Sharlena ColesAuthor

October 30, 2017 - Apps Associates Inaugural Member of Oracle Cloud Excellence Implementer (CEI) Program

Sharlena Coles

Oracle Cloud Excellence Implementer Program

To accelerate customers’ transformation to the cloud, the Oracle Partner Network (OPN) launched the Oracle Cloud Excellence Implementer (CEI) program on October 1, 2017. The CEI program recognizes OPN partners who demonstrate expertise, project success, and customer satisfaction during Oracle SaaS Cloud implementations.

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Julian TroakeAuthor

October 6, 2017 - Recent Success Stories for Our AWS Cloud Customers

Julian Troake

We’ve recently helped many customers migrate their applications to the cloud. Here are their stories:

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Apps Associates has been helping PTC with AWS expertise and Oracle DBA consultants to install three Hyperion environments – Development, User Acceptance Testing and Production all on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud. Continue reading “Recent Success Stories for Our AWS Cloud Customers”

Srini SamyAuthor

September 11, 2017 - Why It Pays to Automate Currency Exchange Rates Load Processes

Srini Samy

If you run an international business, managing risk associated with fluctuating currency rates is a daily occurrence that never ends. Speed and accuracy must go hand-in-hand to protect profits. So, have you ever given thought as to why you’re still manually fetching and loading data from currency exchanges, like OANDA, into Oracle Cloud ERP?

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Sharlena ColesAuthor

July 31, 2017 - The Trick to Turning Around Low Productivity Rates with Cloud Adoption

Sharlena Coles

cloud adoptionAccording to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, rates of productivity in the United States have been underwhelming in the last 5 years. In fact, statistics show a growth rate that is notably lower when compared with the productivity rates since the Great Recession. This lack of growth is a direct contradiction to the evolution of digital technology considering that its sole purpose is to make business organizations more productive. I want to share with you my perspective on this ­­­­­ inconsistency. Continue reading “The Trick to Turning Around Low Productivity Rates with Cloud Adoption”

Sharlena ColesAuthor

June 14, 2017 - Organizational Trends and Their Impact on Oracle Fusion Performance Management

Sharlena Coles

Performance ManagmentOver the past 5 years, organizational trends in Performance Management have significantly impacted the way we solution Oracle Fusion Performance Management for our client organizations. Since more and more clients have become unhappy with the rigidness of their current Performance Management process and solutions, Apps Associates has been challenged to think “outside the box” during the discovery and design phases of a new or existing Oracle Fusion Performance Management implementation.    Continue reading “Organizational Trends and Their Impact on Oracle Fusion Performance Management”

Jaret BalterAuthor

May 22, 2017 - Four Must Have Tips for Successful Conference Room Pilots

Jaret Balter

Staff meeting-1Conference room pilot testing (CRP), can often be an overwhelming event for a client. In a typical project cycle there will be two or more CRP’s. The first CRP (CRP1) is used to demonstrate the proposed solution using generic data. The purpose in not to test data but to verify the validity of the solution. The implementation partner will drive the CRP1 session while discussing features, functionality, and the solution. CRP2 (and later CRPs) is designed to incorporate the client into the testing event. Client data will be set up in the system, tweaks coming out of CRP1 have been made and the client will get their hands on the keyboard and transacting. Continue reading “Four Must Have Tips for Successful Conference Room Pilots”