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Oralce eBS R12 Financials Cookbook

Bas Klaassen - Tue, 2011-10-11 04:22
Last week I was reading a Oracle eBS R12 Financials Cookbook. This book is written for Oracle functional eBS specialists. The book describes the most important processes in financials, and how to execute those processes. For example, voiding a payment. The book is showing screen prints of how to do this in R12. Not only is the book using screen pints from R12, but also a step by step explanation Bas Klaassen
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JDE at OpenWorld

Andrews Consulting - Mon, 2011-10-10 14:21
OpenWorld is so big it is really many conferences all held together.  To cover as much as possible,I brought along three associates who spent all their time attending JDE specific sessions and talking to JDE customers and partners.  I focused on the keynotes and Oracle big picture sessions while fitting in as many JDE sessions […]
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The cloud must go on

Andrews Consulting - Thu, 2011-10-06 13:32 CEO Mark Benioff has become the newest addition to the enemies of Ellison list. Benioff had paid a million dollars for the right to offer a speech at OpenWorld but was told late in the day before his presentation that it was being cancelled. Apparently, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison was worried that Benioff’s message […]
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How big is your data?

Andrews Consulting - Wed, 2011-10-05 12:27
After two days OpenWorld could be called Oracle Hardware World since “engineered systems” is all that Oracle executives seem to want to talk about. The only other topic that has gotten any serious airtime so far is “big data”. A huge sign by the entrance to the main presentation hall declares: Oracle is big data. […]
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We have a lot of hardware up here!

Andrews Consulting - Tue, 2011-10-04 11:40
OpenWorld was kicked off Sunday with the customary CEO presentation. Larry Ellison, however, is not in the habit of doing anything in a customary way. For the fourth year in a row the CEO chose to focus on only one facet Oracle’s complex business –hardware/software appliances, now called “engineered systems”. Oracle’s software offerings were only […]
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Getting ready for OpenWorld

Andrews Consulting - Fri, 2011-09-30 14:19
OpenWorld begins this coming Sunday and, as usual, I will be there from start to finish. Oracle never telegraphs what is coming, especially what CEO Larry Ellison plans to address in his annual presentation. Recent years have seen Ellison personally focus on database appliances, especially since the Sun acquisition and that will almost certainly continue […]
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The two best ways to meet Larry Ellison in person.

Andrews Consulting - Thu, 2011-09-01 13:06
        Oracle CEO Larry Ellison is famously elusive.  It is harder to get a private meeting with him than the Pope.  Outsiders, especially reporters and analysts, have almost no chance of ever meeting him.  Only the inner circle within Oracle itself ever has a real two-way dialog with Ellison.  There are, however, two proven ways […]
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What I learned at Quest Northeast – Part 1

Andrews Consulting - Fri, 2011-07-29 08:19
Quest’s annual Northeast conference, held last week at the Mohegan Sun in Connecticut, is always a great source of news, information and gossip.  This year was no exception.  There was no earth-shaking news about either JD Edwards or PeopleSoft, but the era when dramatic things happen to either of them is long past.  Instead, executives […]
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EPM, CPM, EIM and other confusing acronyms – making sense out of Oracle’s data management offerings

Andrews Consulting - Thu, 2011-06-09 10:41
Oracle proclaims itself to be the leader in the Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) market – an assertion that is hard to dispute given the imprecise way in which that acronym is used. Like all of its competitors, Oracle has its own unique vocabulary and associated definitions of the jargon and acronyms it uses. For those […]
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2012 starts next week!

Andrews Consulting - Tue, 2011-05-24 13:16
Some retailers always rush things a bit by starting to sell Christmas items in September. In a similar way, Oracle likes to jump the gun by starting its Fiscal Year 2012 on June 1. This unusual schedule impacts the way Oracle interacts with its customers in a number of important ways. First, all energy in […]
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The JDE alliance with IBM gets stronger

Andrews Consulting - Mon, 2011-05-16 14:03
One of the more intriguing aspects of the IT industry is that businesses are often both great friends and bitter enemies at the same time. Oracle and IBM provide a great example. Oracle CEO Larry Ellison could hardly have been more vitriolic in his attacks on IBM’s hardware business at OpenWorld last September. Ellison used […]
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Ekdahl informs and entertains at Collaborate 2011

Andrews Consulting - Mon, 2011-04-18 07:51
Oracle VP Lyle Ekdahl can be counted on to be entertaining whenever he makes a public appearance as he did Tuesday at Collaborate 2011.  His annual state of the union address to over 500 of the faithful was energetic, articulate and informative as usual.  His declaration that we are entering a “new era for ERP” […]
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Rep gone rogue or disturbing trend?

Andrews Consulting - Thu, 2011-04-07 14:51
A JDE customer has told me that the local Oracle applications sales team is pushing his company hard to replace JDE with eBusiness Suite. In doing so the Oracle team has lost all credibility with this customer and has made serious enemies out of the many JDE advocates within his company. I have heard a […]
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Why Mark Hurd won’t come to Quest – but you should

Andrews Consulting - Fri, 2011-04-01 09:31
Every year I look forward to Collaborate, this year especially as I sit in Connecticut watching snow fall on April Fools Day. Orlando is certain to be nice this time of year, but my excitement about the event goes way beyond the prospect of finally feeling warm again. Every past trip to Collaborate has been […]
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Whatever happened to Fusion Applications?

Andrews Consulting - Thu, 2011-02-17 12:48
Oracle Fusion Applications were announced with great fanfare at an event at San Francisco City Hall over five years ago.  The announcement created a high enough level of concern and confusion that a year later Oracle introduced the concept of “Applications Unlimited” – a promise to keep the traditional applications (including JDE and PeopleSoft) viable […]
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JD Edwards Partner Summit

Andrews Consulting - Thu, 2011-02-03 10:12
 Over 300 people attended the recent JD Edwards Partner Summit in Denver – a clear indication that the product line remains alive and well.  Most were from the US with a sprinkling of partners from each of the other regions around the world.  Everyone that I talked to echoed the same story – after a […]
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