Friday Dec 19, 2014

Oracle HCM Cloud Implementation Workshops for EMEA Partners

The Oracle team is pleased to invite your HCM Practice to a 10-days hands-on Oracle HCM Cloud R9 Implementation Workshop. Oracle will organize six 10-days Workshops between January - June 2015. We invite you to join the workshop InClass or Remotely (avoid travel time and travel costs by joining remotely).

These Invite-Only hands-on workshops will be delivered by Oracle Development at No-Fee to Partners.

A Workshop consists of live presentations, live demos, and hands-on laboratory exercises. Participants will have access to an Oracle HCM Cloud environment during the workshop and for a limited time afterwards.

IMPORTANT: These workshops are available to selected Oracle Partners with a current OPN Gold Level or higher membership. A fully executed Oracle Cloud Services Training Addendum is required for this workshop.

Workshop training dates:

5th- 16th January, 2015. Location: Remote participation only.

16th- 27th February, 2015.

Location: Poland. Remote participation is possible.

16th- 27th March, 2015.

Location: Belgium, Vilvoorde. Remote participation is possible.

27th April - 8th May, 2015.

Location: Remote participation only.

25th May - 5th June, 2015.

Location: Remote participation only.

8th- 19th June, 2015.

Location: Remote participation only.

Workshop training time:

9:00 AM – 5:30 PM (CET)Exact time will be informed with confirmation email.

If your company has not previously accepted this addendum, please click here to review and accept the terms and conditions. You should be authorized by your company to accept the legal addendum.

Agenda:

This 10-day workshop will cover the following topics: 

Day 1

» Welcome & HCM/HR Overview (including What’s New in Release 9)

»  Functional Setup Manager

»  Enterprise Structures

»  Job & Position Structures

»  Legal Structures

»  Workforce Structures

»  Enterprise HCM Information

Day 2

»  Grade, Grade Rates, Grade Ladders

»  Jobs and Positions

»  Workforce Lifecycle

Day 3

»  Worker Directories

»  Workforce Records

»  Workforce Modeling

Day 4

»  Talent Management Overview (including What’s New in Release 9)

»  Workforce Profiles

»  Questionnaires

»  Goal Management

Day 5

»  Performance Management – Setup & Evaluations

»  Succession Management & Talent Pools

»  Talent Review

Day 6

»  BI Reporting & Export

Day 7

»  Import Data

Day 8

»  Extracts

Day 9

»  Extend & Personalize HCM

»  Approvals, Workflow, & Notifications

Day 10

»  Security

Workshop Format

Approximately 4 hours of live presentation and Q&A daily. Participants will independently work on laboratory activities after the 4-hour live presentation. Participants are expected to complete laboratory exercises in the afternoon using provided laboratory guides. Attendees will get access to an Oracle HCM Cloud environment, and they must complete the assigned laboratory work daily.

Prerequisite:

Participants should have general skills in implementing and extending HCM applications (e.g. Peoplesoft, E-Business Suite, etc.).

Preparation Work:

There will be some work to prepare prior to attending, this will be sent to you on confirmation of your attendance. Please plan on spending approximately 2 days (prior to the workshop) to go over the prerequisite material. Please review the following:

»  Review Oracle Cloud Welcome Note (MOS ID 1505583.1) – Recommended Steps for Getting Started with the Oracle HCM Cloud Service & Video. (This requires My Oracle Support login. Pleaseregister here.)

»  Review Release 9: Spotlight on Modern HCM

»  Review Release 9: Spotlight on Global HR

»  Review Release 9: Spotlight on Talent Management

»  Review Release 9: HCM Social

»  Review What’s New: Global Human Resources for Release 9

»  Review What’s New: Talent Management for Release 9

»  Review Release TOI

Introduction to Application Security

Event Coverage Below Country

Business Intelligent Enhancements

Matrix Management Support

Multi-Dimensional View of Talent

Introduction to Workforce Modeling (introduced in Release 8)

Succession Planning and Talent Reviews (Release 8 update)

Profile Management Talent Support (Release 8 update)

Performance Management Enhancements (Release 8 update)

Mass Assignment Change (Release 8 update)

HCM Extracts Simplification (Release 8 update)

Social Networking Integration to HCM (Release 8 update)

Post Workshop Cis Exam:

Participants are expected to conduct respective Certified Implementation Specialist Exam 1-2 months after the workshop. Upon completion of the workshop, attendees may be eligible to receive a free voucher to take the Certified Implementation Specialist exam. Details will be provided later.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: This workshop requires attendees to provide their own laptop therefore please take note of the system requirements below. For more details see: "System Requirements for Oracle Applications Cloud".

Laptop Requirements:

- Install Safari 5, Google Chrome 16, or Firefox 9.3

- Review Browser Configuration for more details

- MS Office installed

Access Requirements:

- MyOracle Support (MOS) System

Oracle.com – In order to access Oracle Beehiveonline Workspace

Download the following:

JDK version 7 (1.7) must be installed on each machine prior to installing BI Publisher Desktop.

1. Go to:http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/java-archive-downloads-javase7-521261.html.

2. Click Java SE Development Kit 7u21 and accept the license agreement.

3. Download the installer:

- For Windows 7, click jdk-7u21-windows-x64.exe, then sign on with your Oracle account.

- For Windows XP, click jdk-7u21-windows-i586.exe, then sign on with your Oracle account.

4. Run the installer.

- Install BI Publisher Desktop - Note: BI Publisher Desktop, installed after the JDK, must be the 32-bit version even on 64-bit machines.

1. Go to http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/middleware/bi-publisher/downloads/index.html and accept the user license agreement.

2. Scroll down and select Oracle BI Publisher Desktop 11.1.1.7.0 for 32 bit Office on Windows.

3. With Word, Excel, and Outlook closed, run the installer.

Registration:

Please send the list of participants to your Oracle A&C contact sooner the better. Please provide the following information: Workshop, Workshop date, InClass or Remote, Partner Company, Participant’s name, Participant’s Corporate Email Address, Resident Country. A confirmation email alert will be sent to registrants upon approval.

Thank you for your continued support and partnership!


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 www.oracle.com/goto/emea/soa(OPN 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.

Who:
• 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:

http://bit.ly/1rxIiOP



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:

Country

Class Location

Date and Time

Details

USA

Atlanta

August 11th, 2014
9am - 5pm EST

Class is full

USA

West - TBD

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

Register

USA

West - TBD

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

Register

USA

Central - TBD

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

Register

USA

East - TBD

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

Register

Mexico

Mexico City

August 11th, 2014
9am - 5pm CDT

Class is full

China

Beijing

August 11th, 2014
9am - 5pm CST

Class is full

China

Shanghai

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

Register

Singapore

Singapore

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

Class is full

France

Paris

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

Register

UAE

Dubai

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

Register

Germany

Munich

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

Register

Sweden

Stockholm

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

Register

South Africa

Johannesburg

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

Register

Poland

Warsaw

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

Register

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.


Certification:


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:

eMail: education_za@oracle.com

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:

DAY 1
Nov 5th

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

DAY 2
Nov 6th

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

DAY 3
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:
Telephone:
+90 212 329 6779
eMail: educations_tr@oracle.com

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 (www.profource.com) 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