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The automotive industry is facing unprecedented disruption. Fortunately, Infor’s advanced, modern solutions can help automotive manufacturers increase competitive advantage by improving operational efficiencies, reducing supply chain risk, attracting and retaining top talent, and enabling continuous innovation. At Inforum Digital, learn how Infor solutions can help you thrive in an era of constant and fundamental change.

Featured speakers

Our speakers draw on years of expertise in the automotive industry. Many have held key strategic positions or hands-on roles in R&D, engineering, and IT. Now, our experts concentrate on bringing industry-specific functionality to our solutions and helping you achieve your goals.

Peter Maithel

Principal Sales Director, Automotive Industry | Infor

As the Industry Principal for the Automotive Sector at Infor, Peter Maithel is responsible for the automotive industry strategy which includes the alignment of Infor’s solutions with the voice

As the Industry Principal for the Automotive Sector at Infor, Peter Maithel is responsible for the automotive industry strategy which includes the alignment of Infor’s solutions with the voice of the customer and overall industry trends. He frequently speaks and publishes on various industry-specific topics, and he also happens to be an avid car enthusiast.

Jeff Rheingans

VP, Software Development | Infor

As Vice President of Software Development for Infor, Jeff Rheingans oversees product development for Infor’s Automotive, Supply Chain and EDI products. He has been with the company

As Vice President of Software Development for Infor, Jeff Rheingans oversees product development for Infor’s Automotive, Supply Chain and EDI products. He has been with the company for more than 18 years. Jeff is a member of Board of Directors for the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG). Prior to Infor, Jeff served as Director of Strategic Planning and Anthelio Healthcare Solutions, and Executive Director of Development and Operations for HealthMedia. He has also served in product development leadership roles for including Future Three, Compuware, and Sterling Commerce.

Kevin Reale

Solution Architect, Principal | Infor

As a Client Advisor Principal, Kevin Reale works with our clients as a trusted operations and technology enablement transformation advisor. He has over 25 years of experience

As a Client Advisor Principal, Kevin Reale works with our clients as a trusted operations and technology enablement transformation advisor. He has over 25 years of experience working with automotive, aerospace, industrial, CPG, and high-tech clients in their journeys to improve their operational and financial performance through alignment of their lean manufacturing strategies and technology enablement of their critical business processes.

Marco Hoogenraad

VP, Product Mangement | Infor

Marco Hoogenraad joined Baan, now part of Infor Global Solutions, in 1996 after his PhD and working for Shell in Amsterdam. He started as a consultant implementing ERP

Marco Hoogenraad joined Baan, now part of Infor Global Solutions, in 1996 after his PhD and working for Shell in Amsterdam. He started as a consultant implementing ERP and planning systems in various industries. During the 20 years of working in IT, Marco held various positions within consulting, development and product management dealing with ERP LN, APS, CRM and After Market service solutions. Marco is currently globally responsible for the product strategy for LN and its CloudSuites.

Keynotes

Executive Keynote

Hear from Infor’s leaders CEO Kevin Samuelson, CTO Soma Somasundaram, and President, Customer Experience John Frank.

The Automotive briefing: Key industry challenges and how our customers are winning

Hear our Automotive leaders discuss key industry challenges from adopting smart manufacturing to tackling the talent skills gap. Learn how our customers are meeting those challenges and driving success.

 

Infor Platform Sessions

How to prepare, embark and sustain a successful journey to cloud that delivers real business value

Learn how Infor is helping our customers move to the cloud. Find out how to reduce risk and complexity while optimizing your resources.

Why role-based solutions matter when conquering industry-specific challenges

Good software is designed to provide the best user experience. More than just the look and feel, the user experience should enable interaction and usability to drive worker satisfaction. Great product design seeks to build upon the user experience, learn from it, and shape it to meet each user’s unique needs to streamline productivity, provide all relevant content in a single location, and essentially make work easier so we can focus on the things that truly matter. Learn how leveraging role-based solutions increases productivity and visibility in your business.

Achieving real-time value at work

Discover how smart, preconfigured, and modern solutions deliver tangible business outcomes by removing complexity and accelerating time to value.

