Friday Dec 19, 2014

Oracle Fusion Middleware EMEA Partner Community Forum 2015

Multichannel enablement for Applications – hands-on workshop at OFM Forum 2015: integrations for: Aloqua, Fusion Application, Taleo, RightNow, reponsys, bigmachines, Saleforce, NetSuite, workday, Peopleosft, Siebel, E-Business Suite, JDE

74% consumers use at least 3 channels when interacting with an enterprise about customer service issues.

- Gartner

Multichannel Strategy Overview

Business scenario and demo walkthrough

  • Lab: Service Virtualization with Service Bus
  • Lab: Composite Portal with WebCenter Suite
  • Lab: Mobile App Integration with Mobile Suite
  • Securing multi-channel experience with Oracle Identity & Access Mgmt Suite

For details please visit our registration page here.

SOA & BPM Partner Community

For regular information on Oracle SOA Suite become a member in the SOA & BPM Partner Community for registration please visit account required)

If you need support with your account please contact the Oracle Partner Business Center.

Wednesday Nov 05, 2014

Oracle Applications Cloud Executive Briefing Event:

The Oracle Applications User Experience (OAUX) Strategy and Roadmap

What: Oracle is hosting a series of executive briefing events, 2 hours each, for director-level and above Oracle partners and Oracle customers in the UK, Ireland, and Northwestern Europe. The events focus on the Oracle Applications Cloud user experience strategy for Oracle HCM Cloud, Oracle Sales Cloud, Oracle ERP Cloud, extensibility, and emerging technologies. In each 2-hour, invitation-only briefing event, Oracle Applications User Experience (OAUX) Vice President Jeremy Ashley will listen and respond to user experience issues that are top-of-mind for attendees and discuss the Oracle Applications Cloud user experience strategy and roadmap. Attendees will then have a chance for deeper discussions on their choice of offered topics, and see hands-on demonstrations of what's coming for user experiences in Oracle's HCM Cloud, Sales Cloud, ERP Cloud, extensibility, PaaS4Saas, or emerging technologies. Advance registration is required, as well as a confidential non-disclosure agreement in good standing. If your company does not have a non-disclosure agreement in place with Oracle, we can start that process for you.

Where: Oracle London, One South Place, London EC2M 2RB. Waterloo conference room.

When: Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014 (for customers), Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 and Friday, Dec. 5, 2014 (for partners).

Why: Gain insight into Oracle's user experience strategy and roadmap when you hear about and discuss the Oracle Applications User Experience research and development efforts, near-production design work, and ongoing investment in the Oracle Applications Cloud user experiences. The OAUX team will also collect feedback and perspectives from Oracle partners and customers.

• Oracle partners in the UK, Ireland, and Northwestern Europe for Oracle's HCM Cloud, Sales Cloud, and ERP Cloud. Ideally director-level and above.•

Registration Link:

Tuesday Oct 21, 2014

Oracle Sales Cloud Implementation Training for Partners

Dear Partner,

The Oracle team is pleased to inform you and your organization of the Oracle Sales Cloud Implementation Training. These Invite-Only hands-on workshops will be delivered by Oracle Development at No-Fee to Partners.

This 5-day training will consist of live Webex presentations, live demo, and hands-on laboratory exercises. Your consultants can participate this training inclass. Your consultants can participate this training also remotely and therefore avoiding travel costs and travel time.

This training is open to your entire practice, thus we kindly suggest you to share this Announcement inside your organization (and inside your organization only) to ensure your organization would maximize the benefits of this free training.

Participants will have access to an Oracle Sales Cloud environment during training and for a limited time afterwards.

Participants should have general skills in implementing and extending CRM applications (e.g. Siebel, Sales Cloud, CRMOD etc.). Training will be delivered remotely and in-person (based on demand). Participants are expected to attend all web-based presentations and complete laboratory exercises every day.

IMPORTANT: This training is available to Oracle Partners with a current OPN Gold Level or higher membership. A fully executed Oracle Cloud Services Training Addendum is required for this workshop. If you have not already accepted this addendum, please click here to review and accept the terms and conditions.

Oracle Sales Cloud Implementation Training Schedule:


Class Location

Date and Time




August 11th, 2014
9am - 5pm EST

Class is full


West - TBD

September 15th - 19th, 2014
9am - 5pm PST



West - TBD

October 13th - 17th, 2014
9am - 5pm PST



Central - TBD

November 10th - 14th, 2014
9am - 5pm CST



East - TBD

December 8th - 12th, 2014
9am - 5pm EST



Mexico City

August 11th, 2014
9am - 5pm CDT

Class is full



August 11th, 2014
9am - 5pm CST

Class is full



September 22nd - 26th, 2014,
9am - 5pm CST




August 18th - 22nd, 2014
9am - 5pm SGT

Class is full



September 8th - 12th, 2014
9am - 5pm CET




September 28th - October 2nd, 2014
9 am - 5 pm GST




November 3rd - 7th, 2014
9am - 5pm CET




October 20th - 24th, 2014
9am - 5pm CEST


South Africa


November 17th - 21st, 2014
9am - 5pm SAST




December 8th - 12th, 2014
9am - 5pm CEST


We look forward to welcoming you at the event.

Thank you very much for your continued support and partnership!

We look forward to your organization’s participation! 

