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SCOOPS! Holiday, 2008


Oz/OOPS! Trivia

Do you like trivia? See how many of these OOPS!/Oz Trivia questions you can answer!
  1. Where was the first OOPSWorld held?
  2. What words do O O P S stand for?
  3. What was the original name of the company that developed OOPS!?
  4. Where did the name Oz come from?
  5. What is the current database used in Oz? What database does this database replace in Oz?
  6. How do you get a 12 month overview of all of your open and completed work orders?
  7. What operating system does Oz run on?
  8. Why do we consider Oz a "hybird"?
  9. In what year was OOPS! first sold?
  10. Hold long did it take to develop the Oz system?
Find the answers elsewhere in this newletter


Copy & Paste

Question: How do I copy text in Oz? Answer: Hi-light the text; Press and hold "Ctrl" key, press "Insert" key - release both keys Question: How do I paste text in Oz? Answer: Place your cursor where you want the copied text; Press and hold the "Shift" key, press the "Insert" key - release both keys


Word to the Wise: Due to economic hard times that are affecting all of us, we have lowered the price of Oz. If you need Oz or know someone who does, now is the time to get a great deal!
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As another year is drawing to a close, we want to take the opportunity to thank you for continuing to use our products and services. We firmly believe that a company's greatest assets are its customers - we value each and every one of you and wish you all happy holidays and the best in the coming year.

THE 12 DAYS OF MY NEW JOB

On the 1st day of my new job my new boss said to me, "Get Oz CMMS to help you with your job" On the 2nd day of my new job my new boss said to me, "Make a work order" On the 3rd day of my new job my new boss said to me, "List our equipment" On the 4th day of my new job my new boss said to me, "Make out a schedule" On the 5th day of my new job my new boss said to me, "WE REAL_LY NEED OZ!" On the 6th day of my new job my new boss said to me, "Who are our Vendors?" On the 7th day of my new job my new boss said to me, "Get a handle on our parts" On the 8th day of my new job my new boss said to me, "I need the numbers" On the 9th day of my new job my new boss said to me, "How's our safety record?" On the 10th day of my new job my new boss said to me, "What was the downtime?" On the 11th day of my new job my new boss said to me, "What did that job cost?" On the 12th day of my new job my new boss said to me, "Oz can save us money!"


Answers:
  1. Disney World, Orlando, FL
  2. Ounce of Prevention System
  3. Peregrine Systems
  4. Oz is an abbreviation for Ounce (and we just like the name!)
  5. PostGRE SQL (PostGRESQL is an open source database) When Oz was first released, it was sold with the DB2 database.
  6. Run a report in the "Work Order Monthly Summary" screen
  7. eComStation - eComStation is an evolution of OS2; It has been and continues to be upgraded and modified. The latest release is 1.2R and work is currently in progress for 2.0.
  8. Oz has a Web interface that can be used for interaction with other machines on the network or through the internet or tcpip, but is not a totally web-based system. This feature allows anyone on your network to submit work orders, and to check data without compromising the data. (read only)
  9. 1988 We stopped selling OOPS! in 1998
  10. 4 Years!; 1995-1999