Oracle OpenWorld Applications Stream

Oracle OpenWorld Applications Streams

Applications Primary Tracks

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The Applications stream covers all of Oracle’s applications product lines and also includes overarching topics, such as strategy, tools and technology, and upgrade/integration/deployment to help you maximize your Oracle investments. You can explore stream content by business solution area—customer relationship management (CRM), human capital management (HCM), supply chain management (SCM), and financial management, for example—or by product line, including Oracle Fusion Applications; Oracle E-Business Suite; the Oracle Hyperion, Oracle ATG, and Oracle RightNow product lines; and Oracle’s PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, Siebel, Agile, and InQuira applications. The sessions are led by a variety of expert speakers; you’ll hear from Oracle gurus who talk passionately and knowledgeably about the products they’ve developed as well as from customers and partners who discuss their software decisions and real-world experiences. Great products! Great content! Great demand!

Applications Services and Programs

The Applications Services and Programs track covers several industry-leading programs and services through which Oracle offers to help customers maximize the value of their investment in Oracle products and accelerate their business results. Topics include the Oracle Accelerate for Midsize Companies program, Oracle Business Process Outsourcing, Oracle On Demand, Oracle Advanced Customer Services, the Oracle at Oracle program, and more.

Applications Strategy

The Applications Strategy track includes overall applications strategy discussions and product line overviews for the key applications product lines from Oracle, including Oracle Fusion Applications. Sessions feature presentations from Oracle general managers and senior strategy and development executives for the applications product lines, spanning multiple business process areas. Applications strategy sessions provide current product updates, forward-looking strategy, and recommendations for customers.


Applications Tools and Technology

Sponsored by CSC

The Applications Tools and Technology track is consistently popular at Oracle OpenWorld. This comprehensive track is for new or long-standing customers with responsibilities in IT management, development, and operations. Attend to learn about the latest releases, future directions, and best practices in Oracle Applications (Oracle Fusion Applications, Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle's PeopleSoft or JD Edwards lines). Session topics 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 offers sessions focused on the comprehensive, end-to-end tuning approach that encompasses the complete system, including the client, applications, network, database, and servers.

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Applications Upgrade, Implementation, and Integration

Sponsored by Tata Consultancy Services

You have been heard! In response to feedback from customers, Oracle OpenWorld offers a new primary track—Applications Upgrade, Implementation, and Integration—to house all the popular implementation/deployment, upgrade, integration, and applications management/operations best practices sessions for product lines that span multiple business process areas. Don’t miss this track if you are considering or planning for a cross-functional upgrade or implementation of Oracle Applications (Oracle Fusion Applications, Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle's PeopleSoft or JD Edwards) or have just completed one and are now looking for post-implementation applications management best practices.


Customer Relationship Management

Sponsored by Deloitte

Oracle 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 includes strategic executive sessions as well as sessions 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 Management

Sponsored by Deloitte

The 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 to achieve management and operational 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 Hyperion applications are being integrated with Oracle transactional applications and middleware technologies. This track consists of sessions spanning Oracle Hyperion financial consolidation and reporting, integrated business planning, strategy management, and profitability management applications. It is intended for customers using Oracle 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 Oracle Hyperion applications and how they can integrate with and optimize their transactional systems.

Financial Management

Regardless 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 gives you a firsthand look at how Oracle’s latest financial management releases across Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle’s PeopleSoft and JD Edwards lines, and Oracle Fusion Applications will help your organization create and sustain a world-class finance operation.


Governance, Risk, and Compliance

Sponsored by Deloitte

Part of Oracle Fusion Applications, Oracle Fusion Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) provides a complete platform for discovering, managing, and enforcing risk management across the enterprise. Oracle GRC solutions combine unified intelligence to monitor the status of your risk activities, end-to-end support for compliance procedures, and automated controls monitoring and enforcement. In the GRC track sessions, you will learn how Oracle’s integrated GRC offerings help organizations streamline business processes, lower compliance costs, manage enterprise risks, and protect against fraud and error. The track’s lineup of expert speakers includes GRC product strategy and development leaders from Oracle, leading consultants, experienced partners, and customers.


Human Capital Management

Sponsored by Deloitte

Oracle’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, 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.

Product Lifecycle Management and Product Value Chain

Oracle’s concept of the product value chain extends the traditional idea of product lifecycle management (PLM) to include all aspects of product information management (PIM) and treats the management of product development and its associated information as an intrinsic part of overall supply chain management— from inspiration through to commercialization. This approach enables companies to reduce product development time, improve communication and consistency, reduce costs, manage product compliance and quality, and maximize product profitability. In this track, learn how customers are leveraging Oracle’s product value chain concepts—including Oracle’s leading solutions for PLM and PIM, to reach across the boundaries of their enterprise to their global product network composed of customers and outsourced designers, manufacturers, and suppliers. Spotlighted customers and industries will include life sciences, industrial manufacturing, food and beverage, retail, and high technology.

Project Portfolio Management

Managing projects requires organizations to optimize project and resource costs, comply with governance demands, and improve operational efficiency and ROI, yet remain flexible and responsive to shifting demands. Consequently, critical corporate investments require a vigorous application of project management skills to ensure business success across industries including engineering and construction, aerospace and defense, high technology, professional services, public sector, oil and gas, and others. Oracle’s market-leading project portfolio management (PPM) solutions are at the strategic core in both the cost recovery and value creation spectrums. The Project Portfolio Management track addresses Oracle’s PPM solutions including Oracle Projects from Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle’s JD Edwards project management applications, Oracle’s PeopleSoft ESA applications, Oracle Fusion Project Portfolio Management, and Oracle’s Primavera enterprise project portfolio management applications. Sessions showcase Oracle PPM product strategy and development leaders, 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 Procurement

Oracle offers integrated suites of applications that dramatically cut all supply management costs. The Procurement and Sourcing track is dedicated to explaining how today’s procurement and sourcing professionals can leverage enhancements in Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle Fusion Applications, Oracle’s PeopleSoft applications, and Oracle Business Intelligence Applications. Track sessions will introduce exciting new solutions and best practices that increase opportunities for driving cost savings. Attendees will learn directly from Oracle experts and customers who present case studies explaining how to implement best practices using Oracle solutions.


Supply Chain Management

Sponsored by Deloitte

Oracle 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 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.

User Productivity and Adoption

The User Productivity and Adoption track this year features Oracle User Productivity Kit Standard and Oracle User Productivity Kit Professional, end-to-end project lifecycle platforms that help ensure user adoption, increase productivity, and mitigate project risk. In this track, customers, partners, and Oracle experts share best practices, success stories, and the latest product release information to help increase end user productivity and adoption. Find out how Oracle’s user productivity solutions enable organizations to increase workforce effectiveness and do more with less.

Secondary Tracks

Sessions can also have a secondary, optional track that further categorizes the session. Secondary tracks include all the Primary Tracks, as well as specific Applications product lines.

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