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Dan Aldridge
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Attended George Mason University
Lives in Reston, VA
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Infor LN 10.4 Upgrade Boot Camp | Register by Sept. 7th! We are opening up this 3-day Infor LN 10.4 Boot Camp training http://www.ostusa.com/baan-to-infor-ln-upgrade-seminar/ to Baan, Infor LN and other Infor ERP customers! Deadline for early bird savings has been extended to Sept. 7th. For a free Infor LN Overview Guide and more info., contact dan.aldridge@performaapps.com.
Infor LN 10.4 Upgrade Boot Camp | Register by Sept. 7th! We are opening up this 3-day Infor LN 10.4 Boot Camp training to Baan, Infor LN and other Infor ERP customers! Deadline for early bird savin...
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How the 1938 book 'If You Want to Write' by Brenda Ueland, a rural Minnesota schoolteacher, changed the life of celebrated author Guy Kawasaki.
Have you ever been inspired by a book or an idea that seemed to come out of nowhere? Could you believe that ideas from a rural Minnesota schoolteacher in the 1930’s could be inspirational and stunningly powerful today? “If You Want to Write”, 1938 One of my favorite authors is celebrated author and blogger Guy Kawasaki. And …
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“What is it that you do that's unique, better and faster than what your big competitors do? Find your best punch and HAMMER them with it." - Dan Aldridge, Enterprise Software Blogger

This post explores parallels between Muhammad Ali's career and how companies can compete effectively with big companies like Amazon and Oracle!
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This is a very interesting post by Nick Wing of the Huffington Post. It brings up a number of issues: the #AllLivesMatter  discussions on Twitter, media coverage of police and racial problems in America, politics, police body cameras and so on. I find the Twitter chatter on #blacklivesmatter  and #cecilthelion  fascinating too. Shows how complicated the issues are.
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For SAP ERP customers and consultants, what's the best way to improve the ROI of your manufacturing ERP system? Maybe it could be using manufacturing execution system (MES) software. May the Force be with you! #erp   #ensw   #sap   #cio  
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What's your favorite tip for increasing the ROI of your enterprise software? How can you cut the fat and complexity from your manufacturing ERP system? Here are 3 ways to keep in shape.
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What's your favorite way to increase the ROI of your ERP system? Here are some tips in the latest installment of the "Austin Powers" series by Dan Aldridge. #erp   #ensw   #cio   #cfo  
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How a 1930's schoolteacher from rural Minnesota changed the life of social media expert and celebrated author Guy Kawasaki (and mine too). By blogger +Dan Aldridge (Twitter @danaldridge1)
Have you ever been inspired by a book or an idea that seemed to come out of nowhere? Could you believe that ideas from a rural Minnesota schoolteacher in the 1930’s could be inspirational and stunningly powerful today? “If You Want to Write”, 1938 One of my favorite authors is celebrated author and blogger Guy Kawasaki. And …
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Don't miss the Baan ERP to Infor LN Upgrade Boot Camp Sept. 22nd-24th in Minneapolis! Presented by Infor Services Partners Performa Apps and OST. Register here: http://www.ostusa.com/baan-to-infor-ln-upgrade-seminar/

More information and sample materials can be found on http://inforln.com. Also contact Infor LN Finance consultant and instructor Dan Aldridge at dan.aldridge@performaapps.com.
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If you've not got time to read through a 2000 word article, here are 25 short and sweet #Slideshares about Social Media compiled by @Buffer's Kevan Lee. Very useful and quick. #socialmedia #marketing
A collection of social media SlideShares that cover Facebook, Twitter, strategy, and more.
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Great tips from Write to Done on how to capture the hearts and minds of your readers. This post applies equally well to blogs and books. Thanks for the share from Guy Kawasaki.
Want to capture the hearts and minds of your readers? Here is the 3-step process you need to follow to win yourself a devoted fan following!
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Education
  • George Mason University
    MBA Finance, IT, 1992 - 1995
  • College of William and Mary
    BA Economics, 1982 - 1986
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Enterprise software and ERP consultant with 17+ years of experience with Infor ERP LN and Baan.
Introduction
Dan Aldridge is the CEO of Performa Apps, an ERP software consulting firm specializing in Infor LN and Baan ERP LN. I have been an ERP consultant for over 17 years since finding my dream job with the Baan Company, where I started with Baan Consulting in 1996. I went to Amsterdam and came back in love with ERP software and manufacturing...and I'm still in love today. In fact, I may be the world's biggest Baan fan!

In my consulting career, I have done ERP software implementations and training engagements at Carrier, Siemens, Mercedes Benz, Snap-on Tools, Blue Bird, Busch Manufacturing, DAB Pumps and a host of other manufacturing companies. These projects include 10+ Infor ERP LN implementations since 2005 and 7 full life cycle Baan consulting gigs. I have been an LN Finance consultant, ERP trainer, project manager and entrepreneur in addition to running our Infor LN consulting practice.

Feel free to contact me if you need:
* Infor LN consultants with 15+ years of experience
* Infor LN trainers that know their stuff cold
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Survived government contracting, worked through school
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ERP software for manufacturers
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ERP systems, ERP software, Enterprise software consulting, Baan ERP consulting, Infor LN consulting, Business Intelligence, CRM, Finance, data analysis
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  • Performa Apps
    CEO, Infor LN Cosultant, 2000 - present
    Dan Aldridge is the CEO of Performa Apps, an ERP software consulting firm specializing in Infor LN and Baan ERP LN. He has been an ERP consultant for over 17 years since starting with Baan Consulting in 1996. In my consulting career, I have done ERP software implementations and training engagements at Carrier, Siemens, Mercedes Benz, Snap-on Tools, Blue Bird, Busch Manufacturing, DAB Pumps and a host of other manufacturing companies. These projects include 10+ Infor ERP LN implementations since 2005 and 7 full life cycle Baan consulting gigs. I have been an LN Finance consultant, ERP trainer, project manager and entrepreneur in addition to running our Infor LN consulting practice. Feel free to contact us if you need: * Infor ERP LN and Baan ERP system implementations or upgrades * Infor LN consultants with 15+ years of experience * Infor LN trainers with 20+ years of ERP software consulting experience
  • Baan
    Consulting, 1996 - 1999
  • Washington Consulting Group
    Project Manager, 1991 - 1995
  • NERA Economic Consulting
    Programmer Analyst, 1988 - 1990
  • Britches
    Retail Store Manager, 1986 - 1987
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Reston, VA
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Reston, VA - Los Angeles, CA - Washington, DC - Suitland, MD
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Why Brands Need To Act Like Publishers | B2B Marketing Insider
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I was recently interviewed by News 360 on Why Brands Need To Act Like Publishers? This is a huge question on the minds of many marketing lea

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Air Force veteran to IT: ‘Live your dreams’ | Network World
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The iPhone 6 Plus is proof that Apple is scared of Samsung
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