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GEN6832 - General Session: Oracle E-Business Suite—Strategy and Roadmap Cliff Godwin, Sr. Vice President, Oracle Tuesday, Sep 30, 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM - Moscone West - 2008
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.
CON7703 - Oracle E-Business Suite Technology Certification Primer and Roadmap Steven Chan, Senior Director, Oracle Monday, Sep 29, 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM - Moscone West - 2018
Is your Oracle E-Business Suite technology stack up to date? Are you taking advantage of all the latest options and capabilities? This Oracle Development session summarizes the latest certifications and roadmap for the Oracle E-Business Suite technology stack, including elements such as database releases and options, Java, Oracle Forms, Oracle Containers for J2EE, desktop operating systems, browsers, Java Runtime Environment (JRE) releases, development and web authoring tools, user authentication and management, business intelligence, Oracle Application Management Packs, security options, clouds, Oracle VM, and virtualization. The session also covers the most commonly asked questions about tech stack component support dates and upgrade implications.
CON7694 - Oracle E-Business Suite Technology: Strategy and Roadmap Lisa Parekh, Vice President, Technology Integration, Oracle Tuesday, Sep 30, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM - Moscone West - 3004/3006This Oracle Development session provides an overview of Oracle’s product strategy for Oracle E-Business Suite technology, the capabilities and associated business benefits of recent releases, and a review of capabilities on the product roadmap. This is the cornerstone session for Oracle E-Business Suite technology. Come hear about the latest new usability enhancements of the user interface; systems administration and configuration management tools; security-related updates; and tools and options for extending and customizing Oracle E-Business Suite and integrating it with other applications.
CON7167 - Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2: Customer Panel John Felix, GE Raman Bukkapatnam, Director Enterprise Platforms/Applications, Starbucks Coffee Company Andrew Holden, Altron TMT Executive: Shared Services, Allied Electronics Corporation Ltd Steven Chan, Senior Director, Oracle Tuesday, Sep 30, 3:45 PM - 4:30 PM - Moscone West - 2018
Hear directly from Oracle E-Business Suite customers who are live on Release 12.2 about their experiences in deploying the latest release of Oracle E-Business Suite. During this interactive discussion, learn about the business drivers behind choosing Release 12.2, lessons learned, and benefits achieved so far. The session also includes a live Q&A period in which the panel will field questions from attendees.
CON7683 - Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2: Development Panel George Buzsaki, Vice President, Application Architecture, Oracle Steven Chan, Senior Director, Oracle Lisa Parekh, Vice President, Technology Integration, Oracle Veshaal Singh, Senior Director, Oracle Wednesday, Oct 01, 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM - Moscone West - 2018Hear directly from the experts who develop the product. In this interactive session, experts from Oracle Development share their vision for Oracle E-Business Suite technology, details about Oracle’s product strategy, their point of view about business benefits of recent releases, and the product roadmap. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to ask questions about Oracle E-Business Suite technology. The session also includes a live Q&A period in which the panel will field questions directly from attendees.
CON7685 - Customer Success Stories: Upgrading to Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2.3 Vijay Chatla, Manager, Enterprise DB Systems and Applications, AAI-Textron Ken Turner, GE Appliance ERP Operations Leader, GE Terri Noyes, Sr. Director, Oracle Monday, Sep 29, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM - Moscone West - 2018
Over the last few years, Oracle has partnered with several customers to obtain feedback on Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2, including the architecture itself, the install and upgrade process, and the groundbreaking online patching feature. This session, presented by Oracle and a premier customer, reviews the major steps involved in the Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 upgrade, the challenges encountered, and lessons learned.
CON7687 - Installation, Cloning, and Configuration of Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 Max Arderius, Manager, Product Development, Application Technology Group, Oracle Monday, Sep 29, 2:45 PM - 3:30 PM - Moscone West - 2018 This Oracle Development session covers the technology stack for Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2, including the use of Oracle WebLogic Server (Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g) and Oracle Database functionality. Topics include an architectural overview of the latest updates, installation and upgrade options, configuration options, and new tools for automated cloning. Also learn how online patching (based on the Oracle Database 11g Release 2 Edition-Based Redefinition feature) will reduce your database patching downtimes.
