Tuesday Mar 04, 2014

Oracle Social Cloud – Spring Training 2014

 The Oracle Social Relationship Management Sales Awareness Training is designed to enable new and existing partners with the product knowledge, market knowledge and selling strategies to help them achieve their revenue targets, and start them on the path towards Specialization.

The interactive trainings will cover Oracle's Social Relationship Management (SRM) suite containing the Social Marketing Cloud (SM) and Social Engagement & Monitoring Cloud (SEM).

Who should attend?

Any sales, pre-sales, practice leads, consultants, marketers, and social media and community managers are welcome!

Are you working towards your Oracle SRM Specialization?

This is a great opportunity to jump start your training and path towards specialization. Come with an eager mind and questions ready for our panel of experts!

Upcoming Trainings:

April 8 & 9 - Dallas, TX Registration Link

April 24 & 25 - San Francisco (Oracle HQ) (Registration Link Coming Soon)

May 12 & 13 - Paris, France Registration Link

May 14 & 15 - London, UK Registration Link

Live OPN PartnerCast: Oracle BigMachines CPQ Cloud And Commerce Update

Please join us Wednesday, March 12, 2014, for a special partner webcast about Oracle CPQ Cloud, the BigMachines acquisition, and your go-to-market opportunities.

In combination with Oracle's enterprise-grade cloud solutions, including Marketing, Sales, Social, Commerce and Service Clouds, Oracle and BigMachines will create an end-to-end smarter selling cloud solution so sales personnel are more productive, customers are more satisfied, and companies grow revenue faster.

When is it

Date: Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Time: 8:00 am, Pacific Daylight Time
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What is it about

Subject matter experts from Oracle Worldwide Alliances & Channels and Product Development (including Chris Shutts, former BigMachines co-founder and SVP) will cover the following topics:

  • Benefits of the Oracle-BigMachines Combination
  • Oracle's CPQ Cloud Strategy
  • Partnership Opportunities and How to Go-to-Market with CPQ through Oracle PartnerNetwork
  • Q&A

Register Now

Registration is required in order to receive webcast access information.

Top Oracle Validated Integration Partner Headlines – 4 March

  • GIS' eQuest+ Background Screening Platform Achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle Taleo Enterprise Cloud Service – Read more
  • Talent Q Achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle Talent Management Cloud – Read more

Top Exastack ISV Headline - 4 March

  • Mformation – Scalability and Performance Key to Managing the Internet of Things (IoT) on Billions of Wirelessly Connected Devices in Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Deployments

Register Today For The Oracle Java ME Embedded Massive Open Online Course – March 31

Java Embedded leverages your experience with Java to open the world of the Internet of Things by providing direct access to electronic sensors and mechanical devices. This FREE course, designed for Java developers, is delivered over five weeks. Take the course at your own pace - weekly we will add new lessons, quizzes and homework assignments. Enroll now!

Oracle Buys Bluekai

On February 24, 2014 Oracle announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire BlueKai to extend the world's largest Marketing Cloud with the leading Data Management Platform to personalize marketing programs and customer experience. The proposed transaction is subject to regulatory approval and other customary closing conditions. Until the transaction closes, each company will continue to operate independently, and it is business as usual.


Specialization Catalog Updates – Week Of March 3

The updated Specialization Catalog offers a good overview of all qualifying specializations launched and planned as part of the Specialization Program. Highlights:

  •  Updates to the relevant Support Asessments