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How to Apply the Assessment and Client Drivers - Enterprise Structure Design (2)

The last Blog Post went through the questions we need to investigate as we prepare the enterprise structure design. Now, the next step: What do we do with the assessment we have made?   In my professional life,  all too often assessment results and requirements have had no influence on the proposed structure ...

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AUG
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The Fallacy of a Single “Best Practice Model” - Enterprise Structure Design (1)

Is there a  reliable "Best Practice" model for ERP enterprise structures?  This is often announced with great pride and certainty.  However, my answer is NO.  Many business leaders and many consulting companies may wish for this type of certainty, unfortunately it never works.  We need to go through the work ...

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AUG
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Afternoon With ACES - Follow Up: 10 Years Cloud Implementations - What Did We Learn?

 First Questions to the ACES Hey Thomas and Lee - thanks for the ACE to ACE discussion yesterday. I found it very interesting and congratulate you for pulling it off in spite of the main presenter (Andrew) being a no-show.   Key topics of interest for me were: 1.What have you learned in the 10 years of Oracle Cloud implementations? W...

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AUG
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Have a Question for an ACE ? Join the Conversation

Our colleagues from Creoal present HAVE A QUESTION FOR AN ACE? Each month in 2022, we will be bringing Oracle Applications ACEs together for conversations with you! There is still time to register for this month's session! The Oracle ACE program recognizes excellence in the Oracle technology and applications communities, and rewards individuals who...

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JUL
22
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Part 1 - Oracle on EBS Strategy at Ascend 2022: 1) R12.2 Mix-and-Match Upgrade option

Cliff Godwin, Oracle' Senior Vice President for Applications Development, presented two important updates for the future of EBS R12 and especially R12.2 customers.   Here the first one in a short summary - for details you can find Cliff's presentation at OATUG website or request a copy from us.   Mix-and-Match Upg...

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JUL
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Part 2 - Oracle on EBS Strategy at Ascend 2022: No End Date for 12.2

Cliff Godwin, Oracle' Senior Vice President for Applications Development, presented two important updates for the future of EBS R12 and especially R12.2 customers.   Here the second one in a short summary - for details you can find Cliff's presentation at OATUG website or request a copy from us.   No End Date...

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JUL
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Blockchain Gurus Mark Rakhmilevich (Oracle) and Gary Crisci (GE) answer our questions

We're delighted to have as special guest Mark Rakhmilevich from Oracle, together with Gary Crisci from GE.Mark is Oracle's Blockchain Platform guru. He will be giving us insights into how Oracle is helping customers and partners embrace this emerging technology with real use-cases. We'll be taking a deep dive into the technology that Oracle is usin...

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JUL
01
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Intercompany Solutions thru Oracle's Distributed Ledger (Blockchain) - Another Thoughtful Conversation

Today, Thursday Jun 30, we had our third conversation with Gary Crisci from GE Corporate about his initiative with an Oracle Blockchain prototype to organize a centralized intercompany solution.   This session was slated to focus on functional aspects and to avoid getting into technical details and "rabbit holes".  Tha...

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JUL
01
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Ascend 2022 - Review and Thoughts

 Last Tuesday we got together to review our impressions of the Ascend 2022 show. Most of us were personally there, exhibitors, attendees, presenters. But we also had two remote attendees listening in and giving feedback. Here a summary of the discussion. Positive / Venue 1) All in-person attendees agreed how great it w...

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JUN
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Join us: Oracle Blockchain For Intercompany - Session 3

We are continuing with our third session about Gary's experience with Oracle Blockchain for Intercompany at GE and discuss how to apply this to our work.    Here the link to the report on our first session and additional information. Oracle Blockchain for Intercomany with Gary Cisci - Session 3 Functional Dis...

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JUN
22
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Participate in the Conversation - Ascend 2022 - OATUG User Group Conference, Report and Share - Sync Up / Meet up

Colleagues and Friends, Ascend 2022: Report and Share - Sync Up / Meet up Tue, Jun 28, 2022 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM (PDT) Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. https://meet.goto.com/897855869   If you attended or presented: What are your key impressions and take-aways of last week's user group convention Ascend 2022? ...

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JUN
15
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Pictures and Reports from Ascend 2020

Send more pictures, presentations, and comments !  Just returned from Vegas, barely unpacked.  Just want to share some of the pictures.  More to follow.  Enterprise Structures in Cloud ERP.pdf - Google Drive https://drive.google.com/file/d/1AZHotnWYd9Bj874sBhcFakrfUBT5XXnR/view?usp=sharing Enterprise Structures Panel - Mohan Iye...

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MAY
29
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I did not know that ! Long Before Brexit ...

Did you know ? Rivers Rhine and Thames joined together at the sea  If you google "history of River Thames" or "History of Dogger Bank" or to the British Museum and look at European maps of the Ice Ages you find that the Thames and the Rhine were joining as the flowed in the pre-historic English Channel .    F...

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MAY
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Picture Gallery

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MAY
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Oracle Blockchain For Intercompany, the Art Of The Possible - May 27, 2022 10-11 am PDT

We will have a special guest presenter, Gary Crisci from GE, who will be describing a high-level use case of Oracle Blockchain for Intercompany transacting at GE Corporate. Gary Crisci, Principal Architect, GE CorporateGary has championed a proof of concept that aims to overcome the challenges - especially reconciliation hell - posed by Intercompan...

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MAY
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The Afterthought: Can We Make Customizations Upgrade Proof?

Can I move this safely into another machine ?  In one of my current engagements, we are struggling with the issue whether and how to build an critically needed, complex customization in R12 that may have to be abandoned or completely re-written, once the client completes their Cloud journey over the next 3-5 years. This is not uncommon. As our...

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MAY
02
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The Invitation: Multi-Systems Configuration Challenges

Ask OSCAR & Friends Kickoff Invitation  We are exploring to create a discussion circle with experienced Oracle experts to review and discuss interesting topics in the realm of Oracle ERP, EBS, Cloud and integrations. We started with Enterprise structures, lots of other topics in store, Intercompany, Currency, Master Data, Roles and Respons...

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