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Please note: Oracle SCM Cloud sessions will be presented virtually only with live Q&A. See the full virtual session list here.

Oracle Cloud Apps Key Speakers include:

 
Yvette Cameron
SVP of Global HCM Strategy
Oracle

HCM Cloud
 
Nancy Estell Zoder
VP of Cloud Product Strategy
Oracle

HCM Cloud
 
Gary Grieshaber
Group Vice President, Applications Development
Oracle

ERP Cloud
 
Pat Mariles
Senior Director of Industry Strategy, Automotive and Discrete Industries Solutions
Oracle

SCM Cloud
HCM Cloud

Floyd Teter
Senior Director of HCM Cloud Services
Oracle

SCM Cloud

Scott Renner
Director of Industry Strategy, Industrial Manufacturing
Oracle

SCM Cloud

Paul Dennies
Director of Industry Strategy, High Tech
Oracle

SCM Cloud

Surya Kommareddy
Director of Industry Strategy, Manufacturing
Oracle

SCM Cloud

Brian McDonald
Director of Industry Strategy, High Tech
Oracle


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Please note: Oracle SCM Cloud sessions will be presented virtually only with live Q&A. See the full virtual session list here.

HCM Cloud

110020: Latest Strategy and Innovations in Oracle Cloud HCM

Presented by Yvette Cameron, SVP of Global HCM Strategy at Oracle

Abstract:

Join Yvette Cameron as she discusses some of our latest innovations for Oracle Cloud HCM and speaks to the value they will provide for customers. As the workplace has evolved and will continue to evolve, organizations of the future must blend the power of technology with the brainpower of humans. Business require Human Capital Management applications which improve employee engagement, leverage the latest in technologies, and deliver real decision-making insights. Join Yvette Cameron, Senior Vice President, Global HCM Strategy and Development for Oracle Human Capital Management Cloud, for a look at where we are now and where we’re headed within Oracle HCM Cloud. Hear firsthand as she shares the latest cool innovations and investments to better support you and your organization.
ERP Cloud

110960: Building the Future of Business with Oracle Cloud ERP

Presented by Gary Grieshaber, Group Vice President, Applications Development at Oracle

Abstract:

Join Gary Grieshaber, Vice President of Oracle Application Product Strategy and Development, to learn how Oracle Cloud Applications are delivering finance and operations transformation in companies across the globe. Hear about the value that Oracle Cloud ERP can deliver to your organization, along with highlights of important new product features. Imagine your business using modern, innovative cloud applications that deliver low TCO, high ROI, deep enterprise insight through data analytics, and process automation using next-generation technologies like AI and machine learning. Join us to understand why nearly ten thousand companies run their businesses with Oracle Cloud ERP and how Oracle is supporting your business transformation and the evolution from on-premises to Cloud applications.
SCM Cloud

108680: Virtual: Announcing the new Oracle Platform for Automotive Suppliers (OPAS)

Presented by Pat Mariles, Oracle

Abstract:

Learn about the new Oracle Platform for Automotive Suppliers (OPAS) as we provide you the highlights of this Oracle industry strategy solution. This complete cloud platform will enable industry compliance mandates throughout the entire supply chain as embraced by AIAG, ODETTE and JAMA/JAPIA. Some of the key capabilities to be discussed include OEM EDI, release accounting/cumulative management, Kanban processing, analytics, 3D modeling, mobility, quality and manufacturing management.
SCM Cloud

108700: Virtual: Oracle’s Integrated Business Planning and Execution (IBPX) Cloud

Presented by Brian McDonald, Oracle

Abstract:

Oracle’s Integrated Business Planning and Execution (IBPX) solution provides end-to-end planning capabilities for manufacturing companies, enabling them to achieve their long, medium, and short-term performance goals. IBPX uses Internet of Things (I0T), artificial intelligence (AI), and prescriptive analytics to transform plans into execution. It provides a what-if analysis of future scenarios and evaluates the alternatives to maintain or improve the company’s business targets. Once a new plan is generated that incorporates this information, IBPX transforms plans into action using enterprise execution systems.
SCM Cloud

108710: Virtual: Project Manufacturing & Management

Presented by Scott Renner, Oracle

Abstract:

