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Fishbowl Solutions Webinar: Quality, Safety, and Knowledge Management with Oracle WebCenter Content and ControlCenter

Wed, 2016-11-30 08:32
Topic:
Quality, Safety, and Knowledge Management with Oracle WebCenter Content and ControlCenter
Description:
Join Ryan Companies Vice President of Construction Operations, Mike Ernst, and Fishbowl Solutions Product Manager, Kim Negaard, to learn how Ryan Companies, a leading national construction firm, found knowledge management success with ControlCenter for Oracle WebCenter Content.

In this webinar, you'll hear first-hand how ControlCenter has been implemented as part of Ryan’s Integrated Project Delivery Process helping them create a robust knowledge management system to promote consistent and effective operations across multiple regional offices. You’ll also learn how ControlCenter's intuitive, modern user experience enabled Ryan to easily find documents across devices, implement reoccurring review cycles, and control both company-wide and project-specific documents throughout their lifecycle.

Register today.

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Dec 8, 2016 12:00 PM in (GMT-6:00) Central Time (US and Canada)

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How to Style Built-In Sites Cloud Service Components

Tue, 2016-11-29 13:46
Authored by: Igor Polyakov, Senior Principal Product Manager, Oracle

In this blog post I will explain how you can style built-in components in Oracle Sites Cloud Service (SCS). Built-in SCS components get their visual styling from two places:
  • comp.css, a built-in CSS file that specifies the “base” look of each component
  • design.css, a CSS file that is part of the Theme that your site is using

In the design.css file, you can override and extend the built-in comp.css styles to create your own look and feel. In a Theme, the design.css file is in the designs/default directory.

I will start by describing classes in the comp.css file that are common to all built-in components, as well as a brief overview of defining a Theme. You can follow all of the steps in this tutorial here. Learn how to move image captions, change buttons and more!

Creating Simple Component Using HTML Templates

Mon, 2016-11-21 09:07

Authored by: Igor Polyakov, Senior Principal Product Manager, Oracle

In my previous post “Building a Simple H1 Component with Settings Pane” you learned how to develop simple H1 Component for Oracle Sites Cloud Service (SCS). In this tutorial, I will show you how to create SCS Component that HTML and CS together with tempting language to render view. In this example I will use Mustache JS templates. The Component also provides a Settings panel to enable edit content in the HTML that you wish to make editable in the Site Builder by other users.

Step 1: Create the HTML Component
You will start by creating new Local Component in SCS Components catalog which is a starting point for creating any new component. Repeat the steps described in my previous post, but this time call your new component “HTML Component”.

Once you've followed the steps in the tutorial, you'll add the new HTML Component to a page in your test site. In the Site Builder, you should see:

In Edit mode:

In Preview mode:

To read more, please click here for access to the entire tutorial.

Enabling the Mobile Workforce with Cloud Content and Experience - Part 3

Thu, 2016-11-17 08:41

Author: Mark Paterson, Director, Oracle Documents Cloud Service Product Management

Continuing my series on quick tips on how to use key features of our apps to drive effective mobile collaboration (part 1 and part 2 of the series noted), I’d like to quickly cover how easy it is to review videos and audio flies. For a quick refresher, Oracle Documents Cloud Service is an enterprise-grade content and social collaboration cloud solution that allows you to work and drive decisions with your content and your ecosystem anytime, anywhere and on any device.

Need to review or approve a new video on the move? Oracle Documents Cloud Service provides full support for videos right within our mobile app.

  1. Install the Oracle Documents apps on your iPhone, iPad, or Android device, log on to Oracle Documents Cloud Service, and you’re ready to go. Use it anywhere. It’s designed to be familiar, swiping to navigate and tapping to open folders and files. The app guides you through what to do.

  2. Watching a video stored in Oracle Documents is easy. Launch Oracle Documents, browse to the folder where your video is stored and tap on it, and then tap on Play. That’s it, your video will start playing immediately, no need to wait for it to fully download, everything is streamed.

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-qformat:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin-top:0in; mso-para-margin-right:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:8.0pt; mso-para-margin-left:0in; line-height:107%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii- mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi- mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-ansi-language:EN-CA;}

If you need to play an audio file you can follow the same steps, no 3rd party player required.

Check out our latest "how-to" video to see it in action.

You can always find the Oracle Documents mobile apps in the App stores.

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE -"/> /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-qformat:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin-top:0in; mso-para-margin-right:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:8.0pt; mso-para-margin-left:0in; line-height:107%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-ansi-language:EN-CA;}

Short and sweet this time round, next time we’ll explore changes we’ve made that make it super simple to upload all the great assets you create on your mobile device into Oracle Documents Cloud. In the meantime, if you haven't already, simply get started on your free Oracle Documents Cloud Service trial today at https://cloud.oracle.com/documents.



Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-qformat:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin-top:0in; mso-para-margin-right:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:8.0pt; mso-para-margin-left:0in; line-height:107%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii- mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi- mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-ansi-language:EN-CA;}

HelloSign for Oracle Documents Cloud for Employee Onboarding

Wed, 2016-11-16 10:59
Authored by: Sarah Gabot, Demand Generation Manager, HelloSign 

Employees starting a new job often need to review several documents when starting a new job: I-9, W-4s, employee handbooks, insurance forms, direct deposit forms, etc. 

All of this can be alleviated by moving your onboarding documents over to a cloud solution like Oracle Documents Cloud Service, coupled with an eSignature solution like HelloSign

Why should I move onboarding to the Cloud? 

