Saturday Jan 11, 2014

Invitation to Fusion Middleware Partner Community Forum and Hands-on Bootcamps 2014

Dear Fusion Middleware Experts,

 

I would like to invite you to Fusion Middleware Partner Community Forum and Hands-on Bootcamps 2014 held in the Hilton Malta on February 18th and 19th 2014 with hands-on training on February 20th & 21st 2014.

Don't miss this opportunity and register now for the Oracle Fusion Middleware Partner Community Forum.

Like last year we expect that the conference will be fully booked out – so register now!

 

The event is a great opportunity to learn about:

  • SOA Suite 12c & Cloud integration
  • BPM Suite 12c & Adaptive Case Management 12c
  • Internet of Things & mobile strategy & fast data
  • WebLogic 12c the foundation of Oracle Fusion Middleware.

REGISTER NOW

Oracle Fusion Middleware Partner Community Forum and Hands-on Bootcamps 2014

Hilton, Malta

Community Forum:
18th-19th February 2014
Hands-on Training: 
20th-21st February 2014

Hands-on Bootcamps


In addition to the Fusion Middleware Partner Community Forum, you can participate in technical hands on workshops on February 20th and 21st (for those attending the workshops, it is also required to attend the Community Forum on the 18th & 19th February). You can only participate in one workshop which runs for two days:

  • Internet of Things (IoT) hands-on Bootcamp
    Trainer: Harish Gaur, Director Product Management at Oracle
  • Coherence 12c hands-on Bootcamp
    Trainer: Maciej Gruszka, Senior Principal Product Manager at Oracle
  • Mobile Platform Cookbook Concepts and Practices Workshop
    Trainer: Frank Nimphius, Principal Product Manager at Oracle
  • Adaptive Case Management hands-on Bootcamp
    Trainer: Niall Commiskey, Technology Architect

For more details please visit the registration page!

 

SOA & BPM Partner Community
For regular information on Oracle SOA Suite become a member in the SOA & BPM Partner Community for registration please visit www.oracle.com/goto/emea/soa (OPN account required) If you need support with your account please contact the Oracle Partner Business Center.

 

Best regards,

 

Juergen Kress

Jürgen Kress
SOA Partner Adoption EMEA
Tel. +49 89 1430 1479
E-Mail: juergen.kress@oracle.com

Thursday Jan 09, 2014

2014: Oracle Eloqua Sales Awareness Training Schedule

Thursday Dec 26, 2013

PARTNER WEBCAST: INNOVATIONS IN APPLICATIONS, TECHNOLOGY & HARDWARE - PROGRAM

Dear Partner,

I am pleased to inform the availability of new Oracle Partner Network web page for Innovations in Applications, Technology & Hardware - webcast. Please bookmark this Innovations in Applications, Technology and Hardware webcast URL for your further usage. You can register to the next webcasts and you can find previous recordings via this OPN Page.

I am also pleased to invite you to join the next Innovations in Applications webcast.This program will present Oracle Product's new functions and features including sales positioning. The key objectives of these webcasts are to inspire Partner's personnel to conduct successful sales, after sales and delivery at their Customer. Moreover, we aim to inspire you to conduct further Product Training and Certifications. And finally we'll provide you a chance to join Ecosystem's Product specific Community to learn and to contribute.

This program will be presented as per the schedule below after the billable day (4:00 to 5:00 PM CET). The webcast is intended for Partner's Implementation Certified Specialists but Innovations in Applications is open for other Partner's personnel as well. At first, Oracle representative will discuss Oracle's contribution to partners. Then you will see product breakout session followed by Q&A with Oracle Experts. Each session will last for maximum 1 hour. A Q&A document covering all questions and answers will be made available after the webcast.

What are the Benefits for partners?

  • Find out how Innovations in Applications helps you to improve your sales, after sales and delivery
  • Discover new functions and features so you can enrich your Customers's solution
  • Learn more about Oracle products, especially sales positioning
  • Hear crucial questions raised by colleague alike, learn from their interest
  • Engage and present your questions to subject experts
  • Be inspired of the richness of Oracle's product portfolio – for your and your customer's benefit.
  • Be inspired to seek further Product Training and Certifications - Make your competence known and recognized! Brand yourself!

Note: Should you already be familiar with a specific Product, then choose another one. Doing so you would expand your knowledge of the overall product portfolio. Some presentations contain product demonstration, although these presentations are not intended to be extremely detailed technical presentations.

Product breakout sessions available on January 20th:

Topics

Speaker

To Register

Drive Innovation with E-Business Suite Extensions for Oracle Endeca. This is an exciting new way any employee from the shop-floor manager, to marketing, HR and accounting search for all sorts of job specific information to instantly find answers for ad hoc questions that are otherwise hard. This facility has been pre-packaged into more than a dozen work areas to help in many ways such as tracking and manage customer products to improve after-sales service, assisting in reconciliation of accounting for all supply chain sub-ledgers, or improving manufacturing works order productivity. Join this webinar to see how you can use these eye-catching modules to drive innovation within your client’s E-Business suite implementation.

