The Manufacturer’s Journey Event Details
3:00 – 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 6
Fernson Brewing Company
1400 E Robur Drive
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Digital transformation is not only about technology—it’s a business strategy that requires you to re-envision existing business models and embrace a different way of bringing together people, data, and processes to create value for your customers and capture new opportunities.
Join us on Wednesday, December 6, to learn the latest technology impacting the manufacturing industry. Find out how your organization can take advantage, and where to begin the journey.
2:45 p.m. – Event check-in
3:00 p.m. – Greeting & technology trends
3:30 p.m. – How to evaluate & select ERP business software
4:30 p.m. – Q&A
4:45 p.m. – Tour of Fernson Brewing Company, social & appetizers
Take away an understanding of:
- Latest trends impacting manufacturers
- Machine learning
- Internet of things
- Barcode scanning & travelers
- Scorecards & reporting across plants
- How to evaluate ERP business software (Enterprise Resource Planning)
- The 4 most important things to consider when choosing your technology solution
- What your technology evaluation team should look like
- Understanding the evaluation process, including how to budget
“I thought this was an excellent overview of considerations when selecting an ERP. By actioning these bullet points a company could save themselves a lot of time and pain.”
– 2016 Map Your ERP Journey event attendee
Who should attend?
- COO, Operations Manager
- Controller, IT Director
- Business Analysts
Your tools for success.
Attendees will receive these ERP Evaluation & Selection tools:
- Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Calculator
- Business Needs Template
- Sample Evaluation Criteria
All attendees will go home with a Fernson Brewing Company growler filled with their favorite Fernson brew.
Eric Newell, Stoneridge Software
Eric Newell is the CEO of Stoneridge Software. In the five years since founding the company, he has led Stoneridge Software through accelerated growth in team members, customers, services, and product offerings. As a Microsoft Dynamics ERP Gold & Cloud CRM Silver Partner, the company has accomplished many challenging and successful software implementations during this time.
With a combined passion for technology and business excellence, Eric has taken on many internal initiatives to grow in operational excellence as a professional service consulting firm. This pursuit has benefited in being able to pass on best practices to clients and has resulted in many awards, such as ChamberChoice Entrepreneur of the Year, Accounting Today’s Top 100 VARs, Bob Scott’s Insights Top 100 VARs and VAR Stars, SPI Research’s Best-of-the-Best Professional Consulting Firms, and numerous Best Place to Work Awards.
Prior to founding Stoneridge Software, Eric spent 13 years at Microsoft.