
Business Information Management and Protection.

Media Contact:

Jackie Solick
TME for Micro Strategies
610-688-0659 x 114

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Website: http://www.microstrat.com
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