Before you write off using eSignatures for onboarding, consider the benefits: 
  • Save money. When you make paper copies of your onboarding documents, it costs money to use these materials--not to mention you also spare administrative costs and storage costs. When you use cloud storage and eSignatures, you eliminate the costs associated with them
  • More accurate paperwork. Having to sift through paperwork with a lot of fine print isn’t an easy task. Not to mention, employees also need to make sure they initial or sign off on nearly everything. It can be easy to miss something. When using an eSignature solution, employers can make certain fields on the document required to fill out so that it can’t be submitted incomplete. The end result: Fewer mistakes!
  • Better candidate experience. New employees will overall have a better experience when you use cloud storage and eSignatures for onboarding. They’ll appreciate that you’re not handing them a stack of paperwork on their first day and that they’ll be able to sail through their onboarding documents online. 
  • Cut the paperwork clutter. This one is an obvious one. When you move to online document storage like Oracle Documents Cloud Service, you don’t have to worry about filing and managing paper copies of employee paperwork. 
  • It’s greener. When you run copies of paperwork for onboarding, you use a lot of materials to put these together: paper, paper clips, staples, folders, etc. Using cloud documents will prevent you from having to use these materials, and deleting documents is done in a few clicks. 
Suggested Onboarding Documents

Here are a few suggested documents you can move over to Oracle Documents Cloud: 
  • Employee handbook
  • W-4
  • I-9
  • Insurance paperwork
  • Direct Deposit
  • NDA
Companies like Instacart, a same-day grocery delivery service, use HelloSign’s eSignatures as part of their contractor onboarding flow. Companies who are looking to move their onboarding documents into the cloud, consider coupling Oracle Documents Cloud with HelloSign. For more information, contact your Oracle Sales rep. 

Building a Simple H1 Component with Settings Panel

Tue, 2016-11-15 13:30
Authored by: Igor Polyakov, Senior Principal Product Manager, Oracle

In this 5 step tutorial, you will learn how to create a minimal Oracle Sites Cloud Service (SCS) component that has a simple HTML template and CSS. Component that you create will have a simple Settings Panel and an entry for the theme design.json to allow other SCS users to pick from 3 built-in styles when using H1 Component in the Site Builder.

When you create new component in SCS, you get a set of seeded files that will work-out-of-the-box. The seeded code covers most of the functionality of a component within the product and the "Tutorial: Developing Components with Knockout" section in the SCS documentation explains how all the pieces of the components fit together.

In this tutorial, I will explain how to change the seeded code to create your own component that will require only a small subset of seeded code to achieve the end result.

Step 1: Create New Component 
After this step you will have created your component with the Sites Cloud Service that you can immediately drop onto the page. This is the starting point for creating any new component.

To create a local component: 
1. Navigate to Sites -> Components 
2. Select option Create -> Create Local Component 
3. Enter a name, for example “BasicTextEditor” and optionally, description 
4. Click "Create" to create new component 

Checkpoint 1 
Now that you have successfully created a component, you should see this component in the Component catalog as well as in the Add > Custom component palette for any site you create. Use the following steps to validate your component creation: 
1. Create a new site using any seeded Template, for example create a site called “ComponentTest” using the “StarterTemplate" template. 
2. Select Edit option and create an update for the site to open it in the Site Builder 
3. Edit a page within the site that you created
4. Click on the Add ( "+" ) button on the left bar and select "Custom" for the list of custom components
5. Select the "H1_Component" from the custom component Palette and drop it onto the page.

You should now see a default rendering for the local component you created 

6. Select the context menu in the banner for the component you dropped
7. Select "Settings" from the drop-down menu. You can change setting to see how seeded component rendering will change. 

In the following 2-5 steps I will describe how you can modify seeded files to create a new custom component and how to modify it for your own purposes. You can read on here.

Employee Enablement with Oracle PaaS for SaaS – Human Resources

Thu, 2016-11-10 09:05

Authored by: Mitchell Palski, Fusion Middlware Specialist

The employee experience of your organization is more transparent than ever. If Public Sector agencies are expected to compete with Commercial employers, they have to make strong first impressions on their new-hires. By improving the employee’s initial experience, your Human Resources department can have an immediate influence on employee productivity and retention.

What do employees care about?

I wrote a blog post back in April 2016 called “Recruit Millennials with Innovative Oracle Cloud Projects” highlighting the fact that the younger generations of the American workforce are attracted to innovative projects that give them the chance to get visibility for their achievements. In a 2015 NY Times article, Swarthmore Professor Barry Schwartz writes:

“But most important, we need to emphasize the ways in which an employee’s work makes other people’s lives at least a little bit better (and, of course, to make sure that it actually does make people’s lives a little bit better).”

More so than commercial industries, the social impact of a Government job has to be evident and visible in the outcomes of every day responsibility. The perennial value of our work is that it supposed to be a dedication to the citizen. The more often your employees are reminded of the imperishable effects they are having on your organization’s beneficiaries, the more motivated they will be to succeed.

There is an important accompaniment to “visibility”, which is of course recognition and reward. Tony Scwartz – Chief Executive of The Energy Project – worked with The Harvard Business Review to conduct a study of +20,000 employees across the globe to inspect which components contribute to a retentive workplace (among other things:

“Feeling treated with respect made employees feel 55 percent more engaged and 110 percent more likely to stay at the company. Employees who felt the most recognized and appreciated were 100 percent more likely to stay with their organizations.”

Think about how you manage your employees today – as “Human Capital”. Sounds more like an allocation of your investment portfolio than an actual person, doesn’t it? Well, it goes two ways. You are invested in your employees and they are invested in you. In this article, I hope to expose some technology-driven strategies to strengthen and lengthen these integral connections.

What can we do?

Natively delivered out-of-the-box, Oracle Human Capital Management (HCM) Cloud Service delivers HR functionality such as:
  • Prospective talent management
  • Workforce management
  • Workforce compensation and payroll
  • Time and Labor, absence management
  • Employee benefits and wellness
  • Social media monitoring
  • Real-time and predictive analytics
All of these capabilities are critical to your business, but software has an inborn influence on how employees are viewed. To effectively manage our staff, we use Employee ID numbers; we refer to employees as “resources”; we quantify, track and analyze performance. My intent isn’t to discount the importance of these practices, but rather to supplement them with intangibles.
  • Formalize innovation project review processes
  • Provide customized training paths
  • Establish leadership development plans
  • Start an Employee of the Month program
  • Encourage social collaboration

Oracle HCM is a wonderful foundation for managing the business of managing your people and has a wealth of data that can be extremely helpful in structuring innovative programs for employees. 

How do we do it?

Oracle’s Platform as a Service (PaaS) is a comprehensive, integrated portfolio of platform services that allow your organization to innovate new services faster and more productively at a lower cost. Using the Oracle PaaS services, technical users can create extensions of Oracle HCM.

