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Using AME for Journal Approval provides tremendous flexibility. Although we tried several approaches, approval groups within AME became very maintenance intense a employees terminated or change positions.Our approach was to reduce maintenance and increase mobility by using the employee supervisor hierarchy and job approval levels to determine approval limits. Our presentation will walk you through why we chose this approach and the steps needed to implement this simple but effective approval hierarchy including reporting for audit purposes.One CPE credit will be granted per 50-minute onsite course hour.
“An OBIEE Success Story: How an Electric Utility Created Visibility and Reduced Cost in Supply Chain” provides an overview of a project utilizing both OBIEE and Business Intelligence Analytics products. The project’s goal was to provide timely data and reporting to Supply Chain to aid in strategic decision making. This allowed the company to reduce overall operational costs, track performance and productivity, manage inventory in partnership with business operations, and enable basic governance practices for the data within the Oracle E-Business Suite”.One CPE credit will be granted per 50-minute onsite course hour.
When a client wanted to implement Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Services, Fusion Financials Cloud, and Human Capital Management Cloud, the integration of them was a priority. This presentation will discuss how we integrated multiple cloud products and the pitfalls overcome along the way. We will cover key things to keep in mind when undertaking a project that involves integrating these Oracle cloud solutions in order to ensure a successful outcome.One CPE credit will be granted per 50-minute onsite course hour.
This presentation will cover the process of resolving performance issues in OBIEE 12c. we will explain how to analyze poorly performing reports and dashboards. How to view the sql behind poorly performing analytics and dashboards. Explain the process implementing aggregate tables to improve performance.One CPE credit will be granted per 50-minute onsite course hour.
Oracle Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) provides multiple and extensive integration options with both Oracle and Non-Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems both on-premises and in the cloud. This session explains all the options and the respective benefits of each one plus discusses the future roadmap for hybrid integration functionality.One CPE credit will be granted per 50-minute onsite course hour.
  • Author Mike Casey
  • Company Oracle Corporation
  • Track EPM/BI/Business Intelligence/Warehousing
  • Secondary Track Financials
This panel will answer your questions you have regarding the integration and use of Applications Express (APEX) with EBS. We will go into detail on installation, architecture, authentication, authorization, and navigation of APEX within an EBS environment. Bring your questions and try to stump the experts.
  • Author John Peters
  • Company JRPJR, Inc.
  • Track Development
  • Secondary Track Middleware
  • Product E-Business Suite On Premises
This session will explore Arby's Restaurant Group's journey to Oracle's Public Cloud through their implementation of Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service. Focus will be on the planning and budgeting power now available to the Arby's Financial community through this cloud-based solution. The birth of the project will be traced from legacy challenges through selection, pilot efforts and today's results featuring drill-through to Oracle E-Business Suite. Closing points look toward integrating Essbase Cloud Services and the Financial Close and Consolidations Cloud Service for broader benefits.One CPE credit will be granted per 50-minute onsite course hour.
  • Author Darrell Barr
  • Company BIAS Corporation
  • Track EPM/BI/Business Intelligence/Warehousing
  • Secondary Track Cloud Computing
This session on Architecting an E-Business Suite Project Plan in the Cloud will highlight the challenges leveraging the new paradigm that is cannibalizing the current Enterprise Resource Planning platform. The session will introduce attendees to the evolution of the cloud that is responsible for the shifting technology platform to deploy an ERP system. The risks and challenges are identified with using outside support as well as issues with data and privacy including security. Also included is Public vs. Private cloud model and how best to convince senior managements' approval via capital vs. expense.
While cloud is promising prospect, customers still have well founded inherent skepticism towards cloud in view of recent security breaches. Business are willing to explore the opportunities presented by the cloud but, still not ready to migrate their most treasured mission critical applications & data to cloud. It would take a while and some technological advances before organizations will be ready. Until then, we will have substantial on-premise EPM applications. This whitepaper discusses the architecture of a hybrid environment to help you get best of both worlds.One CPE credit will be granted per 50-minute onsite course hour.
This customer case study is about a customer that was using carry-over functionality from E-Business Suite 11.5.10 where each maintenance activity had its own schedule. They had customized considerably to defer major maintenance that would otherwise be scheduled close to a minor maintenance. Learn how the customer got rid of all the chaos that was created due to this legacy customization and end-dated activity based schedules
Suppliers and their associated bank account information are sensitive data in an E-Business Suite Application and must be closely monitored by Finance. In order to track data changes, auditors requested for an event-based audit logging system. An in-house solution was created using Oracle ALERTS to record audit-level data of all changes. This topic will provide an insight on the manicured process and setup of Oracle ALERTS and the code associated to transcribe the audit data and report the log to auditors.
