Online document signing using Oracle Integration Cloud and Adobe Sign

Introduction   Here is a typical process for document signing: The document is downloaded and sent via an email. The recipient then prints, signs, scans and emails the document back. The document is uploaded back to the system of records. This process is slow and tedious, but still works for a single recipient. What if […]

Engagement Cloud – an Introduction to calling REST Services

Introduction This article gives a brief introduction to calling REST services from Oracle Engagement Cloud. It assumes a basic understanding of Groovy, Application Composer, and the requirements of the REST services that you intend to call. It sets out the basic steps required to setup and make a REST call and describes a couple of […]

Using Business Events in Fusion-based SaaS with Oracle Integration Cloud Service – Part 3: Event Filter Expressions

In the previous two posts, Part 1 and Part 2, we gave an overview which Business Events are available in R13 and how you can subscribe to events with external applications using Oracle ICS/OIC. In this part, we will show how to filter events using XPath expressions. Use Cases for Filtering Business Events The approach […]

Using Business Events in Fusion-based SaaS with Oracle Integration Cloud Service – Part 2: Step-by-Step Example

Following the overview in Part 1, I will now show detailed steps how to create the event subscriptions. In our example, we will use an “Item Creation” event (from SCM cloud). Prerequisite: Register CSF Key in SaaS In a FA-based SaaS instance, the outbound call of a webservice uses a OWSM security policy which retrieves the […]

Using Business Events in Fusion-based SaaS with Oracle Integration Cloud Service – Part 1: Overview

Introduction For integration with all Oracle Fusion based Cloud services – like Oracle Sales Cloud and Oracle SCM Cloud, each service provides Business Events which external applications or integrations can subscribe to. Oracle Integration Cloud Service (ICS) or the new offering Oracle Integration Cloud (OIC) allow very easily to receive (subscribe) to these events and […]

Fusion Cloud IP-Whitelisting

Introduction With the increasing adoption of Oracle Cloud among customers, one of the key challenges the customers’ security teams face is managing network access for the newly purchased SaaS services. The security teams are firm on enforcing the rules and regulations around IT security that are already in place, and they expect their new SaaS […]

Techniques used to build PaaS4SaaS Mashup using Oracle Application Builder Cloud Service

Introduction Oracle ABCS is Oracles new citizen developer service allowing citizen developers the ability to quickly build applications for the web/mobile web. A common request from SaaS customers is the desire to have both standalone and embeded custom screens for their SaaS solutions. These obviously need to be feature rich, sexy UIs and above all […]

Integrating Microsoft SharePoint Document Management with Oracle Sales Cloud

Overview Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software, now referred to more often as Customer Experience (CX) software, tends to be customized or extended more often than HCM, ERP, or SCM applications.  The reason:  enterprise business processes in the customer experience realm tend to be non-standard and more diverse across organizations.  With wide diversity, it is impossible […]

Using Business Events in E-Business Suite to send messages to other applications via ICS

Introduction In this article, I will discuss and demonstrate the use of Business Events in E-Business Suite (EBS) to integrate it with other applications using Integration Cloud Service (ICS). The Oracle Workflow Business Event System is an application service that leverages the Oracle Advanced Queuing (AQ) infrastructure to communicate business events between systems. This functionality is leverage […]

Integrating Sales Cloud and Service Cloud using ICS – troubleshooting issues with security configuration

Introduction This blog talks about a few “gotchas” when integrating Oracle Sales Cloud (OSC) and Oracle Service Cloud (OSvC) using Oracle’s iPaaS platform, the Integration Cloud Service(ICS). The idea is to have a ready reckoner for some common issues faced, so that customers can hit the ground running when integrating between OSvC and OSc using […]

Bulk import of sales transactions into Oracle Sales Cloud Incentive Compensation using Integration Cloud Service

Introduction Sales Cloud Incentive Compensation application provides API to import sales transactions in bulk. These could be sales transactions exported out of an ERP system. Integration Cloud Service (ICS) offers extensive data transformation and secure file transfer capabilities that could be used to orchestrate, administer and monitor file transfer jobs. In this post, let’s look […]

Loading Data into Oracle BI Cloud Service using BI Publisher Reports and SOAP Web Services

Introduction This post details a method of loading data that has been extracted from Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher (BIP) into the Oracle Business Intelligence Cloud Service (BICS). The BIP instance may either be Cloud-Based or On-Premise. It builds upon the A-Team post Using Oracle BI Publisher to Extract Data from Oracle Sales and ERP Clouds. […]

Cloud Security: Seamless Federated SSO for PaaS and Fusion-based SaaS

Introduction Oracle Fusion-based SaaS Cloud environments can be extended in many ways. While customization is the standard activity to setup a SaaS environment for your business needs, chances are that you want to extend your SaaS for more sophisticated use cases. In general this is not a problem and Oracle Cloud offers a great number […]

Oracle Sales Cloud REST APIs – Handling Child Objects

Introduction Oracle Sales Cloud provides a comprehensive set of customization tools and configuration options to implement customer-specific business cases. In this article I would like to put a spot light on an imaginary situation Customer is active in an industry like Hightech, Mechanical Engineering or Tooling and uses Oracle Sales Cloud for their sales processes […]

Integrating with Sales Cloud using SOAP web services and REST APIs (Part 3)

This is part 3 of the blog series that covers SOAP and REST integration with Sales Cloud. In part 1 and part 2, I covered SOAP services. In this part I’ll be covering Sales Cloud REST APIs Update Jan 2018: Please note that this blog was written in 2016 when R11 SaaS was available. Current version is […]

Creating custom Fusion Applications User Interfaces using Oracle JET

Introduction JET is Oracle’s new mobile toolkit specifically written for developers to help them build client slide applications using JavaScript. Oracle Fusion Applications implementers are often given the requirement to create mobile, or desktop browser, based custom screens for Fusion Applications. There are many options available to the developer for example Oracle ADF (Java Based) and Oracle JET (JavaScript […]

Accessing Fusion Data from BI Reports using Java

Introduction In a recent article by Richard Williams on A-Team Chronicles, Richard explained how you can execute a BI publisher report from a SOAP Service and retrieve the report, as XML, as part of the response of the SOAP call.  This blog article serves as a follow on blog article providing a tutorial style walk […]

Using Event Handling Framework for Outbound Integration of Oracle Sales Cloud using Integration Cloud Service

Introduction: Oracle’s iPaaS solution is the most comprehensive cloud based integration platform in the market today.  Integration Cloud Service (ICS) gives customers an elevated user experience that makes complex integration simple to implement. Oracle Sales Cloud (OSC) is a SaaS application and is a part of the comprehensive CX suite of applications. Since OSC is usually […]

Integrating Oracle Sales Cloud (OSC) with Oracle Database as a Service (DBaaS) using PL/SQL

Introduction This article describes how to integrate Oracle Sales Cloud (OCS) with Oracle Database as a Service (DBaaS) using PL/SQL.The code snippet provided uses the REST API for Oracle Sales Cloud to create a new OSC contact from DbaaS. The PL/SQL uses UTL_HTTP commands to call the REST API for Oracle Sales Cloud.A sample use case for this […]

Cloud Security: Federated SSO for Fusion-based SaaS

Introduction To get you easily started with Oracle Cloud offerings, they come with their own user management. You can create users, assign roles, change passwords, etc. However, real world enterprises already have existing Identity Management solutions and want to avoid to maintain the same information in many places. To avoid duplicate identities and the related […]