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Webinar Recording

Cloud ERP Inside & Out: What’s New & Relevant to Drive Business Growth

Date: Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT There are no CPE Credits for this Solution Demonstration.
The expanding realm of cloud computing and evolution of Cloud ERP solutions continue to transform how companies do business. Join us as Will Gregerson, CFO, Schaeffer Oil shares lessons learned and pitfalls avoided along his company’s journey in taking an entire enterprise to the Cloud, and illustrates how cloud technology impacts key performance drivers at Schaeffer Oil.

Companies of all sizes across divergent industries are realizing the power of transforming their business systems from process and growth inhibitors to engines of efficient, profitable growth. What are current trends in the world of Cloud ERP adoption? What factors are driving these trends? Will they continue, why or why not?

Business technology expert, Martin McNicoll, President, ERP Guru will address these questions, and discusses:

  • Why several Cloud myths including those around data security, functionality, and integrability have been proven to be just that, myths
  • How the value proposition of an Cloud ERP solution has changed over the past five years
  • Where Cloud ERP solutions are headed moving forward in terms of functionality
  • The impact of Cloud ERP on an Omni-channel (Suite) technology strategy adoption
After attending this event you will be able to:
Understand current trends in Cloud ERP adoption
Discover how the value proposition of a Cloud ERP has evolved over the past five years and how to define the value proposition for your company
Understand current and emerging trends in Cloud ERP functionality
Discover the challenges and benefits to adopting an enterprise-wide cloud solution technology strategy


Will Gregerson, CPA, CFO, Schaeffer Manufacturing Company
Will Gregerson, CPA
CFO, Schaeffer Manufacturing Company
Will is a sixth generation family member at Schaeffer Manufacturing Company where he serves as CFO. Will’s areas of responsibility include Accounting, Customer Service, Materials Management, and Information Services. Before returning to the family business in 2006, Will worked in Materials Management for Titan Wheel and Electro-Mechanical corporation. Will received his Masters in Accounting from the University of Virginia, an MBA from King College in Tennessee and received his Bachelor of Science in Business from California State University, East Bay.
Martin McNicoll, President, ERP Guru
Martin McNicoll
President, ERP Guru
Martin McNicoll founded ERP Guru in 2005. He has spent the past 10 years building the ‘Cloud’ company you see today, one of the largest Cloud Providers, servicing products like NetSuite, Autodesk PLM360. A five-fold increase in sales since 2009, a 250% increase in staff in 3 years and continued expansion via two Canadian acquisitions last year and a US market expansion, have seen this Montreal-based business dominate the ‘Cloud’ market. Martin spent the first 10 years of his career with Accenture and CGI, 2 large consulting firms.
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.