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Oracle Big Data Discovery: Bringing User-Friendly Big Data Analytics to the Enterprise

Oracle recently announced Oracle Big Data Discovery, a solution with end-to-end visual analytics capabilities that leverage the power of Hadoop to transform raw data into business insight in minutes, without the need to learn complex products or rely on highly skilled resources. Find out more about the key new component of Oracle’s complete suite of big data analytics, management, and integration solutions.
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New Release of Oracle Enterprise Performance Management Delivers More Functionality and Greater Decision-Making Agility

The world’s leading financial consolidation and reporting solution is now updated to provide significant performance improvements on standard hardware, simpler deployment and administration, and the ability to run on Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine, Oracle’s engineered system for extreme analytics.
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How Does Your Organization’s Business Analytics Compare?

Curious about how your business analytics systems and processes stack up? Get a view into the approaches, accomplishments, and best practices of other organizations by taking part in a series of surveys through the Oracle Business Analytics Customer Value Index Program.
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Managing a Profit-Focused Enterprise in High Definition

Read a compelling new article from Cost Management magazine authored by Oracle experts. It explains techniques for bringing high definition to your executives’ insights into cost and profitability within your organization.

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Paul Cardell, CTDI vice president of corporate operations

CDTI Achieves Daily Forecasting of Financial Results with Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (2:01)

CTDI provides daily financial forecasting across all branches. Paul Cardell, CTDI vice president of corporate operations, tells how Oracle’s cloud-based solutions provided easy integration with current financial systems and improved speed and accuracy of data processing.

Ameren—IT Transformation with Oracle Data Relationship Governance and Data Relationship Management (1:58)

Eight Ways Big Data and Analytics Can Make You a Better Marketer (2:19)

Booz Allen Hamilton Reduces Cost with Oracle Exalytics and Oracle Business Intelligence (2:39)

Riverbed Improves Manufacturing with Data Discovery from Oracle Endeca Information Discovery (2:11)

Delphi Handles Warranty Claims Faster with Oracle Endeca Information Discovery (2:04)

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Analytics for Human Resources

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The Evolving Role of the CFO

February 26, 2015, 10 a.m. PT/ 1 p.m. ET
This Argyle virtual forum will explore the emerging role of the CFO as the driver of digital transformation as well as give you a look into the new finance best practices and digital technologies that are enabling CFOs to be more effective partners to the business. Special attention will be devoted to implementing and leveraging the cloud, big data, predictive analytics, mobile technologies, and social media to modernize the finance function, along with the lessons learned along the way by others who have made the journey.

Modern Finance in the Digital Age—Predictability Through Planning Agility

February 26, 2015, 2 p.m. GMT
Hear from an Oracle customer and partner how Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service can help your organization support enterprisewide planning, budgeting, and forecasting. Learn how a cloud-based deployment model enables you to gain planning input from across line of business functions without sacrificing efficiency and forecast accuracy.

ADI Strategies Presents: Modernizing the Sales Forecast with Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service

March 20, 2015, 11 a.m. PT/ 2 p.m. ET
After providing a brief introduction to Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service, Olivier Jarricot, vice president of planning and analytics at ADI, will explain how to get started with Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service for sales forecasting.

Safe Passage to the Cloud: ERP Cloud Migration Best Practices

April 2, 2015, 9 a.m. PT / 12 p.m. ET
Deloitte Consulting Principal Mike Brown and Oracle Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, and Corporate Controller Corey West discuss the variety of cloud migration options available to finance organizations today, including the hybrid approach adopted by West and his team to streamline the transition to a full cloud instance across Oracle's global operations.

Become a Profit-Focused Retail Enterprise

Watch the webcast to find out how Oracle Hyperion Profitability and Cost Management can help your organization become a profit-focused retail enterprise.

Introducing Oracle Big Data Discovery: The Visual Face of Hadoop

Learn about the innovation of Oracle Big Data Discovery, a single product that empowers everyone in an organization to find, explore, transform, discover, and share insights from big data, creating a fundamentally new approach to big data analytics.

Using HR Analytics to Drive Better Business Results

Watch this webcast and come away with insight to help you boost the ROI on your HR investments. Learn how to achieve greater insights, report smarter, and improve agility.

The Case for Analytics in the Cloud: Valdosta State University

Learn why Valdosta State University CIO Brian Haugabrook selected Oracle Business Intelligence Cloud Service to meet his strategic vision for analytics at Valdosta State University.

Oracle Cloud Platform Online Forum

View the on-demand forum with a keynote featuring Oracle experts and IDC analyst Robert Mahowald. Watch all the sessions to learn how to rapidly build, deploy, manage, and secure rich applications and enable business collaboration and innovation using an integrated cloud platform built on the industry’s #1 database and #1 application server.

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BI and Analytics Pulse

Oracle Enterprise Performance Management Blog

Oracle Big Data Blog

OracleVoice on Forbes.com

Oracle Chief Executive Officer Mark Hurd on LinkedIn Influencers

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Communications Test Design Supports Accurate Daily Forecasting Across 70 Global Facilities by Using the Cloud

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Oracle Advances Vision for Enterprise Big Data

Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning Cloud and Oracle Enterprise Performance Management Cloud Are Platforms of Choice for CFOs Worldwide

Latest Release of Oracle Enterprise Performance Management System Delivers Enhanced Functionality and Greater Agility in Decision-Making

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What’s Next for Big Data: How Big Data in Business Will Evolve in 2015

Data is the fuel that launches companies ahead of the pack—often far ahead. Those that can collect, analyze, and quickly make use of data will have an ever-increasing competitive advantage. That’s the promise of big data. But to make that promise a reality for your business, where should you focus your attention in 2015? According to Oracle’s data experts, there are seven key areas that offer a wealth of opportunity this year. Read this article to learn what they are.

Are Your Critical Applications Delivering Extreme Performance?

More than 2,500 Oracle partner applications are supported with Oracle’s engineered systems, providing superior value to customers. If your organization is not leveraging Oracle’s engineered systems, it’s time to ask your software vendor how these preintegrated hardware and software systems can help you optimize the productivity and performance of your applications, while at the same time reducing the cost and complexity of your IT infrastructure.

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Oracle Business Analytics on Oracle.com

Big Data on Oracle.com

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New E-Book: Oracle Cloud Solutions Overview

Cloud computing delivers the benefits of greater business agility and responsiveness, less risk, and lower costs—but realizing those benefits depends on the vendor you choose. Learn how Oracle’s modern cloud solutions can help your business thrive in the digital age.

Watch: Got Skeletons in Your Cloud Platform? (2:00)

Watch a new fun and fact-filled video that shows how modern cloud applications running on a modern cloud platform can save your company time and money.

Watch: Securing Your Cloud Data is not a Game (1:40)

Why gamble with your business in the cloud? Watch the video to find out how a modern cloud can help you reduce risk and keep your data secure.

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Business Analytics Advisor Webcasts—Current Schedule and Archives

Available Patch Sets and Patch Set Updates for Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management Products

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Oracle CloudWorld: Modernize Your Business—Are You Ready for the Cloud?

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