The Project Manufacturing Management (PMM) solution enables a project-based organization to manage the complete life cycle of a project. Customer quotation, project initiation, planning, execution, supply chain, delivery, and project financials are all seamlessly integrated to track project performance. A common cloud platform and advanced technologies reduce data silos and enable a complete operations management capability for project environments.
SCM Cloud

108690: Virtual: Anything as a Service (XaaS) – enabling the service transformation within manufacturing

Presented by Brian McDonald, Oracle

Abstract:

Anything as a Service (XaaS) has become the #1 strategic imperative at manufacturing companies. To enable this XaaS service transformation, companies must adopt a new service operating model.  Oracle is unique in our multidisciplinary approach by providing this new operating service model, which combines all aspects (Sales, Service, Subscription Management, ERP/EPM, Supply Chain, Financials & Analytics) of lifecycle management in the cloud.
SCM Cloud

108410: Virtual: Achieve agility and resiliency with a Smart Manufacturing platform

Presented by Surya Kommareddy, Oracle

Abstract:

The accelerated pace of innovation and other external forces such as geopolitical and socio-economical factors push manufacturers to transform their operations and continue to be relevant. While many Industry 4.0 digital technologies and solutions are available today, manufacturers need to adopt a modern platform to digitize, scale, and realize a digitally connected enterprise. This presentation will highlight the importance of a platform approach and the next-generation tools and technologies offered by Oracle’s Smart Manufacturing solution to lay the foundation to completely transform supply chains, achieve agility and resiliency to outpace the competition.
HCM Cloud

110720: Technology innovation in Oracle Cloud HCM

Presented by Guy Waterman, Oracle

Abstract:

Oracle Cloud HCM combines best in class HCM business processes with best in class technology enabling customers to achieve new levels of HR performance. This session provides a tour of industry leading technology embedded in the Oracle Cloud HCM solution. From AI to process automation, digital assistants to data warehouses, Oracle Cloud delivers engaging employee experiences, reduces costs, and always provides access to new, innovative solutions as part of the Cloud HCM service. Following this session, attendees will be familiar with the main technology platform components Oracle leverages to deliver Fusion Applications as well as insights to the near and long term direction for the cloud technology platform.
HCM Cloud

110760: Oracle Recruiting Cloud

Presented by Heather McAninch, Oracle

Abstract:

How well are you doing with your Time to Hire … Are you using the latest AI features available in the product … Have you streamlined your process flows … Are you using automation effectively… Are you using features like Fast Formula to help with processing candidates … ? There are many advanced features available ‘out-of-the-box’ with Oracle Recruiting. Join us in this session to find out more about these features and how you could use them to improve your recruiting processes.
HCM Cloud

110690: The New Global Workplace

Presented by Nancy Estell-Zoder, Oracle

Abstract:

Global workforce administration is evolving. The support of workers around the world is not only due to expanded operations but it can also include increased workplace flexibility. As these organizations expand their global footprint, organizations require the ability to build, manage and optimize their workforce, often in locations in which they have not operated before. This session will focus on key considerations for global deployments and how to design the employee experience required for this new world of work.
HCM Cloud

110740: Engage and Empower Your Hourly Deskless Workforce With Oracle Cloud HCM

Presented by Sherri Bartels, Oracle

Abstract:

Fostering a better employee experience has taken center stage as a key focus for HR. How you address this for salaried knowledge workers differs from how you do so for hourly deskless workers. Hourly deskless workers’ work happens on the hospital floor, in the storefront, on the production line, at the construction site, in the warehouse, or inside a truck. Their connection to “the back-office” is often through their mobile device(s). They are time bound with a focus on meeting demand with on time and on budget delivery and with high quality. Their expectations of their employer to meet their needs differs greatly because of this as well as socio-economic factors. Sherri Bartels, Product Strategy Director for Oracle Cloud HCM will share 5 key capabilities you can deploy now in Oracle Cloud HCM to engage and empower your hourly workforce and to be seen as an employer of choice to retain the talent you have and attract more during this time of unprecedented labor shortage.
HCM Cloud

110810: Oracle Cloud HCM Integration

Presented by Prabu Iyer, Oracle

Abstract:

Oracle Cloud HCM provides the foundation for people data in your organization. As a system of record, there are many requests to share information with downstream Human Resource processes and Oracle Cloud HCM provides tools that easily and securely share information. Both inbound and outbound integration processes support a variety real-time connections, triggered events, or bulk extract/import. After completing this session, attendees will have the information to understand the options their organization has to integrate their people data.

