Volume XIX | Issue 7

In This Issue


OATUG Cloud Resources


Has your cloud migration strategy been defined? The OATUG Cloud Series of educational webinars starts on July 25 with a panel discussion led by industry experts to help you explore cloud options and understand why your organization needs to have a cloud migration strategy. (More)

In our latest blog, OATUG member Thomas Simkiss, Creoal Consulting, shares helpful advice when migrating to the cloud. "Cloud migrations, implementations, transitions need to be planned out and resourced just as any other project that is key to your organization. While questions are many, there are also no shortage of answers and experts that can be leveraged." Learn essential tips and more. (More)


Tips, Tricks and Updates from the OATUG Blogs

Is Build it in the Cloud and They Will Come Just a Field of Dreams?
“The other thing about application development is that the big hurdle is in the developing, testing and going live with the new creation. Oh, then what happens? You need to make it available for users. You need to train users on how to use the new application and support their on-going adoption and use.” (More)

Global Regulatory Changes Heighten Need for Tax Technology Accuracy and Agility
“New, and newly proposed, tax rules and reporting requirements are occurring from Brazil to Bahrain, from Spain to Singapore, and from Turkey to Taiwan. While these new and emerging shifts vary in nature and magnitude, most of the changes ultimately require corporate tax departments to access, analyze and ensure the accuracy of far more data in a quicker manner – much quicker, in many cases.” (More)

Is Your Data Telling the Right Story? The Case for Dynamic Storytelling in Financial Reporting
The ability to connect data sources to put the right data in the right order is what gives finance users the ability to do more than just spit out numbers. It empowers teams to tell the true story of the business. (More)


Cloud Support Resource Information

Logo_for_Tech_Week_final.pngThe Customer Support Council is one of the OATUG’s most established and active channels for communicating with and advocating to Oracle. The council worked with Oracle Support to assemble Cloud Support Resource Information that can help you and your team be knowledgeable and prepared to work effectively in the cloud. (More)


Ready to Accelerate Success? OATUG Can Help

In this short video, several OATUG members share the incredible value of an OATUG membership.


Join the Conversation!

Thousands of OATUG members are connecting in The Hub to share real solutions with real people. For example, Bob recently asked for options for AP Invoice Automation and got some great responses:

Smarter not Harder2

What do you need to know about? What questions can you answer? All OATUG members are invited to post questions and share expertise through The Hub. If you’re not a member yet, join today!

Real People. Real Solutions. Real Time.

Ask questions, share experiences and find answers with the Applications, BI & Analytics and DB & DevOps communities in The Hub. OATUG members have exclusive access to these virtual communities. Recently a member asked the community this question: Journey to the Cloud: Are you going for Big Bang or Phased Rollouts? You can read some of the insightful responses here.

Become a member today and join the conversations. (More)

Join Now


Post a Job. Find A Job.

Looking for new talent to join your team? Are you a job seeker hoping to start or revitalize your career? The OATUG Career Center allows Oracle customer organizations to post jobs, search résumés and review applications. Job seekers can create a professional profile, set up job search agents, post a résumé and apply for jobs. (More)

Welcome New Members

The OATUG would like to welcome the new members who joined in June:

  • Advantest America, Inc.
  • Anthony Fehring
  • City of Omaha/Douglas County
  • Graco Inc
  • Ronald Hudak
  • Sealing Devices Inc.
  • The Octave Group
  • United States Steel

Not An OATUG Member? Join today!

News from Oracle

Register Today for Oracle OpenWorld

Reserve your spot to enjoy informative and interesting speakers, hear how your peers are solving their biggest challenges, network and share knowledge with your peers, get hands-on with new features, learn what is coming next in the cloud and on premises, and get excited about top tier entertainment. Register today!


Great News for Hyperion EPM Users

Still love your on-premises Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) system? Oracle announced a “Continuous Innovation” release model for Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management System 11.2, delivering ongoing applications and underlying technology stack updates without a major upgrade. At the same time, they announced Oracle Premier Support for Oracle Hyperion EPM System 11.2 through at least 2030. Want to know more? (More)


Oracle Unified Directory 12c Certified with Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2

Oracle recently announced the certification of Oracle Unified Directory ( with Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.7 and higher. Oracle Unified Directory can be used when enabling single sign-on capabilities for the E-Business Suite via Oracle Access Manager. (More)

OATUG Emerging Leaders


Push Beyond Your Boundaries
Learn techniques for pushing beyond your boundaries to achieve personal growth and career development! Everyone is invited to attend the OATUG Emerging Leaders’ Pushing the Boundaries (Career Growth) webinar on July 31, 2019, 11 a.m. ET. (More)

OATUG eLearning

OATUG eLearning provides free live and recorded educational webinars for members. Attend upcoming webinars or access hundreds of recorded eLearning sessions any time.

Logo_for_Tech_Week_final.pngOATUG Tech Week
July 15-19, 2019
Don't forget to register for an OATUG Tech Week session before it is over! This OATUG eLearning series is free for all employees of member organizations. So be sure to share this learning opportunity with your entire team.
Get all the details and register for one or more sessions.

Vendor Awareness Sessions Available

Interactive Vendor Awareness Session webcasts provide information about a variety of products and services that complement Oracle Applications. If your company is interested in hosting a session, please contact Ally Zarcone .

User Community News

OAUG Geos and SIGs offer news from Oracle and educational opportunities all year long. To find your Geo or SIG, visit the Geographic & Special Interest Groups page. Stay up to date on upcoming educational webinars, conference calls and face-to-face events.

Find upcoming educational opportunities, regional and virtual networking events, and special conference events on the Conferences and Events Calendar.