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Tuesday, 10/6

10:00 am – 10:45 am (EST) Keynote
11:00 am – 12:30 pm (EST) Morning General Sessions Virtual Classrooms
12:45 pm – 2:15 pm (EST) Ask the Expert Sessions Virtual Classrooms
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm (EST) Early Afternoon General Sessions Virtual Classrooms
4:15 pm – 5:45 pm (EST) Late Afternoon General Sessions Virtual Classrooms

Wednesday, 10/7

9:30 am – 10:45 am (EST) Early Morning General Sessions Virtual Classrooms
11:00 am – 12:30 pm (EST) Late Morning General Sessions Virtual Classrooms
12:45 pm – 2:15 pm (EST) Ask the Expert Sessions Virtual Classrooms
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm (EST) Early Afternoon General Sessions Virtual Classrooms
4:15 pm – 5:45 pm (EST) Late Afternoon General Sessions Virtual Classrooms

Thursday, 10/8

9:30 am – 10:45 am (EST) Early Morning General Sessions Virtual Classrooms
11:00 am – 12:30 pm (EST) Late Morning General Sessions Virtual Classrooms
12:45 pm – 2:15 pm (EST) Ask the Expert Sessions Virtual Classrooms
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm (EST) Early Afternoon General Sessions Virtual Classrooms
4:15 pm – 5:45 pm (EST) Late Afternoon General Sessions Virtual Classrooms

11:00am - 12:30pm (EST)

EDI

Gain a better understanding of EDI and how it can be set up within DEACOM. Learn how an EDI implementation works.

Tags: IT, Sales / Customer Service

Configuration Through Code

What is DEACOM's scripting language and how it can be used to address unique customer requirements? In this course, we will address the pros and cons of scripting, explore new and existing scripting features, review and discuss real world examples, and open the floor for questions and answers.

Tags: IT, End Users, Management / Executives

Regulatory Documents

From food and beverage to financial standards and data privacy, being compliant with various regulation agencies is a major responsibility for a variety of industries and companies. Whether hazardous documentation for chemicals is required, or something a bit more industry/company specific, DEACOM enables compliance and facilitates a high level of quality, safety, and efficacy for companies. Native management reports and the DEACOM query tool provides companies a better understanding of their data set, and allows data to be presented in a more refined manner. Through the use of DEACOM grid reports, part forms, calculations, and user defined fields, come learn what DEACOM has to offer to support your regulatory requirements.

Tags: Compliance

Warehousing - Real World Solutions

Unlike the other sessions that are focused on a single aspect of your warehouse operations, Real World Solutions will bring it all together to provide some best practices for true warehouse optimization. Driven by a questionnaire sent to registered attendees prior to the conference, this class will cater to problems and questions from clients like you who use DEACOM every day. This is a great opportunity to present your question or issue and let us help figure out a solution.

Tags: WMS / Warehousing, Management / Executives

Ecommerce

Thinking about incorporating Ecommerce into your organization? This session discusses the potential benefits unlocked by Ecommerce as well as the setup requirements and how it integrates with the other parts of DEACOM. We will be unveiling our new API-based solution in this session too!

Tags: Sales / Customer Service, IT

12:45pm - 1:15pm (EST)

Ask The Expert - Purchasing

During this interactive, Ask the Expert session, Deacom’s purchasing experts will answer some of your most thought-provoking questions on trending topics, best practices, and industry challenges. The open discussion is designed to spark innovative thinking and strategizing for DEACOM novices, super users, and everyone in between. Attendees will have the opportunity to submit purchasing-specific questions prior to the conference.

NOTE: This session is also offered on Wednesday from 12:45pm - 1:15pm.

Tags: Purchasing

Ask The Expert - IT

During this interactive, Ask the Expert session, Deacom’s IT experts will answer some of your most thought-provoking questions on trending topics, best practices, and industry challenges. The open discussion is designed to spark innovative thinking and strategizing for DEACOM novices, super users, and everyone in between. Attendees will have the opportunity to submit IT-specific questions prior to the conference.

NOTE: This session is also offered on Wednesday from 12:45pm - 1:15pm.

