Please drop by any of our sessions to hear the latest news and meet up with us.
Session 12981 Upgrading your Customizations to Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1 Sara Woodhull, Principal Product Manager, Applications Technology Group, Oracle
Sunday, April 07, 03:45 pm - 04:45 pm Location: Room 601 Come to this Oracle development session to learn about selecting the best upgrade approach for your existing customizations. Also learn how to create an inventory of your customizations and a strategy for mapping them to new functionality offered in E-Business Suite. The session will help you understand customization scenarios and use cases, tools, and technologies to ensure that your Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 environment fits your users’ needs and that any future customizations will be easy to upgrade.
Session 12965 Oracle E-Business Suite Directions: Deployment and System Administration Max Arderius, Manager, Applications Development Group, Oracle
Monday, April 08, 09:45 am - 10:45 am Location: Room 601 What’s coming in the next major version of Oracle E-Business Suite 12? This Oracle Development session covers the latest technology stack, including the use of Oracle WebLogic Server and Oracle Database 11.2. Topics include an architectural overview of the latest updates, installation, upgrade, new configuration options, and new tools for cloning. Come learn how online patching (based on the Oracle Database 11g Release 2 Edition-Based Redefinition feature) will reduce your database patching downtimes.
Session 12979 Planning Your Oracle E-Business Suite Upgrade from Release 11i Anne Carlson, Sr. Director, Applications Technology Group, Oracle Monday, April 08, 01:15 pm - 02:15 pm Location: Room 113 Are you still on Release 11i deciding what to do next? This session discusses key road map and project planning considerations for customers on 11i who are looking to upgrade. It combines practical tips from customers who have already upgraded from 11i with expert advice from Oracle's Support, Consulting, Development and IT organizations. You will learn how to identify factors that affect your time and resources, decide between upgrade and reimplementation, manage custom code, and minimize downtime.
Session 13001 Oracle E-Business Suite Applications Strategy, Update and Roadmap Cliff Godwin, Sr. VP, Application Development, Oracle Monday, April 08, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Location: Four Seasons Ballroom 2 & 3 In this session, hear from Oracle E-Business Suite General Manager Cliff Godwin as he delivers an update on the Oracle E-Business Suite product line. The session covers the value delivered by the current release of Oracle E-Business Suite applications, the momentum, and how Oracle E-Business Suite applications integrate into Oracle’s overall applications strategy. You will come away with an understanding of the value Oracle E-Business Suite applications deliver now and in the future.
Session 12980 Recommendations for Oracle E-Business Suite Performance Tuning Isam Alyousfi, Sr. Director, Applications Performance, Oracle Monday, April 08, 05:00 pm - 06:00 pm Location: Room 601 This packed Oracle development session summarizes practical tips and lessons learned from performance-tuning and benchmarking the world’s largest Oracle E-Business Suite environments. Apps sysadmins will learn concrete tips and techniques for identifying and resolving performance bottlenecks on all layers, with special attention to application and database tier servers. Learn about tuning Oracle Forms, Oracle Concurrent Manager, Apache, and more. Track down memory leaks and other issues at the Java and JVM layers.
Session 12988 Oracle E-Business Suite Directions: Slashing Downtimes with Online Patching Kevin Hudson, Sr. Director, Applications Technology Group, Oracle
Tuesday, April 09, 08:00 am - 09:00 am Location: Room 601 Oracle E-Business Suite's new Online Patching feature reduces maintenance downtimes by allowing you to patch your system while users are online. This Oracle development session details how online patching works, with special attention to what���s happening behind the scenes when E-Business Suite patches are applied to an environment that’s still running. Come learn about the implications for minimizing maintenance downtimes when applying patches with this new technology and the related impact your customizations.
Session 13021 Efficiently Scaling Oracle E-Business Suite on Oracle Exadata and Oracle Exalogic Isam Alyousfi, Sr. Director, Applications Performance, Oracle Samer Barakat, Sr. Architect, Applications Performance, Oracle
Tuesday, April 09, 10:45 am - 11:45 am Location: Room 601 Oracle Exadata and Oracle Exalogic are designed from the ground up with optimizations in software and hardware to deliver fast performance for mission-critical applications such as Oracle E-Business Suite. Oracle E-Business Suite applications run three to eight times as fast on the Oracle Exadata/Oracle Exalogic platform in standard benchmark tests. Besides performance, customers benefit from simplified support, enhanced manageability, and the ability to consolidate multiple Oracle E-Business Suite instances.
Session 12968 Oracle E-Business Suite Technology: Latest Features and Roadmap Lisa Parekh, Vice President, Applications Technology Group, Oracle Tuesday, April 09, 02:00 pm - 3:00 pm Location: Room 601 This Oracle development session provides a comprehensive overview of the product strategy for Oracle E-Business Suite technology, capabilities and associated business benefits of recent releases and a review of capabilities on the product roadmap. Come hear about the latest enhancements of the user interface; systems administration and configuration management tools; security-related updates; and tools and options for extending, customizing, and integrating Oracle E-Business Suite with other applications.
