Monday Oct 06, 2014

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

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

Thursday Sep 18, 2014

Extending Oracle Sales Cloud with Oracle Platform-as-a-Service - In-Person or Remote


October 6th - 9th 2014 - Amsterdam, Netherlands
Oracle is pleased to inform you and your organization of the 4-day workshop on Extending Oracle Sales Cloud with Oracle Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS). This Invite-Only hands-on workshop will be delivered by Oracle Development at No-Fee to Partners.  The training consists of live Webex presentations, live demo, and hands-on laboratory exercises. Your consultants can particpate in this workshop in person or remotely, which will save travel costs and time. 

IMPORTANT: This training is only available to Oracle Partners with a current OPN Gold or higher level membership.

This workshop is open to your entire practice, thus we kindly request that you share this announcement within your organization to fully benefit from this free training.

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.

What will we cover
This 4-day workshop will cover the following topics:
  • Overview of Oracle Sales Cloud Extensibility
  • Introduction to TCA and Oracle Sales Cloud Data Model
  • Introduction to the Oracle Sales Cloud WebService Interface interface
  • Building WebService Clients for Oracle Sales Cloud
  • Generating Secure WebService Clients
  • Creating Advanced WebService Clients
  • Overview of Oracle Platform as a Service (PaaS)
  • Oracle PaaS extending SaaS Design Patterns
  • Introduction to Oracle ADF
  • Introduction Oracle Sales Cloud Integration with REST
  • Introduction to Oracle Document Cloud
  • PaaS – SaaS Security Considerations
  • Introduction to Oracle Mobile Application Framework (MAF)
  • Oracle Sales Cloud Accelerators and Resources
  • Introduction to Oracle Business Intelligence Cloud Service
Training Format
  • This training will be delivered in-class and remotely via Webex
  • The morning sessions will consist of 3 hours of Webex presentations
  • The afternoon sessions will focus on completing laboratory exercises
Audience
  • Solution Developers
  • Enterprise Architects
  • Technology Consultants
  • Integration Consultants
Expected Outcome
  • Attendees will learn how to Extend Oracle Sales Cloud using Oracle Platform-as-a-Service.
Registration Fee
  • This event is offered FREE of charge to select Oracle Partners.
Register
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 



Wednesday Sep 10, 2014

Oracle HCM Presales Seminar - October 16, 2014 - Colombes, France





The Oracle HCM Presales Seminar provides OPN members a unique opportunity to learn how to position and demonstrate Oracle HCM.

One portion of the day focuses on Presales knowledge, skills, and abilities.  You will gain awareness and proficiency about Oracle HCM through interactive discussion about the market and solutions, plus key discussion of value propositions, competitors, and more. You will become prepared to achieve Oracle Fusion HCM Presales Specialist status.

Later in the day we will focus on the Oracle Applications User Experience and how it can drive your business.  Through demonstration and activities, learn how simplicity, mobility, and extensibility can help you win deals. See how easy it is to create simple, powerful user experiences with the ability to tailor Oracle applications in the cloud. Discuss mobile trends, gamification, new ways to visualize information, consumer-like experiences, and how to create applications that require a light touch and zero training. You will become prepared to achieve Oracle Fusion Applications UX Specialist status.

Attendees

Are you the right candidate for this training?
  • Do you discuss with customers the business value of Fusion Applications and how Oracle HCM is a solution to their challenges?
  • Are you passionate about championing Oracle Applications and ease of use?
  • Do you need to know Oracle value propositions for HCM solutions and User Experience to further product and services opportunities?
If you are in a business development role where you are guiding customers toward Oracle HCM solutions and a modern User Experience, then this Seminar is for you.
What you will learn
  • Understand the HCM market and Oracle solutions
  • Understand the Oracle User Experience features and benefits
  • How to demonstrate products
  • How to keep the customer, provide recommendations, and refer/cosell/resell
Expected Outcomes
  • Attendees become Oracle HCM Presales Specialists and Oracle Applications UX Specialists
  • Attendees effectively position Oracle HCM with customers
  • Partner organizations become Fusion HCM Cloud Specialized and Taleo Cloud Specialized
What It Is Not
  • This event does not replace Oracle University implementation training
  • This event does not prepare individuals for Certified Implementation Specialist exams 
Registration Fee
  • This event is offered FREE of charge to select Oracle Partners.
  • Register here.

