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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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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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MAY
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Cloud Integration and Extensions - Tools

I think I wanted to write a few lines about APEX and VBCS (Visual Builder Cloud Service).    So APEX and VBCS are both Oracle products made to create custom enhancements or also standalone products in the oracle universe. While APEX has been around for a while already, VBCS is kind of the new kid on the block. Both are low code and offer ...

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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
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The Discussion: Integrating with Oracle Cloud Systems

On Friday, April 22, 2022, we had a interesting conversation on how to integrate existing apps or your newly created apps with the software running on the networked computers of some of the Cloud service providers, including Oracle.  First, Peter Care of FXLoader discussed his company's case. FXLoader provides foreign currency exchange rates f...

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MAY
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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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