Policy Analysis Center Presents ERP Conference

Posted: September 24, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The School of Public Policy’s Policy Analysis Center recently presented a conference, “Enterprise Resource Planning in the Public Sector,” in the Johnson Center.

The conference, developed in collaboration with the Association for Enterprise Integration, provided a forum for industry and government representatives to discuss what the future may hold for the field of enterprise resource planning (ERP). Strategies, critical success factors, and experiences with implementing ERP solutions were discussed from various perspectives within the unique environments of governmental structures and processes.

Speakers included Keith Lippert, director of the Defense Logistics Agency; Tom Shirk, president of SAP America Inc.; Ron Sullivan, vice president and general manager for the federal government sector of PeopleSoft; Andy Malay, vice president for government, aerospace, and defense of Manugistics; Norman Lorentz, chief technology officer of the Office of Management and Budget; Laura Faught, assistant deputy undersecretary of defense; and Randy Copperman, chief information officer of Raytheon Technical Services Inc.

For more information, visit the conference’s web site.

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