Listen to Oracle executives talk with customers, partners, and Oracle product experts, exploring topics that can help Oracle E-Business Suite customers and prospects better understand the value of these products.
Asset Lifecycle Management – Why Upgrade to Release 12.1?(10 min.) September 20, 2009 With Oracle's latest product release, asset intensive companies can benefit from the recent enhancements introduced in this latest version. Firms both large and small who want to better control their operating assets, from plant and equipment to manufacturing and utility assets, have the chance to realize faster time-to-benefit by utilizing the latest capabilities. Where efficiency, effectiveness, safety and compliance are critical, companies can benefit from an enterprise view of their equipment. This webcast will highlight some of the new features and the benefits possible.
Drinking Our Own Champagne: Fusion Accounting Hub at Oracle (9 min.) November 12, 2012 There's no better story to tell than one about Oracle using its own products with blowout success. Listen in to hear about Oracle's use of Fusion Accounting Hub (FAH), which is the first critical step in moving to a full Fusion Financials instance. In this story, the happy customers are Oracle controllers, financial analysts, accounting specialists, and our management team that get earlier access to more flexible financial reporting.
Electronic Arts Talks about their Upgrade to Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12(10 min.) October 25, 2010 Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA develops, publishes, and distributes interactive software worldwide for video game systems, personal computers, wireless devices and the Internet. EA uses many Oracle products such as E-Business Suite, Demantra, PeopleSoft, Hyperion, Fusion Middleware, etc. Last year, EA needed an ERP Transformation and wanted to move to one global single instance to manage their business better. They decided to migrate from E-Business Suite 11.5.9 to Release 12 to get the added functionality they needed.
MoneyGram Shares their Oracle E-Business Suite Release Upgrade Story from 11i to 12(8 min.) October 15, 2010 MoneyGram International is a leading global provider of money transfer services. MoneyGram helps consumers send money around the world with funds arriving at available agent locations in as little as 10 minutes. Its global network is comprised of 203,000 agent locations in more than 190 countries and territories. With the help of Oracle Partner Infosys, MoneyGram was able to upgrade to Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 in record time. As a result, MoneyGram has been able to reduce accounting errors and close their books more efficiently, ultimately saving time and money.
Leviton Manufacturing Upgrades to Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1(8 min.) July 29, 2010 Leviton Manufacturing is a global manufacturer of electrical wiring devices, data center connectivity solutions, and lighting energy mgmt systems. It's portfolio consists of more than 25,000 devices and systems used in homes, business, and industry. Leviton upgraded to the latest version of Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1 to support its service business with change management, purchasing, accounts payable, and an internal IT help desk. They consolidated seven Web sites that are used to host individually onto iStore. In addition, they run a site, using the Oracle E-Business Suite configurator, pricing and quoting for their sales agents to do configuration work. This site can now generate a complete sales proposal using Oracle functionality.
Oracle E-Business Suite: Great for Small and Medium Size Organizations(10 min.) July 29, 2010 RedDOT is a 100% employee owned business with sales revenues in the 100 million dollar range. They use Oracle E-Business Suite to manage their Financials, Purchasing, Manufacturing, Sales and Suppliers. One of the interesting things about this company is that they run their entire I.T. operation with a staff of four, which not only includes Oracle, but the corporate desktop (Microsoft Enterprise User), Parametric Technology Pro Engineer Suite, web services and security, e-business web site and telephones. They not only support Seattle, but operations in Memphis, TN, Ipswich, UK, and Shanghai.
Filing the XBRL version of Oracle's 2011 10K with the SEC using Oracle Hyperion Disclosure Management(11 min.) September 27, 2011 Oracle Hyperion Disclosure Management is designed to "demystify" the creation of XBRL documents. Featuring deep integration with existing Oracle financial reporting tools, it is the easiest and most straightforward approach to XBRL reporting for Oracle's enterprise performance management and enterprise resource planning customers. In this podcast hear how Oracle itself has improved its SEC XBRL submission process through the implementation of Oracle Hyperion Disclosure Management.
Leveraging Blueprints to Easily Extend the Value of Your Investment in Oracle GRC Applications(12 min.) July 30, 2010 Hundreds of customers globally have invested in Oracle GRC Applications to help solve mission-critical compliance and risk management challenges. To further extend the value of these investments, Oracle is introducing blueprints for Oracle GRC applications. Oracle GRC Application Blueprints deliver ready-to-use best practice content that represents thousands of hours of experience from Oracle and from Oracle partners and customers. Each blueprint can include pre-defined content, pre-packaged integrations, sample code, and application configurations, and are immediately available to download free of charge from the Oracle Technology Network. Listen to this appcast and learn what blueprints are available today and how you can contribute your own blueprints for Oracle GRC Applications.
