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Odoo Experience 2020 Online!

September 30     October 1

Odoo Experience is the perfect opportunity to bring together the global community of Odoo users, developers, and enthusiasts. Now that times have changed, this year, Odoo Experience is coming to you. Get ready to learn, connect, and enjoy in Odoo's first online edition. Meet Novobi and see what we have been working on first hand with our upcoming talks during this year's Odoo Experience.

Novobi's Talks at Odoo Experience 2020

Stop by and (virtually) meet the Novobi team! With several talks on key Odoo functions that we've enhanced over the years, as well as a deep dive into some of our strongest client work we look forward to sharing our greatest takeaways with you!

Odoo Payroll

For the U.S. and Canada, learn more about using Odoo for Payroll

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Smart Inventory

Practical application of demand-driven procurement optimization

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Retail Solution

Multi-channel retail allows businesses to seamlessly expand across channels

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Case Study: Odoo for a high-volume multichannel retailer

Learn how Odoo is used at a retailer selling on 30+ channels and daily orders as high as 100K

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Case Study: Odoo for Engineer to Order (ETO)

Learn how Inline Cleaning Systems, a machinary ETO firm, run entire of their business on Odoo

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Odoo Payroll

Hien Pham, CPA

Odoo’s flexibility and rich features make it a great platform for integrated HR, finance and operational workflows. By connecting HR functions to time tracking and financial systems, Odoo Payroll helps businesses -- especially those having project-based or hourly-based payroll -- cut costs and enhance operational efficiency. No data entry nor integration with 3rd-party payroll solutions is needed and payroll-related information, such as employee information, employment information, commission information, and especially timesheet information, is seamlessly accessible from the Payroll app. 


The system provides payroll tax calculations for the US and Canada, including multi-state taxation and reciprocity, as well as advanced payroll features, such as payroll automation, deduction management, project-based payment, etc. 


In this talk, which is geared towards users and managers of financial and HR functions, especially in manufacturing and service companies, we will present how Odoo can be expanded to create an integrated payroll solution. We will also present a real-world case study about Inline Cleaning Systems (ICS), a US-based manufacturing company, who utilized Novobi’s Odoo Payroll in their all-in-one Engineer-to-Order (ETO) system. 


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Demand Driven Procurement: Smart Inventory

David Inbar

Procurement optimization is challenging at the best of times. It has now become a massive challenge as Covid-19 and international trade disputes disrupt both supply and demand patterns.  Effective procurement depends on accurate and reliable demand forecasts that, in turn, depend on reliable and consistent data. 


With a customer base that sells through multiple B2B and B2C channels and marketplaces, Novobi has witnessed large fluctuations in volume, with some cases jumping as much as by a factor of 30. In addition, longer lead times and difficulty making accurate demand forecasts means that maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction becomes a major concern.


Learn how Odoo is extended for procurement optimization through an introduction to demand forecasting and tips for advanced strategies inventory decisions. The talk will cover examples of procurement optimization and will provide valuable insights for business users and Odoo partners involved in managing supply chains, procurement and sales practices.


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Retail Solution

Nguyen Hoang

In order to stay competitive in the Industry 4.0 era and reach largely unpredictable consumers, retailers must increasingly expand their digital footprints across multiple sales channels, including e-commerce websites, marketplaces, and social commerce platforms. With the power of Odoo’s cross-channel integration, retailers have the ability to expand their reach while still utilizing the ease of operating within a single platform. Join us to learn how Odoo’s integrated platform can be used to centralize and simplify multichannel retail operations for greater ROI and sophisticated functionality. 


We will present Novobi’s solutions to help online retailers list and sell their products the easiest way with Odoo: listing products to a new channel takes a few clicks, sales orders are synced automatically to Odoo, fulfillment information is synced back to sales channels in real time, and customer information is integrated across channels.  The listing management functionalities retain Odoo central product catalog, while allowing channel-specific information for each listing. 


This talk is for all business users, managers, and developers in the retail industry.


