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  • We are expanding! We are looking for Oracle EBS interviewers who are experts in their respective areas to conduct interviews for us on a part-time basis.

    You could be based anywhere in the world as long as you have a good Internet connection or a VoIP phone line.

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  • Before R12, customers on Oracle Process Manufacturing (OPM) usually used OPM MRP as the planning engine though there are customers who have successfully integrated OPM with Advanced Supply Chain Planning (ASCP). With R12, OPM MRP is now obsolete and is replaced by unconstrained ASCP in a...

  • We will discuss here how accounting entries are generated with accounts affected in Payables.
    For example, there is a business case
    We do an arrangement with a supplier that we will buy some services from him at the cost of $100.

      1. 70% ($70) will...
  • Cost Manager Concepts in Oracle Inventory

    Cost Manager is a Process that scheduled to run by default after every 5 minutes. At schedule interval, it runs and spawns ‘Actual Cost Worker’ process for each Inventory Organization in which there is a transaction in past 5 minutes. The process...

  • Oracle maintains uniqueness among suppliers with Supplier Numbers. It is possible that one supplier exist in the system with two similar names. For example, the Supplier name ‘ABC and Co’ can also be entered as ‘ABC & Co.’ Special care should be taken to maintain suppliers so that there...

  • Typically when we talk about improvements on the shop floor, we hear a lot about Pull Production. Originating from the Toyota Corporation, pull production is a process that aims to arrange an organization so that customer preference or orders are what cause materials to be "pulled" through a...

  • Remember those Linear Programming Problems in College? We used to find an optimized solution based on certain constraints. Some of the popular methods of solving these were Graphical, Simplex and Big-M Method. Also, there were software programs available to minimize the computation efforts....

  • Call it the bane or boon of an ERP system, companies do not have a choice but to upgrade to a higher version. There are various factors which drive the decision to upgrade namely de-support of the current system by the ERP vendor, availability of new features in higher version which have the...

  • I faced this particularly nagging error with a personal install of Oracle XE (Oracle Database 10g Express Edition) on my Windows XP laptop:

    ORA-12514:No TNS Listener

    The SQL Command prompt that came with Oracle XE would work but none of the other tools like Toad, SQL Plus or even...

  • Suv Biswas has posted a step by step tutorial on how to use GET_CUSTOM_PRICE on www.oracleappsblog. I have used this feature in multiple implementations. At one of the client sites, I had some come up with some Dos and Don'ts for the developers using...

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    I met a few friends for lunch, and we got into this discussion on whether it made sense to offshore work on Oracle Applications Implementation.

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  • Almost every big client runs out of flexfields in a few key tables. The flexfields in these tables are often considered to be prime real-estate. Most clients either settle with sub-optimal solutions or create a custom table for flexfields and create a form to...

  • Another blog for a very-very specific issue.

    Clients have always asked me two questions about Processing Constraints.

    1. Can the messages have variables in them? (For e.g. in case of Minimum Order Quantities...
  • I have been thinking of starting an Oracle Applications specific blog for the longest time.

    Why?

    Well thinking of doing anything for the longest time and not starting is, some thing I do quite often...

    oh, oh! Why on Oracle Applications?...

  • Anything and everything related about Oracle Applications is welcome here. (an occasional thought about SF Giants is acceptable too).

    Anything. I would just like it to be interesting and informative (or at least interesting :-)).

    Macro stuff

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