Thursday, November 20, 2008
Hyperion, R12 and BIP, EBS, ADF, 11g Clusterware, External Table Preprocessor, Public Grants, Carl Backstrom
From all corners of the globe, from all industries, and all areas of technology—the winners of the seventh annual Editors' Choice Awards reflect outstanding leadership, innovation, and commitment. The editors of Oracle Magazine are pleased to honor the achievements of these talented professionals.
Read "Editors' Choice Awards 2008"
Read "Editors' Choice Awards 2007"
Legend Valve Relies on JD Edwards EnterpriseOne to Stay Competitive in a Challenging Business Environment (10 min.)
November 18, 2008
Hear Walter Jan, Executive Vice President and Owner of Legend Hydronics, a division of Legend Valve, tell how JD Edwards EnterpriseOne gave Legend Valve the ability to model the application to work the way they want their business to operate. Learn what it's like to look into the future of a growing company and plan for new and changing business processes knowing your software will scale to your needs.
Oracle's Visual CRM Solution (8 min.)
November 17, 2008
Visual CRM adds the powerful visualization and document centric collaboration capabilities of Oracle's AutoVue to Oracle's best-in-class CRM solutions. By introducing a visual aspect to call center, field service, and ordering processes, Visual CRM helps teams provide faster responses to customer issues, optimize field service performance, and shorten ordering cycles while minimizing order errors.With Visual CRM, organizations can achieve improved customer service levels and field service operations which help drive margin, top line revenue, and customer retention.
Oracle Business Intelligence Applications (11 min.)
November 13, 2008
Get an understanding of Oracle Business Intelligence (BI) from Joe Thomas, Senior Director, Oracle BI Applications. Learn about Oracle's BI strategy, offerings and how customers are getting the information they need to make better decisions today with Oracle Business Intelligence Applications.
JD Edwards Delivers Once Again with Significant Announcements (8 min.)
November 11, 2008
Listen to Lenley Hensarling, JD Edwards Group Vice President, talk about the significant JD Edwards announcements made during Oracle OpenWorld 2008. Lenley will highlight how JD Edwards' customers can benefit from the latest product releases from EnterpriseOne and World, discuss the wave of companies who are upgrading to the most recent JD Edwards releases to take advantage of an array of industry specific enhancements, and elaborate on JD Edwards' strategy about integrating to other Oracle solutions, bringing continuous value to customers.
Enterprise Performance Management: Driving Management Excellence (13 min.)
November 10, 2008
Extending operational excellence to management excellence is the new strategic imperative for organizations large and small, all around the world. Management Excellence is a strategy for organizations to differentiate from their competition, by being smarter, more agile and more aligned. Tune into this conversation with John Kopcke, Senior Vice President of Oracle's Enterprise Performance Management Global Business Unit to learn how leading companies are integrating their management processes and using Oracle's EPM System to achieve management excellence.
Latest on Oracle Governance, Risk and Compliance (13 min.)
November 2, 2008
With the widespread uncertainty afflicting economies across the globe, regulatory mandates are expected to rise as investors and citizens worldwide demand increasing transparency and accountability from corporations and public agencies alike. Tune into this conversation with Chris Leone, Group Vice-President of Oracle Applications Product Strategy, to hear the latest on Oracle's Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) Applications Suite. You will learn how companies today are ensuring a sustainable and cost-effective risk and compliance management regimen with the help of Oracle GRC applications.
Saturday, November 15, 2008
- Patch 7422116 is required for all customers who have installed base release of SCP_PF.B - 12.1 Supply Chain Planning Feature Pack - Patch 6659487
- This Patch includes release of Integration between R12.1 and EBS 11.5.10
- This Patch includes release of Integration between R12 for Demantra to 11.5.10
- This release is first release that allows a customer on R12.x to integrate Demantra with EBS 11.5.10
- This is a Controlled Release, which means that customers must contact their Oracle Sales Representative to engage APS Product Development and be approved to install this release.
- See Note 746824.1 for details
Thursday, November 13, 2008
Oracle has announced the next version of Oracle’s Siebel CRM 8.1.1, providing industry-specific solutions for Self Service and robust customer loyalty management enabling cost savings through use of open standards technology.
As the second major release of Siebel CRM in the last two years under the “Applications Unlimited” Program, Oracle has updated Siebel Self-Service, including Siebel eSupport and Siebel eCommerce applications, with Java-based J2EE applications built on Oracle Fusion Middleware that extends Siebel’s CRM product to the Web channel enabling a more compelling user experience and improved total cost of ownership.
Siebel CRM 8.1.1 now provides industry-specific customer self-service for communications and the public sector, as well as enhanced use of multi-channel applications with Siebel Chat and deeper, more comprehensive search capability.