HCM1 exposes business objects and processes to other applications through the use open standards-based technologies, including:
  • Extensible Markup Language (XML)
  • Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
  • Business Process Execution Language (BPEL)
  • Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
  • XML schema definitions (XSD)

Take a look through the documentation and you will see how Oracle’s Fusion Applications are built with the purpose of being extended into your greater Enterprise. Oracle PaaS is making the development of application extensions increasingly easier, so it’s actually more important to understand the functional components of HCM than to have a highly technical staff. Platform tools allow your organization to focus on the processes, rules, and data model that you’ve constructed in your HCM system, rather than the technical underpinnings that will ultimately be relied on by your new services.

When it’s time to get technical and start building add-ons to your HCM, you can start by referencing the REST API that is available in the Fusion Application Documentation. The documentation even includes sample payloads to help speed up your development. From this point, you have the flexibility to either:
A) Leverage that REST API or
B) Transform that REST API into a SOAP service to be consumed by other applications

In cases like these, you can use the REST API to start developing right away:

  • Use Oracle Java Cloud Service (JCS) to build office-specific “microsites” that help deliver your users’ need-to-know updates and information
  • Connect to Mobile Cloud Service (MCS) to build a mobile app for traveling employees to submit Travel requests and Expense Reports
  • Leverage Process Cloud Service (PCS) for a custom application that handles HR policy management and approvals
  • Oracle Document Cloud Service (ODCS) includes Sites Cloud Service (SCS) for document collaboration workspaces
I don’t have the word count to go into all of the possibilities that Oracle PaaS can afford your organization, but I hope you walk away from this article with a kernel of knowledge. You are not limited to what comes out-of-the-box with any Oracle Fusion Application, including Oracle’s HCM Cloud. Your organization can enable seamless content delivery, social collaboration, and personalized LOB applications, without ever customizing your Oracle SaaS application.
Remember, there is a purpose to all of this. HCM tools are perfect for managing your personnel and resources but you manage people. Inculcate your people with the virtues of your public service and build an interface that highlights their alignment to those virtues. Oracle Cloud Services will allow you to easily and inexpensively build the interfaces to do exactly that.

1Access Oracle Enterprise Repository for Oracle Fusion Applications to find detailed information about integration assets, such as web services.

Creating A New Theme in Oracle Sites Cloud Service

Tue, 2016-11-08 08:32

Authored by: Igor Polyakov, Senior Principal Product Manager, Oracle

Creating a new site template in Oracle Sites Cloud Service (SCS) 16.3.5 is easy – you can simply select an existing site in the Manager UI and then save it as a new template. However, what if you want to create a template that will be based on a site created using a brand new theme that you want to develop at the same time. This 9 step process will provide you with step-by-step instructions how to achieve that.

Step 1: Get a Bootstrap Theme
You can develop a new theme using HTML cut that you received from a web design agency or a Bootstrap theme that your found on the Web. To follow instructions in this document you will use Bootstrap theme Modern Business as an example to create new SCS theme.

Download to your desktop and explode ModernBusiness.zip archive attached to this document.

Step 2: Create a New Site using Starter Template

Login on SCS, navigate to Sites > Templates and then create new Site using StarterTemplate. When prompted, enter ‘ModernBusiness’ as the name for the new site.

Note: If StarterTemplate is not available in the catalog, upload the StarterTemplate.zip template package to a folder in DOCS and then in the Template catalog, select Create > Import a Template Package option. When prompted select StarterTemplate.zip file that you uploaded and click OK to import the template. After site creation is completed, you will see new site ModernBusiness on the list of sites. This site is created using StarterTheme that was installed with the StarterTemplate. Under Themes in the Manager UI, select StarterTheme and copy it to a new theme ModernBusinessTheme.

Open ModernBusiness site in the Site Builder, select Edit mode and then select Design option on the left bar to open Design palette. On the palette select Themes. When prompted select ModernBusinessTheme as the them for the ModernBusiness site.

Note: In the October release of Sites Cloud Service, every time you use StarterTemplate to create a new site both <New_Site> and <New_Site>Theme will be created for you. This is different from using a standard template – all sites created from a non-starter template share the same theme.

To continue reading and see steps 3-9, please click here

Oracle Named in the Constellation Research ShortList for Digital Experience (DX) Integrated Platforms

Mon, 2016-11-07 08:46

The Constellation ShortListTM presents vendors in different categories of the market relevant to early adopters. In addition, products included meet the threshold criteria for this category as determined by Constellation Research.

Constellation evaluates over 50 solutions categorized in this particular market. This Constellation ShortList is determined by client inquiries, partner conversations, customer references, vendor selection projects, market share and internal research.

About the Digital Experience (DX) Integrated Platforms Constellation ShortListTM
Digital experience (DX) integrated platforms unite digital and analog customer-facing disciplines. With the rise of the cloud and the consolidation of vendor offerings, these platforms meet a growing demand for offerings that unite customer-facing analog and digital services. Moreover, the growing need to support digital transformation efforts has led to a confluence of ad tech, artificial intelligence, commerce, content management, customer experience solutions, data management platforms, internet of things (IoT), marketing automation, mass personalization at scale, and portals—all of which must be managed alongside analog systems.

While no complete solution exists today, this Constellation ShortList represents Constellation’s attempt to catalogue DX integrated platforms as they emerge and become business model platforms for brands and organizations. 

“Source:  Constellation Research, Inc., "Constellation Research ShortListTM for Digital Experience (DX) Integrated Platforms", R “Ray” Wang, October 2016".

Oracle was included in the Constellation Research ShortListTM for Digital Experience (DX) Integrated Platforms.

The digital age has unleashed limitless potential. Skyrocketing connections are forever transforming how we work, play and live - offering businesses unprecedented opportunities for innovation, growth and value creation. To realize these opportunities, however, it is vital that today's enterprises not only develop digital tools but also put digital experience at the center of their business - empowering every aspect of process, customer experience and innovation. 

Squeezing maximum advantage from the accelerating connections between organizations, people and things is crucial to success. Within today's digital connections hide the solutions to your most urgent business challenges and the potential to build seamless, interconnected digital experiences that empower employees and amaze customers.

