Wednesday Mar 20, 2013

UPK Player Optimized for Apple iPad

Did you know that UPK Player has an optimized view for the Apple iPad? This feature was introduced in UPK 11.1 ESP 1 ( The best part is, you don't need to make any changes to your content or send a different link to iPad users. Keep reading to learn more.
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Friday Mar 15, 2013

It's that time of year again... Oracle Open World Call for Presentations is Open!

Time flies and it seems like Oracle Open World 2012 just ended but planning for this tremendous event goes on year round.   Oracle Open World 2013 will be held September 22-26 in San Francisco, CA.   If you’d like to attend minus the cost of registration and have a great UPK story to tell, submit an abstract before April 12th!  Go to the Open World Call for Papers website for more details and registration information.  ( 

We hope to top last year’s crowd of UPK Customers and Partners that descended upon San Francisco to network with other users, meet the Product Management and Development teams,  get questions answered, learn about best practices and new features, discuss the future direction of the product, and have a very good time while learning all about UPK.    We’d love to see you there, even more so we'd love to hear your story!

Collaborate Conference Less than a Month Away! Denver, April 7-11!

 The Collaborate Conference is just around the corner.  This year the event will be at the Denver Convention Center, April 7-11, 2013.  We have a HUGE focus on UPK, with 17 sessions, 2 Special Interest Groups, and 2 Demo Stations where you can ask questions and see functionality demos from UPK experts.   Go to the Collaborate website for more details and registration information: 

 Here's a sample of the topics being presented:

  • Beyond Training:  Improving Business Practice with Oracle User Productivity Kit,
  • Using UPK to Improve ROI in R12 and Beyond
  • Accelerate System Acceptance Testing with Oracle UPK
  • UPK Product Roadmap
  • UPK 11.1 Upgrade – A Customer Perspective

Let us know if you’ll be attending. We are looking forward to seeing you there!

Friday Mar 08, 2013

User Productivity Kit Developer Forum - Live Webcast Series, REGISTER NOW!

Upcoming Session:Tips and Tricks from Development Experts for Editing Your UPK Content

Date: March 19, 2013   Time: 11am PST

Join us for this fun, interactive session. Speakers, Lisa Kawahara and Kathryn Lustenberger will share with you tips and tricks they‘ve learned from years of experiencing working on the Oracle UPK Development team and creating content using Oracle‘s User Productivity Kit. Have you ever wondered how to check the grammar of your custom bubble text? Are you looking for faster ways to navigate and quicker ways to edit content in the UPK topic editor helping you to shorten your development cycle? These topics and more will be covered in this interactive session. They will share several little-known UPK tips and tricks as well as some possible unknown secrets. Come learn new ways to increase your productivity! Topics include:

  • Eliminate frames and bubbles
  • Navigate frames like a pro
  • Easier ways to view frames in the topic editor
  • Editing techniques to speed up your creation process
  • Fun with screenshots

Sign up now - seats are limited!


Did You miss the last session? RECORDING AVAILABLE!

The first session, UPK Beyond Oracle, and Beyond Training, was presented by Beth Renstrom, Sr. Product Manager of the Outbound Product Management team, supported by May Tickner, Sr. Education Consultant and Karen Rihs, responding to questions from the lively group of attendees. Key takeaways from the session included:

  • “Being able to use UPK for other applications”
  • “Using UPK for the complete lifecycle of a project”
  • “Seeing the ‘Test It’ and ‘Do It’ modes. We are new to the product, so it was very interesting seeing all the different ways it can be used.”


Be sure to visit our Web page to make sure you:

  • Listen to the recorded session if you missed it live
  • Register for future live sessions
  • Sign up for Oracle University UPK consulting services



The authors of this blog are members of the UPK product development, management, and marketing teams. On this blog, you'll find UPK news, tips/tricks, upcoming events, and general information on UPK - the easy-to-use, comprehensive content development, deployment, and maintenance platform for increasing project, program, and user productivity.


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