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“How to Win the Finance Talent You Need”

Today’s finance teams are being asked to help define and implement new, digitally enabled business models. To do this, they need staff with in-depth knowledge of technology and analytics, as well as broader leadership and business partnering skills. With such talent in scarce supply, the best and the brightest often go to the highest bidder. That’s why you need a game plan for winning the war for finance talent.
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“How Corporate Finance is Changing with The Times”

Corporate finance departments have been traditionally as physically isolated from the rest of the organization as they were divorced from the day-to-day activities of the business. But finance has taken on more-strategic responsibilities in many organizations, changing the very nature of the type of people who work there. Find out what finance leaders from Canfor and Oracle have to say about the changing role of finance teams.
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“SAP Nation vs. Oracle Innovation: Three Ways You Can Avoid Spending Too Much on IT”

In his book SAP Nation, tech advisor Vinnie Mirchandani takes aim at the costly vendor ecosystem of SAP, claiming that its customers spend more than US$200 billion a year on a “runaway economy.” OracleVoice on talks with Mirchandani about the SAP economy, and with Oracle about the company’s contrasting approach: a cloud applications strategy that’s helping customers reduce data center, storage, consulting, and upgrade costs.
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Watch: Boise State University Drives Institutional Excellence with Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning Cloud (2:15)

Discover how today’s business model in higher education is changing. Boise State University Vice President of Finance and Administration Stacy Pearson discusses how its partnership with Oracle helped transform its financial business processes.

Watch: Modernize Finance with Oracle Cloud Solutions (3:55)

Leading CFOs share how Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning Cloud and Oracle Enterprise Performance Management Cloud offer a complete, powerful, and insight-driven platform to drive transformation and growth.

Read: “Delaware Life Insurance Takes Financial Management to the Cloud to Improve Decision-Making and Support Rapid Growth”

“Oracle solutions provided us with the functionality we needed right out of the box.”—Delaware Life Insurance Company Director, Project Services Rick Woods

Watch: Ovation Brands Transforms Its Business with Oracle Cloud (3:22)

Ovation Brands Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Keith Kravcik shares how Oracle partner PwC is helping Ovation transform its casual dining experience with Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning Cloud and Oracle Human Capital Management Cloud.

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Street Musicians (2:49)

When your business idea gains momentum, the rhythm behind the scenes can quickly become out of synch. That’s why fast-growing companies like SoundCloud rely on enterprise resource planning (ERP) in the cloud.

Winning the War for Finance Talent (2:39)

Leading CFOs share their strategies to attract and retain finance talent using modern tools and technologies.

Cloud Financial Reporting and Analytics for Oracle E-Business Suite (3:35)

Modernize your financial reporting with a cloud solution that leverages your Oracle E-Business Suite investment, does not disrupt your existing financial processes, and empowers your finance team with insight to improve business decisions.

Why Unified Enterprise Cloud Matters (3:17)

Think a unified cloud doesn’t matter to your company? It should. Watch Anita’s story to find out why.

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Finance and HR: a Marriage Made in Cloud Heaven

Is Your Business Ready for Digital Transformation?

Modernize Your Business with ERP in the Cloud

Simplify the Complexity of Corporate Systems

The Path to Modern Strategic Procurement

Are you On Board with Modern Expense Reporting?

Cloud Financial Reporting for Oracle E-Business Suite

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“Cloud Computing Comes of Age”

New research from Harvard Business Review Analytic Services shows that companies who make strategic use of the cloud are outperforming their competitors.

Cloud Computing Comes of Age
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Nucleus Research: “Technology Value Matrix First Half of 2015, ERP”

Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning Cloud is named a leader in Nucleus’ Value Matrix.

WSJ Custom Studios: “Winning the War for Finance Talent—Game Plan for the Digital Age”

Read the WSJ Custom Studios white paper to gain insight and practical advice on how the most innovative companies are solving the critical issue of finance talent.

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OracleVoice on “CFOs Jump to ERP Cloud to Accelerate and Integrate”

Finance executives from SoundCloud, (recently acquired by LinkedIn), Delaware Life, RE/MAX, and Ringo Mobile share how ERP in the cloud is setting them apart from competitors.

OracleVoice on “How to Personalize, Connect, and Secure Your Business in the Cloud”

Read this OracleVoice on article by Oracle’s Lisa Schwartz, and learn the importance of platform as a service for any cloud application strategy.

OracleVoice on “Digital Disruption: It’s Not What You Think”

OracleVoice on contributor Rob Preston argues that digital disruption goes beyond new customer experiences. It’s also about modernizing financial processes, overhauling supply chains, and bringing more intelligence to business strategies.

International Banker: “The New Finance: It’s About Asking the Right Questions”

Read an article featured in International Banker arguing that today’s business leaders are expecting employees to contribute a much broader skill set to their organizations. Feature Story: “Modern Best Practice: Roadmap to Transformation”

Interested in adopting modern best practices for finance and HR? Read how in this story.

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SaaS for Dummies

Heard of software as a service (SaaS) but don’t know where to start? Read this e-book designed especially for business managers.

Midmarket ERP Buyers Guide

Learn how to evaluate ERP with a short list of “must haves” for today and the future.

Modernize Your Business with Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning Cloud

Is it time to modernize your ERP systems? Here are some compelling reasons to consider moving to the cloud over upgrading on-premises systems.

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“Winning the War for Finance Talent—Your Game Plan for the Digital Age”

“Cloud Financial Reporting for Oracle E-Business Suite: Simple and Modern”

“PartnerCast: Oracle’s Cloud Strategy and ERP Overview”

“Safe Passage to the Cloud: ERP Migration Best Practices”

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Oracle OpenWorld Latin America 2015

June 23–25, 2015 | São Paulo, Brazil

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Finance and Operations Track: Modernize the Back Office
July 9, 2015 | Mexico City, Mexico

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October 25–29, 2015 | San Francisco, California

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New Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning Cloud Training

Accelerate implementation and adoption of your Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning Cloud applications with expert training from Oracle University.

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