To thrive in this emerging world, you need to go beyond bolting on new digital tools. Instead, put digital connections and platforms at the heart of your enterprise to develop new ways of working, drive innovation and maximize value in every interaction. Oracle provides an integrated digital experience platform that connects every aspect of your processes, customer interactions and innovation with Content and Experience Management. Content and Experience Management is about driving the complete digital experience from mobile and social collaboration for content creation, reviews and decision making on content, to publication of the content across multiple channels – web, social and mobile. With Content and Experience Management, Oracle is providing a digital experience platform to enable organizations to meet demands, engage stakeholders and move business forward.

Oracle and was pleased to be included in the Constellation Research ShortListTM for Digital Experience (DX) Integrated Platforms. You can read the full report here.

Oracle Positioned as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Horizontal Portals, 2016

Tue, 2016-11-01 11:44

Summary

Consumerization, convergence, continuously evolving technology and a shift toward business influence are changing the horizontal portal market profoundly. Leaders of portal and other digital experience initiatives face more complex and more consequential decisions.

Market Definition/Description

Gartner defines "portal" as a personalized point of access to relevant information, business processes and other people. Portals address various audiences, including employees, customers, partners and citizens, and support a wide range of vertical markets and business activities. As a product, a horizontal portal is a software application or service used to create and manage portals for a wide range of purposes.

The requirements of digital business are driving waves of innovation and drawing new vendors into the portal market. The evolved landscape is increasingly populated by vendors eschewing traditional portal standards and practices in favor of more flexible, leaner and lighter-weight technology. Vendors with roots in areas adjacent to the portal market, especially web content management (WCM), increasingly offer capability suitable for portal use cases.

Vendor revenue in the portal and digital engagement technologies market declined more than 5% between 2014 and 2015, when estimated revenue was at about $1.64 billion. But Gartner expects a revenue resurgence as organizations see the need to expand and improve portal capabilities as an essential part of broader digital experience initiatives. As a result, Gartner expects the market for portal and digital engagement technologies to grow at a 2.83% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) between 2015 and 2016, then to rebound to a healthier growth rate of about 5% over the next five years (see "Forecast: Enterprise Software Markets Worldwide, 2013-2020, 3Q16 Update" ).

Figure 1. Magic Quadrant for Horizontal Portals

Source: Gartner (2016)

Oracle was positioned as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Horizontal Portals for its Oracle WebCenter Portal offering. 

Oracle WebCenter Portal is a portal and composite applications solution that delivers intuitive user experiences for the enterprise that are seamlessly integrated with enterprise applications. Oracle WebCenter Portal optimizes the connections between people, information and applications, provides business activity streams so users can navigate, discover and access content in context, and offers dynamic personalization of applications, portals and sites so users have a customized experience.

With social, mobile and analytics driving the next wave of digital innovation, businesses require that portals provide intuitive yet personalized user experiences with integrated social, collaboration and content management capabilities. Oracle WebCenter Portal is the complete, open and integrated enterprise portal and composite applications solution that enables the development and deployment of internal and external portals and websites, composite applications, self-service portals and mash-ups with integrated social and collaboration services and enterprise content management capabilities.

With Oracle WebCenter Portal, organizations can:

  • Improve business productivity by providing employees, customers and partners with a modern user experience to access contextual information in a rich, personalized and collaborative environment.
  • Speed development by providing developers with a comprehensive and flexible user experience platform that includes an extensive library of reusable components.
  • Increase business agility by extending and integrating their existing SaaS and on-premise applications such as Oracle Marketing Cloud, Oracle Sales Cloud, Oracle E-Business Suite; Siebel, PeopleSoft, and JD Edwards; and SAP seamlessly.

Oracle is pleased to be named a Leader in the 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Horizontal Portals. You can access the full report here.

Source: "Gartner Magic Quadrant for Horizontal Portals", Jim Murphy, Gene Phifer, Gavin Tay, Magnus Revang, 17 October 2016.

This graphic was published by Gartner, Inc. as part of a larger research document and should be evaluated in the context of the entire document. The Gartner document is available upon request from Oracle.

Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

More Information

The full report can be found here: http://www.gartner.com/doc/reprints?id=1-3KSXYZ1&ct=161027&st=sb 

Introducing HelloSign for Oracle Documents Cloud Service

Mon, 2016-10-31 08:56

Authored by: Sarah Gabot, Demand Generation Manager, HelloSign 

A few months ago, HelloSign was excited to announce our solution for Oracle Documents Cloud Service. It’s now possible for Oracle Documents Cloud Service customers to easily upload, populate, send, and track important business documents. 

The most exciting part of this partnership is that the possibilities are endless. Paper workflows exist everywhere; they’re in every industry and almost every department. This integration will help any company eliminate costly and redundant paperwork tasks.

How it Works
Open Oracle Documents Cloud Service and select the document you’d like to request a signature from and select it. 

In the menu bar, select “Gather Approval Signatures.” A HelloSign iframe will appear prompting you to indicate who you’d like to sign the document. Type in the names and email addresses of the signers. 


After you set up your signers, you can drag the text fields you want to use onto the document. You can choose a sign date (which will be automatically populated when the document is signed), checkbox, textbox, initials, or signature box. 

Quick tip: If you want to use data validation, choose a textbox field and select the type of validation. This will help you prevent incorrectly formatted from being submitted to you. For example, if you want to collect a zip code, it would give an error if a letter is entered instead of a number. 


Once you’ve added all the appropriate fields onto your document, click “Continue.” You’ll be prompted with a message box, allowing you to customize a message that’ll be sent to the designated signer. 

Your signer will receive an email from HelloSign, and he or she will be able to sign the document in a few clicks. When your document is signed, click “Get Signed File” in the menu to retrieve the signed document. And just like that, you’ve successfully requested for a document to be signed without printing a thing. 

Moving to a Paperless Future
When you use HelloSign for Oracle Documents Cloud Service, you’re taking one step closer to a paperless future. Now Oracle users can access their important documents and agreements without having to print or scan anything. 

Because signees will spend less time fussing with paper, you’ll be able to get your contracts and documents returned faster. When customers use HelloSign, we’ve seen companies increase their sales conversion rates by up to 23 percent simply by implementing eSignatures! 

