Friday May 13, 2016

Oracle OpenWorld & JavaOne: Take Advantage of Early Bird Rates

There’s still time to save on OpenWorld and JavaOne registration pricing!

Take advantage of the Early Bird discount to save up to $500 USD on your 2016 conference pass.

We look forward to seeing you in San Francisco on September 18-22, 2016 at the world’s largest gathering of Oracle customers, developers and partners. 

Register for OpenWorld 

Register for JavaOne

Thursday May 12, 2016

2016 Oracle Excellence Awards: Specialized Partner of the Year Nominations

The application process for the 2016 Specialized Partner of the Year awards is now open for many A&C regions.

Nomination criteria, key deadlines and submission instructions for each region are available on the Specialized Partner of the Year awards page.

The nomination window is only open for a few weeks, so please make note of your region’s deadlines and share with your partners (if applicable):

  • North America – Nominations open May 9 – May 31
  • APAC – Nominations open May 9 – May 31
  • LAD – Nominations open May 9 – June 10
  • Japan – Nominations open Now – June 3  ; Note: Internal nominations accepted ONLY
  • EMEA – No nominations accepted ; Note: EMEA regional award winners to be selected from local country award winners.

For information about other partner award opportunities, visit the Oracle Excellence Awards website and read the OPN Strategy Blog.

Thursday May 05, 2016

Sustainability Innovation Award Nominations for Customers Due May 31

The Sustainability Innovation award, a category within the Oracle Excellence Award program, recognizes customers that use Oracle products as part of an environmental responsibility or sustainability initiative.

Read the latest OPN Strategy Blog to find out how your partners can nominate their customers now through May 31. 

Thursday Apr 28, 2016

Oracle OpenWorld & JavaOne: Last Chance for Super Saver Rates!

Take advantage of the Super Saver rate before it expires this Sunday, May 1 to save up to $800 USD off the on-site registration price. Oracle OpenWorld and JavaOne will take place in San Francisco, CA on September 18-22, 2016. Early Bird pricing will be available from May 2 – July 17.

Register for OpenWorld

Register for JavaOne

Monday Apr 25, 2016

What HR can learn from Marketing in this new Digital Age (Webinar)

The Digital Consumer vs The Digital Employee - What HR can learn from Marketing in this new Digital world 

There is no denying that the digital explosion has changed our consumer world in ways people had never thought possible. 

From banking, through to retail and even our leisure time, the digital disruption that has taken place has not just changed business models, it has changed and shifted the consumer paradigm about how we use and engage with these services. 

As a result, Marketing functions have transformed themselves to be able to engage with the digitally disrupted consumer. Many of these technologies are now being leveraged by the enterprise including HR. But is HR ready to engage with the digitally disrupted employee? Do they have the right strategy, skills and capabilities? What tips can we learn from marketing to help HR deliver value in this socially networked, digitally empowered new world? 

Join Oracle’s Senior Director of HCM Strategy and Transformation, Yazad Dalal, at this live webinar.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM AEST 


Why it is important for HR functions to think about the requirements of the “digital employee" in this new digital age 

The lessons we can learn from marketing in how they have embraced the new world of the digital consumer

The new skills, knowledge and experiences HR professionals need to build capability in this new digital age

Insights into what the new HR function will need to look like 

Secure your place for the live webinar by selecting the Register Now option.

For registration assistance or more information please call 1300 362 801 (Australia).


The Oracle HCM Team

Friday Apr 22, 2016

Upcoming Live PartnerCast: Oracle Healthcare - April 27

Don’t miss our next live PartnerCast on Wednesday, April 27 at 10am PT, brought to you be the Oracle Health Sciences Global Business Unit (HSGBU).

Hosted by Oracle’s Drew Zwiebel, you and your partners will learn about Intelligent Healthcare: Engagement of the Individual.

Drew will be joined by:

Summerpal Kahlon, MD - Director of Care innovation, Oracle

Bharat Rao, Ph.D. - Partner and National Leader of Healthcare Data Analytics, KPMG

Watch the show live from the OPN homepage and follow the conversation via Twitter using @oraclepartners and #OPN. 

Monday Apr 18, 2016

Oracle University’s Free Trial Training for the OPN Cloud Program

In support of the new Oracle PartnerNetwork Cloud Program, Oracle University is offering a free trial to one or more of OU’s Cloud Learning Subscriptions to provide partners with Oracle Cloud training 24/7.

