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Business Goal and Benefits Business value of Oracle Asset Tracking System Architecture & Key Solution Components Critical Success Factors How PwC can help ? Contact Information Q&A


Business Goals and Benefit

Business Objective
Create single source of truth for all inventory and asset information Reduce Supply Chain Inventory unit Cost Streamline and automate entire Acquire to Retire process

Resulting Benefit
Lower idle inventory Increased visibility into inventory/assets across the enterprise Reduce Excess and Obsolescence Higher productivity and data accuracy Lower compliance risk

Business Value of Oracle Asset Tracking

Accurate and real-time visibility of inventory and assets lead to better forecasting Improved asset utilization and tracking Synchronized Operational and financial asset transactions provide improved fiscal and tax reporting. Integrated asset life cycle management provide fully auditable history of transactions (Movements, Maintenance, attribute updates)
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Solution: High level Business flow

Procurement Planning & Sourcing Capacity Engineering Logistics Management Inventory Receiving, Tagging and tracking Non-Tagged (Bulk) Inventory tracking Spares Management Operational Asset Management Asset Engineering Data Management
( Configuration, Lease/Warranty, Other Attributes )

Financial Asset Management Financial Asset Tracking (CIP, Capitalization) Lease Management
(Leasing , Buyouts and Lease Returns)

Spares requirements planning

Vendor Management

Asset Lifecycle management

(Provisioning, Repairs, Decomm. , Disposals, Buybacks, Write-downs, Returns)
OAT Capability with Extensions

Movements , Writedowns, Inter-company Asset Retirements



Consignments, RMAs and Returns

External Process


Core OAT Capability

Solution: High Level System Architecture

Oracle Asset Tracking was integrated with multiple 3rd Party and Oracle products.


Item & BOM PO


Engineering Application
(Provisioning, Repairs)



Receipts AP

Oracle module 3rd Party applications


Key Solution Components

Procurement Process integration between Ariba and Oracle ASNs based Receiving Automated processing of configuration data-file for Assets
(Engineering Asset data Management)

Asset information integrated to the Engineering system Capitalization triggers (Provisioning, Consumption at live location) Full support for tagged and non-tagged assets in OAT International multi-ledger, multi-book, multi-currency support in an OAT environment
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Key Solution Components

Asset Movement Location based status update in FA Inter-company and intra-company movements Upgrades - Item Number, Make/Model changes Replacements - Serial Number, Asset tag changes Leasing (Operational/Capital lease, Buyouts and Lease returns) Write-Downs Decommissioning, Disposals and Retirement
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Factors that enabled a successful go-live

Close partnership among client, PwC, and Oracle Development Weekly call Single escalation point Highly flexible and collaborative project team High degree of user involvement Creative solutions Additional round of UAT to focus on: Integration testing Month end close
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How Can PwC help ?

Asset Leasing (Operating/Capital) Asset Planning

Deep hi-tech industry experience - data center environment and network infrastructure End to end large scale business transformation experience Process and Functional teams with multiple Oracle Asset tracking implementation experience Deep expertise in financial accounting and reporting Asset valuation and tax capabilities Asset audits

Retirement, Scrap &Disposition

Asset Lifecycle Management


Shipping & Receiving

Maintenance &RMA Provisioning, Swaps & Movements



Contact Information
Kaushik Bakhandi Director 510 469 4634 (Mobile) Hari Pudusseri Manager 949 302 2676 (Mobile)
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Thank you

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