Enterprise Planning: ‘too many cooks in the kitchen’?

Veel organisaties zien tegenwoordig in dat planning en budgeting niet langer de ‘+ X% van vorig jaar’-oefening van een enkele medewerker op de finance-afdeling kan zijn. Ze begrijpen dat als continue verbetering de noodzaak en frequente revisie van strategie de regel worden, er ook een realiseerbaar, voldoende gedetailleerd en flexibel toekomstbeeld moet zijn.

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e reden daarvoor is niet enkel ‘voorspellen’, maar vooral inzicht krijgen in hoe de toekomstvisie van een onderneming concreet waargemaakt kan (more...)

The Data Brew – Week of Feb 8

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How Big Data is Changing Disruptive Innovation
Despite the many differences in application, most people agree that disruptive innovations are: cheaper, more accessible, and use a business model with structural cost advantages. Learn more on how data is changing disruptive innovation at Harvard Business Review.

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access to CHM raw data – without manipulating the -MGMTDB

In Version 12.1 Oracle introduced the Grid Infrastructure Management Repository (GIMR) called ‑MGMTDB.
This self managed pluggable database is a required component of Grid Infrastructure and should never require direct interactions. (there can be some interactions when you want to migrate to different diskgroups, but also those activities are covered within wrapper scripts provided by Oracle).
Every interaction with the data stored in this DB is done through applications - oclumon might be (more...)

Live Webcast: Driving IT Innovation with Cloud Self Service and Engagement

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WEBCAST Driving IT Innovation with Cloud Self-Service and Engagement
Re-defining IT’s role in Line of Business user empowerment

With 90% of IT budget still being spent on “Keeping the Lights On”, over 40% of organizations are now seeing lines of businesses taking on IT projects. Shadow IT projects, however, mean– additional integration, security and maintenance overheads and, service response lag times.

Join this webcast to learn how IT can leverage cloud to empower lines of business users, drive business agility and still maintain security (more...)

Oracle Cloud – A Truly Modern Cloud

Modern Cloud – London

The Oracle Modern Cloud Conference took place in London on the 2-3 February and was a showcase of Oracle Cloud capability covering ERP, (more...)

Il Car Sharing e il Cloud, il futuro è nella mobilità

Secondo l'Osservatorio nazionale sulla sharing mobility quasi un italiano su 100 usufruisce di servizi di car sharing. Non stupisce quindi, oltre l’impatto positivo per l’ambiente, il volume di business di T.R.S. S.p.A., realtà leader nella fornitura di piattaforme applicative per brand del calibro di Enjoy di ENI, ACI Global, ICS ed Enel. Un totale di 13 operatori del settore per 300mila noleggi al mese di più di 3 mila (more...)

Oracle CPQ Cloud: The Personalization Engine by Baylee Miller

When making a purchasing decision, customers need to feel confident that what they’re buying is going to meet their specific needs. A proven way for a company to build that confidence is by providing a personal sales experience. The problem with this is that it takes time to tailor solutions to each customer. That’s why the products on the shelf are often cheaper than the tailored solutions; the seller passes the cost of customization on (more...)

E-Commerce Learnings from 2015: Preparing to Win Online in 2016 – webcast – February 23rd

Coming off the 2015 holiday shopping season, retailers looking to improve their ecommerce sites are actively assessing what worked and didn’t work as they look ahead to this year’s Cyber Monday and shopping season.  

Are you looking for top tips and techniques to prepare for a winning 2016?  Join Oracle e-Commerce expert So Young Park and other experts, on February 23rd, for a look (more...)

Zeitmessung im Oracle Wait Interface

Frits Hoogland gehört zu den Autoren, bei denen mir die plausible Zusammenfassung ihrer Artikel große Mühe bereitet - was zunächst damit zu tun hat, dass sich diese Artikel häufig sehr intensiv mit OS-Fragestellungen beschäftigen und dorthin kann ich nur in beschränktem Umfang folgen. Diesmal aber hat der Herr Hooglands einen Artikel veröffentlicht, der sich mit der Umstellung der für die Zeitmessung im Wait Interface verwendeten Timer-Funktion beschäftigt - und da will ich mal wieder mein (more...)

