Infor TechEd 2017: Infor M3 - Stockholm

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Monday, September 04, 2017
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September 4, 2017  

Registration  8:00AM - 9:00AM

Welcome & Product Strategy—Ole Rasmussen  9:00AM - 10:00AM

Coffee Break & Networking  10:00AM - 10:30AM

Deep-Dive Breakout Session #1  10:30AM - 12:30PM  

System Administration Overview  (details)
Discuss the fundamentals of administering M3 systems in an H5 environment. You’ll build a foundation for what you want to learn from the M3 system administration track.

Product expert: Hakan Lundh
Location: Mannagrynskvarnen

User Productivity Overview  (details)
With a focus on the Xi user interface options available for M3, this introductory session will discuss the main characteristics, capabilities, and options for improving the navigation in M3 using the H5 environment. This session will explain the main characteristics, capabilities, and options for extending the usability and functionality of Infor M3 without modifying the business engine code. Topics to be covered include:
  • How to use Infor Enterprise Search
  • Widgets such as M3 Information Monitor
  • Pre-defined mashups
  • Event-based alerts
  • Ad-hoc reports
This session will also introduce the Xi Platform and explore Infor Ming.le™ 12.1. You can look forward to discussing home page widgets and H5 personalization and extension using the Mashup SDK. This is the recommended starting point for those looking to attend additional User Productivity sessions.

Instructor: Sven De Langhe
Product Expert: Torbjorn Karlsson
Location: Skansen

Extensibility Overview  (details)
This introductory session will start with an overview of Extensibility with an explanation of the different levels of extensions and the available components and applications. Explore the fundamentals of extending your M3 solution without changing your standard applications. This session is the recommended starting point for those wishing to attend the Extensibility track.

Instructor: Ole Rasmussen
 Product expert: Magnus Tallqvist
Location: Seglora

Integration Overview  (details)
Examine how to integrate Infor and non-Infor applications with M3. Product experts will be on hand to discuss the options and benefits of each. Topics to be covered include:
  • Connecting other applications via ION using BODs 
  • Exploring Event Hub, Event Analytics, and Infor Enterprise Collaborator 
  • Connecting M3 to other applications using API integration
  • M3 EDI and ION Standard Integrations
This session is recommended for those attending the Technology Integration track.

Instructor: Conny Karlsson
Product expert: Henrik Johansson
Location: Gyllene Salen

Application Overview  (details)
This introductory session will explain how Infor M3 manages the Sales and Ordering flows as well as how the whole Supply Chain is managed in the ERP. Explore the Sales and Supply Chain Management business flows in Infor M3. This session is the recommended starting point for those wishing to attend the Application track. This session will go through M3 Sales Orders, Supply Chain Execution and Supply Chain for Procurement.

Instructor: Frank Schulte Kolthoff
Product Experts: Anna Elfstadius, Annika Fagerlund
Location: Solliden

Business Performance Overview  (details)
Explore how Business Intelligence brings added value to your M3 solution and discover how Analytics are managed in Xi. This session is the recommended starting point for those wishing to attend the Business Performance track.

Instructor: Ketan Jani
 Product expert: Alistair Stone
Location: Saltsjöqvarn + Waldemarsudde

Lunch & Open Lab  12:30PM - 2:00PM

Deep-Dive Breakout Session #2  2:00PM - 5:00PM  

New Xi Platform: Review the Grid, the Life Cycle Manager, and the Security  (details)
Explore the best practices of using the Life Cycle Manager in the new Xi platform—including updating applications and monitoring Grids. Discuss how to avoid LCM and Grid Security issues.

