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Jane Biddle Vice President, Manufacturing Research AberdeenGroup
Jane Biddle leads Aberdeen research efforts in the global manufacturing sector. Through benchmarking studies, best practice reports, and tailored research projects, she remains focused on helping clients understand and anticipate the impact of business and technol- ogy on their organizations. Jane has been at the forefront of technology since implement- ing MRP systems for Hewlett-Packard customers. This experience led her to become MRP/ERP product manager and industry solution manager for Hewlett-Packard's CIM marketing organization. In the mid-1990s, she established the manufacturing practice for Benchmarking Partners before she joined SAP to initiate and manage its Industry Centers of Expertise for the Americas.
Prior to joining Aberdeen, Jane was an independent consultant providing strategic advi- sory services to technology and service providers in the supply chain and manufacturing sectors. Jane is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and has published a number of articles. She is currently serving as APICS West Jersey president. Jane received her BS in Computer Science and MBA from Rivier College in Nashua, N.H., and maintains her APICS CPIM certification status.
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