Oracle EBS – Java Forms get in the way of user onboarding and adoption

Oracle UPK was the main tool used to facilitate training, onboarding and user support for Oracle EBS. But Oracle UPK’s premier support ends December 31, 2022 as described here, which is problematic because Oracle has assured EBS customers that their systems will continue to be supported and enhanced through at least 2031. In the meantime, your workforce will continue to need support in using EBS.

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To dive deeper into the SOP vs Work Instructions, EPS figures out some elements that need to be compared: definition, features, roles, pros, and cons.
Oracle EBS – Java Forms get in the way of user onboarding and adoption
Oracle UPK was the main tool used to facilitate training, onboarding and user support for Oracle EBS. But Oracle UPK’s premier support ends December 31, 2022 as described here, which is problematic because Oracle has assured EBS customers that their systems will continue to be supported and enhanced through at least 2031. In the meantime, your workforce will continue to need support in using EBS.
The Three Necessary Components of Effective Change Management with Digital Adoption
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Oracle EBS and Java Forms: the digital adoption tool you are considering may not work
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Oracle EBS – too old to Rock-n-Roll, too young to die?
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JOLT Advantage reviews Epilogue Opus
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Oracle UPK sunset – are you prepared? Six questions to consider.
As someone who relies on Oracle UPK (User Productivity Kit) to drive user adoption, enhance employee productivity, and improve ROI for your Oracle EBS, JD Edwards, PeopleSoft and other applications, will you and your organization be ready for UPK’s end of life?
Can the Workday Adoption Kit keep up with the pace of change?
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Digital Adoption Solution Buyer’s Guide
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How to author user content for your critical applications
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Digital Adoption Solutions — Great idea, 25 years in the making!
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Failure to launch: five common challenges of digital transformation adoption
Across different digital transformation use cases are the same adoption mistakes that hinder organizations’ full realization of digital transformation’s potential, including: not focusing on adoption past the critical first three to five months; not planning for project fatigue; or failing to train users when they need it most—in application.
Digital Adoption Solution: How It Can Boost Employee Productivity
If your users struggle with retention of new skills and content, then a performance support system might be exactly what you need. Studies show that a tremendous amount of time and energy goes towards searching for, reorganizing, and relearning information, tasks, and skills. In this video, we go over how a performance support system helps eliminate wasted time, reduces initial training, and increases organizational productivity.
How Microlearning Can Help Transform Your Employee Experience
Most times, microlearning is delivered to an audience via rich media formats and is accessible on multiple types of devices, like smartphones, tablets, PCs, laptops, etc. With the right Digital Adoption Solution (DAS) in place, it becomes possible to deliver microlearning material in real time to meet the needs of your audience.
3 ways to nail your ROI on software investments with a Digital Adoption Solution
If you’re serious about nailing your ROI on your software investment, it’s time to get serious about deploying a performance support platform.
Reduce Training Costs, Improve Training Outcomes
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4 Ways the Right User Onboarding Software Can Deliver Higher Adoption Rates
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The explosion in home-based workers doesn’t have to mean an implosion in productivity
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Four Ways Digital Transformation Might Affect Digital Adoption In The Workforce
Here are the four trends I expect we’ll begin seeing as technology and HR come together to usher in a new era of digital-first workplaces.
3 ways to nail your ROI on software investments with a Digital Adoption Solution
If you’re serious about nailing your ROI on your software investment, it’s time to get serious about deploying a performance support platform.
Post Go-Live Plans: What Comes After Launch?
No application launch is complete without a clear roadmap of your business’ post go-live plans. What’s that? You don’t have any post go-live plans? In that case, you’ll want to hold off on your launch. After all, we live in an age where no product is ever truly ‘complete’. You’ll need to figure out how to continuously support your product for months (if not years) to come. If you’re looking to learn how, exactly, you can establish high-quality post go-live plans, this video is for you.
Tips For Creating Training Documentation For Your Software Rollout
Software rollouts are big, difficult, and complex projects. Sometimes, in the effort to hit a go-live date, creating training documentation for end users becomes an afterthought. But it doesn’t need to be. Check out these tips for creating software documentation that can effectively support your end users.
Contextual Guidance: What Is It? How Can It Help?
Contextual guidance provides a new solution for workplace productivity. Contextual guidance tools streamline application documentation, accelerate employee productivity, and help improve enterprise digital adoption. In this video, we share what those tools are and how they can improve workforce productivity.
The Digital Workforce Isn’t Going to Disrupt Itself
Digital workforce disruption is driving reassessment and reorganization across organizations and reinventing how employees work within and outside them.
Managing Resistance to Change in Your Organization
There are countless causes for resistance to change. As a business owner, the Managing Resistance to Change skill is required. Here is a comprehensive look.
