From the opening of KPMG’s well-received tradeshow booth on Monday to our final public session on Thursday, KPMG member firm personnel delivered timely messages and exceptional client service interactions.
The overall thinking was clear: KPMG aims to help our current and future member firm clients find clarity in a complex world and cut through the complexity of their business challenges by offering practical advice and executable solutions.
“As an Oracle Platinum Partner, our presence at OpenWorld 2012 really harnessed the best of what KPMG has to offer: our talented network and our leading technology solutions,” said Angela Carter, Principal KPMG in the US and Global Oracle Lead Partner. “I’m proud of what we accomplished at OpenWorld, particularly in demonstrating the value of our service offerings, and I look forward to cultivating the new business relationships we developed this week.”
At OpenWorld, the KPMG team focused its efforts in three main areas:
- The knowledge to Decide – how to get the information you need for your most critical business decisions.
- The talent to Lead – how to achieve clarity to optimize talent and human capital
- The technology to Grow – harnessing technology to drive business transformation
With a total of 16 speaking sessions, KPMG firms’ professionals were able to promote key Advisory market campaigns: Analytics, HR Transformation and Technology-enabled Business Transformation. We highlighted our expertise in these areas by inviting key clients including Seadrill, Portugal Telecom, Zillow and The Gemological Institute of America to share their success stories.
Jeanne Johnson, Global Business Intelligence and Data Analytics Lead Partner, KPMG in the US, Todd Randolph, Managing Director, and Sid Mohasseb, Managing Director, both from Advisory, KPMG in the US led the Executive Solution Session, Is Your Data Working for You or Are You Working for your Data? They spoke about finding the right balance of data and analytics, gaining confidence in external data sources and knowing the value of what you already have.
Todd Durocher, Managing Director, and Ron Clanton, Partner, Advisory, both from KPMG’s US member firm discussed how to leverage Oracle solutions with pre-built accelerators and tools to turn vast amounts of data into a more intelligent enterprise in their Conference Session Oracle Enables the Power Company of the Future.
KPMG’s panel discussion, HR Transformation Enabled by Technology led by Lisa Massman, Partner, and John Doel, Partner, both from the HR IT Enabled Transformation practice, Paulette Welsing, Managing Director, Global HR Transformation Center of Excellence, and Robin Rasmussen, Partner, HR Shared Services & Outsourcing all of KPMG’s US member firm discussed the challenges and opportunities of today and tomorrow’s HR function and shared insight on how technology can enable and drive HR transformation.
Matt Bishop, Principal, Advisory, IT Strategy & Performance, KPMG in the US led a discussion titled The Evolution of IT: It’s about Creativity, Flexibility and Operational Discipline which included a panel of CIOs discussing strategies and tactics to manage technology and business change providing real-world examples and take-away ideas on how to focus on what matters most to the business and to help IT execute effectively.
After such a successful week, KPMG teams are already making plans for informative sessions at Oracle OpenWorld 2013, so stay tuned!
Angela Carter, Principal KPMG in the US and Global Oracle Lead Partner