Oracle OpenWorld


Oracle OpenWorld 2018 | October 22-25, 2018

Move at the speed of innovation. Cloud is the catalyst. Digital is the mindset. Transformation is what’s next.

Join Deloitte for Oracle OpenWorld 2018 and learn how your organization can move at the speed of innovation. As the Global Sponsor for Oracle OpenWorld for the seventh consecutive year, Deloitte will once again shape the conference agenda. With Cloud-enabled business transformation on the forefront of our client's minds, our practitioners are ready to engage and showcase the power of Deloitte + Oracle Cloud.

Whether you're are looking to attend Imagine Now theatre presentations, interact with practitioners during live solution demos in our Experience Now learning center or simply drop by to learn more about Deloitte's Oracle capabilities and services, the Deloitte exhibit is a value-packed destination at Oracle OpenWorld.


Main Deloitte Booth | Moscone South | Booth #1303


Monday, October 22 | 10:45 am - 5:45 pm
Tuesday, October 23 | 10:30 am - 5:45 pm
Wednesday, October 24 | 10:30 am - 4:45 pm

Whether you ‘re are looking to attend Imagine Now theatre presentations, interact with practitioners during live solution demos in our Experience Now learning center or simply drop by to learn more about Deloitte's Oracle capabilities and services, the Deloitte exhibits are a value-packed destination at Oracle OpenWorld.

Speaking Sessions

Deloitte will be delivering a diverse set of speaking sessions across audience groups throughout the conference. Explore our sessions in the drop downs below. For the complete OpenWorld agenda, and to create your personalized schedule, visit the Session Catalog.

FedEx, Delivering Oracle Cloud Analytics at Scale

Description: FedEx is transforming the back office with Oracle Cloud. In this session learn how Oracle Analytics Cloud and Oracle Exadata Cloud is transforming the speed and availability of analysis for global business users. Teaming with Deloitte consulting, FedEx is reaping the rewards of a cloud-first approach to analytics powered by Oracle. FedEx and Deloitte use a specific hybrid source transition strategy to successfully bring the enterprise to the cloud in conjunction with other aspects of FedEx’s overall path to the cloud. Learn about the journey from many disparate on-premises systems all over the world to a global consolidated analytical solution.


  • Jason Davis, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Mike Mitchell, FedEx


From Spreadsheets to Real-Time Talent Insight: Driving Oracle HCM Cloud Analytics

Description: In a world where the only constant is change, access to actionable talent insight any time and anywhere has become critical to competing in the marketplace. In this session learn how Cummins Inc., in partnership with Deloitte Consulting, designed and deployed a fully integrated and modern analytics cloud solution leveraging talent data from disparate HR technology platforms using the full suite of Oracle Analytics in the cloud in just 16 weeks. Now, equipped with automated data management, comprehensive data visualization, historical trend analysis, and other critical and next-generation HR metrics, the Cummins HR organization is capitalizing on key talent insights and driving value to the business.


  • Richard Solari, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Fabio Fukuda, Cummins Inc.

A JD Edwards EnterpriseOne UX One Case Study: The Perfect Partner to Classic Applications

Description: In this session hear how using classic Oracle’s JD Edwards applications built using traditional tool sets, when paired with JD Edwards EnterpriseOne UX One composite pages, created a simple yet cost-effective global data visualization solution for Chevron. The familiar and intuitive JD Edwards EnterpriseOne UX One applications with an alert, analyze, and act paradigm improved productivity in real-life situations for Chevron’s finance users. The session includes a case study of how data visualization along with application personalization was able to improve upward reporting of finance metric dashboards as well as assisting supervisors in their day-to-day troubleshooting of finance data, such as data integrity errors, out-of-compliance transactions, and misaligned balances.


  • Stephen Shim, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Raymond Frick, Chevron Corp.


Enterprise Financial Planning with Oracle Enterprise Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service

Description: In this session see how Western Digital (WD) transformed its planning and reporting process with a multistage implementation of Oracle Enterprise Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service. WD merged with Sandisk and HGST and as a result had three disparate planning processes managed by and consolidated within Excel. Oracle Enterprise Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service’s prebuilt, uniform planning process and simple, intuitive planning forms, dashboards, and interface allowed WD to standardize its planning process, introduce driver-based forecasting, and offer a centralized, consolidated, trusted reporting environment.


  • Samrat Chakraborty, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Sree Putreddi, Western Digital Corporation

Improved Business Outcomes: Moving from Oracle Hyperion to Oracle EPM Cloud

Description: First introduced in February 2014, Oracle EPM Cloud has grown significantly in solution footprint as well as customer adoption, and now offers a complete set of proven EPM capabilities in the cloud, deployed by several thousand global customers. But moving to the cloud is not about simply lifting and shifting capabilities from on-premises to the cloud; it’s an opportunity to reinvent and transform your business processes and infuse them with best practices and emerging technologies. Attend this session to learn about companies that have successfully migrated from Oracle Hyperion to Oracle EPM Cloud to transform business processes within and beyond finance.


  • Srinivasa Chinnam, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Nikhil Dokania, Hertz
  • Jennifer Toomey, Oracle


Robotic Process Automation: Bots Have Arrived, Are They Helping You?