Extending the Value of Your Oracle Financials Applications Investment with Document Capture, Imaging and Workflow(10 min.) July 27, 2010 Learn how Oracles end-to-end document imaging system extends the value and increases the automation of your Oracle Financials applications by using intelligent capture and imaging technologies to streamline high volume operations like accounts payable. Oracle Imaging and Process Management 11g (Oracle I/PM 11g) offers an integrated system that digitizes paper invoices, intelligently extracts header information and line item details, initiates automated workflows, and enables in-context access to imaged invoices directly from Oracle Applications, including Oracle E-Business Suite Financials and PeopleSoft Enterprise Financial Management. Come hear more about these certified, standards-based application integrations as well as how document imaging can help your organization achieve quick, measurable ROI, by increasing efficiencies across financial departments, and reducing costs related to paper storage and handling.
Managing the Transition to IFRS(13 min.) June 30, 2010 As countries around the world announce and begin their move to adopting IFRS what can companies learn from those that have already traveled this path? Nigel Youell, Product Marketing Director for Performance Management Applications at Oracle talks to David Jones, Director at PWC, who has worked with multi-national companies across Europe helping them to make this transition and to improve their financial reporting in the process. This podcast offers those who have not yet started, or are currently undertaking, the IFRS journey the chance to learn from David's considerable experience on how to make IFRS an opportunity for improvement rather than just an enforced change.
XBRL and Regulatory Reporting: Past, Present and Future(13 min.) June 16, 2010 Charlie Hoffman, the recognized "father of XBRL" talks to Oracle’s Performance Management Applications - Product Marketing Director, Nigel Youell and gives his perspective on the current state of XBRL and XBRL technologies for regulatory reporting.
Improving the Extended Financial Close and Reporting Process(9 min.) September 04, 2009 Coming out of the recession, many organizations need to build or re-build trust with key stakeholders by delivering more timely and accurate financial and operating results. In this podcast, hear about new capabilities Oracle is delivering through its Enterprise Performance Management products to help organizations coordinate and improve the extended financial close and reporting process, from closing the sub-ledgers to regulatory filings.
Choosing the Right Financial Consolidation and Reporting Solution(15 min.) February 10, 2010, Financial reporting requirements for publicly-held companies are changing and getting more complex. With the upcoming convergence of US GAAP and IFRS, demand for more detailed non-financial disclosures, and the SEC mandate for XBRL financial executives are under pressure to ensure they have the right systems in place to support current and future reporting requirements. Tune into this conversation with Rich Clayton, VP of Enterprise Performance Management and BI products for Oracle, and Annette Melatti, Senior Director of Product Marketing for Financial Applications to learn about the latest market requirements, what capabilities are provided by Oracle's General Ledgers, and how customers can extend their investment in Oracle General Ledger solutions with Oracle's market-leading financial close and reporting products
Alignment of Ever Shrinking Budgets in Federal, State and Local Governments(10 min.) November 22, 2013 Federal, State and Local government agencies are facing austerity, uncertainty and the need for increased accountability and transparency now more than ever. Learn how more government agencies are using commercial off-the-shelf-software, such as Oracle Hyperion Profitability and Cost Management, to align their ever shrinking budgets.
Still on E-Business Suite 11i10? How to Position the Upgrade to R12.1(16 min.) March 4, 2013 Tune into this conversation with Cliff Godwin, Senior Vice President at Oracle, responsible for the Oracle E-Business Suite Development, to help companies who are still on EBS 11i10 today build their business case and justify upgrading to Release 12.1 of the E-Business Suite.
Improving Shopfloor Visibility with Oracle Manufacturing Operations Center(11 min.) October 30, 2012 Plants and factories today are often overwhelmed with excessive data. Information from shopfloor devices can now be better contextualized so managers can make smarter fact-based decisions. Hear about the new capabilities within MOC and how some leading firms are harnessing the power of this new module.
Create Manual Test Scripts 50% Faster with Oracle User Productivity Kit(15 min.) September 20, 2012 Reduce testing time and successfully perform user acceptance testing and regression testing. Oracle UPK enhances the testing phase of the implementation lifecycle by reducing test plan creation time, improving accuracy, and providing the foundation for reusable training documentation, application simulations, and end-user performance support-all critical assets to support an enterprise application implementation.
How we leveraged Fusion User Experience Patterns in E-Business Suite Release 12.1(10 min.) January 12, 2012 Join us to understand how we leveraged common user interface design patterns in Fusion User Experience to build new usability enhancements for E-Business Suite. We will share how we built Fusion User Experience Design Patterns and applied them in creating new enhancements for existing products. You will learn how common patterns drive consistency across all Oracle applications.
