One of the most prolific publishers of Oracle technology and application books - Packt Publishingjust published its 1000 cover. Packt books are written by experts, many of whom are Oracle certified professionals. The books full of tips and how-to about new features and functionality that are not covered in-depth in user manuals.
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Oracle is shortly launching the production release of Oracle Unified Method (OUM) Certified Implementation Specialist Certification. OUM certified professionals would be skilled in Oracle’s all inclusive methodology. The certification covers the core features the Oracle Unified Method suite including Focus Areas, Uses Cases, and Requirements Gathering. The certification proves a baseline of the consultant’s knowledge and allows the implementation team to work as a cohesive team from day one.
Your blog author will be presenting at COLLABORATE12 - The Annual Oracle User Group jointly hosted by OAUG, IOUG and Quest. This will be OCP Advisor's 55th presentation at an Oracle conference. Since the conference is being hosted at Las Vegas, the presentation title is appropriately named: Show Me The Money!
The session abstract and objectives are reproduced below:
Oracle OpenWorld 2011 Content Management team announced today that the conference Schedule Builder is now online. Registered attendees can log in to search through hundreds of sessions, partner exhibits, and Oracle demos and find content of interest to enroll in sessions and build your conference agenda.
As the saying goes, "Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery". Copying published articles with acknowledging the author is called plagiarism. There are several sites on the world wide web that have copied blog posts from this blog and posted it in its entirety without any mention of the author or even a link to the original post.
About 2 years ago, Oracle Partner Network (OPN) launched the OPN Specialized program. Specialization achievement has a key component of competency development. Partners who earn specialization in at least one area (and up to four areas) are eligible for entry to the Gold level. Those partners who obtain five or more specializations qualify for the elite Platinum partner program level, which is the highest partner program level offered by Oracle.
Oracle Certified Professionals Blog is introducing a new feature called Certification Preparation Showcase to introduce blog readers to certification preparation education providers and their products. These independent review will highlight the features available in the offerings so that blog readers are aware of the vendors. This blog does not endorse or recommend any specific vendor. Certification candidates should use their best judgement before buying any products or services reviewed on this blog.
Oracle University is offering a one-day training event on October 2, 2011. There are eight deep-dive training sessions to choose on the first day of Oracle OpenWorld 2011. The sessions will be held at Hotel Nikko San Francisco. The registration fee for the Oracle University event is $800 for a full day of training.
Certification candidates have questions for the certification program team. These used to be answered via e-mail. The volume of e-mails was difficult to manage and tracking requests were quite a daunting task for the OCP Program Team. The OCP Support Form has made correspondence through e-mail redundant.
The Oracle Learning Library is a hidden treasure trove of free online learning waiting for you to discover. The content originates from a variety of sources including Oracle Technology Network and Oracle Blogs.
Oracle Unified Method (OUM) is now the standard implementation and support methodology for all products. I had posted about OUM Training in a posting earlier this year. The training covered Level 3 instructor-led training and training material was provided for all levels.
Oracle Certification Program team has launched Oracle Unified Method 5 Certified Implementation Specialist certification. The exam content covers the following:
On May 23, 2011 - Oracle Certification Group on Linkedin cross 10,000 members. The group consists of certified professionals, certification candidates and top resourcing and HR executives from all around the world. Oracle certified professionals have Oracle Expert, Specialist, Associate, Professional or Master credentials.
Oracle User Group faithfuls from OAUG, Quest and IOUG will congregate at Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL from Sunday, April 10 to Thursday, April 14, 2011. With over 1200 sessions and multiple mini events, 24 hours a day would not seem enough for attendees. Instead of spending hours flipping through the conference guide to decide the sessions to attend, use the My Show Planner Mobile to build your schedule and carry with you on your smart phone.
Oracle launched E-Business Release 12 on January 31, 2007. Exactly four years later, Oracle has launched an universal project management methodology called Oracle Unified Method (OUM). Oracle is evolving the Oracle Unified Method (OUM) to achieve the vision of supporting the entire Enterprise IT lifecycle, including support for the successful implementation of every Oracle product. The popular Oracle implementation methodology called AIM is being retired on January 31, 2011.
Wednesdays or Day IV at Oracle Open World is the big keynote day and also the Customer Appreciation event day. The morning keynote features Michael Dell and the afternoon keynote is the State of Oracle address and more from Larry Ellison.
There are more than 600 sessions scheduled on Super Tuesday, September 20, 2010. Like a thousand other attendees, I will be following my Session Schedule using the Oracle Now App for iPhone which was launched today.
There are more than 500 general sessions on Day 2 - Monday September 20, 2010. The morning keynote is much anticipated as Mark Hurd debuts as Oracle President on stage. I have two back-to-back presentations and given the distances between hotels I may have to run with my laptop to reach in time.
Oracle Mix is inviting you to put together a short video convincing your peers why you should get a FREE conference pass to Oracle OpenWorld, JavaOne or Oracle Develop. Oracle Mix community members will vote and pick the top five finalists in each category: Oracle OpenWorld, JavaOne, and Oracle Develop. Then a panel of Oracle judges will pick one winner from each category to receive a full conference pass to that event.
More than 200 proposals were submitted on Oracle Mix for Suggest A Session. At the end of the 2 week voting, 41 sessions have been selected by Oracle OpenWorld content management team for presentation.
Many thanks to blog readers for voting "Best Implementation Practices with Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher" as one of the selected presentations.
It gives me great pleasure to announce that your blog author, a.k.a. OCP Advisor has been invited to present at Oracle Openworld 2010, the world's largest Oracle conference hosted by Oracle Corporation. OCP Advisor will be presenting three sessions during the conference scheduled from September 19-23, 2010 at San Francisco, California.
The February 2010 issue of Oracle PROFIT magazine introduces a new Questions and Answers feature. Jeremy Ashley is the Vice President of the Oracle Applications User Experience Group. The group works to increase user productivity for Oracle’s enterprise applications through user interface innovations.
My Oracle Support teams worked tirelessly since the launch of the new portal to provide access to Electronic Technical Reference Manual (ETRM) today. Log in to My Oracle Support at http://support.oracle.com for the Flash version or http://supporthtml.oracle.com for the HTML version.
Oracle OpenWorld 2009 conference is in full swing. I visited the OCP Lounge at Moscone South Mezzanine, Room 250 yesterday. The lounge has an online lab with free access to Self Test Software Practice Exams. Also the same company is exhibiting at the conference.
It is time to showcase your talents and present your successful projects that went live this past year. Submit your presentation proposal for the Oracle Applications User Group (OAUG) hosted conference - Collaborate 10.