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Specializations

  • SAP Enterprise Solutions
  • Financial Systems
  • Business Analytics

Courses

  • IMT 572 - Introduction To Data Science
  • IMT 576 - Foundations Of Strategic And Managerial Business Intelligence
  • LIS 572 - Introduction To Data Science

Biography

Edmund's two and half decades of experience in Professional Services, Software, and Academia bring instant credibility and thought leadership across various functional areas and industries.
Edmund has helped hundreds of Global 1000 companies in various strategy and implementation roles recently earning innovation acclaim from SAP for S/4HANA. Formerly as an Executive at SAP, a major global consultancy, and a niche analytics firm, Edmund brought strategic, business and technical expertise in operationalizing solutions garnering regard on Gartner’s Magic Quadrant. He was also one of the founders of the Master of Business Analytics Program at Benedictine University.

Education

  • MS, Management Information Systems, Benedictine University, 1999
  • MBA, Management Information Systems, Benedictine University, 1998
  • BA, Economics, University of Illinois, 1991
  • BA, History, University of Illinois, 1991

Awards

  • CIO Review Norstar, Top SAP Providers, 2017
  • Gartner Magic Quadrant Global BI and EPM, 2009
  • Top Value and Utilization Inforte, 2007
  • Top Value and Utilization Inforte, 2006
  • SAP America CEO Summit, Top Employees, 2002
  • SAP America CEO Summit, Top Employees, 2001
  • SAP America Cornerstone of Leadership, 2000
  • Top Performers — President's Club SAP America, 1996
  • Top Performers — President's Club SAP America, 1995

Publications and Contributions

  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    Norstar Consulting Group: Specialized SAP Services for Next-gen Businesses (Top 2017 providers Companies) (2017)
    CIO Review Author: Edmund Manrique

Presentations

  • Digital Transformation and Innovation Think Tank (2018)
    SAP & ASUG Leadership - Nashville, Tennessee
  • Track Chairman for Value Enablement and Data Migrations (2018)
    SAP Centric Financials - Dallas, Texas
  • Digital Transformation (2017)
    SAP Centric Financials - Dallas, Texas
  • Hot Topics: Finance & Analytics (2017)
    SAP Global Webinar for SAP - Online
  • Industry Impacts of IFRS 15 and Revenue Recognition (2017)
    SAP / ASUG Global Webinar - Online
  • Migrate Financial Accounting and Controlling (FICO) to SAP S/4HANÁ (2016)
    SAP ASUG & Sapphire - Orlando, Florida
  • Analytics in a Modern World: Enabling Business Strategy and Decision Making (2014)
    CISA - Fort Myers, Florida
  • Legislators are Stricter in Regulating Dangerous Goods/Hazardous Materials — It’s a good thing — We Did it and Reduced Cost/Risk (2014)
    SAP ASUG & Sapphire - Orlando, Florida
  • The GOOD , BAD & UGLY of Starter Kits for EPM 10 / BPC (2013)
    SAP ASUG & Sapphire - Orlando, Florida
  • Why should we buy and implement BI, BOBJ, BPC and HANA? (2012)
    ASUG & Sapphire - Orlando, Florida
  • Multiple SAP BusinessObjects (BPC) NetWeaver Implementations: All with a Common Theme of Prepping to Go Beyond Budgeting (2011)
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • SAP BusinessObjects: Planning and Reporting Case Studies (2011)
    Georgia Business Objects User Group - Atlanta, Georgia
  • BPC Planning (2010)
    ASUG - Online
  • Getting SMART — SPX Management Reporting Tool using BW/ BOBJ (2010)
    Sapphire - Orlando, Florida
  • How to get started in Business Objects BPC (2010)
    Arizona SAP Users Group - Phoenix, Arizona
  • Piggyback on IFRS demands to enable SAP Management and Financial Consolidations (2010)
    ASUG - Orlando, Florida
  • Are you considering consolidations? Should you use EC-CS, BCS, BPC, Cartesis, or stay with Hyperion (2009)
    ASUG / Sapphire - Orlando, Florida
  • BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation (2009)
    ASUG - Online
  • Learn how to integrate Business Objects solutions within your SAP enterprise — Architectural Options Part 1 (2009)
    SAP America - Chicago, Illinois, and Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Utilizing SAP BPC to Navigate the 21st Century (2009)
    ASUG - Online
  • Learn how to integrate Business Objects solutions within your SAP enterprise (2008)
    SAP America - Irvine, California, and Palo Alto, California
  • What to Use for Planning? (2008)
    ASUG / Sapphire - Orlando, Florida
  • ONE TRUTH — Developing a Financial Consolidation Capability Using ECC, BCS, NW04S and the DW (2007)
    ASUG Annual - Atlanta, Georgia
  • SEM BPS, ECC and BW to Improve Corporate Governance, Quality for SOX (2007)
    ASUG Annual - Atlanta, Georgia
  • Create a Service Line Organization to Support Business Needs (2006)
    Conference Board - Chicago, Illinois
  • How to build a BI Service Line Within Your Shared Services Organization (2006)
    WisPubs BW Portals - Orlando, Florida
  • Minimizing Tax Spend Through Implementation of SAP BI Solutions (2006)
    ASUG Annual - Orlando, Florida
  • BW Reporting for FICO/HRM and Implementation & Strategies (2004)
    ERP Forum - Phoenix, Arizona
  • BW Reporting for Finance Personnel (2004)
    ERP Forum - Phoenix
  • Lessons learned for SAP Strategic Enterprise Management (2004)
    ASUG Technology Forum - Dallas, Texas
  • Lessons Learned from Implementing SEM — Part II (2004)
    ASUG Annual - Atlanta, Georgia
  • Utilizing Strategic Enterprise Management (2004)
    BI ASUG - Houston, Texas
  • Consolidated Reporting (2003)
    ASUG Financials 2003 - New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Implementing Strategic Enterprise Management (2003)
    ASUG Financials 2003 - New Orleans, Louisiana
  • R/3 Financials Reporting Tools (2003)
    Reporting Symposium - San Antonio, Texas
  • SAP BW Information Modeling (2003)
    BI, Tech & Infrastructure Forum - Dallas, Texas
  • ERP to E-BIZ (2001)
    MIT Sloan Business School - Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • A Look @ R3 FI / CO (1999)
    Curriculum Congress, University Alliance - Rosemont, Illinois
  • Integrated Process with SAP Systems (1998)
    Indiana University - Bloomington, Indiana
  • What is SAP R/3? (1998)
    AITP - Naperville, Illinois