Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Expands Oracle Content Management Deployment


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Oracle Imaging and Process Management, a component of Oracle Fusion Middleware, Streamlines Invoice and Expense Processing, Strengthens Integration with Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12
Redwood Shores, Calif. – Oct. 6, 2009
News Facts
• To simplify invoice and expense processing for more than 130 campuses across North America, Europe and the Middle East, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, the world’s largest, fully accredited university specializing in aviation and aerospace, has replaced a competitive product from 170 Systems with Oracle Imaging and Process Management.
• By switching to Oracle Imaging and Process Management, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University consolidated multiple steps in its accounts payable process and eliminated several customizations that restricted the flexibility of the previous platform.
• The implementation also tightened integration with the Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12, enabling users to easily manage expenses, invoices and discrepancy reports within familiar Oracle E-Business Suite interfaces.
• With Oracle Imaging and Process Management, the university is also able to reduce its total cost of ownership as it can maintain the Oracle E-Business Suite integration during upgrades without expensive and time-consuming hard coding and custom processes previously required with the 170 Systems product.
• The new deployment within its accounts payable department expands Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s existing Oracle Content Management implementation, which has already delivered a significant return on investment, helping reduce the university’s annual paper usage from 140 tons to 70 tons and cut its yearly greenhouse emissions from 355,950 pounds to 177,975 pounds.
• Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University worked with Oracle Consulting to deploy Oracle Imaging and Process Management and integrate it with the Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12, achieving full production in less than 6 months.

Supporting Quote
• “Transitioning to Oracle Imaging and Process Management was a strategic decision driven by a desire to reduce costs, simplify processes and improve our IT infrastructure,” said Cindy Bixler, chief information officer, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
• “Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is a long-time customer and partner that continues to reap the benefits of its investment in many Oracle products,” said Ken Caplin, regional vice president, Oracle Higher Education. “This latest implementation is a perfect example of the efficiency and cost savings Oracle technology is driving in higher education.”

Supporting Resources
• Oracle Imaging and Process Management
• Independent Analyst Reports on Oracle Content Management
• Data Sheet: Oracle Imaging and Process Management for Oracle E-Business Suite
• Oracle E-Business Suite
• Oracle in Higher Education
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