Tuesday Apr 17, 2012

Upcoming Webcast: April 19 Sub-Ledger Accounting (SLA) for Oracle eAM

PRODUCT FAMILY: Enterprise Asset Management

April 19, 2012 at 11 am ET, 9 am MT, 8 am PT

This presentation provides an overview of how to use R12 Sub Ledger Accounting to modify the standard accounting of transactions delivered in eAM in order to meet custom requirements. The presentation will demonstrate the capabilities through an use case example of being able to derive different Debit accounts for Material issue transactions, based on the item category of the materials being issued against a work order.

A short, live demonstration (only if applicable) and question and answer period will be included. Oracle Advisor Webcasts are dedicated to building your awareness around our products and services. This session does not replace offerings from Oracle Global Support Services.

Current Schedule can be found on Note 740966.1
Post Presentation Recordings can be found on Note 740964.1

Reminder: Upcoming Webcast April 18th: “Supporting References” In Release 12 - SLA


PRODUCT FAMILY: Receivables, Payables, General Ledger

April 18, 2012 at 14:00 UK / 15:00 CET / 06:00 am Pacific / 7:00 am Mountain / 9:00 am Eastern

"Supporting References” enables users to enter additional information for the “Journal Entry Header” and “Journal Entry Lines” that can be used for analytical purposes. This functionality was earlier known as “Analytical Criteria”. In 11i, additional data was interfaced to GL on the journals using “Descriptive Flexfields” whereas using this feature in R12, customers can create customized sources as ‘Supporting References’ and pass values into those sources from Subledgers like AP / AR / PA, etc.

TOPICS WILL INCLUDE:
  • Supporting References
  • Business information about a subledger journal entry at the header or line level
  • Establishing a subledger balance for a particular source value or combination of source values for a particular account
  • To assist with reconciliation of account balances
  • Financial and managerial analysis
A short, live demonstration (only if applicable) and question and answer period will be included. Oracle Advisor Webcasts are dedicated to building your awareness around our products and services. This session does not replace offerings from Oracle Global Support Services.

Current Schedule can be found on Note 740966.1
Post Presentation Recordings can be found on Note 740964.1

Tuesday Apr 10, 2012

The New My Oracle Support User Interface (HTML-based)

A single source for learning about the latest enhancements to the My Oracle Support User Interface...

On January 27, 2012, we launched a new My Oracle Support HTML-based user interface (UI). The new user interface is built using Oracle’s Application Development Framework and is our first step towards providing a single online support portal for our customers and partners; one that all users will transition to in the coming months.

Further enhancements to the HTML-based user interface are planned for April 13, 2012. We will transition users of the standard Flash-based interface in the coming months. To help facilitate a smooth transition, we invite you to preview and begin using the new My Oracle Support interface by going to supporthtml.oracle.com and sign in using your Single Sign-on username and password

For full information regarding functionality, supported browsers and links to quick and easy videos on how to navigate the new UI, please check out Doc ID 1385682.1 

Friday Apr 06, 2012

Top Tips and Tricks Documents for Oracle Install Base

 EBS Install Base Implementer?  Consider the following references as identified by Oracle Install Base Engineers as our Top Tips and Tricks knowledge documents.

  • Top Install Base Tips and Tricks Documents
    • Troubleshoot: Oracle Install Base (Doc ID 1351860.1)
    • How to Use Installed Base Error Transaction Diagnostics Script IBtxnerr.sql (Doc ID 365697.1)
    • Cannot See Customer Product Instance in Installed Base after Item is Shipped (Doc ID 1309943.1)
    • How To Obtain the CSE/CSI Log and Debug Files For Your Oracle Support Engineer (Doc ID 239627.1)
    • Troubleshooting Install Base Errors in the Transaction Errors Processing Form (Doc ID 577978.1)
    • How to Solve Installed Base Error Transactions Using Installed Base Data Correction and Synchronization Program (Doc ID 734933.1)
    • Common Installed Base Transaction Error Messages (Doc ID 856825.1)
    • Install Base Transaction Errors Master Repository (Doc ID 1289858.1)
    • How To Remove Extended Attributes From IB? (Doc ID 1357667.1
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OAUG Collaborate 12: EBS Technology Sessions

Members of our E-Business Suite Applications Technology Group will be at the OAUG Collaborate 12 conference at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada on April 22 to 26, 2012. 

