Friday, April 1, 2016

My Sessions at the COLLABORATE-16 Conference



My sessions at the COLLABORATE-16 conference
APRIL 10-14 
Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas

Session 1 
10061: OAUG Cloud ERP SIG Meeting
10:45 AM–11:45 AM Apr 12, 2016
South Pacific J

Agenda:

1. Update on the SIG activities from the Cloud ERP SIG team (Padam Bansal, Shince Francis)
2. Upcoming Webinar Presentations on Cloud ERP
3. What happens in the Cloud, Stays in the Cloud
Brent Grech, VP, Cloud Applications, Global Sales Engineering                             
Lakshmi Sampath, ERP Cloud Evangelist, Oracle
4. Open Questions

What happens in the Cloud, Stays in the Cloud 
 Brent Grech, VP, Global Sales Engineering, Cloud Applications, Oracle
Lakshmi Sampath, ERP Cloud Evangelist, Oracle

Oracle’s ERP Cloud provides a completely integrated suite of the ERP Applications to run your business. These applications are natively integrated with Oracle Customer Experience, Supply Chain and HCM cloud services which helps eliminates the integration overhead of synchronizing employees, sales data and more. Oracle ERP Cloud is extensible through the Oracle Platform as a Service, allowing our customers to build Java and Database applications rapidly that enables Oracle customers to innovate and leverage the information in Oracle Cloud Applications, Customer on Premise Solutions. 

Brent Grech, Vice President, Cloud Applications and Demonstration services will demonstrate an integrated Cloud demo (CX Cloud, HCM Cloud, ERP Cloud and SCM Cloud) to give you a sense of the important themes of the Oracle Cloud Applications: Social, Mobile, Analytical, Integrated and Insightful. Lakshmi Sampath will reveal informational assets available to Oracle customers and partners to explore Oracle ERP Cloud further.

Session 2 

10807: OAUG Cloud ERP SIG Presents: Test Drive Your ERP Cloud
 1:00 PM–3:15 PM Apr 12, 2016
 Mariners AB

Agenda:

Hands-on demo - please bring a laptop or iPad.
Space is limited - 50 attendees only.

Are you interested in the incredible benefits Oracle ERP Cloud has to offer, but are wary about making such a significant decision just because John at XYZ Corp told you so. Fortunately, customers like you now have the ability and the opportunity to test drive the Oracle ERP cloud at the Hands on Demo Lab and experience firsthand what the rest of the world has gotten excited about. So come on down and join the OAUG Cloud ERP SIG for your test drive. You will be provided with Demo scripts to experience the joys of Oracle ERP Cloud - Financials, Procurement and PPM along with various reporting choices in cloud including Financial Reporting, BI Publisher and OTBI. But wait, we are not done yet. You will also get to see, feel and experience the Social, Mobile and Analytical capabilities available within Cloud. But wait, we are still not done. You will also have experts from the OAUG Cloud ERP SIG and Oracle to answer all your questions during the test drive. This is truly a don’t miss opportunity for all EBS, Peoplesoft and JDE Customers. So we encourage you to reserve your spot in advance for the test drive and see why Oracle ERP Cloud is the best decision you will make.

Please sign up on the COLLABORATE website or send an email to Lakshmi.s.sampath@oracle.com to reserve your space. Please provide your name, job title and your company information. 



Session 3:
10101: Modernize Your Business with ERP Cloud: 

 4:45 PM–5:45 PM Apr 12, 2016
 South Seas F

Terrance Wampler, Vice President, Financial Applications Strategy, Oracle
Lakshmi Sampath, ERP Cloud Evangelist, Oracle

Agenda:

Oracle ERP Cloud provides the broadest capabilities of any Cloud solution in the market today, supporting multiple business processes, such as procure to pay, quote to collect, and financial control & reporting. This session will identify the capabilities of Oracle ERP Cloud that transcends global boundaries, supports multiple industries, and includes extensive integration with other on-premise and Cloud solutions. You will learn how other customers have benefited from moving to Oracle ERP Cloud to lower costs, increase efficiency, and expand globally--all while modernizing their ERP applications. You will see a live demo of ERP Cloud as well.

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Also, Meet me at the Exhibit Hall : Oracle Booth to see a demo on Oracle ERP Cloud



Look forward to seeing you all in Vegas.

Thanks
Lakshmi

Thursday, March 26, 2015

My Sessions at the COLLABORATE-15 Conference





COLLABORATE-15 My OAUG Forum Sessions in Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas from April 12th through 16th 2015:

 

Session 1:

10084: OAUG Oracle Business Intelligence-Big Data Special Interest Group (OBI-BD SIG)

Sun. April 12| 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM | Room Jasmine C

I will be doing a quick demo on BIMAD for Fusion Applications in the SIG meeting. 