Auditing your Hyperion environment for SOX or any other compliance requirement is never easy. This session will explain some tips/techniques on how you can manage requests from various internal/external auditors and pass your Hyperion AuditDetailed Abstract for Review: Agenda-Hyperion and Compliance-Hyperion Audit requests-Hyperion Shared Services - The place to go for all your reporting needs- Shared Services Administrator vs Application Administrator- Key HFM roles and reporting- Planning/Essbase reporting- HSF reporting- Q&AOne CPE credit will be granted per 50-minute onsite course hour.
  • Author Azmat Bhatti
  • Company Canadian Tire Corporation, Ltd.
  • Track EPM/BI/Business Intelligence/Warehousing
  • Secondary Track EPM/BI/Business Intelligence/Warehousing
Learn how to cope with the testing challenges after patches and updates by automating your functional Testing using Oracle Application Testing Suite (OATS), and Oracle Flow Builder. Learn the overview of OATS incl. how to architect, install different components whether on-prem / in AWS / other cloud, create testing framework for web applications and enterprise packaged applications. Also learn how to implement the keyword driven testing framework and the pre-built testing components of Flow Builder leveraged by our clients to automate the testing of Oracle E-Business Suite/other applications.
Businesses rely on cloning their production E-Business Suite environment for a variety of reasons including development, support, and reporting. The 12.2 release of the E-Business Suite has increased the complexity of the cloning process. This session will review the required steps for making a clone of a 12.2 environment using Rapid Clone, discuss what can be done to automate this process, cover the impacts of an open patch cycle on the clone, and review required post Rapid Clone steps. This session will also cover how these topics can be applied to earlier releases of the E-Business Suite.
  • Author Michael Brown
  • Company BlueStar
  • Track Database
  • Secondary Track Middleware
  • Product E-Business Suite On Premises
Projects that are long in duration with multiple milestones and tasks often require progress payments. It is unreasonable to expect contractors to finance the work for the duration of the project and likewise it is unreasonable for the contractors to expect a lump sum payment before any work is completed. Getting these payments wrong causes payment disputes also distort the true value of your project. To fix this, Oracle Procurement has introduced Complex Purchase Orders in R12, and we will show you how to use them and what tools are available to make easier the data entry of Complex Purchase…
This session covers the benefits of using Oracle E-Business Suite Projects to align and connect your organization to deliver value to the customer while maintaining cost, time and quality. Project plans change! Change is a constant part of the project lifecycle and managing that change is critical to the delivery to your customers. From the initial project baseline to monitoring earned value, learn how to make the right decisions to keep the project on track and control changes.
As companies mature within their existing ERP, the original structure for the installed chart of accounts may no longer meet all of the reporting needs for an organization. Since the financial structure is such a core foundational element for data, options can be limited for expanding or reorganizing. Utilizing a Hybrid approach to bridge new functionality available within Oracle Cloud Financials, systems can bridge to their on premise ERP while reporting to a new structure within Cloud Financials.
  • Author Erika Swinburne
  • Company CSS International, Inc.
  • Track Financials
  • Product Cloud Applications (Fusion Applications), JD Edwards EnterpriseOne
Complexity of implementing and correctly using a planning product such as Advanced Supply Chain Planner can be humongous. A successful organization employs best practices in all aspects of planning such as exceptions management, constraint versus unconstraint planning, optimization, available or capable-to-promise, forecast consumption, intelligent use of time fences, process for planned order releases, data collections, performance, to ensure best planning results. This training session equips planners with expert knowledge based on learnings from various successful deployments of ASCP.
Upgrading database release of Oracle E-Business Suite database always comes with nice surprises related to performance. In this session we will learn proactive steps we can take to mitigate performance issues related bad SQL Plans. Learn best practices related to gather statistics, init ora parameters to get optimal performance from the database. Take away tips and tricks from this session to make your 12c DB upgrade as much painless as possible.
Organizations that rely on PBCS lack a robust approach of navigating to transaction detail within the context of an Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) summary. It becomes a bigger challenge when there are multiple transaction systems involved in financial consolidation. Business Intelligence Cloud Service (BICS) enables PBCS data to be conformed against other data sources from one or more transaction systems such as ERP, Sales and others. This session presents a BICS solution that enables reconciliation reporting between PBCS and transaction systems.One CPE credit will be granted per 50-minute onsite course hour.
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