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

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

Thursday Jul 31, 2014

Register Now! Oracle Social Relationship Management Implementation Boot Camp

Oracle Social Relationship Management (SRM) is a product that helps you manage and scale your relationship with customers on social media channels.

What will you learn
Through pre-work (online) and course content (instructor led workshop) this boot camp will give you the information and skills required to implement Oracle Social Relationship Management.

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 set-up, configured, and implemented in various different situations.



2-5 September 2014
Oracle Office London
London, UK

  Configure the Social Relationship Management account settings

  Take actions on posts in Publish

  Create and attach coupons and polls to social streams with Publish

  Set up Dynamic Link Tracking

  Create and manage Topics

  Build a view and create a brand template in Content & Apps

  Configure SRM and CX Solution integrations

  Oracle SRM Value Proposition

  Key Differentiators

  Live Demonstrations


Audience
This training is intended for partners:

  Agency Account Manager

  Brand Manager

  Community Manager

  Marketing Manager

  PR Manager

  Social Media Manager

  Functional Implementer

  Project Manager

  Analytics Manager .


Duration
This is a 4 days in class boot camp.

Registration Fee
362 GBP (includes taxes)

Prerequisite Training/Knowledge:

  Basic understanding of at least one other related Oracle CRM/CX product implementation (Siebel, Eloqua Marketing Cloud, RightNow CX Cloud Service, etc).

  Strongly recommend the individual be Specialized in a Customer Experience (CX) related product

  Deep knowledge of general Social Media Marketing/Management practices and guidelines

  Recommended: Pass the Oracle Social Relationship Management PreSales Specialist Guided Learning Path and Assessment Exam

  Recommended pre-reading is available on the Oracle SRM Knowledge Zone



Monday Jun 16, 2014

Get Trained in Exadata




Oracle University has scheduled the following OPN Only Storage course:


Course: Oracle Exadata Database Machine Install and Maintenance

Dates:         14-18 Jul 2014

                   08-12 Sep 2014

                   10-14 Nov 2014


Location:      Reading

You will learn how to install and configure the Database Machine as well as upgrade and maintain its hardware and firmware. This course introduces the Oracle Exadata Database Machine X2-x and X3-x as well as storage expansion units, including their functions and features. It discusses the architecture and components of the system and where they are located in the chassis and rack. The course will cover maintaining and performing field replaceable unit (FRU) replacements. Performing advanced tasks including First Boot, Dual Boot and troubleshooting the Database Machine (Solaris or Linux) will also be covered.

More details and online registration


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

For assistance in booking and more information, contact the Oracle University Service Desk:

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

Wednesday Jun 04, 2014

Get Trained in Storage




Oracle University has scheduled the following OPN Only Storage course:


Course: Pillar Axiom 600 Install and MaxRep Replication

Dates:         14-18 Jul 2014

                    27-31 Oct 2014


Location:   
Edinburgh

You will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to install, administer, configure, and maintain Pillar Axiom 600 SAN Storage and Pillar Axiom MaxRep Replication.

More details and online registration


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

For assistance in booking and more information, contact the Oracle University Service Desk:

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

Monday Jun 02, 2014

Get Trained in Sun ZFS Storage 7000 Appliance

Oracle University has scheduled the following OPN Only course:

Course: Sun ZFS Storage 7000 Appliance Installation, Administration & Hands-On Lab

Dates: 23-27 Jun 2014

11-15 Aug 2014

6-10 Oct 2014

Location: Reading

You will learn how to successfully describe, install, configure, maintain, administer, troubleshoot and upgrade Sun ZFS Storage 7000 software and hardware. There is a hands-on lab which will take you through a NAS head software restore session, often referred to as a FISHSTICK restore.

More details and online registration

Remember: your OPN discount will be applied to the standard price shown on Oracle University web pages.

For assistance in booking and more information, contact the Oracle University Service Desk:

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

Tuesday May 20, 2014

WEBCAST - INNOVATIONS IN APPLICATIONS - PROGRAM June the 2nd, 2014 at 15:00 GMT / 16:00 CET



Dear Partner,


I am pleased to invite you into free Innovations in Applications Partner webcast.

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!

Useful Links to Bookmark

Oracle Partner Enablement

Knowledge Zones page

Innovations in Applications OPN Page


REGISTER NOW


For further information please contact me Markku Rouhiainen.


Best regards,

Markku Rouhiainen
Director, Partner Enablement EMEA






Product breakout sessions


Oracle Financials Cloud

Liam Nolan, Senior Director Product Management


Procurement Cloud Services

Marco Rossi, EMEA Director Supply Chain Mgmt Product Development


Oracle Sales Cloud R8

Blanca Lopez, Pre-Sales Consultant, Oracle Sales Cloud


Oracle Marketing and Social Cloud

Markus Joldzic, Sales Consultant for Marketing & Social


Fusion HCM Succession Planning

Mats Nemelka, HCM Pre-Sales Consultant


Overview of SaaS Capabilities and Experiences

Enrique Martínez Dunn, EMEA SaaS Transformational Leader, Oracle Consulting



Thursday Apr 10, 2014

Oracle University has organized a 3-day DBA Expert Summit in London on19th – 21st May 2014.

Rise to new heights with Oracle DBA gurus