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Special Report: Project Management


March 2014

As part of its commitment to developing best in class, industry-specific business solutions and helping customers successfully transform their businesses, Oracle is launching a new leadership event, Oracle Industry Connect, scheduled for March 25-26, 2014 in Boston.

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“We are pleased to offer this event to help build a community in which today’s industry innovators can share deep domain expertise, offer fresh ideas about accelerating transformation in their specific business sector, and exchange technology and leadership best practices,” said Bob Weiler, executive vice president, Global Business Units, Oracle.

As you prep for the event, learn about how trends such as the growth of cross-border operations and the rise of handheld devices are changing how executives manage projects in a variety of industries – and find out about technology you can leverage to lead your own projects successfully.

Cultural Integration
Project management best practices—supported by Oracle’s Primavera solutions—promote a unified culture at MBDA.

Business Transformation Hinges On Great Project Management
Last fall, the Economist Intelligence Unit published a report on the impact of aging infrastructure across the process manufacturing industries. Given the critical nature of this infrastructure, it’s imperative that leaders in these companies make the right choices about where to invest limited resources and execute with precision. And many of the execs surveyed are simply not confident in their project-planning capabilities.

The EPPM Board Weighs In on Top Industry Controversies
A new report from Oracle’s Enterprise Project Portfolio Management (EPPM) Board in North America directly tackles two critical issues that have divided the project portfolio community for years. The first is whether organizations are best served by a central project management office (PMO) or by a decentralized approach that distributes project management responsibilities among individual business units. The second flashpoint is the rise of mobility among EPPM professionals and whether senior executives should encourage this trend.

Manufacturing Today—Innovation and Operational Excellence
Manufacturers that survived the difficult economy over the last few years now face a more competitive environment where they must do more with less to win. They will have to optimize dwindling experienced resources, choose projects wisely for improved financial results, and better manage risk to deliver on time in order to thrive. How will you innovate, evolve, and compete to win in this new normal global marketplace?

Design. Connect. Build.
Mortenson Construction helps large project teams collaborate and share information—on and off the construction site.

 
 
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