Strategic Access A process-based approach to IT helps Datacard Group deliver solutions across the lines of business.
Big Data Comes Alive "It really is like watching a planet develop a nervous system. Now, whether it's our activities on the Web or our physical movements or our smartphones, it's almost like each of us has become a nerve on the surface of a planet," says photographer Rick Smolan, whose company Against All Odds Productions created the coffee table book The Human Face of Big Data.
Market Analysis Oracle Eloqua Marketing Cloud Service drives results and innovation with modern analytics.
Top Five Strategies for Personalization From the Oracle Retail newsletter: Personalization has long been a buzzword among retailers, but in reality many companies still find it an elusive goal—especially when they try to scale.
Special Report: Dealing With Data In 2012, researchers from Oracle and the Economist Intelligence Unit interviewed 373 senior executives on the subject of business analytics, exploring the traits of leaders who have successfully leveraged big data.
Special Report: Project Management On June 13, Oracle executives will host the fourth annual Primavera Virtual Summit. Find out how to register for the summit. Plus, read about Oracle's latest enhancements to its Enterprise Project Portfolio Management solutions, and get advice from other executives who are using project management technology to drive their companies forward.
Energy Efficiency To design, build, and deploy the world's most-efficient solar energy systems, managers at Amonix must maintain a streamlined global supply chain.
Dashboard View As Fiat maneuvers beyond Italy, new analytics help steer managers in the right direction.
Miles Ahead Southwest Airlines reaps big rewards, transforming a successful frequent flyer program into a superior customer experience.
Innovation and the CIO: 5 Great Ideas From Oracle Senior Vice President Bob Evans: “Today's dynamic business environment calls for the CIO to step forward cheerfully and confidently to take on the additional (and unofficial) role of Chief Acceleration Officer, taking responsibility for finding ways to speed up everything from financial closings to product-development cycles to customer-feedback loops.”
Five Ideas: Growth In April, Oracle announced the new release of the Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management System. Here, read about this latest release, plus hear from Oracle experts about solutions that can help executives plan for growth, report with confidence and accelerate time to value.
Special Report: Customer Experience According to the results of a recent Oracle survey, 62 percent of B2B e-commerce professionals said that they have a customer experience program in place, and 25 percent plan to implement one in 2013.
Steve Miranda, executive vice president of application development at Oracle
“The acquisitions have really bolstered our development efforts. When you bring in talented people through acquisitions, you get good ideas from a lot of places. And these ideas have affected our cloud technologies as well as our on-premises solutions.”
Suneth Jayawardhane, senior director of insight and customer strategy at Oracle
“Recent growth in available data and statistical analysis tools has improved the role of predictive analytics.With four steps, managers can position themselves to reap the benefits.”
Using Big Data to Improve the Customer Experience In part 1 of this series, we introduce a common big data use case - improving the customer experience to generate both revenue and loyalty. Here we lay out the architecture, show the various data sources and introduce the issues.