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Upcoming Events

u20-oow17-logo-3679889Oracle OpenWorld – October 1-5 ,2017

Location: Moscone Center | San Francisco, California

Polaris Associates is looking forward to exhibiting at the the 2017 Oracle OpenWorld conference in San Francisco. Visit us at booth 4611 in Moscone South for live demos, giveaways and more!


Past Events

u20-oow17-logo-3679889Southwest Regional Oracle Applications User Group Summer Conference -July 28, 2017

Location: Hilton Irvine/OC Airport | California

Polaris Associates is looking forward to exhibiting and presenting at the the Southwest Regional OAUG Summer conference in Irvine. Don’t miss our speaking session:
Discoverer Support is Now Discontinued…Where do we go from here? [11:40am-12:30pm]


Great Lakes Oracle Conference (GLOC) – May 17-18, 2017 logo-gloc

Location: Cleveland Public Auditorium – Cleveland, Ohio

Polaris Associates is proud to be a Conference Sponsor and Presentation Speaker at the the 2017 Great Lakes Oracle Conference. Don’t miss our speaking sessions:

  • Understanding Advanced Charts and Data Visualizations – Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
  • Multi-Data Source Reporting & Self Service Analytics – Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Ohio Valley Oracle Applications User Group – May 19, 2017

Location: West Chester, Ohio

Polaris Associates is proud to be a Conference Sponsor of the Ohio Valley Oracle Applications User Group (OVOAUG) for 2017!


OBUG: AppsConnected 2017- April 19, 2017appsconnected

Location: San Marco Village | Schelle, Belgium

Polaris Associates is proud to be a Conference Sponsor and Presentation Speaker at the the 2017 Oracle Benelux conference. Don’t miss our speaking session:

Facing Discoverer’s End of Life: How Scottish National Heritage Came Out Ahead
Presented by Polaris Reporting Specialist, Rick Hight

 


Collaborate – OAUG 2017 – April 2-6, 2017coll17_logo

Location: Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas

We are presenting and exhibiting at OAUG 2017! Visit Polaris Associates and ORBIT Analytics at booth #1423 on Main Street. Join us for live product demonstrations of Reporting Workbench for Oracle E-Business Suite and ORBIT Analytics for ERP & Cloud Applications. You won’t want to miss our daily raffle drawing, giveaways or our speaking session on Oracle Discoverer:

Discoverer Conversion – Fact Versus Myth (Session: 10612) | Wednesday April 5, 2017 | 11:00am – 12:00pm | Breakers K
Presented by Polaris Reporting Specialist, Rick Hight

Abstract: What you’ve been told about converting Discoverer reports may not be entirely true. Uncover the honest truth about the benefits as well as pain points associated with converting Discoverer reports to a new reporting tool in this session – what can go wrong and what must go right.


MEOUG MAJLIS Annual User Conference – March 22-23, 2017 23-header-004

Location: The Palm | Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Polaris Associates is delighted to be a Gold Sponsor at the Middle East Oracle User Group (MEOUG) annual conference this spring. Visit our table for a live demonstration of Polaris Associates products, including Reporting Workbench and ORBIT Analytics.

 


North Central Oracle Applications Users Group Training Day – March 10, 2017 Ncoaug Logo

Location: Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois

Polaris Associates is delighted to be a sponsor and presentation speaker at this year’s conference.

Using Self Service Analytics to Drive Better Business Results | 10:20am – 11:00am
Presented by: Moiz Kaka & Sean Williams


Southwest Regional Oracle Applications User Group Spring Conference – February 24, 2017Southwest_Regional_OAUG

Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel – LAX, Los Angeles, California

Polaris Associates is delighted to be a sponsor at this year’s conference.


Oklahoma/ Arkansas Training and Networking Day – February 21, 2017imgres

Location: Bentonville, Arkansas

Polaris Associates is delighted to be a sponsor and a presentation speaker at this year’s conference.

Multi-Data Source Reporting & Self Service Analytics
Presented by: Rick Hight, Reporting Solutions Specialist at Polaris Associates


UKOUG Apps 16 Conference – December 5-7, 2016
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Location: ICC Birmingham Agenda

UKOUG Apps16 is the must attend event for Oracle Apps professionals. Polaris Associates is delighted to be a sponsor and a presentation speaker at this year’s conference. Visit us at stand Apps 40 and attend our two speaking sessions:

Discoverer Support Is Ending, What Are Your Reporting Options?
Date: Monday December 5th at 3:10pm (Track: Oracle E-Business Suite, Financials)
Presented by: Moiz Kaka, Reporting Solutions Specialist at Polaris Associates

BI Publisher for Non-Techies
Date: Wednesday December 7th at 2:10pm (Track: Business Analytics)
Presented by: Moiz Kaka, Reporting Solutions Specialist at Polaris Associates


New England Joint Oracle User Group Meeting – November 17, 2016

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Location: Gillette Stadium – Foxborough, MA

This special Oracle user group event is a collaborative initiative of the Greater Boston PeopleSoft and JD Edwards User Group (BUG), the New England Oracle (E-Business Suite, Hyperion/EPM and BI) Applications User Group (NEOAUG), the Oracle Human Capital Management Users Group (OHUG) and the Northeast Oracle (Database and Technology) Users Group (NOUG), in partnership with Oracle and Business Partners from the complementary service and solution provider community.

