Oracle OpenWorld Applications Stream
The Applications stream at Oracle OpenWorld encompasses In sessions for both line-of-business and technical audiences where you'll find product information, sneak peeks at new product releases, strategic information about how to get the most business benefits from your current technology and how to position your company for future growth, and presentations focused on Oracle's strategy and vision for its applications business. Learn from the Oracle experts about the latest in applications tools and technology; the way forward for enterprise and midsize businesses; supply chain management; human capital management; governance, risk, and compliance; Oracle Application Integration Architecture; and the continuing benefits of Oracle's Applications Unlimited strategy.
Applications Primary Tracks
Application Integration Architecture
Oracle Application Integration Architecture (Oracle AIA) delivers prebuilt content, templates, and a methodology for orchestrating agile user-centric business processes across enterprise applications. It is also a central part of Oracle's next-generation applications foundation and overall integration strategy. Oracle AIA enables best-in-class applications—Oracle and non-Oracle—to work together seamlessly, leveraging industry best practices and open standards to reduce costs and increase business flexibility. Built on Oracle Fusion Middleware's service-oriented architecture (SOA), business process management (BPM), and governance products, Oracle AIA transforms rigid IT systems into flexible, integrated environments that can adapt and scale to business needs. With Oracle AIA, customers can gain comfort in knowing that Oracle provides a complete integration solution that is fully supported, enhanced, and maintained by Oracle. The Application Integration Architecture track at Oracle OpenWorld contains sessions on the overall Oracle AIA product strategy and roadmap, customer and partner successes, and best practices and tips for maximizing ROI from existing IT investments.
Applications Strategy, Services, and ProgramsThe Applications Strategy, Services, and Programs track at Oracle OpenWorld includes the applications strategy sessions for product lines that span multiple business process areas. In addition, it houses sessions covering several industry-leading programs and services Oracle offers to help customers maximize the value of their investment in Oracle products and accelerate their business results—including the Oracle Accelerate for Midsize Businesses Program, Oracle Business Process Outsourcing, Oracle On Demand, Oracle Advanced Customer Services, the Oracle@Oracle program, and more.
Applications Tools and TechnologyThe Applications Tools and Technology track is consistently extremely popular at Oracle OpenWorld events. This comprehensive track is for new or long-standing customers with responsibilities in IT management, development, and operations. Attend this track to learn about the latest releases, future directions, and best practices in Oracle Applications. Sessions include architecture and technology stack, the integration of Oracle Fusion Middleware, service-oriented extensibility, customization and development, systems management, and application reporting. In addition, learn how to adopt a systematic approach to resolving complex systemwide performance issues, preempt serious problems, increase system capacity, improve scalability, and extend the life of existing system components. This track also includes sessions focused on the comprehensive, end-to-end tuning approach that encompasses the complete system, including the client, applications, network, database, and servers.
Applications Upgrades and ImplementationYou have been heard! In response to feedback from customers, Oracle OpenWorld offers a new primary track—Applications Upgrades and Implementation—to house all the popular implementation/deployment, upgrade, and applications management/operations best practices sessions for the product lines that span multiple business process areas. Don't miss this track if you are considering or planning for a cross-functional implementation or upgrade of Oracle E-Business Suite or Oracle's PeopleSoft or JD Edwards applications or have just completed one and are now looking for post-implementation applications management best practices.
Customer Relationship ManagementOracle is the global leader in customer relationship management (CRM) applications, offering the most complete CRM portfolio to help companies achieve excellence in sales, marketing, customer service, and loyalty across a wide range of industries. The Customer Relationship Management track at Oracle OpenWorld includes strategic executive sessions as well as those targeted toward specific roles and product lines. Key sessions will discuss Oracle's CRM product strategy and roadmaps, examine customer success stories and best practices, and identify CRM "smart strategies" that organizations can leverage to improve ROI.
Enterprise Performance ManagementThe volume of information generated from enterprise applications is at an all-time high and will continue to increase. Oracle enterprise performance management (EPM) solutions can help organizations leverage their investments in operational systems and operational excellence to achieve management excellence by automating and integrating their management processes. In the Enterprise Performance Management track at Oracle OpenWorld, you will learn more about Oracle's strategy for EPM and business intelligence (BI) applications and how Oracle's Hyperion applications are being integrated with Oracle transactional applications and middleware technologies. This track consists of sessions spanning Hyperion financial consolidation and reporting, integrated business planning, strategy management, and profitability management applications. It is intended for customers using Hyperion products as well as for customers using Oracle's other application lines—including Oracle E-Business Suite and Oracle's PeopleSoft, Siebel, and JD Edwards applications—who are interested in learning about Hyperion applications and how they can integrate with and leverage their transactional systems.
