'Special Edition Using Oracle Applications' is designed to be the most complete desktop reference available. It includes unique popular topics such as manufacturing and HR/Payroll applications. Implementation techniques and topics are covered for rapid, pre-configured, phased, big bang, reengineered and customized implementation projects. The book is filled with valuable techniques for implementation and usage of the software. This advice will help you optimize your investment of millions of dollars in software. Topics covered include Oracle ERP applications and concepts, shows techniques for implementing the software into small to large companies, administration and support, and compatible software from Oracle business partners that extends the capability of the software.