Polaris Associates is proud to exhibit and present at this exciting event:

Discoverer Support Is Ending, What Are Your Reporting Options?
Date: Wednesday November 17th from 1:30pm – 2:20pm (BI Track)
Presented by: Rick Hight, Reporting Solutions Specialist at Polaris Associates


Sangam 16 – November 11-12 2016Sangam14_3

Location: Crowne Plaza Bengaluru, Electronics City, India

Join Polaris Associates at Sangam16, the largest independent Oracle user’s group conference. Attend our speaking session to learn more about our products and services:

Oracle Discoverer Support Is Ending, What Are Your Reporting Options?
Date: Saturday November 12th at 11:00am
Presented by: Raghu Chaitanya Mandalika – Technical Manager, Global Product Delivery & Support

Abstract: Oracle EBS customers, over the last decade have invested a lot of resources utilizing Oracle Discoverer for their ad-hoc querying and reporting. With support for Discoverer ending, customers face a choice: either use Discoverer without support or move to OBIEE.

Polaris Reporting Workbench (RWB) is a viable low-cost option to migrate existing Discoverer Reports and also a convenient full-fledged BI/Transactional reporting tool

  • Protect existing Discoverer reports
  • Leverage existing EBS skill set
  • Keep Licensing costs down along
  • Consolidation of Reports (retire unused and redundant)
  • Build OLTP and OLAP reports
  • Pre-Built Content in FIN, SCM and HRMS
  • Dashboard & Bursting Capability

East Coast Oracle Users Conference – November 2-3, 2016Screen Shot 2016-07-28 at 11.46.52 AM

Location: Raleigh, North Carolina

Polaris Associates proud to exhibit and present at the 2016 East Coast Oracle Users Conference (ECO). View the Agenda

Discoverer Support Is Ending, What Are Your Reporting Options?

Date: Wednesday November 2nd at 4:00pm (Session 5 – Dogwood Room)

Presented by: Rick Hight, Reporting Solutions Specialist at Polaris Associates


San Diego OAUG Users Conference – October 28, 2016screen-shot-2016-09-23-at-1-05-58-pm

Location: San Diego Marriott Del Mar – San Diego, CA

Polaris Associates is exhibiting and presenting at the San Diego Training Day 2016. Don’t miss our speaking session:

Discoverer Support Is Ending, What Are Your Reporting Options?
Date: Friday October 28th at 1:00pm (Track: EBS Co-Existence)
Presented by: Sherie Caldwell, Regional Sales Manager at Polaris Associates


Texas -Louisiana Training Day – October 27, 2016Texas_Louisiana_OAUG

Location: Courtyard by Marriott Dallas DFW Airport – Grapevine, Texas

Polaris Associates is exhibiting and presenting at the Texas-Louisiana Training Day 2016. Don’t miss our speaking session:

Oracle Discoverer Support Is Ending, What Are Your Reporting Options?
Date: Thursday October 27th at 11:20am – Room 3
Presented by: Rick Hight, Reporting Solutions Specialist at Polaris Associates


NWOUG Annual Fall Conference – October 10, 2016Screen Shot 2016-07-28 at 11.39.40 AM

Location: Portland Waterfront Marriott – Portland, Oregon

The Northwest Oracle Users Group (NWOUG) serves the Pacific Northwest community who use Oracle Corporation products. Polaris Associates is proud to present and exhibit at this event. Don’t miss our speaking session:

Oracle Discoverer Support Is Ending, What Are Your Reporting Options?
Date: Monday October 10th at 3:30pm – Salon B
Presented by: John Straiton, Principal Solutions Specialist at Polaris Associates


Oracle OpenWorld Conference 2016 – September 18-22, 2016oow-logo-2015

Location: Moscone Center West – San Francisco, California
Booth no: 3317

Polaris Associates is a proud exhibitor of Oracle OpenWorld 2016!


UKOUG Financials Special Interest Group – September 7, 2016Screen Shot 2016-05-20 at 1.51.50 PM

Location: The Studio – Birmingham, United Kingdom

Polaris Associates is a proud sponsor of the upcoming UKOUG Oracle Financials Special Interest Group meeting in Birmingham. View the Agenda.


NorCal OAUG Reporting Workshop – August 15, 2016unnamed

Location: Santa Clara, California

Polaris Associates has been selected to serve on the expert panel around Oracle E-Business Suite reporting for the Northern California Oracle Applications User Group.


OUG Scotland – June 22, 2016imgres

Location: Radisson Blu Hotel | Glasgow, Scotland

Are you looking to expand your expertise and share experiences with the Scottish Oracle community? Then you should be attending OUG Scotland 2016! Polaris Associates is delighted to be an sponsor at this year’s conference.


AOUG User Conference 2016 – June 21, 2016Aoug Logo

Location: Austria Trend Hotel | Savoyen Vienna, Austria

Polaris Associates is a proud sponsor of the upcoming Austrian Oracle User Group conference in Vienna this summer. View the Agenda


UKOUG Oracle Financials SIG – June 7th, 2016 Screen Shot 2016-05-20 at 1.51.50 PM

Location: The Studio – Manchester, United Kingdom

Polaris Associates is a proud sponsor of the upcoming UKOUG Oracle Financials Special Interest Group meeting in Manchester. View the Agenda


Great Lakes Oracle Conference 2016May 18-19, 2016unnamed

Location: Cleveland Public Auditorium – Cleveland, Ohio

The Northeast Ohio Oracle Users Group (NEOOUG) is collaborating with the Northern Ohio Oracle Applications User Group (NOOAUG) to host the 2016 Great Lakes Oracle Conference (GLOC). Polaris Associates is a proud conference sponsor, exhibitor and presentation speaker.

Don’t miss our speaking session presented by solutions specialist Rick Hight:

“Discoverer Migration and Oracle Self Service Reporting”
Wednesday May 18th | 1:45-2:45pm | View Agenda


Heartland OAUG – April 28, 2016houg_logo

Location: Omaha, Nebraska

Polaris Associates is a proud sponsor, exhibitor and presentation speaker at this years Heartland Oracle Applications User Group conference.

