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BPM for Supply Chain: Obtaining Greater Visibility and Responsiveness for Globally Integrated Supply Chains

Date: June 19, 2008

Time: 12:00 pm US Eastern

All dates and times are NY local time, please consult your favorite world clock to determine when this webinar takes place in your time zone.

Featured Speakers:

Paul Brunet, Vice President of WebSphere and BPM Product Marketing, IBM (bio)
Tarek El-Gillani, CTO, TradeMerit (bio)


Beth Gold-Bernstein

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Has your organization struggled with efficiency, visibility, and the responsiveness in your supply chain? How well do your processes integrate with your partners and suppliers? Learn how IBM worked with TradeMerit Corp, a Canadian Software as a Service (SaaS) company, to leverage Business Process Management (BPM) built on the Smart SOA™ approach from IBM to offer their customers the supply chain visibility they need to compete in todays competitive marketplace.

Tarek El-Gillani, Chief Technology Officer, will share the benefits that TradeMerit has achieved with BPM enabled by SOA. Paul Brunet, IBM Vice President of WebSphere and BPM Product Marketing, will discuss how BPM offers end to end process visibility across organization boundaries and increased responsiveness into the supply chain.

Everyone who attends this webcast will receive the complimentary white paper "Blueprint for Supply Chain Visibility."

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Featured Speaker Bios:

Paul Brunet is Vice President of WebSphere and BPM Product Marketing, where he leads a team of experts focused on creating and driving a unified view of IBMs capabilities and market leadership around Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Business Process Management offerings. Previously, Paul was Director of SOA Product Marketing at IBM, and as leader of WebSphere Product Marketing and as a strategist within the WebSphere software group. Before joining IBM, Paul was Director of Product Management at Intelisys Electronic Commerce. He has also held various positions within Dun and Bradstreet's venture capital group and for the US Department of Commerce in the area of global business development. He holds his MBA from Binghamton University.

Tarek El-Gillani is currently the CTO of TradeMerit, responsible for the development of its Supply Chain Management SaaS solution. TradeMerit provides on-demand business-focused solutions that allow customers to effectively manage, thoroughly plan, and accurately measure the performance of their supply chains. Tarek previously was the Chief Technology Officer and a co-founder of ViaSafe, before being acquired by Descartes System Group. As ViaSafe CTO, he was responsible for the development of ViaSafe's Trade Compliance SaaS making it the largest such offering in North America.

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