Merchandise Operations Management

Merchandise operations provides the transaction platform that both executes & informs planning & supply chain decisions.

Merchandise Operations Management provides the transaction platform of a single record of inventory to execute and inform planning and supply chain decisions. Analytics offers reliable, timely, and relevant information to drive better business decisions.

The Oracle Retail Merchandise Operations Management suite provides comprehensive suite of integrated, modular solutions that seamlessly execute core retail operations across a retailer’s channels, countries, and business models. Retailers can manage all types of items, suppliers, and locations through an agile platform to gain visibility into cross channel inventory. Learn how Oracle continues to embed comprehensive best practices into the Merchandising suite to allow customers to quickly implement modular, high value implementations aligned to business priorities with minimal customizations.

Merchandise Operations Management Course Types

Jeff WarrenJeff Warren 
Vice President, Retail Strategy and Solution Management
Oracle Retail 

As the Vice President of Retail Strategy and Solution Management, Jeff Warren is responsible for the development of the strategic roadmap vision for Oracle Retail based on market analysis and requirements. Jeff is a key stakeholder in the portfolio management and product lifecycle management initiatives to drive growth and customer satisfaction for the Retail Global Business Unit. 

Jeff Warren joined Oracle Retail through the acquisition of Retek, and brings more than 20 years of development experience across Merchandising, Planning, and Stores.  Jeff brings a broad perspective with his experience as an executive sponsor to retailers from multiple geographies and segments. Jeff Warren began his career at Accenture and APEX IT. Jeff Warren holds a degree from Iowa State. 

Open Sessions have been developed to provide flexibility for the non-Workshop / Boot Camp participant. This format allows you to move across product families to gain the best value and knowledge to enhance individual needs. Open sessions will range in depth of subject matter – please refer to the session abstracts for additional details. These sessions have been targeted to a wide audience from Business Development, Engagement Manager, to Field Practitioner.

Product Deep Dive have been developed to provide a highly interactive session or series of sessions around a specific subject matter for the non-Workshop / Boot Camp participant. This format is target to a field practitioner with deep domain knowledge without committing to committing to a single Workshop or Boot Camp to gain the best value and knowledge to enhance individual needs.  

Only those individuals registered for Workshops / Boot Camps will be allowed to participate. These are deep dive sessions that have been architected for learning through a series of lecture and exercises. It is extremely disruptive to individuals registered in these sessions to have people floating in and out of their dedicated sessions. Individuals electing to participate in Workshops / Boot Camps will not be allowed participate in “Open Sessions” offered  during the scheduled Workshops / Boot Camps. We ask that you respect our request and allow the participants to have the best learning experience at the event adhering to the session(s) policies.

Only those individuals registered for Workshops / Boot Camps will be allowed to participate. These are deep dive sessions that have been architected for learning through a series of lecture and exercises. It is extremely disruptive to individuals registered in these sessions to have people floating in and out of their dedicated sessions. Individuals electing to participate in Workshops / Boot Camps will not be allowed participate in “Open Sessions” offered during the scheduled Workshops / Boot Camps. We ask that you respect our request and allow the participants to have the best learning experience at the event adhering to the session(s) policies.

Individuals will be asked to select / register for all sessions at the time of Registration. Space is limited and will be made available to all partners on a first-come / first-serve basis. Individual tracks are subject to cancellation based upon registration requests. Individuals affected will be contacted directly by the Retail Enablement Events Team to either change programs or issue a registration refund. Registration for Boot Camps will close once a maximum capacity has been reached or 14 days in advance of the scheduled event start date. Closure is required a minimum of 14 days in advance to ensure that all necessary environments, access, and materials can be published for the scheduled session.

Merchandise Operations Management Sessions

Registration for Open Sessions May 16 – May 20 is 750 USD
Registration for Product Deep Dives May 16 – May 20 is 750 USD

  • Carla Anderson

    Carla Anderson, Director - Merchandising Solutions Management
  • Lara Livgard

    Lara Livgard, Senior Director - Merchandising Solutions Management

This session is designed to provide participants with an overview of the Oracle Retail Merchandising Operations Management (MOM) Suite v15. The goal of this session will be to make sure participants understand, at a high level, the products within the suite, their benefits and how they integrate to other products in the Oracle Retail Suite.  Additionally there will be discussions on some current customers, the variety of implementation options and the competitors typically encountered.

