Tuesday Oct 13, 2015

5 Reasons to Attend HCM Central at Oracle OpenWorld

San Francisco is a one-of-kind city notorious for the finest living in the U.S all year-long but one of highlights of visiting this eccentric city is experiencing the fun-filled month of October – sunshine, Fleet Week, and of course Oracle OpenWorld. If this isn’t enough of a reason for folks in HR to attend HCM Central during Oracle OpenWorld then we’ve got five more for you.

1. Get Informed with the Latest from Exhibitors and Showcases  

Hundreds of exhibitors are getting ready to strut their stuff at the upcoming OpenWorld exhibit and showcase floors. Brands from Accenture, to Baker Tilly, CSC, Deloitte and more will be gathering together to show you the latest technology, solutions and trends which impact your day-to-day business needs. General exhibits for OpenWorld will take place at the Moscone Center; HCM Central  specific Exhibit Hall will be located at The Palace Hotel; doors will open at 4:15pm on Sun Oct 26thand will be open daily through Wed Oct 28th for you to come and go.See who’s exhibiting.

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Monday Oct 12, 2015

Customers Speak for Oracle CPQ Cloud at Oracle OpenWorld 2015

Seeking tangible results from front-office transformation? This year, we let the customers do the talking. Oracle OpenWorld 2015 is the place to hear how companies from all industries leverage Oracle CPQ Cloud to drive real outcomes. Visit Oracle OpenWorld 2015 for full details, and to register.

Learn from the Best

CPQ Cloud customers, both old and new, will discuss the topics you want to hear about most.

Schneider Electric, MTS, Flowserve, Fike, National Oilwell Varco, and CareFusion will cover a range of subjects from prioritizing their first sales process optimization project to delivering incremental improvements year over year.

Seasoned architects and implementation partners will share their tips for integrating the sales tools with the back office for ultimate efficiency, customer-responsiveness, and cost reduction.

And, Oracle product managers will describe their latest thinking about how CPQ Cloud is evolving to meet your needs.

Kick-Off with the Sales General Session

  • Deloitte Digital's Director / National Creative Director and Design Practice Lead Nelson Kunkel teams up with Bill Hunt, GVP Oracle Sales Cloud Development, to kick off the CX-Sales track (GEN4525); 1:00-2:15 p.m., Room 2003. Hear about Oracle’s product strategy and what Deloitte Digital is doing to meet today’s customer experience challenges.

Customer Stories

  • Schneider Electric, a recent adopter of CPQ Cloud, describes the goals and priorities that drove its initial roll-out, and the results it has achieved with the product early on. (CON8187)
  • Flowserve took a pragmatic approach. It uses the best of front- and back-office, integrating CPQ Cloud with Oracle E-Business Suite. (CON8188)
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Sunday Oct 11, 2015

The Oracle EPM Cloud Forecast for Oracle OpenWorld 2015 is Clear and Bright

Oracle OpenWorld San Francisco (October 25–29, 2015) offers more Oracle EPM content and expert experience than any other conference in the world. It offers nearly 50 EPM conference sessions, seven demo stations, and two hands-on labs, plus 35 customers, 15 partners, and 26 Oracle staff speaking. Whether you already have, or are considering, an Oracle EPM solution, Oracle OpenWorld is the place to be.

Cloud: EPM Cloud is in the spotlight this year with sessions featuring existing Oracle EPM Cloud customers, products, and strategy, as well as roadmap sessions that reveal plans for new offerings coming in the next 12–18 months. Attendees will get the opportunity for a first look at some of these new cloud solutions. In addition, a number of customers will share their experiences and results from using Oracle EPM Cloud solutions.

On Premises: There will be sessions covering on premises Oracle EPM products, with more than 10 sessions dedicated to customer case studies.

Meet the Experts: We will have experts ready to demonstrate the complete range of both cloud and on premises products. Be sure to book yourself for a test drive so you can try out Oracle EPM Cloud solutions first hand.

