Oracle OpenWorld 2019 ERP Sessions That Will Shape the Future for Your Business

The Oracle OpenWorld 2019 Sessions That Will Shape the Future for Your Business

Navigate Oracle OpenWorld 2019 according to your schedule.

There is a reason so many Oracle users make the trip to OpenWorld every year – and it’s not (just) because they want to witness the Golden Gate Bridge in person. From September 16-19, OpenWorld offers unparalleled educational opportunities, with over 2,000 educational sessions to choose from. No matter if you are evaluating your move to the cloud, or upgrading your existing systems to the cloud, there’s sessions for everyone.

Executive Tips

  1. Check out the featured speakers list to makes sure you see your favorite entrepreneurs, innovators, and shapers of the future.
  2. Find out how your peers are utilizing advanced technologies and their ERP systems with the Innovate in the Cloud sessions.
  3. For our JD Edwards users, be sure to scope out the JDE sessions and community events.

To help you navigate the conference, we’ve put together a list of the top sessions not to miss at #oow19. Add any or all of the sessions below by clicking the link to the session catalogue, where you can add sessions to your personal Oracle OpenWorld 2019 agenda.

Move to the Cloud

How Circle K is Changing the Fuel Retail Industry with Oracle Cloud [CAS1517]

Olle Sundberg, Customer Success Manager, Oracle
Christian Borch-Nielsen, Senior Sales Executive, Oracle
Maija Laksa, JDE Quality Responsible, Circle K Europe

Monday, September 16, 01:45 PM - 02:30 PM | Moscone West - Room 2009A

With growing demands to modernize IT, moving to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure enabled Circle K to speed transformational growth and develop new services using cloud services such as Oracle Autonomous Transaction Processing/Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse, Oracle Integration Cloud, and Oracle Container Engine. To be able to reach this position Circle K moved hundreds of VMs and virtual networks and 120 TB of databases to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure using migration tooling from Oracle Consulting. In this session learn about Circle K’s experience, how it designed the solution, and the do’s and don’ts in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. Circle K is one of the biggest fuel retail chains in Europe, with more than 15,000 employees, and it now runs its core applications on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.

Oracle Cloud and JD Edwards: Your Enterprise Platform [PRO5695]

Jeff Erickson, JD Edwards Product Management, Senior Director, Oracle

Tuesday, September 17, 04:15 PM - 05:00 PM | Moscone West - Room 2009A

Oracle’s JD Edwards is a platform that enables digital business transformation. Oracle Cloud Infrastructure including autonomous technologies can accelerate your journey. Join this session to learn how Oracle Cloud Infrastructure and Oracle Autonomous Database can improve the operational efficiency of your JD Edwards investments.

JD Edwards and Oracle SaaS: Hybrid Cloud for Industry Success [PRO5696]

Bob Monahan, VP, Development, Oracle
Keith Sholes, Senior Director, Product Management, Oracle

Tuesday, September 17, 05:15 PM - 06:00 PM | Moscone West - Room 2009A

The success of today’s digital enterprise depends on the application and technology choices you make. Your ability to innovate, react to changing conditions, and outmaneuver your competition is enhanced by Oracle Cloud applications. The best practices for industries served by Oracle’s JD Edwards are enhanced with operational solutions including hybrid models with Oracle SaaS applications. This brings more choice, agility, and control to both IT and line of business. Attend this session to learn more about hybrid SaaS scenarios that create greater value for your business.

Innovate in the Cloud

Accelerate Digital Transformation with Integrated Business Planning in the Cloud [BUS5741]

Kiran Saindane, Product Strategy Director, Oracle
Sesh Rao, Product Strategy Senior Director, Oracle

Monday, September 16, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM | Moscone West - Room 2022D

To drive digital transformation, your entire organization needs to be on one page. See how Oracle Sales and Operations Planning Cloud builds consensus, from your product development organization to sales, supply chain, and finance. This session discusses how you can plan your business end-to-end by connecting your long-range strategic plans, annual plans/budgets, sales and marketing plans, product plans, and operational plans. See a demo that explores ways to help you meet your revenue projections while taking into account various tradeoffs required across the extended supply chain.

Revolutionizing Finance Processes with Emerging Technology [CON1853]

Steve Cox, Group Vice President, Oracle
Lisa Schwartz, Senior Director , Cloud Business Group, Oracle
Stephanie Foster, Oracle

Monday, September 16, 02:45 PM - 03:30 PM | Moscone West - Room 2007A

In this session learn about Modern Best Practice—Predicted, a new version of Oracle Modern Best Practice that illustrates how common business processes in the finance function and across the entire enterprise will undergo radical change when emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, and blockchain are applied to achieve step-changes in productivity and user engagement.

Driving Project Excellence with Oracle Cloud for Higher Education [PRO5852]

John Kostecki, Principal Product Strategy Manager, Oracle
Josh Vincent, Senior Director, Vanderbilt University

Wednesday, September 18, 04:45 PM - 05:30 PM | Moscone West - Room 2011B

In this session learn how Oracle’s Cloud applications are empowering customers to transform their financial and administrative business operations to deliver excellence in education and research institutions. Come and see how the adoption of a modern, seamless cloud solution unifies and optimizes processes, promotes leading practices, and provides powerful industry capabilities. Oracle’s deep and integrated solutions, with embedded modern mobile, social, and analytics technologies, foster collaboration for processing grants, streamline project costing, and deliver insightful analytics across the higher education organization.

Optimize Your Environment

JD Edwards General Session: Your JD Edwards Journey [GEN5689]

Bob Monahan, VP, Development, Oracle
Gary Grieshaber, Vice President Product Strategy, Oracle

Monday, September 16, 02:45 PM - 03:30 PM | Moscone West - Room 2012

Customers are at different points on their Oracle’s JD Edwards journey. Join this session to explore the paths you can take to achieve the benefits of JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 9.2. This includes business process automation, adopting innovative technologies, and improving operational efficiency to create exceptional customer experiences.

Automating JD Edwards Business Processes [PRO5691]

AJ Schifano, Product Manager, Oracle

Wednesday, September 18, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM | Moscone West - Room 2009A

To thrive in today’s digital economy you are going to need some help from technology-enabled automation to simplify your complex business processes. This session covers how to automate both internal Oracle’s JD Edwards processes as well as process with external systems. Streamlining your business with automation will increase quality, delivery, and operational efficiency. See how JD Edwards orchestrates business automation to accelerate digital transformation.

Enterprise Data Management Enables Financial Transformations and Cloud Migrations [PRO5550]

Doug Cosby, VP Product Development, Oracle
Rahul Kamath, Director, Product Management, Oracle

Thursday, September 19, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM | Moscone West - Room 2009B

Attend this session to learn about the key use cases enabled by Oracle Enterprise Data Management Cloud. Learn how this solution can help you reduce risk and accelerate success by implementing boardroom strategies including being a cloud-first company, growing inorganically through mergers and acquisitions, and building a data-driven enterprise with trustworthy information assets for informed decision-making and positive business outcomes. Learn about what’s new and what’s coming in the future so you can fold this service into your plans for the coming year.

Robotic Process Automation: Lessons Learned [CON2722]

Enrique Barrantes, IT Business Consultant, chevron
Carolina Barcos, Finance Project Lead, Chevron Corporation

Thursday, September 19, 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM | Moscone West - Room 2009A

In this session learn about robotic process automation (RPA), including what its breakeven point is, when it’s a good fit, how it fares versus Oracle’s JD Edwards orchestrator, deployment lesson learned, total cost of ownership, and more.