Oracle FLEXCUBE Infrastructure for Applications
A lightweight framework that makes it easy to develop Oracle FLEXCUBE applications with an entitlement infrastructure, access controls, task-based UI capabilities, and various dashboards, Oracle FLEXCUBE infrastructure for applications provides internationalization capabilities by handling different date formats, currency and amount formatting, text direction, and languages within a single installation—making it possible for companies to accomplish a truly global multi-country rollout.
Q: What makes Oracle FLEXCUBE Infrastructure for Applications innovative?
A: Oracle FLEXCUBE Infrastructure for Applications has helped in the successful migration of Oracle FLEXCUBE Universal Banking Solution and Oracle FLEXCUBE Investor Servicing applications from legacy technologies to the J2EE technology platform. These applications are very complex and Oracle FLEXCUBE Infrastructure for Applications has helped to minimize the migration effort without compromising on the existing functionality offered by these applications. It also brought in several interesting new features like a screen customizer for easy layout configuration, a multi-document interface in a single HTML page, and task-based user interface.
Q: How do you define innovation?
A: Innovation is a type of radical change that simultaneously allows organizations to adapt and influences the world around it to adapt as well. An innovation is not a change neutralizer—it's a change catalyst.
Q: What's the most innovative project you've worked on at Oracle?
A: Oracle FLEXCUBE infrastructure for applications is definitely the most innovative project I have ever worked on. It has helped in migrating Oracle FLEXCUBE Universal Banking Solution and Oracle FLEXCUBE Investor Servicing applications to the latest technologies and brought the benefits of Web-based software to these applications. It has also immensely helped me to learn many new things about Web-based technologies.
Q: How do you think Oracle's innovative culture benefits our customers?
A: Under the bigger umbrella of Oracle, customers can choose from a wide variety of innovations in a single forum to help their businesses grow.
Q: Who would you say is the most innovative person you've worked with?
A: Ramesh Srinivasan, who was the initiator of this Oracle FLEXCUBE Infrastructure for Applications. Even though he passed away few years back, he is still alive with us with his innovative ideas. His major contributions include the user-defined fields where customers can add information without altering the base service and the interest and charges engine where customer can define highly complex formulas that are executed during the base service execution. These innovative ideas are still considered core strengths of Oracle FLEXCUBE Universal Banking Solution.
Q: Who in the broader world do you think of as innovative?
A: Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of the World Wide Web, is the most innovative person. Millions of people are using and benefiting from his innovation.
Q: What is the most innovative product (not Oracle's) that you know of?
A: Cisco WebEx is an innovative tool that makes it faster to manage and support remote computers and point-of-sale devices.