Monday Nov 02, 2015

Oracle Open World 2015: On-Demand Videos Available

Thank you to all our EMEA partners who supported and/or attended Oracle Open World 2015!

If you missed this year’s event highlights, here is your chance to watch the general sessions and keynotes you might have missed!

New Oracle Marketing Cloud resources: Data Management Cloud Knowledge Zone and Responsys trainings

Oracle Audience Data Management Cloud Service Knowledge Zone launched

The Oracle Audience Data Management Cloud Service knowledge zone delivers resources about how to find, segment, and target the right customer at the right time based on their preferences. This is the cornerstone to delivering value to customers and revenue to marketers and our Audience Data Management Cloud Service — powered by the expertise and technology of Oracle Bluekai — turns insights into action.

New training and assessments for Oracle Responsys Marketing Platform Cloud Service

New Oracle Commerce Cloud video's and LinkedIn community

Here are, for you, some really neat and short videos highlighting some of the key capabilities and value messages for Oracle Commerce Cloud. They are all great for executive overviews so feel free to share with your customers!

  • OCC Natively Responsive Design: here
  • OCC Guided navigation & Search: here (the catalog management screen looks fantastic!)
  • OCC Site Management: here (GREAT video, as it highlights some REALLY key visual capabilities)
  • Also watch Alistair Galbraith give a quick demo of the Supremo Storefront here and the Admin console here.

To keep up to date with other latest Commerce news, join the Oracle Commerce Community on LinkedIn here.

Thursday Oct 29, 2015

Elaine Turner and Living Comfortably go Live with Oracle Commerce Cloud – promotion codes for you!

Remember? Back in June, we were inviting you to the first Oracle Commerce Cloud implementation training for EMEA Partners. Oracle Commerce Cloud has been growing fast ever since and some retailers are now actively using it for their eCommerce!

Elaine Turner and Live Comfortably (Hollander Sleep) are two of the very first sites to go live using the new Oracle Commerce Cloud SaaS platform. Shop today on their web site powered by Oracle Commerce Cloud and take benefit of a special promotion code!

Elaine Turner: Feel beautiful inside and out. Elaine Turner ( exists to provide a glamorous, giving, intimate, and fun experience by providing customers with an opportunity to be charitable while enjoying accessible fashion. Through their commitment to glamorous giving and dedication to attainable, luxurious products, they aspire to empower customers to feel beautiful inside and out.  Make sure to watch some of the great content and rich media on this terrific site.

TIME TO SHOP! As a special promotion, Elaine Turner is offering 20% off their luxurious products — a great gift for the upcoming holidays. Use the ORACLE20 coupon code at check out (limited availability).

Live Comfortably : Hollander Sleep Products has launched a specialty, high-end product line direct to consumers called Live Comfortably ( utilizing Oracle Commerce Cloud. The vision of the Live Comfortably brand is to bring comfort to the world.  They believe everyone deserves to Live Comfortably.  The spirit in their name brings forth an emotional connection with customers.  It is something that we all deserve to enjoy.  Live Comfortably launched in 2011 with a luxury bed collection, and now brings their luxurious products direct to consumers on their gorgeous website.  This Live Comfortably site, utilizing Oracle Commerce Cloud is being highlighted and exhibited this week at Open World in the Moscone West CX area.

Please take a look at the beautiful Live Comfortably site and take part in their special Friends and Family 50% off promotion. Use the LAUNCH50 coupon code at check out.

At 2015 Oracle Open World, Larry Ellison announced a broad set of new products

"Oracle has more cloud application, platform, and infrastructure services than any other cloud provider. It has the only truly integrated cloud stack." On Sunday evening, during Oracle Open World opening keynote, Larry Ellison announced a broad set of new products and highlighted why integrated cloud will deliver the most innovative and cost-effective benefits to customers.