Want to Learn More? 
Want to see our integration in action? Check out our video below. 

To learn how to get started, email our sales team at oracle-sales@hellosign.com or speak to your Oracle Account rep. 

Modernize Employee Engagement: Making Culture Actionable Webcast Q&A

Fri, 2016-10-28 08:36
Oracle Corporation Oracle Webcast - Making Culture Actionable

Thank you for those who joined our webcast “Modernize Employee Engagement: Making Culture Actionable.” We hope you found the content presented valuable and enjoyed what the speakers presented. There were some questions that were asked throughout the webcast, so Dave has captured them here for you.

Q: Is there a clear difference between behaviors and the underlying why? Some of the 'why's' could look like behaviors too.
A: Very true. Often we find that leader behaviors very often belong in the “enablers and blockers” category, because leader behaviors are part of the way that an organization sets the tone for what is acceptable and what is not. The rules should not be rigid. The purpose of the Culture Map is to frame a conversation. When the question comes up in a session I ask the team where they think something belongs.

Q: If the execs weren't in the room when the sticky notes were generated, do they 'own' the diagnosis?
A: Great question. Executives are almost always the people who are sponsoring the work. Before we start any culture work, we explain why we will get better results if they are not in the room. We also caution them that if we start doing culture mapping people will start to shift their expectations. People will start to believe that management is listening to them. We caution leaders that if they are not prepared to accept the results, it would be better not to begin the process at all. It’s better to do nothing than to create expectations and hope for change, and then not act on them.

Q: Do you help companies with those 'other things' (systems, etc.), or do you focus on tracking the behavioral change?
A: Great question! Our company’s focus is on creating clarity and alignment in a way that drives impact. Making information clear and actionable. We help our clients gain clarity, understanding and alignment so they can move more quickly to action on many things, including strategy execution, systems, performance improvement, organizational structure and process design.

Q: What changes have you noticed in your own organization since you’ve implemented the Culture Maps?
A: We refresh our culture map every three years, right alongside our strategic planning process. I’ve noticed that this helps us make sure that we are intentionally assessing our culture and how well it serves our current organizational realities. Culture is like the business environment – it’s dynamic, not static, so we need to keep up. 

Another thing I’ve noticed is that having a clearly defined and visualized culture makes it easy for us to call each other out when we act in a way that’s “off culture.” I’ve been called on that myself. When someone can call out the company founder for straying from the behavior we want to see, I think that’s a great sign.

Q: What do you do if/when there is resistance to change when working with companies?
A: This is such a common phenomenon. The first thing we do is try to find out exactly where the resistance is coming from. We have identified 36 causes of resistance and have developed tool for diagnosing the underlying dynamics: The “barriers to change” card deck.

If you’d like to connect with Dave, you can follow him on Twitter @davegray or visit his website for more information. 


Making Culture Actionable

Tue, 2016-10-25 08:48

Authored by: Dave Gray, Entrepreneur, Author, Consultant and Founder of XPLANE

Dave Gray

I’ve never met a senior leader who didn’t acknowledge the importance of culture. We all agree it is vital. Numerous examples in multiple domains — not just business but in war, sports, and social change, have demonstrated over and over that culture is a more powerful force-multiplier than money, power or superior technology. 

Superior business culture is the most-often cited factor in business success stories, like Google, Southwest Air, and Nordstrom. Toxic or stagnant culture is most-often blamed for the catastrophic downfall of companies like Kodak, Nokia, and Motorola. Jack Welch and Lou Gerstner, who presided over two of the most effective comebacks in corporate history (GE and IBM, respectively), both cited culture as one of their top priorities.

Companies are made out of people, after all, and the most successful companies make people, and culture, a top strategic priority. And yet as leaders we struggle to get a grip on culture. It’s slippery, difficult to name, define, measure or get any kind of traction on.

Business volatility requires business to adapt.

We are entering a new business era characterized by high levels of volatility, uncertainty and disruption. There is no organization that is not being affected by these winds of change. Established companies are being disrupted by newcomers with astonishing regularity so common it now has a name — “Getting Netflixed” — a reference to the way Netflix outfoxed and outmaneuvered Blockbuster by redefining and digitizing the customer experience. What Netflix did to video rentals, companies like AirBnB, Uber, Spotify and Zipcar are doing to hospitality, transportation, music and car rentals.

When the business environment is evolving this rapidly, culture must keep up.

Culture change is hard.

Culture change is also difficult. Changing culture requires changing habits, behaviors, and routines that have solidified over decades. To imagine the scope of a culture change initiative, just imaging 5,000 people trying to quit smoking at the same time. It’s incredibly hard, and the risk of failure is high. Even success does not guarantee you will be appreciated. Jack Welch and Lou Gerstner are controversial figures to this day.

Three culture change challenges.

Leaders interested in enabling culture change face three problems:

First, getting a grip on the current culture by identifying the direct links between business results, behavior, and organizational enablers like incentives, work systems, and management practices.

Second, imagining and designing the future culture, including not just the desired business results and behaviors, but the incentives, systems, habits and practices which will enable the new culture to emerge.

Third, the hard work of shifting deeply embedded, entrenched habits and behaviors. For leaders this is especially difficult, because they will necessarily be learning and acting out new behaviors while they are also on display, watched by everyone. Not to mention that culture change, by nature, often occurs in difficult business circumstances, within organizations that will certainly include many critics, cynics and skeptics.

Three steps to a new culture.

1. Diagnose your current culture.

The first step is to build a solid understanding of the culture you have today. Historically this has been a difficult undertaking, but today it is easier, due to the emergence of business design tools for rapidly diagnosing, describing and designing business strategies and systems.

Leading the charge for business design tools are two of the top 50 business thinkers in the world, Alex Osterwalder of Strategyzer and Yves Pigneur of the University of Lausanne, designers of the Business Model Canvas, which is used by more than 5 million people in organizations around the world.


The Culture Map: A business design tool.

Alex and Yves helped us develop a new tool for understanding and designing culture, called the Culture Map.

The Culture Map links business outcomes and behaviors with the enablers and blockers that are caused or influenced by managers. 

Culture Mapping is a process that involves deep listening exercises designed to find the real underlying system behind the noise that masks many business realities.

