COLLABORATE 16, the Technology and Applications Forum for the Oracle Community is where Oracle power users and IT decision makers find practical solutions for today and strategies for tomorrow. This conference empowers users of Oracle business applications and database software to gain greater value from their Oracle investments through real-world education and networking. Created by and for users, COLLABORATE 16 provides a personalized experience alongside functional and technical insight from other experienced professionals. Participants can expand their community and gain direct access to Oracle. COLLABORATE 16 is jointly presented by the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG), the Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG) and Quest International Users Group (Quest).April 10-14, 2016 (Sunday-Thursday)Mandalay Bay Convention CenterLas Vegas, Nevada USA

Stop by and visit our booth (#902) to chat with a WhiteLight Group expert on your JD Edwards projects.

WhiteLight group partner Paul Demes will be presenting Maintaining Modern ERP: The Importance of Staying Current.

Session details: Tuesday, April 12th from 9:15 am to 10:15 am in South Pacific H.

Session description: Enterprise resource planning (ERP) is a mission-critical application set that is essential for enterprise-wide support of an organization. Software providers continually improve and enhance their solutions with things such as best practice templates, mobile, and social and advanced security. But some companies choose to forego taking advantage. This session discusses the reasons it is important for organizations to stay current with their ERP, as well as the advanced technology capabilities and benefits realized by these organizations.

Based in Chicago, Demes leads WhiteLight Group’s business development and business consulting teams. With his expertise in operations, strategy, process optimization, and custom and package business applications, he has helped a diverse group of global and mid-market clients develop and implement a wide range of high-impact enterprise solutions. His experience spans industries in Fortune 500 companies and technology consulting firms, leading solution delivery, business management and operations.

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