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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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In a world that is in a constant state of technological evolution, we are seeing brilliantly innovative solutions for Oracle and other leading vendors enter the market at a rapidly increasing pace. The rise of these advancements now enables companies to unlock a whole host of capabilities undreamt of in recent memory. However, ...
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As the payments landscape for complex B2B organizations continues to accelerate into the digital world, the ability to seamlessly integrate payments into existing enterprise workflows remains top of mind and has become more complicated driven by: Adding payments technology to your ERP system is not only a way ...
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In the modern world every organization depends heavily on their Information Technology (IT) infrastructure and multiple software applications to keep their businesses running and growing. Wherever you are on your digitization journey, the task of managing the infrastructure, the applications and the user experience has ...
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In the fast pace of business, most employees struggle just to keep the business moving forward. Handling the day-to-day operations fills their day, and, as the business grows and changes, it is easy to lose track of the details that help secure the business. One of the aspects of security that is often overlooked is ...
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In today’s business world, digital technology is pervasive, but planning still lives in siloes, which drastically limits a corporation’s ability to pivot when there’s business disruption. Corporate finance is not in sync with business area finance teams; and too often no one in finance - regardless of their role - is in ...
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The automation revolution is making a significant impression on businesses all over the world. Many industries worldwide are rapidly adopting Robotic Process Automation (RPA) (including manufacturing, healthcare, retail, financial services, transportation services) as it enables cost-savings, greater productivity, accuracy, ...
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Whenever friends and family talk about a bad day they had at work, I recall the most exhausting day of work I ever had. Back in April of 2007, my teammates and I ran conversions from one inventory management software to another, executing scripts, testing, writing, and rewriting, for what turned out to be 33 consecutive ...
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We made it to 2022! Through natural disasters, supply chain disruptions, people disagreeing on multiple fronts, and abundant financial challenges, as a collective we emerge with hope and experience to take on our future with hindsight we thought had passed with our great grandparents. This is how we learn to succeed ...
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With jut two days to go until Ascend 2022 Call for Presentations closes, I want to share 22 tips for submitting your session proposal. Over the years, I have been lucky to present at OATUG and Oracle OpenWorld conferences. While there is no guarantee that following these tips will ensure a session acceptance, I hope it ...
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Seeing information coming out now about Ascend 2022 , I want to encourage other young professionals to make the case to attend. I’ve been working with Oracle products for about two years and Ascend 2021 was my first professional conference. I really appreciated the opportunity to meet other people from around the world ...
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This year was a banner one for OATUG's online education program! In 2021, we hosted 53 online education sessions through the year and produced another 240 for Ascend 2021. While the Ascend content is still exclusively available to registrants, the rest are available to OATUG members for replay in the Knowledge Base. Here ...
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Organizations have already begun investing resources and focusing attention to improve the employee experience; this distinct and positive change has been accelerated by the change in working practices and remote working/onboarding of employees during the pandemic. People and the pressures on them are continually changing ...
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As little as ten years ago, companies would tell you that they are an Oracle shop, or a Dynamics shop, or an SAP shop – identifying themselves with the ERP they used to run their business. Now, with best-of-breed solutions, companies might be using Oracle as their ERP, Workday to manage their employee master data, and ...
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Moving database workloads to the cloud is an enticing thought, considering the myriad of benefits cloud computing claims to offer. However, many C-Suite residents still remain loyal to their on-premises Oracle Database; they haven't yet investigated the process of what a cloud migration process might entail, so they aren't ...
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