How ERP Can Translate Information into Business Success

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How do the most agile, responsive and successful businesses become that way? They effectively leverage what is arguably their most critical resource – accurate, complete, consistent, secure and timely information. This webinar will show you how ERP solutions can help to transform disparate information silos into coherent, integrated and actionable forms that can improve the operational aspect of your organization. You’ll also get advice and practical tips for what to look for in an ERP system in the context of your information needs. Learn how to:

  • Ensure both high information quality and effective presentation of that information to enable better decision making across your organization
  • Manage the distribution of information and the high speed of data transfer in a way that reduces information failures, security risks, and poor decision making
  • Look for the practical features and core functionality that enables an ERP solution to meet your information requirements
  • Extract the maximum value out of today’s ERP solutions to improve process efficiency, reduce costs and drive revenue

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Thursday, June 10, 2010

Featured Speakers:

Michael Oliver-Goodwin is a Contributing Editor for Focus. He is a widely published writer and an experienced editor for publications, including PC World, MacWeek and InfoWorld. He recently published his New Orleans book, Heaven Before I Die – A Journey to the Heart of New Orleans in December 2009.

Alexandre Attal is a General Manager for Sage North America, a subsidiary of Sage Group PLC, the world’s leading vendor of business application software for midsize enterprises. Attal manages Sage ERP X3 North American operations and is responsible for strategic product and marketing development, sales and professional services. With more than 20 years of sales and marketing experience in the technology industry, Attal has a proven track record of developing business value for both large and midsize customers in various industry segments. Prior to his current position, Attal held multiple management responsibilities at IBM. After becoming IBM France General Manager in 1995, he moved to IBM Corporation in the US in 1997. His career at IBM includes leadership positions in product marketing, distribution channel sales and services management. He operated, an Internet venture offering technology services, before becoming CEO of X3 developer Adonix in 2001. Adonix was acquired by Sage Group in 2005.

Michael Krigsman is CEO of Asuret, Inc., a consulting company dedicated to reducing technology implementation failures. Asuret’s suite of software tools improve the success rate of enterprise software deployments by quantifying and measuring governance issues that cause most project failures. Michael led the research effort underlying Asuret’s model of collective intelligence and its practical application to reducing IT failures in consulting environments. He is a recognized authority on the causes and prevention of IT failures and is frequently quoted in the press on IT project and related CIO issues. He is considered an enterprise software industry “influencer” and provides advice to technology buyers, vendors, and services firms.

Previously, Michael served as CEO of Cambridge Publications, which develops tools and processes for software implementations and related business practice automation projects. Michael has been involved with hundreds of software development projects, for companies ranging from small startups to Fortune 500 organizations. Michael graduated with an M.B.A. from Boston University and a B.A. from Bard College. He is a Board member of the America’s Cup Hall of Fame and the Herreshoff Marine Museum in Bristol, RI.