Oracle Fusion Procurement: Building Out From a New Nucleus (Part 1) [Plus+]

Over the past eighteen months, we’ve had the chance to look at Oracle Fusion Procurement on multiple occasions, including briefings and demonstrations at Open World in 2010 and 2011. Since launching Oracle Fusion Applications, Oracle has been relatively quiet as it focuses on delivering and implementing Oracle Fusion Applications successfully with select customers, rather than emphasizing a large-scale marketing push. Oracle Fusion Procurement represents a big leap forward for Oracle not so much in functional capability (at least not yet) relative to Oracle E-Business Suite, but rather in integrated capabilities and design philosophy. In its current GA release, Oracle Fusion Procurement includes the following modules: Oracle Fusion Purchasing, Oracle Fusion Self-Service Procurement, Oracle Fusion Sourcing, Oracle Fusion Procurement Contracts, Oracle Fusion Supplier Portal and Oracle Fusion Procurement and Spend Analytics.

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