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BizTech 2011 VISUAL User Conference Breakout Sessions NOTE: This list is current as of 04/15/2011. More sessions will be added as details are finalized.

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1 BizTech 2011 VISUAL User Conference Breakout Sessions NOTE: This list is current as of 04/15/2011. More sessions will be added as details are finalized. IDTopicPresenterDescription G-101 Infor ERP VISUAL 7.0.0 Product Demonstration Paul Dubuque, Infor Danna Nelson, Infor A full demonstration of the new features and functionality of Infor ERP VISUAL 7.0.0 G-102 Infor ERP VISUAL RoadmapDanna Nelson, Infor Infor ERP VISUAL 7.0.0 was recently released, this session with Danna Nelson, Senior Product Manager for VISUAL, will give you look into the future of VISUAL. G-103 VISUAL Optional ModulesPaul Dubuque, Infor This session will give you the opportunity to learn more about the optional modules that are available with VISUAL. G-104 TrueFit Solutions for VISUALDave Mueller, TrueFit For many years TrueFit Solutions has developed applications for Infor ERP VISUAL. Learn about the latest functionality of the following TrueFit products: Rename and Merge, eBusiness Foundation, Credit Card Automation, Customer ESP and ShopOps. G-105 Infor ERP VISUAL Enhancements Roundtable Danna Nelson, Infor Mike Brown, BizTech This roundtable session, moderated by Danna Nelson, will give you the opportunity to communicate and discuss product enhancements that would benefit your company. Session ID Track: G = General, F = Financial, M = Manufacturing, T = Technical

2 BizTech 2011 VISUAL User Conference Breakout Sessions NOTE: This list is current as of 04/15/2011. More sessions will be added as details are finalized. IDTopicPresenterDescription G-106 Reimplementing VISUAL for Continued Success Kurt Carr, BizTech Given the incredible pace of change in manufacturing, chances are good that your business has transformed since you started using VISUAL. If you are beginning to feel that VISUAL no longer meets your needs, perhaps it is time to consider reimplementation. Reimplementation is the chance to wipe the slate clean. It gives you the opportunity to erase decisions that are no longer appropriate, correct outright mistakes and write a new script for your continued success. Join Kurt Carr as he helps you determine if reimplementation will benefit your company. In this session you will learn cost efficient, effective strategies for refitting your use of VISUAL to the current and projected needs of your business. G-107 VISUAL User Groups: Join or Start Your Own Jason Snoeyin, Hemco Gages Jason Snoeyink is on the Steering Committee of the VISUAL Manufacturing Michigan Users Group (VMMIUG). He will share with you the benefits of joining VMMIUG, as well as, offer tips and advice for starting a VISUAL Users Group in your area. G-108 EPAK and Your Application Lifecycle Taunya Bunte, Infor Infor Enterprise Performance Accelerator Kit (EPAK) is a full service on demand training and project documentation development and delivery tool. Learn how your company can benefit from EPAK with VISUAL applications by giving you all the tools you need to build your employee skill sets and make them more productive. Session ID Track: G = General, F = Financial, M = Manufacturing, T = Technical

3 BizTech 2011 VISUAL User Conference Breakout Sessions NOTE: This list is current as of 04/15/2011. More sessions will be added as details are finalized. IDTopicPresenterDescription G-109 Infor EAM - Optimize Asset Performance at the Least Energy Cost Dwayne Maxwell, Infor Did you know that you can integrate energy demand management with asset management at your plant or facility to help maintain and extend the life of your assets by reducing your overall energy consumption? An energy and carbon management strategy combined with enterprise asset management (EAM/CMMS) functionality will let you identify, optimize and automate proactive maintenance, comparing both the asset performance and its energy usage across your enterprise. Numerous companies such as a high-profile paper manufacturer, a first-class University and a Tier 1 automotive manufacturer have integrated energy into their maintenance strategies and have reduced energy consumption by at least 6 percent, consequently reducing their carbon emissions. In this session, youll learn the strategy to improve the operational, financial and environmental performance of your assets while preserving capital and lowering energy costs. G-110 Infor IONDanna Nelson, Infor You want all your applications and data to integrate seamlessly and securely, wherever they're hosted, so you can make better business decisions, faster. But how? With Infors latest technology, Infor ION. This technology will allow you to more quickly connect, organize and analyze your data. In this session, Infors Danna Nelson will demonstrate how you can integrate and manage all of your data and applications seamlessly and securely with Infor ERP VISUAL. Session ID Track: G = General, F = Financial, M = Manufacturing, T = Technical

4 BizTech 2011 VISUAL User Conference Breakout Sessions NOTE: This list is current as of 04/15/2011. More sessions will be added as details are finalized. IDTopicPresenterDescription F-101 Changing from Standard to Global Financials Mary Pickett, BizTech This session will give you an insight on the process of changing your company from Standard VISUAL Financials to VISUAL Global Financials. F-102 Costing Utilities, Tools and Auditing VISUAL Melissa Brown- Moreau, BizTech This session will discuss the Costing process in VISUAL, how to Audit, how to reconcile inventory, WIP and PO Accrual. F-103 Cost of QualitySteve Smeiles, BizTech What is Cost of Quality and how is it measured? In this session Steve Smeiles will discuss the cost of Quality, what it means to an organization and how to measure it with VISUAL Quality Management. Session ID Track: G = General, F = Financial, M = Manufacturing, T = Technical

