Many clients will have the requirement to process customer credit card payments in a seamless fashion within Oracle AR. The Oracle Payments (previously iPayments in Rel 11) module enables this functionality working with Oracle AR using a 3 step process:
Cost Accounting Standards (CAS):
Cost Accounting Standards (popularly known as CAS) are a set of 19 standards and rules promulgated by the United States Government for use in determining costs on negotiated procurements. CAS differs from the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) in that FAR applies to substantially all contractors, whereas CAS applies primarily to the larger ones.
When CAS will be applicable to your enterprise:
What is Oracle Projects Suite of Applications?
One of my clients whose primary footprint on the supply chain is Oracle EBS was at the crossroads of making a big decision - whether to turn on item serialization or not. This decision has lots of benefits but also comes with a lot of additional responsibilities to enter and track serial numbers. Here is the journey on how we evaluated the item serialization big decision for the client:
What is Serialization?
To understand if Project Contracts is the right fit for your organization, let us understand in detail its integration to other Oracle EBS modules:
Project Contract structure and relationship:
Why TCA Matters - What clients get from the TCA architecture:
I have seen many clients who do not understand the power of TCA architecture and how they can effectively use the TCA model to design their customer master. In this post I will explain the key TCA concepts and I will also try (in later posts) to take a real world example of customers and model it in the Oracle Release 12.1.3 environment.
TCA = Trading Community Architecture; Data Model and not Module. TCA provides a single, universal definition of trading partners across applications and job function.
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