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July 2008

Welcome to the 40th issue of the OPN Partner Enablement Update!


As always, this update tells you about new Oracle training and other resources for the business development
managers, consultants, and developers in your Oracle businesses. Remember, you must be logged into the Oracle
PartnerNetwork before accessing most of the links included in this update, and many of the underlined titles are
actually links that take you to the content. There is a section with general updates, some of which are cross product
or initiative, and then following that section are sections on the specific Product Focus Areas and Initiatives.

Contents

General Updates ........................................................................................................................................ 2


Regional Strategy Briefings & Classroom Training Events ...................................................................8
Oracle Database Product Focus ............................................................................................................ 10
Fusion Middleware Product Focus ........................................................................................................ 13
Oracle Enterprise Content Management ............................................................................................... 18
Business Intelligence Product Focus .................................................................................................... 19
E-Business Suite Product Focus ........................................................................................................... 20
Agile Product Lifecycle Management Solutions Product Focus ........................................................ 21
Oracle's AutoVue Enterprise Visualization Solutions .......................................................................... 22
Oracle Demantra Solutions .....................................................................................................................22
Oracle Transportation Management .......................................................................................................23
PeopleSoft Enterprise Product Focus ................................................................................................... 23
Siebel Product Focus .............................................................................................................................. 24
JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Product Focus .......................................................................................... 26
JD Edwards World Product Focus ......................................................................................................... 27
Oracle Retail............................................................................................................................................. 27
Oracle Communications ..........................................................................................................................28
Industries Updates .................................................................................................................................. 29

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General Updates

 Articles and Press Releases


 ORACLE REPORTS Q4 GAAP EPS UP 27% TO 39 CENTS, NON-GAAP EPS UP 27% TO 47 CENTS
 Shire Pharmaceuticals Deploys Oracle Clinical Application to Create a Single View of Trial Portfolio
 PPD Accelerates Clinical Trial Data Collection and Reporting with Oracle Remote Data Capture 4.5.3
 LEO Pharma Goes Live on Oracle Remote Data Capture Onsite 4.5.3
 India's Largest Independent Clinical Research Organization Improves R&D Efficiency with Oracle
 Leading Analyst Firm Positions Oracle’s Siebel Multi-Channel Campaign Management Software in Leader’s
Quadrant
 Oracle Buys Skywire Software
 Oracle Unveils World’s Most Complete, Integrated Application Suite for Insight-Driven Retailing
 Overstock.com Improves Customer Shopping Experience with Oracle
 South Carolina Students Are Honored In The 2008 Oracle Academy Global Data Modeling Competition
 Arkansas Students Take Top U.S. Honors In The 2008 Oracle Academy Global Data Modeling Competition
 Oracle Previews Oracle® Sales Prospector
 Oracle Extends Leadership in Customer Support with Next Release of Oracle® Software Configuration
Manager
 Oracle Unveils Oracle(r) Demand Signal Repository
 Oracle Announces The Winners Of The 2008 Oracle Academy Global Data Modeling Competition
 Oracle(r) Advanced Planning Receives Positive Rating in Leading Analyst Firm’s MarketScope Report
 Oracle Sets the Date for its Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2008 Earnings Announcement
 The Oracle Education Foundation Salutes This Year's ThinkQuest International 2008 Winners

 Newsletters & Oracle Publications


 Oracle PartnerNetwork Newsletter (June 2008) – Here's where you'll find updates on tools, resources,
events, and opportunities available to you through Oracle PartnerNetwork to help you build, grow, and
promote your business with Oracle.
 Oracle Magazine: May - June 2008 Edition. Cover Story: Developer Nation. Also see the Partner News
Section.
 Profit Online – May 2008 issue.
 EMEA 360° Weekly Partner Update (June 16), (June 9, 2008), (June 2, 2008), (May 26, 2008).

 Oracle Marketing Updates


 Oracle Events
 Oracle IT Infrastructure Manageability Seminar - Seoul
July 01, 2008 - Seoul
EM solutions with partners from EM Boot Camp to drive more awareness and rev in EM market and to
increase database installed base penetration.
 BEA Welcome and Oracle's Middleware Strategy Briefing
July 01, 2008 - United States
Join Oracle executives Charles Phillips, President, and Thomas Kurian, Senior Vice President, Oracle Server
Technologies Development, for an informative briefing that will explore how the addition of BEA products to
Oracle Fusion Middleware creates a best-in-class combination, advances a common vision, and reinforces
Oracle's middleware strategy.
 eDiscovery Legislation - Are You Ready?
July 01, 2008 – Canberra
July 02, 2008 - Brisbane
July 03, 2008 – Sydney
July 08, 2008 - Melbourne
July 10, 2008 - Perth
The new Federal Court practice notes affecting eDiscovery come into effect on the 1st July 2008. This forum
will discuss this latest legislation’s impact on your organization and how you can implement an archival
repository to proactively manage your information.
 Oracle Infosecurity Event
July 01, 2008 - Lima
Participe de la cuarta edición del más prestigioso congreso internacional de seguridad con la presencia de
las más destacadas empresas, organismos y speakers del mercado.

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 Oracle Support Day in Lebanon


July 02, 2008 – Beirut
At Oracle Customer Support Open Day, you will learn how to maximize your investment in Oracle through a
set of services and programs designed to effectively suit your unique business requirements.
 Oracle at Expologistica 2008
July 02, 2008 - Ciudad de Mexico
Oracle at Expologistica 2008 - Mexico City, July 2 - 4, 2008
 Oracle Seminar: The Unusual Suspects
July 07, 2008 – London
With only 20% of all security threats coming from the outside, it’s the seemingly unusual suspects on the
inside that could present your biggest security challenge. Don’t get caught out – attend our free seminar.
 Oracle Midsize Applications Solutions Seminar China - Growth City Dalian
July 08, 2008 – Dalian
This is one of Oracle-led Midsize Applications Solution roadshows to target growth cities in China.
 Oracle Solutions Day
July 08, 2008 – Escazú
Lo invitamos a conocer la oferta de soluciones de Oracle, diseñadas especialmente para las empresas en
crecimiento.
 Feria de Soluciones Oracle
July 08, 2008 – Escazú
En este evento los clientes encontrarán soluciones de software, servicios de consultoría, soporte,
mantenimiento, desarrollo e integración; información y especialistas de industrias; programas de
capacitación y la posibilidad de hacer networking con otras empresas.
 Oracle at 2008 PackerLand User Group Meeting and Golf Outing
July 09, 2008 - Green Lake
2008 PackerLand User Group (PLUG) Meeting and Golf Outing - O.com site pointing to the User Group for
Registration.
 Oracle at IDA Distinguished Infocomm Speaker Series
July 09, 2008 - Singapore
Hear from one of the pioneers in technology in Asia share his insights into innovation in Asia.
 Oracle Midsize Applications Solutions Seminar China - Growth City Ji'nan
July 10, 2008 - Ji'nan
This is one of Oracle-led Midsize Applications Solution roadshows to target growth cities in China.
 Oracle CFO Summit 2008
July 10, 2008 - Mexico
Oracle CFO Summit reúne a líderes de la industria y ejecutivos Oracle, para explorar las mejores prácticas y
tecnologías usadas por los CFO’s de las empresas líderes alrededor del mundo.
 Séminaire Oracle System Management
July 10, 2008 - Paris La Défense
Profitez de l'été pour vous rafraîchir sur les technologies Oracle ! Cet été, nos experts vous accueillent et
vous présentent les dernières innovations technologiques (sécurité, administration) Oracle au travers de
démonstrations "live".
 Oracle at the National Association of College and University Business Officers Annual Meeting
July 12, 2008 - Chicago
Oracle is proud to be a sponsor and exhibitor at the National Association of College and University Business
Officers (NACUBO) Annual Meeting.
 Oracle at IIR's 2nd Annual HR West Africa Conference
July 14, 2008 – Abuja
Join us at the IIR's 2nd Annual HR West Africa Conference.
 Oracle BEA Welcome Briefing
July 15, 2008 – Cheadle
Oracle invites you to a special event to learn more about the combination of BEA and Oracle. This is an
opportunity to clarify what it means to you, while getting acquainted – or reacquainted – with your peers and
local Oracle teams.
 Oracle IT Infrastructure Manageability Executive Event - Beijing
July 15, 2008 – Beijing
Oracle IT Infrastructure Manageability Executive Event – Beijing.
 Oracle at Monsanto Interchange 2008
July 15, 2008 - United States
Oracle is a sponsor of Monsanto's Interchange Event. Opportunity to network and education attendees on
Oracle's product offerings.
 Oracle BEA Welcome Briefing
July 16, 2008 - Solihull
Oracle invites you to a special event to learn more about the combination of BEA and Oracle. This is an
opportunity to clarify what it means to you, while getting acquainted – or reacquainted – with your peers and
local Oracle teams.
 Oracle at the Quest Northeast Conference
July 16, 2008 - Mashantucket
Oracle is a proud sponsor of The Quest Northeast Conference. his event is presented by the Boston

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Regional Users Group, Greater Philadelphia Regional Users Group, JD Edwards Northeast Regional Users
Group, Southern New England Regional Users Group, Northeast PeopleSoft & New York/New Jersey JD
Edwards Regional Users Group, and the Financial Services Industry Users Group.
 Oracle at the IDC's IT Security, Storage & Business Continuity Roadshow 2008
July 16, 2008 – Lagos
The uptake of IT Security Storage and Business Continuity solutions in Middle East and Africa mirrors the
region's rapidly growing markets. Businesses and government agencies are investing heavily in everything
from basic hardware and networks to managed services and mobility solutions.
 Oracle Day Santander
July 16, 2008 - Sao Paulo
A Oracle tem o prazer de convidá-lo para o Oracle Day - Petrobras, um evento exclusivo para que seus
profissionais atualizem-se sobre as novidades da tecnologia Oracle.
 Evento Oracle Optimice las Relaciones con sus Clientes
July 16, 2008 – Medellín
Participe en el evento más importante de CRM Oracle lo invita a un desayuno, donde podrá conocer cómo
las soluciones Oracle de CRM le ayudarán a maximizar la información de todas las áreas de su empresa,
con el fin de mantener relaciones focalizadas y rentables con sus clientes.
 Oracle CIO Roundtable Luncheon
July 17, 2008 – Dallas
Oracle CIO Roundtable Luncheon. Private Event by Invitation only.
 Oracle BEA Welcome Briefing
July 17, 2008 – Reading
Oracle invites you to a special event to learn more about the combination of BEA and Oracle. This is an
opportunity to clarify what it means to you, while getting acquainted – or reacquainted – with your peers and
local Oracle teams.
 Oracle comparte la Alegría con sus clientes
July 17, 2008 - Buenos Aires
Oracle invita a sus clientes a disfrutar del Cirque Du Soleil en el Tapis Rouge - Exclusivamente con
invitación.
 Oracle at ComputerWorld Forum
July 17, 2008 – Singapore
Join Oracle at this event and learn about the state of data centers in 2008 and a projection of how they ought
to be in the next 12-36 months.
 Oracle IT Infrastructure Manageability Executive Event - Shanghai
July 17, 2008 – Shanghai
Oracle IT Infrastructure Manageability Executive Event – Shanghai.
 Oracle CFO Executive Dinner - China
July 18, 2008 - China
CFOs from emerging giants will share their new business models for capturing global market share away
from incumbents.
 Garantice la operación de su negocio con Oracle
July 18, 2008 - San Salvador
Lo invitamos a forma parte de una charla donde se presentará la oferta de soluciones de Oracle, orientada a
implementar un ambiente de alta disponibilidad y contingencia de su infraestructura tecnológica.
 Oracle Midsize Applications Solutions Seminar China - Chongqing
July 22, 2008 - Chongqing
This is one of Oracle-led Midsize Applications Solution roadshows to target growth cities in China. This
seminar will happen in Chongqing on the date of July 22.
 Oracle IT Infrastructure Manageability Executive Event - Guangzhou
July 22, 2008 Guangzhou
IT is constantly being challenged to align to business and explore new technologies that could help the
organization reduce business cost, improve availability and user performance, comply with Government
regulations and corporate policies, reduce business risk.
 Media & Entertainment Networking Dinner
July 23, 2008 - Beverly Hills
You are cordially invited to join Oracle and a small group of your industry peers for dinner on Wednesday,
July 23, 2008 at Mastro's in Beverly Hills for a community dinner focusing on marketing resource
management.
 Oracle Customer Hospitality-Pittsburgh Enterprise Accounts
July 23, 2008 - Pittsburgh
This is a Golf event for Pittsburgh Enterprise accounts (formerly NASA).
 Oracle's BEA Welcome Event
July 23, 2008 – Atlanta
July 23, 2008 - Clontarf
July 23, 2008 - São Paulo
July 24, 2008 - Edinburgh
July 29, 2008 - Chicago
July 30, 2008 - Irving
July 31, 2008 - Taipei

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Attend this special briefing and learn more about the joined forces of Oracle and BEA. We will take this
opportunity to clarify what the BEA acquisition means to you—and you’ll have the chance to get acquainted
—or reacquainted—with your peers and local Oracle teams.
 Oracle at the IDC's IT Security, Storage & Business Continuity Roadshow 2008
July 23, 2008 – Nairobi
July 24, 2008 - Johannesburg
IDC's IT Security, Storage & Business Continuity Roadshow 2008. Secure your Business in an Uncertain
World Conference
 Oracle at St. Louis Cardinals Customer Event
July 23, 2008 - St. Louis
Oracle is hosting a private, invitation-only event for our Consumer Goods and Retail customers in St. Louis.
 Oracle Midsize Applications Solutions Seminar China - Growth City Xi'an
July 24, 2008 - Xi'an
This is one of Oracle-led Midsize Applications Solution roadshows to target growth cities in China.
 Oracle Architect Forum
July 24, 2008 – Medellín
Regístrese ahora a este evento gratuito, comuníquese con lo teléfonos: 5940904 o al 01 8000 961066.
 Oracle at 2008 Tri-State Regional User Group Meeting
July 25, 2008 - Erlanger
Tri-State RUG (User Group) Meeting - O.com/events page is all that is needed, pointing customers to their
site for registration.
 Applications Solutions Seminar Growth Penang
July 26, 2008 - Pulau Pinang
This SME Conference in Penang focuses on globalization of SMEs – the next battleground as the main
theme. Internationalization is one of the biggest challenges for SMEs and many businesses that are
successful locally, unfortunately fail in foreign markets.
 Oracle at the GovTech Conference & Exhibition 2008
July 27, 2008 – Durban
GovTech 2008 is the event where government and industry collaborate on innovative solutions for rapidly
changing government service delivery environments. After attending this event, you will walk away with an in
depth understanding of the public sector and industry partnerships, share in the lessons learnt in the global
e-government best practices as well as explore emerging technologies.
 Oracle at the Association of Government Accountants (AGA) Professional Development Conference
July 27, 2008 – Atlanta
Oracle is proud to be a Gold sponsor of the AGA Professional Development Conference taking place July
27-30, 2008 in Atlanta, GA. The AGA's Annual Professional Development Conference and Exposition (PDC)
is highly regarded in the government financial management field as a premier education and training
conference.
 Oracle Boston Customer Appreciation Odyssey Cruise
July 31, 2008 - United States
Invitation only event. Join us for our Summer Customer Appreciation event as we cruise along the Boston
Harbor. Join us for a relaxing evening of beautiful sights, delicious food and engaging conversation.

