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Webcast Replay, Q&A: Driving Innovation with Cloud Self Service and Engagement

Fri, 2016-02-19 11:11

Thank you to all who joined us last Wednesday on our live webcast: Driving Innovation with Cloud Self-Service and Engagement; we appreciate your interest and the Q&A that followed. For those who missed it or who would like to watch it again, we now have the on-demand replay available for the webcast here.

On the webcast, our Cloud executive, David Le Strat discussed the key market trends that are driving the transformation in IT's responsibilities and line of business users' engagement. He then went on to discuss some common use cases for collaboration, business automation and self service, and community engagement that we are seeing in the market today and how Oracle Cloud Content and Process solutions address these evolving needs. The value proposition becomes incredibly powerful for Oracle Applications and Oracle SaaS customers as Oracle Cloud Content and Process extends these and other applications' collaboration, self-service and sites communications capabilities. Do give the webcast a watch and you may find use cases that hit close to home.

We also wanted to capture some of the most asked questions and our experts' responses here. But please do follow up with us and comment here if you have additional questions or feedback. We always look forward to hearing from you.

Q. Do you see these solutions being used by IT or by business users? I am in marketing and am wondering how "user-friendly" these solutions are.

A. Cloud solutions are specifically designed to be LoB/user friendly with drag and drop interfaces, easy navigation and template based building. The solutions are also mobile-optimized for anytime, anywhere, any device use and consumption. So, all the convenience you see and experience in your consumer world has now been brought to extend your enterprise content and process collaboration and sites building capabilities. Do try out the free trial at cloud.oracle.com/documents  to experience the ease and intuitiveness first hand. Your IT counterparts will be pleased to have an enterprise-grade, standards-based, pluggable, secure and fully auditable solutions in place that minimize IT reliance and you will be pleasantly surprised at the convenience, ease of use and on-boarding.

Q. Does Oracle Documents Cloud work with your WebCenter Content Management?

A. Yes. To avoid information silos, Oracle Documents Cloud Service integrates with your source of record, your existing content management system like Oracle WebCenter Content so that the content you have access to and you share is in sync with your source of record. We recommend you look at IDC paper on Hybrid Content Management that addresses this very point.

Q. To confirm, the idea with Sites Cloud is to build interactive sites?

A. Yes. Oracle Sites Cloud Service enables users to build microsites and community sites that brings together people, content, processes and even conversations. Integration with Oracle Documents Cloud ensures that content is being leveraged from Oracle Documents Cloud content repository. Processes can be kicked-off, tracked, worked on via integration with Oracle Process Cloud from within Sites and conversations can be easily embedded again as part of Oracle Documents Cloud Service. Do check out https://cloud.oracle.com/en_US/cloud-sites  for more information.

Q. Is Documents Presenter available as part of Oracle Documents Cloud Service or is this a separate application to be purchased?

A. The Presenter app is available as part of Oracle Documents Cloud Service. The Presenter app allows you to curate relevant content available in Oracle Documents Cloud Service, and present it in visually appealing format right off your iPad. You can view a short video on Presenter here.

Q. Will Cloud Documents be integrated with Oracle SaaS Apps to facilitate the collaboration in the Cloud?

A. Yes. It is integrated with Oracle SaaS apps like Oracle Sales Cloud, Oracle Marketing Cloud and we will continue to extend such integration capabilities. Oracle SaaS and Application customers will find great synergies and ease in leveraging Oracle Cloud Content and Process with their existing investments.

Q. Can we view some demos of the solution for marketing or sales?

A. Yes, very much so. Please reach out to your Oracle account rep or connect with us via Comments here on this blog and we would be happy to go through each of these use cases with you in detail or any that is more closely related to your specific needs. Thank you for your interest.


Webcast: Next-Generation Accounts Payable Automation and Dynamic Discounting

Thu, 2016-02-18 13:07
Oracle Corporation Next-Generation Accounts Payable Automation and Dynamic Discounting Transform Your Accounts Payable and Supply Chain into a Profit Center

Invoice processing is time-consuming and expensive work. This is especially true if invoicing involves inefficient paper-based processes, manually-conducted approvals and manual data-entry into the financial system. These inefficient methods affect the bottom line by increasing costs, creating liability & accrual blind-spots and causing other cash management, reconciliation & reporting challenges.