CON8412 - Oracle WebLogic Server Management and Operations in Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 Tahir Ahmad, Senior Director, Technology Integration, Oracle Mike Lehmann, VP Product Management, Oracle Tuesday, Sep 30, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM - Moscone West - 3018
The release of Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 on Oracle WebLogic Server is a watershed event enabling businesses to modernize the underlying middleware infrastructure of Oracle E-Business Suite. This session provides an architectural overview of Oracle WebLogic Server and how to administer, configure, clone, automate, and troubleshoot its components. It also covers key aspects of the integration between Oracle WebLogic Server and Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2, how to use the administration console, and how to keep the Oracle WebLogic Server and Oracle E-Business Suite configuration synchronized. Learn why Oracle WebLogic Server is so important to Oracle E-Business Suite and how this integration further improves the opportunity to take advantage of the Oracle Fusion Middleware ecosystem.
CON7688 - Advanced Architectures for Oracle E-Business Suite Elke Phelps, Senior Principal Product Manager, Oracle Noby Joseph, Principal Software Engineer, Oracle Wednesday, Oct 01, 12:45 PM - 1:30 PM - Moscone West - 2018
Attend this session to build on the three-tier logical Oracle E-Business Suite architecture to meet your business requirements. If you want to learn more about how to deploy advanced configurations for Oracle WebLogic Server and parallel concurrent processing, this session is for you. It covers features that provide high availability, scalability, and performance, including load-balancing, clustering, and virtualization. Learn how to securely deploy Oracle E-Business Suite for internet access with a "demilitarized zone" (DMZ). The presentation wraps up by applying the various topics covered in the session to assist you with planning a disaster recovery project for your environment.
CON7692 - Maintenance Strategies for Oracle E-Business Suite Elke Phelps, Senior Principal Product Manager, Oracle Tuesday, Sep 30, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM - Moscone West - 2018
This session features the best techniques Apps DBAs can use to proactively maintain their Oracle E-Business Suite environment. It starts with a practical approach for defining a preventive maintenance strategy and then moves to detailed descriptions and tips for various tools and approaches for efficiently performing maintenance tasks. Topics include patching shortcuts, distributing worker processes across multiple servers, shared file systems, avoiding resource bottlenecks, and more. Leave this session with the tools required for creating a plan to keep your environment healthy and up to date.
CON7702 - Online Patching with Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 Kevin Hudson, Senior Director, Oracle Tuesday, Sep 30, 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM - Moscone West - 2018
The Online Patching feature of Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 will reduce your Oracle E-Business Suite patching downtimes to however long it takes to bounce your application server. This Oracle Development session details how online patching works, with special attention to what’s happening at the database object level when patches are applied to an Oracle E-Business Suite environment that’s still running. Come learn about the operational and system management implications for minimizing maintenance downtimes when applying Oracle E-Business Suite patches with this new technology and the related impact on customizations you might have built on top of Oracle E-Business Suite.
CON7720 - Advanced Management with Oracle Application Management Suite for Oracle E-Business Suite Romain Seguy, Solution Packaging Integration Team Leader, Michelin North America, Inc. Henrik S. Christensen, IT Systems Architect, FL Smidth & Co. Angelo Rosado, Senior Principal Product Manager, Oracle Monday, Sep 29, 5:15 PM - 6:00 PM - Moscone West - 2018
This session focuses on end-to-end management of Oracle E-Business Suite with the Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control framework. It covers Oracle E-Business Suite performance management, the Real User Experience Monitoring feature of Oracle Real User Experience Insight 12c Release 3 (184.108.40.206), monitoring templates, the Oracle Exalogic dashboard, patch promotion policies, user-defined customization standards, Oracle E-Business Suite patch recommendations, compliance standards, Oracle E-Business Suite provisioning with assemblies, and other roadmap features. The presentation includes a demonstration of some key features.
CON7697 - Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Cloud Control for Managing Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 Angelo Rosado, Senior Principal Product Manager, Oracle Thursday, Oct 02, 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM - Moscone West - 2018
This session focuses on all aspects of Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c for monitoring and management of Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 with Oracle Application Management Suite for Oracle E-Business Suite. Among the topics covered are online patching management; monitoring the technology stack, including Oracle WebLogic Server services; metrics management; Java Virtual Machine (JVM) diagnostics; configuration comparison between run and patch editions; provisioning of Oracle E-Business Suite with assemblies; technology stack patch recommendations; customization management; and automated cloning.
CON7723 - Planning and Preparing for Your Upgrade to Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 Anne Carlson, Senior Director, Oracle E-Business Suite Product Strategy, Oracle Wednesday, Oct 01, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM - Moscone West - 2018
Are you on Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1 and considering an upgrade to Release 12.2? Would you like to understand how a 12.1-to-12.2 project compares to the prior 11i-to-12.1 project? This session discusses key upgrade planning considerations, combining lessons learned from customers with practical advice from Oracle’s Development, Consulting, and Support organizations. Understand how to build the business case, identify needed time and resources, prepare for functional and system changes, migrate custom code, create an effective test strategy, train business and IT staff, and more.
