Willard WaymanAuthor

June 24, 2020 - COVID – 19 and the Oracle SCM Cloud

Willard Wayman

Life would pall if it were all sugar; salt is bitter if taken by itself; but when tasted as part of the dish, it savours the meat. Difficulties are the salt of life. Robert Baden-Powell: Author: Scouting for Boys

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Willard WaymanAuthor

June 17, 2020 - Supply Chain Management – Be Proactive and Agile

Willard Wayman

A few weeks back I went into my local warehouse store to get a few items. I headed back to the food section and immediately noticed empty pallets where water for sale normally was found. At the end of the row a forklift had just placed a pallet of water which was being picked clean. I took a case of water and then another, even though I had 2 cases at home. I thought about other “essentials” and headed over to get toilet paper, nothing but empty pallets. I had a case at home so I didn’t worry too much about the warehouse store being out. Other shoppers were being silly and panicking, not me. The next week, as news reports blasted the airwaves with news of vast supply chain disruptions, I lined up with a few hundred people to get more toilet paper. An hour and a half later we entered the same warehouse store. There at the entrance was a sign with a list of several items they were out of, cleaned out by panic. I got my case of toilet tissue that day and added it to another already in storage, just in case.

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Roland OwensAuthor

June 12, 2020 - Help is on the way. Oracle assistance for COVID preparation.

Roland Owens

On March 27th, 2020 The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law. There is over $2 trillion of economic relief targeted to US citizens and business. There are some specific attributes of this act that are targeted to many businesses that are Oracle customers from a HR, Payroll and Benefits perspective. Below, we will review information from My Oracle Support (MOS), in an attempt to uncover support that Oracle has provided to accommodate the CARES act. The primary beneficiaries from these updates are customers that have Absence Management, Leave and Payroll.

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Leslie BriandAuthor

April 1, 2020 - Application Managed Services: Maximize The Value of Your Applications

Leslie Briand

The COVID-19 is not only affecting the health and well-being of people across the world, it is also having a growing impact on our economy and therefore prompting business leaders to do what they can to minimize the impact on their own company and maximize the resources and applications that they have. If your company hasn’t taken the time to explore utilizing a Managed Service Provider (MSP), now may be a good time.

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Sharlena ColesAuthor

March 19, 2020 - From Transactional to Transformational

Sharlena Coles

3 Easy Steps to HR Organizational Transformation

Studies have shown that an organization’s journey to success is fully attributed to the people it employs; not the processes or procedures that it deploys. However, HR Professionals are often buried in administrative and transactional tasks that do not contribute to a happy, productive and engaging workforce. As an HR Professional, you have a unique opportunity to implement a few transformational techniques to reduce the amount of time spent on transactional tasks and reallocate your time toward strategic initiatives that truly impact your organization’s bottom line and overall success.

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Sven BoettcherAuthor

March 18, 2020 - Individualize Your E-Business Suite with APEX

Sven Boettcher

In times of higher individuality, we often see the necessity to adapt the Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) solution to the demands of our customers. Working with an unsuitable solution is frustrating, cumbersome and often hinders business. Other reasons for customizing the EBS include:

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