 Oracle Podcasts
Go to the Oracle Podcast Center to view all available podcasts. Below are some of the recent podcasts:
 Oracle AppCasts
 Executive Update: Oracle's Strategy for Industries (13 min.)
May 27, 2008
Sonny Singh, Senior Vice President of Oracle's Industries Business Unit, discusses Oracle's extensive
footprint for industries and the details around Oracle's industry business strategy which focuses on
providing a complete, open and integrated solution.
 Regulatory Compliance for Public Organizations - Achieving Stronger Controls and Better Management
Practices (10 min.)
June 3, 2008
Stephanie Holmeen, Product Marketing Director, GRC Applications, Oracle and Gregory Williams,
Washington Federal Practice, Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers discuss how public administrations can
achieve greater control over their dispersed compliance program and minimize their risk using Oracle's
Governance, Risk, and Compliance applications.
 Unlocking the Strategic Value of Workforce Management Applications (9 min.)
June 12, 2008
Sherri Bartels, Director, HCM product strategy discusses the challenges faced by organizations today in
managing their workforce and how Oracle's workforce management applications can help increase the
efficiency, effectiveness, and productivity of their workforce.
 Oracle TechCasts
 Community Update: Dev2Dev2OTN
Jun 2, 2008
Get an update on the integration plans and progress for bringing the Dev2Dev, Arch2Arch, and OTN

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communities together. With OTN Editor Justin Kestelyn, Dev2Dev Editor Kevin Farnham,and Arch2Arch
blogger Bob Rhubart.

 Upcoming Webcasts
 Positioning Oracle's Applications Strategy With Customers
On Tuesday, July 8 2008, and Tuesday, July 15 (July 16th in APAC) Sonny Singh will train
customer-facing personnel, including the field and partners, on Oracle's Applications Strategy.
Employees and partners should attend this important eSeminar to be trained how to present
Oracle's and Applications Strategy. Oracles Applications Strategy is a key differentiator that your
customers and prospects will certainly want to hear about.

 OPN Portal Updates


 Oracle Mix - the corporate social networking tool
This tool will enable our partners to begin building their network with other partners, with Oracle Alliances &
Channels, and most importantly our customer base. The current tool is simple to use and offers basic
functionality, which everybody can use to build out the OPN Social networking community.
Oracle Mix is an open community, which is accessible to the entire Oracle community. Customers, partners,
and Oracle employees are all able to take advantage of the functionality listed above.
 New Oracle BI and Enterprise Performance Management Marketing Kit
This new marketing kit is designed to support you to quickly and easily create your own demand generation
program. The kit is posted on the OPN > Marketing page and is available to all partners enrolled in the OPN
Business Intelligence for Technology Product Focus Area or the OPN Business Intelligence for Applications
Product Focus Area.
 Give Your Customers Predictable Project Costs and Improved Cash Flow
Payment solutions from Oracle Financing help customers aquire Oracle solutions at the lowest price point.
For a limited time choose from one of our Q1 promotions: Welcome to Oracle - incentive rate financing on
transactions that include Oracle Fusion Middleware or Value Lease - monthly subscription-like payments
spread over three years.
Learn more about Oracle Financing on OPN.

 New Resources Available through the Oracle Unbreakable Linux Product


Focus
 Several feature articles have been recently published in Oracle Magazine:
 High Availability on Linux
 License to Operate
 Still Committed to Code
Learn more about and join the Oracle Unbreakable Linux Product Focus Area to gain easy access to
newly available resources.

 Training on 1-Click Technology Products for Resellers


A new series of training courses is now available for the following products:
 Oracle Database 11g Standard Edition & Standard Edition One
 Oracle Application Express
 Oracle Business Intelligence Standard Edition One
 Oracle Universal Content Management Standard Edition
View this training and access resources for Oracle 1-Click Products on the Oracle 1-Click Solution Kits for
Resellers page of the OPN Portal.

 Go-to-Market Initiatives
 Enterprise Security & GRC Initiative
A special advertising opportunity is available for members of the Enterprise Security & GRC Initiative. Sign up now for
this offer for the Sept/Oct Issue of Oracle Magazine.
New resources are also available through the Enterprise Security & GRC Initiative:
 Ziff Davis Enterprise Webcast: Enforce Separation of Duties to Keep Your Auditors Happy
 Ziff Davis Enterprise Webcast: Top Five Database Security and Compliance Resolutions for 2008
 Security Assessment Tool: Is Your Data at Risk? New Tool Evaluates Your Vulnerability
 IDC: Oracle Database Security - Preventing Enterprise Data Leaks at the Source

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 Echelon One: Security Criteria for Selecting a Database


Learn more about and join the Oracle Enterprise Security & GRC Initiative today. If you’re already a member of the
initiative, you may access the Dashboard directly.

 Oracle Accelerate
The NEW Oracle Accelerate portal in now available. OPN partners and potential partners can learn more about the
value of Oracle Accelerate and how to apply to the program. The portal is broken into three different areas
including Discover, Get Started and Grow Your Business, thus walking partners through each step in the process.
Learn about the benefits of Oracle Accelerate, how to create an Oracle Accelerate Solution, and access new
content and tools to help you grow your sales like never before.

 Partner Support News


 Oracle Support Champion Momentum
Over 1,323 Global Partner employees from over 600 partner companies have attained Support Champion Status in
the following categories:
 E-Business Suite Support Champion
 JDEdwards EnterpriseOne Support Champion
 PeopleSoft Support Champion
 Technology Support Champion
 Siebel Support Champion
 World Support Champion
Oracle OPN Partners have also completed over 5,600 OPN Support Champion Guided Learning Path courses thru
Oracle University. These valuable courses, accessible to OPN partner members via the Oracle OPN web site, provide
key Oracle support knowledge and information to your employees to improve partner service levels. Increase your
competitive advantage and improve customer satisfaction by participating in this OPN Support training offering.
Oracle would like to offer special recognition and congratulations to the following partners who achieved the highest
number of Support Champions on their staff for FY08.
 Capgemini UK with 68 Support Champions
 Accenture with 27 Support Champions
 Fujitsu Services with 23 Support Champions
 Vector Software with 17 Support Champions
 TITAN Technology with 14 Support Champions
 Sierra Atlantic, Inc. with 14 Support Champions

Thank you for your efforts and success in training your staff on Oracle Support!
For information about becoming an Oracle Support Champion visit here.
Have a look at the partners who have had staff successfully achieve Oracle Support Champions status through the
OPN Support Guided Learning Paths.
New Support GLP Course Offerings:
 Siebel Support Champion Guided Learning Path and Certificate – Support Champion courses and
Assessment for partners using Siebel based products and services.
 General Support Champion Guided Learning Path and Certificate – Support Champion courses and
Assessment geared for partners whose primary support work with Oracle is tied to recent Oracle acquisition
companies for which there is not a specific guided learning path.
 Partner Smart: JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 8.9 End of Premier Support - This course covers changes per
Oracle's Lifetime Support Policy that JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 8.9 Premier Support will end on September
18, 2008.
 Partner Smart: Software Configuration Manager for Siebel Partners using MetaLink3 - Course highlights
Software Configuration Manager for Siebel partners using MetaLink3
 Partner Smart: Working Effectively with Support for Siebel Partners using MetaLink3 - Course highlights
best practices for working effectively with Oracle Support for Siebel partners using MetaLink3

 Web Cast Replays


 Announcing Application Integration Architecture Foundation Packs
Oracle executives John Burke, Group Vice President, Applications, and Jose Lazares, Vice President,
Product Strategy and Development discuss the new Application Integration Architecture (AIA) Foundation
Packs.

 New Online Courses Available from Oracle University


Since May 24, Oracle University has added 35 new courses for partners. You can access the courses through the
online training catalogs on OPN. Oracle PartnerNetwork members are entitled to free access to the Oracle University
Knowledge Center. Check out the list of new titles below, and go to the Product Focus sections of this update to find
other courses available in other specific product areas.

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 Application Integration Architecture


 Introduction to AIA Foundation Pack for Partners
 Cross-Applications
 Oracle Master Data Management Foundation for BI/EPM
 Позиционирование и продажа опции Oracle Real Application Testing - Positioning and Selling Oracle Real
Application Testing
 CRM Partner Quarterly Call -- June 2008
 Foundation Execute Phase
 Управление базами данных большого объема в Oracle Database 11g - Managing Very Large Databases
in Oracle Database 11g
 Интеграция Oracle BI EE с Essbase
 Oracle Business Intelligence EE Plus – аналитическая платформа нового поколения
 Start Selling 11g with ApEx - Продажи Oracle Database 11g с инструментарием Application Express
 Oracle Accelerate
 ABU - AppsUnplugged: HumanConcepts
 Oracle Business Processes
 BEA Partner Welcome Call
 OPNshine - Sharing Successes. Opening Doors
 Real-Time Fraud Detection and Multi-Factor Authentication
 Oracle Data Integrator Overview for BI / EPM partners
 Applications Pricing and Licensing
 Oracle Retail 13.0.1 TOI Summit: Business Process Designs (Overview & Usage)
 Oracle Retail 13.0.1 TOI Summit: Globalization Approach Overview
 Oracle Retail 13.0.1 TOI Summit: Training Overview
 Oracle Data Integrator Overview for BI / EPM partners
 BEA Partner Training - Global PRM System
 Positioning Software Management Services
 Oracle Unified Method Level 2 Certificate
 Партнерская программа Oracle PartnerNetwork - Oracle Partner Network Orientation
 PRM Training: June
 Moving from Hyperion eSupport to OracleMetaLink 3 - PART 1
 Moving from Hyperion eSupport to OracleMetaLink 3 - PART 2
 MetaLink 3 Tour
 MetaLink 3 New Account Registration
 Customer User Administration
 MetaLink 3 Log In
 Personalizing Your Home Page
 Logging and Managing Service Requests
 Understanding the Knowledge Browser
 Bugs, Patches and Product Updates
 Moving from Hyperion eSupport to OracleMetaLink 3 - PART 1
 Moving from Hyperion eSupport to OracleMetaLink 3 - PART 2

Regional Strategy Briefings & Classroom Training Events

 NAS Training Update


Oracle Event Event eSeminar Dial- Web Conference
Event Name Products Start End Description in Information Information
PRM Training: All 2-Jul-08 2-Jul-08 Oracle will provide a current status on the Domestic: Partners: http://
July @ @ PRM Implementation in North America 1-888-921-7502 ou.oracle.com
1:00pm 2:00pm and an Introduction to PRM utilization with Int'l: * Conference ID -
Pacific Pacific presentation and demonstration. +1-706-634-1712 111696400
Passcode: * Conference Key - 51682
51682 Employees: http://
ouweb.us.oracle.com/
live_events.html
BEA Partner Technology 8-Jul-08 8-Jul-08 Partner Update on BEA Acquisition Domestic: Partners: http://
Update: @ @ covering Partner Orientation and OPN 1-888-921-7502 ou.oracle.com
Partner 10:00am 11:00am Details. Int'l: * Conference ID -
Orientation and Pacific Pacific +1-706-634-1712 111087167
OPN Details Passcode: * Conference Key - 51386
51386 Employees: http://
ouweb.us.oracle.com/
live_events.html

