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Rapid Implementation E-Business Suite using OBA and other Tools - N. Weaver, Dataweave

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    • Rapid Implementation E-Business Suite using OBA and other Tools17thAugust 2010
      Norman Weaver,Managing Director, Dataweave
    • Agenda
      Reducing Configuration effort with Oracle Business Accelerators
      Optimising Training with UPK
      Enhancing Data Conversion with Data Load Professional
      KU Children’s Services Business Benefits
    • DataweaveOracle Specialists
      The leading implementer of E-Business Suite for mid-size businesses in Australia.
      Founded and managed by Oracle executives and consultants.
      20+ Oracle specialists in E-Business Suite, Database & Middleware
      Oracle Gold Partner
      Offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane
    • OBA Overview
    • OBA Configuration Process
      Pre-Project Review
      Download & Installation
      Workspace Creation
      Data Entry
      Mid-Project Review
      Download & Run Setup Tool
      Post config. Setup
      Post-Project Review
      2 – 3 weeks
    • OBA Project Lifecycle - Accelerated
      Scope Confirmation
      Oracle Business Accelerators
      Automatic Configuration
      7 to 14 Days Average
      Manual Configuration
      Additional Functionality
      Conversion, Reports
      Post Accelerator Activity
      Training & Transition
      Go Live
    • Best Practice Process Flows
    • Automated Configuration
    • Automated Configuration - Example
    • Example: KU Children’s Services
      Established in 1895 as the Kindergarten Union of New South Wales
      Today KU employs more than 2500 early childhood specialists in 150 early childhood centres throughout Australia
      KU provides programs for more than 12,500 families and over 14,000 children throughout Australia
      KU is proudly a community based, not for profit organisation
    • Project Timeline
      Discovery Phase June 09 – Aug 09
      Contract signed Sept 09
      System configured using OBA in 2 weeks
      Go Live after 90 days in Jan 2010
    • Project Highlights
      Used latest release (12.1.1)
      Used Oracle Business Accelerator (OBA) for rapid configuration
      UPK for End User Training
      Data Load Professional for Data Conversion
    • Project Challenges
      Availability of Customer Resources
      User Readiness
      Rapid Decision-making required
      Project Management
      Testing TestingTesting
    • User Productivity Kit
      Visualisation tool that snaps screens and captures key strokes for immediate play back
      Latest version has a sound editor
      End users can practice in their own time and conduct their own assessments before accessing live system
      Playback scripts can be published into training manuals automatically
    • Training and Online Process Help
      User Productivity Kit (UPK)
    • New version has sound editor
    • Play back scripts can be published into training manuals automatically
    • Dataload latest Version 5.X
      Professional dataload for EBS R12
      Allows data conversions to be done by end users without any need for back end scripts
      New Look and Feel for EBS R12
      New features – HTML Mapping to Individual Fields
    • New Look and Feel
    • Dataload HTML mapping
      • Used for HTML forms
      • Allows high speed data loads
      • HTML tags to individual fields
      • Handles multiple screens
    • KU Business Benefits
      Completed month-end financial reports in two hours rather than six weeks
      Saved A$150,000 (US$132,200) on staff costs
      Provided more accurate asset depreciation figures for insurance and tax purposes
      Created yearly budgets for 150 childcare centres almost immediately, instead of spending two weeks sifting through spreadsheets for each center
      Delivered more detailed reports to centre managers to help them better determine how many children they need to have coming into their center to meet their KPIs
      OBA rapid deployment methodology enabled CRP after 2 weeks and go live in 3 months
    • Summary:Rapid Implementation of EBS
      Discovery – a running start
      Oracle Business Accelerator (OBA)
      Rapid configuration capability
      Uses industry templates
      Provides on-line tools for testing business flows
      User Productivity Kit (UPK)
      Builds end user manuals using on line recorder
      Uses client data for training to improve learning speed.
      DataLoad Professional
      Reduced data migration timescales and effort.
    • Questions