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Oracle Modern Best Practice

More than 100 modern best practices for finance, human resources and talent management, procurement, sales, marketing, and service deliver superior results, evolve with your business, support growth and innovation, and exploit enabling technologies. Do you have what you need to succeed? Discover how to increase business agility and achieve more—faster and with fewer resources. With key enabling technologies such as the cloud, mobile, social, analytics, the Internet of Things, and big data, you can transform your business for the future. Go to the Oracle Modern Best Practice feature pages to find out more.

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Oracle Doubles Investment in Configure, Price, and Quote Cloud Solutions for Midsize, Announces New Release

Since acquiring BigMachines in November 2013, Oracle has doubled its investment in configure, price, and quote (CPQ) technology for midsize organizations using Salesforce.com as their customer relationship management technology—including a range of important new features in the latest release of Oracle BigMachines Express CPQ Cloud Service (formerly BigMachines Express). Find out what’s new.
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Welligent: Strategic Relationship with Oracle Yields Big Payoffs and Lays Foundation for Growth

From its earliest days as a startup, leading electronic health record service provider Welligent has chosen to invest in Oracle. Welligent President Andy McCraw discusses his company's long-term partnership with Oracle and how it powers a wide range of mission-critical processes—including delivery of software-as-a-service solutions to customers.
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Oracle Continues Investing in JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, Innovates with 65 New Mobile Applications

To power an increasingly mobile workforce, Oracle has introduced 65 new mobile offerings—all at no additional cost to customers that have already licensed Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne applications.
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CFO Research: Modern Finance in the Digital Age

The digital age has created a unique opportunity for CFOs to be leaders and strategists. With a finance background and understanding of business models and corporate value, CFOs can act as catalysts of change. Download the report and learn about the new best practices global CFOs, finance executives, and third-party experts have identified as critical to any finance function.

Modern Finance in the Digital Age

Webcast: Modern Finance Best Practices

Industry experts explore seven best practices that give CFOs a competitive advantage and offer insights to help you

  • Discover how your peers have made the shift to modern finance
  • Optimize the five key areas of finance to grow digital sales by 2.5x
  • Reduce your total cost base by 20 percent by leveraging big data, analytics, and cloud technology
  • Mitigate risk and accelerate ROI by harnessing your financial expertise
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Deploy Oracle Talent Management Cloud Quickly

Deploy Oracle Talent Management Cloud Quickly (2:21)

Learn how Oracle Talent Management Cloud can be deployed quickly, efficiently, and organizationwide to help you effectively compete.

Beachbody Flexes Its Muscles with Oracle Service Cloud (2:30)

Oracle Service Cloud enables Beachbody, a rapidly growing company, to provide world-class services to more than 16 million customers and 200,000 coaches. It manages approximately 20,000 contacts and 7.2 million answer views.

Manhattan Beachwear Selects Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud to Support Rapid Growth (2:31)

Manhattan Beachwear selected Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service so it could spend less time on manual spreadsheets and more time on analysis to support rapid growth.

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Webcast Series: Building Better Businesses with Oracle Cloud Solutions for Midsize Companies

Today, you need your business to work smarter. Oracle cloud solutions that support hundreds of modern best practices are the answer. Watch this cloud solutions webcast series to see compelling executive sessions on finance, planning and budgeting, human resources, sales, marketing, and service.

Building Better Businesses with Oracle Cloud Solutions for Midsize Companies

The CFO Playbook on Technology: The CFO Buyer's Guide to Midmarket ERP Systems

The CFO Playbook on Growth: How CFOs Can Boost Efficiency and Performance with Automation

ROI Research from Ovum—Getting Results: Measuring the ROI for Oracle Enterprise Performance Management

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Five Minutes in Modern Finance: Is an ERP Cloud Solution on Your Horizon?

AMI-Partners Business Benchmarking White Paper: Adopting Modern Best Practice Through Innovative Applications

CFO Magazine E-Book: Midmarket ERP Buyers Guide

The Forrester Wave: Customer Service Solutions for Small and Midsize Teams, Q2 2014

Nucleus Research Report: Technology Value Matrix, First Half 2014, ERP

Profit Magazine: JD Edwards Special Issue 2014

Ovum Research Report: Making the Business Case for Oracle Enterprise Performance Management

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Oracle for Midsize Companies

Mark Hurd

LinkedIn Influencers: Oracle President Mark Hurd

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Read the latest Oracle press releases.

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Read the latest Oracle partner press releases.

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More than 300,000 midsize companies leverage Oracle solutions to help run their businesses. Read about them in these customer success stories.

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Stay up to date with the latest news and information about Oracle Linux and virtualization.

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Oracle Financing

Grow your business with flexible financing options from Oracle.

  • Reduce up-front capital and implementation costs
  • Increase solution affordability
  • Improve budget predictability
Oracle Financing
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Oracle Products and Services for Midsize Companies

Oracle Accelerate for Midsize Companies

Oracle’s Industry-Focused Solutions

Oracle’s C-Central

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Oracle Specialized Partner Oracle Exastack Partner Oracle Validated Integration Oracle Accelerate Partner

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Keep Your Skills Current with Continuous Learning

Oracle’s learning streams are changing how professionals keep their Oracle product and technology skill sets up-to-date. Here's what you get:

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Preview these learning streams.

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Oracle CloudWorld

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Oracle Day 2014

Register for a free Oracle Day event near you.

Modern Finance Best Practices Reception

November 12, 2014 | Miami, Florida

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

Chris Brogan, #1 social influencer in the world according to Forbes, and Matt Lieberman, author of Social: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Connect, will keynote. Please e-mail Madeline Cales for more information about attending.
November 12–13, 2014 | Los Angeles, California


November 12–13, 2014 | Oxford, England

Oracle Modern Customer Experience Roundtable

November 18, 2014 | Atlanta, Georgia

Oracle Virtual Technology Summit

Get hands-on learning with Oracle and community experts.
November 18 and November 26 | Online event

UKOUG Apps14

December 8–10, 2014 | Liverpool, England

Oracle Value Chain Summit 2015: Enabling Agents of Change

January 26–28, 2015 | San Jose, California

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