Agenda



The Apps16 agenda has been created from presentations submitted by end users, partners and Oracle. Whether you attend as an individual or a team make sure you take advantage of all Apps16 has to offer across the three days. Below you can find highlights about what's on offer, just select your community to find out more:

Business
Analytics

Business &
Strategy

Cloud

Digital CX

Oracle
E-Business
Suite

PeopleSoft


Business Analytics
Helping you to gain insights into your business through data visualisation. Throughout the three days content is aligned with a stream meaning you can learn about analytics & reporting for your specific product(s) and Wednesday also features a dedicated stream. Look out for sessions with Business Analytics in the title. Here's what you can learn:
An overview of how Oracle BICS HR Analytics can be leveraged for your crucial HR reporting
Explore how Oracle Discoverer users can migrate to Oracle BICS and take advantage of new capabilities
Discover how to gain rapid insight into your HR data using Oracle Data Visualiser
Learn how to migrate OBIA from 7.9.6.3 to 11.1.1.9.2 including the process, issues found and lessons learnt
How non-technical users can use BI Publisher capabilities to build, publish, and distribute Oracle E-Business Suite reports

     

Business & Strategy
Sessions are designed to help you improve your business processes from a strategic point of view. Taking place across all three days, sessions focus on a variety of topics including:
Explore the evolution of the Internet of Things (IoT) in industry and how it will impact interaction with ERP systems
Discover simple techniques to incorporate cloud thinking now to your current business strategy, processes and systems
Learn about Flowserve's approach to application lifecycle management including tools used and future direction
Follow a real life case study's approach to and delivery of testing on implementation of multiple Oracle applications
Some of the potential challenges that should be considered when evaluating big data rather than being swept up in the hype

     

Cloud
Looking at moving to the cloud but unsure what to expect? Apps16 has case studies galore for you to see what it really takes to make the move. See below to see what you can learn from each stream.
Empower your financials with sessions discussing:
Reading Borough Council’s Cloud journey since going live in August 2014
Overview and examples of how to architect, design & implement the integration of third party systems with Oracle Cloud ERP
How to improve financial controls by collaborating in the Cloud

Increase your HR process agility with sessions on:
The journey, the benefits & the strategic value in transforming HR in the cloud from a real user case point
HR systems transformation business drivers, the journey & lessons learnt
Get an overview of how Oracle BICS HR Analytics can be leveraged for your crucial HR Reporting

For the practicalities of moving to the cloud, attend the Life stream to learn about:
The urban myths of Oracle Cloud implementations
An introductory session into some of the key security and controls challenges for those considering a move to Cloud
Shed the light on user resistance for a move and how to win and influence tough users

Want to know more about the technical side? Attend these sessions to:
Find out does UX really matter? Tales from real implementations
Learn how to create mobile application extensions for Oracle Fusion applications
Explore a nine step method for developing and deploying SaaS extensions

     

Digital CX
Designed to help you and your business deliver an all-rounded customer experience and with a stream of content on Monday and Tuesday you can attend them all. Here's what each day will feature:

Monday
Find out how a global events company moved their Siebel instance to Oracle CX
Learn how to explore, articulate, define and agree a blueprint for digital transformation
Explore the changing role of the IT team in a cloud-centric world and the risks and opportunities it presents for forward-looking IT teams

Tuesday
How to digitally transform the lives of young people with Oracle Service Cloud
See how SaaS CX solutions can be used to increase ability to self serve, reduce cost and free up HR staff to deal with more complex issues
View a demonstration of how Oracle Policy Automation (OPA) and Oracle Service Cloud (OSVC) can be leveraged to build flexible digital solutions

     

Oracle E-Business Suite
Covering a broad selection, take a look below to see which day(s) and stream(s) suit your business needs.

For all things Financials, check out these sessions to find out about:
The dilemmas of an Oracle ERP manager and possible solutions with Aviva
How to maintain a global COA, global business processes and management reporting in your operation
Tips for upgrading from Oracle financials and Oracle HR 11i to R12.2.4 within a tight timescale

Want to innovate your Financials Order to Cash process? We've got you covered. Attend to:
Learn how Plantronics implemented a fully automated solution for back end rebates through standard Oracle E-Business Suite Channel Revenue Management (ChRM)
Find out about Norfolk County Council’s implementation of Oracle R12 advanced collections
See an overview of Oracle’s product strategy for Oracle E-Business Suite Projects

Work with purchasing and payables? Then attend the Financials (P2P & SCM) stream:
Explore how a move to procurement Cloud would affect your purchasing processes
Learn from Northern Power Grid's experience of using R12.1.3, iExpenses
See how an Oracle E-Kanban solution implemented across sites of InSinkErator, an Emerson company, was used to support a high velocity, high volume manufacturing environment

Find out how HCM (Core) helped make business' lives easier with theses sessions:
Discover how the National Trust have approached the rollout of mobile HCM to a distributed, complex and varied workforce
Hear how Citco used Oracle E-Business Suite to ensure a clear view of who is spending time where and how efficiently they are dealing with customers
Learn how a mobile friendly solution can ensure absence information is provided to assist with minimising sickness whilst ensuring paid time off is taken

Leverage your HCM for Performance & Payroll and takeaway these key points:
Understand the new learning solutions that will change the way you will think about training employees and providing continuous ongoing self-support
Learn how Diamond Resorts International implemented sub-ledger accounting for Payroll
Explore the gender pay gap - how to get this info, what data is needed and how to help bridge it

Enhance your HCM Recruit to Retire processes with sessions on:
How Cheshire West & Chester Council reduced time to recruit and improved candidate & the hiring manager's experience with integrated services
An update from Scottish Natural Heritage on plans to share their Oracle E-Business Suite with other public sector bodies in Scotland
How Transport for London integrated third party video interviewing software and an RPO in four weeks

For a more technical view, look below to see what's on offer:
Follow CIMA's journey from on premise to Cloud integration
Learn how to architect and implement ERP & HCM extensions quickly and easily
How to extend HCM Cloud using ABCS and release 11 API functionality
Understand the value proposition, the solutions offered and the use cases for Oracle E-Business Suite customers to deploy their environments on Oracle Cloud (IaaS and PaaS)
Learn how Liverpool John Moores University have automated the cloning of the Production R12.1.3 Oracle E-Business Suite environment

     


PeopleSoft
All sessions will take place on the Tuesday and cover a variety of topic areas including 9.2, cloud, fluid and technology. Here's a selection of the sessions on offer:
Explore Oracle Cloud Services and how they can help you run PeopleSoft instances in the Oracle Cloud
Understand how to securely deploy PeopleSoft self-service transactions
Find out about the more advanced areas of Weblogic administration - monitoring, tuning and security configuration for Peoplesoft administrators
Learn about Nationwide's successful adoption of Fusion Talent Management Suite and its coexistence with PeopleSoft
Push the boundaries of user engagement by leveraging PeopleSoft and PeopleTools

     

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