Susan G. Komen for the Cure must—like all charitable organizations—reduce operational overhead to maximize resources for the mission of ending breast cancer. Learn how Ambassador Nancy Brinker, Komen for the Cure’s founder and CEO, made IT strategy a critical part of her goal to raise US$2 billion in an effort to eradicate breast cancer through education, screening, research, and awareness.
The Shape of Things to Come, by Aaron Lazenby
The details are still cloudy, but the contours of the future—of both Oracle and Profit magazine—are beginning to take shape.
A Case for Synergy, by Stan Jakubik
Finding ways to work together and determine where synergies exist is a fundamental goal of the Oracle user groups.
For CFOs, It’s All About Influence, by Anne Ozzimo
Organizational influence was a key theme of the CFO event held at Oracle OpenWorld 2009—and executive testimonials and research from KPMG confirm it.
Listening to Customers
Jeremy Ashley, vice president of the Oracle Applications User Experience Group, responds to questions about software usability submitted by Profit readers via Twitter.
Power to the People
Customer feedback and Web 2.0 drive Oracle’s PeopleSoft Enterprise 9.1. Plus: Oracle’s Agile 9.3 usability enhancements, Oracle Validated Integrations, and Oracle Health Sciences products for drug safety.
Accolades and Innovation, by Tony Kontzer
Despite operating in the second year of a recession, more than 100 companies submitted success stories for recognition of BI and EPM projects. Find out how three customers raised the bar.
Setting the Stage, by Molly Rose Teuke
For blockbuster success HBO casts Oracle E-Business Suite in a leading role.
Joining the Cause: Q&A with Oracle President Safra Catz, by Monica Mehta
In April 2009, Oracle President Safra Catz accepted the position as a Susan G. Komen for the Cure global ambassador, aiding the organization in the mission to end breast cancer forever. Profit spoke to Catz about the role and her reasons for joining the fight against breast cancer.
Technology and Teamwork, by David Rosenbaum
M.D. Anderson, one of the best cancer hospitals in the U.S., continues to improve staff performance and patient outcomes with Oracle HR solutions.
Health IT State of the Union, by Fred Sandsmark Profit spoke to Deven McGraw, director of the Health Privacy Project at the nonprofit Center for Democracy & Technology in Washington DC, where she helps develop and promote privacy and security protections for electronic health information.
Speeding into the Modern Age, by David Baum
A strategy for data center modernization saves energy and money for a San Francisco Bay Area transit authority.