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August 15-18, 2021
The Diplomat Beach Resort
Hollywood, FL, USA
#Ascend2021

Analytics and BI

Real-time analysis and visualization of data is enabling enterprises worldwide to make quick and effective business decisions — not just in response to trends, but by predicting them before they become obvious. Attendees can learn more about both on-premises and cloud technologies supporting Big Data, BI, and Oracle’s Analytics. Learn from Experts in managing the tools and technologies to create data integrations and governance standards bringing the skills of data science to your organization.

  • Cloud Analytics and BI
  • Data Science
  • Data Warehouse
  • On-premises Analytics and BI

CX Cloud

Today’s customers have high expectations. The need to deliver a seamless, personalized and immediate customer experience has never been more important. Creating profitable, loyal customers is the goal of Cloud Customer Experience applications — customers who will continue to buy from you when a competitive alternative exists. Gain insight and guidance from your peers who are setting the standard for customer-centric business transformations.

  • Commerce
  • CPQ
  • Customer Data Management
  • CX PaaS for SaaS
  • Engagement
  • Sales Performance Management
  • Sales/Marketing
  • Service

Database

The relational database continues to evolve to include more new features, and as a result, has become even more complicated. On top of all the daily challenges of maintaining a high-performance database, now you must be sure the data are available 24/7 and compatible with other systems. This track is designed to provide DBAs of every experience level and industry with the tools to productively and creatively administer your data on premises or in the cloud.

  • Database 101
  • Database HA / DR / Recovery
  • Database Internals
  • Database Performance
  • Database Security
  • Database Upgrades and New Features
  • NoSQL Database

Database Cloud

Cloud Database provide different considerations for the DBAs and Developers. This track focuses on the nuances of Databases in the cloud, whether it is Database as a Service or running the database on IaaS, this track will prepare you maximize database in the Cloud.

  • Autonomous Database
  • Autonomous Data Warehouse
  • Autonomous Transaction Processing
  • Platform as a Service

DevOps, Development and Deploy

Working on database and/or application development means learning multiple languages and performing a balancing act between web-based, wireless and client/server applications. What will give you the edge to create successful applications? Do you use the Oracle suite of tools, or do you need to look for something that you can integrate? And how will your applications be used? With wireless technology? Through a portal? Will your forms and reports be used on an intranet or on the internet? This track covers the topics that surround the development and deployment of your applications.

  • Code Management
  • Data Modeling
  • Design Fundamentals
  • Development Fundamentals
  • Development Tools
  • DevOps (Ci/CD, Docker, etc.)
  • Lightweight Code (Python, Rest API, Javascript, GraphQL, Etc)
  • Oracle Development (PL/SQL, APEX)

E-Business Suite

Oracle E-Business Suite was designed to help businesses improve decision making, reduce costs and increase corporate performance. E-Business Suite contains application modules that support different aspects of CRM, ERP and SCM operations, including Asset Life Cycle, Financials, Human Capital Management, Projects, Procurement, Order Management/Logistics, and Manufacturing/Planning. Oracle also has pre-integrated its business intelligence applications with E-Business Suite to provide EBS users with BI and analytics capabilities.

  • AppsTech
  • Financials
  • Manufacturing and Planning
  • Master Data Management (MDM)
  • Mobile / Self Service
  • EBS on OCI
  • Order Management and Logistics
  • Procurement
  • Projects
  • Testing Suite
  • Enterprise Commend Center (ECC)

E-Business Suite HCM

Oracle E-Business Suite was designed to help businesses improve decision-making, reduce costs, and increase corporate performance. E-Business Suite Human Capital Management (HCM) delivers a robust set of best-in-class human resources functionality that enables you to increase productivity, accelerate business performance, and lower your cost of ownership Oracle also has pre-integrated its business intelligence applications with E-Business Suite to provide EBS users with BI and analytics capabilities.

  • HCM Foundation
  • Payroll, Time and Labor
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Learning Management
  • Performance and Talent Management
  • Talent Acquisition and Onboarding/Offboarding
  • Workforce Analytics
  • Technical and Integrations

Emerging Technologies

Every day there’s another news story about IoT, Blockchain, AI, Machine Learning — a whole host of new opportunities and new challenges. If you’re wondering what these technologies mean to your day, you’re not alone. In these sessions, we’ll help to dig through the buzzwords and get to a real definition of how these technologies work, and how they’re changing your day and your business.

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Automation
  • Blockchain
  • Chatbots
  • Machine Learning

EPM Cloud

Developing a forecast, budget or plan or closing the books is necessary to an organization’s financial well-being but isn’t sufficient to allow decision makers to function more efficiently and to make better decisions. Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) solutions provide an architecture that supports financial planning, budgeting and forecasting; consolidation and close; profitability and cost analysis; strategic modeling; and reporting and analysis. This track examines how cloud EPM solutions help improve decision making.