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Oracle ISV Technology 8-Jul-08 8-Jul-08 Webcast to keep ISVs updated on SaS Domestic: Partners: http://
eSeminar @ @ technology initiatives. 1-888-921-7502 ou.oracle.com
Series: TBA 10:00am 11:00am Int'l: * Conference ID -
Pacific Pacific +1-706-634-1712 97879142
Passcode: * Conference Key - 48704
48704 Employees: http://
ouweb.us.oracle.com/
live_events.html
Partner Online Technology 9-Jul-08 9-Jul-08 Sales enablement webinar providing a Domestic: Partners: http://
Sales Training: @ @ comprehensive view in positioning and 1-888-921-7502 ou.oracle.com
TBD 11:00am 12:00pm selling Oracle solutions. Int'l: * Conference ID -
Pacific Pacific +1-706-634-1712 97358244
Passcode: * Conference Key - 48611
48611 Employees: http://
ouweb.us.oracle.com/
live_events.html
Oracle SI Technology 15-Jul-08 15-Jul-08 Join Oracle and USi as they share their Register to get NA
eSeminar: @ @ experience and some real life case information or
Software as a 10:00am 11:00am scenario in building your own send email to
Service: The Pacific Pacific infrastructure for SaaS delivery versus sttrain_ww@orac
On-Demand outsourcing to a strategic partner built on le.com.
Ecosystem a robust and reliable Oracle SaaS
Platform.
Oracle ISV Technology 22-Jul-08 22-Jul-08 Webcast to keep ISVs updated on SaS Domestic: Partners: http://
eSeminar @ @ technology initiatives. 1-888-921-7502 ou.oracle.com
Series: TBA 10:00am 11:00am Int'l: * Conference ID -
Pacific Pacific +1-706-634-1712 97879358
Passcode: * Conference Key - 48705
48705 Employees: http://
ouweb.us.oracle.com/
live_events.html
BEA Partner Technology 29-Jul-08 29-Jul-08 Partner Update on BEA Acquisition Domestic: Partners: http://
Update @ @ covering Solution Roadmaps and Sales 1-888-921-7502 ou.oracle.com
Solution 11:00am 12:00pm Playbook. Int'l: * Conference ID -
Roadmaps and Pacific Pacific +1-706-634-1712 111087608
Sales Playbook Passcode: * Conference Key - 51387
51387 Employees: http://
ouweb.us.oracle.com/
live_events.html
PRM Training: All 6-Aug-08 6-Aug-08 Oracle will provide a current status on the Domestic: Partners: http://
August @ @ PRM Implementation in North America 1-888-921-7502 ou.oracle.com
1:00pm 2:00pm and an Introduction to PRM utilization with Int'l: * Conference ID -
Pacific Pacific presentation and demonstration. +1-706-634-1712 111696531
Passcode: * Conference Key - 51685
51685 Employees: http://
ouweb.us.oracle.com/
live_events.html
Oracle ISV Technology 12- 12- Webcast to keep ISVs updated on SaS Domestic: Partners: http://
eSeminar Aug-08 Aug-08 technology initiatives. 1-888-921-7502 ou.oracle.com
Series: TBA @ @ Int'l: * Conference ID -
10:00am 11:00am +1-706-634-1712 97879637
Pacific Pacific Passcode: * Conference Key - 48706
48706 Employees: http://
ouweb.us.oracle.com/
live_events.html
OPN Portal: All 14- 14- This eSeminar will provide a forum for Domestic: Partners: http://
New Members/ Aug-08 Aug-08 new OPN users to better understand OPN 1-888-921-7502 ou.oracle.com
Users Demo @ @ portal content and navigation, and for new Int'l: * Conference ID -
and Focus on 8:30am 9:30am and existing users to get a drill down on +1-706-634-1712 112642260
Engage with Pacific Pacific each of the main pages of OPN. Passcode: * Conference Key - 52534
Oracle: PFAs 52534 Employees: http://
ouweb.us.oracle.com/
live_events.html
BEA Partner Technology 16- 16- Partner Update on BEA Acquisition Domestic: Partners: http://
Update: Aug-08 Aug-08 covering transition to Oracle Support. 1-888-921-7502 ou.oracle.com
Transition to @ @ Int'l: * Conference ID -
Oracle Support 10:00am 11:00pm +1-706-634-1712 111087709
Pacific Pacific Passcode: * Conference Key - 51388
51388 Employees: http://
ouweb.us.oracle.com/
live_events.html

Date Event Location Country Language


Oracle Certification Applications Proctored Exam Budapest English
01-JUL-08 Oracle Testing Center (OTC) HU
Self-Paced Oracle Technologies Workshop Ed 1 (NL) Itc English
01-JUL-08
NL
Oracle Certification Applications Proctored Exam Budapest English
02-JUL-08 Oracle Testing Center (OTC) HU
PTR Oracle Entitlements Server Sales Consulting Vienna English
02-JUL-08 Workshopoctored Exam Oracle Testing Center (OTC)
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 EMEA Oracle University: Partners In Class Events

 APAC (Asia Pacific) Training Update


Oracle Asia Pacific Technology Commercial Sales Partner Development teams in ASEAN, China, India will be
conducting the following partner enablement sessions:
 Partner Induction Bootcamp
 Instructor Led Technical Training (2 days workshops)
 Instructor Led Webinars
 Knowledge Sessions (Online Sessions): Guided Learning Path Sessions Available on OPN Portal (Includes
Online Test Certification)
 ISV Migrations - Solution migration by Partner Solution Centers / ISV Tech Forums Next Steps
 Go-to-Market activities for Technology Commercial Sales partners:
 Theme Based Partner Events
 ISV Solution Seminars
 ISV Tango Call Blitz

Further details on dates / cities / content can be obtained from the following:

Region Partner
Development
Asia Pacific Helen Selvanathan (helen.selvanathan@oracle.com)
ASEAN Sirinuch Sararuch (sirinuch.sararuch@oracle.com)
CHINA Daniel Lang (daniel.lang@oracle.com)
INDIA Ranjeet Singh (ranjeet.singh@oracle.com)

Oracle Database Product Focus

 Articles and Press Releases


The following press releases include news about Oracle Database products:
 Brivo Improves Service Levels and Reduces Cost of Ownership with Oracle® Database and Oracle Real
Application Clusters on Linux
 Customers Take Advantage of Latest Release of Oracle(r) SQL Developer
 Qtrax Implements Oracle(r) Infrastructure Software to Support Global Peer-to-Peer Music Service
 Bonnier Relies on Oracle(r) to Power Popular Online Properties

Go to the Database Dashboard to keep up to date on the latest news about Oracle Database and related products.

 Newsletters
 June Edition of Database Insider Now Available
The June edition of Database Insider focuses on security, development, and much more.
Read the Database Insider and subscribe to receive it in your mailbox.
 June Edition of the Oracle Certification E-Magazine
This month - in addition to track updates and news - Oracle University North America is highlighting an
exciting certification voucher offer for those working towards their Oracle 10g Database Administration
certification in the US or Canada.

In the June edition Oracle Certification announces:


 Oracle 11g DBA OCA - two new beta exams available:
 Oracle Database 11g: SQL Fundamentals I (1Z0-051)
 Oracle Database 11g: Administration I (1Z0-052)
 New SQL Requirement Coming for Oracle 10g DBA Certified Associate
Stay up to date on current or upcoming Oracle Certification!

 Oracle Marketing Updates

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 Podcasts
Current podcasts on Oracle Database products can be found at www.oracle.com/database/podcasts.html. Recent
podcasts include:
 Developing Fast, Secure and Scalable Applications with Oracle Application Express
 Managing Changing Business Needs with an Oracle Database 11g Grid
 Multi-Terabyte Scale Data Warehousing
 Migrating from Microsoft SQL Server to Oracle Database for Better Performance and Scalability
 Emergency Management Ontario Benefits from AGSI and Oracle Locator
Listen to these podcasts to learn more about Oracle Database 11g and related products.

 Product Focus Updates


 New Oracle Database 11g Resources Available
A new course is available as part of the Start Selling Oracle Database 11g webcast series:
 Information Lifecycle Management
Updated and new sales kits include:
 Oracle Database 11g Enterprise Edition
 Oracle Berkeley DB
 Oracle Secure Enterprise Search
A few new resources are also available on the Database Dashboard:
 InfoWorld: Oracle Database 11g shoots the moon
 New Hands-On, Online Tutorial: SQL Developer 1.5 New Features
 Oracle Database 11g: Top New Features for DBAs and Developers
 OCA Oracle 11g Administration I Exam Guide (Exam 1Z0-052) (Oracle Press)
In addition, don’t forget to leverage the promotional opportunities available through the Oracle Database
11g Initiative. Join today to more effectively go to market with your solutions.
Learn more about and go to market with the latest release of Oracle Database by accessing tools and
resources on the Database Dashboard.

 Leverage Opportunities to Promote Your Oracle Database 11g Solution at Oracle


OpenWorld
Oracle OpenWorld is quickly approaching and the event provides a prime opportunity for you to promote
your solution to an audience of over 42,000 attendees. Join the Oracle Database 11g Initiative and review
the detailed list of Oracle OpenWorld opportunities including:
 Apply for an executive video shoot to be placed at strategic locations at Oracle OpenWorld
 Link to your solution in Virtual Collateral Rack / Virtual Pavilion
 Post additional collateral on the Virtual Collateral Rack
 Apply to showcase your solution in an Oracle Database 11g Partner Pavilion
 Place your company logo on signage with partners supporting Oracle Database 11g
 Receive special Oracle Database 11g signage for displaying in booth
 List your solution in Oracle OpenWorld Daily Newsletter highlighting partners supporting Oracle
Database 11g
 Participate in an Oracle OpenWorld Blog created for Oracle Database 11g and participating
partners
 Maximize your visibility on Oracle Mix at Oracle OpenWorld
 Participate in an Oracle OpenWorld Podcast
Plus, there are ongoing opportunities to showcase Oracle Database 11g solutions in other venues such as
public relations and advertising.
Read about the opportunities and benefits of the Oracle Database 11g Initiative and join today to more
effectively go to market with your solutions.

 Oracle Secure Enterprise Search Updates


A few new updates are available on the Oracle Secure Enterprise Search (SES) page within the Oracle
Database Product Focus Area:
 TechTarget: Enterprise Search a Key Component of Oracle Portal Project
 Viewlets to learn more about Oracle Secure Enterprise Search:
 Ease of Use (flash)
 Relevance (flash)
 Security (flash)
 Comprehensiveness (flash)
 Hyperion Connector (flash)

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 Stellent Connector (flash)


Include Oracle Secure Enterprise Search in your solutions. To learn more, access information on the
Oracle Secure Enterprise Search page within the Database Dashboard.

 Regional Strategy Briefings & Classroom Training Events


 EMEA Training Update
 In Focus Oracle Enterprise Manager
 Registration for July 1, 2008 – Edinburgh, United Kingdom
 Registration for July 2, 2008 – Reading, United Kingdom
 Registration for July 3, 2008 – London, United Kingdom
 Registration for July 9, 2008 – Dublin, Ireland
 Oracle Database Security Technology Day
 Registration for July 01, 2008 – Berlin, Germany
 Registration for July 01, 2008 – Lisboa, Portugal
 Registration for July 02, 2008 – Madrid, Spain
 Registration for July 08, 2008 – Roma, Italy
 Registration for July 10, 2008 – Baden-Daettwil, Schweiz
 Registration for July 29, 2008 – Muenchen, Germany
 Oracle Seminar: The Unusual Suspects
 Registration for July 7, 2008 – London, United Kingdom
 Oracle iSeminar gratuito Base de Datos 11g: Gestion Grandes Bases de Datos-ILM
 Registration for July 9, 2008 – Espana
 iSeminar gratuito: Oracle 11g Database - In Memory Database
 Registration for July 16, 2008 – Espana
 Séminaire Oracle Database Security
 Registration for July 10, 2008 – Paris La Défense, France
 Séminaire Oracle System Management
 Registration for July 10, 2008 – Paris La Défense, France
 Оптимизация приложений с помощью технологий Oracle Database
 Registration for July 10, 2008 – Москва, Россия
 Oracle Technology Network Developer Day - Oracle Database 11g
 Registration for July 14, 2008 – London, United Kingdom
 Oracle Technology Network Developer Day – Real Application Cluster
 Registration for July 15, 2008 – London, United Kingdom
 Oracle Technology Network Developer Day - Maximum Availability Architecture
 Registration for July 16, 2008 – London, United Kingdom
 Oracle Technology Network Developer Day – Manageability
 Registration for July 17, 2008 – London, United Kingdom
 Oracle Technology Network Developer Day - Data Warehouse Services
 Registration for July 22, 2008 – London, United Kingdom
 Oracle Technology Network Developer Day - Oracle Database 11g
 Registration for July 24, 2008 – London, United Kingdom

 APAC Training Update


 End-to-End Database Management Best Practice
 Registration for July 3, 2008 – Thailand
 Winning Sales with Oracle 11g
 Registration for July 9, 2008
 Oracle Data Center Executive Roundtable
 Registration for July 15, 2008 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 Oracle High Availability and Business Continuity Forum
 Registration for July 16, 2008 – Chennai, India
 Registration for July 22, 2008 – Bangalore, India
 Registration for July 24, 2008 – Kolkata, India
 Registration for July 29, 2008 – Hyderabad, India
 Oracle Technology Day
 Registration for July 29, 2008 – Shenyang, China
 Registration for July 31, 2008 – Xi'an, China

 LAD Training Update


 Lanzamiento Oracle Database 11g
 Registration for July 29, 2008 – Córdoba, Argentina
 Virtualize Your Enterprise with Oracle VM
 Registration for July 31, 2008 – Bogota, Colombia

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 NAS Training Update


 Oracle Real Application Cluster Workshop for Public Sector
 Registration for July 8, 2008 – Reston, United States
 DOUG Meeting: Getting Oracle Coherence: Introduction to Data Grids
 Registration for July 10, 2008 – Irving, United States
 Data Warehousing with Oracle Database 11g
 Registration for July 15, 2008 – Houston, United States
 Oracle Grid Control Hands-On Workshop for Public Sector
 Registration for July 16, 2008 – Reston, United States
 Data Warehousing with Oracle Database 11g
 Registration for July 22, 2008 – New Jersey, United States
 Registration for July 23, 2008 – Rocky Hill, United States
 Registration for July 30, 2008 – Woburn, United States
 Cincinnati Database 11g Tech Day
 Registration for July 17, 2008 – Chicago, United States
 Realize the Full Potential of Linux with Oracle Unbreakable Linux
 Registration for July 29, 2008 – Bogota, United States
 Oracle Database 11g
 Registration for July 30, 2008 – Georgia, United States

