DENVER, April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Spinnaker Support, the global market leader for SAP and JD Edwards third-party maintenance, co-sourcing SM, and consulting, today announced that four sessions will be led by members of its team during COLLABORATE 13 April 7 - 11 in Denver, Colorado. In addition, Spinnaker Support is one of six sponsors of the annual CIO Forum held on April 9 in conjunction with the event.
Taking place at the Colorado Convention Center, COLLABORATE 13 is an independent forum for the Oracle community hosted by the Quest International User Group. The education program is put together for and by PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, and Oracle Fusion users. The forum offers product focused education as well as complementary product content like Primavera and Hyperion. The following sessions will be presented by Spinnaker Support staff:
Vertex Q Series Integrator for World Payroll - Session # 103780 Wednesday, April 10th 9:30 am – 10:30 am Presented by: Tom Leier, Manager, Application Support Services; Mark Kreutz, Vice President, JD Edwards Support Services; Jim Egger, Senior ConsultantSeneca Companies, Inc. Achieves Successful Deployment of JD Edwards World A9.3 - Session # 106870 Wednesday, April 10th 4:15 pm – 5:15 pmPresented by: Joe Cervantes, MIS Manager for Seneca Companies; Paula Piotrowski, Director, JD Edwards Consulting for Spinnaker Support Session # 106970Managing IT as a Business Thursday, April 11th 8:30 am – 9:30 amPresented by: Paul Ijs, Senior Application Support Analyst In addition to these three presentations, Eric Osterloh, Vice President of Sales, will discuss the looming deadline of the loss of support at the end of 2013 for many versions of JD Edwards. He will include in the discussion a solution to the payroll tax calculation problem faced by World Payroll customers who will not be on release A9.3 by January 1, 2014. Attendees will learn about the options they have with regard to this end of year deadline. This session will take place on Monday, April 8 from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm. Spinnaker Support is also sponsoring and participating in the day-long CIO Forum that will focus on issues faced by CIOs and Senior IT executives. The format will include a keynote by Forrester Research and Oracle, as well as round table discussions, best practice sharing, and networking opportunities.