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

Five Project Management Challenges in the Public Sector, The public sector faces unique project management challenges – public sector organizations must adhere to strict processes and procedures while striving to please stakeholders. This 60-minute webinar hosted by Rich Farrell, Senior Manager of Client Services at Panorama, will discuss the following:
  • Common project management challenges in the public sector
  • Failure points of poorly managed public sector projects
  • Creating a project management oversight methodology
  • Q&A
May 26, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. MDT   on Tuesday, 26 May 2015 10: am
in 4 days and 02:59 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.
    May 28, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. MDT on Thursday, 28 May 2015 10: am
    in 6 days and 02:59 hours.
    Duration: 01:00 hours.
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    The Importance of Independent Verification and Validation and Project Management Oversight, According to Gartner, 78% of public sector implementation projects result in failure, costing taxpayers millions of dollars. However, an effective Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) and Project Management Oversight (PMO) program can help your organization reduce the risk of failure. With increased public scrutiny, it is important to have a fail-safe plan. Join January Paulk, Director of Client Services at Panorama, for a 60-minute, interactive webinar discussing the necessity of IV&V. Well-executed IV&V programs give agencies the opportunity to successfully implement enterprise software and accurately measure ROI. Topics of discussion include:
    • Understanding IV&V and Project Management Oversight
    • Common challenges with enterprise software implementations
    • Innovative thinking for the public sector
    • Costs and benefits of an IV&V program
    • Measuring return on investment
    • Q&A
    June 2, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. MDT on Tuesday, 02 June 2015 10: am
    in 11 days and 02:59 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 company's employees, customers, and vendors. 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 ERP implementations face. Hosted by January Paulk, Director of Client Services, and Rick Platz, Manager of Organizational Change, this free 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
    • Detailed 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
    on Thursday, 11 June 2015 10: am
    in 20 days and 02:59 hours.
    Duration: 01:00 hours.
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    Ten Selection and Procurement Tips From the Public Sector Pros, This 60-minute webinar will explore ways organizations can select and procure the right enterprise software. Hosted by January Paulk, Director of Client Services at Panorama, the webinar will cover the following:
    • Overview of the public sector enterprise software market
    • Challenges of finding the right enterprise software
    • Key considerations in evaluating enterprise software
    • Pros and cons of various deployment options, including traditional, software as a service (SaaS) and open source
    • Avoiding common pitfalls in the selection process
    • Negotiating effectively with your selected vendor
    • Question and answer session
    on Tuesday, 16 June 2015 10: am
    in 25 days and 02:59 hours.
    Duration: 01:00 hours.
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    The Path to ERP Implementation Planning, Join Eric Kimberling, managing partner of Panorama Consulting, 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 (including SAP implementations, Oracle E-Business Suite implementations, Microsoft Dynamics implementations 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
    on Thursday, 18 June 2015 10: am
    in 27 days and 02:59 hours.
    Duration: 01:00 hours.
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    Six Sigma Quick Hits, Hosted by January Paulk, Director of Client Services at Panorama Consulting Solutions, this interactive webinar will explore the tools and techniques used to complete a BPM 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
    on Thursday, 25 June 2015 10: am
    in 34 days and 02:59 hours.
    Duration: 01:00 hours.
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    Five Project Management Challenges in the Public Sector, The public sector faces unique project management challenges – public sector organizations must adhere to strict processes and procedures while striving to please stakeholders. This 60-minute webinar hosted by Rich Farrell, Senior Manager of Client Services at Panorama, will discuss the following:
    • Common project management challenges in the public sector
    • Failure points of poorly managed public sector projects
    • Creating a project management oversight methodology
    • Q&A
    on Tuesday, 30 June 2015 10: am
    in 39 days and 02:59 hours.
    Duration: 01:00 hours.
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