 New Online Courses Available from Oracle University


Since May 22nd, Oracle University has added seven new courses for partners. You can access the
courses through the online training catalogs on OPN. Remember that access to the Oracle University
Online library is available at no cost to members of the Oracle PartnerNetwork.
 General
 Oracle ISV Starter Kit Overview
 Oracle Database 11g: Information Lifecycle Management
 Competitive Analysis of Spatial and Multimedia Features in Oracle Database 11g and IBM DB2 9.5 for LUW
 Oracle Secure Enterprise Search
 Oracle SES Enterprise Solution Case Studies- A Demonstration Workshop
 Real Application Clusters
 Virtualization and RAC
 Using Oracle RAC and Microsoft Windows 64-bit as the Foundation For a Database Grid
 Security
 Competitive Analysis of Oracle Database 11g XML and IBM DB2 9.5 pureXML

Fusion Middleware Product Focus

 Newsletters
 June - Community Tools for Java Developer - Monthly Newsletter for the Oracle Java Developer

 Oracle Marketing Updates


 Oracle Events
 Oracle Technology Network Developer Day - Fusion Development Experience
July 01, 2008 - Redwood Shores
Oracle Technology Network (OTN) Developer Day, a free, hands-on workshop that will give you insight into
the latest technologies. Join us to find out how the Oracle Fusion Middleware stack— including Oracle
JDeveloper, Oracle Application Development Framework (Oracle ADF), Oracle ADF Business Components,
and the highly interactive ADF Faces user interface components - delivers the rapid, productive, and
declarative development experience you need.
 Oracle Fusion Middleware Briefing
July 01, 2008 - Burlington
This is a By Invitation Only event for Enterprise accounts in the Boston area.
 Workshop Oracle Business Activity Monitoring (BAM)
July 01, 2008 - Buenos Aires
Oracle tiene el placer de invitarlo a participar de un Workshop con Práctica en Computadores (Hands-On)
con duración de medio día sobre la tecnología de Oracle Business Activity Monitoring (BAM).
 Oracle am MSM Technology Breakfast Briefing
July 04, 2008 - Glattbrugg
Besuchen Sie das MSM Breakfast Briefing zum Thema Security: Das Ziel der Briefings ist es, die Teilnehmer

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in kurzer Form über den Stand der Technologie- und Marktentwicklung zu informieren. Das Briefing findet in
informeller Umgebung während eines Frühstücks statt.
 Oracle Application Server Infrastructure
July 08, 2008 - Italy
Registration page for Oracle iAS web seminar. Web seminar is to be hold at 10.30 AM CET on the 8th of
July.
 Columbus Oracle Middleware User Group Meeting
July 10, 2008 – Columbus
With the acquisition of BEA, Oracle now has an extensive portfolio of solutions available to our customers.
We would like to keep this session open to a Q & A discussion and high level overview of the solutions. It is
our intention to discuss a combined BEA and Oracle Product Roadmap.
 Oracle Security Solution Forum Kuala Lumpur - Identity Management and Data Security
July 10, 2008 - Kuala Lumpur
Join Oracle and Industry experts discussing the latest trends of security deployment and governance,
sharing best practices for ensuring business security in a rapidly transforming global environment.
 Oracle Fusion Middleware for SAP Seminar Seoul
July 11, 2008 - Seoul
 Oracle IT Infrastructure Manageability Executive Event - Shanghai
July 17, 2008 - Shanghai
IT is constantly being challenged to align to business and explore new technologies that could help the
organization reduce business cost, improve availability and user performance, comply with Government
regulations and corporate policies, reduce business risk.
 Oracle IT Infrastructure Manageability Executive Event - Guangzhou
July 22, 2008 - Guangzhou
 Oracle Technology Network Developer Day
July 22, 2008 - King of Prussia
You are invited to attend Oracle Technology Network (OTN) Developer Day, a free, hands-on workshop that
will give you insight into the latest technologies. Join us to find out how the Oracle Fusion Middleware stack
— including Oracle JDeveloper, Oracle Application Development Framework (Oracle ADF), Oracle ADF
Business Components, and the highly interactive Oracle ADF Faces user interface components —delivers
the rapid, productive, and declarative development experience you need. Everyone attending will also have a
chance to win an Apple iPod Touch and Oracle prizes.
 Oracle Business Process Management Executive Round Table - Guangzhou
July 23, 2008 – Guangzhou
Oracle Business Process Management (BPM) is a set of open, standard-based Oracle Fusion Middleware
components for modeling, executing, managing, and optimizing business process applications.
 Realize the Full Potential of Linux with Oracle Unbreakable Linux
July 29, 2008 - United States
IT professionals at today's most competitive companies are faced with a myriad of challenges, chief
among them lowering costs while raising productivity. Oracle addresses these and other challenges with
Oracle Unbreakable Linux, the highest quality support for Linux at the lowest cost.
 Oracle Business Process Management Executive Round Table - Beijing
July 29, 2008 - Beijing
Oracle Business Process Management (BPM) is a set of open, standard-based Oracle Fusion Middleware
components for modeling, executing, managing, and optimizing business process applications.
 Разработка приложений на основе Oracle SOA Suite
July 30, 2008 – Москва
Develop SOA applications on Oracle technologies.
 Oracle Business Process Management Executive Round Table - Shanghai
July 31, 2008 - Shanghai
 Invitation to the Oracle SOA Partner Community Forum
With the Oracle acquisition of BEA Systems we are creating the software vendor for standard based
middleware. The Oracle SOA Partner Community is a wonderful opportunity to: - learn about Oracle SOA
solutions - meet with Oracle SOA Product Management - exchange SOA knowledge - learn from successful
SOA implementation - network within the Oracle SOA Partner Community. This event is sponsored by Fujitsu
and CapGemini. Learn from success stories of partners, join different breakout sessions, gain information
from other SOA partners and listen to a vibrate panel discussion.
 Join Oracle at LinuxWorld San Francisco
Discover first-hand how your organization can succeed with Oracle Unbreakable Linux. Visit Oracle (booth
#902) at the LinuxWorld Conference and Expo, August 5th through 7th in San Francisco.
Oracle CIO Mark Sunday and Oracle Chief Corporate Architect Edward Screven will co-present a keynote,
"Delivering Business Value with the Next Generation Data Center," plus you can attend live product demos in
the mini theatre, meet Oracle Linux experts, engage with Oracle partners in the partner pavilion, get free
software and step-by-step instruction at the Oracle on Linux Experience, and much more.

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 Upcoming Webcasts
Oracle Corporation hosts Webcasts that are generally available to the public. The list of upcoming
public webcasts and replays can be found here.
 BEA Welcome and Middleware Strategy Briefing
Don’t miss this special July 1 Webcast for Oracle Fusion Middleware customers and partners. Oracle
President Charles Phillips and Oracle Senior Vice President Thomas Kurian will explore how the addition of
BEA products to Oracle Fusion Middleware creates a best-in-class combination.

 Product Focus Updates


 Review the BEA Partner Operational Update that includes:
 BEA Products Available on Oracle Price List
 Partner Resources through Oracle PartnerNetwork
 July 1 Product Roadmap Session Detail & Registration
 Oracle OpenWorlds BEA Content-Rich Program

 Linux Certification
 New Enterprise Linux System Administration exam now live:
Take the new Enterprise Linux System Administration exam, which is now live in production to
gain the Oracle’s Enterprise Linux Administrator Certified Associate certification.

 Regional Strategy Briefings & Classroom Training Events


 NAS Training Update
Oracle Event Event eSeminar Dial- Web Conference
Event Name Products Start End Description in Information Information
Oracle ISV Technology 17-Jul-08 17-Jul-08 The combination of Oracle and BEA Register to get NA
eSeminar: @ @ brings together two companies with information or
Oracle SOA 10:00am 11:00am complementary assets and a common send email to
Suite Product Pacific Pacific vision of best-in-class integrated Service sttrain_ww@orac
Strategy and Oriented Architecture (SOA) based le.com.
Roadmap Post middleware, built on open standards.
BEA
Acquisition
Oracle Fusion Technology 29-Jul-08 29-Jul-08 The combination of Oracle and BEA Register to get NA
Middleware @ @ brings together two companies with information or
Partner 9:00am 5:00pm complementary assets and a common send email to
Technical Eastern Eastern vision of best-in-class integrated Service sttrain_ww@orac
Briefing Oriented Architecture (SOA) based le.com.
middleware, built on open standards.
Oracle Fusion Technology 30-Jul-08 30-Jul-08 The combination of Oracle and BEA Register to get NA
Middleware @ @ brings together two companies with information or
Partner 9:00am 5:00pm complementary assets and a common send email to
Technical Eastern Eastern vision of best-in-class integrated Service sttrain_ww@orac
Briefing Oriented Architecture (SOA) based le.com.
middleware, built on open standards.
Oracle Fusion Technology 31-Jul-08 31-Jul-08 The combination of Oracle and BEA Register to get NA
Middleware @ @ brings together two companies with information or
Partner 9:00am 5:00pm complementary assets and a common send email to
Technical Eastern Eastern vision of best-in-class integrated Service sttrain_ww@orac
Briefing Oriented Architecture (SOA) based le.com.
middleware, built on open standards.
Oracle Fusion Technology 12- 12- The combination of Oracle and BEA Register to get NA
Middleware Aug-08 Aug-08 brings together two companies with information or
Partner @ @ complementary assets and a common send email to
Technical 9:00am 5:00pm vision of best-in-class integrated Service sttrain_ww@orac
Briefing Central Central Oriented Architecture (SOA) based le.com.
middleware, built on open standards.
Oracle Fusion Technology 13- 13- The combination of Oracle and BEA Register to get NA
Middleware Aug-08 Aug-08 brings together two companies with information or
Partner @ @ complementary assets and a common send email to
Technical 9:00am 5:00pm vision of best-in-class integrated Service sttrain_ww@orac
Briefing Central Central Oriented Architecture (SOA) based le.com.
middleware, built on open standards.

 EMEA Training Update


Date Event Location Country Language

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3-Jul-08Oracle SOA Suite 10g: SOA Essentials Ed 1 Johannesburg ZA English


5-Jul-08Oracle Application Server 10g R2: Administration I Ed 2 Riyadh SS English
5-Jul-08Oracle Reports Developer 10g: Build Reports Ed 1 Khobar SS English
7-Jul-08Oracle 10g: Build J2EE Applications Ed 1.1 Roma IT English
7-Jul-08Oracle Application Server 10g R2: Administration I Ed 2 Budapest HU English
Oracle Forms Developer 10g: Build Internet
7-Jul-08 Applications Ed 2 Istanbul TR English
7-Jul-08Oracle SOA Suite 10g: Services Orchestration Ed 1 Johannesburg ZA English
7-Jul-08OracleAS 10g R3: Java Programming Ed 2 Reading GB English
7-Jul-08OracleAS 10g R3: Java Programming Ed 2 De Meern NL English
7-Jul-08OracleAS 10g R3: Java Programming Ed 2 Bucharest RO English
7-Jul-08OracleAS 10g R3: Java Programming Ed 2 Istanbul TR English
7-Jul-08OracleAS 10g R3: Java Programming Ed 2 Capetown ZA English

Oracle Stellent 10gR3: Content Server Administration


8-Jul-08 Ed 1 Reading GB English
13-Jul-08Oracle 10g: Java Programming Ed 1.2 Cairo EG English
13-Jul-08Oracle 10g: Java Programming Ed 1.2 Cairo EG English
13-Jul-08Oracle 10g: Java Programming Ed 1.2 Cairo EG English
13-Jul-08Oracle 10g: Java Programming Ed 1.2 Cairo EG English
13-Jul-08Oracle 10g: Java Programming Ed 1.2 Cairo EG English
13-Jul-08Oracle 10g: Java Programming Ed 1.2 Cairo EG English
13-Jul-08Oracle Application Server 10g R2: Administration I Ed 2 Jordan AE English
13-Jul-08OracleAS Portal 10g R2: Build Corporate Portals Ed 1 Dubai AE English
13-Jul-08OracleAS Portal 10g R2: Build Corporate Portals Ed 1 Jordan AE English
Oracle Application Server 10g R2: Administration II Ed
14-Jul-08 3 Roma IT English
Oracle Forms Developer 10g: Build Internet
14-Jul-08 Applications Ed 2 Warsaw PL English
Oracle Forms Developer 10g: Build Internet
14-Jul-08 Applications Ed 2 Capetown ZA English
14-Jul-08Oracle Reports Developer 10g: Build Reports Ed 1 Zagreb HR English
14-Jul-08Oracle SOA Suite 10g: SOA Essentials Ed 1 Dublin IE English
14-Jul-08OracleAS 10g R3: Build Java EE Applications I Ed 2 Dublin IE English
14-Jul-08OracleAS 10g R3: Build Java EE Applications I Ed 2 Warsaw PL English
OracleAS 10g R3: Oracle ADF for Forms/4GL
14-Jul-08 Developers Ed 1 Sarajevo BA English
OracleAS 10g R3: Oracle ADF for Forms/4GL
14-Jul-08 Developers Ed 1 Bucharest RO English

14-Jul-08OracleAS 10g: Enterprise Identity Management Ed 1 Budapest HU English


14-Jul-08OracleAS Portal 10g R2: Build Corporate Portals Ed 1 Warsaw PL English
14-Jul-08OracleAS Portal 10g R2: Build Corporate Portals Ed 1 Capetown ZA English
14-Jul-08Stellent: Essential Content Server Skills Ed 1 Reading GB English
Oracle Application Server 10g R2: Administration II Ed
15-Jul-08 3 Dubai AE English
16-Jul-08Stellent: Customizing Content Server Ed 1 Reading GB English
Oracle Application Server 10g R2: Administration II Ed
20-Jul-08 3 Jordan AE English
Oracle Forms Developer 10g: Build Internet
20-Jul-08 Applications Ed 2 Jordan AE English
Oracle Forms Developer 10g: Build Internet
20-Jul-08 Applications Ed 2 Jordan AE English
Oracle Forms Developer 10g: Build Internet
20-Jul-08 Applications Ed 2 Cairo EG English
OracleAS 10g R3: Oracle ADF for Forms/4GL
20-Jul-08 Developers Ed 1 Cairo EG English
OracleAS Portal 10g: Build Portlets with PL/SQL Ed 1 2
20-Jul-08 D Jordan AE English
21-Jul-08Oracle 10g: Build J2EE Applications Ed 1.1 Capetown ZA English
21-Jul-08Oracle Application Server 10g R2: Administration I Ed 2 De Meern NL English
Oracle Application Server 10g R2: Administration II Ed
21-Jul-2008 3 Budapest HU English
Oracle Application Server 10g R2: Administration II Ed
21-Jul-08 3 Warsaw PL English

