• Monday
    23
    Oct
  • Tuesday
    24
    Oct
  • Wednesday
    25
    Oct
 
 
  • 1:00 PM - 2:00PM Lunch Sponsored by Boyum IT
    Demo Theater
    Need a Portal? Think zedSuite: The Portal Company for Business One
    Catherine Warren - Manager, Channel Sales, zedSuite
    Demo Theater
    Achieve IT Solutions Unveils Resolv Desktop & Mobility for Business One 9.3
    Timothy Singleton - Chief Executive Officer, Achieve IT Solutions, Inc.
    2:00 PM - 2:15 PM Conference Kick-Off & Welcome from ASUG
    2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
    Keynote
    SAP & Business One: Empowering Your Business in the Digital Economy
    Luis Murguia - Business One Senior Vice President & General Manager, SAP
    3:10 PM - 3:50 PM
    TRACK 1
    Go-Live Plus One Year with No Pain
    Geoff Garland - Controller, Transpacific Foods
    TRACK 2
    Killer Combinations of Web/Mobile/Process Automation
    Jason Simons - Chief Operating Officer, Innovative Communication Systems & N. Luke Brown - Manager, Information Systems, OGI Eyewear & Mike Foster - Chief Product Officer, Third Wave Business Systems
    TRACK 3
    Tips & Tricks for Finance
    M. Cristina Ramirez - SAP Administrator, Gaumard Scientific
    Workshop 1
    Analytics for Everyone: A Practical Guide to Creating Business Dashboards
    Robert Peterson-Wakeman - Relationship Manager, ProjectLine Solutions & Gerwyn Begonia - Relationship Manager, ProjectLine Solutions
    Workshop 2
    Take Your Business One Deployment to the Cloud: It’s not ‘If’ but ‘When’
    Richard Duffy - Community Evangelist & Subject Matter Expert, ASUG
    Feedback Forum
    Business One Cloud Solution
    Ari Schapira - Director, Product Management, SAP & Andreas Wolfinger - Vice President, Head of Product and Solution Management, SAP
    4:00 PM - 4:40 PM
    TRACK 1
    Automating Business Processes for Better Customer Communication
    Jim Ethell - Vice President, Finance & Systems, Pipedream Products
    TRACK 2
    How Sunset Healthcare Transformed Their Payment Processing with AR Automation
    Brad Sherman - Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer, Sunset Healthcare & Tom Berdan - Chief Marketing Officer, DadeSystems
    TRACK 3
    Integration Framework of Business One: Demonstrating Best Practices
    Nicolas Fuchs - Senior Solution Expert, SAP
    Workshop 1
    Analytics for Everyone: A Practical Guide to Creating Business Dashboards
    Robert Peterson-Wakeman - Relationship Manager, ProjectLine Solutions & Gerwyn Begonia - Relationship Manager, ProjectLine Solutions
    Workshop 2
    Take Your Business One Deployment to the Cloud: It’s not ‘If’ but ‘When’
    Richard Duffy - Community Evangelist & Subject Matter Expert, ASUG
    Feedback Forum
    Business One Cloud Solution
    Ari Schapira - Director, Product Management, SAP & Andreas Wolfinger - Vice President, Head of Product and Solution Management, SAP
    4:50 PM - 5:10 PM
    Keynote
    Explosive Growth & A Scalable Future
    KC Holiday - President, QALO
    5:10 PM - 6:15 PM Welcome Reception
  • 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Breakfast & Exhibition Viewing Sponsored by Wisys
    8:30 AM - 8:45 AM Welcome from Platinum Sponsors Vision33 & SPS Commerce
    8:45 AM - 9:30 AM
    Keynote
    SAP Business One Product Roadmap
    Finn Backer - Global Vice President, Business One Unit, SAP
    9:30 AM - 10:10 AM
    Keynote
    Growing Your Business The Honest Way
    Lucy Postins - Founder & Chief Integrity Officer, The Honest Kitchen
    10:10 AM - 11:10 AM Refreshments, Exhibition Viewing & Demo Theater Sponsored by Fisher Technology
    Demo Theater
    Digitize Your Business and Maximize Your Business One ROI
    Mark Uranza - Technical Partner Manager, Artsyl Technologies
    Demo Theater
    SPS Commerce Point-of-Sale Analytics for Business One
    Rob Davis - Senior Director, Product Management, SPS Commerce
    11:10 AM - 11:50 AM
    TRACK 1
    Discover What’s New in Business One 9.3
    Idit Saguey - Solutions Expert Business One, SAP
    TRACK 2
    SAP Flexibility Molds with Blue Trading through Complete Business Model Change
    Alfredo Alvarado - Chief Executive Officer, Blue Trading, LLC
    TRACK 3
    Lessons Learned in our Journey of Automating Reporting from Crystal to SSRS
    Joe Leimer - Technology Director, Design Resources, Inc. & Brett Lambert - Database Administrator, Design Resources, Inc.
    TRACK 4
    Achieving Operational Excellence Through Seamlessly Integrated E-Commerce
    Georgie Scicluna - Operations & Systems Manager, Murray River Organics & Giuseppe Ianni - Director, Business Development, Sana Commerce
    Workshop
    The Future of Item Management: Taking the Pain Out of Exchanging Product Data
    Gene Schneider - Vice President, Product, SPS Commerce & Nick Schwalbach - Senior Product Manager, Assortment & Sourcing, SPS Commerce
    Feedback Forum
    Business One Local Best Practices for US & Canada
    Andreas Wolfinger - Vice President, Head of Product and Solution Management, SAP & Ari Schapira - Director, Product Management, SAP
    12:00 PM - 12:40 PM
    TRACK 1
    Live Dashboards Provide Updated KPIs Across the Business
    Thomas Mason - Vice President, Corporate Strategy, OCuSOFT, Inc.
    TRACK 2
    Kill the Clipboard! How Vision Engravers Saved Over $22K per Year with Barcode Scanning
    Joe Ivanenok - President, Vision Engraving & Routing Systems & Scott McKenzie - Regional Sales Manager, RFgen Software
    TRACK 3
    The Medina Dairy Chronicles: Mobility & Cloud Yield Success with Enterpryze
    Bilal Yaseen - Operations Director, Medina Dairy & Morgan Browne - Chief Executive, Enterpryze
    TRACK 4
    Getting the Most Out of Your Partnership
    Darek Niton - Senior Manager, Customer Relations Business One NA, SAP
    Workshop
    The Future of Item Management: Taking the Pain Out of Exchanging Product Data
    Gene Schneider - Vice President, Product, SPS Commerce & Nick Schwalbach - Senior Product Manager, Assortment & Sourcing, SPS Commerce
    Feedback Forum
    Business One Local Best Practices for US & Canada
    Andreas Wolfinger - Vice President, Head of Product and Solution Management, SAP & Ari Schapira - Director, Product Management, SAP
    12:40 PM - 2:00 PM Lunch & Exhibition Viewing Sponsored by HighJump & True Commerce
    Demo Theater
    The ‘70s Called….They Want Their Tax System Back
    Terry Carlton - Strategic Alliance Manager, Avalara
    Demo Theater
    Drop Shipping Goes Mainstream: Will Your Business Sink or Swim?
    Rocco Nobile - Manager, Channel Partner Sales, DI Central
    Demo Theater
    Travel Expenses? Seamless Integration Between Concur and Business One!
    Wesley Honorato - Business Development Senior Specialist, SAP
    2:00 PM - 2:40 PM
    TRACK 1
    Business One Out of the Box Usability
    M. Cristina Ramirez - SAP Administrator, Gaumard Scientific
    TRACK 2
    A Non-Trivial SQL-to-HANA Migration: Inception to Cutover
    Daniel Phelps - Applications Developer, HTRI
    TRACK 3
    Using the Power of Excel as a Reporting Tool for Business One
    Miguel Juliao - Finance Director, Interglass
    TRACK 4
    The Cloud is Driving Digital Transformation: How to Adapt for the Realities of Cloud
    Michael Cardi - Channel Enablement & Solution Expert, SAP
    Workshop
    How to Use Business One to Perform Month End Closing and Prepare Banking Reports for Your Company
    Sheryl Nocera - Senior Consultant, Long Business Systems, Inc. (LBSi) & Keith Taylor - Vice President, Long Business Systems, Inc. (LBSi)
    2:50 PM - 3:30 PM
    TRACK 1
    See How Artemide North America Uses Business One and LISA WMS to Light Up Their Lives
    Damien Jolicoeur - Manager, Inventory & Cost Control and Logistics, Artemide North America & Eric Moreau - Vice President, Global Channels, N’ware Technologies, Inc.
    TRACK 2
    Best Practices & Ideas: Migrating Business One From SQL to HANA
    Carl Lewis - Chief SAP Business One Ambassador, Vision33 & Chris Walker - IT Manager, HTRI
    TRACK 3
    People & Business One
    Sean Lavin - President, Aircom Instrumentation, Ltd.
    TRACK 4
    Tips & Tricks for Maximizing CRM Capability
    Gerwyn Begonia - Relationship Manager, ProjectLine Solutions
    Workshop
    How to Use Business One to Perform Month End Closing and Prepare Banking Reports for Your Company
    Sheryl Nocera - Senior Consultant, Long Business Systems, Inc. (LBSi) & Keith Taylor - Vice President, Long Business Systems, Inc. (LBSi)
    3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Refreshments, Exhibition Viewing & Demo Theater
    Demo Theater
    A Global Commerce Network with Integrated Warehouse Management
    Adam Hince - Product Manager, TrueCommerce, a HighJump Company & Chris Barnes - Solution Consultant, HighJump
    Demo Theater
    Unlock the Full Potential of Your Online Business with k-eCommerce
    Ryan Burnham - Technical Sales Manager, k-eCommerce
    4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
    Keynote
    The SUP Crossing: Go the Distance, One Stroke at a Time
    Chris Bertish - IMPOSSIBLE: Professional Speaker, Best Selling Author, Film Director, Waterman & Adventurer
    5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Evening Reception at House of Blues
  • 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Breakfast & Exhibition Viewing Sponsored by Altec
    8:30 AM - 8:40 AM Welcome
    8:40 AM - 9:20 AM
    Keynote
    Stress Management for Small Business Execs
    Joe Burton - Chief Executive Officer & Founder, Whil Concepts, Inc.
    9:20 AM - 9:55 AM
    Keynote
    Business One Expert Panel
    Finn Backer - Global Vice President, Business One Unit, SAP & Reed Johnson - Executive Vice President, Operations, Goorin Bros. & Chrissy Mathison - Senior Director, Channel Sales, SPS Commerce & Alex Rooney - Vice President, Vision33
    9:55 AM - 10:55 AM Refreshments, Exhibition Viewing & Demo Theater
    Demo Theater
    Solving Warehouse Woes with LISA WMS
    Eric Moreau - Vice President, Global Channels, N’ware Technologies, Inc.
    Demo Theater
    Have You Connected the Factory Floor to the Rest of the Business?
    Martin Gore - Marketing Director, Produmex
    10:55 AM - 11:35 AM
    TRACK 1
    Tips & Tricks for Inventory Management
    Andres Castrillon - President, Consensus International
    TRACK 2
    8 Years With Minimal Add-ons: CommUSA’s Success Through Mastering Queries
    Tami Beverson - Controller, CommUSA
    TRACK 3
    Ram Products’ Journey to Full Mobility with Business One HANA and Pepperi
    James Shotts - Operations Manager, Ram Products & Nir Fogel - Head of Pre-Sales & Professional Services, Pepperi
    TRACK 4
    Top 7 Sizzling Analytics Tricks with Business One
    Patrick Sims - Senior Director Global CoE for Analytics, SAP
    Workshop
    Business One Training: Queries in Business One (Basics & More)
    Carl Lewis - Chief SAP Business One Ambassador, Vision33
    Feedback Forum
    Business One Productivity and Usability
    Ari Schapira - Director, Product Management, SAP & Andreas Wolfinger - Vice President, Head of Product and Solution Management, SAP
    11:45 AM - 12:25 PM
    TRACK 1
    How Industry Specific, Process Manufacturing Software Facilitates Exponential Corporate Growth
    Christian Jones - Procurement/ERP Manager, Bar Bakers, LLC & George Yankovich - SAP Business Practice Manager, BatchMaster Software
    TRACK 2
    National Distributor Transforms with Business One
    David Drishpon - Chief Operations Officer, Ceramic Technics, Ltd.
    TRACK 3
    Tips & Tricks for Your Sales Process
    Cesar Aviles - SAP Business One Senior Consultant/Services Lead, Clients First
    TRACK 4
    Visibility & Data in Business One Help Andes Global Trading Meet Our Brand Promise
    Sandy Almeida - Project Manager, Andes Global Trading
    Workshop
    Business One Training: Queries in Business One (Basics & More)
    Carl Lewis - Chief SAP Business One Ambassador, Vision33
    Feedback Forum
    Business One Productivity and Usability
    Ari Schapira - Director, Product Management, SAP & Andreas Wolfinger - Vice President, Head of Product and Solution Management, SAP
    12:25 PM - 1:45 PM Lunch, Exhibition Viewing & Demo Theater Sponsored by Third Wave Business Systems
    Demo Theater
    A Walk Through the Warehouse with RFgen Barcoding and Mobile Solutions for Business One
    Vanessa Virchow - Senior ERP Consultant, RFgen Software
    Demo Theater
    Out of Stock: Now What? B2B Web Store Usability Tips
    Giuseppe Ianni - Director, Business Development, Sana Commerce
    Demo Theater
    Streamlining Your Warehouse with WMS Solutions That are Scalable and Flexible
    Michael Hollinger - Vice President, WiSys
    1:45 PM - 2:25 PM
    TRACK 1
    Reportapalooza: Featuring a Stellar Line Up of Reporting Tools & Options
    Richard Duffy - Community Evangelist & Subject Matter Expert, ASUG
    TRACK 2
    Process Orders Seven Times Faster with Web-Based Services & DI Server
    Thomas Mason - Vice President, Corporate Strategy, OCuSOFT, Inc.
    TRACK 3
    How Business One Improved Our Efficiency & Growth
    Anthony Flores - Operations, Compliance Poster Company
    TRACK 4
    Livecoding: Service Layer + ReactJS
    Daniel Phelps - Applications Developer, HTRI
    Workshop
    Crystal Reports: A Beginner's Journey
    John-Michael Davis - President, Tiger-Sheep
    2:35 PM - 3:15 PM
    TRACK 1
    Supply Chain Synchronicity with Business One
    Angie Bartley - AR/AP & Operations Manager, CandyRific
    TRACK 2
    Mirror Images: How We Avoided a Double Entry System
    Cathy Krause - EDI Manager, ALLPRO Corp.
    TRACK 3
    Uncovering Business One’s Full Capability Before Investing in Third Party Add-ons
    Michael Lieber - Business Systems Analyst, Magnum Oil Tools
    TRACK 4
    Establishing a High Performance Culture Empowers Continuous Improvements
    Milena Radakovic - President, Nexus Exhibits
    Workshop
    Crystal Reports: A Beginner's Journey
    John-Michael Davis - President, Tiger-Sheep
    3:15 PM - 4:05 PM Refreshments, Exhibition Viewing & Demo Theater
    Demo Theater
    EBizCharge: Automate Payment Acceptance within Business One
    Steven Wolfson - Senior Business Relationship Manager, Century Business Solutions
    Demo Theater
    Options Beyond Core Project Management in Business One 9.3
    Cathy Masters - Channel Manager, Eralis
    4:05 PM - 4:40 PM
    Keynote
    Business One in the Next 20 Years: A Platform for Growth
    Cindy Jutras - President, Mint Jutras
    4:40 PM Conference Closes
 
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Need a Portal? Think zedSuite: The Portal Company for Business One

 
23 Oct 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00PM Lunch Sponsored by Boyum IT
 

Join us as we show you how to seamlessly connect your customers, employees and vendors real-time with SAP Business One® through zed portals. In this 20 minute session, we’ll walk you through how our portals allow access to information in SAP Business One® anytime, anywhere on any device, and we’ll also show you how you can easily manage your portals…

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Catherine Warren
Manager, Channel Sales, zedSuite
 
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Achieve IT Solutions Unveils Resolv Desktop & Mobility for Business One 9.3

 
23 Oct 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00PM Lunch Sponsored by Boyum IT
 

During this informative session, attendees will gain first hand insight into a wide range of new enhancements, which extend existing functionality within SAP B1, while at the same time, providing methods to streamline and automate key business processes. See how Resolv Desktop utilizes SAP Queries, to provide a flexible means at auto create SAP B1 Pick Tickets, Inventory Replenishment recommendations…

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Timothy Singleton
Chief Executive Officer, Achieve IT Solutions, Inc.
 
