Friday Feb 14, 2014

Partner Webcast on Oracle Mobility Strategy & Solutions on 11th March 2014

Dear partners,

We would like to invite you to the Oracle Mobility Platform Webcast for Partners on 11th March 2014, 11am CET.

  • Are you starting to hear your customers request mobile solutions for employees and end consumers alike?
  • How do your solutions focus on this fast growing market?
  • How can your Oracle based integration, client development and customer experience skills be used to address these mobile requirements?

The webcast will help to address and plan for an increasingly diverse ‘Bring Your Own Device’ culture growing in many enterprises and will cover Oracle’s Mobile Platform and how it affects your Oracle technology-based applications.

Register Now

Join this Webcast to:

  • Discover comprehensive strategies and solutions for mobilising your applications.
  • Understand how to drive additional value from your solutions to existing and new customers around the globe.
  • Learn how Oracle's integrated Mobile strategy offers the most complete solution to satisfy the requirements of your customers today and into the future.


  • Oracle Mobility Strategy
    Regis Louis, Vice President Product Management, Fusion Middleware EMEA
  • Introducing Oracle Mobile Suite
    James Austin, Director Product Management, Fusion Middleware EMEA
  • Introducing Oracle Mobile Security Suite
    John Waghorne, Principal Product Manager, Fusion Middleware EMEA
  • Why is this important for Oracle Partners?
    Martin Cookson, Business Development Manager, Director for Mobility EMEA
  • How to Learn More and Call to Action
    Martin Cookson, Business Development Manager, Director for Mobility EMEA

Don't miss this opportunity and Register Today!

Wednesday Sep 11, 2013

Oracle WebCenter Release - What’s New Webcast Series

The WebCenter Product Management Team and Oracle Alliances and Channels are delighted to launch a new 5 part Webcast Series: What’s New in WebCenter 

Join the PM team for an initial overview and then a series of deep-dive WebCenter Content, Portal and Sites updates into our new capabilities and features and how they can help you grow your WebCenter business and deliver even greater successful WebCenter projects.

Oracle WebCenter 11g R1 (, adds new capabilities, platform certifications, and feature enhancements across the WebCenter product line. Highlights include:

  • WebCenter Content:
    • New Java-based Enterprise Capture product
    • New Web User Interface (UI)
    • New Mobile Apps (iOS and Android)
  • WebCenter Portal:
    • New Portal User Interface with Improved User Experience
    • New Multi-channel Delivery support (Device Groups, Navigation, etc.)
    • Enhanced Lifecycle Management
  • WebCenter Sites:
    • New Mobile Option
    • New Targeting User Interface (UI)
    • Better Integration with ECM Systems and other Content Providers

WebCast Series Details:

Tuesday 17th September 2013 8am PST

Andy Kershaw, Senior Director WebCenter Product Management:

  • WebCenter Release Update
  • WebCenter Partner Focus and GTM
  • OOW Overview
  • Upcoming Agenda and Schedule for What’s New in WebCenter WebCast series

Tuesday 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd 8am PST

WebCenter Product Managers – Product Deep Dives for each of Portal, Content and Sites

Register Now


  • Expertise:
    Learn the details of the latest product releases and ask the experts questions critical to your success
  • Connect:
    With the WebCenter PM and WebCenter Partner organisations and get directly aligned with product and Go-To-Market strategy for FY14
  • Sell More:
    Understand how the latest WebCenter features will help you grow your business
  • Deliver Faster:
    Architect your projects for success by utilising the latest technology and following recommended patterns that will lead to smoother, more efficient delivery, resulting in more happy referencable customers.

Monday Nov 26, 2012

Oracle UK Technology "Tech Fest"

** As a priority partner, we are sending you advance notice of these exclusive “Technology Test Fest” free examination sessions. Please note that this communication will be sent out to the wider community one week from today, so please register immediately to secure your place! **

We are delighted to offer you the exclusive opportunity to register and attend the Oracle UK “Technology Test Fest” being held as Part of the UKOUG Conference at the ICC in Birmingham in the Drawing Room at the Hyatt Regency hotel adjacent to the ICC venue, from 3rd to 5th December  2012.

