HCM Cloud – Bulk Integration Automation Using SOA Cloud Service by Jack Desai



Oracle Human Capital Management (HCM) Cloud provides a comprehensive set of tools, templates, and pre-packaged integration to cover various scenarios using modern and efficient technologies. One of the patterns is the batch integration to load and extract data to and from the HCM cloud. HCM provides the following bulk integration interfaces and tools:

HCM Data Loader (HDL)

HDL is a powerful tool for bulk-loading data from any source to Oracle Fusion HCM. It supports (more...)

Your Essential Online Session and Hands-on Lab Calendars for #oow16

It’s almost time for OpenWorld. Only three weeks to go! With so much to see and learn at Oracle OpenWorld we are doing our best to make sure that everyone get the most from this year’s conference. Therefore, to help you get prepared and organized we have created a series of online calendars which list all the must-see... [Read More]

ORACLE OPENWORLD – Oracle Linux and Virtualization Sessions

In today's Friday Spotlight we want to highlight the Oracle Linux and Virtualization sessions. Last week we listed ourGeneral sessions and keynotes, this week we want to give dates/times for our sessions:

BPM 12c Subprocesses (Part 3 of 3): Event Subprocess by Antonis Antoniou


In this third and last part of a three part series on subprocesses we will explore a special type of subprocess referred to as an “Event” subprocess.
This type of subprocess is triggered by an event that can occur anytime during the execution of a process flow that allows you to interrupt the normal flow of an instance.
Such capability can be applicable in various use cases. For example, an error might occur in the (more...)

Process Timers – Controlling the time in which your process executes by Jose Rodrigues


Following up a series of questions around setting timers in the Oracle Community forums, I decided to write this article to try and guide their use and how these can be used to control process execution.

Let’s start!

The Use Case

We’ll begin by setting up the scenario in which we’ll have to control our process flow.

Imagine that you want to have a part of your process that executes immediately if the current time (more...)

Business Activity Monitoring videos by Stefan Wörmke

This is a series of 8 short videos explaining how to create a BPM application using Oracle Process Cloud Services. Part 1 will show how to login and create a new application:

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Part 5

Part 6

Part 7

Part 8

The tutorial is also available at our Community blog Business Process Modelling and Business Activity Monitoring by Stefan Wörmcke

SOA & BPM Partner Community

For regular information (more...)

Integrating Oracle Fusion Middleware MapViewer with Oracle JET

There are many map components in the world out there—and I have documented how to integrate several of them in an Oracle JET application, e.g., 3DCityDB, Mapbox, Leaflet, and LuciadRIA

However, Oracle has its own map component, as described in detail below, which includes the Oracle Maps Javascript library:


Oracle Fusion Middleware MapViewer is a development toolkit for incorporating interactive maps and spatial analyses. It is (more...)

Meet Us at LinuxCon North America – Toronto

Oracle is a gold sponsor at LinuxCon North America, August 22nd – 24th, 2016. at Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto, Canada this year. Oracle has served on the board of the Linux Foundation since its inception in 2007 and remains steadfast to show its commitment to the open source community and their initiatives.  

We have great sessions lined up, one of these sessions will be presented by Robert Shimp, Product Management Group Vice President, (more...)

Oracle PartnerNetwork Community – Get Certified FREE at Oracle OpenWorld

Written by Iulia Pantelimon, OPN

Partners can take certification exams during Oracle OpenWorld at no cost, only at the OPN Test Fest.

The OPN Test Fest runs from Monday, September 19 - Thursday, September 22 at the Courtyard San Francisco Downtown Hotel.

It’s an exceptional opportunity for partners to take Oracle PartnerNetwork exams for FREE!

Experience the benefits when achieving certification successfully. Candidates earn an OPN Certified Specialist credential, a digital badge to promote across (more...)

Translating Oracle JET Applications

The Oracle JET MOOC starts on Monday. When we talk about Oracle JET we always say that it solves "enterprise challenges". One of these is internationalization/localization/translation of JavaScript applications. Recently I started playing with the translation features of Oracle JET and they're pretty impressive. Really, if you want to create JavaScript applications that need to be translated, you should look no further than Oracle JET.

Let's start by looking at the result of a small (more...)

Announcing the New Oracle Education & Research 2016 Industry Enablement!

We are glad to announce the release of a new Education & Research 2016 Industry Specialist Training Guided Learning Path targeted at your sales and sales consulting teams so that they can understand Oracle’s key messages within the industry, articulate Oracle’s key solutions for the sector and be able to position our products to their respective customers and prospects.

