Paper Title and Abstract

Upgrading Oracle R12.1.3 to 12.2.4 at Lendlease

Stream: APPS

Lendlease recently upgraded from R12.1.3 to R12.2.4 of the eBusiness suite of applications. In this presentation Ken will outline how this project was planned, executed, supported and the governance processes around it. The presentation will also briefly cover some of the implications of the upgrade, some lessons learnt and some process changes to managing the applications under 12.2 (eg ADOP).

Pre-requisites: Familiar with Oracle eBusiness Suite applications

Presentation Objectives:  Share experiences upgrading from Oracle R12.1.3 to 12.2.4 at Lendlease. - Lessons learnt from the upgrade - advice on approach to planning, executing, and supporting the upgrade - relevant changes to the applications from the upgrade eg ADOP

Speaker Details

Ken has worked with Oracle Applications in a number of roles across Australia and New Zealand over the last 17 years. Beginning as an Accountant at Oracle and then moving to Oracle Consulting and then working directly with Oracle clients in both IT and Finance roles to maximise the benefits realised from their investments in Oracle Applications. Currently Ken manages a team of analysts supporting Oracle R12 and Webcentre at Lendlease.

Suresh Kumar
Suresh is an Associate Director with Capgemini's Oracle Service line. With over 20 years of IT experience, Suresh has spent most of his career on Oracle Technologies. Suresh has been with Capgemini Group since last 12 years and has been part many US, France, UK and APAC projects.