Tags: IT

Ask The Expert - SQL/Reporting

During this interactive, Ask the Expert session, Deacom’s SQL and reporting experts will answer some of your most thought-provoking questions on trending topics, best practices, and industry challenges. The open discussion is designed to spark innovative thinking and strategizing for DEACOM novices, super users, and everyone in between. Attendees will have the opportunity to submit SQL/reporting-specific questions prior to the conference.

NOTE: This session is also offered on Wednesday from 12:45pm - 1:15pm.

Tags: IT

1:45pm - 2:15pm (EST)

Ask The Expert - Building a Team

During this interactive, Ask the Expert session, Deacom’s hiring experts will answer some of your most thought-provoking questions on trending topics, best practices, and industry challenges. The open discussion is designed to spark innovative thinking and strategizing for DEACOM novices, super users, and everyone in between. Attendees will have the opportunity to submit hiring-specific questions prior to the conference.

NOTE: This session is also offered on Thursday from 12:45pm - 1:15pm.

Tags: Management / Executives

Ask The Expert - WMS

During this interactive, Ask the Expert session, Deacom’s WMS experts will answer some of your most thought-provoking questions on trending topics, best practices, and industry challenges. The open discussion is designed to spark innovative thinking and strategizing for DEACOM novices, super users, and everyone in between. Attendees will have the opportunity to submit WMS-specific questions prior to the conference.

NOTE: This session is also offered on Thursday from 12:45pm - 1:15pm.

Tags: WMS / Warehousing

Ask The Expert - Accounting

During this interactive, Ask the Expert session, Deacom’s accounting experts will answer some of your most thought-provoking questions on trending topics, best practices, and industry challenges. The open discussion is designed to spark innovative thinking and strategizing for DEACOM novices, super users, and everyone in between. Attendees will have the opportunity to submit accounting-specific questions prior to the conference.

NOTE: This session is also offered on Thursday from 12:45pm - 1:15pm.

Tags: Accounting

2:30pm - 4:00pm (EST)

Warehousing - Configuration and Setup

Preparation is the difference between a frustrating WMS deployment and a smooth-running operation. This session lays out the key elements to consider when setting up scanners and printers for efficient inventory movement and picking.

Tags: WMS / Warehousing

System Administration

Would you like to better understand why the DEACOM environment is setup the way it is? This session will cover why certain setups are recommended as well as topics such as printers, backups, linked documents, and security.

Tags: IT

Environmental Reporting

Learn how DEACOM’s environmental reports use sales order or job data to determine hazards shipped, produced, or consumed in production. In this session, users will learn about a pre-filter that allows for customer and facility specific reporting as well as discover how user-defined fields, grid layout modifications, and grid printouts are used to create your environmental report data. This report data can then be turned into a professionally formatted PDF output.

Tags: Compliance

Accounting Operations - AR and AP

This introductory session will enhance your understanding of the AR and AP tools available to you, including setup options, recording invoices and paying suppliers, customer invoicing and statement generation, adjusting invoices and cash receipts, and credit and collections management. We will also cover AR and AP management reporting. This course is perfect for Accountants who are new to DEACOM or those who are looking to brush up on their Accounting skills.

Tags: Accounting

Production Operations - Basic

This session covers the basics of everyday production operations including job creation, picking, staging, issuing, finishing, and even item master setup. More experienced DEACOM users may also be interested in this session as it will reveal some underutilized tools and strategies that in-house experts identify as being great efficiency drivers.

Tags: Production

4:15pm - 5:45pm (EST)

Warehousing - Inbound

Looking at Warehousing from an Inbound point of view, this session will focus on bringing material into your warehouse from all sources. Topics include receiving Purchase Orders, receiving Intercompany Transfers, designing and printing PO labels, generating lot Expiration Dates, leveraging the Dock Calendar, and managing Customer Returns.

Tags: WMS / Warehousing

Growing with DEACOM

Go-live is just the beginning of your relationship with Deacom. Ongoing collaboration and strategic sessions will help you continue to grow the business alongside the software's evolution. This session will help you determine the best post-implementation support for your company and how to leverage Deacom's internal team of experts today, tomorrow, and 10 years from now.

