By user13093926 on Sep 26, 2014
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Now that’s something one doesn’t see every day! A full-size, 45-foot, 2,910-pound catamaran in the lobby of a convention center. But the boat is there, in Moscone West at Oracle OpenWorld, as part of the ORACLE Racing and America’s Cup Extreme Experience.
By The Applications User Experience Team
Sign Up to Tour Oracle’s User Experience Research Labs
Get a first-hand look at where Oracle’s Applications User Experience team uses the latest technologies to design and test the next generation of user experiences in your software.
Tours of Oracle’s User Experience research labs will be offered at Oracle headquarters in Redwood Shores, California, on Thursday, October 6, and Friday, October 7.
Limited transportation from Oracle OpenWorld to Oracle headquarters will be provided on these days. See where Oracle brings together best practices and next-generation features to create innovative, next-generation user experiences.
To join a tour, RSVP now to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you wish to tour our labs at a different time, please contact us to schedule a tour. Visit the Usability Lab Tours page for more information.
Come to the My Oracle Support Community Meet Up
Have you ever wanted to meet some of your fellow My Oracle Support Community members in person? Has someone ever helped you out when you were in a pinch? Have you ever thought, I owe that guy a beer? Well, you’re in luck.
Take a break from Oracle OpenWorld at the second-annual My Oracle Support Community Meet Up. This community-members-only event will be held on Monday, October 3, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Join us for complimentary drinks and appetizers, brewery tours, beer tastings, and Vegas-style game tables. But most importantly, join us for the opportunity to meet other online community members and Oracle moderators face to face.
This event is free, but you must first visit the Oracle Support Stars Bar (Moscone West, Lobby Level 2) and pick up your entry pass. The Oracle Support Stars Bar is open on Sunday, October 2, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. and on Monday, October 3, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Stop by, have fun, and establish some lifelong friendships. We’ll provide everything else. In the meantime, learn more about the My Oracle Support Community Meet Up and about Oracle Customer Services at Oracle OpenWorld.
Three must-see Oracle Identity Management sessions
Got your identities mixed between social, mobile, cloud, and enterprise worlds? Sort it out with this trio of must-see Oracle Identity Management sessions, covering solutions, implementation best practices, and customer lessons:
For a complete listing of all identity management sessions, hands-on labs, and more, download the Focus On Identity Management (.pdf), plus learn more about the Oracle Chief Security Officer Summit during Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco on Oct 4. And in the meantime, join the Oracle Identity Management discussion on the blog, Twitter, and Facebook, or visit oracle.com/identity.
Get a Head Start on What’s New
By Tom Caldecott
This October, you’ll be at Oracle OpenWorld 2011 for the networking. For the fun. For the tchotchkes. But most of all, you’ll be attending for the knowledge, right? For the opportunity to learn about new technologies and products as well as best practices for company and career.
So why not make the most of the opportunity? Add one more day of discovery by attending the Oracle University preconference training event. It will be held on Sunday, October 2, 2011, at Hotel Nikko San Francisco, where you can choose from eight sessions:
Each session will be taught by our expert Oracle University instructors. Learn more about the sessions. And see you on Sunday, October 2.
Tell Us What You Want. You Deserve It.
You always think of other people. “What would my fellow cube- dwellers want for an Oracle OpenWorld 2011 session?” you ask. How nice. How noble. OK, it’s time to get selfish. What do you want in a session? What topic will help you do your job better? What excites you in the way of technology and solutions?
Don't feel guilty about being selfish. Chances are, other people will share your wants, and will vote for your ideas. So send us your suggestions for Oracle OpenWorld sessions or presentations. And while you're at it, vote for all your favorites.
Submission/Voting Deadline: June 19
Act now, time is running out—Oracle OpenWorld Suggest-a-Session on Oracle Mix ends Sunday, June 19th.
Grammy-winning musician appearing live at Appreciation Event
Oracle is excited to announce that world-renowned musician Sting will perform live during Oracle OpenWorld 2011. Sting took a few minutes from his busy schedule to answer our five questions:
Q: When were you last in San Francisco and what do you love about the city and California?
Sting: I was last in San Francisco a couple of years ago (May 18, 2009) to perform at a benefit concert for the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. It’s a great city and one I truly enjoy visiting. Like so many who grew up in England under the rain clouds, coming to California is always a breath of fresh air for me.
Q: What excites you the most about playing live and what kind of experience do you want your audience to have?
Sting: All I ever wanted to be in life is a musician. I love being on stage and seeing the audience enjoy themselves and most importantly, be surprised. The element of surprise is really the one essential in music. I think every time you perform a song you have to breathe new life into it, especially with a song like “Roxanne” that I’ve performed thousands of times. It’s my job to discover something new or some alternate meaning and to present even the smallest variation each time I sing it.
Q: Why are you passionate about protecting the rainforest—what's the one thing that everyone could do to help?
Sting: I see what’s happening in the rainforest as a universal problem that affects us all. I was fortunate enough to travel to the Amazon and meet with indigenous peoples, and that really gave rise to a passion in me to help protect these natural resources for present and future generations. Trudie and I are very proud of the work we’ve done in the Amazon and with The Rainforest Foundation. I think the most important thing to do is raise awareness and try to stir a desire in people to do whatever they can to help out.
Q: You've got a busy summer planned, capped off with your performance at Oracle OpenWorld 2011. What do you like most about touring?
Sting: There’s no way to describe the feeling of going on stage in front of thousands of people who are pleased to see you. That’s something you can’t be blasé about. I also feel as though I’m probably at my most free when I am singing, and touring gives me the opportunity to experience that honesty and candidness almost every night.
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