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Monday, January 31, 2011

BizTech 2011 Infor ERP VISUAL User Conference

Featured Presenter Danna Nelson, Infor’s Senior Product Manager

BizTech, an Infor ERP VISUAL Channel Partner and provider of information technology solutions, is pleased to announce that Danna Nelson, Senior Product Manager for VISUAL at Infor Global Solutions, will be a featured presenter at BizTech’s 2011 Infor ERP VISUAL User Conference, ‘VISUAL Rocks!’ Ms. Nelson will present several sessions during the conference.

Danna Nelson is the Senior Product Manager for Infor ERP VISUAL. She has been in ERP software product management for more than 12 years, having started her career in ERP Systems implementation and training. She spends a large amount of her time traveling to see Infor customers, participating in user group meetings and presenting at VISUAL user conferences to ensure the direction of the VISUAL product is in line with the customers’ needs.

Ms. Nelson will team with Paul Dubuque for the Infor ERP VISUAL 7.0.0 product demonstration. In addition, she will present the VISUAL Roadmap, which will feature a look into the future of VISUAL, and host a Product Enhancements Roundtable.

About VISUAL Rocks!
‘VISUAL Rocks!’ will take place April 26 through 28, 2011 at the Crowne Plaza Cleveland City Center in Cleveland, Ohio. VISUAL Rocks! is BizTech’s Infor ERP VISUAL Software User Conference. This is an event where, for less than the price of one day of consulting, Infor ERP VISUAL users or potential users will be able to attend educational sessions covering a variety of VISUAL manufacturing, financial and technical topics. In addition, attendees will have the opportunity to network with fellow VISUAL users, the entire BizTech VISUAL Team and Infor Representatives. You’ll also be able to see a variety of technical solutions from BizTech partners in the VISUAL Solutions Center.

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Mary Pickett Joins BizTech as a VISUAL Consultant

BizTech, a provider of VISUAL ERP support and information technology solutions, is pleased to announce the addition of Mary Pickett to its team. Mary has joined BizTech as a VISUAL Consultant and has over eleven years experience in using and supporting VISUAL ERP. Mary’s combined manufacturing and accounting experience will allow BizTech to better serve its clients.

“Mary is a phenomenal addition to the BizTech VISUAL Team”, said Joe Zalewski, Managing Partner and COO at BizTech, “Her experience in Finance, Implementations and Training will bring great value to our clients. Mary has the versatility to effectively support a wide variety of Infor ERP VISUAL modules and related business processes.”

Mary is located in Pataskala, OH. Prior to joining BizTech, Mary held positions as a professional services consultant for an Infor Channel Partner, Director of Finance/CIO at an electronics manufacturer, Controller at a capital equipment manufacturer and President/Owner of a steel processing company. Mary has over 15 years experience in using, implementing and supporting Infor ERP VISUAL, and her expertise is in Infor ERP VISUAL Global and Standard Financials, VISUAL Enterprise Project Management, Standard and Actual Costing, Business Process Consulting, ERP Implementation and Training.

Friday, January 21, 2011

Announcing Keynote Speaker for VISUAL Rocks!

BizTech is pleased to announce that John Flavin, Senior Vice President of Global ERP at Infor Global Solutions, will be the keynote speaker at BizTech’s inaugural Infor ERP VISUAL User Conference, ‘VISUAL Rocks!  Mr. Flavin will speak at the Opening General Session of the conference on Tuesday, April 26, 2011.

John Flavin brings more than 25 years of experience in the application software market to his role as Senior Vice President, Global ERP where he currently leads a world-class team focused on the growth of Infor’s ERP business. Flavin’s industry acumen has been honed in several senior management roles at Infor, including leading the company’s professional services organization, customer care and development teams.

Prior to joining Infor, Flavin was CEO of software development company Future Three.  His experience also includes serving as Senior Vice President at JBA International where he was responsible for sales, service and support in the eastern U.S., selling and consulting on ERP systems for Unisys, materials management for Ford Motor Company, and Massey Ferguson.