Tags: Management / Executives, End Users, Implementation

Printed Report Designer

Reports are the payoff of running an ERP system. DEACOM’s Report Designer is designed to help you import and arrange data to satisfy an organization's reporting requirements. This session will cover the basics of using the Report Designer while also exploring more advanced features and topics such as the use of report variables, barcodes, report groupings, variable display, and much more.

Tags: IT, Management / Executives, Reporting, Implementation

Foreign Exchange and Sales Tax Integrations

Don't be intimidated by foreign currencies, sales tax, and GL postings. The first part of this course will dive into how DEACOM's tax integrations simplify the process for your organization through TaxJar and Avalara. The remaining time will focus on reports related to GL postings, gain/loss accounts, realized v. unrealized gains, and activities related to the use of foreign currencies

Tags: Accounting, IT, Compliance

Production Operations - Advanced

Basic production related functions in DEACOM – creating jobs, pre-staging inventory, issuing materials, inputting production – are enough for some businesses. The purpose of this course if to take production concepts a step deeper and focus on relieving materials as-issued, finishing co-products and by-products, inheriting lot information from bulk product, and other concepts that can help production improve a businesses that requires more complex solutions.

Tags: Production

9:30am - 10:45am (EST)

Production MRP - Basics

Need a way to easily manage production capacity? In DEACOM, MRP aggregates all supply and demand to provide suggestions on whether to make, buy, or transfer. We will focus on MRP configuration for routine use as a production planner or operations manager. Additionally, this course will break down the MRP reports section by section to ensure that key information can be gleaned at a glance by the user. Join us to explore the basics of MRP and ways to report product availability.

Tags: Production, Scheduling and Planning

International Capabilities

Going international? This session will walk you through the process of taking your DEACOM environment global. Learn how to implement multiple languages, currencies, and functional number formats to support your users across the globe.

Tags: IT, End Users, Management / Executives

Accounting Planning and Reconciliation

Want to learn best practices for completing a smooth month-end and year-end? This intermediate session will cover month-end and year-end closing processes, and help users identify differences in balances between the AR, AP, and Inventory ledgers and their sub-ledgers. This session will also cover how to determine what transactions have caused the differences and recognize what steps need to be taken to reconcile them. You will also learn various methods of creating and adjusting fiscal budgets. If you’re an Accountant looking to add a few tools to your toolbox, this session is for you.

Tags: Accounting

Production Automation

Whether you want to use scales or proximity sensors in your pre-weigh or finishing process, Deacom can communicate with your scales to reduce manual entry. Deacom’s AutoFinisher can be used as part of a solution to finish, label, and palletize catch weight or straight weight products. Additionally, Deacom has worked with many customers to integrate with their Manufacturing Execution System (MES) via custom API’s. This course will demonstrate the capabilities of scale integration and AutoFinisher and discuss the guidelines for other production API’s.

Tags: Production

User-Defined Form Layouts

User-defined form layouts give you the flexibility to change and organize layouts to optimize your workflow. In this course we will walk through the different aspects of form layouts, show examples of how to configure layouts, and discuss the power of combining custom layouts with scripting.

Tags: IT, End Users, Management / Executives

11:00am - 12:30pm (EST)

Forecasting

Forecasting provides a way to anticipate customer demand for finished goods prior to receipt of actual customer sales orders, helping to create purchase orders from MRP and reduce safety stock levels. Learn new ways to write forecasts as well as forecast consumption options for when forecasts and sales orders have timing differences.

Tags: Production, Scheduling and Planning

Recruiting and Growing Employees

In the current market for talent, finding the best employees is getting significantly harder. Implementing creative strategies to break through the noise in the job market is imperative to driving performance. Deacom's hiring team will discuss how to optimize your hiring strategy and close your skills gap.

Tags: Management / Executives

Purchasing Fundamentals

Have you been entering purchase orders the same old way, or are you new to the process? Discover tips and tricks to improve PO entry and reporting. This session will cover different types of purchase orders, management reporting tools, building date calculations, and using all the latest DEACOM functionality.

Tags: Purchasing

CRM

This course provides a functional overview of DEACOM’s CRM and offers some strategic ways you can use this functionality. This includes how to identify and gather important customer information in order to implement and use the CRM efficiently.