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Education Tracks

HCM Cloud

  • Core Human Resources: Dive into best practices for end-to-end HR, including hiring, onboarding, managing and engaging workers in accordance with legal and company practices. Learn more about position management, industry and union support, and global and local coverage.
  • HR Help Desk: Deliver quick, consistent, and intelligent HR services to every employee. Oracle HR Help Desk is a scalable and unified service request management solution that makes it easy for employees to find answers without the risk of sensitive data getting into the wrong hands.
  • Work Life: Provide personalized volunteering recommendations, empower employees to develop their influence and brand with insights based on social media connections and reach, and create activities and contests to positively impact employees’ energy, productivity, and overall wellbeing.
  • Benefits: Provide flexible programs to meet specific benefit requirements and plans for your organization, calculate, and manage plan rates for each employee group, and guide employees through the benefits process with intuitive self-service enrollment.
  • Strategic Workforce Planning: Leverage resources like “what if” modeling, real-time collaboration, and SmartView to help you understand impacts of decisions across HR, finance, and operations, create and edit planning scenarios, and empower analysts to quickly create, manage, and visualize data.
  • Recruiting: Provide appealing experiences to candidates and efficient tools to recruiters. Oracle Recruiting, part of Oracle Cloud Human Capital Management (HCM), is a complete and unified solution that helps teams attract and hire the right talent.
  • Onboarding: After you’ve sourced and recruited top talent to your organization, learn about best practices and available resources to help you onboard them into their new role.
  • Performance Management: Learn how to manage employees’ performance and develop their careers through provided learning opportunities, job metrics, and more.
  • Absence Management: Efficiently manage employees absenteeism globally and locally with Absence Management. Implement policies and rules consistently while you streamline your absence process administrative framework while reducing effects associated with absenteeism, including cost, risks, and productivity.
  • Time and Labor: Time and Labor supports a wide range of time recording needs for both your employees and contingent workforce. Learn how to integrate Time and Labor with Absence Management or Payroll to improve insights and records.
  • Workforce Health and Safety: Learn more about how to reduce compliance risk and manage health and safety incidents.
  • Payroll: Support myriad requirements across organizations, workers, and industries to enable efficient, compliant, and configurable payroll across the globe—and leverage predefined integrations with your payroll providers, reducing complexity and cost.

ERP Cloud

  • Financials: Oracle Financials gives you a complete view of your financial position and results so you can respond quickly to an ever-changing business environment. Explore reporting and analytics, revenue management, expense management, joint venture management, and more.
  • Procurement: Streamline and integrate source-to-pay with an intuitive user experience, built-in analytics, and collaboration that simplifies supplier management, enables best supplier selection, enforces compliant spending, and improves profitability. Learn more about sourcing, contracts, procure-to-pay, and more.
  • Project Management: Oracle Project Management helps you plan and track your projects, assign the right talent, balance capacity against demand, and scale resources up or down quickly as needs change. Dive into resource management, task management, project billing and contracts, and more.
  • Risk Management: Oracle Risk Management and Compliance uses built-in data science to strengthen financial controls, stop cash leaks, streamline audit, and detect emerging risks—while reducing time spent on labor-intensive security and compliance tasks.

EPM Cloud

  • Financial Close and Consolidation: Adapt quickly to changing business and compliance requirements while delivering faster, more accurate, and transparent reporting. Leverage built-in functionality that covers the full spectrum of end-to-end close tasks.
  • Profitability and Cost Management: Understand your most profitable products or lines of business and, inversely, your biggest costs, to make more informed decisions about where to take the business. Build transparent allocation models for profitability analysis, shared service costing, IT financial management, tax transfer pricing.
  • Planning: Drive agile, connected plans—from scenario modeling and long-range planning to budgeting and line of business planning—that are built on best practices and advanced technologies.
  • Account Reconciliation: Automate account reconciliations and transaction matching. Improve the efficiency and accuracy of your financial statements while addressing security and risk typically associated with the process.
  • Reporting: Take advantage of tax and narrative reporting within EPM Cloud. Align tax with corporate financial reporting for better visibility and compliance. Deliver transparent corporate tax processes—including tax provision and country by country reporting (CbCR). Stay ahead of internal and external reporting requirements with narrative reporting for collaboratively authoring and publishing financial, management, and regulatory report packages.
  • Enterprise Data Management: Manage business change with enterprise data management, including enterprise data governance, change data visualization, and hierarchy management.