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keynote:
SAP & Business One: Empowering Your Business in the Digital Economy

 
23 Oct 2017, 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
 

In a session lead by the Senior Vice President for Business One, you’ll hear why SAP Business One is the platform that will empower your business as innovation and growth become increasingly digital. In an ever-changing economy with challenges and opportunities centered around the digital future – whether that be the Internet of Things, Cloud based operations, Blockchain, mobile and…

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Luis Murguia
Business One Senior Vice President & General Manager, SAP
 
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Go-Live Plus One Year with No Pain

 
23 Oct 2017, 3:10 PM - 3:50 PM
 

In March of 2016, Transpacific Foods went live on SAP B1.  Once live, our workflow did not hit any major transactional speedbumps–we published our financial statements on time!  Why?  Because we spent two years changing our culture and behavior, reengineering our data, and establishing rules prior to go-live.  A rule example:  SAP B1 would to be the Central Brain; we…

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Geoff Garland
Controller, Transpacific Foods
 
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Killer Combinations of Web/Mobile/Process Automation

 
23 Oct 2017, 3:10 PM - 3:50 PM
 

Innovative Communications of Austin, TX (ics-com.net) and OGI Eyeware of Chicago, Ill (ogieyewear.com) will describe how Third Wave Business System’s Versago a Web/Mobile application and Bizweaver a process automation/integration tool have changed the way they operate, affordably increasing connectedness across their matrix of human and technology assets while leveraging their investment in SAP Business One. Jason Simons from Innovative Communication…

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Jason Simons
Chief Operating Officer, Innovative Communication Systems
 
N. Luke Brown
Manager, Information Systems, OGI Eyewear
 
Mike Foster
Chief Product Officer, Third Wave Business Systems
 
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Tips & Tricks for Finance

 
23 Oct 2017, 3:10 PM - 3:50 PM
 

Discover the top SAP Business One Tips and Tricks selected by a collaboration team composed of customers, SAP product management, business partners and consultants. Get intimate with Business One and learn how to take it to the next level by exploring its full potential and avoiding complex customizations. This specialized session focuses on finance and uses real world examples to…

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M. Cristina Ramirez
SAP Administrator, Gaumard Scientific
 
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workshop:
Analytics for Everyone: A Practical Guide to Creating Business Dashboards

 
23 Oct 2017, 3:10 PM - 3:50 PM
 

Your SAP Business One system captures a wealth of data about your business. You’re able to answer almost any question about your business performance by running reports or queries. But every business has a set of key performance indicators (KPIs) that define success. A thoughtfully crafted dashboard is a great way to give you instant, real-time visibility on these metrics.…

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Robert Peterson-Wakeman
Relationship Manager, ProjectLine Solutions
 
Gerwyn Begonia
Relationship Manager, ProjectLine Solutions
 
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workshop:
Take Your Business One Deployment to the Cloud: It’s not ‘If’ but ‘When’

 
23 Oct 2017, 3:10 PM - 3:50 PM
 

So you don’t need me to tell you that the cloud and internet deployment platforms are here to stay – there are lots of industry experts to tell you about that and why. But the next question is - when is it the right time for your organization to start to deploy cloud based solutions, what are the options and…

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Richard Duffy
Community Evangelist & Subject Matter Expert, ASUG
 
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Business One Cloud Solution

 
23 Oct 2017, 3:10 PM - 3:50 PM
 

The SAP Business One community has been without a direct channel of communication with SAP for too long. At Biz.ONE, participate in SAP’s Feedback Forum to engage in a 2-way dialogue with two of Business One’s Product Managers. You’ll be able to give your thoughts and feedback on the direction of Business One and its features. Additionally, you can hear…

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Ari Schapira
Director, Product Management, SAP
 
Andreas Wolfinger
Vice President, Head of Product and Solution Management, SAP
 
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Automating Business Processes for Better Customer Communication

 
23 Oct 2017, 4:00 PM - 4:40 PM
 

Diamond Products and its subsidiaries sell and ship over 1 million units each month to their wholesale and retail customers. As a manual and time-intensive process, some of these orders could take an entire day just to process, let alone check for errors or carry out next steps. Jim Ethell joined the team with the mandate to automate as much…

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Jim Ethell
Vice President, Finance & Systems, Pipedream Products
 
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How Sunset Healthcare Transformed Their Payment Processing with AR Automation

 
23 Oct 2017, 4:00 PM - 4:40 PM
 

Accounts receivable processing today is complicated with the mix of payments and payment channels.  Most businesses are faced with multiple inefficient workflows to process payments that include cash, checks, ACH, and electronic payments that are received from your customers.  Adding more people to solve this problem is not the solution. Sunset Healthcare transformed their AR department with an integrated solution…

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Brad Sherman
Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer, Sunset Healthcare
 
Tom Berdan
Chief Marketing Officer, DadeSystems
 
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talk:
Integration Framework of Business One: Demonstrating Best Practices

 
23 Oct 2017, 4:00 PM - 4:40 PM
 

The Integration Framework ships with the SAP Business One solution and offers many ready-to-run integration scenarios. These scenarios offer extensibility of SAP Business One by integrating into other SAP solutions such as SAP ARIBA, SAP Hybris Could for Sales, Concur. You will also get an overview of the new Business Process Management feature to help support and transform your business into to a connected one; within…

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Nicolas Fuchs
Senior Solution Expert, SAP
 
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workshop:
Analytics for Everyone: A Practical Guide to Creating Business Dashboards

 
23 Oct 2017, 4:00 PM - 4:40 PM
 

Your SAP Business One system captures a wealth of data about your business. You’re able to answer almost any question about your business performance by running reports or queries. But every business has a set of key performance indicators (KPIs) that define success. A thoughtfully crafted dashboard is a great way to give you instant, real-time visibility on these metrics.…

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Robert Peterson-Wakeman
Relationship Manager, ProjectLine Solutions
 
Gerwyn Begonia
Relationship Manager, ProjectLine Solutions
 
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workshop:
Take Your Business One Deployment to the Cloud: It’s not ‘If’ but ‘When’

 
23 Oct 2017, 4:00 PM - 4:40 PM
 

So you don’t need me to tell you that the cloud and internet deployment platforms are here to stay – there are lots of industry experts to tell you about that and why. But the next question is - when is it the right time for your organization to start to deploy cloud based solutions, what are the options and…

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Richard Duffy
Community Evangelist & Subject Matter Expert, ASUG
 
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talk:
Business One Cloud Solution

 
23 Oct 2017, 4:00 PM - 4:40 PM
 

The SAP Business One community has been without a direct channel of communication with SAP for too long. At Biz.ONE, participate in SAP’s Feedback Forum to engage in a 2-way dialogue with two of Business One’s Product Managers. You’ll be able to give your thoughts and feedback on the direction of Business One and its features. Additionally, you can hear…

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Ari Schapira
Director, Product Management, SAP
 
Andreas Wolfinger
Vice President, Head of Product and Solution Management, SAP
 
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keynote:
Explosive Growth & A Scalable Future

 
23 Oct 2017, 4:50 PM - 5:10 PM
 

QALO is a disruptive and unique, rapidly-growing company based in Southern California. QALO is the creator of the functional wedding ring with a mission to inspire a movement that embraces and shares the power of commitment. In 2012, the two founders, Ted Baker and KC Holiday founded QALO from a dining room table looking to prove their concept of the…

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KC Holiday
President, QALO
 
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keynote:
SAP Business One Product Roadmap

 
24 Oct 2017, 8:45 AM - 9:30 AM
 

Given the investment you’ve made into your business with SAP Business One, it only makes sense to keep abreast of the changes and new features coming down the line in new versions of the software. Join Finn Backer, Global VP of the Business One unit at SAP, to hear what the platform of Business One looks like in the near…

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Finn Backer
Global Vice President, Business One Unit, SAP
 
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keynote:
Growing Your Business The Honest Way

 
24 Oct 2017, 9:30 AM - 10:10 AM
 

From the humble beginnings of making her product in her own kitchen to running a nationally distributed line of “Human Grade” pet foods, Lucy Postins has always been passionate about running a business built on integrity. Lucy is the founder and Chief Integrity Officer of her company, The Honest Kitchen, which is on a mission to help as many pets…

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Lucy Postins
Founder & Chief Integrity Officer, The Honest Kitchen
 
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talk:
Digitize Your Business and Maximize Your Business One ROI

 
24 Oct 2017, 10:10 AM - 11:10 AM Refreshments, Exhibition Viewing & Demo Theater Sponsored by Fisher Technology
 

Learn how intelligent capture technology can put you on the fast track to business transformation Join Artsyl Technologies CSO Jeff Moore and discover how to transform the bottlenecks in your current business processes into onramps to faster, smarter operations. You’ll see how easily intelligent capture solutions like Artsyl’s docAlpha business digitization platform can take ALL of your business documents, extract…

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Mark Uranza
Technical Partner Manager, Artsyl Technologies
 
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SPS Commerce Point-of-Sale Analytics for Business One

 
24 Oct 2017, 10:10 AM - 11:10 AM Refreshments, Exhibition Viewing & Demo Theater Sponsored by Fisher Technology
 

Retailing today has shifted from the hands of the retailer and supplier to the hands of the consumer. To thrive in today’s competitive landscape, collaboration between suppliers and buying organizations is critical. With the Analytics solution from SPS Commerce, users gain access to real-time sell through data at the store level. This data enables you to better manage your inventory…

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Rob Davis
Senior Director, Product Management, SPS Commerce
 
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talk:
Discover What’s New in Business One 9.3

 
24 Oct 2017, 11:10 AM - 11:50 AM
 

Are you ready for some great new features? Learn about the enhancements introduced in the latest version of 9.3, such as RMA, Production Routing, Project Management, CRM, Service and much more! Key Business Benefits: Learn what is coming, and whether it can help your business Understand the value of maintenance Choose whether to join the early adopters and enjoy the…

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Idit Saguey
Solutions Expert Business One, SAP
 
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SAP Flexibility Molds with Blue Trading through Complete Business Model Change

 
24 Oct 2017, 11:10 AM - 11:50 AM
 

Finding an ERP software solution for a company like Blue Trading wasn’t easy. As a reverse logistics company who buys retail and sells wholesale, we needed a versatile system that could handle our industry specific challenges. With the support of Consensus International we created a set of documents and reports customized to our very particular needs. It allowed us to…

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Alfredo Alvarado
Chief Executive Officer, Blue Trading, LLC
 
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Lessons Learned in our Journey of Automating Reporting from Crystal to SSRS

 
24 Oct 2017, 11:10 AM - 11:50 AM
 

Across our five separate businesses each with its own SAP database, we have hundreds of reporting requests.  We will highlight our learnings from using basic queries to Crystal reports to leveraging SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS).  For organizations using SQL Server already, SSRS is already installed and available to every customer.  So, we welcome you to JOIN us. Basic SAP…

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Joe Leimer
Technology Director, Design Resources, Inc.
 
Brett Lambert
Database Administrator, Design Resources, Inc.
 
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talk:
Achieving Operational Excellence Through Seamlessly Integrated E-Commerce

 
24 Oct 2017, 11:10 AM - 11:50 AM
 

Murray River Organics was at a cross-roads: they had purchased an additional company with e-commerce already in place, but the online sales setup didn’t work seamlessly with their SAP Business One system. This certified organic, natural food supplier had to move quickly to launch a web store that was a perfect fit for both their online clients and their back…

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Georgie Scicluna
Operations & Systems Manager, Murray River Organics
 
Giuseppe Ianni
Director, Business Development, Sana Commerce
 
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workshop:
The Future of Item Management: Taking the Pain Out of Exchanging Product Data

 
24 Oct 2017, 11:10 AM - 11:50 AM
 

Today’s digital consumer demands detailed product information combined with a superb shopping experience. In truth, retailers and brands are struggling to provide this experience because of inefficiencies exchanging item data. In this small group discussion, SAP Business One users will learn the proven steps on how to stay competitive in the digital retail landscape by considering a networked approach to…

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Gene Schneider
Vice President, Product, SPS Commerce
 
Nick Schwalbach
Senior Product Manager, Assortment & Sourcing, SPS Commerce
 
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talk:
Business One Local Best Practices for US & Canada

 
24 Oct 2017, 11:10 AM - 11:50 AM
 

The SAP Business One community has been without a direct channel of communication with SAP for too long. At Biz.ONE, participate in SAP’s Feedback Forum to engage in a 2-way dialogue with two of Business One’s Product Managers. You’ll be able to give your thoughts and feedback on the direction of Business One and its features. Additionally, you can hear…

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Andreas Wolfinger
Vice President, Head of Product and Solution Management, SAP
 
Ari Schapira
Director, Product Management, SAP
 
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talk:
Live Dashboards Provide Updated KPIs Across the Business

 
24 Oct 2017, 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM
 

Procedure changes only matter if you can prove their success. In any business, it is important not only to establish a baseline of performance, but also to monitor that performance for both quality assurance and efficiency improvements. OCuSOFT created Live dashboards as a way of accomplishing these goals. We have implemented dashboards which provide live updated KPI’s in nearly every…

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Thomas Mason
Vice President, Corporate Strategy, OCuSOFT, Inc.
 
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Kill the Clipboard! How Vision Engravers Saved Over $22K per Year with Barcode Scanning

 
24 Oct 2017, 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM
 

It’s time has come, paper-based processes are the dinosaurs of the modern supply chain. With wireless barcode and mobile data collection solutions that are SAP-certified to integrate with SAP Business One, you can optimize inventory, production, and manufacturing process workflows.  Attend this session and hear Joe Ivanenok of Vision Engraving & Routing Systems (Vision Engravers) talk about how he implemented…

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Joe Ivanenok
President, Vision Engraving & Routing Systems
 
Scott McKenzie
Regional Sales Manager, RFgen Software
 
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talk:
The Medina Dairy Chronicles: Mobility & Cloud Yield Success with Enterpryze

 
24 Oct 2017, 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM
 

At Medina Dairy, we deliver more than 4 million liters of milk a week and in excess of 1 million loaves and bread and eggs a week across UK supermarkets. Such a high turnover of products resulted in huge amounts of paperwork and data entry to update our SAP Business One solution. We were one of the early adopters of…

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Bilal Yaseen
Operations Director, Medina Dairy
 
Morgan Browne
Chief Executive, Enterpryze
 
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talk:
Getting the Most Out of Your Partnership

 
24 Oct 2017, 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM
 

Learn about various ways to maximize the effectiveness of your relationship with your Partner and also with SAP. We will discuss available educational material, the role and relationship with your partner, and more. Key Business Benefits:

  • Learn about educational material available
  • Understanding partner role
  • Interacting with SAP Community

 

Darek Niton
Senior Manager, Customer Relations Business One NA, SAP
 
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workshop:
The Future of Item Management: Taking the Pain Out of Exchanging Product Data

 
24 Oct 2017, 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM
 

Today’s digital consumer demands detailed product information combined with a superb shopping experience. In truth, retailers and brands are struggling to provide this experience because of inefficiencies exchanging item data. In this small group discussion, SAP Business One users will learn the proven steps on how to stay competitive in the digital retail landscape by considering a networked approach to…

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Gene Schneider
Vice President, Product, SPS Commerce
 
Nick Schwalbach
Senior Product Manager, Assortment & Sourcing, SPS Commerce
 
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talk:
Business One Local Best Practices for US & Canada

 
24 Oct 2017, 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM
 

The SAP Business One community has been without a direct channel of communication with SAP for too long. At Biz.ONE, participate in SAP’s Feedback Forum to engage in a 2-way dialogue with two of Business One’s Product Managers. You’ll be able to give your thoughts and feedback on the direction of Business One and its features. Additionally, you can hear…

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Andreas Wolfinger
Vice President, Head of Product and Solution Management, SAP
 
Ari Schapira
Director, Product Management, SAP
 
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talk:
The ‘70s Called….They Want Their Tax System Back

 
24 Oct 2017, 12:40 PM - 2:00 PM Lunch & Exhibition Viewing Sponsored by HighJump & True Commerce
 

Avalara helps businesses of all sizes achieve compliance with transactional taxes, including sales and use, VAT, excise, communications, and other tax types. We deliver comprehensive, automated, cloud-based solutions that are designed to be fast, accurate, and easy to use. We automate and simplify governmental compliance processes, including tax determination, exemption certificate management, and tax return preparation, filing, and remittance. Avalara…

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Terry Carlton
Strategic Alliance Manager, Avalara
 
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talk:
Drop Shipping Goes Mainstream: Will Your Business Sink or Swim?