This is your opportunity to sit your chosen Oracle Technology Specialist Implementation Exam free of charge on this day. Four sessions are being run (10.00AM and 14.00PM), with just 15 places at each session – so register now to avoid disappointment! (Exams take about 1.5 hours to complete.)

Which Implementation Specialist Exams are available to take?

Click here to see the list of exams available for you to sit for free at the Oracle UKOUG “Technology Test Fest”. The links also include the study guide for the particular exam.
Please review the Specialization Guide as well.

How do I register for the Oracle UK “Technology Test Fest”?

  • Fill out the Pearson Vue profile here and complete it with your OPN Company ID.
    • NB: Instructions on how to create/update the profile can be found here.
  • Register for one of the 4 sessions using the registration links at the top of this page.

03rd December, 2012
at 14:00

04th December, 2012
at 10:00 am
(Morning Session)

04th December, 2012
at 14:00
(Afternoon Session)

05th December, 2012
at 10:00 am
(Morning Session)


The Drawing Room

Hyatt Regency Hotel
Birmingham, 2 Bridge Street
Birmingham, BI 2JZ

3 - 5 December 2012

You will need to bring your own laptop with 'Windows OS' and a form of identification to be able to take any of the exams.

Need Help or Advice?

For more information about the tests and Get Specialized programme, please contact: Ishacq Nada.

For issues with your profile or any other OPN-related problems, please contact our: Oracle Partner Business Centre or call 08705 194 194.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Oracle UK “Technology Test Fest” on the 3rd- 5thDecember 2012!

Book early to avoid disappointment.

Wednesday Oct 31, 2012

WebCenter Workshops and Seminars

The following workshops and eSeminars are already scheduled. You are allowed to forward eSeminars and events with registration links to any interested Oracle partner or consulting employee. If links are missing, please contact the organizer to be invited for this workshop (and get a registration link).

Oracle WebCenter Content Foundation

Oracle ADF Foundation

  • October 10 -12, 2012: Colombes, Paris, France

WebCenter Content Management

WebCenter Sites

  • November 20th - 22nd, 2012: Madrid, Spain

ADF - Oracle Application Development Framework

WebCenter Marketing and Upcoming Events


Date Event Name Location/Country
October 30, 2012 ResCare Solves Content Lifecycle Challenges with Oracle WebCenter Webcast
November 1, 2012 Paper Burying Your HR Processes? Dig Your Way Out With Oracle WebCenter! Webcast
November 15, 2012 Social Business Thought Leader Webcast: Three Ways to Fix Your Broken Organization, featuring Christian Finn Webcast


  • WebCenter Sites Sales eVite:
    Embrace the Base: Create an Exceptional Online Customer Experience with Oracle WebCenter Sites
    Directs recipients to the Connected Customer Experience Resource Center to see the latest demos, analyst reports, and customer webcasts promoting WebCenter Sites. For more information Click  here.
  • WebCenter Social Business Thought Leaders Series:
    • Digital Darwinism: How Brands Can Survive the Rapid Evolution of Society and Technology
      Brian Solis, Altimeter Group digital analyst and futurist
      December 13, 2012 10am PDT
      Registration available soon, find other content from this speaker here.
  • Webcast: WebCenter Sites for Applications:
    Disconnected Online Customer Experience? Connect it with Oracle WebCenter
  • WebCenter in Action Customer & Partner webcast series: Started earlier in FY13, a new webcast series featuring WebCenter customer deployments that are executed by a partner.

