Oracle Siebel CRM 8 Developer's Handbook

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  • Understand object types and their relationships in the Siebel Repository
  • Learn how to use Siebel Tools
  • Create symbolic strings to support multi-lingual applications
  • Configure business components, joins, and fields
  • Configure static and dynamic pick lists
  • Create multi-value fields
  • Configure access control
  • Implement user properties to control special behavior
  • Create drill-downs and applet toggles to support navigation
  • Configure menu items and buttons using the Siebel event framework
  • Use preconfigured business services
  • Support EAI interfaces and reports with integration objects and EAI Siebel Adapter
  • Automate business processes with Siebel Workflow
  • Support process-based navigation with Siebel Task UI
  • Extend the Siebel business logic with scripting
  • Migrate configuration changes between environments with Application Deployment



Oracle's Siebel CRM is market-leading Customer Relationship Management software. Unmatched in functionality and scalability, Siebel enhances a company's sales performance, improves customer satisfaction, and provides a robust Customer Relationship Management system for an organization.

Written by Oracle employee and Siebel expert, Alexander Hansal, this book is a complete practical guide to configuring, automating, and extending Siebel CRM applications. You will learn how to configure the Siebel CRM user interface objects as well as the underlying business layer objects by using real-life case study examples. In addition, you will learn to safely configure the Siebel data model.

You will learn how the object types in the Siebel Repository are related to each other and how they are organized in different layers. The book then teaches you to configure the Siebel CRM user interface objects such as views and applets as well as the underlying business layer objects by using real-life case-study examples. Always having one eye on performance and upgradeability, you will learn to safely configure the Siebel data model.

Understanding and using the Siebel event framework for automation is also a key focus area of the book. You will gain a thorough and solid understanding of integration objects to support EAI interfaces.

Chapters on Siebel Workflow, Task UI, and scripting prepare you for the most complex automation requirements and ensure that you hit the road running on your first Siebel implementation projects.

If you already consider yourself an experienced Siebel consultant, be prepared for some unprecedented insights and pro tips.

  • Use Siebel Tools to configure and automate Siebel CRM applications
  • Understand the Siebel Repository and its object types
  • Configure the Siebel CRM user interface – applets, views, and screens
  • Configure the Siebel business layer – business components and business objects
  • Customize the look and feel of Siebel CRM applications
  • A multitude of explanatory tables, screenshots, and precise diagrams to illustrate the topics
  • Instructions valid for versions 8.0, 8.1, and 8.2
Page Count 576
Course Length 17 hours 16 minutes
ISBN 9781849681865
Date Of Publication 25 Apr 2011


Alexander Hansal

Alexander Hansal has worked as an IT professional in small, medium, and global corporations. Since 2001, Alexander works as a technical instructor and consultant for Siebel CRM and Oracle Business Intelligence in Europe. He enjoys teaching, and shares his knowledge and expertise in his classes at Oracle University and in his weblog,