2019 Cloud Webinar Series

September 10 - October 17, 2019

Online Learning Series

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Agenda

SCM Cloud Day

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September 10


11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Virtual Procurement and the C-Level CPO

Presented by Roy Anderson
Tradeshift

Abstract:

You are what you do. A time study at my previous CPO role showed that my senior team was still mired in important, but not high level, strategic work. I now have the opportunity to build a brand new supply chain function, in a fast-growing company, with the target to be focused on supplier innovation, internal collaboration and being the C-Level CPO. Yes, the procurement work has to be done, but it doesn’t have to be done by you. The key is to build out the virtual procurement function and let the Marketplace deliver transactional solutions. This interactive discussion will challenge your understanding of procurement, and present to you a unique opportunity to be on the ground floor of an SCM revolution.

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12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Future Ready Supply Chain Management for Today’s Dynamic Global Business Environment

Presented by Jeff Stiles
Oracle

Abstract:

The pace of change and volatility in global business and global trade places huge strain on traditional systems, business processes and business models, and organizations who are unable to outpace change run the risk of falling behind their competitors. This session will identify strategies for successfully modernizing business functions and processes and will also showcase examples of Oracle customers who are using Oracle Cloud in modernizing entire divisions and transformational initiatives across the enterprise.

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2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Embrace Innovations – Emerging Tech for Supply Chain Management

Presented by Shirley Lum
Oracle

Abstract:

AI and other emerging technologies are changing how organizations are operating. Oracle Cloud Platform is the powerful engine under the covers of Oracle SaaS that delivers continuous, seamless innovations. Get a peek behind the scenes at new cutting-edge technologies including AI-powered conversational interfaces, blockchain, the Internet of Things, and immersive interactions leveraging AR and VR.

Attend this session to learn how Oracle Platform services can make it easy for SCM to adopt exciting innovations that transform traditional business models and add unique value to both customers and employees.

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3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Building the Foundation for Growth with Oracle Cloud

Presented by Josh Stauffer
HarbisonWalker International

Abstract:

HarbisonWalker International (HWI), a brick refractories manufacturer, rebranded and needed to transform the organization under new ownership. The new leadership team had a bold vision to implement integrated order fulfillment and demand planning companywide. To achieve that vision it chose Oracle SCM Cloud, Oracle ERP Cloud, and Oracle EPM Cloud. HWI now provides faster quotes, fulfills inventory from multiple service centers, and greatly reduced inventory requirements, all due to the visibility of Oracle Cloud. Attend this session to learn how HWI approached this journey and how it plans to leverage the cloud in the future.

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Platform as a Service Day


October 16


12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Digital Journey on Your Own Terms with Oracle Cloud Platform

Presented by Shirley Lum
Oracle

Abstract:

When it comes to digital transformation to the cloud, one size doesn’t fit all. Some customers are ready to embrace the cloud from the start by adopting Oracle SaaS applications. Other customers want to keep their on-premises apps and enhance them with modern cloud services as they gradually increase their cloud footprint. In both cases, Oracle offers a complete transformation platform that offers the flexibility to connect, extend, secure and analyze beyond “single line-of-business” offerings. Attend this session to learn whichever path you take, the underlying Oracle Cloud Platform services deliver continuous innovation at your pace—use what you need, when you need it.

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2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Integration – Why Modernizing Applications Demands a New Strategy

Presented by Daryl Eicher
Oracle

Abstract:

Whether you’re modernizing your existing EBS, JD Edwards, PeopleSoft, and Siebel applications, or considering SaaS options, you will be asked to connect islands of automation. Like the plumbing and wiring that needs retooled for a successful kitchen renovation, your integration and automation strategy needs to be up to the requirements business users assume will “just work”. It’s imperative to reimagine your integration strategy as part of your modernization journey. This session will show how Oracle Integration with ready-to-use adapters, prebuilt templates and low-code automation can help you bridge the enterprise divide between business and IT.

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3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Unlock Your Applications’ Potential – Customize and Extend with Oracle Visual Builder

Presented by Shay Shmeltzer
Oracle

Abstract:

Are your native app capabilities not able to keep up with ever increasing unique line of business requirements and proliferation of data sources? Oracle Visual Builder with its simple visual low-code development environment empowers you to create mobile and web applications that integrate services from multiple sources. Visual Builder is also the development tool used by Oracle’s internal developers to create the next generation of Oracle SaaS user interfaces. With an integrated catalog of SaaS services, Visual Builder simplifies your access to SaaS data and incorporates it into your applications. it’s easy to create SaaS extensions and deliver them as hyperlinks or embedded within Oracle Cloud Applications, all along the way ensuring SaaS data is securely accessed only by users with the appropriate permissions. If you reached the limits of your current applications, you don’t want to miss this session to learn how to create applications that combine custom data objects with data from existing applications to create engaging web and mobile applications that are hosted in Oracle’s secure and scalable cloud platform.