Tags: Sales / Customer Service, Management / Executives

Warehousing - Inventory Counting and Valuation

This course addresses the million-dollar question: Is our inventory accurate? Learn best practices for how to set up a cycle counting routine that works for your business and how to conduct a successful physical inventory by freezing inventory transactions, customizing physical inventory worksheets, and entering validated results several different ways. We will also review common mistakes and how to troubleshoot prompts you may run into during posting. Last, we will review Item Master fields crucial to this process, as well as how and why you would update your inventory costing.

Tags: WMS / Warehousing, Accounting

12:45pm - 1:15pm (EST)

Ask The Expert - MRP

During this interactive, Ask the Expert session, Deacom’s MRP experts will answer some of your most thought-provoking questions on trending topics, best practices, and industry challenges. The open discussion is designed to spark innovative thinking and strategizing for DEACOM novices, super users, and everyone in between. Attendees will have the opportunity to submit MRP-specific questions prior to the conference.

NOTE: This session is also offered on Thursday from 11:45am - 12:15pm.

Tags: Production, Purchasing

Ask The Expert - Sales/CRM

During this interactive, Ask the Expert session, Deacom’s sales and CRM experts will answer some of your most thought-provoking questions on trending topics, best practices, and industry challenges. The open discussion is designed to spark innovative thinking and strategizing for DEACOM novices, super users, and everyone in between. Attendees will have the opportunity to submit sales/CRM-specific questions prior to the conference.

NOTE: This session is also offered on Thursday from 11:45am - 12:15pm.

Tags: Sales / Customer Service

Ask The Expert - Production

During this interactive, Ask the Expert session, Deacom’s production experts will answer some of your most thought-provoking questions on trending topics, best practices, and industry challenges. The open discussion is designed to spark innovative thinking and strategizing for DEACOM novices, super users, and everyone in between. Attendees will have the opportunity to submit production-specific questions prior to the conference.

NOTE: This session is also offered on Thursday from 11:45am - 12:15pm.

Tags: Production

1:45pm - 2:15pm (EST)

Ask The Expert - Purchasing

During this interactive, Ask the Expert session, Deacom’s purchasing experts will answer some of your most thought-provoking questions on trending topics, best practices, and industry challenges. The open discussion is designed to spark innovative thinking and strategizing for DEACOM novices, super users, and everyone in between. Attendees will have the opportunity to submit purchasing-specific questions prior to the conference.

NOTE: This session is also offered on Tuesday from 11:45am - 12:15pm.

Tags: Purchasing

Ask The Expert - IT

During this interactive, Ask the Expert session, Deacom’s IT experts will answer some of your most thought-provoking questions on trending topics, best practices, and industry challenges. The open discussion is designed to spark innovative thinking and strategizing for DEACOM novices, super users, and everyone in between. Attendees will have the opportunity to submit IT-specific questions prior to the conference.

NOTE: This session is also offered on Tuesday from 11:45am - 12:15pm.

Tags: IT

Ask The Expert - SQL/Reporting

During this interactive, Ask the Expert session, Deacom’s SQL and reporting experts will answer some of your most thought-provoking questions on trending topics, best practices, and industry challenges. The open discussion is designed to spark innovative thinking and strategizing for DEACOM novices, super users, and everyone in between. Attendees will have the opportunity to submit SQL/reporting-specific questions prior to the conference.

NOTE: This session is also offered on Tuesday from 11:45am - 12:15pm.

Tags: IT

2:30pm - 4:00pm (EST)

Time and Attendance

Interested in tracking labor? Learn how to configure DEACOM to allow for accurate labor tracking and reporting, and a comparison of Actual and Standard labor/burden. This session will cover the entire process, starting with creating workers and crews, and go all the way to posting payroll and reporting variances. Also learn how to leverage new functionality including new overtime options and time slicing, and compare postings for Actual and Standard labor/burden.

Tags: Production, Maintenance, Management / Executives

DSD

The purpose of this course is to focus on the setup of the Direct Store Delivery (DSD) application and discuss the scheduling of orders, loading of trucks, processing of sales orders, and invoicing/applying of payments. Additionally, the course will demonstrate start-of-route and end-of-route activities to ensure effective inventory management and adherence to accounting practices.

