Do You Know the Risk of Shadow Processes? By Ajay Khanna

In order to do business, companies need to buy and develop many applications. These applications help companies perform various functions. Usually, employees may need to access multiple applications to perform an end-to-end function or what we call a business process.

Take, for example, Order Management. In order to take and (more...)

Oracle Fusion UX Design Patterns and Tools for the Cloud Crowd by Ultan O’Broin

The Oracle Fusion Applications User Experience Design Patterns and Guidelines are out-of-the-box, developer productivity enablers. As ready-made, yet flexible, usability solutions, the patterns are easily applied when building Fusion applications and UI integrations in the cloud with the Oracle toolkit.

Design patterns as reusable solutions to common problems when designing (more...)

Hosting & SaaS Licesing: update and simplified overview

As per huge demand and recent developments, please find an updated 'Licensing for Partners - Hosting & SaaS' document on the Community Workspace. This documents describes the hosting and SaaS licensing options in an easy to understand language.

WebLogic on Oracle Database Appliance–test systems by Arrow

As pre-announced at the Community Forum, WebLogic is available at the Oracle Database Appliance. This is a wonderful opportunity to consolidate both database and middleware infrastructure of our joint customers in one machine. As a first step we would like to invite you to watch our on-demand webcast.

For more (more...)

BPM 11g PS6 the support for Adaptive Case Management that Oracle has added to Oracle BPM Suite in this latest release means a breakthrough – Lucas Jellema, Amis

"Depending on the industry, organization and type of business process and its actors, a process can be iron clad and straightforward to capture in a BPMN definition. However, in many environments, the business process - or part of the process - is not fixed. Which steps are to be executed (more...)

Marketing Services for Specialized partners

Thanks for your investment in Specialization, therefore we would like to make sure that you benefit from our services:

Marketing Kits WebLogic

We are very interested to run joint marketing events jointly with you as imageour partners! At our WebLogic Community Workspace (WebLogic Community membership required) you can find kits for iAs to WebLogic upgrade campaign and WebLogic innovation workshops.

We can support such events by:

BPM 11g PS6, this is not a small incremental release but a big step for BPM technology at Oracle – Mark Simpson, Griffiths Waite

imageGriffiths Waite are delighted with the improvements in BPM 11gPS6, this is not a small incremental release but a big step for BPM technology at Oracle. The BPM Product Management team have really listened to feedback with the introduction of Case Management activities, improved business modelling experience, a design environment (more...)

Fusion Middleware Partner Community Forum – what you missed in Faro!

Thanks to Simon and Martien for their blog articles about the Community Forum. You can find them at Simon's blog article , Martien's blog article. They both have shared very nice summaries and highlights of the Forum.

Have you also written any blog post? Please feel free to share it (more...)

Process Accelerators What’s New in the February 2013 Release (

This new PA release includes Previews for Employee Onboarding (EOB) and of Business Account Opening (BAclip_image002O), as well as customer-driven updates to all existing PAs. Also, a new Installer now supports the installation process.

PA previews showcase functionality that Oracle BPM customers and prospects can explore, thus matching their (more...)

New Directions with Business-Driven Business Process Management–Webcast April 17th 2013

Webcast Date & Time April 17, 2013 10 a.m. PT / 1 p.m. ET
Join Kris Nelson of Thomson Reuters and Oracle experts to learn how the next generation of Oracle BPM Suite offers many new business advantages including ways to:

  • Empower your business with enhanced modeling and (more...)

OTN Video: What You’re Watching by Bob Rhubart

As of this moment there are 49 videos on the Oracle Technology Network YouTube Channel, featuring conversations with the people who build Oracle technologies and the people who use those technologies. Here's the current list of the Top 10 most popular OTN videos - and the Nr.1 is:

Marketing Kits – “Brave New Integration World” & “Achieving Greater Responsiveness with Oracle BPM”

We are very interested to run joint marketing events jointly with you are partners! At our SOA Community Workspace (SOA Community membership required) you can find new marketing kits:

SOA marketing kit “Brave New Integration World”

  • Topic: Process & Cloud & Mobile & Data
  • Content: Event brief & (more...)

The latest version of Oracle BPM 11g PS6 introduces a set of new features that are of extreme value for the BPM lifecycle – José Afonso Pires, Link Consulting

imageOne of the challenges with most BPM project is in the way the business users and the analysts are involved in the projects. How is the process modeled, how are the interfaces defined and how is it that the analyst can preview the end result during the early analysis phase. (more...)

Exalogic additional material

Wikis SOA Community

Our new wikis: bpm blogs & call for papers & soa blogs & soa books are available - more to come! Would be super if you add and share your blogs, books or call for papers!

SOA & BPM Partner Community

For regular information on Oracle SOA Suite become (more...)

Get Ready for Vienna (2) – Specialization Test Fest – Take the Implementation Tests for FREE!

Participants of the Exadata, Exalogic and Manageability Partner Forum, Vienna, April 23-24th, will have the opportunity to  take the Implementation Specialist Tests for the Exadata, Exalogic and Oracle Enterprise Manager specializations for FREE!.

Oracle will pay the fee!

The exams will take place at the same location as the (more...)

SOA article – What is SOA? Why is SOA important? What is the status of SOA? What is the future of SOA? Wow can you start with SOA?

Published with my Brazilian friends and article about SOA, if you want to learn

  • imageWhat is SOA?
  • Why is SOA important?
  • What is the status of SOA?
  • What is the future of SOA?
  • How can you start with SOA?

Download the article here.

What is SOA?

Thomas Erl’s SOA Manifesto (more...)

Learn About the World’s Most Complete Cloud for the Enterprise – London May 14th & Munich May 15th

Oracle are excited to announce that CloudWorld London will take place on the 14th May 2013 in London and on the 15th May 2013 in Munich with Mark Hurd, President and Thomas Kurian, Executive Vice President, Product Development as keynote speakers.

Mobile, social, and cloud are redefining how business gets (more...)

Oracle ADF Mobile 3-days Hands-on Workshop for Oracle Applications Partners – Reading May 21-23

Oracle ADF Mobile is a Java and HTML5 mobile development framework that enables developers to build custom applications or extend Oracle Applications, for iOS and Android, from a single code base. Based on a hybrid mobile architecture, ADF Mobile supports access to native device services, enables offline applications and protects (more...)