Journey to the Cloud Week

May 4 - May 8, 2020

How to navigate forward with Oracle Cloud technology
A Free, Virtual Event For Oracle Cloud Users

Journey to the Cloud Week: How to navigate forward with Oracle Cloud technology

Navigating the cloud journey can be daunting. Regardless of where you are in your cloud journey, seize the opportunity to learn from peers, catch up on the latest hot topics surrounding cloud technology and walk away with actionable insight to help you drive your business forward with Oracle Cloud technology.


Recordings now available for Quest members:

Intro to Gen 2 Cloud

Cloud technologies reshape how we think about—and interact with—the world around us. The opportunities that cloud presents are real and present today, providing the building blocks for companies to pioneer groundbreaking innovations and disrupt entire industries. In this webinar we will discuss exciting announcements that make Oracle Cloud and Autonomous Database simpler to adopt. Oracle is proven to be the database of choice for managing customers operational and analytical workloads on premise and in the cloud, with truly unique and innovate autonomous database services. We’ll cover our growing ecosystem and regions, our data management and cloud native pillars, and unveil first-of-its kind cloud infrastructure and security capabilities.
Presented by:
Rob Guido and Scott Wiesner,
Oracle

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2020 Cloud Strategy: Oracle JD Edwards Cloud Infrastructure

In this one-hour webinar, learn how you can capture all the benefits of the modern cloud while still using JD Edwards to run your company.

During the webinar, we’ll discuss:
• A summary of JD Edwards innovation, the digital platform, and the benefits to your business
• The value of JD Edwards on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
• How simple it is to migrate your JD Edwards instance to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
Presented by:
Neil Pugh and Vish Patwardhan,
Oracle

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2020 Cloud Strategy: Oracle PeopleSoft Cloud Infrastructure

Capture all the benefits of the cloud now and save 50% of your operating costs. In this one-hour webinar, learn about the benefits of the state-of-the-art Oracle Cloud Infrastructure and how PeopleSoft is built to take advantage of it through automated lift and shift capabilities, streamlined maintenance and single click PeopleTools upgrades.
Presented by:
Vish Patwardhan and David Bain,
Oracle

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Spring into Cloud- Learn how to begin your journey to the Cloud

Spring is known as a time of renewal, of transformation, not unlike what customers are experiencing as they move from On-premise solutions to the Cloud. Leading companies are unlocking the power of their organizations by having Oracle’s Cloud solutions free up their people from performing routine, non-value-added tasks allowing them to innovate for the business. Learn how CSS is uniquely qualified to help lead you on this journey. With the unrivaled experience of our consultants, our deep industry expertise and our customer-first mentality. CSS can provide you a path forward to the cloud, minimizing any potential risks, while maximizing the benefits that a Cloud solution can bring.
Presented by:
Kevin Van Horn,
CSS International

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The Road to Success for Your Team’s Oracle SaaS Cloud Adoption

Would you like to build a successful user enablement program for your Oracle Cloud products that allows users to gain confidence and learn in the flow of work? Have you wondered how to keep pace with the rapid Cloud product releases? If so, attend this session to put your team on the road to success with Oracle SaaS Cloud. We will cover the latest trends and best practices for successful adoption of Oracle Cloud products to enable all user roles. We’ll also discuss current challenges with traditional learning for Cloud and how the latest in-application solution, Oracle Guided Learning, can help to alleviate these issues by creating a simplified, convenient, flexible and quick way to adapt.
Presented by:
David Hoelscher,
Oracle

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Oracle Cloud ERP: You have arrived, now what?

In this session we will discuss the often asked question: What do you wish you had known? The ride from On-Premise to Cloud is always hectic and full of learning. But, that learning does not stop at Go-Live. Given the ever-changing and evolving nature of the Cloud Applications there is always more. Let’s spend some time discussing lessons learned from two different implementations (one live May 2017 and one live July 2018).
Presented by:
James McBride,
Mastech Digital

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Cloud 101 for PeopleSoft Application Customers

Are you a PeopleSoft customer curious about what a move to the Oracle Cloud suite of applications might look like? Are you curious about why other organizations have made that move or about how to get started yourself? Come join a panel discussion with PeopleSoft customers who recently migrated to Oracle Cloud applications, and gain first-hand insight into their decision-making process, what has been successful, and what has been challenging. Moderated by Oracle, the panelists will candidly discuss lessons learned and tips for reducing risk, equipping attendees with critical information on making a smooth transition to Oracle Cloud applications.
Moderated by:
Robbin Velayedam, Oracle

Panelists include:
Linda Dunn, Research Triangle Institute,
Julie Schnepel, Cherokee Nation Businesses,
Claire Handley, Penn National Insurance,
Jon Wakefield, Grant Thornton


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OCI Fundamentals Virtual Lab

Learn how to create your own virtual cloud network using Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. In this workshop you will see how to create your own compute instances, configured as web servers, and create a load balancer to manage the HTTP requests. You will also learn about OCI security, how to create and manage network routing rules, various storage options, and more.
Presented by:
Jeff Davies

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Oracle Cloud Test Drive – JD Edwards Hands-on Lab

Learn How Easy It Is to Migrate Oracle Enterprise Apps

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure is Oracle’s next generation enterprise-grade cloud infrastructure that delivers unique benefits including unprecedented performance, security and availability enabling organizations to innovate faster than ever. Join us to see for yourself what Oracle Cloud Infrastructure has to offer through our JD Edwards hands-on lab. Our cloud expert will take you through exercises that show how easy it is to migrate your JD Edwards application to OCI—and why Oracle on Oracle is a smart move for your mission-critical workloads.

