Oracle OpenWorld and JavaOne SF 2015 – Call for Proposals has been extended!

Due to popular demand, the deadline for submitting proposals for the San Francisco 2015 Oracle OpenWorld and JavaOne Conferences, has been extended to 11:59 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, May 6. 

See the links below for details:

OpenWorld Call for Proposals

JavaOne Call for Proposals

Oracle Developer Cloud Service – Automating Builds for Oracle ADF Applications

Following up on the previous blog that showed how to get your ADF application into the Developer Cloud Service git repository, this entry will show you the next step in the lifecycle - executing builds.

The Oracle Developer Cloud Service (DevCS) supports build automation with both Maven and Ant scripts - and in this demo I'm showing you how to use the Ant option. One of the unique aspects of DevCS for customers who (more...)

La data au service de sa présence sur les réseaux sociaux

L’utilisation des réseaux sociaux est un élément que la plupart des entreprises ont déjà intégré dans leur quotidien : d’après une étude menée par CEGOS en 2014, plus de 51% des dirigeants/managers répondent oui à la question «  De nouveaux métiers, liés aux réseaux sociaux, sont-ils apparus dans votre entreprise ces dernières années ? », l’impact n’est plus à prouver. Mais l’usage professionnel des données récoltées via ces supports n’est pas aussi sensible : seul 8% (more...)

Oracle MAF 2.1.2 Released

Our mobile development team has been busy continuously improving the framework we provide you. Last month we released Oracle MAF 2.1.1 and this month we are releasing Oracle MAF 2.1.2. This is part of Oracle's commitment to a much faster release cycle for our mobile customers.

This new version is a minor release with no major new features, but it contain several fixes for issues you might have ran into, so (more...)

SPARC processor documentation

The documentation for older SPARC processors has been put up on the web!

New IoT article on Forbes- Preparing for IoT and What You Need to Know

| Apr 28, 2015

Interesting new article on Forbes just released around getting your business ready for the Internet of Things: 7 Important Points In Preparing For The ;

Great insights on some critical areas to consider from the very start of your program. Read the story at:

Using Notepad++ as a visual XML editor for PSRM config tools

There have been a few inquires about visual editors for PSRM config tools.  There are several editors you can use, Notepad++ is a popular choice, it allows you to color code here's an example:


Notepad++ is a free editing tool. One of its features is the ability to have additional languages defined, which allows code mark-up, for example.

Setup Procedure

Dialog Summit 2015 – Von E-Mail-Marketing zu Cross-Channel-Kommunikation

Rund 300 Marketing-Experten, für die Begriffe wie „Datengestütztes Marketing“, „Automatisiertes Marketing“ oder „Mobile Orchestrierung“ zum täglichen Schaffen gehören, trafen sich heute in Frankfurt am Main zum Dialog Summit 2015. Und natürlich fehlte die Oracle Marketing Cloud im Rahmen einer solchen Veranstaltung nicht. John Thomson, unser Enterprise Sales Manager DECH, zeigte anhand eines praxisbezogenen Beispiels, wie Online-Shops automatisierte Trigger-Kampagnen planen und erfolgreich umsetzen können. Und auch E-Mail Marketing wurde im Vortrag der Oracle Marketing Cloud thematisiert.

Dialog Summit 2015: Oracle Marketing Cloud Vortrag


Cloud: All Grown Up

Our son graduates high school next month. It's tempting to fall back on all the cliches and shower him with praise. He's all grown up. But while acknowledging how much he's achieved, we know that he's still very much a work in progress. 

Cloud computing has been growing up at the same time as our son, who has never known life without the internet. A new Harvard Business Review survey (sponsored by Oracle), "Cloud (more...)

Support for Partner Installation of Oracle Systems

As a reminder, OPN partners authorized to install Oracle systems can leverage Oracle Support to resolve installation-specific issues.

The following courses provide a base foundation for engaging with Oracle Support:

Eight Consecutive Gartner Magic Quadrant reports! Oracle Named a Leader for Transportation Management Systems

Gartner recently released its 2015 Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems report and once again, Oracle was named as a leader among its peers in the TMS market.

According to Gartner, “A compelling trend in logistics management is a concept that Gartner calls "supply chain execution convergence," which refers to the need for supply chain organizations to better orchestrate and synchronize processes across functional domains.”

Answering to this trend, Oracle continues to expand upon (more...)

Oracle Documents Cloud Service – REST API

5 Tips for Budget-Friendly Training in the Modern Contact Center

| Apr 24, 2015
As contact center leaders you’re always being asked to do more with less. Agent training is no exception. Here are 5 tips for low or no cost ways to train agents from ICMI’s webcast featuring Justin Robbins (ICMI), Jana Meyers (American Century), Joe Landers (Oracle) and Kristine Chisholm (ICMI).

Tip 1: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly in Recorded Contacts

Encourage agents to share recorded contacts of positive customer interactions as well as negative (more...)

How to Increase Performance With Business Events in Fusion Applications

| Apr 24, 2015

This post describes configuration changes to increase performance with EDN (Event Delivery Network) business events.

Fusion application administrators may need to create thousands of users and add many roles and privileges.  This data must be synchronized and handled by EDN. 

As part of user provisioning, several jobs are run to synchronize data between LDAP, OAM (Oracle Application Manager) and Fusion Applications.  If there are a large number of requests pending to be processed (e. (more...)

Friday Spotlight: Oracle Linux 7 – Optimizing Deployment Flexibility and Increasing ROI

Happy Friday!

Our spotlight this week is a fantastic new white paper called "Oracle Linux 7 - Optimizing Deployment Flexibility and Increasing ROI". From the summary:

"This paper describes Oracle Linux 7 features that help IT organizations deploy strategic applications effectively and efficiently. It discusses the advantages of choosing Oracle Linux and how the operating system brings value to enterprise application delivery. It also explores versatile technologies that are supported with Oracle (more...)

Oracle is Coming to EMC World on May 5-8

| Apr 28, 2014

EMC World 2014 returns to Las Vegas May 5-8 at The Venetian!
As data growth explodes, EMC creates the infrastructure that enables you to
manage (more…)

OPN Webcast: SPARC M6-32 & Supercluster M6-32 Channel Sales Training

Join us for
this informative session to hear
about Oracle’s new SPARC M6-32
server and SuperCluster M6-32. In
this session you’ll learn about
the new products and more
importantly, how to position and
sell them. We will also cover
important information pertaining
to resell rights, Specialization
and Sales & Marketing

Maldives Police Empowered by Exadata: Hassan’s Story

Hope you are all having a great summer!