Oracle Fusion Applications

Oracle Fusion is the next generation of Oracle E-Business Suite [EBS], an enterprise resourcing planning tool. This software helps with the areas of Financials [e.g. organising entries for book-keeping or cash management], Supply chain management, HR software [e.g. payroll management] and many other areas that keep a business efficient. These areas are grouped into modules and can be sold altogether or in separate parts to businesses. Over time, Oracle has made acquisitions of similar software groups such as Hyperion, Siebel, Peoplesoft and JD Edwards, Fusion Application is a version of Oracle that combines the original software functionalities as well as the acquisitions capabilities. It was launched in 2010 as a "one stop shop" taking the best of all ERP systems that were housed under Oracle.

The technology promises to "change the dynamics in the applications marketplace and revolutionize the business". It comes with 4 main points, these are broken down in more detail with the link.

  • Built on an open standards-based platform
  • Based on best practices business processes
  • Deployed through a selection of options
  • Built with security as a priority

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