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  1. 1. Rapid Implementation E-Business Suite using OBA and other Tools17thAugust 2010<br />Norman Weaver,Managing Director, Dataweave<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br />Reducing Configuration effort with Oracle Business Accelerators<br />Optimising Training with UPK<br />Enhancing Data Conversion with Data Load Professional<br />KU Children’s Services Business Benefits<br />
  3. 3. DataweaveOracle Specialists<br />The leading implementer of E-Business Suite for mid-size businesses in Australia.<br />Founded and managed by Oracle executives and consultants.<br />20+ Oracle specialists in E-Business Suite, Database & Middleware<br />Oracle Gold Partner<br />Offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane<br />
  4. 4. OBA Overview<br />
  5. 5. OBA Configuration Process<br />Pre-Project Review<br />Download & Installation<br />Workspace Creation<br />Data Entry<br />Mid-Project Review<br />Download & Run Setup Tool<br />Post config. Setup<br />Post-Project Review <br /> 2 – 3 weeks<br />
  6. 6. OBA Project Lifecycle - Accelerated<br />DELIVERY<br />SALES<br />Scope Confirmation<br />Deal<br />Preparation<br />Oracle Business Accelerators<br />Automatic Configuration<br />7 to 14 Days Average<br />Manual Configuration<br />Baseline<br />Testing<br />Additional Functionality<br />Conversion, Reports<br />Post Accelerator Activity<br />Training & Transition<br />Go Live<br />TECHNICAL ACTIVITIES: HARDWARE, NETWORK, SOFTWARE INSTALL, ETC<br />
  7. 7. Best Practice Process Flows<br />
  8. 8.
  9. 9. Automated Configuration <br />
  10. 10. Automated Configuration - Example<br />
  11. 11. Example: KU Children’s Services<br />Established in 1895 as the Kindergarten Union of New South Wales<br />Today KU employs more than 2500 early childhood specialists in 150 early childhood centres throughout Australia<br />KU provides programs for more than 12,500 families and over 14,000 children throughout Australia<br />KU is proudly a community based, not for profit organisation<br />
  12. 12. Project Timeline<br />Discovery Phase June 09 – Aug 09<br />Contract signed Sept 09<br />System configured using OBA in 2 weeks<br />Go Live after 90 days in Jan 2010<br />
  13. 13. Project Highlights<br />Used latest release (12.1.1)<br />Used Oracle Business Accelerator (OBA) for rapid configuration<br />UPK for End User Training<br />Data Load Professional for Data Conversion<br />
  14. 14. Project Challenges<br />Availability of Customer Resources<br />User Readiness<br />Rapid Decision-making required<br />Project Management <br />Testing TestingTesting<br />
  15. 15. User Productivity Kit<br />Visualisation tool that snaps screens and captures key strokes for immediate play back <br />Latest version has a sound editor <br />End users can practice in their own time and conduct their own assessments before accessing live system<br />Playback scripts can be published into training manuals automatically<br />
  16. 16. Training and Online Process Help<br />User Productivity Kit (UPK)<br />
  17. 17. New version has sound editor<br />
  18. 18. Play back scripts can be published into training manuals automatically <br />
  19. 19. Dataload latest Version 5.X<br />Professional dataload for EBS R12<br />Allows data conversions to be done by end users without any need for back end scripts <br />New Look and Feel for EBS R12<br />New features – HTML Mapping to Individual Fields<br />
  20. 20. New Look and Feel<br />
  21. 21. Dataload HTML mapping<br /><ul><li>Used for HTML forms
  22. 22. Allows high speed data loads
  23. 23. HTML tags to individual fields
  24. 24. Handles multiple screens</li></li></ul><li>KU Business Benefits<br />Completed month-end financial reports in two hours rather than six weeks<br />Saved A$150,000 (US$132,200) on staff costs<br />Provided more accurate asset depreciation figures for insurance and tax purposes<br />Created yearly budgets for 150 childcare centres almost immediately, instead of spending two weeks sifting through spreadsheets for each center<br />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<br />OBA rapid deployment methodology enabled CRP after 2 weeks and go live in 3 months<br />
  25. 25. Summary:Rapid Implementation of EBS<br />Discovery – a running start<br />Oracle Business Accelerator (OBA) <br />Rapid configuration capability<br />Uses industry templates<br />Provides on-line tools for testing business flows<br />User Productivity Kit (UPK)<br />Builds end user manuals using on line recorder <br />Uses client data for training to improve learning speed.<br />DataLoad Professional<br />Reduced data migration timescales and effort.<br />
  26. 26. Questions<br />Q&A<br />