Doug Volz


Doug Volz

President, Douglas Volz Consulting

Douglas Volz Consulting, Inc


Doug Volz is a Senior Architect and Business Advisor for Oracle ERP projects, specializing in Cost Management and Intercompany processes. He has over 40 years of accumulated experience, including co-designer for Oracle Cost Management, Cost and Accounting Management industry positions and over 20 years implementing Oracle EBS in multiple countries. His manufacturing and cost systems experience covers project management, software design/development, delivery and consulting services, for both Oracle Corporation and multiple international consulting firms. Prior to his systems career, Mr. Volz also held management accounting positions for telecommunications, defense and electronics companies. Doug was recognized as the 2014 OATUG Member of the Year, 2018 Associate Presenter of the Year and 2018 Special Interest Group of the Year. Having led the OATUG Cost Management Special Interest Group since 2007 Doug has also presented at AUSOUG, Collaborate, OpenWorld and UKOUG Conferences.


Who Said Changing Cost Methods with Discrete Costing Can’t be Done?

Event: Connect 2021
Stream: Oracle Applications (EBS – Cloud Applications), EPM, Analytics.

Did your firm implement Oracle Discrete Costing with Inventory (and perhaps with WIP and/or EAM) and settle on a Costing Method which was not appropriate for your industry or business situation? Or your industry focus has changed and your Costing Method is no longer appropriate? Unhappy with the financial consequences but when you contacted Oracle Support they told you that the only way forward was to re-implement? Well that is simply not true! Learn from leading Cost Management experts for how you can change your Discrete Costing Method, with limited risk to your business. Three approaches will be discussed, having great success at multiple clients. And yes, these approaches work for both Release 11i and 12.