Month: February 2016

Congratulations to AST’s February 2016 Employee of the Month!

Let’s all congratulate Santosh V. for earning recognition as AST’s Employee of the Month for February 2016! Santosh is being recognized for successfully preparing for and deploying a Hyperion solution while putting in marathon days to resolve last-minute, critical production

Posted in Employee of the Month, HR, Human Resources, Recognition, Recognized

Join AST at the Annual OUUG Conference Next Week!

Join AST and other industry experts March 1-3 at the annual Oracle Utilities Users Group (OUUG) Conference 2016 in Phoenix, AZ! This annual “for users, by users” grassroots customer community event will once again be your opportunity for product-specific collaboration

Posted in Conference, Oracle Users Group, Oracle Utilities Users Group, OUUG, Presentation, Utilities

AST Employees Tack on More Certifications!

We are well on our way to breaking our 2015 Certification record! Four team members from three different practices completed certifications this month! Mark H. completed his Oracle Linux 6 Sales and Presales specializations and David A. passed the Oracle

Posted in Certification, Certified, HR, Human Resources, Oracle Certified Professional

Make the Most of Your Big Data Project with a Comprehensive Approach

Is your company queueing up a Big Data effort?  One of the challenges will be making it comprehensive enough to positively affect decision-making at all levels within your organization. A Big Data project should focus on more than just reducing

Posted in Big Data, Business Intelligence

Protect Your Enterprise with “Inside Out” Security

Companies spend vast resources to harden the outermost perimeters of their enterprise. The intent of these investments is to prevent sensitive company data from becoming exposed to hackers. Unfortunately, hardening the outer perimeter of an enterprise is not enough. Without

Posted in Access Management, Enterprise Security, Identity Management, Middleware, Security

AST’s 2016 Recruiting Goals are in Motion!

In 2015 we added 70 new employees to our team and we are not slowing down in 2016! In the first six weeks of this year we have already welcomed five new people to Team AST!  Welcome to Michelle W.

Posted in Growth, HR, New Hires, Team

AST is Gearing up for NCOAUG Training Day 2016!

Please plan to join us at the upcoming NCOAUG Training Day on Friday, February 26, 2016 at the Drury Lane Conference Center in Oakbrook Terrace, IL.  This FREE one-day event will bring the members of the regional Oracle Applications community

Posted in Conference, NCOAUG, OAUG, Oracle Applications User Group, Presentation

AST to Present at FLOAUG Conference This Week

The Florida Oracle Applications User Group is holding the FLOAUG Innovate 2016 conference this week and we have two employees presenting on innovative topics! On February 11 and 12, this Thursday and Friday, Oracle Users from around the globe will

Posted in Conference, FLOAUG, Florida, OAUG, Oracle Applications User Group, Presentation

AST Prepares for the Big Game with Annual SOUPer Bowl Competition!

The Big Game is kind of a big deal for us here at AST.  We are ramping up for Sunday with a little friendly competition of our own – the 2nd Annual AST Souper Bowl Competition! On Friday, February 5th,

Posted in HR, Human Resources, Office Culture, Office Events, Workplace

AST to Present at 27th Annual RMOUG Training Days

AST employees will represent the company at the annual Rocky Mountain Oracle Users Group Training Days next week. The event, an annual multi-day, multi-track training event, showcases the latest in Oracle and other technologies and techniques.  The RMOUG Training Days

Posted in Oracle Users Group, Presentation, RMOUG, Teaching, Training