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Oracle OpenWorld Preview: Top Sessions, Hot Topics, and More

Featuring everything from groundbreaking innovations in big data to roadmaps of future product developments, Oracle OpenWorld 2014 will attract record numbers of attendees in search of a deeper understanding of Oracle Business Analytics. Oracle OpenWorld takes place in San Francisco September 28 to October 2 and features more than 200 sessions related to business analytics, plus user group sessions, product demos, hands-on labs, and plenty of networking opportunities.
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New: Oracle Big Data SQL Unlocks Data Siloes and Unleashes the Value of Big Data

Launched in July 2014, Oracle Big Data SQL allows customers to run a single SQL query across Hadoop, NoSQL, and Oracle Database, minimizing data movement, increasing performance, and virtually eliminating data silos. Learn more about the key features and benefits of the new offering.
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Oracle Relaunches the Oracle Customer Value Index Program

To help Oracle customers assess the value of their investment in Oracle Business Analytics solutions and benchmark their performance against survey results, Oracle has relaunched the Oracle Business Analytics Customer Value Index (CVI) program. Learn the details of the program and get information on the benefits of joining.
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InterRel Talks About Oracle’s Engineered Solutions Success for Two Customers

Edward Roske of Oracle partner InterRel attended COLLABORATE 14 and talked about how his company helped a customer implement Oracle Exalytics, reducing the number of IBM Power PCs from 13 to one Oracle Exalytics box. That customer also achieved a 400 percent increase in performance (their goal was 30 percent) with their more than 1,500 Hyperion applications. InterRel also helped another customer with its worldwide budgeting rollout of Oracle Hyperion Planning (replacing many other solutions) on Oracle Exalytics, which helped them achieve a basically instantaneous response time.

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Pete Cammisa Talks About Oracle Hyperion Profitability and Cost Management: Top Tips

Pete Cammisa from Oracle partner Innovus Partners attended COLLABORATE 14 and talked about Oracle Hyperion Profitability and Cost Management. He shared his top tips for implementing the solution and focused on unraveling the costs associated with shared services from HR, IT, and other departments, as well as ensuring you have buy-in from all the stakeholders.

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New Enterprise Performance Management ROI Research by Ovum

How are leading companies increasing return on investment, optimizing business operations, and capturing new market opportunities? According to independent research firm Ovum, they are employing Oracle Enterprise Performance Management solutions.

Oracle Big Data SQL—Connect All Your Data

Watch the launch webcast for Oracle Big Data SQL and discover how Oracle Big Data SQL enables fast, secure, and seamless integration of Hadoop, NoSQL, and Oracle Database.

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Oracle Big Data SQL: Querying Oracle, Hadoop, and Beyond

Highly Visible Cost Allocations at a Global, Multidisciplined Bank

The Mobile Data Access Dilemma—The Gray Space

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Forbes: IDC's Business Analytics Market Share Update Shows Oracle in the Lead

Find out what Forbes contributor Louis Columbus has to say about new research from IDC.

Oracle Big Data SQL: New Technology Bridges Oracle, Hadoop, and NoSQL Data Stores

Big data’s great potential has been touted for years. For many organizations, however, the challenge to making their big data vision a reality is that their ability to collect data has gotten far ahead of their ability to use it. Oracle Big Data SQL can help bridge that gap.

Nucleus Research: Examining the Value of Oracle Exalytics

Nucleus found that customers running business intelligence and performance management solutions on Oracle Exalytics were able to take advantage of optimized hardware, analytics software, and in-memory database technology consolidated in a single machine to accelerate time to value and increase analytics performance at a fraction of the cost of traditional approaches.

Oracle Magazine: Big Data Integration

As NoSQL technology evolves, Oracle NoSQL Database 3.0 adds features and gets more involved in big data strategies and deployments. Read this interview with Oracle’s Dave Segleau and find out more. Interested in more content from Oracle Magazine? Get a free subscription today.

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Oracle President Mark Hurd on LinkedIn Influencers

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Read: With Big Data, Procter & Gamble (P&G) Gains Insights for Quicker, Smarter Business Decisions

P&G implemented Oracle Big Data Appliance to more effectively interpret and apply research and development data and consumer interaction information, helping it to make better, faster business decisions.

Read: StubHub Taps into Big Data for Insight into Millions of Customers’ Ticket-Buying Patterns, Fraud Detection, and Optimized Ticket Prices

StubHub deployed Oracle Database and Oracle Advanced Analytics to increase capacity to store information for millions of customers, ultimately enabling faster analysis and more informed decision-making.

Watch: Thomson Reuters on How New Technologies Drive Innovation

Ever wonder how smart companies innovate? Get the Economist Intelligence Unit’s latest findings on how companies can innovate and grow. Also learn how Thomson Reuters is using analytics and big data.

Watch: National Australia Bank Renews with Mobile/Social/Big Data

Forbes contributor Bob Evans talks with National Australia Bank about its transformation into a mobile and social banking powerhouse that provides insightful analytics and great service to customers.

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New Oracle E-Business Suite Extensions for Oracle Endeca Help Companies Make Faster, More Informed Decisions

Oracle Extends Big Data Portfolio with Oracle Big Data SQL

Oracle Extends Exastack Partner Program to Include Wider Range of Engineered Systems

Oracle Group Vice President of Worldwide Alliance and Channel Partner Services Named to CRN’s Power 100: The Most Powerful Women of the Channel

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Oracle Business Analytics on

Check out the newly refreshed Oracle Business Intelligence Applications pages on View information by role, by product, or by industry.

Hadoop Readiness Assessment Tool

Are you ready for big data? Are you ready to adopt Hadoop? Take 5 to 10 minutes to answer 13 multiple-choice questions and learn where you stand with developing business cases and use cases, purchasing and running a Hadoop cluster, and realizing the value of big data.

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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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The Modern HR Kitchen: Setting the Table for Success CHRO Summit

These exclusive events bring together HR leaders, renowned chefs, and leading experts for dinner, followed by a full day of discussion about the ingredients for success in today’s “Modern HR Kitchen.”
IT and business expert Andrew McAfee and analytics expert Nate Silver will keynote.
September 23–24, 2014 │Dallas, Texas
October 21–22, 2014 │New York City

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Oracle OpenWorld

September 28–October 2, 2014 │San Francisco, California

Oracle Day 2014: Digital Disruption

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UKOUG Apps14

December 8–10, 2014│Liverpool, England

UKOUG Tech14

December 8–10, 2014│Liverpool, England

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