2. Design your future culture.

This is a more difficult exercise than the current state diagnostic, because it takes not just the imagination to visualize a future state, but also the humility to be realistic about what can be achieved and how quickly it can happen.


A visual culture map depicting desired behaviors.

An important part of the design process is visualizing future behaviors in high-granularity detail, to eliminate as much doubt, uncertainty, and skepticism as possible. 

We recommend that you develop a visual culture map depicting the culture you aspire to, showing people exactly what you want them to do and say in the future you envision.

The description should be as clear, specific and detailed as possible. 

If new behaviors are not clearly and visually articulated, the most likely outcome is that the old behaviors will simply continue: business as usual but with new names.

3. Do the hard work of following through.

True culture change is a difficult endeavor, not to be taken lightly. It can take up to three years for a new culture to take root.

We like to compare culture work to gardening. Designing the garden is the easy part. For your culture change efforts to succeed, you will need the patience and dedication of a gardener. Like a garden, a new culture will grow at its pace, not your pace. There is no way to speed up this kind of change. 

People must first hear that you are committed to the change. Then, over time, they will closely observe your actions and ongoing behavior, looking for discrepancies and clues. Most people must overcome some cynicism and skepticism before they will believe that the change is real. From that point on, there is still much work to do in order for those changes in belief to become new habits, routines and behaviors.

Six best practices for driving cultural change.

Make culture a top priority.

When culture change is necessary, it must be a top priority for senior management. If there is one thing we have learned from more than 20 years working on organizational effectiveness and change initiatives, it is this: 

When culture change is necessary, if it is not one of the executive team’s top three priorities, the culture change will fail. 

In such cases, its highly likely that the organization’s strategies, and in some cases the company itself, will also fail.

Lead by example.

The tone for culture is set at the top. It is critically important and cannot be delegated. It must be lived and acted daily, in large and small ways. People may listen to what you say, but they also watch what you do. And if your actions don’t match your words, they follow the example that’s set by your actions.

Focus on one habit at a time.

We recommend that executives focus on no more than six key behaviors, and that they focus on these one at a time. For a period of three to six months, leaders focus on changing one key behavior, practicing it with each other and with employees, making the commitment privately and in public to make that a personal habit, and soliciting feedback from colleagues and employees.

Establish a rhythm and track progress.

Most leaders and managers create change most effectively when they have a number that they are trying to move up and toward the right. Culture is no different.

The most effective tool we have seen for measuring cultural improvement over time is a simple employee survey, similar to what you see on Yelp or Amazon reviews. These surveys measure employees perceptions about behaviors, and in the world of culture, perception is reality.


Culture perceptions can be measured by frequent, simple, easy surveys.

Measure employee perceptions about the habit you are focusing on. Poll and review the numbers weekly. 

Look at the numbers as part of your regular operational rhythm, such as weekly team meetings and status updates. Ask probing questions about what causes and influences those perceptions.

Track your progress over time. Talk about your culture survey results publicly and make them a topic of conversation throughout the company.

Plan for a short-term drop in performance.

Expect a “muddy middle”period, where people are shedding their old behaviors but have not yet embraced or learned the new ones. Performance will most likely drop during this period. This is where many culture change initiatives lose their resolve and snap back to old habits and routines.

Be patient.

Culture work takes time. The first habit is the hardest to break, and the most difficult days are the early days. As people begin to see progress and see that your actions match your words, resistance and skepticism will decrease and you will gain momentum over time.

With a strong commitment from leaders who are leading by personal example, asking the right questions, and tracking cultural performance over time, can make steady progress toward a revitalized culture.

Learn more about the Culture Map and see it for yourself in this webcast on October 27 at 10:00am PDT!

Dave Gray is the founder of XPLANE.

Enabling the Mobile Workforce with Cloud Content and Experience - Part 2

Mon, 2016-10-24 08:08

Author: Mark Paterson, Director, Oracle Documents Cloud Service Product Management

Hope you are finding this series on quick tips on how to use key features of Oracle Documents Cloud Service mobile app to drive effective mobile collaboration helpful. In my first post, we covered steps to do mobile editing on files. In this post, we are covering the latest updates in Oracle Documents Cloud Service (Oracle Documents) that make it super simple to upload all the great assets you create or have on your mobile devices directly into Oracle Documents.

Need a way to get files, photos, or videos stored within Oracle Documents while on the move? Oracle Documents Cloud Service’s mobile app has been enhanced to further simplify file uploads.

  1. If you haven’t already, start off by installing Oracle Documents mobile app on your iPhone, iPad, or Android device. Log on to Oracle Documents Cloud Service and you’re ready to go - use it anywhere, anytime and from any of your mobile devices. It’s designed to be intuitive, familiar to your mobile habits - swipe to navigate and tap to open folders and files. The app guides you through what to do.

  2. Mobile devices make it super easy to take pictures and record videos so it makes sense to upload them to Oracle Documents directly from your mobile device as well. You can open an app like the Photos app and initiate the upload right from there.

  3. For example, you can share an entire moment with Oracle Documents. Find the moment you need to upload and simply tap on “Share”, and then select “Share this moment”. You can then select “Oracle Documents” from the list of apps. You can pick the account and folder where you wish to store the photos, even update filenames or provide file descriptions, then tap “Upload” and they all get uploaded in one go.


  4. You can initiate a similar flow from within Oracle Documents. Find the folder where you want to store your assets and tap on “+” and choose Upload “Media” or “Files”. From here, you can gather a set of files to upload:
    i.
    Tap on the camera icon to take a picture or to select photos to upload
    ii.
    Tap on the microphone icon to record a voice note
    iii.
    Tap on the file upload icon to select files from other 3rd party applications

  5. Once you have your list of files you can update file names or provide file descriptions as needed and when you are ready tap on “Add” and they all get uploaded into your folder.

  6. If you are an Android user, the same Upload flows are available. You can, for example, initiate photo uploads right from within Google Photos

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Check out our latest "How To" video to see it in action:

You can always find the Oracle Documents mobile apps in the App stores.


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Now that you know how easy is to store them in Oracle Documents, keep on taking those photos and recording those videos, In my next post I am going move away from more traditional content subjects and talks about sites and a new feature we’ve added to make easier for you as a mobile user to access your sites right from our apps.

