The rule that processing uses to derive complete
accounts or segment values on a subledger journal entry. Conditions
can be defined within the rule to derive a different account based
on specific attributes of the transaction.
accounting event class
Categories that classify transaction types
and group event types for accounting rules.
The structure that determines the chart of accounts,
including the number and order of the individual segments, as well
as assigning the value sets to the segments.
A set of journal entry rules which determine
how a subledger journal entry is created for each event class or event
The kind of access, such as view or edit,
named in a security policy.
Acronym for Application Developer Framework.
A set of programming principles and rules for developing software
Business intelligence objects such as analyses
and dashboards that provide meaningful data to help with decision
A standardized functionality that is available
Predefined application level user with elevated
privileges. An application identity authorizes jobs and transactions
for which other users are not authorized, such as a payroll run authorized
to access a taxpayer ID while the user who initiated the job is not
authorized to access such personally identifiable information.
A B2B trading partner defined in Oracle Applications
Cloud that engages in the collaboration messaging activity. For example,
a supplier site, or a customer account.
A set of information, including job, position,
pay, compensation, managers, working hours, and work location, that
defines a worker's or nonworker's role in a legal employer.
automatic assignment catalog
A non-hierarchical catalog to
which categories that match the catalog's Catalog Structure value
are automatically added. Add categories and share categories actions
are disabled for this catalog configuration.
A chart of accounts segment used to automatically
balance all journal entries for each value of this segment.
Parent or intermediate category that is associated
with other categories in the catalog hierarchy, but has
no assigned items.
A business process or an activity
that can be performed by people working within a business unit. Describes
how a business unit is used.
business intelligence catalog
The repository where all business intelligence
objects, including analytics, reports, briefing books, and agents,
are stored. The catalog contains separate folders for personal, shared,
and custom objects.
A resource in an enterprise database, such
as an invoice or purchase order.
A unit of an enterprise that performs one
or many business functions that can be rolled up in a management hierarchy.
A period that signifies an event, such as a
public holiday or a training course, that impacts worker
A collection of categories used to classify
items which can be organized into a hierarchy that represents a taxonomy.
Catalog component that is associated to a
catalog to classify items.
chart of accounts
The account structure your organization
uses to record transactions and maintain account balances.
Reusing a clause from the global business unit
in local business units either by adopting the clause
without change or by localizing it.
A type of clause adoption where the adopted
clause is edited to suit the local business unit needs.
clause numbering level
Specifies the determinant type of the document
sequence for automatic clause numbering
The part of a data security policy that
specifies what portions of a database resource are secured.
Holds the numeric value used to evaluate numeric
conditions in Contract Expert rules. A constant permits you to reset
the conditions of many rules with just one edit.
A grouping of flexfield segments to store
The flexfield segment used to store
the context value. Each context value can be associated with a different
set of context-sensitive segments.
A flexfield segment that may
or may not appear depending upon a context. Context-sensitive segments are
custom attributes that apply to certain entity rows based on the value
of the context segment.
A task that needs to be performed as part of
the execution of a contract or business document, and
that is tracked as part of the contract terms and conditions.
Differences between the contract terms in
a contract and those in the contract terms template applied to that
contract and any deviations from company policies as determined by
Contract Expert feature rules.
A feature of the application that permits you
to create business rules in the Contract Terms Library to enforce
corporate policies and standards for contracts.
A feature that lets you create and evaluate
business rules in the terms library such that the contract terms meet
your business standards, by suggesting contract changes
or additional clauses.
Contract Terms Library
A repository of standard clauses, contract
terms templates, and business rules maintained by your organization.
Contract Terms Library
A repository of standard clauses, contract
terms templates, and business rules built using Contract
contract terms template
A template of standard clauses set up in the
Contract Terms Library applied during contract authoring
either automatically by the application or manually by contract authors.
A setup that specifies enterprise
contract content, including the presence of contract terms and contract
corporate rate type
Rate you define to standardize rates used
in conversion of one currency to another over a period of time. This rate is generally a standard market rate determined
by senior financial management for use throughout the organization.
Acronym for Cross-Origin Resource Sharing.
A web service standard to enable a client application running in one
domain to retrieve resources from another domain, using HTTP requests.
A unit of activity or a group
of employees used to assign costs for accounting purposes.
