Oracle OpenWorld 2016

Grant Thornton recently presented and exhibited at Oracle OpenWorld 2016. We helped attendees solve complex business issues with Oracle solutions and industry knowledge, while encouraging companies to find their silver lining in the cloud.

OpenWorld offered in-depth, how-to education and networking opportunities, including:

  • Discovering new product and technology solutions
  • Improving technical proficiency and knowledge
  • Learning tips and tricks for currently installed products
  • Understanding where the industry is headed

Conference sessions Grant Thornton, an Oracle Platinum Partner, delivered several education sessions at the event.

Ramke RamakrishnanJessica CortAdvanced Schedule Measures in P6 Analytics Implementing the Schedule Health Assessment & Automating Project-Specific Schedule Measures
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Jesse Cort, Grant Thornton and Ramke Ramakrishnan, Grant Thornton [Download presentation]
Learn how a holding company of power and energy companies, leverages Oracle’s Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management and P6 Analytics for project lifecycle management across its generation, transmission and nuclear businesses. Grant Thornton developed a Schedule Health Assessment tool within P6 Analytics to put schedule quality metrics in the hands of project management personnel who operate at all levels of project management and scheduling. Metrics based on the US Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) 14 Point Assessment highlight potential problems and drill to task-level details. Large programs consisting of many integrated schedules can be aggregated and evaluated using Project Codes or Project Portfolios.

Brian EppigManaging $14 Trillion in Infrastructure Projects
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Brian Eppig, Grant Thornton, Garrett Harley, Oracle and Ralph Menzano, Oracle [Download presentation]

Transportation agencies always have multiple projects, sometimes even hundreds, going on at the same time. Airports, seaports, transit agencies, and roadway departments have to corral hundreds of contractors, and they are also custodians of billions of dollars of public funds. This session demonstrates why Oracle’s construction and engineering technology products and solutions have become standards for handling this level of complexity for this industry—in which $14 trillion will be spent over the next decade.

Dwight MooreTips and tricks of EnterpriseOne pages
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Dwight Moore, Grant Thornton [Download presentation]

Learn the tips and tricks of managing EnterpriseOne pages and how 9.2 has made this even easier. EnterpriseOne pages have vastly improved the user experience, but are you managing the benefits? We will explore the creation and management of EnterpriseOne pages to maximize the user experience in JD Edwards EnterpriseOne. EnterpriseOne Pages provide efficiency through simplified navigation and benefits to user security.

Seth ChaikinNeed financial statements? The OneView reporting financial statement writer is the tool for you!
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Seth Chaikin, Grant Thornton [Download presentation]

The new OneView reporting financial statement writer is a powerful tool - it gives users the ability to create financial reports on the fly, with real time access to data, prebuilt templates, interactive reporting and the ability to share reports across the organization. For world users, this functionality replicates what FASTRS provided, but with much greater capabilities, including leveraging BI Publisher for report display and drill back to source data in the system. Attend this session to see how we implemented this tool, along with specifics on the capabilities and functionality provided by this amazing new reporting tool.