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HCM Cloud: Considerations and Insights

During the planning of OAUG Cloud Week 2018 , I had the opportunity to connect with many customers and experts who are sharing their stories as part of the educational webinar series, July 9-13. In this Q&A, one of our presenters, Dawn Holmes, shared insights related to Oracle HCM Cloud. Join the OAUG for Cloud Week, July 9-13, 2018. This week ...
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Oracle Reaffirms Commitment to EBS Customers

Over the past year, the OAUG has kept you up to date on Oracles' announcements about product support and release timelines for Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) customers. Yesterday, Oracle informed us of additional changes to the EBS – Premier Support policies . The communication from Oracle summarized these key points: ​ Oracle reaffirms its commitme...
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Let's Talk Localizations

The CSC will provide updates on localizations via this blog. In the meantime, there are helpful resources on the Oracle website . The OAUG Customer Support Council participated in two sessions during COLLABORATE 18 concerning the issues and challenges that localizations present during the course of the E-Business Suite (EBS) life cycle. Also partic...
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New EBS Person Data Removal Tool from Oracle

Oracle recently announced the availability of the E-Business Suite (EBS) Person Data Removal Tool. For those of us responsible for managing data and addressing data privacy and regulatory requirements, such as the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), this tool could be helpful. Details about the EBS Person Data Removal Tool are available i...
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Cloud: How Do We Get There? And Why Should We?

With around a month to go before OAUG Cloud Week, Oracle have just announced Soar – "the last upgrade you will ever need .". Soar represents a package for getting on-prem customers to the cloud. With around 15% of on-prem customers now shifted to the cloud (as of their Q3 results statement), Oracle is clearly trying to remove those barriers to entr...
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Are We Winning the War for Talent?

The "war for talent" became a popular catchphrase about 20 years ago and is still used to refer to the battles many organizations wage in their efforts to attract, hire and retain qualified employees. In my organization, finding qualified employees is certainly one of our top business challenges. Earlier this year, the OAUG embraced an opportunity ...
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Salute to Outstanding Contributors

There are many individuals and groups that serve the OAUG community with their outstanding contributions throughout the year. Last evening during the annual OAUG Meeting of the Members at COLLABORATE 18, the OAUG recognized its 2018 winners (scroll to the end for the photo gallery): 2018 Oracle Ambassador Jeff McCall , Oracle Senior Principal Techn...
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Congratulations to all who were honored! We appreciate your contribution to the success of the OAUG and its members.
Tuesday, 01 May 2018 13:47
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Is Your Software Vulnerable to Cybercrime? (Part 2)

Introduction by: Kaberi Nayak and Vivek Puri OAUG Customer Support Council Chair and Co-Chair ​This is the second half of a two-part article from Oracle about securing enterprise software. Read part 1 in an earlier blog post .  The OAUG Customer Support Council meets regularly with employees and leaders from the Oracle Support organization to ...
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Networking Tips: Starting the Conversation to Building a Relationship

When it comes to networking, starting the conversation can be the hardest part. With COLLABORATE 18 starting this weekend, it is a perfect time to refresh or build a new networking strategy. Recently, I came across an article on the best opening questions to use to help start the conversation while networking. I recommend reading " 30 Brilliant Net...
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Is Your Software Vulnerable to Cybercrime? (Part 1)

Introduction by: Kaberi Nayak and Vivek Puri OAUG Customer Support Council Chair and Co-Chair The OAUG Customer Support Council meets regularly with employees and leaders from the Oracle Support organization to trade information – challenges or concerns our members share as wells as information and useful tools developed by Oracle Support. We're pl...
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Swipe Up! OAUG Insight Magazine is Digital and Vertical

The new, vertical scrolling OAUG Insight magazine brings you a modern, dynamic reading experience on any device. Preview the just-launched spring 2018 edition .  In this issue: ​ ​ 3-Step Strategy: Workforce Analytics – A strategy for end-to-end workforce data analytics using Oracle BI. FAH/SLA Integration with External Systems. Cloudy with a ...
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Top Recommended OAUG Sessions from the COLLABORATE 18 Track Leads

COLLABORATE 18  brings attendees  1200+ educational sessions and events  that provide an abundance of choices, and perhaps, a few tough decisions.  ​To make the process of customizing your personalized agenda a bit easier, key OAUG education volunteers, heavily involved in planning the conference, have weighed in with their...
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3 Ways to Make a Cloud Implementation Fail (or Not)

We are all now pretty much in agreement (although some of us more enthusiastically than others). It's not IF we're moving to the cloud, it's WHEN.  "So," you're probably asking, "How do I implement infrastructure, platform and applications in this brave new cloud world without messing it all up?" In other words, "How do I spin this cloud thing...
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12 Don't-Miss Cloud Sessions at COLLABORATE 18

Attend COLLABORATE 18 to raise your expertise on maximizing on-premises applications, navigating a path to the cloud or optimizing your business in the cloud. With Oracle cloud solutions spanning Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Data as a Service (DaaS), customers have more options t...
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New Membership Directory

One of the exciting benefits of the OAUG's recent upgrade of its membership software system is the enhanced Membership Directory. Having the ability to locate and network with other Oracle Applications users is a valuable part of your OAUG membership. The searchable, online Membership Directory allows you to find information about key contact peopl...
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