Come visit Inspirage at Oracle Open World 2009!

Come visit Inspirage during the 2009 Oracle Open World conference to be held Sunday October 11 through Thursday October 15, 2009!

This is a great opportunity to network with your peers and meet Oracle subject matter experts. A number of successful Inspirage Clients and Inspirage Architects will be speaking at Open world. See the schedule highlights listed below.

Inspirage will also be hosting the following events:

  • The 3rd Annual Oracle-Inspirage Value Chain Planning Customer Appreciation dinner
  • Oracle Advanced Planning and Demantra product demonstrations at our demonstration booth #2048 located in the Moscone Conference Center South hall (see list below)
  • Executive briefings in our meeting room #ER4 located in the Moscone South hall
Date Speaker Subject
Sunday Oct 11, 2009
Kevin Creel:Inspirage and Jerry O’Sullivan:Oracle S312193 OAUG Advanced Planning & Collaboration SIG “Trends in Advanced Planning Deployments”
Topics will range from how the Oracle Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) processes can be significantly improved by leveraging the new Oracle Advanced Planning Command Center (APCC). We’ll discuss the impact of the new Oracle Rapid Planning product that provides real time simulation capability that is very easy to deploy by any existing Oracle ASCP client. Other similar trends in Oracle Value Chain Planning applications will be discussed.
Sunday Oct 11, 2009
Demantra Customers S312205 OAUG Demantra SIG “Customer Panel Discussion”
Demantra SIG meeting @ OOW -Sunday, October 11, Moscone West 3pm-4:30pm room 3007.
A panel of existing Demantra customers will share their insights, accomplishments, and lessons learned during this session
Tuesday Oct 13, 2009
Amit Nagra, VP Global Supply Chain & Operations, Source Photonics – Scott Malcolm, Director Oracle VCP Product Development S311800 Oracle Advanced Supply Chain Planning R12.1 Supply Chain Distribution and Manufacturing
This overview session presents Oracle’s solutions in supply chain, distribution, and manufacturing planning. It covers Oracle Advanced Supply Chain Planning and Oracle Production Scheduling, as well as the value of upgrading to the latest version of Oracle’s value chain planning solution. The session is a must-attend if you’re about to make any final supply chain management implementation decisions.
Tuesday, Oct 13, 2009
Rupal O’Reilly, Zebra Technologies S311798 “Customer Panel: Best Practices for Supply Chain Planning”
In this session, learn from leading companies how they achieved significant value from their Oracle Advanced Supply Chain Planning implementations. They discuss the key ingredients for success: the approach, project methods, knowledge, and day-to-day management.
Tuesday Oct 13, 2009
5:30 PM PST
Doug Percell, Associate Director, Teva Pharmaceuticals S311806 “Increase Throughput and Customer Service with Oracle Production Scheduling”
This session provides an overview of Oracle Production Scheduling and describes the value companies can achieve with it. The presentation describes how you can increase the throughput of bottlenecked plant resources, reduce inventory, increase resource utilization, and improve shop floor performance for process and discrete industries.
Wednesday, Oct 14, 2009
Christopher Neff, NCR Corporation, Guy Yehiav, Oracle VCP Strategy S311202 “Customer Panel: The Bottom Line Benefits of Supply Chain Innovation”
Come to this session to hear a panel of Oracle’s most innovative value chain customers explain how they transformed their value chains to improve efficiency and profitability. To be competitive, you can’t just do what everyone else is doing, you have be different and better. These customers describe the technology and processes that have made them leaders in their industries.
Wednesday, Oct 14 2009
10:15 AM PST
Deb Bene: Emerson Electric Corporation, Bart Feldman: Oracle VP Demantra S311804 “Oracle’s Demantra Product Line: What’s new in release 7.3”
In this session, you will hear about the latest developments in Oracle’s Demantra applications. Release 7.3 includes several key functional improvements such as improved configure-to-order support and new integration with Oracle Hyperion Planning that enables true integrated enterprise planning. The session also presents Oracle’s vision and road map for demand management, trade promotion planning, and sales and operations planning.
Thursday, Oct 15, 2009
Amy David, USG Corporation S311808 “Smart Value Chain Planning Strategies for Uncertain Times”
This session presents three surefire ways to improve revenue and cut costs in today’s uncertain economic environment: identify opportunities for revenue growth, improve cash flow by optimizing revenue and assets, and turn cost centers into profit centers. Value chain planning provides the perfect tools for understanding and controlling operations, because they are driven by economics, and can drive substantial improvements on both sections of the income statement.

The OAUG Advanced Planning & Collaboration SIG and the Demantra SIG sessions at Open World will take place in Moscone West, Room 3007

All Oracle Value Chain Planning sessions will take place in Moscone West L2, Room 2014

All Oracle, JD Edwards, and People soft application exhibitors and the related demonstration areas will be held in the Moscone South Convention hall. Inspirage’s booth #2048 and Executive meeting room #ER4 is located in this same Moscone South convention hall.

We will be providing presentations on best practices with Oracle Value Chain Planning applications throughout the week and also demonstrating the following applications:

  • Oracle Production Scheduling (PS)
  • Oracle Advanced Supply Chain Planning and Distribution Planning (ASCP DRP)
  • Oracle Inventory Optimization (IO)
  • Oracle Advanced Planning Command Center (APCC)
  • Oracle Rapid Planning (RP) – Just released, may be presentation only
  • Oracle Demantra Demand Management (DM)
  • Oracle Demantra Sales & Operations Planning (RT S&OP)
  • Oracle Demantra Predictive Trade Planning & Optimization (PTP, TPO)

You can also learn about exciting new programs and initiatives being offered by Inspirage with Oracle Value Chain Planning applications:

  • The power and capabilities of Oracle VCP applications are now supported by standard integration for JD Edwards customers
  • Oracle Rapid Planning changes everything. Leverage the power of real time responsiveness and simulation capabilities
  • Everyone has a 90 days program or an accelarate program, learn how Inspirage is differentiated in our ability to deliver rapid improvement cycles that meet your objectives

For more information see Oracle Open World 2009

For more information on Inspirage, visit

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About Inspirage

Inspirage is the premier full service consulting firm specializing in the implementation of Oracle Value Chain Planning applications. We offer a rare combination of in-depth industry knowledge of best practices coupled with superior application and technical expertise. Our singular focus on achieving real business results is evident in our methodology, our solution design, and our follow through practices. We want to be your partner in these efforts and will measure success by the same standard that you do; your business results.

Julie Legrand

Julie Legrand | Key Contributor

Julie manages PR and marketing for Inspirage. Making her home in San Francisco, Julie has been working in the enterprise software field for nearly 20 years, as both a consultant and marketing professional.