Next up in the ‘hit list’ of topics on the way to specialisation is the Data Specialist. (I’ve been temporarily scared off by the amount of course content for the Sales and Presales specialisms!) This covers getting data in and out of Fusion.
As you would expect with a fully-featured system like Fusion, there are an array of options.
File Based Loader
FBL allows you to load data in bulk into Fusion from (more...)
The one that looked the most interesting – to me – was the new UX (User Experience) exam. I’ve always had a soft spot for good design and I’d loved the revamped look and feel in Fusion release 8. I also liked the fact that the Oracle UX team had (more...)
I just finished reading Nicholai Berdyaev's interpretative study on Dostoevsky. On the one hand, this is a work that will be difficult to digest without reading at least the four major novels: Demons (or The Possessed), Crime and Punishment, The Idiot and Brothers Karamazov - as well, I might add, as the Adolescent (or A Raw Youth, as it is sometimes titled). Berdyaev pursues his themes by reference to both characters and arguments that appear (more...)
Patching system software is a common undertaking, that should be smooth and easy. Software projects delivering artifacts, (should) have some kind of deployment pipeline to get to production. The same holds true for 3rd party/vendor software patches. Also with today’s ever expanding interconnected systems, and thus possible exposure to bugs/undocumented features, it’s crucial to have an active patching/lifecycle strategy.
Let’s look at how EM Cloud Control facilitates patching itself.
Over the last few years there has been a trend of increased spending on BI, and that trend isn't going away. The analyst predictions however have, understandably, been based on the mentality that the choice was between a traditional EDW/DW model or Hadoop. With the new 'Business Data Lake' type of hybrid approach its pretty clear that the shift is underway for all vendors to have a hybrid
Oracle have recently updated the requirements for the Fusion HCM Cloud Service Specialization program. Previously, there was a set of exams that partners had to get employees through and a client reference to attain. Now the specialisation is a lot more involved:
Previously the requirements were:
1x Fusion HCM 11g Sales Specialist 1x Fusion HCM 11g PreSales Specialist 1x General Product Support Assessment (v3.0)
plus 1 pass in either: Fusion HCM 11g Human Resources Implementation (more...)
It's my opinion that the pinnacle of artistic contribution from the American experience is found in Jazz (proof that art and suffering go hand in hand?). And I remain convinced that one of the most important exponents of Jazz as not just "high art" but truly great art is Wynton Marsalis.
Check out this Jazz-meets-Gospel concert in full. A uniquely American synthesis; uniquely wonderful.
Between just being flat out busy and frankly finding Twitter a much lazier way to share basic information, this blog has been dormant for too long. In May, it will get a lot more attention - too much is going on in the Big Data space and Hadoop area more specifically to keep so quiet about it. Time to speak up a bit...
I’m often asked about the adoption of Fusion Applications and Oracle will give you numbers about how many people have now purchased it, but I’m sharing my thoughts and how Collaborate left me feeling very excited about the adoption curve.
The early adopters of Fusion Applications have spoken about their experience (more...)
Collaborate 2014 had a mobile app, not uncommon nowadays in fact almost a necessity but this one was worthy of note.
I loved the mobile app it really did help to plan my agenda, and to be able make selections on the move, rate presentations, comment on the experience and interact with other delegates was fantastic. But I do have some feedback:
This is a really good option, the ability to be able (more...)
Last week was Collaborate 2014 which is the biggest user event for applications customers, so I need to attend.
I have to start this post by admitting that it isn’t my favourite conference, and in fact last year when having to select which conferences I could attend I missed collaborate for the first time in 12 years, a decision I later regretted. The problem is I simply don’t like Vegas, before this year I had (more...)
Wow! it has been a while since I posted something on my blog post. I have been very busy, moving to MongoDB, learning, learning, learning…finally I can breath a little and answer some questions.
Last week I have been helping my colleague Norberto to deliver a MongoDB Essentials Training in Paris. This was a very nice experience, and I am impatient to deliver it on my own. I was happy to see that
One of the challenges I’ve noticed when developing with Cordova hybrid apps is the lack of support for the HTML5 APIs that work on desktop devices but not the default Android browser (Ice cream sandwich, Jelly bean) like webSockets and WebRTC.
Now, Google Glass currently runs on Android 4.0.3 Ice cream sandwich and from the rumours circulating around the next update fingers crossed will put us onto 4.4 KitKat. (Can’t Wait!!)