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Exclusive COLLABORATE 14 Content: Customers Reveal Real-World Success with Oracle Business Analytics

In April 2014, thousands of Oracle customers gathered for COLLABORATE 14, the largest annual conference of its kind. Amid all the activity, a host of customers went on camera to discuss their experiences using Oracle Business Analytics solutions—from optimizing operations to capturing new market opportunities. Read about their stories and access the videos below.
  • Ameren's Chris Nelms on Oracle Procurement and Spend Analytics
    Nelms, managing supervisor for supply chain processes and systems at Ameren, discusses the ways Oracle Procurement and Spend Analytics is helping increase visibility into Ameren's procurement process and improve understanding of suppliers. Nelms also provides some specific advice for organizations that want to achieve results similar to Ameren's.

  • Acadia Healthcare's Brooks Loomis on Oracle Hyperion Planning at Collaborate 2014
    Loomis, a financial analyst at Acadia Healthcare, explains how Oracle Hyperion Planning makes more-nimble budgeting possible, enabling his team to do many tasks simultaneously and better support the needs of his organization's constantly changing business processes and priorities. Brooks also offers advice on security best practices using Oracle's planning solution.

  • University of California, Berkeley's Mehmet Sevinc on Oracle Hyperion Public Sector Planning and Budgeting
    Sevinc, planning administrator for the University of California, Berkeley, discusses how more than 500 people in his organization are using Oracle Hyperion Public Sector Planning and Budgeting to plan and forecast for 18,000 positions and 15,000 employees. He also discusses how the university can report on employee- and position-level data quickly and easily thanks to task lists and clearly defined procedures.

  • The City of Atlanta's Youlanda Carr and Alfonso Pinan on Oracle Hyperion Public Sector Planning and Budgeting
    Carr, director of budget administration, and Alfonso Pinan, director of financial systems services, both serve the City of Atlanta. Together, they explain how, by relying on Oracle Hyperion Public Sector Planning and Budgeting, they can report with a high degree of confidence on their city's fiscal matters—including the ability to produce huge budget books in minutes rather than days.

  • ADP's Josephine Niemiec on Oracle Hyperion Workforce Planning
    Niemiec, senior director of financial operating systems and reporting at ADP, talks about how Oracle Hyperion Workforce Planning has enabled ADP to bring more than 100 Excel-based labor models representing more than 60,000 employees globally, into the single, centralized workforce model that Oracle Hyperion Workforce Planning makes possible.

  • Hess Corporation's Doreen Fox-Dwyer on Regulatory Reporting with Oracle Enterprise Performance Management
    Fox-Dwyer, senior manager of financial reporting, discusses using Oracle Hyperion Financial Management, Oracle Hyperion's Smartview for Office, Oracle Hyperion Financial Reporting, and Oracle Hyperion Financial Data Quality Management to collect data and produce reports that meet expanding regulatory requirements. The solution can produce reports covering both nonfinancial and financial data, and enables reporting using any perspective Hess executives require.
Want to hear more from Oracle customers? Register today for Oracle OpenWorld, taking place in San Francisco, California September 28 to October 2, 2014. Watch for the schedule builder, coming in August, and make plans to attend Oracle Business Analytics keynotes and specials sessions. Early bird pricing ends July 18, 2014.
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