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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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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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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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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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Unleash the Value of Your OAUG Membership

"One of the best ways to take advantage of your membership is to get involved…. As a user, it gives you a voice. It gives you the opportunity to be heard. It gives you the opportunity to be involved in some of the decisions related to Oracle Applications." Watch the video below with OAUG member Debbie Morris, Southern Company, and find mo...
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Another wonderful advantage of being an OAUG member is all the knowledge, experience, and information you have at your fingertips.... Read More
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My OAUG Membership gives me access to information, knowledge and experiences from other users. I can't count how many times I util... Read More
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Celebrate Enthusiastic Contributors and Determined Pioneers

It's that time of year – time for the 2017 retrospective and your turn to nominate our community's top contributors and pioneers. The OAUG exists and endures because of the time and talents our members devote to supporting education, networking and advocacy initiatives. Consider the members that have made an outstanding contribution to the OAUG in ...
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The OAUG Applauds Oracle’s Continued EBS Investment: Release 12.2.7 is Now Available

In previous communications, the OAUG shared with you recent announcements about updates to the Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) Roadmap . The breaking news we received from Oracle late last Friday is significant for our Oracle EBS users community. I'm pleased to be able to share this additional information with you: Oracle EBS 12.2.7 is now available....
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Many thanks to OAUG President Alyssa Johnson and fellow Board members for having regular updates and communications with Oracle. R... Read More
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Privilege and Responsibility: Your Pipeline of Information

The OAUG was one of the first to share Oracle's announcement of an E-Business Suite (EBS) Roadmap update back in June and followed up with news of Oracle's July 2017 update . Being able to distribute breaking news like this is a privilege and a responsibility. In partnership with Oracle, we are delighted to provide important information about produ...
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TOP THREE MEMBERSHIP QUESTIONS - ANSWERED!

Welcome to FAQ's with the OAUG Membership team! Below are three common inquiries with quick answers to help you with your OAUG membership: Does everyone in an organization have access to membership benefits with a corporate membership? Yes, a corporate membership of any kind provides membership benefits to everyone in the organization, regardless o...
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On Point and On the Calendar

As most of you know, in April, the OAUG, Quest and IOUG hosted the annual COLLABORATE conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. What you might not know, is that the OAUG is hosting a month-long Best of COLLABORATE 17 educational series, presented via webinar and beginning in August. 

The Best of COLLABORATE 17 – OAUG Forum is a collection of some of the top conference presentations, determined largely by feedback obtained from the surveys completed by session attendees. Team leaders from the OAUG Education Committee review the overall ratings per session along with the attendance numbers to identify the highest-rated and highest-attended conference sessions. The selected sessions represent and address some of the most critical challenges our users community is facing. The content is on point, and it's on the calendar. 

What's coming up in week one? 

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I was unable to attend this year COLLABORATE conference. Thanks for making it available. I am excited to attend the ones that ar... Read More
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OAUG Insider Launched as New Tool for OAUG Members and Partners

The OAUG launches the OAUG Insider to provide a weekly source of timely and relevant content for Oracle Applications Users. This service aggregates popular and trending articles from the Internet that represent information of the most interest to OAUG members.  The first section will present stories about Oracle, and the second section will fe...
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Your Personal Brand

​You don't have to be a famous entertainer, politician or business leader to have a personal brand. No matter your sphere of influence, the ability to cultivate and convey the unique skills, knowledge and attributes you possess can greatly enhance the impact and results you achieve in your universe.

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You Are the OAUG: Year in Review

The positive response to the OAUG's 2016 Year-In-Review video was so strong, we decided to share it with everyone. Last month, the organization showcased the new 5-minute production at the annual Meeting of the OAUG Members during COLLABORATE 17 in Las Vegas. Continue reading and watch the video to see if you agree that 2016 was a great year for members of OAUG! And let us know your thoughts by leaving a comment in the blog post.

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Choices: Defining Your Path to the Cloud

For many Oracle Applications customers, the adoption of cloud solutions is a journey with unique objectives and timeframes. The users community includes customers across a continuum of cloud adoption phases, including many that report their on-premises environments will remain in place for some time.  During COLLABORATE 17, Steve Daheb, senior...
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Thanks to Our Superstars

One of my favorite events at COLLABORATE is the OAUG Meeting of the Members. And a highlight of that event is the presentation of awards to our superstars – individuals and groups that serve the OAUG community with their outstanding contributions throughout the year.

Last evening, I had the great honor to recognize our 2017 winners (scroll to the end for the photo gallery):

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OAUG Insight Magazine Spring Edition

OAUG Insight Magazine Spring Edition

The spring edition of OAUG Insight magazine is available online for OAUG members. 

In this issue: 

  • Discover the secret ingredients that form the perfect recipe – from selection of the solution to post implementation – for a Hyperion Planning solution. 
  • Oracle's Application Express (APEX) has become the "go-to" tool for rapid development of Web-based applications and has gained enormous popularity as a method of extending the E-Business Suite (EBS). 
  • When a key patch or step is added to an upgrade note that you are using, are you receiving proactive notifications? 
  • A new collection point for Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) security information presents FAQs and best practices in one convenient place.

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Tips for High-Impact Networking

Connections Accelerate Your Professional Development

Planning your professional development as a young professional can be an intimidating process, but making time for in-person educational and networking events can be beneficial for the future of your career. In the article appearing in the Harvard Business Review, "How to Decide Which Conferences Are Worth Your Time," Dorie Clark shares how to identify the best conferences and how to get the most out of your time at the conference to help grow your career and build your network.

COLLABORATE 17 is right around the corner, and we hope we will see you for a week of education and networking. Here are five tips to help energize your professional development efforts at the conference:

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What’s Your Altitude?: Cloud Panel

Cloud Panel: Are Oracle "On-Premises" ERP Customers Lost in the Cloud? Thursday, February 23, 2017, 1 p.m. EST This OAUG eLearning virtual panel discussion provides pragmatic information and candid discussion about Oracle cloud solutions along with observations relevant to "on-premises" Oracle customers. Everyone is invited to gain direct acce...
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On-Premises Customers Need A Strong Voice, Too!

President's Corner Welcome to the New Year! I am looking forward to serving you this year as the OAUG president and having the opportunity to talk with you each month through this forum. Please feel free to reach out and let me know what topics you would like to see discussed. Throughout much of last year, we were hearing that customers remaining w...
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Welcome to the OAUG! November New Members

The OAUG would like to welcome the new members who joined in November:  Alex and Ani Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Org Joseph Sipeki Main Roads Western Australia Sands Capital Management  TechStyle
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A Year in Review from the OAUG Customer Support Council

Top stories in the OAUG Support in Focus newsletter from the OAUG Customer Support Council include:

 Year in Review. Access valuable information and resources, compliments of the OAUG Customer Support Council. Get Accredited. Enhance your knowledge and capabilities with best practices from Oracle product experts. Leverage Oracle's Proactive Support Resources.

The OAUG Support in Focus newsletter is published exclusively for OAUG members. Read December's newsletter. 

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What's in Your Profile?

Why

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