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Transform Product Ideas into Successful Investments with Oracle Innovation Management

Oracle recently announced Oracle Innovation Management, the latest addition to Oracle's product value chain solutions. Find out how it can accelerate the transformation of the best ideas into profitable products for your organization.
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New Returns Portal Helps Enterprises Modernize Service and Maintenance Processes

The drive to improve the customer experience doesn't end once a sale is made. A growing number of enterprises are investing in solutions that maintain the highest service levels in the reverse supply chain. Find out what Oracle's experts have to say about the importance of postsales service.
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Gartner Positions Oracle in the Leaders Quadrants for Transportation Management and Supply Chain Planning

Gartner, Inc. has named Oracle a Leader in two of its latest Magic Quadrant reports, "Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems" and "Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning System of Record." In addition, Oracle received the highest ratings for company and product assessment in Gartner's "Vendor Panorama for Trade Promotion Management in Consumer Goods, 2014" report.
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Gartner: Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems

Gartner recognizes Oracle as a Leader in the Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems.

Gartner: Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning System of Record

Oracle in Leaders Quadrant and positioned Highest in Ability to Execute in Gartner's Supply Chain Planning System of Record Magic Quadrant.

Gartner: Vendor Panorama for Trade Promotion Management in Consumer Goods, 2014

Oracle received the highest ratings for company and product assessment in this report.

IDC Manufacturing Insights Perspective: Activision Adoption of Oracle Demand Signal Repository

This IDC Manufacturing Insights Perspective looks at the specific implementation of Oracle Demand Signal Repository at Activision, a US publisher of video games.

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Value Chain Performance

Agents of Change

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. Hear Cisco, NCR, Cummins, Hologic, and Pepsi/Frito Lay describe how they are becoming more customer-centric, innovative, responsive, and empowered.

Oracle Global Trade Management at Beckman Coulter

Discover how Beckman Coulter is using Oracle Global Trade Management to meet global trade compliance regulations while realizing performance gains and cost savings.

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Read: Cummins Turbo Technologies Performs Global Demand Forecasting with Up to 70 Percent More Accuracy

At Cummins Turbo Technologies, Oracle's Demantra Demand Management reduced turbocharger demand forecasting bias by up to 70 percent and helps prepare for growth and change in a volatile global market. Cummins has vastly improved its ability to plan, forecast, and respond to changing market demand.

Read: Natus Medical Plans Up to 3x Faster with More Precision While Growing Revenue 33 Percent Without Increased Inventory

Natus Medical is using value chain planning solutions to deliver 3x faster planning with more precision.

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LinkedIn Influencers: Oracle President Mark Hurd
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Zebra Technologies and Oracle Warehouse Management

Thursday, June 26, 11:00 a.m. ET
During this partner webcast, Zebra Technologies and Oracle partner Inspirage will present a case study and review of Zebra's use of Oracle Warehouse Management as part of their global Oracle enterprise solution. Customers will also learn how to identify improvement opportunities in their organizations.

Online Forum: Managing Complexity in the Internet of Things

A global network of billions of devices sharing data is opening up unprecedented business opportunities. Watch a series of webcasts to learn how to turn the Internet of Things into real business value.

Weekly Webcast: Introducing the Modern Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Cloud Architecture

Each weekly webcast provides an introduction to the key aspects of Oracle's modern SaaS cloud: usable, adaptable, reliable, and complete.

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Oracle Innovation Management

Want to learn how you can convert your ideas into winning products? Listen to this podcast to hear about Oracle Innovation Management and how it can help you manage your front-end innovation and design process.

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Oracle Introduces Oracle Innovation Management

The new solution helps organizations make faster and better product investment decisions. Oracle Transportation Management Gets Things Moving

Mutual Materials implemented Oracle Transportation Management and has achieved some great results. Their truck utilization went from the low 60s to 85 to 87 percent, the cost of using their fleet is down by half a million dollars, and they have saved about US$1 million by more efficiently moving goods within the internal supply chain.

Profit Magazine: Tools of the Trade

The latest Oracle Global Trade Intelligence module leverages analytics to help companies manage the exponential growth in global commerce. Do you want to learn how to simplify the analysis of historical data generated from automating the compliance and customs screening of transactions? Find out how. Oracle Warehouse Management Transforms Hospital Supply Chain

The Affordable Care Act is causing hospitals to take a much closer look at their end-to-end supply chains. The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) implemented Oracle Warehouse Management and was able to get a payback within six months based on moving the volume of approximately 10 vendors to self-distribution.

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Profit Magazine on Facebook

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. Get a free subscription to Profit.

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Are You Challenged by Order Fulfillment?

Customers in manufacturing, retail, and high tech face similar challenges when it comes to order fulfillment processes. Check out three new infographics that summarize the key challenges and opportunities around fulfillment in these industry sectors.
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Oracle's PeopleSoft Supply Chain Management Training

Learn how to implement and manage your PeopleSoft supply chain management applications.

Oracle Fusion Applications Implementation Training

Ensure a smooth and rapid implementation of your Oracle Fusion Applications with expert training from Oracle University. Designed for release 7, these courses also meet the needs of release 8 customers.
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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: Value Chain Planning Special Interest Group

Oracle Transportation Management Special Interest Group

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APICS Best of the Best S&OP Conference

June 12–13 │Chicago, Illinois
Oracle is a reception sponsor at the upcoming APICS conference. Educational sessions cover a range of topics to help your customers implement or improve sales and operations planning within their organizations. The Oracle booth features value chain planning solution demos, and industry executives will be available to meet with conference delegates.

Interlog 2014: Focus on Service Parts, Reverse Logistics, and Aftermarket Supply Chain

June 23–25, 2014 │San Diego, California

Free Integrated Business Planning Interactive Workshop

July 1│Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Free Integrated Business Planning Interactive Workshop

July 1│Düsseldorf, Germany

Oracle Supply Chain Journey Mapping Workshop

July 10 │Solihul, United Kingdom

2014 OTM SIG Conference

August 10–13 │Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Registration is now open for the Oracle Transportation Management special interest group (SIG) conference. The event is expected to attract more than 400 attendees and will include topics on both Oracle Transportation Management and Oracle Global Trade Management.

Oracle OpenWorld

September 28–October 2 | San Francisco, California

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