June 6 - June 9, 2022

MGM Grand in Las Vegas, NV
The global Oracle customer event

Education Tracks and Hot Topics at BLUEPRINT 4D



JD Edwards

Education Tracks

  • Financials: Dive into Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Advanced Cost Accounting, Expense Management, Fixed Asset Accounting, General Ledgers, OneView Reporting and more to help extend your company’s ROI.
  • Human Capital Management: Leverage Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Human Capital Management solution to take advantage of a suite of integrated, collaborative applications designed to help streamline HR operations by reducing time-intensive administrative tasks and lowering costs by deploying self-service applications.
  • Tools and Technology: Learn how infrastructure tools help easily install, update, manage and get the most from JD Edwards applications. Leverage newly released features and functionality to optimize JDE.
  • Manufacturing and Distribution: Learn about synchronizing end-to-end processes including demand and supply management, shop floor and inventory operations, and quality, logistics and customer service.
  • Upgrades: Migrating from World to EnterpriseOne? Upgrading to EnterpriseOne 9.2 from an older version? Learn about best practices, tips and tricks, and lessons learned from others who have already upgraded.
  • JD Edwards in the Cloud: Moving your JD Edwards application to the cloud enables you to build and run a wide range of applications in a scalable, secure, highly available, and high-performance environment. Learn more about how you can automate processes, reduce costs, enhance performance, and continuously innovate with JD Edwards in the cloud.

Hot Topics

  • System Automation: Eliminate manual processes and human error by taking advantage of system automation with JD Edwards EnterpriseOne.
  • User Experience: Leverage JD Edwards EnterpriseOne and the latest features within to enhance your user experience through automated processes, innovate user interfaces, and more!
  • Digital Transformation: Digitally transform your JD Edwards system and ultimately your organization through the latest features and functionality that JD Edwards has to offer. Leverage emerging technologies and best practices to transform the way you utilize your JD Edwards system.
  • Cumulative Value of 9.2The value of an ERP is heavily dependent on the business/users perceived value of their existing solution. That perceived value increases with the adoption of new capabilities and innovation. Learn more about the cumulative value of JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 9.2 and what it has to offer.
  • Digital Assistants: Provide employees with an improved user experience, better insights, and easy access to information with the help of digital assistants.
  • 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 unknows and new opportunities. Hear from others about what they’ve learned and how to grow your role!

PeopleSoft

Education Tracks

  • Enterprise Resource Planning: Learn how to reduce costs, connect suppliers and customers, increase efficiency, streamline processes, and more with PeopleSoft Enterprise Resource Planning. Optimize your Financial and Supply Chain operations within your PeopleSoft ERP by following best practices, leveraging newly delivered features and functionality, and taking advantage of automation.
  • Human Capital Management: Human Capital Management (HCM) transforms the traditional administrative functions of human resources (HR) departments—recruiting, training, payroll, compensation, and performance management—into opportunities to drive engagement, productivity, and business value. HCM can help organizations increase hiring speed, source and recruit top candidates, retain and nurture talent, provide learning and growth opportunities, and increase bench strength by proactively planning for succession.
  • Tools and Technology: With PeopleSoft Tools and Technology, you can develop new applications, configure existing applications, provide decision support and reporting functionality to decision makers, integrate PeopleSoft applications with each other or other third-party applications, upgrade and update applications, and so much more. There are Tools and Technology available for development, administration, analytics, integration, and lifecycle management within your PeopleSoft system.
  • PeopleSoft in the Cloud: Moving your PeopleSoft application to the cloud enables you to build and run a wide range of applications in a scalable, secure, highly available, and high-performance environment. Learn more about how you can automate processes, reduce costs, enhance performance, and continuously innovate with PeopleSoft in the cloud.

Hot Topics

  • PeopleTools: Utilize the newest features and functionality in PeopleTools 8.59 to reduce operating costs, automate manual work, improve user experience, and more!
  • Kibana: Kibana is a powerful, open-source analytic tool that provides rich analytics and visualization, improved understanding of your data, and enables better decision-making. Learn about how Kibana has evolved since its initial release in PeopleTools 8.57 and what use cases benefit most from Kibana vs. other PeopleSoft analytics.
  • PICASO: The PeopleSoft Intelligent Chat Assistant from Oracle (PICASO) takes Peoplesoft chatbots and turns them into a single PeopleSoft Digital Assistant! There’s no longer a need to have a chatbot for each business area or skill because now it’s all in one place. This out-of-the-box, one-stop shop is the go-to for PeopleSoft’s conversational interface.
  • User Experience: User Experience gives users a modern interface and the flexibility to use PeopleSoft applications on any device. Learn to create fluid pages and components and make them available to end users and understand and use the technology to enable user flexibility.
  • Configuration: In the ever-changing technology environments, being able to provide information you need, where you need it and when you need it is becoming more important. Learn how to personalize the user experience using PeopleSoft Fluid User Interface and understand how related content and simplified analytics allow you to get the specific information you need. Also hear about new PeopleSoft tools and frameworks such as Page Composer, Page and Field Configurator, and Activity Guide Composer that enable updates without costly customizations.
  • Digital Assistants: Provide employees with an improved user experience, better insights, and easy access to information with the help of digital assistants.
  • 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 unknows and new opportunities. Hear from others about what they’ve learned and how to grow your role!