Monday, January 17, 2011

Infor ERP VISUAL Version 7.0.0 is Released

Atlanta, GA – January 14, 2011 – Infor Global Solutions announced the release of Infor ERP VISUAL Manufacturing Software Version 7.0.0 for General Availability.

VISUAL Enterprise 7.0.0 introduces a multitude of new features to update the look and feel of the system, improve the Manufacturing Window, enhance Project processes, increase efficiency, improve accounting processes, and expand administrator privileges.

The VISUAL interface has been modernized, and you can choose from two themes: the default blue theme and a turquoise theme. The button icons are also new, and field labels are realigned. In addition, you have more control over the graphical window display and can choose between two styles of personal menu. The improvements to the Manufacturing Window include a Grid Display, Reference Designators, Alternate Parts and Master/Leg Updater. Several new features help you to access and process information more quickly. Major efficiency enhancements include: Recently Used File List, Lifecycle Document Viewer, At-a-glance indicators, Enterprise-wide search, Scheduling Window interface enhancements, Purchase Contracts, Accounting Processes Enhancements and Administrative Enhancements.

To obtain a copy of the Infor ERP VISUAL Version 7.0.0 Release Notes, please contact a VISUAL Client Solutions Advisor at 800-804-4715 or via email at

Friday, January 14, 2011

BizTech 2011 Infor ERP VISUAL Manufacturing User Conference

April 26, 27 & 28, 2011

Crowne Plaza Cleveland City Center
Cleveland, Ohio

The Inaugural BizTech VISUAL User Conference "VISUAL Rocks!" will be held April 26th through 28th, 2011 at the Crowne Plaza Cleveland City Center in Cleveland, Ohio.

By attending the BizTech 2011 VISUAL User Conference, you will be among the first to experience a full demonstration of Infor ERP VISUAL 7.0 and learn about new functionality that will help your company be more productive. You will have the opportunity to network with fellow VISUAL users, the entire BizTech VISUAL Team and Infor Representatives. In addition, you'll be able to see a variety of technical solutions from BizTech partners in the VISUAL Solutions Center.
Conference Highlights include an in-depth view of VISUAL 7.0, a Welcome Reception Networking Event on Tuesday Evening, a night at the Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame on Wednesday Evening, VISUAL Application and Technology Breakout Sessions, one-on-one VISUAL Consulting sessions and a VISUAL Solutions Center.

Register by Monday February 28, 2011 and save $200.00 with the Early Bird Conference Registration Fee of $695.00 per person. All Early Bird Registrants will automatically be entered with a chance to win an Apple iPad. The winner will be announced at the Conference Opening General Session on Tuesday April 26, 2011.

Accomodations - The Per Person Conference Registration Fee does not include Hotel Accommodations. We have secured a very reasonable Conference Hotel Room Rate of $84.00 plus tax per night at the Crowne Plaza.

For more information or to register visit the BizTech 2011 VISUAL User Conference page on our website

Got Questions? Need Assistance with your Conference Registration or Hotel Reservation? Please contact Jayme Weiden at 800-804-4715 X210 or via email at

Friday, January 7, 2011

Infor ERP VISUAL YouTube Demo Video

What is Infor ERP VISUAL?
Infor ERP VISUAL is a complete Enterprise Resource Planning solution for small- to mid-sized manufacturers that offers the advanced functionality and tools needed to compete in today’s global economy.  For the shop floor, traditional finite scheduling is combined with lean scheduling to help companies deliver on-time at a reduced cost.  Infor ERP VISUAL Manufacturing software has a long history of providing a quick return on investment (ROI) because customers enjoy rapid system implementations and can quickly take advantage of robust, easy-to-use features such as built-in workflow.
For more information, download the Infor ERP VISUAL Overview Brochure