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5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Role of Emerging Tech in the Enterprise – What’s Next

Presented by Carlos Chang
Oracle

Abstract:

Organizations are rapidly adopting AI and other emerging technologies in all aspects of their business. Attend this session to learn about what’s new in cutting-edge solutions including AI-powered conversational interfaces, blockchain, the Internet of Things, and automated application development (leveraging AR and VR). Learn how chatbots commonly found at home are evolving to be commonplace as the latest interfaces to customer facing and backend systems that will delight customers and improve employee productivity while maintaining the security and privacy enterprises expect.

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HCM Cloud Day


August 27


Recording now available!
Case Studies: Transformation from File Based Integrations to REST/ATOM and SOAP Based Integrations

Presented by Lakshmi Akkena & Sasanka Thavva
NSF International

Abstract:

NSF International is an independent organization with employees in over 30 countries. This session is to provide our integration approach during the initial implementation of HCM Cloud applications over 26 countries. Over the time, what were the problems we faced with file-based integrations and how we re-implemented the integrations using SOAP, REST/ATOM web services. In this session, you will learn several integration mechanisms with SaaS applications and get insights on using Oracle Integration Cloud vs Custom Integration Solutions.

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Getting the Most from your HCM Cloud Solution

Presented by John Cafolla
Oracle

Abstract:

So, you’ve made it, you’ve moved to the Oracle HCM Cloud and left your legacy applications in the dust! Now is the time to refine your implementation to achieve even more business value for your organization. Join us to ask your questions and get some valuable tips on living in the cloud and getting the most out of your HCM Cloud Solution.

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EPM Cloud Day


August 13


Recording now available!
Cliché Your Way to the Cloud – A User Training Program Case Study or Learning to Fly in the Cloud

Presented by James Walsh & Jim Record
King County

Abstract:

This presentation is a case study on how we approached, developed, and delivered the training support to our 120 new Cloud users. Adults learn through a variety of means, written and visual presentation, hands on practice, and reinforcement through follow-up working labs. Whether you are moving from on premise to Cloud or are totally new to Hyperion, this case study will provide the basic groundwork to a solid training program. Disclaimer: No professional trainers were involved in this training.

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How Does Single Sign on Work in Enterprise Performance Management Cloud? Uncovering the Mystery

Presented by Joyce Hanson
Oshkosh Corporation

Abstract:

Let’s implement single sign on for Enterprise Performance Management cloud, the security group will love it, the directions are easily found online. This should be quick. Should, horrible word. Let me unravel the mystery around implementation of single sign on with Enterprise Performance Management cloud. There were a lot of surprises and a few headaches. It can be done and hopefully this will make it less painful for you.

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Oracle EPM Strategy and Roadmap

Presented by Al Marciante
Oracle

Abstract:

This session explores in detail the overall strategy and solution delivery roadmap for Oracle EPM Cloud and Oracle Hyperion EPM on-premises. The discussion covers all areas of EPM functionality including planning and budgeting, profitability and cost management, financial consolidation, financial close, external and internal reporting, and master data management.

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Implementing Enterprise Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service with Oracle EBS On-Premise

Presented by Michelle Haynes
Translational Genomics Research Institute

Abstract:

We will go over implementing Enterprise Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (EPBCS) with Oracle EBS on-premise. This will include setup and information on all frameworks within EPBCS and how they are utilized at Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen). Frameworks included are Financial Statement Planning, Workforce Planning, Capital Asset Planning, Project Financial Planning and Strategic Modeling. We will also cover why TGen selected EPBCS over PBCS.

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ERP Cloud Day


August 6


Recording now available!
Building a Use Case for End to End Oracle Cloud Adoption for Large Enterprises

Presented by Mukesh Baldua & Kishar Pawankar
World Wide Technologies

Abstract:

Moving to the Cloud for core business operations is seen as risky. But Cloud may eventually become a competitive necessity. Learn from our experience of evaluating Oracle cloud ERP as an end to end solution spanning supply chain and finance. The presentation would provide a compelling case study of how a highly customized on-premise ERP can be realistically replaced by features and offerings on the Cloud. The discussion would introduce the audience to a reusable framework that will cover parameters across functional, integration, reporting, security and service operations

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Oracle Expenses Delegation Configurations to Meet Your Business Needs

Presented by Angela Beckman
Yum! Brands, Inc.

Abstract:

In the fast paced world of commerce; time and focus are valuable to businesses large and small. The Oracle Cloud Expense module is a powerful tool designed to facilitate expense maintenance while streamlining workflows. Attend this session to learn how YUM! Brands applied their expense module to allow management to focus on what is most important in our business while maintaining the necessary oversight to prevent fraud. Delegation is a topic that can be applied to all users to ensure they are spending their time in the most cost effective way possible.

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Don’t Get Left Behind: The Business Risk and Cost of Technology Obsolescence

Presented by Joyce Boland & Steve Cox
Oracle

Abstract:

Methodologies that organizations typically use to determine the value of IT are blind to the speed at which capabilities are advancing and the long-term consequences of postponing cloud adoption. This presentation will cover why companies that delay the adoption of cloud and emerging technology risk losing ground to competitors and new entrants. The session will share the findings of recent research from MIT Technology Review’s Insights team and examples of Oracle customers using these technologies today to succeed in the digital economy.

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