Mike Hallett, EMEA A&C Director for Business Analytics

Align Chart of Accounts and other Hierarchies with Oracle's Enterprise Dimension Governance solutionsBusinesses frequently make changes to their many key dimensions along which they manage the enterprise: charts of accounts, departmental and sales hierarchies, product reporting hierarchies, HR organisation structures. Oracle's Enterprise Dimension Governance solutions leveragibg DRM and DRG, helps Business Users to proactively unify cross-functional changes in these master dimensions across operational (ERP), analytical (BI) and enterprise performance management (EPM) systems. This minimises errors and smoothly synchronises IT systems, saving time and resources by streamlining otherwise manual, error-prone and uncoordinated change events.

Gilles Demarquet, Director, Global Market Development, Business Analytics product Group

Oracle Eloqua changes the way organisations communicate and listen to their buyers. One of the most recent and strategic Oracle acquisitions, Eloqua, the World’s leader in Marketing Automation and Revenue Performance, transforms customers approach to the traditional sales & marketing concepts. In this breakout session, we will review the overall Eloqua’s unique value proposition and will present how it suits the customer’s existing CRM architecture to help them accelerating their Customer Experience business transformation project.

Nick Dennis, Principal Sales Consultant, Oracle Eloqua Sales Consulting

Oracle HCM Cloud services Digital innovation. In this breakout session, Anand Subbaraman and Fabrice De Carne Carnavalet will present the latest Social, Mobile and Business intelligence innovation in Oracle HCM Cloud services and explain How this is transforming HR capabilities and taking the employee experience to the next level.

Fabrice de Carné, Oracle Taleo Product Strategy Director, EMEA
Anand Subbaraman, Senior Director HCM Strategy

Build innovative solutions using Word/Excel without the need for programming. Find out how Oracle's uniquely differentated Policy Automation (On-Premise, Cloud, Mobile or BPS) solution can help Partners to differentiate themselves to win more projects and drive stronger revenue streams across any industry or product pillar.

Peter Jeavons, WE Specialist Sales Leader, OPA

Oracle Commerce -- Selling Experiences that Drive Revenue and Loyalty. Oracle Commerce drives selling experiences on for world's biggest and best brands. The solution enables businesses selling online to deliver a consistent, relevant, and personalized cross-channel buying experience for buyers.

Katrina Gosek, Director, Oracle Commerce Product Strategy

JD Edwards EnterpriseOne – A mobile ERP for your future needs. Oracles JD Edwards EnterpriseOne product line just continues to grow. Along with growth comes an increasingly broad set of solutions specifically tailored for mobility. The JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Mobile offerings range from broad support of tablet based applications all the way down to specific task based SmartPhone apps. This session will explore these mobile solutions and help you discover insight into future product plans for JD Edwards and mobility.

Chris Walsh, Product Strategy Director, Oracle

Fusion ERP – What is in today. Fusion ERP is a product that Oracle invested heavily in, and for good reason! It is the next generation of ERP. that is inline with changes in technology. Nucleus Research has placed it in the Leader Category for ERP. This innovative cloud offering has a modular aproach, that make it an active condtener for our customers, designed to work as a comlete financial solution. Oracle's ERP Cloud offering help our customers improve performance, lower IT costs, and get better results that matches business needs. Oracle Fusion Financials is comprehensive and integrated that provides highly automated financial processing, effective management control, and real-time visibility to financial results. It provides everything organizations need to make better decisions, meet financial compliance and improve their bottom line.

Glenda O'Keefe, Lead Senior ERP SC, Oracle Direct Ireland

Contract Commitment and Commitment Budgetary Control. Leverage Budgetary Control for your Public Sector opportunities. Find out how the Commitment Model enables public sector organizations to be compliant with new regulatory requirements for budgeting process and to manage their business using dual budgeting.

Andreea Panduru, Oracle E-Business Suite Implementation Consultant

Useful Links for you to bookmark:

1. You might want to bookmark the Enablement blog page Oracle Partner Enablement. Please check this regularly as we publish lots of good content here just for you.

2. You might want to bookmark the Knowledge Zones page for solution-focused pages designed to jump start your path towards Specialization.

3. You might want to bookmark the global event calendar page events.oracle.com.

Delivery Format

The Innovations in Applications, Technology & Hardware program is a series of FREE prerecorded Oracle product presentations followed by Q&A. It will be delivered over the Web. Participants have the opportunity to submit questions during the web cast via chat and subject matter experts will provide verbal answers live.

This program consists of several parallel prerecorded product breakout sessions, each lasting for max. 1 hour. At first, Oracle representative will discuss Oracle's contribution to Partners. Then you'll see the product breakout sessions followed by Q&A with Oracle Experts. A Q&A document covering all questions and answers will be made available after the webcast.

You can also see webcasts afterwards as its content will be available online for the next 6-12 months.

The next webcasts will be presented as follows:

Innovations in Applications

Innovations in Technology

Innovations in Hardware

January 20th 2014

TBD

TBD

April 7th 2014

TBD

TBD

Note: Depending on local network bandwidth please allow some seconds time the presentations to download. You might want to refresh your screen by pressing F5.

