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Study Finds Enterprises Remain Vulnerable to Value Chain Risks

A new research study published by Oracle reveals that a majority of businesses across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa are unable to protect their value chains against unforeseen events. Discover the implications for both supply chain and procurement professionals and what you can do to mitigate the risks associated with your value chain.
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New Solution Quickly Connects Enterprises with Thousands of Suppliers for Better Spend Management

Dan Ashton, Oracle’s principal product director of Procurement Marketing, explains how Oracle’s combination of software and services helps enterprises easily establish the connections they need to more closely manage procurement spending.
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Latest Hackett Survey Sees a Year of Upheaval for Procurement Professionals

A new report by the Hackett Group anticipates that 2013 will bring the greatest year-over-year changes in priorities in the past five years for both procurement performance and capability issues.
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Medtronic Enhances Collaboration with Oracle’s Agile Product Lifecycle Management Solutions

Medtronic’s Director of Configuration Management, Barbara Ruble, explains how her organization uses Oracle’s Agile Product Lifecycle Management solutions to collaborate with globally dispersed sites to improve product quality and deliver innovative products to market faster.

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Watch the latest customer videos.

Read the newest customer snapshots.

New! Oracle E-Business Suite Customer Success Booklet

Don’t miss this new resource featuring more than 100 Oracle E-Business Suite customers indexed by geography, size, industry, and application solutions.

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Viewing Your Organization Through a Sustainability Lens

P.J. Simmons, Chairman of the Corporate Eco-Forum, discusses why organizations are embracing sustainability as a strategic issue. Simmons highlights how companies can profit from their supply chain sustainability initiatives.

Sustainable Value Chain: A Discussion with Two Universities

Oregon Health Sciences University and Western University provide examples of how IT solutions help schools reduce their environmental footprint while reducing costs within supply chains.

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Oracle Supply Chain Management Blog

Oracle Applications Blog

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From Customer Orders Through Fulfillment: Challenges and Opportunities in Manufacturing, High Tech, and Retail

Improve Procurement Performance with Oracle

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PeopleSoft 9.2 for Projects and Asset Lifecycle Management—Investing in Innovation

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Q&A: Oracle's Jeanne Lowell on Why, When, and How to Upgrade Your ERP

As part of its Applications Unlimited program, Oracle continues to innovate across its applications product lines. Read what Vice President of Oracle E-Business Suite product strategy Jeanne Lowell has to say about why, when, and how midsize organizations should consider upgrading.

White Paper: Oracle Value Chain Planning on Oracle Engineered Systems—Optimized Performance and Business Value

Discover how Oracle Value Chain Planning solutions, in combination with Oracle Exadata Database Machine and Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, provide the optimal solution for today’s planning challenges.

Executive Brief: Conflict Minerals Law—Effectively Manage Compliance

Complying with Section 1502, the “Conflict Minerals Law,” of the US Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act is posing a significant challenge for many organizations. Learn how Oracle’s Agile Product Governance and Compliance can help.

Executive Brief: Socially Enable Your Enterprise for Success

Do you know where social media conversations that affect your business happen? Do you know what people are saying about your brands, products, or services? You should. Social media has changed the role of consumers in the marketplace, and these consumers—always connected, always aware, and always sharing—are making the most of their new influence.

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New Oracle Value Chain Execution Social Media

Find the newest offers, videos, newsletters, e-books, thought leadership, product information, industry trends, and forums for discussion. Visit Oracle’s new value chain social media properties.

Oracle Fusion Procurement on YouTube

Subscribe to the Oracle Fusion Procurement YouTube channel and get the latest information about key procurement products, capabilities, and customer achievements.

Oracle E-Business Suite on YouTube

Subscribe to the Oracle E-Business Suite YouTube channel and get the latest information about products, new functionality, and customer successes.

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EMEA Businesses Struggling to Protect Their Value Chains, Oracle Survey Finds

MedicAlert Foundation Identifies New Services and Offerings with Help from Oracle Applications

Minerals Technologies Inc. Upgrades to Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1 to Increase Efficiency and Flexibility of Its Growing Global Manufacturing Business Operations

PL Developments Utilized Oracle Business Accelerators to Quickly Implement Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1 and Fuel Rapid Growth

USG Upgrades to Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1 to Optimize Global Business Processes

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Oracle Magazine Podcast: Driving Mobile Development

Your applications need to be mobile and run on multiple mobile platforms. Denis Tyrell, senior director of middleware tooling product management at Oracle, talks about cross-platform mobile application development with Oracle ADF Mobile.

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Business Analytics Customer Value Index (CVI) Program

Become a member of the CVI program to measure your organization’s business analytics and enterprise performance management effectiveness. You will also benefit from understanding the successes and failures of others who are implementing enterprise performance management and business analytics technologies. Visit the survey site to become a member.

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Oracle Fusion Applications

Oracle’s Value Chain Execution

Managing Your Product Value Chain with Oracle

Oracle Supply Chain Management

Oracle Procurement Applications—All Product Lines

Oracle Advisor Webcast Schedule (login required)

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Oracle Applications Users Group: Procurement Organization Special Interest Group

Source to Settlement PeopleSoft User Group

Oracle Applications Users Group: Value Chain Planning Special Interest Group

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Oracle University Training

Expert training is now available from Oracle University for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 9.1.

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