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Anthony FernandoAuthor

March 20, 2019 - The Truth about #OracleOnAWS

Anthony Fernando

A little introduction

As someone who has attended the last 4 AWS re:Invent conferences as well as numerous summits, it’s been exciting to see the evolution of AWS from a niche infrastructure solution to that of a true enterprise grade hosting platform. Being new to Apps Associates, and the application landscape we operate in, it has been very eye opening to learn about some of the lesser known Tier 1 applications the world’s largest organizations rely on, and the subsequent hosting challenges associated with the adoption of cloud infrastructure.

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Danielle MitropoulosAuthor

March 12, 2019 - Lightning Interface: Are you ready for it?

Danielle Mitropoulos

Salesforce enthusiasts believe that companies moving over from Classic to Lightning Interface will be a major trend in the Salesforce ecosystem in 2019. Will you be a trendsetter for your company? If you are unsure, just know, the hype is real! However, as exciting as it may be, there are things to take into account before you make the switch to Lightning. Check out our recommendations on how you can tackle this switch and to determine if now is the right time.

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Jaret BalterAuthor

March 8, 2019 - Meet Oracle Modern Business Experience Speaker Jaret Balter

Jaret Balter

A little bit about me

So, I am presenting a session at Oracle Modern Business Experience but before I get into that, let me tell you a little bit about myself. I earned my Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies from the University of Massachusetts, in Amherst, Massachusetts. I decided the legal career path wasn’t for me so I switched and began my career in sales operations with supply chain planning. I was responsible for new product information for a software company. I worked with internal teams to forecast and plan our contract manufacturing organization and third party logistics to coordinate manufacturing, engineer change orders, and shipments.

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Myles GilsenanAuthor

February 28, 2019 - Using Machine Learning in Oracle Analytics Cloud to Predict HR Attrition

Myles Gilsenan

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) have become popular mainstream topics. You no doubt have read about them or seen programs about them. Typically, they are presented as very complex topics that require specialized computer processing and large teams of highly experienced data scientists. This was true for many years but it is beginning to change and Oracle is at the forefront of this change. Oracle has built machine learning capabilities directly into its Cloud BI platform, Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC), thereby making functionality like ML and predictive analytics available to regular business analysts (BAs). BAs who are willing to explore this new functionality will find a broad array of ML capabilities that don’t require an extensive background in ML or data science. They will be able to interact with and analyze data in ways they previously have not done and they will be able to add a whole new level of analytical value to their organization – enabling the data-driven decision making so many organizations are pursuing. This functionality is part of the Data Visualization component of OAC and is natively available without any special licensing. In this post, I will show you how to use the machine learning capabilities in Oracle Analytics Cloud to predict HR attrition. It is easy to use and requires no writing of computer code but here are some quick points to know before we begin:

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Bill SaltysAuthor

February 26, 2019 - Licensing and Support for Oracle Applications on AWS

Bill Saltys

Moving Your Legacy Applications to Cloud

One of the most frequent questions that we are asked by customers is whether their Oracle license and support will remain valid when running on Amazon Web Services (“AWS”). The short answer is ‘yes’.

There is a growing number of our customers that have made the move in order to realize the benefits inherent with on demand, utility-based cloud as well as AWS maturity and breadth of services. For additional insight, listen to customer experience and resulting operational gains at Integer Holdings Corp (NYSE: ITGR) cited during excerpts of a recent session, “Migrating Oracle Applications to AWS Cloud”. Continue reading “Licensing and Support for Oracle Applications on AWS”

Cyndee MilleyAuthor

February 21, 2019 - SOC Audit Results

Cyndee Milley

Apps Associates, LLC is proud to announce the successful completion of its annual Type 2, SOC 1 and Type 2 , SOC 2 examinations, for its Remote Database Administration and Hosted Managed Services. The resulting reports, issued by Schellman & Company, LLC, cover the period of January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018.

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