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Welcome to the first edition of the Oracle Information InDepth Office of Finance newsletter. This publication replaces your previous subscription to the Oracle Information InDepth Financial Management newsletter—and while the name has changed, we will continue to bring you fresh, focused content for finance executives, including product and event news, in-depth analysis from industry specialists, and Oracle executive content. No action is required on your part to continue receiving this newsletter.




Accelerate Policy Compliance with Advanced Financial Controls—Without Slowing Down Your Business

Increased pressure on the bottom line, new regulations, and the growing complexity of business processes—all these forces are convincing finance executives that they may need to enhance the financial controls in their enterprise resource planning system. Steve Walsh, Oracle vice president of governance, risk, and compliance applications sales, spoke to us about the emerging importance of advanced financial controls.
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Oracle CloudWorld Highlights Cloud-Based Services for Finance and Operations

Oracle CloudWorld, a series of one-day events occurring around the world through May, will feature keynotes by top Oracle executives and in-depth presentations devoted to Oracle’s cloud solutions, with several among them for finance and operations.
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Learn What It Takes to Create a 21st Century Finance Organization

To succeed in today’s volatile business environment, CFOs need agile business processes and systems to support growth, minimize risk, and deliver results that satisfy stakeholders. Advice and best practices to help financial executives achieve these goals are now available in a new executive strategy brief from Oracle, “21st Century Finance—Maximize Potential, Deliver Results.”
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Seadrill Automates Last Mile of Manual Spreadsheet Controls

Seadrill Automates Last Mile of Manual Spreadsheet Controls

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Red Robin Transforms Business with Oracle’s Cloud Solutions

Lending Club Selects Oracle ERP Cloud Service

CFO Insights: Interview with Land O' Lakes CFO Dan Knutson

Transforming a Day in the Life of a CFO

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Office of Finance Solutions

Read a recent post: Searching for the Role of Finance Process Excellence?

Oracle Enterprise Performance Management

Read a recent post: How Corporate Culture Affects Performance Management

Oracle Applications

Read a recent post: Socializing the Finance Department

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Weekly Series: Oracle Fusion Financials—The New Standard for Business

Get an inside look at how Oracle Fusion Financials drives innovation by providing value to finance professionals at every level in your organization. See the solution in action each week with an Oracle Fusion Financials specialist. Learn how Oracle enables you to rethink your business with completely new and innovative solutions. Join each Thursday at 10:00 a.m. PST / 1:00 p.m. EST to see Oracle Fusion Financials live.

FEI Community of Interest Webcast Replay: What CFOs Want from IT

Oracle's Jeff Henley, Reggie Bradford, and Rich Clayton join Financial Executives International to explore CFO best practices for big data, cloud, mobile, and social computing.
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Oracle’s Technology Webcast Center

Visit Oracle’s technology Webcast center—one stop for more than 200 Webcasts about Oracle technologies.

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Improve the Bottom Line and Reduce Risk with Advanced Financial Controls

The Importance of Tax Provisioning in the Financial Close Process

Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Services

Why Oracle—The Enterprise Performance Management Decision

Costing at Any Level Using Oracle Hyperion Profitability and Cost Management

Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning Cloud Service—Back-Office Solutions That Keep You in Front

Deployment of Oracle Environmental Accounting and Reporting at Oracle

The Case for an Enterprisewide and Integrated Planning Approach

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Taking Control of the Order-to-Cash Cycle

Accelerate collections, avert write-offs, and tune up your order-to-cash process for peak performance. A new white paper with insights from experts at FSN, Deloitte, and Oracle shows you how.

Taking Control of the Order to Cash Cycle

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Solution Brief: Advanced Financial Controls

Executive Strategy Brief: 21st Century Finance-Maximize Potential, Deliver Results

E-Book: 21st Century Finance Maximize Potential, Deliver Results

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The CFO As Corporate Catalyst: The Role of Finance Process Excellence

CFO Insights: Interview with Big Data Expert Andrew McAfee

CFO Strategies for Unlocking New Growth: The Transformational Power of Technology Keynote Highlights

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Oracle’s C-Central

CFO Central, part of Oracle’s C-Central resource center, brings you the latest business, finance, and IT information focused on the challenges facing CFOs today. Register today.


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FEI: ERP in the Cloud—CFOs See the Value

Gartner: Transaction Controls Monitoring Can Improve Productivity and Financial Governance

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Oracle Specialized Partner Oracle Exastack Partner Oracle Validated Integrations
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Oracle Fusion Financials Training

Get up-to-speed quickly on Oracle Fusion Financials with expert training from Oracle University.

New—Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 9.x Training

Learn how to set up and use Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne financial management solutions so that you can streamline your financial operations and improve the accuracy of your financial reporting.

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Oracle CloudWorld

Coming to a city near you.

Alliance 2013

March 17–20 │ Indianapolis, Indiana
Alliance represents the largest meeting of higher-education, public sector, and federal government users of Oracle Applications in the world.

Oracle Seminar—Improving Business Performance with Advanced Controls

March 26 │ London, United Kingdom

Collaborate 2013

April 7–11│ Denver, Colorado
Collaborate represents the IOUG, OAUG, and Quest user groups.

Find an Oracle Event Near You

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