Don’t miss our two speaking sessions presented by solutions specialist Rick Hight:

“Discoverer Migration and Oracle Self Service Reporting”
Thursday April 28th | 9:15 – 10:30am |Breakout 1

“Visualize Your World – Self Service Analytics for ERP and Cloud Applications”
Thursday April 28th | 10:45am – 12:00pm |Breakout 2


COLLABORATE 16 – April 10th – April 14th, 2016collab16.2015-08.750

Location: Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada

Polaris Associates is proud to exhibit and present TWO educational presentations at the Collaborate 2016 conference. Visit us at booth #1309 on the exhibit show floor for raffle prizes, live demos, giveaways and more!

Don’t miss our sessions:

Case Study: How Hologic Improved User Satisfaction Through Better Reporting (Discoverer Conversion)”
Monday April 11th | 4:30 PM–5:30 PM | Session ID: 10400 | Banyan B

Presented By: Glenn Kretkowski (Senior Manager, Business Intelligence at Hologic, Inc) and Moiz Kaka (Reporting Solutions Specialist at Polaris Associates)

Abstract: Does this sound familiar… you have mountains of data in Oracle E-Business Suite and IT developers are busy churning out reports while the users still complain they don’t get meaningful information from Oracle. This session will walk you through our story of various reporting solutions we analyzed and how we solved the problem of producing meaningful operational reports that our users like to use while reducing burden on our IT resources. Now we have smart users using smart applications from Oracle with some help from a simple reporting solution.

“Data Mashing: Unlock the Power and Visualize Your World”
Monday April 11th | 12:45 PM–1:45 PM | Session ID: 10419 | Breakers 1

Presented By: Ravi Jasti (Chief Technology Officer, Polaris Associates)

Abstract: Companies have mountains of heterogeneous data across multiple applications and data sources but lack a meaningful way to interpret that data to gain important business insights. This session will focus on practical tips to use Data Mashing to achieve powerful results using ordinary business data.


Georgia Oracle User Group Tech Day – March 3rd, 2016Screen Shot 2015-12-29 at 10.50.26 AM

Location: AMA Executive Conference Center – 1170 Peachtree Street Northeast Atlanta, GA 30309

Polaris Associates will be presenting the following topic in the Applications Track to the GOAUG community:

Discoverer Migration and Oracle Self Service ReportingPresented By Moiz Kaka, Reporting Solutions Specialist


North Central Oracle Applications User Group (NCOAUG) Training Day

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February 26th, 2016

Location: Oakbrook Terrace, IL

Polaris Associates will be exhibiting and presenting at the NCOAUG Training Day this spring. The purpose of NCOAUG is to inform and educate their members on current and future Oracle Applications, while offering a forum of peers for sharing experience and knowledge in the enterprise technology realm.

Polaris Associates’ Rick Hight (Reporting Solutions Specialist) will be presenting the following topic to the NCOAUG community:

“Discoverer Migration and Oracle Self Service Reporting” 2/26/16 – 2:50pm – 3:30pm – Venetian I


Southwest Regional Oracle Applications User Group Conference (SROUAG) Sproaug Logo

February 26th, 2016

Location: Crowne Plaza LAX – 5985 Century Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90045

SROAUG is a non-profit, regional organization dedicated to the professional development of Oracle Applications Users in the Southwest region of the United States. This geographic group was formed in order to meet the specialized needs of Oracle Applications professionals and will provide a regional forum with which to train, evaluate and network.

Polaris Associates will be exhibiting and presenting the following topic in the Applications Track to the SROAUG community:

“How to Expedite Financial Month End Closing Process” Presented By Moiz Kaka, Reporting Solutions Specialist

Florida Oracle Applications User Group Innovate Conference

February 11-12, 2016Floaug Logo

Location: Doubletree Orlando Airport – 5555 Hazeltine National Drive, Orlando, FL 32812

The Florida Oracle Application Users Group (FLOAUG) is a geographic user group dedicated to increasing its members’ knowledge and understanding of Oracle application products. Polaris Associates is a proud conference sponsor and presenter at FLOAUG Innovate 2016.

Polaris Associates’ Moiz Kaka (Reporting Solutions Specialist) will be presenting the following two topics to the FLOAUG community:

“Case Study: How the City of St. Petersburg Simplified EBS Reporting”

“How to Expedite Financial Month End Closing Process”


NYC Metro Oracle Applications User Group (OAUGNYC) – December 14, 2015

Attention all OAUG NYC E-Business Suite and EPM/BI supporters. Mark your calendar for the next Oracle user group event. Join Polaris Associates at Hotel Pennsylvania in New York for this exciting event on Monday December 14, 2015 from 8:00am – 3:30pm EDT.


UKOUG – Apps 15 Conference 2015 December 7th – December 9th, 2015

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Location: ICC Birmingham Agenda

UKOUG Apps15 is the must attend event for Oracle Apps professionals. Polaris Associates is delighted to be a sponsor and a presentation speaker at this year’s conference. Visit us at stand APPS 54 on the exhibit hall floor and attend our speaking session.

Discoverer Migration and Oracle Self Service Reporting
December 7th at 10:00am | Hall 1 Level 5 Foyer

Topic Overview: You are not alone if you are concerned about Oracle’s announcement to de-support Discoverer. This presentation will focus on how companies around the world have taken advantage of Reporting Workbench and its built-in utility to migrate Discoverer reports to Reporting Workbench. We will also show how users can manage their common reporting needs using the 900+ pre-built reports or by creating new reports while staying in compliance with Oracle security requirements.