Session 13100 10 Things you can do today to prepare for Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 Nadia Bendjedou, Sr. Director, Product Strategy, Oracle Kevin Hudson, Sr. Director, Applications Technology Group, Oracle Wednesday, April 10, 08:15 am - 09:15 am Location: Room 603 Whether you are on 11i, 12.0 or 12.1, this is a must session. This development session will help you prepare for future uptake of Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 by explaining the technology and skills requirements for 12.2, and highlighting what you can do now. It will include a deep dive into the internals of Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 Online Patching to help you understand how to ensure your custom code will be compatible with Online Patching.
Session 12993 Oracle E-Business Suite Extensions for Oracle Endeca Overview and Roadmap Osama Elkady, Sr. Director, Applications Internationalization, Oracle
Wednesday, April 10, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Location: Room 601 Oracle Endeca includes a leading unstructured data correlation and analytics engine, together with a best-in-class catalog search and guided navigation solution for improving the productivity of all types of users in your enterprise. This development session focuses on the details behind the Oracle Endeca platform’s integration into Oracle E-Business Suite.
Session 12990 Minimizing Oracle E-Business Suite Maintenance Downtimes Elke Phelps, Sr. Principal Product Manager, Applications Technology Group, Oracle
Wednesday, April 10, 01:00 pm - 02:00 pm Location: Room 601 This Oracle development session features a survey of the best techniques sysadmins can use to minimize patching downtimes. It starts with an architectural-level review of Oracle E-Business Suite fundamentals and then moves to a practical view of the various tools and approaches for downtimes. Topics include patching shortcuts, merging patches, distributing worker processes across multiple servers, running ADPatch in noninteractive mode, staged APPL_TOPs, shared file systems, deferring systemwide database tasks.
Session 12983 Advanced Management of Oracle E-Business Suite with Oracle Enterprise Manager Angelo Rosado, Principal Product Manager, Applications Technology Group, Oracle Wednesday, April 10, 03:00 pm - 04:00 pm Location: Room 601 Oracle Enterprise Manager is the only product on the market that is designed to monitor and manage all the different technologies that constitute Oracle E-Business Suite applications. Learn how to use Oracle Enterprise Manager to gain dramatic improvements in system visibility and diagnostic capability as well as administrator productivity. The purpose of this session is to highlight the key features and benefits of Oracle Enterprise Manager and Oracle Application Management Suite for Oracle E-Business Suite.
Session 12984 Personalize and Extend Oracle E-Business Suite Applications Gustavo Jimenez, Sr. Manager, Applications Technology Group, Oracle Wednesday, April 10, 04:15 pm - 05:15 pm Location: Room 601 This session covers a wide range of options for personalizing and extending your existing Oracle E-Business Suite applications. Learn how to use Oracle Application Framework Personalization to tailor the functionality of the E-Business Suite to meet your organization's needs in an upgrade-safe manner. Learn also how to use Fusion Middleware technologies with E-Business Suite, including Oracle Application Development Framework (Oracle ADF), Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition and more.
Session 12986 Desktop Integration in Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1 Padmaprabodh Ambale, Group Manager, Applications Technology Group, Oracle Thursday, April 11, 08:30 am - 09:30 am Location: Room 501 Upgrading to Release 12? Implementing WebADI and Report Manager? WebADI and Report Manager deliver many new capabilities beyond those in Client ADI. This presentation covers the latest functional enhancements in Oracle Web Applications Desktop Integrator and Oracle Report Manager, enhanced Microsoft Office support, and greater support for building custom desktop integration solutions. The session also presents tips and tricks for upgrading from Oracle Applications Desktop Integrator to Oracle Web Applications.
Session 13022 EBS Extensions for Endeca: Technical Considerations Anne Carlson, Sr. Director, Applications Technology Group, Oracle Anurag Malik, Director, ALM Product Management, Oracle
Thursday, April 11, 08:30 am - 09:30 am Location: Room 601 Come to this session to learn more about how the Oracle E-Business Suite integration with Oracle Endeca works, and how you can get the most out of it in your own enterprise. This session will cover important technical and practical guidance including how to deploy and maintain EBS extensions for Endeca, how to size the system to meet your needs, and options for personalizing and customizing Endeca content.
Session 12991 Latest Oracle E-Business Suite User Interface and Usability Enhancements Padmaprabodh Ambale, Group Manager, Applications Technology Group, Oracle Thursday, April 11, 09:45 am - 10:45 am Location: Room 608 This Oracle development session details the latest UI enhancements to Oracle Application Framework in Oracle E-Business Suite. Developers will get a detailed look at new features to enhance usability, offer more capabilities for personalization and extensions, and support the development and use of dashboards and web services. Topics include new rich UI capabilities such as new home page features, Navigator and Favorites pull-down menus, embedded widgets for analytics content.
