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Land O’ Lakes Improves Its Data Analysis and Sales with Oracle Endeca Information Discovery, Wins Gartner Business Intelligence and Analytics Excellence Award

By leveraging Oracle Endeca Information Discovery solutions to analyze and visualize big data, WinField Solutions, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Land O’Lakes, Inc., equipped its sales force with critical information to help identify customers that could benefit from WinField’s products and services. As a result, Land O’Lakes, on behalf of the work done for WinField, was recently awarded a Gartner Business Intelligence and Analytics Excellence Award for best use of innovative technologies.
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Newly Launched Oracle Exalytics X3-4 Powers Real-Time Insights

With 2 TB of main memory, 2.4 TB of Flash storage, and 5.4 TB of hard disk space, the recently released Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine X3-4 represents a dramatic expansion of industry's first high-speed engineered system for business analytics.
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Latest Release of Oracle Business Intelligence Applications Speeds Strategic Insights

In May 2013, Oracle launched Oracle Business Intelligence Applications11., which delivers a wide range of enhancements across the product line—plus two new in-memory analytic applications and a rearchitected solution to speed both implementation and data integration.
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Analyst Report: The CFO as a Catalyst for Change

In a recently released report based on a survey and in-depth interviews of 930 global finance executives, Longitude Research sheds light on the evolving role of chief financial officers (CFOs) and offers detailed recommendations for CFOs who want to lead business transformation across their organizations.
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Oracle Endeca Information Discovery Self-Service Applications: Warranty Claims

Turn a spreadsheet into a full-featured discovery application using Oracle Endeca Information Discovery solutions.

Big Data at Work: Transform Your Business Through Analytics

Join MIT Research Scientist Andrew McAfee to find out how big data and analytics can help transform your organization.

New: Deploy Oracle Applications Fast—Oracle Business Accelerators

Watch this video to see how to deploy Oracle Applications fast with Oracle Business Accelerators, cloud-based rapid implementation tools developed and maintained by Oracle, to get up and running quickly and reliably on a wide range of Oracle Applications, including business intelligence.

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Gaining Value from Big Data

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Oracle Real-Time Decisions: A Product Review

CEO of Decision Management Solutions and independent analyst James Taylor reviews Oracle Real-Time Decisions. Register today and discover how predictive analytics and big data can transformer customer experiences at the moment of impact.

Lowering Your Total Cost of Ownership with Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine

Discover what it takes to make smart analytics technology investments. Find out how customers have reduced their TCO while gaining real-time insight by consolidating their analytics on Oracle Exalytics, a single machine with optimized hardware, software, and in-memory database technology.

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Economist Intelligence Unit Report: Cultivating Business-Led Innovation

To innovate successfully, executives and employees must be prepared to fail—and to turn those failures into new opportunities, an Economist Intelligence Unit study finds.

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Executive Feature: How Can CFOs Make Mergers and Acquisitions Run More Smoothly?

Profit Magazine: The Seven Key Steps of Data Analysis

While companies create data products specific to their own requirements and goals, some steps in the value chain are consistent across organizations.

Profit Magazine: Predictive Analytics—Four Strategies

With the right steps, managers can reap new benefits with forward-looking metrics.

White Paper: Enterprise Performance Management—Unlocking Business Potential

Finance executives face a number of challenges in today’s market, including inefficient business processes and IT complexity. Learn how an integrated enterprise performance management platform can help your organization overcome these barriers and unlock its business potential.

OracleVoice on Why Big Data Is Good for Your Health

By Sharon Terry, president and chief executive officer of Oracle customer Genetic Alliance.

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Business Analytics Infographic Slideshow

Find out how analytics and big data are changing the world and how they can drive better business outcomes for your organization.

Analytics and Big Data Are Changing the World

Did you know that by using Oracle Business Analytics and big data, UN officials will deliver energy to 1.3 billion people? Check out this brand new infographic and find out more on how analytics and big data are changing the world.

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Oracle Enterprise Performance Management Blog

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Oracle Endeca Information Discovery: User Interface Design Pattern Library

Explore the new user interface design pattern library for discovery best practices for Oracle Endeca Information Discovery solutions.

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Oracle Introduces Oracle E-Business Suite Extensions for Oracle Endeca

Find out how real-time access to operational data helps optimize operational decisions, improve process efficiency, and drive better cost and revenue decisions.

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Oracle Customer and Partner Successes on

Learn from the best practices of companies like yours with Oracle’s new customer testimonial search on The testimonials have been reorganized and a new search engine has been implemented, making it easier to find the stories that are relevant to you.
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Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher

Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher is a Web-based reporting solution that enables users to author, manage, and deliver reports and documents faster and more easily than traditional reporting tools.
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Business Analytics Customer Value Index Program

How does your organization measure up in business analytics and enterprise performance management? Would you benefit from understanding the successes and failures of others who are implementing EPM and business analytics technologies?

Oracle has launched an updated and expanded program to gather this information, the Business Analytics Customer Value Index (CVI) program. By becoming a member of the CVI program and participating in a minimum of four surveys of your choice (the more you fill out the more results you get), you get first access to the results—plus leading practices, benchmarks, and helpful answers to important questions. There is no cost to become a member.

To become a member, please visit the survey site. All surveys are online, as is registration.

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Oracle Business Analytics on

Check out the newly refreshed Oracle Business Intelligence Applications pages on View information by role | by product | by industry.

Oracle C-Central Big Data and Analytics

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Business Analytics Advisor Webcasts—Current Schedule and Archived

Available Patch Sets and Patch Set Updates for Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management Products

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Oracle Business Intelligence Training

Power innovation and gain an edge on your competition with Oracle Business Intelligence training from Oracle University. Don’t miss these featured courses.

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Go to where the conversation lives. Connect on Facebook with Profit, Oracle's publication for the enterprise class, business leaders, and decision-makers. Be a part of our growing community and network with colleagues around content directly from Profit, as well as exclusive content found only here. Join us.

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August 12 │New York

Oracle Endeca Roundtable

August 20 │Jakarta, Indonesia

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August 22│Osaka, Japan

Oracle OpenWorld 2013

September 22–26 │San Francisco, California

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