What is Oracle?
Oracle is a multi-national software company with many different types of software and hardware products. Some of the most popular include the Oracle database, which is a software package that enables customers to store and access different types of data safely and securely. Another one of their most popular products is the Oracle E-Business Suite. The Oracle E-Business Suite (also known as Applications/Apps or EB-Suite/EBS) is simultaneously an ERP, CRM ad SCM (Supply Chain Management) computer software made up of different applications. The well documented shift to the cloud is at the forefront of Oracles product line with Oracle Cloud now being the transition/ upgrade path from Oracle E-business Suite.
What are the different services offered by Oracle EBS?
As it is made up of different types of applications, organisations can pick and choose which modules best suit their business requirements. Some of the most popular modules available include:
Customer Relationship Management
Oracle CRM streamlines business processes by allowing a business’s key divisions to draw on the same source of data whilst improving that data quality. This allows organisations to create information-driven sales, marketing, and services.
Oracle Human Resource Management
The Oracle HRM module provides an overview of all HR activities such as recruitment, benefits, training, and even payroll. All data can be easily extracted to view the full recruitment process from start to finish.
The Oracle Financials application includes fixed assets, treasury, property management, general ledger, cash management, payables, receivables, and a financial analyser. One of the most popular features of this module is that it can enable a self-service expenses function.
Oracle Projects Portfolio
Oracle Projects Portfolio is able to support project and portfolio management from conception to finish. It allows users to streamline project delivery by being able to accurately see all project-related activities at once. This way, users can select the portfolio that has the most profitable initiatives.
What kind of skills do you need to work with Oracle?
Like any technology-based role, working with Oracle products requires a combination of technical, hard skills and soft skills. These include:
Oracle technical skills:
- Familiarity with DS and Algo
- Basic SQL
Oracle soft skills:
- Good written and verbal communication skills
- Strong work ethic
- Ability to multitask
- Problem solving
- Willing to learn new things
The different types of jobs use Oracle?
- Oracle Administrator
- Oracle Cloud Functional Consultant
- Oracle Support Analyst
- Oracle Consultant
- Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
- Oracle Test Manager