Introducing
Oracle iSetup
Kirk Williams
Frontier Consulting, Inc.
Senior Oracle Consultant
Presentation Updates
Furnished by
Manoj Gupta
Product Director
Oracle iSetup Development
Oracle Corporation
Oracle iSetup
Setup Automation and Management
of the
Oracle e-Business Suite
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Agenda
 Vision and Goals
iSetup Components and Architecture
Benefits
Release Status
Footprint
Next Steps
Q&A
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Vision
To fully automate the setup of the
Oracle E-Business Suite
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Business Goals
 New Implementation
 Support initial implementation
 Simplify requirements collection
 Automate data setup
 Management of Setup Data
 Automate moving setup parameters from
one instance to another
 Extend existing data
 Keep track of setup data
 Generate Setup Reports
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Oracle iSetup Components
 iSetup Configurator
 iSetup Migrator
 iSetup Reporter
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iSetup Configurator
 For initial implementation
 Collects requirements by presenting
business questions
 Derives setup options based on your
responses
 Incorporates leading business
practices into template data
 Loads all the setup data with the click
of a button
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iSetup Configurator
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iSetup Migrator
 Automates moving of setup data from
one instance to another
 Generates additional setup data based
on existing data. For example:
Create a new Accounting Calendar
 Create a new Chart of Accounts

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iSetup Migrator
Oracle E-Business Suite, Source Instance
Extract
APIs
API
Repository
Setup
Tables
Snapshot File
Oracle E-Business Suite, Target Instance
Load
API
Repository
APIs
Setup
Tables
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iSetup Reporter
 Report on Setup data
 Maintain snapshots for later reference
 Compare setup data across instances
 Compare setup data at different times
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iSetup Reporter
O ra c le E -B u s in e s s S u ite , S o u rc e In s ta n c e
E x tra c t
A P Is
S o u rc e
D a ta b a s e
In s ta n c e
Snapshot /
S n a p s h o t F ile /
C o n fig u ra tio n /
C o n fig u ra tio n F ile
iS e tu p
R e p o rte r
S e tu p R e p o rts (H T M L a n d T e x t)
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iSetup Usage Scenario - I
iS e tu p
C o n fig u ra to r
CRP
O rig in a l
C o n fig u ra tio n
S y s te m
Test
P ro d u c tio n
R e v is e d
C o n fig u ra tio n
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iSetup Usage Scenario - II
iS e tu p
C o n fig u ra to r
CRP
R e fin e
Migrate
O rig in a l
C o n fig u ra tio n
S y s te m
Test
M ig ra te u s in g
iS e tu p M ig ra to r
P ro d u c tio n
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iSetup Benefits
 New Implementations

Proven and consistent setup data

Reduced risk to your implementation

Reduced time to go-live

Reduced ongoing maintenance and support needs
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iSetup Benefits
 Existing Implementations

Ease of maintenance

Reduced time in administrative tasks

Easier expansion of setup parameters

Easier to maintain history of setup data

Help in resolving system problems
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Release Status
iSetup Configurator In production with R11i.8
iSetup Migrator
Scheduled for R11i.9
iSetup Reporter
Scheduled for R11i.9
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iSetup Footprint
 Financial
General Ledger
 Accounts Payable
 Accounts Receivable
 Fixed Assets
 Cash Management
 Purchasing

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iSetup Footprint
 Manufacturing
Inventory
 Bill of Material
 Engineering
 WIP
 Costing
 Order Management
 Shipping

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iSetup Footprint
 Human Resources
Human Resources
 Payroll

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Summary
 iSetup Is Not for Every Customer
Situation
 Advantages & Disadvantages of iSetup
 Summarize Cost of Implementation or
Migration Option
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Contacts
 Jim Lange, Product Director
E-mail: [email protected]
Phone: 425-820-1203
 Manoj Gupta, Product Manager
E-mail: [email protected]
Phone: 650-506-5947
 Kirk Williams, Project Manager
E-mail: [email protected]
Phone: 832-244-6255
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QUESTIONS
ANSWERS
Updates Provided by
Jim Lange and Manoj Gupta
From ORACLE
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