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Recommended Sessions:

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Friday Oct 09, 2015

Bigger Than Ever―Oracle’s Commerce Solutions at Oracle OpenWorld 2015

There are a lot of great reasons for Oracle Commerce customers to attend OpenWorld at the end of October, including in-depth product updates, many customer success stories, hands-on labs, and networking events. Attendees will walk away with a better understanding of how Oracle’s commerce solutions can help them stay competitive in today’s rapidly changing commerce market.

What’s New and Different?

  • Meet Oracle Commerce Cloud―it's the newest addition to Oracle’s CX Applications portfolio. See demos, learn about the roadmap, and hear directly from our first customers leveraging this new product
  • Check out the Hands-on Labs: See how you can quickly stand up an online storefront with Oracle Commerce Cloud
  • Catch the Interactive Customer Showcases in the CX Commerce Demo Zone, featuring Oracle Commerce and Commerce Cloud customers

All sessions and the demo zone for customer experience will be located on 2nd floor of Moscone West in San Francisco.

Conference Sessions

Commerce attendees can explore best practices and share knowledge with more than 20 commerce-focused sessions:

  • Learn about roadmap and release updates
  • Get an in-depth look at Oracle Commerce Cloud
  • Attend thought-leadership sessions featuring Oracle strategy experts and industry analysts
  • Sit in on customer panels featuring both Oracle Commerce and Commerce Cloud customers
  • Experience manager and business control center best practice sessions
  • Listen to customer and partner case studies
  • Take part in more than just commerce-focused sessions and explore all that CX Central @ OpenWorld has to offer
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Thursday Oct 08, 2015

Join Oracle Service Cloud at OpenWorld 2015 to Talk Trends, Best Practices, Product Strategy, and Gain Business Value

Oracle Service Cloud @ CX Central is returning to San Francisco, October 25-29, 2015!

Oracle Service Cloud is once again excited to join the OpenWorld 2015 customer experience (CX) activities and conversations happening in Moscone West on the second floor. The team has an engaging lineup of more than 20 sessions and demonstrations available for service professionals. You will have the opportunity to discuss pressing industry trends, examine solution best practices, and gain insights into upcoming product strategy to help drive continual business value.You also will get to hear from leading service innovators such as HQ Air Reserve Personnel Center, LinkedIn, and SiriusXM.


All Oracle Service Cloud sessions will be hosted in Rooms 2006 and 2016 in Moscone West on the second floor. Explore the Oracle Service Cloud demo zone which is also located on the second floor. Details, including all session dates, times, and room numbers, are published at  Service―CX Central @ OpenWorld for your convenience.

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Wednesday Oct 07, 2015

Oracle Sales Cloud is a Dynamic Force at Oracle OpenWorld 2015

Customer Experience (CX) will take over Moscone West 2nd floor this year, and Oracle Sales Cloud is excited to present this year’s lineup of customer experience sessions and demonstrations for sales professionals.

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Learn about the newest enhancements or get the latest product demonstrations from the product management and sales consulting teams.

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Monday Oct 05, 2015

Take Oracle Training at Oracle OpenWorld

Make the most of your Oracle OpenWorld  trip! Oracle University is hosting pre-conference training on Sunday, October 25, 2015. This is a one-day training event with eighteen unique deep-dive training sessions. Choose from sessions that cover the most popular Oracle technology topics and are taught by our expert instructors. Don't miss this one-of-a-kind opportunity!

This year you are eligible for a free 30-day Oracle Learning Streams subscription trial when you attend the Oracle University Preconference Training event.  Terms and Conditions apply.

What: Oracle University includes a full day of deep-dive technical training. Choose one full day session from the following list of expert-led sessions.


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Thursday Oct 01, 2015

Oracle Social Cloud -- What's Happening at Oracle OpenWorld 2015

Did you know that by 2016, 89 percent of companies will be competing almost entirely on customer experience, according to Gartner? Not price. Not product. Basically, your customer’s experience will be driving your business success … or not.

So… how’s your customer experience?

If you got a little pit of anxiety in your belly after reading that last sentence, don’t worry―we’re here to help. We understand that an integrated social strategy is key to delivering an excellent customer experience.Read more...From October 25th-29th, Oracle Social Cloud will be at Oracle Open World in San Francisco. Our lineup is chock full of sessions that will help you improve your social presence, and therefore, your customer experience.

