Uncovering the Wonders of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP): What You Should Know in 2015
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) refers to the automation and integration of the company’s core business. It is a business software designed to record and manage the company’s data and information. The system involves taking orders, scheduling operations, and keeping inventory records and financial data. This two-hour LIVE Webcast will offer the audience with an in-depth discussion of the fundamentals as well as updates of this significant topic. The panel of key thought leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with the current trends and best practicalities in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP).
Key topics include:
- Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) – An Overview
- ERP System and Processes
- Advantages and Disadvantages of ERP System
- The Introduction of Cloud ERP
- ERP Software Objectives
- Scope and Limitation of ERP System
- Adoption of Mobile and Business Intelligent Solutions
- ERP Consumer User Interface
- ERP as a Catalyst for Transformative Change
- ERP, the IoT and Facilitating Sustainability
Anthony Perrone, Vice President, Enterprise Technology Solutions
- ERP (Enterprise Resources Planning) is evolving into Enterprise Sustainability Management
- The Rise of EHS software suites, their integration with ERP and exploitation of the biggest IT Megatrends of Mobility, Big Data and IoT (Internet of Things)
- ERP: Minimum baseline platform to enable and support business transformation
- Ensuring you realize the benefits you expect, by focusing on change management and performance measurement
Jeffrey F. Carr, Managing Partner
- Experiences with companies that’ve gone though ERP transformation process
- Success story keys
- Problems that those not successful have encountered
- How to plan getting into ERP – typical ERP experience level…genesis, new technology, vendors
- Things managers should do to get the project started
Eric Kimberling, Founder and Managing Partner
Panorama Consulting Solutions
- Achieving Business Benefits From Your ERP System
- Components of a Successful Implementation Methodology
- Technology Initiatives vs. Business Transformation Initiatives
Who Should Attend:
- Chief Strategy Officers
- Chief Sustainability Officers
- EHS Executives
- Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software Industries
- Human Resources
- Human Capital Vendors
- Business Executives
- Chief Information Officers
- Multinational Companies
- Private and Public Companies
- Other related/interested Professionals and Organizations
Eric Kimberling is the most recognized and respected independent ERP systems expert in the world, giving 100% unbiased advice to clients for over 20 years. Eric’s extensive experience includes ERP software selection, organizational change management, implementation project management and value analysis. In addition to his ERP experience, Eric has also helped clients with merger and acquisition business integration, strategic planning, business process reengineering and Six Sigma.
Throughout his career, Eric has helped hundreds of high-profile enterprises worldwide with their ERP initiatives, including the Alaskan Native Tribal Health Consortium, Nucor Steel, Petro Masila, the Yemen Government, the City of Charlotte, NC, Fisher and Paykel Healthcare, Kodak, Samsonite, Coors, Boeing, Duke Energy, Filson and Lucent Technologies, to name a few. He has helped manage ERP implementations and reengineer global supply chains in countries as diverse as China, India, Singapore, Hong Kong, New Zealand, South Africa and the United States.
Eric Kimberling is the most recognized and respected independent ERP systems expert in the world, giving 100% unbiased advice to …
Tony is responsible for ProNexus’ Enterprise Technology Solutions Practice (ETS). ETS works with mid-sized and large companies to develop IT strategies, select ERP and other business software and manage implementations.
A practicing Management Consultant for over 30 years, Tony helps drive profitable growth through leading business transformation programs that enhance revenue and reduce costs. To date his efforts have contributed to his clients cumulatively realizing benefits of over $750 million in net earnings.
A former Global Partner with Arthur Andersen / Accenture, Tony is a recognized expert in business transformation and change management. He has led dozens of enterprise-wide client initiatives to optimize business processes, socialize best practices and appropriately apply information technology to automate and sustain re-designed work flows.
Tony has re-engineered and optimized nearly every business function across a diverse set of industries, including: higher education, K-12 education, industrial and consumer products manufacturing, energy, real estate, consumer electronics, medical equipment, health care and health insurance. Tony is also known as a master facilitator and has worked with a myriad of executive teams to develop strategy and drive consensus around critical business decisions. He has also led dozens of large deployments of integrated business systems (i.e., ERP, CRM, EHS).
