December 4 - December 8, 2023

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

Registration opens November 6th!

Quest Experience Week: Cloud ERP Day

Thursday, December 7th

Join us for a mix of live practical learning sessions and replays from the top trending sessions at BLUEPRINT 4D Cloud Forum. Plus, tune in as Oracle recaps the “big news” of 2023 and shares insights of what’s to come in 2024.

New this year – Technology Day! Join us as we dive into what’s new in Autonomous Database, AI and the impact on companies, Security best practices, Emerging Tech and more!

Don’t miss a great week full of free Cloud ERP product insights and information to help you close out 2023!

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Cloud Applications Day Agenda

11:00 am – 12:00 pm ET

Better Together: How Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Powers Fusion Applications

Presented by:
Leo Leung, VP, Product Marketing, OCI
Usha Thothathri, VP, OAL ERP Solutions, Oracle

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) has been specifically built to run Oracle Fusion Applications. This native integration of the platform and applications delivers unprecedented levels of performance, reliability, scalability, and security. What’s more, OCI enables microservices and delivers deeper observability than generic cloud providers to ensure your business solution—Oracle Fusion Applications—constantly evolves and improves. With OCI and Oracle Fusion Applications, you get the fastest innovation and utilization of emerging technologies to stay ahead of the shifting business landscape. Learn how to harness their power to drive even more tangible benefits so you are ready for whatever comes next.

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm ET

BLUEPRINT 4D Replay: Building the Future of Business with Oracle Cloud ERP

Presented by:
Gary Grieshaber, Oracle

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.

Cloud Week Replay: HR Transformation through Oracle Cloud

Presented by:
Gaylene McCluskey, Providence
Jeannie Malanowski, Providence

How implementation of Oracle Cloud HCM suite enabled HR transformation at Providence and some key lessons learned along the way.

The Best of Both Worlds: Modernizing Your Legacy JD Edwards System with Oracle Cloud Apps

Presented by:
Mike Hoskin, Regional Sales Manager, Denovo

Cloud apps and services are the latest and greatest ERP craze. But what are they exactly? How will they work with your particular JD Edwards system and all of its customizations? Are they even right for your organization? The experts at Denovo are here to guide you through what the assessment and implementation process could look like for your organization to modernize your legacy JD Edwards instance into a powerhouse hybrid ERP model with Oracle Cloud Applications.
Hear from Denovo’s Mike Hoskin as he discusses:
•  Key considerations in whether or not adopting Oracle Cloud Apps is right for your organization
•  Evaluate your functional requirements
•  Evaluate your customizations
•  Understanding the Oracle Cloud Applications software model
•  How to adopt a stepping-stone approach to incorporating Oracle Cloud Apps into your JD Edwards system

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm ET

Help! Year-End Season just around the Corner

Presented by:
Lourdes Barrera, Consultant, Brij
Kent Szalla, VP / Acount Partner, Brij

2022 Year-End is fast approaching. Is your team prepared for a smooth year-end closing? In this session, we will be discussing the housekeeping tasks and steps your team should follow to ensure a successful close. We will provide examples of closing process for Oracle Cloud AP, AR, and GL.

BLUEPRINT 4D: Oracle Cloud HCM Integration

Presented by:
Prabu Iyer, Oracle

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.

BLUEPRINT 4D Replay: Enterprise Experience

Presented by:
Nancy Estell-Zoder, Oracle

Automated, personal, relevant guidance is necessary especially today where people are busy with work and life. Your employees want to know that you know who they are and what challenges they have and expect the organization to give them trusted guidance and relevant support to help them with their job, career as well as personal growth. In this session, learn how Oracle Cloud HCM can support your enterprise employee experience initiatives in the future of work.

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm ET


Working Effectively with Oracle Support, sponsored by the ERP Cloud SIG

Presented by:
Annette Horan, Designated Support Manager, Fusion ERP Service Excellence, Oracle

Do you struggle to get the answers you need from Oracle Support?  Come hear from Oracle themselves on what tools and techniques are available to you so that you can improve your success with Oracle Support.

BLUEPRINT 4D Replay: Latest Strategy and Innovations in Oracle Cloud HCM

Presented by:
Yvette Cameron, Oracle

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.

Cloud Week Replay: The New Recruiting and Learning Systems in HCM Cloud

Presented by:
Heather McAninch, Oracle

Recruiting and Learning, come learn at the amazing capabilities to leverage cutting edge recruiting to get candidates in the door and then ensure that they are trained and empowered to do their job. It is not your old recruiting or leaning system, take this journey to explore the possibilities you can leverage in the HCM Cloud.

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm ET

BLUEPRINT 4D Replay: Oracle Cloud ERP: You have arrived, now what?

Presented by:
James McBride, Voya Financial

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.
The session objectives are:
1. Discuss how to handle change in the Cloud; whether it be technology or business process. The rate of change is significant and often well beyond that of on-premise. How can we handle that and what resources are key to this activity?
2. Discuss the impact on people. The necessitated level of user ownership is different between on-premise and Cloud applications. We will spend some time discussing those observed differences and the impact on the day-to-day.

Cloud Week Replay: Elevate Your Reporting with Oracle Fusion Cloud EPM Narrative Reporting

Presented by:
Al Marciante, Oracle

Narrative Reporting in Oracle Cloud EPM is THE cloud-based reporting framework for producing narrative, management, and regulatory reporting for Cloud ERP/EPM, Essbase, OAC, and other on-prem Oracle and non-Oracle solutions. Come to this session to find out the latest features and how you can satisfy your organization’s reporting requirements.

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