Business One SIG

Tuesday 22nd November 2016 at 8:30am - 4:15pm

Broad Street, Birmingham

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All conference delegates are welcome to attend this SIG however to attend just the SIG you must be a business one member.

As this Business One SIG will take place in conjunction with our annual conference, as well as attending the SIG, delegates will be able to join the Conference Keynote sessions and take advantage of our Exhibition Hall during lunch.

Keynote Session - Hate Networking? Learn How to Turn Your Hate Into Love

In today’s highly competitive world, being a confident and effective networker sets you apart from the crowd. You become more visible, always feel in control and will always create more career and business opportunities than the average. 99% of people dread this vital activity; this highly humorous presentation will help you overcome all your fears and concerns.

Will Kintish, now an acknowledged leading UK authority on this subject, in an entertaining and motivational manner, will share his thoughts which includes:

Divulging the secrets to help you destroy all those fears of working the room.

  • Helping you be in control, break the ice and start the conversation with strangers.
  • Showing you how to approach the appropriate people, break into groups and move on with ease and consideration.
  • Presenting you with ideas with what to talk about and how to be interesting.
  • Spelling out a process for following up; ensuring you leave every event with a potential business opportunity

Hear a customer story from BrewDog who have been the fastest growing food and drinks business in the UK for the last six years and have helped redefine the UK Beer market. They have done this by playing a key role in establishing the Craft Beer category and taking on the industry establishment head on. They continue to be hugely ambitious; investing heavily in a new state of the art brewery in Scotland, growing their retail estate internationally, launching a spirits brand and now have plans to crack the difficult US market.

Martin Dempster will give a brief history of the company and the key ingredients in its success. He will also talk about their recent SAP B1 and WMS implementation and discuss the key successes and the challenges encountered in the project. He will give a short demonstration of the software and talk about what is next in BrewDog's digital transformation program.

Fabienne Schuler from Coresystems will be presenting Field Service Efficiency.

With Coresystems Field Service Software, service technicians have all the relevant information such as service orders, client details, and installed equipment at their fingertips – on and offline. Every activity or task can be guided and documented with dynamic checklists. Capturing time and materials on the go becomes easy. Finalizing a service assignment is simple and efficient with a streamlined checkout process and automated service reports. With the push of a button, service technicians synchronize all information to the enterprise backend systems. Moreover, the integrated sales features turn your field service staff into a trusted sales force that generates new business.

Mattias Brunk from Solver UK Ltd will present Live Budgeting & Reporting on SAP Business One.

With the BI-suite BI360 from Solver, business users can build and publish Excel and Web reports with drag-and-drop design and run them live from SAP B1. Live budgeting is also possible. The pre-built integration includes 1000s of SAP B1 fields.

Solver is a member of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for CPM tools and BI360 is recommended by Microsoft. With more than 1500 customers globally it is one of the fastest growing BI-tools on the market.

BI360 is based on standard Microsoft technology (Excel and Web), offers pre-built integrations out-of-the-box for more than 15 different ERP systems, including SAP Business One. There are modules for Budgeting, Reporting, Dashboards and Data Warehousing.

During the session you will get a short intro to Solver as a vendor, BI360 as a BI-suite and an extensive demo of the live reporting and budgeting for SAP Business One. There will be time for questions.

Daniel Leelabia Thomas from Beta Group Ltd will be sharing his current experiences of Boyum.

Paul Martin from SAP will deliver the latest Roadmap and HANA update.

Event Resources

Coresystems Presentations (5.13 MB)
SAP Road Map for SAP Business One (2.50 MB)
UKISUG FSM Presentation (5.13 MB)
Mattias Brunk - Solver (1.15 MB)
Beta Group Boyum Experience (836.92 KB)
BrewDog’s SAP B1 and WMS implementation (7.74 MB)

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