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E2open and Fiatech to Host Webcast Discussing Strategies for Managing the Complexity of the Capital Project Supply Network

Introducing the Integrated Materials Management Initiative

FOSTER CITY, Calif., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- E2open (NASDAQ: EOPN), the leading provider of cloud-based solutions for collaborative planning and execution across global trading networks, will be participating in a webcast featuring Shell International and Fiatech, a membership-led international community of global leadership organizations focused on innovation in the capital projects industry, on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, at 11 a.m. (EDT) / 8 a.m. (PDT).  

"Integrated Materials Management – Moments of Truth within the Capital Project Supply Network" will focus on the difficulties organizations in the capital project industry, such as oil and gas, face with managing materials, equipment and skilled resources across complex projects utilizing multiple contractors. Speakers will provide insight into the critical systemic causes of these difficulties and highlight new and proven methods needed to gain greater visibility, predictability and control.

Attendees will hear from the following subject-matter experts from the oil and gas industry:

  • Martin Swaine, 4D Program Manager at Shell International and Fiatech AIM Project Lead
  • Reg Hunter, Senior Program Director at Fiatech
  • Rich Becks, General Manager of Industry Solutions at E2open
  • Pawan Joshi, Vice President of Strategy at E2open

Key topics covered during this webcast include:

  • Why materials and resource coordination across large capital project networks has become so challenging
  • How cloud-based information technologies can enable end-to-end visibility and control
  • Why enterprise systems are particularly difficult to extend to partners

In addition, the webcast will introduce Fiatech's new Integrated Materials Management (IMM) flagship initiative, which addresses the challenges of effectively monitoring and controlling capital project performance across all stakeholders and lifecycles as the scale and globalization of capital projects continues to increase. This IMM-focused discussion aims to facilitate industry consensus, establish objectives and cultivate deployable solutions.

Register for this complimentary webcast online, and join the conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #FiatechIMM.

More than 39,000 trading partners and 130,000 unique registered users currently participate in the E2open Business Network, which allows participants to share plans and data and execute business processes in a secure, real-time manner. The E2open Business Network also provides collaboration tools and analytics so that E2open customers can make more informed and efficient decisions. For more information on E2open, visit the company's website, follow the company on Twitter at @E2open or visit us on LinkedIn.

About E2open

E2open (NASDAQ: EOPN) is the leading provider of cloud-based, on-demand software solutions enabling enterprises to procure, manufacture, sell, and distribute products more efficiently through collaborative planning and execution across global trading networks. Enterprises use E2open solutions to gain visibility into and control over their trading networks through the real-time information, integrated business processes, and advanced analytics that E2open provides. E2open customers include Avnet, Celestica, Cisco, HP, IBM, Lenovo, L'Oreal, LSI, Motorola Solutions, Seagate, and Vodafone. E2open is headquartered in Foster City, California with operations worldwide. For more information, visit www.e2open.com

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