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Ascend 2023: Event Recap and Highlights

Author: Gurmeet Bhatia | | July 20, 2023

OATUG and OHUG’s Ascend Conference 2023 was an unforgettable experience that reunited industry leaders, experts, and enthusiasts from around the world. The event was the premier global Oracle customer event of 2023.

We’ll recap the highlights and share remarkable moments from Ascend 2023 that made it worth remembering.

About Ascend 2023

Presented by the Oracle Applications & Technology Users Group (OATUG) and Oracle HCM Users Group (OHUG), Ascend is the Oracle user community event. It unites Oracle functional users, IT professionals, and experts. The event aims to facilitate frank discussions and provide practical education. The goal is to elevate insights and improve decision-making, project planning, and business operations. We connected with the Oracle community from June 11-14, 2023, at the Caribe Royale Resort in Orlando, Florida.

Attendees included professionals focused on various Oracle products and technologies, such as EBS, PeopleSoft, Cloud ERP/EPM, Cloud HCM, Hyperion, Taleo, Databases and technology. The event catered to IT professionals, DBAs, accountants, business analysts, HR professionals, and anyone interested in leveraging Oracle solutions to enhance their organizations. Attendees also engaged in immersive, hands-on training sessions and workshops led by industry experts.

Datavail at Ascend 2023

Datavail made a splash at Ascend 2023, leaving a lasting impression on attendees. Our booth offered fun and games, and fantastic prizes; “Free Beer for a Year” and an exclusive “Four-day vacation to Atlantis Paradise Island Resort” in the Bahamas.

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Expert Sessions Hosted by Datavail

Datavail showcased its expertise by hosting several insightful sessions at Ascend 2023. These sessions delved into key topics and provided attendees with valuable knowledge and practical takeaways.

Here are some highlights from our expert sessions:

Examples of How and Why Companies are Choosing to Move Their Oracle Applications

Pramod Alluri, Vice President -Delivery, Enterprise Applications at Datavail, shared real-world examples of organizations that successfully migrated their on-premises Oracle applications. Attendees gained valuable insights into the reasons behind these migrations and the benefits they unlocked. The session empowered participants to make informed decisions regarding their own Oracle application strategies.

Transforming Data Chaos into HR Bliss: Atlantis Bahamas Achieves Modernization with Oracle Cloud HCM Suite

We couldn’t be happier; we had the privilege of hearing from Georgia Britton, VP Applications at Atlantis Bahamas Resort, and Gurmeet Bhatia, President – Enterprise Applications at Datavail, as they discussed how Atlantis Bahamas underwent a remarkable transformation in their Hire to Retire process. They shared insights on streamlining HR operations and empowering employees through seamless self-service functionality. Their discussion shed light on the successful journey of Atlantis Bahamas and provided valuable learnings for the audience.

Oracle Enterprise Manager: 7 Robust Features to Put in Action

Zane Warton, Director of Oracle practice at Datavail, delivered an engaging session that highlighted seven robust features of Oracle Enterprise Manager. Participants discovered practical ways to leverage these features and optimize their Oracle environments. The session empowered attendees to proactively monitor, manage, and maximize the performance of their Oracle deployments.

In case you missed any of our sessions, we have now made the slide deck available. Click here to secure your access. Without a doubt, Ascend 2023 was a resounding success, offering attendees a unique combination of educational content, networking opportunities, and industry insights. The event provided exclusive Oracle stack updates, hands-on training sessions, technical deep dives, and engaging discussions with fellow Oracle enthusiasts, industry leaders, and experts.

We appreciate all those who swung by our booth and joined us for our expert sessions, fun and games. For further assistance or to learn more about how Datavail can help you optimize your Oracle solutions, please don’t hesitate to contact our experts. We are committed to partnering with you to drive success and unlock the full potential of your Oracle investments.


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