Volume XIX | Issue 5

In This Issue


COLLABORATE 19 Session Materials Available for Bulk Download Soon

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Later this month, all registered attendees will receive access to zip files of OATUG session materials via email. The files will provide you a quick and easy way to download all of the session materials with just a few clicks. Not able to attend? We will also import the sessions into The Knowledge Base for all OATUG members.


Tips, Tricks and Updates from the OATUG Blogs

OATUG member Alfredo Abate, Brake Parts, Inc., shares helpful advice regarding architectural changes to Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 as well as the role that Edition Based Redefinition (EBR) plays in AD Online Patching (ADOP). Learn essential tips and more from the three-part series:

  • Patching in E-Business Suite 12.2: Architectural Changes
    “In addition to the technology component versions being upgraded, the method for applying application patches has gone through a massive transformation compared to previous versions of Oracle E-Business Suite.” (More)

  • Patching in E-Business Suite 12.2: Edition Based Redefinition (EBR)
    “Oracle E-Business Suite ADOP only works because the fundamental mechanism that allows this is using the Oracle Database feature, EBR. The first step in being able to use EBR is to edition base a schema.” (More)

  • Patching in E-Business Suite 12.2: AD Online Patching (ADOP) Cycle
    “In our final blog post of patching in E-Business Suite 12.2, we’ll take a look at the different phases of the ADOP cycle.” (More)


Update Your OATUG Profile for Better Networking and Customized Communications

The data in your OATUG profile determines the types of information you get from the OATUG. And, more importantly for OATUG members, the information in your profile flows into the OATUG Membership Directory so other members can find you for networking. If you’re looking for people in your city who share your interests, the OATUG Membership Directory can connect you. But that only works if everyone’s information is current. Please take a minute today to log in to your OATUG profile and make sure it’s up to date.

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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OATUG to Participate in the Great Lakes Oracle Conference

If you’re attending the Great Lakes Oracle Conference, May 15-16 in Cleveland, look for the Oracle Applications & Technology Users Group (OATUG) in the exhibit area. Stop by for a demo of the all new OATUG website featuring The Knowledge Base and The Hub and discover people powering progress. You can save up to $100 on a new OATUG membership and enter to win a free six-month membership! (More)


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)


Get the Inside Scoop

OATUG Insider is a weekly source of aggregate news from all over the Internet. Receive news stories, including headlines relating to Oracle, business, technology and industry. If you’re not receiving OATUG Insider every Tuesday, read the current issue and subscribe today.

Welcome New Members

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

  • Abhi Nerurkar
  • ACCO Engineered Systems
  • Accu-Time Systems, Inc.
  • ASTM International
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • CF Morale & Welfare Services (CFMWS)
  • Compass Minerals International
  • Consolidated Precision Products
  • Emera Inc.
  • Evening Post Industries
  • Fidelity Investments
  • Glasfloss Industries
  • Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
  • HEB
  • Home Box Office (HBO)
  • Indianapolis Airport Authority
  • Joseph Ashun
  • Mexico Foods
  • Naga Voora
  • Nebraska Public Power District
  • North Carolina Office of the State Auditor (NCOSA)
  • ON Semiconductor
  • Polymershapes
  • Red Roof Inns
  • Riceland Foods
  • Robert Polito
  • Sally Beauty
  • Saskatchewan Health Authority
  • SaskWater
  • SemGroup Corporation
  • SLAC
  • Southern California Regional Rail Authority
  • Stryker
  • The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
  • Tony Kiratsous
  • Toshiba (Australia) P/L
  • Tractor Supply Company
  • University of Wyoming
  • Valtech Solutions
  • Virginia Commonwealth University

Not An OATUG Member? Join today!

News from Oracle

Leave a Review and the Coffee is On Us

Did you know your peers and Oracle take users’ reviews seriously? They are one of the top information sources used by B2B buyers. Share your opinions and knowledge with your peers and help Oracle improve by leaving reviews of Oracle EPM Cloud to these business software review sites: TrustRadius and G2Crowd. TrustRadius and G2Crowd are providing $25 Amazon and Starbucks gift cards respectively for completed reviews.


EBS Cloud Manager Patch

Oracle recently made available a one-off patch ( for Oracle E-business Suite Cloud Manager 19.1.1. (More)


May 2019 Updates to EBS Technology Codelevel Checker (ETCC)

The E-Business Suite Technology Codelevel Checker (ETCC) tool helps you identify application or database tier overlay patches that need to be applied to your Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2 system. (More)


My Oracle Support

With this one-stop support solution, Oracle Premier Support customers can:
  • Search for solutions.
  • Download patches and updates.
  • Access proactive support tools.
  • Collaborate in the My Oracle Support Community.
  • Create a Service Request.


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.

Upcoming Emerging Leaders Webinar

GEN-4172_Emerging_Leaders_Logo_Update_OATUG19-01.pngJoin the OATUG Emerging Leaders for our next webinar on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. EDT. During this session, Emerging Leaders Chair, Russell De Leon will share with attendees how the OATUG Emerging Leaders Program can help those who are just beginning their careers with Oracle Applications and Technology or just beginning their careers in general. Register now to reserve your spot.

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.