A day in the life of an Oracle Applications Consultant

Saturday, June 19, 2004

Oracle Applications and E-Business Suite Forum Listing

I’ve prepared a listing of what I believe to be the best forums for people to discuss Oracle Applications issues. I’ve chosen the forums that have a functional orientation rather than technical. I’ve tried to rank them according to how good I believe each forum is. If anyone knows of any that should be added to the list then please let me know.

  1. ITtoolbox - the ORACLE-APPS-L discussion group is for the technical and functional discussion of Oracle Applications. This forum has a membership base of +2,500 and an average of 6 - 20 posts a week.
  2. Oracle Technology Network (OTN) - although OTN has a technical orientation they actually have a forum for E-Business Suite which has categories according to industry and module.
  3. Oracle Applications User Group (OAUG) - OAUGNet provides a listserv forum for discussing all aspects of implementing and using Oracle Applications. The only down side to this forum is it’s not web based although a recent e-mail I received indicates they’re about to upgrade.
  4. Metalink - Login to Metalink and click on the Forums button. Here there are forums for most of the modules within E-Business Suite. Your chances of getting an answer to any of your questions are fairly good since the forum are monitored by Oracle Support.
  5. OracleFans - here the are several technical and non-technical discussion forums, the most useful one for persons with "functional" skills being the Oracle Applications Forum.
  6. - here there is an E-Business Suite discussion Forum.
  7. Tek-Tips Forums - here there are many IT related forums and Oracle forums. The best Apps related discussion area is the Oracle ERP Solutions forum.
  8. Oracle FAQ - many Oracle Message Boards, Apps implementor’s should visit the E-Business Suite Forum.