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Oracle Value Chain Summit Scores Huge Success with Best Practices Presentations

The second-annual Oracle Value Chain Summit drew thousands of attendees to hear supply chain professionals discuss best practices. Glenn Seninger, Oracle group vice president, explains why this approach to real-world issues was so important for summit-goers this year.
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New Survey Identifies Ways to Increase Revenues from Product Warranties

Read a new white paper from Peerless Research Group to find out how you can tap into the opportunities presented by warranty management.
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Manufacturers Reap Rewards from Social Marketing with Oracle Marketing Cloud

A growing number of industrial manufacturers are putting social marketing into practice and reaping rewards for better product development and more efficient supply chain management.
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European Maintenance Summit

April 29–30, 2014 │Barcelona, Spain
Now in its third year, the European Maintenance Summit is a premier Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle's JD Edwards, and Oracle's PeopleSoft event. Register today and attend the summit to network with peers and experts and learn about the latest advances and techniques for improving maintenance effectiveness and asset management within your organization.

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New Webcast and White Paper: Warranty Management: Converting Challenges to Market Differentiators

Learn the results of a recent survey conducted for Oracle and Tata Consultancy Services that reached 249 US executives in supply chain and logistics.
Read a white paper about the survey results.
Watch a webcast about converting your warranty business to a revenue generator.

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Value Chain Performance

Oracle Supply Chain Management Solutions: Empowering the Modern Value Chain

Business is back, and companies need to get moving fast to compete. Integrating innovative strategies into the supply chain helps a company inspire openness, focus on customers, respond rapidly, and enrich performance to create business value.

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Watch: Sony Playstation Doubles Forecast Accuracy with Oracle

Learn how Sony PlayStation transformed its value chain with Oracle Value Chain Planning, doubling its forecast accuracy, improving reaction times, and getting its products to the most-profitable locations in the marketplace.

Watch: SolarWorld Excels at Manufacturing Using Oracle GoldenGate

Learn how SolarWorld achieved real-time monitoring of manufacturing operations without impacting production systems.

Read: Virgin Media Transforms Supply Chain to Support Profitability and Growth

Learn how Virgin Media's supply chain transformation program delivered a multimillion dollar cost savings within 18 months.

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Webcast: How Delphi Harnesses Big Data to Improve Warranty Response and Customer Satisfaction

With 340,000 active parts in service across millions of vehicles worldwide, Delphi faced the challenge of responding to claims within 30 days or suffering a financial penalty. In addition to the high volumes of data, variety was a problem: each and every claim needed unique analysis. Watch the webcast to learn more.

Oracle Cloud Adapter for

Learn how the new Oracle Cloud Adapter for is used to automate manual integration tasks, simplify session management, and ensure secure communication between your existing on-premises applications and

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Navigate the Internet of Things

Analysts predict upward of 50 billion devices will be connected to the internet by 2020, generating zettabytes of data each day—a phenomenon called the Internet of Things (IoT). Oracle Magazine's Caroline Kvitka talks with Peter Utzschneider, vice president of product management for Java at Oracle, about IoT challenges, opportunities, and development.

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Read: Five Reasons to Consider SaaS for Your Business Applications

This paper examines five reasons why line of business managers should consider business applications delivered using the software-as-a-service (SaaS) model.

Read: Omnichannel: Not Just for Retail

The implications of omnichannel retailing, the evolution of multichannel retailing into a seamless approach to the customer journey, stretch further than the consumer retail experience. Learn more from Oracle Vice President of Value Chain Product Execution Derek Gittoes and Oracle Director of Value Chain Execution Mark Lewis.

Watch: Life-Changing Analytics—A Day in the Life of Sam

Find out how Oracle Business Analytics solutions can help supply chain and order management professionals predict product fulfillment needs, identify potential backlog issues, and gain a bird's-eye view of their entire operation.

Read: Executive Brief—Translate Ideas into a Winning Portfolio of Innovations with Innovation Management

Learn how to improve the return on investing in innovation.

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Supply Chain Management Review: Oracle In-Memory Cost Management for Process Launched

LNS Research Blog: Oracle's Suite of Manufacturing Operations Management Applications

CIMdata: Oracle Value Chain Summit 2014 (Commentary)

Oracle Introduces Oracle Global Trade Intelligence to Optimize Global Customs and Compliance

Greenball Leverages Oracle Managed Cloud Services to Optimize Business Processes and Support Rapid Company Growth

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Profit Magazine on Facebook

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New Oracle Fusion Applications Implementation Training

Ensure a smooth and rapid implementation of your Oracle Fusion Applications 11.1.7 with expert training from Oracle University.
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Oracle Specialized Partner Oracle Exastack Partner Oracle Validated Integrations
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NEW: Oracle Supply Chain Management on

Check out the newly refreshed supply chain management pages on View information by role and by product.

Oracle Fusion Applications

Oracle Procurement Applications—All Product Lines

Oracle Advisor Webcast Schedule (login required)

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Oracle Applications Users Group: Procurement Organization Special Interest Group

Source to Settlement: PeopleSoft User Group

Oracle Applications Users Group: Value Chain Planning Special Interest Group

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Oracle European Value Chain Summit 2014

March 18–19, 2014 │Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Oracle Industry Connect

March 25–26, 2014 │Boston, Massachusetts

Oracle Supply Chain Journey Mapping Workshop

March 27, 2014 │London, England

Oracle Automotive Industry Forum

April 3, 2014│Detroit, Michigan

European Maintenance Summit

April 29–30, 2014 │Barcelona, Spain

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