Peter Purcell

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Peter Purcell is a co-founder and managing director of Trenegy. He has more than 27 years of business and consulting experience focused on helping companies get value out of their systems. He has led ERP implementations, process redesign projects and change-management initiatives for companies in the energy, manufacturing and services industries. Peter is best known as a someone who can translate the languages of business and IT for clients as they address strategic issues.

Peter gives back to the community by serving on the boards of several nonprofit organizations. He is regularly featured as a keynote speaker at industry conferences and in university programs. He is the editor of Trenegy Perspectives, a quarterly publication that focuses on how companies can successfully leverage technology to support strategic goals and objectives.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Peter Purcell and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications Inc. or its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

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