Take the keynote replay:

PLAY Update (00:01:09)
PLAY Highlights (00:02:13)
PLAY Full Playback (01:20:42)

Wednesday Oct 28, 2015

How to Become a Modern Customer Service Organization - a series of 3 webcast

How do you evolve your customer service capabilities to achieve optimal Customer Experience (CX) delivery?

In this 3-part webcast series, guest CX thought leaders Kate Leggett (Forrester Research), R “Ray” Wang (Constellation Research) and Bruce Temkin (Temkin Group) will guide you through the Roadmap to Modern Customer Service.

You will learn how to:
  • Benchmark where you are in your industry
  • Identify the issues you need to solve and in what order
  • Incrementally measure your success along the way

1st Webcast: Oct 15, 2015 - 10:00 AM PT - Get Going with Kate Leggett (Replay available)

2nd Webcast: Nov 12, 2015 - 10:00 AM PT - Get Better with Ray Wang

3rd Webcast: Dec 10, 2015 - 10:00 AM PT- Get Ahead with Bruce Temkin

You will come away with actionable next steps for modernizing your customer service!

Register now

Tuesday Oct 27, 2015

Oracle Service Cloud Product Release November Update - webinar, Nov 13th 10amUK

Please join us for our quarterly Oracle Service Cloud Product Release update as we look to cover some of the new features and functionality you can expect to see. Join us on November 13th at 10am-11.30am GMT.

This technical session is aimed at our partner organizations Presales and Delivery teams working with Oracle Service Cloud.

Register here

Friday Oct 23, 2015

Oracle Webcast: Introducing Oracle Commerce Product Release v11.2

Oracle invites you to a live webcast on November 12th at 8:30am PST (17:30 CET) to learn more about the exciting enhancements being delivered to our customers with the latest release of Oracle Commerce. Oracle Commerce product experts will highlight the most exciting and critical updates, and provide:
  • In-depth reviews of new features and benefits for Oracle Commerce v11.2
  • Comprehensive demonstrations so that you can see new features in action
  • Answers to any of your questions via chat and over the phone

Register today

Monday Oct 19, 2015

Oracle Red Radio Show Episode 6 – Digital Transformation

Are you ready for the next episode of the Oracle Red Radio Show? – the new weekly show exclusively for Partners to hear insights from senior Oracle and Partner executives on what’s relevant to you, our Partners.

On Friday 16th October, we were discussing Digital Technologies with Andrew Palmer, Digital Transformation Strategy and Program Director, EMEA.

Tune in to hear:

  • How digital technologies such as Cloud, Mobility, Social, Remote Sensing and the Internet of Things are dramatically impacting the industry
  • Why every marketplace will be affected, and why digital transformation is important for your Customers
  • How Oracle and the Partner Community can go-to-market in this exciting new Digital era
If you'd like to listen to last week's episode, catch up on the rest of the series, or subscribe to ensure you never miss out - click here

Thursday Oct 15, 2015

October 15: KEC International―Oracle Sales Cloud Customer Reference Forum

KEC International Limited is India's second largest manufacturer of electric power transmission towers and one of the largest EPC companies in the world.

Mr. Sudip Mazumder, Head of IT – EPC, International Business and Corporate Functions, will talk about why KEC chose Oracle Sales Cloud to standardize its sales processes across the globe. The solution has allowed for better insight for upsell and cross-sell opportunities. Also with integration to Oracle JD Edwards, KEC has a full, 360-degree view of its customers.

Register now to attend the live Forum on Thursday, October 15, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. IST / 10:30 a.m. CEST and learn more about KEC International’s experience with Oracle Sales Cloud and Oracle’s JD Edwards.

Oracle Marketing Cloud Quarterly EMEA Partner All Hands call

If you are interested in Oracle Marketing Cloud (OMC), join our quarterly OMC EMEA Partner All Hands which will take place on November 3rd, 15:00 GMT/16:00 CET. Senior Director of Product Management Stephen Streich will take you through the OMC roadmap. There will also be Enablement and Marketing updates.

