A-Team Chronicles


About The A-Team and A-Team Chronicles

The A-Team is a central, outbound, highly technical team comprised of Enterprise Architects, Solution Specialists and Software Engineers within the Fusion Middleware Product Development Organization that works with customers and partners, world wide, providing guidance on implementation best practices, architecture, troubleshooting and how best to use Oracle products to solve customer business needs.

The A-Team Chronicles website aggregates and organizes content produced by The A-Team members.
This content captures best practices, tips and tricks and guidance that the A-Team members gain from real-world experiences, working with customers and partners on implementation projects, through Architecture reviews, issue resolution and more.
A-Team Chronicles makes this content available, through short and to the point articles to all our customers and partners in a consistent, easy to find and organized way.


Richard Williams

Richard Williams is a Principal Solutions Architect in the 'A-Team' where he's mainly focused on the Business Intelligence tools within Fusion Applications and the new Oracle Cloud Offerings.  Educated in England, Richard started his career with Cargill and worked with them in London and Chicago, before moving to Denver in 2002.  Richard has 16 years experience building Business Intelligence Solutions, often from inception.  His skill set includes data discovery, data modeling, ETL / ELT, and global reporting solutions, both with Oracle and other industry leading tools.  Richard joined Oracle in 2011 and has since worked successfully with clients around the world.

Ricardo Ferreira

Ricardo Ferreira is a Principal Solutions Architect in the A-Team where he is mainly focused on SOA and Fast Data technologies such as OEP and Coherence. His skill set also includes Java EE development. Born in Brazil, Ricardo started his career in 1997 working with CORBA at IONA Technologies. After that he spent more than 16 years working in several technical roles from Software Engineering, Architecture to Sales Consulting. In 2014 he moved to U.S where currently live with his family. Before joining Oracle in 2011, Ricardo worked in other middleware companies like Progress Software and Red Hat.