Oracle

An Oracle Gold Partner

Successful Projects and Satisfied Clients

Being an Oracle Gold Partner requires a strong technical capability as well as a strong track record.

As an Oracle Gold Partner, we develop and implement products and services across Oracle’s entire portfolio of products, which encompasses database, middleware, storage, software-as-a-service (SaaS) and server systems as well as packaged applications and industry solutions.

Successful Projects and Satisfied Clients

Our Gold Partner Status Comes with Benefits

Allowing us to better serve you in your Oracle assessment, implementation or upgrade.

We receive discounts on training, limited free assessment/exam vouchers, and access to Oracle account representatives, technical support service requests and My Oracle Support updates for all products.

Offerings

Business Process Analysis

Assessing, documenting, analyzing and recommending streamlined business processes. We work with subject matter experts to identify inefficiencies in the current state model. Utilizing best practices such as Lean IT and Six Sigma, we focus on optimizing the efficiency of the business.

Comprehensive Change Management

This offering supports projects where diverse stakeholders are involved and impacted, and where change may be complex and significant. All aspects of change management are addressed, such as sponsorship, engagement, communications, organizational alignment, workforce transition, training, and readiness monitoring.

Project Management

We blend technology expertise with a keen understanding in project management. With this combination of skills, we effectively lead the strategy, planning, evaluation, estimating and overall program management. We understand how to adapt your specific project management methodology to meld with Workday’s standard delivery processes.

Roadmap Planning

Let us help you determine whether you should upgrade your current technology or migrate to the cloud.

Software Implementation

Navigator can assist with all components of a software implementation. Our robust methodology ensures the proper planning, implementation, and management of the effort and has been built from the deep and broad experience of our people as well as industry standards accepted by the Project Management Institute (PMI). It sets your organization up for future success.

Our People

John DeLeo
John DeLeo
Oracle Lead

As the Solution Lead for Oracle, John has extensive experience in financial package applications implementation and production management. He has a strong reputation for bridging the gap between business and technical groups, building successful teams, and developing partnerships inside and outside the organization. John has managed many large and complex projects with multinational teams. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Management Information Systems from Boston College and a MBA in Finance and Logistics from The Ohio State University. 

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Tim Oberschlake
Tim Oberschlake
Vice President of Consulting Services
Oracle Executive Sponsor

Tim Oberschlake is a visionary and results-oriented leader with 30 years of experience in multiple unit management as a Military Officer, Manager, Director, Vice President, and Chief Information Officer. Tim opened Navigator’s Cleveland office in 2015 and is responsible for managing Navigator’s consulting business in Northeast Ohio.  Tim has also played a key role in building Navigator’s Workday and Oracle Cloud consulting practices.

Tim excels at leading organizations through strategic change, building peak performing teams, process improvement, solving complex business issues, communicating complex technology concepts, managing crisis situations, and applying technology to improve business efficiency. He provides expert consultation on all aspects of IT business system analysis, strategic planning, solution design, innovation, leadership, collaboration, and fiscal planning. Tim brings 13 years of experience as a CIO as well as experience with numerous large-scale program/project implementations to include large business intelligence programs, multiple cloud and on-premise ERP systems, a full suite clinical information system, and many more. Tim has controlled operating budgets of up to $10 million and capital budgets in excess of $20 million.

An active community leader, Tim is on the board of directors for the Northeast Ohio Chapter of PMI. He holds a B.S. degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point and a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Walsh University. Tim also holds multiple industry certifications to include Project Management Professional (PMP), Program Management Professional (PgMP), and Change Management Practitioner.

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Our Insights & News

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The Importance of Business Process Engineering Prior to Implementing a New System
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Automating Student Financial Aid
Automating Student Financial Aid
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Setting a Path for Greater Student Success Using Oracle Cloud in Higher Education
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