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NEWS

 
John Murphy

Oracle Value Chain Summit Offers an Exceptional Opportunity for Business Transformation

The Oracle Value Chain Summit is slated for January 26 to 28 in San Jose, California. Have you registered yet? Oracle Senior Director for Value Chain Management John Murphy offers details about the summit agenda and tips to help you make your case for attendance.
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New Oracle Product Value Chain Cloud Optimizes Product Development Resources

To give organizations the latest tools to fully optimize their value chains, Oracle now offers Oracle Product Value Chain Cloud. The new solution creates a single record to manage all aspects of a product’s lifecycle, from innovation and development to commercialization.
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Now Available via the Cloud: Oracle’s Leading Solutions for Transportation and Global Trade Management

Companies now have an important new choice for managing complex logistics and trade operations: Oracle’s industry-leading transportation and global trade management solutions are now available via the cloud. Oracle’s new Oracle Transportation Management Cloud Service and Oracle Global Trade Management Cloud Service enable organizations to quickly deploy enterprise-class software on a unified platform that ensures reliability, scalability, and security.
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VIDEOS

 
Making a Difference at Hologic

Making a Difference at Hologic

Hologic’s Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer Dave Rudzinsky discusses how Hologic's commitment to providing women with extraordinarily powerful care is supported by Oracle’s Agile Product Lifecycle Management and other Oracle technologies that help Hologic rapidly launch innovative, life-saving medical devices.


Unique by Design

This video details Noble Energy's use of Oracle products, including Oracle Asset Lifecycle Management, to enable Noble’s sustainability and maintenance programs.


SCM General Session at Oracle OpenWorld 2014

Watch a replay of Oracle’s Senior Vice President of Applications Development Rick Jewell’s supply chain management general session presentation.


Oracle E-Business Suite: What's New in Logistics? Oracle Yard Management

This video discusses the newest logistics product, Oracle Yard Management, just released in Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2.4. This product automates management of parking yards, be they distribution centers, shipping containers, or production facilities.


Oracle E-Business Suite: What's New and Upcoming in Oracle Manufacturing and In Memory Applications?

This video covers new Oracle E-Business Suite enhancements in the core manufacturing execution area, lean manufacturing, as well as in-memory applications.

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PRODUCT UPDATES

 

New Mobile Apps for Oracle E-Business Suite

Oracle has released several new Oracle E-Business Suite smartphone applications, which provide manufacturing and maintenance customers with vital mobile access for their workforce. Read the press release for more details.

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ANALYST REPORTS

 

Value Chain Execution: Gartner Magic Quadrant Recognizes Oracle as a Warehouse Management Leader

Oracle is in the Leaders Quadrant in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems (September 30, 2014, ID:G00263182, C. Dwight Klappich).


CIMdata Innovation Management: Improving Returns on Innovation Investments

Leading product lifecycle management analyst firm CIMdata identifies innovation as a top priority and primary growth driver for top executives.


Kaiser Permanente Supply Chain Transformation

Read a Forbes.com guest column by Steve Banker of ARC Advisory Group that discusses Kaiser Permanente’s journey to transform its supply chain. Although still at the beginning stages of this transformation, they have gone live with Oracle Demantra solutions and have piloted the new supply chain processes at four facilities.

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THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

 

American Shipper Report: Hype or Reality? How Supply Chain Convergence and Cloud Impact Global Trade Management Usage

Compliance professionals need to familiarize themselves with technology that empowers the most robust global trade management programs. Are you struggling to understand how dynamics such as supply chain convergence and cloud-deployed applications might affect you? If so, check out this recent report that covers how global trade practitioners view these trends.


Optimizing Sales and Trade Planning: Delivering New Proficiency in Your Value Chain

Discover how Oracle’s Demantra Predictive Trade Planning can help you become more demand-driven by improving visibility and transparency.

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CUSTOMER BUZZ

 

Nerves of Steel

POSCO, a leading Korean steelmaker, produces high-quality steel for the engineering, automotive, electronics, and construction sectors. The company initiated a project to re-engineer its entire enterprise resource planning process, including sales, purchasing, and production. Read how several supply chain management applications, including Oracle Product Information Management, Oracle Fusion Product Hub, and Oracle Process Manufacturing helped it achieve its goals.