CON7700 - Migrating and Managing Customizations for Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 Santiago Bastidas, Senior Principal Product Manager, Oracle Kevin Hudson, Senior Director, Oracle Wednesday, Oct 01, 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM - Moscone West - 2018
Have you created custom schemas, personalized Oracle Forms, or Oracle Application Framework screens or extended your Oracle E-Business Suite environment with other tools? Attend this Oracle Development session to learn about selecting the best upgrade approach for existing customizations. The session will help you understand the new customization standards required by the Edition-Based Redefinition feature of Oracle Database to be compliant with the Online Patching feature of Oracle E-Business Suite. You’ll learn about customization use cases, tools, and technologies you can use to ensure that all your customizations are preserved during and after the upgrade. You’ll also hear about reports you can run before the upgrade to detect and fix your customizations to make them 12.2-compliant.
CON7724 - Technical Upgrade Best Practices for Oracle E-Business Suite Udayan Parvate, Senior Director, EBS Release Engineering, Oracle Samer Barakat, Software Development Director, Applications Performance, Oracle Thursday, Oct 02, 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM - Moscone West - 2018
This session is ideal for organizations thinking about upgrading to Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1. It covers the fundamentals of upgrading to Release 12.1, including the technology stack components and supported upgrade paths. Hear from Oracle Development about the set of best practices for patching in general and executing the Release 12.1 technical upgrade, with special considerations for minimizing your downtime. Also get to know about relatively recent upgrade resources.
CON7528 - Mobilize Oracle E-Business Suite with Oracle Mobile Platform Jeff Croxen, Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP Srikant Subramaniam, Director, Product Management, Oracle Rajesh Ghosh Ghosh, Director, ATG Development, Oracle Monday, Sep 29, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM - Moscone West - 3018
Enterprise mobility is transforming businesses by providing new channels for end user interaction, leading to dramatic process improvements and faster decision-making. Oracle Mobile Platform provides the infrastructure to extend enterprise business processes to mobile devices via a services-based middleware layer. The platform also enables development of on-device mobile apps that enable you to develop once and deploy to multiple device platforms. Attend this session to learn how to build mobile apps for Oracle Applications by using Oracle Mobile Platform. See how the key concepts come together via a case study that describes the business drivers behind the push for mobility and a walk-through of a solution built with Oracle Mobile Platform.
CON7492 - Oracle E-Business Suite: Mobile Strategy and Roadmap Jeanne Lowell - VP, EBS Product Strategy, Oracle Tuesday, Sep 30, 3:45 PM - 4:30 PM - Moscone West - 3004/3006 Learn more about Oracle E-Business Suite’s mobile strategy to provide your end users with on-the-go access to enterprise data and functions. This session covers the available and planned applications and how you can easily deploy them on Release 12.1.3 or 12.2. You will gain an understanding of the strategy and delivery of mobile applications, which is input to your planning to further extend the value of Oracle E-Business Suite with on-the-go access.
CON7721 - Simplified and Touch-Friendly User Interface in Oracle E-Business Suite Ganapathi Subramanian, Senior Manager, ATG Development, Oracle Wednesday, Oct 01, 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM - Moscone West - 2018
This session details the latest simplified and mobile user interface in Oracle Application Framework–based applications in Oracle E-Business Suite. The simplified UI provides a new home page and a set of new components optimized for display on mobile devices such as tablets and phablets. In addition, the Oracle Application Framework UI components offer several touch-friendly gestures for common actions, for a smarter and more efficient end user experience. Come see the new components, new gesture-based touch interactions, and a modernized skin that completely transform the Oracle E-Business Suite end user experience.
CON7722 - Personalize and Extend Oracle E-Business Suite for Desktops and Tablets Maher Muhanna, Manager, ATG Development, Oracle Thursday, Oct 02, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM - Moscone West - 2018
This Oracle Development session covers a wide range of options for personalizing and extending your existing Oracle E-Business Suite applications for standard desktops and mobile devices. It explains how to use Oracle Application Framework personalization to tailor the functionality of Oracle E-Business Suite to meet your organization’s needs in an upgrade-safe manner. In addition, learn about new Oracle Application Framework end user personalization mobile capabilities for optimizing the experience on iOS or Android tablets with minimum effort and how to leverage the new gesture capabilities and tablet-optimized UI components in your customizations and extensions to make your applications touch-friendly.
