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An Affiliate of OAUG

Atlanta OAUG'S "Back To R12 School" Event

August 26, 2016
Time 8AM – 3:30PM

Breakfast Provided by Oracle Corporation

Lunch Provided by Actifio Inc.

Meeting Space Provided by Matrix Resources, Inc.

RSVP:
Please register for the event so that we can get an accurate meal count!!!

RSVP Here! 

Location:

This is the first building east of 400 at the corner of Abernathy and Peachtree Dunwoody Road. It is across the street from the former Oracle Corporation offices.

Northpark Town Center Office Complex
1000 Abernathy Road Northeast
Northpark 400 Building, Suite 335
Atlanta, GA 30328

Directions to the building:
http://www.northparktowncenter.com/getting_here.htm

Please make sure you park at the 400 building.

Once you park:

Enter the building lobby from the ground level across from the parking deck and take the elevators to the 3rd floor. Once you get off the elevators go towards the door that appears as if it is going outside and the Conference Center will be on your right.

Agenda:
8:00-8:45 Registration/Breakfast/Networking
8:45-9:00 Meeting Kick off & Introductions
9:00-9:50 Oracle Presentation 1
9:50-10:00 Break
10:00-10:50 Oracle Presentation 2
10:50-11:40 Oracle Presentation 3
11:40-12:10 Lunch
12:10-12:30 Lunch Sponsor Presentation
12:30-1:20 Oracle Presentation 4
1:20-1:30 Break
1:30-2:20 Oracle Presentation 5
2:20-3:10 Oracle Presentation 6
3:10-3:20 Door Prizes & Closing Remarks

***PLEASE NOTE – The schedule and timing of the presentations is subject to change without notice. All presenters volunteer their time to speak and many presenters travel to our meetings, so we sometimes have to juggle the schedule even at the last minute.

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Oracle Presentation 1:
Anne Carlson
Senior Director, Product Strategy
Oracle Corporation

Oracle E-Business Suite: Strategy Overview and 12.2 Upgrade Planning

Get an update on the Oracle E-Business Suite product line and learn about key planning considerations when upgrading to the latest 12.2 release. Hear how industry trends such as Subscription Economy, Industry 4.0, Big Data, IoT, Mobile and Oracle Cloud are being adopted by E-Business Suite, today and in the future. Understand lessons learned for doing a good 12.2 upgrade project, including how to use Oracle Cloud resources during and after your upgrade to streamline your IT operations.

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Oracle Presentation 2:
Brijesh Bharat
SkyBridge Global

Transforming Warehouse and Transportation Operations using Oracle EBS R12 – A Case Study

A leading warehouse and cargo transportation company based in South Florida, transformed their warehouse operations and cargo transportation by using Oracle EBS R12 Supply Chain solution. Disparate systems and processes are streamlined from end to end, providing best practices inherent in the Oracle Supply Chain schema. Processes from Dock Receipt, Booking, Tariff Rating, Bill of Lading, Stuffing, and Loading Containers to the final Invoicing are now seamlessly integrated, driving process efficiencies across enterprise. Skybridge also designed various interfaces for their 3rd party vendors including Hazcheck and Border Patrol.

The Oracle solution reduced dependencies on these external vendors, providing savings of up to $250K per annum to the customer.

The company now uses the Oracle system in its entire operation of receiving, put-away, picking, and shipping at its 5 warehouses.

Oracle solution has cut down order picking time by 25%, decreased receiving time from 8 hours to 2, and provided robustness and flexibility in the warehouse and transportation operations.

This case study will highlight the solution provided, methodology and its approach in making this implementation a success.

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Oracle Presentation 3:
Kurt Moydell
Vice President, Sales-North America
Spinnaker Support

Ted Burns
Vice President, Sales – South Gulf Region
Spinnaker Support

Cost Optimization as a Cloud Migration Strategy

Gartner is reporting a steady increase in the inquiries about canceling maintenance agreements with software providers. With the cost of software support and maintenance increasing annually, it is important to understand that there are options beyond software publisher provided maintenance. Third-party support is being used by many organizations as a way to reduce costs, and in some cases as a way to wait out the uncertainty of their cloud migration strategy. Join us to understand the benefits available to your organization through third-party support.