New England Joint Oracle User Group Meeting – November 19, 2015

Location: Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, MA

Polaris Associates is proud to exhibit and co-present a Case Study with current customer Hologic Inc. at the New England Joint Oracle User Group Meeting. This special Oracle user group event is a collaborative initiative of the Greater Boston PeopleSoft and JD Edwards User Group (BUG), the New England Oracle Applications User Group (NEOAUG), the Oracle Human Capital Management Users Group (OHUG) and the Oracle Financial Services Industry User Group (FSIUG), in partnership with Oracle and Business Partners from the complementary service and solution provider community.

How Hologic Improved User Satisfaction Through Better Reporting (Discoverer Conversion)
Presented by Glenn Kretkowski, Hologic, and Moiz Kaka, Polaris Associates


Oracle OpenWorld Conference 2015 October 25 – October 29th, 2015

oow-logo-2015Join Polaris Associates in San Francisco October 25 – October 29th, 2015 for this years Oracle OpenWorld conference. Swing by booth #3317 in Moscone West to meet our experts and learn out how Reporting Workbench and ORBIT Analytics can help with your reporting and business needs.

“Case Study: Oracle E-Business Suite Payroll Impact Analysis Automation” [CON5399]
Wednesday, Oct 28, 12:15 p.m. | Palace—Presidio
Presented by Rupesh Sharma (CEO) and Moiz Kaka (Solutions Specialist)


Oklahoma-Arkansas Oracle Applications User Group September 17th, 2015

The Oklahoma-Arkansas Oracle Applications User Group (OAOAUG) has been re-kindled with the help of several Oracle users in the Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri area. Polaris Associates is a proud Gold Sponsor of this years first OAOAUG seminar being held in downtown Tulsa on September 17th, 2015. Polaris Associates will be co-presenting a case study with current customer, Georg Fischer around how they achieved Oracle Self Service Reporting.


FORCES Conference August 28, 2015

The ninth annual Florida Organizations Realizing Collaborative E-Business Solutions (FORCES) conference will be sponsored by Polaris Associates and hosted by the City of Lakeland on Friday, August 28, 2015. FORCES is an invite only event for public sector E-Business users. The presentations and networking opportunities will be valuable to functional and technical staff as well as managers.


OHUG Conference 2015

Join Polaris Associates and more than 1,800 of your closest OHUG friends in Las Vegas for the OHUG Global Conference 2015, June 8-11, 2015. This annual conference is a weeklong networking and learning opportunity for anyone working with PeopleSoft, E-Business, Fusion and Taleo products. Read More


COLLABORATE 2015

Join Polaris Associates at the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino from Sunday April 12th – Thursday April 16th, 2015 to learn how Reporting Workbench for Oracle E-Business Suite applications can help with your reporting needs.

How to Build Smart Financial Analytics Date: Monday April 13th 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Speaker: Moiz Kaka, Polaris Associates Session ID: 10468

Session Overview: Financial Analytics are helping organizations to grow the business and increase profitability. This presentation covers key factors to consider when developing your own Financial Analytics or tailoring analytics pre-delivered by a commercial solution. We will also discuss how to build and use data models for effective business analytics. If you have heard of star schemas or snowflake schemas but aren’t sure what exactly they mean, come to this presentation for an interactive session with the experts.


Oracle OpenWorld – 2014

September 29th – October 1st: 99.5% of conference attendees say “Openworld Delivers”, and Polaris Associates is proud to be part of that success. Swing by the booth to find out why Reporting Workbench and ORBIT are hot reporting solutions to meet Business Users reporting needs. Stop by booth# 3317 to learn about our solutions and meet our experts!

Collaborate 2014

You are invited to attend these additional sessions to learn the latest industry trends:

  • Discoverer’s Gone…What Now? – Presented by Moiz Kak (Polaris Associates)
  • Case Study: How Navitas Improved Financial Reporting in 28 Countries Without Breaking the Bank
  • Case Study: How MARTA Implemented Employee Self Service in a Public Sector Environment

News & Press Releases

How Scottish National Heritage Plans to Come Out Ahead Using Reporting Workbench and ORBIT Analytics

Scottish National Heritage (SNH) has selected Polaris Reporting Workbench and ORBIT Analytics to complement their Oracle ERP system and replace Oracle’s Discoverer. Read More


Georg Fischer Replaces Oracle Discoverer and Streamlines Oracle E-Business Suite Reporting Using Polaris Reporting Workbench

Georg Fischer (GF) has selected Polaris Reporting Workbench, the robust Oracle E-Business Suite Operational Reporting solution, to complement their Oracle ERP system and replace Oracle’s Discoverer. Read More


The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) Achieves Superior Oracle E-Business Suite Reporting with Polaris Associates Reporting Workbench

Polaris Associates, developer of the Reporting Workbench for Oracle E-Business Suite Reporting Solution, is pleased to announce that TGen has selected Reporting Workbench to meet their comprehensive Oracle Financials and Oracle HCM reporting requirements. Read More

Iron Bow Technologies Exceeds Oracle E-Business Suite Reporting Requirements With Polaris Associates Reporting Workbench

Polaris Associates, developer of the Reporting Workbench for Oracle E-Business Suite Reporting Solution, is pleased to announce that Iron Bow Technologies has selected Reporting Workbench to maximize the data analysis of their current Oracle E-Business Suite ERP system. Read More

Intelligrated Achieves Superior Oracle E-Business Suite Reporting Using Polaris Reporting Workbench

Intelligrated Systems, an industry powerhouse for intelligent automation of material handling, has implemented the complete suite of Polaris Reporting Workbench to deliver superior reporting for their Oracle E-Business Suite applications. Read More


City of St. Petersburg Meets Oracle E-Business Suite Reporting Needs With Polaris Associates Reporting Workbench

