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INFOCUS 16

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Sheraton Downtown Denver
August 8-10, 2016
Denver, CO

Grant Thornton LLP exhibited and presented at INFOCUS 16. Learn how we helped attendees find their silver lining in the cloud, or click on a session topic below for more information. 

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TUESDAY, AUGUST 9

Dwight MooreTips and tricks of EnterpriseOne pages in 9.2
Session: 103660
Dwight Moore, Grant Thornton [Download the PDF]
9:00 – 10:00 a.m., Governor’s Square 10


Learn the tips and tricks of managing EnterpriseOne pages and how 9.2 has made this even easier. EnterpriseOne pages have vastly improved the user experience, but are you managing the benefits? We will explore the creation and management of EnterpriseOne pages to maximize the user experience in JD Edwards EnterpriseOne. EnterpriseOne Pages provide efficiency through simplified navigation and benefits to user security.

Seth ChaikinMass work order update - what can it do for you?
Session: 103320
Seth Chaikin, Grant Thornton [Download the PDF]
9:00 – 10:00 a.m., Governor’s Square 17


Mass Work Order Update is one of several new applications available in JDE 9.1. Attend this session to learn how powerful this new application is, and how much value it can provide for your organization. Whether you’re using work orders for manufacturing, equipment maintenance, service orders or tenants, the Mass WO Update can help improve the efficiency of your work order management process, and make your users’ lives easier. This session will cover the setup required to deploy Mass WO Update as well as demonstrate the process efficiencies that can be gained by implementing it.

Craig Davied10 reasons why companies fail at implementing maintenance (CAM) and how to avoid them!
Session: 102550
Craig Davied, Grant Thornton [Download the PDF]
1:00 – 2:00 p.m., Governor’s Square 17


Maintenance management is critical in any asset intensive organization. Finding the best methods to maintain and monitor your fleet and plant equipment is becoming more and more a focus to extend useful life and protect investment. Join this session to learn 10 common reasons why companies fail at implementing Capital Asset Management (CAM). We will also explore proven techniques leveraging your JD Edwards CAM investment to avoid such pitfalls. This session promises to be both informative and fun.

Seth ChaikinHow the Internet of things can transform your maintenance activities
Session: 103360
Seth Chaikin, Grant Thornton [Download the PDF]
1:00 – 2:00 p.m., Director’s Row I


Come to this session to learn how the Internet of Things (IoT) can help you gather real time information on maintenance needs - from identifying potential failures before they happen, to driving condition based alerts to key users and management. Leveraging the JDE 9.2 IoT framework, you can dramatically improve the ability to deal with potential maintenance issues across the entire organization, and reduce downtime by proactively addressing potential failures.


WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10

Craig DaviedUsing advanced cost accounting and flex accounting to bridge the gap between operations and your G/L
Session: 102460
Craig Davied, Grant Thornton [Download the PDF]
8:00 - 9:00 a.m., Director’s Row J


There are many situations when it’s difficult to design operational transactions (sales invoices, purchase order receipts, work order completions, etc.) in software systems to provide sufficient accounting and reporting detail within the G/L. This leads to problems with G/L account variance analysis from disconnects between operational and financial results, as well as additional costs for business intelligence tools to correct these issues, just to name a few. Advanced Cost Accounting and Flex Accounting were created to provide users greater flexibility in how they recorded the accounting information associated with their source transactions. Join us as we discuss the functionality available and review a few examples of how this solution can benefit all companies.

New lease accounting standards – FASB and IASB
Session: 105510
David Kratzke, Grant Thornton [Download the PDF]
Dan Cherwin, Grant Thornton
9:10 - 10:10 a.m., Grand Ballroom 1, Tower 2nd Level


Earlier this year, both the FASB and the IASB issued their long-awaited revisions to lease accounting with some significant points of difference. How will these new standards affect your company’s reporting requirements from a lessee and lessor perspective? What could you be doing now to prepare for the changes? How might the new standards affect your real estate and leasing strategies? During this interactive session, we will summarize the new lease accounting standards from both a FASB and IASB perspective and discuss the potential impacts to your organization.

Seth ChaikinLearn how address book data privacy can help you protect your employee information
Session: 103330
Seth Chaikin, Grant Thornton [Download the PDF]
1:10 - 2:10 p.m., Governor’s Square 9


Are you tired of maintaining complex row and column security to hide your employees’ sensitive information in the JDE Address Book? Now you can leverage Address Book Data Privacy to determine who in the organization can see which information, by user or role, and AB Search Type. This includes employee SSN numbers, addresses, phone numbers, emails, birth date information, and gender. Attend this session as we demonstrate the simple setup required and the value provided by this tool.

Caféone - the unsung hero of the distribution process
Session: 103540
Kit Land, Grant Thornton [Download the PDF]
3:30 - 4:30 p.m., Governor’s Square 12


During the distribution processes there are many instances where users need to access information from an application or supplemental database that is not available on their current screen. Rather than flipping back and forth between open applications, Caféone is a dynamic tool in that often times is overlooked as a possible solution for increasing the amount of information that users have immediate access to, and improving user speed and effectiveness. There are many different ways in which Caféone can be configured to give users increased amounts of information and functionality. Join us as we walk through examples of how this incredibly flexible tool has been used to streamline processes at various engagements, and how can benefit all companies.