UPK End of Life – Free Scoping Workshop

In January 2018 Oracle announced the withdrawal of Support for User Productivity Kit (UPK) with no further development or major feature releases following version 12.1. However, in July 2018 Premier Support for UPK was extended to December 2022. As we begin 2022, the deadline for withdrawal of Oracle Premier Support for UPK draws closer. If […]

UPK Knowledge Center deployment

Deployment of Learning Content using the UPK Knowledge Center

The UPK Knowledge Center offers SCORM-compliant management and deployment of content and is known as a Learning Content Management System (LCMS). It has been shipped with UPK as an integrated module since 2006, but many UPK users don’t utilise it to its full potential. If it’s configured correctly, the UPK Knowledge Center can meet, and […]

Learning Content wordmap

Give UPK Content a Face-Lift

When Oracle announced end of life for User Productivity Kit (UPK), we undertook a comprehensive analysis to identify alternative products. What we realised when we were reviewing these other tools was how much the market has changed and as a tool that is now more than 20 years old, UPK is not only competing with […]

Is there still life in UPK?

If, as an organisation, you have invested in Oracle User Productivity Kit (UPK) for the development of your learning content, you may, understandably, be concerned by Oracle’s announcement that UPK Support is being withdrawn. Despite the recent announcement that Premier UPK Support will now continue until December 2022, development in the tool will be limited […]

UPK End of Life

In January 2018 Oracle announced the withdrawal of Support for User Productivity Kit (UPK) with no further development or major feature releases following version 12.1. However, their subsequent announcement in July 2018 to extend Premier Support for UPK to December 2022, and therefore delay end of life for UPK, has resulted in many of our […]

Oracle User Productivity Kit

Why upgrade to UPK 12.1 ESP 3?

New UPK enhancements since version 12.1 Oracle User Productivity Kit – UPK 12.1 ESP 3 has just been released and is now available for download from the Oracle Software Delivery Cloud. Many existing UPK Developers may not yet have taken advantage of earlier service pack releases in version 12.1, so this is an opportune time to […]

using upk for User Acceptance Testing

Using UPK for UAT

The testing capabilities of UPK Oracle’s User Productivity Kit (UPK) is a terrific tool for delivering training to end users both before and after Go Live. However, UPK can be just as useful during the earlier phases of an implementation project – especially during UAT (User Acceptance Testing). In any project involving the installation or […]

Enhancements for UPK 12.1.0.1

Enhancements for UPK 12.1

UPK 12.1 introduced a range of exciting new features. These have been added to and enhanced via the recently launched Enablement Service Pack 1.This article explores the extra bells and whistles available in UPK 12.1.0.1. Convert a topic to a video Possibly the most exciting feature of UPK 12.1.0.1 (ESP1) is that it introduces the […]

What's new in UPK 12.1

What’s new in UPK 12.1?

This blog introduces you to the new features of UPK 12.1. There’s no denying I’ve been a fan of UPK since I started working with it seven years ago. It is a thorough, reliable and adaptable tool – complex to use, at times, but for the good reason that it’s full of useful features. UPK […]