Discover how Infor’s customer focus is transforming digital transformation journeys

Infor customers are optimizing their digital transformation plans by partnering beyond the software. Discover how Infor is helping them realize the value of their investments faster, while mitigating risk.

Driving continuous customer value from Infor OS

What makes our industry ERP smart and modern is our platform technology Infor OS, an enterprise application platform that lets us configure a solutions ecosystem that’s exactly right for each business. Infor OS gives us the ability to connect processes and data even beyond the walls of Infor and any given ERP. Learn how Infor OS provides a unified backbone for continuous innovation and defines the true value of moving to the cloud, such as predictive analytics, RPA and advanced automation, detecting fraudulent activities, and eventually self-healing workflows.

Navigating security in the cloud

A cloud environment is only as secure as its weakest link in the cloud security chain. The Infor Cloud employs a “defense-in-depth” strategy. Multiple layers of overlapping security safeguard customer data through each link of the chain. These security controls are enforced by a team of specialists who continuously monitor and improve the Infor Cloud security posture to stay ahead of threats and vulnerabilities. Join Infor security experts to explore how Infor prioritizes security, including governance, risk, and compliance; infrastructure security; and application security.

Product Sessions

Simplify and automate complex manufacturing processes with SyteLine and CloudSuite Industrial

Discrete and process manufacturers globally use SyteLine and CloudSuite Industrial to simplify and automate their complex manufacturing processes. Learn about the range of customer outcomes from capabilities such as: advanced planning, material management, financials, and everything manufacturers need to succeed.

Increase operational velocity and optimize supply chain performance with LN

LN increases the efficiency of your operations from design and production, including maintenance and repair. Explore how LN transforms your ERP from a system of record to a system that connects disparate organizations within your enterprise with actionable insights and best business processes, including value-added Infor extended solutions to increase profitability and reduce costs.

Responsibly leverage data and analytics to identify and develop top talent with Talent Science

Get to know Talent Science, a cloud-based predictive talent analytics and assessment solution. By leveraging large quantities of behavioral and performance data from your workforce, Talent Science helps match talent inside and outside your organization with any job across your business. Learn how organizations intelligently and insightfully identify and develop top talent—all from a single behavioral assessment.

Discover the building blocks for a proactive supply chain

Today, many supply chains are reactive. Where visibility data exists, supply chain practitioners must search through huge volumes of uncorrelated data to figure out what’s happening. When disruptions occur, they learn about it too late and then must spend hours pulling and formatting data before they can act. This leaves practitioners with sub-optimal options and sometimes the inability to take any action. Learn how a supply chain network provides advanced supply chain visualization, predictive sensing, and intelligent decision support so practitioners can proactively and efficiently react to disruptions before they occur.

Optimizing warehouse fulfillment with cloud WMS

Today’s warehouses must track associate productivity, inventory, and equipment in real-time. Knowing who is and what’s available to fulfill hot shipments can make a competitive difference for your business. Join us to discuss the new era of fulfillment being driven by the digitally savvy consumer and learn how a robust warehouse management system helps warehouses achieve perfect order fulfillment at the lowest possible cost, while streamlining operations to exceed customer expectations.

Real world innovation with the Infor OS

Explore real customer projects that implemented advanced Infor technologies. Examine the problems customers attempted to solve, the solution they chose, and the results they experienced. If you’re wondering how Infor platform components like Infor OS, Coleman, and Birst can be applied to your business—this is the session to attend.

Roadmaps

Increase operational velocity and optimize supply chain performance with LN

Simplify and automate complex manufacturing processes with SyteLine and CloudSuite Industrial

Find out how Infor WMS is innovating to better support your business

Find out how Nexus is innovating to better support your business

Ask the Experts

Ask your LN questions live to the Infor experts

Ask your SyteLine questions live to the Infor experts

Ask your Infor WMS questions live to the Infor experts

Ask your Nexus questions live to the Infor experts

Demos

See what’s new in the LN industry CloudSuites

See what’s new in SyteLine and CloudSuite Industrial

Redefining supply chain visibility: End-to-end, physical, financial

See what’s new in Infor WMS

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