Reference Checks

By Joshua Weinberger  |  Posted 2003-04-01 Print this article Print

Dossiers: Though iExpenses performs basic functions, some customers say that if it weren't for the link to its larger cousin, Oracle Financials, iExpenses would be riding the bench.

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Reference Checks & Company Info

Reference Checks

City of Las Vegas
Debbie Phillips
Financial Analyst
(702) 229-2301
Project: City office, which handles only a small number of employee reimbursements, is running Oracle 11.5 and Expense Express. Is looking to upgrade to the "i" suite of applications (including iExpenses) when it goes to 11i next year.

John I. Haas
Kyle Lambert
VP, Information Solutions
(503) 579-1930
Project: Yakima, Wash.-based agricultural company has been running versions of Oracle since 1996.

Alan Porto
VP, Finance, Business Applications
(973) 496-5087
Project: The franchising conglomerate has been running 11.5.5 internally since April 2002. Despite using several other Oracle modules, the firm has only just recently begun to evaluate iExpenses, but hasn't gotten very far into it.

Debbie Cook
Supervisor, Corporate Administration
(403) 231-5931
Project: The North American natural-gas utility is rolling out Oracle 11i across the company, but opted for Necho NavigatER 6e instead of iExpenses.

Wilson Learning Corp.
Dawn Adams
Business Analyst
(952) 828-8854
Project: Nationwide performance-improvement instructor began on Oracle with HR module in 1999; installed iExpenses in February 2002 without evaluating other options. Upgrading to 11i later this year.

Manu Rekhi
(650) 571-7270 x301
Project: California wine retailer is running a full deployment of Oracle Small Business Suite 8.6, including iExpenses.

Executives listed here are all users of Oracle software. Their willingness to talk has been confirmed by Baseline.

Company Info

500 Oracle Parkway
Redwood Shores, CA 94065
(650) 506-7000


Ronald A. Wohl
Executive VP, Applications Development
Responsible for developing the line of applications that includes financials, manufacturing, distribution, business productivity and human resources. Before arriving in 1986, was a consultant with the Boston Consulting Group.

Steve Miranda
VP, Applications Development, Financial Applications
With Oracle for 10 years, he's responsible for all areas of the Oracle Financials development lifecycle.

Internet Expenses is an online module, and part of the Oracle E-Business Suite. Oracle suggests better results if you are already deploying its Financials and Payables modules. iExpenses supports multi-currency transactions, global tax requirements, and both statement download and direct payment to charge cards.

Assistant Editor
After being on staff at The New Yorker for five years, Josh later traveled the world, hitting all seven continents in a single year. At Yale University, he majored in American Studies, English, and Theatre Studies.


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