ODTUG April E-News

ODTUG Announces Career Track Community
Are you a young professional who works with Oracle products? Did you recently graduate from college? Are you wondering where to jumpstart your career with Oracle products and access resources?

Then the ODTUG Career Track Community is the place for you. It is your portal to the information, people, and resources that will help you progress in your career with Oracle products.

In addition to the materials and access that will make you successful, the Career Track Community will have exclusive networking events with current (and future) leaders within the Oracle Communities.

Click here to learn more about the newest ODTUG Community.
Cloud Meetup Hosted by ODTUG Database Community
Join the ODTUG Database Community for happy hour at Philadelphia's hip and happening Bourbon Blue on Tuesday, April 19, at 5:00 PM! Sign up here.

New Oracle Professional Scholarship, Tracks Coming to Kscope16
ODTUG is excited to announce two unique offerings for the newest members of the Oracle community: the ODTUG Kscope16 New Oracle Professional Scholarship and the Kscope16 New Oracle Professional Tracks. Learn more.

Kscope16 Sunday Symposiums Posted
Kscope offers you a choice of five symposiums at no additional cost. Check out the content you can catch on Sunday!
Oracle OpenWorld 2016: Call for Proposals Now Open
What’s the big idea? Share yours with the world's largest gathering of Oracle technologists and business leaders during Oracle OpenWorld 2016, happening September 18-22 in San Francisco. The Call for Proposals is now open

2016 Oracle Excellence Award: Sustainability Innovation
Nominations for Oracle Sustainability Innovation Awards are open! Click here to learn more.

Oracle Database Insights Forum
Join the Oracle Database Insights Forum and learn the best future for your database platforms and solutions, whether on premises, in the cloud, or both. Find out more here.

World of Webinars
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT

Where to Start? ETL Developer Career
Rodrigo Radtke de Souza, Dell
Are you a young professional who just got out of college and unsure which career path to follow? Are you are thinking about changing your career to something completely new and looking for options? Either way, this webinar is the right one for you. It’s the first in a series that the new ODTUG Career Track Community will bring you to show what Oracle careers look like and where/how to start with them.

During this webinar, we will talk about what an ETL developer career looks like, what the expectations are, challenges, rewards, and which steps are needed to be successful. We will discuss a wide range of topics, such as tools used on the job, certification paths, the importance of social media, user groups, and more. This webinar will be presented by Rodrigo Radtke de Souza, who has been working in the Oracle ETL world for quite some time now and has achieved great accomplishments as an ETL developer, such as Oracle ACE nomination, frequent Kscope speaker, ODTUG Leadership Program participant, and a successful career at Dell.

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EPM Community
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
Accelerating Your Ride to the Cloud: Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) and Business Intelligence Cloud Service (BICS) Integration Services
Jason Hodson and Randy Schmitz, Edgewater Ranzal
Are you dreaming of:

  • Driving business agility via linking organizational strategy to execution? 
  • Measuring key metrics in one easy-to-use dashboard that can be accessed in real time from anywhere?
  • A single BI platform to consolidate analytic investments?

Attend this webcast to understand the complete, end-to-end data integration automation between EPM platforms and BICS. Whether through scheduling, ad hoc, or both, you will learn during this session how a stand-up solution is just a few weeks away. The cloud experts at Edgewater Ranzal will educate you on our process to integrate in a matter of weeks, key areas of focus (providing a foundation for future development and flexible, scalable data modeling), and show you how custom-built reporting solutions to provide the business the ability to gain unique insights into Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service are at your fingertips.

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APEX Community

Thursday, April 21, 2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
apex.world On Air: Working Like a Pro
Martin D'Souza, Joel Kallman, Dan McGhan, Juergen Schuster, and Scott Spendolini
In this episode, the panelists will show their favorite feature/tool they use when working with APEX. Let us know what you are interested in and what we should discuss beforehand by submitting feedback in apex.world. You can always contribute to the discussion and ask questions live during the webinar, too.

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EPM Community
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
Introduction to Enterprise Performance Reporting Cloud Service
Shannon Burket, Mindstream Analytics
Oracle Enterprise Performance Reporting Cloud Service (EPRCS), a part of the Oracle EPM Cloud, provides relief from the manual and time-consuming efforts of most performance reporting processes used today. It is a secure, collaborative, and process-driven approach for management and narrative reporting packages. Join Shannon Burket, Director of MindStream Analytics’ Planning & Analysis practice, as she reviews the key business benefits and demonstrates the key features of EPRCS.

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EPM Community
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT
Learn How You Can Streamline and Optimize Your Reporting Process in the Cloud with EPRCS
Vince Tran, Vertical Edge Consulting Group
Oracle Enterprise Performance Reporting Cloud Service (EPRCS) is a purpose-built solution in the cloud for management and narrative reporting. It provides a secure, collaborative, process-driven approach for defining, authoring, reviewing, and publishing financial and management report packages for internal and external stakeholders. 
The current integration of narrative into performance-reporting processes is often manual, ad hoc, and highly prone to error. New cloud-based solutions, such as Oracle Enterprise Performance Reporting Cloud Service, enable organizations to streamline internal and external reporting processes, combining data plus narrative in a single, secure, collaborative environment.

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EPM Community
Thursday, May 26, 2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
Enhancing Data Governance with Oracle Data Relationship Management
Julia Radovani, Peloton
Master data management and data governance solutions are becoming more mainstream as organizations continue finding new insights from their data. With the rapid expansion and adoption of enterprise systems, a great need has emerged for enabling technology to drive the timely collaboration and enrichment of master data structures. At the same time, transparency and controls continue to be important features of data governance processes. This webinar will highlight Oracle Data Relationship Management (DRM) with a particular focus on the streamlined workflow data governance request and approvals enabled by the Data Relationship Governance (DRG) module.

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