Financial ManagementRegardless of size, all organizations want a highly effective finance operation. Oracle has a strong portfolio of financial applications that offers broad coverage across industries and geographies. With simplification and standardization at the top of the agenda in this global environment, Oracle's integrated and market-leading solutions for finance operations can help you improve visibility into business-critical information, effectively manage all fiduciary and statutory requirements, and realize maximum efficiencies by automating and standardizing key business processes. The Financial Management track at Oracle OpenWorld gives you a firsthand look at how Oracle's latest financial management releases across Oracle E-Business Suite and Oracle's PeopleSoft and JD Edwards applications lines will help your organization create and sustain a world-class finance operation.
Governance, Risk, and ComplianceOracle is the global leader in governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) applications, middleware, and infrastructure. As businesses strive to recover from the global economic crisis, the right GRC solution can provide them with the foundation to transform uncertainties to opportunities and to run their businesses better—and prove it. In Oracle OpenWorld's Governance, Risk, and Compliance track sessions, you learn how Oracle's comprehensive and integrated GRC offerings help organizations around the world. Hear how Oracle customers are automating processes, lowering costs, strengthening corporate governance, and managing their enterprise risks with Oracle's GRC solutions. Discover how to minimize the cost and complexity of multiple requirements related to governance, risk, and compliance; safeguard your business with protected, reliable information; and improve risk management across your enterprise. This track's lineup of expert speakers includes GRC product strategy and development leaders from Oracle, leading consultants, experienced partners, and customers.
Human Capital ManagementOracle's human capital management (HCM) applications provide organizations with end-to-end HCM capabilities to help reduce costs and increase employee productivity. These solutions offer the strategic advantage of global and complete capabilities that connect people, business processes, and intelligence. Oracle offers HCM solutions in a variety of delivery models for customers to choose from, resulting in significant benefits and savings to any organization. In the Human Capital Management track at Oracle OpenWorld, you will find out how customers are using Oracle's HCM products to streamline HR operations, strengthen workforce governance, and boost organizational performance through a more effective workforce. This track covers foundational applications for core HR—payroll, time and labor, and benefits—as well as more-strategic products for managing talent through recruiting, performance, and learning; managing service delivery to the workforce; and using connected business intelligence to optimize business insight, decisions, and actions.
Master Data ManagementThe Master Data Management track at Oracle OpenWorld gives you a firsthand look at Oracle's latest master data management (MDM) releases and how organizations in every industry are using MDM to reduce operational and integration costs, accelerate new product introduction, maximize ROI from existing applications, and facilitate compliance by enabling real data governance. Oracle has the broadest portfolio of MDM applications on the market. The suite of MDM products available from Oracle includes applications for managing and cleansing master data across all key data domains spanning customer, supplier, partner, constituent, student, product, site, and financial data and comes with data governance tools. In addition, by utilizing Oracle Application Integration Architecture, Oracle's MDM solutions provide out-of-the-box integration of the authoritative master data throughout the IT landscape, ensuring lowest risks and fastest time to value.
Product Lifecycle ManagementIn the Product Lifecycle Management track at Oracle OpenWorld, experts, partners, and customers discuss how Oracle's Agile product lifecycle management applications enable companies to reduce product costs, manage product risks, accelerate product innovation, manage product compliance and quality, and maximize product profitability. Learn how Agile products help companies manage the information, processes, and decisions about their products throughout the product lifecycle and across the boundaries of their enterprise and the global product network composed of customers and outsourced designers, manufacturers, and suppliers. Highlighted industries include consumer packaged goods, food and beverage, electronics and high technology, industrial, life sciences, and semiconductors.
Project Portfolio ManagementAn increased level of scrutiny and accountability is driving enterprise decision-making. In industries including engineering and construction, aerospace and defense, high technology, professional services, and public sector, critical business investments are being made with an emphasis on cost containment and direct revenue contribution, as well on as ensuring a rapid payback period and return. Project portfolio management (PPM) solutions are at the core of organizational efforts across both the cost recovery and value creation spectrums. Oracle's world-class PPM solutions provide organizations with the smart strategies needed to navigate dynamic business conditions and answer questions such as "What are my current projects, and how are they really performing?" The Project Portfolio Management track at Oracle OpenWorld features a lineup of expert speakers showcasing PPM product strategy and development leaders from Oracle, diverse customers across industries, and experienced partners, all sharing their PPM best practices, success stories, and the latest product release information to help enhance your project portfolio performance.
Sourcing and ProcurementOracle offers integrated suites of applications that dramatically cut all supply management costs. The Sourcing and Procurement track at Oracle OpenWorld is dedicated to explaining how today's sourcing and procurement professionals should leverage enhancements in Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1, Oracle's PeopleSoft 9.1, and Oracle Business Intelligence Applications 9.7.6. Track sessions will introduce exciting new solutions and software-as-a-service deployment alternatives that offer increased opportunities for driving cost savings. Attendees will learn directly from Oracle experts responsible for product development. And customers will present case studies explaining how to implement best practices based on Oracle's sourcing and procurement solutions.