Int'l/Local Dial-in #: +44 (0) 208 1181001
Conference ID: 7571411 Security Code: 1212

Tuesday Oct 13, 2015

Test Fest @ Oracle Open World OPN Central

If you are going to be in the San Francisco area  October 25-29, please take advantage of OPN’s Test Fest.  Take Specialization exams for FREE!  Limited seats are still available!

Monday Oct 05, 2015

Introducing Oracle Field Service Cloud PartnerLabs for EMEA Partners!

Oracle Field Service Cloud, a new flexible and scalable SaaS solution that extends the Oracle Service Cloud into the field. The basic premise of the solution is to enhance Customer Service Levels and Drive Operational Efficiency - no matter how complex the organization. Automate, then optimize the entire service process - from customer incident through service delivery and feedback, while simplifying IT management and reducing costs.

We are pleased to invite our EMEA partners to the Oracle Field Service Cloud PartnerLab, which is an instructor-led event designed to enable new and existing partners with the product knowledge, market knowledge and selling strategies to help them achieve their revenue targets.

By the end of the training each participant should be able to articulate several key points including (but not limited to) value proposition, strengths of the product, key markets, etc

Covered in this PartnerLab:

  • Sales Pitch and Strategies
  • Opportunity Qualification
  • Customer References
  • Pricing
  • Solution Components, Features and Benefits
  • Hands-on Demo Session
  • Partner Enablement Resources

PartnerLab dates (note that each PartnerLab is 1.5 days long):

  • 10th - 11th November, 2015 - Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 25th - 26th November, 2015 - Warsaw, Poland
  • 1st - 2nd December, 2015 - Colombes, France
  • 15th - 16th December, 2015 - Reading / TVP, UK

Fee: PartnerLabs are free of charge for OPN partners

Registration: Registration will open soon. Please return to this blog to check for registration pages, and/or contact or your local Oracle Partner Enablement Manager to register your interest

Thursday Oct 01, 2015

Hear former Vodafone CEO Stephen Brewer on how to improve Customer Experience (CX): Webinar with BPI On Demand (UK)

How to Drive Down Customer Churn? Hear from former Vodafone CEO Stephen Brewer on how to improve Customer Experience (CX) on a webinar organized by Oracle top partner BPI On Demand (UK) !

With today's Customer being more and more fickle, coupled with the ease of changing telecoms providers, Stephen was challenged by Comms Dealer to share how the Internet of Things, Social Media, Cloud, Mobility and CX are changing the way we interact with our customers, and how you can use this to drive down customer churn and grow revenue.

Topics Covered:

  • Is your CRM Helping you keep Customers?
  • Understanding your Customer Journey
  • Improving Customer-driven Insight
  • Cloud CRM for Sales, Marketing or Service
  • Oracle Cloud CX and BPI On Demand helping you drive down Churn

Register for this VIP Webinar and enter the free prize draw for a chance to win a free driving day at Silverstone with a Top Gear Test Driver!

3rd November, 2015, 10:00 - 11:15am GMT

Register Now!

Wednesday Sep 30, 2015

OAUX Exchange event during OpenWorld 2015

Registration is now open for the OAUX (Oracle Applications User eXperience) Exchange event during OpenWorld 2015!

What is the future of the Oracle Applications UX really like? The OAUX team is providing a daylong, demo-intensive networking event at Oracle OpenWorld 2015 to show you what the results of Oracle's UX strategy will look like.

User experience is a key differentiator for the Oracle Applications Cloud, and Oracle is investing heavily in its future. Come see what our recently released and near-release user experiences look like, and check out our research and development user experience concepts, then let us know what you think. These experience experiments for the modern user will delve even deeper into the OAUX team’s guiding principles of simplicity, mobility, and extensibility and come from many different product areas. This is cutting-edge stuff, folks. And, since we know you're worn out from these long, interactive days, this event will also feature refreshments.

If you are attending Oracle Open World, register here



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