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Cloud Computing

“From where I’m sitting, 2013 has been the Year of the Cloud for Oracle,” says Profit editor-in-chief Aaron Lazenby.

Why is that?

This year, Cloud became a billion-dollar business for Oracle. President Mark Hurd named 500 new cloud customers Oracle won in a single quarter—including the likes of eBay, Yahoo!, and Intuit. And strategic partnerships with Microsoft, NetSuite, and look to extend Oracle cloud solutions into new IT environments.

Because of the company’s leadership position, Oracle thought leaders have been discussing enterprise cloud strategy at a series of events held all over the world. Here, get smart insights from Oracle’s experts about how to successfully move your business to the cloud – including how to avoid making costly errors.

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Beyond Job Descriptions

How do managers tap into the complex and varied skill set of underutilized employees?

How We Won the Oracle Social Network Developer’s Challenge

“The biggest advantage that we see is that OSN allows employees to communicate with each other the way they currently do with friends and family via a modern platform that is quicker and more efficient than traditional email,” says Oracle Ace Director Martin D’Souza.

The Changing Face of the Oracle Community

“When everyone looks alike, acts alike and thinks alike, it can really stifle innovation… This is an industry that thrives on creative, diverse perspectives,” says Margaret Wright, the president of the Oracle Applications Users Group.

Oracle CFO Benchmarking Tool

Are you a catalyst for change? Compare yourself to your peers.

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Design. Connect. Build

Highlights from the August edition

Safe Deposit

National Australia Bank deflects global risk with consolidated data and powerful analytics.

Featured Attractions

“The goal of Big Air is to change the movie business,” says Big Air CEO Michael Arrieta. “We want to grow to be one of the largest players in the industry and empower consumers with more choices around what, when, where, and how they experience filmed entertainment.”

Fast Finance

Running Oracle Exadata, Brown Brothers Harriman delivers financial data at high speed.

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