As business leaders at Sherwin-Williams have increased the rate of expansion, the IT team has worked to keep pace. Learn how the coatings manufacturer deployed three global instances of Oracle E-Business Suite to centralize enterprise data, improve efficiency, comply with global regulations, and bolster the company’s bottom line.
A New Beginning, by Aaron Lazenby In 2012, we’ll be significantly redesigning Profit and relaunching with a new look and a new editorial vision. Thanks to all the great people who have helped make that possible.
Managing Global Complexity, by Harry Ghuman An Oracle vice president shows how smart IT choices are critical to balancing centralized management with local control.
Business Beyond Borders Profit talks to author Mona Pearl about the multinational mindset executives need not just to survive, but to thrive in our ever-flattening business world.
The Evolution of the Social Enterprise Oracle WebCenter changes the way enterprise Websites promote collaboration. Plus: Oracle Enterprise Manager controls the cloud and Oracle announces a new storage strategy.
First-Class IT, by Alan Joch Kenya Airways CIO Kevin Kinyanjui shares lessons on deploying Oracle E-Business Suite at one of Africa’s premier airlines.
Getting a Clear View, by Alan Joch For a year before the launch of a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementation, Kenya Airways management spoke with business and technology experts throughout the world to research the right technology solutions and identify best practices for business modernizations.
Driving Intelligent Data, by Monica Mehta A combination of Oracle Exadata and business intelligence solutions helps Polk deliver insight to the automotive industry.
Mixing IT Up, by Monica Mehta As an industry leader in automotive intelligence and marketing solutions, R. L. Polk & Co. needs its IT staff to keep an open mind about the technology products they deploy to serve their customers.
Manage with Care, by Logan Kugler Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition helps Life Care Services’ internal and external stakeholders monitor the business.
From Execution to Insight, by Logan Kugler To complement the rollout of Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition dashboards, the IT staff at Life Care Services (LCS) is taking the opportunity to upgrade to Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1.
Extra-Value IT, by Tony Kontzer An upgrade of its JD Edwards EnterpriseOne system from Oracle helps Martin-Brower keep pace with new regulations and the speed of business.
The Insight Game, by Aaron Lazenby Enterprise performance management can deliver insights crucial to navigating the volatility of the global economy—and that’s no game of checkers.
KPI vs. the Bottom Line, by Edward Roske For managers, is tracking the key metrics for their departments enough to ensure success for the entire business? The CEO for Oracle partner interRel shares his opinion.
Deep Integration, by Aaron Lazenby The synthesis of Oracle Hyperion applications and core Oracle technologies can deliver deep benefits to analytics-driven businesses.