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Oracle Value Chain and Procurement Transformation Edition
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NEWS
Supplier Risk Management Gains Importance
In the wake of the recent global financial crisis, ongoing natural disasters in key sourcing regions, and high-profile product recalls, companies are intensifying their approach to supplier management and placing greater emphasis on containing risk. Read on to learn more about adopting a portfolio of solutions to mitigate supplier risk.
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Two New Solutions Offer Enhanced Analytics for Manufacturers
Oracle announced two new Oracle Business Intelligence applications—Oracle Manufacturing Analytics and Oracle Enterprise Asset Management Analytics—designed to give enterprises in manufacturing and other asset-intensive industries better insights into operations.
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Four Reasons to Accelerate Upgrades to the Latest Release of Oracle E-Business Suite
Enterprises that still haven’t upgraded to Oracle E-Business Suite 12 are finding more reasons to do so today thanks to recent enhancements that benefit value-chain management and procurement operations. Read about advantages in four key areas.
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FEATURED VIDEO
Macsteel Strengthens Its Supply Chain with Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1
Faced with a number of challenges in a competitive commodity- and customer-driven market, Macsteel turned to Oracle E-Business Suite to meet its operating and financial needs.

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BLOGOSPHERE
Oracle Supply Chain Management Blog Oracle Supply Chain Management Blog

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WEBCASTS
Manufacturing Executive Webcast Series—Value Chain Transformation: Managing Automation
Featuring Maha Muzumdar, vice president, Supply Chain Marketing, Oracle.
Modernizing Applications—The Top IT Project

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FEATURED READING
New E-Book: Building Solutions for Modern Manufacturing Needs
For the past few decades, top manufacturers and distributors have relied on Oracle’s JD Edwards’ rich, out-of-the-box functionality. The latest release builds on that foundation to help companies accelerate time to market, promote innovation, gain insight through robust reporting and analytics, and lower TCO.

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PROFIT MAGAZINE
A Global Roadmap
Toyota’s culture of collaboration and excellence provides good direction for Pierre Masai’s IT plans.
Tips for Planning an ERP Upgrade
Recently, Oracle sponsored a survey about the ERP upgrade approaches of Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG) members. Mark C. Clark, president of the OAUG, writes about the results.

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DEMOS
Oracle Fusion Procurement: Setting New Standards
Oracle Fusion Supply Chain Management: Setting New Standards
Learn more about Oracle Fusion Applications.

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PARTNER NEWS

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IN THE NEWS
Oracle Introduces Business Intelligence Applications for SAP Sales and Distribution and Materials Management
Oracle Extends Business Analytics Portfolio with New Oracle Manufacturing Analytics and Oracle Enterprise Asset Management Analytics Applications
Oracle Named Worldwide Leading Supplier of Supply Chain Planning Solutions by ARC Advisory Group

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RESOURCE CENTER
Oracle Applications Virtual Briefing Center
Oracle is announcing the availability of the Oracle Applications Virtual Briefing Center. Access this free, global online repository and take advantage of a variety of resources across all Oracle product lines and solutions. Get help successfully managing your application initiatives without ever leaving your desk. Register here.

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LEARN MORE
Oracle Fusion Applications
Oracle Supply Chain Management
Oracle Procurement Applications—All Product Lines
Oracle Advanced Procurement
Visit the Oracle Technology Network Forum for Procurement

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USER GROUPS
Oracle Applications User Group: Procurement Organization Special Interest Group

New Source to Settlement PeopleSoft User Group
The Supplier Relationship Management PeopleSoft user group (SRM PUG) and PeopleSoft Accounts Payable special interest group (PSAP) have been combined into one group, the Source to Settlement PeopleSoft user group (S2S PUG). Visit the S2S PUG Website for information about conferences, board meeting notes, history, presentations, and other content.

Have you heard about RECONNECT? If you attended a LINK or SRM PUG conference, RECONNECT is the conference to attend. This year’s event is being held August 27–29 at the Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford, Connecticut.


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FEATURED TRAINING
Now Available: Oracle Fusion Procurement and Oracle Fusion Supply Chain Management Training
See all available Oracle Fusion Applications training.

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EVENTS
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September 30—October 4
San Francisco, California
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