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Week of October 12, 2020

This week: Land O’Lakes finds its whey through pandemic-induced supply and demand churn. New cloud services go from nice-to-have to gotta-have since COVID-19 hit. And AI is helping companies meet the mental health challenges of 2020. Plus: A prominent Texas university frees up resources for its primary mission.
“We saw more disruption in an eight-week period than we have experienced in eight years.”
Dustin Braun, Land O’Lakes Senior Director of Logistics
Land O Lakes
Farmer to fork
Land O’Lakes, a giant US butter, cheese, and dairy provider, succeeds even as the COVID-19 emergency scrambles suppliers, customers, employees, and transportation.
Steve Miranda
Fast upgrades
Oracle’s rapid innovation cadence has proven essential during the pandemic, which has turned nice-to-have tools—such as Zoom integration, guided instruction, and improved financial analysis—into necessities, says Oracle’s Steve Miranda.
Cyborg therapists
Cyborg therapists
As 2020 rolls on, humans and artificial intelligence working together can help employees maintain equilibrium, a recent study by Oracle and Workplace Intelligence finds.
School tools
School tools
For Baylor University, moving finance and HR applications to the cloud was more than a technology upgrade. It enabled greater investment in priorities that matter most—education, research, arts, and athletics.
PL/SQL flow control
PL/SQL is a core technology that’s essential to leveraging the full potential of Oracle Database. In the latest of his 12-part tutorial, Steven Feuerstein describes the basics of conditional branching: IF-THEN-ELSE and CASE statements. Or start at Part 1.
Tech library
Announcing Micronaut 2.1

Accelerate your machine learning workflow

Make someone else do the work: Managing Oracle Database 19c users in Active Directory (Part 1—Kerberos)
BearingPoint Reg Tech
Moving on up
When BearingPoint RegTech maxed out the capacity of its proprietary cloud service, it turned to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure and accelerated performance sixfold while saving money and improving transparency.
Analyze Desktop
Oracle Cloud CX Virtual Summit: Responsive Selling in the Experience Economy
October 29

Oracle Developer Live—Cloud Native
November 10

Oracle Cloud HCM Virtual Summit: Addressing Employee Mental Health in the New Workplace
November 10
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