Monday, May 16
Registration Fee: 750 USD
  • Time: 10:30 - 12:00 PDT

  • Carla Anderson

    Carla Anderson, Director - Merchandising Solutions Management
  • Lara Livgard

    Lara Livgard, Senior Director - Merchandising Solutions Management

This session is designed to provide participants with an understanding of how the Oracle Retail Merchandising Operations Management (MOM) Suite provides the foundation for Commerce Anywhere, the different transactions MOM supports and examples of customers who are leveraging MOM to support their consumer journeys.

Monday, May 16
Registration Fee: 750 USD
  • Time: 13:00 – 14:30 PDT

  • Carla Anderson

    Carla Anderson, Director - Merchandising Solutions Management
  • Lara Livgard

    Lara Livgard, Senior Director - Merchandising Solutions Management

This session is designed to provide participants with an understanding of Oracle Retail Merchandising Operations Management (MOM) Suite’s foundation data including Fashion/Grocery/Pack items, suppliers, locations, item attributes and how this foundational data integrates within the Oracle Retail suite.

Monday, May 16
Registration Fee: 750 USD
  • Time: 15:00 – 16:30 PDT

  • Carla Anderson

    Carla Anderson, Director - Merchandising Solutions Management
  • Lara Livgard

    Lara Livgard, Senior Director - Merchandising Solutions Management

This session is designed to provide participants with an understanding of Oracle Retail Merchandising Operations Management (MOM) Suite’s pricing capabilities provided by Oracle Retail Price Management (RPM) and Oracle Retail Merchandising System (RMS) including the different pricing metrics, regular/promotion/clearance price changes and how this pricing data integrates with POS/Xstore, Planning and Commerce.

Tuesday, May 17
Registration Fee: 750 USD
  • Time: 8:30 – 10:00 PDT

  • Carla Anderson

    Carla Anderson, Director - Merchandising Solutions Management
  • Lara Livgard

    Lara Livgard, Senior Director - Merchandising Solutions Management

This session is designed to provide participants with an understanding of Oracle Retail Merchandising Operations Management (MOM) Suite’s ordering capabilities provided by Oracle Retail Merchandising System (RMS) and Oracle Retail Trade Management (RTM) including the different types of purchase orders, how to define item costs, setup and collection of vendor deals, defining and applying Estimated Landed Costs elements and how this purchasing data integrates within the suite.

Tuesday, May 17
Registration Fee: 750 USD
  • Time: 10:30 – 12:00 PDT

  • Carla Anderson

    Carla Anderson, Director - Merchandising Solutions Management
  • Lara Livgard

    Lara Livgard, Senior Director - Merchandising Solutions Management

This session is designed to provide participants with an understanding of Oracle Retail Merchandising Operations Management (MOM) Suite’s inventory capabilities provided by Oracle Retail Merchandising System (RMS) and Oracle Retail Allocation..  The goal of this session will be to make sure participants understand the different inventory transactions, what systems are providing the inventory transactions,  the features of allocation and replenishment and in which situation is best suited for their use.

Tuesday, May 17
Registration Fee: 750 USD
  • Time: 13:00 – 14:30 PDT

  • Carla Anderson

    Carla Anderson, Director - Merchandising Solutions Management
  • Lara Livgard

    Lara Livgard, Senior Director - Merchandising Solutions Management

This session is designed to provide participants with an understanding of Oracle Retail Merchandising Operations Management (MOM) Suite’s financial capabilities provided by Oracle Retail Merchandising System (RMS) and Oracle Retail Sales Audit (ReSA). Inventory.  The goal of this session will be to make sure participants understand what the stock ledger is and the benefits and importance of the stock ledger, the features and benefits of ReSA and how financial systems are integrated with RMS.

Tuesday, May 17
Registration Fee: 750 USD
  • Time: 15:00 – 16:30 PDT

  • Carla Anderson

    Carla Anderson, Director - Merchandising Solutions Management
  • Lara Livgard

    Lara Livgard, Senior Director - Merchandising Solutions Management

This session is designed to provide participants with an overview of the key enhancements and new features that are part of the Oracle Retail Invoice Matching System V15 release. The goal of this session will be to make sure participants understand the new features introduced in the release and how they can benefit the retailers.

