Does your company run several line-of-business systems (e.g. CRM, ERP, PLM, etc.), each supporting a different organizational function? Is there an information gap between teams that is impacting decision making and business performance? Join this session and hear from the Microsoft SharePoint team about delivering business-critical solutions with SharePoint and LOB data. You will learn how these solutions enable organizations to maximize the value of their existing LOB systems by breaking-down information silos, enabling better visibility into core business processes and lowering business risk – ultimately building a stronger competitive edge. Hear a real customer case, how the Business-Critical SharePoint solution from Siemens PLM Software helped a leading manufacturing company connect the previously disparate line-of-business systems and disconnected teams. Get the industry angle from the Microsoft industry expert.
**Due to the severe impact of Hurricane Sandy on the east coast of the United States, and the inability of many customers in that area to attend, the Business-Critical SharePoint Customer Webcast has been rescheduled from Thursday November 1 to Tuesday December 4, 2012 at 8 a.m. Pacific.**
Senior Product Marketing Manager, SharePoint
Gideon Bibliowicz, Sr. Product Marketing Manager SharePoint, Microsoft, has more than 15 years' experience leading mission-critical software development projects.
Gideon's four years on the SharePoint team has led to the successful implementation of the worldwide launch of SharePoint 2010, developing the SharePoint competitive strategy and the solution-based approach around Business-Critical SharePoint. Prior to joining Microsoft, Gideon spent 14 years in central IT leading software-development projects of mission-critical systems in military environments. Among Gideon's interests is overcoming organizational silos through cross-team business processes and social interactions.
Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software Inc.
David Chadwick is responsible for global product marketing for data management solutions from Siemens PLM Software. These include the Microsoft SharePoint based Solid Edge Insight and Insight XT solutions that manage Solid Edge CAD files and related design data, and that are improving efficiency for several hundred manufacturing organizations worldwide. David has 24 years of experience in the PLM industry and has been responsible for many successful PLM implementations.
CTO M&R Sector, Microsoft
Rohit is responsible for establishing and driving the long term vision and technology strategy across Microsoft's worldwide Manufacturing & Resources Sector. He engages with customers and globally managed partners to ensure delivery of highest business value from their investments in Microsoft solutions & products, provides industry guidance through industry reference architectures, and connects with internal business and product groups to advocate the needs of manufacturing customers. Rohit has been in this role for 2 years and with Microsoft for 9 years. He has over 25 years of experience developing products for industrial automation and manufacturing ranging from computer-aided design, robotics, vision systems, manufacturing execution systems, and supply chain solutions. Prior to Microsoft, Rohit was a co-founder and Director of Applications of a supply chain company, SKYVA International (Boston, MA), that was acquired by ABB (Asea Brown Boveri) in 2003. He has a Master's in Mechanical Engineering.