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It’s Time… Your Oracle Forms Digital Transformation Begins Now

Hi all, I’m Jessica – the new Marketing Manager at AuraPlayer.

The first thing I noticed when I came onboard was how much incredible content they had here gathering dust on the shelves. I’m excited to begin a weekly content share with this community, keeping you informed and up to date on all the interesting gems hidden away in AuraPlayer’s content catalogue. We’ll start with modernization, mobility, RPA, chat and all the other next generation solutions.  All this while still focusing on our vision to bring all of your legacy technologies into the modern era. Be sure to watch this space for my weekly “Jessica’s Jems” tech updates. 

Let’s start with the basics. Oracle Forms has been around for over 20 years and is the mainstay of many enterprise applications. Fortune 500’s rely on these applications to run their day to day business. 

Oracle’s renewed commitment to supporting Forms into the future is also well known in the industry. It’s a relief for many enterprise organizations that rely on Oracle Forms. However, now all enterprises are wondering what their next step should be: how to move the application into the digital world? Today it’s not enough for your application to be “supported”.  Additionally, it needs to provide an enriched user experience for your employees, customers and partners. 


So let’s start with the basics – Mobility. There are several ways you can create mobile applications out of your Forms applications.  Here, in my first blog-post, I wanted to share with you two main approaches:

  • Redevelopment of the Forms system
  • Extending the existing Forms system to mobile UIs  

First, there’s what we call the “extreme approach”.  If you have no limit on your budget and project timeline, you can take your resources, analyse the form and reverse engineer the code into DB elements. This approach completely replaces the application and therefore requires a significant effort – from analyzing the existing business logic to then redeveloping your existing Forms applications and finally performing significant QA. 

Therefore, if you have the budget to spare, go for it. This will detach you from the legacy application and put you fully in the next generation.

The second approach is the “strategic approach”. This can be achieved by extending your existing Forms to REST services. This approach allows you to get the same mobile flows without the need to change anything in your Forms applications. With this option you do not need to recode or reverse engineer anything.

This option can help you cut the line on the way to mobility and have you running Forms on mobile devices in a matter of days! Think it’s too good to be true? Feel free to schedule a live demo or free trial with our team to see it first hand.

To get an in-depth understanding of all your options feel free to download our free whitepaper Strategies for Migration of Oracle Forms / EBS.


Moving on, if I were you, an active Oracle Forms user, I would definitely check out the other technical articles on our blog. Here’s one gem that I found that was posted this month about Oracle Forms Advanced Debugging, of course this is for deep techies, but there’s plenty more business Forms articles there as well.

Don’t forget to stay tuned for my weekly tech updates.  To understand more about Oracle Forms Digital Transformation, click here.

David Buch
Senior Products Manager

David, our Senior Products Manager, is a highly experienced professional specializing in product definition, innovations, and development, with broad customer understanding, and skillful people management. He has over 20 years of R&D work experience, and continues to excel in his expertise. When he is not working, David enjoys spending his time as a professional tuba player joining symphony orchestras and chamber ensembles.

Elizabeth Pearl
Relationship Manager

Before joining AuraPlayer, Elizabeth completed a Masters degree in Education and worked as a teacher. Elizabeth’s role as Customer Relationship Manager combines both her passion for technology and her deep desire to educate  others. On a daily basis, Elizabeth takes the valuable insights she gained as a teacher and uses them to rise within the world of tech. She uses her skills of active listening, organization, preparation, and clear communication to enhance the wonderful relationships she has with both coworkers and customers.


Elizabeth is originally from the United States but currently resides in England. In her spare time, she loves exercising, spending time with her family and friends, and playing volleyball.

Nathalie Wasserman
CFO & Operations Manager

Natalie is proud to be AuraPlayer’s Operations and Chief Financial Officer. She takes pride in her work, and loves being a part of the AuraPlayer family. Prior to working at AuraPlayer, Nathalie worked at various companies as an accountant. She attended the University College London (UCL), where she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in economics and business. She then went on to pursue a Master’s degree in Political Economies in Eastern Europe. 

Gwen Edwards
VP Business Development

An expert in helping businesses seize their potential and grow, Gwen is committed to take AuraPlayer to the next level. With over 30 years of experience in the high technology sector and working with Fortune 500 companies, she works as an advisor for growing businesses to help enhance their value and reach their business objectives. She’s a dynamic member of our team, leveraging her sales and marketing, and P&L experience to our current and future product suite.

Gwen also serves on a several private company boards in Silicon Valley, and is an active member of the angel investment network, Golden Seeds.

Yossi Nakash
CTO & Co-Founder

A true developer, Yossi has been developing and coding in Java / J2EE, C++, .Net, and C# for over 20 years, focusing mainly on the RD side of things. Entering the Oracle World about 10 years ago, Yossi immersed himself in the world of Oracle SOA, Weblogic, EBS and EBS Mobile, as well as the Java side of things.

Prior to joining Mia to found AuraPlayer, Yossi held the role of RD team leader at RadView and was a Java developer at Motorola.