Improved Oracle User Productivity Kit Helps Enterprises Maximize Their Cloud
and Mobile Investments
Oracle User Productivity Kit 12.1 Drives End-User Adoption of
Business-Critical Enterprise Software
REDWOOD SHORES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/07/14 -- Oracle (NYSE:
With spending on enterprise software projected to grow
6.8 percent to $320 billion in 2014(1), organizations must maximize
the return on their technology investments. To help drive user
adoption of both cloud and on-premise applications, Oracle is
introducing Oracle User Productivity Kit (UPK) Standard and
Professional 12.1. With this updated learning and training platform,
organizations can achieve greater user adoption across key
applications, and in turn increase employee engagement, productivity,
-- To help organizations maximize the return on their enterprise
application investments, Oracle is announcing the availability of
Oracle User Productivity Kit (UPK) Standard and Professional 12.1.
-- Oracle UPK is an easy-to-use, comprehensive platform that helps
organizations develop, maintain, and deploy content to increase user
productivity and adoption of new and existing enterprise applications.
-- Through pre-built integration across popular enterprise applications
and an in-application software development kit (SDK) to connect with
third-party applications, customers can easily deliver
context-sensitive performance support and customized training content
to users directly within the business software they rely on the most.
-- The latest version of Oracle UPK includes advanced capabilities for
mobile devices, improved content creation and management
functionality, and robust deployment options with cloud-based
-- The new release delivers more engaging and effective training for
employees, while helping to streamline administration processes for
Capture Maximum ROI from Technology Investments
-- With significant enhancements to the design and functionality in
Oracle UPK 12.1 and Oracle UPK Professional 12.1, customers can
mitigate risk through all phases of an application project's
lifecycle, significantly reduce time to deployment, and improve end
user adoption. The new and updated features in both versions of Oracle
UPK enable organizations to:
-- Drive Cloud Application Adoption: With performance optimizations
and low bandwidth delivery, Oracle UPK 12.1 is an ideal platform
to combine with cloud application deployments.
-- Deliver an Intuitive, Mobile User Experience: New iPad
capabilities let users access UPK content, including
touch-friendly UPK Player and Knowledge Center interfaces, from
anywhere and at any time. Additionally, UPK content launched
through learning management systems is now supported on the iPad.
-- Create Engaging and Easily Manageable Content: New content
creation tools, including a web page editor, built-in style sheet
editor, and screenshot overlay, offer additional efficiencies for
the development and maintenance of engaging content. Additionally,
a streamlined interface across the Record It! Wizard is designed
to make content creation simpler, enabling users to quickly
-- Support Virtually Seamless Collaboration: Updates to the UPK
Player help users share content with greater precision, making it
easier to engage in informal learning, technical support, and
-- Easily View and Manage Training Content: Powerful search
functionality incorporated into the Knowledge Center and an
updated In-Application Support Configuration Utility encourage
better collaboration across content creation teams and streamline
-- Spur Adoption Across Applications: With built-in recognition for
user actions and user interfaces across all major Oracle
applications and select third-party applications, Oracle UPK 12.1
supports a large set of applications in the industry. The latest
release adds support for the latest versions of Oracle Fusion
Applications, Oracle's Siebel Open UI, Oracle E-Business Suite,
Oracle's PeopleSoft, and SAP GUI for Windows.
-- Oracle UPK customers that are current on maintenance can upgrade to
the latest version at no additional charge.
-- "With the increasing pace of business technology innovation,
organizations have greater opportunity to secure new efficiencies that
positively impact business, talent and profits -- but only if users
adopt and use the technology," said Taimur Mirza, senior director,
Oracle Product Development. "With new features and enhancements
requested by our customers, Oracle User Productivity Kit 12.1 helps
organizations get up and running on enterprise applications faster and
easier so their employees can focus more time on driving business
-- Oracle User Productivity Kit
-- What's New in UPK 12.1?
-- Datasheet: UPK 12.1 Technical Specifications (PDF)
-- Datasheet: UPK 12.1 Target Applications Technical Specifications
-- Datasheet: UPK 12.1 Player File Size and Bandwidth
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(1) Gartner Worldwide IT Spending Forecast, January 2014:
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