NUGM 2024 Agenda

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Advanced Navigation

(Primary Audience - Administrators, Users, )

Presented by Trey Miller, NovoRoi Systems: This session investigates advanced navigation techniques for data updates, screen tailoring, display control tailoring, and an overview of backslash commands.

Bill, Bills, Bills

(Primary Audience - Users, Administrators)

Presented by Trey Miller, NovoRoi Systems: The Bill of Material (BOM) module in Manage 2000 is often overlooked. It is the main driver for so much of the manufacturing process that, once set up, it is easy to forget that there are additional capabilities such as component use up levels, date of effectivity control, product structure types, and related costing elements. This session will present those valuable bill of material options.

Compare and Contrast Work Order & Repetitive Processing

(Primary Audience - Users, Administrators)

Presented by Marc Harbeson, NovoRoi Systems: This session will be a comprehensive overview designed to contrast the traditional work order process with the streamlined repetitive order process. There are various ways to release work orders and then monitor the subsequent work order processing flow once the work orders are released to the floor. The Repetitive module workflow will be compared and contrasted with the normal work order workflow to establish a best practice decision system for optimal shop floor control.

Configuring a Purchasing Requisition Approval System Through ECAs

(Primary Audience - Administrators)

Presented by Peter Newby, Epicor: See how ECA Routings can be used to create a multi-level purchase approval system.

Costing

(Primary Audience - Users, Administrators)

Presented by Joanne Eckenrode, NovoRoi Systems: Costing in Manage 2000 has been designed to meet a wide range of systems and manufacturing needs throughout its lifecycle. This session will investigate methods for utilizing M2k to establish true system costs. Buckle your seatbelts!

Creating Web Functions

(Primary Audience - Administrators. Users)

Presented by Linda McHenry, LJM Services: Learn how easy it is to create web functions with the Manage 2000 web wizards.

Customizing Web Functions

(Primary Audience - Administrators, Users)

Presented by Linda McHenry, LJM Services: Explore ways to modify Manage 2000 web functions with simple to complex examples.

ECA Building

(Primary Audience - Administrators, Users)

Presented by Marc Harbeson, NovoRoi Systems: This session will present general ECA building as a foundation for advanced techniques with sending fully formatted, HTML email in the process flow of the classic Event, Condition, Action cycle.

Manage 2000 as a REST Service Consumer

(Primary Audience - Administrators, Users)

Presented by Peter Newby, Epicor: This case study will demonstrate how to access REST services provided by UPS and FEDEX.

Manage 2000 as a REST Service Provider

(Primary Audience - Administrators, Users)

Presented by Peter Newby, Epicor: Explore Manage 2000 REST provider API through Postman.

Manage 2000 Development Overview

(Primary Audience - Users, Administrators)

Presented by Peter Newby, Epicor: Discover a range of updates in the latest service packs of Manage 2000 release 8.1

Manage 2000 System Admin - Maintenance

(Primary Audience - Administrators)

Presented by Bud Brown, Epicor: Presentation of important Manage 2000 maintenance operations and best practices: RESIZE.FILES, UPDATE.SYSTEM, database audits, backups, and rebooting. We will discuss the things you should be doing and when you should be doing them for good system health.

Manage 2000 Users and Printers

(Primary Audience - Administrators, Users)

Presented by Bud Brown, Epicor: The various system administration tools for managing user specific print processing will be investigated: SYS.USERS, USER.OPTIONS and SPE.

Manage 2000 Application Security

(Primary Audience - Administrators)

Presented by Bud Brown, Epcior: Manage 2000 group security is versatile and detailed to handle most enterprise control requirements. This session will discuss SECURITY.BUILD, function level security, and additional techniques for setting password protections, TCL restrictions, and interactions with Active Directory for a complete ERP security package.

Master Agent

(Primary Audience - Administrators, Users)

Presented by Marc Harbeson, NovoRoi Systems: Master Agent has become the Manage 2000 workhorse for unattended system automation. This session will present a general overview of Master Agent as a prelude to diving into some of the more esoteric and useful features this complex system has to offer.

MRP - Take Action!

(Primary Audience - Users, Administrators)

Presented by Joanne Eckenrode, NovoRoi Systems: Material Resource Planning (MRP) automates planning tasks when set up properly. This session details MRP setup and the MRP.ACTIONS report which is useful for refining setups and getting the best automated planning results.

MSO How-Tos

(Primary Audience - Administrators, Users, )

Presented by Linda McHenry, LJM Services: Study specific examples of using MSO.BUILD to create tailored content for Manage 2000.

NovoMotion Outbound - What's New & The Auditor

(Primary Audience - Administrators, Users)

Presented by Trey Miller, NovoRoi Systems: The NovoMotion system is into its second decade of processing and sending real-time data from UniData databases to SQL server databases. Billions of transactions have been inserted, updated, or deleted over the years and full updates from the UniData system of record have always been the primary means of establishing all data has been delivered to SQL. NovoMotion now introduces a SQL side auditing system which will confirm table integrity without requiring a full table system reload. This is an important administrative tool that you will want to bring into your Novo processing arena as soon as possible.

NovoMotion Outbound - Building an Intelligent Schema

(Primary Audience - Administrators, Users)

Presented by Trey Miller, NovoRoi Systems: NovoMotion Schema design is critical to fast, functional, and detailed delivery of UniData multi-valued data to the SQL Server table structures. There are as many ways to build schema as there are database design paradigms in the SQL environment. This session will show and discuss the various ways to build schema which will greatly aid in having SQL Operational DataStores (ODS) and DataBase Warehouses (DBW) which are poised for larger adventures in the SQL environment such as BI. Having schema which properly detail ERP data to SQL will save significant time translating that ERP to a BI presentation system that has real value from shop floor managers all the way up to the executive reporting level.

NovoNexus WMS - Overview & What's New

(Primary Audience - Administrators, Users)

Presented by Marc Harbeson, NovoRoi Systems: The NovoNexus Warehouse Management System (WMS) continues to grow with specialized applications to meet the Manage 2000 Automated Data Input (ADI) Inventory and shop floor control systems. New designs with Android hardware platforms and applications, which extend beyond Manage 2000 current inventory control functionality, will be presented and discussed in detail.

Paying Down Your Tech Debt

(Primary Audience - Administrators, Users)

Presented by Marc Harbeson, NovoRoi Systems: "If it isn't broke, don't fix it." Ordinarily this useful maxim is a preferred operating standard but in IT operations, it can lead to acquiring technical debt by not keeping systems up to date even when they appear to be operating well. This Tech Debt concept will be discussed in light of people, processes, technology, data, physical vs virtual servers, and on-prem vs cloud. Important concepts for keeping up with security, training, and system upgrades will be discussed in depth.

Purchasing - Pricing

(Primary Audience - Users, Administrators)

Presented by Joanne Eckenrode, NovoRoi Systems: Purchase order pricing, vendor pricing and price default setups can be complex. This session will discuss purchase price and invoice price variations.

SO Entry Pricing

(Primary Audience - Users, Administrators)

Presented by Joanne Eckenrode, NovoRoi Systems: Sales Order Entry (SO.ENTRY) can handle multiple methods for establishing unit prices on the sales order. This session will present the various techniques of catalog codes, special pricing, and trade/volume discounts.