Quick Survey • How many of you are new to the OraApps? • How many of you are on 11.0.3, 11i? • How many use MFG, FIN, PROJ, CRM, HR? • How many of you are new to OAUG, NorCal OAUG?
History • Northern California area, defined as: • North of Fresno to the California/Oregon Border • Formed in the summer of 2000 • Merged with the Bay Area OUAG January 2001 • Elections were held to elect a new Board of Directors in February of 2001 • OAUG GEO Certificate of Distinction awarded in 2003 and 2004
Mission • A forum for sharing information and experiences on the selection, implementation and effective use of Oracle Applications • To learn about future directions in the Oracle product line • To offer resource assistance
Membership • There is no cost to join the Northern California Oracle Applications User Group • There is no limit to the number of users a company may have in the organization • We are trying to bring together the end users of the Oracle Applications • You do not have to be a member of the OAUG to be a member of the Northern California Oracle Applications User Group • Membership is easy to sign-up for – point to the following web-site - http://www.norcaloaug.org follow the links to the Membership page.
2004-2005 Board of Directors Chairperson Carl Harter, Harmonic, Inc. Treasurer Cynthia Enderlein, Landor Associates (re-elected) Secretary Mohan Iyer, Fortuna Technologies Inc. Communications and WebMaster John Peters, JRPJR, Inc. (re-elected) Meeting Planners Tom Connors, Oracle (newly elected) Lucy Milgram, Quovera
2004-2005 Board of Directors The board would like to thank Diane Lazaga-Beamer of Cypress Semiconductors for her hard work and dedication to the NorCal OAUG. Due to role changes for Diane at Cypress she has had to resign from the NorCal OAUG Board. Her vacancy opened up another position which was filled based on the Dec 2003 election results.
Board Member Elections • There are 6 Board Members. • All board positions are held for 2 years. • Elections will be run by Meeting Expectations, the group which administers the OAUG. • Elections are held via email and every member gets three votes (one per position). • Keep an eye open for the signup page on the web site. • 3 board slots will become open in February 2005. • Nomination/Election process will take place in Nov/Dec time frame.
Web Site http://www.norcaloaug.org/ • We currently have over 200 papers and presentations (190MB) from Seminars and Training Days • The web site and email will be our primary methods for communicating with the group • Vendor directory is coming.
Events - Seminars • Bi-monthly meetings with alternate locations between the San Francisco, San Jose, and the Tri/Central Valley region • A single specific topic will be covered • Panel discussion format • Cost is free (we just ask that you please sign up on the web site)
Past Seminars • Application management and Internal Controls (Sarbanes- Oxley and Oracle) • Intercompany Gap in Oracle Applications • Project Accounting • Workflow and the Oracle Applications • WMS (warehouse management system)/Shipping/Distribution • iProcurement in Action • Myths about global and international implementations • Human Resources • Order Management
Seminars Calendar • November 16, 2004 - Oracle Applications Tips and Tricks • Future possible topics:- Migrating to Linux- Oracle’s Procurement Solutions • We are looking for topics and locations where we can hold future seminars.
Events – Training Days • Annual day long meeting with 6-8 tracks x 6 sessions during each presentation time slot. • At least 12 of the sessions are from Oracle Presenters • There is also a vendor exhibit hall with ~24 exhibitors. • We have held 3 Training Days (2002, 2003, 2004). Paper archives are on the web site. • 2005 Training Day will be held in the spring exact dates and locations are to be determined. • There is a minimal charge, ~$75 to offset the facility expenses and lunch costs.
Volunteer We need You! • Suggestions for future events • Email newsletter with Tips and Suggestions • Meeting locations/venues • Meeting presenters • Sponsorships for Seminars and Training Day