Wrapping Up the North America APUG Event

By Julie Brown

We recently wrapped up the North America APUG conference and wanted to share some feedback and comments. For those of you who attended, thank you very much for participating in APUG 2014 – your active involvement translated into an event full of networking opportunities for all attendees.

Survey results are in:

  • The “Project Management for ANCILE uPerform Upgrades” session received the most votes for the most impactful session to you and your organization, which was closely followed by “Modernize Your Published Output with ANCILE uPerform 5.2”.
  • The client presentation with the most votes for best customer presentation was “Where is the Why? How Ingram Micro Built Business Context into a Revised Curriculum” – Congratulations Ingram Micro!
  • The mobile app was a hit! We had a few blackberry users who unfortunately were not able to use the app, but overall the favorite feature was the integration of the schedule with presentations loaded. A couple comments summarized it nicely “Love the app! I found myself constantly referencing throughout the whole conference.” and “It’s awesome, event information, presentations, schedule, and everything else made available on this app…more importantly the survey…if I win the mini iPad I would use this app more efficiently at next year’s APUG. J”

For those who were unsure if you should attend, please consider joining us next year as here are a few quotes:

  • “We are still new using uPerform and I wasn’t sure what to expect. The chance to hear from other uPerform users and interact with ANCILE folks was extremely valuable. Everyone has been so generous sharing their insights and tips. I walked away with ideas I can apply immediately.”
  • “APUG is the perfect way to connect with others with the same questions in similar circumstances and helping each other to improve.”
  •  “Great event—well planned, no bumps, always well organized and smooth from registration to event to closing. Great job done by ANCILE team.”
  • “Great conference again this year. It’s nice to network with other people who the same skills questions and experiences and who are all willing to talk and share with others.”

A big thank you to our customer presenters: BlackRock, IBM,  Ingram Micro, Interpublic Group, Johnson Controls, Pfizer, State of Arkansas, Walmart, and Wichita State University.

And, in case you wanted to see what you missed, take a look at a few of our pictures from the event. Hope you can join us next year!