As the saying goes, you don't miss something until it's gone. Or in the case of Kscope22, sometimes you don't realize how much you've missed something until you get it back. It's been 3 years since the last in-person conference. I personally feel this loss since I was the last in-person Kscope conference chair at … Continue reading ODTUG Kscope22: The Reunion
In this episode we're talking to Mark Rinaldi, Oracle Product Manager on the EPM Cloud Planning team. This month we had a conversation on all things Planning Cloud, especially the modules, and what's up and coming for the Oracle Planning Cloud roadmap at the ODTUG Kscope21 virtual conference. You can catch our podcast on the following … Continue reading Performance Management Techcast S2 Ep 7 released!
This month we're talking to Tony Scalese, Chief Customer Officer at OneCloud and also the ODTUG Kscope21 EPM content chair. This month we had a conversation on all things OneCloud, the data integration space, OneCloud's recent partnership with Anaplan, and what to expect in the Oracle EPM space at ODTUG Kscope21! You can catch our … Continue reading Performance Management Techcast S2 Ep 6 released!
Note: this blog post was previously live blogged from the conference and is now complete. This post is very lengthy, as an entire week of activities is captured. I’ve done my best to create sub-sections so you can skip the parts you don’t want to read. Day -1 (Friday) Yesterday, after a super long travel … Continue reading Oracle OpenWorld 2019
And just like that, in the blink of an eye ODTUG Kscope19 has come and gone. I always joke with my husband that as soon as Kscope is here, it's over. It's truly a crazy whirlwind of learning, networking, and fun. ODTUG Kscope19: The Summary Last year I gave you all a detailed view of … Continue reading ODTUG Kscope19: A Fond Farewell
(via Unsplash at unsplash.com/photos/FHnnjk1Yj7Y) Last week I had the privilege to attend the Oracle EPM Cloud partner training in Reston, VA. This is a product-focused, 2-day training event held by Oracle and specifically for partners. I attended the Planning Cloud training. They also had EDMCS and FCCS training, which my colleagues attended. These trainings are … Continue reading 5 Takeaways from the Oracle Planning Cloud Partner Training
Do you smell that aroma in the air? No, I'm not talking about Pumpkin Spice Lattes (although those are pretty tasty). It's the end of abstract season! Can you believe it? But now there's one FINAL push. The end is nigh. We've saved the best for last. ODTUG Kscope19 abstracts are due EOD on Wednesday, … Continue reading ODTUG Kscope19 Abstract Submission: PROCRASTINATORS UNITE!
(credit: Google images) Oracle user groups are wonderfully diverse and knowledgeable technical communities. They've been around forever and they offer many benefits to their users. I've even read someone's explanation on how being part of one has directly changed their life. My career is certainly forever changed based on my involvement, and I am thankful that … Continue reading The Importance of Oracle User Groups
In 2008, I met Wayne for the first time. We both were working for another firm back then. We were thrown together when we were tasked internally to learn an up and coming EPM product at the time - Oracle Data Integrator, or ODI, for short. What I remember about the Wayne I knew back … Continue reading My Friends Wayne and Cindy Van Sluys
Ahhhh, it's that time of year again (except that it's 2-3 months later than usual). The weather is cold (actually, really freakishly cold), people have just come back from an amazing winter holiday (and have hopefully renewed their faith in humanity), and abstract submission season seems to have died down a bit. But then... Kscope18's … Continue reading Kscope18 Abstract Submission: Procrastinators UNITE!