End-to-End Supply Chain

The End-to-End Supply Chain solution area discusses intriguing ways to modernize your end-to-end supply chain business processes. Discover the top strategic advantages of deploying supply chain management processes in the cloud. Explore some of the cross-functional imperatives facing supply chains today. One track focuses on supply chain connectivity, collaboration, and extensibility. The other track includes end-to-end supply chain sessions, demonstrations, and engaging customer discussions so you can learn more about formulating a mobile application strategy, the impacts of sustainability, the strategy and roadmap for Oracle E-Business Suite, and more about modern supply chains.


End-to-End Supply Chain Tracks

General Sessions provide a strategic overview of the solution area delivered by Oracle leaders, customers, and partners. 

This track covers a diverse set of topics that span the modern supply chain. The goal is to provide you, as a supply chain leader in your organization, a diverse set of valuable insights and information that cover best practices, technologies, and business trends for issues from end to end across the modern supply chain. The End-to-End Supply Chain track includes sessions on implementing a mobile application strategy, the impacts of sustainability, the strategy and roadmap for Oracle E-Business Suite, and more about modern supply chains.   

To transform their supply chains end to end, today’s enterprise users need to connect and collaborate better across business functions as well as with trading partners. They also need to extend their user experience, processes, data, and systems integration as their business evolves. This track explores how Oracle Supply Chain Management Cloud helps users work together better, automate tasks, and augment out-of-the-box features with composers, PaaS, and on-premises application capabilities to gain a competitive advantage.

End-to-End Supply Chain Sessions

Tuesday, February 14

11:15 a.m.12:00 p.m.

As companies navigate end-to-end supply chain transformation journeys and introduce digital supply chain processes, they must build new technology capabilities. This session frames the key characteristics of the five stages of transformation. It takes a practical approach, highlighting lessons learned and pinpointing potential pitfalls. Real customer examples provide useful insights.

12:15 p.m.1:00 p.m.

Mobile, mobile, mobile. In this session, the Oracle Applications User Experience team showcases Oracle’s new mobile patterns and the enterprise mobile app, designed to accelerate business processes, enhance user productivity, and improve decision-making.

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.

Internet of Things (IoT) devices and sensors are the “eyes and ears” of the supply chain. But how can you transform their signals into actionable insights? In this session, learn about a new suite of IoT cloud applications that monitor company assets, production status, and transportation performance to identify issues and opportunities, extending the reach of Oracle SCM applications.

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.

The cloud is the destination, but how do you get there? This session provides a framework to help companies identify strategies for migrating their supply chain management processes and systems to the cloud.

3:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.

How can you preserve your company’s unique business practices while adopting standard supply chain applications? With Oracle’s platform-as-a-service solutions, you can set up custom workflows to enforce corporate policies, manage documents and specifications, and even build your own custom cloud application. Come to this session to see what other organizations have done, and get a preview of future control tower capabilities.

3:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.

This session focuses on an organization that is in the middle of migrating from Oracle on-premises solutions to Oracle Cloud solutions, with a current target implementation date of December 2017. More specifically, the session covers the organization’s executive strategies, program management, and execution path to migrate its supply chain management into an Oracle Cloud environment.

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.

See how you can easily extend Oracle Supply Chain Management Cloud (Oracle SCM Cloud) to meet your company’s unique requirements. From changing screens to match your brand and color scheme; to renaming, adding, or removing fields; to even building your own custom mobile app that interacts with Oracle SCM Cloud, Oracle offers simple and powerful solutions. This session provides a demo of customer examples using composers, platform-as-a-service integration, and the user experience rapid development kit.

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.

As companies deploy new solutions to modernize their supply chains, the question becomes how to measure the success of a deployment. In this session, a panel discusses the best practices that customers have leveraged to unlock value and achieve a positive return on their investment.

Wednesday, February 15

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.

Today’s global, outsourced, and digital supply chains are more complex than ever. How do you make sense of new Internet of Things, social media, and big data analytics? How can you get visibility and control over issues in your extended supply chain, including customers and suppliers? In this session, learn about Oracle Cloud technologies that make your supply chain more intelligent.

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.

In this session, hear from Oracle E-Business Suite General Manager Cliff Godwin as he delivers an update on the Oracle E-Business Suite product line. He also discusses how many of the industry trends, such as the subscription economy, Industry 4.0, big data, the Internet of Things, mobile, and Oracle Cloud, are being adopted by Oracle E-Business Suite today and in the future.

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.

Analytics is an integral part of modern supply chain applications. In this session, learn how Oracle Business Analytics can help maximize supply chain performance and drive operational efficiency. With live demos, this session showcases how “do-it-yourself” visual analysis, data discovery, data blending, and storytelling can be an integral part of the supply chain analytics experience.

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.

The supply chain profession has experienced rapid change and growth. Technology and globalization have changed the skill set required to be successful as a supply chain professional. Few business functions require this vast range of expertise, and despite the best efforts of educators and employers, a talent gap remains. What actions can be taken to fill this gap? What can be done to attract and retain the best? Attend this session to learn more.

3:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.

OEMs rely on contract manufacturers and suppliers more than ever to get their products to market. Collaborating from planning to delivery can eliminate surprises, reduce liability, and balance supply and demand. Cloud solutions offer new ways to manage supplier networks, negotiate supplier forecast commitments, and track contract manufacturing progress. Attend this session to see how Oracle is simplifying end-to-end collaboration.

3:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.

Supply chains increasingly leverage IT to address environmental sustainability, a new business reality benefiting the planet but also delivering value in cost avoidance, revenue growth, risk management, and brand equity. In this session, hear case studies and best practices on embedding sustainability using Oracle solutions to address performance management, operations, and IT infrastructure including the cloud.

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.

Whether you need to connect an in-house ecommerce solution, your customer’s electronic data interchange network, or a cloud-based B2B service provider, you will want to know about how to integrate with Oracle Supply Chain Management Cloud (Oracle SCM Cloud). From A2A to B2B to C2C, new tools can cut your implementation time and simplify onboarding. Attend this session to see demos and case studies of Oracle SCM Cloud web services, Oracle Integration Cloud Service, and a collaboration messaging framework in action.

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.

As supply chain planning and execution become aligned to accommodate the real-time fluctuations of demand and fulfillment, Oracle’s adaptive intelligent apps will provide reactive solutions by combining web-scale and networkwide data, automated data science, and machine learning. The benefits include lower costs, increased responsiveness, and real-time business performance optimization. Join this session to learn more.

End-to-End Supply Chain Special Programs