Change Management Skills Required for Success
Managing changes in your business can be difficult, especially when adopting new technologies. However, with the right skills and tools at your disposal, you can successfully implement and manage change in your organization.
Assessing Organizational Readiness for Change in Your Business
Effective change management is essential to maximizing an organization’s adaptability. So, assessing organizational readiness for change is crucial.
How to Conduct a Skills Gap Analysis in Your Company
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Why Does Gamification Strategy Work Effectively? The Psychology Behind Engagement With Learning
Entertaining and rewarding for the person who’s engaged gamification method to make your life easier but it still effectively. How can gamification do that?
How to Create an E-Learning Course: a Step-By-Step Guide
E-learning has been growing apace for several years in many different fields. But, Do you know how to create an e-learning course thoughtfully? Let’s strike in.
How Microlearning can Help Transform Your Employee Experience
Microlearning provides specific employee training courses. It can help you overcome training budget barriers and result in a positive ROI on training.
Reduce Training Costs, Improve Training Outcomes
Do more with less – most companies have this goal, but it rarely works out as planned. But what if Training and L&D pros were empowered to consistently deliver better outcomes while reducing training costs? In this video, we’ll explore 3 options – leverage microlearning strategies, engage internal SMEs, and improve through analytics – to help you do just that. So if you want to learn how to reduce training costs and improve training outcomes, watch this video today!
7 Employee Training Strategies to Optimize Workplace Success
Are you at a loss for how to effectively train your employees in a timely manner? Here are 7 must-know employee training strategies you should consider.
Avoiding Retirement Brain Drain: The Best Ways
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Four Ways Digital Transformation Might Affect Digital Adoption In The Workforce
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4 Employee Onboarding Mistakes To Avoid
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3 Predictions for Workplace 2019
Big changes are ahead for the digital workplace. Here are three predictions for 2019 by Mike Graham, CEO of Epilogue Systems.
Tips For Avoiding Retirement Brain Drain
In the business world, brain drain is, broadly speaking, the loss of institutional knowledge from an organization when a highly skilled or educated employee leaves for another job or retires. Highly-skilled baby boomer employees are retiring at a rate of 10,000 per day in the US. Fortunately, companies can employ several strategies to reduce brain drain in their organizations.
3 ways to reduce training costs while improving outcomes
Some organizations attempt to reduce training costs by cutting training staff, or by outsourcing training efforts. But Epilogue Systems has a better idea!
What is contextual guidance?
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Point of Work: Boosting Productivity with Performance Support
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5 Onboarding Metrics You Should Be Tracking (and Why)
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Performance Guidance Software: The Key to Greater Employee Competency
Performance guidance software, which guides users through the process of learning a software application
User Onboarding: Do You Have a Post-Launch Success Plan?
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How a Performance Support System Can Boost Employee Productivity
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The Foundations for Successful Digital Performance Support
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Oracle EBS – too old to Rock-n-Roll, too young to die?
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Oracle UPK sunset – are you prepared? Six questions to consider.
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Epilogue Opus vs. Oracle UPK
Oracle UPK is a legacy electronic performance support system whose support will be discontinued in 2022. Epilogue Opus is a cloud-based Productivity Acceleration Platform and Digital Adoption Solution that provides next generation performance support to organizations, helping them improve application adoption, reduce user onboarding time, and gain insight into user performance with utilization analytics. Learn how UPK stacks up against Epilogue Opus in this comparison.
Digital Adoption Solutions – A Better Way to Onboard Application Users
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Epilogue Systems and Third Stage Consulting Group partner to drive digital transformation success through improved digital adoption
Epilogue Systems, the leader in workforce productivity acceleration and business process documentation, today announced they have partnered with Third Stage Consulting Group, the leading technology-agnostic digital transformation and ERP software consulting firm, led by industry veteran and digital transformation expert Eric Kimberling. This new partnership will help drive digital transformation success for high performing organizations through improved workforce digital adoption and critical business process documentation.
Epilogue Systems Shortlisted for 2019 SaaS Awards
Philadelphia, PA – 30 July 2019 – Epilogue Systems, the leader in workforce productivity acceleration and business process documentation, is a finalist in the 2019 SaaS Awards Program. Their Digital Adoption Solution (DAS), Opus, has been shortlisted in the category “Best SaaS Newcomer.” This comes on the heels of Opus being named a Stevie® Award Winner in the 2019 American Business Awards® in the “Corporate Learning/Workforce Development Solution” category.
Epilogue Systems Named Stevie® Award Winner in 2019 American Business Awards®
Epilogue Systems, the company dedicated to redefining workplace productivity in the enterprise, was named the winner of a Stevie® Award in The 17th Annual American Business Awards®. The company was honored in the “Corporate Learning/Workforce Development Solution” category for its cloud-based productivity acceleration platform, Opus.
