Liz Garnand, HBA
Liz Garnand has over 20 years of combined experience in marketing, product, and sales management with an emphasis in managing B2B technology products from concept to market launch. Liz earned a Honors Business Administration degree at the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western Ontario University. Ms. Garnand is based in Portland (Oregon). You may follow her on Twitter (@LizGarnand) and Google+ (+Liz Garnand).
Our spring / summer 2012 white paper collection. A transformation is underway - to Social Business, Mobile Solutions, and Cloud Computing. Our articles and eBook abstracts consider how this fundamental "SoMoClo" transformation affects how we look at what we do, how we do it, where we do it, and with whom. Our team suggests how this transformation will reshape businesses as well as individuals who work in those businesses, further blurring the lines of work, play, vocation, and family. Contributions by William Newman, Cindy Jennings, Liz Garnand, and Jenny Zink.
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If there was to be a worldwide awards event, like the Oscar’s or the Nobel Prizes, where the event recognizes and awards the world’s best for meeting the highest challenges of “complexity,” the whole Automotive Industry may be overdue to receive their gold trophy. From the global economic uncertainties in an already low profit industry, to new emission-level targets, to the huge shift in the degree of electronics in each car – these challenges may not be apparent and noticed by the public. In this white paper, principal Liz Garnand looks at these and other complexities in managing a large manufacturng supply chain and what opportunities exist to create value while demonstrating compliance leadership. (Sponsored by iPoint)
The Dodd-Frank Act, expected to take effect in January 2012, includes a new requirement for manufacturers to disclose the origin of minerals used in their products. This requirement is in response to reports from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) where miners - including children - have been subject to violence, and funds from mineral sales have been used to support armed insurrections. In this white paper, principal Liz Garnand considers how this legislation continues pressure on manuafacturers, and how to report requirements with careful software selection. (Sponsored by iPoint)
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Managing Principal William Newman and Principal Liz Garnand consider how organizations manage the rights of intellectual property (IP) and patents using antiquated methods including spreadsheets and financial calculators. The authors suggest that by taking an enterprise approach using advanced forecasting solutions, organizations are able to predict greater profits from license activities, while mitigating risk resulting from exposure to patent infringement and other misuses. (Sponsored by Saphran)
Principal Liz Garnand considers how in this talent-based economy, employee and organization information is changing continually, leading to manual processing of organization maps and structures for web portals and mobile sites. Her research considers how Deutsche Telekom used a solution for web-based rich organizational charts and visual reports, leveraging automated data feeds from SAP HCM and other systems sources. Learn how to maintain a competitive advantage in talent management visualization through quick organization charts and reports. (Sponsored by Ingentis).
April 30, 2012 - Establish Requirements Before Choosing Between Cloud and On-premises ERP read the article series on TechTarget's searchManufacturingERP.com