TELL US YOUR MOBILE STRATEGY: Take
our survey on mobile use and mobile strategy for business. Check the
Voice of User Experience, or VoX, blog to see how you can share your perspective about mobile use with Oracle’s Applications User Experience team. Please complete the survey before March 28.
USER EXPERIENCE SPECIALIST ROLE: We now have a UX Guided Learning Path
live on the Oracle Partner Network. Oracle has just created a new User
Experience Specialist role for Oracle Cloud Partners to better enable
them to sell the Oracle Applications Cloud. It is composed of a guided
learning path targeted at sales and pre-sales roles to learn about
Oracle's investment in UX for cloud, and how to position the benefits.
The guided learning path and associated assessment is available online
HARVARD TEAMS UP WITH UX DIRECT: Read about how OUAB member Harvard University uses UX Direct for their new PeopleSoft Campus Solutions
in this post on the VoX blog. UX Direct helps partners and customers
build in user experience best practices, using the same methods that the
Oracle Applications User Experience team uses for Oracle software.
Harvard is a member of the Oracle Usability Advisory Board (OUAB), which
is also one of the Oracle Applications User Experience team’s programs.
DOING OUR HOMEWORK: Head to the Voice of User Experience, or VoX, blog for a post on how “New Oracle developers get a taste of Raspberry Pi.”
By holding occasional hack days, Oracle’s own developers get a chance
to play around with new, or new-to-them, technology and think about how
to apply that technology to the business world and its users. Then check
in at the AppsLab for a post on how some of the Oracle Applications
User Experience developers applied Raspberry Pi for a project of their
own in “New Robot Arm Hotness,” an example of how the innovation is always ongoing.
WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY USER EXPERIENCE: Check
the Usable Apps blog for a new post about a wearables jam held recently
for developers on the Oracle Applications User Experience team, where
participants took their cue from Mickey Mouse, in “Learning to Build a Wearables User Experience from Mickey Mouse." Hear more of the story (and check out author Ultan O’Broin’s fuzzy ears) in “It's Not How You Wink, It's How You Work,” on the User Assistance blog.
GAME-CHANGER FOR FINANCIALS DEPARTMENT: Oracle’s
Ultan O’Broin takes a look at how Oracle Social Network can improve the
user experience for financial applications users in “How to Chat Up an Accountant Safely: Social Networking in the Finance Department,” on the Usable Apps blog.
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