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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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Mohan Dutt
These are great networking tips! One of the objectives of COLLABORATE conferences is to create new connections and renew/refresh/... Read More
Wednesday, 18 April 2018 13:57
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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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Balancing Act: Supporting On-Premises EBS with Sights Set on the Cloud

Live webinar explores options, answers questions A recent survey* among members of three Oracle users groups confirms what some of us knew intuitively: on-premises systems remain in place in a majority of our organizations while interest in adopting cloud solutions grows. It's an increasingly common balancing act – supporting the status quo while l...
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The live webcast with Cliff Godwin to discuss the EBS Roadmap and cloud migration paths has been rescheduled for March 15: https:... Read More
Tuesday, 13 March 2018 09:33
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​Advocacy Propelled by Your Feedback

Determining the interests, concerns and collective priorities of the Oracle Applications users community and relaying those points of view back to Oracle has always been an important part of the work we do. OAUG members have a powerful voice that influences innovation and the continuous improvement of Oracle products. Advocacy is propelled by your ...
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Financial Statement Generator Tips & Tricks

"FSGs are powerful, robust, easy-to-use tools that allow you to get a great amount of financial data. When used in conjunction with Report Manager, you get drillable reports that your accountants will love."  ​Watch the video below with OAUG member Leo Dougherty, Board of Governors, Federal Reserve, to find out more.   Get more ...
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