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Optional In-Depth Workshops

Tackle complex topics with these intensive, information-packed optional half-day workshops. Pre-registration is required, and is available when you register for COLLABORATE.

Sunday, April 7
12:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
$195

The E-Business Suite R12.2.8 Upgrade Workshop for Managers, DBAs and Developers

Mike Swing, CTO, TruTek

Release 12.2 is the new standard for Oracle E-Business Suite. This session is for DBAs and developers. We'll discuss the upgrade to 12.2.8, R12.2 Architecture concepts, including ADOP, the Online Patching Utility, the new utilities and new processes developers will have to follow in order apply customizations. We will cover the steps that DBAs will use to upgrade to 12.2.8 and minimize the upgrade downtime. We’ll also discuss the integration with the WebLogic server. Demos of a running upgrade will be shown and the group will examine some of the possible issues. Every attendee will receive a copy of the new book “the little r12.2.8 upgrade essentials.”

EBS Upgrade StreetSmarts®, a Guide to Executing Oracle EBS R12.2.x Upgrades

Bill Dunham, Principal, OATC, Inc
Michael Barone, Sr. Oracle DBA, OATC, Inc

Whether you are upgrading on-premises or in the cloud, this workshop will take you through a step-by-step approach of upgrading to Oracle EBS Applications R12.2.x (12.2.8 or 12.3 depending on its release). We will also cover “lift and shift” from on-premises to cloud – with or without upgrading. We will cover project governance, planning, getting to the first working instance of R12.2.x, remediating CEMLIs (customizations, extensions, modifications, localizations and integrations), functional challenges, and defining, designing, building and executing conference room pilots (CRPs). Attendees will leave this workshop with the knowledge, and confidence, necessary to perform an upgrade internally or with outside assistance. In addition, attendees will leave with a clear understanding of many upgrade issues and problems, Oracle documentation references to navigate the upgrade process, and the confidence to execute an upgrade project on time and within budget. Session will cover a variety of topics including Program/Project Management, Functional, Development and Database Administration activities and tasks. Session is perfect for End Users, CIOs, IT Managers, or various Department Managers trying to understand more about these projects. Great session, come join us!

Security and Controls Foundational Concepts for Oracle ERP Cloud (Fusion) Applications

Jeffrey Hare, CPA CISA CIA, Founder and CEO, ERP Risk Advisors
Donna Curtis, ERP Cloud Practice Manager

ERP Risk Advisors CEO Jeffrey T. Hare, CPA CISA CIA, and ERP Cloud Practice Manager Donna Curtis provide expertise on how to effectively implement application security and internal controls for organizations running Oracle’s ERP Cloud (Fusion) Applications. We will present our publicly available risk advisory articles and how to ensure compliance with our best practice recommendations. This workshop will present best practices in role design and user provisioning how to test for sensitive access risks as well. We will also address various mechanisms for building and monitoring controls including Audit Policies, OBI cubes and SQL queries.

Hands on Oracle Analytics Cloud Service!

John McGale, Architect/Manager, Performance Architects, Inc.

In this workshop we will review all aspects of Oracle Analytics Cloud Service, the latest state-of-the-art cloud service offering from Oracle for cloud-based analytics and BI. We will walk through every aspect of this service, including sizing, configuration, development and deployment. Using our very own OAC instance, we'll put you in the driver’s seat and walk through various business scenarios to get a true appreciation of this next generation BI cloud application! Please join us for this fun and informative event.

What Past Attendees Had to Say

COLLABORATE has helped me to learn about EBS upgrades, DBA skills, and APEX.