Extending E Business Suite

Report
Custom
Extensions
of Oracle EBusiness Suite
Andrew Archibald/Lindsay
Smith
Scottish OUG 2012
Linlithgow
13th June 2012
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Custom Extensions
of
Oracle E-Business Suite R12
Realizing your ERP's full power.
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AGENDA
• Introduction
• Cairn
• Rocela
• Extending E Business Suite
Joint Venture Accounting
Travel Form
• Questions
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Presenters
Lindsay Smith
Oracle E-Business Senior Analyst
Cairn Energy
Andrew Archibald
Senior Consultant
Rocela
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Cairn Energy
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Cairn Energy
FTSE 250 listed (FTSE 100 until recent return of $3.5bn to
shareholders)
One of Europe's largest Oil and Gas exploration and
development companies
Based in Edinburgh, approx 150 employees with another 30
in overseas offices
Varied portfolio with interests in Greenland, North West
Europe & Greater Mediterranean
Currently looking to expand the portfolio
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Cairn Energy
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Recently upgraded E Business Suite to R12.1.3
from 11.5.10.2
Ebusiness:
Payables/Purchasing/Projects/GL/HR modules
Team of 4: Oracle SDM, 3 analysts. External
support provided by Rocela
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Cairn Energy
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4 APEX Applications running in Production
First Application in Production 15 Months ago.
Implementation of Joint Venture Accounting
application in progress
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Rocela
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Independent Oracle Consultancy and Microsoft
Consultancy
Headquartered in Edinburgh with offices in
Knutsford.
Oracle Certified Advantage Partner
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Rocela
• Provides Oracle License Optimisation
• Managed Services
• Professional services consultancy
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Extending E Business Suite
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Tools to build extensions
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OAF (Oracle Applications Framework)
Oracle APEX (Application Express)
Oracle ADF (Application Development Framework)
Oracle E-Business Suite SDK for Java
Reference – support.oracle.com white paper : 1435894.1
(Upgrading your Customizations to Oracle E-Business
Suite Release 12.1)
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Oracle APEX
The Tool of Choice
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Custom Extensions
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Built using Oracle APEX (Application Express)
Easy Integration with E business
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Custom Extensions
Cairn have 5 APEX applications extending EBS.
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Joint Venture Accounting (currently under
development)
Travel Form
Flexi Time Summary
Well Cost Tracking
P2P Dashboard
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Architecture
11.2.2 DB
Forms Server
Web Logic
APEX Listener
Web Server
Discoverer
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Joint Venture Accounting (JVAcc)
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Joint Venture Accounting (JVAcc)
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The Problem:
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Oracle Projects/GL used to account and report for Joint Venture assets –
Greenland/Albania etc
A need to decouple Joint Venture Accounting from Supply Chain process
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Joint Venture Accounting (JVAcc)
• Proposed Solution:
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The Solution
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APEX Application
Search screens allow for allocation of data
Validation of data
Transfer to GL Interface
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The Integration Points
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AP, Cost Management, Project and GL Data Pull
GL Interface population and GL Import
Concurrent Requests
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The Issues
End - User
• Data not matching Oracle
• Search query performance
• Posting to Corporate – rounding
Developer
Sub Ledger Accounting
Split import to GL tables
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Development Time
• Project started in Nov-11
• Work stopped for 2 – 3 months during the R12
upgrade
• Testing now resumed
• Estimated go live date – Sep 2012
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JV Accounting Application
Demonstration
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Travel Lookup Form
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The Problem
• New Corporate Travel agency selected
• Opportunity to streamline travel booking service
to prevent having to raise a Requisition/PO for
every individual travel request
• All travel, even within policy, must be approved
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The Solution
• Apex form completed by administrator
• Administrator to complete details of Travel
• On submission, email sent to Budget holder
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requesting approval to travel
Form to replicate iPROC coding customisation
i.e. only specific Project/Task/Expenditure Types
available
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Development Time
• 7 Days Development Time
• 2 Days User Testing
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Travel Lookup Form
Demonstration
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Thank You
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Questions?
[email protected]
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