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Jeff Erickson
For you this week:

We kick off the new year with a look at how the cloud can smooth the way for a company buffeted by Brexit, and bring agile fintech to a venerable institution. Then we see which cloud apps are helping Save the Children, India, work smarter and we count the ways Oracle Autonomous Database is paving the way for more data management without human labor.

Jeff Erickson, Oracle 
Prudential Assurance Co.
Brexit: How One Insurer Beat the Uncertainty with Cloud Move
As the United Kingdom moves ever closer to its split from the European Union, some UK companies will scramble to adjust. Not London-based Prudential Assurance Co., whose new cloud-based suite of enterprise resource planning applications will provide data standardization across four European business entities, more-efficient financial processes, and improved employee productivity. Managing uncertainty with confidence.
The 100-Year-Old Bank with Fintech Ambitions
My Money Bank (MMB) has been around since the end of World War I. Now it’s preparing to offer more high-growth consumer products by moving aggressively to cloud technology. “We need to be plug-and-play,” CFO Jeremey Bracq says. “And we want to be first movers when new technology becomes available.”
Save the Children
Video: A Mission to Change Children’s Lives
Save the Children, India, responds to some of the country’s biggest challenges and worst natural catastrophes, so it turns to cloud apps to find the right employees who can work in extremely challenging, even dangerous, conditions. Watch the video.
Autonomous Tech
Using Autonomous Tech to Navigate the Postdigital World
Oracle’s Andy Mendelsohn offers five examples of how autonomous data management will help business analysts, data scientists, and developers build more-powerful analytics and data-driven applications. One example? Oracle Cloud Infrastructure’s Always Free Autonomous Database lets them try technologies and test new ideas at no cost. 
Machine Learning
Tech Dive: Publishing to Object Storage from Oracle Streaming Service
In this tutorial, learn how to create and configure a stream pool, a stream, and a Kafka Connect configuration and use those assets to publish messages from the stream to an object storage bucket as files. The first step? Preparing for the S3 sink connector.
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