Implementing successful Oracle E-Business Suite applications upgrades

Last updated:March 2014

Editor's note

The latest offering from Oracle, EBS 12.2, includes support for online patching, mobile functionality and Endeca extensions, among other features. Although newer versions of Oracle E-Business Suite offer more capabilities, most organizations don't want to undergo enterprise-wide upgrades unless it's really necessary. But once they decide to make the change, ample planning is crucial.

Experienced users recommend creating a strategic organizational change management plan to ensure ERP projects go smoothly, with minimal business disruption and as much cooperation on the part of business users as possible. While the actual EBS upgrade may only take a few days, the planning stages can last for months or even years.

In this essential guide, learn what experts and experienced users have to say about key features of Oracle E-Business Suite applications, as well as common issues that arise during implementation and how to handle them.

1Experiences of businesses that have undergone EBS implementation

Companies that have implemented ERP upgrades have used different approaches to complete them in a timely, cost-effective manner. Read the articles in this section to learn about strategies for accomplishing successful implementations.

2User tips for taking advantage of EBS features, easing upgrades

The articles in this section bring you detailed information about features of Oracle E-Business Suite applications as well as strategies for facilitating upgrades and resolving issues.

3Experts offer recommendations for application adoption

With adoption of new applications come struggles with change and unexpected obstacles related to the software, including concerns with licensing. In this section, get expert opinions on issues and change management associated with Oracle E-Business Suite applications.