October 13, 2006 Leave a comment
I will be speaking tomorrow at the Philippine Open Source Conference at the Shangri-la EDSA Plaza Hotel. I will be talking about the use of Open Source in the Enterprise and how Open Source developers are now building applications for real-world business needs. I will be giving a high-level overview of leading open source projects out there for customer relationship management (CRM), enterprise resource planning (ERP), Business Intelligence (BI), content management (CMS) and others.
About the Conference
The Open Source Conference and Expo will focus on Open Source Operating Systems and Applications for the business and enterprise user. Organized by Imperium Technology, Inc. in cooperation with Media Focus International, Inc. the event will be held on September 26-28, 2006, with exhibits, plenary sessions, hands-on sessions, tutorials, and conferences at the Shangri-la EDSA Plaza Hotel.
The theme for the conference this year is “Ready for Change, In Tune with Enterprise Needs”. Tracks include topics on Business Applications, Programming and Technical issues, and a specialized track on Voice and Telephony. Conference speakers include Open Source Experts, Enterprises using Open Source Technology, Industry Experts, and Open Source Pioneers.
Jan is an experienced IT Consultant who has lead several project engagements in delivering business, brand, and technology consulting services to clients ranging from prominent multi-national corporations, small and medium-sized businesses, government agencies and non-profits.
He is currently a Senior Consultant at IT Group, Inc. where he is responsible for overseeing the deployment of best-of-breed, open source enterprise applications in Customer Relationship Management and Knowledge Management for clients. Prior to that, he was one of the founders of Ecommsite Solutions�a systems integration and technology consultancy. His expertise is in systems design and implementation, IT information architecture, and IT project management.
Jan has a degree in Business Administration and Accounting from the University of the Philippines and is a Licensed CPA. He has had training and holds certifications in IT Project Management. He is currently taking up his Masters Degree at the Asian Institute of Management.
Philippine Open Source Conference
Ready for Change, In Tune with Enterprise Needs
Speaker: Jan Pabellon
Topic: The Open Source Alternative: Using Open Source Business Applications in the Enterprise
Date: October 3, 2006
Time: 10.30 to 11.45 am
Track: Business Applications Track
Location: EDSA Shangrila Plaza Hotel