  • Cloud Essbase
  • Cloud Financial Close and Consolidation
  • Cloud Profitability and Cost Management
  • Cloud Reporting and Analysis
  • EPM PaaS for SaaS
  • Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting

ERP Cloud

You’ve made the decision to modernize your financial and operational processes in the cloud. Streamline your enterprise business processes with ERP Cloud. With ERP Cloud, you can increase productivity, lower costs, and improve controls. ERP is a very broad area, covering many back-office processes that are critical to the success of your business.

  • ERP Financials
  • ERP PaaS for SaaS
  • ERP Procurement
  • Project Financial Management
  • Risk Management

HCM Cloud

You’ve made the decision to modernize your HCM processes in the cloud. Oracle Cloud HCM provides your business with one solution for HR—with the workforce visibility, flexibility, and intuitive experiences needed to quickly adapt to change. With Cloud, you can digitize processes, improve efficiency, and deliver innovation — all while taking your workforce to the next level with best-in-class experiences.

  • HCM Foundation
  • Payroll, Time and Labor
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Learning Management
  • Performance and Talent Management
  • Talent Acquisition and Onboarding/Offboarding
  • Workforce Analytics
  • Technical and Integrations

Middleware and Integration Tools

Solutions using software that lies between an operating system and the applications running on it. Essentially functioning as hidden translation layer, middleware enables communication and data management for distributed applications. It connects two applications together so data and databases can be easily passed between the “pipe.”

  • API Platform
  • Data Management and Integrations
  • Integration Cloud Service
  • Internet of Things
  • Process Automation
  • Self-Service Integration
  • SOA

On-Prem EPM / Hyperion

Developing a forecast, budget or plan or closing the books is necessary to an organization’s financial well-being but isn’t sufficient to allow decision makers to function more efficiently and to make better decisions. Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) solutions provide an architecture that supports financial planning, budgeting and forecasting; consolidation and close; profitability and cost analysis; strategic modeling; and reporting and analysis. This track examines how on-premises EPM solutions help improve decision making.

  • On-Prem Data Management and Integration
  • On-Prem Essbase
  • On-Prem Financial Close and Consolidation
  • On-Prem Profitability and Cost Management
  • On-Prem Reporting and Analysis
  • Planning and Budgeting

PeopleSoft HCM

Today’s PeopleSoft delivers continuous innovation with new features, functionality, and enhancements across the applications suite. PeopleSoft applications are designed to address the most complex business requirements. They provide comprehensive business and industry enabling organization to increase productivity, accelerate business performance, and provide a lower cost of ownership.

  • HCM Foundation
  • Payroll, Time and Labor
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Learning Management
  • Performance and Talent Management
  • Talent Acquisition and Onboarding/Offboarding
  • Workforce Analytics
  • Technical and Integrations

Professional Development

It’s not enough these days to just know how to use technology. You need to have all the skills to stand out in the sea of IT professionals and to move ahead. Skills like risk analysis, project management, determining return on investment, resolving conflicts and team building are just as valuable in the workplace. This focus area highlights the other professional and personal skills you need to get ahead and to advance your career.

  • Evolve DBA
  • Grow Your Role
  • Networking for Success
  • New to IT
  • Prepare for your Next Role
  • Professional Brand
  • Project Management
  • Working with Others

SCM Cloud

Discover how Oracle’s Supply Chain Management Cloud delivers the visibility, insights, and capabilities you need to create your own intelligent supply chain, including product innovation, strategic material sourcing, outsourced manufacturing, integrated logistics, omni-channel fulfillment, and integrated demand and supply planning.

  • Logistics
  • Maintenance
  • Manufacturing
  • Master Data Management (MDM)
  • Order Management
  • Product Lifecycle Management
  • SCM PaaS for SaaS
  • Supply Chain and Collaboration

Taleo Business Edition (TBE)

Oracle’s Taleo Business Edition a standalone, cloud-hosted platform enabling small to medium size businesses cultivate their talent. From recruiting, onboarding, performance management, compensation, and analytics, Taleo Business Edition provides a solution for business to easily access and report on the information at any point throughout your HR processes.

  • Talent Acquisition and Onboarding
  • Performance Management and Compensation
  • Analytics

Taleo Enterprise Edition (TEE/OTAC)

Taleo / Oracle Talent Acquisition Cloud product offerings primarily focus on talent acquisition, recruitment, sourcing, and onboarding. These capabilities combine to provide an enhanced level of insight into candidates and employees. Get the talent you need with the world’s marketing-leading, best-of-breed, standalone cloud talent acquisition suite, providing recruiters and hiring managers with powerful tools for sourcing, recruiting, and onboarding.

  • Sourcing
  • Talent Acquisition and Onboarding
  • Technical and Integrations
  • Analytics
  • Digital Assistant

Taleo Learn Cloud

Oracle Taleo Learn Cloud service is a comprehensive learning solution that helps your organization perform at the highest levels by delivering learning initiatives to employees/members for bottom-line business results. Based on a scalable and extensible cloud platform, Oracle Taleo Learn Cloud Service provides a system for delivering, managing, and tracking your learning initiatives. Featuring a flexible architecture that adapts to business requirements and learning cultures, it gives you the power to make the changes you need, when you need them.

  • Learning Management