Focused on Results
“What we need to move to is a model of measurable results. Managers need to stop managing people and start managing work better,” says Jody Thompson, author of Why Managing Sucks and How to Fix It. “Let people manage themselves.”
At Your Service
Savvy leaders at professional services organizations recognize that contract employees need to be intelligently managed to meet strategic productivity objectives. And increasingly, efficient use of technology is seen as an option to support contingent labor productivity—while yielding a positive impact on the bottom. Learn how managers at Oracle Consulting are using PeopleSoft solutions to get the most out of their contractors.
Oracle CloudWorld: Editor's Notebook
“One of the most common statements I heard from CloudWorld presenters as they showed off their products was, 'By the way, this is all in the cloud,'” writes Profit editor in chief Aaron Lazenby. “To me, this statement underscores that it's the functionality of a solution that really matters.”
Trends in Big Data: Three Ways to Reap Big Rewards
”Big data is quickly becoming a part of the enterprise fabric for many companies. In the coming years, we will see a shift to the new normal as big data comes of age,” says Yashpaul Singh Dogra, senior director with Oracle Insight, focused on data center technologies.