5 BizTech 2011 VISUAL User Conference Breakout Sessions NOTE: This list is current as of 04/15/2011. More sessions will be added as details are finalized. IDTopicPresenterDescription F-104 Reporting Made Easy & Powerful in VISUAL David Andersen, Compusoft This session will show you just how easy it is to create powerful dashboards, as well as financial & business intelligence reports from anywhere within your VISUAL database. You will also discover the VISUAL BI Reporting Suite's (Synoptix') incredible new capabilities, including it's built-in ad hoc reporter which allows you to build reports with simple drag & drop procedures for fast analysis using a detailed view of your data, or even graph it out with a more visual look and feel. Find out more about the Reporting Suite's new scheduling capabilities, drill downs that go right into VISUAL source screens, & brand new Data Spheres, all designed to empower you with an important competing edge in an ever changing corporate environment. F-105 VISUAL Global Financials Overview Mary Pickett, BizTech In this session you will see an overview of the.NET application - VISUAL Global Financials. Account structure set up, multiple account views and calendars will be shown with full drill-down detail capability. Status Windows can be deployed to easily see Aging activity of both Accounts Payable and Receivable documents and different Cash Books. This module supports multiple financial entities and currencies with strong audit support of changes. Session ID Track: G = General, F = Financial, M = Manufacturing, T = Technical

6 BizTech 2011 VISUAL User Conference Breakout Sessions NOTE: This list is current as of 04/15/2011. More sessions will be added as details are finalized. IDTopicPresenterDescription F-106 Month End Closing ProceduresJoe Horvath, BizTech This session will review best practices for month end closing processes using the Infor ERP VISUAL Financial modules. Session ID Track: G = General, F = Financial, M = Manufacturing, T = Technical

7 BizTech 2011 VISUAL User Conference Breakout Sessions NOTE: This list is current as of 04/15/2011. More sessions will be added as details are finalized. IDTopicPresenterDescription M-101 Executing a Successful Physical Inventory Joe Horvath, BizTech Learn about the best practices for managing a successful Physical Inventory with VISUAL. M-102 Inventory Management Tools Jim Stickler, BizTech Learn how to enhance your control and improve inventory accuracy with: Auto Issue, Inter-branch Transfers and Cycle Counting. These three functions of Inventory Management can provide you with tools that will allow you to run a World Class inventory system. M-103 Inventory ControlJim Stickler, BizTech Customer service is all about communication, both inside and outside your organization. Learn how to use VISUAL CRM as an effective tool to keep your team and your customers informed with efficient and personalized service. This session will cover the Contact Center and the Sales modules of VISUAL CRM. M-104 Engineering Change Control and Part Configuration Management Larry Humphrey, MilAIR, LLC Larry Humphrey has done it at MilAIR and in this session he will review the set up and deployment of the Engineering Change Notice (ECN) module in Infor ERP VISUAL. You will learn how to create ECN Groups and Approval Team Members, define a flow chart of the full ECN process, and control revision levels in Part Maintenance, Work Orders and Engineering Masters. Session ID Track: G = General, F = Financial, M = Manufacturing, T = Technical

8 BizTech 2011 VISUAL User Conference Breakout Sessions NOTE: This list is current as of 04/15/2011. More sessions will be added as details are finalized. IDTopicPresenterDescription M-105 Put the Easy into Lean with VISUAL Kurt Carr, BizTech Jason Snoeyin. Hemco Gages The Lean revolution came to the U.S. in 1984 with the opening of the GM/Toyota NUMMI plant in Fremont California and the publication of The Goal by Dr. Eliyahu M. Goldratt. Since then, Lean concepts have exploded out of manufacturing to transform businesses as diverse as healthcare and information technology. Just in case you were wondering, Lean is here to stay. The only question that remains is when your company will join the revolution. Easy Lean for VISUAL offers a powerful but simple-to-implement set of tools that will help you start transforming your business using Lean approaches. Join Kurt Carr for a high-level exploration of the capabilities of Easy Lean and learn how you can use it to jumpstart or continue your companys Lean journey. M-106 VISUAL Quality Management Overview Steve Smeiles, BizTech Total Quality Management (TQM) with VISUAL Quality Management (VQM). In this session with Steve Smeiles you will learn about the tools available for you to manage your Quality System and programs with Visual Quality Management. Session ID Track: G = General, F = Financial, M = Manufacturing, T = Technical