Change the game with the Next-Generation of A/P Process Automation and learn how to:
  • Automate up to 90% of invoice processing with automated 2/3-way match and automated invoice creation with all major ERP business applications
  • Streamline operations with best practice workflows, eliminating paper, manual data entry and associated errors
  • Get real-time visibility into your end-to-end process with 360º Analytics, including Compliance, Automation and Efficiency metrics
  • Dynamic Discount Management enables organizations to save an additional 1 to 2% of annual spend
Register Now for this webcast.
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Senior Director Digital Experience, Strategy & Business Development, Oracle
Nilay Banker Nilay Banker
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Don't Miss: Live Webcast TOMORROW on Cloud Content Use Cases

Mon, 2016-02-15 09:07

A quick reminder - you are invited for tomorrow's webcast! Don't miss Oracle Cloud executive, David Le Strat on this live webcast as he discusses real world use cases of how Oracle Cloud Content and Process solutions are driving IT innovation, business agility and business user empowerment by extending an organization's capabilities around collaboration and engagement, self-service and business automation. Register today and learn how your organization can drive multiple use cases from the same solution set. 

Oracle Corporation WEBCAST Driving IT Innovation with Cloud Self-Service and Engagement Re-defining IT’s role in Line of Business user empowerment

With 90% of IT budget still being spent on “Keeping the Lights On”, over 40% of organizations are now seeing lines of businesses taking on IT projects. Shadow IT projects, however, mean– additional integration, security and maintenance overheads and, service response lag times.

Join this webcast to learn how IT can leverage cloud to empower lines of business users, drive business agility and still maintain security and integrity. You will hear about:
  • Oracle’s holistic approach to collaboration, self-service and engagement
  • Demonstration of real life use of cloud solution for business user empowerment
  • Customer success stories and usage patterns
Register Now for this webcast. Red Button Top Register Now Red Button Bottom Live Webcast Calendar February 17, 2016 10:00 AM PT
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SPEAKER: David Le Strat David Le Strat,
Senior Director Product
Management,
Content and Process, Oracle

Partner Webcast: 5 Things to Consider When Upgrading Your Legacy Portal & Content Environments to Oracle WebCenter 12c

Tue, 2016-02-09 08:54

5 Things to Consider When Upgrading Your Legacy Portal & Content Environments to Oracle WebCenter 12c

Thursday, February 25, 2016 | 1 PM EST / 10 AM PST 

Too many companies still rely on legacy systems, or other outdated platforms, that are not capable of supporting the new demands of modern business. By effectively addressing the issues of transitioning from fragmented and disparate applications to a single integrated global system, your system will lower total cost of ownership and avoid end-of-life support and maintenance deadlines.
TekStream brings tribal knowledge of BEA WebLogic Portal, BEA AquaLogic User Interaction (ALUI), WebCenter Interaction (WCI), Plumtree, Stellent, Universal Content Management (UCM), Optika, Imaging and Process Management (IPM), and FatWire into one centrally manageable platform, Oracle WebCenter.
With the recent introduction of the Oracle WebCenter 12c platform, here are 5 things that you should consider when upgrading your legacy environment.
  1. How do I know if I need to upgrade?
  2. How long will an upgrade or WebCenter implementation take?
  3. What's the difference between Oracle WebCenter 12c and what I'm currently using?
  4. How much will my project cost?
  5. What will be delivered with an upgrade?

Our specialized, three-step assessment, called QuickStream, aligns business stakeholders and IT organizations using a proven and practical methodology. By providing answers to critical questions like the ones above before a project begins, QuickStream helps organizations avoid the negative business outcomes of IT project failures due to unmet quality, cost and expectations.

Register Today

Live Webcast: Driving IT Innovation with Cloud Self Service and Engagement

Mon, 2016-02-08 06:00
Oracle Corporation WEBCAST Driving IT Innovation with Cloud Self-Service and Engagement Re-defining IT’s role in Line of Business user empowerment

With 90% of IT budget still being spent on “Keeping the Lights On”, over 40% of organizations are now seeing lines of businesses taking on IT projects. Shadow IT projects, however, mean– additional integration, security and maintenance overheads and, service response lag times.