Polaris Associates, developer of the Reporting Workbench for Oracle E-Business Suite Reporting solution, has been selected by the City of St. Petersburg, Florida to enable better data analysis for their Oracle E-Business Suite ERP system. Read More

Navitas Streamlines Oracle Financial Reporting Worldwide Using Polaris Reporting Workbench

Navitas Navitas Limited, a world leader in educational services based in Australia with colleges in 27 countries, has selected Polaris Reporting Workbench and GL Flex suite of software to meet its Global Oracle Financials reporting needs. Read More

Upcoming Events

Collaborate – OAUG 2017 – April 2-6, 2017coll17_logo

Location: Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas

We are presenting and exhibiting at OAUG 2017! Visit Polaris Associates and ORBIT Analytics at booth #1423 on Main Street. Join us for live product demonstrations of Reporting Workbench for Oracle E-Business Suite and ORBIT Analytics for ERP & Cloud Applications. You won’t want to miss our daily raffle drawing, giveaways or our speaking session on Oracle Discoverer:

Discoverer Conversion – Fact Versus Myth (Session: 10612) | Wednesday April 5, 2017 | 11:00am – 12:00pm |  Breakers K
Presented by Polaris Reporting Specialist, Rick Hight

Abstract: What you’ve been told about converting Discoverer reports may not be entirely true. Uncover the honest truth about the benefits as well as pain points associated with converting Discoverer reports to a new reporting tool in this session – what can go wrong and what must go right.

OBUG: AppsConnected 2017- April 19, 2017appsconnected

Location: San Marco Village | Schelle, Belgium

Polaris Associates is proud to be a Conference Sponsor and Presentation Speaker at the the 2017 Oracle Benelux conference. Don’t miss our speaking session:

Facing Discoverer’s End of Life: How Scottish National Heritage Came Out Ahead  
Presented by Polaris Reporting Specialist, Rick Hight

Great Lakes Oracle Conference (GLOC) – May 17-18, 2017 logo-gloc

Location: Cleveland Public Auditorium – Cleveland, Ohio

Polaris Associates is proud to be a Conference Sponsor and Presentation Speaker at the the 2017 Great Lakes Oracle Conference. Don’t miss our speaking sessions:

  • Understanding Advanced Charts and Data Visualizations – Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
  • Multi-Data Source Reporting & Self Service Analytics – Thursday, May 18, 2017, at 8:30 am – 9:30 am

OUG Scotland 2017 – June 21, 2017 Screen Shot 2017-02-28 at 12.19.48 PM

Location:Radisson Blu Hotel | Glasgow, Scotland

Polaris Associates is looking forward to exhibiting at the the 2017 Oracle User Group Scotland conference.


Past Events

23-header-004MEOUG MAJLIS Annual User Conference – March 22-23, 2017 

Location: The Palm | Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Polaris Associates is delighted to be a Gold Sponsor at the Middle East Oracle User Group (MEOUG) annual conference this spring. Visit our table for a live demonstration of Polaris Associates products, including Reporting Workbench and ORBIT Analytics.

 


North Central Oracle Applications Users Group Training Day – March 10, 2017 unnamed

Location: Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois

Polaris Associates is delighted to be a sponsor and presentation speaker at this year’s conference.

Using Self Service Analytics to Drive Better Business Results | 10:20am – 11:00am
Presented by: Moiz Kaka & Sean Williams


Southwest Regional Oracle Applications User Group Spring Conference – February 24, 2017Southwest_Regional_OAUG

Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel – LAX, Los Angeles, California

Polaris Associates is delighted to be a sponsor at this year’s conference.

 


Oklahoma/ Arkansas Training and Networking Day – February 21, 2017imgres

Location: Bentonville, Arkansas

Polaris Associates is delighted to be a sponsor and a presentation speaker at this year’s conference.

Multi-Data Source Reporting & Self Service Analytics
Presented by: Rick Hight, Reporting Solutions Specialist at Polaris Associates


UKOUG Apps 16 Conference  – December 5-7, 2016
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Location: ICC Birmingham Agenda

UKOUG Apps16 is the must attend event for Oracle Apps professionals. Polaris Associates is delighted to be a sponsor and a presentation speaker at this year’s conference. Visit us at stand Apps 40 and attend our two speaking sessions:

Discoverer Support Is Ending, What Are Your Reporting Options?
Date: Monday December 5th at 3:10pm  (Track: Oracle E-Business Suite, Financials)
Presented by: Moiz Kaka, Reporting Solutions Specialist at Polaris Associates

BI Publisher for Non-Techies
Date: Wednesday December 7th at 2:10pm  (Track: Business Analytics)
Presented by: Moiz Kaka, Reporting Solutions Specialist at Polaris Associates


New England Joint Oracle User Group Meeting – November 17, 2016

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Location: Gillette Stadium – Foxborough, MA

This special Oracle user group event is a collaborative initiative of the Greater Boston PeopleSoft and JD Edwards User Group (BUG), the New England Oracle (E-Business Suite, Hyperion/EPM and BI) Applications User Group (NEOAUG), the Oracle Human Capital Management Users Group (OHUG) and the Northeast Oracle (Database and Technology) Users Group (NOUG), in partnership with Oracle and Business Partners from the complementary service and solution provider community.