Don’t go Mad, use BI MAD
Lakshmi Sampath, ERP Cloud Evangelist, Global Sales Engineering, Oracle
Mobile App Designer is an amazing application that enables anyone to create beautiful multi-touch information-driven applications with rich interaction, rich visualization, and rich media, for mobile devices such as iPhone, iPad, Android phone and tablet, Windows, and more.  Lakshmi will present a brief overview and demonstrate the power of BI MAD’s rapid mobile report creation and deployment capabilities in a quick demo to demonstrate the power of Oracle’s rich BI framework that has become the BI fabric behind all Oracle Cloud solutions.



Session 2:

I will be doing a quick demo on Fusion Financials Close Monitor and Period Close towards the end of this presentation.



10158: Finance Close: Get your time back.
Sun. April 12| 2:15 PM - 3:15 PM | Room South Seas J

Pankaj Chaukade, DELL and Lakshmi Sampath, ORACLE

This paper will highlight issues encountered while closing books. Most of the folks are well aware of the pain of closing the finance books each month and quarter. This paper will shed the light on how to make your month end close smoother without any pain but by gaining a lot of expertise after following an end to end process implemented at Dell. Dell is one of the largest Oracle application implementers in the world and we use almost all flavors of the various modules to meet the business desired goals. We will also cover those challenges encountered and lessons learned during such processes.



Session 3:


10063: OAUG Cloud ERP SIG
Tue. April 14| 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Room Reef E

Agenda:

1. Introduction to the SIG (Padam Bansal and Shince Francis, PWC)
2. Upcoming Webinar Presentations on Cloud ERP
3. Don’t Administer: Innovate.. with Oracle ERP Cloud (Brent Grech & Lakshmi Sampath, Oracle)
4. Open Questions

If you are an Oracle EBS Customer or interested in knowing about the latest and the greatest in Fusion Applications, you don’t want to miss our SIG Meeting.
You will not only become a part of the future direction for ERP Cloud, but also an information repository for your customer in assisting them help the product for the future direction.

Don’t Administer: Innovate…with the Oracle ERP Cloud

Brent Grech, VP, Fusion Applications & Lakshmi Sampath, ERP Cloud Evangelist, Oracle

Imagine how many projects you could get done if you only didn’t have to worry about hardware upgrades and failures, database and application patching, integration failures and the other painful pitfalls experienced when managing your own enterprise software implementation. How many projects has your organization put to the side, heavily reduced scope or have simply failed due to resources getting pulled away to manage your internal systems?

Oracle’s ERP Cloud provides a completely integrated suite of the ERP Applications to run your business. These applications are also natively integrated with Oracle Sales and HCM cloud services which helps eliminates the integration overhead of synchronizing employees, sales data and more. Oracle ERP Cloud is extensible through the Oracle Platform as a Service, allowing our customers to build Java and Database applications rapidly that enables our customers to innovate and leverage the information in Oracle Cloud Applications, Customer on Premise Solutions. Brent Grech, Vice President, Fusion Applications and Cloud demonstration services and Lakshmi Sampath, ERP Cloud evangelist will present a brief overview of the Oracle Cloud and available services, followed by an overview of each ERP Cloud application, and supported by a brief demonstration to give you a sense of the important themes of the Oracle ERP Cloud, Social, Integrated and Insightful.

Session 4:


10096: Central States OAUG
Tue. April 14| 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM | Room Breakers C

We will be doing a brief presentation on On-premise vs Cloud differences, Oracle ERP Cloud/HCM Cloud/CRM Cloud Integrated demo flow, talk about the BI strategy in Fusion Applications and so on.


Session 5: Full One hour session on ERP Cloud (Come learn about Fusion Financials, Fusion Procurement, Fusion Supply Chain, Fusion PPM and co-existence strategies)


10595: Leave the Crowd: Join the Cloud
Thu. April 16| 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM | Room Jasmine C

Lakshmi Sampath, ERP Cloud Evangelist and Brent Grech, VP, Fusion Apps, Oracle
This paper will talk about all the latest features and functionality in Oracle ERP Cloud (a.k.a.) Fusion Applications –Fusion Financials, Fusion Projects Portfolio Management (PPM), Fusion Procurement and Fusion Supply Chain Management (SCM). This presentation will also enlighten about the co-existence strategy available for EBS with Fusion Applications - Fusion Revenue Management, Fusion Accounting Hub, Fusion Reporting Cloud and Fusion DOO. Also, the enhancements, value proposition of ERP Cloud will be covered in Detail. A brief Demo of the various co-existence scenarios of Fusion Applications with EBS will be covered.