Duration

Maximum 1 hour

For further information please contact me Markku Rouhiainen.


Best regards,


Markku Rouhiainen
Director, Partner Enablement EMEA

Friday Dec 13, 2013

invite: Talent Cloud - Quarterly Partner Briefing


Please join us on December 19th at 9 am PST for a quarterly Talent Cloud (Taleo) Partner briefing. During this 60 minutes session we will provide the SI partner community with a series of updates to help you better navigate your partnership with Oracle.  The agenda will include updates to new resources available on OPN, Oracle Consulting Updates, Talent Cloud (TEE) and HCM Cloud (Fusion) release information as well as updates on Talent Cloud sandbox environments.

  Agenda:

· Kick off & General Business Updates

· OPN Updates: Resource locations and program updates

· Oracle Consulting Updates: PoC, Pricing, When and How to engage OCS

· Taleo Release Update: 13b, 13c planning, Integration and Reporting changes

· Fusion Updates: 7.0 and Here comes Fusion 8!

· Sandbox Updates: New Capacity, New Demo Data and Issue Request Process

· Misc Updates: Implementation Training, HOP Phase II

· Q&A

Dial In and WebEx

Topic: Taleo Quarterly Partner Briefing
Date: Thursday, December 19, 2013
Time: 9:00 am, Pacific Standard Time (San Francisco, GMT-08:00)
Meeting Number: 252 008 748
Meeting Password: Taleo1

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Call-in toll-free number: 1-8666824770  (US)
Call-in number: 1-4087744073  (US)
Show global numbers:
https://www.tcconline.com/offSite/OffSiteController.jpf?cc=1884654
Conference Code: 188 465 4
Security Code: 123456 

Wednesday Nov 13, 2013

eSTEP TechCast - November 2013 Material available

Dear Partners,

We would like to extend our sincere thanks to those of you who attended our TechCast on "The Operational Management benefits of Engineered Systems".

The materials (presentation, replay) from the TechCast are now available for all of you via our eSTEP portal.  You will need to provide your email address and the pin below to access the downloads. Link to the portal is shown below.

URL: http://launch.oracle.com/
PIN: eSTEP_2011

The material can be found under tab eSTEP TechCast.  

Feel free to explore also the other delivered TechCasts and more useful information under the Download and Links tab. Any feedback is appreciated to help us improve the service and information we deliver.

Thanks and best regards,

Partner HW Enablement EMEA


Monday Nov 04, 2013

Oracle Knowledge Courses


Oracle Knowledge products offer simple and convenient ways for users to access knowledge contained in corporate information stores. With Oracle Knowledge Training, you learn how to utilize tools that improve customer service and satisfaction by helping customers find more relevant answers to questions online or from a service agent guided by a scalable knowledge management platform.

The following courses have been scheduled at Oracle in Utrecht:

Oracle Knowledge Overview Rel 8.5 (1 day)

Learn the technical architecture of Oracle Knowledge at a high-level and the key technologies including InfoCenter, iConnect, Search, Information Manager, Answerflow and Analytics.

Dates: to be scheduled

Knowledge Technical Architecture and Configuration Rel 8.5 (5 days)

Learn to implement and maintain Oracle Knowledge’s core technologies through hands-on exercises including Intelligent Search, Information Manager, iConnect, AnswerFlow and Analytics.

Dates: 13-17 January 2014 (afternoon/evening)

Location: Live Virtual Class

Knowledge Content Administration Rel 8.5 (2 days)

Learn to implement, use and manage knowledge and content creation with Oracle Knowledge Information Manager.

Dates: 4-5 December 2013

Location: Utrecht, The Netherlands

Knowledge Analytics Rel 8.5 (1 day)

Learn KPI analyses and how to close gaps using reports and tools provided in Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition.
Dates: 6 December

Location: Utrecht, The Netherlands

Remember: your OPN discount is always applied to the standard prices shown on the Oracle University web pages.

For assistance in booking, scheduling requests and more information contact the Education Service Desk:

eMail: esd_nl@oracle.com

Telephone: +31 30 66 27 675

Wednesday Oct 02, 2013

Partner Invitation Innovations in Applications, Technology & Hardware Unleashing Your Competence!

PARTNER WEBCAST:INNOVATIONS IN APPLICATIONS, TECHNOLOGY & HARDWARE - PROGRAM

October 7th, 2013 at 04:00 pm CET (03:00 PM GMT) 

Dear Partner,

I am pleased to inform the availability of Oracle Partner Network web page for Innovations in Applications, Technology & Hardware - webcast. Please bookmark this Innovations in Applications, Technology and Hardware webcast URL for your further usage. You can register to the next webcasts and you can find previous recordings via this OPN Page.

I am also pleased to invite you to join the next Innovations in Applications webcast.This program will present Oracle Product's new functions and features including sales positioning. The key objectives of these webcasts are to inspire Partner's personnel to conduct successful sales, after sales and delivery at their Customer. Moreover, we aim to inspire you to conduct further Product Training and Certifications. And finally we'll provide you a chance to join Ecosystem's Product specific Community to learn and to contribute.