Tony is energized by the prevailing megatrends in information technology, particularly the Internet of Things, mobility and Big Data. He is passionate about sustainability, and moving the world away from fossil fuels, toward clean and renewable energy. He believes these megatrends will rapidly develop and converge into game-changing solutions that will further enhance the value of ERP. He wishes to become known as a leader in bringing that vision to fruition.
Tony lives in Fairport, NY and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from Binghamton University.
Tony is responsible for ProNexus’ Enterprise Technology Solutions Practice (ETS). ETS works with mid-sized and large companies to develop IT …
Jeff Carr is a sought-after expert in manufacturing technology. As a leading independent voice in ERP system selection and implementation, Jeff’s organizations have helped over 1,200 manufacturing companies select and implement new information systems, earning him a reputation as the leading expert on manufacturing software vendors and their products. Jeff’s results-focused career spans four decades serving process and discrete manufacturers. As founder and manager of Ultra Consultants, he leads his organization’s high-impact business process improvement programs that leverage today’s modern ERP technology. Jeff is a graduate of University of Illinois. His businesses have won accolades by KPMG Peat Marwick High Tech Entrepreneur organization; the Arthur Anderson Small Business Institution; Young Presidents Organization, Chief Executive Officers Association, and World Presidents Organization. Jeff regularly garners high praise from manufacturers who achieve better business outcomes such as improved operations, increased quality and higher profitability. He regularly speaks, presents and writes about ERP best practices and manufacturing technology trends.
Jeff Carr is a sought-after expert in manufacturing technology. As a leading independent voice in ERP system selection and implementation, …
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About Panorama Consulting Solutions
Panorama Consulting Solutions specializes in enterprise consulting, infrastructure consulting and enterprise resource planning consulting for mid- to large-sized, private and public sector organizations across the globe. One-hundred percent independent of affiliation, Panorama helps firms evaluate and select ERP software, implements the software and facilitates all related organizational changes to ensure that each of its clients realize the full benefits of their ERP implementation. We also offer our clients IT strategy, business process reengineering, ERP staffing, sales assessments, independent verification and validation, project management oversight and expert witness testimony.
As a pioneer in the independent ERP consulting industry, we apply our proven methodology to all areas of our customers’ organization — infrastructure, management, audit services and technology. Panorama provides input and leadership proven to minimize risk, accelerate implementation progress and increase the success and value of your ERP initiative.
About ProNexus, LLC
ProNexus (www.pronexusllc.com) is a professional services firm that supports clients with typical business challenges including profitable growth, increased complexity, regulatory burden, talent shortage, gaps in leadership, and improving performance. The ProNexus team, many who are CPAs, is comprised of experienced Finance, Accounting, and IT professionals whom average 15+ years of relevant work experience in public accounting and industry. ProNexus provides clients scalable and customized Finance, Accounting, & IT solutions from strategy and leadership to project execution using a unique blend of engagement models:
- Consulting - assess needs, make recommendations, and deliver results
- Projects – support CEOs, CFOs, CIOs to accomplish critical projects
- Outsourcing / Co-Sourcing - CFOs, CIOs, Internal Audit, Reporting, Tax, Compliance
- Interim Management - CFOs, CIOs and more
- Loan Staff Augmentation - to support the CFO or CIO organizations
As an organization comprised of proven senior executives and experienced professionals, ProNexus is able to provide clients a higher degree of service, competency, efficiency, and productivity at a more cost effective rate than other traditional professional service firms.
About Ultra Consultants
Ultra Consultants is an independent ERP research and project consulting firm that specializes in serving the manufacturing and distribution industries. We guide our customers in the selection and implementation of their ERP systems, helping each of them improve their business processes and in turn increase productivity, information accuracy, customer satisfaction and business performance.
Serving these industries since 1994 as vendor-independent consultants, Ultra delivers value to a customer and their ERP project by offering an objective approach to vendors, the selection process and implementation practices. We advise our customers on the best fit for their business and project goals, and our approach minimizes risk, accelerates the implementation process and increases the likelihood of a project’s success. Ultra has worked with 20 different ERP vendors on over 250 projects and has relationships with over 40 ERP vendors across the tier 1, 2 and 3 categories.