ERP Webinars and Events Schedule

The below list represents upcoming webinars and events hosted by Panorama Consulting. On-demand ERP webinars also are available. If you’re looking for one of our recorded podcasts, please visit our ERP Podcasts page.

Can’t find the webinar you’re looking for? Visit our On-demand Webinars page for our webinar archive.

Webinars

Business Process Reengineering: A Key Component of ERP ROI, Join January Paulk, Director of Organizational Change and Business Process Management at Panorama, for a 60-minute, interactive webinar discussing the necessity of business process reengineering in an ERP implementation. Well-conceived and executed business process management gives organizations the opportunity to gain true efficiencies and improvements – but only if they know how to take advantage of it. Topics of discussion include:
  • The role of business process reengineering in ERP implementations
  • Key differences between business process reengineering and business blueprinting
  • The illusion of “pre-configured solutions” and “industry best practices”
  • Overview of organizational change related to ERP implementations and business process redesign
  • Question and answer session
This webinar is a must for organizations intent on reaping measurable business benefits and ROI from their ERP implementations.
    Attend this event On 30 June 2016 10:00 am
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    Confessions of an ERP Expert Witness, There is no question that a properly installed ERP system can help an organization transform and gain more value from its operations. But no organization should invest in ERP without understanding the risks. Panorama consultants specialize in providing project assessments and expert witness testimony for failed ERP projects, and are all too familiar with the missteps businesses can make in its implementation and usage. This 60-minute webinar hosted by Richard Armitage, Manager of Client Services at Panorama, will provide insight gleaned from his years "on the stand" providing expert opinion on ERP failures. The webinar will cover the following:
    • Investing time in ERP software selection
    • Adequately managing project scope and cost
    • Creating realistic budget and implementation plans
    • Defining and testing business requirements and workflows
    • Question and answer session
    On 07 July 2016 10:00 am
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    ERP Software Selection Success: 10 Tips from the Pros at Panorama, This 60-minute interactive webinar will explore the ways organizations can evaluate and find the right ERP software for their organizations. The webinar will be hosted by Kirk Witt, Director of Client Services at Panorama. The webinar will cover the following:
    • Overview of the ERP software market
    • Challenges of finding the right ERP software
    • Key considerations in evaluating ERP software options
    • Pros and cons of various types of ERP solutions, including traditional, Software as a Service (SaaS), and open source
    • Avoiding common pitfalls in the ERP software selection process
    • Negotiating effectively with your selected ERP vendor
    • Question and answer session
    On 14 July 2016 10:00 am
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    Five Key Organizational Change Management Challenges With ERP Implementations, ERP software implementations often entail significant organizational disruption, risk, uncertainty and anxiety among an implementing organization's employees, customers and stakeholders. However, one of the most common reasons many ERP projects fail is because they fail to adequately address these important organizational change management issues. This webinar will provide tangible examples of some of the organizational change management challenges that most organizations face. Hosted by January Paulk, Director of Organizational Change and Business Process Management, this 60-minute webcast will cover the following:
    • Comparison of implementation benchmarks of successful vs. failed ERP initiatives
    • Overview of the most important ERP implementation success factors
    • Discussion of five common organizational change management challenges during ERP deployment
    • Recommendations on how organizations can leverage organizational change management tools and processes to mitigate these challenges
    • Question and answer session

    On 21 July 2016 10:00 am
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    The Path to ERP Implementation Planning, Join Geoff McPherson, Director of Selection and Implementation, to learn how to save time and money with proper ERP implementation planning and preparation. Witt will offer advice and insight applicable to all types and sizes of ERP projects (including SAP Oracle, Microsoft Dynamics, Infor and Tier II implementations). Topics of discussion include:
    • ERP project management, controls and governance methodologies
    • Resource allocation and budgeting
    • Business process and workflow definition / improvement
    • ERP system design and configuration requirements
    • Organizational change management, communications and training
    • Benefits realization
    • Data migration strategy
    The session will be followed by a Q&A.
      On 28 July 2016 10:00 am
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      How to Define the Best Enterprise Strategy Roadmap for Your Organization, Some organizations jump right into ERP selection and implementation initiatives without first fully considering the strategic alternatives available to them. However, some best-in-class organizations are first defining a strategic roadmap before embarking on ERP, CRM, SCM, HCM, or other enterprise software engagements. Hosted by Kirk Witt, Director of Client Services, this 60-minute session will illustrate how organizations can define the best strategic roadmap for their organizations.  Leveraging lessons from Panorama’s extensive IT and ERP strategy experience with clients across the globe, this webinar will address the following topics:  
      • Current trends in the enterprise software and ERP system industry
      • Identify the best strategic options based on enterprise software industry trends, and more importantly, best practices among industry peers
      • Weighing the pros and cons of various strategic alternatives as it relates to IT and enterprise systems
      • Define the business case and cost-benefit of the various strategic alternatives
      • How to define a roadmap for implementing the chosen strategic alternatives
      • Question and answer session

