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Dashe & Thomson announces partnership with education giant McGraw-Hill

Dashe & Thomson, Inc., a recognized leader in enterprise training solutions, announced it has partnered with McGraw-Hill, the content, software, and services-based education company, as they replace their existing financial management systems with a modern ERP solution.
McGraw-Hill chose Oracle e-Business Suite, based on prior experience with Oracle’s products already used within the company. Dashe & Thomson is providing a number of services on the project including Custom Training.

Project Atlas will help McGraw-Hill meet their global digital strategic growth by providing the right management information to the right people at the right time to make the right business decisions.

Jolene Wilson, VP of Training and eLearning Development at Dashe, says “This is more than just software training for a software implementation. Dashe is helping to transform the way that McGraw-Hill does business. We are helping to define how Oracle EBS will impact the way users perform business processes and key performance indicators (KPIs) for each user audience. We will are tying business goals and KPIs back to the custom training we’re building for each group. In addition, we are creating an online learning and reference portal to support users during training, at go-live, and on-going.”

Atlas is more than just a systems replacement. It includes replacing Lawson Financials with the Oracle 12 E-Business Suite and redesigning the Corporation’s Chart of Accounts (COA) to address known deficiencies and leverage leading practices. Atlas will provide dramatic improvements in McGraw Hill’s management information capabilities and lay the foundation required to implement the remaining Atlas projects.

About McGraw-Hill:

With sales of $6.2 billion in 2010, McGraw-Hill has approximately 21,000 employees across more than 280 offices in 40 countries. The company is based in New York, New York. Founded in 1888, The McGraw-Hill Companies is a leading global financial information and education company that helps professionals and students succeed in the Knowledge Economy. Leading brands include Standard & Poor’s, McGraw-Hill Education, Platts energy information services and J.D. Power and Associates. More information is available at www.mcgraw-hill.com

About Dashe & Thomson:

Dashe & Thomson provides customized training solutions to enable large-scale business changes – from enterprise-wide software to process reengineering. The company was founded in 1981 on the belief that knowledgeable users are the key to any company’s goal of achieving return on software investments.

Dashe & Thomson provides highly experienced teams of instructional designers, training developers, trainers, online help developers, and e-learning specialists, using a project methodology developed over the company’s 30-year history. Dashe & Thomson consultants provide training services for both corporate and public sectors, and average more than 15 years of professional experience. To learn more, visit www.dashe.com

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