Cost factors allow a buyer to identify and
control for additional costs associated with a negotiation line. Cost
factors can be calculated as either a per-unit cost, a percentage
of the line price, or a fixed amount for the line.
A grouping of inventory organizations that
indicates legal and financial ownership of inventory, and which establishes
common costing and accounting policies.
country holding company
A legal entity that acts on behalf of several
divisions within an enterprise, and is the legal employer in a country.
A page that provides quick access to key tasks
and summary information for various objects within a functional area
The control of access and action a user can take against
data security policy
A grant of entitlement to a role on an object or attribute group for
a given condition.
An applications data object at the instance,
instance set, or global level, which is secured by data security policies.
A division of a business enterprise dealing
with a particular area of activity.
Customizable expansion space, such as fields
used to capture additional descriptive information or attributes about
an entity, such as a customer case. You may configure information
collection and storage based on the context.
A value that specifies the use of a reference data set in a particular business context.
An optional value that affects document sequencing
in a transaction. The available determinant types are
Business Unit, Ledger, Legal Entity, and Tax Registration.
The value that affects sharing of reference
data in a transaction across organizations, such as a business unit or a cost organization.
A value specific to the selected determinant
type of a document sequence. If Ledger is the determinant type for
a document sequence, the determinant value is the specific ledger
number whose documents are numbered by the document sequence. It is
relevant in a document sequence assignment only if the
document sequence has a determinant type.
A business-oriented subdivision within an
enterprise. Each division is organized to deliver products and services
or address different markets.
A unique number that is automatically or manually
assigned to a created and saved document.
A categorization of contracts, including auction,
blanket purchase agreement, contract purchase agreement, RFI, RFQ,
standard purchase order, and enterprise contract.
An organization with one or more legal entities
under common control.
A contract created in the Oracle Fusion Enterprise
Grant of access to functions and data. Oracle
Fusion Middleware term for privilege.
Customizable expansion space used to capture
multiple sets of information within a context or multiple contexts.
Some extensible flexfields let you group contexts into categories.
external system or external application
A system or application that is external
to and not part of Order Management. An order capture system that
resides upstream of Order Management is an example of an external
system. A fulfillment application that resides downstream of Order
Management is an example of an external application.
A selection you make when configuring offerings
that modifies a setup task list, or a setup page, or both.
The single strip of icons above a page that
you can use to open other pages.
fixed rate type
Rate you set between two currencies that remains
constant. For example, a rate set between the euro currency
and each Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) currency during the conversion
to the euro currency.
A flexible data field that you can customize
to contain one or more segments or store additional information. Each segment has a
value and a meaning.
An extensible data field that represents an
attribute and captures a value corresponding to a predefined, single
extension column in the database. A segment appears globally or based
on a context of other captured information.
global business unit
A business unit, designated as global during
business unit setup, that can make its clauses and contract terms
templates available for adoption by local business units.
The uppermost region in the user interface
that remains the same no matter which page you're on.
A component of the employment model that defines
the level of compensation for a worker.
In the context of data integration, the transfer
of data from interface tables to application
tables, where the data is available to application users.
A small, interactive widget on the home page that provides key information and actions for a specific
area, for example social networking or your personal profile. Each
infolet can have multiple views.
Specifies if an object in the Contract Terms
Library is used for procurement contracts or for sales contracts.
A database table that stores data during data
transfer between applications or from an external system or data file.
A logical or physical entity in the enterprise
that tracks inventory transactions and balances, stores definitions
of items, and manufactures or distributes products.
invoice business unit
Business unit with the Payables Invoicing
business function that is responsible for processing invoice transactions.
A collection of data that describes items
and their attributes recorded in a database file.
Item definition where inventory balances are
not stored and movement of inventory is not tracked in the applications.
Item attributes that carry financial and accounting information are
An association of an item with a subinventory
that is created when you add an item to a subinventory.
A generic role that is independent of any single
department or location. For example, the jobs Manager and Consultant
can occur in many departments.
The metadata that determines what a job does
and what options are available to users when they submit the scheduled
process. A job is the executable for a scheduled process.
A role, such as an accounts payable manager
or application implementation consultant, that usually identifies
and aggregates the duties or responsibilities that make up the job.
journal line rule
A rule that includes options to convert transactional
data into a subledger journal line. Conditions can be defined within
the rule so it's only used based on specific attributes of a transaction.