Monday Session

A Sky High Overview of the Oracle Social Cloud, 4:00 p.m. PT, Room 2000-180p: Join Oracle’s Faz Assadi and Mike Strutton to learn how Oracle is continuing to innovate within the Oracle SRM platform and across our CX portfolio and ecosystem of partners. [CON9142]

Tuesday Sessions

Twitter to the Rescue: Social Service Emergencies, 12:15 p.m. PT, Room 2000-180p: Customer service emergencies can happen at the blink of an eye. Hear from Whitney Drake of General Motors on how they triage social media needs using Oracle Social’s new customer service capabilities to amplify real-time data and response rates. Twitter executives will also be there. [CON9144]

Customer Experience Excellence: You Better Sweat the Small Stuff, 12:15 p.m. PT, Room 2016: Customers might have an infinite amount of access and information at their fingertips, but they expect a more finite and personally rewarding experience. Hear General Motor’s Rebecca Harris and Neil McFarlane of TH March discuss the strategy behind operating a customer-centric organization. [CON9730]

Wednesday Sessions

Advocates and Agitators: The Art of Social Influence, 12:15 p.m. PT, Room 2000-180p: Every business has fans and haters who influence brand perception in the marketplace. Hear how Chevrolet’s Jamie Barbour utilizes Oracle Social’s new customer service capabilities to manage their social influence. [CON9143]

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Tuesday Sep 29, 2015

Learn from Oracle ERP Cloud Customers at Oracle OpenWorld 2015

The excitement is rising around OpenWorld 2015. CFO’s, project leaders, procurement officers, along with finance and operations leaders, will gather in San Francisco October 25 - 29 to learn more about how to shift their businesses to the cloud. The 40+ conference sessions, conveniently located in Moscone West, are designed for ERP Cloud customers and prospects to hear from their peers, learn from Oracle’s experts, and maximize their time at OpenWorld.

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Why Attend?

The ERP Cloud team has a plethora of customers, each willing to share their journey to the cloud. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet, network, and have one-on-one discussions with senior executives from companies including Solairus Aviation, Total Terminals International, MyEyeDr., Transit Wireless, Macy’s, Irving Materials, Alex Lee, Pandora, and GE. These speakers bring a treasure trove of vital information and proven success recipes that will guide any customer considering an ERP Cloud journey of their own.

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Wednesday Sep 16, 2015

Top 5 Reasons to Buy a Discover Pass

"What's a Discover Pass, and why should I consider buying one for Oracle OpenWorld?" 

Presenting the Top 5 Reasons to Experience Oracle OpenWorld with a Discover Pass:

5. Visit the Exhibition Halls, Showcases, and Oracle DEMOgrounds: A Discover Pass grants you access to the Oracle OpenWorld and JavaOne exhibition halls. What's that mean, exactly? You'll be able to visit more than 400 exhibition booths from a wide variety of exhibitors. (See who's exhibiting here.) You'll also get to check out the Exhibition Hall theater presentations, which are always entertaining.

This year we are expanding the Showcases at Oracle OpenWorld. Showcases are built to help you discover the latest innovations for hot topics like big data, ERP, mobile, and cloud. This is your chance to hear from the experts, network with peers, and learn about the latest technologies in your areas of interest. Take a look at the Showcase Listings. In addition to visiting with Oracle partners, we provide you with the opportunity to test drive Oracle products at Oracle DEMOgrounds. This is a great way to learn about new Oracle products and to meet Oracle product experts in person.

Exhibition Halls provide more than just free pens--you'll get to discover some of the newest tech on the market from both established solution providers and up-and-coming companies. Plus, there's always exciting action on the expo floor. From surprise celebrity appearances, to intense ping pong matches, we can guarantee you will not be bored!

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4. Networking Opportunities: It almost goes without saying that the best networking takes place in person. We would venture to say that the very best networking occurs at Oracle OpenWorld. The event is designed with networking in mind. From the expansive seating on Oracle Plaza, to dedicated networking areas like the OTN Lounge, we want you to be able to sneak away from the hustle and bustle of the expo halls to have meaningful conversations that could impact your business. 

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