    The next webcast in the series will be November 14th:

    Los Angeles Department of Building & Safety Lowers Customer Service Costs with Oracle WebCenter Click here to learn more.
  • OnDemand Webcast: ResCare Solves Content Lifecycle Challenges with Oracle WebCenter
    Complex documents must be created, assembled, reviewed, and tracked. To avoid fragmented, chaotic information processes, organizations must adopt an integrated set of strategies, standards, best practices, and technologies for managing information. Attend this webcast to learn how Oracle WebCenter has allowed ResCare to: solve content lifecycle challenges, reduce compliance and business risks and increase adoption of intranet as primary business communication tool.

On-Demand Assets

Date Event Name Location/Country
On Demand Avoid Social Media Fatigue - Learn the 9 C’s of Customer Engagement, featuring Ray Wang, Principal Analyst and CEO, Constellation Research Webcast
On Demand WebCenter in Action Series: Hitachi Data Systems Improves Global Web Experience with Oracle WebCenter, presented by Hitachi Data Systems and Lingotek. Webcast
On Demand Managing Social Relationships for the Enterprise, featuring Jeremiah Owyang, Industry Analyst, Altimeter Group and Reggie Bradford, Vice President, Oracle Webcast
On Demand Oracle’s Vision for the Social-Enabled Enterprise, presented by Mark Hurd, Thomas Kurian and Reggie Bradford Webcast
On Demand WebCenter in Action Series: Qualcomm Provides a Seamless Experience for Customers with Oracle WebCenter, presented by Qualcomm and Keste. Webcast
On Demand Social Business Thought Leaders Series: 6 Counterintuitive Best Practices for Social Collaboration Adoption, featuring John Brunswick, Oracle. Webcast
On Demand Oracle WebCenter Connects Patients and Researchers in Cancer Control Mission, presented by Canadian Partnership Against Cancer and App-Systems Webcast
On Demand Oracle WebCenter: Modernize, Aggregate and Extend Your Portals Webcast
On Demand Top 10 Technology Trends Driving Business Innovation, featuring Andy Mulholland, CTO, Capgemini Webcast
On Demand Helps Families Uncover History with Oracl e WebCenter Webcast
On Demand Organic Business Networks: Doing Business in a Hyper-Connected World, featuring Mike Fauscette, GVP, IDC Webcast
On Demand Social Business and Innovation, featuring John Mancini, President, AIIM Webcast
On Demand Do More with Oracle WebCenter: Expand Beyond Web Experience Management Webcast
On Demand Race Against the Machine, featuring Andrew McAfee, author and principal scientist at MIT Webcast
On Demand Introducing Oracle WebCenter Sites 11gR1: Transforming the Online Experience Webcast
On Demand Mobile is the New Face of Engagement, featuring Ted Schadler, Vice President & Principal Analyst, Forrester Research Inc Webcast

Analyst Report:

  • IDC Research: Oracle Debuts New Release of Oracle WebCenter Sites.

Monday Jul 30, 2012

Oracle Validated Integration

Oracle Validated Integration establishes credibility with Oracle customers by providing them with confidence that the integration of your complementary solution with Oracle Applications or Oracle Fusion Middleware products:

  • has been tested as functionally and technically sound
  • is designed in a reliable, standardized way
  • operates and performs as documented

In addition to gaining access to integration enablement resources, hundreds of partners have invested in Oracle Validated Integration to accelerate sales opportunities and attract new customers by leveraging exclusive Oracle Validated Integration go-to-market benefits (Click here to see benefits).

Tuesday May 22, 2012

WebCenter Sites 11g R1 Jumpstart Kit is available!

  • Login to My Oracle Support (
  • Click the Patches & Updates tab
  • Search by "Product or Family" and enter "Oracle WebCenter Sites" for the Product.
  • Select "Sites 11GR1" for the Release and click Search.
  • You will see "Oracle WebCenter Sites 11gR1 Jump start Kit (Patch)" Patch number 14060594

Oracle Unveils Enhancements to Oracle WebCenter Sites

In May 2012, Oracle announced availability of Oracle WebCenter Sites 11g. This new release gives organizations comprehensive tools to drive customer acquisition and brand loyalty by simplifying the creation, management, and optimization of interactive and social online experiences.
Read More

Introducing Oracle WebCenter Sites 11gR1: Transforming the Online ExperienceProduct Availability:  
WebCenter Sites 11gR1 ( is available to download on OTN and eDelivery.

