July 26, 2012

2nd Segment of the Cooper / Border States Podcast Series

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The 2nd segment ­of th­e “Climbing the­ E-B­iz Mountain” podcast series cap­tures a disc­ussion about establishing consistency and milestones, and measuring progress with eBusin­ess projects. Listen in as Cooper Industries and Border States Electric representatives shar­e th­eir secrets to success, and don’t forget to share your eBusiness accomplishments with IDEA — nominate your company for IDEA’s Richard Buzun eBusiness Award by August 17th.


  • Greg Thrall, Senior VP Operations & IT (retired), Border States Electric ­
  • Jason Archbold, Marketing Catalog Supervisor, Border States Electric 
  • Samer Shehadeh, EDI Manager, Cooper Industries ­ 
  • Lorraine Mott, Project Leader Electronic Commerce, Cooper Crouse-Hinds 
  • Sonia Coleman, Moderator­

Sneak Peek of the 2nd Segment:­

“In any project you work with where there’s a large, multi-year ERP implementation­, a multi-phase data sync project, I think it’s key to praise your team members. Keep a positive attitude. Make the engagement project fun.”
­­– Cooper Industries

“Focus on the end points, focus on what you’re trying to accomplish and the outputs of what you’re trying to get out, and that can provide a lot of motivation to the team… What gets measured, gets managed.”—Border States

Listen to the 2nd segment of the “Climbing the E-Biz Mountain” podcast series>

Download the “Climbing the E-Biz Mountain” article from NEMA’s electroindustry>

Register for the E-Biz Forum to learn more from these experts – both Cooper and Border States will be hosting break-out sessions at the event September 25-27 in Dallas, TX.

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