Don’t have Oracle Documents Cloud Service yet? You can start a free trial immediately. Visit cloud.oracle.com/documents to get started on your free trial today.

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Webcast: Oracle WebCenter Sites Product Roadmap Review Webcast

Fri, 2016-10-21 07:54


The IOUG WebCenter SIG is hosting a webcast on October 31st at 11:00am Central time.

Learn about the exciting new features available in Oracle WebCenter Sites for the 11g and 12c releases. Understand how marketers, content contributors, developers, and administrators can take advantages of the advancements made in the latest release of Oracle WebCenter Sites. Get a sneak peek into what’s coming in Oracle WebCenter Sites.

Featured Speaker: Sripathy Rao, WebCenter Principal Product Manager


IOUG WebCenter Special Interest Group: http://www.ioug.org/p/cm/ld/fid=148&gid=61

Thought Leader Webcast - Modernize Employee Engagement: Making Culture Actionable

Wed, 2016-10-19 13:38
Oracle Corporation Oracle Webcast - Making Culture Actionable Don't Let Your Company Culture Just Happen


Right now 7 out of 10 people in your organization are not actively engaged at work. Disengaged workforces are a global problem; and the costs are high. In the U.S. alone, companies are reporting $450 billion to $550 billion in lost productivity each year.

Join XPLANE founder and industry thought leader Dave Gray as he discusses how culture — the formal and informal values, behaviors, and beliefs practiced in an organization — can help you:
  • Understand how IT empowers Line of Business users to better engage employees
  • Create change and motivate business agility
  • Drive business results
Register Now to join us for this webcast. Red Button Top Register Now Red Button Bottom Live Webcast Join us for this webcast Calendar October 27, 2016
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Dave Gray Dave Gray
Entrepreneur, Author, Consultant and Founder
XPLANE

Kellsey Ruppel Kellsey Ruppel
Principal Product Marketing Director
Oracle

Easing into the Cloud for Oracle WebCenter Investments

Wed, 2016-10-19 08:17

Author: Marcus Diaz, Senior Principal Product Manager, Oracle

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For customers who have invested in traditional on-premise deployments of IT applications to support their business objectives, the growing trend and push to the cloud can often appear to be a daunting challenge. But the good news is that it is not an “all or nothing” proposition when you consider taking a hybrid approach as you step towards cloud adoption. As Figure 1 shows below, 71% of customers below are taking a hybrid cloud approach which includes the use of an conventional on-premise IT application in conjunction with some form of cloud technology.

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Figure 1: Hybrid Cloud Adoption

Lift and Shift is a term that is being used quite a bit these days in talking about the push to the cloud by various cloud vendors. While exact definitions vary, we at Oracle use this term to mean copying (or cloning) an on-premises implementation of Oracle WebCenter Content, Imaging, Portal or Sites environment into Oracle’s public cloud offerings. The targets for these environments could be either Oracle’s Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Compute cloud or Oracle’s Java Cloud Service (JCS).

All of the current 12c releases of the WebCenter product family (Content, Imaging, Capture, Portal & Sites) are certified to run in these Oracle cloud environments.

Oracle’s Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Compute cloud environment is a cloud based virtualization service for deploying your applications. You get a virtualized operating system environment with a number of pre-allocated CPU cores (Oracle calls them OCPU’s) and storage running on Oracle cloud infrastructure. As an administrator, you would do all the same things that you would have done to install the Oracle WebCenter Stack into your own hardware but instead you do it remotely using a secure connection to your Oracle cloud environment.

Oracle’s Java Cloud Service (JCS) cloud environments are similar to IaaS/Compute cloud with one big difference: JCS comes with a pre-provisioned Oracle WebLogic Application Server. You still get a virtualized operating system environment with an number of pre-allocated CPU cores but instead of starting the application installation process at the operating system level – you start with an already running WLS server and only need to install the middleware applications. The additional benefits of the JCS environment are that the WLS application server functions like monitoring, backup, update & scale out are integrated into the JCS cloud administration console functions.

When you lift and shift your WebCenter on-premise applications to the cloud – these cloud instances can be used for testing, development, or production environments. For production environments, the high availability standard reference architectures that the WebCenter products document & support for clustering and load balancing are supported as well. Figure 2 below the Oracle WebCenter Content & Imaging reference high availability architecture.

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Figure 2: Oracle WebCenter Content & Imaging Reference HA architecture

From a licensing perspective, it’s a case of Bring Your Own License (BYOL) , meaning you can re-allocate your existing on-premise perpetual processor licenses that you already own and re-deploy them on Oracle’s cloud infrastructure instead of your own hardware. What you pay for is a subscription cost for the virtual cloud CPU’s & storage that you use in the Oracle cloud. You can pay as you go (metered subscription) for the resources you use or you can prepay (non-metered) for a fixed set of cloud resources.

In summary, with the availability of “lift-n-shift” support in Oracle’s compute cloud environments you’ve now got the best of both worlds – the flexibility of the Oracle cloud for scaling and off-loading your infrastructure costs while continuing to be able to use your existing WebCenter product family investments and the applications you’ve built around them.

To get started, connect with us via your Oracle WebCenter account representative or your Oracle point of contact. We will drive strategy sessions to work on a roadmap that works best for your short- and long-term needs. And, get the best of both worlds - leveraging your existing investments and benefits of the Cloud.

We know you have questions so please do reach out to us via the comments section or through your point of contact. For more information on our Content and Experience cloud portfolio, visit us at oracle.com/dx.

Partner TekTalk Webinar: Process Lifeycycle for Procurement

Mon, 2016-10-17 14:31
Webinar: Process Lifeycycle for Procurement

TekTalk Webinar:  Process Lifecycle for Procurement

Leveraging the Cloud to Accelerate Your Procurement Process, Approvals and Reduce Errors

Wed Oct 26 at 1:00 PM ESTEffective communication and coordination between Procurement, Legal, Finance and vendors is key to smoothly acquire products and services. The procurement process lifecycle can be annoyingly complicated and often experiences frustrating delays, especially when you have to manage massive volumes of active procurements and incoming requests with limited resources. 

