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Oracle Cloud 23D Release: What You Need to Know
Your comprehensive guide to Oracle Cloud's 23D patch update
This post will give you actionable advice on how to best navigate Oracle Cloud’s 23D release with its new features, functionalities, and security enhancements.

Oracle Cloud 23D Release: What You Need to Know

October 12, 2023
Aakanksha Dixit

It’s time for yet another Oracle update! These rollouts ensure that you are equipped with the latest features, improved functionality, and fortified security. The most recent feather in Oracle's cap is the release of Oracle 23D, a game-changer that brings significant enhancements to its Financials, Supply Chain Management, and Human Capital Management modules.

At Opkey, we understand the importance of staying ahead in the technology race. That's why we are thrilled to introduce our expert analysis and recommendations to all Oracle users who are eager to make the most of the Oracle 23D update. 

Our mission? To guide & empower you with the insights and strategies needed to ensure a smooth and successful update to Oracle 23D release. Let’s deep dive into the latest Oracle 23D release notes.

In this blog, we will unveil Opkey's comprehensive testing plan, as featured in the 23D Functional and Technical Advisory document.. Ready to optimize your testing protocols?

Check out 6 Tips to Sail Through Your Next Oracle Cloud Update.

Advisory document
For detailed information about the release, we encourage you to read our advisory document on the Oracle 23D Release.

What's New in the Oracle 23D Release?

  1. Oracle Cloud 23D Updates in the Human Capital Management Module

    • The Oracle Cloud 23D release brings several enhancements, including the ability to audit mass document downloads, add non-workers as line managers, introduce position budgeting, group similar jobs for scheduling, and enhance job searches with new filters.
    • Additionally, users can now select LOV values more easily, access Fusion Analytics insights, prevent junk email notifications, and prepare for the discontinuation of Share Personal Info support in the 24B update.
    • HCM for the US includes improvements to the "Manage Locations" task, while global payroll interfaces offer more flexibility for integrating absence records with third-party vendors. The Redwood experience includes new pages and enhancements for document records, employment contracts, transactions, and workforce structure management.
  2. Oracle Cloud 23D Updates in the Financials Module

    • In Common Financials, performance improvements are introduced for AP and AR Reconciliation, and rounding conversion options are enabled for transaction tax amounts.
    • In Budgetary Control, the ability to disable budgetary control for all journal sources is added. In Payables, automation features streamline invoice creation and payment processing, while new acknowledgment processes are introduced for ISO 20022 standards.
    • Expenses now support centrally-billed travel cards, and J.P. Morgan corporate card holders benefit from touchless expense submission and real-time expense creation.
    • Finally, General Ledger allows administrators to exclude Auto Accounting Journal Entries, and Fixed Assets enforces capitalization thresholds and introduces user roles for asset transactions in Oracle Cloud 23D.
  3. Oracle Cloud 23D Updates in the Supply Chain Management Module

    • Financial flows can now be identified based on transaction dates for intercompany shipments. Procurement introduces vacation rules, enhances purchase order management, and adds features for supplier communication and attachment handling.
    • Inventory Management allows better tracking of lot-controlled goods and improved handling of transfer orders. Cost Management includes a more robust cost rollup process and enhanced inventory counting. Manufacturing gains flexibility in work center calendars, material picking, and data security policies.
    • Order Management introduces order header holds, subscription integration, and enhanced note capturing.
  4. Oracle Cloud 23D Updates in the Project Financial Management Module

    • In Project Management Common, Apple Mac devices now support Microsoft Excel for file-based data import spreadsheets (FBDI). In Billing & Revenue Management, you can attach additional documents when sending contracts via email and check approval progress directly from contract search results.
    • Project managers can access invoice details by drilling down on the invoice number.

The Oracle Fusion 23D release comes with more features and enhancements in each of the modules - Financials, SCM, and HCM. Check out Opkey's Advisory Document for the Oracle Cloud 23D Release to get complete details on these updates.

Opkey for Oracle Cloud Testing: Oracle 23D

Opkey specializes in Oracle Cloud updates. We’ve guided healthcare providers like Cottage Health with Oracle Cloud update testing. (They reduced test cycle times by 87% and achieved 100% test coverage with our test automation platform.)

Case study
How Cottage Health Utilizes Opkey's Managed Oracle Cloud Certification Offering; Achieves 100% Test Coverage and Reduces Testing Cycle times by 87%.

Opkey empowers clients with 5,000+ pre-built Oracle Cloud test cases across Oracle modules. Opkey includes an Impact Analysis report with each Oracle Cloud release. Our customers mitigated their maintenance effort by 80% with our Self-healing reusable test scripts. The end-to-end testing platform streamlines complex test management.

Opkey's comprehensive test automation capabilities ensure that all new features and updates in Oracle 23D are thoroughly tested for functionality, security, and performance. With Opkey, businesses can automate their testing processes, reducing manual effort and minimizing the risk of errors. Oracle 23D release date is near, so let’s be ready with Opkey!

Oracle 23D is a significant update with enhanced Cloud integration, AI-driven security, and improved performance. To make the most of these advancements and ensure a smooth transition, businesses can rely on Opkey's test automation solutions. 

Opkey being a certified and top-rated Oracle partner, can help you validate your new Oracle releases and implementations seamlessly. 

Get ready to embrace the Oracle AI testing features with Opkey and unlock the full potential of Oracle ERP. Trust in our expertise to navigate the future of Oracle seamlessly.  

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