This program will be presented as per the schedule below after the billable day (4:00 to 5:00 PM CET). The webcast is intended for Partner's Implementation Certified Specialists but Innovations in Applications is open for other Partner's personnel as well. At first, Oracle representative will discuss Oracle's contribution to partners. Then you will see product breakout session followed by Q&A with Oracle Experts. Each session will last for maximum 1 hour. A Q&A document covering all questions and answers will be made available after the webcast.

What are the Benefits for partners?

  • Find out how Innovations in Applications helps you to improve your sales, after sales and delivery
  • Discover new functions and features so you can enrich your Customers's solution
  • Learn more about Oracle products, especially sales positioning
  • Hear crucial questions raised by colleague alike, learn from their interest
  • Engage and present your questions to subject experts
  • Be inspired of the richness of Oracle's product portfolio ? for your and your customer's benefit.
  • Be inspired to seek further Product Training and Certifications - Make your competence known and recognized! Brand yourself!

Note: Should you already be familiar with a specific Product, then choose another one. Doing so you would expand your knowledge of the overall product portfolio. Some presentations contain product demonstration, although these presentations are not intended to be extremely detailed technical presentations.

Product breakout sessions available on October 7th:

Topics Speaker To Register
Oracle Sales Cloud (Fusion CRM) new Extensibility Platform and User Interface. Together with its Release 7 , Oracle Sales Cloud (Fusion CRM) offers a new Extensibility Platform that is gives unprecedented capabilities for System Integrators to adapt or extend the CRM solution to the unique requirements of the business. Besides, the new FUSE User Interface option offers a very simple browser based access to the CRM application which is highly convenient for sales or casual users. embedded actionable analytics. During this session, we will introduce you the new Oracle Sales Cloud Extensibility Platform as well as the new FUSE User Interface.
Edward Dewolf, Principal Sales Consultant, Oracle CRM Sales Consulting
CLICK HERE
Business Analytics links "Fusion Applications" and "Applications Unlimited". How can you help your application customer clients to make the first steps towards FUSION Applications with the added value of Analytics now for their existing Oracle Application (e.g. eBusiness suite, Peoplesoft, Siebel, JDE)? This session will help Partners to understand how Business Analytics has been embedded into FUSION applications, and the role of BI-Applications as a "migration strategy bridge" to help clients get value today on existing applications as well as linking this Analytics with new Fusion modules.
Mike Hallett, EMEA A&C Director for Business Analytics
CLICK HERE
Oracle Hyperion Tax Provision.Partners will learn how Oracle Hyperion Tax Provision is a high value upsell to existing Hyperion HFM & Financial Disclosure clients, and provides a great way to boost their services for HFM upgrades and migrations. This also expands our full suite of EPM offerings to add onto any existing Oracle Applications customer.
Olivier Bernard, Director EPM EMEA
CLICK HERE
New UI enhancements and Native I-Pad support for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne. The latest JD Edwards Tools releases have brought numerous new functionalities to the application suite. In this session I will review some of these new functionalities specifically related to JDE Navigation, E1 pages, Composite Application Framework, and optimizing user interaction with the new i-Pad application amongst others.
Carmen Fernández, JD Edwards Solution Consultant for Spain & Portugal
CLICK HERE
Demantra Trade Promotion Management. At 15-25% of gross sales, Trade Promotion is second only to Cost of Goods Sold as a business expense. Yet fewer than 30% of trade promotion programmes are profitable. This webcast will look at how Demantra can be used to optimize trade spending and secure a vital business advantage over competitors.
Andrew Tumath, EMEA Associate Pre-Sales Consultant
CLICK HERE

Useful Links for you to bookmark:

  1. You might want to bookmark the Enablement blog page Oracle Partner Enablement. Please check this regularly as we publish lots of good content here just for you.
  2. You might want to bookmark the Knowledge Zones page for solution-focused pages designed to jump start your path towards Specialization.
  3. You might want to bookmark the global event calendar page events.oracle.com.

Delivery Format

The Innovations in Applications, Technology & Hardware program is a series of FREE prerecorded Oracle product presentations followed by Q&A. It will be delivered over the Web. Participants have the opportunity to submit questions during the web cast via chat and subject matter experts will provide verbal answers live.

This program consists of several parallel prerecorded product breakout sessions, each lasting for max. 1 hour. At first, Oracle representative will discuss Oracle's contribution to Partners. Then you'll see the product breakout sessions followed by Q&A with Oracle Experts. A Q&A document covering all questions and answers will be made available after the webcast.

You can also see webcasts afterwards as its content will be available online for the next 6-12 months.

The next webcasts will be presented as follows:


Innovations in Applications
Innovations in Technology
Innovations in Hardware
October 7th 2013 November 4th 2013 December 2nd 2013
January 13th 2014 February 3rd 2014 March 3rd 2014
April 7th 2014 May 5th 2014 June 2nd 2014

Note: Depending on local network bandwidth please allow some seconds time the presentations to download. You might want to refresh your screen by pressing F5.

Duration

Maximum 1 hour

For further information please contact me Markku Rouhiainen.

Best regards,

Markku Rouhiainen

Thursday Aug 22, 2013

PARTNER WEBCAST: INNOVATIONS IN APPLICATIONS, TECHNOLOGY & HARDWARE PROGRAM

Partner Invitation

Innovations in Applications, Technology & Hardware – Unleashing Your Competence!



September 16th, 2013 at 04:00 pm CET (03:00 PM GMT) 

Dear Partner,

I am pleased to inform the availability of new Oracle Partner Network web page for Innovations in Applications, Technology & Hardware - webcast. Please bookmark this Innovations in Applications, Technology and Hardware webcast URL for your further usage. You can register to the next webcasts and you can find previous recordings via this OPN Page.

I am also pleased to invite you to join the next Innovations in Technology & Hardware webcast.This program will present Oracle Product's new functions and features including sales positioning. The key objectives of these webcasts are to inspire Partner's personnel to conduct successful sales, after sales and delivery at their Customer. Moreover, we aim to inspire you to conduct further Product Training and Certifications. And finally we'll provide you a chance to join Ecosystem's Product specific Community to learn and to contribute.

This program will be presented as per the schedule below after the billable day (4:00 to 5:00 PM CET). The webcast is intended for Partner's Implementation Certified Specialists but Innovations in Applications,Technology & Hardware is open for other Partner's personnel as well. At first, Oracle representative will discuss Oracle's contribution to partners. Then you will see product breakout session followed by Q&A with Oracle Experts. Each session will last for maximum 1 hour. A Q&A document covering all questions and answers will be made available after the webcast.

What are the Benefits for partners?

  • Find out how Innovations in Applications, Technology & Hardware helps you to improve your sales, after sales and delivery
  • Discover new functions and features so you can enrich your Customers's solution
  • Learn more about Oracle products, especially sales positioning
  • Hear crucial questions raised by colleague alike, learn from their interest
  • Engage and present your questions to subject experts
  • Be inspired of the richness of Oracle's product portfolio – for your and your customer's benefit.
  • Be inspired to seek further Product Training and Certifications - Make your competence known and recognized! Brand yourself!

Note: Should you already be familiar with a specific Product, then choose another one. Doing so you would expand your knowledge of the overall product portfolio. Some presentations contain product demonstration, although these presentations are not intended to be extremely detailed technical presentations.

Innovations in Applications, Technology and Hardware webcast URL

Monday Jul 29, 2013

Get Trained and Certified for Database 12c Implementations

Be the first to maximize this new technology by getting the skills you need. Oracle University has released the first set of hands-on Oracle Database 12c curriculum developed by the people who built the product, including the 5-day Oracle Database 12c: New Features for Administrators course.

Once trained, validate your Database 12c implementation competency with officially recognized Oracle Specializations.

There are Oracle Database 12c courses scheduled in Belgium, Luxembourg and The Netherlands. There is also the travel-free Live Virtual Class option with a choice of times to suit your billable work. View the schedule and read about becoming an Oracle Database 12c Administrator Certified Professional.

Remember: your OPN discount is always applied to the standard prices shown on the Oracle University web pages.

For assistance in booking and to request new dates, contact your local Oracle University Service Desk.

Monday Jul 08, 2013

Free OPN Exam! Oracle Advanced Controls 11g Applications Essentials

We are pleased to announce the launch of a new Fusion implementation exam: 

New Beta Exam (1Z1-487) Oracle Advanced Controls 11g Applications Essentials (Fusion Governance, Risk, and Compliance)

The Oracle Advanced Controls 11g Applications Essentials (1Z1-487) exam is designed for individuals who possess a strong foundation and expertise in selling, implementing and developing Oracle Advanced Controls solutions.

This certification covers topics such as: Fusion Governance, Risk, and Compliance Set Up and Administration, Application Access Controls Governor, Transaction Controls Governor, Configuration Controls Governor and Preventive Controls Governor.

Get your free voucher for this Fusion GRC certification available in beta and you will become an Oracle Advanced Controls 11g Applications Certified Implementation Specialist!  Fill in the OPN Beta Certified Specialist Exam Voucher Request Form to receive your voucher!

Training Available to take the Certified Implementation Exam

This certification helps OPN members differentiate themselves in the marketplace and helps their partner company qualify for the Oracle Fusion Governance, Risk, and Compliance 11g Applications Specialization (Coming Soon!).

BETA Exam Benefits

• Beta Voucher: Take this

exam at NO COST!

We have a limited number

of vouchers, offered on a

first-come first- served basis.

Fill in and submit this form

to request your FREE

voucher!
Register Now at

Pearson VUE

• Credentials:  You will be

certified as an Oracle

Advanced Controls 11g

Applications Certified

Implementation Specialist!

• Company Specialization:

Contribute to your company Specialization path! Your

certification will count towards

the Oracle Fusion

Governance, Risk, and

Compliance 11g Applications Specialization.

• Marketability: Oracle

Certified Implementation

Specialists

are able to differentiate

themselves and improve

their marketability.

Saturday Jul 06, 2013

Plug into the Cloud with Oracle Database 12c

Dear partner,


General availability of Oracle Database 12c has just been announced!

I am very pleased to invite you to a special webcast for EMEA partners, where we will present the new business opportunities that Oracle Database 12c brings to partners.

In the Oracle Database 12c the "c" stands for "cloud". In addition to many new features, this new version of the Oracle Database implements a multitenant architecture, which enables the creation of pluggable databases (PDBs) in a multitenant container database (CDB). This constitutes a key step forward for database consolidation and in the way to providing database services in private and public clouds.

Opportunities for partners appear around the following areas:

  • Oracle Database customers, especially those who are running release 10g or earlier
  • Customers with hardware refresh initiatives
  • Database consolidation or cloud deployment
  • Oracle Applications and SAP customers who run Oracle Databases
  • Non-Oracle customers who suffer from limitation by current database systems

Audience:
This webcast is business oriented. Target audience are sales management, sales executives and business development staff of Oracle partners.

Date/Time:
Monday, 8th July 2013
09:00 AM. BST/ 10:00 AM CET


Speaker


Javier Puerta
Director, Core Technology Partner Programs, Oracle EMEA




Wednesday Jul 03, 2013

Enablement 2.0 Get Specialized

Oracle PartnerNetwork Specialized program is releasing new certifications on our latest products, and partners are invited to be the first candidates.

Oracle Taleo Enterprise Cloud Service 2013 SpecializationNow Active!

This specialization recognizes partner organizations that are proficient in positioning, selling and implementing Taleo’s Enterprise Talent Management solutions.

Taleo's Talent Management Cloud helps organizations attract, develop, motivate and retain human capital to improve performance and drive growth. Oracle’s Taleo Enterprise Cloud Service 2013 Specialization encompasses the following products: Oracle Taleo Performance Management Cloud Service, Oracle Taleo Recruiting Cloud Service and Oracle Taleo Performance Management Cloud Service.

Topics covered in this Specialization include: Selling and positioning Taleo’s Talent Management Cloud; Functional and Technical positioning. Implementation tracks are included for Taleo Performance Management Cloud Service, Oracle Taleo Recruiting Cloud Service and Oracle Taleo Performance Management Cloud Service.

Oracle partners who achieve this Specialization are differentiated in the marketplace through proven expertise in Oracle Taleo Enterprise Cloud Service. 

New Certified Implementation Specialist Exam in Production!

 

Take the exam now at a near-by Pearson VUE testing center!

Contact Us

Please direct any inquiries you may have to Oracle Partner Enablement team at opn-edu_ww@oracle.com.

Friday Jun 21, 2013

invitation: EMEA Hardware: Quarterly Partner Sales Update Roadshow

Dear Partner

We are pleased to invite you to attend the first Oracle EMEA Hardware Quarterly Partner Sales Update Roadshow running in 10 different cities across EMEA.

The 3 hour sales session will run in the afternoon in various locations. You can directly register under the "Register Now" button.

Learn to

  • Articulate the Oracle Hardware Business value proposition to your customers.
  • Explain Oracle Hardware positioning versus the competition.
  • Understand Oracle Hardware as best platform to run the complete Oracle-on-Oracle stack from Application to Disk

Locations & Timings

Date

Country

Location

Timings

2nd July 2013 

 France

 Paris

13.00 - 16.15 PM

2nd July 2013

 Saudi Arabia

 Riyadh

13.00 - 16.15 PM

4th July 2013

 United Arab Emirates

 Dubai

13.00 - 16.15 PM

8th July 2013

 South Africa

 Johannesburg

13.00 - 16.15 PM

9th July 2013

 Germany

 Frankfurt

14.00 - 17.15 PM

10th July 2013

 Germany

 Münich

14.00 - 17.15 PM

11th July 2013

 Switzerland

 Zürich

14.00 - 17.15 PM

15th July 2013

 United Kingdom

 Reading

13.00 - 16.15 PM

17th July 2013

 Spain

 Madrid

14.00 - 17.15 PM

18th July 2013

 Italy

 Milan

13.00 - 16.15 PM


Price: FREE

Find your location and book your seat here!

We hope you will take maximum advantage of these great learning and networking opportunities and look forward to welcoming you to your nearest event!

Best regards,

Giuseppe Facchetti
Partner Business Development Manager,
Servers, Oracle EMEA

Sasan Moaveni
Storage Partner Sales Manager,
Oracle EMEA

Wednesday Jun 19, 2013

Invitation to the Oracle EDGE Applications Partner Roadshow

Dear Partner,

Following the outstanding success of the Oracle European Value Chain Summit in March 2013, we are delighted to invite you to this key event. This is a unique opportunity for anyOracle Alliance & Channel Managers & their Partners to connect with the Oracle Edge Sales and Management Team to understand the relevance and value of the entire Oracle Edge Portfolio of Applications in solving complex customer issues and supporting a variety of evolving Partner Go-To-Market business models.

Oracle Edge Applications (PLM, VCE, VCP, MDM, GRC, OPA)

With strong participation from the key Oracle Edge Applications Sales business leaders, attendees will get the opportunity to hear about the benefits of the Oracle Edge Solutions within three different value-added contexts:

Value 1: Oracle Edge Application Strategy
Value 2: Oracle Value Chain Transformation Vision
Value 3: Individual Application Business Line Differentiators

Following on from the morning presentations, Oracle Partners will also get the opportunity in the afternoon to challenge and discuss the value of Oracle Edge Applications in the context of their own Go-To-Market business models. These sensitive discussions will be managed via focused 1-2-1 breakout meetings with the relevant Oracle Edge Applications Sales Business Leaders.

WHERE

 WHEN

 To Register

 Tuesday, July 09th 2013: 09 am to 04 pm

 Utrecht

Register now

 Tuesday, July 16th 2013: 09 am to 04 pm

London 

Register now

 Wednesday, August 28th 2013: 09 am to 04 pm

 Paris

Register now

There is a strict limit to the number of people who can attend this event based on site logistics for the day. Please note that Partners will be given priority over Oracle personnel registrations. Partners however may only register a maximum of 2 personnel from their company plus the supporting local Oracle Alliance & Channel Manager. 


Thank you for your understanding

09:00-09:10 09:00-09:10 Welcome
Greeting/Introductionto the objectives behind the Partner Roadshow
09:10-09:30 Oracle EDGE Strategy and Go to Market
Introduction to the Oracle Edge Strategy and how its role in value creation
09:30-09:40 Oracle Value Chain Transformation Vision
Introduction to the Oracle Value Chain Transformation Vision
09:40-10:10 Oracle Enterprise Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
A short introduction on the value of Oracle Enterprise Product Lifecycle Management
Solutions
10:10-10:40 Oracle Value Chain Planning (VCP)
A short introduction on the value of Oracle Value Chain Planning Solutions
10:40-11:10 Oracle Value Chain Execution (VCE)
A short introduction on the value of Oracle Value Chain Execution Solutions
11:15-11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-12:00 Oracle Master Data Management (MDM)/ Enterprise Data Quality (EDQ)
A short introduction on the value of Oracle Master Data Management and
Oracle Enterprise Data Quality Solutions
12:00-12:30 Oracle Policy Automation (OPA)
A short introduction on the value of Oracle Policy Automation Solutions
12:30-13:00 Oracle Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC)
A short introduction on the value of Oracle Governance, Risk and Compliance Solutions
13:00-13:45 Lunch/Networking
13:45-16:00 1-2-1 workshops between Oracle Sales Leaders/Proxy with Partner Principals
Interactive discussions and sharing of use case insights to define strategic,
sales, integration and financial fit of Oracle Edge Applications with the evolving
partner Solution GTM business models
16:00 Finish

Partnering is key to Oracle's success - we depend on our partners to grow, we need them to extend our reach,expand our market coverage and ensure Oracle Edge Applications continues to lead the way forward in solving complex business problems across the Supply Chain and beyond.

We look forward to welcoming you all to the Edge Partner Roadshow.

Martyn Murley: Partner Advisory Team Director, Edge Applications, Western Europe

Alec Towlson: Partner Advisor, Edge Applications, Western Europe

Tuesday Jun 11, 2013

PARTNER WEBCAST: INNOVATIONS IN APPLICATIONS - PROGRAM

July 1st, 2013 at 04:00 pm CET (03:00 PM GMT) 

Dear Partner,

I am pleased to inform the availability of new Oracle Partner Network web page forInnovations in Applications - webcast. Please bookmark this Innovations in Applications webcast URL for your further usage.

I am also pleased to invite you to join the next Innovations in Applications - webcast.Innovations in Applications will present Oracle Product's new functions and features including sales positioning. The key objectives of these webcasts are to inspire Partner's personnel to conduct successful sales, after sales and delivery at their Customer. Moreover, we aim to inspire you to conduct further Product Training and Certifications. And finally we'll provide you a chance to join Ecosystem's Product specific Community to learn and to contribute.

Innovations in Applications will be presented as per the schedule below after the billable day (4:00 to 5:00 PM CET). The webcast is intended for Partner's Implementation Certified Specialists but Innovations in Applications is open for other Partner's personnel as well. At first, Oracle representative will discuss Oracle's contribution to partners. Then you will see product breakout session followed by Q&A with Oracle Experts. Each session will last for maximum 1 hour. A Q&A document covering all questions and answers will be made available after the webcast.

What are the Benefits for partners?

  • Find out how Innovations in Applications helps you to improve your sales, after sales and delivery
  • Discover new functions and features so you can enrich your Customers's solution
  • Learn more about Oracle products, especially sales positioning
  • Hear crucial questions raised by colleague alike, learn from their interest
  • Engage and present your questions to subject experts
  • Be inspired of the richness of Oracle's product portfolio – for your and your customer's benefit.
  • Be inspired to seek further Product Training and Certifications - Make your competence known and recognized! Brand yourself!

    Note: Should you already be familiar with a specific Product, then choose another one. Doing so you would expand your knowledge of the overall product portfolio. Some presentations contain product demonstration, although these presentations are not intended to be extremely detailed technical presentations.

    Product breakout sessions available on July 1st: 

    Topics Speaker To Register
    Siebel 2013 Spring Release and Roadmap. The undisputed CRM pioneer and market leader, Siebel offers the most comprehensive Customer Experience solution for integrated Marketing, Sales and Service, as well as the richest industry out-of-the-box CRM capabilities. In this breakout session, we will briefly review the 2012-IP release highlights (especially the Siebel Open UI and Mobile), then discuss the 2013 Spring release goals and content, before giving an overview of the Siebel development roadmap, focusing on the Fall 2013 release.
    Uma Welingkar, Senior Director, Oracle Siebel Product Development
    CLICK HERE
    What's New in the Oracle ATG Web Commerce 10.2 Release. Oracle ATG Web Commerce is the industry's top-ranked commerce solution that powers the world's best brands and drives consistent, personalized cross-channel customer experiences. Oracle ATG Web Commerce offers a complete commerce software platform that enables you to deliver a personalized customer buying experience across all customer touch points, including the web, contact center, mobile devices, social media, and physical stores. In this breakout session, we will review the Oracle ATG Web Commerce 10.2 release features and functionality.
    Kristen J. Flanagan, Senior Principal Product Manager, Oracle Commerce
    CLICK HERE
    Health & Safety Incident Management in JD Edwards EnterpriseOne. Introducing the brand new Health and Safety Incident Management and One View Reporting for Health and Safety Incident Management modules! These new modules provide the capability to track and manage all types of incidents and near-misses, as well as analyze critical safety metrics and provide regulatory reporting. Come see how any employee can record the initial details of an incident, the system can then automatically notify interested parties, you can manage investigation and follow-up tasks, track incident costs and action items and record inspections and potential incidents, such as near misses, and of course report to OSHA and the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
    Bart Vanden Abeele, Master Principal Sales Consultant, JD Edwards Western Europe
    CLICK HERE
    Analytics to Drive Customer Experience Succes. Business Analytics for Marketing, Sales and Service organisations to help them really Know their Customer and so enable decisions and processes to improve and sustain the best Customer Experience.
    Mike Hallett, EMEA A&C Director for Business Analytics
    CLICK HERE
    Drive Predictable Performance with Oracle’s Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service. Get the latest news about Oracle strategy for Enterprise Performance Management in the Cloud and understand how Oracle Partners can leverage this new SaaS-based Planning & Budgeting solution to grow their business and extend their footprint with existing customers or reach new ones that have not yet invested in a Planning & Forecasting solution.
    Olivier BERNARD, EMEA Solution Director EPM
    CLICK HERE
    Embedded “BI Reporting” in EnterpriseOne (OneView Reporting)Operational Reporting in JD Edwards has always been a challenge! Come and understand how One View Reporting is turning this issue in a differenciator! How end users can easily consume and create reprorts bringing them the information they need, in the format they want when they are asking for it.
    Didier Faure, EMEA JD Edwards Presales Leader
    CLICK HERE
    Fusion Sourcing and Procurement Contracts. Find out how negotiation best practices drive strategic savings initiatives and achieve bottom-line results. Also learn how Fusion Contract Management can help you to gain complete visibility into agreements, shorten cycle-times and manage compliance.
    Denis Panjuta, ERP Presales Consultant
    CLICK HERE
    Learn about Taleo Learn. Understand how Taleo Learn can deliver you complete flexibility on training delivery - whether formal, online, social, or blended, and how Taleo learn allows you to leverage an industry-leading SaaS solution that can adapt to your evolving training and development requirements.
    Wybe Lefering, HCM Presales Consultant
    CLICK HERE

    Useful Links for you to bookmark:

    1. To access previously presented Products presentations and Public Sector Value Proposition presentations, please clickhere.
    2. You might want to bookmark the Enablement blog page Oracle Partner Enablement. Please check this regularly as we publish lots of good content here just for you.
    3. You might want to bookmark the Knowledge Zones page for solution-focused pages designed to jump start your path towards Specialization.
    4. You might want to bookmark the global event calendar page events.oracle.com.

    Delivery Format

    Innovations in Applications – program is a series of FREE prerecorded Oracle product presentations followed by Q&A. It will be delivered over the Web. Participants have the opportunity to submit questions during the web cast via chat and subject matter experts will provide verbal answers live.

    Innovations in Applications consists of several parallel prerecorded product breakout sessions, each lasting for max. 1 hour. At first, Oracle representative will discuss Oracle's contribution to Partners. Then you'll see the product breakout sessions followed by Q&A with Oracle Experts. A Q&A document covering all questions and answers will be made available after the webcast.

    You can also see Innovations in Applications afterwards as its content will be available online for the next 6-12 months.

    The next Innovations in Applications web casts will be presented as follows:

    1. July 1st 2013
    2. October 7th 2013.
    3. January 13th 2014
    4. April 7th 2014.
    Note: Depending on local network bandwidth please allow some seconds time the presentations to download. You might want to refresh your screen by pressing F5.

    Duration

    Maximum 1 hour

    For further information please contact me Markku Rouhiainen.

    Best regards,


    Markku Rouhiainen

    Director, Partner Enablement EMEA

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