This year at QAD Explore 2016, Strategic is proud to announce that two of our customers will be sharing their experiences concerning upgrading from QAD SE to EE and going live with QAD QAD ERPERP.

Walter Little of Second Sight Medical will be talking about a very successful upgrade of their QAD system in 2015, moving from SE to EE in six weeks including FDA validation. The timeline, methodology and lessons learned will also be presented.

Robert Straub of Entellus Medical will be presenting how the company went live on QAD Cloud ERP in a fully validated and qualified environment in just six weeks, bringing the project in on time and on budget.

Following is the lineup for these speakers:

Session Title: Upgrading to QAD Enterprise Edition

Track C6:   Wednesday, May 4 from 2:45 to 3:45 PM

Presenter: Walter Little, Senior Enterprise Applications Engineer, Second Sight Medical

Session Title: QAD Enterprise Applications 2015 Implementation Success

Track B8:  Thursday, May 5 from 9:45 to 10:45 AM

Presenter: Robert W. Straub Jr., Senior Director of Information Technology, Entellus Medical, Inc.

QAD Explore will be held in Chicago from May 2-5, 2016 at the Hilton Chicago.  Explore is QAD’s largest annual event where customers, partners, sponsors and QAD experts come together for a week of informative sessions, hands-on training, manufacturing industry-specific presentations and networking.  For more information about Explore, see:

QAD Customers can register for the event at