Epilogue Systems Sets Out to Reinvent Workforce Productivity with the Launch of Opus
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Point-of-work methodology: How support at the point of work can be an employee performance game changer
Join Epilogue Systems and special guest Gary Wise of Human Performance Outfitters for a discussion of dynamic learning performance ecosystems, and how to unlock employee performance capability by providing support at the point of work.
Productivity Acceleration Platform – Next Generation Performance Support
Enterprise applications are complex. They can be difficult for users to adopt and learn how to use, slowing digital transformation and change management initiatives, and reducing your ROI on software investments. Opus, powered by Epilogue, is the first enterprise class cloud performance support solution. It provides in-application, context sensitive support to users when they most need it – at the point of work.
Oracle EBS – too old to Rock-n-Roll, too young to die?
Oracle EBS will be around until 2031. How to improve user performance.
JOLT Advantage reviews Epilogue Opus
JOLT Advantage discusses the digital adoption solution, Opus, from Epilogue Systems
Oracle UPK sunset – are you prepared? Six questions to consider.
As someone who relies on Oracle UPK (User Productivity Kit) to drive user adoption, enhance employee productivity, and improve ROI for your Oracle EBS, JD Edwards, PeopleSoft and other applications, will you and your organization be ready for UPK’s end of life?
Epilogue Opus vs. Oracle UPK
Oracle UPK is a legacy electronic performance support system whose support will be discontinued in 2022. Epilogue Opus is a cloud-based Productivity Acceleration Platform and Digital Adoption Solution that provides next generation performance support to organizations, helping them improve application adoption, reduce user onboarding time, and gain insight into user performance with utilization analytics. Learn how UPK stacks up against Epilogue Opus in this comparison.
Why the digital workforce is ripe for disruption
Michael Graham, the Founder and CEO of Epilogue Systems, an award-winning digital adoption solutions firm dedicated to redefining workplace productivity in the enterprise joins Enterprise Radio.
Digital Adoption Solution: How It Can Boost Employee Productivity
If your users struggle with retention of new skills and content, then a performance support system might be exactly what you need. Studies show that a tremendous amount of time and energy goes towards searching for, reorganizing, and relearning information, tasks, and skills. In this video, we go over how a performance support system helps eliminate wasted time, reduces initial training, and increases organizational productivity.
Reduce Training Costs, Improve Training Outcomes
Do more with less – most companies have this goal, but it rarely works out as planned. But what if Training and L&D pros were empowered to consistently deliver better outcomes while reducing training costs? In this video, we’ll explore 3 options – leverage microlearning strategies, engage internal SMEs, and improve through analytics – to help you do just that. So if you want to learn how to reduce training costs and improve training outcomes, watch this video today!
Post Go-Live Plans: What Comes After Launch?
No application launch is complete without a clear roadmap of your business’ post go-live plans. What’s that? You don’t have any post go-live plans? In that case, you’ll want to hold off on your launch. After all, we live in an age where no product is ever truly ‘complete’. You’ll need to figure out how to continuously support your product for months (if not years) to come. If you’re looking to learn how, exactly, you can establish high-quality post go-live plans, this video is for you.
Contextual Guidance: What Is It? How Can It Help?
Contextual guidance provides a new solution for workplace productivity. Contextual guidance tools streamline application documentation, accelerate employee productivity, and help improve enterprise digital adoption. In this video, we share what those tools are and how they can improve workforce productivity.
Reduce Training Costs, Improve Training Outcomes
Do more with less – most companies have this goal, but it rarely works out as planned. But what if Training and L&D pros were empowered to consistently deliver better outcomes while reducing training costs? In this video, we’ll explore 3 options – leverage microlearning strategies, engage internal SMEs, and improve through analytics – to help you do just that. So if you want to learn how to reduce training costs and improve training outcomes, watch this video today!
Avoiding Retirement Brain Drain: The Best Ways
At Epilogue Systems, we have the best way to combat retirement brain drain in your company. Want to know what it is? Watch this video and find out!
Point-of-work methodology: How support at the point of work can be an employee performance game changer
Join Epilogue Systems and special guest Gary Wise of Human Performance Outfitters for a discussion of dynamic learning performance ecosystems, and how to unlock employee performance capability by providing support at the point of work.
Productivity Acceleration Platform – Next Generation Performance Support
Enterprise applications are complex. They can be difficult for users to adopt and learn how to use, slowing digital transformation and change management initiatives, and reducing your ROI on software investments. Opus, powered by Epilogue, is the first enterprise class cloud performance support solution. It provides in-application, context sensitive support to users when they most need it – at the point of work.
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