Monday Sep 08, 2014

Oracle HCM Presales Seminar - October 14, 2014 - Amsterdam



The Oracle HCM Presales Seminar provides OPN members a unique opportunity to learn how to position and demonstrate Oracle HCM.
One portion of the day focuses on Presales knowledge, skills, and abilities.  You will gain awareness and proficiency about Oracle HCM through interactive discussion about the market and solutions, plus key discussion of value propositions, competitors, and more. You will become prepared to achieve Oracle Fusion HCM Presales Specialist status.

Later in the day we will focus on the Oracle Applications User Experience and how it can drive your business.  Through demonstration and activities, learn how simplicity, mobility, and extensibility can help you win deals. See how easy it is to create simple, powerful user experiences with the ability to tailor Oracle applications in the cloud. Discuss mobile trends, gamification, new ways to visualize information, consumer-like experiences, and how to create applications that require a light touch and zero training. You will become prepared to achieve Oracle Fusion Applications UX Specialist status.

Attendees

Are you the right candidate for this training?
  • Do you discuss with customers the business value of Fusion Applications and how Oracle HCM is a solution to their challenges?
  • Are you passionate about championing Oracle Applications and ease of use?
  • Do you need to know Oracle value propositions for HCM solutions and User Experience to further product and services opportunities?
If you are in a business development role where you are guiding customers toward Oracle HCM solutions and a modern User Experience, then this Seminar is for you.
What you will learn
  • Understand the HCM market and Oracle solutions
  • Understand the Oracle User Experience features and benefits
  • How to demonstrate products
  • How to keep the customer, provide recommendations, and refer/cosell/resell
Expected Outcomes
  • Attendees become Oracle HCM Presales Specialists and Oracle Applications UX Specialists
  • Attendees effectively position Oracle HCM with customers
  • Partner organizations become Fusion HCM Cloud Specialized and Taleo Cloud Specialized
What It Is Not
  • This event does not replace Oracle University implementation training
  • This event does not prepare individuals for Certified Implementation Specialist exams 
Registration Fee
  • This event is offered FREE of charge to select Oracle Partners.
  • Register here

Wednesday Sep 03, 2014

Extending Oracle Sales Cloud with Oracle Platform-as-a-Service

October 6th - 9th 2014 - Amsterdam, Netherlands
Oracle is pleased to inform you and your organization of the 4-day workshop on Extending Oracle Sales Cloud with Oracle Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS). This Invite-Only hands-on workshop will be delivered by Oracle Development at No-Fee to Partners.  The training consists of live Webex presentations, live demo, and hands-on laboratory exercises. Your consultants can particpate in this workshop in person or remotely, which will save travel costs and time. 

IMPORTANT: This training is only available to Oracle Partners with a current OPN Gold or higher level membership. Training is ment for Fusion Middleware and Oracle Sales Cloud Partners. 

This workshop is open to your entire practice, thus we kindly request that you share this announcement within your organization to fully benefit from this free training.

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.

What will we cover
This 4-day workshop will cover the following topics:
  • Overview of Oracle Sales Cloud Extensibility
  • Introduction to TCA and Oracle Sales Cloud Data Model
  • Introduction to the Oracle Sales Cloud WebService Interface interface
  • Building WebService Clients for Oracle Sales Cloud
  • Generating Secure WebService Clients
  • Creating Advanced WebService Clients
  • Overview of Oracle Platform as a Service (PaaS)
  • Oracle PaaS extending SaaS Design Patterns
  • Introduction to Oracle ADF
  • Introduction Oracle Sales Cloud Integration with REST
  • Introduction to Oracle Document Cloud
  • PaaS – SaaS Security Considerations
  • Introduction to Oracle Mobile Application Framework (MAF)
  • Oracle Sales Cloud Accelerators and Resources
  • Introduction to Oracle Business Intelligence Cloud Service
Training Format
  • This training will be delivered in-class and remotely via Webex
  • The morning sessions will consist of 3 hours of Webex presentations
  • The afternoon sessions will focus on completing laboratory exercises
Audience
  • Solution Developers
  • Enterprise Architects
  • Technology Consultants
  • Integration Consultants
Expected Outcome
  • Attendees will learn how to Extend Oracle Sales Cloud using Oracle Platform-as-a-Service.
Registration Fee
  • This event is offered FREE of charge to select Oracle Partners.
Register
We look forward to your organization's participation!