Prerequisites for this lab
• View the OCI Fundamentals Webinar on Wednesday, 5/6 at 2:00 – 3:00 EST
• Sign up for your free trial by following these instructions:

Be sure to sign up for Oracle Cloud Free Tier, with New Always Free Services and $300 Free Trial. You must sign up for the free trial before this event to participate in the self-guided labs. It takes just a couple of minutes and you will be all set for the self-guided labs.

Prepare your lab environment:
You will need an active Oracle Cloud account to participate in this lab session. If you do not already have an environment, please follow the steps for a free Oracle Cloud trial account.

Also, please be sure you have the following:
1. A laptop with a modern browser to connect to OCI web console. Google Chrome or Firefox are preferred, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge are not recommended.
2. For Windows users only. A Windows SSH utility is required to generate SSH key pairs on the client machine and to connect to the Linux based server using Secure Shell (SSH). We suggest either you either download and install the PuTTY tool (http://www.putty.org), or Git BASH (https://gitforwindows.org/).
Presented by:
Dave Geoffrion,
Oracle

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In It To Win It: Setting your Organization Up for Cloud Success

Join Elire for a Deep Dive webinar on effective analysis to prepare your organization for it’s cloud transformation. The Elire team will detail successful criteria used to gauge organizational readiness, including data conversion strategy, change management, business process redesign, and more. Elire will review case studies of previous Cloud Roadmaps, as well as implementation best practices and roadblocks to give attendees better insight into what they can expect – and what they can avoid – on their cloud journey.
Presented by:
Jason McCabe and Arjun Krishnaprasad,
Elire

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Cloud Options for PeopleSoft Customers: What They Are and How to Explore Them

As a PeopleSoft customer, you’ve likely been bombarded with messages about cloud – from Oracle, from other vendors, and from within your own organization. With so much complexity and information, how do you figure out a reasonable and realistic plan for your organization? In this session, we will talk candidly about cloud – what it means, what it doesn’t mean, important factors consider, and bust some myths. All in the context of your current status as a PeopleSoft customer, so that you can be informed and empowered to evaluate your cloud options, on your terms.
Presented by:
Rebekah Jackson,
Oracle

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Extending JD Edwards Capabilities with Oracle Cloud Applications

In today’s competitive environment, a key advantage is the ability to innovate, to react nimbly to changing conditions, and to outmaneuver their competition. More choice means more agility and better ability to innovate. The prospect of leveraging your existing Oracle’s JD Edwards investment in hybrid models with Oracle Cloud Applications brings even more choice, agility, and control to both IT and line of business. Attend this session to learn how other customers are leveraging Oracle Cloud Applications with JD Edwards.
Presented by:
Angela Enyeart,
Oracle

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Moving from PeopleSoft to Oracle ERP Cloud: Benefits and Tips

In this session you’ll hear why Oracle customers are choosing to move from PeopleSoft to Oracle ERP Cloud and learn from customers who have made the move successfully. You’ll learn about the cloud options available to PeopleSoft customers, the ERP Cloud solution and the entire Oracle Cloud Applications suite. You’ll also hear directly from Oracle customers about their experience moving from PeopleSoft to ERP Cloud as they provide tips and answer questions. This session should provide a clear understanding of the Oracle ERP Cloud solution, tips for moving from PeopleSoft, and insight into the real-world benefits Oracle customers are experiencing with ERP Cloud.
Presented by:
David Werner,
Oracle

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Information Session: Step-By-Step PeopleSoft Migration to the ERP/HCM Cloud

Attend this practical session to learn how a cloud migration journey could unfold for you, an existing PeopleSoft customer. We will walk through common concerns, typical paths, and lots of frequently asked questions. We will catch you up on everything you need to know, and help put you on a path to gather the information you need to properly evaluate your continued success with Oracle.
Presented by:
Maria Pollieri,
Oracle

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Thanks to our Journey to the Cloud Week sponsors:

Quest Oracle Cloud Community: Real Customers. Real Stories.

Quest helps you:

  • We connect you to technology leaders and companies driving innovation through Oracle products
  • We bring IT strategists, product users and developers together with Oracle teams and vendor experts for discussion and learning
  • We provide access to the Oracle teams that matter – those who develop the technology roadmaps, define product release requirements and develop your products
  • We help companies make better decisions faster and equip their teams for transformation and modernization


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