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Oracle Application Server 10g R2: Administration II Ed


21-Jul-08 3 Johannesburg ZA English
Oracle Forms Developer 10g: Build Internet
21-Jul-08 Applications Ed 2 Kenya AA English
21-Jul-08Oracle Reports Developer 10g: Build Reports Ed 1 Warsaw PL English
21-Jul-08Oracle Reports Developer 10g: Build Reports Ed 1 Bratislava SK English
21-Jul-08Oracle SOA Suite 10g: Services Orchestration Ed 1 Bucharest RO English
21-Jul-08OracleAS 10g R3: Build Java EE Applications I Ed 2 Warsaw PL English
OracleAS 10g R3: Oracle ADF for Forms/4GL
21-Jul-08 Developers Ed 1 London GB English
21-Jul-08OracleAS Portal 10g: Build Portlets with PL/SQL Ed 1 Warsaw PL English
21-Jul-08Stellent: Site Studio Fundamentals Ed 1 Reading GB English
Oracle Application Server 10g: Administer High
23-Jul-08 Availability Ed 1 Budapest HU English
23-Jul-08OracleAS Portal 10g R2: Build Portlets with Java Ed 2 Warsaw PL English
24-Jul-08Oracle SOA Suite 10g: SOA Essentials Ed 1 London GB English
27-Jul-08Oracle Application Server 10g R3: Administration Ed 2 Dubai AE English
27-Jul-08Oracle Reports Developer 10g: Build Reports Ed 1 Jordan AE English
OracleAS 10g R3: Oracle ADF for Forms/4GL
27-Jul-08 Developers Ed 1 Cairo EG English
28-Jul-08Oracle 10g: Build J2EE Applications Ed 1.1 Istanbul TR English
Oracle Application Server 10g R2: Administration II Ed
28-Jul-08 3 Reading GB English
Oracle Identity Manager: Develop Identity Provisioning
28-Jul-08 Ed 1 Istanbul TR English
28-Jul-08Oracle Reports Developer 10g: Build Reports Ed 1 Kenya AA English
28-Jul-08Oracle Reports Developer 10g: Build Reports Ed 1 Istanbul TR English

 New Online Courses Available from Oracle University


Since May 27th, Oracle University has added 49 new courses for partners. You can access the courses through the
online training catalogs on OPN. Oracle PartnerNetwork members are entitled to free access to the Oracle University
Knowledge Center.
 Application Server
 PTS: Briefing for ISVs - Topic TBD
 Oracle ISV eSeminar: Software-as-a-Service : On Demand Business Analytics
 Oracle ISV eSeminar: TBA
 BEA
 ALBPM - Core Training
 ALUI - Core Training
 Foundation 122: WLS-VE 1.1 - How to Present the Standard Presentation
 Foundation 130 - Application Virtualization Overview
 Foundation 201 – WLS10 - WebLogic Server Installation & Configuration
 Foundation 207 – WLS10 - WebLogic Server JDBC Fundamentals
 Foundation 208 – WLS10 - WebLogic Server JMS Fundamentals
 Foundation 202 – WLS10 - WebLogic Server Monitoring & Management
 Foundation 210 – WLS10 - Securing WebLogic Server Resources and Applications
 Foundation 211 – WLS10 - WebLogic Server Advanced Deployment
 Foundation 212 – WLS10 - WebLogic Server High Availability and Clustering
 Foundation 205 – WLS10 - WebLogic Server Basic Deployment
 ALUI - PEP
 Foundation 120: WLS10 - How to Present the Business Presentation
 Foundation 121: WLS10 - How to Present the Technical Presentation
 WLP 10.2 Concepts Training
 Web 2.0 101: Introduction to Web 2.0 v1.0
 Foundation 300 - Virtualization 101
 Foundation 301 - WLS-VE Basics
 ALBPM-6.0 Developer Workshop Course
 ALDSP 2.5 110 - Creating Data Services from Relational Sources v1.0
 ALDSP 2.5 111 - Creating Data Services from Non-Relational
 ALDSP 2.5 112 - Performing Custom Data Manipulation using SDO Exits v1.0
 ALDSP 2.5 113 - Consuming Data Services v1.0
 ALER 2.6 104 : User Experiences - Consumer v1.01
 ALER 2.6 105 : User Experiences - Producer and Registrar v1.0
 ALER 2.6 106 : User Experiences - Registrar Admin course v1.0
 ALER 2.6 107 : User Experiences – Project Admin v1.0

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 ALER 2.6 108 : User Experiences - Access Admin v1.0


 ALER 2.6 109 : User Experiences - System Admin v1.0
 ALSB 3.0 1101: IDE - Installation and Smoke Test v1.0
 ALSB 3.0 1102: IDE - Routing v1.0
 ALSB 3.0 1103: IDE - Error Handling and Alerts v1.0
 WLP10.0 1310 - Application Redeployment
 BEA AquaLogic Interaction Administration 6.0 Ed 1
 BEA AquaLogic Interaction Customizing Navigation and Styles Ed 1
 BEA AquaLogic Interaction Foundations Ed 1
 BEA AquaLogic Interaction IDK 6.0: Part 1 - Develop Portlets Ed 1
 BEA AquaLogic Interaction IDK 6.0: Part 2 - Develop Web Services Ed 1
 BEA AquaLogic Interaction Publisher Ed 1
 BEA AquaLogic Interaction Customization 6.0: Adv Programming Ed 1
 Fusion
 ISV New Partner Series: Growing your State and Local Market
 ISV New Partners Technology Webcast
 Introducing Oracle SES (Secure Enterprise Search) - an "Integrated View across Applications Boundaries"
 Private: FMW Tech enablement session
 Основные правила лицензирования - Licensing Policies

Oracle Enterprise Content Management

 Articles and Press Releases


 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Enables Enterprise Content Management Improvement with Oracle
Universal Content Management
 Tele Atlas Navigates Improved Content Landscape with Oracle® Universal Content Management

 Oracle Marketing Updates


 Oracle Events
 Oracle Enterprise Content Management Workshop Beijing - Optimizing Back-office Operation
 Shanghai, July 09th
 Beijing, July 11th
 Hong Kong, July 22th
 Oracle Enterprise Content Management Briefing: Turn Your Enterprise Content into a Strategic Asset
 Auckland, July 18th

 Product Focus Updates


 New under Enterprise Content Management Guided Learning Paths:
 Solving the Unstructured Data Management Overload with Oracle Content Management
 Document Capture with Captovation for Oracle Partners

 Regional Strategy Briefings & Classroom Training Events


 North America Training Update
Date Course Location Country Language
Using Stellent Content Server - Self-Study CD Course n/a n/a English
14-Jul-08 Stellent: Content Server Administration MA - Boston US English
29-Jul-08 Stellent: Site Studio Fundamentals CA - San Francisco US English
16-Jul-08 Stellent: Customizing Content Server IL - Chicago US English
14-Jul-08 Stellent: Essential Content Server Skills IL - Chicago US English
15-Jul-08 Stellent: Image Management NJ - Bridgewater US English
09-Jul-08 Stellent: Advanced Site Studio Skills IL - Chicago US English

 EMEA Training Update


Date Course Location Country Language

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7-Jul-08 Stellent: Using Content Server Ed 1 Reading GB English


8-Jul-08 Oracle Stellent 10gR3: Content Server Administration Ed 1 Reading GB English
14-Jul-08 Stellent: Essential Content Server Skills Ed 1 Reading GB English
14-Jul-08 Stellent: Customizing Content Server Ed 1 Reading GB English
21-Jul-08 Stellent: Site Studio Fundamentals Ed 1 Reading GB English
28-Jul-08 Stellent: Advanced Site Studio Skills Ed 1 Reading GB English

Business Intelligence Product Focus

 Newsletters
 INFORMATION INDEPTH Business Intelligence Edition
 Oracle OLAP April 08 Newsletter

 Oracle Marketing Updates


 Oracle Events
 Oracle Business Intelligence Suite EE Plus, July 01, 2008, Milan
 Oracle Business Intelligence Forum, July 02, 2008, Roma
 Seminaire Business Intelligence Forum, July 03, 2008, Paris
 Oracle Business Intelligence Forum, July 03, 2008, Stuttgart
 Data Warehousing with Oracle Database 11g Houston, July 15, 2008, Houston
 Achieving Management Excellence with Oracle Enterprise Performance Management, July 15, 2008, United
States
 Oracle Business Intelligence Webcast - China, July 18, 2008, China
 Oracle Business Intelligence Developer Day - 18th July, July 18, 2008, London
 Oracle Business Intelligence Developer Day - 21st July, July 21, 2008, London
 Oracle Performance Management - China Chengdu, July 22, 2008, Chengdu
 Data Warehousing with Oracle Database 11g, July 22, 2008, Bridgewater
 Oracle Business Intelligence Workshop for Public Sector, July 23, 2008, Reston
 Data Warehousing with Oracle Database 11g, July 23, 2008, Rocky Hill
 Oracle Data Quality with Datawarehousing/Business Intelligence Forum - Hong Kong, July 24, 2008, Hong
Kong
 Oracle Performance Management - China Nanjing, July 24, 2008, Nanjing
 Oracle Performance Management - China Hangzhou, July 29, 2008
 Data Warehousing with Oracle Database 11g, July 30, 2008, Woburn

 Product Focus Updates


Updates have been made to the Business Intelligence – Partner and Certified Level pages. Join the
Oracle Business Intelligence - Technology PFA page and Oracle Business Intelligence – Applications
PFA page to access access the new content plus more.
 OPN EnterpriseOne TOI – On-line Course Wrapper Page:
Oracle PartnerNetwork  Education (left navigation link)  Compentency Center Featured
Training  Oracle Hyperion Data Relationship Management, Fusion Edition 11.1.1 New Features

 New Guided Learning Paths on OPN


Oracle Business Intelligence Applications, Fusion Edition Guided Learning Paths (GLPs) available:
 Business Intelligence Applications Fusion Edition Sales Champion
 Business Intelligence Applications Fusion Edition Presales Champion

 Hyperion Certification
 Hyperion training courses now available for release 9.3.1:
Oracle offers certification for Hyperion Planning, Hyperion Financial Management, Hyperion Essbase, and
Hyperion BI+. Oracle now offers instructor-led training for many of these key products for Release 9.3.1. For
more information, visit the Oracle University Hyperion training website.

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 New Online Courses Available from Oracle University


Since May 27th, Oracle University has added eight new courses for partners. You can access the courses through the
online training catalogs on OPN. Oracle PartnerNetwork members are entitled to free access to the Oracle University
Knowledge Center.
 General
 Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management System Installer, Fusion Edition 11.1.1 New Features
 Oracle EPM Systems System 11 Partner Sales & Positioning Update
 Oracle Data Integrator Overview for BI / EPM partners
 Hyperion: Data Management
 Oracle Hyperion Data Relationship Management, Fusion Edition 11.1.1 New Features
 Hyperion: Financial Consolidation
 Oracle Hyperion Financial Management, Fusion Edition 11.1.1 New Features
 Hyperion: Financial Planning
 Oracle Hyperion Planning
 Oracle Hyperion Performance Scorecard, Fusion Edition 11.1.1 New Features
 Hyperion: Reporting
 Hyperion SQR Production Reporting 11.1.1 New Features
 Hyperion Interactive Reporting 11.1.1 New Features

E-Business Suite Product Focus

 Product Release Updates from the Press Room


 Oracle Unveils Oracle(r) Demand Signal Repository, June 09, 2008

 Articles and Press Releases


 Oracle(r) Advanced Planning Receives Positive Rating in Leading Analyst Firm’s MarketScope Report, June
03, 2008

 Oracle Marketing Updates


 Podcasts from AppsMarketing
 Oracle's Web 2.0 Strategy for CRM (15 min.), June 17, 2008
Mark Woollen,Vice President, CRM Product Strategy tells listeners how Oracle's Social CRM Applications
harness the latest Web 2.0 technology to create highly intuitive and focused applications for sales users
today.
 Unlocking the Strategic Value of Workforce Management Applications (9 min.), June 12, 2008
Sherri Bartels, Director, HCM product strategy discusses the challenges faced by organizations today in
managing their workforce and how Oracle's workforce management applications can help increase the
efficiency, effectiveness, and productivity of their workforce.

 Product Focus Updates


 Updates have been made to the product pages on the Oracle E-Business Suite (Certified Level)
product focus page.

 Upcoming Webcasts
Oracle Corporation hosts Webcasts that are generally available to the public. The list of upcoming
public webcasts and replays can be found here.
 UPCOMING ADVISOR WEBCASTS FOR ORACLE E-BUSINESS SUITE
Expert information on services, products, and technologies comes straight to your desktop through Oracle
Web Conferencing.
 July 8 — Drive Success Through Integrated Talent Management
Get more details about Advisor Webcasts.

