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Higher Education Is the Latest High-Value Target for International Cybercriminals

As massive data breaches at multiple US universities this year have proved, higher education institutions everywhere are becoming prime targets for cybercriminals. Oracle experts offer insights into the reasons behind the breaches and what steps your institution can take to protect its financial information, intellectual property, research results—and reputation.
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University of Virginia Chooses Oracle Technology for Its Financial System Transformation

Faced with the dual goals of gaining a deeper understanding of its costs and achieving greater visibility into its fiscal performance, the University of Virginia is transforming its financial systems. To do this, the leading public research institution chose Oracle Hyperion Profitability and Cost Management as its new technology platform. Find out why.
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Joe Burkhart

Predictive Analytics and a Personalized Approach Promote Student Success in Higher Education

One of the keys to achieving student success is having predictive analytics to help identify success factors and personalize analyses to different types of students, programs, and institutions. Read what Oracle Director of higher education solutions Joe Burkhart has to say about the role of analytics in student success.
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Oracle SOA Suite

Imperial College London: Ease of Use with Oracle SOA Suite 12c

Hear Software Development Manager at Imperial College London Martin Figg describe how new Oracle SOA Suite 12c features make it easier for developers to create highly maintainable code resulting in greater efficiency and greater control.

Oracle's Campus Solutions Bring Cost Efficiency to International College of Management, Sydney (ICMS)

ICMS in Sydney, Australia has adopted Oracle's PeopleSoft Campus Solutions for a cost-effective implementation delivering flexibility and functionality.

California Academy of Sciences Moves Up to Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning Cloud (Oracle ERP Cloud)

California Academy of Sciences Controller Kristin Klingvall shares the business drivers that led the Academy to select Oracle ERP Cloud.

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Oracle Big Data Breakthrough: Connect All Your Data and SQL

July 15, 2014, 10:00 a.m. PT
Oracle Executive Vice President Andrew Mendelsohn unveils Oracle's revolutionary new solution for seamlessly integrating Hadoop, NoSQL, and Oracle Database.

Oracle Customer Experience for Higher Education Financial Aid Services

July 24, 2014, 12:00 p.m. PT
Learn how you can reduce wait times, increase efficiency, and provide students receiving financial aid a much-improved experience.

Innovation Excellence: An Oracle Education and Research Webcast Series

Discover Oracle's complete, flexible, secure, and accessible industry solutions and best practices designed to enable learning and research transformation. Replay these exciting and informative webcasts.

  • Innovative Solutions for Higher Ed
  • New Solutions for Improved Student Success and Personalized Learning
  • Formula for Student Success: Actionable Intelligence
  • Empowering Education Excellence in the Cloud
  • Capture Organize and Analyze Big Data for Research

Modern HR in the Cloud Series

Fridays, 10:00 a.m. PT/1:00 p.m. ET
Each Friday through July, watch a webcast to get an inside look at how Oracle Human Capital Management drives innovation.

Responding in Real Time

High-volume, high-speed, front-line decisions must increasingly be made in real time with big data and analytics that are actionable and operational. Hear CEO of Decision Management Solutions James Taylor discuss his latest research.

Managing Database as a Service

Modern businesses around the world are transforming their data centers and making IT more agile and service-based—thanks to database as a service, which attempts to eliminate infrastructure barriers and limitations and make it easier to deliver business services to the end user. Watch this on-demand webcast and receive the OVUM study, "Managing Database as a Service: Calling All DBAs."

Oracle Mobile Strategy Update—Simplifying Enterprise Mobility

Representatives from analyst firm Gartner and executives from Oracle discuss current mobile trends and challenges, outline Oracle's overall mobile strategy, and discuss how Oracle Mobile Platform leverages current platform investments to help simplify enterprise mobility.

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Hardware from Oracle Pricing for Education

The latest Hardware from Oracle Pricing for Education (HOPE) program list was released February 2014 and has been extended through August 31, 2014. This extension applies to the 28 configurations covered under the HOPE document. However, three systems have last-order dates that fall before the extension date. These systems are Oracle's SPARC T4-2 server, Oracle's SPARC T4-4 server, and Oracle's StorageTek SL150 modular tape library. The last order date is for these systems is June 30, 2014.
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Valdosta State University Improves Student Retention, Progression, and Graduation Rates with Oracle Solutions

The University of Virginia Selects Oracle to Support Financial Transformation

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Abu Dhabi Education Council Now Delivers Shared Services to More Than 300 Locations—Uses 90 Percent Less Energy and Paper

Universiteit Twente Triples Transaction Speed and Eliminates Database Downtime to Improve the User Experience for Students and Staff

Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management Processes MBA Applications 80 Percent Faster—Improves Student Service and Satisfaction

The New School Gains Cost-of-Education Modeling and Ensures Educational Program Effectiveness by Using Performance Management Technology

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Oracle Education and Research Executive Blog

Featuring Cole Clark, global vice president, Oracle Education and Research.

Modern HR In the Cloud

Keep up with the latest from Oracle’s human capital management experts.

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Executive Brief: Oracle Higher Education Investment

FAQ: Oracle Investment in Higher Education

Executive Brief: Oracle Student Cloud

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IDC White Paper: ERP in the Cloud and the Modern Business

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Learn more about Oracle in the education and research industry.

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Oracle’s PeopleSoft Campus Solutions
Learn how to set up and use your Oracle's PeopleSoft Campus Solutions with expert training from Oracle University. Classes are available in our live virtual class format. Check out the schedules for the following courses.

View all PeopleSoft Campus Solutions training.

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Oracle Magazine on Twitter

Go to where the conversation lives. Connect on Twitter with Oracle Magazine, the world’s largest IT publication, and be a part of our growing community. Network with colleagues around content directly from Oracle Magazine, as well as exclusive content found only here. Join us.

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Oracle User Groups: Join Today

Oracle is committed to fostering strong and independent user groups worldwide. The more than 900 user groups focused on products, technologies, applications, and industries provide dynamic forums for customers to share information, experiences, and expertise. Find the one that’s right for you.

Oracle User Groups
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Oracle University Preconference Training Event

Don't miss this exclusive opportunity to get accelerated Oracle training from community experts. Oracle University is a one-day training event held on Sunday, September 28 at Golden Gate University from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. It includes accelerated Oracle training in a seminar-style format taught by Oracle University instructors, community experts, and Oracle engineers. It is an excellent opportunity for you to get in-depth training on hot Oracle topics while you are in town for Oracle OpenWorld. View the session details and register here.

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Blackboard World

July 15–17, 2014 | Las Vegas, Nevada

Oracle Solaris 11.2 Workshop

July 16, 2014 | Toronto, Canada

South Central HEUG Regional User Group Meeting

July 23, 2014 | Arlington, Texas

Oracle Higher Education Cloud Seminar, University at Buffalo

July 29, 2014 | Buffalo, New York

New England HEUG Regional User Group Meeting

August 11, 2014 | Sturbridge, Massachusetts

CUPA HR Annual Conference

September 28–30, 2014 | San Antonio, Texas

Oracle OpenWorld

September 28–October 2, 2014 │San Francisco, California
Find out more about Oracle Education and Research sessions today. Register by July 18 for early bird savings.


September 29–October 2, 2014 | Orlando, Florida

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