 
24 Oct 2017, 12:40 PM - 2:00 PM Lunch & Exhibition Viewing Sponsored by HighJump & True Commerce
 

As online shopping continues to grow Retailers are pushing their suppliers to dropship orders directly to consumers. This trend is reshaping the retail landscape.  Rather than receiving large Retail orders suppliers are now expected to dropship individual orders directly to end-user … and on tight timelines. Suppliers that are unable or unwilling to play in this new world are feeling…

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Rocco Nobile
Manager, Channel Partner Sales, DI Central
 
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Travel Expenses? Seamless Integration Between Concur and Business One!

 
24 Oct 2017, 12:40 PM - 2:00 PM Lunch & Exhibition Viewing Sponsored by HighJump & True Commerce
 

Do you deal with travel expenses quite often? Is this a process you wish it would go away? Not a problem anymore. Starting with SAP Business One 9.2 PL07 onwards, you have now the ability to use an out of the box scenario that allows your travelers to submit their expenses on the fly. The best part is that this…

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Wesley Honorato
Business Development Senior Specialist, SAP
 
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talk:
Business One Out of the Box Usability

 
24 Oct 2017, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM
 

Customizing the Business One environment to your industry and aligning it with your company’s unique business strategy is key in maximizing the benefits of your SAP implementation.  Business One offers a variety of tools out of the box to achieve this purpose.  Learn how Gaumard Scientific has used a combination of these tools including field level authorization, approval procedures, automated…

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M. Cristina Ramirez
SAP Administrator, Gaumard Scientific
 
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talk:
A Non-Trivial SQL-to-HANA Migration: Inception to Cutover

 
24 Oct 2017, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM
 

HTRI offers insight into their decision, schedule, and strategy for migrating an on-premise Business One implementation from Microsoft SQL to HANA through entirely internal resources. HTRI's implementation is deeply customized, featuring 591 User Queries, 254 custom tables, 233 Crystal Reports, 165 views and functions, 5 applications, and 1 custom add on. Details from each stage of the migration will be…

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Daniel Phelps
Applications Developer, HTRI
 
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talk:
Using the Power of Excel as a Reporting Tool for Business One

 
24 Oct 2017, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM
 

Today, many companies and business users rely on Excel to create custom made reports. The versatility and ease of use have made Excel the preferred tool for most areas within a company, but the true power comes when connecting it directly to the source of the data, instead of using it as a data collector. Interglass uses SAP Business One…

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Miguel Juliao
Finance Director, Interglass
 
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talk:
The Cloud is Driving Digital Transformation: How to Adapt for the Realities of Cloud

 
24 Oct 2017, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM
 

There’s no question that the Digital Transformation is well underway, that it impacts all businesses, and that the primary driver is the Cloud. But, do you know how your organization must adapt in response to the realities of doing business in the Cloud? In this session, we will discuss how the Cloud changes the game for all businesses, and we…

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Michael Cardi
Channel Enablement & Solution Expert, SAP
 
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workshop:
How to Use Business One to Perform Month End Closing and Prepare Banking Reports for Your Company

 
24 Oct 2017, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM
 

Whether you are a seasoned SAP Business one user or a new use, month end closing is a struggle for everyone. Maybe you have just implemented SAP Business One and now it is time to perform your month end reconciliations and closing routine. You will benefit greatly from this session which includes an ex Controller user and What should you…

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Sheryl Nocera
Senior Consultant, Long Business Systems, Inc. (LBSi)
 
Keith Taylor
Vice President, Long Business Systems, Inc. (LBSi)
 
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talk:
See How Artemide North America Uses Business One and LISA WMS to Light Up Their Lives

 
24 Oct 2017, 2:50 PM - 3:30 PM
 

Artemide Ltd is a manufacturer and distributor of high-end light fixtures and accessories. See how they use SAP BusinessOne Production Orders to issue product for manufacturing, transfer finished goods to inventory and then pick, pack and ship product using LISA WMS (Warehouse Management System). In addition, see how LISA helps them manage their returns process using Service Calls in Business…

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Damien Jolicoeur
Manager, Inventory & Cost Control and Logistics, Artemide North America
 
Eric Moreau
Vice President, Global Channels, N’ware Technologies, Inc.
 
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talk:
Best Practices & Ideas: Migrating Business One From SQL to HANA

 
24 Oct 2017, 2:50 PM - 3:30 PM
 

The vast majority of SAP Business One Customers today run their ERP system on Microsoft SQL.  With the high emphasis on SAP HANA as the platform of the future, how do these typical customers begin to strategically plan their migration into the HANA based platform of the future.  This change is essential in order to truly take advantage of the…

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Carl Lewis
Chief SAP Business One Ambassador, Vision33
 
Chris Walker
IT Manager, HTRI
 
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talk:
People & Business One

 
24 Oct 2017, 2:50 PM - 3:30 PM
 

The software engineers create it, the implementation consultants give it purpose and the users are what bring SAP Business One to life in the organization. Aligning your SAP’s purpose to your people is a key not only for a successful implementation but as well for a fulfilled company experience. Sean Lavin of Aircom will begin by speaking about what the…

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Sean Lavin
President, Aircom Instrumentation, Ltd.
 
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talk:
Tips & Tricks for Maximizing CRM Capability

 
24 Oct 2017, 2:50 PM - 3:30 PM
 

CRM technically stands for Customer Relationship Management, but in reality, you’re managing much more than just sales and customer relations. You need to manage all business partner relationships, including customers, prospects and vendors. SAP Business One provides the right tools to give you a 360-degree view of all your business partner relationships. Furthermore, depending on your role within your company,…

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Gerwyn Begonia
Relationship Manager, ProjectLine Solutions
 
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workshop:
How to Use Business One to Perform Month End Closing and Prepare Banking Reports for Your Company

 
24 Oct 2017, 2:50 PM - 3:30 PM
 

Whether you are a seasoned SAP Business one user or a new use, month end closing is a struggle for everyone. Maybe you have just implemented SAP Business One and now it is time to perform your month end reconciliations and closing routine. You will benefit greatly from this session which includes an ex Controller user and What should you…

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Sheryl Nocera
Senior Consultant, Long Business Systems, Inc. (LBSi)
 
Keith Taylor
Vice President, Long Business Systems, Inc. (LBSi)
 
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talk:
A Global Commerce Network with Integrated Warehouse Management

 
24 Oct 2017, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Refreshments, Exhibition Viewing & Demo Theater
 

Join HighJump and TrueCommerce for an introduction to our leading end-to-end supply chain solution built for SAP. We’ll demonstrate how connecting to our global commerce network and eCommerce platform allows you to transact with customers the world over. Connecting seamlessly with our industry leading Warehouse Management System (WMS) allows you to get products in the hands of your customers as…

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Adam Hince
Product Manager, TrueCommerce, a HighJump Company
 
Chris Barnes
Solution Consultant, HighJump
 
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talk:
Unlock the Full Potential of Your Online Business with k-eCommerce

 
24 Oct 2017, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Refreshments, Exhibition Viewing & Demo Theater
 

Selling online is an obvious solution for companies looking to grow or streamline the order process.  But opening a web store takes planning, along with a solid eCommerce strategy.   What are you selling and where?  How will you manage sales tax?  Will your solution process payments?  A key factor separating the projects that succeed from those that do not…

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Ryan Burnham
Technical Sales Manager, k-eCommerce
 
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keynote:
The SUP Crossing: Go the Distance, One Stroke at a Time

 
24 Oct 2017, 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
 

Chris dares to achieve what most perceive to be Impossible. His mantra of Dream It, See it, Believe it and Achieve it, has led Chris to redefine the approach to achieving success, not only across multiple sports, but also as an Author, Film Maker, Businessman and attaining any goal he has set for himself. In March 2017, Chris completed his…

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Chris Bertish
IMPOSSIBLE: Professional Speaker, Best Selling Author, Film Director, Waterman & Adventurer
 
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keynote:
Stress Management for Small Business Execs

 
25 Oct 2017, 8:40 AM - 9:20 AM
 

It takes one to know one, or so they say. That’s why Joe Burton – a former Chief Marketing Officer at one of the biggest ad agencies in North America – knows the stresses that come from being a business executive. After several years of flying around the world, delivering packages of stress and anxiety to the people he worked…

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Joe Burton
Chief Executive Officer & Founder, Whil Concepts, Inc.
 
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keynote:
Business One Expert Panel

 
25 Oct 2017, 9:20 AM - 9:55 AM
 

Where is Business One going in the next 3-5 years? What will the impact be on my relationship with partners? How can I stay up to date on upgrades and new features when I have a business to run? It’s hard wearing the many hats that come with any job in the SME space and trying to keep up as…

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Finn Backer
Global Vice President, Business One Unit, SAP
 
Reed Johnson
Executive Vice President, Operations, Goorin Bros.
 
Chrissy Mathison
Senior Director, Channel Sales, SPS Commerce
 
Alex Rooney
Vice President, Vision33
 
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talk:
Solving Warehouse Woes with LISA WMS

 
25 Oct 2017, 9:55 AM - 10:55 AM Refreshments, Exhibition Viewing & Demo Theater
 

Most of us have heard the term garbage in garbage out. This also applies to the receipt of inventory. Nearly 60% of all inventory discrepancies are the result of incorrect products or quantities being received leaving businesses with unreliable inventory counts.  These errors bog down organizations and often times lead to customer dis-satisfaction. During this session we will demonstrate not…

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Eric Moreau
Vice President, Global Channels, N’ware Technologies, Inc.
 
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talk:
Have You Connected the Factory Floor to the Rest of the Business?

 
25 Oct 2017, 9:55 AM - 10:55 AM Refreshments, Exhibition Viewing & Demo Theater
 

Even in today’s business where access to mobile devices and networks is readily available, many small and mid-sized enterprises (SME) still do not operate an integrated factory and manage their production shop floor operations using paper based systems. Digitally transform your business by simply putting an Android device running Produmex Operator into the hands of an operator allowing them to…

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Martin Gore
Marketing Director, Produmex
 
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talk:
Tips & Tricks for Inventory Management

 
25 Oct 2017, 10:55 AM - 11:35 AM
 

It can be a real challenge to keep your Inventory Management optimized, when there are so many changing initiatives being made to address so many other areas of your business. Changes in technology, shifting demands from customers, market forces and other factors cause us to overlook the basics of inventory management and control. What suffers is profitability and the ability…

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Andres Castrillon
President, Consensus International
 
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talk:
8 Years With Minimal Add-ons: CommUSA’s Success Through Mastering Queries

 
25 Oct 2017, 10:55 AM - 11:35 AM
 

CommUSA, one of the largest Motorola Channel Partners in the country, develops and implements wireless solutions for business and government. We maintain our high level of service with B1’s “out-of-the-box” core functionality, utilizing minimal add-ons.  Since going live in 2009, we’ve learned that “less is more” with B1.  Upgrading typically takes less than a day’s work and we don’t run…

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Tami Beverson
Controller, CommUSA
 
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talk:
Ram Products’ Journey to Full Mobility with Business One HANA and Pepperi

 
25 Oct 2017, 10:55 AM - 11:35 AM
 

Ram Products, a leader in the MRO parts industry, offers a wide selection of repair and maintenance products and services. As Ram Products grew, it became clear that their ERP was missing the flexibility and features they needed. With 19 mobile warehouses in eight states, Ram Products was looking for a solution that would be fully available to their team in…

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James Shotts
Operations Manager, Ram Products
 
Nir Fogel
Head of Pre-Sales & Professional Services, Pepperi
 
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talk:
Top 7 Sizzling Analytics Tricks with Business One

 
25 Oct 2017, 10:55 AM - 11:35 AM
 

You’ve seen highly formatted Crystal Reports for decades—they’re great. In this session, we’ll go beyond the formatted report to show you some amazing new ways to interact with your Business One data to make better, smarter decisions faster. Instantly access your data, mashup corporate and personal data in just a few clicks, create visualizations on the fly, and inspire action.

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Patrick Sims
Senior Director Global CoE for Analytics, SAP
 
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workshop:
Business One Training: Queries in Business One (Basics & More)

 
25 Oct 2017, 10:55 AM - 11:35 AM
 

SAP Business One, unlike many contemporary ERP systems provides users with the ability to query or ask questions of their database.  Everything is there, but how does one find the data they need?  Yes, there are tools in SAP Business One to access this data, but what are the basic ways to use these tools in order to jump start your…

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Carl Lewis
Chief SAP Business One Ambassador, Vision33
 
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talk:
Business One Productivity and Usability

 
25 Oct 2017, 10:55 AM - 11:35 AM
 

The SAP Business One community has been without a direct channel of communication with SAP for too long. At Biz.ONE, participate in SAP’s Feedback Forum to engage in a 2-way dialogue with two of Business One’s Product Managers. You’ll be able to give your thoughts and feedback on the direction of Business One and its features. Additionally, you can hear…

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Ari Schapira
Director, Product Management, SAP
 
Andreas Wolfinger
Vice President, Head of Product and Solution Management, SAP
 
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talk:
How Industry Specific, Process Manufacturing Software Facilitates Exponential Corporate Growth

 
25 Oct 2017, 11:45 AM - 12:25 PM
 

Bar Bakers, a private label manufacturer of baked and cold process cookies, wafers and nutritional bars, was faced with a growing number of customers, increasing order volumes and additional product lines. A good problem to have! The company recognized that their current software was hampering their growth, and proceeded to implement BatchMaster Software’s ERP for Food solution built upon the…

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Christian Jones
Procurement/ERP Manager, Bar Bakers, LLC
 
George Yankovich
SAP Business Practice Manager, BatchMaster Software
 
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talk:
National Distributor Transforms with Business One

 
25 Oct 2017, 11:45 AM - 12:25 PM
 

Ceramic Technics Ltd (CTL) is a national commercial tile distributor which recently successfully completed a comprehensive upgrade of its ERP platform to SAP Business One.  The older legacy software was inflexible and did not meet the ever-expanding requirements of the growing business.  The Company was held back by the ERP rather than empowered by it. The implementation of Business One…

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David Drishpon
Chief Operations Officer, Ceramic Technics, Ltd.
 
