Welcome to DCOATUG!

The Washington, D.C. Oracle Applications & Technology Users Group (DCOATUG) is a regional group whose mission is to provide users with a forum for sharing information and experiences on the selection, implementation, and effective use of Oracle applications. The group is an affiliate of OATUG - separate from the Oracle Corporation. DCOATUG is driven by our members and relies on our community to provide insight, feedback, and requests to enhance group meetings and outreach.

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    Monday, January 11, 2021, 3:00-4:00 PM EDT 

    "User Management Part II – Security Wizards and Proxy Users" by Susan Behn

    Abstract/Objective – Learn how to utilize security wizards which allow you to create Grants through a guided navigation path to allow access to value sets, concurrent reports, banks, and users also allowing limitations on what functions can be performed on these items. Learn how to utilize proxy functionality to delegate tasks to other users for various reasons – out of office, workload sharing and others.

    Security Wizard – Flexfield Value Sets
    Security Wizard – Concurrent Processing
    Security Wizard – Security Administration
    Proxy Users


    Wednesday, January 13, 2021, 3:00-4:00 PM EDT 

    "Interfaces and Integrations in Oracle Cloud" by Brian Makarewicz

    This session will provide an overview of different approaches that organizations can take when integrating their cloud ERP Financials Application with on premise and third-party applications. We will cover the three basic integration methods, including manual integrations, real time web services, and batch integrations using file-based data loaders. The session will cover the overall design and infrastructure of cloud ERP integrations and discuss the roles of Universal Content Manager, the cloud interface tables, and the nature of the cloud application tables. We will review the role that web services play and when they should be used. We will also cover the role that file based data loaders play in integrations and discuss when and how they should be used. In addition, we will cover the process of using file-based data loaders as a programmatic integration approach.

    Key Takeaways:
    - An understanding of how different Cloud ERP integration methods work.
    - An understanding of how to progrmatically use the FBDI process.
    - When and how to use a specific integration method, Web Services, FBDI, or manual.

    Audience: Beginner & Intermediate
    SaaS Product: ERP Financials
    PaaS Product: Agnostic

Upcoming Events

December 2020

When:  Dec 1, 2020 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (ET)
When:  Dec 2, 2020 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (ET)
When:  Dec 2, 2020 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (ET)
When:  Dec 3, 2020 from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM (ET)
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Ends:  Dec 11, 2020 5:00 PM (ET)

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