Douglas Volz Consulting


Upcoming Speaking Engagements


How Does Oracle Cloud Costing Stack Up Against Oracle EBS Costing?
Is Cloud Costing any better?  Are you curious what it looks like or how it compares to Oracle EBS?  This webinar session moves beyond the fluffy sales presentations and dives into the details, directly comparing Oracle EBS to Oracle Cloud Costing. Including many of the Cloud Costing setup steps, so you can see what is actually involved.  To see this presentation in person, please attend Doug's Collaborate19 presentation in San Antonio, Texas, April 7 - 11, 2019.  For more information email Doug at or download an advance copy of the presentation here.

Cost Management Special Interest Group Meeting
Come and join us at OAUG!  The Cost Management SIG provides a forum to promote understanding of Cost Accounting and how Oracle Cost Management (Discrete and Process, EBS and Cloud) helps people with their everyday tasks.  For more information about the Cost Management Group email Doug at or visit the OAUG Cost Management website 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 2019)

A/P Accruals:

Change Your Cost Methods Without Re-implementing:

Cloud Costing vs. EBS Costing:

Cost Rollup:

Costing Tips and Tricks:

Cost Management & Subledger Accounting (SLA):

Discrete & Process Cost Accounting Integration:

Inventory Reconciliation, Interfaces and Period Close Tips:

Periodic Costing:

Profit in Inventory Solutions:

Transactions and Variances:

Other Related Presentations:

Useful Links

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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