Federal Sessions at OAUG Collaborate ’09
Looking for a good excuse to get to Orlando in May? Well it looks like we’re going to have a pretty good selection of Federal-related Sessions at this year’s conference with at least 12 sessions touching federal content or agencies. This is more than I can ever remember at one conference and with all the other non-Federal session options, of course there’s plenty to take away from the conference. Per the Collaborate website, here’s what’s in store (sorted in order of session id, not trying to self-posture, mine just happen to sort to the top!):
1579 – Larry Baugh, Capital City Technologies
Moving Forward with Integrated Federal Procurement and Eliminating 3rd Party Contracting Software
This session provides a review of recent E-Business Suite Procurement Suite enhancements including Procurement Contracts, Sourcing and Purchasing aligned with fulfilling various Federal Acquisition requirements and integrating with required systems. Federal E-Business Suite customers will learn how R12 Procurement modules, paired with XML Publisher, enable a compliant, fully integrated Financials/Procurement solution that provides real-time updates to status of funds balances based on contract actions.
1581 – Larry Baugh, Capital City Technologies
What’s in it for my Agency? R12 Federal Features and Value-Added Benefits of Upgrading.
This session provides an overview of R12 enhancements and features with a focus on relevant topics to Federal E-Business Suite customers. Session focuses on Federal financials, projects and procurement modules. Attendees will learn how to derive additional value through leveraging new R12 features and the business case for upgrading. The level of effort for implementing various new functionality will be discussed to identify “quick-hits” for investment return.
1585 – Larry Baugh, Capital City Technologies
Goodbye T-Codes! An Intro to R12 Subledger Accounting for Federal Financials.
This session provides an introduction to R12 Subledger Accounting concepts, capabilities and terminology with a focus on relevant topics to Federal Financials customers. Learn Subledger Accounting basics and benefits, the Accounting Methods Builder, applicable standard reports and reconciliation tools, secondary ledgers and other features. Presentation includes new R12 Projects Subledger Accounting functionality for Federal.
1587 – Bill Webb,BroadPoint Technologies
"Bipartisan" Approaches to Implementing Oracle Applications in the Federal Government
Federal agencies face unique challenges including an aging workforce, budget constraints, and mandates for outsourcing non-mission activities. The session provide "lessons learned" from two federal agencies – U.S. Government Printing Office, Oracle’s first On-Demand customer, and Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Oracle’s largest and more complex federal customers. The session will address implementing using the On-Demand (EBSO) standards, across multiple sites, all in highly political environment.
1597 – Scott Beam, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
The Largest Healthcare Payer in the World Captures the Force of Data Integration
The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is currently paying 1.5 million claims a day, valued at $600 million. It has transitioned Medicare contractors, grants, and the State Childrens‘ Health Insurance Program grants. It has processed more than 848 million Oracle Federal Financial System claims, with total payments topping $366 billion. Integrated data and Oracle Applications technologies have been a major part of this success, as you hear in this session.
1774 – Bryan Eckle, Summit2Sea Consulting, LLC
Update Your Suppliers In Real Time With CCR XML
Does your US Federal Agency struggle to keep it’s Oracle Federal Financials suppliers up to date with the CCR database? In this session, you will learn how to configure Oracle Federal Financials to bring over new CCR suppliers on demand and update changes to CCR suppliers at will. The session includes a step by step roadmap of the application configurations, architecture and procedures necessary to achieve real-time CCR integration in Oracle Federal Financials 11.5.10.
1785 – Francois Strydom, Capgemini
Streamlining Your Procurement Card Processes in Oracle Federal Financials
Is it possible to simplify your federal procurement card processes? See how you canuse Oracle functionality to tame common P-Card challenges such as performing on-line approvals, obligation matching, reallocation accounting, maintenance, reporting and meeting deadlines. The solution eliminates the duplication of information across disparate systems, makes budgetary control of purchase cards near real time, strengthens controls and provides users with a single source of P-Card transactions.
2106 Franchesca Wong, USDA Forest Service
Wowing the World with Web Analysis
Join US Forest Service for this informative session where we will review the best practices for Web Analysis, helping you to deliver the Wow factor for your information delivery solution. We’ll walk you through our dashboards & reports showing you applied tips & tricks for getting the most out of Web Analysis. Topics include utilizing custom dashboards, dynamic reports, design features, improving performance, reducing maintenance & more.
2138 – Timothy Hinds, US Environmental Protection Agency
Central Shared Hosting of Oracle Business Intelligence at US EPA
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Business Intelligence & Analytics Center (BIAC) has created a centrally shared hosting environment for Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition perhaps unique in the federal government. It includes development, staging, and production servers each administered as a shared resource hosting multiple, disparate, departmental applications in a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model within the Agency.
2465 – Srinivas Parsi, BearingPoint, Inc.
Economize : Move your E-Business Suite to Linux
Your Oracle E-Business suite is running on same flavor of Unix(i.e. HP, IBM, Sun). You want to move to an open source operating system but you are thinking If it ain’t bad don’t fix it even as you are incurring costs of software and support. This presentation is will provide step by step process for migration that has been battle-tested at a federal civilian client (Presidio Trust). It will give a framework with project management perspective keeping in view the scope, cost, time and resources.
3039 – Susan Logan, Oracle
Public Sector Update
Oracle continues to expand the depth and breath of our solutions to help our public sector customers meet unprecedented challenges. This session will provide an update on what’s new at Oracle for public sector customers. Topics will include acquisitions, product development, services, and others.
3040 – Wayne Bobby, Oracle
Shared Services in the Public Sector
A Shared Services model is increasingly popular in the public sector. With escalating pressure on budgets, and governments being expected to provide services more efficiently, the shared services model offers a logical solution. Learn how Oracle public sector customers have used different shared services models, including Oracle On Demand, to realize benefits.
If I missed any, it wasn’t intentional, so please comment if anyone knows of something I missed. See you in Orlando!