9 BizTech 2011 VISUAL User Conference Breakout Sessions NOTE: This list is current as of 04/15/2011. More sessions will be added as details are finalized. IDTopicPresenterDescription M-107 Project and Product Development Management Ted Barth, BNW Manufacturing Associates Whether you are a VISUAL Project Manufacturing user or using Microsoft Project standalone to manage your product development or customer projects, learn how you can provide web based reports for your internal stakeholders and your customers externally. In this session, you will learn how to use these technologies to generate world class manufacturing schedules that accurately forecast troubled projects to allow you and your project manager to implement recovery plans. Many manufacturers using these techniques reduce their project life cycles by 15% and case studies supporting this claim will be shared. Session ID Track: G = General, F = Financial, M = Manufacturing, T = Technical

10 BizTech 2011 VISUAL User Conference Breakout Sessions NOTE: This list is current as of 04/15/2011. More sessions will be added as details are finalized. IDTopicPresenterDescription T-101 Geeks, Gadgets and other Cool Stuff Roundtable Darren Farmer, BizTech Peter Boers, Encore Industries Charles Hooper, K&M Machine-Fabricating, Inc. This roundtable session, moderated by Darren Farmer, will bring out the Techie in you as the discussion will revolve around all the new technologies available to you and your company. As they say…There's an App for That! T-102 Writing VISUAL MacrosPaul Turnberg, BizTech VISUAL Macros are one of the most powerful tools available within the Infor ERP VISUAL application. Learn how to write and deploy VISUAL Macros to help your company. T-103 Utilizing Stored Procedures and Database Triggers Paul Turnberg, BizTech Automate your data flow on the back-end of Infor ERP VISUAL. Learn how to write Stored Procedures and Database Triggers. T-104 Report Writing Tools You Can Use Tasha Parker, BizTech Learn about the various Report Writing Tools you can use with VISUAL including Unify Report Writer, Crystal Reports and Microsoft Access. T-105 Network Infrastructure Best Practices for VISUAL Bill Wass, BizTech This session will focus on the best practices for delivering VISUAL to your end-users and maintaining a scalable network infrastructure at your company. Session ID Track: G = General, F = Financial, M = Manufacturing, T = Technical

11 BizTech 2011 VISUAL User Conference Breakout Sessions NOTE: This list is current as of 04/15/2011. More sessions will be added as details are finalized. IDTopicPresenterDescription T-106 Bring your IT Systems into the 21st Century Peter Boers, Encore Industries Does your sales team want better access to email, calendars, and contacts? Are you losing sleep worrying about old hardware? Peter Boers was! Join Peter for an open presentation on the network and server changes implemented last year at Encore Industries. Learn what was done to deliver VISUAL and other applications to their 4 locations, the reasons for those changes and how Encore end-users have benefited. T-107 Disaster has struck and all of your companys data is gone. Now what? RJ Burgess, GoIWx, Inc. Unless you feel confident in your response, you cant afford to miss this breakout session: Data Redundancy as part of a Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity strategy. A good data backup and retention policy can help your company recover from a failure quickly without losing valuable time and information. As the volume of data grows, a proper data duplication and recovery plan is a business imperative. A solid recovery plan will also help your organization comply with internal or external requirements. Armed with the proper solution and planning, you can have the confidence to deal with disaster if it strikes. Learn from our experience what internal IT teams need to be aware of, what elements should be considered, and how to prepare and then implement a business continuity solution. Session ID Track: G = General, F = Financial, M = Manufacturing, T = Technical

12 BizTech 2011 VISUAL User Conference Breakout Sessions NOTE: This list is current as of 04/15/2011. More sessions will be added as details are finalized. IDTopicPresenterDescription T-108 Oracle Performance Monitoring and Tuning for Visual Databases Charles Hooper, K&M Machine-Fabricating, Inc. This session demonstrates a systematic approach that Charles Hooper uses at K&M Machine-Fabricating to identify and troubleshoot Infor ERP VISUAL Manufacturing performance problems by utilizing Oracles built-in performance diagnostics. Charles will cover basic VISUAL and Oracle configuration files, hardware configuration, Oracle Database parameters, decision trees for performance analysis, tools for analysis, and sample performance investigations. T-109 Managing Your SQL Server Environment Ivan Wilson, BizTech Jim Kistner, BizTech Darren Farmer, BizTech Join this breakout session for some powerful tips & tricks related to Microsoft SQL Server. Three of our SQL Server experts will present the best practices for Database Maintenance Plans, a demonstration of using SQL Trace to track VISUAL Processes, and an introduction to custom database views for quick ad-hoc reporting and Excel data analysis. The session will wrap up with some Q&A time in a roundtable format. T-110 Leveraging the Power of SharePoint and VISUAL Integration Mike Brown, BizTech In this session you will see a live demonstration of the installation, configuration, and full use of the SharePoint Integration Kit for VISUAL Enterprise. You will learn how your company can not only leverage the power of Microsoft SharePoint 2010 for collaboration, productivity, and document management but also use the Infor SharePoint Integration Kit to gain valuable insight into the data stored in your VISUAL database through Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). Session ID Track: G = General, F = Financial, M = Manufacturing, T = Technical


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