OTM SIG User Community Newsletter – March 2013

OTM SIG User Community Newsletter March 2013, Vol. 2013, Issue 3


OTM SIG Americas Quarterly Call April 9

On April 9, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. EDT we will host the Americas Quarterly call. We will be splitting the time presenting on two topics:

  • Keith Wenyon, from Oracle Support will present on how to best work with the Oracle Support organization.
  • Julie Poindexter will be covering the “what” and “where” for TOIs. She will include a 6.3 content example.

When the call is beginning, you may join the call online.

Progress Report: Update on 2013 OTM SIG Conference

July 28-31, 2013

Loews Philadelphia

This highly anticipated conference will again be held at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel, July 28-31, 2013. As the conference continues to grow, we anticipate more than 400 people in attendance this year. Make your plans now to ensure your place at this all important, informative and educational conference.

Your conference registration includes the following:

  • 2½ days of various educational session for you to choose from
  • Open forum discussions on topics that are most relevant to OTM users
  • Breakfast, lunch and energy breaks each day of the conference
  • Access to the exhibit hall full of vendors eager to share their products and services with you
  • Various networking opportunities
  • Opportunity to hear from and meet with Oracle Development and Support

More information is available on the conference website, including:

  • Sponsorship Prospectus
  • Call for Papers
  • Hotel Information

Sponsorship Prospectus

Agreements accepted beginning March 11, 2013

Sponsorship opportunities are now available. Please review the prospectus the select the package that’s right for you. We will begin accepting agreements on March 11. In the past, the sponsorship packages have sold out early, so we encourage you to review the information and submit your agreement as quickly as possible.

Call for Papers

Deadline to submit April 13, 2013

Interested in presenting a session at the conference? OTM is now accepting white papers for presentations. The deadline to submit is Wednesday, April 13, 2013. The call for papers template can be found on the conference website. As always, if you are a user of the OTM software, we want to hear from you. Please be sure to submit your paper by the deadline for consideration. Remember, each presentation includes one complimentary conference registration.

The OTM SIG BOD is open to any presentation ideas, if you’re having trouble thinking of some, below are some topic ideas:

  • OTM upgrade stories, especially upgrades to v6.3
  • OTM Usability: Screen Sets, Manager Layouts, and Advance Layouts
  • FTI: FTI best practices regarding performance, upgrades, etc.
  • GTM: client use cases
  • Rail: Use cases for Rail, Demurrage, CLMs, etc.
  • Shipment Event Tracking: Use cases for Supply Chain Event Manager, Milestone Monitors, Shipment Events, etc.
  • LTL: OTM best practices for managing LTL, rates, sailing schedules, etc.
  • Automation: OTM as an Automation tool, success stories about business process automation by using OTM
  • How-To Presentations (e.g. FTI Reports, Rate Management, Performance Management, Load Planning)
  • OTM Performance Monitoring (Mediator, Event Diagnostics, Object Locks, etc.)
  • Load Optimization: how to manage pre-assigned order sizes that are sent from an ERP (Oracle, SAP, etc.)

On-line Registration and Hotel Reservations

On-line registration and on-line hotel reservations will soon be available. Please check the website regularly for updates and additional information.

We look forward to seeing you in Philadelphia!


April 16, 10:00 a.m. BST

The Next EMEA/APC Call will provide an update on EMEA/APAC activities, then Asli Yimenicioglu (Product Strategy Manager, Global Trade Management) will present on the Oracle GTM product.

When the call is beginning, you may join the call online.

Calendar of Events

OTM SIG Americas Quarterly Call

April 9, 2013, 11:00 a.m. EDT

Topic: Support and TOIs

Add this event to your Outlook Calendar.

When the call is beginning, you may join the call online.


April 16, 10:00 a.m. BST

  • Update on SIG activities
  • Presentation of Oracle GTM by Asli Yimenicioglu (Product Strategy Manager, Global Trade Management)

Add this event to your Outlook Calendar.

When the call is beginning, you may join the call online.

OTM SIG User Conference — Americas

July 28-31, 2013, Philadelphia, PA

Save the date!

More information

For more information on OTM SIG activities, please visit our website.

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