Infor User Conference

  • August 15, 2007
  • Infor
  • News

ATLANTA – August 15, 2007 – Infor today announced it will provide more than 200 educational sessions that address the challenges and trends facing today’s manufacturers at the company’s global annual user conference, Inforum 2007, to be held September 9-12 at Las Vegas’ Sands Expo and Convention Center. Infor industry experts, partners and manufacturing customers including Eaton Corporation, Barry-Wehmiller Companies Inc. and Schrader Bridgeport, among others, will present their best practices and case studies for improving performance with Infor’s business-specific solutions. Kevin Piotrowski, director of industry and product marketing for Infor, will share industry expertise Tuesday, September 11 as part of “Globalization: The Impact on the Lean Enterprise.” The session will discuss how discrete manufacturers can capitalize on burgeoning growth in the global marketplace and will demonstrate through real world examples proven strategies for success. “Globalization is a reality of the world we live in and enterprising manufacturers are embracing operating overseas as an opportunity to dramatically grow their businesses,” said Piotrowski. “Inforum is the perfect venue for these companies to collaborate with some of the industry’s leading experts and discover how they can improve operational efficiencies to surge ahead of the competition.” Inforum offers hundreds of educational sessions for improving business processes and maximizing the built-in functionality of Infor’s industry-leading, business-specific solutions such as Infor ERP LN, Infor ERP SyteLine, Infor ERP Visual, Infor ERP XA and Infor SRM SupplyWEB. Session topics include “Strategic Market Driven Investments,” “Value Stream Mapping,” and “Maximizing Your IT Investment.” In these sessions, attendees will interact with Infor experts to examine strategies to address their most critical business needs. Manufacturers from the high-tech and electronics, industrial equipment and machinery, metal and plastics fabrication, textiles, oil and gas, and aerospace and defense industries will present on topics including “Achieving High-Availability,” “Excellence in Operations Management” and “Avoiding Implementation Pitfalls.” Inforum 2007 offers networking opportunities such as, a business matchmaking tool to help customers connect with like-minded peers prior to and during the conference, and Enterprising Square, a dedicated space organized into Infor solution communities to encourage idea sharing between Inforum activities. Beginning in August, attendees can create a conference agenda using a new tool, U-Builder, on U-Builder enables attendees to customize their schedule based on personal interests, allowing them to plan and organize all of their conference activities and manage conflicts. Inforum 2007 is expected to attract customers and partners from around the world who come to learn about new business opportunities, collaborate on Infor's business-specific solutions, and get the latest story on the product roadmaps for their solutions. Infor Discrete sessions are part of hundreds of educational sessions on topics such as best practices, tips and techniques, product seminars, business strategy, and industry trends. About Infor Infor delivers business-specific software to enterprising organizations. With experience built in, Infor’s solutions enable businesses of all sizes to be more enterprising and adapt to the rapid changes of a global marketplace. With more than 70,000 customers, Infor is changing what businesses expect from an enterprise software provider.

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