Douglas Volz Consulting


Recent Speaking Engagements

Oracle Openworld 2017

Managing Reconciliation in Manufacturing and Distribution Organizations
Do you have recurring issues with month-end close and reconciliation?  Wishing there is a way to make the inventory and manufacturing month-end reconciliation processes easier?  Looking for solutions for common Discrete and Process Costing reconciliation challenges?  Presented by Ashish Pathak, Oracle Supply Chain Director and Doug Volz, Oracle Cost Accounting expert, find out how they solved similar issues and what solutions have worked best.  Learn about new solutions from Oracle and also about standard features you may have missed, plus additional multi-organization reporting which may help to speed your close cycle and other tricks and tips to ease the  month-end close and reconciliation hassles.  For more information email Doug at or download the presentation here.

Cost Management Special Interest Group
The Cost Management SIG provides a forum to promote understanding of Cost Accounting and how Oracle Cost Management (Discrete and Process) helps people with their everyday tasks. This session started with a brief introduction to the OAUG Cost Management SIG and our monthly webinars, followed by informative sessions from Oracle Cost Development, Oracle Support and More4Apps.  Including upcoming Cost Management features and roadmap from Oracle Cost Development, support and enhancement request improvements from Oracle Support and new features from More4Apps to make your day-to-day tasks more efficient.  For more information about this session email Doug at

OAUG Cost Management Special Interest Group

As part of Doug's commitment to the Oracle Applications User Group (OAUG) he leads the OAUG Cost Management Special Interest Group (SIG).  In these monthly webinars Doug and other expert presenters give practical advice on using Oracle Cost Management, showcasing new products and collectively, helping each other do more with the Oracle Applications. Oracle Cost Development and Oracle Support also participate in these discussions and actively engage the Cost Management SIG for feedback on product features and directions.  Doug has been organizing these webinars since 2007, with topics such as A/P accruals, profit in inventory, change management, Release 12 new features, and inventory reconciliation.  For more information email Doug at or visit the OAUG Cost SIG web site at OAUG Cost Management SIG

OAUG, Collaborate, OpenWorld, UKOUG Presentations
(1996 to 2017)
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White Papers from Douglas Volz Consulting

As part of Doug's philosophy for helping the Oracle community, Douglas Volz Consulting has presented numerous times at Oracle Application conferences. These papers are available here for your use and include practical tips and suggestions. Feel free to contact Doug with questions.

Sample participant comments from recent conference and webinar presentations:  

"Good morning Doug, First of all I want to make my compliments for your hard work and your “class”.  I was your “FAN”, I studied a lot of your White Papers and Presentations, and finally, yesterday, I saw you in Action… Amazing…"

"Thank you, Doug. Your sql will definitely be very handy! BTW, excellent webinar…contents were excellent and your presentation skills were really good. I look forward to attending your next webinar."

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