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.

Webinars

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 January Paulk, 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 09 July 2015 10:00 am
in 3 days and 00:24 hours.
Duration: 01:00 hours.
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How to Define the Best IT and ERP 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. Facilitated by Eric Kimberling, Managing Partner of Panorama, 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 16 July 2015 10:00 am
in 10 days and 00:24 hours.
Duration: 01:00 hours.
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Confessions of an SAP Expert Witness,   There is no question that a properly installed SAP package can help an organization transform and gain more value from its operations. But no organization should invest in SAP without understanding the risks. Panorama consultants specialize in providing project assessments and expert witness testimony for failed SAP projects, and are all too familiar with the missteps businesses can make in its implementation and usage. This 60-minute webinar hosted by Eric Kimberling, Managing Partner of Panorama Consulting Solutions, will provide insight gleaned from his years "on the stand" providing expert opinion on SAP failures. The webinar will cover the following with regards to SAP implementations:
  • 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 23 July 2015 10:00 am
in 17 days and 00:24 hours.
Duration: 01:00 hours.
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An Effective Organizational Change Management Approach, Join January Paulk, Director of Client Services 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 30 July 2015 10:00 am
in 24 days and 00:24 hours.
Duration: 01:00 hours.
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Business Process Reengineering: A Key Component of ERP ROI, Join January Paulk, senior manager of organizational change and business process management services 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 06 August 2015 10:00 am
    in 31 days and 00:24 hours.
    Duration: 01:00 hours.
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    The Path to ERP Implementation Planning, Join Eric Kimberling, Managing Partner of Panorama, to learn how to save time and money with proper ERP implementation planning and preparation. Kimberling will offer advice and insight applicable to all types and sizes of ERP projects. 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
    • Question and answer session
      Attend this event on 13 August 2015 10:00 am
      in 38 days and 00:24 hours.
      Duration: 01:00 hours.
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      The Benefits of Partnering With Panorama as a Vendor or VAR, This webinar is perfect for managers and business development staff of software vendors and VARs. Bundling your services with Panorama’s can help you close more deals and earn more customer references. As an independent third-party with expertise in organizational change and business process management, Panorama can help your prospects quickly reach a decision. Partnering with Panorama will help you better position yourself against competitors and increase your revenue on each account. We also can serve as a trusted advisor to executives of your client base. Hosted by Eric Kimberling, Managing Partner of Panorama, this webinar will cover the following:
      • Market insight and common ERP project challenges
      • The need for organizational change and business process management
      • Best practices to help you win more deals
      • Question and answer session
      on 20 August 2015 10:00 am
      in 45 days and 00:24 hours.
      Duration: 01:00 hours.
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      Panorama’s ERP Vendor Showdown, Join us for free, scripted and live demos from top ERP vendors on August 24-28. Following each 90-minute demo, participants will have the opportunity to submit quantitative scores and feedback.
      • Vendors TBA
      • Friday – Summary and Scoring
      on 24 August 2015 10:00 am
      in 49 days and 00:24 hours.
      Duration: 4 days and 01:30 hours.
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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 Eric Kimberling, Managing Partner of Panorama, 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 03 September 2015 10:00 am
      in 59 days and 00:24 hours.
      Duration: 01:00 hours.
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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 January Paulk, 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 10 September 2015 10:00 am
      in 66 days and 00:24 hours.
      Duration: 01:00 hours.
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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 Client Services, 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
        Attend this event on 17 September 2015 10:00 am
        in 73 days and 00:24 hours.
        Duration: 01:00 hours.
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        Client Spotlight: ERP Success Story, Join Eric Kimberling, Managing Partner of Panorama, to learn how this manufacturing organization achieved ERP success by integrating people, processes and technology. The case study will cover key lessons that organizations can apply to their own ERP projects. Topics of discussion include:
        • Client goals
        • Project challenges
        • Panorama’s solution
        • Project results
        • Key lessons and takeaways
        • Question and answer session
        on 24 September 2015 10:00 am
        in 80 days and 00:24 hours.
        Duration: 01:00 hours.
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