Description: In your quest to lower costs, drive efficiency, improve quality, and gain competitive edge, have you tapped robotic technology yet? Robots or simply bots are increasingly a part of the virtual workforce, mimicking human actions to perform repetitive, high-volume tasks. Benefits of robotic process automation (RPA) include reduced labor cost, improved data quality, and better analytics. However, selecting a process for RPA can be tricky. This session explores the typical process selection criteria, highlights some use cases for RPA deployed at an integrated global energy company using Oracle’s JD Edwards, and provides a demo of a bot in action. See how bots can be used as an integrator between systems where integration adapters are not readily available.


  • Hrishikesh Valsangkar, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Enrique Barrantes, Chevron Corporation


Targa Case Study: The First Oil and Gas Company to Implement Oracle ERP Cloud

Description: Targa is one of the largest independent midstream energy companies in North America and a leading provider of midstream services. It owns, operates, acquires, and develops a diversified portfolio of complementary midstream energy assets. It was also the first Oracle ERP Cloud project for an oil and gas client for both Deloitte and Oracle. In this session learn how Targa effectively implemented Oracle ERP Cloud’s financial, procurement, and project suite of applications to achieve system and process efficiencies by simplifying and standardizing processes across the organization.


  • Howard Glanville, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Srinivas Venneti, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Julie Simmons, Targa Resources Corp.

Oracle HCM Cloud Product Innovations and Roadmap

Monday October 22 | 4:45pm – 6:15pm

Description: In this session hear the latest exciting news about Oracle HCM Cloud. Learn how Oracle is incorporating decision science, machine learning, adaptive intelligence, and other innovations for everyday use, and see how the newsfeed user experience provides the same functionality on both mobile and desktop. Learn about all the exciting new release information and the near-term roadmap. Understand how Oracle HCM Cloud can transform how you do business.


  • Michael Stephan, Global HR Transformation Leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Christopher Leone, Senior Vice President, Applications Development, Oracle


An Oracle HCM Cloud Success Story: DirecTV

Description: With its rapid update capabilities and wider reach, cloud technology has become the primary “inevitable architecture” transforming not only business but also the employee experience. In this session learn how DirecTV (AT&T) embarked on a journey to implement Oracle HCM Cloud as a platform with core HR, performance, and goals management processes for 14,000 employees across 11 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to create a unified human resources system. Hear about this virtual implementation across the entire lifecycle, with team members spread across two different hemispheres.


  • Sridhar Krishnamurthy, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Anurag Umathe, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • David Villegas, AT&T


Fulfilling the Tall Order: Sustaining Branding Beyond Candidate Experience

Description: Companies must demonstrate that they are dedicated to respectful and a forward-facing digital employee experience, but this can be a tall order. Employee and candidate experience goes beyond branding. Today’s workforce expects meaningful opportunities, information about career opportunities, and advancement early and often. The whole employee value proposition needs to be seamless. Pressure on companies and organizations has increased in recent years. In this session discover how Oracle HCM Cloud can help build a cohesive branding experience. See a user-friendly approach to communicating to all stakeholders that you value their contributions and expertise.


  • Laura Andrews, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Drive Benefits of Oracle E-Business Suite R12.2.6: Federal Health and Defense Sectors

Description: Upgrading to Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2.6 provides features that help federal agencies achieve mission-critical business needs for increased security and reduced maintenance cost. In this session learn about two large federal clients in the defense and health sectors that enabled these key features and had the highest return on investment. Some improvements include the ability to leverage new customer-driven enhancements such as the user interface in Oracle Application Framework with more developer controls that help streamline business processes, and optimized patching cycles with online patching capabilities.


  • Amandeep Bhatia, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Apurva Vaidya, Deloitte Consulting LLP


Healthcare Provider Full Suite Transformation to the Cloud

Description: In this session join Cottage Health’s senior leadership team to hear about its business transformation and journey to Oracle Cloud for its finance, supply chain, human resources, and payroll applications, and hear how it enables continuous improvement, cost-effectiveness, and digital transformation.


  • William Kin, Partner, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Brett Tande, SVP & CFO, Cottage Health
  • William Worthington, VP of Information Technology, Cottage Health


JD Edwards Platform Adoption Success Story for Growth and Unlocking Business Value

Description: In this session hear a success story of a consumer products company growing via acquisitions and how it adopted Oracle’s JD Edwards platform for future growth while integrating newly acquired businesses. This integration consists of a state-of-the-art manufacturing plant, an automated warehouse, complex EDI transactions, and data conversions from SAP to a JD Edwards preconfigured solution. The success of this M&A integration provided a technology platform for a legacy business of 50 brands, 9 manufacturing plants, 50 warehouses, and 70 contract manufacturers. The migration project will also add Oracle EPM Cloud to move the business to a cost-to-serve model.


  • Nitin Narkhede, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Chris Colla, B&G Foods, Inc.

FedEx Delivers on Cloud Integration Plan with Oracle

Description: In this session learn how FedEx standardized business processes and controls by re-engineering its back-office with Oracle Cloud. Hear from two FedEx business leaders how the company is leveraging Oracle Cloud services to standardize and expand this model to other FedEx business entities across the globe. Get details about how the FedEx supply chain division used Oracle’s iPaaS, PaaS, and IaaS solutions to integrate external and on-premises business systems, which led to reduced costs and an increased ability to manage the business and support scalability.


  • Monis Muzaffar, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Michael Milligan, FedEx
  • Basu Bangalore, FedEx