Speaker Details

Donna Christie began her professional career as a high school teacher before moving into a role for a peak national education body. Following these roles, she has gathered nineteen years of experience in E-Business implementations, upgrades, testing and training from 10 Character through to R12 in commercial and government industries. Donna is passionate about providing quality education for Oracle users and she has teaching expertise in a broad range of Oracle modules including the E-Business Financial suite, Projects, Procure to Pay, Enterprise Asset Management, System Administration Discoverer, OBIEE and Excel4apps Wands. In her current Finance Applications and Reporting Specialist role with ActewAGL Donna has delivered a reporting solution for project managers, accountants and other finance staff using the Excel4apps wands.

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Paper Title and Abstract

Discoverer Alternative for Project Management Reporting from Oracle Projects

Stream: EBIZ

Faced with having to discontinue the use of Oracle Discoverer in R12, ActewAGL was forced to find a new reporting solution to meet their up to the minute Oracle Projects reporting requirements which included Inventory and Purchasing commitments, ITD actuals, expenditure groupings by project and task all in user friendly formats for Projects Managers. Learn about their chosen solution which includes system setup in Oracle Projects, custom SQL statements, and Excel4apps Reports Wand templates. Objectives · Hear their pitfalls, lessons learned and final accomplishments with their Discoverer replacement · Key business activities required to develop custom Project templates for Project Managers · Live demonstration of secure, real-time Oracle Projects reporting in Excel

Pre-requisites: Just an interest in the topic.