Flash Demo:Transforming the Marketing User Experience.


Latest WebCenter PS5 Documentation (

  • WebCenter Portal
    Oracle’s official documentation on the WebCenter Portal product.
  • WebCenter Content
    Oracle’s official documentation on the WebCenter Content product.
  • Expression Language Expressions
    Explains expression language expressions and gives you tips on the most common ones to use within your WebCenter Portal application.

Partner Spotlight information is power, then knowing how to sort, search and store your data could give your company the strength it needs to succeed. ARCivate specialises in universal content manage­ment, providing consultancy services to help organisations realise the true value of their data. ARCivate is at the forefront of Oracle Webcenter technologies and is helping blue chip businesses to get the most from Oracle WebCenter solutions. If not managed well, the handling of unstructured data can waste hours, squander resources by duplicating effort and cause compliance issues.

From the first document capture to the sharing, sorting and searching of vital business documents, ARCivate’s team of data management specialists can help your business streamline activities. To meet this requirement Arcivate has developed the Briefcase Manager Solution using Oracle WebCenter technologies, linking to your Line of Business applications, to join the structured data to the unstructured content.

For more information click
here. is a Slovak Oracle Partner that has a strong background in Java and WebLogic development and by combining this with their  focus on Oracle WebCenter Portal, Sites, Social and WebCenter Content solutions, they are creating rich, collaborative environments with an emphasis on the personalization of applications, portals and sites for a unique and customized user experience.

Bitlayer has from day one specialized in near shore software development, and part of our services is to provide support to InfoMENTUM within a range of Oracle WebCenter technology.

For more information click

Capgemini creates a Center of Excellence for Oracle WebCenter and ATG multi-channel Solutions, the center has started operating in January with integrated tools, methodologies and highly qualified professionals to become a reference class in WebCenter and ATG

Capgemini, one of the leaders in consulting, technology and outsourcing, has launched a Centre of Excellence  for Oracle WebCenter and ATG multichannel Solutions , which aims to become  a center of reference for integrated tools, methodologies and highly qualified professionals in this field.

The Center will be located in Zaragoza, and will focus on WebCenter and ATG  multichannel solutions that will be a key part of Capgemini's strategy for becoming e one of the leading suppliers in the areas of WEM (Web Experience Management), eCommerce and ECM (Enterprise Content Management). The unit of Capgemini portals in Spain is made up of over 200 professionals and experts in the above mentioned technologies and with experience in digital communication, strategy, usability, design and technology. The common and proven methodology tested at multiple national and international companies provided by the international network of the Group complements the Spanish team’s expertise.

For more information click
here. officially became a WebCenter Content Specialized partner in the Adriatic region upon the successful completion of the corresponding Oracle specialization tests.'Being recognized by Oracle and customers will greatly help our company in maintaining a high level of implementation services related to Oracle Web Center Content, as one of strategic products we are focused on.

This certification, that our team is very proud of, will certainly help our company FADATA to gain additional advantage, competitiveness, and integrity in implementing Oracle Web Center Content solutions, both on current and future projects in the region'' according to Velimir Corovic and Marjan Nikolic from Fadata.

