LUA Conference 2012

St Georges Park

Almost 200 delegates attended the MUA Conference 2013, on the 22nd & 23rd October 2012, at St George’s Park, Staffordshire.


Welcome & LUA Update

09:00 – 09:30 – Strategy / Room 1

Graham Maxfield, General Manager of the LUA, welcomed the delegates to this year’s Annual Conference, and gave an update of the activities of LUA & GAM3. A short Annual General Meeting of the LUA was also held.

(As the presentations from this conference are now outdated the access links have been removed. If required please use the contact form to request a copy)

When is “Good Enough” just not Good Enough!

09:30 – 10:00 – Strategy / Room 1

Mike Ryan, of Essist, gave a presentation of different Support options.

First watch the associated Video (English Subtitles)

Ciber & Infor Strategic Alliance

10:30 – 11:00 – Finance / Room 2

A presentation about the new Global Strategic Alliance between Infor & CIBER and how it affects M3 here in Europe

Xtreme Support

10:30 – 11:00 – Technology / Room 3

Andrew Stephenson, Support Manager of Infor, gave a presentation about the new Infor Support organisation and the new Xtreme Support Portal.

Creating an international Extranet with Movex

11:00 – 11:30 – Strategy / Room 1

Alan O’Neill, I.T. Manager of Horseware Products, gave a presentation of their introduction of the Extranet.

Global Partner with Hosting, Surround & Service Capabilities

11:00 – 11:30 – Finance / Room 2

A tripartite presentation about the skills and processes of KPIT Cummins Infosystems.

Leverageing the Power of Cloud for your business

11:00 – 11:30 – Technology / Room 3

Phil Marshall of Meridian IT gave a presentation on the growth of Cloud applications and the benefits.

90 minutes and beyond

11:30 – 12:00 – Strategy / Room 1

Noel Cocker of CLS Performance Solutions gave a presentation about the importance of training in all aspects from football to I.T.

Consolidating the number of division’s operating in Movex / M3

11:30 – 12:00 – Finance / Room 2

Mike Stride, Services Director of Anthesis, gave a presentation on a recent project of consolidating multiple divisions, for Acco Brands.

Change Data Capture – Double-Take SHARE

11:30 – 12:00 – Technology / Room 3

Andy Kowalski of Vision Solutions gave a presentation of their Double-Take SHARE solution.

Transforming the ERP User Experience

13:00 – 13:30 – Strategy / Room 1

Mike Nutter of Merit UK gave this presentation.

Lean Thinking with HBVP

13:30 – 14:00 – Strategy / Room 1

Guest speaker, David Gallagher, of OEI Global Solutions Ltd addressed the benefits of “Lean Thinking”, a long-term approach to maximising customer value by eliminating waste.

Don’t make a meal of Management Reporting

13:30 – 14:00 – Finance / Room 2

Bill Isherwood, of Excelogy, gave a presentation of the features of the “just released” Spreadsheet Server Platinium.

ICCG – Effective & Value Add M3 Partner

14:00 – 14:30 – Strategy / Room 1

A presentation on behalf of ICCG Inc.

Close the circle with CCB

14:00 – 14:30 – Finance / Room 2

Fernando Ruiz of Tribex gave a presentation on Closed Circle Budgeting.

Seamlessly Integrate Your ERP Host With Production Machinery

14:00 – 14:30 – Technology – Room 3

Stuart Kiernan, Sales & Marketing Manager of BEC (Systems Integration) gave a presentation of their eSmart Solution Portfolio.

Unlock your Working Capital in your Supply Chain

15:00 – 15:30 – Finance / Room 2

Mike Spragg of Logility gave a presentation on how to improve your inventory costs.