Tags: Sales / Customer Service, IT, WMS / Warehousing

Financial Reporting

Make year-end reporting easier! Learn how to complete 1099's, sales tax reports, reconcile projects, and design financial statements - all within DEACOM ERP.

Tags: Accounting, Reporting

Warehousing - Outbound

Come learn how DEACOM can efficiently and effectively handle various outbound methods to meet your manufacturing needs. From scheduling shipments and selecting material, to generating documentation and tracking information, learn the DEACOM process flow and viable outbound solutions. If you are looking to improve shipping logic, increase facilities, or integrate with multiple couriers, this session will help you find out how DEACOM can scale to meet your current and future outbound needs.

Tags: WMS / Warehousing

Purchasing MRP

Learn best practices and discover new functionality to help optimize the way you run Purchasing MRP. This session will give users all the information they need to know for determining what to buy, when to buy, and how much is needed - all from one comprehensive tool.

Tags: Purchasing, Scheduling and Planning

4:15pm - 5:45pm (EST)

ERP Health Check

How do you know how well your ERP is running? This session answers this question by demonstrating how certain DEACOM reports can be used to diagnose issues and assess how well your processes, and thus your business, are running. Learn how the reports can suggest corrective actions to improve business performance.

Tags: Management / Executives, End Users, Compliance

Business Intelligence - Grid Printouts and Automated Reports

ERP systems capture enormous amounts of data related to your business. This session will explore how grid printouts and automated reports can be used to unlock the potential of this critical data within DEACOM, and enable your team to better understand what is happening within the business. Users will learn where grid printouts and automated reports fit within DEACOM’s business intelligence portfolio as well as join in discussions around best use case scenarios.

Tags: End Users, Reporting, Management / Executives

Interface Tips and Tricks

Learn to optimize the interface capabilities of DEACOM. By introducing helpful tips including keyboard shortcuts and Reporting Previews, this course will show you how to minimize the number of clicks and obtain important information in the fastest way possible within DEACOM. Form layouts and caption management will streamline your interface and ensure that each user can access what they need to, when they need to, by taking the focus away from content they do not use.

Tags: End Users, IT, Implementation

Quality Control

Learn how you can use quality control functionality within DEACOM to manage purchasing, production, finished good, and even environmental testing. In addition to covering basic system setup, this session will explore managing at-risk inventory, quality control reporting, and completing a recall. Discover how you can increase traceability and decrease paperwork by integrating your quality control processes into DEACOM.

Tags: R&D / Formulation / QC

Warehousing - Putaway and Anchoring

This course covers two pieces of enhanced warehouse automation. System-directed putaway brings intelligence to inventory storage, using rules to suggest storage locations to warehouse operators. Picking and anchoring (or loading and unloading) replaces single-order, single-user picking operations with the ability to coordinate multiple users preparing multiple orders at once.

Tags: WMS / Warehousing

9:30am - 10:45am (EST)

Production MRP - Advanced

This session will focus on MRP for production including facility specific runs, planning QC during MRP, and understanding what the net value calculation is. We will also cover how MRP shows when to move job due dates out or in, or if a job needs to be cancelled all together. Users will learn about advanced functionality in MRP and how they can be used to drive production efficiencies.

Tags: Production, Scheduling and Planning

Point Of Sale

Learn all about DEACOM’s Cash Register Application and how it can help you manage your day-to-day in-store operations. This includes in-person sales, credit card processing, cash management, receipt printing, and drawer reconciliation. This session will help you discover how DEACOM can help manage and streamline your Point of Sale needs.

Tags: Sales / Customer Service, Accounting

Container Tracking

DEACOM now manages inventory inside separately-tracked containers. This session introduces the structural changes underlying this enhanced functionality and demonstrates its use throughout warehouse, production, and sales operations.

Tags: Production

Advanced Accounting Practices and Processes

Put what you learned in PE sessions to practical use! Learn DEACOM Best Accounting Practices for accruing for allowances, short pays, and pricing structures.

Tags: Accounting, Reporting

Formulation - Basics

Learn best practices for creating Bill of Materials and how to leverage existing functionality to make your job easier. This session will cover creating formulas and regulatory BOMs, and explore features such as Find Component, Scale Calculation, Scale BOM, Where Used, Revision Security, and Mass Replace/Delete.

