Oracle Announces the Oracle Value Chain Summit

Mon Jan 28, 2013 8:00am EST

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  REDWOOD SHORES, CA, Jan 28 (Marketwire) -- 

    News Facts

--  Further demonstrating Oracle's commitment to helping companies
    transform supply chains into value chains, Oracle today announced the
    Oracle Value Chain Summit. The event will take place in San Francisco
    at the Hyatt Regency on February 4-6, 2013.
--  Bringing together its leading supply chain events, including the
    Product Lifecycle Management Summit, Manufacturing Summit, Maintenance
    Summit, Logistics Summit, and new Value Chain Planning and Procurement
    Summits, the Oracle Value Chain Summit is a one-stop event for supply
    chain partners and users.
--  Aimed at helping customers tackle key industry issues and optimize
    their supply chain, the summit will include extensive networking
    opportunities with fellow supply chain professionals, a hands-on demo
    and partner pavilion and almost 200 sessions across all of Oracle's
    supply chain management (SCM) solution areas.
--  The opening keynote on Monday will include a presentation by famous
    American political economist Robert Reich. Reich served as Secretary
    of Labor under President Bill Clinton and most recently was appointed
    a member of President Barack Obama's Transition Economic Advisory
--  Oracle's SCM family of applications provides a complete solution set
    to enable companies to power information-driven value chains by
    integrating and automating all key supply chain processes, from
    design, planning and procurement to manufacturing, maintenance and


The Best of Breed in Supply Chain Management

--  To retain the intimate atmosphere of the separate events, while also
    adding cross-solution context and strategy sessions, the Oracle Value
    Chain Summit will bring together the previous supply chain events,
    --  Product Lifecycle Management Summit: This event, including Agile
        PLM and Oracle Product Hub (PIM), will have product tracks
        covering all of Oracle's Product Value Chain solutions. Attendees
        will have many opportunities to discuss strategies with peers,
        discover best practices used by market leaders and industry
        experts, learn from the knowledgeable team that designs and
        develops Agile and PIM products, and provide input to help shape
        the future of Oracle's Product Value Chain.
    --  Value Chain Execution Summit (Logistics): Focusing on the Oracle
        Value Chain Execution (VCE) solution, this event will provide
        supply chain and logistics professionals with a unique opportunity
        to learn how they can save money, serve customers more efficiently
        and effectively, and create an enhanced logistics environment for
        the entire organization.
    --  Value Chain Planning Summit: This premier event will provide
        supply chain and planning professionals with the opportunity to
        learn how to use Oracle Value Chain Planning (VCP) to reduce risk,
        improve responsiveness to customers, and improve profits. The
        sessions will provide a unique opportunity for customers,
        partners, and prospective customers to learn from each other and
        share information.
    --  Maintenance Summit: The summit will bring together maintenance and
        IT professionals from the Oracle community to share experiences on
        how to effectively operate, manage, and maintain assets. Sessions
        include topics related to system optimization as well as industry
        best practices for management of maintenance, reliability, spare
        parts inventory, and human capital.
    --  Manufacturing Summit: As a forum to highlight Oracle's
        manufacturing management and analytics solutions and hear from
        customers and partners, the summit will share strategies for
        driving productivity on the shop floor for discrete, process and
        mixed mode operations. Sessions include topics related to
        operational effectiveness, quality, cost management, analytics and
        regulatory issues.
    --  Procurement Summit: This inaugural Summit for Procurement and
        Sourcing professionals will deliver interactive sessions focusing
        on the latest E-Business Suite, Fusion and PeopleSoft
        applications, and will include Procurement best practices,
        implementation case studies and customer success stories.


Supporting Quote

--  "Over the past 20 years, no area of business operations has changed
    more than supply chain," said Rick Jewell, senior vice president of
    applications development, Oracle. "To help customers convert their
    supply chains into value chains, Oracle is combining its leading
    supply chain events into one large summit. The Oracle Value Chain
    Summit will feature the best of the best in the supply chain industry,
    giving attendees the opportunity to hear firsthand from Oracle
    customers and partners on how it's allowing organizations to drive
    profitability by optimizing supply chains."


Supporting Resources

--  Oracle Value Chain Summit Information and Registration
--  Oracle Supply Chain Management


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