Jon Given

Oracle Financials Practice Director

As Director of the Oracle Financials practice, Jon has overall P&L responsibility in addition to all delivery related to Oracle Financials and Supply Chain projects. His role also requires him to develop and execute the practice vision. Jon works closely with sales on each pursuit to help develop project scope, timelines, resource plans and pricing. Jon is also the proud father of five-year old twin boys.

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Posts by Jon Given
Oracle Gets “SaaS-y”
posted by in ERP Blog on December 11, 2012

By now you’re probably aware that Oracle’s Fusion applications are fully-cloud ready and available via a subscription based SaaS deployment model. This includes Human Capital, CRM and the latest addition – ERP. The Fusion ERP offering includes Financials, Procurement, Supply Chain Management and Project Portfolio Management.   One of the obvious benefits of the SaaS … continue reading

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Getting Hands-on with Oracle Fusion Applications
posted by in ERP Blog on August 1, 2012

After years of hearing about Fusion Applications from Oracle, I finally got the chance to use the application.   Thanks to our incredible Oracle Infrastructure Team, they were able to install the Fusion Applications on-premise in our Chicago lab. They worked closely with the Oracle Development team to resolve issues, but became one of the … continue reading

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Time to Start Thinking About Retirement
posted by in ERP Blog on May 16, 2012

It seems that everyone I talk to these days has one thing on his or her mind – Retirement. No, not the retirement where you move to Florida and finally squeeze in some golf – the retirement of your packaged application customizations. Whether you use the term retirement, going vanilla or adopting delivered functionality – … continue reading

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PeopleSoft Testing Framework: How will it help your organization?
posted by in ERP Blog on February 15, 2012

With organizations continuing to operate under a mandate of doing more with less, IT and business end users need to leverage every tool and opportunity available to them.   The PeopleSoft Testing Framework (PTF) enables companies to make testing a more efficient, consistent and repeatable process as they continue to invest in the PeopleSoft platform. … continue reading

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I’m on PeopleSoft 8.9, where did everybody go?
posted by in ERP Blog on December 7, 2011

The short answer is most PeopleSoft customers are moving or have already moved to PeopleSoft 9.1. Oracle recently shared a statistic at a recent user group meeting that almost 50% of all PeopleSoft customers are currently live on 9.1 or have a 9.1 upgrade / re-implementation project in process. When you include PeopleSoft 9.0 customers, … continue reading

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