Meeting Medical Device Compliance with Agile Product Lifecycle Management

Sorin Group, headquartered in Milan, Italy, is a global medical device company and a leader in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases. In September 2013, the US FDA ruled that medical devices distributed in the United States must carry a unique device identifier (UDI) to more quickly identify product problems, target recalls more effectively, and improve patient safety. Read how the company chose Oracle Agile Product Collaboration to enable UDI compliance, making it the first company in Europe and the second in the world to become UDI compliant.


Market Trends and Customer Successes

Powerful customer stories can be used to guide, inspire, or make a point. Visit Oracle’s new Market Trends and Customer Successes page to find great customer stories organized by market trends and featuring regularly updated content from Oracle’s magazines, blogs, and other publishing venues.

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WEBCASTS

 

Webcast Replay: Finally! Transportation and Trade for Everyone

Oracle Vice President Derek Gittoes discusses the evolution of logistics applications to the cloud, the corresponding benefits that can be achieved, as well as Oracle’s newly released Oracle Transportation Management Cloud Service and Oracle Global Trade Management Cloud Service solutions. CEO of Eminent Group Kathy Moore shares best practices for transitioning to cloud computing and case studies of customers that have transformed their transportation operations by making the transition.


Upcoming Webcasts: Oracle Transportation Management In the Cloud

Learn how Oracle Transportation Management applications can be implemented in the cloud. Register today for the presentation most convenient for you.


Upcoming Webcasts: Global Trade Compliance in the Cloud

Find out how Oracle’s global trade compliance applications can be implemented in the cloud. Register today for the presentation most convenient for you.

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IN THE NEWS

 

Profit Magazine: Follow the Fleet

Moving goods from point A to point B follows anything but a straight line. Within the context of this increasingly complex and expanding transportation industry, Oracle Fleet Management provides shippers with complete visibility into the various modes of fulfillment capabilities available to them.


Consumer Goods Technology: Land O’Lakes Reinforces Business Through IT

In the latest issue of Consumer Goods Technology, Land O’Lakes highlights the benefits it has achieved with various Oracle solutions, including Oracle Demantra, across numerous divisions.


Desktop Engineering: Cross the PLM Culture vs. Technology Divide

Read the article in which Oracle Vice President of Product Strategy John Kelley outlines how, when properly deployed, product lifecycle management solutions fundamentally change the way multiple departments engage with product data, both in terms of creating new data and accessing existing data.

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LEARN MORE

 

Innovation Management for the Modern Age

Read a new ipaper—part infographic and part brochure—to find out how Oracle provides the most relevant innovation solution for today’s business.


Oracle Value Chain Planning: Plan to Succeed

This latest brief highlighting Oracle’s Value Chain Planning solutions outlines the available suite of planning applications, the corresponding benefits customers can achieve, and some interesting ROI metrics from existing customers.


New Solution Brief: Oracle Product Value Chain Cloud

Oracle Product Value Chain Cloud offers the best of both worlds—modern product lifecycle management with the time and cost savings of the public cloud and the security of your own private database.

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FEATURED RESOURCES

 

Oracle Supply Chain Management on Oracle.com

Check out the newly refreshed supply chain management pages on Oracle.com. View information by role and by product.


Oracle Fusion Applications


Oracle Procurement Applications—All Product Lines


Oracle Advisor Webcast Schedule (login required)

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USER GROUPS

 

Oracle Applications Users Group: Value Chain Planning Special Interest Group


Oracle Transportation Management Special Interest Group

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TRAINING

 

Ensure the smooth, rapid, and successful deployment of your Oracle Fusion Applications with the following new and updated implementation training from Oracle University.

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EVENTS

 

UKOUG Apps14

December 8–10, 2014 | Liverpool, England


Oracle Value Chain Summit 2015

January 26–28, 2015 | San Jose, California
Become an agent of change. Oracle has invited more than 150 value chain leaders to gather at the Oracle Value Chain Summit 2015 to share how they are supporting new opportunities and enabling extraordinary results.


European Oracle Value Chain Summit 2015

March 10–11, 2015 | Twickenham, England


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