SOA Community Newsletter August 2013

Dear SOA partner community member

We keep tradition, as I not plan to damage my knee this year, we will host our Fusion Middleware Partner Community Reception at Oracle Open World 2013 – space is limited so please register asap!

If you are planning to attend OOW, make sure you prepare your visit and below you’ll find some useful tips. Let us know if you like us to arrange 1:1 meeting with the product management or sales team, to discuss your large opportunities or projects. In combination with OOW 2013 we will also host our global SOA & BPM Partner Advisory Council IX, if you are a SOA guru and would like to attend, please feel free to let us know.

Partners are key in Fusion Middleware, therefore we make the latest sales kit available to you at the SOA Community Workspace (SOA Community membership required). The sales kits include the sales plays, cheat sheets, customer presentations and marketing kits. Please handle the material in the spirit of our partnership!

We have 3 more seats available for the SOA Governance training or the SOA b2b and adapters training at tour OFM Summer Camps III . We launched our BPM Bootcamp road-show, 3 days hands-on training across Europe – additional locations will be announced soon! Also the ADF & ADF mobile Bootcamps and WebLogic Bootcamps across Europe are available. This underlying technologies are key for SOA and BPM projects.
Thomer Erl, announced the next SOA SOA, Cloud + Service Technology Symposium make sure you submit your case study or leading edge SOA & BPM stories for the call for presentations! Additional call for papers can be found at our wiki, please feel free to add your conference!

Thanks to the 3 new BPM books or SOA books which are published: Oracle SOA Suite 11g Performance Tuning Cookbook & Getting Started with Oracle SOA B2B Integration: A Hands-On Tutorial & Advanced Oracle BPM in 21 Days book by EAIESB. Looking for additional publications or if you have published a book, please feel free to add it to our publications wiki!

A must read paper is A Case for Oracle Fusion Middleware by Lucas Jellema. In the Industrial SOA series the next article is available on Securing the SOA Landscape. There is also an article published in the Service Technology Magazine from our Link Consulting team Promoting Organizational Visibility for SOA and SOA Governance Initiatives – Part I by Manuel Rosa and André Sampaio. I would also like to thanks to Ronald for sharing the Supporting multiple ebMS service versions in Oracle B2B and Edwin for the JAX-WS SOAP over JMS article. Please feel free to let us know if you want to publish your articles in the SOA Community Newsletter!

The global product management team – Simone at twitter made several resource kits on hot new SOA topics available Cloud Integration & SOA Governance & Fast Data & API Management. On the BPM side of the community, we collected all material on How to start with Oracle BPM Suite and thanks to Ajay Khanna from the global marketing team for the comprehensive BPM marketing overview. Case management for unstructured processes continues to be one of the hottest topics. Our ACE Director Torsten Winterberg blogged about the first draft of the Case Management Model and Notation (CMMN) and Mark Foster from the A-Team publishes a ACM series: ACM  In-Depth: Cases & Case Activities Part 1 – Acivity Scope & ACM In-Depth: Stakeholders & Permissions. Thanks to Niall Commiskey for the ongoing tips around BPM and the latest post BPM Parallel Multi Instance sub processes.

Fusion Applications is built based on Fusion Middleware. If you want to take Advantage of Fusion Middleware to customize and extend Fusion Applications and Applications like Siebel, Peoplesoft and E-Business suite make sure you learn and participate in the Oracle AppAdvantage for partners! To understand the stack make us of the Oracle Enterprise Architecture blueprint.

Hope to see you at OOW 2013 and at Tech13 the UKOUG Middlewae conference!

Best regards
Jürgen Kress

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About Jürgen Kress
As a middleware expert Jürgen works at Oracle EMEA Alliances and Channels, responsible for Oracle’s EMEA Fusion Middleware partner business. He is the founder of the Oracle SOA & BPM and the WebLogic Partner Communities and the global Oracle Partner Advisory Councils. With more than 5000 members from all over the world the Middleware Partner Community is the most successful and active community at Oracle. Jürgen manages the community with monthly newsletters, webcasts and conferences. He hosts his annual Fusion Middleware Partner Community Forums and the Fusion Middleware Summer Camps, where more than 200 partners get product updates, roadmap insights and hands-on trainings. Supplemented by many web 2.0 tools like twitter, discussion forums, online communities, blogs and wikis. For the SOA & Cloud Symposium by Thomas Erl, Jürgen is a member of the steering board. He is also a frequent speaker at conferences like the SOA & BPM Integration Days, JAX, UKOUG, OUGN, or OOP.

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