Product expert: Hakan Lundh
Location: Mannagrynskvarnen

Infor Enterprise Search (IES) and Homepages in H5  (details)
Explore the ION Infor Enterprise (IES) Search functionality and setting up the Startpages in the H5 User Interface. Learn how IES will allow you to navigate, drill back, build pre-defined search functions, and much more. Understand the added value of setting up your startpages to better master your daily routines.
This session will enable you to::
  • Review Infor M3 field and table name in list views and panels
  • Use the Infor M3 Metadata Publisher to retrieve information
  • Change the name for your user ID and define your user ID as responsible for a number of item records
  • Use narrow-down and key searches to quickly and smoothly find the relevant information
  • Capitalize on the power of alerts and their drill backs via Monitors and Charts from either the Xi platform or the H5 startpage to let the system talk back to the end user
  • Explore the possibilities of the M3 Information Viewer to bring back data from several tables into one single widget
  • Use narrow-down macros to find all order (lines) entered this calendar month
By the end of the session, you will be familiar with the details and functionalities of narrow-down searches, simple search and advanced search examples, the process to activate enterprise search, and user-friendly key and multi-level key searches.

Instructor: Sven De Langhe
Product expert: Magnus Tallqvist
Location: Skansen

User Interface Personalization in Ming.le and H5  (details)
Discover the functionality in Extensibility to extend the M3 User Interface by personalizing the Ming.le and H5. During this session, you will discover how to configure Ming.le Widgets, Ming.le Homepages, and Configurable List Panels. Continue with a discussion of H5 Scripting.

Instructor: Magnus Tallqvist
Product expert: Markus Mild
Location: Seglora

Connecting to Other Applications via ION Using BODs  (details)
Explore how M3 manages the interfaces to other application via ION. During this session you will discuss topics like:
  • Business Objective Documents (BODs)
  • BOD architecture
  • BOD message patterns
  • Connecting with Infor ION
  • IFS
  • User Management
Instructor: Conny Karlsson
Product expert: Christian Flodin
Location: Gyllene Salen

Managing Sales Orders in Infor M3  (details)
Dive into the details of the core Sales and Order Fulfillment processes in Infor M3 and review Master Data and the order-to-invoicing process. This session will go through:
  • Overview sales process in M3
  • Basic data for the sales order process
  • Pricing and Discounts
  • Allocation
  • Delivery
  • Invoicing
Instructor: Frank Schulte Kolthoff
Product experts: Anna Elfstadius, Annika Fagerlund
Location: Solliden

Operational Reporting Options  (details)
Discover what options are available for your information needs and how to utilize internal M3 tooling for information. Dive deep into the product stack and the process for making data available for consumption. The session will also explore:
  • Options for Displaying information
  • Accessing data from M3 EcoSystems to add business value
  • Using Business Intelligence effectively
  • Options for operational information for use in a “Reporting Strategy” from CloudSuite
  • Available tools to utilize and convert data into information that can be used by an End User for “Operational Reporting”
Instructor: Mike Fletcher
Product expert: Jeroen Van Kerrebroeck
Location: Saltsjöqvarn + Waldemarsudde


September 5, 2017  

Open Lab  7:30AM - 8:30AM

Upgrading M3 Solutions—Per Ehnsio  8:30AM - 9:30AM

Deep-Dive Breakout Session #3  9:30AM - 12:30PM  

Configuring and Administering in Xi and H5  (details)
Learn how to efficiently set up and administer Users and Groups in Xi. Discuss the best practices of administering the H5 User Interface.

Product expert: John Ostholm
Location: Mannagrynskvarnen

Infor Ming.le and Infor Document Management (IDM)  (details)
Explore the functionality available in Infor Ming.le and Infor Document Management (IDM) when navigating in M3. During this session, you will learn about functionality to empower your user productivity platform and make navigation more efficient.

Instructor: Sven De Langhe
Product expert: Martin Hansson
Location: Skansen

Extending M3 with Customer Defined Fields  (details)
Infor M3 continues to evolve into a cloud-friendly solution, providing many opportunities to extend without customizing the core product. In this session, you'll explore how to:
  • Extend M3 with Customer Defined Fields (CDF) to store additional, none standard information  
  • Define and display added information  
  • Update the CDF information
  • Create new API transactions to list combinations of standard M3 information with CDF in a single transaction for M3 external consumption
  • Use scripts for some specific presentations in M3 forms
  • Set up Enterprise search to find standard information based on the CDF information
  • Monitor changes to CDF´s through the standard M3 Homepage widgets
Instructor: Magnus Tallqvist
Product expert: Markus Mild
Location: Seglora