In this presentation, you will learn about:
- The state of the software support industry
- How third-party support works
- Things to consider before moving to third-party support
- Leveraging third-party support as part of your cloud migration roadmap
- (Real world customer experience) *

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Lunch Vendor Sponsor Presentation:
Actifio
Teddy Lawhead
Enterprise Account Executive

Actifio helps hundreds of global enterprise customers and service provider partners in more than 30 countries around the world virtualize their data, just as they virtualized their servers and networks.
Our Virtual Data Pipeline™ technology decouples data from infrastructure, enabling dramatic improvements in business resiliency, agility, and access to the cloud.

Actifio replaces siloed data management applications with a radically simple, application-centric, SLA-driven approach that lets customers capture data from production applications, manage it more economically, and use it when and where they need. The result is enterprise data available for any use, anytime, anywhere, for less.

With more than two exabytes of application data under management, our customers have freed themselves from the bonds of traditional siloed data management with our radically simple approach.

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Oracle Presentation 4:
Mark Riley
Solutions Architect

Radically Simple Copy Data Virtualization

Actifio VDP virtualizes Oracle data, allowing IT adminstrators to provide data protection, test & development, analytics, as well as disaster recov- ery and business continuity all through a single storage platform, from only one golden copy of your production data. Actifio allows IT admin- strators to access a single, any point-in-time copy of your primary data, through a mount, clone, LiveCloneTM, or restore operation. The approach to properly Capture, Manage, and Use data is Radically Simple.

Actifio VDP delivers the unique capability of enabling applications to directly use point-in-time copy data, without the need for a traditional “restore” operation. Application data from any point-in-time copy can be accessed on any system for recovery, development, testing, analytics or dozens of other common use cases. Actifio VDP offers vast flexibility when accessing data with options for secure, roles-based control of data management for multi-tenancy, virtual images from any point-in-time, and various image types.

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Oracle Presentation 5:
Chain-Sys Corporation
Sid Azhar, VP – Sales
Demo by Product Team

Simplify Master Data Management with a Tool Based Solution

Master Data Management (MDM) is critical to any Organization, regardless of its size, which has multiple business processes that utilize Master Data elements. MDM creates a ‘Single Source of Truth’ and effectively drives these business processes. Organizations often lack an effective MDM strategy that results in poor Data Quality and poses a serious risk, especially as data volumes grow.

This session will discuss Chain-Sys’ appMDM tool, which provides a comprehensive end-to-end MDM solution that can be leveraged for specific domains such as Customers, Suppliers, Items etc., and can be rolled out incrementally providing a cost effective and easy-to-manage solution to institute governance around Master Data.

The appMDM tool consolidates master data from multiple sources into a Central Data Hub using pre-configured Templates. A Master Data Governance Group controls the MDM process with built-in work flow functionality & approval processes, and allows for easy Data Integration between the Hub and multiple Source Applications.

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Oracle Presentation 6:
David Rincon
Senior Oracle Consultant & Managing Partner
Cornerstone Data Systems, Inc.

Oracle Database Appliance X6

This presentation will highlight a newly introduced version of the oracle Database Appliance X6. The objective of this presentation is to highlight the new systems, their capabilities and features. These new systems offer a compelling licensing advantage when compared to other hyper-converged platforms from competitors. Feature set rich and a very attractive ROI and TCO. ODA X6 targeting entry level implementations of engineered systems and smaller organizations that wish to leverage Oracle software and hardware.

- Entry level engineered system X6-2S
- Mid size appliance X6-2M
- High Availability Database Appliance X5-2. High Level Overview as this presentation focuses on X6 platforms.
- Highlight features of each system and how each tackles specific business issues such as scalability, licensing, disaster recovery.

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Andrew Snyder
Atlanta OAUG Coordinator

asnyder@NOODLEit.com
678-596-3785
www.NOODLEit.com

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