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Public Sector User Group: New President Outlines Active Agenda

Public Sector User Group President Tammy Boyles discusses the benefits of the new Oracle’s PeopleSoft 9.2 release, and outlines the user group agenda and activities for the coming year.
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Performance-Based Budgeting Gains Traction with the Help of New Oracle Solutions

As public sector organizations throughout the world feel new pressure to demonstrate the value of their investments based on outcomes for constituents, more of them are turning to performance-based budgeting models. Find out how solutions such as Oracle Hyperion enterprise performance management applications can help facilitate a new approach to budgeting.
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New Oracle Solution Gives Agencies Greater Control over Social Media

Social media is not just for personal communications anymore—it’s becoming a vital platform for connecting public sector agencies with citizens. Learn more about Oracle’s integrated solution that gives agencies the essential social media tools they need to stay close to constituents, and provides a cloud environment that helps agencies run them cost-effectively.
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Mark Hurd

Mark Hurd: The Convergence of Business and IT

Oracle President Mark Hurd delivers a keynote address at the Federal Forum, hosted in Washington DC in November 2012. Topics include changes in the world of IT, the impact these changes will have, and how Oracle plans to help customers address these changes.

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PeopleSoft 9.2 for Public Sector Demo

Watch the demo to see some of the new enhancements to PeopleSoft 9.2, including the improved user experience. The new release is designed to help organizations boost productivity by consolidating user tasks, exceptions, alerts, links, reports, and queries into a single, secure, role-based, and personalized command center. Access the demo now to learn more.

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Oracle and GovLoop Present: The Changing Face of Customer Service Series—Government Case Studies

Tuesday, June 11, 11:00 a.m. PT
Customer service in 2013 is radically different than it was only a decade ago. Customers expect real-time response across all channels to solve their needs. With the rise of new cloud, social, mobile, and analytics technologies, government agencies have new and innovative tools to meet these increasing demands.

National Australia Bank on Simplified IT

Tuesday, June 11, 11:00 a.m. PT
National Australia Bank is meeting the challenges of the digital economy, such as huge growth in mobile transactions, demand for always-on customer service, and increased pressure to keep costs low. How are they doing it? Join us to learn how the company leverages emerging technologies to drive innovation.

Deliver Personalized, Intuitive Citizen Self-Service

Wednesday, June 19, 11:00 a.m. PT
Learn about cloud-based policy automation and service solutions that empower citizens to interact with government on their own terms. These solutions help citizens streamline their interactions with government, helping them performs task such as determining eligibility and calculating benefit payments, easily navigating licensing and permitting regulations, determining passport and visa eligibility, calculating tax assessments, and more.

Achieving Operational Efficiency Through Data Center Consolidation

Tuesday, June 25, 11:00 a.m. PT
Hear Carter Wright, database engineer, Computer Knowledge Inc., share how a large government law enforcement agency achieved data center consolidation goals by using more-efficient technologies including server and storage virtualization and database and application multitenancy.

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Public Sector Advantages for a PeopleSoft 9.2 Upgrade

Oracle’s PeopleSoft 9.2 was designed with critical public sector requirements in mind. Learn how new functionality, including mobile enablement and a better user experience, enable organizations to function more efficiently and serve their missions more effectively.

Flexible Budgeting to Thrive in an Unstable Environment

Today, agencies and organizations with uncertain near-term resources need more dynamic and flexible planning, reporting, budgeting, and analysis. Watch this Webcast to hear a panel of your peers discuss methods of understanding and analyzing the dynamics of resources and return in budgets, building continuous improvement into budget processes, and planning for multiple scenarios.

Fusing Strategic Plans with Budgeting

Watch The Performance Institute and Oracle’s government and industry leaders discuss newly refined practices on budgeting, forecasting, and measurement alignment.

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Oracle’s Constituent Experience Solutions

Find out how organizations can bring knowledge and data together to deliver consistent, connected, relevant, and personalized experiences throughout the constituent lifecycle. Oracle makes it possible with solutions for constituent experience that bridge the constituent/government divide.

Experience iPortal
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Public Sector User Group

The Public Sector User Group (PSUG) consists of public sector entities, including state and local government agencies and utilities, using PeopleSoft and other Oracle products. The PSUG provides a forum for sharing information and experiences, enables customers to speak in a common voice to Oracle on matters of common interest, and offers presentations from Oracle management, developers, and business partners.

Get more information about PSUG, see a schedule of Webcasts and events for the rest of the year, and join PSUG (free to qualified applicants).

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San Joaquin County Leverages Oracle to Deliver Better Services to Its 650,000 Residents

Oracle Survey Finds That Operational Siloes Hinder Effectiveness of Cloud Applications

Columbus State University Implements Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence Environment to Improve Student Retention and Graduation Rates

Oracle Optimizes Mobile Access to Campus Business Processes, Improving the Student Experience

Oracle Announces New Release of Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management System

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Oracle Magazine: Integrate and Mobilize

SOA bridges the past and present and delivers a platform for the future. Interested in more content from Profit? Get a free subscription today.

White Paper: Delivering Cloud Services to the State of Texas

Feature: Oracle Announces New In-Memory Applications and Faster Performance for All Applications on Oracle Engineered Systems

Article: Proving Value in An Age of Austerity—A New Normal for US Government Programs

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San Diego Unified School District Harnesses Attendance, Procurement, and Operational Data with Oracle Exalytics, Generating US$4.4 Million in Savings

City of Nuremberg Ensures 24/7 Availability for Business-Critical Applications to Improve Citizens’ Satisfaction with Services

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Avoids Nearly US$2 Million in Technology Expenses, Boosts System Performance with Engineered System

Yeoncheon County Office Reduces Carbon Emissions 25 Percent Annually, Resolves System Issues in Less Than 20 Minutes Instead of Taking a Whole Day

Export-Import Bank of the United States Consolidates Nine Servers and Four Storage Area Networks to Three Systems, Reduces Power Consumption and Space Requirements

Port Autonome de Cotonou Lowers Total Ownership Cost, Gains a Sustainable Business Intelligence and Port Operations Management Solution

Ankara Keçiören Municipality Lowers Total Cost of System Ownership with High-Performance Database, Backup, and Storage

Read more public sector customer success stories.

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Secure Government Resource Center

Oracle Tax and Revenue Resource Center

New Oracle Public Sector Resource Center

Oracle Public Sector YouTube Channel

Oracle Industry Strategy Councils

Public Sector User Group

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Oracle Hyperion Public Sector Planning and Budgeting 11.1.2: For Interactive Users

Learn how to use Oracle Hyperion Public Sector Planning and Budgeting to move a plan through the budget review and approval process.

Oracle Hyperion Public Sector Planning and Budgeting 11.1.2: Create and Manage Applications

Learn how to create and administer Oracle Hyperion Public Sector Planning and Budgeting applications.

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The Performance Institute Government Performance Summit

June 10–12 │Arlington, Virginia

Oracle and AFCEA Cyber Symposium 2013

June 25–27 │Baltimore, Maryland

National Association of State Budget Officers Annual Meeting

July 21–24 │Anchorage, Alaska

Oracle OpenWorld Shanghai 2013

July 22–25 │Shanghai, China

Federation of Tax Administrators Annual Technology Conference and Exhibition

July 28–31 │Atlanta, Georgia

National Association of State Accountants, Comptrollers, and Treasurers Annual Conference

August 10–14 │Boston, Massachusetts

Oracle OpenWorld 2013

September 22–26 │San Francisco, California

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