Polaris Associates is proud to exhibit and present at this exciting event:

Discoverer Support Is Ending, What Are Your Reporting Options?
Date: Wednesday November 17th from 1:30pm – 2:20pm (BI Track)
Presented by: Rick Hight, Reporting Solutions Specialist at Polaris Associates


Sangam 16 – November 11-12 2016Sangam14_3

Location: Crowne Plaza Bengaluru, Electronics City, India

Join Polaris Associates at Sangam16, the largest independent Oracle user’s group conference. Attend our speaking session to learn more about our products and services:

Oracle Discoverer Support Is Ending, What Are Your Reporting Options?
Date: Saturday November 12th at 11:00am
Presented by: Raghu Chaitanya Mandalika – Technical Manager, Global Product Delivery & Support

Abstract: Oracle EBS customers, over the last decade have invested a lot of resources utilizing Oracle Discoverer for their ad-hoc querying and reporting. With support for Discoverer ending, customers face a choice: either use Discoverer without support or move to OBIEE.

Polaris Reporting Workbench (RWB) is a viable low-cost option to migrate existing Discoverer Reports and also a convenient full-fledged BI/Transactional reporting tool

  • Protect existing Discoverer reports
  • Leverage existing EBS skill set
  • Keep Licensing costs down along
  • Consolidation of Reports (retire unused and redundant)
  • Build OLTP and OLAP reports
  • Pre-Built Content in FIN, SCM and HRMS
  • Dashboard & Bursting Capability

East Coast Oracle Users Conference – November 2-3, 2016Screen Shot 2016-07-28 at 11.46.52 AM

Location: Raleigh, North Carolina

Polaris Associates proud to exhibit and present at the 2016 East Coast Oracle Users Conference (ECO). View the Agenda

Discoverer Support Is Ending, What Are Your Reporting Options?

Date: Wednesday November 2nd at 4:00pm  (Session 5 – Dogwood Room)

Presented by: Rick Hight, Reporting Solutions Specialist at Polaris Associates


San Diego OAUG Users Conference – October 28, 2016screen-shot-2016-09-23-at-1-05-58-pm

Location: San Diego Marriott Del Mar – San Diego, CA

Polaris Associates is exhibiting and presenting at the San Diego Training Day 2016. Don’t miss our speaking session:

Discoverer Support Is Ending, What Are Your Reporting Options?
Date: Friday October 28th at 1:00pm  (Track: EBS Co-Existence)
Presented by: Sherie Caldwell, Regional Sales Manager at Polaris Associates


Texas -Louisiana Training Day – October 27, 2016Texas_Louisiana_OAUG

Location: Courtyard by Marriott Dallas DFW Airport – Grapevine, Texas

Polaris Associates is exhibiting and presenting at the Texas-Louisiana Training Day 2016. Don’t miss our speaking session:

Oracle Discoverer Support Is Ending, What Are Your Reporting Options?
Date: Thursday October 27th at 11:20am – Room 3
Presented by: Rick Hight, Reporting Solutions Specialist at Polaris Associates


NWOUG Annual Fall Conference – October 10, 2016Screen Shot 2016-07-28 at 11.39.40 AM

Location: Portland Waterfront Marriott – Portland, Oregon

The Northwest Oracle Users Group (NWOUG) serves the Pacific Northwest community who use Oracle Corporation products. Polaris Associates is proud to present and exhibit at this event. Don’t miss our speaking session:

Oracle Discoverer Support Is Ending, What Are Your Reporting Options?
Date: Monday October 10th at 3:30pm – Salon B
Presented by: John Straiton, Principal Solutions Specialist at Polaris Associates


Oracle OpenWorld Conference 2016 – September 18-22, 2016oow-logo-2015

Location: Moscone Center West – San Francisco, California
Booth no: 3317

Polaris Associates is a proud exhibitor of Oracle OpenWorld 2016!


UKOUG Financials Special Interest Group – September 7, 2016Screen Shot 2016-05-20 at 1.51.50 PM

Location: The Studio – Birmingham, United Kingdom

Polaris Associates is a proud sponsor of the upcoming UKOUG Oracle Financials Special Interest Group meeting in Birmingham. View the Agenda.


NorCal OAUG Reporting Workshop – August 15, 2016unnamed

Location: Santa Clara, California

Polaris Associates has been selected to serve on the expert panel around Oracle E-Business Suite reporting for the Northern California Oracle Applications User Group.


OUG Scotland – June 22, 2016imgres

Location: Radisson Blu Hotel | Glasgow, Scotland

Are you looking to expand your expertise and share experiences with the Scottish Oracle community? Then you should be attending OUG Scotland 2016! Polaris Associates is delighted to be an sponsor at this year’s conference.


AOUG User Conference 2016 – June 21, 2016

Location: Austria Trend Hotel | Savoyen Vienna, Austria

Polaris Associates is a proud sponsor of the upcoming Austrian Oracle User Group conference in Vienna this summer. View the Agenda


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Location: The Studio – Manchester, United Kingdom

Polaris Associates is a proud sponsor of the upcoming UKOUG Oracle Financials Special Interest Group meeting in Manchester. View the Agenda


Great Lakes Oracle Conference 2016May 18-19, 2016unnamed

Location: Cleveland Public Auditorium – Cleveland, Ohio

The Northeast Ohio Oracle Users Group (NEOOUG) is collaborating with the Northern Ohio Oracle Applications User Group (NOOAUG) to host the 2016 Great Lakes Oracle Conference (GLOC). Polaris Associates is a proud conference sponsor, exhibitor and presentation speaker.

Don’t miss our speaking session presented by solutions specialist Rick Hight:

“Discoverer Migration and Oracle Self Service Reporting”
Wednesday May 18th | 1:45-2:45pm | View Agenda


Heartland OAUG – April 28, 2016houg_logo

Location: Omaha, Nebraska

Polaris Associates is a proud sponsor, exhibitor and presentation speaker at this years Heartland Oracle Applications User Group conference.