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at the Oracle E-Business Technology Blog




April 24 Webcast: Procurement: How to Solve Errors with Receiving Transactions

ADVISOR WEBCAST: How to Solve Errors with Receiving Transactions
PRODUCT FAMILY: E-Business : Procurement

April 24, 2012 at 14:00 UK / 15:00 CET / 06:00 am Pacific / 7:00 am Mountain / 9:00 am Eastern/ 3:00 pm Egypt Time

Session description that sets customer expectations such as This one-hour session is recommended for technical and functional users need to know about verifying the receiving transactions errors, troubleshoot it and fix it from the application forms and the back-end.

TOPICS WILL INCLUDE:
  • Setup and normal transactions
  • The cause of (RVTTH-115B, RVTTH-115D, RVTTH-115F, RVTTH-115H, RVTTH-115J) and how to identify it
  • The troubleshooting and solution of this issue in a non WMS org
  • The solution of this issue in WMS org
A short, live demonstration (only if applicable) and question and answer period will be included. Oracle Advisor Webcasts are dedicated to building your awareness around our products and services. This session does not replace offerings from Oracle Global Support Services.

 

Current Schedule can be found on Note 740966.1
Post Presentation Recordings can be found on Note 740964.1

April 12 EBS Webcast: Value Chain Planning 12.1.3.6 Rapid Planning Enhancements

ADVISOR WEBCAST: 12.1.3.6 Rapid Planning Enhancements
PRODUCT FAMILY: Value Chain Planning

April 12, 2012 at 11 am ET, 9 am MT, 8 am PT

This one-hour session is recommended for functional users who work on the implementation of Oracle Rapid Planning, and Consultants interested in the latest Oracle Rapid Planning features and enhancements available through VCP version 12.1.3.6. This webcast will discuss Safety Stock Calculation Using Quantities, Substitution Logic, and RP-CP Collaboration.

TOPICS WILL INCLUDE:
  • Provide insight on the latest enhancements that are available in Oracle Rapid Planning.
  • Learn what is available in this version compared to earlier versions.
  • Version changes.

A short, live demonstration (only if applicable) and question and answer period will be included. Oracle Advisor Webcasts are dedicated to building your awareness around our products and services. This session does not replace offerings from Oracle Global Support Services.

Current Schedule can be found on Note 740966.1
Post Presentation Recordings can be found on Note 740964.1

April 10 EBS WEBCAST: Cost Management Intercompany Accounting for Internal Order and Drop Shipment

ADVISOR WEBCAST: Cost Management Intercompany Accounting for Internal Order and Drop Shipment
PRODUCT FAMILY: Cost Management

April 10, 2012 at 11 am ET, 9 am MT, 8 am PT

This one-hour advisor webcast discusses Intercompany Accounting for Internal Order and Drop Shipments. This session is recommended for technical and functional users who work on the costing part of the Internal Order and Drop Shipment cycles.

TOPICS WILL INCLUDE:
  • Understand the various setups involved in Intercompany Accounting
  • Understand the accounting entries generated for different setups in Intercompany Accounting

A short, live demonstration (only if applicable) and question and answer period will be included. Oracle Advisor Webcasts are dedicated to building your awareness around our products and services. This session does not replace offerings from Oracle Global Support Services.

Current Schedule can be found on Note 740966.1
Post Presentation Recordings can be found on Note 740964.1

Tuesday Apr 03, 2012

Upcoming Webcast: ATG Live Webcast April 5: Managing Your Oracle E-Business Suite with Oracle Enterprise Manager

Please consider attending the following Webcast announced today on Steven Chan's E-Business Blog linked below.  Please visit his blog to learn more and to register.

Managing Your Oracle E-Business Suite with Oracle Enterprise Manager

 

Enterprise Manager 12c with E-Business Suite Plug-in 5.0


The topics covered in this webcast will be:

  • Manage your EBS system configurations
  • Monitor your EBS environment's performance and uptime
  • Keep multiple EBS environments in sync with their patches and configurations
  • Create patches for your EBS customizations and apply them with Oracle's own patching tools
Visit here to learn more and join today!

Monday Apr 02, 2012

Recommended Patches For R12.1.3 Procurement Contracts, Contract Terms Library or Repository Contracts

If you are implementing or upgrading to R12.1.3 Procurement Contracts, Contract Terms Library or Repository Contracts, then please review the following note for a list of recommended patches to apply on top of 12.1.3: 1349213.1: Recommended Patches For R12.1.3 Procurement Contracts and Contracts Core.

Note that currently the methods given in Note 1400757.1: How to Find E-Business Suite Recommended Patches may not give the same patch listing given in Note 1349213.1.