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talk:
Tips & Tricks for Your Sales Process

 
25 Oct 2017, 11:45 AM - 12:25 PM
 

Discover new tools and learn about SAP Business One out of the box features available to help users gather information quickly in order to make faster decisions automating steps of the sales process along the way. Key Topics Comparison between old approach vs new approach Use of Analytics Tools during a Sales Process New Tools (Available to Promise, Customer 360,…

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Cesar Aviles
SAP Business One Senior Consultant/Services Lead, Clients First
 
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talk:
Visibility & Data in Business One Help Andes Global Trading Meet Our Brand Promise

 
25 Oct 2017, 11:45 AM - 12:25 PM
 

Andes Global Trading was formed to become an extraordinary company, with business focus in Quality, Integrity and Trust.  To accomplish and reach its objectives, operational systems were needed in all the company’s areas to streamline its processes, to maintain its buyers, vendors, employees, and inventory all connected in real time. In September 2015, after much research, Andes GT determined that…

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Sandy Almeida
Project Manager, Andes Global Trading
 
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workshop:
Business One Training: Queries in Business One (Basics & More)

 
25 Oct 2017, 11:45 AM - 12:25 PM
 

SAP Business One, unlike many contemporary ERP systems provides users with the ability to query or ask questions of their database.  Everything is there, but how does one find the data they need?  Yes, there are tools in SAP Business One to access this data, but what are the basic ways to use these tools in order to jump start your…

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Carl Lewis
Chief SAP Business One Ambassador, Vision33
 
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talk:
Business One Productivity and Usability

 
25 Oct 2017, 11:45 AM - 12:25 PM
 

The SAP Business One community has been without a direct channel of communication with SAP for too long. At Biz.ONE, participate in SAP’s Feedback Forum to engage in a 2-way dialogue with two of Business One’s Product Managers. You’ll be able to give your thoughts and feedback on the direction of Business One and its features. Additionally, you can hear…

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Ari Schapira
Director, Product Management, SAP
 
Andreas Wolfinger
Vice President, Head of Product and Solution Management, SAP
 
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talk:
A Walk Through the Warehouse with RFgen Barcoding and Mobile Solutions for Business One

 
25 Oct 2017, 12:25 PM - 1:45 PM Lunch, Exhibition Viewing & Demo Theater Sponsored by Third Wave Business Systems
 

Are manual and paper-based supply chain processes slowing your business down?  With wireless barcode and mobile data collection solutions that are SAP-certified to integrate with SAP Business One, you can optimize inventory, production, and manufacturing process workflows. Attend this software demo session and take a walk through the warehouse with RFgen Barcoding and Mobile Solutions for SAP Business One. SAP…

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Vanessa Virchow
Senior ERP Consultant, RFgen Software
 
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talk:
Out of Stock: Now What? B2B Web Store Usability Tips

 
25 Oct 2017, 12:25 PM - 1:45 PM Lunch, Exhibition Viewing & Demo Theater Sponsored by Third Wave Business Systems
 

All your inventory information is stored in your ERP system. This data contains a lot of important business logic that relies on current inventory availability, inventory location, and projection of future inventory levels based on planned production and/or purchase orders. With a Sana web store integrated with your SAP Business One system, not only do clients have real-time visibility of…

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Giuseppe Ianni
Director, Business Development, Sana Commerce
 
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talk:
Streamlining Your Warehouse with WMS Solutions That are Scalable and Flexible

 
25 Oct 2017, 12:25 PM - 1:45 PM Lunch, Exhibition Viewing & Demo Theater Sponsored by Third Wave Business Systems
 

In this live demo, you will learn about WiSys’s scalable and flexible Warehouse Management solutions that address the challenges Business One customers face, including scanning and processing PO receipts, production, inventory control, and shipping. We will provide a demonstration of PO receiving, production reporting, order picking, shipment staging, document preparation and order finalization for LTL and UPS scenarios. You will also…

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Michael Hollinger
Vice President, WiSys
 
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talk:
Reportapalooza: Featuring a Stellar Line Up of Reporting Tools & Options

 
25 Oct 2017, 1:45 PM - 2:25 PM
 

 

Richard Duffy
Community Evangelist & Subject Matter Expert, ASUG
 
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talk:
Process Orders Seven Times Faster with Web-Based Services & DI Server

 
25 Oct 2017, 1:45 PM - 2:25 PM
 

If you’re packing and shipping orders from a warehouse, you’ve probably experienced a bottle neck in productivity. OCuSOFT, a development and supply company specializing in eye and skin care, was living with that bottleneck every day. Orders were released using the native Business One Pick Pack Manager. These orders were printed and the pickers would pick them and take them…

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Thomas Mason
Vice President, Corporate Strategy, OCuSOFT, Inc.
 
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talk:
How Business One Improved Our Efficiency & Growth

 
25 Oct 2017, 1:45 PM - 2:25 PM
 

From 1991-2005 Compliance Poster Company was running 2 systems- QuickBooks for accounting and Mail Order Manager (MOM) for Sales Order logistics and shipping.  We needed a complete solution for Customer Relations Management, Accounting, Order processing and production logistics, and shipping. We have over 800k customers in the database and 350-700 orders daily with more than 4000 orders a day during…

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Anthony Flores
Operations, Compliance Poster Company
 
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talk:
Livecoding: Service Layer + ReactJS

 
25 Oct 2017, 1:45 PM - 2:25 PM
 

Witness a custom Business One application come to life. This session is for Business and IT folks alike, who want to learn more about the Service Layer. We’ll learn that it’s not an unknowable mystery but a modern and powerful tool as we leverage the Service Layer with ReactJS to quickly assemble a web-based administrative workflow that manages the creation…

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Daniel Phelps
Applications Developer, HTRI
 
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workshop:
Crystal Reports: A Beginner's Journey

 
25 Oct 2017, 1:45 PM - 2:25 PM
 

Level: Beginner. The target audience is new and lightly technical users, no previous experience is necessary Users come to these conferences to learn about their investment and how to best utilize the functionality available to them as well as what is coming down the road. This course is designed to help open up the reporting capabilities of the core Business…

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John-Michael Davis
President, Tiger-Sheep
 
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talk:
Supply Chain Synchronicity with Business One

 
25 Oct 2017, 2:35 PM - 3:15 PM
 

CandyRific operates in a commodity business, which has a complex supply chain environment, including multiple Trading Partners to manage (more than 35), and various Distributor relationships. Thus, keeping these various entities in a constant communications loop, is vital to the success of their business. Furthermore, their products are dependent on impulse purchases, consequently, they need to be supported by strong…

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Angie Bartley
AR/AP & Operations Manager, CandyRific
 
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talk:
Mirror Images: How We Avoided a Double Entry System

 
25 Oct 2017, 2:35 PM - 3:15 PM
 

As a third party billing office, ALLPRO’s accounting system requires that its accounts receivables (AR) and accounts payables (AP) are perpetually balanced. This posed a challenge as we had to efficiently enter data on both sides without entering it twice, while at the same time avoiding differences in the transition. We overcame this challenge through the extensive use of SAP…

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Cathy Krause
EDI Manager, ALLPRO Corp.
 
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talk:
Uncovering Business One’s Full Capability Before Investing in Third Party Add-ons

 
25 Oct 2017, 2:35 PM - 3:15 PM
 

SAP Business One has a plethora of functionality within its core system.  Over the years, SAP has tailored and expanded its ERP solution while keeping end users in mind. In each new version, SAP incorporates new functionality and systems that meet customer needs such as fixed assets, UI customization, and Project Management. Many of these enhancements are already a part…

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Michael Lieber
Business Systems Analyst, Magnum Oil Tools
 
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talk:
Establishing a High Performance Culture Empowers Continuous Improvements

 
25 Oct 2017, 2:35 PM - 3:15 PM
 

Have you ever wondered what it takes to create a company culture that strives for unified trust, values transparency and innovation?  Milena Radakovic, President of Nexus Exhibit, shares how SAP Business One started as a roller coaster ride of fear of change, internal conflict, the development of useless customizations, and lack of commitment by all. Through sustained effort and commitment to…

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Milena Radakovic
President, Nexus Exhibits
 
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workshop:
Crystal Reports: A Beginner's Journey

 
25 Oct 2017, 2:35 PM - 3:15 PM
 

Level: Beginner. The target audience is new and lightly technical users, no previous experience is necessary Users come to these conferences to learn about their investment and how to best utilize the functionality available to them as well as what is coming down the road. This course is designed to help open up the reporting capabilities of the core Business…

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John-Michael Davis
President, Tiger-Sheep
 
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talk:
EBizCharge: Automate Payment Acceptance within Business One

 
25 Oct 2017, 3:15 PM - 4:05 PM Refreshments, Exhibition Viewing & Demo Theater
 

Collecting payments is a necessary part of doing business. Unfortunately, for many companies it remains a manual and error-prone process that actually accrues more expenses and security threats. In this session, you will learn how to speed up the accounts receivable process, cut down on unnecessary costs associated with payment acceptance, and learn how to secure customer payment information within…

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Steven Wolfson
Senior Business Relationship Manager, Century Business Solutions
 
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talk:
Options Beyond Core Project Management in Business One 9.3

 
25 Oct 2017, 3:15 PM - 4:05 PM Refreshments, Exhibition Viewing & Demo Theater
 

SAP have been introducing Project Management features into Business One over the past couple of releases. What does this relatively new module do, and what options do I have if my business needs are more sophisticated than what SAP Business One can provide out of the box? In this session we will: Cover the current capability of the SAP Business…

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Cathy Masters
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Business One in the Next 20 Years: A Platform for Growth

 
25 Oct 2017, 4:05 PM - 4:40 PM
 

SAP Business One turned 20 last year. If it were a human, that would mean it was poised to enter the prime of its life. If it were a dog, it would be getting very long in the tooth, unable perhaps to learn new tricks. In software years, 20 is often thought of as mature, “even over the hill.” While…

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Need a Portal? Think zedSuite: The Portal Company for Business One

Join us as we show you how to seamlessly connect your customers, employees and vendors real-time with SAP Business One® through zed portals. In this 20 minute session, we’ll walk you through how our portals allow access to information in SAP Business One® anytime, anywhere on any device, and we’ll also show you how you can easily manage your portals through the zedSuite Manager.

zedSuite, the 2016 SAP Business One® Regional SSP of the Year for North America, is a premier integration partner for extending the capabilities of SAP Business One. Providing integration services and customization to suit growing small and mid-sized enterprises (SMEs), zedSuite extends the usage of SAP Business One via the web for customers, vendors and employees. Through zedSuite’s formal worldwide network of partners and distributors, we offer a suite of SAP-certified solutions including: zed Employee Portal, zed Customer Portal, zed Interconnect and SPS Commerce Cloud EDI. To learn more, visit www.zedsuite.com.

Achieve IT Solutions Unveils Resolv Desktop & Mobility for Business One 9.3

During this informative session, attendees will gain first hand insight into a wide range of new enhancements, which extend existing functionality within SAP B1, while at the same time, providing methods to streamline and automate key business processes.

See how Resolv Desktop utilizes SAP Queries, to provide a flexible means at auto create SAP B1 Pick Tickets, Inventory Replenishment recommendations and user defined Email Notifications to external contacts, such as customers and vendors.

We will also demonstrate how the new SAP B1 Customer & Vendor RMA feature, has been extended within Resolv WMS, Quality Control, Freight Management and Order to Cash modules.

Resolv is a fully integrated suite of distribution, logistics and warehouse management software, developed for and powered by SAP Business One.  A single add-on for SAP Business One, Resolv is designed to address the needs of distributors, importers and manufacturers.

SAP & Business One: Empowering Your Business in the Digital Economy

In a session lead by the Senior Vice President for Business One, you’ll hear why SAP Business One is the platform that will empower your business as innovation and growth become increasingly digital. In an ever-changing economy with challenges and opportunities centered around the digital future – whether that be the Internet of Things, Cloud based operations, Blockchain, mobile and e-commerce – Business One has the tools you need to secure your business. Learn what SAP believes are the most important ingredients necessary for you to stay at the forefront of change and be prepared for new business models and new opportunities.

Go-Live Plus One Year with No Pain

In March of 2016, Transpacific Foods went live on SAP B1.  Once live, our workflow did not hit any major transactional speedbumps–we published our financial statements on time!  Why?  Because we spent two years changing our culture and behavior, reengineering our data, and establishing rules prior to go-live.  A rule example:  SAP B1 would to be the Central Brain; we were no longer permitting the company to be run by Excel spreadsheets.  This was a critical hurdle to overcome.

Each of these elements took many hours, days and even months to overcome.  We made crucial decisions regarding licensing, VAR selection, timing, static and dynamic data.  We addressed upfront any and all pains with respect to workflow, personnel, and reporting.  No stone when unturned, no elephant was left in the room.

Key Business Benefits:

- Smooth transition from legacy software to SAP B1
- Customers, suppliers, and business partners were not affected by the implementation
- Business decisions were made faster and more effectively with better information

Killer Combinations of Web/Mobile/Process Automation

Innovative Communications of Austin, TX (ics-com.net) and OGI Eyeware of Chicago, Ill (ogieyewear.com) will describe how Third Wave Business System’s Versago a Web/Mobile application and Bizweaver a process automation/integration tool have changed the way they operate, affordably increasing connectedness across their matrix of human and technology assets while leveraging their investment in SAP Business One.

Jason Simons from Innovative Communication Systems shares how, via the Versago/Bizweaver solution ICS took work order ticket cycle time together with invoicing from a minimum of 15 days (and sometimes months) down to a reliable 72-hour turn around. With real-time visibility of workloads on the field technicians, management has been able to make choices that save ICS time and money, as well as improve the entire business workflow. “ICS is now going through and working on improving each department and process (quoting, shipping, ticketing, project management, job costing, customer interactions) through this automation and web/mobile enablement. Versago and Bizweaver are removing hurdles that were in place for years and at the fraction of the cost of starting new and implementing a new ERP system.”

Luke Brown from OGI Eyeware, will review the ‘connected’ holes and blind-spots the Versago Web/Mobile applications have been able to address across their operation, leveraging Business One. Luke will provide example use-cases for a team of 40 Independent field reps, management reporting, returns processing, and complex project management with external organizations.

Key Business Benefits:


  • Increase the reach of Business One in/around the company

  • Give all stakeholders a simple, mobile, task oriented interface to Business One

  • Automate information dissemination and collection from/to Business One


Come join our conversation!

Tips & Tricks for Finance

Discover the top SAP Business One Tips and Tricks selected by a collaboration team composed of customers, SAP product management, business partners and consultants. Get intimate with Business One and learn how to take it to the next level by exploring its full potential and avoiding complex customizations. This specialized session focuses on finance and uses real world examples to outline the impact of each recommendation.

Key Business Benefits:


  • Improve efficiency

  • Increase product usability

  • Maximize SAP Business One's full potential


 

Analytics for Everyone: A Practical Guide to Creating Business Dashboards

Your SAP Business One system captures a wealth of data about your business. You’re able to answer almost any question about your business performance by running reports or queries. But every business has a set of key performance indicators (KPIs) that define success. A thoughtfully crafted dashboard is a great way to give you instant, real-time visibility on these metrics.

In this workshop, we’ll review some common analytics and dashboard tools used in combination with SAP Business One.


  • Analytics Sandbox

  • Using Microsoft Excel pivot tables for analysis of your SAP Business One data.

  • Published Dashboards

  • Building dashboards which connect to your SAP Business One system.


Participants will see both examples of both built-in and external dashboard tools. Participants will also learn how dashboard can be published to other users either inside SAP Business One, or non-Business One users.

Key Benefits

  • Gain a better understanding of the analytics tools available to you.

  • Learn how to easily create dashboards that offer insight into your business performance.

  • A how-to manual on connecting dashboard tools and building basic analytic content will be available for download.


Who Should Attend

This workshop is designed for those looking for analytics options working with SAP Business One, regardless of platform (SQL vs HANA). However, this content is specifically designed to ensure that companies who are still using Microsoft SQL can benefit from analytic tools. The content is intended for users with a beginner or intermediate level understanding of analytics tools.

Take Your Business One Deployment to the Cloud: It’s not ‘If’ but ‘When’

So you don’t need me to tell you that the cloud and internet deployment platforms are here to stay – there are lots of industry experts to tell you about that and why.

But the next question is - when is it the right time for your organization to start to deploy cloud based solutions, what are the options and how can you deploy them – securely and without breaking the bank.

In this session, I’ll take you through the process and share more than 20 years of experience and understanding to help you independently determine the road map that makes sense for you and which solutions should be on your radar as you take your own cloud journey. We will also compare the advantages and disadvantages of the available solutions from a technical, cost and complexity perspective so you’ll be well equipped to make informed decisions

Business One Cloud Solution

The SAP Business One community has been without a direct channel of communication with SAP for too long. At Biz.ONE, participate in SAP’s Feedback Forum to engage in a 2-way dialogue with two of Business One’s Product Managers. You’ll be able to give your thoughts and feedback on the direction of Business One and its features. Additionally, you can hear directly from part of the team that’s designing new features and functionality about plans for the software. With topics spread across the conference, pop in for the conversation that interests you and be part of a new level of engagement with SAP directly.

