Skechers’ management is growing the company’s line of technical and athletic footwear and expanding internationally—and Oracle solutions are proving to be a good fit. Building Oracle financial, supply chain, and business intelligence solutions on the Oracle Database, Skechers IT is poised to help the company take a bold step in the global footwear industry.
Another Chain Unbound, by Aaron Lazenby
Delivering products to market faster. Holding less in inventory. Removing steps in complex global processes. Oracle customers are breaking free from traditional supply chains.
Engineering Change, by Swapan Jha
How smart IT solutions can remove inefficiencies from the product development process—and reduce the time it takes to get to market.
Oracle Chief Security Officer Mary Ann Davidson talks about protecting valuable intellectual property from hackers. Plus: the Oracle Exastack platform for independent software vendors, and a powerful new processor for Oracle’s Sun hardware.
Core Competencies, by Aaron Lazenby
Dell CIO Robin Johnson helped the company retire 6,000 internal applications—and save as much as US$350 million.
Cool Customer, by Fred Sandsmark
IT strategists at Tecumseh use Oracle applications to consolidate financial and supply chain data, improving demand forecasting and creating more-efficient end-to-end operations.
Clear Connection, by Minda Zetlin
Oracle-based systems helped Plantronics executives understand global demand and streamline manufacturing and delivery of products to reach new markets and weather economic volatility.
Keeping an Edge, by Marta Bright
Principal Financial Group pilots a cloud-based Oracle Fusion Human Capital Management project to provide new insight to global HR managers.
Soa with Smarts, by Alan Joch
University of Virginia bypasses expensive customizations to deliver SOA-based applications that meet users’ needs—and prepares the IT department for the future adoption of Oracle Fusion Applications.
Peaceful Coexistence, by Alan Joch
Coexistence, a key component of the Oracle Fusion Applications strategy.
Oracle Takes in Some Sun, by Monica Mehta
Oracle’s IT department basks in great results with Sun servers and storage in the data center.