Exclusive Webinar Series:
The Journey to Modernization, an Experts Path

Discover the essentials of transitioning from legacy Oracle Forms to cutting-edge APEX through our expert insights, and learn what it takes to make this shift. 6 exclusive videos that cover what you need to know.

Looking to convert Oracle Forms to APEX? Join us for our exclusive series on modernizing Oracle Forms with Oracle APEX

Welcome to our exclusive series dedicated to highlighting the key considerations when modernizing Oracle Forms applications with Oracle APEX. While we won’t delve into the nitty-gritty of implementation, our focus is on instilling confidence and sharing tips and tricks with those of you who wish to convert Oracle Forms to APEX.

Join industry experts Keny Colina and Velimir Corovic as they guide you through the essential steps and strategies for modernizing your Oracle Forms applications with Oracle APEX. This series covers everything from handling PL-SQL code to managing long-running processes, essential for ensuring a smooth transition.

What to Expect:

  • Empower Your Team: Through our detailed sessions, you’ll gain valuable insights into the modernization process from legacy Oracle Forms to APEX. Learn the techniques and strategies our experts use to ensure a successful transition.
  • See the Impact: Explore practical scenarios where APEX shines as the optimal replacement for Oracle Forms. Witness firsthand how modernizing to APEX can significantly enhance productivity and user satisfaction in real-world applications.
  • Understand the Transition: Uncover the key distinctions between Oracle Forms and APEX. Our sessions will provide you with a clear understanding of the architectural differences, new development paradigms, and a straightforward path to modernize your applications.
  • Leverage Proven Strategies: Benefit from the extensive experience and knowledge we bring to the modernization process. Learn best practices and avoid common pitfalls, ensuring a smooth and efficient transition to APEX.

About the Episodes

Discover the essentials of Oracle Forms to APEX conversions through our expert insights, and learn what it takes to make this shift. Count on our team as your reliable partner for a seamless modernization and enhanced application performance.

Episode 1: Oracle Forms to Oracle APEX Overview

Join Keny Colina and Velimir Corovic, with special guest Monica Godoy, Oracle APEX Product Manager, as they explore the benefits of transitioning from Oracle Forms to APEX. They’ll discuss practical examples and essential considerations to set you on the right path

Episode 2: Oracle Forms vs. Oracle APEX Session Management

Dive into the differences between stateless and stateful architectures, and learn how to manage sessions, audit columns, and global variables in APEX with insights from our experts

Episode 3: Oracle Forms Built-Ins

Learn about the PL-SQL runtime engine, built-ins, and their alternatives in APEX with Eglé Ledezma and Pierre Chiu. Understand how to handle ‘Set Item Property’ and ‘Enter_Query / Execute Query’ commands in APEX

Episode 4: Oracle Forms to Oracle APEX Conversion techniques

Omaliny Gonzalez shares tips and tools for effective conversion, leveraging Insum’s internal tools and conversion templates, with insights from Elisabeth Ashley.

Episode 5: Asynchronous processes

Explore strategies for managing long-running processes with Marwa Chouchene and Jacky Le-Blay, focusing on synchronous and asynchronous processing.

Episode 6: RDFs Conversion

Azzedine Makhoukh explains the conversion of Oracle Reports using APEX Office Print (AOP), with insights from Anoir Ben-Mabrouk.

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About the hosts:


Keny Colina – Forms Modernisation Practice Director

Keny Colina is renowned for his expertise as a computer systems consultant and systems analyst, boasting extensive experience in IT requirements analysis, business modeling, and software design and implementation. His proficiency spans a diverse range of industries and technologies, with a special focus on the comprehensive phases of systems development, from identifying opportunities through to analysis, design, development, testing, and implementation. As the Practice Director of the Oracle Forms Modernization service at Insum, Keny is committed to guiding organizations on their journey to Oracle APEX, ensuring a smooth and efficient transition. His team is led by his collaborative spirit, goal orientation, and results-driven approach. He has helped dozens of Insum clients convert from Oracle Forms to APEX.


Velimir Corovic – Senior IT Consultant

Approaching his twentieth year in the IT industry, primarily within Oracle technologies, Velimir has accumulated a wealth of experience wearing various hats such as an architect, consultant, and developer. He is dedicated to delivering turnkey projects that create tangible business impacts, with a strong emphasis on Oracle APEX. Velimir is an enthusiastic advocate for continuous learning and knowledge sharing within the realm of Oracle APEX, aspiring to demystify its complexities for others. Guided by the principle that simplicity embodies the ultimate sophistication, he is committed to fostering an environment where innovative and impactful software solutions thrive, empowering teams to harness the full potential of Oracle APEX.

Our Oracle Forms Modernization Success Stories

Our team of seasoned experts has guided numerous businesses through their Oracle Forms modernization journeys. With our deep knowledge of Oracle technology, a keen eye for business process optimization, and a client-centric approach, we ensure that your journey is not just successful, but also a significant leap towards enterprise excellence.

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Use Case

Energy industry provider lights up for APEX Forms modernization due to its software editor’s upgrade to Oracle APEX, the client needed to Migrate 323 material management Forms screens to APEX in a 12-month timeframe. The screens included many extensions. 

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The client wished to update its tax collection systems as they were running on outdated versions of its Database, Oracle Forms and oracle APEX, and using a combination of role based & application-level security.

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• Oracle Forms on-premise ERP needed review
• Needed to incorporate new business processes quickly
• Required better data visibility (reporting and data visualization)

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Oracle Forms’ reliance on old web techonolgy, lack of responsive design and concerns for overall security motivated this firm to seek a replacement. 

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To fulfill its industry regulator's role, this commission required functionality beyond the limits of its Oracle Forms-based legacy applications.

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