Automating Business Processes for Better Customer Communication

Diamond Products and its subsidiaries sell and ship over 1 million units each month to their wholesale and retail customers. As a manual and time-intensive process, some of these orders could take an entire day just to process, let alone check for errors or carry out next steps. Jim Ethell joined the team with the mandate to automate as much of that process as possible. Over the course of a year plus, they’ve automated Order Confirmations to customers, Delivery Notifications, Invoices, and Customer Statements as well as order closure. They’ve seen a reduction in open receivables by over 20 days of sales outstanding and saved countless hours of person-time on the job.

Join Jim to hear about Diamond’s journey towards automation and some of their next steps. You’ll hear an overview of the steps to establish automated communications with customers and the rewards to any business of automating.

Key Business Benefits:


  • Better customer relations through improved communications

  • Increased cash flow by reducing accounts receivable

  • Employees are able to spend more time analyzing rather than doing.

How Sunset Healthcare Transformed Their Payment Processing with AR Automation

Accounts receivable processing today is complicated with the mix of payments and payment channels.  Most businesses are faced with multiple inefficient workflows to process payments that include cash, checks, ACH, and electronic payments that are received from your customers.  Adding more people to solve this problem is not the solution.

Sunset Healthcare transformed their AR department with an integrated solution to SAP Business One.  With an integrated AR Process, the company is positioned to increase revenue without adding additional.  Learn from one of the fastest growing companies how they integrated technology to continually improve their operations and company.

In this session, you will learn;


  • The changing dynamics of the payments landscape

  • How to improve efficiency by automating your order-to-cash application process that increase efficiency and reduce days’ sales outstanding

  • Integrating AR Automation solutions to SAP Business One

  • Learn best practices from Sunset Healthcare on their AR Automation transformation which lowered costs, increased efficiency, and improved employee satisfaction


Key Business Benefits:

  • Improve Efficiency

  • Lower Costs

  • Increase Customer and Employee Satisfaction

Integration Framework of Business One: Demonstrating Best Practices

The Integration Framework ships with the SAP Business One solution and offers many ready-to-run integration scenarios. These scenarios offer extensibility of SAP Business One by integrating into other SAP solutions such as SAP ARIBASAP Hybris Could for SalesConcur. You will also get an overview of the new Business Process Management feature to help support and transform your business into to a connected one; within the digital world and the Internet of Things (IoT).

Key Business Benefits:


  • Get to know the capabilities

  • Simplify your work

  • Low TCO

Analytics for Everyone: A Practical Guide to Creating Business Dashboards

Your SAP Business One system captures a wealth of data about your business. You’re able to answer almost any question about your business performance by running reports or queries. But every business has a set of key performance indicators (KPIs) that define success. A thoughtfully crafted dashboard is a great way to give you instant, real-time visibility on these metrics.

In this workshop, we’ll review some common analytics and dashboard tools used in combination with SAP Business One.


  • Analytics Sandbox

  • Using Microsoft Excel pivot tables for analysis of your SAP Business One data.

  • Published Dashboards

  • Building dashboards which connect to your SAP Business One system.


Participants will see both examples of both built-in and external dashboard tools. Participants will also learn how dashboard can be published to other users either inside SAP Business One, or non-Business One users.

Key Benefits

  • Gain a better understanding of the analytics tools available to you.

  • Learn how to easily create dashboards that offer insight into your business performance.

  • A how-to manual on connecting dashboard tools and building basic analytic content will be available for download.


Who Should Attend

This workshop is designed for those looking for analytics options working with SAP Business One, regardless of platform (SQL vs HANA). However, this content is specifically designed to ensure that companies who are still using Microsoft SQL can benefit from analytic tools. The content is intended for users with a beginner or intermediate level understanding of analytics tools.

Take Your Business One Deployment to the Cloud: It’s not ‘If’ but ‘When’

So you don’t need me to tell you that the cloud and internet deployment platforms are here to stay – there are lots of industry experts to tell you about that and why.

But the next question is - when is it the right time for your organization to start to deploy cloud based solutions, what are the options and how can you deploy them – securely and without breaking the bank.

In this session, I’ll take you through the process and share more than 20 years of experience and understanding to help you independently determine the road map that makes sense for you and which solutions should be on your radar as you take your own cloud journey. We will also compare the advantages and disadvantages of the available solutions from a technical, cost and complexity perspective so you’ll be well equipped to make informed decisions

Business One Cloud Solution

The SAP Business One community has been without a direct channel of communication with SAP for too long. At Biz.ONE, participate in SAP’s Feedback Forum to engage in a 2-way dialogue with two of Business One’s Product Managers. You’ll be able to give your thoughts and feedback on the direction of Business One and its features. Additionally, you can hear directly from part of the team that’s designing new features and functionality about plans for the software. With topics spread across the conference, pop in for the conversation that interests you and be part of a new level of engagement with SAP directly.

Explosive Growth & A Scalable Future

QALO is a disruptive and unique, rapidly-growing company based in Southern California. QALO is the creator of the functional wedding ring with a mission to inspire a movement that embraces and shares the power of commitment. In 2012, the two founders, Ted Baker and KC Holiday founded QALO from a dining room table looking to prove their concept of the solution they had found for themselves; metal wedding are not practical for our active, everyday lives. Since emptying their savings accounts and launching the company in 2013, they have grown to over 70 employees and continue to blaze their path forward with customer care and product innovation as the clear-cut leaders in the space they created.

With rapid growth, QALO was in desperate need of an ERP system that could support their ambition to extend beyond ecommerce to wholesale distribution. Since implementing SAP Business One in early 2016, QALO has grown to over 1,000 retail locations with partners such as REI and Dick’s Sporting Goods, and they see it as just the beginning.

SAP Business One Product Roadmap

Given the investment you’ve made into your business with SAP Business One, it only makes sense to keep abreast of the changes and new features coming down the line in new versions of the software. Join Finn Backer, Global VP of the Business One unit at SAP, to hear what the platform of Business One looks like in the near and not so distant future. You won’t want to miss this main stage presentation sharing the vision for how Business One helps your business harness the digital future through practical and powerful tools to keep your business moving forward.

Growing Your Business The Honest Way

From the humble beginnings of making her product in her own kitchen to running a nationally distributed line of “Human Grade” pet foods, Lucy Postins has always been passionate about running a business built on integrity. Lucy is the founder and Chief Integrity Officer of her company, The Honest Kitchen, which is on a mission to help as many pets as possible on the road to good health, through good food.

With a commitment to creating the best product and having happy employees in addition to happy customers, The Honest Kitchen has grown into a highly successful pet food business. Of course, with growth come the challenges of scale and adaptability. And, as it turns out, integrity isn’t just about the choices you make, but also the data and systems that make your business run. With SAP Business One as the foundation for The Honest Kitchen, Lucy has lead the organization to consistent improvement while sticking to their “True North” of responsibility and principle. In this inspirational keynote, hear from Lucy as she shares her story of taking this “pet” project and turning it into something truly exceptional.

Digitize Your Business and Maximize Your Business One ROI

Learn how intelligent capture technology can put you on the fast track to business transformation

Join Artsyl Technologies CSO Jeff Moore and discover how to transform the bottlenecks in your current business processes into onramps to faster, smarter operations. You’ll see how easily intelligent capture solutions like Artsyl’s docAlpha business digitization platform can take ALL of your business documents, extract actionable data, and transform them into business intelligence—automatically.

The biggest roadblocks to the fully digital future is often the physical and digital documents that make up the bulk of the unstructured (and untapped) data in our organizations. Transforming those documents into data, without relying on manual data entry or document handling, is critical to achieving timely access to information—and the data needed to automate routine processes.

This session will include a demonstration of how intelligent capture solutions, integrated with SAP B1, can reduce errors, accelerate approval cycles, deliver greater visibility to KPIs greatly increase efficiency.

SPS Commerce Point-of-Sale Analytics for Business One

Retailing today has shifted from the hands of the retailer and supplier to the hands of the consumer. To thrive in today’s competitive landscape, collaboration between suppliers and buying organizations is critical. With the Analytics solution from SPS Commerce, users gain access to real-time sell through data at the store level. This data enables you to better manage your inventory to reduce out of stock situations, capture open-to-buy dollars and generate sales lift.

As Sr. Director of Product Management, Rob Davis oversees the company’s Analytics solution that enables both retailers and suppliers to make data-driven changes to inventory levels, merchandising, pricing and product lineups.

Prior to joining the company, Davis held leadership positions in product management at Oracle and Siebel, focused on the analytics applications and brings more than 17 years of experience.

Discover What’s New in Business One 9.3

Are you ready for some great new features? Learn about the enhancements introduced in the latest version of 9.3, such as RMA, Production Routing, Project Management, CRM, Service and much more!

Key Business Benefits:


  • Learn what is coming, and whether it can help your business

  • Understand the value of maintenance

  • Choose whether to join the early adopters and enjoy the features earlier

SAP Flexibility Molds with Blue Trading through Complete Business Model Change

Finding an ERP software solution for a company like Blue Trading wasn’t easy. As a reverse logistics company who buys retail and sells wholesale, we needed a versatile system that could handle our industry specific challenges.

With the support of Consensus International we created a set of documents and reports customized to our very particular needs. It allowed us to process purchases from thousands of small suppliers, who were selling thousands of different SKUs in multiple conditions. Furthermore, when our industry underwent a monumental collapse we knew we had to quickly adapt or we would disappear.

Once again, we were able to adjust SAP to meet the needs of our new business model. This time creating tools to integrate SAP to online market places like Amazon, EBay, Walmart, etc.
Join us in this session where we will share our experience of adapting to change under extreme pressure.

Lessons Learned in our Journey of Automating Reporting from Crystal to SSRS

Across our five separate businesses each with its own SAP database, we have hundreds of reporting requests.  We will highlight our learnings from using basic queries to Crystal reports to leveraging SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS).  For organizations using SQL Server already, SSRS is already installed and available to every customer.  So, we welcome you to JOIN us.


  • Basic SAP Queries

    • We help maintain over 3500 queries between our 5 SAP databases

    • Showing how to querying the queries – Query Lookup and Text Lookup

    • Rolling out our “NOLOCK” standard

    • Utilizing query update tracking



  • Crystal Reports in CMC

    • We have over 150 scheduled reports in the Central Management Console (CMC)

    • Leveraging the APOS tools to find schedules and edit CMC schedules in bulk

    • Shifting from “Crystal GUI Linking” to command based we saw a 100% improvement in speed



  • SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)

    • Showcase challenges encountered when migrating reports from Crystal to SSRS

    • Highlighting speed advantages – our main dashboard report now runs in seconds vs. minutes

    • Simplify hundreds of sub reports to just a few key queries

    • Easier report editing, since it’s centered around the subquery.

    • Straightforward scheduling by levering SSRS data-driven subscriptions.

    • Enhancing web-based reports with hyperlinks to dynamically show detail.




Key Business Benefits:

  • Robust Reporting

  • Simplified Report Scheduling

  • Quick Query Maintenance

Achieving Operational Excellence Through Seamlessly Integrated E-Commerce

Murray River Organics was at a cross-roads: they had purchased an additional company with e-commerce already in place, but the online sales setup didn’t work seamlessly with their SAP Business One system. This certified organic, natural food supplier had to move quickly to launch a web store that was a perfect fit for both their online clients and their back office. Join this session to hear from Murray River Organics on how they leveraged their SAP Business One system to quickly open up a web store that provided their clients with real-time product data and automated order processing, without putting pressure on their back office.

Key Business Benefits:


  • Delivering on customer experience through accurate, real-time data

  • Fast to implement for a quick web store go live

  • A user-friendly platform behind the scenes for simplified web store management

The Future of Item Management: Taking the Pain Out of Exchanging Product Data

Today’s digital consumer demands detailed product information combined with a superb shopping experience. In truth, retailers and brands are struggling to provide this experience because of inefficiencies exchanging item data. In this small group discussion, SAP Business One users will learn the proven steps on how to stay competitive in the digital retail landscape by considering a networked approach to item management initiatives.

During this 90-minute session, we will talk through a case analysis of one Retailer’s struggle to overcome item management and the three types of options emerging in retail today – specifically, you’ll learn:


  • Case Analysis: One Retailer’s struggles with item management and the impact on the supplier / brand community

  • Three ways to solve item management (hint: one way is better than the others) for both the Retailer and the Supplier

  • Insights from the SPS Commerce retail network


Key Business Benefits of a Networked Approach to Exchanging Item Data:

  1. Learning about the power of networked data in supply chain systems.

  2. Streamlined item workflow between buyers and sellers.

  3. Retailers can launch new products and assortments much faster, leading to increased eCommerce and in-store sales.

Business One Local Best Practices for US & Canada

The SAP Business One community has been without a direct channel of communication with SAP for too long. At Biz.ONE, participate in SAP’s Feedback Forum to engage in a 2-way dialogue with two of Business One’s Product Managers. You’ll be able to give your thoughts and feedback on the direction of Business One and its features. Additionally, you can hear directly from part of the team that’s designing new features and functionality about plans for the software. With topics spread across the conference, pop in for the conversation that interests you and be part of a new level of engagement with SAP directly.

Live Dashboards Provide Updated KPIs Across the Business

Procedure changes only matter if you can prove their success. In any business, it is important not only to establish a baseline of performance, but also to monitor that performance for both quality assurance and efficiency improvements. OCuSOFT created Live dashboards as a way of accomplishing these goals. We have implemented dashboards which provide live updated KPI’s in nearly every department. These dashboards have allowed us to not only drive individual performance, but also see bottle necks and make procedure changes to correct them. In this session, OCuSOFT will share their story on how they were able to obtain live updated KPI’s throughout their company.

Key Business Benefits:


  • Improve business processes

  • Improve business knowledge

  • Encourage employee improvement

Kill the Clipboard! How Vision Engravers Saved Over $22K per Year with Barcode Scanning

It’s time has come, paper-based processes are the dinosaurs of the modern supply chain. With wireless barcode and mobile data collection solutions that are SAP-certified to integrate with SAP Business One, you can optimize inventory, production, and manufacturing process workflows.  Attend this session and hear Joe Ivanenok of Vision Engraving & Routing Systems (Vision Engravers) talk about how he implemented barcode scanning, achieved a paperless production process, and is saving his company tens of thousands of dollars per year.

Session highlights include:


  • An overview of who Vision Engravers is and the challenges they were facing with production orders and inventory management.

  • How they found a barcoding solution that integrates with SAP Business One, runs on tablets, and was easily customizable for their unique needs.

  • Vision Engravers experience with implementing the solution and the results they have achieved.

  • A brief overview of the RFgen Mobile Foundations for SAP Business One solution.

  • Wrap up with lessons learned and suggestions for achieving success.

The Medina Dairy Chronicles: Mobility & Cloud Yield Success with Enterpryze

At Medina Dairy, we deliver more than 4 million liters of milk a week and in excess of 1 million loaves and bread and eggs a week across UK supermarkets. Such a high turnover of products resulted in huge amounts of paperwork and data entry to update our SAP Business One solution.

We were one of the early adopters of the new cloud-based and mobile first solution Enterpryze. We worked with our partner Milner Browne to help develop the Enterpryze Deliver mobile app to capture and digitalize delivery notes and other key data.

With Enterpryze we can capture real-time arrival and departure times and get instant notification in SAP Business One on delivery notes. More importantly, the solution has dramatically reduced the required man power and time spent on data entry. Twenty of our 120 drivers have been trialing Enterpryze and we’ve been able to reduce data entry by 3 hours per day.

Key Business Benefits:


  • Control and visibility with a route-based sales delivery method

  • Cost savings from moving to a paperless environment

  • Information is now captured on a mobile device and fed straight back into SAP Business One, while drivers are on the road


Additional Notes:
After the successful trial period in our delivery team, the solution is now going to be rolled out across rest of the rounds this summer. We estimate this will remove around 30 hours of data entry a week from the business. In addition, we also have plans to utilize some of other tools in Enterpryze. There are mobile apps for sales and expenses that we plan to explore further to see how these can deliver additional benefits.

The Future of Item Management: Taking the Pain Out of Exchanging Product Data

Today’s digital consumer demands detailed product information combined with a superb shopping experience. In truth, retailers and brands are struggling to provide this experience because of inefficiencies exchanging item data. In this small group discussion, SAP Business One users will learn the proven steps on how to stay competitive in the digital retail landscape by considering a networked approach to item management initiatives.

