Inspirage Customers share success stories at Oracle Open World 2010

Fourteen leading companies will be sharing best practices in Value Chain Planning sessions at Oracle Open World 2010. Inspirage is pleased that eight of these Oracle VCP customers (57%) have chosen Inspirage to guide them in implementing innovative solutions and delivering successful implementations. We have highlighted these sessions below so that you can easily register.

Oracle Open World 2010Inspirage is the leading Oracle Value Chain Planning Consulting firm with the largest set of experienced VCP Architects in the industry. Our clients benefit from this expertise and have a track record of success. Inspirage consulting clients have provided over 20 presentations at Oracle Open World in the past four years and continue to achieve real business benefits with these applications. This year, Inspirage clients will share their successful use of Demantra Demand Management, Sales & Operations Planning, Advanced Forecasting and Demand Modeling, Inventory Optimization, Constrained ASCP, Inventory Optimization, Collaborative Planning, Production Scheduling, and Oracle Rapid Planning.

What Inspirage Customers are saying:

“Inspirage has helped us implement innovative supply chain solutions based on Oracle ASCP and IO. We are seeing real results and benefits. Our three year association with Inspirage has been a truly rewarding partnership.”Amit Nagra, VP Global Supply Chain & Operations, Source Photonics

“We wanted a partner who knew the APS & VCP products intimately, had global resources, was flexible & could launch Demantra quickly. Inspirage delivered! They provided excellent associates to work with us, were very thorough and went over and above in meeting our timeline and expectations. Their success in the launch of our Demantra implementation has given us the confidence to utilize their services on other projects.Wes Howe Tecumseh Products Corporation, Global Director of Purchasing & Supply Chain Mgmt

“Inspirage has proven themselves with us. They have the knowledge and depth of experience to solve any Oracle planning issue with Complex Configure to Order products. We count on Inspirage for our planning solutions, they always have the answers.”David Loop, Director of IT, Mark Andy Corporation

“Inspirage consultants provide both deep product knowledge and the practical business experience needed to be successful. They also work with us like a true partner, which is why we keep going back to them.”Sammy Wong, Director of IT, Smith International

Please visit Inspirage at our booth #2508 located in the Moscone Conference Center South Hall. You can speak to experienced VCP Architects who can demonstrate the applications and provide best practice advice on how to successful deploy these applications.

Inspirage Oracle VCP Client sessions at Oracle Open World 2010

Date Speaker Subject
Sunday Sep 19, 2010
5:00 PM PST
Sanders Voss, Market Manager, Sensata S318373 Demantra SIG Best practices Customer Panel
Moscone West L3/Rm 3005
Monday Sep 20, 2010
12:30 PM PST
David Loop, IT Director, Mark Andy Corporation S318161 Upgrading MRP: Empower Planners to Reduce Costs and Improve Customer Service
David Loop will describe how Mark Andy Inc benefited from upgrading to unconstrained ASCP. He will further describe the business challenges faced by a mid sized manufacturer and how they are leveraging constrained planning capabilities to address these issues with a small staff.
Tuesday Sep 21, 2010
3:30 PM PST
Amit Nagra, VP Global Supply Chain, Source Photonics and Edward Hajek, Senior Manager – S&OP, Emerson Process S318156 Customer Panel: Best Practices in Oracle Value Chain Planning
In this session, learn from leading companies how they have achieved significant business value from their Oracle Value Chain Planning implementations. Amit Nagra, Source Photonics, will describe the benefits realized through using Constrained ASCP and Inventory Optimization to manage a global supply Chain. Edward Hajek, Emerson Process, will describe the use of Demantra Demand Management in an ATO environment to improve forecasting processes.
Tuesday Sep 21, 2010
Michelle Stark, Senior Director, Ingersoll Rand Corporation, Supply Chain and MFG Business Transformation S318157 Customer Panel: Best Practices in Oracle Sales and Operations Planning
Attend this customer panel session to hear how leading companies are using Oracle Sales and Operations Planning solutions to link demand generation and shaping functions to supply and production planning functions. Michelle Stark will describe Ingersoll Rand’s successful deployment of a multi-stakeholder, collaborative S&OP Process that has driven real results.
Wednesday Sep 22, 2010
Mehrdad Komeili, CIO, STEC Inc S318154 Leave Your Competition Behind with Oracle Rapid Planning
Scott Malcolm (Oracle) will review Oracle Rapid Planning, Oracle’s innovative new supply planning application. Mehrdad Komeili will share how STEC is deploying Rapid Planning to provide real time supply chain simulation capabilities.
Thursday Sep 23, 2010
Wes Howe, Tecumseh Products Co, Global Director of Purchasing & Supply Chain Management S318163 Sales and Operations Planning: The Foundation for Integrated Business Planning
John Bermudez (Oracle) reviews how Integrated business planning bridges the gap between financial planning and budgeting and the operations plan by integrating Oracle’s Demantra Real-Time Sales and Operations Planning and Oracle Hyperion Planning. Wes Howe will share the results of Tecumseh’s successful S&OP deployment using Demantra & ASCP.
Thursday Sep 23, 2010
Sammy Wong, Director of IT, Smith International S318165 Benefits of Upgrading to Value Chain Planning in Oracle E-Business Suite R12.1.3
Moshin Lee (Oracle) will summarize the hundreds of improvements made to Oracle Value Chain Planning applications since Oracle E-Business Suite Release 11.i.10. Sammy Wong will share how Smith International has leveraged Oracle R12 for ASCP, Production Scheduling, and 7.3 Demantra with an 11i10 ERP.

Note that all Oracle Value Chain Planning sessions are in Moscone West L3 Room 3009, except for David Loop’s MRP to ASCP Upgrade presentation on Monday which is in the Marriott Marquis Golden Gate C3

For more information see Oracle Open World 2010

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About Inspirage

Inspirage is the premier full service global 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

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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.