Daily Archives: July 27, 2009


Discovering Open Source ERP (24th August 2009)

Objective: Introduce participants to Open Source ERP solutions, compare Open Source and Proprietary ERP, discover how to implement Open Source ERP, review case studies and learn how to evaluate ERP for your organisation.
Date: Monday, 24 August 2009 – 0930 – 1600 (lunch included)
Venue: British Computer Society, First Floor, The Davidson Building, 5 Southampton Street, London, WC2E 7HA
Cost: £65 Non Members, £55 Members

Agenda:

– What are the features that make an ERP?
– What is open source?
– Review of the leading open source ERP solutions
– Analysis of the ERP solution marketplace (open source & proprietary)
– What to look for in an open source ERP product
– Tour of an open source ERP
– Implementing open source ERP
– Managing ERP implementation
– Features of a typical open source ERP adopter
– Case studies
– ERP and the business eco-system
– Q&A
– Close

Presenter Profiles:

Michael Judd is an Accountant and has held roles such as European Financial Controller and Manager of Global Financial Systems in FTSE 100 businesses before entering consulting in 2002.  Michael has worked with Cable & Wireless, Barclays Bank, British Telecom and many medium sized organisations to deliver process efficiencies and better leverage ICT platforms. Michael is a specialist in designing & implementing business eco-systems based on open source platforms.  Michael is a Director of Akuna Ltd, a business consultancy leading the UK in leveraging professional open source technology.

Web: www.akunagroup.com

Norbert Wessel is CEO of metas, Germanys leading ADempiere ERP Implementor and co-founder of the German ADempiere society where he serves the board. Norbert has presented at major events like Cebit, Linuxtag (Germany), OpenExpo (Switzerland), Profoss (Brussels) and others.

Web: www.metas.de

How to Join:

To join the conference or for more information please contact Michael Judd on 08444 84 3590 or via this form.


Event: Implementing ERP with ADempiere (25th & 26th August, 2009)

Objective: Introduce participants to the Open Source ERP ADempiere, learn how to use ADempiere including the purchasing, sales and accounting  processes, discover how to customise & implement ADempiere, receive advice on how to minimise risks and get the most out of your implementation.
Date: Tuesday, 25 August 2009 and Wednesday, 26 August – 0930 – 1630 (lunch included)
Venue: British Computer Society, First Floor, The Davidson Building, 5 Southampton Street, London, WC2E 7HA
Cost: £440 Non Members, £400 Members

Agenda:

Day 1:
 - Navigating ADempiere
 - Administering master data
 - Material management
 - Pricing
 - Sales processes
 - Purchasing processes
 - Accounting
Day 2:
 - Modelling business processes
 - ADempiere technology stack
 - Reporting engines
 - Discover the Application Dictionary
 - Customising ADempiere

Presenter Profiles:

Michael Judd is an Accountant and has held roles such as European Financial Controller and Manager of Global Financial Systems in FTSE 100 businesses before entering consulting in 2002. Michael has worked with Cable & Wireless, Barclays Bank, British Telecom and many medium sized organisations to deliver process efficiencies and better leverage ICT platforms. Michael is a specialist in designing & implementing business eco-systems based on open source platforms. Michael is a Director of Akuna Ltd, a business consultancy leading the UK in leveraging professional open source technology.

Web: www.akunagroup.com

Norbert Wessel is CEO of metas, Germanys leading ADempiere ERP Implementor and co-founder of the German ADempiere society where he serves the board. Norbert has presented at major events like Cebit, Linuxtag (Germany), OpenExpo (Switzerland), Profoss (Brussels) and others.

Web: www.metas.de

How to Join:

To join the conference or for more information please contact Michael Judd on 08444 84 3590 or via this form.


UKUUG & O’Reilly – Advanced DNS Administration Using Bind9 Tutorial – London 13/10/09

UKUUG & O’Reilly presents:

Advanced DNS Administration Using Bind9 – a one-day tutorial

Tuesday 13th October, 2009

Tutor: Jim Reid

Venue: Imperial Hotel, Russell Square, London WC1B 5BB

see: http://www.ukuug.org/events/dnstutorial09/

for full course details, delegate fees and on-line booking form

Note – Early booking is recommended as this tutorial will be very popular

This event is organised by: UKUUG Ltd., UKUUG is the UK’s Open Systems User Group, for people who care about open IT standards and the systems that implement them. UKUUG promotes education and understanding through its newsletter, regular briefings and conferences. It is independent of any industry groupings and not-for-profit. It values intelligence, thoughtfulness and long-term thinking rather than immediacy and froth.

O’Reilly, the publishers of the iconic animal books spreads the knowledge of innovators through its books & services. The company has a long term history of advocacy, meme-making & evangelism.


UKUUG & O’Reilly – Perl Tutorials – London 24-26 November 2009

UKUUG & O’Reilly presents:

Beginning Perl – 24th November 2009

Intermediate Perl – 25th November 2009

Advanced Perl Techniques – 26th November 2009

Tutor: Dave Cross

Venue: Imperial Hotel, Russell Square, London WC1B 5BB

see: http://www.ukuug.org/events/perl09/

for full course details, delegate fees and on-line booking form

This event is organised by: UKUUG Ltd., UKUUG is the UK’s Open Systems User Group, for people who care about open IT standards and the systems that implement them. UKUUG promotes education and understanding through its newsletter, regular briefings and conferences. It is independent of any industry groupings and not-for-profit. It values intelligence, thoughtfulness and long-term thinking rather than immediacy and froth.

O’Reilly is the publisher of the iconic animal books and spreads the knowledge of innovators through its books & services. The company has a long term history of advocacy, meme-making & evangelism.