Session 12992 Integration Options for Oracle E-Business Suite Rajesh Ghosh, Group Manager, Applications Technology Group, Oracle
Thursday, April 11, 09:45 am - 10:45 am Location: Room 601 In this session, you will get an understanding of how, when and where you can leverage Oracle’s integration technologies to connect end-to-end business processes across your enterprise, including your Oracle Applications portfolio. This session offers a technical look at Oracle E-Business Suite Integrated SOA Gateway, Oracle SOA Suite, Oracle Application Adapters for Data Integration for Oracle E-Business Suite, and other options for integrating Oracle E-Business Suite with other applications.
Special Interest Groups (SIG)
Session 13072 OAUG EBS Applications Technology SIG (Part I) Srini Chaval, Cummins
Sunday, April 07, 12:00 pm - 01:00 pm Location: Room 603
Guest Presentation: Oracle E-Business Suite Technology Certification Primer and Roadmap Steven Chan, Sr. Director, Applications Technology Group, Oracle
Session 13128 OAUG EBS Applications Technology SIG (Part II) Srini Chaval, Cummins
Sunday, April 07, 01:15 pm - 02:15 pm Location: Room 603Guest Presentation: Q&A Session with the Applications Technology Group staff members Steven Chan, Elke Phelps, Max Arderius, Kevin Hudson, Gustavo Jimenez, Isam Alyousfi
Session 13079 OAUG Upgrade SIG (Part I) Sandra Vucinic, VLAD Group, Inc.
Wednesday, April 10, 08:15 am - 09:15 am Location: Room 605
Upgrade SIG will host a business meeting followed by panel (Q&A) related to EBS Upgrade topics and Oracle presentation.
Guest Presentation: Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1 Upgrade Best Practices: Technical Insight Isam Alyousfi, Sr. Director, Applications Performance, Oracle Nadia Bendjedou, Sr. Director, Product Strategy, Oracle Anne Carlson, Sr. Director, Applications Technology Group, Oracle Udayan Parvate, Director, Release Engineering, Quality and Release Management, Oracle
Session 13113 OAUG Upgrade SIG (Part II) Sandra Vucinic, VLAD Group, Inc.
Wednesday, April 10, 09:30 am - 10:30 am Location: Room 605
Upgrade SIG will host a business meeting followed by panel (Q&A) related to EBS Upgrade topics and Oracle presentation.
Session 11672 Oracle E-Business Suite Cloning Panel Sandra Vucinic, VLAD Group, Inc.
Wednesday, April 10, 04:15 pm - 05:15 pm Location: Room 605 This panel will discuss differences between available release 11i, R12 and R12.1 cloning methods. Advantages and disadvantages of each cloning method will be discussed in depth. This panel of experienced database administrators will lead a discussion focusing on the questions such as “which cloning method is best to use in your particular environment”. Attendees will gain practical knowledge, tips and tricks to assist with cloning of Oracle E-Business Suite release 11i, R12 and R12.1 environments.
Meet the Experts
We're planning to have round-table discussions where you can review your questions with senior E-Business Suite ATG staff. This is the place where attendees can have informal and semistructured but open one-on-one discussions with Strategy and Development regarding Oracle Applications strategy and your specific business and IT strategy.
The experts will be available to discuss the value of the latest releases and share insights into the best path for your enterprise, so come ready with your questions.
Meetings last 20 minutes and space is limited, so make sure you register HERE.
Location: Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center, Granite ABC.
EBS Table 1 - Strategy & Roadmap Cliff Godwin, Nadia Bendjedou
EBS Table 2 (Morning) - Apps Tools & Tech Steven Chan, Lisa Parekh, Elke Phelps, Max Arderius
- Monday 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
- Monday 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm
- Tuesday 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
- Wednesday 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
EBS Table 2 (Afternoon) - Endeca Osama Elkady, Anurag Malik
- Monday 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
- Wednesday 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
EBS Table 4 - Upgrades Anne Carlson, Nadia Bendjedou, Udayan Parvate
- Monday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
- Tuesday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
- Wednesday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
- Monday 1:00 pm -5:00 pm
- Tuesday 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
- Wednesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
- Wednesday 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Demos (Kiosk #28)
We have one booth in the exhibition demogrounds this year, where you can get your questions answered. Please stop by and meet our staff to have discussions about on the following areas:
- Advanced Architecture and Technology Stack for Oracle E-Business Suite
- New User Productivity Capabilities in Oracle E-Business Suite
- Oracle E-Business Suite System Management
- Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1 Technical Upgrade Best Practices
- SOA-Based Integration for Oracle E-Business Suite
For complete listing of all speaker sessions and other activities, please visit the OAUG Collaborate Web Site.