Cloud Applications

Education Tracks

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Assistants: Provide employees with an improved user experience, better insights, and easy access to information with the help of digital assistants.
  • 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 unknows and new opportunities. Hear from others about what they’ve learned and how to grow your role!

Commerce (ATG)

Education Tracks

ATG

Oracle ATG Web Commerce provides an open, server-side environment for building and deploying dynamic, personalized applications for the web and other communication channels, such as email and wireless devices. Oracle ATG Web Commerce applications implement a component development model based on JavaBeans and JSPs.

Hot Topics

  • Digital Assistants: Provide employees with an improved user experience, better insights, and easy access to information with the help of digital assistants.
  • 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 unknows and new opportunities. Hear from others about what they’ve learned and how to grow your role!

Database & Technology

Education Tracks

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.

Database:

  • Autonomous Database: Oracle Autonomous Database is an all-in-one cloud database solution for data marts, data lakes, operational reporting, and batch data processing. Oracle uses machine learning to completely automate all routine database tasks—ensuring higher performance, reliability, security, and operational efficiency. Oracle Autonomous Database runs natively on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure while providing workload-optimized cloud services for transaction processing and data warehousing.
  • Database: Oracle Database offers market-leading performance, scalability, reliability, and security, both on-premises and in the cloud. Oracle Database 19c is the current long-term release, and it provides the highest level of release stability and longest time-frame for support and bug fixes. Oracle Database 21c, also available for production use today as an innovation release, provides an early insight into the many enhancements and new capabilities.
  • Database Cloud: Oracle Cloud Infrastructure’s suite of optimized database capabilities enable customers to operate efficiently and at low cost, by closely aligning resources to their specific needs. Companies implement digital transformation with a combination of fully-managed Autonomous Database capabilities, the performance and control of Exadata Cloud services, and the low cost of Oracle Database, MySQL database, and NoSQL database cloud services.
  • Database Recovery: Learn more about Oracle’s variety of approaches to database recovery, including Recovery Manager (RMAN), Active Data Guard, and GoldenGate, all of which provide the highest level of data protection and availability.
  • Database Performance: Meet stringent performance requirements in real-time environments and data center deployments, with a range of capabilities designed for optimized low-latency and high-throughput.
  • Database Security: Oracle’s database security solutions reduce the risk of data breaches and make it easier for customers to meet compliance requirements. Encryption, data masking, privileged user access controls, activity monitoring, and auditing enable IT teams to strongly secure Oracle Database environments and understand potential vulnerabilities.
  • Database Upgrades and New Features: Looking to upgrade to the latest long-term release? Eyeballing new features in an innovation release? Learn about upgrade best practices and all of the new features in Oracle Database 19c and 21c.
  • NoSQL Database: Oracle NoSQL Database is designed for today’s most demanding applications that require low latency responses, flexible data models, and elastic scaling for dynamic workloads. It supports JSON, Table and Key-Value datatypes running on-premise, or as a cloud service with on-demand throughput and storage-based provisioning.
  • Database as a Service: Database as a Service allows organizations to create and manage full-featured Oracle Database instances in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). IT teams provision databases on virtual machines with block storage volumes or bare metal servers with local NVMe flash storage, providing cost-efficient cloud database services with a choice of Oracle Database editions.

DevOps, Development and Deploy

  • Design Fundamentals: Learn about what relational data and unstructured data are, when to use each one, and what the right tools are to design your data.
  • Development Fundamentals: Dive into what fundamental tools you need to know in today’s world. Maybe Oracle technology is your primary (PL/SQL or APEX) or possibly lightweight coding with Python, Rest API, or the flavor of the week.
  • Cloud Infrastructure and Engineered Systems: Modern development requires infrastructure that is agile and dynamic. How does the infrastructure support CI/CD and the latest cloud features while providing the highest possible performance with the most options?

Hot Topics

  • Database Performance: Meet stringent performance requirements in real-time environments and data center deployments, with a range of capabilities designed for optimized low-latency and high-throughput.
  • Security: Oracle’s database security solutions reduce the risk of data breaches and make it easier for customers to meet compliance requirements. Encryption, data masking, privileged user access controls, activity monitoring, and auditing enable IT teams to strongly secure Oracle Database environments and understand potential vulnerabilities.
  • Upgrades and New Features: Looking to upgrade to the latest long-term release? Eyeballing new features in an innovation release? Learn about upgrade best practices and all of the new features in Oracle Database 19c and 21c.
  • Digital Assistants: Provide employees with an improved user experience, better insights, and easy access to information with the help of digital assistants.
  • 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 unknows and new opportunities. Hear from others about what they’ve learned and how to grow your role!

Applicable to all products

Education Tracks

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

  • Digital Assistants: Provide employees with an improved user experience, better insights, and easy access to information with the help of digital assistants.
  • 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 unknows and new opportunities. Hear from others about what they’ve learned and how to grow your role!

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