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Business Apps Changing the Game: Customer Stories at Alpha DevCon 2016

This week, Alpha Software unveiled the executives and developers set to speak at the Alpha DevCon 2016 conference, September 21 — 23, 2016 in Danvers, MA. This year’s event will focus on the challenges, solutions and hard ROI benefits of mobilizing business processes. Speakers include executives and developers driving and executing some of the most innovative B2B and B2E mobile and web app projects in business today.

On Wednesday, September 21st, the conference will host a panel of executives in a discussion of current and future mobility trends, as well as challenges enterprises must combat to successfully move to mobile. Executive panelists include:

    • Bruce McKinnon Sr, Director of Clinical Systems Development at MedStar Health
    • Tom Ritter, Vice President of IT, Caraustar Industries
Some of the best opportunities to learn about how to build successful apps come from hearing how your industry peers are overcoming development challenges and succeeding.  Case studies presentations during the conference include:

  • Merrick Pet Care (a Nestle-Purina Company) Mobile Sales App
  • Presenters: Wayne Freeman, Director of Information Technology, Merrick Pet Care and Mike Conti, Vice President of Development, Clients First
  • Chicago School District Use of Mobile Optimized Forms
  • Presenter: Rich Kerr, President, Rich Kerr & Associates
  • Hayat Communications Mobile Optimized Forms for Field Services
  • Presenters: Nikos Kanatzis, Group Head of Systems Integration, Hayat Communications and Dan Bricklin, CTO of Alpha Software Corporation
  • Warren County, New York Budgeting App
  • Presenter: Jeremy Scrime, Senior Computer Systems Analyst/Programmer, Warren County, and Dion McCormick, Director of Customer Solutions, Alpha Software Corporation
  • OERCA Mobile and Field Application for Zoological Management
  • Presenter: Steve Workings, Custom Database Consultant, IADN
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Amy Groden-Morrison
Amy Groden-Morrison

Amy Groden-Morrison has served more than 15 years in marketing communications leadership roles at companies such as TIBCO Software, RSA Security and Ziff-Davis. Most recently she was responsible for developing marketing programs that helped achieve 30%+ annual growth rate for analytics products at a $1Bil, NASDAQ-listed business integration Software Company. Her past accomplishments include establishing the first co-branded technology program with CNN, launching an events company on the NYSE, rebranding a NASDAQ-listed company amid a crisis, and positioning and marketing a Boston-area startup for successful acquisition. Amy currently serves as a Healthbox Accelerator Program Mentor, Marketing Committee Lead for the MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge Launch Smart Clinics, and on the organizing team for Boston TechJam. She holds an MBA from Northeastern University.

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