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Lessons Learned on Replacing Oracle Discoverer

In June 2017 Oracle stopped support for Discoverer 11g. Mike Whalen, Technical Business Analyst, City of Arvada, Colorado, shares lessons learned on replacing Discoverer, including how to pick the best option and key considerations for a smooth implementation of a new reporting solution.  ​ Take the poll below and share you...
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Groovy: A Tool for Data Auditing?

I came across an interesting article about Groovy scripting in the latest Oracle Enterprise Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (EPBCS) release . (After all, who wouldn't click on something entitled "Along Came Groovy!") The ideas about using Groovy to allow users to load "last saved by" information to view data changes were intriguing, and it loo...
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Jason Jones
I haven't been using Groovy exactly in this capacity (PBCS) but I have worked extensively with Java in general and in particular J... Read More
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Overcoming Fear and Resistance to Embracing a Cloud Solution

Before documenting requirements, cultivating executive sponsorship and getting to the nuts and bolts of a recent Oracle Sales Cloud solution, we had to overcome some initial concerns and misconceptions.

Three things were top of mind: 

  1. A previous bad experience with a cloud product. 
  2. Mandatory, twice-a-year upgrades. 
  3. Security of our data. 

How did we resolve concerns to be able to move forward on a cloud implementation with confidence?

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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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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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