Richard Markku

Shishir Agarwal
Senior Director,
Platform Products  

Richard Lefebvre
EMEA CRM & HCM Partners Program Director

Markku Rouhiainen
Director,Partner Enablement EMEA

Kenneth Wood
Director, ECEMEA
Partner Enablement

Monday Oct 20, 2014

Oracle SCB: Scheduled courses in South Africa

Scheduled Courses:

Oracle University has scheduled the following Classroom Training courses in our Oracle Training Center in Woodmead; they are being delivered by an international ACME expert trainer.

This is a one time opportunity to attend publically scheduled courses in South Africa as this is normally only done in Europe or the US.

Course Title (with link to the description)

2014 Dates

Online registration link

Oracle SBC Configuration and Administration

24-28 Nov *

Online registration

Oracle SBC Troubleshooting

1-5 Dec *

Online registration

Oracle SBC Rel 6 Advanced Configuration

8-12 Dec

Online registration

Oracle SBC Rel 6 Security Configuration

15-19 Dec

Online registration

If these dates do not suit you, these courses marked with a * are also available as
live virtual classes. View the scheduled dates on the course description pages.


After taking these courses, why not validate your knowledge and skills with this official Oracle Certification:

Oracle Communications Session Border Controller Certified Implementation Specialist

This certification identifies professionals who are skilled in installing, configuring, administering, and troubleshooting session border controllers in a single SBC or High Availability SBC environment.

It is available to all candidates, but has been designed in particular for members of the Oracle Partner Network (OPN).

More information and assistance:

Simply contact the Education Service Desk:


Telephone: +27 (0)11 319-4111

Wednesday Oct 15, 2014

Gain advanced Oracle knowledge in the exciting surroundings of Istanbul

Industry acclaimed Oracle technology Gurus are coming together in the exotic and exciting city of Istanbul to provide you with expert insight, best practices, as well as tips and techniques that were accumulated from many years of experience and specialization. This is real-world knowledge that you will be able to apply right away and that goes far beyond the standard content of classroom training. Join this Oracle University event to interact with Oracle Gurus, get a first hand practical deep dive and discuss challenges with like-minded people. A unique opportunity not to be missed!

Program schedule:

Nov 5th

9:00 - 17:00 | Seminar 1
PLSQL Secure Coding with Pete Finnigan

Nov 6th

9:00 - 17:00 | Seminar 2
Beating the Optimizer with Jonathan Lewis

Nov 7th

9:00 - 12:30 | Seminar 3
Best Practice in Oracle Exadata and Database optimization by Frits Hoogland

13:30 - 17:00 | Seminar 4
Oracle Database I/O Implementation Deep Dive with Frits Hoogland

One registration pass will get you access to all four seminars.

To find out more about the speakers, the location and recommended hotel, click here

You can book this Expert Summit online or call our Customer Service team with any questions or for booking assistance:

In Turkey:
+90 212 329 6779

All other countries:
contact your local Oracle University Service Desk.

Remember: Your OPN discount is applied to the standard price shown on our web pages.

Monday Oct 06, 2014

Fusion ERP PPM Implementation Boot Camp, Free full 5 Day Implementation Boot Camp for selected Oracle Partners.

Invitation: Fusion ERP PPM Implementation Boot Camp,
Free full 5 Day Implementation Boot Camp for selected Oracle Partners.

From October 13th – 17th Oracle EMEA Alliances and Channels will be hosting a special five-day in class Boot Camp for all selected partners.

Oracle Partner Network Delivery Partner Profource’s ( experienced instructors will teach you how to implement Oracle Fusion ERP PPM.

Benefits to You

Ensure a smooth, rapid and successful implementation of Oracle Fusion ERP PPM.

Oct 13th - Oct 17th

Oracle Nederland BV
Hertogswetering 163-167
3543 AS Utrecht
P.O. Box 40387
3504 AD Utrecht

Taking this course will help you better understand the configuration options so you can make improved decisions during your implementation. You'll walk away with the skills to optimize
the set up so that you can effectively manage your ERP PPM processes.

I look forward to your participation,

Register here.

Markku Rouhiainen
Director, Partner Enablement EMEA

Registration is open - OCT 23/24 - EMEA "JDEdwards in a box" Partner Community Forum

Registration is now open to everybody for this unique opportunity to learn and experience the true Oracle on Oracle feeling.

Selling Oracle Systems is a very good opportunity for JD Edwards Partner to extend the services to their customers and to increase and strengthen the relationship to them.
Oracle on Oracle is a very powerful and strong differentiator which only Oracle Partners can benefit from. After these this two days a team from a JD Edwards Partner will understand the Oracle Systems and learn the differentiators and best practices in System selling. You will get in contact with customer cases and hear why they decided for an Oracle on Oracle solution. We will explain the role of a Value Added Distributor (VAD) and how a JD Edwards Partner can benefit from this relationship.

In Parallel we will explain how JD Edwards EnterpriseOne will be installed and maintained on two strategic Oracle Platforms. The Oracle Database Appliance (ODA) and the Sparc T-5. The hardware architecture and core technologies like Oracle VM and Solaris Operating system basics will be explained and shown. Database and Hardware configuration steps will be discussed. Each candidate will learn how High Availability can be realized. The candidates will get a real life experience and learn about the benefits and cost savings for the customers. They also get an understanding of what skills are required to get this platforms up and running at their customer sites.

The event takes place at the Arrow Office in Brüttisellen (Zurich area, Switzerland) on OCT 23 and 24. Both tracks have different starting and ending times. Please wait for your travel arrangements until you have received the event confirmation.

The event is free and event the accommodation is being paid by Oracle under certain circumstances. All other information like Agenda, Speakers and registration requirements are available for you at the registration page here