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Quarterly Update Model Changes

  • Oracle is shifting exclusively to a quarterly update model to deliver more frequent updates to the Oracle Talent Acquisition Cloud.
  • 4 Quarterly Updates - Will deliver low risk incremental feature enhancements addition to bug fixes
  • Maintenance Packs and Express Pack process not impacted
  • No more "Annual Releases"
  • Upgrades: Highly recommended that customers adopt the latest quarterly updates to obtain the benefits of qualify and security improvements as well as uptake low risk incremental capabilities.   (To request a quarterly update, please log a Service Request via My Oracle SupportOracle Talent Acquisition Cloud quarterly updates are not automatically applied.)


Quarterly Update Naming Convention

  • 17.6 quarterly update - Q2CY18
  • 17.8 quarterly update - Q3CY18
  • 19A quarterly update  - Q4CY18
  • 19B quarterly update - Q1CY19
  • Etc.


Note: Talent Acquisition Cloud will not have an 18.x update series.  It will go from 17.x to 19A to better align with Oracle's quarterly update model.


For more information, please view the Cloud Customer Connect event "Talent Acquisition Cloud (TEE): Quarterly Roadmap Briefing, June 2018".

Oracle Talent Acquisition Cloud Release 17.6 Quarterly Update (OTAC/TEE) is available, effective June 25, 2018. 


To help you prepare, we are pleased to announce the availability of the following release readiness materials and documentation:


Your Action:  Please log a Service Request via My Oracle Support to request the quarterly update.  Oracle Talent Acquisition Cloud quarterly updates are not automatically applied.


Ensure you are registered to receive Oracle Talent Acquisition Cloud correspondence so you don’t miss important communications about upgrades, outages, maintenance, end of life, etc.  Please refer to Subscribing to PIN and PCN Notifications (Doc ID 1046726.1)


For additional release readiness resources, please navigate to: Cloud Customer Connect Updates and Maintenance, Talent Acquisition Service Documentation (Doc ID 1496352.1) and Talent Acquisition Deployment, Upgrade Policies and Release Lifecycle Status (Doc ID 1603034.1). My Oracle Support documents require login to My Oracle Support

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