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The Safe Path to Creating ERP Value

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11/18/10 2:00 pm to 11/9/11 EST
Contact: Jamie Tunison


Duration: 60 minutes, includes LIVE Q&A with the expert
Where: Right from your computer. Scroll down to register.
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To stay competitive, you simply cannot afford to handle the complexities of finance, scalability, quality and compliance with ERP “solutions” that don’t add value to your bottom line. When making the decision to move forward with a new solution, there’s no getting around the hard work that needs to be done in selecting and implementing the “right” ERP solution for your company. But there are ways to reduce the risk of your implementation.

Join Olin Thompson, Managing Partner at Process-ERP Partners and Food Engineering Contributing Editor, and Jack Payne, Vice President of Enterprise Solutions at CDC Software, as they point out the pitfalls in each phase of the ERP selection and implementation process, and how to avoid them. Through real customer stories, this interactive webinar will provide you with valuable insight and guidance in:
  • Gaining and maintaining project support
  • Balancing budget, schedule and functionality
  • Going "under the covers" of your vendor's application and their implementation methodology
  • Determining when and how to implement business process changes
Discover how to manage risk and maximize value, so that you and your company can enjoy the payoffs quickly and (relatively) painlessly.

Olin Thompson, Process-ERP Partners, LLC and Food Engineering Contributing Editor
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Olin Thompson has over 35 years’ experience working with process manufacturers and the application software industry. Since 1998, he has served as a consultant to both end-user companies and providers of application software and services. Having spent his entire career involved with process manufacturing companies and application software providers, and as a holder of many US and international patents employed by many process companies worldwide, Mr. Thompson has been called “The Father of Process ERP”. Currently, Mr. Thompson is serving as a contributing editor to Food Engineering magazine.
Jack Payne, Vice President of Enterprise Solutions at CDC Software
Jack Payne has over 25 years experience in the manufacturing software/ERP business. Since 1992, while with CDC Software (formerly Ross Systems), he has worked with a variety of food processors, including Litehouse, Berner Foods & Beverage, Hilmar, Meyers Natural Angus, and Cheesecake Factory, helping them achieve their financial and operational goals. Prior to joining Ross Systems, Mr. Payne held various directors of consulting and professional service positions for MRP and ERP software vendors.

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