Business case: Upgrade Vs Re-implementation of Oracle Applications

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Business case: Upgrade Vs Re-implementation of Oracle Applications

  1. 1. http://oracle-apps-presales.blogspot.com/ Upgrade Vs Re-Implementation
  2. 2. Reasons To Move to R12
  3. 3. Definitions • Upgrade – use Oracle’s upgrade toolkit to ‘convert’ data from current release (11.5.10.2) to Release R12 Upgrade Paths • Pre Upgrade Steps • Upgrade Process  Database  Application • Post Upgrade Steps • Re-Implement – treat current release as a ‘legacy’ application, sometimes referred to as a ‘migration’ • Install R12 software • Configure Application modules • Re- Implementation Options  Minimalist Approach • Convert little or no transaction data  Comprehensive • Convert all available historical data
  4. 4. Strategy Sliding Scale  Overall Application Fit Upgrade Re-Implementation  Does your Application configuration still fit Minimal Significantly your business? (considering growth, expansion, acquisition, business Structure)  Has your business structure changed Minimal Significantly significantly since your implementation (e.g., more/less business units/orgs, languages, currencies)?  How much have you customized and Minimal Significantly extended your Applications  Is there a Configuration changes like Org, Minimal Significantly COA, Calendar, Flexfields to be done  Do you want to install new modules to the No Yes existing Oracle Apps ERP
  5. 5. Strategy cont.. Sliding Scale  Overall Application Fit Upgrade Re-Implementation Minimal Significantly  Do you have complicated configuration of significantly changed functionality (e.g., workflow, order cycles)? Very Hardly  How good/clean is your data  How much of your data is still important?  How critical is “down time” to your operation?  How significantly have you integrated applications that could be replaced with new Minimal Significantly Oracle Applications modules, features or functionality  Do you feel there were lot of mapping issues No Yes in the earlier Implementation
  6. 6. Strategy Sliding Scale  Overall Application Fit Upgrade Re-Implementation  Will revisiting “requirements” create Minimal Significantly significant internal or political issues within organization?  Do you Raise lot of SR’s or TAR’s with Oracle Minimal Significantly
  7. 7. Install, Upgrade, or Re-Implement? Summary
  8. 8. THANK YOU

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