Cleo Connect has something for everyone. Check out the agenda below!

Thursday, September 15, 2022
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Opening Address & Welcome
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
CEO Keynote: ReThinking B2B Integration

In his Keynote session, Mahesh Rajasekharan will focus on three key points:

  1. Why the business environment is the way it is and how striving for supply chain and organizational agility will help drive your company’s growth and advancement despite the uncertainty.
  2. The examination of two of the most profound unsolved B2B integration challenges and ways you can leverage ecosystem integration technology to overcome them
  3. How Cleo’s innovations in integration technology are shaping the Ecosystem Integration software category and what you can expect from your partnership with Cleo.
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Cleo's Roadmap: What Innovations to Expect and How You Can Prepare For Them
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Ask Product Anything (Really!)

Back by popular demand, in this session our product team leadership joins us on a panel where they take questions directly from the audience - live!

Wondering how they prioritize ideas? Or what skunkwork projects we might incubating? Or even why certain features or capabilities were developed? Join this interactive session to get answers to your burning questions.

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
Why Staying On-Premise Increases Your Business Risk

Your on-premises software might work and give you the perception that it is “low maintenance.” This is far from the truth. Your organization likely has several business risks lurking under the surface that need to be addressed. Learn how your on-premises strategy might be posing more business risk than you think.

Fireside Chat: How Giltner Reduced Onboarding Times to 3 Days
Preparing for Your Cloud Migration: A Proven Process to Ensure Success

Migrating to the cloud can feel overwhelming -- but it does not have to be. The key is to have a three step-process that includes planning, preparing, and de-risking activities to ensure you and your team are ready for a successful migration. We will share our learnings from 100s of go-lives and share specific actions your team can take. We will also cover Cleo's approach to de-risking a cloud migration. This is the ideal session for anyone who is considering moving to CIC or about to embark on their implementation.

12:45 PM - 1:15 PM
The Best of Both Worlds: Modernization without Modernizing

Often times organizations first look to invest in their backend ERP or TMS when going through a modernization conversation. What if we turned that notion on its head? What if you convinced your organization to postpone these investments? There is rationale that investing in integration actually extends the life of your ERP or TMS investment. Let us help you have that conversation with your boss and stakeholders.

Fireside Chat: How Verst Logistics Drove Agility & Scale with Cleo
Hyper Scalable Architecture/Platform to Meet the Future of Business

Developing a robust and scalable cloud platform is something we spend our waking hours thinking about -- just so you don't have to. Get an under-the-hood view at how our engineers and architects think about performance testing, throughput, and infrastructure scale.

1:15 PM - 1:30 PM
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Accelerate Trading Partner Onboarding and Go-Live

In today's fast-paced market and environment, organizations must have a strategy that delivers faster trading partner onboarding and go-lives. This session will outline how to setup your teams to deliver faster and ensure you meet your stakeholder expectations.

Leveraging the Cleo Extended Team to Drive Success with Cleo Integration Cloud

Our customer teams have partnered with hundreds of customers to ensure success on the Cleo Integration Cloud platform. Come learn about best practices and actions you can take to ensure your organization is set up for success.

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Manual to Automated: It's Easier than You Think

We analyzed hundreds of phone calls, support inquiries, and customer requests, and the most talked about topic is automation. In today's world, organizations cannot afford to have bottlenecks due to manual processes -- you must automate to stay competitive. In this session, we highlight key areas of automation and demonstrate how specific use cases where automation should be leveraged.

Training: Creating a Map in CIC Studio for Data Transformation

Self-service integration empowers your organization to have the control you need to meet your business needs. This crash course will provide you with a step-by-step process for creating data transformation maps in the CIC Studio environment. Whether you are an integration developer, EDI specialist, or IT Manager you will walk away from this session with the tools you need to get your self-service integration journey started.

Rethinking Integration for Logistics (Demo)

Hundreds of 3PLs and Carriers leverage Cleo Integration Cloud (CIC) to power their business. Learn how CIC can help provide self-service control, automation, faster onboarding, and visibility for your EDI and API-based transactions across your Logistics ecosystem.

This demo will cover various use cases such as integration with various systems: supply chain visibility, freight management, TMS, and eCommerce.

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Pitfalls of Letting Your ERP, TMS or WMS Handle Your EDI

EDI runs your most critical business revenue and the technology powering these transactions should not be compromised. However, often organizations consolidate EDI with peripheral systems of record, such as an ERP or TMS. These consolidations can lead to unintended consequences and signficant shortcomings. Learn about some of the major pitfalls that can hold businesses back when choosing to consolidate EDI under an adjacent technology.

Training: Lighting Up the CIC Cockpit to Get Data Insights at Your Fingertips

The CIC Cockpit can bring tremendous value and business insights to all levels in your organizations. Whether your team needs to monitor business with a specific trading partner, look for trends in ordering and invoicing, or improve your customer scorecard, CIC Cockpit can get you there. In this session, we will walk through how to ensure these important data points show up in the Cockpit and what you can do today to increase insights.

Rethinking Integration for Manufacturers (Demo)

Manufacturers around the world leverage Cleo Integration Cloud (CIC) to help drive their transactions with customers, logistics providers, marketplaces and more. In this overview demo, learn how a modern integration platform can help automate EDI and API-based transactions, deliver faster trading partner onboarding, and provide end-to-end visibility for your business.

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
My Cloud is Not the Same As Your Cloud

Not every cloud platform is built the same. It is very natural to get "vendor blur" when evaluating cloud solutions. We are typically focused on features, capabilities, and user experience. While these are important, the underlying cloud architecture is what enables these aspects of a solution to work efficiently. In this session, come learn about the "under-the-hood" questions you should be asking your prospective cloud solution vendor and what you should expect them to say.

Training: Error Resolution & Reprocessing

Cleo gives you the power to proactively address any EDI services or application issues from CIC Cockpit. We make it easy to track issues with real-time alerts, so you always know the status and progress of issues you care about. You can increase agility and control by resending and reprocessing messages — or improve visibility by sharing tickets with any team members or ecosystem partners. In this session, we’ll see some typical failed transactions. Then, we’ll uncover actionable business insights by showing where and when issues occur. By pinpointing the exact source of a problem, you can immediately assess the impact on revenue and inventory. We will also demonstrate how easy it is to reprocess messages right from CIC Cockpit.

Improving Operational Excellence: Managing Business Commitments & Expectations (Demo)

In this data-driven world, organizations need to prioritize the defintion, creation, and measurement of critical business commitments -- from SLAs to KPIs. Learn how you can accurately track your business commitments in real-time with CIC Cockpit with RADAR. We will walk through specific use cases that provide forward-looking intelligence to help deliver on the promises made to trading partners and customers.

* We're still getting everything ironed out, so sessions are subject to change!