Oracle Apps Tutorial: Using Application Diagnostics to Resolve Supplier Invoice Account Generator Errors

On April 24, 2014, in Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle Payables, Oracle Projects, Workflow, by ssutphin

When you enter a project-related invoices into the Accounts Payable module, you must populate the POET (Project, Expenditure Organization, Expenditure Type, Task) information on the invoice line or invoice distribution. This information is passed into the account generator workflow to determine the accounting string. If the Account Generator returns an invalid accounting string, the you […]


Oracle Apps Tutorial: Summary of Changes in R12.2

Summary of R12.2 Changes So we looked at each product family and R12.2 is definite first a technology stack upgrade then it is a functional upgrade. To see how R12.2 is different from R12.1, you should read Oracle’s Steven Chan’s blog post ( Here is a summary of the number of changes per product family […]


Oracle Apps Tutorial: R12 (12.2.2) New Features for Oracle Projects Suite

On October 15, 2013, in New Oracle R12 Features, Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle Projects, by ssutphin

Oracle just released the 12.2 version of their E-Business Suite application.  Based on Steven Chan’s blog, I was thinking that the 12.2 release would not include functionality changes but would be a stepping stone to fusion architecture.  For the Financials, Projects, and Human Resources product families that is essentially true.  But the Service, Order Management, […]


Oracle Apps Tutorial: Using Date-Effective Funds Consumption in the Project Billing Module

When looking at the changes in R12, I noticed that Project Billing has new functionality around agreements – date effective funds consumption.  This new functionality helps relieve an old problem when you have multiple agreements associated with one project and you want to generate an invoice for a specific agreement. How Project Billing Worked Before […]

Oracle Apps Tutorial: How Cost Groups are used in WMS and Project Manufacturing

In this post, I will how cost groups are used in the Oracle Inventory, Warehouse Management (WMS), and Project Manufacturing modules.  When you setup an inventory organization, Oracle will assign a default cost group to your organization.  This cost group holds the inventory valuation accounts and for actual costing methods (like average, FIFO, and LIFO) […]

Oracle Apps Tutorial: How to enable Intercompany Billing in Oracle Projects

On September 26, 2011, in Oracle Projects, by ssutphin

In my last post (Oracle Apps Tutorial: How to Allow Other Operating Units to Charge Your Project), I enabled an operating unit from a different legal entity to charge my project .  In this post, I will now enable intercompany billing so that we can generate an intercompany AR invoice (from the charging or providing […]


Oracle Apps Tutorial: How to Allow Other Operating Units to Charge Your Project

On September 16, 2011, in Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle Projects, by ssutphin

There are two different scenarios for cross charging across operating units.  The first scenario is when the new operating unit is associated with the same legal entity has your project’s operating unit (see figure 1).  The second scenario is when the new operating unit is associated with a different legal entity than your project’s operating […]

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: How Subledger Accounting Event Classes Map to Projects Module Transactions

This is my fourth post on the details of Subledger Event Classes in the Oracle E-Business Suite.  In my previous post, I discussed how the relationship between the Subledger Event Class and the transactions in the Inventory, Purchasing, and Cost Management modules.  In this post, I’ll discuss the relationship of Projects Event Classes and the […]

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