For more information click here. Search Appliance Connector for Oracle WebCenter Content
The Google Search Appliance (GSA) provides fast search for your intranet or website. Fishbowl Solutions provides a connector for the Google Search Appliance to integrate it with the Oracle WebCenter Content Server while retaining the security benefits of Oracle WebCenter Content. For more information and real customer example click here Fairview Health Services Case Study or Webinar recording

For more information click here. Yannick Ongena  joined InfoMentum UK and with that InfoMentum is growing faster by hiring the best in the market. Yannick Ongena’s wrote the  Oracle WebCenter 11g PS3 Administration Cookbook which is  the best practical WebCenter book out there covering the radically new features introduced by the 11g R1 Patch Set 3 version of the product. In 14 chapters it provides 100+ step-by-step recipes that help the reader through a wide variety of tasks, ranging from portal and portlet creation through content integration, all the way to security. The book covers many of the collaboration services of WebCenter as well, including discussions, wikis, polls, tagging, and search. If you’re interested in WebCenter Spaces, the book offers a dozen or so recipes including space creation, sub-space management, lists, as well as spaces life cycle.
As the most active and one of the most knowledgable members of the WebCenter community, Yannick writes in an accurate and easy to follow language. While the title of the book suggests that it was written more of as a cookbook that you turn to when you’re about to prepare a new “WebCenter dish”, it is an ideal reading for newcomers to learn the product. The book comes with the source code of the samples.

For more information click here.
Lingotek: The Translation Network gives enterprise business customers new ways to engage their global communities by providing trusted, rapid translations to expand and grow business in a cost-effective way. They do this by using sophisticated translation technologies, workflow management, and community collaboration. Lingotek have developed a solution to instantly translate content directly from Oracle WebCenter Content including Site Studio using the new Lingotek - Inside integration.
Users will be able to access translated content, nominate content for professional translation, and even offer to translate content themselves, all without leaving the site!

For more information click
here. Conseil is an Oracle WebCenter solutions and development company, specialising on portals, online applications and EDRMS.

With more than 2,300 man-days of Oracle WebCenter Portal, Oracle WebCenter Content and Oracle ADF experience on successful customer projects, which usually involved integration with other Fusion Middleware products, Novae Conseil brings a deep understanding of all the Oracle portal/webapp/EDRMS capabilities and of how to implement them.

Novae Conseil complements Oracle WebCenter products with innovative custom functionalities.

For more information click
here. is a Dutch Oracle Gold Partner that is working with Oracle technology for more than 15 years.  Since 2010 its focus  has been on Enterprise Content Management and Enterprise Portals using the Oracle WebCenter Portal and Oracle WebCenter Content technology stack. As an Oracle Specialized WebCenter Content Partner in the Netherlands it is the partner that guarantees  a rapid implementation and deployment of a complete enterprise content management solution including: scanning, workflow, security, archiving, search and publishing on internet, intranet and extranet portals. A smooth integration of WebCenter Portal and WebCenter Content is one of Quobells specialties within this field.

The certified implementation consultants of Quobell really understand the architecture and possibilities of the WebCenter technology and combine that with in-depth knowledge and experience of ADF and Java. This enables Quobell to leverage fast and cost-effective customization to the WebCenter Solutions to the specific needs of the organization and its customers. Rabobank and Arval are among some of Dutch based international operating organizations for which Quobell successfully carried out projects to create innovative WebCenter Solutions.

For more information click
here. This partner is renowned for his Oracle knowledge but also has in-depth knowledge of ADF in the context of WebCenter. Watch their webcast for Contextual Messaging Extension for Oracle WebCenter.

For more information click here. TTE, from Turkey and a Gold member of Oracle® PartnerNetwork (OPN), recently announced it has achieved OPN Specialized status for Oracle WebCenter Portal. Signum TTE which began operations in the IT sector in 2005, is an innovative software solution house focusing on two main issues. Signum TTE presents services and solutions on Oracle Middleware products and technologies and its own product "WinDesk Service Management".

For more information click here.

Silbury ITSilbury IT in a specialized Oracle WebCenter partner, offering consulting, training and software solutions in the WebCenter Content, WebCenter Portal and WebCenter Sites areas. Silbury consulting means taking advantage of our experts' Oracle ECM product knowledge and the longest-standing experience in the German-speaking area. As an active member of the WebCenter Partner community, Silbury is regularly conducting partner enablement events like OPN Bootcamps and Online Training courses. Silbury is an Oracle WebCenter Content Specialized Partner in Germany but also active through EMEA

For more information click here.

