To Help You Maintain Oracle E-Business Suite
Maintaining Oracle E-Business Suite is a gigantic endeavor. We hope these resources bring you much help along the way.
Beware, Humans. The Era of Automation Software Has Begun
The dominant story in the technology services industry in recent years has been the rise of massive, low-cost Indian workforces. And, now, according to Hewlett-Packard, we're ready for a new mega-trend in services: the rise of automation software.
"The last five years have had a heavy component of labor arbitrage," said Ann M. Livermore, the executive vice president in charge of H.P.'s vast enterprise business. "You could move work anywhere in the globe where you find good quality labor at a good price."
RingMaster Software Users Group on LinkedIn
RingMaster Software users have a lot in common. Why not get connected to others working in the same field? For networking, problem solving, and just keeping up with friends and colleagues, join the RingMaster Software Users Group on LinkedIn, the business and professional networking site.
As a member of this group, you will be able to network with others who are using RingMaster APM or RingMaster Clone, and discuss any topic of mutual interest. Ask for ideas, share your thoughts and experiences, and network with RingMaster staff, and other IT professionals. LinkedIn is useful, free, and easy to join. Join us!
Damage Control is an essential resource for anyone who maintains, configures, uses or watches over an Oracle E–Business Suite system. It's a unique on–line community bringing together all the information sources relating to E–Business Suite. And yet… it's also fun! Click the following link to get the whole scoop: Damage Control Press Release.
IT Automation Chart - OAUG 2008
The OAUG Survey on IT Automation Strategies found that 64 percent of companies agreed that time saved through the automation of routine tasks, such as "reporting", allows time for activities with greater value to the business. Another 44 percent said that IT automation helps reduce maintenance costs, and a similar number cited the ability to take potential human errors out of the equation. Another 38 percent are focused on improving compliance management/providing better audit trails. (See Figure 10.) (Download Full Report)
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Oracle Applications DBA Field Guide
Oracle Applications DBA Field Guide provides tips and techniques for managing the complex E–Business Suite environment. As a busy Oracle Applications DBA, you will find this to be a convenient guide to carry with you wherever you go.
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