Thursday Aug 28, 2014

SPARC M5/M6-32 Installation and Maintenance for OPN Partners


Do you want to learn to successfully install, configure, maintain, administer, troubleshoot and upgrade software and hardware for SPARC M5/M6-32 Servers?

Oracle University has scheduled the following Partner Only 5-day course: SPARC M5/M6-32 Installation and Maintenance in Reading:

· 15-19 September 2014

· 24-28 November 2014

Learn To:

  • Identify the components and architecture of the M5/M6-32 Server
  • Perform FRU replacements
  • Install and configure the M5/M6-32 Server
  • List the functions and features of the M5/M6-32 Server
  • Configure LDoms
  • Upgrade the M5/M6-32 firmware and software
  • Perform administration tasks on the M5/M6-32 Server
  • Troubleshoot the M5/M6-32 Server

The course includes classroom training and hands-on lab experience with the hardware systems.

More details and online registration

Remember that your OPN discount is applied to the standard prices shown on Oracle University’s website.

For assistance in booking, more information and to request new dates, contact the Oracle University Service Desk:

eMail:               edenrollment_uk@oracle.com
Telephone:       01 189 249 066

Wednesday Aug 13, 2014

Oracle Sales Cloud Implementation Training

The Oracle team is pleased to invite your Oracle CRM Practice to a 5-day hands-on Oracle Sales Cloud Implementation Training.

These Invite-Only hands-on workshops will be delivered by Oracle Development at No-Fee to Partners. They will consist of live Webex presentations, live demo, and hands-on laboratory
exercises. 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:


Region Country In-Person Class Location Date Time Details
NAS USA Atlanta August 11th 2014 9am – 5pm EST
CLASS IS FULL
NAS USA West - TBD September 15th 2014 9am – 5pm PST
NAS USA West - TBD October 13th 2014 9am – 5pm PST
NAS USA Central - TBD November 10th 2014 9am – 5pm CST
NAS USA East - TBD December 8th 2014 9am – 5pm EST
LAD Mexico Mexico City August 11th 2014 9am– 5pm  CDT
CLASS IS FULL
APAC China Beijing August 11th 2014 9am – 5pm CST
CLASS IS FULL
APAC China Shanghai August 22nd 2014 9am – 5pm CST
APAC Singapore Singapore August 18th 2014  9am– 5pm  SGT
EMEA France Paris September 8th 2014 9am – 5pm  CET
EMEA UAE Dubai September 28th 2014  9am – 5pm GST
EMEA Germany Munich November 3rd 2014 9am – 5pm CET
EMEA Sweden Stockholm October 20th 2014 9am – 5pm CEST
EMEA South Africa Johannesburg November 17th 2014 9am – 5pm SAST
EMEA Poland Warsaw December 8th 2014 9am – 5pm CEST






Oracle HCM Cloud Implementation Training

The Oracle team is pleased to invite your Oracle HCM Practice to a 10-day hands-on Oracle HCM (HR & Talent) Cloud Implementation Training. These Invite-Only hands-on workshops will be delivered by Oracle Development at No-Fee to Partners.  They will consist of live Webex presentations, live demo, and hands-on laboratory exercises.

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

Participants should have general skills in implementing and extending HCM applications (e.g. PeopleSoft, EBS, Taleo, JDE, 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 HCM Cloud Implementation Training Schedule:

Region Country In-Person Class Location Date Time Details
NAS USA Atlanta August 11th 2014 9am – 5pm EST
CLASS IS FULL
NAS USA West - TBD September 15th 2014 9am – 5pm PST
NAS USA West - TBD October 27th 2014 9am – 5pm PST
NAS USA Central - TBD December 1st 2014 9am – 5pm CST
LAD Brazil Sao Paulo October 20th 2014 9am – 5pm BRT
LAD Brazil Sao Paulo December 8th 2014 9am – 5pm BRT
LAD Mexico Mexico City November 10th 2014 9am– 5pm  CDT
APAC China Beijing November 10th 2014 9am – 5pm CST
APAC Singapore Singapore September 29th 2014 9am – 5pm  SGT
EMEA France Paris September 8th 2014 9am – 5pm  CET
EMEA Germany Munich November 3rd 2014 9am – 5pm CET
EMEA Sweden Stockholm October 13th 2014 9am – 5pm CEST
EMEA Italy Milan November 17th 2014 9am – 5pm CET
EMEA Turkey Istanbul December 8th 2014 9am – 5pm EEST