Best Practices / Web Blog
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public and private organizations that performed exceptionally well and are widely recognized as improving an organization's performance and
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Our hope is to bring together users of Oracle technology and applications and other key stakeholders such as consultants and other third party
vendors to share their collective experiences and, by doing so, identify Best Practices for the implementation and use of Oracle technology and

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Topic Summary
This blog focuses on a design flaw in this submenu whereby you cannot
maintain the Consolidations mapping using the standard Consolidations
submenu.  You need to identify a function in order to give the user the ability to
maintain consolidation mappings
AR Adjustments design flaw
This blog demonstrates a critical design flaw in how AR adjustments are
processed. We'll show how a user can post more than one adjustment per
transaction as long as it is within their approval limit
Impact of using custom applications
associated with Responsibilities
Use of SLA: Alternate Application Id to solve issues with SLA programs not
being able to run because they don't know what 'application' is running the
Risks and recommendations related to
Personal Profile Values form
User access to the Personal Profile Values form causes significant risk to the
integrity of the system, business process, security, and controls.  We discuss
these risks and make recommendations on how to mitigate such risks in this
web blog
Basics of MOAC and current limitations
Focusing on basics of MOAC functionality and current limitations
Risks and recommendations related to AZN
Focusing on what are AZN menus and how to mitigate risks related to them.
SLA Process Design Flaw_Allowing Manual
Journal Entries in Subledgers
Oracle introduced SLA in R12 and in doing so introduced a significant control
weakness - the ability to enter a manual journal entry through various
subledgers.  This blog reviews how this is done and some related security
flaws in standard menus and responsibilities
Value Set Values Control Considerations
Values can be added to values sets in three functions - Value Set Values, Key
Flexfield Values, and Descriptive Values (same underlying form).  In this blog,
we look at controls considerations related to this form and recommendations
from a control perspective.
On-Hand Quantity form bug
The on-hand quantity form allows a user to do a Mass Issue or Mass Move.  
This blog illustrates this risk and suggests a personalization when necessary
to make this form a 'query-only' form.
R12 New Copy Menu functionality
Focusing on new copy menu functionality available in R12's Functional
Administrator responsibility
Creating view only responsibilities - System
Administrator View Only
Coming soon... how to create view only responsibilities; creating a Sys Admin
View Only responsibility as an example.
Coming soon...