Tags: R&D / Formulation / QC

11:00am - 12:30pm (EST)

Master Production Calendar

The Master Production Calendar provides detailed, routing-level visibility as well as production and maintenance job scheduling. This session focuses on setting up the routings, operations, and work centers necessary for running the Master Production calendar effectively. Discussions will also surround the use of the run-rate optimizer to fine-tune your production schedule with efficient sequencing of jobs and changeover requirements.

Tags: Production, Scheduling and Planning

Business Intelligence - BI Pages, Combined Reports & Queries

Improve visibility of company performance and increase the speed of decision making using DEACOM BI tools. You will learn about creating Executive and Management dashboards and using combined reports with pre-filters to bring data from multiple locations into a single view. We will also show you how the query tool can be used to build reports directly in SQL and reduce the use of excel and other external data sources for reports.

Tags: End Users, Reporting, Management / Executives

Sales Pricing

Which pricing method is best for you? Learn how to strengthen your sales organization by effectively employing promotions, discounts, and the overall pricing hierarchy. Additional topics include the use of price allocations and commissions. Both new and experienced DEACOM users can benefit from this review of pricing strategies and tools.

Tags: Sales / Customer Service, Accounting

Preparing for Successful Go-Lives

Learn about the critical success factors in every implementation Go-Live and how Deacom’s team can help drive you through a successful project. We will address topics like: when to start planning the Go-Live, when and why we practice the Data Conversion Mock Go Live, how to handle Conference Room Pilots, what a sample Go-Live plan looks like, how to train users, the level of support you can expect Go-Live week, and how to track every step of the way.

Tags: Implementation, Management / Executives

Formulation - Advanced

Already a formulation expert? Learn how to take your formulas to the next level by using workflows, issue increments, max ages, co-products, and substitutions. Also learn how to achieve CFR Part 11 compliance by leveraging workflow lockdowns, change tracking, and esignatures, as well as solutions for validation.

Tags: R&D / Formulation / QC

12:45pm - 1:15pm (EST)

Ask The Expert - MRP

During this interactive, Ask the Expert session, Deacom’s MRP experts will answer some of your most thought-provoking questions on trending topics, best practices, and industry challenges. The open discussion is designed to spark innovative thinking and strategizing for DEACOM novices, super users, and everyone in between. Attendees will have the opportunity to submit MRP-specific questions prior to the conference.

NOTE: This session is also offered on Wednesday from 11:45am - 12:15pm

Tags: Production, Purchasing

Ask The Expert - Sales/CRM

During this interactive, Ask the Expert session, Deacom’s sales and CRM experts will answer some of your most thought-provoking questions on trending topics, best practices, and industry challenges. The open discussion is designed to spark innovative thinking and strategizing for DEACOM novices, super users, and everyone in between. Attendees will have the opportunity to submit sales/CRM-specific questions prior to the conference.

Tags: Sales / Customer Service

Ask The Expert - Production

During this interactive, Ask the Expert session, Deacom’s production experts will answer some of your most thought-provoking questions on trending topics, best practices, and industry challenges. The open discussion is designed to spark innovative thinking and strategizing for DEACOM novices, super users, and everyone in between. Attendees will have the opportunity to submit production-specific questions prior to the conference.

NOTE: This session is also offered on Wednesday from 11:45am - 12:15pm

Tags: Production

1:45pm - 2:15pm (EST)

Ask The Expert - Building a Team

During this interactive, Ask the Expert session, Deacom’s hiring experts will answer some of your most thought-provoking questions on trending topics, best practices, and industry challenges. The open discussion is designed to spark innovative thinking and strategizing for DEACOM novices, super users, and everyone in between. Attendees will have the opportunity to submit hiring-specific questions prior to the conference.

NOTE: This session is also offered on Tuesday from 12:45pm - 1:15pm

Tags: Management / Executives

Ask The Expert - WMS

During this interactive, Ask the Expert session, Deacom’s WMS experts will answer some of your most thought-provoking questions on trending topics, best practices, and industry challenges. The open discussion is designed to spark innovative thinking and strategizing for DEACOM novices, super users, and everyone in between. Attendees will have the opportunity to submit WMS-specific questions prior to the conference.

