IT: Information Technology Peer Group
Wednesday, February 14th, 2018 from 10am-12pm
Address: Foot of Gore Ave, Vancouver, BC
Your GPS might have trouble finding this location. Enter 301 Waterfront Road East, Vancouver for accurate destination.
Processors and Associates with IT staff Only Please, (Service Providers will be invited to guest speak at future meetings)
10:00AM Welcome and Introductions: Co-Chairs Cameron Christie and Ryo Fusamae
10:05AM Guest Speaker: Lori Meyer, XLN Pro - ERP Selection
Lori will offer an introduction to ERP, steps involved in selecting an ERP, what questions to ask your potential ERP provider, and the value of engaging a consultant to help you with this system that is critical to your business.
10:50AM Hot Topic Round Table: Security. Best Practices on how to manage the increasing threats of Breaches, Ransomware (Bitcoins), staff education, penetration testing, managed services, etc,
Prepare for Next Meeting: Second Weds of the Month:
- Topic Selections: If meeting topics are selected in advance, it can help members come prepared.
- Venue offer: (preferably a member’s company, Default: Ideon Packaging in Richmond.)
- Would you like a guest speaker on any topic? SYSPRO Canada, Vision 33, Phoenix Systems, Mighty Oaks, Aquilon – are all software solutions/ERP members wanting to present/speak.
NOON: TOUR: The Canadian Fishing Company, CANFISCO. This historic building, their current headquarters, and working site that has been in continuous operation since 1906 at the foot of Gore Street in Vancouver.
The IT Peer Group, of processor IT staff, meets monthly (the second Wednesday of the month) to discuss in confidence issues to keep you ‘online’, ERP’s, inventory software, managing growth etc. This Group is chaired by Cameron Christie of Ideon Packaging and Ryu Fusamae of Silver Hills Bakery.
For inquiries regarding this peer group meeting, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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