StoneBeachThe strength of StoneBeach is the cutting edge expertise of our consultants and our partnerships with leading vendors of information management platforms. Their main business focus is on Enterprise Content Management and solutions to make the customer information processes more efficient inside and outside the company. StoneBeach creates new or adapts existing information solutions according to the customer's requirements and goals in terms of size, usability, and functionality. With extensive experience in Oracle WebCenter, StoneBeach has implemented several solutions at companies in the Nordics.

Examples of StoneBeach customers are information intensive companies with requirements to manage information in an easy but secure way, often in multiple languages and through different channels. Some of the companies that have continuously used and continue to use our competency in the long term are Scania, Posten, Sandvik, and TrygVesta

For more information click here. Informatics is a global enterprise solutions and technology company. TEAM collaborates with clients by providing products, services, support and training to put unstructured data to work. Utilizing best-in-class technologies, TEAM has successfully implemented thousands of business solutions across a diverse spectrum of organizations of varying size and vertical focus in order to meet aggressive business needs.

As a long-standing WebCenter partner TEAM recently developed the TEAM WebCenter Sites connector. The TEAM WebCenter Sites connector allows you to leverage the Oracle WebCenter Content enterprise content management platform and deliver centrally-managed content to all your WebCenter Sites deployments. Furthermore, the Digital Asset Management (DAM) capabilities in WebCenter Content allow your web marketers to spend less time creating manual renditions for multimedia files and more time on achieving your web marketing goals.

For more information, click here., an UK WebCenter Portal Specialized Partner, have developed a solution called Smartex to deliver Smart Marketing solutions. Businesses shouldn't waste marketing resources on campaigns that are hit or miss. Instead, you need to plan, and track marketing efforts so you can learn what works and then change what doesn't. That way, you concentrate efforts on tactics that generate real results.

Smart marketing isn’t just about great campaigns, it's about targeting the right customer. Businesses needs to efficiently identify, extract and analyse all available business data. Marketing based on in depth research will generate leads, build brand awareness, and grow businesses.

For more information click here.

WebCenter Bloggers

Following are our active bloggers who are contributing to WebCenter community and helping us to enhance our knowledge base about Oracle WebCenter Solutions.

Wednesday Apr 25, 2012

Meet the Oracle WebCenter Team: Loren Weinberg, Vice President of Product Management and Strategy

The Oracle WebCenter team includes some of the best minds in the industry, and in this series of articles we are introducing readers to some of the team's key players. In this edition, we turn the spotlight on Loren Weinberg, vice president of product management and strategy, who joined the Oracle WebCenter team last September, following Oracle's acquisition of FatWire.

Read More

iPad and Oracle WebCenter in Action

Medtronic arms its sales team with collateral on the Apple iPad, driven by Oracle WebCenter. Current marketing and sales materials are now available anytime and anywhere for Medtronic's iPad users with content updates driven by Oracle WebCenter.

WebCenter Sites on OTN

Pages for WebCenter Sites are now live! 
  • Customers can access content and information on the Overview, Documentation, Community, and Learn More tabs. 
  • A new discussion forum is available for Sites from the Community tab.  This new forum is under the WebCenter umbrella category.
  • The Downloads tab will become available with the release of 11gR1.
  • Direct any questions, concerns, or suggestions about the WebCenter Sites presence on OTN to Joe Duane.

Tuesday Mar 27, 2012

Oracle WebCenter Sites & Translation – powered by Lingotek

You are invited to a special preview of the Lingotek Inside Oracle WebCenter Sites solution which will be showcased at Collaborate in Las Vegas later in April.

Register Now!

Now it's easy to quickly translate your content directly from Oracle WebCenter Sites using the new Lingotek - Inside for Oracle WebCenter Sites integration. Your users will be able to access translated content, nominate content for translation, and even offer to translate content themselves.


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