Challenges of Legacy ERP Systems and Why Companies are Moving to Oracle ERP Cloud: Insights and Benefits
Legacy ERP systems such as SAP, JD Edwards, and on-premise EBS have been the backbone of businesses for decades.
Challenges faced by UK higher education sector that lead them to transform their ERP Systems across Finance and HR
Some of the challenges faced by UK higher education sector that lead them to transform their ERP systems across finance, HR and student systems are Manual processes Regulatory submissions such as HESA, HEFCE (Higher Education Funding Council for England), and RAE...
Common Reasons for ERP Implementation Failure and How to Avoid Them
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems such as Oracle Could ERP, SAP, Workday etc. are powerful tools that can help organizations streamline their business processes and improve productivity.
Top 10 Tips for Global ERP planning
We often get asked about how best to plan for a Global ERP rollout. We have collated some of the tips from our team. Feel free to add your own in the comments to help support others who might be at the start of this journey. Tip 1: Look and understand...
The Next Decade of Cloud ERP: What to Expect?
We asked some of our leadership team their predictions for the future of Cloud ERP industry. Themes were ease of ERP integration, the advent of artificial intelligence and RPA, consolidation in the mid-range firms, and the impact on business change.
6 important factors for choosing an Oracle Cloud ERP Managed Service Partner for your business
Six important factors for choosing an Oracle Cloud ERP Managed Service partner for your business
13 Reasons to change an ERP system from on-premises to the cloud
13 reasons that can be used for forming a business case for implementing a new system to move to cloud.
HESA staff submission automated by Fusion Practices using Oracle Cloud HCM
The implementation of Oracle Cloud HCM for higher education in UK takes into consideration the HESA requirements and we have developed a solution offering to accelerate and automate implementation of Oracle Cloud HCM for HESA Staff submission process.
Key considerations when deploying Global ERP Template Solution for roll out
The main advantage is that they can import the centralized template to all the subsidiaries inline to their business objectives and still retain the flexibility for making changes only to the country specific regulations & standards.
Accounts Payable – Invoicing Process for payments
An accounts payable is one of crucial department of an organisation which has many responsibilities to achieve which includes from managing supplier relationships, vendor invoices to partner payments.
Benefits of having a robust Oracle SaaS Managed Service Agreement
A well-defined Managed Service Agreement establishes clear objectives and deliverables, and helps technology partners gain their customers’ confidence.
Role of Business Users & Consultant in a Successful ERP Implementation
Well, in any ERP implementation IT is considered as the key success factor. However, despite the fact that IT accommodates the Business needs, it is not actually the key success factor. The key roles in an implementation project In fact, Business Users/...
Six Major reasons for an ERP Implementation failure
The process of implementing ERP involves several steps and as per the sources, nearly 75% of ERP implementations fail. In this article, I would like to highlight some of the reasons why ERP Implementations fail based on my experience. Why does an ERP Implementation...
Importance of Knowledge Management in Managed Support Services
It is challenging to provide service quality as well as quantity in IT support services without a robust knowledge base, essential to solving requests and recurring system issues that can rack up huge costs over time.
Oracle Fusion Cloud Procurement: Improving Sourcing Efficiency
Disruptions such as the COVID 19 pandemic have compelled businesses to relook at their procurement process. A resilient and robust supplier management system is the need of the hour. Oracle Cloud Fusion Procurement streamlines and automates the procurement process and helps businesses optimise productivity.
Why transition to Fusion Practices Managed Support?
Fusion Practices Managed Services has built processes and methodologies for the transition of cloud services that are extensively re-used but never force-fitted into any client engagement.
Archiving Oracle EBS data when moving to cloud
For almost every ERP transformation project moving a customer from Oracle EBS R12 to Oracle Cloud ERP we are asked by our customers to archive their Oracle EBS R12 data. When it comes to archiving Oracle EBS data multiple options exist which we are discussing in this article.
Data migration approach and scope from Oracle EBS to Cloud ERP
At Fusion Practices we have our own product toolkit that allows for data migration from Oracle EBS to Oracle Cloud ERP, however, this does not stop the customer from doing migration themselves if they are constrained on budgets.
Bank reconciliation using cash management in Oracle Cloud ERP
Fusion Practices suggest the implementation of Oracle Fusion Cash management allowing the customer to benefit in areas like compliance with reconciliation of bank statements, and other requirements around managing cash flow shall be met accurately and quicker.
Debt management and recovery using Oracle Cloud receivables
Oracle Cloud provides a full Credit to Cash solution which will help the Customer improve cash flow, increase efficiencies, optimize customer relationships and instil corporate and fiscal discipline according to Modern Best Practice processes.
Automating your procure to pay processes using Oracle Cloud ERP
Oracle Cloud will enable the user to streamline and automate its procure-to-pay process (P2P), whilst enforcing contracted pricing, terms and ensuring policy compliance.