During this 90-minute session, we will talk through a case analysis of one Retailer’s struggle to overcome item management and the three types of options emerging in retail today – specifically, you’ll learn:


  • Case Analysis: One Retailer’s struggles with item management and the impact on the supplier / brand community

  • Three ways to solve item management (hint: one way is better than the others) for both the Retailer and the Supplier

  • Insights from the SPS Commerce retail network


Key Business Benefits of a Networked Approach to Exchanging Item Data:

  1. Learning about the power of networked data in supply chain systems.

  2. Streamlined item workflow between buyers and sellers.

  3. Retailers can launch new products and assortments much faster, leading to increased eCommerce and in-store sales.

Business One Local Best Practices for US & Canada

The SAP Business One community has been without a direct channel of communication with SAP for too long. At Biz.ONE, participate in SAP’s Feedback Forum to engage in a 2-way dialogue with two of Business One’s Product Managers. You’ll be able to give your thoughts and feedback on the direction of Business One and its features. Additionally, you can hear directly from part of the team that’s designing new features and functionality about plans for the software. With topics spread across the conference, pop in for the conversation that interests you and be part of a new level of engagement with SAP directly.

The ‘70s Called….They Want Their Tax System Back

Avalara helps businesses of all sizes achieve compliance with transactional taxes, including sales and use, VAT, excise, communications, and other tax types. We deliver comprehensive, automated, cloud-based solutions that are designed to be fast, accurate, and easy to use. We automate and simplify governmental compliance processes, including tax determination, exemption certificate management, and tax return preparation, filing, and remittance. Avalara works within a customer’s own accounting, ERP, ecommerce or other business applications making the integration of tax and compliance solutions easy for customers.

The world has changed and we are going to take you back in time. Join us and learn why 20,000+ customers are moving to a more affordable, easier, and risk free way of automating sales tax compliance.

Drop Shipping Goes Mainstream: Will Your Business Sink or Swim?

As online shopping continues to grow Retailers are pushing their suppliers to dropship orders directly to consumers. This trend is reshaping the retail landscape.  Rather than receiving large Retail orders suppliers are now expected to dropship individual orders directly to end-user … and on tight timelines. Suppliers that are unable or unwilling to play in this new world are feeling the heat and struggling to stay relevant, compliant and profitable. “It’s not only a question of the volume of orders increasing, but the increase in expectations from the Retailer” remarked a small apparel firm. “Without rethinking our IT systems we can’t complete in this environment”

DiCentral Dropship Portal makes it easy for suppliers to receive, manage and fulfill dropship orders from multiple Retailers and to communicate daily inventory levels for thousands of SKU’s. With this level of support suppliers are able to thrive in this new environment.

Key Business Benefits:


  • Reduce resources require to process each Dropship order resulting in increased profitability.

  • Stay compliant with Retailers shipping requirements. This avoids chargebacks and increase vendor score carding which in turn leads to more business opportunities with large retailers.

  • Grow the business. Rather than struggle to keep pace with dropship volume vendors can exploit new opportunities.


Additional Notes:

20 Minute Session will include the following:
* Summary of the Dropship Landscape today. What is driving it and what does it mean.
* Review the Challenges that Small and Medium Sized Suppliers face in adjusting to this new landscape
* Discuss how Suppliers can thrive in this environment
* High Level Demo showing DiCentral Dropship Portal

Travel Expenses? Seamless Integration Between Concur and Business One!

Do you deal with travel expenses quite often? Is this a process you wish it would go away?

Not a problem anymore. Starting with SAP Business One 9.2 PL07 onwards, you have now the ability to use an out of the box scenario that allows your travelers to submit their expenses on the fly. The best part is that this automated process will replicate relevant information between Concur and SAP Business One as well as automate the creation of invoices inside of SAP. Come and check it out what it takes to have this scenario implemented.

Key Business Benefits:


  • Faster process to submit travel expense

  • Free of charge, out of the box, SAP Business One scenario

  • Simplification of current business process

Business One Out of the Box Usability

Customizing the Business One environment to your industry and aligning it with your company’s unique business strategy is key in maximizing the benefits of your SAP implementation.  Business One offers a variety of tools out of the box to achieve this purpose.  Learn how Gaumard Scientific has used a combination of these tools including field level authorization, approval procedures, automated alerts, group and user authorizations and user interface customizations  to improve operational efficiency, increase user buy-in in the software, increase management control and make the SAP platform their own.

Key Business Benefits:


  • Increase product usability

  • Improve operational efficiency

  • Increase management control


Additional Notes:

Gaumard scientific is a manufacturing company that develops high fidelity patient simulators for the health care industry. Sales, customer service, accounting and technical support departments currently use SAP. Purchasing is in early implementation stages and production and engineering will be implemented next. The video below captures the company's experience with the SAP implementation:

 

A Non-Trivial SQL-to-HANA Migration: Inception to Cutover

HTRI offers insight into their decision, schedule, and strategy for migrating an on-premise Business One implementation from Microsoft SQL to HANA through entirely internal resources. HTRI's implementation is deeply customized, featuring 591 User Queries, 254 custom tables, 233 Crystal Reports, 165 views and functions, 5 applications, and 1 custom add on.

Details from each stage of the migration will be discussed, including the choosing of an appliance, initial setup, query migration, process automation to support repeatability and testing, and the backup/disaster recovery options. Learn how Daniel Phelps and a team of developers carried out this extensive and intricate migration without any external consulting or development.

Using the Power of Excel as a Reporting Tool for Business One

Today, many companies and business users rely on Excel to create custom made reports. The versatility and ease of use have made Excel the preferred tool for most areas within a company, but the true power comes when connecting it directly to the source of the data, instead of using it as a data collector.

Interglass uses SAP Business One as the center of all transactions and data collection. We decided to use B1 because of the ability to cover all areas of the company, but when it comes to organizing all the information into a dynamic report that could have the form of a list, a dashboard, or a graph, we connect Excel directly to B1’s SQL database. Within Excel we are then able to filter groups of information, select from drop down lists to compare different scenarios, view dynamic graphs; all while maintaining a real-time connection with live data. We are also able to integrate information from SAP B1, our glass fabrication software, and our time and attendance software into a single report.

Interglass succeeded at creating a culture where employees do not us Excel to input data. If that were to happen, it would negate the benefits of using a centralized data source in B1. By connecting Excel directly to SAP Business One and using it for reporting and data visibility, Interglass has all the benefits of Excel without any of the drawbacks.

Key Business Benefits:


  • Centralizing all data into one database for accuracy and security

  • Creating reports with basic Excel knowledge but conveniently customizable

  • Flexibility of integrating different key performance indicators and different types of analysis into a single view with a familiar user interface

The Cloud is Driving Digital Transformation: How to Adapt for the Realities of Cloud

There’s no question that the Digital Transformation is well underway, that it impacts all businesses, and that the primary driver is the Cloud. But, do you know how your organization must adapt in response to the realities of doing business in the Cloud? In this session, we will discuss how the Cloud changes the game for all businesses, and we will discuss how each functional area of your organization should be adapted to align with these realities. Finally, we will discuss some of the tools available in SAP Business One to assist you in this transformation.

Key Business Benefits:


  • Gain an understanding of how Cloud is changing the way all businesses operate

  • Examine each functional area of your business and learn how it must adapt for the Cloud

  • Understand how SAP Business One can aid you in transforming your business for the cloud

How to Use Business One to Perform Month End Closing and Prepare Banking Reports for Your Company

Whether you are a seasoned SAP Business one user or a new use, month end closing is a struggle for everyone. Maybe you have just implemented SAP Business One and now it is time to perform your month end reconciliations and closing routine. You will benefit greatly from this session which includes an ex Controller user and What should you do each month? During the implementation process you are generally tied up cleaning up your data, learning features and functions and training your users. You may not have even thought about what you need to do in SAP Business One to close the month. Or perhaps you’ve been running SAP Business One for some time but you still think you could do better in closing each month. Learn Best Practices, procedures, and which reports to run as well as how to run the reports to get the data you need to perform this balancing routine.

We all know that many reports in SAP Business One have numerous selection criteria fields. How you complete the selection fields is critical to obtaining the financial data you are looking for.

You may also have the need to submit BBR reports (Borrowing Base Reports) to your financial institution

What you will learn and take-away from this session:


  • Reconciliations – learn how and why to reconcile the following:

    • Accounts Receivable

    • Accounts Payable

    • Inventory Reporting – which report to run and how to balance it to the Balance Sheet

    • Purchased Receipts not vouchered

    • Checks in transit

    • Credit card receivables

    • Payment advances from customers

    • Payment advances to vendors



  • Profit and Loss

    • Review different types of layouts (annual, monthly, quarterly, periodic) as well as other selection criterial options



  • Balance Sheet

    • Review different types of layouts (annual, monthly, quarterly, periodic) as well as other selection criterial options



  • Trial Balance

    • Review different types of layouts (annual, monthly, quarterly, periodic) as well as other selection criterial options

    • Run one report for all GL accounts with opening balances and including closing entries from prior period



  • Comparison reports for Balance sheet and Profit and Loss

  • General Ledger Report

  • Examples for Banking Borrowing Base – AR and Inventory

  • How to set up financial report with pre-selected criteria

See How Artemide North America Uses Business One and LISA WMS to Light Up Their Lives

Artemide Ltd is a manufacturer and distributor of high-end light fixtures and accessories. See how they use SAP BusinessOne Production Orders to issue product for manufacturing, transfer finished goods to inventory and then pick, pack and ship product using LISA WMS (Warehouse Management System). In addition, see how LISA helps them manage their returns process using Service Calls in Business One.  LISA is also instrumental in managing cycle counts as well as transfers of inventory between warehouses located in both NY and Montreal.

For over 7 years Artemide North America has been using BusinessOne and LISA WMS. Attend this session to hear how they accomplish the following:


  • Use of Production Orders to issue Finished Goods to the warehouse

  • Maintain strong controls around inventory management via cycle counts

  • Benefited from real-time inventory updates

  • Implemented a mainstreamed returns process making this aspect of their business easier for both their customers and themselves

  • Transfer products between warehouses while maintaining full visibility of those products

  • Relies on LISA to tell workers where to store product during the put-away process

  • Has a more efficient pick process thanks to LISA directing workers as to what order they should be picking product

Best Practices & Ideas: Migrating Business One From SQL to HANA

The vast majority of SAP Business One Customers today run their ERP system on Microsoft SQL.  With the high emphasis on SAP HANA as the platform of the future, how do these typical customers begin to strategically plan their migration into the HANA based platform of the future.  This change is essential in order to truly take advantage of the full collection of features SAP delivers in each new version of SAP Business One; some only available in the HANA version.  More importantly the true promise of the cloud and all it will mean to business in the future, will only be realized fully by customers running real-time databases, like HANA.

Many industry analysts believe that within 3-5 years users will no longer work from desktops and laptops running large, full features application clients, whether they be old style fat clients (like most SAP Business One users run today) or even HTML web based application running in a browser.  Instead users will choose micro applications designed specifically for their primary day-to-day requirements, highly focused, able to work on any device, and consumed in a SAAS licensing model.


  • How do these typical SAP Business One companies migrate into the future and move from SQL to HANA?

  • Is there more than one way to make this transition?

  • Has anyone done it?

  • What are some immediate benefits?


Key Business Benefits:

  • Meet Chris Walker from HTRI - his company migrated from SQL to HANA in February 2017

  • Learn three different ways to migrate from SQL to HANA?

  • Understand that this is not a TACTICAL UPGRADE - rather this is a STRATEGIC DECISION!


Additional Notes:

Most SQL Customers know about HANA and would like to have at least some of the deliverables and features in the HANA version. They just have no idea how to get there or what the costs might be.

People & Business One

The software engineers create it, the implementation consultants give it purpose and the users are what bring SAP Business One to life in the organization. Aligning your SAP’s purpose to your people is a key not only for a successful implementation but as well for a fulfilled company experience.

Sean Lavin of Aircom will begin by speaking about what the purpose was for Aircom’s SAP and the staff he selected for working on the implementation and why. He will focus on how their personalities played a big role before, and after implementing the software.

The take away of this presentation is for the audience to consider having an internal SAP team if they don’t already, and the importance of having different personalities at that table. Also the tips and tricks for having successful SAP team meetings.

Tips & Tricks for Maximizing CRM Capability

CRM technically stands for Customer Relationship Management, but in reality, you’re managing much more than just sales and customer relations. You need to manage all business partner relationships, including customers, prospects and vendors. SAP Business One provides the right tools to give you a 360-degree view of all your business partner relationships.

Furthermore, depending on your role within your company, you will have different relationship management requirements. For example, a finance person is probably focused on managing receivables and payables so they’ll need the right tools to help stay on top of delinquent customers, and safeguard against collection calls from vendors. A salesperson, on the other hand, requires tools to create quotes and orders on the fly, and manage opportunities within their pipeline to track specific opportunity details such as potential amount, gross profit, predicted closing date, percentage of closing, business partner activities and interactions, etc. And a purchaser likely needs extensive purchasing analytics to help negotiate better prices with vendors. How can SAP Business One help manage all of this?

Whatever your role, SAP Business One has extensive intelligent relationship management features embedded throughout the entire system. We’ll take a holistic view at relationship management within SAP Business One and teach you practical applications of these features to improve your business relationship management.

What you will learn and take-away from this session:


  • Smart Opportunity Management

    • Utilizing BP Activities

    • Reminders and alerts

    • Many helpful out-of-box reports



  • Using Analytics for CRM

    • New Customer 360 feature

    • Quick access to info (Dashboards/KPIs)

    • Other useful tools (i.e., B1UP to create specific CRM buttons/reports



  • Pro-active reporting vs. Reactive reporting

    • Build some business CRM specific reports

    • Set up these CRM reports as alerts




Key Business Benefits:

  • Proactively manage relationships and increase customer satisfaction

  • Gain valuable insight into key business data

  • Increase efficiency and productivity

How to Use Business One to Perform Month End Closing and Prepare Banking Reports for Your Company

Whether you are a seasoned SAP Business one user or a new use, month end closing is a struggle for everyone. Maybe you have just implemented SAP Business One and now it is time to perform your month end reconciliations and closing routine. You will benefit greatly from this session which includes an ex Controller user and What should you do each month? During the implementation process you are generally tied up cleaning up your data, learning features and functions and training your users. You may not have even thought about what you need to do in SAP Business One to close the month. Or perhaps you’ve been running SAP Business One for some time but you still think you could do better in closing each month. Learn Best Practices, procedures, and which reports to run as well as how to run the reports to get the data you need to perform this balancing routine.

We all know that many reports in SAP Business One have numerous selection criteria fields. How you complete the selection fields is critical to obtaining the financial data you are looking for.

You may also have the need to submit BBR reports (Borrowing Base Reports) to your financial institution

What you will learn and take-away from this session:


  • Reconciliations – learn how and why to reconcile the following:

    • Accounts Receivable

    • Accounts Payable

    • Inventory Reporting – which report to run and how to balance it to the Balance Sheet

    • Purchased Receipts not vouchered

    • Checks in transit

    • Credit card receivables

    • Payment advances from customers

    • Payment advances to vendors



  • Profit and Loss

    • Review different types of layouts (annual, monthly, quarterly, periodic) as well as other selection criterial options



  • Balance Sheet

    • Review different types of layouts (annual, monthly, quarterly, periodic) as well as other selection criterial options



  • Trial Balance

    • Review different types of layouts (annual, monthly, quarterly, periodic) as well as other selection criterial options

    • Run one report for all GL accounts with opening balances and including closing entries from prior period



  • Comparison reports for Balance sheet and Profit and Loss

  • General Ledger Report

  • Examples for Banking Borrowing Base – AR and Inventory

  • How to set up financial report with pre-selected criteria

A Global Commerce Network with Integrated Warehouse Management

Join HighJump and TrueCommerce for an introduction to our leading end-to-end supply chain solution built for SAP. We’ll demonstrate how connecting to our global commerce network and eCommerce platform allows you to transact with customers the world over. Connecting seamlessly with our industry leading Warehouse Management System (WMS) allows you to get products in the hands of your customers as quickly as possible, meeting the current expectations prevalent in our “now” economy. Learn how our powerful combination of supply chain solutions make it as simple as possible for your customer to transact with your business.