Join this webcast to learn how IT can leverage cloud to empower lines of business users, drive business agility and still maintain security and integrity. You will hear about:
  • Oracle’s holistic approach to collaboration, self-service and engagement
  • Demonstration of real life use of cloud solution for business user empowerment
  • Customer success stories and usage patterns
Register Now for this webcast. Red Button Top Register Now Red Button Bottom Live Webcast Calendar February 17, 2016 10:00 AM PT
/ 1:00 PM ET
#OracleDOCS #OraclePCS #OracleSCS

SPEAKER: David Le Strat David Le Strat,
Senior Director Product
Management,
Content and Process, Oracle

Advisor Webcast:WebCenter Content 12c, Documents Cloud Service and Hybrid ECM

Mon, 2016-01-25 08:49

ADVISOR WEBCAST: WebCenter Content 12c, Documents Cloud Service and Hybrid ECM

Schedule:

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

This one hour session is recommended for technical and functional users who use WebCenter Content. This session will focus on new release information including WebCenter Content 12c, Documents Cloud Service and Hybrid ECM. We will also briefly discuss the future roadmap for WebCenter Content.

Topics Include:
Overview of new features of WebCenter Content 12c

  • WebCenter Imaging embedded
  • Digital Asset Management improvements
  • Content UI improvements
  • Desktop Integration Suite improvements

Overview of Documents Cloud Service

  • File Access/Sync
  • Application Integration
  • Document Collaboration
  • Security

Overview of Hybrid ECM

  • Integration with on-premise WebCenter Content
  • External Collaboration

Duration: 1 hr

Current Schedule and Archived Downloads can be found in Note 740966.1

WebEx Conference Details

Topic: WebCenter Content 12c, Documents Cloud Service and Hybrid ECM
Event Number: 599 080 471
Event Passcode: 909090

Register for this Advisor Webcast: https://oracleaw.webex.com/oracleaw/onstage/g.php?d=599080471&t=a

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 #: 1866 230 1938   
  • International Toll-Free Numbers
  • Alternate International Dial-In #: +44 (0) 1452 562 665
  • Conference ID: 25721968

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CMSWire: Collaboration, Digital Experience and Engagement Survey

Wed, 2016-01-20 09:53
We invite you to take CMSWire’s survey on collaboration, digital experience and engagement. During this 10-minute survey, we’ll seek input around how your organization is:
  • driving social collaboration around content;
  • delivering digital experiences across multiple channels; and 
  • providing self-service and business automation 

We’ll also explore your needs around self-service and engagement, as well as which tools your organization currently uses for content collaboration, social conversations, websites and self-service. 

In partnership with Oracle, we are conducting this survey so we can give you and your peers a picture of how businesses are engaging with customers, employees, partners and citizens. By participating, you will have the option to receive the survey results once they are available, and see how your efforts compare to others in the industry.

Bonus: Survey respondents will have a chance to win one of two free 2-day passes to CMSWire's DX Summit 2016. Winners will be contacted via email.  

We appreciate you taking the time to share your experiences and insights. Take the survey now!


The Cloud Shakes Up Status Quo IT

Fri, 2016-01-15 09:33
Chris Murphy "Today, the number-one reason organizations are not moving to the cloud is security. However, tomorrow, security will be one of the most important drivers to move to the cloud." With that prediction, Oracle CIO Mark Sunday sets the tone for our 11 cloud predictions, which suggest that IT teams that remain overly wary of the cloud risk getting trampled in 2016. Cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) offers another example of changes to come. In the past, even cloud-friendly CIOs have thought, "ERP's the last thing we'll move to the cloud." Now, as digital business models demand a more nimble operating foundation—think of how the video game industry's payment models have changed as gamers buy online instead of in stores—cloud ERP looks like the answer.

Other predictions revolve around rising demand for cloud-based integration, an upheaval in the tech supplier landscape, and the expected 100 percent shift of dev and test to the cloud. Do you have your own predictions? Let's talk about it on Twitter @murph_cj.
—By Chris Murphy, Oracle Director of Cloud Content