New features in Siebel Loyalty for version 8.1.1 support the entire customer loyalty program lifecycle by providing membership enrollment and management, including loyalty points accrual and redemption, member services, partner management and promotion management.
New features in Siebel Marketing for version 8.1.1 provide a closed-loop solution that uniquely empowers all members of the marketing organization with actionable insight by automating processes across the marketing function, from strategy and planning to multi-channel response and lead management execution.
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Free Oracle Application Express Resource Kit
Learn how Oracle Application Express can help you address the manageability, security and scalability challenges associated with using spreadsheets and personal databases to store mission-critical data. Request your free Oracle Application Express Resource Kit containing the latest release of Oracle Application Express and a link to related free packaged applications, as well as analyst reports, white papers, and customer testimonials. Download.
Download Oracle Toplink 11g
Oracle TopLink 11g (220.127.116.11.0) is now available for download; it introduces seamless integration with Oracle Coherence, flexible Object-XML binding, and provides out-of-the-box compatibility with Oracle WebLogic Server and Java frameworks including Oracle Application Development Framework (ADF) 11g. Download.
New Hands-On Tutorials from Oracle By Example
Check out these new additions to the Oracle by Example (OBE) library:
• 12 tutorials: Oracle WebLogic Server 10g Release 3 (10.3)
• 1 tutorial: Converting Relational Data into RDF Format
• 3 tutorials: Oracle Secure Backup 10.2
• 4 tutorials: Oracle Role Manager 10.1.4
• 1 tutorial: Oracle Data Integrator
The October editions of the Lifetime Support Policy brochures is now available for Oracle customers. In the Technology brochure we have added the Oracle Ikan release.
In the Applications brochure we included Support Policy updates for Oracle Crystal Ball, Oracle Health Science releases and made other updates.
No changes have been made to the Retail brochure. The next edition will be available November 30.
In the Technology Brochure, the October edition includes Support Policies for this New Acquisition:
- Oracle Ikan Release
- Oracle Hyperion Releases:
- Oracle Enterprise Performance Management System 11.1 – New Release
- Oracle Crystal Ball Releases
- Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Releases:
- 9.0 – New Release
- Oracle Health Science Releases:
- Clinical 4.5.1
- Clinical 4.5.2
- Clinical 4.5.3
- Thesaurus Management System 4.5.2
- Thesaurus Management System 4.6
- Adverse Event Reporting System 4.6.1
- Oracle Healthcare Transaction Base v4.4
- Oracle Utilities (Formerly Lodestar) Releases:
- Billing Component 1.5.x - New Release
- Quotations Management 1.5.x - New Release
- Rate Management 1.5.x - New Release
- Meter Data Management 1.5.x - New Release
- Portfolio Management 1.5.x - New Release
- Load Profiling and Settlement 1.5.x - New Release
- Transaction Management 1.5.x - New Release
- Oracle Utilities (Formerly SPL WorldGroup) Releases:
- Business Intelligence 2.2.x - New Release
- Work and Asset Management 1.8.x – New Release
Thursday, November 6, 2008
Tuesday, November 4, 2008
12-Nov-2008: R12 Payables
19-Nov-2008: R12 Close Process & Reconciliation
10-Dec-2008: R12 Payments
For details on the schedule, please access Metalink Note: 744894.1
To see what other Advisor Webcasts are planned, access the Advisor Webcast Homepage, Note: 398877.1 Metalink > MyOracle Support UI > Dashboard > News, Events & Training > Product Related
For an archive list of past Advisor Webcasts, see Note: 398884.1
Monday, November 3, 2008
Check out the new JD Edwards Best Practice Center to start creating service-oriented architecture (SOA) with your JD Edwards EnterpriseOne applications today. The JD Edwards Best Practice Center is the newest member of the Oracle Fusion Middleware for Applications Best Practice Centers, providing you with self-paced, hands-on information for getting started.
JD Edwards World Training Update Podcast
Listen to a discussion of World customer training options.
North American Payroll Tax Updates for PeopleSoft Enterprise
Advanced Customer Services will be extending North American Payroll Tax Updates (NAPTU) service for PeopleSoft HCM 8.0 for a third year, through May 2010! Please note that PeopleSoft HCM 8.8 is still covered by Extended Support through December 2010, thus ACS won't offer the updates before 2011. Send any updates on customer demand for an 8.8 NAPTU service to Marc Inclan, Product Management.
November 13 - PeopleSoft Enterprise 1099 Update for 2008 - Get your Copy B's Out on Time
Listen to a discussion of PeopleSoft strategy and the value of your user group participation.
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