Configurable flexfield comprising multiple
parts or segments, each of which has a meaning either individually
or in combination with other segments. Examples of key flexfields
are part numbers, asset category, and accounts in the chart of accounts.
key flexfield segment instance
A single occurrence of a key flexfield segment
in a key flexfield structure instance.
key flexfield structure
The arrangement of segments in a key flexfield.
In some cases, you can define multiple structures for a single key
key flexfield structure instance
An occurrence of a key flexfield structure
that shares the same order of segments as other instances of the key
flexfield structure. However, each instance uses different value sets
to validate the segments.
A government or legal body that is charged
with powers such as the power to make laws, levy and
collect fees and taxes, and remit financial appropriations for a given
A legal entity that employs people.
An entity identified and given rights and responsibilities
under commercial law through the registration with country's
A physical territory, such as a group of countries,
single country, state, county, parish, or city, which comes under
the purview of a legal authority.
legal reporting unit
The lowest level component of a legal structure
that requires registrations. Used to group workers for the purpose
of tax and social insurance reporting or represent a part of your
enterprise with a specific statutory or tax reporting obligation.
legislative data group
A means of partitioning payroll and related
data. At least one legislative data group is required for each country
where the enterprise operates. Each legislative data group is associated
with one or more payroll statutory units.
A unique specification for a negotiation line
and the details that a supplier should provide when responding
to that negotiation line. Line attributes can be used to ensure that
all responses submitted for the line include important details beyond
just the price offered for the line.
line of business
Set of one or more highly related products
which service a particular customer transaction or business need.
Refers to an internal corporate business unit.
In the context of data integration, the transfer
of external data from data files to the receiving interface tables in preparation for an import
into application tables.
An option available within a lookup type,
such as the lookup code BLUE within the lookup type COLORS.
The label for a static list that has lookup codes as its values.
The primary branch of metadata that a sandbox
is published to. Once published, changes made in the sandbox become
available to all users.
Employed in the making of goods for sale such
as a factory or plant.
Maps a combination of input source values
to specific output values. The output value of a mapping set is used
to derive accounts or segments in account rules.
A collection of the work requirements and
required skills and qualifications of a workforce structure,
such as a job or position.
A catalog that a user is managing.
Categorizes account segment values by account
type, asset, liability, expense, revenue, or equity, and sets posting,
budgeting, and other options.
natural account segment
A chart of accounts segment used to categorize
your accounting transactions by account type: asset, liability, owner's
equity, revenue, or expense.
The menu in the global header that you can
use to open the work areas and dashboards that you have access to.
A request to purchase goods or services not
available from the catalog.
The style of numbering used for the sections
and clauses in contract terms.
A comprehensive grouping of business functions,
such as Sales or Product Management, that is delivered as a unit to
support one or more business processes.
Abbreviation for Oracle WebLogic Communication
Services. Offers the TPCC service to Oracle Sales Cloud and sets up
the calls using SIP integration with the telephony network.
party fiscal classification
A classification used by a tax authority to
categorize a party for a tax.
payroll statutory unit
A legal entity registered to report payroll
tax and social insurance. A legal employer can also be a payroll
statutory unit, but a payroll statutory unit can represent multiple
A specific occurrence of one job that is fixed
within one department. It is also often restricted to one location.
For example, the position Finance Manager is an instance of the job
Manager in the Finance Department.
primary balancing segment value
A segment value used to represent a legal
entity in the chart of accounts and automatically balance all intercompany
and intracompany transactions and journal entries.
Main record-keeping ledger.
A grant of access to functions and data; a
single, real world action on a single business
procurement category hierarchy
A hierarchy of groupings of purchasing categories
which maps how spend is categorized. Use them to set up buyer assignments
and procurement approvals, derive spend accounts, and create reports.
User preferences and system configuration
options that users can configure to control application behavior at
different levels of an enterprise.
profile option level
The category or layer that defines a profile
option. Site, Product, and User are the predefined levels.
profile option value
The setting mapped to the level of a profile
option. A profile option may have multiple values set at different
levels, such as Site or User.
project expenditure organization
An organization that can incur expenditures
and hold financial plans for projects.
A clause that is used only in negotiations
and is dropped when the negotiation is converted to a contract.
Abbreviation for public switched telephone
network which is the network of the world's public circuit-switched
Query By Example
The row of fields directly above table column
headers, used for filtering the data in the table.
