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  • What The 'Spiral of Silence' Tells Us About Social Networks
    As Aaron Lazenby, editor in chief of Oracle’s Profit magazine, wrote last year, committing to interacting continuously for more than a year allowed an Oracle client “to build a rapport and identity in the online communities we frequented. This, ultimately, was the most valuable asset we generated: the trust and support of the users we targeted.”
    September 2, 2014
  • Is Your Organization Prepared for IoT?
    "As the world of IoT becomes a reality, it is becoming evident that even as IoT promises significant benefits for companies, it will involve major changes in the way they operate and do business," says Subramanian Iyer, senior director, Industry and Customer Strategy at Oracle.
    September 1, 2014
  • Changing Channels
    “Our focus is on building solutions that are flexible & adaptable so that we are ready for what’s next,” says Jennifer Labs, vice president of customer service strategy and operations in the Customer Experience group at Comcast.
    August 29, 2014
  • Open to New Things
    “The open IoT will be built on foundational technologies that can adapt to the demands of an evolving system. That means scalability, open connectivity, and open extensibility with an ecosystem of innovators empowered to complete the ever-changing puzzle,” says John Sublett, chief technology officer at Tridium.
    August 28, 2014

 

SPECIAL REPORT: INTERNET OF THINGS
“Oracle OpenWorld 2014 will serve as an excellent IoT proving ground, where technologists and business leaders can learn from the experiences of their peers and build their own IoT business cases,” says Aaron Lazenby, editor in chief, Profit.
August 2014

Special Report: Solving the Data Puzzle


mobileBig data will be a big focus at Oracle OpenWorld, taking place in San Francisco from September 28 to October 3 in San Francisco.

Here, learn more about the featured sessions on big data at Oracle OpenWorld, plus get a head start by reading about customers who are harnessing big data to drive big results, and get expert insight into what should be part of a smart strategy.

CALCULATING RISK
“There is no perfect system, so security needs to be about something more than tactics. It has to be a cultural mind-set,” says Oracle’s chief security officer Mary Ann Davidson.
August 2014

WILD THINGS
CIOs can help the business tame the Internet of Things—and add to the bottom line.
August 2014

Big Ideas Next Best Thing


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Our thesis is that there's at least a tenfold increase in productivity of resources. So that means you get more gross domestic product, revenue, or profits out for the same amount of inputs, and inputs can be any kind of resource, from land to water or energy.
Dr. Stefan Heck, author of Resource Revolution: How to capture the biggest business opportunity in a century
SIGNATURE EFFORT
DocuSign’s marketing cloud strategy helps double annual sales.
August 2014

INSIDE TRACK
“Cloud is going mainstream,” says Rod Johnson, Group Vice President, Oracle Applications and Industries Solutions Group. “Oracle Customer 2 Cloud addresses challenges of cost, security, and integration while providing access to modern business capabilities.
August 2014

DATAWATCH: CITY SMARTS
Sensors are helping business and government get the most out of city living.
August 2014

SPECIAL REPORT: MANAGING MOBILE
Find out about Oracle Simplify Enterprise Mobility events, plus get expert advice for developing a winning mobile strategy for your enterprise, including how to incorporate Oracle’s newest mobile solutions.
August 2014

ALL ROADS LEAD TO ROME
Serving an area steeped in history, Cotral embraces IT innovation to serve riders’ needs.
August 2014

FIVE IDEAS: ORACLE'S JD EDWARDS
Here, read highlights from the Oracle JD Edwards special issue, spotlighting how customers are using JD Edwards to get ahead, including a cover story on Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort. Also, Lyle Ekdahl, senior vice president and general manager, Oracle’s JD Edwards product family, discusses the latest enhancements.
August 2014

VEHICLE FOR CHANGE
Data drives the employee and operational excellence behind Schneider’s business strategy.
August 2014

SPECIAL REPORT: CLOUD COMPUTING
Learn about how Oracle's expanding cloud business. Plus, hear from some of Oracle's leading experts on cloud, including Oracle President Mark Hurd, on the secrets to a smart adoption strategy.
July 2014

THE BENEFITS OF ERP IN THE CLOUD
"ERP cloud solutions have matured to the point where they are a smart strategic alternative for many organizations—especially for those whose ERP system is focused around CRM, HCM, and finance management," says Hans Castel, senior director with the Oracle Insight and Customer Strategy team.
July 2014
 
 
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