December 6 - December 9, 2021

Strategic insight and how-to education for Oracle users of all levels

Quest Experience Week: Cloud Day

Wednesday, December 8

Cloud Day is packed full of digital education designed to provide strategic insights and how-to-education for Cloud users of all levels. Best of all? Registration is free, so please join us!

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Cloud Day Agenda

11:00 am – 12:15 pm ET

Opening Session

Supercharge Your Enterprise Apps with Latest Innovations in AI-Powered Chatbots and Digital Assistants

Chatbots are increasingly becoming more common in Enterprise and Institutions. Most started with simple use cases such as a simple FAQ bot, but in many cases are rapidly hitting the limits of simple Chatbots can do. In this session, we will discuss various enterprise and institutional use cases for Chatbots. We will explore pre-built integration and templates that conversational-enable your Oracle Application deployments. We will also cover the latest innovations in conversational AI technologies – AI-powered Voice engine that you can train, true native multi-lingual support, and Digital Assistants combined with Process Automation to fully realize the promise of what conversational AI can offer.

Presented by:
Joe Huang

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm ET

Three Years Later: What Ohio National Learned During and After their Oracle ERP Cloud Implementation

Ohio National implemented Oracle Cloud ERP in July 2017. Though there have been (and continue to be) many bumps in the road, ONFS considers their implementation a success as they continue to optimize Oracle Cloud ERP. During this presentation, we’ll discuss what we did right and what we could have done better during and after our implementation. Implemented modules include General Ledger, Payables, Procurement, Fixed Assets, and Cash Management.

Presented by:
Dan Rinaldi
Ohio National

A Yum!my Guide to Absence Management

Join me in this starter guide to setting up and maintaining your Absence Module. In this session we will focus on gathering your information and setting up your plans. We will include troubleshooting, validating, and watching for “gotchas.” We’ll also touch base on payroll and OTBI Reporting as it relates to Absence.

Presented by:
Samantha Poindexter
Yum! Brands

Best Practices and Learnings from an Oracle Cloud SCM Update

Making plans to update your SCM Cloud? Join us in this open roundtable session as HarbisonWalker International discuss their upgrade plans, share tips & tricks and practical troubleshooting approaches gleaned from their recent experiences with the latest update.

Presented by:
Josh Stauffer
HarbisonWalker International

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm ET

Applying updates and taking regular maintenance in Oracle Cloud HCM

As a PeopleSoft customer, you are accustomed to a regular, published cadence of image updates for PeopleSoft HCM, ELM, and HR HelpDesk which allows you to execute your selective adoption strategy for taking on new product features and updates. This session will cover what you can expect with Oracle Cloud HCM with how new features are made available, what your responsibilities are for testing those new features, how fixes are provided, and the regular quarterly update schedule. We will also cover what impact, if any, there is to users during those updates.

Presented by:
Robbin Velayedam and Heather Mcaninch

Oracle Recruit Cloud Roundtable

Finding the best talent, hiring them quickly and onboarding them efficiently, can be difficult in today’s competitive environment. Oracle Recruiting Cloud addresses these common challenges of recruiting and takes this process into the modern era by leveraging a data-driven approach and a mobile-first user interface (UI) to source and engage both internal and external candidates, and apply business insights across all of HCM for better hiring decisions. Join this session to talk to customers like you to learn what has gone well, what gotcha moments they’ve had, and more!

Presented by:
Angela Beckman, Mike Spalding, Jennifer Norrenbrock
Yum! Brands

De-Risk Your Go Live and Increase Efficiency and Scalability on AWS | A Use Case with Fenner Precision Polymers

Fenner Precision Polymers needed to upgrade their tools release for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne. The organization recognized the opportunity to upgrade and migrate to the public cloud simultaneously. After successfully making the migration from private cloud to Amazon Web Services, Fenner was able to achieve reduced costs, increased scalability, and improved support. This session will provide a case study on the business drivers, considerations, planning, and risk mitigation steps that must be considered when making a move to the public cloud.

