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Hey there! I’m Roy, and I’ve been working in and around Oracle e-Business Suite (EBS) for over 19 years. A little more than half my life, to be exact. And if you’re reading this, I’m guessing that you work in one of the 10,000 organizations that have implemented Oracle EBS globally. I’m also guessing that you are either ...
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The Problem: As system integrators, we often get involved with customers that are not completely happy with the functionality delivered by the applications. We hear things like, “I wish Oracle could do….”, “At my old job I was much more efficient because our ERP did…..”, even “I can’t get any accurate reporting ...
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For years, businesses have made do with clunky, outdated legacy finance systems. As a result, enterprises have gotten by employing temporary fixes and adjustments. The sheer number of complex financial transactions can also be daunting, with a typical customer having about 100,000 transactions a day globally which require ...
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Could it be that Oracle customers feel the pinch of the global tech talent shortage more than SAP customers do? A Rimini Street-sponsored report from CIO suggests that may be the case. Findings from the report conclude that: Nearly nine out of ten (86%) respondents reported concern about the challenge of recruiting ...
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Workload migration refers to moving organizational workload (typically a specific program or service) from one specific infrastructure environment to another such as a cloud-centric environment. Cloud migration typically involves database migration, backups, and extensive restoration procedures. While not all businesses ...
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What do you do on a rainy day? Learn how to create a cloud strategy to ensure the sun is always shining! This post is not intended to be a complete cloud strategic reference. There are many things to think about, from leveraging cloud applications to modernize your business processes, to what you can lift and ...
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Simon, it’s great to have you here talking with us today for our Oracle Applications & Technology Users Group’s blog. Let’s start with your introduction. You are with Amazon Web Services, mostly well-known as AWS. Tell us about yourself, your role at AWS, and what you’d like for our OATUG members to know about you and ...
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Legacy is a class of computing that retains its value. These systems and applications were usually developed 10 years ago and more, but they remain vital. Some of that vitality is a result of relying on Oracle. The database is solid, proven. The hardware that drives Oracle can get long in the tooth, though. Eventually that ...
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Many finance professionals mistakenly believe that using a third-party tax engine is the only way of managing tax in complex regimes such as the US, but we think many Oracle users will find a viable alternative within their ERP’s native functionality. ‘How can my ERP correctly determine and calculate taxes when three ...
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DevOps is no longer just a set of operating practices focused on changing a software development team’s ability to collaborate, automate and provide feedback. Quickly it evolved into the most important operating model for any software focused organization. As DevOps teams move towards the future, automated and ...
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Helllloooo, fall! Cooler weather, football season, and the excitement of the “fresh start” that’s persisted since my school years… Fall has long been my favorite. And this year, there’s an extra measure of excitement; as we welcome autumn, we are also welcoming a new leader to the OATUG community. @Julie Anderson , MBA, ...
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While most organizations want to take some or all of their applications to the cloud, many are finding it a challenge to navigate that journey. Fortunately, there is a stepwise formula that is prototyped for successful cloud transformation that can help organizations navigate to the cloud seamlessly and adopt changes ...
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“Most everything you want is just outside your comfort zone.” -Jack Canfield, Author At any stage of professional development, we sometimes need a little push to get out of a well-worn rut – especially as busy as we are in 2022. Forgetting it is up to us to make things happen, we lose sight of our goals and stop ...
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Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) refers to the software and processes that enterprises use to plan, analyze and report on business performance. It is a vital part of managing daily operations and financial growth, and with cloud-based platforms like Oracle EPM, they are an affordable and scalable solution for organizations. ...
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Easy answer: EPM stands for Enterprise Performance Management which means anything, everything, and nothing all at once (which goes to show that you should never let a technology acronym be determined by a marketing focus group). A better answer would be that it helps the office of the CFO take a number and do something ...
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The modern-day enterprise deals with enormous volumes of data every day. However, data collected through now-omnipresent technologies such as IoT, BI tools, and cloud/SaaS environments are generally scattered in disparate silos. Making sense of the isolated data for in-depth analysis and reporting becomes a hassle, beating ...
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UiPath is Making Work Matter. Busywork has become so rampant that most of our time is spent doing something other than the jobs we were hired to do. It’s not surprising that—in a work environment where well over half of activities involve some combination of emails, administration, and meetings—high-level thinking is ...
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Periodically, OATUG highlights the companies that provide products or services to enhance Oracle Applications and Technology. Recently, Udit Shah , Director of Product Management of insightsoftware, spoke with OATUG’s Editor-at-Large of Insight Magazine & International Liaison, Deborah Grant, about their Angles for ...
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For the past many years, ERP management for Enterprise IT has meant large deployments with heavy investments. During the last decade, cloud computing has been growing at an exponential rate. The Covid-19 outbreak accelerated the growth of cloud adoption. As technology continues to advance at a rapid rate, the old methodologies ...
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EPM Automate: EDM to EPM

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EPM Automate (EPM-A) is a command-line tool that allows users to perform tasks within an EPM Cloud environment. Tasks can be run directly in the command line or as a batch or PowerShell script file. EPM-A also works on Linux. In the background, EPM automate is leveraging REST APIs to communicate with target applications. ...
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