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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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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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 02, 2015

Exclusive Invitation: Tour the Oracle Cloud User Experience Lab

The Oracle Applications User Experience team will be offering usability lab tours at our state-of-the-art Cloud User Experience Lab during Oracle OpenWorld 2015. Here, Oracle customers and partners can get a preview of Oracle’s newest user experiences in Oracle HCM Cloud, Oracle Sales Cloud, and Oracle ERP Cloud.

Plan to spend four hours (including free round-trip transportation from San Francisco) watching demonstrations of how we developed software based on the most exciting emerging technology.

Advanced sign-up is recommended, and spaces will be available on a first come, first serve basis. Register today by filling out our sign-up survey. For additional questions, send an email to Alisa Hamai.

  • When: Thursday and Friday, October 29 – 30, 2015
  • Where: Oracle Headquarters (Redwood City, Calif.) 

To learn more about the UsableApps team’s presence at Oracle OpenWorld this year, please visit UsableApps.

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Thursday Oct 06, 2011

Keynote Recap: Foundation for Public and Private Clouds

Oracle Group Vice President, Product Marketing, Robert Shimp provided an overview of Oracle’s cloud computing strategy and products in a keynote session on Thursday morning. Shimp said the Oracle Public Cloud, launched by Oracle CEO Larry Ellison in a Wednesday keynote is, "a huge milestone for Oracle. We're incredibly excited after many years of working on putting this together. Watch a Replay of Keynote Highlights on YouTube/Oracle.

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Sunday Oct 02, 2011

Oracle Powers The Cloud

Come learn why Oracle offers the broadest, most complete integrated offerings for enterprise cloud computing and get the inside scoop about Oracle's comprehensive cloud roadmap.

Register now for your Oracle Powers the Cloud Pass and be there as Oracle reveals breakthrough cloud news during Oracle OpenWorld on Thursday, October 6 (Oracle OpenWorld full-conference registrants get automatic access to Oracle Powers the Cloud activities).

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Monday Sep 19, 2011

Game Changer: Oracle Enterprise Manager

By Anand Akela

Special Event and Celebration

Get ready for a game-changer. Join Oracle Senior Vice President Richard Sarwal for a special event and post-event celebration for Oracle Enterprise Manager. You’ll be among the first to see Oracle’s complete cloud management solution in action. Arrive early for a chance to receive a complimentary pass to a reception that follows the event where you will enjoy food, drinks, and demos of the new product.

  • The Only Complete Cloud Management Solution--Oracle Enterprise Manager (Session ID 13782)
  • Monday, October 3, 5:00 p.m.
  • Novellus Theatre at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (adjacent to Moscone Center)
  • Registered attendees, log into Schedule Builder and add this session to your schedule today.

For more information, download the Focus On Oracle Enterprise Manager (pdf) for Oracle Open World 2011. And stay connected via the Oracle Enterprise Manager Blog, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Cloud Services, On Demand

By Yaldah Hakim

Don’t Miss These Four Essential Sessions

During Oracle OpenWorld, discover how Oracle On Demand Cloud Services delivers enterprise-grade, end-to-end cloud services across Oracle’s complete stack by attending these four sessions:

  • Top 10 Things Every Finance Executive Should Know About the Cloud (Session 15206) Tuesday, Oct. 4, 11:45 a.m., Moscone West, Room 2005. What are the potential benefits, risks, and best practices in moving to the cloud? Join this lively panel discussion to hear how Oracle On Demand Cloud Services customers have transformed their businesses for the cloud.
  • Enterprise-Grade Security in the Cloud: So You Can Sleep at Night (Session 15741) Tuesday, Oct. 4, 5:00 p.m., Moscone West 3003. Organizations are facing more security-related demands than ever before. And it’s keeping you up at night. Come learn how Oracle On Demand Cloud Services’ stringent security capabilities can help you sleep soundly at night and how you can leverage Oracle technology and Cloud Services to minimize your risk, and protect your data and systems.
  • How the Hybrid Cloud Can Accelerate Your Oracle Applications Strategy (Session 15200) Wednesday, Oct. 5, 11:45 a.m., Moscone West 3000. Don’t miss this customer panel representing a variety of industries, to hear firsthand from their IT executives on why and how they have taken a hybrid journey to the cloud with Oracle On Demand Cloud Services.
  • Cloud Sourcing Trends (Session 15222) Thursday, Oct. 6, 1:30 p.m., Moscone West 2005. Is your company ready to move to the cloud? Join this informative and compelling session to hear new methodology for cloud sourcing and best practices regarding outsourcing cloud products and services.

Learn more about Oracle On Demand Cloud Services at Oracle OpenWorld 2011 and download the Focus on Oracle On Demand Cloud Services (.pdf) guide. And stay connected via Twitter/@Oracle_OnDemand, bookmark, and subscribe to the RSS feed.

Wednesday Sep 07, 2011

Get Inside the Cloud Application Foundation

By Ruma Sanyal

Four Essential Sessions

Cloud enablement remains an important focus at Oracle OpenWorld, especially middleware infrastructure products that provide the application foundation for your cloud—application server, data grid, and JVM—with more than 30 sessions, 10 demo pods, and 8 hands-on labs to choose from. Can't make it to everything? Start by focusing on these four essential sessions:

  • The Oracle Fusion Middleware Application Server Roadmap—Building a Cloud Application Foundation (Session 15560)
    Monday, Oct. 3, 5:00 p.m.—Moscone South 306
    We kick things off with a roadmap session for attendees who want to know how Oracle is evolving the middleware infrastructure.
  • Java EE and the Cloud (Session 32540)
    Monday, Oct. 3, 7:30 p.m.—Marriott Marquis, Salon 7
    In this Birds-of-a-Feather (BOF) session we will discuss the present and future of Java EE as a cloud-enabling platform.
  • Which Cloud Computing Approach Is Right for You? (Session 15198)
    Wednesday, Oct. 5, 10:00 a.m.—Moscone South 306
    Discover real-world examples and practical advice on when, how, and why to move to the cloud and learn about architectural and operational considerations for private clouds, how to support a cloud implementation, customer success stories, and more.
  • Cloud-Enabled Java Persistence with Oracle TopLink (Session15615)
    Thursday, Oct. 6, 10:30 a.m.—Marriott Marquis, Salon 7
    This session will examine the persistence requirements of Java applications in the cloud—support for massive scale-out and caching, multitenancy, extensibility, and dynamic provisioning—and introduce the features of Oracle TopLink that address them.

Learn more about Oracle Fusion Middleware activities during Oracle OpenWorld.


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