SCM Cloud

  • Logistics: Maximize perfect order fulfillment and minimize logistics costs while adapting to business disruptions and changes in your supply chain. Learn more about Transportation Management, Warehouse Management, and Global Trade Management.
  • Maintenance: Increase reliability and uptime while reducing overall maintenance costs with a connected, smart maintenance management solution. Dive into service logistics, asset management, scheduling, spare parts, and more.
  • Manufacturing: Streamline global, mixed-mode manufacturing with an integrated manufacturing execution system (MES). Built-in supply chain integration, IoT, and AI simplify shop floor execution, optimize decisions, and control quality and cost.
  • Order Management: Gain visibility and improve coordination across channels and fulfillment sources, facilitate rapid order execution, and integrate the customer experience for excellent service and improved margins.
  • Product Lifecyle Management: Accelerate time to market, reduce costs, and improve product quality with a connected digital thread that unifies your supply chain and harmonizes product master data.
  • Procurement: Streamline and integrate source-to-pay with an intuitive user experience, built-in analytics, and collaboration that simplifies supplier management, enables best supplier selection, enforces compliant spending, and improves profitability.
  • Inventory Management: Optimize inventory levels and use of working capital to reduce costs and drive higher customer satisfaction. Gain full visibility and control of product flow across your organization and global supply chains.

CX Cloud

  • Advertising: Maximize advertising performance and drive better outcomes through high-quality targeting data, innovative contextual technology, and powerful measurement solutions. Oracle Advertising helps you reach the right people, protect your ad spend, and measure the impact of your campaigns to better understand what’s working and why.
  • Marketing: Create data-powered, seamless marketing experiences that delight your customers. Oracle Marketing helps your team increase campaign engagement, personalize B2B strategies, optimize B2C channels, and gain real-time insights.
  • Sales: Deliver responsive selling across all touchpoints with Oracle Sales. The modern, unified selling and buying approach of Oracle CX connects sales and commerce to service, marketing, and the entire customer experience.
  • Service: Personalize your service engagements across any channel. Oracle Service delivers connected experiences to both consumers and businesses with knowledge-driven interactions and automation.

Commerce Cloud

  • Search tuning: Returning the most relevant search results in response to a query is critical to building customer loyalty, which leads to more revenue. Learn how search tuning can help you enhance search result relevancy, increase conversions, and identify opportunities for merchandising, cross-selling, and up-selling.
  • Merchandising: Dive deep into how you can utilize ATG Merchandising to develop subcatalogs, categories, products, and SKUs and organize them in catalogs that exist in a content management environment.
  • Mobile conversion: In today’s world, more and more shoppers are utilizing mobile devices when online shopping. How is your organization utilizing mobile to draw shoppers in and increase mobile conversions?
  • Open Storefront: Oracle launched its next-generation Open Storefront Framework (OSF), an evolution of Storefront that is focused on minimizing coding required, maintaining business-level control, leveraging the latest technology frameworks, and providing robust tooling for the modern developer. Learn how to quickly develop and deliver digital buying experiences without constraints of legacy systems or a headless platform.

Analytics and Business Intelligence

  • Analytics: Expand the value of your data with pre-built and customizable analytics to quickly monitor, align, and act on critical workforce insights.
  • Analytics Cloud: Gain insight into your data with Oracle Analytics Cloud. Explore data through interactive visualizations, load and model data, and analyze data by creating reports and dashboards.
  • Data Science: Data scientists need to access data in different formats from different data sources, whether on-premises or in the cloud. Learn how to build and evaluate higher-quality machine learning (ML) models with Oracle’s data science platform. Increase business flexibility by putting enterprise-trusted data to work quickly and support data-driven business objectives with easier deployment of ML models.
  • Data Warehouse: Oracle’s enterprise-class data warehouse solution integrates, transforms, and connects all data across the organization. Business users get real-time data access and machine learning generated insights to make better decisions that drive innovation. Hear more about benefits like auto-scalability, high performance, security, and autonomous management on-premises or in cloud—eliminating complexity and lowering operational costs.