Planning and accounting capital expenditure using Oracle Cloud ERP and EPM
Often customers ask us which modules within Oracle Cloud offerings allow us to manage the capital spend, its accounting and forecasting. The answer is “horses for courses” because the real answer is distributed across Oracle PBCS, Oracle Cloud PPM and Oracle Cloud...
Integrate Automate support ticket creation in a Data Warehouse Environment
In your data warehouse environment there are batches being processed for file consumption and publication. If there is an error in any such batch interface then often there is a need to create incidents proactively in the ticketing system. In this article we are...
How to deliver statement of accounts using Oracle Cloud Financials
Oracle Cloud is a configurable product that can help you comply with local regulations and multiple reporting requirements. Multiple ledgers can be assigned to a legal entity to meet statutory, corporate, regulatory, and management reporting. Financial information...
Why GrantsNow got selected as an ERP Innovation Awards finalist
Learn about the ERP Tech Innovation Award 2022 here We are a leading Cloud consultancy implementation and services provider in the UK and have helped numerous clients transform their business with Cloud. Our strong team of x150 expert consultants have immense...
Medium-term planning using Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Services (PBCS)
Oracle EPM Cloud offers an organisation-wide budgeting and forecasting solution that facilitates both central and departmental level planning processes by providing Web-based, Excel-like as well as Excel-based modelling, planning, and approval capabilities within one collaborative scalable solution.
Inter Company Account Reconciliations
Conglomerate Organizations operating across multiple countries with multiple subsidies, generally perform transactions within its group entities. These transactions may be upstream, downstream or lateral transactions. Inter-company transactions mentioned...
Oracle ARCS to Automate your Account Reconciliation process
Oracle EPM has a module called ARCS that provides such a platform to do these reconciliations in a manner that is acceptable by both internal and external auditors
What is our e-learning kit & what will the customer gain from these kits?
Development of E-Learning Kits: When you implement Oracle Cloud ERP or HCM, it introduces new processes and new ways of working for business users. Today's learners want relevant, mobile, self-paced, and personalized content. This need is fulfilled with the online...
How to overcome BIP Report Payload limitation for data larger than 10 MB
This blog covers the size payload limitation while calling BIP report from Oracle Integration cloud. When you’re calling BIP report via Public Report Service, you will not be able to download Payload more than 10 MB of size
Proactive monitoring of your Oracle Cloud ERP, HCM, and EPM
Fusion Practices Managed Support (FPMS) resources proactively monitor the integration batches, application performance, downtime etc.
Fusion Practices’ Testing Strategy for Oracle ERP Cloud Implementation
Testing is key to the success of the customer’s Finance and HCM Transformation programme given the business criticality of the financial data and applications. Fusion Practices ensures comprehensive testing using Agile4Fusion methodology and checklist.
Fusion Practices’ Training for Oracle Cloud Solution
Fusion Practices’ Training provides users and managers with tailored services that align with their company’s unique corporate goals, terminology, and business processes.
Our approach to workshops in Oracle Cloud SCM & Procurement implementation
Any Oracle ERP Implementation, the business processes have to be mapped to the ERP system processes, not only that but also the users need to be educated on what the art of possible is on the new ERP platform and the innovations and improvements such solution can bring.
Our Testing as a service for Oracle Cloud HCM and Financials
With Fusion Practices CloudTestMate testing can be completed in hours when compared to days in manual testing.
Fusion Practices Implementation approach to Oracle Cloud SCM & Procurement
The Agile4Fusion methodology is a solution-driven approach to map the business requirements into cloud processes involving frequent user engagement and post-implementation support.
Regulatory Reporting in the ever-evolving Banking Sector
Reporting requirements in the Banking sector are continuously evolving and creating unprecedented demands on the technical and functional infrastructure of all organizations. This has demanded a paradigm shift in envisaging and creating solutions and underlying enabling technology for the Banking sector.
Why Fusion Practices is your ideal Oracle SCM Cloud implementation partner?
Established in 2009 in London, UK, we have a team of x150 of our own consultants who have delivered multiple Cloud transformation programmes to our clients.
Key Design Decisions while implementing Oracle Cloud ERP
Key Design Decision Documents help record important thought processes for communicating with current and future team members. It details the key decisions that the organisation is going to take over a period of next four months.
Entry and Exit Acceptance Criteria for each phase while implementing Oracle Cloud ERP
Implementing Oracle Cloud ERP can prove to be a cumbersome process if it is not strategically divided and actioned upon. We recommend setting an entry and exit criteria which will help in determining whether the software implementation is in the right track and the...
How to call BIP report in Oracle Integration Cloud
Written by Shubham, Senior Consultant at Fusion Practices This blog covers how to call Business Intelligence Publisher (BIP) report via Oracle integration cloud, while developing an Integration with Oracle Fusion or any Third-party system which is often a common...
Oracle HCM Sign in/Sign out REST API for Yearly Audit Reports
Many a times, the customer wishes to capture login/logouts details of end users into Oracle Cloud HCM. Needless to state, this data is crucial in order to ensure efficient functioning of Audit process.
