Faces of FusionMarch 29, 2012
Oracle have uploaded an interesting little series of videos showing some of the personalities behind Fusion Apps development. It struck me as refreshing because Oracle is such a monolithic company, and although you often get to see/hear the execs speak you don’t often get to see the other contributors to the product.
For dedicated Fusion-watchers there’s probably not a lot of new information, but some of it is worth re-iterating:
Killian Evers – The set/family of Composers allows you to change the application without needing Java skills, and regardless of whether you’ve deployed on-premise or in the cloud.
Kristin Penaskovic – The Fusion help system is a cloud based portal called – imaginatively – the Fusion Help Portal. From the description it sounds a little like the hosted versions of PeopleBooks.
Janine Erb – The first time we had a mass group of people coming in and using the applications we heard people saying “I had to keep reminding myself this was Oracle because it’s so user-centric”.
Andre Ohl – Oracle are the only vendor that can offer an ERP where there’s flexibility over the deployment model. Fusion can be on-premise, SaaS/public cloud or hosted on a private cloud (on demand).
The camera work is a bit shaky, but it’s quite nicely done. At the moment they just have CRM and HCM ‘faces’, but it’s a good start.