Join the webinar to learn how you can:
  • Streamline your entire procurement process from initiating procurement request, managing RFx to contract negotiation and managing the award process
  • Effectively evaluate vendors by creating requirement documents, and schedule evaluations to score and rate each vendor all within one system
  • Optimize your procurement process by expanding your supplier network to dial down costs
  • Enable dynamic routing of procurement forms and documents across your enterprise for productive collaboration

Register now to learn how you can gain total control of your procurement process. Request, evaluate, negotiate, approve, and renew with ease.


For more information, please contact info@tekstream.com or call 844-TEK-STRM 
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Oracle Positioned as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management, 2016

Fri, 2016-10-14 10:08
Executive Summary

Digitalization brings both new opportunities and confusion to even the most carefully planned selection processes for WCM. CIOs and IT leaders aiming to boost the effectiveness of their digital business strategy should use this document to help them select the most appropriate vendor and solution.

Market Definition/Description

Gartner defines web content management (WCM) as the process of controlling content for consumption over digital channels through the use of specific management tools based on a core repository.
  • These tools may be procured as commercial products or as open-source or hosted-service offerings.
  • Product functions go beyond simply publishing web content, to include:
  • Content creation functions such as templating, workflow and change management
  • WCM repositories that organize and provide metadata about the content
  • Library services such as check-in/check-out, version control and security
  • Content deployment functions that deliver prepackaged or on-demand content to web servers
  • A high degree of interoperability with adjacent technologies, such as sales force automation, customer self-service, marketing resource management, digital asset management (DAM) and web analytics
  • Support for personalization/real-time adaptation to visitor interaction
  • Good integration with delivery tiers, such as digital commerce, social media and portal software

Oracle was positioned as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management for its Oracle WebCenter Sites offering. 

Oracle WebCenter Sites enables organizations to deliver a compelling digital experience to customers not only on the web, but also on any digital channel. This solution automates the entire process of managing content and experiences—including business-user content authoring and visual site assembly, delivery of high-scale dynamic multi-lingual sites, content targeting and optimization, social integration, and mobile delivery. As a key component of Oracle’s customer experience ecosystem – including business intelligence, customer relationship management, commerce, enterprise content management, marketing automation, portal, search and social relationship management – Oracle WebCenter Sites uniquely offers organizations the ability to connect the customer experience across all touch points – to build loyalty, drive customer acquisition, and reduce operational costs.

In today’s socially enabled, multichannel online world, individuals increasingly expect their online experiences to be targeted specifically to their interests, and to provide a point of seamless extension and expression of who they are. For marketers, this new imperative presents a unique set of challenges when it comes to engaging with their customers online. No longer is it acceptable to simply present flashy product Web pages, or interact with customers via newsletters and mailing lists, nor is it acceptable to publish a stripped-down mobile version of a corporate site. Instead, you have to show the ability to “know” your customer as an individual. Would they rather interact with your company and other customers via Facebook than your corporate site? Do they do most of their browsing and interaction via their iPhone? Do they want to have a personalized view of their relationship with your company, from transaction history to loyalty offers?

Oracle WebCenter Sites meets the new Web Experience Management (WEM) imperative by connecting the digital experience across channels, to meet the demands of today’s customers. With the WEM solution from Oracle WebCenter Sites, organizations can rapidly create, deploy, and manage multiple digital properties, while empowering business users to create content and experiences independent from IT. Its easy-to-use tools allow organizations to get content and campaigns to market faster, and create targeted, interactive, and optimized experiences across web, mobile, and social channels. 

Oracle WebCenter Sites has the flexibility to be used on premise or in the cloud. In addition to offering all the standard WCM features, it is highly extensible with the ability to either ingest or reference external content into a federated repository model within the solution for business users to create richer experiences. Extending outside content-only experience to include application and transactional support is possible through product integrations as well as comprehensive APIs, and a platform that supports modern development platforms and practices. Integrations include customer relationship management (CRM), enterprise content management, commerce, marketing automation and more, to deliver a digital customer experience that will help organizations meet their business goals.

Oracle was pleased to be named a Leader in the 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management. You can read the full report here.

Source: "Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management", Mick MacComascaigh, Jim Murphy, 28 September 2016. 

This graphic was published by Gartner, Inc. as part of a larger research document and should be evaluated in the context of the entire document. The Gartner document is available upon request from Oracle.

Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

More Information

The full report can be found here: http://www.gartner.com/reprints/?id=1-3IR89EH&ct=160929&st=sb


Advisor Webcast: WebCenter Content 12c, Upgrade and Migration Strategies

Fri, 2016-10-14 08:58

Register Now!

Advisor Webcast

WebCenter Content 12c, Upgrade and Migration Strategies

November 17, 2016

This one-hour advisor webcast is recommended for technical users who are upgrading or migrating to WebCenter Content 12c. During this webcast, we will cover new 12c features of WebCenter Content, Migration vs Upgrade, configuring security, and more.

Schedule:

  • Thursday , November 17, 2016 08:00 AM (US Pacific Time)
  • Thursday , November 17, 2016 11:00 AM (US Eastern Time)
  • Thursday , November 17, 2016 05:00 PM (Central European Time)
  • Thursday , November 17, 2016 09:30 PM (India Standard Time)

Topics Include:

  • What are the new 12c features of WebCenter Content?
  • Migration vs Upgrade, advantages of each method.
  • Information on new 12c installs, including:
    • How to Configure security
    • What indexing options are there
    • How to configure File Store Provider for webless and/or database storage of content
  • Cloud information including:
    • On premise versus Cloud and options for both
    • How to promote content to the Documents Cloud Service
    • Can I migrate content to the cloud?
    • Integrations with other Oracle Fusion Middleware products

Duration: 1 hr

WebEx Conference Details

Topic: WebCenter Content 12c, Upgrade and Migration Strategies
Event Number: 590 374 348
Event Passcode: 909090

Register Here!

Once the host approves your request, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for joining the meeting.

InterCall Audio Instructions

A list of Toll-Free Numbers can be found below.

  • Participant US/Canada Dial-in #: +1-866-230-1938    
  • International Toll-Free Numbers
  • Alternate International Dial-In #: +44-1452-562-665
  • Conference ID: 89075424

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