Month: April 2016

AST Progressive Potluck: This Friday!


Sometimes it can be difficult to get activity in during the workday.  We often get wrapped up in tasks and forget to step away from our desks, walk around, and visit with our co-workers – even during the lunch hour!

Posted in Employee Engagement, HR, Human Resources, Office Culture, Office Events, Potluck

Join AST and Serene at Premier CX Cloud Conference This Week


AST and Serene, as well as fellow sales leaders from around the globe, are gathered this week at Oracle’s Modern Sales Experience conference in Las Vegas.  The conference, which runs from April 26 through Thursday, April 28, offers hands-on workshops,

Posted in Conference, CRM, Customer Experience, Customer Relationship Management, CX, Sales

Congratulations to AST’s April Employee of the Month!


Let’s all congratulate Tejas P. for earning recognition as AST’s Employee of the Month for April 2016! Tejas is being recognized for his dedication, hard work, and thought leadership on multiple projects and internal efforts. He has been a valuable

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

Complements of AST: Discounted Kscope16 Registration!


It’s getting closer!  We’re just about two months out from ODTUG’s annual Kscope16conference!  June 26-30 in Chicago, IL (right in our backyard!), the highest number of Oracle customers will gather, looking for training and answers to questions in a variety

Posted in Conference, Discount, Kscope, ODTUG, Registration

Cloud BI – Integrated and Affordable


Cloud BI tools level the playing field for small companies.  Armed with the same tools as their larger counterparts, small companies can compete like never before!  Cloud BI provides an integrated, affordable solution to any organization.  The new Cloud subscription

Posted in BI, Business Intelligence, Cloud

Oracle’s Innovative Next-Step for Cloud


Oracle has made great strides in becoming a leader in the Cloud business, including a giant leap with its announcement in a March 24thpress release titled, “Oracle Unveils Suite of Breakthrough Services to Help Simplify Cloud Adoption by Global Corporations”.

Posted in Cloud, Innovation, Middleware, On-premise

AST Welcomes Spring, Along with New Hires!


Springtime brings fresh flowers, green grass, sunny skies, and new team members to AST! We are excited to welcome Deepa V. to our ERP practice and Joe R. to our Hyperion practice. Welcome to Team AST (and thanks for bringing

Posted in Growth, HR, Human Resources, New Hires, Team

Exciting Happenings: Booth 1301 at Collaborate 16!


We are having a great time here at Collaborate 16 in Las Vegas this week!  If you haven’t already, visit us at booth 1301 to talk about all things Oracle, how we can help you transform your business, and the

Posted in Collaborate, Collaborate 16, Conference, OAUG

Team AST Continues to Boost its Certifications!


We continue to be amazed by the achievements of our team!  AST team members have earned a total of 29 certifications since our last announcement! Our ERP practice has added 22 certifications! Sekhar N. is now an Oracle Applications Cloud

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

Create Your Personalized Agenda for Collaborate 16!


Beginning this Sunday, April 10, OAUG Collaborate 16 will be offering attendees hundreds of educational sessions on various Oracle topics, ranging from E-Business Suite, to Hyperion, to everything Cloud!  Collaborate offers more sessions than are humanly possible to attend, which

Posted in Collaborate 16, Conference, Education, OAUG, Schedule Builder