Throwback Thursday: What It Takes for Millennials to Build a Career They Love “Companies are hiring more for a cultural fit than other qualifications, like actually being able to do the work,” says Dan Schawbel, author of Promote Yourself: The New Rules of Careers Success.
September 18, 2014
Eyes on the Prize “Innovation can be incremental…[O]ur customers want a continuous flow of new capabilities that they can use to innovate in their own businesses,” says Lyle Ekdahl, senior vice president and general manager, Oracle’s JD Edwards product family.
September 17, 2014
School Plays Hooky With Smartphones. Is Your Industry Next? A private middle school in Houston, Texas, is abolishing classroom learning altogether in favor of smartphones that allow students to get real-world experience, according to a story in The Wall Street Journal
September 16, 2014
Special Report: Human Capital Management Human capital management is a major focus at this year at Oracle OpenWorld. Here, learn more about HCM Central @ OpenWorld, plus get expert advice about workforce management, including insight from Oracle CEO Larry Ellison.
September 15, 2014
SPECIAL REPORT: HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT
At Oracle OpenWorld you can attend HCM Central @ OpenWorld
to learn how Oracle and its partners are helping world-class companies create modern HR organizations. Here, learn more, including how trends such as cloud and the Internet of Things are changing HCM. September 2014 ORACLE OPENWORLD: 10 GREAT REASONS TO ATTEND
Rather than hearing executives pontificate about the awesomeness of the latest product releases, we'll get to join Larry Ellison
, Mark Hurd
, and other industry thought leaders as they engage in meaningful conversations on stage. September 2014 CHART YOUR COURSE TO THE CLOUD AT ORACLE OPENWORLD 2014
There will be dozens of sessions on cloud computing at Oracle OpenWorld, from using Oracle Database as a platform for cloud services to cloud integration and industry-specific cloud solutions. September 2014 THE BUSINESS-INNOVATION KILLER: IT COMPLEXITY
“By simplifying huge portions of your IT organization with cloud and engineered systems, you’ve freed up people and budget to attack the huge opportunities unlocked by a new generation of tools…” says Oracle President Mark Hurd
. September 2014 SPECIAL REPORT: CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE
Find out about Oracle OpenWorld’s featured CX sessions
. Plus, get ready for this month’s conference by reading about some of Profit
’s recent CX coverage, including information about Oracle technology that helps you talk to your customers, and predict what the products and services they want. August 2014
EYES ON THE PRIZE
At Oracle OpenWorld, attendees can stop by the first-ever ERP Central @ OpenWorld, offering a broad array of sessions and networking opportunities to explore how they can modernize their enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems.
Here, learn more about ERP Central @ OpenWorld. Plus, get expert insight from Oracle executives, and advice from customers who have successfully adopted Oracle ERP systems.
“Innovation can be incremental… That’s what we focus on, because our customers want a continuous flow of new capabilities that they can use to innovate in their own businesses.”–Lyle Ekdahl
, senior vice president and general manager, Oracle’s JD Edwards product family. August 2014 AFRICAN HOPE
Ghana’s Hope City will be an entrepreneurial tech hub for one of Africa’s fastest growing economies. August 2014 SPECIAL REPORT: SOLVING THE DATA PUZZLE
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. August 2014
IS YOUR ORGANIZATION PREPARED FOR IOT?
In a world where things are changing rapidly, the best thing you can do going forward is to test out ideas and theories and approaches, and replicate the ones that are successful.
Jacob Morgan, author of The Future of Work
"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. August 2014 NEXT BIG THING
“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,” says Dr. Stefan Heck
, author of Resource Revolution: How to capture the biggest business opportunity in a century
. August 2014 THE INTERNET OF SOCIAL THINGS
"The cooperation between smart objects will create trusted, dynamic communities that enable insightful data that is beneficial to people and organizations," says Michael Abramow
, director, Oracle Strategy and Insight, Asia Pacific. August 2014 FOLLOW THE FLEET
Oracle Fleet Management provides shippers with complete visibility into the various modes of fulfillment capabilities available to them: private fleet, dedicated carriage, or third-party contract carriage. August 2014 IOT AND THE MODERN VALUE CHAIN
By implementing modern best practices and architecting a digital, IoT-driven supply chain, organizations will be able to realize a number of benefits. August 2014