Don’t miss our two speaking sessions presented by solutions specialist Rick Hight:

“Discoverer Migration and Oracle Self Service Reporting”
Thursday April 28th | 9:15 – 10:30am |Breakout 1

“Visualize Your World – Self Service Analytics for ERP and Cloud Applications”
Thursday April 28th | 10:45am – 12:00pm |Breakout 2


COLLABORATE 16 – April 10th – April 14th, 2016collab16.2015-08.750

Location: Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada

Polaris Associates is proud to exhibit and present TWO educational presentations at the Collaborate 2016 conference. Visit us at booth #1309 on the exhibit show floor for raffle prizes, live demos, giveaways and more!

Don’t miss our sessions:

Case Study: How Hologic Improved User Satisfaction Through Better Reporting (Discoverer Conversion)”
Monday April 11th | 4:30 PM–5:30 PM | Session ID: 10400 | Banyan B

Presented By: Glenn Kretkowski (Senior Manager, Business Intelligence at Hologic, Inc) and Moiz Kaka (Reporting Solutions Specialist at Polaris Associates)

Abstract: Does this sound familiar… you have mountains of data in Oracle E-Business Suite and IT developers are busy churning out reports while the users still complain they don’t get meaningful information from Oracle. This session will walk you through our story of various reporting solutions we analyzed and how we solved the problem of producing meaningful operational reports that our users like to use while reducing burden on our IT resources. Now we have smart users using smart applications from Oracle with some help from a simple reporting solution.

“Data Mashing: Unlock the Power and Visualize Your World”
Monday April 11th | 12:45 PM–1:45 PM | Session ID: 10419 | Breakers 1

Presented By: Ravi Jasti (Chief Technology Officer, Polaris Associates)

Abstract: Companies have mountains of heterogeneous data across multiple applications and data sources but lack a meaningful way to interpret that data to gain important business insights. This session will focus on practical tips to use Data Mashing to achieve powerful results using ordinary business data.


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Location: AMA Executive Conference Center – 1170 Peachtree Street Northeast Atlanta, GA 30309

Polaris Associates will be presenting the following topic in the Applications Track to the GOAUG community:

Discoverer Migration and Oracle Self Service ReportingPresented By Moiz Kaka, Reporting Solutions Specialist


North Central Oracle Applications User Group (NCOAUG) Training Day

February 26th, 2016

Location: Oakbrook Terrace, IL

Polaris Associates will be exhibiting and presenting at the NCOAUG Training Day this spring. The purpose of NCOAUG is to inform and educate their members on current and future Oracle Applications, while offering a forum of peers for sharing experience and knowledge in the enterprise technology realm.

Polaris Associates’ Rick Hight (Reporting Solutions Specialist) will be presenting the following topic to the NCOAUG community:

“Discoverer Migration and Oracle Self Service Reporting” 2/26/16 – 2:50pm – 3:30pm – Venetian I


Southwest Regional Oracle Applications User Group Conference (SROUAG)

February 26th, 2016

Location: Crowne Plaza LAX – 5985 Century Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90045

SROAUG is a non-profit, regional organization dedicated to the professional development of Oracle Applications Users in the Southwest region of the United States. This geographic group was formed in order to meet the specialized needs of Oracle Applications professionals and will provide a regional forum with which to train, evaluate and network.

Polaris Associates will be exhibiting and presenting the following topic in the Applications Track to the SROAUG community:

“How to Expedite Financial Month End Closing Process” Presented By Moiz Kaka, Reporting Solutions Specialist

Florida Oracle Applications User Group Innovate Conference

February 11-12, 2016

Location: Doubletree Orlando Airport – 5555 Hazeltine National Drive, Orlando, FL 32812

The Florida Oracle Application Users Group (FLOAUG) is a geographic user group dedicated to increasing its members’ knowledge and understanding of Oracle application products. Polaris Associates is a proud conference sponsor and presenter at FLOAUG Innovate 2016.

Polaris Associates’ Moiz Kaka (Reporting Solutions Specialist) will be presenting the following two topics to the FLOAUG community:

“Case Study: How the City of St. Petersburg Simplified EBS Reporting”

“How to Expedite Financial Month End Closing Process”


NYC Metro Oracle Applications User Group (OAUGNYC) – December 14, 2015

Attention all OAUG NYC E-Business Suite and EPM/BI supporters. Mark your calendar for the next Oracle user group event. Join Polaris Associates at Hotel Pennsylvania in New York for this exciting event on Monday December 14, 2015 from 8:00am – 3:30pm EDT.


UKOUG – Apps 15 Conference 2015 December 7th – December 9th, 2015

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Location: ICC Birmingham Agenda

UKOUG Apps15 is the must attend event for Oracle Apps professionals. Polaris Associates is delighted to be a sponsor and a presentation speaker at this year’s conference. Visit us at stand APPS 54 on the exhibit hall floor and attend our speaking session.

Discoverer Migration and Oracle Self Service Reporting
December 7th at 10:00am | Hall 1 Level 5 Foyer

Topic Overview: You are not alone if you are concerned about Oracle’s announcement to de-support Discoverer. This presentation will focus on how companies around the world have taken advantage of Reporting Workbench and its built-in utility to migrate Discoverer reports to Reporting Workbench. We will also show how users can manage their common reporting needs using the 900+ pre-built reports or by creating new reports while staying in compliance with Oracle security requirements.


New England Joint Oracle User Group Meeting – November 19, 2015

Location: Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, MA

Polaris Associates is proud to exhibit and co-present a Case Study with current customer Hologic Inc. at the New England Joint Oracle User Group Meeting. This special Oracle user group event is a collaborative initiative of the Greater Boston PeopleSoft and JD Edwards User Group (BUG), the New England Oracle Applications User Group (NEOAUG), the Oracle Human Capital Management Users Group (OHUG) and the Oracle Financial Services Industry User Group (FSIUG), in partnership with Oracle and Business Partners from the complementary service and solution provider community.