Leveraging Existing ERP Systems to Support Environmental Accounting and Reporting(10 min.) September 08, 2011 Organizations globally are faced with a complex set of emissions reporting requirements. Driven by country-specific regulatory mandates as well as stakeholder requests for voluntary reporting, companies are under pressure to provide consistent, transparent and accurate collection, measurement and reporting of energy usage and emissions data. In this podcast, you'll year about how the new Oracle Environmental Accounting and Reporting solution extends the capabilities of Oracle E-Business Suite and JD Edwards Financials to enable organizations to track their greenhouse gas emissions and other environmental data against reduction targets, and to obtain accurate, repeatable and verifiable methodologies for greenhouse gas calculation in accordance with global standards and for both voluntary and legislated emissions reporting schemes.
Human Capital Management: Current State(12 min.) December 21, 2010 The Human Capital Management market is in a state of flux today. New technology trends have an impact on HR departments and also the products they use. In this podcast, Scott Ewart, HCM expert, discusses these changing dynamics and what is on the horizon for Oracle HCM customers.
Oracle User Productivity Kit Best Practices for Upgrade Projects(13 min.) August 03, 2010 Minimize risk and increase success of your upgrade with Oracle User Productivity Kit. By providing value throughout the upgrade cycle, Oracle UPK can maximize your return on investment and quickly get your users up to speed on the new application. Learn how to use Oracle UPK for all phases of your upgrade project, including process review and design; application setup and configuration; testing, training and change management; and maintenance and support.
JumpStart your implementation with Oracle User Productivity Kit pre-built content!(10 min.) January 3, 2010 Project teams are faced with tight deadlines for enterprise application implementations or upgrades. Learn how organizations can reduce their time to deployment by using pre-built content for Oracle User Productivity Kit. When organizations use this content for baseline system transaction flows early in a project, they can then simply modify and update the content as the application evolves to create user acceptance test scripts, transaction recordings, job aids, classroom training, online training, and support materials post-go-live. The value of pre-built content dramatically reduces time to deployment and overall implementation costs.
Oracle On Demand Turnkey Upgrade Service(6 min.) August 18, 2009 Oracle On Demand expert Nick Hall, will discuss how customers can migrate to Oracle On Demand; upgrade to R12; and get there faster, at lower cost, and with less risk
Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1 - Delivering Value in Uncertain Times(15 min.) June 23, 2009 With this latest release, Oracle delivers on its Applications Unlimited commitment to continue enhancing our customers' existing investments in Oracle applications. Release 12.1 provides product enhancements across all functional areas and delivers significant industry-specific advancements for key industries. In this podcast, Cliff Godwin, Senior Vice President of Oracle Applications Development shares how Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1 provides organizations of all sizes, across all industries and regions with a global business foundation that reduces costs and increases productivity through a portfolio of rapid value solutions, integrated business processes and industry-focused solutions.
All about the Fusion Middleware Best Practice Centers for Applications(12 min.) July 8, 2008 Nishit Rao, Group Product Manager and Markus Zirn, Senior Director, Oracle Fusion Middleware discuss Oracle's Fusion Middlware Best Practice Centers for E-Business Suite, Peoplesoft and Siebel, and how Application Developers can use the how-to guides, blogs and webcasts to learn FMW components and create SOA solutions with their favorite applications.
Genworth Financial Talks about the Value they received from Upgrading to Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1(8 min.) December 15, 2010 Genworth Financial is a publicly traded global financial security company and has a presence in more than 25 countries. Genworth Financial is recognized in Standard & Poor's 500 Index of Leading U.S. companies and ranked in the Fortune 500. Genworth Financial is committed to helping people effectively protect and achieve the comfort of financial security. Genworth Financial upgraded to the latest version of Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1 to support the management of their employees with core HR, Employee Self-Service, Compensation Workbench, Oracle Learning Management Oracle's Time and Labor. Genworth Financial will share their reasons for upgrading, their lessons learned and the benefits they are receiving.
Oracle HR Analytics: Driving Return on Human Capital Investment(12 min.) April 28, 2010 In this podcast, you'll hear from Lexy Martin, the director of Research and Analytics for CedarCrestone, and the author of a recent, in-depth Oracle white paper on HR Analytics, as she talks about current trends in HR and how firms are using analytics to gain insights on their HR operations and performance.
Better Protect Your Brand with Oracle Pedigree and Serialization Manager in R12.1.3(14 min.) February 11, 2011 The pharmaceutical industry is facing new challenges as counterfeit products enter the ethical drug supply chain. Companies need to better secure the movement of their branded products from manufacturing to distribution to the end customer to insure proper efficacy. Pharmaceuticals are of special targets to "knock-offs", non-authorized generics as pirated-products enter the market. Oracle Pedigree and Serialization Manager (OPSM) helps firms' better track and control their products through a unique monitoring process.
