I’ve been working the last nine years for a software integration firm, named for Apps Associates. We are headquartered outside of Boston in the Biotech Startup hot spot. Since Cloud Software as a Service solutions first became available around 2015, we have been standing up Oracle Cloud based manufacturing solutions for a boat load of Biotech start-ups. We’ve seen it really start to take off. For the first few years, it was always the same model – stand up Financials first, then an outsourced Supply Chain solution that focused on Demand / Supply Planning and integration with external contract manufacturers (CMO’s). These early stage companies did not have the funding or expertise to do scaled up manufacturing. So they outsourced it. Oracle had a great CMO Supply Chain solution with an extensive integration model for easy collaboration with CMOs and suppliers. For these clients, it was all about the supply chain visibility and coordination. That’s all they needed.
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Fran is the Sr. Director for the Life Sciences practice at Apps Associates. Fran is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and specializes in identifying business-focused solutions to drive growth, improve efficiency and achieve compliance goals. Currently, Fran is focused on Business Intelligence and Big Data Analytics initiatives. Prior to joining Apps Associates, Fran held senior management positions at Schering Plough Pharmaceuticals and Revlon Cosmetics. Fran is a long-time member and current Board VP of the Society for Information Management (SIM) – New Jersey Chapter.
Oracle announced its Cloud Application Release 13, 18A upgrade in February 2018. So, with all the great features being released, we asked our Oracle Cloud Consultants to highlight the key features. Here are their favorite picks for Oracle ERP Cloud. I have added Oracle Help Center and tutorial links to provide you with more information. Start here to learn about all Oracle Cloud Releases. Continue reading “The Features We Love in Oracle Cloud Applications Release 13 – Oracle ERP Cloud”
Noreen Chase is responsible for marketing communications and social media at Apps Associates. She has over 12 years marketing communications experience in the technical services industry. Prior to joining Apps Associates Noreen worked at Wellesley Information Services, IBM, and as a Freelance Social Media Consultant.
When you have the opportunity to test drive and evaluate applications in the cloud, you can see the benefits for yourself. That is why I am excited to let you know about our three new Oracle Jump Start Demo Labs that will enable you to try Oracle ERP in the Cloud. Within minutes, you can try pre-configured solutions that run on the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, for free. Continue reading “Apps Associates Launches 3 Oracle Jump Start Demo Labs for Oracle ERP in the Cloud”
Julian is the Marketing Director at Apps Associates and is responsible for developing and implementing the marketing strategy. Julian has a broad background in IT services marketing, communications, internet marketing, and sales support and has delivered successful marketing campaigns across the globe. Prior to joining Apps Associates, Julian held senior positions in Fortune 500 companies like Xerox and EMC Corporation.