Category: Classroom Training

And the Training Survey Prize Draw Winner Is…

And the Training Survey Prize Draw Winner Is…

So, the results of our Training Survey Snap Poll have been collated, and we are ready to announce the winner in just a moment. First, let’s get the results off our chests and see what the community thinks about Oracle Intelligent Advisor (see what we did there?) and Training Requirements. So the OPA Hub Training & Documentation Survey started with the following question:

Q1: Which of the following training products would you consider the most suitable training format for OPA?

 

Training Survey 1

Interested in the Training Survey data breakdown? OPA Hub Website supporters can download the PDF here. You can get a quick glimpse of the latest results on this public dashboard.

The two “in class” options beat the other answers hands-down. Consultants and users, in contrast (often) to their employers, still regard in class training as the premium format. Then comes interactive online training, finally we have recorded / non-interactive online training. Managers, Training Departments, take note! We’ve been in the training business for 30 years, and the answers were the same 30 years ago (albeit with CD-ROM or computer based training instead of on-line). At some point, the value for money equation became focused on the cost rather than the benefit. And it all went wrong from there :).

Training Survey Q2: Which of the following have you personally used most recently in relation to Policy Automation?

 

Training Survey 2

And so we come to the reality on the ground. If question one represented what you wanted, this is what you got! Very low numbers for in class training, and much higher for online. The Other option revealed that a fair number of you don’t even get that option, instead you have to read the documentation, forums, websites like this one, or just asking colleagues. What does that say about the availability and cost of training in your area, or the unwillingness of employers to pay for training? Some might blame the Salesforce Effect “Trailhead means I don’t have to buy any training for my staff ever again”. Yeah, right.

Training Survey Q6: In which region are you based?

S0 does Oracle Policy Automation only exist in your area?

Training Survey 4

These are only 3 of the Training Survey questions – we don’t want to bore you with all this unless you are interested in the full data breakdown? OPA Hub Website supporters can download the data here. You can get a quick glimpse of the latest results on this public dashboard.

So who the heck is the winner?

The OPA Hub Website is pleased to announce three winners (yes, we came over all “Holiday Season”).

Mr O.Rodrigues (France)

Mr Manohar Veeraiah (India)

Miss A.Fisher (Australia)

The winners should leave their details in a message using the Contact Form of this website.

Oracle Policy Automation Workshop – Sept 24-27 North America (FINALIZED)

Oracle Policy Automation Workshop – Sept 24-27 North America (FINALIZED)

Things are now starting to fall into place with the Oracle Policy Modelling and Oracle Policy Automation Workshop that I mentioned in an earlier post. So first of all, you can join the class from Ottawa, ON, Edison, NJ, King of Prussia, PA and iMVP (live virtual). All are of course welcome. The main base will be Ottawa, ON. If you choose one of the locations above you will be in a high-tech training center with lots of cameras and things – unless you choose live virtual of course in which case you could be in your office or your living room eating donuts and wearing pyjamas.

The last few events we have organized have been a great success and well-received by the students, and we are very thankful for that. We think that the combination of Oracle Policy Automation, Oracle Siebel CRM and Oracle Sales / Oracle Service Cloud experience in one trainer generally means people can ask any question they can think of and we can help them find an answer!

The course outline is now completely ready and you can get all the details by reading the details on the OPA Hub Website Calendar here or directly on the training venue website here. If you are not on the North America East Coast, then please get in touch as we are gradually working on our calendar for West Coast, and Europe / Asia Pacific.

We look forward to seeing you and your colleagues on this or one of our future Oracle Policy Modelling and Oracle Policy Automation Workshops somewhere in the world. If Siebel is more your thing, you will be interested to know we have just launched our Siebel 2018 workshops, over on the Siebel Hub Website – find out more on their calendar.

 

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