Monday Mar 10, 2014

A New OPN Certified Specialist Beta Voucher Request Form Is Available To Partners!

The new request form provides a series of enhancements for the partner experience:

  • A drop down menu allows the partner to select the exam out of the ongoing OPN beta exams
  • The intro section offers an overview of the OPN Beta exams process
  • The vouchers policy is also available

Please note that a limited number of OPN beta vouchers is distributed on a first-come, first-served basis for ongoing beta exams only (a full list can be found here). 

New!OPN Certification branded merchandise available for OPN Certified Specialists!

Oracle has recently launched a line of Oracle Certification branded merchandise to help the OPN Certified Specialists promote their achievements! The access to the store is available via Certview (using the code provided in the Certview account). Currently, the store offers branded shirts, journals and gym bags! Questions or queries can be addressed to OPN Certification Team.

Top Oracle Validated Integration Partner Headlines – March 10

  • Aurico’s WebACE™ Platform Achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle Talent Management Cloud – Read more
  • Vertex Indirect Tax O Series® Solution Achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle – Read more

Java Release 8 Updates!

To help you prepare for a successful transition to the upcoming Release 8, we are pleased to share a preview of over 400 new, modern business-empowering features. Between sales, human capital management, financials, procurement and more, we have the readiness content you need to be prepared. See it all here!

Just announced! Oracle Fusion Global Human Resources And HCM Talent Management Boot Camps

Don’t miss the change to take advantage of the Global Human Resources and Talent Management components of the Fusion HCM product line, allowing experienced consulting professionals to build expertise. Full bootcamp schedules are here and here.

Win Faster On Analytics – Free Webcast On March 13

Have you been feeling “datafried” lately? Overwhelmed by too much data and too much variety? If so, don’t miss the chance to hear real-world examples of data discovery in action and learn about the five important rules for success with enterprise data discovery. Join us on March 13 and complete your FREE registration now!

Oracle Launches Java 8: Join Live External Webcast On March 25

Java 8 is a revolutionary release of the world's #1 development platform and introduces significant productivity and performance enhancements while reducing costs. Java is the platform of choice for the Internet of Things, cloud, mobile, and social application development with Java 8 providing the path for platform standardization. Join Oracle and partners throughout the Java ecosystem to learn how Java 8 can help your business. Register now for the Java 8 keynote address and more than 35 sessions.

Oracle OpenWorld And JavaOne 2014 – What You Need To Know

Oracle OpenWorld and JavaOne planning has begun, get excited! Below are some important items you need to know:

  • The JavaOne 2014 call for proposals is now open; submit you proposals for consideration
  • Oracle OpenWorld call for papers opens the week of March 18
  • OOW registration opens at the end of March - save the date!