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 Regional Strategy Briefings & Classroom Training Events


 LAD
 PTR 11i Manufacturing Functional Foundation Ed 2, 29-JUL-08, Df Mexico City, MX, Latin American Spanish

 APAC
 Oracle Human Capital Management Solution Seminar, September 04, 2008, Seoul

 New Online Courses Available from Oracle University


Since May 20th, Oracle University has added 5 new courses for partners. You can access the courses through the
online training catalogs on OPN. Remember that access to the Oracle University Online library is available at no cost
to members of the Oracle PartnerNetwork.
Check out the list of new titles below:
 E-Business Suite: Financial Management System
 R12: Oracle Payables Invoice Approval Functional Overview
 R12: Oracle Payables Invoice Holds Resolution Work Flow Functional Overview
 R12: Oracle Payables Then and Now: Prepayments and Tax Functional Overview
 R12: Oracle Payables Payment Manager Toolset Functional Overview
 R12: Oracle Payables Invoice Lines Functional Overview

Since May 20th, Oracle University has added 1 new course for partners, to the Oracle University Knowledge
Center library. Remember that access to the Oracle University Online library is available at no cost to members of the
Oracle PartnerNetwork.
Check out the list of new titles below:
 E-Business Suite: Financials
 R12 Oracle Asset Management Fundamentals Ed 1 RWC

 New In Class Courses Available from Oracle University


 PTR/INT Only Property Manager Solution Sales Consulting and Partner Training

 New Self Study CD Courses Available from Oracle University


 R12 Implement Oracle Workflow - Self-Study CD Course
 R12 Oracle Applications System Administrator Fundamentals - Self-Study CD Course

Agile Product Lifecycle Management Solutions Product Focus

 Product Focus Updates


 The Agile Training Featured Training page has been updated with Agile Demo Series recordings.

 Upcoming Webcasts
Oracle Corporation hosts Webcasts that are generally available to the public. The list of upcoming
public webcasts and replays can be found here.
 Oracle's Agile Product Lifecycle Management Webcast, July 17, 2008, United States
 Oracle's Agile Product Lifecycle Management Webcast, July 24, 2008, United States

 Regional Strategy Briefings & Classroom Training Events


 EMEA
 PTR Agile Partner Training, 21-JUL-08, Reading, GB, English
 PTR Agile for Process, Food and Beverage, 28-JUL-08, Reading, GB, English
 Oracle auf dem 6. Industriegipfel am 4/5. September 2008 in Berlin, September 04, 2008, Berlin

 Japan
 Agile PLMで実現する、製造業の成長戦略の中核、製品開発力の強化, July 04, 2008, Japan

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 New In Class Courses Available from Oracle University


 PTR/INT Only Oracle Agile A9 PLM Implementation Training
 PTR/INT Only Agile for Process, Food and Beverage

Oracle's AutoVue Enterprise Visualization Solutions

 Product Focus Updates


 Oracle's AutoVue Enterprise Visualization Solutions is available for all Oracle Partners.
The Product Focus Area is designed to help Oracle Partners gain in-depth knowledge of Oracle’s
AutoVue Enterprise Visualization Solutions, providing one area within OPN to find the latest
information and content via a dashboard with specific tools and resources.
Oracle Partners may join Oracle’s AutoVue Enterprise Visualization Solutions Product Focus Area
by accessing the Oracle's AutoVue Enterprise Visualization Solutions page.

Visit Oracle AutoVue Enterprise Visualization Solutions Product Focus Area on OPN!

Oracle Demantra Solutions

 Upcoming Webcasts
Oracle Corporation hosts Webcasts that are generally available to the public. The list of upcoming
webcasts and replays can be found here.
 Oracle Demantra Fundamentals - LVC
With Oracle Demantra applications you can improve a company's forecast accuracy. Learn the conceptual
and fundamental considerations of Oracle Demantra Demand Planning. Oracle Demantra provides a robust
Internet-based framework for developing collaborative demand plans and forecasts. Learn the conceptual
and fundamental considerations of Oracle Demantra applications so that you can help your company
improve supply chain performance and customer satisfaction.

 Product Focus Updates


 Oracle Demantra Solutions Product Focus Area is available for all Oracle Partners.
The Product Focus Area is designed to help Oracle Partners gain in-depth knowledge of Oracle
Demantra Solutions, providing one area within OPN to find the latest information and content via a
dashboard with specific tools and resources.
Oracle Partners may join the Oracle Demantra Solutions Product Focus Area by accessing the
Oracle Demantra Solutions Teaser page.
 Updates have been made to the following Demantra Guided Learning Paths on the OPN
Competency Center:
 Demantra Sales Champion
 Demantra PreSales Champion

 New Assessment Tests Available


 Demantra Sales Champion Assessment
 Demantra PreSales Champion Assessment

 New Online Courses Available from Oracle University


Since May 20th, Oracle University has added 2 new courses for partners. You can access the courses through the
online training catalogs on OPN. Remember that access to the Oracle University Online library is available at no cost
to members of the Oracle PartnerNetwork.
Check out the list of new titles below:
 Supply Chain Panning
 ABU - AppsUnplugged: Siebel-Demantra Integration
 Oracle Siebel-Demantra Integration

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Oracle Transportation Management

 Product Focus Updates


 Oracle Transportation Management Product Focus Area is available for all Oracle Partners.
The Product Focus Area is designed to help Oracle Partners gain in-depth knowledge of Oracle
Transportation Management, providing one area within OPN to find the latest information and
content via a dashboard with specific tools and resources.
Oracle Partners may join the Oracle Transportation Management Product Focus Area by
accessing the Oracle Transportation Management Teaser page.

 New Online Courses Available from Oracle University


Since May 20th, Oracle University has added 2 new courses for partners. You can access the courses through the
online training catalogs on OPN. Remember that access to the Oracle University Online library is available at no cost
to members of the Oracle PartnerNetwork.
Check out the list of new titles below:
 OTM 5.5 CU5 TOI: Tender Enhancements Functional Overview
 OTM 5.5 CU5 TOI: Dock and Yard Management Functional Overview
Since May 20th, Oracle University has added 1 new course for partners, to the Oracle University Knowledge Center
library. Remember that access to the Oracle University Online library is available at no cost to members of the Oracle
PartnerNetwork.
Check out the list of new titles below:
 OTM 5.5 CU2 Agents Class Ed 1 RWC

 New Learning Paths Available from Oracle University


 Oracle Transportation Management

PeopleSoft Enterprise Product Focus

 Oracle Events
 Oracle's PeopleSoft Enterprise Applications Day - Southern California Hospitals
August 19, 2008 Saban Research Auditorium 4661 W. Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90027 USA
Information is at the heart of healing patients and efficiently managing healthcare organizations. That’s why
Oracle has convened an exclusive group of PeopleSoft ERP hospitals across Southern California to come
together for discussions and networking on topics that will range from Global Healthcare to Best Practices for
PeopleSoft ERP Upgrades.
 Oracle Human Capital Management Solution Seminar
September 4, 2008 Lotte Hotel Sogong-dong, Jung-gu Seoul, South Korea
The goal of the Human Capital Management (HCM) campaign is to continue Oracle's leadership position in HCM.
The primary emphasis will be on up-sell and/or cross-sell efforts into Oracle's extensive Application install base to
grow Oracle's market share and expand/evolve the installed base's HCM footprint. Parallel effort will be applied to
sell into the PeopleSoft Enterprise and Oracle EBS install base when applicable.
 Oracle Campus Solution Seminar
October 30, 2008, Millennium Seoul Hilton 395, 5-ga, Namdaemun-ro, Jung-gu Seoul - South Korea
Peoplesoft Campus Solutions is a market leading student administration system used by approximately 800
campuses around the world Oracle provides an end to end solution with complete student administration as
well as CRM for to manage student attraction and retention and also Contributor Relations to mange the
alumni process.
 Oracle HRMS User Group
November 27, 2008 Coex Convention 159 Samsung-Dong, Gangnam-Gu Seoul, South Korea
In today’s competitive environment, innovative human resources (HR) departments are guiding their employees to
a brighter, more-productive future by leveraging the same technology that customer service departments already
use to successfully manage service-related processes. With Oracle’s HRMS, you can use real-time enterprise data
to address a wide range of HR issues, handle high call volume, monitor service performance, and control service
costs.

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 Product Focus Updates


Updates have been made on Oracle PartnerNetwork Education. Check out the latest content on the
following pages:
 Guided Learning Paths
 PeopleSoft Enterprise 9.0 Human Capital Management Implementation Champion
 New PeopleSoft Industry Solution Kits
Several new Industry Solutions kits are now available on the PeopleSoft and Industry dashboards.
The PeopleSoft Industry Solution Kits are designed to explicitly to address the unique needs of
these specific Industry areas. The Industry Solution Kits are a set of tools and materials used to
sell a industry solution by understanding the industry business issues and challenges. The new
industry kits available today include Education and Research - Higher Education, Retail, Public
Sector- Local and National Government and Financial Services – Banking with more to come.
If you are not currently a PeopleSoft partner, visit the PeopleSoft Teaser page for more information about
this Product Focus Area. Also, you can learn more about the strategic Industry Initiatives available via
OPN.

 New Online Courses Available from Oracle University


Since May 22nd, Oracle University has added one new courses for partners. You can access the courses
through the online training on OPN. Oracle PartnerNetwork members are entitled to free access to the
Oracle University Knowledge Center. Check out the list of new titles below:
 PeopleSoft Enterprise: Enterprise Performance Management
 ABU - AppsUnplugged: Positioning Performance Management Solutions - Where to Lead with PeopleSoft
Enterprise Performance Management

Siebel Product Focus

 Product Release Updates from the Press Room


 Leading Analyst Firm Positions Oracle’s Siebel Multi-Channel Campaign Management Software in Leader’s
Quadrant
 Leading Analyst Firm Positions Oracle in Leaders Quadrant in Magic Quadrant for Field Service Management

 Oracle Marketing Updates


 Podcasts from AppsMarketing
 Oracle's Web 2.0 Strategy for CRM
June 17, 2008
Mark Woollen, Vice President, CRM Product Strategy tells listeners how Oracle's Social CRM Applications
harness the latest Web 2.0 technology to create highly intuitive and focused applications for sales users
today.

 Oracle Events
 Oracle CRM On Demand Briefing and Demo Reception with Elite 8
July 9, 2008 Four Seasons Palo Alto 2050 University Avenue East Palo Alto, CA 94303 USA
See how Oracle is changing the game for Software as a Service (SaaS) CRM.
 Evento Oracle Optimice las Relaciones con sus Clientes
16 de Julio, 2008 Dann Carlton Belfort Calle 17 No. 40B - 300, El Poblado Medellin Columbia
Oracle lo invita a un desayuno, donde podrá conocer cómo las soluciones Oracle de CRM le ayudarán a
maximizar la información de todas las áreas de su empresa, con el fin de mantener relaciones focalizadas y
rentables con sus clientes.
 Oracle Siebel CRM Communications Day
July 17, 2008 Hotel W Campos Eliseos No. 252 Polanco Ciudad de México México
Oracle lo invita al CRM Telecommunications Day, donde podrá conocer cómo las soluciones Oracle de CRM
le ayudarán a maximizar la información de todas las áreas de su empresa, con el fin de mantener relaciones
focalizadas y rentables con sus clientes.
 Oracle CRM On Demand Demo Reception - Cleveland
July 22, 2008 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum 1100 Rock and Roll Boulevard Cleveland, Ohio
44114 USA

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You are invited to join Oracle and your peers for an evening of good food, discussion and networking and
see firsthand what's new with Oracle's Siebel CRM On Demand.
 Oracle Siebel CRM On Demand Briefing and Reception with Elite 8 - Phoenix
July 23, 2008 The Ritz Carlton 2401 East Camelback Road Phoenix, AZ 85016 USA
See how Oracle is changing the game for Software as a Service (SaaS) CRM.
 Oracle CRM On Demand Briefing and Demo Reception with Elite 8
July 30, 2008 The Westin Long Beach 333 East Ocean Boulevard Long Beach, CA 90802 USA
See how Oracle is changing the game for Software as a Service (SaaS) CRM.
 Oracle Siebel CRM On Demand Lunch and Learn - Vancouver
July 30, 2008 The Vancouver Club 915 Hastings Street West Vancouver, BC V6C 1C6 Canada
You are invited to a lunch and learn on Siebel CRM On Demand where you can hear how other customers have
successfully implemented Siebel CRM On Demand and achieved tangible business results.
 Oracle's Elite 8 CRM On Demand Briefing - Seattle
August 6, 2008 W Seattle 1112 Fourth Avenue Seattle, WA 98101 USA
You’re invited to attend an informative cocktail reception with the Oracle CRM On Demand team and our Elite 8
enabling technology partners. This will be a valuable event for both prospective and current CRM On Demand
customers.
 Oracle Siebel CRM Workshop
August 26, 2008 The Shilla Hotel Jangchung-Dong, Jung-Gu Seoul, South Korea
Join us for this workshop, as we demonstrate how you can benefit from the latest trends and innovation in CRM by
harnessing social CRM networking, collaboration and mobile capabilities.
 Cómo Fidelizar a sus Clientes con Siebel Loyalty
October 02, 2008 Oficinas Oracle Barcelona Avenida Diagonal 615 Barcelona, Spain
En este Desayuno Oracle Cuore, veremos como Siebel Loyalty permite a las compañías crear programas de
fidelización e incorporar miembros en el programa, tanto como personas individuales como a empresas o familias.
Soporta la creación de las promociones (o reglas de adquisición y redención de puntos) y todos los aspectos de la
gestión de los miembros.
 Oracle auf der CRM-expo Messe 5./6. November auf der Messe Nürnberg
November 05, 2008 NürnbergMesse Halle 10.0 Messezentrum Nürnberg Nürnberg Germany
Auf der 10. CRM-expo zeigen Experten, Berater und Unternehmen, wie man erfolgreich Kunden findet und
bindet. An zwei Tagen können sich Besucher umfassend und im Detail über Strategien, Konzepte und
Trends rund um das Thema Kundenbeziehungsmanagement informieren – einzigartig in Deutschland.
Nirgendwo sonst bietet sich eine so breite Palette an Ausstellern und Themen, können Sie auf kurzen
Wegen und in der persönlichen Atmosphäre einer Fachmesse Best-Practices kennen lernen.