12.1.3 Spares Management Enhancements Transfer of Information (TOI)

Transfer of Information (TOI) presentation is available. It covers the following enhancements made to the EBS Spares Management Product:

  • Restrict Sources with no Shipping Network definition
  • Create Internal Order when Source is Manned Warehouse
  • Display Delivery status in Parts Requirement UI
  • Order Sources by distance when Shipping cost remains same
  • Calculate Parts Shipping Distances using Navteq Data
  • Consider Warehouse Calendar to calculate Parts Arrival Date
  • Create Requisitions in Operating Unit of Destination Inventory Org
  • Uptake of HZ address structure in Parts Requirement UI
  • April Edition of the Oracle E-Business CRM Support Newsletter Available

    The April Edition of the Oracle E-Business Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Support Newsletter Document ID  1320611.1 is now available on My Oracle Support.


    Highlights of the April Edition include:

    • Upgrading Customizations within EBS
    • New Format for 12.1.3 Documentation
    • E-Business Suite Recommended Upgrades
    • Communities Update
    • Directed and Useful content targeted by CRM Product
    • Available EBS CRM Webcasts
    • …and More!
    It is also worth noting that the My Oracle Support Communities, http://communities.oracle.com, are always available for quick answers to your questions.   Also, please always feel free to write us at EBS-CRM-News_WW@oracle.com with any feedback on the CRM newsletter, communities or any other feedback you wish to share.

    Thursday Mar 29, 2012

    Upcoming Webcast: Basic Troubleshooting Information For Stuck Sales Order Issues

    ADVISOR WEBCAST: Basic Troubleshooting Information For Stuck Sales Order Issues
    PRODUCT FAMILY: Logistics

    April 18, 2012 at 1 pm ET, 11 am MT, 10 am PT

    This one-hour session is recommended for technical and functional users who deal with stuck sales order issues in Inventory module.

    TOPICS WILL INCLUDE:
    • General Overview about Open Transactions Interface
    • How sales order records are interface to Oracle Inventory
    • How to track sales order cycle flow once the records are interface into MTL_TRANSACTIONS_INTERFACE table
    • How to troubleshoot sales order stuck in MTL_TRANSACTIONS_INTERFACE
    • What to look for when reviewing screen shots and diagnostics

    A short, live demonstration (only if applicable) and question and answer period will be included. Oracle Advisor Webcasts are dedicated to building your awareness around our products and services. This session does not replace offerings from Oracle Global Support Services.

    Current Schedule can be found on Note 740966.1
    Post Presentation Recordings can be found on Note 740964.1

    New OTL Top Error Documents

    We would like to take this opportunity to announce new documents that are aimed at easing your experience when faced with troubleshooting Oracle Time and Labor issues. To this end we would like to highlight related and updated documentation regarding the top most reported OTL issues.


    Similar to the iRecruitment top error document updates announced in our EBS HCM Newsletter for December 2011, we proactively analyzed the issues reported on Oracle Time and Labor, identifying and consolidating knowledge content for the top 3 - 4 error messages in My Oracle Support documents. These new documents are as follows:

    Document

    Content Type

    Note ID:

    Oracle Time and Labor (OTL) Timekeeper issues

    Functional

    1380612.1

    Oracle Time and Labor (OTL) Approval issues

    Functional

    1383990.1

    Oracle Time and Labor (OTL) Retrieval issues

    Functional

    1385426.1

    These documents are now available via our Oracle Time and Labor Information Center Doc ID 1293475.1.

    As always, we very much welcome your feedback should you use these documents. Please add your views by using the "Rate This Document" feature should you wish to share your experience and any further improvement suggestions.

    Tuesday Mar 27, 2012

    New and Noteworthy Fixed Assets Notes

    • A new white paper for Integrating Oracle Inventory Transactions Into Oracle Projects To Generate Asset Lines & Interface Assets To Fixed Assets (Doc ID 1392743.1)

    • A listing of available Oracle E-Business Fixed Assets Diagnostics (Doc ID 1362875.1)

    • Information on the knowledge management enhancements made in My Oracle Support Knowledge Management Version 6.0 Release (Doc ID 1393516.1)

    • The new Period Close Advisor for the Release 12 E-Business Suite (Doc ID 335.1).  What is the Period Close Advisor?  The Period Close Advisor provides guidance on recommended period end procedures for E-Business Release 12.x.  It is intended to be generic and does not relate to a specific organization or industry.  Step by step best practices with tips and troubleshooting references are provided to assist you through each phase.  The EBS R12 Period Close Advisor for Assets data can also be found in a standalone note (Doc ID 1359475.1)
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