Iowa EUG Meeting March 23, 2017

Calendar: Iowa Vantage/Vista Users Group Calendar
Type: Public
Title: Iowa Epicor User Group Meeting
Group: Iowa Epicor Users Group
Owner: Kristine Fierce [Ag Leader Technology Inc]
Start: Mar 23, 2017 10:00 AM America/Eastern
End: Mar 23, 2017 05:00 PM America/Eastern
Description: Iowa Epicor User Group meeting Thursday March 23, 2017


08:15 am – 09:00 am Registration and Networking
09:00 am – 09:15 am Welcome, Introductions
09:15 am – 9:45 am: Insights 2017 – Epicor’s Users Conference – John Mullen - Epicor
9:45 am – 10: 45 am: Operations/Engineering/Finance: Job Costing – Tips and Tricks
Presentation focuses around sources of costing elements that roll up into Accounting valuations and how to analyze unexpected variances - Pam Voorhees – Plante Moran
10:30 am – 10:45 am: Break
10:45am – 12:00 pm: Breakout sessions
A: IT: How to modify SSRS reports in E10 – Dave Olender – Olender LLC
B: Engineering: Engineering Workbench Part I – Steve Carr & Stuart Pim – Crawford Software Consulting, Inc. (CSCI)
Part Setup, BOM, MOM, ECO etc.
C: Min/Max, Safety Stock Calculations

12:00 pm – 1 pm: Lunch sponsored by Plante Moran
“Birds-of-a-feather” Please sit with your functional area for networking opportunities

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm: Session to be announced
2:00 pm – 2:30 pm Epicor Users Group Contest Presentations and vote
2:30 pm – 2:45 pm: Break
2:45 pm – 4:00 pm: Breakout session 2
A: Accounting: GL Control Codes and COS/WIP Transactions – Bruce Larson – Larson Solutions and Ron Stevenson – ERP Financial Solutions
B: Engineering: Engineering Workbench Part I – Steven Carr & Stuart Pim – Crawford Software Consulting, Inc. (CSCI)
Continued discussion - Bring your Engr. Workbench questions
C: Session to be announced

Plante Moran

Plante Moran is a leading global implementer of Epicor, providing cost effective, scalable, and flexible business management solutions within industrial, aerospace and defense, and life sciences manufacturers. We bring a robust toolset and project management methodology to successfully lead implementations for start-ups through global, multi-location companies. In addition to/conjunction with Epicor services, we offer international consulting/tax, due diligence, IT infrastructure, IT security, organizational development, and financial audit services. Plante Moran is the 13th largest accounting, tax, and management consulting firms in the nation
Our ERP team members average 20+ years of experience. They have completed dozens of successful selections, implementations, and upgrades for single facility to multi-facility manufacturers globally. Our specialists will take the time to understand your organization’s culture, unique processes, and functional requirements. They will engage your staff and build on this information to help implement solutions that drive improvement for each area of your organization.
We help clients get the most out of their Epicor system. Our Epicor services for manufacturers includes:
1. Epicor Implementation
2. Epicor Upgrade
3. Epicor Optimization
For more information, visit us at:

Crawford Software Consulting, Inc.

Crawford Software Consulting, Inc. (CSCI), a leading provider of technology and consulting solutions in the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software market, is a Certified Epicor VAR and partner. CSCI offers software support, programming services, business process modeling and enhancements for Epicor 9, Vantage and Vista products. CSCI consultants are certified in manufacturing and distribution (finance certification in process) for Epicor 9, Vantage and Vista. CSCI not only sells and services Epicor products, we are an Epicor user.
At CSCI we realize that your software is not just a purchase, but a strategic investment for your company. Our team is dedicated to helping our customers leverage and gain from that investment.
For more information about CSCI and our Epicor services:
Email: Phone: (603) 537 – 9630 x 112 Web:

Meeting is sponsored by Plante Moran
Location: Ag Leader Technology - Academy
2202 North Loop Dr.
Ames, IA 50010
Registration Link:
Contact Name: Kristine Fierce
Contact Phone: 515-735-7460
Contact Email: