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

Friday Aug 23, 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 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!).

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improve their marketability.

Wednesday Jul 03, 2013

SPARC T5-8 Servers EMEA Acceleration Promotion for Partners

Dear all

We are pleased to announce the EMEA T5-8 Acceleration Promotion, a price promotion that, for a limited time, makes the T5-8 server available to our EMEA partners at a very attractive discount.

Why the SPARC T5-8 server

Sparc T5-8Oracle's SPARC servers running Oracle Solaris are ideal for mission-critical applications requiring high performance, best-in-class availability, and unmatched scalability on all application tiers. SPARC servers include built-in virtualization, systems management, and security at no additional cost. Designed for applications that demand the highest performance and 24x7 availability.

Oracle's SPARC T5-8 server is the fastest and the most advanced, scalable midrange server in the Oracle portfolio.

The Oracle SPARC T5-8 server is in the sweet spot of the UNIX midrange, and directly competing with IBM P770(+) and P780(+) systems, with a 7x price advantage (see official Oracle press release) over a similarly configured P780 system!

What are we offering

Effective immediately, the fully-configured T5-8 server is available to VADs with a 38% discount off price list: this is 8 additional points on top of the standard 30% contractual discount.

The promo will be communicated to VADs and VARs, and VADs are expected to pass the additional discount through to the VARs. Resellers will be encouraged to use this attractive price to position T5-8 versus the competition, accelerate T5-8 sales, and use the increased margin to offer additional services to their end users - thus expanding their footprint within their customers and making the T5-8 business proposition even more compelling.

This is a unique opportunity for partners to expand their base and beat the competition with a 7x price advantage over a similarly configured IBM P780.

This price promotion is only available to OPN Partners, and is valid until November 30, 2013.

What's in it for Partners

 More competitive price
 More customer budget available for more projects: attach migration services, training, ...
 Opportunity to attach Storage, and additional Software
 Higher win rate

Additional Details

Sparc T5-8

The promotion is valid for the existing configurations of T5-8 with 8 CPU and different memory configurations, including all X-options that are part of the system and ordered at the same time. 8% additional discount to the VAD on full T5-8 - Including X-Options:

  • Cat V (30% + 8% additional): System, CPU, Memory, Disks, Ethernet
  • Cat U (22% + 8% additional): Infiniband HCA
  • Cat W (30% + 8% additional): FC/SAS HBA / FCoE CNA

Partner eligibilty criteria

Standard requirements apply. Partners must:

Order process

The promotion is available until November 30, 2013.

VADs place the order via Oracle Partner Store. A request for extra-discount has to be raised in advance using the standard process for available configs:

  • input the configuration
  • apply the suggested discounts
  • submit the request
  • in the request documentation, please refer to EMEA T5-8 FY14H1 Channel Promotion as approved in GDMT GT-EB2-Q413-107C

This promotion is only valid for the T5-8 configurations stated in this announcement. Any change, or additional products / items not listed explicitly, can be ordered at the same time and will follow standard approval process.

Key contacts

Best regards,

Olivier Tordo

Senior Director, Sales & Strategy, Hardware Solutions
EMEA Alliances & Channels

Paul Flannery

Senior Director, EMEA Servers Product Management

Friday Jun 28, 2013

PARTNER WEBCAST SERIES: INNOVATIONS IN APPLICATIONS - PROGRAM

Dear Partner,

We are pleased to invite you to join the Innovations in Applications webcast series. 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.

Useful Links for you to bookmark:

  1. To access previously presented Products presentations and Public Sector Value Proposition presentations, please go to the Recordings tab.
  2. You might want to bookmark the Enablement blog page Oracle Partner EnablementPlease 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 webcasts will be presented as follows:
  1. July 1st 2013 (please see Next Webcast tab)

For more information please click here.

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 Markku Rouhiainen.

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.

WHEN  WHERE  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

    Wednesday Apr 17, 2013

    Oracle Fusion Update

    April 25, 2013

    Oracle Fusion Update: Win Cloud SFA with Fusion CRM: Channel Sales Enablement
    Come learn how Fusion CRM enables Companies to manage Channel Sales more effectively.
    Click here


    May 16, 2013

    Oracle Fusion Update: Win SFA with Fusion CRM: What's coming in Sales Cloud
    Come learn about what’s new in Oracle Sales Cloud, aimed at today's collaborative, mobile sales force. See how the right sales tools can help your customers achieve better results by transforming the way their Sales teams perform.
    Click here.

    Thursday Apr 11, 2013

    Important: Resell Rights for SPARC T5 and M5

    Dear partners, 

    please take note of the following information on the Resell Rights for the newly announced SPARC T5 and M5 systems.

    SPARC T5 Resell Rights

    • The existing T-Series Knowledge Zone tabs have been updated with T5 content!
    • The “Sell” tab reflects the updated Sales and PreSales Guided Learning Paths (GLPs)
    • Important: Resellers already authorized to resell T4 can also resell T5, until their renewal comes up. In other words, if a partners can sell T-Series servers(ie, T-Series Server Knowledge Zone), then automatically they can sell the T5. 

    At renewal, partners will need to complete the newly posted T5 Sales/PreSales GLPs as part of their renewal process

    At renewal, partners will need to get T5 Resell Rights even if they just need to resell T4 servers

    SPARC M5 Resell Rights

    • New product – new Knowledge Zone!
    • New criteria for Resell Authorization
    • In order to apply to distribute Oracle SPARC M5-32 Server products, you must meet the following criteria:

    Be a Gold, Platinum, or Diamond member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork in good standing with a valid OPN Agreement.

    Have confirmed acceptance from Oracle into the SPARC M5-32 Servers Knowledge Zone.

    Have a valid Full Use Distribution Agreement (FUDA) v041610 or later with Oracle, be in the process of applying for one, or have a valid addendum to your existing Full Use Distribution Agreement with current hardware terms.

    Have met the resale competency criteria set forth below:

    § SPARC M5-32 Servers Sales Specialists: 4

    § SPARC M5-32 Servers PreSales Specialists: 4

    For all the details go to http://www.oracle.com/partners

    Tuesday Apr 02, 2013

    PARTNER WEBCAST: INNOVATIONS IN APPLICATIONS - PROGRAM

    PARTNER WEBCAST: INNOVATIONS IN APPLICATIONS - PROGRAM

    April 8th, 2013 at 04:00 pm CET (03:00 PM GMT)

    Dear Partner,

    I am pleased to invite you to join the 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 April 8th:


    Topics & Registration

    Win License deals with Oracle Business Accelerators
    Hartmut Wiese, EMEA Mid Market Partner Development Manager, EMEA A&C
    Philippa Clifford-Davies,
    Programs Senior Manager, Oracle Accelerate - EMEA

    Capitalising on Oracle on Oracle by selling more Technology and Middleware.
    Alistair Hopkins,
     Vice President, Sales and Strategy

    Taleo Recruitment & Social Sourcing. 
    Joseph Honess,
     HCM Presales Consultant

    Integrating Oracle Fusion Applications - the long and the short of it.
    Corina Trif,
     Senior HCM Technical Sales Consultant

    Oracle BI-Applications for Value Driven Partner Services.
    Mike Hallett,
     EMEA A&C Director for Business Analytics

    Stay Productive & Engaged in the Field with Fusion Mobility.
    Andrew Keleher,
     Global CX Architect, Applications Business Group

    Adding the Social dimension to the CRM solution with Oracle SRM.
    Allan Rechtman,
     Director, Strategic Partnerships at Oracle

    Oracle RightNow Cloud Service ? cloud-based Customer Service, integrated with the Red Stack.

    Sarah Oliver, Solutions Consultant, Oracle RightNow Cloud Service

    Oracle Optimized Solutions: Leverage the Stack to earn more.
    Olivier Tordo,
     Senior Director, Hardware Sales & Strategy. Eric Bézille, Chief Technology Officer

    Fusion Accounting Hub ? Making a Difference.
    Craig Kall,
     Master Principal Sales Consultant, Oracle Nordics


    Useful Links for you to bookmark:

    1. To access previously presented 37 Products presentations and 6 Public Sector Value Proposition presentations, please click here.
    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. April 8th 2013
    2. July 1st 2013.

    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

    Thursday Mar 28, 2013

    You are invited! The First Oracle EMEA Partner Community Forum for Hardware, 24th -25th April, 2013 at Vienna Austria



    You are invited! The First Oracle EMEA Partner Community Forum for Hardware, 24th -25th April, 2013 at Vienna Austria

    Dear partner

    We are delighted to invite you to the first edition of the Oracle EMEA Partner Community Forum for Hardware, dedicated to EMEA partners, which will take place in Vienna, Austria, on 24th & 25th April 2013.

    Why should you Participate?
    Be amongst the first in Oracle’s partner community to gain insight into our FY14 plans for the hardware infrastructure business – such as the Next Generation Server & Storage systems, Optimized Solutions and the value of selling the complete Oracle-on-Oracle stack.

    Attending the forum will also give you the opportunity to meet with Oracle’s executives (Global & EMEA) to discuss the market trends that are driving our Hardware and Solutions business strategy.

    he event is the perfect opportunity to:

    • Learn about Oracle’s business and technology strategy for Hardware
    • Learn how to sell the value of Oracle’s Servers, Storage, Solaris, Virtualization and Cloud optimized solutions
    • Meet with Oracle Hardware EMEA and Global Product Management experts
    • Exchange knowledge and ideas with Oracle’s Hardware competitive positioning experts
    • Learn about successful Hardware implementations and best practices from other participating partners – or present your own successes!
    • Network with peers in the Oracle Hardware Partner Community

    Please click here for the detailed agenda.

    If you would like to present a customer case around Oracle’s hardware infrastructure solutions, we still have some slots available. Please contact Sasan Moaveni and/or Giuseppe Facchetti for further details.

    REGISTER FOR THIS PARTNER COMMUNITY FORUM NOW!

    REGISTER NOW


    Oracle RightNow Implementation Bootcamp April 15-16, Paris, Colombes Office

    Oracle RightNow Implementation Bootcamp
         April 15-16, Paris, Colombes Office

    CRM/CX Partners –

          Boot camp Advanced Information

    What will we cover:

    The Oracle RightNow Implementation Camp was created to enable partners with the implementation tools and methodologies required to implement solutions to their clients with an advanced level of understanding of the technology, its features and its market preparedness. The course will cover a wide range of topics to give each student a basis of understanding of the product. Each student will learn the key points in each topic area, and will learn how the product should be configured and implemented in various different situations.

    By the end of the boot camp each student should be able to design, and implement a RightNow CX environment in many different markets and scenarios. Each student will complete the course with a level of understanding which will allow them prepare to take and pass the Oracle RightNow CX Essentials 2012  certification exam in the future.

    Dates:

    April 15 through 26 inclusive (10 days)

    Location:

    ORACLE France

    15, boulevard Charles De Gaulle

    Colombes 92715

    Cost:

    $2,500.00 (plus taxes) per person.

    Participants will have to care about their own Travel & Expenses, including housing, dinners and lunches. As for the lunches, participants of this training are welcome to take benefit of the Oracle restaurant for a cost per meal starting from 10€ (cash payment only).

    Audience:

    Prerequisite Training and Environment Requirements:
    Registration:

    Please register here. This first class will fill up quickly, so please register as soon as you can to avoid any disappointment.  If you would like to book your seat to the training and complete the registration later, please send an e-mail to richard.lefebvre@oracle.com.

    Registrations are limited at 2 employees per Partner

    Tuesday Mar 26, 2013

    'In Touch' with David Callaghan: Live Webcast (4th April, 2013)



    We would like to invite EMEA Oracle Partners to register for the next episode of 'In Touch' with David Callaghan, Senior Vice President Oracle EMEA Alliances and Channels.

    Join us live from the studio on Thursday 4th April at 10.30am UK / 11.30am CET.

    REGISTER FOR THIS 'IN TOUCH' LIVE WEBCAST NOW!

    David has invited Sue Oliva, Vice-President of Oracle Systems Product Management & Operations and Olivier Tordo, Senior Director Sales & Strategy, Hardware, Oracle EMEA Alliances & Channels to join him in answering your questions on the topic of Hardware, so make sure you send them any burning questions that you would like answered.

    You can post your comments/question(s) on the Oracle EMEA Partner News Blog (you can simply do this at the bottom of this article), via the hashtag #DCpickme on Twitter, or by emailing at emea-intouch_ww@oracle.com.

    We look forward to talking to you on the 4th April!

    Monday Mar 18, 2013

    invitation. Oracle E-Business Suite Extensions - Oracle Endeca: Hands-On-Training


    Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) has incorporated Endeca technology to extend the ERP’s
    value to make stronger and more profitable decisions. Endeca is a comprehensive 
    technology platform to store, manage and process data for searching and analyzing
    structured and 
    unstructured information together.

    EBS users now have access to millions of records of information in real time so they
    can see more and act faster to business challenges through:

    • Transactional/operational KPIs that provide a complete picture across organizations
    • More productive and interactive user experience:
      • Complete data view across modules and organizations
      • Visualization of KPIs and exceptions
      • Google-like search results across organizations and company-specific data items
      • Guided navigation for faster answers

    ·   Integrated out of box with E-Business Suite modules, fast to deploy, lowering cost of ownership

    Join us for this Complementary & FREE Hands-on-Training event
    that will help you (
    Click Here for Full Agenda):

    • Understand the value proposition of Oracle E-Business Suite Extensions for Oracle Endeca
    • Learn about the EBS-Endeca integration, data synchronization, security setup
    • Learn about EBS-Endeca setup and configuration
    • Learn how to design and customize the EBS-Endeca UI using Endeca design tools

    Who Should Attend?
    This is a must for anyone who is involved in implementing, configuring,
    installing and customizing Oracle E-Business Suite Extensions for Oracle Endeca.

    Register today as places are very limited, using the links below appropriately:

    1. Oracle Employee Registration Link: Click HERE

    2. Oracle Partner Registration Link: Click HERE

    Oracle Romania Office
    Floreasca Business Park
    Calea Floreasca 169A, 1st Floor, Room CVC5
    District 1
    Bucharest, RO 020112
    Phone:+40 21 367 8700

    Dates:
    16 - 17 April 2013
    Time: 08:00 - 17:00

    Wednesday Mar 13, 2013

    invitation. Oracle Endeca Commerce - Implementation Bootcamps

    OPN invites you to join us for two upcoming implementation bootcamps for Oracle Endeca Commerce in Barcelona (Spain): 

    - Functional Implementation - 25th – 27th March 2013, Barcelona (Spain) 
    - Technical (Developer) Implementation 2nd – 5th April 2013, Barcelona (Spain)

    Bootcamp

    Target Audience

    3-Day Delivery Management Implementation Bootcamp

    Event Dates:

    March 25-27, 2013

    Registration Fee:

    $ 1100 USD

    · Functional Consultants

    · Business Analysts

    · Project Managers

    · Architects

    · Sales/Systems Engineers (PreSales)

    COURSE PREREQUISITES: None

    4-Day Technical (Developer) Implementation Bootcamp

    Event Dates:

    April 2-5, 2013

    Registration Fee:

    $ 1250 USD

    · Developers

    · Technical Architets

    COURSE PREREQUISITES:

    · 1-2 years of Java/J2EE Project Experience

    · Application Development Experience with one or more programming languages


    Oracle Endeca Commerce Delivery Management Implementation Bootcamp

    This 3-day Implementation Bootcamp is designed to enable Functional Implementation roles for implementing and managing the delivery of Oracle Endeca Commerce solutions. Attendees will work through the bootcamp with a combination of lecture and hands-on exercises, tailored to teach the fundaments of delivery management for an Oracle Endeca Commerce project, and to gain valuable skills in implementing best practices.

    Following most lectures will be a lab that allows the attendee to work on the current module’s topic and to develop the skills to apply the knowledge from the lecture. As they work through the course, they will work to build towards a sample project that will give a full end-to-end understanding of the delivery of an Oracle Endeca Commerce application.

    Bootcamp Agenda:

    Day 1: Introduction and Fundamentals

    · Endeca Fundamentals

    · Architectural Overview

    · Oracle Endeca Commerce Data

    · Record Design

    · Working with Search Features

    · Common UI Elements and User Experience

    Day 3: Project Planning Concepts & Requirements Gathering

    · Integration Methods and Add-Ons

    · Project Lifecycle and Planning

    · Discovery Sessions and Requirements Gathering

    · Project Scoping and Estimation

    · Localization Approaches

    · Final Q & A

    Day 2: Experience Manager and Project Success

    · Experience Manager Concepts

    · Experience Manager UI and Design

    · Merchandising Rules and Rule Manager

    · UI Design Patterns

    · Unstructured Content

    · Performance Testing

    Oracle Endeca Commerce Technical (Developer) Implementation Bootcamp

    The Oracle Endeca Commerce Implementation Boot Camp is designed to provide implementation developers with the knowledge required to work with an Endeca Commerce or Endeca Guided Search project.

    Attendees will work through a 5-day course with combination of lectures and hands-on exercises, tailed to teach attendees the Oracle Endeca Commerce framework, and to gain valuable skills in implementing best practices.

    The Bootcamp will include a combination of lectures followed by a hands-on lab to allow the attendee to apply the knowledge gained from the current module’s topic, and to further develop their skills. As they work through the course, they will work to build an end-user application that will give a full end-to-end understanding of implementing an Oracle Endeca Commerce application.

    Register now:

    Please click here

    Questions:

    Patrick Ty
    Partner Enablement, Oracle Commerce
    Phone: 310.343.7687
    Mobile: 310.633.1013
    Email: patrick.ty@oracle.com

    For more information please contact opnbootcamp_ww@oracle.com

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