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Webinar Recording

10 Best Practices for Optimizing the Lifetime Value of your ERP Investment

Date: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT There are no CPE Credits for this Solution Demonstration.
Leading a successful ERP implementation can be a career defining event for a finance leader. An ERP selection, implementation, or ERP system management gone wrong can negatively impact a company’s financial health in addition to derailing the careers of those who professional brands are tied to an ERP solution investment. The right ERP solution in the hands of the right professionals can fuel company growth and even offer a company competitive advantage. New platforms, including cloud-based technologies, enable companies to leverage the best technologies available—making ERP adoption more streamlined, less risky, and more cost-effective. Attend this webinar to discover 10 key best practices in developing and executing an ERP investment strategy that maximizes the ROI of an ERP solution investment from implementation through optimization.

Matt Kenney, Principal, McGladrey will discuss the key components of successful ERP implementation, and how to optimize the value of an ERP solution through its lifecycle long after the initial implementation. Discover how to build and maintain successful relationships with, among, and between key internal and external stakeholders in an ERP investment to optimize its lifetime value.
After attending this event you will be able to:
Understand how to avoid inherent barriers to ERP implementation success
Discover actionable advice for the proper alignment of people and processes in executing an ERP implementation plan
Understand how to build a partnership with your ERP vendor and consultants to maximize the lifetime value of an ERP investment
Discover current and emerging trends in ERP solutions


Matt Kenney, Principal of the Technology Consulting Practice, McGladrey
Matt Kenney
Principal of the Technology Consulting Practice, McGladrey
Matt Kenney is a Principal of the technology consulting practice for McGladrey where he provides leadership and technical expertise in the areas of software selection, professional services, system integration, and application development. Matt is also focused on exploring client business processes and procedures, assisting in identifying their needs and designing systems to meet those needs. Prior to his 20+ years with McGladrey, Matt was an Assistant Controller at EK Williams until the firm was sold to The Dwyer Group. Matt received his BS in Accounting from Colorado State University.
Moderated by: Ernie Humphrey, Educational Programs Leader, Proformative
Moderated by: Ernie Humphrey
Educational Programs Leader, Proformative
Ernie currently serves as the CEO of 360 Thought Leadership Consulting and as the Educational Programs Leader for Proformative. 360 Thought Leadership Consulting helps companies define and unlock the strategic value of their thought leadership programs by delivering comprehensive marketing services and business development strategy consulting. Previously Ernie served as the Vice President, Educational & Marketing Programs for Proformative. Ernie has overseen the content and execution of over 200 events designed to further the careers of finance and accounting leaders and related professionals. Formerly, Ernie served as the Director of Treasury Services and as a Director of the Corporate Treasurers Council for the Association for Financial Professionals. Ernie has extensive experience in the areas of educational program development and execution, online marketing, website content management, international cash management, and acquisition integration. Ernie has a BS and MS in Economics both from Purdue University.


Event Sponsor NetSuite
NetSuite - Founded in 1998, NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N) is the leading provider of cloud computing business management software suites for growing and mid-size businesses. Thousands of customers globally use NetSuite's online products and professional services to manage all key business operations—including customer relationship management (CRM), order fulfillment, inventory, accounting/ERP and finance, product assembly, ecommerce, website management and employee productivity—in a single web-based system.
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There are no CPE Credits for this Solution Demonstration.