M3 Event Management and Infor Enterprise Collaborator  (details)
Discover the best practices for using the Event Hub and Event Analytics. Dive deep into some of the following areas:
  • Event Hub and analytics
  • Infor Smart Rules and Event Analytics, and how they are used for M3 BODs
  • M3 Application Message Triggering – CMS04X
  • Infor Enterprise Collaborator – Infor Business Document Mapper
  • Sorting, summing, and restructuring
  • Setting Company and Division
  • Wildcard elements – xs:any
  • Change Documents
  • Tips and tricks for navigation, validation, and assignments
Instructor: Nichlas Karlsson
 Product experts: Fredrik Ekelund, Conny Karlsson
Location: Gyllene Salen

M3 Supply Chain Execution  (details)
Examine how M3 manages the logistics in your ERP. During this session, you will explore functionality for managing warehouse activities as well as inbound and outbound logistics. This session will also cover:
  • Deliveries
  • Shipments and Routes
  • Distribution Orders
  • Stock Movements
Instructor: Frank Schulte Kolthoff
Product experts: Jorgen Karlsson, Henrik Goransson
Location: Solliden

M3 Analytics Business Domains, Rich Value Add Content, Out of the Box  (details)
Examine M3 Analytics and its differentiators. Discover the value content, metrics, and news within M3 Analytics for several Business Domains like Finance, Sales, and Procurement. Plus, discuss industry specifics for Equipment, Fashion, Food & Beverage, and Manufacturing.

Instructor: Ketan Jani
Product expert: Alistair Stone
Location: Saltsjöqvarn + Waldemarsudde

Lunch & Open Lab  12:30PM - 2:00PM

Deep-Dive Breakout Session #4  2:00PM - 5:00PM  

Performing a Technical Audit in M3  (details)
Understand the details of performing an M3 Readiness Audit, including server sizing, version synchronization between environments, fix and mod synchronization, error message resolution, and more.

Product expert: Per Ehnsio
Location: Mannagrynskvarnen

Building New Applications Using Mashup SDK  (details)
Learn how to create mashups in H5 using the Mashup SDK in TypeScript and utilize scripting to bring added value to your User Experience. Discuss how mashups can add value to your M3 solution.

Instructor: Sven De Langhe
Product expert: Markus Mild
Location: Skansen

Extending Output Management Solution in M3  (details)
Dive deep into the configuration of Ad'Hoc Report and Report Manager and discuss how to extend your Output Management solution. Learn about:
  • Infor M3 Ad hoc reporting and M3 Report manager, focusing on the new Configurable Output Management.
  • The new Configurable XML file (replaces Streamfiles)
  • Different ways to extend the XML file with additional fields
  • The OpenText Streamserve StoryTeller application and how it is used together with the Configurable XML file and integration to IDM
Instructor: Mathias Blomkvist
Product expert: Daniel Ask

Location: Seglora

Connecting M3 to Other Applications Using API Integration  (details)
Learn how to configure custom ION APIs in Infor M3, in order to build interfaces to other applications. Discuss the power of the M3 API Integration. Take a deeper look at;
  • CMS100MI
  • MDBREAD
  • ION APIs and architecture overview
  • Connecting to ION APIs
  • Best practices for using ION APIs
Instructor: Christian Lundin
Product experts: Andreas Wessman, Giampaolo Spagoni

Location: Gyllene Salen

M3 Supply Chain for Procurement  (details)
Empower your Supply Chain and learn how M3 manages the procurement through the whole solution. Explore the Distribution, Manufacturing, and Purchasing flows within the ERP. This session will go through:
  • Planning Overview
  • Purchasing
  • Manufacturing
  • Distribution
Instructor: Frank Schulte Kolthoff
Product experts: Jorgen Karlsson, Henrik Goransson
Location: Solliden

Technical Overview of M3 Analytics  (details)
Go through a technical overview of M3 Analytics and discuss how the M3 Analytics solution fit together. Review in detail the product stack and how data from the source is made available for consumption. This session will cover: 
  • What is M3 Analytics and solution overview
  • Benefits
  • Architecture
  • Technologies
  • Business Vault
  • Infor BI
  • Ming.le/Xi Platform Integration
  • Design Concepts
Instructor: Pierre Nolte
Product expert: Alistair Stone
Location: Saltsjöqvarn + Waldemarsudde