 Product Focus Updates


Updates have been made on Oracle PartnerNetwork Education and on Siebel PFA – Partner and Certified
Level pages. Check out the latest content on the following pages:
 Featured Training
 Oracle CRM On Demand Webinar Course Catalog for Partners
The CRM Connect Webcasts series provide partners an overview of Oracle's CRM products and
solutions. Partners will learn more about CRM best practices, strategies, and Oracle's products and
capabilities.

 New OPN Guided Learning Paths Available


Below are the latest OPN Guided Learning Paths on the Oracle PartnerNetwork Education Page:
 Implementation Consultant
 Siebel CRM 8.0 Customer Order Management Implementation Champion

 New Online Courses Available from Oracle University


Since May 22nd, Oracle University has added four new courses for partners. You can access the courses through the
online training on OPN. Oracle PartnerNetwork members are entitled to free access to the Oracle University Knowledge
Center. Check out the list of new titles below:
 Siebel: Master Data Management
 ABU - CRM Connect: Data Quality - Enhanced Siebel Data Quality
 Siebel: Application Integrations
 ABU - AppsUnplugged: Siebel-Demantra Integration
 Siebel: Self-Service and eBilling
 Siebel 8.1 Self Service Immersion Workshop: E-Commerce Functional Overview Part 1
 Oracle Business Accelerators for Siebel CRM Suite
 Oracle Business Accelerators for Siebel CRM Suite Release 8.0: Installation

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JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Product Focus

 Upcoming Webcasts
 July 8th at 8am Pacific
EnterpriseOne Partner Call: EnterpriseOne 8.12 / 8.97 Web Optimization Overview – by Tim Scott
Please visit the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne eSeminar Series (OPN) for dialin information and additional
details.
 July 22nd at 8am Pacific
EnterpriseOne Partner Call: EnterpriseOne 8.12 CRM Product Update & SOD Integration Plans – by Kem
Butler
Please visit the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne eSeminar Series (OPN) for dialin information and additional
details.

 Product Focus Updates


Updates have been made to the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Product Focus – Partner and Certified Level
pages. Join the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Product Focus to access access the new content plus more.
 EVENT REPLAYS:
 On-line Courses on OPN:
Oracle PartnerNetwork  Education (left navigation link)  Online Courses  JD Edwards
EnterpriseOne (contains all OU recorded content that is available to partners…all online, pre-
record training replays are free to OPN partners)
OPN EnterpriseOne TOI – On-line Course Wrapper Page:
Oracle PartnerNetwork  Education (left navigation link) Featured Training  JD Edwards
EnterpriseOne 8.12 Apps, 8.96 Tools and 8.97 Tools Transfer of Information Training (TOI
wrapper page that is also attached to EnterpriseOne Dashboard on Engage with Oracle page.)
 JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools 8.98 release beta testing (Login to Customer Connection
Required)
Oracle is currently accepting applications for participation in the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools
8.98 release beta testing customer program. For further information, please access the above
URL. Applications are due June 20, 2008.
 JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 9.0 SOD (PDF)
 JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools 8.98 SOD (PDF)
 JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 8.10 - End of Premier Support Announcement (PDF)

 New Online Courses Available from Oracle University


Since May 22nd, Oracle University has added six new courses for partners. You can access the courses through the
online training catalogs on OPN. Oracle PartnerNetwork members are entitled to free access to the Oracle University
Knowledge Center.

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Check out the list of new titles below:


 JD Edwards EnterpriseOne: General
 ADS JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Functional Overview for Release 8.12 V6
 ADS Best Practices JD Edwards EnterpriseOne
 JD Edwards EnterpriseOne: Tools & Technology
 EnterpriseOne Partner Call: EnterpriseOne Tools Release 8.97 Business Services Overview
 JD Edwards EnterpriseOne: Localization
 EnterpriseOne Localization Hungary VAT Update Functional Overview
 JD Edwards EnterpriseOne: Application Integrations
 8.12: EnterpriseOne Integration for Order Promising Technical Overview
 8.12: EnterpriseOne Integration for RSS Punch Out and PO Dispatch Technical Overview

JD Edwards World Product Focus

 Product Focus Updates


 Updates have been made to the JD Edwards World Product Focus – Partner and Certified Level
pages. Join the JD Edwards World Product Focus to access the new content plus more.
 Updates have been made to JD Edwards World A9.1 Transfer of Information Training. Members
of the JD Edwards World Product Focus can see this page linked from the Education (left
navigation link) Featured Training JD Edwards World
 JD Edwards World A9.1 Technical Foundation Upgrades Now Available (PDF)

 New OPN Assessment Tests Available


 Oracle JD Edwards World Sales Champion Assessment
 Oracle JD Edwards World Presales Champion Assessment
 Oracle JD Edwards World Implementation Champion Assessment

Oracle Retail

 Articles and Press Releases


 Leading Analyst Firm Positions Oracle’s FLEXCUBE in Leaders Quadrant in International Retail Core
Banking Report

 Oracle Marketing Updates


 Oracle Events
 OHUG Annual Conference
June 22-25, Las Vegas, Nevada, The Mirage
OHUG conferences deliver a unique environment in which members are able to openly collaborate with other
users in their industries that are leveraging the same modules and experiencing similar challenges! This
year's event includes special vertical sessions for Retail, Education, and Compensation Benefits.
 Oracle at Industry Forum Retail - Copenhagen, August 19, Copenhagen
 Oracle Retail Summit 2008, August 29, 千代田区

 Updated OPN Guided Learning Paths


Four Guided Learning Paths have been updated on OPN Competency Center:
 Implementation Consultant
 Merchandise Operations Management Implementation Champion
 Sales Consultant
 Merchandise Operations Management Sales Champion
 Merchandise Planning and Optimization Sales Champion
 Stores Sales Champion

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 New Online Courses Available from Oracle University
Since May 20th, Oracle University has added 41 new courses for partners. You can access the courses through the
online training catalogs on OPN. Oracle PartnerNetwork members are entitled to free access to the Oracle University
Knowledge Center.
Check out the list of new titles below:
 Retail
 13.0.1 TOI: Oracle Allocation Functional Overview
 13.0.1 TOI: Oracle Retail Advanced Inventory Planning (AIP) Functional Overview
 13.0.1 TOI: Oracle Retail Advanced Inventory Planning (AIP) Installation and Configuration Technical
Overview
 13.0.1 TOI: Oracle Retail Advanced Inventory Planning (AIP) Standard Implementation (ASI) Technical
Overview
 13.0.1 TOI: Oracle Retail Data Warehouse (RDW) Front End Functional Overview
 13.0.1 TOI: Oracle Retail Documentation Enhancements Functional Overview
 13.0.1 TOI: Oracle Retail Installation Technical Overview
 13.0.1 TOI: Oracle Retail Integration Bus (RIB) Functional Overview
 13.0.1 TOI: Oracle Retail Integration Bus (RIB) Technical Overview
 13.0.1 TOI: Oracle Retail Invoice Matching (ReIM) Development Technical Overview
 13.0.1 TOI: Oracle Retail Invoice Matching (ReIM) Functional Overview
 13.0.1 TOI: Oracle Retail Markdown Optimization (MDO) Functional Overview
 13.0.1 TOI: Oracle Retail Merchandising Operations Management (MOM) Installers Technical Overview
 13.0.1 TOI: Oracle Retail Merchandising System (RMS) and Retail Data Warehouse (RDW) Reports
Creation Technical Overview
 13.0.1 TOI: Oracle Retail Merchandising System (RMS) Data Conversion Technical Overview
 13.0.1 TOI: Oracle Retail Merchandising System (RMS) Multiple Set of Books Functional Overview
 13.0.1 TOI: Oracle Retail Merchandising System (RMS) Multiple Set of Books Technical Overview
 13.0.1 TOI: Oracle Retail Merchandising System (RMS) Standard Edition Functional Overview
 13.0.1 TOI: Oracle Retail Merchandising System (RMS) Standard Edition Technical Overview
 13.0.1 TOI: Oracle Retail Merchandising System (RMS) Wholesale Franchise Functional Overview
 13.0.1 TOI: Oracle Retail Merchandising System (RMS) Wholesale Franchise Technical Overview
 13.0.1 TOI: Oracle Retail Planning Release Overview
 13.0.1 TOI: Oracle Retail Price Management (RPM) Development Technical Overview
 13.0.1 TOI: Oracle Retail Price Management (RPM) Front End Functional Overview
 13.0.1 TOI: Oracle Retail Pricing Release Overview
 13.0.1 TOI: Oracle Retail Return Management Functional Overview
 13.0.1 TOI: Oracle Retail Store Inventory Management (SIM) and Stores Integration Technical Overview
 13.0.1 TOI: Oracle Retail Store Inventory Management (SIM) Functional Overview
 13.0.1 TOI: Oracle Retail Store Inventory Management (SIM) Technical Overview
 13.0.1 TOI: Oracle Retail Store Solutions Functional Overview
 13.0.1 TOI: Oracle Retail Store Solutions Integration Technical Overview
 13.0.1 TOI: Oracle Retail Store Solutions Technical Overview
 13.0.1 TOI: Oracle Retail Warehouse Management System (RWMS) Configuration Technical Overview
 13.0.1 TOI: Oracle Retail Warehouse Management System (RWMS) Development Technical Overview
 13.0.1 TOI: Oracle Retail Warehouse Management System (RWMS) Technical Overview
 13.0.1 TOI: Oracle Retail Workspace Functional Overview
 13.0.1 TOI: Oracle Retail Workspace Technical Overview
 Oracle Retail 13.0.1 TOI Summit: Business Process Designs (Overview & Usage)
 Oracle Retail 13.0.1 TOI Summit: Globalization Approach Overview
 Oracle Retail 13.0.1 TOI Summit: Training Overview

Oracle Communications

 Product Release Updates from the Press Room


 Oracle Introduces Oracle(r) Communications Service Creation Environment 3.0 for Rapid Service Innovation

 Oracle Marketing Updates


 Oracle Events
 Oracle Communications Solution Seminar, November 13, 2008, Seoul
Today we see dramatic innovation in the telecommunications industry - innovation in the way operators run
their business, and in the customer centric services they offer.

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 Product Focus Updates
 Featured Training Page:
Billing and Revenue Management Public Class Schedule
This product, part of Oracle’s Communications platform, was previously called Portal 7 Software. Current
training is valid for partners using either Portal Software version 7 or Oracle Communication’s Billing and
Revenue Management version 7. This includes all releases from 7.0 to 7.3 inclusive.
 All of the training is instructor-led classroom training; most of it is highly practical in nature with considerable
hands-on exercises. The training is modular and organized by business need, so individuals need only learn
about those aspects of the product that are specific to their personal requirements.

 Product Focus Updates


 Featured Training Page:
Billing and Revenue Management Public Class Schedule
This product, part of Oracle’s Communications platform, was previously called Portal 7 Software. Current
training is valid for partners using either Portal Software version 7 or Oracle Communication’s Billing and
Revenue Management version 7. This includes all releases from 7.0 to 7.3 inclusive.
All of the training is instructor-led classroom training; most of it is highly practical in nature with considerable
hands-on exercises. The training is modular and organized by business need, so individuals need only learn
about those aspects of the product that are specific to their personal requirements.

Industries Updates

You can access Industry specific pages from the Engage with Oracle page  Industries Tab. To learn more about the
opportunities and benefits of joining one or more industry initiative go here! The industry initiatives are now open to all
partner categories!
All Industry Pages are now LIVE and open to ALL partner categories!
Access the industry dashboards to get all the latest news from these industries; new releases, relevant events, all the
updates concerning Oracle solution for these industries; industry training and also marketing and sales resources
needed for Oracle partners who develop businesses in these industries.

 Industry Updates from the Press Room


 India’s Largest Independent Clinical Research Organization Improves R&D Efficiency with Oracle
 Oracle Announces Creation of Health Sciences Global Business Unit
 Leading Analyst Firm Positions Oracle’s FLEXCUBE in Leaders Quadrant in International Retail Core
Banking Report
 Oracle Announces Oracle® Utilities Customer Care and Billing Release 2.2
 Oracle Announces Oracle® Utilities Mobile Workforce Management 1.5

 Oracle Marketing Updates


 Oracle Events
 Communications
 Oracle Event on Anon Customer Survey for Communication, Media and Utility Industries, October 21,
2008, Hong Kong
Join Us for an Oracle Event on Anon Customer Survey for Communication, Media and Utility Industries.
 Consumer Goods
 CGT 2008 Growth & Innovation Forum, Miami, FL, 09/24/08- 09/26/08. Oracle contact: Katrina
Rothstein
 Oracle at Mountain Winery CRM Customer Appreciation Event, July 25, 2008, Saratoga
 Financial Services
 Oracle at Chicago Financial Services Summit, July 30, Chicago
Join us for the Financial Services Summit where you’ll have the opportunity to network with, and learn
from industry leaders and your peers in the banking, insurance, and capital markets industries. Find out
how they are dealing with the challenges of increased regulatory pressure, complex global operations,
and rising demand for innovative customer service
 Oracle at Kansas City Financial Services Summit, August 05, Kansas
Join us for the Financial Services Summit where you’ll have the opportunity to network with, and learn
from industry leaders and your peers in the banking, insurance, and capital markets industries. Find out
how they are dealing with the challenges of increased regulatory pressure, complex global operations,
and rising demand for innovative customer service
 Oracle Business Process Management Executive Roundtable for Financial Service, August 14, Seoul.
 Oracle at the Executive Workshop for Banking, September 04, Amsterdam