CON7689 - Standards-Based Desktop Integration in Oracle E-Business Suite Gustavo Jimenez, Sr.Development Manager, Oracle Monday, Sep 29, 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM - Moscone West - 2018 This presentation covers the latest standards support in Oracle Web Applications Desktop Integrator and Oracle Report Manager. The session includes new features in Release 12.2 and other proposed design changes that result in vastly improved performance and spreadsheet experience. In addition, it offers information on how you can use Desktop Integration Framework to build your own custom desktop integrations between Oracle E-Business Suite and Microsoft Excel for enhanced end user productivity for mass upload/download of spreadsheet data.
CON7691 - Oracle E-Business Suite Integration Best Practices Veshaal Singh, Senior Director, Oracle Monday, Sep 29, 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM - Moscone West - 2018
Oracle is investing across applications and technologies to make the application integration experience easier for customers. Oracle E-Business Suite provides tools and technologies to address various application integration challenges and styles. Learn more about Oracle’s integration offering for cloud, data, event-driven, and process-centric integrations. In this session, you will get a better understanding of what Oracle integration technologies you can use and how, when, and where you can leverage them to connect end-to-end business processes across your enterprise, including the Oracle Applications portfolio in the cloud.
CON7690 - Web Services and SOA Integration Options for Oracle E-Business Suite Rajesh Ghosh Ghosh, Director, ATG Development, Oracle Wednesday, Oct 01, 4:45 PM - 5:30 PM - Moscone West - 2018
This Oracle Development session provides a deep dive into a subset of the web services and SOA-related integration options available to Oracle E-Business Suite systems integrators. It 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 web services options for integrating Oracle E-Business Suite with other applications. Systems integrators and developers will get an overview of the latest integration capabilities and technologies available out of the box with Oracle E-Business Suite and possibly a sneak preview of upcoming functionality and features.
CON7693 - Getting Optimal Performance from Oracle E-Business Suite Samer Barakat, Software Development Director, Applications Performance, Oracle Thursday, Oct 02, 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM - Moscone West - 2018This 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 get concrete tips and techniques for identifying and resolving performance bottlenecks on all layers of the technology stack. They will also learn how Oracle’s engineered systems such as Oracle Exadata and Oracle Exalogic can dramatically improve the performance of their system.
CON7696 - Managing Oracle E-Business Suite Security Erik Graversen, Senior Principal Software Engineer, Oracle Elke Phelps, Senior Principal Product Manager, Oracle Thursday, Oct 02, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM - Moscone West - 3006
Learn about the top features for securing your Oracle E-Business Suite environment and sensitive data. This session provides an overview of the Oracle E-Business Suite secure configuration guidelines and optional security integrations. Then it dives into some of the new security features in Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2. Learn about new enhancements for proxy user functionality and how to reduce your attack surface by reducing cookie scope, allowed JavaServer Pages (JSPs), and external redirects.
CON7701 - Oracle E-Business Suite Internationalization and Multilingual Features Maher Al-Nubani, Senior Development Director, Oracle Thursday, Oct 02, 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM - Moscone West - 2018
Oracle E-Business Suite supports more countries, languages, and regions than ever. Come to this Oracle Development session to get an overview of internationalization features and capabilities and see new Release 12 features such as calendar support for Hijra and Thai, new group separators, lightweight multilingual support (MLS) setup, new character sets such as AL32UTF8, newly supported languages, Mac certifications, Oracle iSetup support for moving MLS setups, new file export options for Unicode, new MLS number spelling options, and more.
