Volume XIX | Issue 4

In This Issue


COLLABORATE 19 Wrapped Up Last Thursday: So What's Next?

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COLLABORATE 19 had it all: big reveals, fantastic speakers, a vibrant tradeshow and fun. While some of that lives on only in memories and photographs, the content is here to stay. Within the next few weeks, we will offer all registered attendees a zip file in The Hub's COLLABORATE community, giving you a quick and easy way to download all of the OATUG session materials in one fell swoop. Not able to attend? We will also import the sessions into The Knowledge Base for all OATUG members.

CO19 attendees: Keep in mind that if you want to obtain materials from any of the COLLABORATE sessions conducted by Quest or IOUG, the app (mobile and desktop versions) is the only place to snag those, and that access is available for just one more month. How to tell which sessions are OATUG's and which are others'? The session numbers are the key. Five digits are OATUG. (That's a high five from OATUG!) Fewer digits or more...those are the sessions you can only access through the app. 

Make Plans Now to Join Us at COLLABORATE 20

We are already looking forward to hosting you in 2020! Save the date for #C20LV, April 19-23, 2020, at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Get Updates.


OATUG_Logo.pngIn Case You Missed It: OAUG is now OATUG

On April 7, Board President Doug Manning announced that OAUG is now the Oracle Applications & Technology Users Group (OATUG) to better convey our ongoing commitment to serve members working in both functional and technology roles. We are so excited about this next chapter in the story of OATUG and hope our excitement extends to you.

Although OAUG is now OATUG, what hasn’t changed since the founding of the users group is the commitment to our members. Let us know how we can continue to help you wrest the most value out of your membership in OATUG, your Oracle applications, and the technology that drives them. (More)


Good News for Oracle EBS Customers with Oracle Database Versions 11.2/12.1

The OATUG Customer Support Council has been working with Oracle Support for several months to influence the policy update for Oracle Database customers. As a result of the council's hard work, Oracle has waived Extended Support fees for Oracle Database versions 11.2/12.1 for Oracle Database licenses used for Oracle E-Business Suite through December 2020. (More)


2019 Salute to Outstanding Contributors

IMG_6580_Group.jpgLast Wednesday, OATUG volunteers and award winners were recognized at a VIP reception held in their honor. Congratulations to Kirby Lunger, 2019 OATUG Member of the Year! Read more about her contributions and those of all other 2019 winners.


Special Interest Groups (SIGs) Merge to Focus on Oracle Analytics Technologies

The OAUG's Analytics, BI and Big Data SIG and BI Publisher SIG combine forces to focus on the integration of Oracle analytics and reporting capabilities, the future of cloud, and big data and business intelligence (BI) solutions. (More)


Have You Seen Our New Website? Resources and Solutions for OATUG Members

OATUG is a community of people powering progress. Here users of Oracle applications and technology connect with and learn from each other, experts, solution providers and Oracle product development teams.

  • OATUG members have access to time and money-saving resources and networking opportunities.
  • The Hub connects you to real people and real solutions in real time.
  • The Knowledge Base is there for deeper dives—your go-to resource for conference presentations, webinars and articles when you need to know what’s new, what’s next and what’s worked for others.

If you’re not an OATUG member yet, join today or contact the membership team for more information: membership@oatug.org or +1 (404) 240-0897

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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 March:
  • Applied OLAP, Inc.
  • Ashly Thomas
  • Basheer Khan
  • Carl Watson
  • Centroid Systems Inc.
  • Chris Byrd
  • Core Laboratories LP
  • DXC Technology
  • Ganesh Maddipati
  • Hypertherm, Inc.
  • ITEC Inc.
  • James Seeley
  • Kapil Sareen
  • Karthik Atreyapurapu
  • Mastec, Inc
  • Nexinfo Solutions Inc.
  • Parks Victoria
  • Rajendar Jatothu
  • S&P Global Inc. (McGraw Hill Financial)
  • Ultradent Products Inc.
  • University of WI - Madison
  • Uponor Business Solutions Oy
  • Virbahu Jain

Not An OATUG Member? Join today!

Oracle News

New and Enhanced Oracle Enterprise Command Centers

Oracle announces the availability of new and enhanced Oracle Enterprise Command Centers to help Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) users identify and act on priority transactions without custom operational reporting. The release includes 19 command centers and 62 role-based dashboards that fully integrate with EBS ERP and SCM applications. (More)


Celebrating Change Agents of Finance at Oracle Modern Business Experience

At 2019 Oracle Modern Business Experience in Las Vegas, Oracle revealed the 10 winners of its Change Agents of Finance Awards. These leaders showed exceptional tenacity and leadership in helping their organizations with finance transformation and modernization. They were honored with a celebration at Las Vegas’s iconic Skyfall Lounge, high atop the Delano on the 64th floor. Learn more about who won and why, and perhaps how you might get involved next year. (More)


Update Your Bookmarks for the EBS Technology Stack Blog

The Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) Technology Stack Blog provides insider coverage of the wide range of technology used by EBS. The team recently changed the URL of the popular blog to https://blogs.oracle.com/ebstech. We recommend that you update your bookmarks with the new URL. (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 through the The Knowledge Base.

Vendor Awareness Sessions Available

Interactive Vendor Awareness Session webcasts provide information about a variety of products and services that complement Oracle Applications. We are still accepting applications for 2019. 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.