Unified Inventory Management (UIM): Using and Configuring

Duration : 4 Days (32 Hours)

Unified Inventory Management (UIM): Using and Configuring Course Overview:

Unified Inventory Management (UIM) is an integrated system designed to track and manage company inventory across various channels, such as physical stores, online platforms, and warehouses. By centralizing all inventory data, UIM ensures continuity and accuracy in business operations. The UIM certification validates an individual’s proficiency in effectively using and configuring this system to meet organizational needs.

Industries utilize this certification to ensure that their employees are competent in handling and optimizing the inventory management process. This leads to cost reduction, prevention of stockouts or overstocking, and improved customer service through better product availability. The certification is particularly valuable for industries that require meticulous inventory control, such as retail, manufacturing, and supply chain management.

Intended Audience:

• Retail business owners looking to streamline inventory management.
• Supply chain managers needing enhanced visibility over stock levels.
• IT professionals implementing inventory tracking systems.
• Business analysts focused on improvements in inventory control.
• E-commerce entrepreneurs requiring real-time data of their inventory.

Learning Objectives of Unified Inventory Management (UIM): Using and Configuring:

The learning objectives of the Unified Inventory Management (UIM): Using and Configuring course are as follows:

  1. Comprehensive Understanding of UIM: Participants will gain a thorough understanding of the concepts, functionalities, and principles of Unified Inventory Management (UIM) and its role in inventory management across different channels.
  2. Configuration for Optimal Performance: Learners will be trained to configure UIM to meet specific business requirements, ensuring optimal performance and efficiency in managing inventory.
  3. Data Analysis and Interpretation: The course will enable students to analyze and interpret inventory data using UIM, empowering them to make informed decisions for better inventory control and management.
  4. Problem-Solving and Troubleshooting: Participants will develop problem-solving skills to identify and resolve any potential issues that may arise while using UIM, ensuring smooth and uninterrupted inventory management.
  5. Proficiency in Utilizing UIM Features: Learners will become proficient in utilizing the full range of UIM’s features, tools, and functionalities to streamline and optimize inventory management processes.

Module 1: Introducing UIM Core Functionality and Architecture

  • Describe the main functionality of Oracle Communications Unified Inventory Management (UIM).

Module 2: The UIM User Interface

  • Describe the parts of the UIM user interface.
  • Use the UIM user interface to perform a search for inventory data.
  • Use the UIM user interface to create an inventory entity.
  • Describe how to localize the UIM user interface.

Module 3: Design Studio: Modeling Inventory

  • Describe the principal components of Design Studio.
  • Use Design Studio to model inventory and extend UIM.

Module 4: Life Cycles and Statuses

  • Describe a life cycle and life cycle status.
  • Explain the various UIM-provided life cycles and their statuses.
  • Understand UIM-provided life cycle status flows and extensions.

Module 5: Common Business Entities

  • Describe, create, and use common business entities in UIM.

Module 6: Equipment and Devices

  • Define equipment and devices (logical and physical) in UIM.
  • Create equipment and device specifications in Design Studio and deploy them into UIM.
  • Create equipment and device entities in an IPTV scenario.

Module 7: Networks

  • Describe network modeling in Design Studio.
  • Use entities to model networks in UIM.
  • Build a network by creating network nodes and edges.

Module 8: Connectivity: Pipes

  • Describe connectivity in UIM.
  • Create and manage pipes.

Module 9: Connectivity: Channelized Connectivity

  • Describe channelized connectivity in UIM.
  • Create channelized connectivity.

Module 10: Services

  • Describe services and service configurations defined and deployed in Design Studio.
  • Create services and service configurations in UIM.

Module 11: Telephone Numbers

  • Manage telephone numbers using UIM.

Module 12: Extending UIM Using Rulesets and Extension Points

  • Extend UIM using rulesets and extension points.
  • Describe the purpose and running of rulesets and extension points.

Module 13: Integrating UIM: Web Services

  • Use UIM Web services to communicate with other products and applications.

Module 14: Integrating UIM: Cooperations

  • Describe how UIM cooperates with other systems through the UIM cooperation framework and sample cooperations.

Module 15: Generating UIM Reports

  • Generate reports of the data managed by UIM using Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher (BI Publisher) reporting tool.

Unified Inventory Management (UIM): Using and Configuring Course Prerequisites:

• Basic knowledge in inventory management
• Understanding of ERP system operations
• Familiarity with networking concepts
• Proficiency in leveraging APIs for system integrations
• Prior exposure to UIM software environments
• Knowledge of SQL Server and Oracle databases
• Good grasping of business requirements for inventory handling

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