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 Oracle at the Financial Director Summit 2008, September 25, Hook
The Financial Director Summit is specifically designed for finance directors from the UK’s major
organizations, whether in business or the not-for-profit sector. It will be most relevant to holders of the
following job titles: Finance director Chief financial officer Group financial controller
 Oracle Financial Services Solution Seminar, October 16, 2008, Seoul
Intense competition, increasing regulations and customer churn are pressures that are here to stay. As
Financial Services enterprises address these challenges, an unprecedented opportunity exists to
leverage technology to better manage risk, improve performance management and transform the
customer experience. Oracle invites you to attend an exclusive event to discuss these business
challenges.
 High Technology
 Oracle Product Lifecycle Management Seminar for High Technology - Taipei, July 30, Taipei
 Life Sciences
 Oracle Applications Life Sciences Solutions Seminar, October 01, 2008, Seoul
 Manufacturing
 Oracle Manufacturing Industry Summit, October 23, 2008, Seoul
Oracle’s manufacturing applications strategy is a concerted approach toward addressing the challenges
of today dynamic industry landscape
 Professional Services
 Oracle Applications Professional Services Solutions Seminar, September 25, Seoul
As competition intensifies, your customers expect superior services and consistent, efficient delivery of
those services at the right price. Meeting those expectations depends on making the most of your
information resources.
 Public Sector
 Oracle Real Application Cluster Workshop for Public Sector, July 8, Reston
 Oracle Public Sector Higher Education Webinar, July 09, China
 Oracle Grid Control Hands-On Workshop for Public Sector, July 16, Reston
 Oracle Business Intelligence Workshop for Public Sector, July 30, Reston
 Public Sector Oracle Content Management Briefing, August 05, Sacramento
Find out how you can leverage a single unified platform for document management, multi-site Web
content management, digital asset management and records and retention management to build your
organization’s applications.
 Oracle at the National Forum on Criminal Justice & Public Safety, August 03, Louisville
The National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) and the IJIS Institute, in conjunction with the Bureau
of Justice Assistance (BJA), are pleased to offer a unique opportunity to explore partnerships in a neutral
setting to share ideas about multi-dimensional prevention strategies to reduce the impact of violent crime
in our communities. This conference features expert panelists who work in the criminal justice field,
sharing real life solutions that are working across the country
 Oracle Business Process Management Executive Roundtable for Public Sector, August 30, 2008,
Sokcho
 Utilities
 Oracle at Chartwell's EMACS Conference 08, October 13, 2008, Austin
This must-attend conference will provide attendees with the tools necessary to give customers the
optimal experience in doing business with their utility. It is designed to expertly educate and enlighten
utility professionals in the areas of: Customer satisfaction and research Customer contact (new and
traditional channels) Employee engagement Programs and services in energy efficiency, demand
response, billing & payment, etc. Proactive customer communications.
 Oracle at Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship, October 07, 2008
Oracle Utilities is a proud sponsor of the Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship Golf
Tournament - October 7-12, 2008, Baltimore Country Club East Course, Timonium, MD

 Industry Initiatives Updates


All industry pages (Aerospace and Defense, Automotive, Communications, Chemicals, Consumer Products
Education and Research, Engineering and Construction, Financial Services High Technology, Industrial
Manufacturing, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Media and Entertainment, Natural Resources, Oil and Gas, Public Sector,
Professional Services, Retail, Utilities and Travel and Transportation) have been completely re-designed and updated
with the all the relevant resources needed by partners who develop businesses in these industries.
If you are not an industry initiative member go to the industry teaser pages and sign in to have access to all industry
resources.

 Regional Strategy Briefings & Classroom Training Events


 EMEA Training Update
 Oracle am Financial Services Networking Dinner von New Media Sales in Zürich , October 20, 2008, Zurich
Financial Services Networking Dinner von New Media Sales in Zürich

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 Oracle am Insurance Networking Dinner von New Media Sales in Zürich, October 20, 2008, Zurich
Insurance Networking Dinner von New Media Sales in Zürich
 Oracle Finland mukana Industrial Services - konferenssissa, September 17, Espoo, Finland

 APAC Training Update


 Oracle Applications Chemicals Solutions Seminar, August 19, Seoul
 Oracle Public Sector Industry Day, August 21, Seoul
 Oracle CIO Executive Roundtable for Communications Industry, August 22, Kangwon-do
SangKyu Park, Senior Sales Manager, for CMU Korea, invites you to participate in the 2008 CIO Executive
Summit. Don’t miss this chance to hear from world-renowned leaders and your peers on key challenges and
leadership opportunities for IT. Network with other IT executives to learn how they are meeting the growth
imperatives of our flattening world—then compare your notes.

 New Guided Learning Paths on OPN


The first industry specific Guided Learning Paths are now live and available to Oracle Partners doing
business in the High Tech Industry.
Check out the High Tech Industry Guided Learning Paths for each of the six High Tech segments below:

 Oracle Industries
 Sales Person
 High Technology Industry: Distribution Sales Champion
 High Technology Industry: OEM Complex Equipment Sales Champion
 High Technology Industry: OEM Consumer Electronics Segment Sales Champion
 High Technology Industry: Outsourced Manufacturing Services Sales Champion
 High Technology Industry: Semiconductor Sales Champion
 High Technology Industry: Software Sales Champion

 New Online Courses Available from Oracle University


In June 2008 Oracle PartnerNetwork has made available for its partners 126 valuable industry-training courses.
The following courses will help you quickly develop specialized sales and product knowledge for a vertical, it will
expose you to the set of consistent Oracle messages for the industry, train you to deliver presentations based on
them, and familiarize you with additional industry background material and assets.
The Industry Leadership Decks include discussions of industry issues and challenges, Oracle's leadership position,
customer success, detailed discussion of industry-specific capabilities, what are the common challenges this industry
faces and how Oracle responds to them.
The Industry Key Messaging Presentations develop industry specific challenges and concepts, business drivers in
a particular industry, and Oracle innovations for that industry/market.
Check out the list of new titles below each industry:
 Aerospace and Defense
 Aerospace & Defense Industry Leadership Deck: Optimize Program, Service and Manufacturing Processes
 Aerospace and Defense Key Message: 1. Product and Service Innovation
 Aerospace and Defense Key Message 2. Program Driven Supply Chains
 Aerospace and Defense Key Message: 3. Achieve Manufacturing Excellence
 Aerospace & Defense Key Message: 4. Comply with Security and Financial Legislation
 Automotive
 Automotive OEM Industry Leadership: Optimize innovation, global execution, and customer relationships
 Automotive OEM:1. Accelerate Time-to-Market
 Automotive OEM Key Message: 2. Optimize the Demand to Delivery Operations Execution
 Automotive OEM Key Message: 3. Deliver Superior Customer Ownership Experience
 Automotive Suppliers Industry Leadership: Optimize Innovation, Global Execution And Operations
Performance
 Automotive Suppliers Key Message: 1. Accelerate Time-to-Market
 Automotive Supplier Key Message: 2.Optimize the Demand Driven Supply Chain
 Automotive Suppliers Key Message: 3.Consolidate Global Operations
 Chemicals
 Chemicals Industry Leadership: "Achieve Elite Performance Through Differentiation While Maintaining Global
Cost Competitiveness"
 Chemical Key Message Deck: Optimize Logistics and Manufacturing Operations
 Chemicals Key Message: 1 Provide Customer Specific Products and Services
 Chemicals Key Message 2. Increase Asset Utilization
 Communications
 Communications: Key Message - Drive customer-centric business
 Communications: Key Message - Improve cost control and compliance

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 Communications: Key Message - Transform information architecture
 Communications: Key Message - Enable next generation services
 Consumer Products
 Consumer Goods Industry Leadership
 CPG Key Messaging: Achieve Manufacturing Excellence
 CPG Key Messaging: Optimize Sales and Marketing
 CPG Key Messaging: Enable Consumer-driven Supply Chains
 Education and Research
 Education and Research Industry Leadership: Higher Education
 Education & Research Key Message: Strengthen Student Recruitment and Retention
 Education and Research Industry Key Message: Manage Operations More Effectively
 Education & Research Key Message: Enforce Compliance And Reporting Requirements
 Engineering and Construction
 E&C Key Message: Maximize the Value of Craft and Professional Workforce
 E&C Key Message Deck Provide Project Lifecycle Visibility
 Engineering and Construction Industry Leadership Deck
 Healthcare
 Healthcare Payer Leadership Deck
 Healthcare Provider key Message - Attract and Retain the Healthcare Workforce
 Healthcare Provider Leadership Deck
 Healthcare Provider: Ensure Quality of Care and Patient Safety
 Healthcare Provider: Mitigate Cost and Comply with Regulations
 Healthcare Payer Key Message 2: Address Post-merger Integration and Governance
 Healthcare Insurance - Oracle driving profitable growth
 Consumerism in Healthcare Insurance
 Healthcare Payer Solutions (EMEA)
 Healthcare: Mitigate Costs and Improve Service Levels EMEA
 High Technology
 High Tech Semi Conductor Key Message 1 : Optimize the Extended Supply Chain from Raw Water to
Systems
 High Tech Semi Conductor Key Message 2 : Maximize Disti Channel Performance
 Semiconductor Industry Leadership
 High Tech Semiconductor Key Message: 3. Manage Product Portfolio
 High Tech Software and Internet Key Message: 3. Deliver Superior Customer Service and Support
 High Tech Software and Internet Key Message: 2. Ensure Perfect Ordering Fulfillment of Revenue
Recognition Solution
 High Tech Software & Internet Key Message: 1. Optimize Sales & Marketing
 High Tech Software and Internet Solutions Industry Leadership
 High Tech Complex Equipment Key Message: 2. Optimize Fulfillment
 High Tech distribution Industry Leadership
 High Tech Consumer Electronic Industry Leadership
 High Technology EMS Industry Leadership
 High Tech Distribution Key Message: 1. Optimize Multi-Tiered Channel Performance
 High Tech Distribution Key Message: 2. Optimize Inventory & Fulfillment
 High Tech Distribution Key Message: 3. Drive Margin Expansion
 Consumer Electronic Key Message Industry Leading Consumer Experience
 Consumer Electronic Key Message Industry Leading Channel Performance
 High Tech EMS Key Message: 1. Create New Revenue Streams
 High Tech EMS Key Message #2: Accelerate New Product Ramp
 Consumer Electronic Key Message Industry Leading Supply Chain Performance
 High Tech EMS Key Message: 3. Increase Supply Chain Responsiveness
 High Tech Complex Equipment Key Message: 1. Increase Complex Selling Effectiveness
 High Tech Complex Equipment Key Message: 3. Grow Service Profitability
 High Tech Complex Electronic Equipment Solutions Industry Leadership
 Industrial Manufacturing
 Heavy Equipment and Machinery Industry Leadership
 Heavy Equipment Key Message: Flexible Supply Chain
 Heavy Equipment Key Message: 1. Simplify Order Capture and Fulfillment
 Heavy Equipment & Machinery Key Message: 3.Expand Aftermarket Service and Offerings
 Industrial Manufacturing Key Message: Drive Revenue Growth with Customer-Centric Processes
 Industrial Manufacturing Key Message: 2. Synchronize the Demand-Driven Supply Chain
 Industrial Manufacturing Industry Leadership
 Achieving Manufacturing Excellence
 Life Sciences
 Medical Device Industry Leadership
 Medical Device - Optimize New Product Development
 Medical Device - Compliant and Cost Efficient Manufacturing
 Medical Device - Improving Customer Centricity

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 Bio Pharma - Industry Leadership
 Bio Pharma - Improving R and D Efficiency
 Bio Pharma - Improving Customer Centricity
 Bio Pharma - Improving Product Quality and Compliance
 Media and Entertainment
 Media & Entertainment Industry Leadership: Media Industry Leadership Presentation
 Media & Entertainment Key Message 3 : Next Generation Media Asset Management
 Media and Entertainment: Key Message - Maximizing Content Use and Revenue
 Media and Entertainment: Key Message - Enable Real-time Rights for Content Distribution
 Natural Resources
 Natural Resources Key Message: 1.Build a Responsive Global Organization
 Oracle Leadership and Natural Resources Industry Solutions
 Natural Resources Key Message: 3. Increase Asset Utilization
 Natural resources: Key Message Optimize manufacturing and logistics operations
 Oil and Gas
 Oil and Gas Key Message - Optimize Oilfield Operations
 Oil & Gas Key Message: 4. Accelerate Downstream Revenue Growth
 Oil & Gas Key Message: 3. Streamline Refinery Operations and Petroleum Delivery
 Oil & Gas Industry Leadership: Optimize operations and revenue growth
 Oil & Gas Key Message: 2. Efficient Exploration and Production
 Professional Services
 Oracle for the Business Services Industry
 Customer Aquisition and Retention for Business Services
 Improving Contract Control and Visibility for Business Services
 Driving Profitable Service Delivery in Business Services
 Hire, train and retain the right personnel in the Business Services Industry
 Consulting Services Industry Leadership
 Maximize the Strategic Value of Your Service Professionals
 Consulting Services Key Message - Improve Engagement Cash Flow and Profitability
 Consulting Services Key Message - Standardize and Improve Project Delivery
 Consulting Services Key Message - Win the Right Business at the Right Price
 Public Sector
 Defense Key Message - Integrate and Provide Secure Information
 Government Industry Leadership Presentation
 Government: Improve Revenue Generation and Tracking
 Defense: Optimize Defense Logistics
 Defense: Recruit, Develop and Deploy Personnel
 Defense: Homeland Security
 Increasing Government Efficiency and Transparency
 Increasing Collaboration Across Agencies and Third Parties to Deliver Citizen Services
 Defense Leadership Deck
 Justice and Public Safety Leadership
 JPS: Analyze Crime and Intelligence Statistics
 JPS Key Message - Trusted Information Sharing
 JPS Key Message 3: Effectively Deploy Limited Resources for all purposes
 Retail
 Retail Leadership Deck
 Retail – Key Message: Improve Localized Assortments
 Retail Key Message: Enable Rapid Expansion
 Retail - Key Message: Optimize Planning and Merchandising
 Travel and Transportation
 Logistics Service Providers Key Message - Improve Operational Efficiencies
 Logistics Service Providers Key Message - Increase and Retain Profitable Customers

That’s it for July 2008! See you next month!


If you have questions or comments about our enablement update you may send them to opn-edu_ww@oracle.com.

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