Emerging Technologies

  • Artificial Intelligence: Make AI work for your business and IT operations. Accelerate automation, eliminate human errors, automate routine tasks, and get better business insights for better decision-making. Use Oracle AI Apps to optimize working with your partners, suppliers, customers, and employees.
  • Automation: Learn how to streamline processes, eliminate human error, and improve effectiveness and efficiency through the tools that Oracle provides for automation.
  • Blockchain: When the pace of business requires secure collaboration with multiple parties, you need a solution to bring everyone together—in real time—to share data. Blockchain provides a collaborative framework for sharing reliable data. Oracle offers easy ways to adopt blockchain technology including a cloud service, an on-premises edition, and a SaaS application for supply chain.
  • Internet of Things: With the Internet of Things (IoT), you gain more visibility, insights, and efficiencies by capturing sensor data from connected devices using smart manufacturing, connected assets, connected logistics, workplace safety, and connected customer experience.
  • Chatbots: Provide seamless communication and guidance to all employee questions with conversational AI support through chatbots. Ensure employees complete transactions, receive answers, and execute processes in new, productive ways. Help your employees to reach their full potential.
  • Machine Learning: Machine learning (ML) is the subset of artificial intelligence (AI) that focuses on building systems that learn—or improve performance—based on the data they consume. Learn how to create and train algorithms, derive business value from the wealth of data available to you, simplify operations, and work collaboratively with ML.

Infrastructure as a Service

Infrastructure as a service (IaaS) is a cloud computing service model in which computing resources are hosted in a public cloud, private cloud, or hybrid cloud. Learn how you can reduce expenses, accelerate innovation, leverage emerging technologies, and more with IaaS.

Platform as a Service

Platform as a Service (PaaS) is a set of services used to build and manage modern applications in the digital era—on-premises or in the cloud. PaaS delivers the infrastructure and middleware components that enable developers, IT administrators, and end users to build, integrate, migrate, deploy, secure, and manage mobile and web applications. Learn how to standardize and simplify IT operations, increase innovation, and reduce operational, security, and governance risks with PaaS.

Professional Development

  • Grow Your Role: People are always looking to expand their skillset to help them grow in their role and advance their career. COVID-19 seems to make this statement truer than ever as we all navigate unknows and new opportunities. Hear from others about what they’ve learned and how to grow your role!
  • Project Management: Learn how to plan and track projects, bring in the right people, balance capacity against demand, and scale your resources up or down quickly as change happens. Dive into best practices around time and resource management, planning, and execution of projects.
  • New to IT: Learn about what it means to work in the IT industry. Hear about career paths, successes, lessons learned, and advice from others in your field of work!
  • Networking for Success: One half of a job is the skillset you develop and work that you do from day to day. The other half is all about the people you know who help you along the way! Meet others who are interested in networking and hone your people skills.
  • Women in Technology: Hear about the perspective and experience of women working in the technology industry. Fellow women will share their backgrounds, career paths, successes, lessons learned, break down myths about the industry, and share advice.
  • Young Professionals: Many young professionals are learning how to navigate the workforce, map out a path for their careers, and learn the skillset require for their role. Hear from other young professionals in the same boat and others in the industry who can share advice and lessons learned along the path of their careers.

Hot Topics

  • Update Management: How do you managed your Cloud updates? Share you frequency, strategy, and best practices for update management.
  • Expanding Cloud: Make the most out of your Oracle Cloud applications! Expand cloud to help you take advantage of emerging technologies, improve user experience, and automate processes.
  • Adoption: Looking to move to the cloud? Going through an implementation? Share your adoption journey and the lessons learned and best practices that got you through.
  • Digital Assistant: Provide employees with an improved user experience, better insights, and easy access to information with the help of Digital Assistant.
  • Journey to the Cloud: Learn how the cloud can benefit your business and explore the various paths to getting there.
  • Analytics: Expand the value of your data with pre-built and customizable analytics to quickly monitor, align, and act on critical workforce insights.
  • Professional Growth: People are always looking to expand their skillset to help them grow in their role and advance their career. COVID-19 seems to make this statement truer than ever as we all navigate unknowns and new opportunities. Hear from others about what they’ve learned and how to grow your role!

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