Upgrading Oracle Purchasing and iProcurement: Five Tips to Supercharge Operations(13 min.) February 22, 2012 Procurement includes new modules, too many new features to mention, and enhancements common across multiple applications. But which have the highest potential and can impact how organizations use Purchasing and iProcurement? Join this AppCast to understand key capabilities that you can use to generate immediate improvements in productivity and efficiency.
E-Business Suite Advanced Procurement Release 12.1: Customer Best Practices(6 min.) December 14, 2011 Few organizations have more experience with E-Business Suite Advanced Procurement Release 12.1 than e-Three, one of Oracle's key BPO partners. Join this AppsCast to learn about their experiences in upgrading to Release 12.1, the impact on their procurement processes, and key lessons every customer should understand. E-Three will detail their implementation, business practices, and upgrade processes to share lessons learned, tips and tricks, and best practices.
Procurement Release 12.1: What You Need to Know (Part 1 of 2)(10 min.) August 28, 2009 Release 12.1 has brought exciting changes to the Oracle Advanced Procurement suite. This AppCast details the enhancements and explains how they equip procurement professionals to tackle today's most pressing challenges. Topics include changes to Oracle Purchasing, Oracle Sourcing, Oracle Procurement Contracts, as well as previews of future releases.
Procurement Release 12.1: What You Need to Know (Part 2 of 2)(7 min.) August 28, 2009 Release 12.1 has brought exciting changes to the Oracle Advanced Procurement suite. This AppCast details the enhancements and explains how they equip procurement professionals to tackle today's most pressing challenges. Topics include changes to Oracle Purchasing, Oracle Sourcing, Oracle Procurement Contracts, as well as previews of future releases.
Oracle Fusion Procurement: Cloud Services and Adoption Updates(9 min.) October 30, 2012 It has been almost two years since Oracle Fusion Procurement was released into general availability? So what's happened since then? Listen to this AppsCast to get the latest updates on Oracle Fusion Procurement, cloud deployment, and customer uptake.
Introduction to Oracle's Primavera P6 Analytics(11 min.) June 4, 2010 Primavera P6 Analytics is a new product offering from Oracle which utilizes the Oracle BI product, Oracle Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition Plus (Oracle BI EE Plus), to provide root-cause analysis, manage by exception and early-warning problem indicators from your P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management projects and portfolios. Out of the box reports and dashboards provide drill-down and drill-through insight to action where you can jump directly into the problem areas in Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management to course-correct or implement best practices based on successful project implementations. A complete view into all of your projects histories provides the trends and analysis needed to identify the best course of action to take next.
Managing Your Project Portfolio: Why EBS Projects is the Right Choice(14 min.) January 24, 2011 Project-driven enterprises are increasingly looking at their project and resource management processes in an effort to gain efficiencies and leverage. This session will highlight the strengths of Oracle's EBS Projects application in delivering the visibility, transparency, and operational control to streamline the project portfolio management lifecycle.
Getting Started with Oracle Fusion Project Portfolio Management(16 min.) September 19, 2010 Designed from the ground-up using the latest technology advances and incorporating the best practices gathered from Oracle's thousands of customers, Fusion Applications are 100 percent open standards-based business applications that set a new standard for the way we innovate, work and adopt technology. Delivered as a complete suite of modular applications, Fusion Applications work with your existing portfolio to evolve your business to a new level of performance. In this AppCast, part of a special series on Fusion Applications, you hear about the unique advantages of Fusion Project Portfolio Management, learn about the scope of the first release and discover how Fusion PPM modules can be used to complement and enhance your existing Projects solutions.
What's New in Oracle Supply Chain Management: Key highlights of R12.1 and new solutions (PART 1 of 2)(8 min.) September 10, 2009 The latest EBS 12.1 release provides significant new capabilities in supply chain management that companies can deploy immediately to drive rapid ROI. In addition, new solutions such as Advanced Planning Command Center, Spare Parts Planning, Demand Signal Repository and Manufacturing Operations Center enable companies to achieve operational excellence, while reducing costs and improving margins. This webcast will discuss the latest release, highlighting new capabilities and how companies can benefit from them.
What's New in Oracle Supply Chain Management: Key highlights of R12.1 and new solutions (PART 2 of 2)(9 min.) September 10, 2009 The latest EBS 12.1 release provides significant new capabilities in supply chain management that companies can deploy immediately to drive rapid ROI. In addition, new solutions such as Advanced Planning Command Center, Spare Parts Planning, Demand Signal Repository and Manufacturing Operations Center enable companies to achieve operational excellence, while reducing costs and improving margins. This webcast will discuss the latest release, highlighting new capabilities and how companies can benefit from them.
Why Oracle Customers Should Adopt SOA-based Integration Today(8 min.) January 29, 2008 Nadia Bendjedou, Director, Product Strategy discusses Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) based Integration, how it will be the backbone for Oracle's next generation of applications and hence customers should be adopting it today.