Tuesday, May 17
Registration Fee: 750 USD
  • Time: 16:45 – 18:00 PDT

  • Jerry Hanson

    Jerry Hanson, Senior Functional Architect - Merchandising
  • Jurgen Schroeder

    Jurgen Schroeder, Senior Solution Manager - Merchandising

This session is designed to provide participants with an overview of the key enhancements and new features that are part of the Oracle Retail Invoice Matching System V15 release. The goal of this session will be to make sure implementation partners understand the new features introduced in the release and how they can benefit the retailers. 

Wednesday, May 18
Registration Fee: 750 USD
  • Time: 8:30 – 10:00 PDT

  • Jerry Hanson

    Jerry Hanson, Senior Functional Architect - Merchandising
  • Jurgen Schroeder

    Jurgen Schroeder, Senior Solution Manager - Merchandising

This session is designed to dive deeper into the features and functionality of the ReIM Match Engine functionality included in the V15 release, including planning and configuring parameters that control the automatching processes including strategies, match keys, tolerances and auto-resolution setting.  The execution of the matching process and expected results based on setup will also be covered.

Wednesday, May 18
Registration Fee: 750 USD
  • Time: 10:30 – 12:00 PDT

  • Jerry Hanson

    Jerry Hanson, Senior Functional Architect - Merchandising
  • Jurgen Schroeder

    Jurgen Schroeder, Senior Solution Manager - Merchandising

This session is designed to dive deeper into the new and enhanced features and functionality of the ReIM manual matching and discrepancy resolution functionality included in the V15 release.  Quick Match, Summary and Detail matching, along with discrepancy resolution will be covered as well as new ReIM role based dashboard and BI to complement and help guide matching processes.

Wednesday, May 18
Registration Fee: 750 USD
  • Time: 13:00 – 14:30 PDT

  • Jerry Hanson

    Jerry Hanson, Senior Functional Architect - Merchandising
  • Jurgen Schroeder

    Jurgen Schroeder, Senior Solution Manager - Merchandising

This session is designed to dive deeper into additional new and enhanced features that are part of ReIM V15.  This will include among other things, document entry and maintenance options, credit note matching, debit memo reversal, and security.

Wednesday, May 18
Registration Fee: 750 USD
  • Time: 15:00 – 16:30 PDT

  • Amy Selby

    Amy Selby, Senior Solution Manager - Merchandising
  • Chad Timm

    Chad Timm, Director Functional Architecture - Merchandising

This session is designed to provide participants with an overview of the Oracle Retail Merchandising System’s PO Induction functionality and will discuss the use cases supported for new PO creation and PO maintenance, as well as how this functionality could be used in conjunction with Item Induction, introduced in V14.1.

Thursday, May 19
Registration Fee: 750 USD
  • Time: 8:30 – 10:00 PDT

  • Amy Selby

    Amy Selby, Senior Solution Manager - Merchandising
  • Chad Timm

    Chad Timm, Director Functional Architecture - Merchandising

This session is designed to dive deeper into the features and functionality of the RMS PO Induction functionality included in the V15 release, including managing and using templates, import and enrichment of POs, mass update capabilities, error handling, and integration approaches with planning applications (e.g. Assortment Planning) and other external sources.

Thursday, May 19
Registration Fee: 750 USD
  • Time: 10:30 – 12:00 PDT

  • Amy Selby

    Amy Selby, Senior Solution Manager - Merchandising
  • Chad Timm

    Chad Timm, Director Functional Architecture - Merchandising

This session will provide an overview of the enhancements included in V15 for the following Merchandising Products: RMS and ReSA. The goal of this session will be to make sure implementation partners understand the new features introduced in the release and how they can benefit the retailers.

Friday, May 20
Registration Fee: 750 USD
  • Time: 8:30 – 10:00 PDT

  • Amy Selby

    Amy Selby, Senior Solution Manager - Merchandising
  • Chad Timm

    Chad Timm, Director Functional Architecture - Merchandising

This session will provide an overview of the enhancements included in V15 for the following Merchandising Products: RPM, Allocation, and ReIM.  The goal of this session will be to make sure implementation partners understand the new features introduced in the release and how they can benefit the retailers. Note: ReIM enhancements will be covered at a high level only in this session.  It will be covered in detail in the Invoice Matching Deep Dive sessions.

Friday, May 20
Registration Fee: 750 USD
  • Time: 10:30 – 12:00 PDT