A day in the life of an Oracle Applications Consultant


Tuesday, June 13, 2006

Blog Links - Google Photos & Spreadsheets, EBS testing with Winrunner, Hyperion selects Callidus

Google begins to takes on Microsoft Office and looks like it might be ready to take on Flickr as well with the release of Google Spreadsheets and potential release of Google Photos. Top IT industry people lists (consultants and CTO’s/CIO’s) and the ERP software graveyard. Oracle looks like it’s going to have a good quarter, they’re also setting up a solution centre for SAP R/3 customers. Larry Ellison selling his house? Steven Chan talks about using Mercury WinRunner to create automated regression tests for each 11.5.x release. A story on the use of SAP at F1 company McLaren Mercedes. Lastly, Hyperion selects Callidus’ On-Demand solution to reduce operations costs and IT infrastructure complexity, as well as increase sales performance.

Friday, June 02, 2006

Blog Links - Ellison on YouTube, Oracle acquires whilst SAP & Microsoft search, Gartner RDMS Report

Some YouTube fun with Larry Ellison, Oracle scquires Israeli Supply Chain software company Demantra, its 20th acquisition since Peoplesoft and it’s still looking for more companies to swallow – SAP says it’s not going to take the same approach. Gartner says Oracle RDMS market share is now 48.6%. A podcast on Metalinks My Configurations and Projects feature and an announcement by the OAUG of an alliance with the Australian Oracle User Group (AUSOUG). Also another excellent post by Steven Chan on Benchmarking your Oracle Applications Performance.

Saturday, March 25, 2006

Blog Links - Oracle vs SAP, Open Source, XBRL, Change Management and Blackberry ERP

More news on the Oracle versus SAP battle. Some thoughts on Open Source and news on Compiere. A few notes on change management in ERP and a story on Blackberry’s ERP move. Also looks like the UK is moving towards businesses filing their tax reports in XBRL.


Wednesday, March 22, 2006

Blog Links - Larry Ellison, Open Source, ERP Basics and Business Objects

Links from this week include a look at what’s going on in with open source ERP and moves towards open source models. Also covered are ERP basics, readiness benchmarks and performance measures. There’s also a couple of good Oracle related pics I came across on flickr and info on Business Objects connecting to Oracle.

Saturday, March 04, 2006

Blog Links - ERP Vendors & Software, Oracle XE, Trace Analyzer, mySQL and Project Mendocino

Useful links from this week, featuring Oracle XE, ERP Vendors and Software packages, Project Mendocino, mySQL and Oracle Trace Analyzer.

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