As Meg mentioned last week, we’ve been clearing out old chairs and sprucing up our offices in 300 building at HQ over the last few months. I am very pleased with my office move and the view is pretty good.
The other morning I took this snap as they unloaded an entire truck full of office [...]
Something I often forget to mention is the enhancement of Intercompany functionality in Fixed Assets (FA) that has been provided in R12. So here is my attempt to explain it, based on an old email discussion with the FA team, I wouldn’t describe myslef as an FA expert, but if there are any comments [...]
I’ve received some specific requests to help people out on this, but each situation is specific to setup and data sets, I’ll talk about in general.
Some questions to answer before starting to help decide what direction to take
how often am i going to change the rules
who is changing the rules – do they understand the business [...]
Just taken a picture from my office window of the Americas Cup yacht that is now afloat in the lake at Oracle HQ.
I’m using wordpress iPhone app to post this, which seems to be a nice way to write short text based blog posts and post pictures (assuming this works ok).
UPDATE : When I view [...]
I just downloaded worpress for the iPhone, looks like I can write blog posts from my iPhone quite easily. However it doesn’t have a lot of formatting features, not sure I can even insert a hyperlink. Might me good for drafting posts when I have few moments.
International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) is a set of standards that are gaining momentum. There is market pressure to have a single language for companies to communicate financial results, globalization of companies and markets make this inevitable. There is also some regulatory pressure likely to come in the US as the SEC are [...]
A session I hope to attend at Open World is the one by Nayyar about Oracle’s internal upgrade to R12. I spent some time working with Nayyar and his team earlier this year and it was a good experience, at times it was very tough but it’s been very valuable. Oracle has a lot of [...]
To some nothing, to others everything…
Why? Org or organization is a common business term that is used slightly differently in each company, another word that that can have many meanings, but lets stick to org.
Checking the dictionaries online, first of all it can be an adjective or a noun, hmmm. Noun: a) the act of [...]
Ok I’m starting off to clarify this is a hack/backdoor/”workaround” and of course not supported by Oracle development or support or anyone associated with Oracle, ie you are on your own! So why am I telling you? its one of those tricks that can be pulled out when you need a quick cheap and temporary solution.
I like FND_LOG because he listens when you tell him to and remembers everything verbatim that is told to him. But like most friends there are quirks that are fustrating at times. I tell FND_LOG tell me the “error messages” in “AP”… so he does, but takes the words literally when I meant anything that is vaguely [...]