Presented by:
Todd Chromzak, Syntax and Jim Koelsch
Fenner Precision Polymers

Digital Tax Transformation in a Modern Cloud to Cloud Environment

The cloud era is upon us. Many businesses are transitioning to cloud-based solutions to run their core systems. Third-party providers are also increasingly delivering their solutions via the cloud. Those companies strong on cloud technology hold a decided edge over competitors. Though these new approaches are not yet widely publicized, they can offer incredible benefits to your business when deployed effectively by cloud experts.

For over 15 years, Avalara has been at the forefront of cloud-based software delivery. Leveraging IAAS/PAAS concepts, it has developed cutting edge cloud-to-cloud capabilities that allow a truly seamless integration using deployment automation, testing, and management of tax compliance requirements.

In this session, you will learn how Avalara’s expanding global tax compliance capabilities that reside on the new OCI based framework result in a true end-to-end automated tax technology solution available for Oracle ERP Cloud.

Presented by:
Jeff Stanton

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm ET

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How to build efficient Oracle Cloud HCM Reports / Analytics

In this session you will learn simple and efficient steps to build productive Oracle HCM Cloud Analytics / Reports / Dashboards. DataTerrain brings years of experience and real world knowledge to ensure you have the tools to fully realize your investment in Business Intelligence. We look forward to sharing best practices with your team.

Presented by:
Satish Kannan, DataTerrain Architect

Data management – what happens to your PeopleSoft HCM data when you transition to Oracle Cloud HCM?

PeopleSoft customers have spent years maintaining, cleaning, and updating their HCM data to ensure that PeopleSoft accurately represents their system of record. That high standard is also an important foundation for when you transition to Oracle Cloud HCM. In this session, we will review the process and best practices for migrating your data from PeopleSoft to Oracle Cloud HCM, whether you do it yourself or with assistance. We will review the data model at a high level so you understand the data structure for the core HR fields, as well as the organization and person hierarchy. We will discuss proven strategies for data migration and mapping that have been successful with other PeopleSoft customers.

Presented by:
Robbin Velayedam and Greg Zankowski

Feelin’ Groovy: Enhancing HR Help Desk through Groovy Scripting

In the fast paced world of commerce, time and focus are valuable assets to businesses large and small. Ensuring that your employees have the tools they need to succeed can help push your business to achieve breakthrough results. Attend this session to learn how YUM! Brands enhanced their Oracle HR Helpdesk through groovy scripting and web services to allow teams to focus on providing exceptional customer service without having to sacrifice time.

Presented by:
Angela Beckman
Yum! Brands

Optimizing AP with Today’s Distributed Workforce

In today’s remote environment it is critical for AP staff to have the tools necessary to facilitate collaboration on important documents, data and transactions. Cloud-based ERP software provides the most flexible and efficient option for this needed collaboration, while ensuring the security and integrity of your organization’s financial data is maintained. This enables your AP staff to be more productive, provides instant access for all stakeholders and helps organizations focus on initiatives for growing the business. Please join Hyland product experts Don Dittmar, Industry Product Manager, and Karen Loftis, Director of Product Management, to discover how organizations are transforming their AP process with Hyland’s Cloud-based technology.

Presented by:
Don Dittmar and Karen Loftis

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm ET

A day in the life: supporting Oracle Cloud HCM

As a long-time PeopleSoft customer, you are aware of the time commitment required to maintain your on-premise PeopleSoft system, but how would all that change if your organization were to transition to Oracle Cloud HCM? In this session, we will walk you through the ‘day in the life’ of both a technical and functional person so you understand how the commitment to supporting the system is similar and different than that of your PeopleSoft system. We will cover what configuration options you have at your disposal, what capabilities you will need to set up, and what type of training you and your users will need. To do this, we will touch on some important areas of Oracle Cloud HCM including approvals and notifications, mobile capabilities, the Experience Design Studio, and personalization and implementation options.

Presented by:
Robbin Velayedam and Heather Mcaninch

How Motorola Solutions, Inc has integrated CPQ & Oracle Cloud Commerce

Join Motorola Solutions to learn how they have integrated Oracle CPQ and Commerce Cloud with their ERP system.

Presented by:
Susan Andreeff and Matt Styka
Motorola Solutions, Inc

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