Wednesday Jul 22, 2015

Oracle eAM Enables Asset Safety and Reliability

The Krsko Nuclear Power Plant, which is the only nuclear power source for Slovenia and Croatia, has recently implemented Oracle Enterprise Asset Management to achieve a single, integrated view of operations, improve asset visibility and meet its long term objectives for plant safety and stability. Click here to read the complete IDC case study.

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Thursday May 14, 2015

Minerals Technologies Supports Global Expansion with Oracle eAM, Oracle Process Manufacturing and Oracle Managed Cloud Services

Minerals Technologies Inc., a resource- and technology-based company that develops, produces, and markets worldwide a broad range of specialty mineral, mineral-based, and synthetic mineral products, and related systems and services, recently implemented a number of Oracle applications worldwide including Oracle EBS 12.1, Oracle Process Manufacturing, Oracle Enterprise Asset Management, Oracle Order Management, Oracle Transportation Management, Oracle Financials, and Oracle Managed Cloud Services.

These solutions have already enabled Minerals Technologies to:

  • Allow 3,000 employees in 30 countries to have access to the system
  • Provide global visibility into all financial, manufacturing and logistics data across 60 manufacturing plants worldwide
  • Minimize IT complexity, as well as time and money spent on maintenance, support and administration
  • Reduce turnaround time for external and internal reporting to facilitate faster decision-making
  • More effectively track product warranties and material inventory with Oracle Enterprise Asset Management, which resulted in an improved ability to schedule proactive equipment maintenance across 60 worldwide plants--providing visibility into machine uptime and minimizing breakdowns
  • Support a complex process manufacturing system with Oracle Process Manufacturing that helps manage costing for inherently variable chemical products 

Check out the complete story here.

Thursday Mar 26, 2015

Chicago's Pace Suburban Bus Improves Service and Expects Savings of $1M with Oracle

Chicago-based Pace Suburban Bus is one of the largest bus services in North America, covering 3,500 square miles, and serving tens of thousands of daily riders with fixed bus routes, vanpools, and Dial-a-Ride programs. Pace selected Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1 to maintain all of Pace Suburban Bus's financial, grants accounting and asset management records, resulting in the elimination of data silos, reduction of data redundancy and enhanced information sharing across the bus system's departments.

With Oracle Enterprise Asset Management, Pace Suburban Bus is able to maintain optimum inventory and aid in effective preventive fleet maintenance for approximately 5,000 vehicles. Pace also won, along with partner Viziya Corporation, the 2014 Oracle Excellence Award for Sustainability Innovation, which recognizes the innovative use of Oracle technology to address global sustainability business challenges. 

To find out more about how Pace Suburban Bus is using a range of Oracle solutions, including Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine, Oracle Order Management, Oracle Financials and many more, check out the complete story here

Thursday Jan 29, 2015

Closing Remarks on Oracle Value Chain Summit 2015

Wow, it’s hard to believe another Oracle Value Chain Summit has come and gone. What a whirlwind of a week! From Oracle’s Glenn Seninger’s Welcome on Monday afternoon to yesterday’s final track sessions, the San Jose Convention Center was thrumming with everything product and supply chain.  And it doesn't have to end here...

The entire Oracle team is thrilled and humbled by the outpouring of customer, sponsor, analyst, staff, and speaker support. We were delighted to see so many attendees this year, especially given the harsh weather conditions elsewhere making travel difficult. This community is clearly dedicated to forging new connections, sharing best practices, and exploring the future of value chain excellence.

Oracle’s CEO Mark Hurd perhaps said it best in his keynote on Tuesday morning: “I have incredible respect for people who actually run supply chains.” And for good reason. Supply chain leaders are at the forefront of...

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Wednesday Jul 30, 2014

Beginner's Guide to Asset Performance Management Acronyms

As someone who is new to the Maintenance landscape, I was simultaneously amused and thankful for a recent blog authored by Greg Goodwin of LNS Research, "20 Asset Performance Management Acronyms You Need to Know." For anyone new to this product space, the alphabet soup of acronyms can get overwhelming, so read on to understand the meaning behind the acronyms. And if you're an ALM expert, read on for a refresher.[Read More]

Monday Mar 31, 2014

Top 5 Reasons to Attend the Oracle Maintenance Summit in Barcelona!

As we are transitioning from a very long and cold winter to a more gentle spring, something for you to look forward to is the upcoming 3rd Annual Oracle Maintenance Summit, taking place April 29-30 in Barcelona, Spain, and hosted by Oracle partner Viziya. Need some extra convincing to attend this important event? Check out the list below to see why the Oracle Maintenance Summit is not to be missed![Read More]

Tuesday Dec 11, 2012

Top 10 Reasons to Attend the 7th Annual Maintenance Summit

Here are ten solid reasons to register for the 7th Annual Maintenance Summit - San Francisco, Feb 4~6 '13![Read More]

Tuesday Jan 03, 2012

Oracle's 6th Annual Maintenance Summit, Nashville March 27-29, 2012

Oracle's 6th Annual Maintenance Summit will be held in Nashville March 27-29, 2012 at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel. It's a 'must-get-to' event for the maintenance user.[Read More]
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