Gain proficiency in positioning and selling the Oracle Education and Research Industry solutions and contribute towards (more...)

MySQL Partner Webcast: MySQL Enterprise Edition Jump-start

Jump-start your MySQL knowledge with this in-depth webinar that will assist you in learning the building blocks for creating a centralized service offering with MySQL Enterprise Edition.

This webcast will be offered in 3 languages: English (9/13), Spanish (9/14), and Portuguese (Brazil) (9/14).

Register today! 

TimeClock Plus Achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle’s PeopleSoft Time and Labor – August 2016

TimeClock Plus (TCP), a Gold level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), announced it has achieved Oracle Validated Integration of TCP Direct with Oracle's PeopleSoft Time and Labor 9.2. This validation is a major milestone in the evolution of TCP and its relationship with Oracle. The company continues to grow its presence in the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) space and with Oracle Validated Integration for PeopleSoft Time and Labor, the company is even better positioned (more...)

Corvirtus Hiring Assessments Now Available in the Oracle Cloud Marketplace – August 2016

Corvirtus, a leading provider of hiring assessments and Gold level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), today announced that Corvirtus Hiring Assessments are now available in the Oracle Cloud Marketplace offering added value to Oracle Human Capital Management (HCM) Cloud customers. The Corvirtus Hiring Assessments application enables HR professionals to streamline talent management efforts by shortening the time to fill a position, improving quality hires, increasing culture fit and reducing unwanted turnover.

Read (more...)

Getting started with Process Cloud Service by Waslley Souza


If you know and use Oracle BPM Suite, you will like to try the new cloud solution called Oracle Process Cloud Service or PCS. With PCS you can modeling your processes through the cloud without the need to install Oracle BPM Suite. Go to PCS section within the Oracle Cloud website to learn more about or try it: http://cloud.oracle.com/process.

In this post we will create a basic process to create and approve employees.

Oracle OpenWorld 2016 – What You Need to Know

Starting to think about your schedule at Oracle OpenWorld? We have you covered.

Follow the steps below to get a jump start on your plans this year:

1. Oracle OpenWorld & JavaOne Pre-registration: We hope you’ve already reserved your seat, but if not, there’s still time to save $200 off the full conference pass price;

2. OPN Central website: Now that you’ve registered, check out the OPN Central website for a one-stop-shop for all OPN-related (more...)

Upcoming LIVE OPN PartnerCast: Oracle HCM Cloud – August 24

Tune in to our next LIVE OPN PartnerCast airing Wednesday, August 24 at 10am PT. Host Jonathan Vinoskey of Oracle will bring you the latest on Oracle HCM Cloud.

Guests and topics include:  

  • Aylin Uysal on HCM User Experience;
  • Adriana Smith on Applications Competitive Intelligence;
  • Jonathan will close out the show with Oracle HCM highlights and updates, and what partners can expect at OPN Central @ Oracle OpenWorld.

Watch the show live from the (more...)

Oracle OPN Cloud Partners Featured in Profit – August Edition

Profit Magazine continues to promote our OPN Cloud partners by highlighting their achievements:

  • Learn how our OPN Global Cloud Elite partners – Accenture & Deloitte – are helping customers successfully transition and implement ERP cloud technologies;
  • Read the Executive interview with Senior Vice President, Oracle Cloud, Shawn Price to see how the OPN Cloud Program helps partners move their customers to the cloud

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Node-oracledb 1.11 Released to NPM

| Aug 19, 2016
We've pushed out a release of node-oracledb to GitHub and NPM. Top features: Connection Pool Cache The node-oracledb driver connects Node.js to Oracle Database for fast and functional applications. The changes in node-oracledb 1.11 are: Added a connection pool cache feature allowing pools to be given a... [Read More]

PHP OCI8 2.1.2 and OCI8 2.0.12 released on PECL

| Aug 18, 2016
PHP OCI8 2.1.2 (for PHP 7) and OCI8 2.0.12 (for PHP 5.2+) have been uploaded to PECL. The OCI8 extension allows PHP applications to connect to Oracle Database. Use pecl install oci8 to install PHP OCI8 2.1 for PHP 7. Use pecl install oci8-2.0.12 to install PHP OCI8 2.0 for PHP 5.2 - PHP 5.6. Note: PHP 5.6 is the... [Read More]