Unlock the Full Potential of Your Online Business with k-eCommerce

Selling online is an obvious solution for companies looking to grow or streamline the order process.  But opening a web store takes planning, along with a solid eCommerce strategy.

 

What are you selling and where?  How will you manage sales tax?  Will your solution process payments?  A key factor separating the projects that succeed from those that do not comes down to asking the right questions before you break virtual ground.

 

Join k-eCommerce for a live demo of our web store and back office features and learn about:


  • eCommerce features and best practices

  • The benefits and challenges related to eCommerce

  • What an SAP Business One® integration to your web store means for your business

  • Online payments and PCI DSS compliance


Join this 20 minute demo theatre to discover the things to consider when shopping for an eCommerce solution.

Key Business Benefits:

  • Integration: Optimized for B2B and B2C web stores, the solution is integrated to SAP Business One

  • PCI-DSS Certified: k-eCommerce maintains full PCI DSS Level 1 certification to reduce risks related to data breaches.

  • Responsive: The solution is designed to help reach new markets, selling to consumers online, in-store, through resellers, or using marketplaces.


Additional Notes:

Ten minutes will be allotted to a review of the mentioned features, benefits, ROI and best practices, and the other ten a live demo of the solution.

 

The SUP Crossing: Go the Distance, One Stroke at a Time

Chris dares to achieve what most perceive to be Impossible. His mantra of Dream It, See it, Believe it and Achieve it, has led Chris to redefine the approach to achieving success, not only across multiple sports, but also as an Author, Film Maker, Businessman and attaining any goal he has set for himself.

In March 2017, Chris completed his most challenging adventure yet by successfully accomplishing something no other human on the planet has come close to achieving - becoming the first person ever to cross the entire Atlantic Ocean, over 7500km, alone and unsupported, on a Stand-Up Paddleboard over 93 days.

Come to this keynote to be inspired to adopt a “can do” attitude and achieve greatness by implementing the tools and skills which Chris teaches through his powerful storytelling.

Stress Management for Small Business Execs

It takes one to know one, or so they say. That’s why Joe Burton – a former Chief Marketing Officer at one of the biggest ad agencies in North America – knows the stresses that come from being a business executive. After several years of flying around the world, delivering packages of stress and anxiety to the people he worked with, Joe learned just what it means to have it all and lose it all. Giving up that life for one more focused on the things that matter – family, fulfilment, happiness – Joe started his own business. With a focus on helping other people learn better ways to manage their stress and discover new methods to pay attention to what really matters, Joe and his company, Whil, have been providing new tools and strategies to everyone from high powered Silicon Valley techies to kids just coming out of high school. In this session, learn a bit more about the toll stress takes on all of us and how you can cope with the difficulties of being a small business executive in a world that values how tired you are more than how much you make a difference.

Business One Expert Panel

Where is Business One going in the next 3-5 years? What will the impact be on my relationship with partners? How can I stay up to date on upgrades and new features when I have a business to run? It’s hard wearing the many hats that come with any job in the SME space and trying to keep up as an expert on the technology you use. In this session, listen to some of the experts give their take on the pressing questions you want to have answered about Business One. With voices from key stakeholders in the partner space, from SAP, and from end-users just like you, this session is sure to give you valuable insight into the future of Business One and where your attention should be focused.

Solving Warehouse Woes with LISA WMS

Most of us have heard the term garbage in garbage out. This also applies to the receipt of inventory. Nearly 60% of all inventory discrepancies are the result of incorrect products or quantities being received leaving businesses with unreliable inventory counts.  These errors bog down organizations and often times lead to customer dis-satisfaction. During this session we will demonstrate not only how LISA WMS (Warehouse Management Solution) by N’ware Technologies can virtually eliminate such errors but how this solution can also help you manage cycle counts and as well as your picking process.  LISA is a web based solution meaning that scanning guns do not need to be “docked” and data is shared bi-directionally in real-time. Come see why hundreds of your peers have chosen LISA today to be their WMS solution of choice!

Have You Connected the Factory Floor to the Rest of the Business?

Even in today’s business where access to mobile devices and networks is readily available, many small and mid-sized enterprises (SME) still do not operate an integrated factory and manage their production shop floor operations using paper based systems.

Digitally transform your business by simply putting an Android device running Produmex Operator into the hands of an operator allowing them to record production time, materials consumed and produced as and when these activities occur during the SAP Business One production order cycle.

This online, real-time connection not only removes business process waste, but dynamically links production planning, customer service, inventory replenishment and the finance departments together thus transforming the business, to step up to the challenges SME’s face in an ever-competitive economy.

Key Business Benefits:


  • Streamlined business processes and increased employee efficiency

  • Inventory and labor costs are booked in real-time, providing greater visibility of the company financial position

  • Reduce paperwork and eliminate waste

Tips & Tricks for Inventory Management

It can be a real challenge to keep your Inventory Management optimized, when there are so many changing initiatives being made to address so many other areas of your business.
Changes in technology, shifting demands from customers, market forces and other factors cause us to overlook the basics of inventory management and control.
What suffers is profitability and the ability to compete effectively in the marketplace.

In this session, you’ll learn:


  • How to evaluate your current inventory management by asking yourself 5 key questions

  • 4 Basic inventory principles you are able to put into practice today

  • Explain inventory replenishment strategies, from reorder point to MRP, and how to decide which one is the most appropriate for the different items

  • Recommended strategies for warehouse optimization, including warehouse layouts

  • Recommended tools for Inventory Management

  • How to apply the ABC Classification of Inventory Items to your Inventory.


We will present real-life examples from customers, who have experienced different challenges, and how those were solved applying these concepts, using standard functionality from SAP Business One, and some queries and reports we have created for our customers, which we will share with the attendees.

8 Years With Minimal Add-ons: CommUSA’s Success Through Mastering Queries

CommUSA, one of the largest Motorola Channel Partners in the country, develops and implements wireless solutions for business and government. We maintain our high level of service with B1’s “out-of-the-box” core functionality, utilizing minimal add-ons.  Since going live in 2009, we’ve learned that “less is more” with B1.  Upgrading typically takes less than a day’s work and we don’t run the risk of our add-ons becoming incompatible with core B1. We use B1 for all facets of our business, including but not limited to: accounting and financials (including bank statement reconciliation), integration with Outlook, CRM, commissions, sales tax reporting, service and repairs, shipping and receiving, inventory management (MRP), and rental inventory tracking.

So what’s the secret? Queries! If the data is in SAP and you know the field location, you don’t need an add-on to get it out, you just need the right query. Here are a few examples of what we’re able to do through queries without add-ons:


  • Our entire – and extensive - commission process

  • Reconciling California sales tax down to the item at the District (city) level.

  • Multiple CRM based reports like: data for cold calling, management of sales reps, and even special pricing granted to certain customers.

  • Inventory projections when Motorola is running special pricing promos.


These queries and more were all written by someone with an accounting background and no formal training in SQL. In this session, Tami Beverson, a completely self-taught query writer will go into detail about how she learned to save CommUSA time and money by finding creative ways to use out-of-the-box B1. Join Tami as she shares the story of going live in 2009, upgrading three times, and learning how to get more out of the technology CommUSA already had.

Ram Products’ Journey to Full Mobility with Business One HANA and Pepperi

Ram Products, a leader in the MRO parts industry, offers a wide selection of repair and maintenance products and services. As Ram Products grew, it became clear that their ERP was missing the flexibility and features they needed. With 19 mobile warehouses in eight states, Ram Products was looking for a solution that would be fully available to their team in the field – online and offline.

After benchmarking several solutions, it became clear that the strength and flexibility of SAP Business One HANA, combined with Pepperi’s mobile B2B commerce platform, was the right solution. With Pepperi, Ram Products’ mobile warehouses have full access to their ERP data, online and offline. Orders that are taken in the field are recorded in their ERP and inventory per warehouse is tracked and always up-to-date.

Key Business Benefits:


  • Support business growth with a strong and flexible ERP

  • Full mobile access, online and offline, for teams in the field

  • Management gains full insight and control over sales operations

Top 7 Sizzling Analytics Tricks with Business One

You’ve seen highly formatted Crystal Reports for decades—they’re great. In this session, we’ll go beyond the formatted report to show you some amazing new ways to interact with your Business One data to make better, smarter decisions faster. Instantly access your data, mashup corporate and personal data in just a few clicks, create visualizations on the fly, and inspire action.

Business One Training: Queries in Business One (Basics & More)

SAP Business One, unlike many contemporary ERP systems provides users with the ability to query or ask questions of their database.  Everything is there, but how does one find the data they need?  Yes, there are tools in SAP Business One to access this data, but what are the basic ways to use these tools in order to jump start your personal skill set?

This 90-minute training session will go through some of the query basics within SAP Business One, such as:


  • Obtaining the basics of creating Queries

  • Become aware of the complete Query tool set

  • Comprehend the power of Queries

  • Mentally connect queries and reporting options

  • Appreciate how SAP Business One leverages the use of Queries

  • See Queries in Action


Key Business Benefits:

Download the course contents and deliverables (All illustrations are Video recordings and may be re-played at any time)

See queries working in Crystal Reports and Microsoft Excel

50+ free Queries (All may be imported to your system) learn how

 

Additional Notes:

Learning to create your own Queries will not remove the need to obtain help from your consultant, but it will greatly reduce this need for many requests. This course seeks to provide the foundation to grow from. A good refresher for longer term user and a must have for all new users of SAP Business One.

Business One Productivity and Usability

The SAP Business One community has been without a direct channel of communication with SAP for too long. At Biz.ONE, participate in SAP’s Feedback Forum to engage in a 2-way dialogue with two of Business One’s Product Managers. You’ll be able to give your thoughts and feedback on the direction of Business One and its features. Additionally, you can hear directly from part of the team that’s designing new features and functionality about plans for the software. With topics spread across the conference, pop in for the conversation that interests you and be part of a new level of engagement with SAP directly.

How Industry Specific, Process Manufacturing Software Facilitates Exponential Corporate Growth

Bar Bakers, a private label manufacturer of baked and cold process cookies, wafers and nutritional bars, was faced with a growing number of customers, increasing order volumes and additional product lines. A good problem to have! The company recognized that their current software was hampering their growth, and proceeded to implement BatchMaster Software’s ERP for Food solution built upon the SAP Business One platform. In this session, we will present the key features found in Product Development, Production, Quality, Traceability, Compliance, Costing, Planning, Scheduling and Mobile Warehousing. We will discuss how SAP Business One’s workflow, reporting and collaboration utilities, in conjunction with BatchMaster’s food manufacturing processes, has accelerated the company’s “order to cash” process and enabled them to bring Bar Bakers customers’ products to market, faster and more cost effectively.

Key Business Benefits:


  • From small artisan batches to large retail batch sizes, production related processes are being streamlined in order to quickly scale up production.

  • Optimizing the planning and scheduling of batch jobs and purchase orders is controlling “on hand” inventory levels and identifying better bulk purchase opportunities.

  • Comprehensive lot management across all processes plus a graphical traceability tool has reduced product searches and recalls to minutes.


Additional Notes:

SAP relationship Maps, Lumira and other business reporting tools are helping BarBakers make faster, more informed decisions. Embedded with SAP Business One, users have a single sign on, employ a single user interface and access a single database.

National Distributor Transforms with Business One

Ceramic Technics Ltd (CTL) is a national commercial tile distributor which recently successfully completed a comprehensive upgrade of its ERP platform to SAP Business One.  The older legacy software was inflexible and did not meet the ever-expanding requirements of the growing business.  The Company was held back by the ERP rather than empowered by it.

The implementation of Business One resulted in numerous improvements to many facets of the Organization.  Nearly every tool and functionality of B1 was leveraged in the roll-out and subsequent enhancements.  The project was an opportunity to analyze and overhaul many internal business processes.    We will discuss the adventures, trials and tribulations of a successful SAP B1 upgrade and release which was completed from inception to stabilization in a year and a half timeframe


  • Warehouse Transformation; SAP B1 allowed us to implement a world-class distribution warehouse utilizing bin locations and item tracking from receipt to delivery.  Time for order picking and inventory maintenance decreased.

  • Customer Service; Streamlining our processes and increased visibility using tools such as the Relationship Map increased our productivity.  Automated document generation for items such as Purchase Orders reduced many previous possible points of failure.

  • Dynamic reporting; Using dynamic reporting such as Open Items and the flexible data grids allowed easy reporting and extract of data for other uses

  • Sales; SAP B1 gave our Sales team enhanced visibility into their business, allowing them to take control of their Orders and deliver live inventory information to our Clients

  • Crystal Reports; Having the ability to modify forms and reports ad hoc provided further extensibility and flexibility without the need for constant assistance from Software Developers

  • Customization; B1 with the Boyum B1 Usability Package enabled our Company to have all the “industry” functionality with the power and stability of the B1 package


Key Business Benefits:

  • Implementation of Warehouse Management processes including bin-locations

  • Sales and Customer Service process streamlined

  • Improved reporting

Tips & Tricks for Your Sales Process

Discover new tools and learn about SAP Business One out of the box features available to help users gather information quickly in order to make faster decisions automating steps of the sales process along the way.

Key Topics


  • Comparison between old approach vs new approach

  • Use of Analytics Tools during a Sales Process

  • New Tools (Available to Promise, Customer 360, etc.)

  • Use of Workflow tool to automate some of the common sales challenges

Visibility & Data in Business One Help Andes Global Trading Meet Our Brand Promise

Andes Global Trading was formed to become an extraordinary company, with business focus in Quality, Integrity and Trust.  To accomplish and reach its objectives, operational systems were needed in all the company’s areas to streamline its processes, to maintain its buyers, vendors, employees, and inventory all connected in real time. In September 2015, after much research, Andes GT determined that SAP B1 was the system capable of streamlining the company’s process.

Implementing SAP B1 was not only a sound financial decision to make but a necessary one to control and manage information.  Project Managers from Consensus and from Andes GT, along with an internal team, started the adventure. The initial implementation of SAP was not easy, involving culture changes in addition to the process changes.

Over the course of the implementation, Andes GT encountered several significant challenges in streamlining the financial information, such as:


  • Use of three databases for different companies held by Andes GT

  • Overall financial information of the company was not available

  • Integrating the three databases to communicate as one


Additionally, Andes GT had to create and develop methods to ensure accurate and timely reporting to all areas. In this session, learn about how the Andes GT team addresses major milestones such as:

  • The difficult creation of queries and usage of the standard features

  • Setting up of processes needed to be tracked.

  • The reporting of the databases needed to be created using the three different databases to become one accurate and concise report.


For the last 6 months, in collaboration with the logistics side of the project, Andes GT has been creating a "Tower Control".  This tower control will allow visibility to track the company’s operations and communicate information to our sales team and customers. Furthermore, we are working on the development of a portal to communicate with customers and sales personnel to provide visibility of our services.

One of our core values is Proactive Service. We provide Personal and Professional treatment.   We take sincere care for the client to help them grow.  We operate with a sense of urgency.  We communicate proactively about load status and tracking.  SAP B1 is allowing us to fulfill the commitment with our customers.

 

Business One Training: Queries in Business One (Basics & More)

SAP Business One, unlike many contemporary ERP systems provides users with the ability to query or ask questions of their database.  Everything is there, but how does one find the data they need?  Yes, there are tools in SAP Business One to access this data, but what are the basic ways to use these tools in order to jump start your personal skill set?

This 90-minute training session will go through some of the query basics within SAP Business One, such as:


  • Obtaining the basics of creating Queries

  • Become aware of the complete Query tool set

  • Comprehend the power of Queries

  • Mentally connect queries and reporting options

  • Appreciate how SAP Business One leverages the use of Queries

  • See Queries in Action


Key Business Benefits:

Download the course contents and deliverables (All illustrations are Video recordings and may be re-played at any time)

See queries working in Crystal Reports and Microsoft Excel

50+ free Queries (All may be imported to your system) learn how

 

Additional Notes:

Learning to create your own Queries will not remove the need to obtain help from your consultant, but it will greatly reduce this need for many requests. This course seeks to provide the foundation to grow from. A good refresher for longer term user and a must have for all new users of SAP Business One.

