Friday Sep 20, 2013

The Social Command Center Returns to Oracle OpenWorld

If you see something like the bridge of a starship, that’s the Oracle OpenWorld Social Command Center.

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Thursday Sep 19, 2013

Is It Time to Transform or Reboot?

Is It Time to Transform or Reboot?

Don’t miss the Oracle AppAdvantage General Session on Tuesday, September 24 at 12 p.m., Moscone West 2002/2004.

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This Infographic Helps You Get Social at Oracle OpenWorld 2013

Get Social @ OpenWorld

This infographic will show you the ways.

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Wednesday Sep 18, 2013

Stay Current: Get the Oracle OpenWorld Mobile App

If you're attending Oracle OpenWorld 2013 in San Francisco, this is the app you need. It's the best way to stay on top of four days packed with keynotes, technical sessions, hands-on labs, demos, and more.

The Oracle OpenWorld mobile app provides all the latest news and information, a complete day-by-day agenda and schedule of activities, as well as lists of Oracle staff, expert speakers, partners, sponsors, and exhibitors.

Plus, you can stay connected and join the conversation on social media using the mobile app.

Download and install the Oracle OpenWorld app today at no cost.

Congratulate Oracle Excellence Award Winners in Person at Oracle OpenWorld

Meet the award-winning customers and partners who define excellence in using Oracle products to drive business value at award presentations scheduled throughout Oracle OpenWorld and Leaders Circle at OpenWorld. 

The Oracle Excellence Awards recognize outstanding vision, leadership, and innovation in ten different categories including:

  • CIO of the Year
  • DBA of the Year
  • Database Leader of the Year
  • Eco-Enterprise Innovation
  • Java Business Innovation, 
  • Leadership (Finance, HCM, SCM, Marketing)
  • Proactive Support Champion
  • Specialized Partner of the Year
Nominations for the 2014 Oracle Excellence Awards open in February.

Tuesday Sep 17, 2013

Oracle OpenWorld Developer Challenges

Fancy flexing your coding muscles while you’re at Oracle OpenWorld? It’s a hands-on way to learn new things, participate in a unique networking opportunity that's similar to a hackathon, and maybe snag some significant prizes.

The APEX Developer Challenge will highlight just how quick and easy it is to build a mobile solution using Oracle Application Express. This is a one-day challenge, running on Monday, September 23 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the OTN Lounge. This is a hands-on collaborative challenge, and will be supported on site by technology, tools, and experts.

The Oracle Fusion Cloud Developer Challenge runs over three days. The task is to design and build a cloud-based application that integrates with a live Oracle Fusion Applications instance. There will be onsite experts, demos, and samples provided, as well as kickoff and finalist presentation events. Learn more about this Challenge here.

Monday Sep 16, 2013

Behind the Screen with Oracle Support at Oracle OpenWorld

While you're at Oracle OpenWorld, get beyond the support interface screen to meet the experts from Oracle Support at the Oracle Support Stars Bar. Have a tough question about supporting or upgrading your Oracle products? Looking for best practices for problem prevention, rapid resolution, and product upgrades? Stop by the Stars Bar and speak directly with an expert who can help.

While you’re there, check out our 10-minute briefing sessions on the hottest support topics. Here are just a few of the high-impact briefings you can attend at this year’s Stars Bar:
  • Oracle Platinum Services: Extreme Support for Engineered Systems
  • Oracle E-Business Suite—Preventing Problems at Period Close
  • Oracle Database 12c—Upgrade Tips from Oracle Support 

  • And many more! Check the schedule here.


The Oracle Support Stars Bar is open daily at Moscone West, Lobby Level 2. More details are here.

Bring your questions, and see you there.

Friday Sep 13, 2013

There's A Lot Going On at the Oracle Technology Network Lounge

Meetups, meetings, challenges, install-fests, and more—all taking place at the OTN Lounge during the week of Oracle OpenWorld, September 22 to 26 in San Francisco.

To learn more about what's happening at the OTN Lounge, check out this OTN blog post. It has all the details.

See you there. 

All Access Pass to Oracle Support

Looking for tips, recommendations, and resources to help you keep your Oracle applications and systems running at peak performance? Want to find out how to get more out of your Oracle Premier Support coverage?

More than 500 experts from across Services and Support will be on hand at
Oracle OpenWorld to answer your questions and share best practices for adopting and optimizing Oracle technology.
View the schedule of all of our Oracle Premier Support activities at Oracle OpenWorld for more information.

See you there!

Thursday Sep 12, 2013

Meet the Winners: Oracle Excellence Awards

Meet this year's impressive Oracle Fusion Middleware innovators.

These Oracle Excellence Award winners will be honored during Oracle OpenWorld, so be sure to attend, learn more about their award-winning achievements, and help give them the recognition they deserve.

What: Oracle Excellence Awards Ceremony for Fusion Middleware Innovation
When: Monday, September 23
Time: 4:45 p.m–5:45 p.m.
Where: Lam Research Theater at YBCA


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