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Oracle Reveals New Roadmap with Deep, Long-Term Commitment to Higher Education

In a move that signals Oracle’s multiyear commitment to higher education, the company unveiled a detailed roadmap of new, cloud-based and enhanced on-premises solutions aimed at supporting academic excellence.
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Oracle Tailors Comprehensive Solution to Help Educators Improve Academic Outcomes

Oracle and partner SLX are ready to deliver a next-generation platform that aggregates and integrates data into a student-centric record to house learning information from pre-K all the way through adult employment.
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Higher Education Leaders Explore Strategies for Sustainable Growth

The group of industry luminaries who gathered for the most recent Oracle Industry Strategy Council for higher education agreed that funding issues were among the biggest challenges facing their institutions, and discussed the latest strategies and technologies for meeting these challenges.
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Oracle Product Strategy Director Mark Armstrong

Oracle’s PeopleSoft Strategy Talk Featuring Oracle Product Strategy Director Mark Armstrong

Learn about the investment that Oracle is making in higher education.

Oracle Applications Together with Oracle Systems

Oracle Applications Together with Oracle Systems

The University of Central Florida gets better business results running Oracle’s PeopleSoft solutions together with Oracle systems.

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Modern HR in the Cloud Series

Fridays, 10:00 a.m. PT/1:00 p.m. ET
Watch a webcast each Friday to get an inside look at how Oracle Human Capital Management drives innovation in human capital management. Learn how to provide value to every person in your organization, see the solutions in action, and find out how Oracle empowers HR to contribute to your organization with modern tools.

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 Decision Management Solutions CEO 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 (DBaaS), 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.”

Innovation Excellence: Oracle Education and Research Webcast Series

Replay these exciting and informative webcasts.

  • 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

Researchers and their organizations need to consolidate and integrate multiple sources of institutional data—administrative and scientific—to continually transform their businesses. Listen to Eric Grancher, head of Database Services at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research and the home of the Large Hadron Collider, discuss how a strategic partnership with Oracle for more than 30 years ensures that CERN remains on the cutting edge of change.

Cultivating IT Innovation with Oracle Exalogic and Oracle Exadata

Learn what strategies are used at leading companies to promote innovation inside and outside of IT, how a prebuilt, preintegrated application platform can free IT to focus on innovation, and how Oracle Exalogic and Oracle Exadata provide the performance and flexibility needed for seizing market opportunities.

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Hardware from Oracle Pricing for Education

The latest Hardware from Oracle Pricing for Education (HOPE) program list was released in February, 2014 and is valid through June 30, 2014. Several new products have been added to this offering, including the new Oracle ZFS Storage ZS3 series of storage products, several engineered systems, and several new x86 servers.
Read More About the HOPE Program.

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Oracle Offers Higher Education Institutions Unprecedented Choice to Support Innovation, Operational Efficiency, and Student Success

Oracle Extends the Power of Modern HR in the Cloud with Updates to Oracle Human Capital Management Cloud

Gaia Mission: The Italian National Institute of Astrophysics Entrusts Scientific Data Management to Oracle

Oracle Managed Cloud Services Enable Bellevue University to Cost-Effectively Increase Educational Opportunities for Students

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Watch: American Career College's Success with Oracle Human Capital Management Cloud

Read: Valdosta State University Identifies Key Correlations in Student Data to Improve Student Retention, Progression, and Graduation Rates

Read: CERN Keeps IT Team Focused on Core Business by Using Cloud Services

More Oracle Education and Research Customer Success Stories

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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

White Paper: A New Standard for Excellence—Transforming Education and Research with Oracle Technology

Analyst Report: Total Economic Impact of Oracle Exalogic and Oracle Exadata

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The Oracle Story: Simplify IT and Unleash Innovation

Oracle Enterprise Manager Total Cloud Control: Journey to the Cloud

Meeting the Challenge of Big Data (Part 1)

Meeting the Challenge of Big Data (Part 2)

Oracle Cloud Solutions: The World’s Most Comprehensive, Flexible, and Secure Cloud Offerings

Guide to Engineered Systems: Engineered for Extreme Performance

Oracle Data Integration 12c: The Path to the Future

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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 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 Oracle’s PeopleSoft Campus Solutions training.

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Oracle Specialized Partner Oracle Exastack Partner Oracle Validated Integrations
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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.

Oracle Magazine on Twitter
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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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HERDI Spring 2014 Meeting

April 2–4, 2014 I Washington DC

Ellucian Live 2014

April 6–9, 2014 I Anaheim, California

CUPA–HR Southern Region Conference

April 6–8, 2014│New Orleans, Louisiana

CUPA–HR Western Region Conference

April 27–29, 2014 │Seattle, Washington

CUPA-HR Midwest Region Conference

May 4–6, 2014 │Kansas City, Missouri

Oracle OpenWorld

September 28–October 2, 2014 │San Francisco, California
The call for proposals is now open.


September 29–October 2, 2014 │Orlando, Florida

Oracle Database Events

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