NOTE: This session is also offered on Tuesday from 12:45pm - 1:15pm

Tags: WMS / Warehousing

Ask The Expert - Accounting

During this interactive, Ask the Expert session, Deacom’s accounting experts will answer some of your most thought-provoking questions on trending topics, best practices, and industry challenges. The open discussion is designed to spark innovative thinking and strategizing for DEACOM novices, super users, and everyone in between. Attendees will have the opportunity to submit accounting-specific questions prior to the conference.

NOTE: This session is also offered on Tuesday from 12:45pm - 1:15pm

Tags: Accounting

2:30pm - 4:00pm (EST)

Upgrade Best Practices

Gain a better understanding of the upgrade process in DEACOM. This session will give Deacom customers insight into the most important considerations before kicking off an upgrade project as well as some of the most common pitfalls of an upgrade project and how to avoid them.

Tags: IT, End Users

Sales Entry

Curious about the many DEACOM tools available to you for order entry? This introductory course will cover everything from basic sales order entry via the main and mobile apps, to other order options like quotes, pricing orders, forecast orders, orders on hold, credit holds, and how to track customer complaints via complaint orders. We will also cover sales reporting options, such as profitability, ranking, trends, and quote performance, as well as the use of workflow for order approval, linked PO allocations, and order MRP. PHEW! This course is perfect for users working in any sales capacity, including sales managers who are curious about opportunities to improve daily sales efficiency.

Tags: Sales / Customer Service

Mobile Application

Deacom’s new mobile application can run virtually every function in the system, giving you the ability to do your job anytime from anywhere. At the end of this session, attendees will understand the overall functionality of DEACOM Mobile and how they can leverage it in their day-to-day operations for tasks like inputting QC, workflow approval, viewing attached documents, printing to a printer, sales order entry, and more.

Tags: IT, Sales / Customer Service, End Users, Management / Executives

Fixed Assets and Maintenance

This session focuses on managing capital assets throughout a production facility. Fixed asset management provides the ability to track and depreciate individual work centers. These work centers are also the basis for DEACOM's built-in MRO tools, enabling proactive maintenance for lower operating costs and higher uptime.

Tags: Maintenance, Accounting

User Acceptance Testing Best Practices

Want to learn how to stabilize your organization as you go through upgrades? Are you required to be 21 CFR Part 11 Compliant? If so, learn best practices for user acceptance testing to ensure you are compliant and stable from Go Live through every upgrade you do.

Tags: Compliance, End Users, Implementation

4:15pm - 5:45pm (EST)

Ticket Management

Need a way to be more organized? Use DEACOM Tickets and Projects to track progress, communicate, and be more efficient as a company. Join this session to understand how to use DEACOM ticket management to prioritize, track, and report on various initiatives. You’ll learn how to create, modify, and manage tickets and projects within DEACOM.

Tags: IT

Warehousing - Segmenting and Managing Inventory

DEACOM users often ask about how to improve warehouse efficiencies by using other elements of the system. During this session, we will cover aspects of managing inventory such as using master lots, finding/moving inventory, QC status management, expiration dates, shelf life days, catch weight items, scrap factors and additional other useful functions. Users will learn how these strategies can help optimize their warehouse processes.

Tags: WMS / Warehousing

Inventory Costing

Item master current material cost can be supported by a bill of materials (BOM), while the current labor and burden costs can be supported by a routing. Learn how those cost fields can be rolled up from the BOM and routing, as well as reviewed and saved to establish accounting standard costs. This session will also discuss how lot costs are calculated during lot creation, including PO receipt and job finishing in both Actual (FIFO) and Standard cost modes.

Tags: R&D / Formulation / QC, Accounting

Accounting Operations - Foundational Elements

The key to any successful system and process is its foundation. This course will cover best practices and uses for Chart of Accounts and related security, Fiscal Year setup, various Journal Entry types as well as key Accounting Management tools.

Tags: Accounting

Nutritional Labels

Gain an overview of solutions DEACOM offers for generating nutritional labels in real time. There are multiple approaches – from a simple static data approach to dynamic system calculations – that will automatically produce nutritional data as BOM’s and item masters are created in the system. This class outlines data storage, calculation creation, and part form design.

Tags: Compliance