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Internet of Things

Need to learn more about the Internet of Things? Make sure to register for Oracle OpenWorld, taking place in San Francisco from September 28 to October 2 in San Francisco, Calif.

"Oracle OpenWorld 2014 will serve as an excellent IoT proving ground, where technologists and business leaders can learn from the experiences of their peers and build their own IoT business cases," says Profit Editor in Chief Aaron Lazenby.

See what sessions he recommends, plus check out Profit's special coverage of the Internet of Things in the August edition.

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Is Your Organization Prepared for IoT?

"As the world of IoT becomes a reality, it is becoming evident that even as IoT promises significant benefits for companies, it will involve major changes in the way they operate and do business," says Subramanian Iyer, senior director, Industry and Customer Strategy at Oracle.

Subramanian Iyer

The Internet of Social Things

"The cooperation between smart objects will create trusted, dynamic communities that enable insightful data that is beneficial to people and organizations," says Michael Abramow, director, Oracle Strategy and Insight, Asia Pacific.

Michael Abramow

IoT and the Modern Value Chain

"Modern best practices are more focused on customers, enable faster and more responsive supply networks, inspire more profitable product innovation, and facilitate a more collaborative environment of empowered supply chain professionals," say Gaurav Palta, who heads hi-tech consulting at Infosys, and John Murphy, senior director of Supply Chain and Product Lifecycle Management Applications at Oracle.

John Murphy Gaurav Palta
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Calculating Risk

"There is no perfect system. So security needs to be about something more than tactics. It has to be a cultural mind-set," says Oracle chief security officer Mary Ann Davidson.

Follow the Fleet

Oracle Fleet Management provides shippers with complete visibility into the various modes of fulfillment capabilities available to them: private fleet, dedicated carriage, or third-party contract carriage. The solution also offers the ability to effectively manage fleet resources, such as drivers and equipment.

All Roads Lead to Rome

Serving an area steeped in history, Cotral embraces IT innovation to serve riders' needs.

Special Report: Solving the Data Puzzle

Learn more about the featured sessions on big data at Oracle OpenWorld, plus get a head start by reading about customers who are harnessing big data to drive big results, and more.

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Hitachi Consulting, an Oracle Diamond Partner, is the global management consulting and IT services business of Hitachi Ltd., a worldwide technology leader and a catalyst of sustainable societal change. This year at Oracle OpenWorld 2014, Hitachi Consulting is a Grande Level Sponsor and a major exhibitor. Visit us in booth #1701 & learn more about our presence at the big show.

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Highlights from Oracle’s blog on Forbes.com

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Cloud Drives IT Innovation

"The cloud model lets business leaders spend their precious IT budget on higher value initiatives," says Oracle President Mark Hurd. Watch now.

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The Modern HR Kitchen Event Series – Setting the Table for Success

Top CHROs, celebrated chefs, and leading HCM experts are coming together to share ideas, tackle challenges, and create recipes for success implementing a Modern HR. Events will be taking place in Dallas, Washington DC, New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles. Two agendas focused on Social and Analytics—pick an agenda, pick a city and request your invitation today. You'll want a seat at this table!

Space is limited - Request Your Invitation

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