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ArtNaturals Case Study

Lee Lou

ArtNaturals, a fast growing multi-brand retailer that sells on over 30 B2B and B2C channels, needed a reliable system to scale to a multi-billion dollar business. With weekly volume in the tens-of-thousands of orders, including Seller Fulfilled Prime (SFP) orders -- which require Amazon Prime delivery standards -- they needed high-performance fulfillment operations as well as highly-automated functions in all remaining operational verticals. The company decided to use Odoo due to its unparalleled flexibility and its ability to automate major functions for rapid scale. In addition, Odoo’s hosting flexibility allowed them to maximize uptime and scale architecture with the business needs.


Learn more about how ArtNaturals was able to achieve operational excellence on the Odoo platform with key insights on scalability for high-volume retail businesses, multichannel sales management, automated fulfillment operations, and analytics-based procurement optimization. This case study examines the unique power of Odoo’s integrated platform with specialized hosting to deliver enterprise-caliber solutions to almost any business.  


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Inline Cleaning Systems Case Study

Duy Vu

Product lifecycle management (PLM) is a central component of the system that many manufacturing companies, particularly Engineer-to-Order (ETO) companies, use to control procurement of parts from suppliers as well as its intake of components from customers for planning, designing, and manufacturing products. With the need to produce high quality products faster and at a lower cost, companies that apply engineer-to-order must deploy a nimble and adaptive approach to the manufacturing process including a flexible BOM structure for frequent changes and reworks. 


Learn how Odoo can be used to support greater flexibility in BOM synchronization, engineering change orders, and product traceability in sophisticated product lifecycle management for manufacturers through a case study on Inline Cleaning Systems (ICS). As a 30-year old engineer-to-order (ETO) business in the machinery industry, ICS constantly faces the challenge of producing high quality products faster and at a lower cost. Having migrated to Odoo for a next-generation all-in-one system to run their entire business, ICS also realized that Odoo would be able to provide support for ETO workflows in their manufacturing process.


The discussion will cover this specific use case for an integrated engineer-to-order workflow for ICS which included integration with SOLIDWORKS, project-based customer invoicing, and staff payroll. In addition to the case study, the discussion will provide valuable insights for developers and business users managing supply chain, warehousing, and manufacturing management.


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Meet the Speakers

Nguyen Hoang

Nguyen Hoang is a certified Odoo consultant with over 7 years of experience and has delivered over 30 Odoo solutions for retail and manufacturing companies in the US. Hoang also led the implementation of several Novobi’s products in finance and retail, including US Financial and Managerial Accounting, North American Payroll, and Omni-Channel Management. Hoang is the lead engineer at Novobi, an Odoo Gold Partner in Austin, Texas.

David Inbar

David Inbar has more than 25 years of technology and business experience in enterprise data management, integration, analytics and big data infrastructure. He has built and managed product and services teams in Europe and the US, focusing on solutions for customers’ toughest data problems. Inbar is passionate about identifying and understanding customers’ business challenges and designing analytic solutions that deliver significant business advantage to customers. He holds an MBA and a Master’s degree in engineering.

Lee Lou

Lee Lou is a certified Odoo consultant with over 7 years of experience delivering over 30 Odoo solutions for North American clients. Lou is also certified in Magento eCommerce platform. Lou holds a Master’s degree in business analytics and is passionate about helping retailers scale on Odoo. 

Hien Pham, CPA

Hien Pham is a certified Odoo consultant with over 4 years of experience assisting North American businesses in implementing and utilizing Odoo Accounting and Payroll. Pham is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with over 15 years of experience in both International Accounting Standards and US GAAP Accounting Standards. Pham holds a Master’s degree in Accounting and is also an expert in SAP Accounting, Quickbooks, and Peachtree.

Duy Vu

Duy Vu is a certified Odoo consultant with over 4 years of experience delivering over 20 Odoo solutions for North American clients. Vu holds a Master’s degree in Information System Management, specializing in data analytics and enterprise system management.