Upcoming Engagements

Higher Education User Group (HEUG) Alliance 2014

Las Vegas, Nevada | March 9-12 2014

"376 Years in the Making: Harvard's Journey to Campus Solutions"

Past Engagements

Harvard University IT Summit

Cambridge, Mass | June 6, 2013

"Harvard's Student Information System Project Initiative"

Description: After many years in the making, Harvard has embarked on an exciting implementation of a University-wide Student Information System. In this session, you will learn about the business drivers for this project, the selected technology platform, the preliminary timeline, and how this project might affect the broader information technology community across Harvard.

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Higher Education User Group (HEUG) Alliance 2013

Indianapolis, Indiana | March 28, 2011

"Fostering a Culture of Agility and Collaboration"

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"Enhanced E-Business Suite Operational Reporting with OBIEE"

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"Creating a Roadmap for Business Intelligence Transformation"

Co-Presenter:Michael Bender (Performance Architects)

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Harvard University IT Summit

Cambridge, Mass | May 31, 2012

"The Future of Business Intelligence"

Co-Presenter:Kathy Genovese (Harvard University IT)

Description: Review history of reporting and BI at Harvard, with a look toward the future implementation of Oracle BI.


EDUCAUSE Enterprise IT Leadership

Indianapolis | May 18, 2012

"Coordinated Autonomy: Centralized ERP in the Decentralized Institution"

Co-Presenter: Geoffrey Corb (The Johns Hopkins University)

Description: The challenges of higher education ERP are daunting: consensus decision making, varied stakeholders, unique requirements that stretch vendor solutions. Harvard and Johns Hopkins must also tackle extreme decentralization and the varying prevalence and effectiveness of top-down mandates. Join us to learn practical techniques we have used to implement transformative information systems.


Oracle Open World 2011

San Francisco | October 6, 2011 (10:30 AM - 11:30 AM)

"Harvard University's Procure-to-Pay Transformation with Oracle iProcurement"

Co-Presenter:Michael McLatcher (Huron Consulting Group)

Description: Overview of Oracle E-Business Suite iProcurement implementation, including integration with SciQuest HigherMarkets for hosted catalogs and e-invoicing, approach to deployment and change management challenges, and usage of business intelligence tools to analyze results.


EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2011

Philadelphia | October 19, 2011 (10:30 AM - 11:20 AM)

"Coordinated Autonomy: Centralized ERP in the Decentralized Institution"

Co-Presenter: Geoffrey Corb (The Johns Hopkins University)


Higher Education User Group (HEUG) Alliance 2011

Denver, Colorado | March 28, 2011

"Dude, Where’s My Budget? An Innovative Budget-Entry Solution in Hyperion Planning"

Description: Learn how Harvard University used standard Hyperion features and outside-the-box thinking to build a highly interactive and robust data-entry solution for managing complex and confusing budgets.

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OAUG Collaborate 11 Orlando, Florida | April 10, 2011

"Dude, Where’s My Budget? An Innovative Budget-Entry Solution in Hyperion Planning"
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HEUG Alliance 2010 San Antonio, Texas | March 2010

"Simple, Functional, and Flexible: Employee Budgeting in Harvard's Hyperion Planning Implementation"

Co-Presenter: Adam Fennel, Huron Consulting Group

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HEUG Alliance 2009 Anaheim, California | March 2009

"Implementing Hyperion Planning at Harvard University"

Co-Presenter: Mark Solimini, Performance Architects

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"Demystifying Requirements Definition & Vendor Selection for Budget & Planning Solutions"

Co-Presenter: Catherine Lloyd, Harvard University

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HEUG Alliance 2008 Las Vegas, Nevada | March 2008

"Demystifying Requirements Definition & Vendor Selection"

Co-Presenter: Catherine Lloyd, Harvard University

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