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Oakland Consulting Group Welcomes Denise Holland as SAP Project Manager

Oakland Consulting Group Welcomes Denise Holland as SAP Project Manager

9/2/2014 12:00:00 AM EDT
2 weeks ago

Lanham, MD 9/2/2014

Oakland Consulting Group, Inc. (OCG) is pleased to announce the recent hiring of Denise Holland to serve as the Project  Manager to assist Prince George’s County, MD with the support of the recently implemented SAP financial solution.  A seasoned project manager with more than 15 years of experience managing IT projects, overseeing production support activities and establishing a Center of Excellence,  Denise will be the primary client executive for the Prince George’s County project.

Prior to joining OCG, Denise worked for AMTRAK where she was the SAP IT Director. Denise has also worked with private and public sector clients, assisting them with their SAP solution implementations.   A strong project manager, Denise actively participates in project management and industry conferences as a speaker and organizer.

A Baltimore native, Denise holds a B.A. in Computer Science from the College of Notre Dame of Maryland and a M.S. in IT/Project Management from the American Intercontinental University.

Oakland Launches New Corporate Branding

Oakland Launches New Corporate Branding

9/1/2014 12:00:00 AM EDT
2 weeks ago

Lanham, MD,  9/1/2014

Oakland Consulting Group is pleased to announce the launch of a new, refreshed visual identity, including the website, ocg-inc.com. The new corporate brand was developed to better communicate the company’s core capabilities as well as reflect its position as one of the nation’s fastest growing private information technology firms.

Visitors are encouraged to explore the new website, which offers more detailed information about Oakland’s five main service areas: Consulting, ERP, Business Intel/Analytics, Software and Staffing. The website’s user-friendly experience stems from its ease of navigation and clean, device-responsive design. 

“Our new visual identity and refreshed website showcase the dynamic expertise and capabilities that Oakland offers its customers,” said Oakland CEO Cedric Nash. “And reinforces our commitment to helping our customers achieve the best possible solutions.”

Oakland Welcomes Rod Rodriguez as Army Lead Client Executive

Oakland Welcomes Rod Rodriguez as Army Lead Client Executive

8/22/2014 12:00:00 AM EDT
4 weeks ago

Lanham, MD,  8/22/2014

Oakland Consulting Group, Inc. (Oakland) is excited to have Rod Rodriquez join the organization in his role as Army Lead Client Executive. In this role, Rod is responsible for taking Oakland’s established Army practice to the next level. He will leverage our strong record of success in the Army Enterprise Systems Integration Program (AESIP) to pursue several targeted Army opportunities. Also, Rod will also play an integral role in further maturing our capture management processes.

Rod brings more than 20 years of strong leadership experience in project and program management and business development. He brings extensive background with the SAP product suite, mostly with the Department of Defense. Most recently he was an Associate Partner at CSC in their Big Data and Analytics Program Management Practice.

Rod holds a BA from Excelsior College, an MBA from Brenau University and a MSIS from Capella University. He is certified ITIL F V3 and PMP.

Prince George’s County Awards Oakland Consulting Group a Contract for ERP Post-Implementation Support

Prince George’s County Awards Oakland Consulting Group a Contract for ERP Post-Implementation Support

6/10/2014 12:00:00 AM EDT
3 months ago

Lanham, MD, 6/10/2014

Prince George’s County Government’s Office of Information Technology (OIT) has awarded Oakland Consulting Group a contract to provide post-implementation support for its Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Program.  The County’s ERP Program aims to replace several of its legacy systems with SAP-based solutions. Oakland will be working closely with the County’s ERP Center of Excellence (CoE) to provide SAP Tier 2 and Tier 3 support services starting July 1, the anticipated go-live date for the first wave of implementation. 

Oakland has served as the key subcontractor during this first wave of the SAP implementation, which addresses finance and procurement functional areas.  Oakland will continue work as a subcontractor on subsequent implementation waves.  The next implementation wave will focus on human capital management and strategic procurement functional areas.  Three more planned implementation waves have goals of providing additional SAP functionality, including work order management, public budget formulation, talent management and treasury services.  Each wave will involve the full implementation life cycle, including functional and technical design, configuration and build, testing, training and change management. Oakland will continue its support of the upcoming implementation waves.

“We are grateful for the opportunity to contribute to the success of this important project for Prince George’s County,” said CEO Cedric Nash.  “We will draw on our 17 years of SAP implementation and support experience, to assist our home county in realizing world-class SAP support.” 

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