How automation can be achieved through Oracle Cloud SCM & Procurement solution for Automobile Industry
Automobile Industry is very agile for its need especially when dealing with spare parts. Imagine a company that does automobile servicing and repair that can receive cars that are 2 year old, 10 years old or even in some cases twenty years old. For a company that will...
Oracle Cloud ERP Managed Support Governance Structure
Oracle Managed Support services require a clearly defined governance structure because there are several parties involved in the support process.
Mitigating Risks during Oracle Cloud ERP Implementation
During Oracle Cloud ERP Implementation, multiple risks can impede the smooth process of transition. Based on our years of experience, Fusion Practices is mindful of all the risks involved during the process which can impact Oracle Cloud ERP implementation projects.
Customising Success and Error Messages in Power Apps
Microsoft Power Apps is a low code/no code solution to design and develop web apps. Though many properties are available as an in-built solution, there is a lot of scope for having many UI functionalities as a default within the system.
Data protection during COVID-19: Norms for disease surveillance and contact tracing
One of the best ways to provide optimal protection to data during COVID-19 is to anonymise it. But there are questions about the effectiveness of anonymization.
Fusion Practices Support Model: Our Structure and how we ensure quality
Fusion Practices support model provides comprehensive support for all Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) functions across all components and including escalations to Oracle, the application vendor.
Optimizing Incident Management Process while Implementing Oracle Cloud ERP
Fusion Practices uses an incident model streamlining the process in its implementation of Oracle Cloud ERP and reduces risk with a formal ticketing process with prioritisation, categorisation, and Service Level Agreement (SLA) requirements
Fusion Practices’ knowledge database for Managed Support in Oracle Cloud ERP
Our support strategy in Oracle Cloud ERP strongly banks upon maintaining a quality knowledge database. Proactive actions are always taken by Fusion Practices to ensure the quality of the knowledge content.
Our Oracle Cloud ERP Managed Support Service Level Agreement (SLA) and Approach
Fusion Practices’ support program is bundled with various essential services such as proactive monitoring, environment management, problem management and is more than merely an incident/ticket-based service. This end-to-end ownership enables our clients with the best user experience thus ensuring minimum or no disruption to customers’ BAU processes.
How an annual report can be pivotal in Oracle Cloud ERP implementation
This blog discusses how an annual report that almost every company prepares can be linked to an ERP implementation to make the implementation smoother and more effective both for the business owners and business consultants.
Oracle Intelligent Document Recognition (IDR)
Oracle IDR is the next-generation solution for accounts payables invoice recognition based on Machine Learning and AI capabilities
An introduction to Oracle Property Manager (OPM)
Typically, for an organisation established in various countries, having its assets leased, maintaining the information of leased assets, and accounting for those leased assets might seem like a Herculean task. This is where Oracle Property Manager steps in!
The 10 Laws of On-Premises to Cloud Migration Projects
A handy list for implementing on-prem to cloud projects for your organisation, compiled by Oracle.
Oracle Revenue Management and Billing (ORMB) in Healthcare Services
ORMB will help healthcare practitioners not only reduce the risk of revenue leakage and billing infrastructure but also optimise their customer service and profitability.
Reporting Tools in Oracle Fusion
Reporting tools in Oracle Fusion are tailor made to fit the various reporting needs of various roles and user responsibilities.
Oracle Fusion Accounting Hub
Multiple systems not only affects the IT structure but also trying to integrate the accounting from these diverse systems can be very challenging.
Financial Reporting Compliance Cloud
Oracle Financial Reporting Compliance Cloud Service is designed to simplify and automate compliance tasks and to provide reliable and responsive compliance oversight and thereby reducing the compliance costs.
How to solve incorrect calculation of pre-tax amount in Oracle Advanced Benefits
In some calendar years, the total number of periods (bi-weekly or weekly) vary based on the holiday coming on the last or first day of the year. Due to this, the payment date in Oracle Cloud Payroll is shifted to next year, and subsequently, the configuration changes in the benefit deduction also vary – which causes problems in employees’ paycheck.
Expedite Internal Material Transfer flow using Purchase Requisition
Using Fusion Supply Chain Material Management for internal material transfer helps meet ad-hoc inventory demand swiftly.
Fusion Tax – Regime to Rate Flow
Oracle Fusion Tax provides you with a single interface for defining and maintaining the taxes that you are subject to in each country where you do business.
Oracle Cloud EPM Narrative Reporting
Reporting processes play a vital role in unfolding and combining the business objectives with stakeholder requirements. With the right technology partners and Oracle’s Narrative Reporting, management information, disclosures, and regulatory submissions can be produced from one place.
Oracle Fusion Tax: A centralised solution for global tax needs
Looking for a single point solution that supports simple and complex country-specific tax requirements? Oracle Fusion Tax may just be the solution that suits your needs.
Azure Data Factory – Low code data driven platform in Azure Cloud
In Microsoft Azure, Data Hub is one of ETL based low code development applications used for data driven workflows in the cloud for orchestrating and automating data movement and data transformation.