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.
The E-Business Suite R12.2.8 Upgrade Workshop for Managers, DBAs and Developers
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
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
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!
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.
Data Governance Primer
Data is the life blood of every organization. Data is the new currency of the modern world and thus becomes a core asset. Everything in an organization operates on data in order to conduct its business by means of recording transactions, promoting business, making decisions and so on. The better the quality of data and information that is derived from it, the better an organization operates. Yet, data management is often an afterthought in most organizations. The process of data governance brings the discipline to managing data in optimal way so that everything that depends upon it becomes optimal and efficient. In this primer course, you will learn the definition and concepts of data governance, building and evolving the data governance program and key considerations and challenges that go with it, the roles, skills needed, and the data stewardship activities, and more. This training is beneficial for data architects, designers and developers, data scientists, data stewards, data quality professionals and anyone that cares for the welfare of the data its quality.