Data in application tables that is not transactional
or high-volume, which an enterprise can share across
multiple organizations. For example, sales methods, transaction types,
or payment terms.
reference data set
Contains reference data that can be shared
across a number of business units or other determinant types. A set supports common administration of that reference data.
A logical collection of reference data sets
that correspond to logical entities, such as payment
terms defined across multiple tables or views. Based on the common
partitioning requirements across entities, the reference data sets
are grouped to facilitate data sharing among them.
A category within the native catalog that
is shared from a designated source catalog. A reference
category is not editable.
The record of a party's identity related details
with the appropriate government or legal authorities
for the purpose of claiming and ensuring legal and or commercial rights
An output of select data in a predefined
format that's optimized for printing.
Controls access to application functions and
A testing environment that isolates untested
code changes from the mainline environment so that these changes don't
affect the mainline metadata or other sandboxes.
A program that you run to process data and,
in some cases, generate output as a report.
A segment is a single field within a flexfield
and maps to a single table column in your database. When customizing
a flexfield, you define the appearance and meaning of individual segments.
An intermediary that facilitates exchange
of messages between Oracle Applications Cloud and trading partners.
service provider model
A business unit that provides specific business
functions for another business unit.
Classified and grouped reference data that
organizational entities share.
A property that describes entities that an
organization shares as reference data. For example, you can indicate
a lookup, customer, location, or document attachment
as set enabled.
A category within a source catalog that has
been added to a native catalog as a referenced category.
The category can be shared with one or more catalogs.
Contextual and reference information from
subledger applications used in conjunction with accounting rules to
create subledger journal entries.
spot rate type
Rate you enter to perform conversion based
on this rate as of a specific date. This rate applies
to the immediate delivery of a currency.
Commercial building for storage of goods such
as a warehouse.
subledger journal entry line
An individual debit or credit line that is
part of a subledger journal entry.
subledger journal entry rule set
A set of rules defining how to generate a
complete journal entry for an accounting event.
A predefined variable that gets its value from
an attribute of the contract or other document.
The classification of a charge imposed by
a government through a fiscal or tax authority.
A geographic area where a tax is levied by
a specific tax authority.
The rate specified for a tax status for an
effective time period. A tax rate can be expressed as a percentage
or a value per unit quantity.
The full or partial reclaim of taxes paid
on the purchase or movement of a product.
The set of tax rules that determines the treatment
of one or more taxes administered by a tax authority.
The registration of a party with a tax authority
that confers tax rights and imposes certain tax obligations.
A user-defined rule that looks for a result
for a specific tax determination process, such as determining place
of supply or tax registration, in relation to a tax on a transaction.
The taxable nature of a product in the context
of a transaction for a tax.
A legally distinct region used in the country
field of an address.
A B2B partner engaging in the collaboration
messaging activity but defined outside Oracle Applications Cloud.
transaction account definition
Used to determine the types of accounts derived
for a transaction, as well as which account rules are used for the
transaction account type
Used to determine the types of accounts derived
for a transaction, as well as which sources that can be used for the
Information or data organized
into a hierarchy with one or more root nodes connected to branches
of nodes. A tree must have a structure where each node corresponds
to data from one or more data sources.
A set of guidelines or a framework applied
to create a tree, include data, version a tree, or access a tree.
An instance of a tree that includes life cycle
elements such as start and end dates, and indicates whether
the tree is active. If a tree is associated with a reference data
set, all tree versions belong to one set.
user rate type
Rate you enter at journal entry
time to convert foreign currency transactions to your ledger currency.
A variable that can be created by the Contract
Terms Library administrator for use within clause text
or in Contract Expert rules.
A predefined set to validate the
values that a user enters in the application. The set may be hierarchical.
value-added tax (VAT)
An indirect tax on consumer expenditures that
is collected on business transactions and imported goods. Value-added
tax (VAT) is added to products at each stage of their production.
If customers are registered for VAT and use the supplies for taxable
business purposes, then they typically receive credit for the VAT
that is paid.
A set of pages containing the tasks, searches,
and other content you need to accomplish a business goal.
An association between a person and a legal
employer, where the worker type determines whether the relationship
is a nonworker, contingent worker, or employee work relationship.
An automated process that passes a task from
one user (or group of users) to another to view or act on. The task
is routed in a logical sequence to achieve an end result.