How Hologic Improved User Satisfaction Through Better Reporting (Discoverer Conversion)
Presented by Glenn Kretkowski, Hologic, and Moiz Kaka, Polaris Associates


Oracle OpenWorld Conference 2015 October 25 – October 29th, 2015

oow-logo-2015Join Polaris Associates in San Francisco October 25 – October 29th, 2015 for this years Oracle OpenWorld conference. Swing by booth #3317 in Moscone West to meet our experts and learn out how Reporting Workbench and ORBIT Analytics can help with your reporting and business needs.

“Case Study: Oracle E-Business Suite Payroll Impact Analysis Automation” [CON5399]
Wednesday, Oct 28, 12:15 p.m. | Palace—Presidio
Presented by Rupesh Sharma (CEO) and Moiz Kaka (Solutions Specialist)


Oklahoma-Arkansas Oracle Applications User Group September 17th, 2015

The Oklahoma-Arkansas Oracle Applications User Group (OAOAUG) has been re-kindled with the help of several Oracle users in the Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri area. Polaris Associates is a proud Gold Sponsor of this years first OAOAUG seminar being held in downtown Tulsa on September 17th, 2015. Polaris Associates will be co-presenting a case study with current customer, Georg Fischer around how they achieved Oracle Self Service Reporting.


FORCES Conference August 28, 2015

The ninth annual Florida Organizations Realizing Collaborative E-Business Solutions (FORCES) conference will be sponsored by Polaris Associates and hosted by the City of Lakeland on Friday, August 28, 2015. FORCES is an invite only event for public sector E-Business users. The presentations and networking opportunities will be valuable to functional and technical staff as well as managers.


OHUG Conference 2015

Join Polaris Associates and more than 1,800 of your closest OHUG friends in Las Vegas for the OHUG Global Conference 2015, June 8-11, 2015. This annual conference is a weeklong networking and learning opportunity for anyone working with PeopleSoft, E-Business, Fusion and Taleo products. Read More


COLLABORATE 2015

Join Polaris Associates at the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino from Sunday April 12th – Thursday April 16th, 2015 to learn how Reporting Workbench for Oracle E-Business Suite applications can help with your reporting needs.

How to Build Smart Financial Analytics Date: Monday April 13th 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Speaker: Moiz Kaka, Polaris Associates Session ID: 10468

Session Overview: Financial Analytics are helping organizations to grow the business and increase profitability. This presentation covers key factors to consider when developing your own Financial Analytics or tailoring analytics pre-delivered by a commercial solution. We will also discuss how to build and use data models for effective business analytics. If you have heard of star schemas or snowflake schemas but aren’t sure what exactly they mean, come to this presentation for an interactive session with the experts.


Oracle OpenWorld – 2014

September 29th – October 1st: 99.5% of conference attendees say “Openworld Delivers”, and Polaris Associates is proud to be part of that success. Swing by the booth to find out why Reporting Workbench and ORBIT are hot reporting solutions to meet Business Users reporting needs. Stop by booth# 3317 to learn about our solutions and meet our experts!

Collaborate 2014

You are invited to attend these additional sessions to learn the latest industry trends:

  • Discoverer’s Gone…What Now? – Presented by Moiz Kak (Polaris Associates)
  • Case Study: How Navitas Improved Financial Reporting in 28 Countries Without Breaking the Bank
  • Case Study: How MARTA Implemented Employee Self Service in a Public Sector Environment

News & Press Releases

How Scottish National Heritage Plans to Come Out Ahead Using Reporting Workbench and ORBIT Analytics

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Georg Fischer Replaces Oracle Discoverer and Streamlines Oracle E-Business Suite Reporting Using Polaris Reporting Workbench

Georg Fischer (GF) has selected Polaris Reporting Workbench, the robust Oracle E-Business Suite Operational Reporting solution, to complement their Oracle ERP system and replace Oracle’s Discoverer.  Read More 


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Polaris Associates, developer of the Reporting Workbench for Oracle E-Business Suite Reporting Solution, is pleased to announce that TGen has selected Reporting Workbench to meet their comprehensive Oracle Financials and Oracle HCM reporting requirements. Read More

Iron Bow Technologies Exceeds Oracle E-Business Suite Reporting Requirements With Polaris Associates Reporting Workbench

Polaris Associates, developer of the Reporting Workbench for Oracle E-Business Suite Reporting Solution, is pleased to announce that Iron Bow Technologies has selected Reporting Workbench to maximize the data analysis of their current Oracle E-Business Suite ERP system.   Read More

Intelligrated Achieves Superior Oracle E-Business Suite Reporting Using Polaris Reporting Workbench

Intelligrated Systems, an industry powerhouse for intelligent automation of material handling, has implemented the complete suite of Polaris Reporting Workbench to deliver superior reporting for their Oracle E-Business Suite applications.  Read More 


City of St. Petersburg Meets Oracle E-Business Suite Reporting Needs With Polaris Associates Reporting Workbench

Polaris Associates, developer of the Reporting Workbench for Oracle E-Business Suite Reporting solution, has been selected by the City of St. Petersburg, Florida to enable better data analysis for their Oracle E-Business Suite ERP system. Read More 

Navitas Streamlines Oracle Financial Reporting Worldwide Using Polaris Reporting Workbench

Navitas Navitas Limited, a world leader in educational services based in Australia with colleges in 27 countries, has selected Polaris Reporting Workbench and GL Flex suite of software to meet its Global Oracle Financials reporting needs.  Read More