CON7168 - Testing Oracle E-Business Suite: Best Practices from Oracle Development Christian Hambach - Director, KPMG LLP Prasanti Madireddi - Senior Director, EBS QA, Oracle Wednesday, Oct 1, 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM - Moscone West - 3006
Attend this session to learn the best practices from the Oracle E-Business Suite Development team. Key speakers cover the following topics: - How the Oracle Development Quality Assurance team tests Oracle E-Business Suite - Factors for customers to consider during functional testing - Approaches for new-feature and regression testing - Reducing risk and production outages due to insufficient testing - Capturing and presenting metrics to showcase the ROI of testing investment - Leveraging automation for testing Oracle E-Business Suite applications
Some of our most senior staff have been invited to participate on the following SIG meetings as guest speakers for Q&A discussions:
SIG9074 - OAUG Customizations & Alternatives SIG Meeting Bill Dunham, Principal, OATC, Inc. Guest Oracle Speakers: Kevin Hudson, Senior Director | Santiago Bastidas, Sr. Principal Product Manager Sunday, Sep-28, 8:00 AM - 8:45 AM - Moscone West - 3009
SIG9102 - OAUG Database SIG Meeting Michael Brown, Applications DBA, BlueStar Guest Oracle Speakers: Elke Phelps, Sr. Principal Product Manager Sunday, Sep-28, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM - Moscone West - 3009
SIG9068 - OAUG EBS User Management SIG Meeting Susan Behn, VP, Infosemantics, Inc. Guest Oracle Speakers: Sara Woodhull, Principal Product Manager Sunday, Sep-28, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM - Moscone West - 3005
SIG9106 - OAUG EBS Applications Technology Stack SIG Meeting Marvin Sanchez, Sr Database Administrator, Pharmavite, LLC Guest Oracle Speakers: Steven Chan, Senior Director | Elke Phelps, Sr. Principal Product Manager Sunday, Sep-28, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM - Moscone West - 3004/3006
SIG9190 - OAUG Upgrade SIG Meeting Andrew Katz, Director of IT, Komori America Corporation Guest Oracle Speakers: Anne Carlson, Senior Director, Oracle E-Business Suite Product Strategy Sunday, Sep-28, 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM - Moscone West - 3005
SIG9075 - OAUG Archive & Purge SIG Meeting Brian Bent, Senior Solution Engineer, EDS Guest Oracle Speakers: Samer Barakat, Director, Applications Performance Sunday, Sep-28, 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM - Moscone West - 3002
SIG9196 - OAUG SysAdmin SIG Meeting Sandra Vucinic, President, VLAD Group, Inc. Guest Oracle Speakers: Kevin Hudson, Senior Director | Max Arderius, Manager, Product Management Sunday, Sep-28, 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM - Moscone West - 3004/3006
We're planning two round-table discussions where you can review your questions with senior E-Business Suite ATG staff:
MTE8640 - Meet the Oracle E-Business Suite Tools and Technology Experts Monday, Sep 29, 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM - Moscone West - Overlook 3C
Don’t miss this opportunity to meet with Oracle E-Business Suite tools and technology experts. This session is where you can have discussions regarding the 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. Space is limited, and preregistration is recommended.
- Max Arderius, Manager, Product Management, Oracle
- Samer Barakat, Software Development Director, Applications Performance, Oracle
- Steven Chan, Senior Director, Oracle
- Kevin Hudson, Senior Director, Oracle
- Lisa Parekh, Vice President, Technology Integration, Oracle
- Elke Phelps, Senior Principal Product Manager, Oracle
- Veshaal Singh, Senior Director, Oracle
MTE8624 - Meet the Oracle E-Business Suite Experts: Planning Your Upgrade Monday, Sep 29, 5:15 PM - 6:00 PM - Moscone West - Overlook 3C
Don’t miss this opportunity to meet with Oracle E-Business Suite experts who can help you in planning your upgrade. This session is where you can have discussions regarding the 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. Space is limited, and preregistration is recommended.
- John Abraham, Director, Product Management, Oracle
- Max Arderius, Manager, Product Management, Oracle
- Samer Barakat, Software Development Director, Applications Performance, Oracle
- Nadia Bendjedou, Senior Director - Product Strategy, Oracle
- George Buzsaki, Vice President, Application Architecture, Oracle
- Anne Carlson, Senior Director, Oracle E-Business Suite Product Strategy, Oracle
- Kevin Hudson, Senior Director, Oracle
- Hyun Kim, Group Manager, Release Engineering, Oracle
- Jeanne Lowell, VP, EBS Product Strategy, Oracle
- Udayan Parvate, Senior Director, EBS Release Engineering, Oracle
- Elke Phelps, Senior Principal Product Manager, Oracle
We're planning the following hands-on-Lab:
HOL9483 - Plan and Create Automated Oracle E-Business Suite Tests Using Oracle Flow Builder Prasanti Madireddi - Senior Director, EBS QA, Oracle Mazen Arar - Senior Director, Oracle Monday, Sep 29, 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM - Hotel Nikko - Carmel Thursday, Oct 2, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM - Hotel Nikko - Carmel In this hands-on lab, you will learn how to plan your Oracle E-Business Suite test automation, map your test flow to available components in Oracle Flow Builder, and identify gaps using Oracle's component mapping template. You will learn how to address customization, make modifications, and create new components. You will also learn how to create a flow, upload test data, and generate and execute the test.
We have four booths in the exhibition demogrounds this year, where you can try ATG technologies firsthand and get your questions answered. Please stop by and meet our staff at the following locations:
For more information, please refer to the FOCUS ON Oracle E-Business Suite - Applications Tools and Technology.