Oracle Apps Tutorial: Changes in R12.2 for Supply Chain Management (Part 2)

The Order Management team at Oracle took advantage of this release to incorporate 13 enhancements. The most exciting (maybe, for those of you who are implementing Order Management) is the use of User Defined Attributes on the order header and order lines. Other enhancements include: Assemble-To-Order (ATO) Items in Pick-To-Order (PTO) Models and Kits Order […]


Oracle Apps Tutorial: Five Options When Using Oracle Project Manufacturing

In this post, I wanted to look at five different Project Manufacturing options.  Each option uses different modules to capture cost, generated revenue, and invoice the customer.   The basic options are: Using Seiban Projects Using Indirect Projects Using Contract projects to recognize revenue Using Contract projects to recognize revenue and to invoice the customer Using […]


Oracle Apps Tutorial: Using Project Manufacturing to Integrate Projects with Supply Chain

Unlike most modules, that create transactions and maintain master data, the only purpose of the Project Manufacturing module is integration.  It establishes the rules to associate projects, tasks, expenditure types, and organizations (POET) to Supply Chain master data and transactions.  To understand the different integration points let’s first look at a typical supply chain cycle. […]


Oracle Apps Tutorial: Processing a Sales Order in Oracle Order Management

In this post, we’ll take a more detail look at Order Processing.  The order process has 5 main steps.  In these steps, you will enter an order, book the order, pick the order, ship the order, and then close the order.   Since Order Management relies heavily on the workflow technology, I will show you the […]

Oracle Apps Tutorial: Overview of the Order to Cash Cycle in Oracle R12

There are four high-level processes in the Order to Cash cycle.  The first is processing the order, the second is processing the invoice, the third is recognizing the Cost of Goods (COGS), and the last is processing the cash receipt. Order Processing There are five steps to processing an order: 1.       Enter an order 2.       […]

Oracle Apps Tutorial: How to Process Transactions During Period-End Close

To efficiently and effectively perform a period-end close in Oracle, you need to know the flow of transactions and journal entries from each module.  To ensure all the transactions are processed and accounted for in the General Ledger, you will need to perform the following processes in order.  The list below encompasses the most common […]

Oracle Apps Tutorial: How to Automate Oracle EBS Patch Testing

On March 29, 2011, in Oracle Order Management, Oracle R12, Oracle Upgrade, Testing Oracle, by ssutphin

One of the universal facts with Oracle E-Business Suite or any other large software package is that you eventually will need to apply patches.  The Oracle E-Business Suite patches vary in size and scope.  From the small one-off patches (also called an Emergency Patch) to a large upgrade patch, you will need to determine two […]

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Oracle Apps Tutorial: How to Calculate Sales Tax on the Cost of an Item

In certain circumstances, you will need to calculate sales tax on the cost of an item instead of the sales price. The most common example of this is when you purchase a cell phone with a service contract.  Since you are purchasing a bundled product, some states (like California) require you to charge the customer […]

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