Corralling APEX Applications in a Corporate Environment
1 Apr 2013
The story of transforming Fonterra's 40+ stand-alone APEX applications into an integrated, cohesive, standardised and easily supportable custom application suite powered by a standard central user security, administration and support module. Utilising single-sign-on; dropdown menus; shared pages; automatic role provisioning; security assurance.
Supporting, maintaining, enhancing, designing, building, Scott Chaplow has operated in and around Oracle databases since graduating from Waikato University in 1994. Scott's experience with Oracle APEX (HTML DB) began in 2005 as Technical Lead on the successful Fonterra Payroll upgrade project where Oracle features such as Fine-grained Access Control (VPD) and Advanced Queuing were implemented. "I'm passionate about writing easily supportable and reusable code and am currently exploring synergies in Fonterra's array of APEX applications." Scott has been a Systems Architect at HCL Technologies in Hamilton, New Zealand for the past five years and worked in IT in the dairy industry for more than ten years prior to that.