Supply Chain ManagementOracle provides a best-in-class, complete, open, and integrated supply chain management (SCM) solution that powers information-driven value chains. The Supply Chain Management track at Oracle OpenWorld includes broad supply chain sessions for executives as well as subtracks or programs targeted toward specific supply chain functional roles, including product development, planning, procurement, manufacturing, logistics and transportation, and after-market service. Key sessions discuss Oracle's supply chain strategy, development plans, and solution roadmaps; present customer success stories and best practices; and outline specific supply chain "smart strategies" that companies can employ for rapid and quantifiable ROI even in today's economic environment. Learn how leading companies are using Oracle's SCM solutions to drive business performance today.
Applications Secondary Tracks
AgileIn the Agile track, experts, partners, and customers discuss how Oracle's Agile product lifecycle management applications enable companies to accelerate product innovation and maximize product profitability. Learn how Agile products help companies manage the information, processes, and decisions about their products throughout the product lifecycle and across the boundaries of their enterprise and the global product network comprising customers and outsourced designers, manufacturers, and suppliers. Highlighted industries include automotive, consumer packaged goods, electronics and high technology, industrial, life sciences, and semiconductors. You can find all Agile sessions within the Product Lifecycle Management primary track.
DemantraIn the Demantra track, you will learn more about Oracle's best-in-class demand management, sales and operations planning, and trade promotions management solutions. You will hear how Oracle's Demantra products can help you proactively and accurately predict and respond to demands, improve service levels and customer satisfaction, grow sales, and lower inventory and distribution costs.
HyperionOracle's Hyperion performance management applications are a key element of Oracle's enterprise performance management system. In the Hyperion track, you'll get an introduction to and updates on Hyperion financial consolidation and reporting, integrated business planning, strategy management, and profitability management applications. This track is for Hyperion customers as well as for customers using Oracle's other application lines—including Oracle E-Business Suite and Oracle's PeopleSoft, Siebel, and JD Edwards applications—who are interested in learning about Hyperion applications and how they can integrate with and leverage your transactional systems. You can find all the Hyperion sessions within the Enterprise Performance Management primary track.
JD EdwardsOracle's JD Edwards customers have been experiencing the results of product enhancements delivered as part of Oracle's Applications Unlimited strategy. The momentum continues as customers of Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne and JD Edwards World lines embrace the enhancements, which deliver new depths in technology, functionality, and industry solutions as defined by customer-driven requirements. In addition to enhancing the core enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions, Oracle continues to integrate its acquired applications and technology into the JD Edwards World and JD Edwards EnterpriseOne strategy roadmaps, bringing the latest and greatest advancements to its JD Edwards customers. In all the JD Edwards sessions, you will find out how Oracle's continued investment in both JD Edwards product lines translates to business benefits for customers.
On Demand/SaaSThe On Demand/SaaS secondary track includes all the Oracle OpenWorld sessions focused on hosted and on-demand managed applications as well as the Oracle software-as-a-service sessions.
Oracle E-Business SuiteCompanies of all sizes across all industries are successfully running their businesses using Oracle E-Business Suite applications. Oracle E-Business Suite provides businesses with the functional best practices and industry-specific capabilities they need to adapt to change and compete more effectively. In the Oracle E-Business Suite track, you'll get updates on the Oracle E-Business Suite applications strategy and roadmap as well as insight into the value customers are seeing with the latest releases. Learn what's new in Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1 and what to expect in the future as Oracle continues to innovate across its growing family of industry-leading business applications.
PeopleSoftDifferent constituents within the universe of Oracle's PeopleSoft customers have different needs. PeopleSoft applications enable organizational success by addressing the unique needs of three key constituents: line of business owners (LOBs), end users, and IT managers. In the PeopleSoft track, you'll learn how PeopleSoft applications drive end user productivity by delivering easy-to-use applications and tools that allow users to do their jobs the way that is best for them. You'll also learn how PeopleSoft solutions are functionally complete in order to meet the needs of your business and your industry and how PeopleSoft applications can enable IT to impact the business and address internal stakeholders' needs more quickly at a lower cost.
PrimaveraThe need to reduce risk and control project costs has never been greater. Enterprises need to achieve excellence while adapting to a changing business environment and economic conditions. One failed strategic project can eliminate an organization's profitability for the year. To succeed, organizations need absolute alignment between strategy, execution, and results. Thousands of companies around the world turn to Oracle's Primavera line of project, program, and portfolio management solutions to help them make better portfolio investment decisions, improve governance, prioritize their project investments and resources, and deliver tangible results back to the business. You will find all the Primavera sessions within the Project Portfolio Management primary track.
SiebelOracle offers the most complete customer relationship management (CRM) portfolio, providing a wide range of capabilities across its Siebel Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Oracle CRM On Demand product lines to help companies better attract, serve, and retain customers to maximize profitability. Available on demand or on premises and fine-tuned to meet the needs of dozens of industries, Oracle's complete CRM suite offers the functionality, flexibility, and rapid time to value you need to quickly seize advantage in changing and uncertain business conditions. Attend the Siebel CRM and Oracle CRM On Demand sessions to learn how your company can leverage the strengths of this extended line of CRM applications to meet current and future needs. You will find all the Siebel CRM and Oracle CRM On Demand sessions within the Customer Relationship Management primary track.