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At Oracle OpenWorld 2014, Oracle introduced Oracle Applications Cloud 9, including significant additions and updates to its full portfolio of software-as-a-service offerings. In this edition, each of our news stories focuses on enhancements to different components of Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning Cloud, including Oracle Financials Cloud, Oracle Procurement Cloud, and Oracle Project Portfolio Management Cloud. Read on to get more details on the topics that interest you most.




Oracle Financials Cloud Delivers Expanded Mobile, Global, and Industry Solutions

With more than 100 new features in release 9, Oracle Financials Cloud has capabilities that appeal to a broad set of users. It includes mobile enhancements to make users more productive, extended global coverage to simplify regulatory compliance, greater controls for industries including the public sector, and new capabilities to streamline setup and processes.
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Oracle Procurement Cloud Brings New Accuracy to Supplier Management and Spending

The expanded capabilities now available in the latest version of Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning Cloud include significant enhancements to one of its core components—Oracle Procurement Cloud. Learn more about how the enhancements enable Oracle Procurement Cloud to bring new control and accuracy to the procurement process.
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Oracle Project Portfolio Management Cloud Expands Capabilities for Public Sector, Higher Education, and Product Lifecycle Management Companies

To help organizations increase profitability, control costs, and deliver projects more efficiently, the latest release of Oracle Project Portfolio Management Cloud introduces several advanced project financial management features to address the needs of new markets.
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Oracle Expands Customer 2 Cloud Program amid Customer Success

Oracle recently expanded the Customer 2 Cloud program, which simplifies migration to cloud applications with flexible financial models, rapid startup services, and packaged integration services. The program is now open to all Oracle customers of ERP, EPM, HCM, and CRM solutions from Oracle's Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, and Oracle E-Business Suite product lines. These customers can redirect elements of their installed on-premises solutions to Oracle Applications Cloud within the same product family. This means that customers can use current support spend to move to modern cloud applications. Visit the Customer 2 Cloud resource center on oracle.com for more information.

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CEO David Benjamin

Locus Traxx and Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning Cloud Inspire Innovations

Locus Traxx's CEO David Benjamin shares his vision of the cloud as a platform for integrated business and financial intelligence.

CFO Research Report: Modern Finance in the Digital Age

Empower Your People with a Modern Cloud

CFO Insights: Customer Insights on New Technologies

Oracle University Learning Streams: Oracle E-Business Suite—Strategy, Roadmap, and User Engagement

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Infowall: Discover What ERP in the Cloud Can Do for Midsize Companies

iPaper: Modern Finance—The Impact for Managers

Infographic: Discovering Modern Finance

Infographic: Discovering Modern Procurement

Infographic: Discovering Modern Project Portfolio Management

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Digital Age Modern Finance Best Practices

CFOs are uniquely positioned to transform how value is created with modern, digitally enabled business models.

Modern Finance

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Quinstreet E-Book: Modernizing Finance with Oracle Financials Cloud

Quinstreet E-Book: Realizing More Savings with Oracle Procurement Cloud

Quinstreet E-Book: Powering Project-Driven Businesses with Oracle Project Portfolio Management Cloud

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IQ ERP: Oracle Fights Back in Dominance for Cloud

Forbes: Modern Finance in the Cloud—Less Integration, More Innovation

CFO: Not for Finance Eyes Only

ABC: The Benefits of ERP in the Cloud

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Infographic: Top Five Technology Issues Facing CFOs Today

CFO Market Watch: Why CFOs Are Critical to the Digital Age

Executive Brief: Five Minutes on Modern Finance—The Modern Close

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16th Annual Technology Issues for Financial Executives Survey

FERF, FEI, and Gartner would like your input for the 16th annual Technology Issues for Financial Executives survey. The focus is on how organizations use the cloud, business analytics, and mobile devices.

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FEI Modern Finance Best Practices in the Digital Age

Building Better Businesses for Midsize Companies

Webcast Series: Modern ERP Cloud
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Oracle CloudWorld

January 13, 2015 | New York, New York, USA

Oracle Value Chain Summit 2015

January 26–28, 2015 | San Jose, California

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Office of Finance Solutions

Read a recent post: Deferred Revenue Replaced by Revenue Performance Obligations

Oracle’s Enterprise Performance Management Blog

Read a recent post: Highly Visible Cost Allocations at a Global, Multidisciplined Bank

Oracle Applications Blog

Read a recent post: "Why Not Oracle Cloud?" for Fast-Growing, Midsized Organizations

Oracle for Midsize Companies Blog

Read a recent post: Fin, Feather & Fur Outfitters Chooses Oracle to Drive Digital Transformation

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Oracle Specialized Partner Oracle Exastack Partner Oracle Validated Integrations
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Profit Magazine on Facebook

Read a recent Profit article, “Special Report: Highlights from Oracle OpenWorld” and get a free subscription today. Also be sure to take a look at "Articulating Oracle's Cloud Strategy," featuring Oracle's Executive Vice President of Oracle Applications Product Development Steve Miranda.

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Oracle User Groups: Join Today

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Find out what’s new for the Oracle Applications Users Group.

User Groups

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Ensure the smooth, rapid, and successful deployment of your Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning Cloud and Oracle Fusion Applications with expert implementation training from Oracle University.

Free Video Series

Check out the following series of free videos from the Oracle E-Business Suite learning stream.
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