Have your partners register for their free trial now and learn more about OU’s Cloud Learning Subscriptions.  

Friday Apr 15, 2016

Nominations Due May 31 for Oracle Sustainability Innovation Awards

Are you working with a customer that uses any Oracle product to reduce their environmental footprint while improving their operational efficiency? For example, the organization may use Oracle Cloud Solutions to help drive down power consumption, Oracle Transportation Management to reduce fleet emissions, Oracle Exadata Database Machine to decrease power and cooling needs while increasing database performance, or one of many other Oracle products.

If so, you are invited to submit a nomination for Oracle’s Sustainability Innovation Award, part of the Oracle Excellence awards.  

Thursday Apr 14, 2016

Upcoming Live OPN PartnerCast on April 27 – Oracle Health Sciences GBU

Mark your calendars for our next live OPN PartnerCast on Wednesday, April 27 at 10am PT, hosted by the Oracle Health Sciences Global Business Unit.

You and your partners will learn about Intelligent Healthcare: Engagement of the Individual as host Drew Zwiebel is joined by Oracle’s Summerpal Kahlon, MD and Bharat Rao of KPMG.

Watch the show live from the OPN homepage and join the conversation via Twitter by using @oraclepartners and #OPN. 

Oracle OpenWorld 2016 and JavaOne 2016: Registration & Call for Proposals Now Open

It’s that time of year again! Registration is now live for both Oracle OpenWorld and JavaOne. Remind your partners to take advantage of Super Saver rates through May 1.

The Call for Proposals submission process is also up and running; applications will be accepted through May 9

Thursday Apr 07, 2016

Oracle University’s Free Trial Training for the Oracle PartnerNetwork Cloud Program

Since February 1, 2016, the new Oracle PartnerNetwork Cloud Program gives you the opportunity to transform and accelerate your business with Oracle Cloud by providing technical and go-to-market support.

The program recognizes your engagement with Oracle and investment in Oracle Cloud by offering you incremental and progressive benefits and it enables you to differentiate your Oracle Cloud expertise and success with customers.

One of these benefits is a free trial to one or more of Oracle University’s Oracle Cloud Learning Subscriptions. These provide you with the Oracle Cloud training you need, anytime, anywhere:

  • 24/7 access to a comprehensive set of training videos and product demonstrations delivered by Oracle product experts
  • End-to-end training that spans the entire life cycle of an Oracle Cloud Application or Platform Service
  • Continuous updates for product enhancements and new product releases

During the trial period you can test the content fully at no cost.  If you subsequently purchase a 1-year subscription, you will receive a 30% discount.

You can find further information as well as access to the free trial here.

Or you can contact your Oracle University Account Manager for more details.

Monday Apr 04, 2016

OPN Solutions Catalog: Live Partner Trainings

Are you taking full advantage of your OPN membership benefits? Are you managing your company’s OPN Solutions Catalog profile? If not you’re missing out on a quick and easy way to promote your business. Over 30,000 customers, partners, and Oracle employees search the Catalog per month! To learn more attend one of our live trainings

Monday Mar 28, 2016

Oracle First Friday Technology Update - April 1

Join us April 1 to learn how Oracle's Integration Cloud Service maximizes customer investments by helping them connect seamlessly to both on-premise and cloud applications. We'll also detail the simplified Integration Cloud Service tools available to design, activate, and monitor integrations. 

Live Partner Cast 4/6 - Driving Partner Profitability in the Cloud

Tune in April 6 at 9am PST to learn how to make money with Oracle Cloud. We’ll walk you through new incentive offers and tools, successful use cases, as well as Cloud training and enablement best practices. 

Stream it live from the Oracle PartnerNetwork homepage. Don’t miss out! 

Introducing: Oracle Dynamic Hybrid Bundles

As more and more customers seek cloud solutions, partners must pivot their business to the cloud to meet these new customer requirements. To help you with this transformation, Oracle has introduced Oracle Dynamic Hybrid Bundles. 

These hybrid bundles are designed to help you drive growth in on-premise solutions and expand your cloud footprint all while receiving improved margins. Improve Your Profitability with Engineered Systems and Cloud.

Learn More