      On 04 August 2016 10:00 am
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      An Effective Organizational Change Management Approach, Join Rick Platz, Director of Marketing/Change Management Lead at Panorama, for a 60-minute interactive webinar discussing the necessity of organizational change management in ERP implementations. The webinar will review Panorama’s holistic approach to organizational change encompassed in Panorama’s PERFECT Change Methodology. Topics of discussion include:
      • What is organizational change management?
      • The role of organizational change management in an ERP project
      • Key factors to consider in your organizational change management approach
      • Question and answer session
      On 11 August 2016 10:00 am
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      Six Sigma Quick Hits, Hosted by January Paulk, Director of Organizational Change and Business Process Management at Panorama, this interactive webinar will explore the tools and techniques used to complete a business process management Six Sigma project for an ERP implementation. The webinar will cover the following:
      • Why Six Sigma is important during an ERP implementation
      • How to use Six Sigma to increase benefits realization from an ERP system
      • Tips for completing a Six Sigma project in a short amount of time
      • Question and answer session
        Attend this event On 18 August 2016 10:00 am
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        ERP Implementation Success: Five Tips for Getting More Out of Your ERP System, This 60-minute interactive webinar will explore the ways organizations can realize all potential benefits of their ERP systems. Join us to learn how to leverage ERP to facilitate business transformation rather than a technical implementation. Hosted by Geoff McPherson, Director of Selection and Implementation, the webinar will cover the following:
        • Common causes of implementation failure
        • Tips to achieve ROI from your ERP system
        • Components of a successful implementation methodology
        • Question and answer session
        On 25 August 2016 10:00 am
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        Business Process Reengineering: A Key Component of ERP ROI, Join January Paulk, Director of Organizational Change and Business Process Management at Panorama, for a 60-minute, interactive webinar discussing the necessity of business process reengineering in an ERP implementation. Well-conceived and executed business process management gives organizations the opportunity to gain true efficiencies and improvements – but only if they know how to take advantage of it. Topics of discussion include:
        • The role of business process reengineering in ERP implementations
        • Key differences between business process reengineering and business blueprinting
        • The illusion of “pre-configured solutions” and “industry best practices”
        • Overview of organizational change related to ERP implementations and business process redesign
        • Question and answer session
        This webinar is a must for organizations intent on reaping measurable business benefits and ROI from their ERP implementations.
          Attend this event On 01 September 2016 10:00 am
          Learn More or Register for Event
          Confessions of an ERP Expert Witness, There is no question that a properly installed ERP system can help an organization transform and gain more value from its operations. But no organization should invest in ERP without understanding the risks. Panorama consultants specialize in providing project assessments and expert witness testimony for failed ERP projects, and are all too familiar with the missteps businesses can make in its implementation and usage. This 60-minute webinar hosted by Richard Armitage, Manager of Client Services at Panorama, will provide insight gleaned from his years "on the stand" providing expert opinion on ERP failures. The webinar will cover the following:
          • Investing time in ERP software selection
          • Adequately managing project scope and cost
          • Creating realistic budget and implementation plans
          • Defining and testing business requirements and workflows
          • Question and answer session
          On 08 September 2016 10:00 am
          Learn More or Register for Event
          ERP Software Selection Success: 10 Tips from the Pros at Panorama, This 60-minute interactive webinar will explore the ways organizations can evaluate and find the right ERP software for their organizations. The webinar will be hosted by Kirk Witt, Director of Client Services at Panorama. The webinar will cover the following:
          • Overview of the ERP software market
          • Challenges of finding the right ERP software
          • Key considerations in evaluating ERP software options
          • Pros and cons of various types of ERP solutions, including traditional, Software as a Service (SaaS), and open source
          • Avoiding common pitfalls in the ERP software selection process
          • Negotiating effectively with your selected ERP vendor
          • Question and answer session
          On 15 September 2016 10:00 am
          Learn More or Register for Event
          Five Key Organizational Change Management Challenges With ERP Implementations, ERP software implementations often entail significant organizational disruption, risk, uncertainty and anxiety among an implementing organization's employees, customers and stakeholders. However, one of the most common reasons many ERP projects fail is because they fail to adequately address these important organizational change management issues. This webinar will provide tangible examples of some of the organizational change management challenges that most organizations face. Hosted by January Paulk, Director of Organizational Change and Business Process Management, this 60-minute webcast will cover the following:
          • Comparison of implementation benchmarks of successful vs. failed ERP initiatives
          • Overview of the most important ERP implementation success factors
          • Discussion of five common organizational change management challenges during ERP deployment
          • Recommendations on how organizations can leverage organizational change management tools and processes to mitigate these challenges
          • Question and answer session

          On 22 September 2016 10:00 am
          Learn More or Register for Event
          The Path to ERP Implementation Planning, Join Geoff McPherson, Director of Selection and Implementation, to learn how to save time and money with proper ERP implementation planning and preparation. Witt will offer advice and insight applicable to all types and sizes of ERP projects (including SAP Oracle, Microsoft Dynamics, Infor and Tier II implementations). Topics of discussion include:
          • ERP project management, controls and governance methodologies
          • Resource allocation and budgeting
          • Business process and workflow definition / improvement
          • ERP system design and configuration requirements
          • Organizational change management, communications and training
          • Benefits realization
          • Data migration strategy
          The session will be followed by a Q&A.
            On 29 September 2016 10:00 am
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