Business One Productivity and Usability

The SAP Business One community has been without a direct channel of communication with SAP for too long. At Biz.ONE, participate in SAP’s Feedback Forum to engage in a 2-way dialogue with two of Business One’s Product Managers. You’ll be able to give your thoughts and feedback on the direction of Business One and its features. Additionally, you can hear directly from part of the team that’s designing new features and functionality about plans for the software. With topics spread across the conference, pop in for the conversation that interests you and be part of a new level of engagement with SAP directly.

A Walk Through the Warehouse with RFgen Barcoding and Mobile Solutions for Business One

Are manual and paper-based supply chain processes slowing your business down?  With wireless barcode and mobile data collection solutions that are SAP-certified to integrate with SAP Business One, you can optimize inventory, production, and manufacturing process workflows. Attend this software demo session and take a walk through the warehouse with RFgen Barcoding and Mobile Solutions for SAP Business One.

SAP Business One mobile data collection applications to be shown include:


  • Inventory Transfer

  • Purchase Order Receipts

  • Production Goods Issue

  • Production Receive Order

  • Sales Order Pick Confirmation

Out of Stock: Now What? B2B Web Store Usability Tips

All your inventory information is stored in your ERP system. This data contains a lot of important business logic that relies on current inventory availability, inventory location, and projection of future inventory levels based on planned production and/or purchase orders. With a Sana web store integrated with your SAP Business One system, not only do clients have real-time visibility of accurate inventory availability, but through our sales rep functionality, your internal team can use the same web store to service clients, on the phone or via email, with access to the same information.

Key Business Benefits:


  • Never sell out-of-stock items

  • Real-time visibility of accurate inventory 24/7 for clients and employees

  • Account for future inventory to forecast upcoming availability

Streamlining Your Warehouse with WMS Solutions That are Scalable and Flexible

In this live demo, you will learn about WiSys’s scalable and flexible Warehouse Management solutions that address the challenges Business One customers face, including scanning and processing PO receipts, production, inventory control, and shipping. We will provide a demonstration of PO receiving, production reporting, order picking, shipment staging, document preparation and order finalization for LTL and UPS scenarios. You will also see how to rapidly tailor WiSys applications without writing a single line of code. This allows you to mold the technology to fit your processes so you don’t have to fit ours.

Whether running Business One on SQL or HANA, WiSys Supply Chain and Warehouse Management solutions help businesses solve these challenges, improve operations and remain competitive. Through desktop grids and mobile barcode forms, WiSys provides both an analytical tool to monitor data and a transactional tool to act on that data.

With over 14 years of experience and over 300 customers, WiSys offers unique solutions that address what is lacking in other Warehouse Management Systems – scalability and flexibility with tight integration directly into the Business One database.

Key Business Benefits:


  • Productivity increases from 20-30% and inventory and shipping accuracy rates that exceed 99%

  • Happier customers due to real-time, accurate order information and faster shipping and invoicing

  • Better decision making based on accurate, real-time data that can be viewed on customizable grids and BI analytics dashboards


 

Process Orders Seven Times Faster with Web-Based Services & DI Server

If you’re packing and shipping orders from a warehouse, you’ve probably experienced a bottle neck in productivity. OCuSOFT, a development and supply company specializing in eye and skin care, was living with that bottleneck every day. Orders were released using the native Business One Pick Pack Manager. These orders were printed and the pickers would pick them and take them to the packers. This process was slow, sometimes taking as long as 30 minutes from start to finish on a single order.

Through an integration from SAP to a web based application running on an iPhone with a sled, we have been able to reduce that time to around 4 minutes. Web-based integration allows for faster updates and allows the app to take advantage of the many web libraries in existence today. In addition, this same concept can be applied to a whole host of other web based applications. In this session, you’ll learn how OCuSOFT was able to significantly reduce pick pack time in their warehouse.

Key Business Benefits:


  • Improved order processing times

  • Improved order accuracy

  • Improved order visibility

How Business One Improved Our Efficiency & Growth

From 1991-2005 Compliance Poster Company was running 2 systems- QuickBooks for accounting and Mail Order Manager (MOM) for Sales Order logistics and shipping.  We needed a complete solution for Customer Relations Management, Accounting, Order processing and production logistics, and shipping.

We have over 800k customers in the database and 350-700 orders daily with more than 4000 orders a day during our busy cycle. We needed a software that could manage this effectively and have room to grow and expand.

We looked at many software companies. NetSuite, Great Plains Dynamics, Mas90, and choose SAPB1 because of its ability to easily be modified (UDF’s, UDT’s, SQL base,) and integrate with other solutions. There were many things that we needed to improve on and SAPB1 gave us the flexibility and structure to do this.

Key Business Benefits:


  • Sales order processing and shipping logistics

  • Real time inter-department communication with queries and alert

  • EDI integration

Livecoding: Service Layer + ReactJS

Witness a custom Business One application come to life. This session is for Business and IT folks alike, who want to learn more about the Service Layer. We’ll learn that it’s not an unknowable mystery but a modern and powerful tool as we leverage the Service Layer with ReactJS to quickly assemble a web-based administrative workflow that manages the creation and searching of BusinessPartner records. We will start with a 'Hello World' React app and write some Javascript to support Service Layer OData operations. We will integrate that code into some React components to support logging in, managing BusinessPartner records, and logging out. This presentation is technical, but managers interested in customizing their Business One implementation should attend as well.

Crystal Reports: A Beginner's Journey

Level: Beginner. The target audience is new and lightly technical users, no previous experience is necessary

Users come to these conferences to learn about their investment and how to best utilize the functionality available to them as well as what is coming down the road. This course is designed to help open up the reporting capabilities of the core Business One system that all users already have and demonstrate how to access, mold, modify, and distribute meaningful data.

Some Topics Covered


  • Connecting to your database (SQL and HANA)

  • Understanding the data structures (Master Data, Common Documents)

  • Displaying Information

    • Groups

    • Sorts

    • Filters

    • Formatting



  • Data Interactions (Bringing in disparate pieces of data and advice for getting together in a meaningful fashion)

  • Reporting Best Practices (advice and steps you can take on how to write your reports to be manageable in the long term)


Key Business Benefits:

  • Take away a directly useful deliverable that can drop into their systems back home

  • Demystify a piece of the software that is used constantly throughout the day

  • Lay the groundwork for future advancement and problem solving through reporting already in the system

Supply Chain Synchronicity with Business One

CandyRific operates in a commodity business, which has a complex supply chain environment, including multiple Trading Partners to manage (more than 35), and various Distributor relationships. Thus, keeping these various entities in a constant communications loop, is vital to the success of their business. Furthermore, their products are dependent on impulse purchases, consequently, they need to be supported by strong marketing and point-of-purchase displays. CandyRific’s revenue success depends on product sales volumes, effective product fulfillment (full selves), complemented by real-time data and effective Supply Chain management.

In CandyRific’s IT environment prior 2009, utilized three disparate computer systems for Accounting, Business Reporting and EDI. As a result, many internal resources were consumed to generate accurate data extraction and report compilation from their IT systems, and being able to communicate this information to all their Trading Partners, quickly and accurately, virtually impossible. They seemed to be in a constant state of utilizing all their resources just to get their information. Also, even before they proliferated their Trading Partner list, they had trouble keeping up with them at that time. One year they had more that $30K in Chargebacks.

Solution/ Result:

After implementing of SAP Business One, all internal applications were consolidated onto one business platform, SAP B1, meaning it now takes dramatically less resources, and subsequently time, to produce meaningful analytics, that are utilized across the business to better run their business, on a daily basis.  In addition, now that they have better Analytics to make better decisions, they can also share it with their Third Party Brokers, 3PLs or other Trading Partner who require it for planning purposes.  In essence, having everyone “reading off the same song sheet” allows the entire Supply-Chain to be in synchronicity.  The after SAP Business One implementation becomes even more interesting, when YTD they don’t have any Chargebacks this year and their human resources are doing higher level functions instead of all the manual functions related to order processing.

Metrics:


  • As an example, in the past it took Accounting 2 days to put together their monthly business reports, this now can be completed in an afternoon ~ resulting in 15 person-days saved, a year.

  • Additionally, all of their pick lists use to be emailed to their 3PL by PDF and they also use to have to prepare all of their UCC-128 label files on site and email them over to their 3PL’s.

  • This has also resulted in 32 person days saved a year, on top of the mistakes made by manually keying these in and the cost and time to produce and shop

  • Business revenue is up 15% since 2013, all managed with the same human footprint


Additional Info:

CandyRific sells and distributes candy both domestically and globally, their novelty products use popular licensed brands. Brands in CandyRific’s portfolio include: M&M’S®, Minions, SKITTLES® Brand, STARBURST® Brand, Warner Bros., Scooby-Doo, and Dreamworks.

The company uses distributors with most of the major retailers in the U.S. and employs distributors located in almost every major market in the world.

(Interesting fact: CandyRific has appeared on the Inc. 500 and Inc. 5000 lists of “fastest growing companies in the U.S.”, consecutively for the last seven years and was also named one of Louisville’s Businesses of the Year for 2011.) **In 2015 we were named Large Company of the Year for Louisville.

Mirror Images: How We Avoided a Double Entry System

As a third party billing office, ALLPRO’s accounting system requires that its accounts receivables (AR) and accounts payables (AP) are perpetually balanced. This posed a challenge as we had to efficiently enter data on both sides without entering it twice, while at the same time avoiding differences in the transition.

We overcame this challenge through the extensive use of SAP queries, SQL, and the TaskCenter application.  The SQL server allows us to sort through the extensive number of invoices in our AP and identify the appropriate data that needs to be reflected in our AR. We then run TaskCenter in the background, copying everything from the AP side to the appropriate place on the AR side.   Finally, we run extensive SAP queries through multiple fields in order to validate the data and identify potential errors.  Ultimately, this process is less labor intensive and provides for a more efficiently and effectively balanced system.

Through this unique process, data entry that used to take five hours a day worth of work now only consumes an hour and a half of the day. This 70% decrease in data entry has given us the ability to spend more time working closely with our members developing relationships with them as well as ensuring that they are getting the most out of our business relation, as opposed to spending most of our time entering data. While the basis of how we use Business One is unique, the processes and queries that we utilize can be used across all industries to ensure that differences in payables and receivables can be uncovered and corrected before it creates a cash flow issue.

Key Business Benefits:


  • Improved visibility over all sides of a transaction to ensure that data on the Sales and Purchases side match at all times

  • Ability to streamline invoicing functions and through the effective use of add-ons and customization.

  • Increased productivity by integrating and automating the invoicing process.

Uncovering Business One’s Full Capability Before Investing in Third Party Add-ons

SAP Business One has a plethora of functionality within its core system.  Over the years, SAP has tailored and expanded its ERP solution while keeping end users in mind. In each new version, SAP incorporates new functionality and systems that meet customer needs such as fixed assets, UI customization, and Project Management. Many of these enhancements are already a part of various third party add-on solutions.

It’s all too easy for an organization to miss some of the announcements regarding new functionality or maybe conclude that it’s just simpler to have an add-on meet that business need. But organizations need to be watchful to ensure they don’t spend valuable time and resources on functions that SAP out-of-the-box can perform.

As the Business Systems Manager at Magnum Oil Tools, Michael Lieber is constantly educating himself on what new functionality the latest release of SAP will bring and how that compares to Magnum’s current version: 9.2. With the goal to always get the most out of their ERP system, Michael has made it a mandate not to go through any more unnecessary add-on implementations. In this session, learn about Michael’s process of analyzing the company’s spending and how Magnum saved money by leveraging SAP’s out-of-the-box functionality.

This is not to criticize third-party add-ons in any way. Many are beneficial and add critical or necessary functionality that SAP cannot perform. This session is intended to help organizations ensure they truly analyze their business needs before making investments in new technology.

Key Business Benefits:


  • Increasing the utilization of a system that you have already bought and paid for

  • Save company capital to invest in other projects that have a better ROI

  • Allows end users to utilize functionality that will provide the organization with long term benefits that aid in increasing the bottom line


 

Establishing a High Performance Culture Empowers Continuous Improvements

Have you ever wondered what it takes to create a company culture that strives for unified trust, values transparency and innovation?  Milena Radakovic, President of Nexus Exhibit, shares how SAP Business One started as a roller coaster ride of fear of change, internal conflict, the development of useless customizations, and lack of commitment by all. Through sustained effort and commitment to change – including large staff turnover and changing SAP consultant – this lead to a team of highly engaged and committed members and a transformation of how Nexus Exhibits’ business processes and procedures were conducted and emerged.

With the support from Projectline and additional help from EOS (Entrepreneur Operating System) to augment Business One and Eralis, there was a culture change across the entire organization and the company finally had:


  • Clear Vision and 5 year Goals for the Company

  • Creation of company's Core Value

  • Full transparency

  • Project collaboration across all departments

  • A huge change in invoicing and tracking projects

  • Increase in cash flow

  • Ultimately a winning team


The company's initial needs of improved collaboration, integrated with clear communication protocols, and augmented with third party applications, streamlined Nexus Exhibits overall business. Learn how Business One takes Nexus from Good to Great.

Crystal Reports: A Beginner's Journey

Level: Beginner. The target audience is new and lightly technical users, no previous experience is necessary

Users come to these conferences to learn about their investment and how to best utilize the functionality available to them as well as what is coming down the road. This course is designed to help open up the reporting capabilities of the core Business One system that all users already have and demonstrate how to access, mold, modify, and distribute meaningful data.

Some Topics Covered


  • Connecting to your database (SQL and HANA)

  • Understanding the data structures (Master Data, Common Documents)

  • Displaying Information

    • Groups

    • Sorts

    • Filters

    • Formatting



  • Data Interactions (Bringing in disparate pieces of data and advice for getting together in a meaningful fashion)

  • Reporting Best Practices (advice and steps you can take on how to write your reports to be manageable in the long term)


Key Business Benefits:

  • Take away a directly useful deliverable that can drop into their systems back home

  • Demystify a piece of the software that is used constantly throughout the day

  • Lay the groundwork for future advancement and problem solving through reporting already in the system

EBizCharge: Automate Payment Acceptance within Business One

Collecting payments is a necessary part of doing business. Unfortunately, for many companies it remains a manual and error-prone process that actually accrues more expenses and security threats. In this session, you will learn how to speed up the accounts receivable process, cut down on unnecessary costs associated with payment acceptance, and learn how to secure customer payment information within SAP Business One.

Options Beyond Core Project Management in Business One 9.3

SAP have been introducing Project Management features into Business One over the past couple of releases. What does this relatively new module do, and what options do I have if my business needs are more sophisticated than what SAP Business One can provide out of the box?

In this session we will:


  • Cover the current capability of the SAP Business One Project Management module

  • Show how integrated solutions from Eralis Software will address specific business requirements that are not covered out of the box, reviewing (but not limited to) topics such as:

    • Actual costing

    • Time & Materials and Progress billing

    • Milestone billing retentions and revenue recognition

    • Capture staff time

    • Capture usage of resources

    • Scheduling of staff and resources

    • Capture of time, materials & expenses by field staff

    • Work in Progress

    • Variance Reporting

    • Service Call integration




Key Business Benefits:

  • Accurately track the true time and cost of delivering services

  • Manage resources more effectively by tracking them on a project-by-project basis

  • Streamline the capture of time and expenses from field-based staff

Business One in the Next 20 Years: A Platform for Growth

SAP Business One turned 20 last year. If it were a human, that would mean it was poised to enter the prime of its life. If it were a dog, it would be getting very long in the tooth, unable perhaps to learn new tricks. In software years, 20 is often thought of as mature, “even over the hill.” While many mature ERP solutions have changed very little over the last decade or more, SAP believes it still has a long life ahead and is aggressively planning for the next 20 years. But SAP Business One is becoming more than just ERP. It is becoming a business process platform. Why does this matter today and why is it good for customers? In short: To be competitive in today’s global, digital economy, the software that runs your business must be open, extensible, and poised to meet your specific needs.