Networking Reception & Open Lab  5:00PM - 7:00PM  


September 6, 2017  

Open Lab  7:30AM - 8:30AM

Product Expert Panel Discussion  8:30AM - 9:30AM

Deep-Dive Breakout Session #5  9:30AM - 12:30PM  

Infor Enterprise Search (IES) and the M3 Interest Center Manager (MIM)  (details)
Learn how to administer the Infor Enterprise Search (IES), discover how the solution works from a technical perspective, and examine how to configure the IES. During this session, your instructor will demonstrate the M3 Interest Center Manager (MIM) tool. This session will go through:
  • IES overview
  • Hardware considerations
  • IES settings and administration
  • M3 Interest Center Manager (MIM)
Instructor: Jonas Regmyr
Product expert: Magnus Tallqvist
Location: Mannagrynskvarnen

Introducing a Brand New Infor Application for Building Applications  (details)
As a follow-up to Inforum, this session will be dedicated to introducing a brand new Infor application that will provide new and powerful capabilities in the H5 User Interface. You will learn how to:
  • Create a new custom user interface to existing functionality
  • Work with the visual editor to create the solution
  • Connect the solution to existing API
  • Include information from other sources in the solution
  • Publish the solution so it can be used by certain roles in Mingle.
  • Integrate the solution into M3 H5
Instructor: Torbjorn Karlsson
Product expert: Martin Hansson
Location: Skansen

Business Logic Customization in M3 with Extensibility  (details)
Explore the new functionality available in M3 to customize your Business Logic without changing the source code. During this session, you will be introduced to functionality like Mongoose, Event-based triggering, and Web Services.
  • Learn about new and proven techniques for creating custom workflow and enhancing the user experience.  
  • Gain insight into M3 extensibility solutions which remain relevant in the cloud, and explore alternatives to legacy customizations. 
  • Explore how M3 APIs exposed via ION can be leveraged in the XI Tech stack to create new workflows and UI components, and how it is possible to create new APIs without coding. 
  • Continual development on M3 Alerts permits subscribing systems to react to any M3 update, creating triggered custom workflows. See how this can provide a practical replacement to legacy Java customizations using Infor Mongoose.
Instructor: Lee Flaherty
Product expert: Erfan Yousefi

Location: Seglora

Introduction to EDI  (details)
Dive deep into the new Infor EDI Managed Service solution and discover other interesting topics.
  • What is EDI
  • Current solution, old architecture
  • New Infor EDI solution and components
  • Supported EDI messages
  • Benefits of the new solution
Instructor: Thomas Herres
Product experts: Andreas Wessman, Conny Karlsson
Location: Gyllene Salen

New Functionality in M3 for Sales and Supply Chain Management  (details)
Discover the new functionality available in M3 13.4 for your Sales Order Management and Supply Chain Management activities. Learn about the critical functionality added to the M3 solution and discuss tips to master your business flows. You can look forward to diving deep into:
  • The latest and greatest features for Sales in M3, including new features within the sales management area in Infor M3 13.1.
  • Areas that are affected by the new sales management features: customer data, customer orders, material availability, supply model, delivery, pricing and discounts, costing and charges, payment and invoicing, cash desk, promotions, kits and others.
Instructor: Sven De Langhe
Location: Solliden

Infor Enterprise Search (IES) and the M3 Interest Center Manager (MIM)  (details)
Discover how to Extend the M3 Analytics by looking at how the M3 Analytics solution fit together, what tools are available for extensibility, how to extend the solution and best practices, and available knowledge resources. This session will also:
  • Give a brief update on M3 Analytics
  • Show an end-to-end Extension Scenario
  • Review the "Style-Sheet-Approach“
Instructor: Pierre Nolte
Product expert: Jason Brandon
Location: Saltsjöqvarn + Waldemarsudde

Lunch & Open Lab  12:30PM - 2:30PM  


 

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