Accelerate Cloud Transformation: Oracle PartnerNetwork Cloud Program Launch

On February 1, Oracle announced a new Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Cloud Program to help partners accelerate the growth of their Oracle Cloud business by providing them with technical and go-to-market support. This new program enables partners to showcase their expertise, skills and investment in Oracle Cloud, as well as differentiate themselves in the market with Oracle’s Integrated Cloud Applications and Platform Services, strengthening their value to (more...)

Oracle Sales Central Now Available

Oracle Sales Central is the go-to area for key enablement resources aimed to support partners through each phase of the Oracle Cloud Sales Cycle. Partners can use these pre-designed resources to enhance their own sales enablement practice through a mix of infographics, white papers, guides, templates, and more. Check the now available product areas!

Engineered Systems como apuesta estratégica de Oracle

Oracle siempre se caracterizó por centrarse en el mundo del software empresarial colaborando con diferentes partners para que fueran estos quienes desarrollaran los sistemas que deberían dar soporte a las bases de datos y aplicaciones que Oracle comercializaba. Este modelo de negocio demostró ser exitoso durante muchos años, pero en un momento dado de la historia, concretamente (more...)

Register now for the Oracle Cloud Machine Partner Webcast

Please join us for this webcast where we will give an overview of Oracle Cloud Machine and cover the use-cases, capabilities, commercial model and opportunities for partners using Oracle Cloud Machine. Don't miss this important webcast to learn how you can go to market with Oracle Cloud Machine and help your customers on their Cloud transformation journey.

Oracle Big Data 2016 Implementation Boot Camp (19 Feb to 04 March)

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The Oracle Big Data 2016 Implementation Boot Camp delivers detailed, in-depth information about the Oracle Big Data solution, features and best practices. It also covers the current version of the Big Data Appliance. Partners will learn how the Oracle Big Data Solution is able to deliver extreme performance through software and hardware features. It is a combination of lecture and (more...)

Mobile eCommerce-Over 30% of On-Line Sales in 2015!

Smartphones and tablets account for nearly a third of online sales during the holiday shopping season.

An early look at e-commerce data for the holiday 2015 shopping season finds mobile devices—smartphones and tablets—driving 30.4% of online sales, according to Custora, a provider of e-commerce marketing analytics that tracks retailer clients’ results.

Apple devices accounted for 76.9% of mobile online orders while 22.7% were made on (more...)

Next Oracle Sales Cloud Customer Forum : Pride Mobility on Feb 25th

Join us for another Oracle Customer Reference Forum on February 25, 2016 to hear Charles (Chuck) Boyle, Senior Director - IT, Chief Architect at Pride Mobility talk about why they have moved from SFDC to Oracle Sales Cloud and their adoption of PaaS to solve their business challenges. 

Oracle Sales Cloud has allowed them to increase the return on investment, improve cross-LOB collaboration and increase the (more...)

Thought Leaders Discuss Benefits of CPQ Deployment – customer webcast, Feb 11th

Join sales effectiveness experts from Abderdeen and Brocade in this exclusive research and case study coming up next week!

Peter Ostrow, Vice President, Sales Effectiveness and Strategy at Aberdeen, and Jill Cameron, Senior Director of Global Sales Operations at Brocade discuss an exclusive research and case study on maximizing sales technology ecosystems with best-in-class CPQ deployment. 

  • How to streamline processes to reduce operation costs and eliminate (more...)

New Job? Here’s How to Make Them Fall in Love With You

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They say people are likely to change jobs ten to fifteen times during their careers. This makes our ability to integrate in new work environments (more...)

Top Exastack ISV headlines: Gruter Tajo

Gruter achieves Oracle Exastack Big Data Appliance Optimized status with app Gruter Tajo Platform. Gruter Tajo, a scalable, cost-efficient SQL-on-Hadoop system for enterprise data warehousing, gains 15~50% performance increase running with Oracle Big Data Appliance.

SOA & BPM Community Newsletter February 2016

Dear SOA & BPM Partner Community

Thanks for the huge interest in the Fusion Middleware & PaaS Partner Community Forum 2016! With more than 225 registrations and 180 confirmed attendees the conference is booked out! We are in process to try to get additional budget to host more attendees. In case you want to attend please register online here. We will add all new registration to the waiting list and decide after my holiday beginning (more...)