By Carol Hildebrand
Mobile innovation has rewritten business models and reinvented how we work. From mobile collaboration and work processes to simplified development and mobile analytics, Oracle OpenWorld will showcase the groundbreaking work that Oracle and its network of partners bring to this vitally important sector.
At Oracle OpenWorld 2015, hear Executive Chairman Larry Ellison announce a broad new set of products.
Naturally, the place to start is with keynotes from Larry Ellison, Mark Hurd, and other top industry speakers. And don’t miss Monday’s general session on Mobile—The Heart of Digital Transformation, led by Oracle Vice President of Product Management, Suhas Uliyar.
During the week, use Mobile Central @ OpenWorld and the Mobile Showcase as your hub for mobile customer stories, expert panel discussions, and compelling partner demos dedicated to supporting your mobile strategy. This year's Mobile Showcase is sponsored by Samsung and will include partners like AirWatch, Auraplayer, CrowdMics, Sencha, Sofbang, Xamarin, and many others.
Sunday’s User Group Forum is a good place to learn about the variety of Oracle user groups, meet with peers and subject-matter experts, and learn from practitioners like John King, who will talk about using REST/JSON services in Oracle Mobile Application Framework.
3:30 p.m. | Moscone South, room 274
On Monday, start with the general session Mobile—The Heart of Digital Transformation, led by Suhas Uliyar, Oracle's vice president of product management.
11 a.m. | Moscone South, room 102
Find out how Oracle Mobile Cloud Service makes it easy to implement an interactive digital strategy, as Oracle Vice President Kaj van de Loo talks with experts and practitioners who have led the way on enterprise mobility. Expect a lively discussion on how to build an enterprise-grade cloud infrastructure for mobility.
1:30 p.m. | Moscone South, room 270
If your interest is mobility and JD Edwards, Oracle Senior Vice President Lyle Ekdahl will discuss the roadmap for this product line.
1:30 p.m. | Moscone West, rooms 3002/3004
Explore Oracle Mobile Technology and Partners Showcase, sponsored by Samsung.
Then head over to get the latest on how Oracle Cloud Platform pairs with Oracle Fusion Middleware to fuel digital transformation, discussed by Oracle Executive Vice President Inderjeet Singh.
4:00 p.m. | Marriott Marquis, Salon 7/8/9 (Yerba Buena Ballroom)
Finally, for a partner take on mobile app development, find out how Oracle and Xamarin have partnered to help developers #GoNative Fast.
12:15 p.m. | Moscone South, room 270
Tuesday’s sessions have some intriguing presentations, starting with a deep dive into the highs and lows of enterprise mobility from mobile thought leader Benedict Evans, partner at Andreessen Horowitz.
11:00 a.m. | Moscone South, room 270
Oracle Cloud Platform hits the spotlight in a general session that showcases how to drive cloud transformation by enabling developers, IT professionals, and line-of-business users to innovate faster, improve time to market, and gain a competitive advantage.
12:15 p.m. | Moscone South, room 103
For the analytics gurus, Estapar CIO Fulvio Salman Manente and Oracle Vice President Suhas Uliyar will lead a session on how to use mobile analytics to build more effective and usable apps for customers and employees at the same time.
12:15 p.m. | Moscone South, room 270
Wednesday offers some fascinating case studies from mobile strategists, starting with a roundtable discussion with executives from Siemens AG, Macy’s, Restoration Hardware, and Trimble Navigation that explores the transformative results of moving to integrated cloud applications.
9:15 a.m. | Moscone West, room 2008
And don’t miss a panel discussion featuring Oracle executives and mobile leaders from UK Legal Aid Authority, GE, and Tokyo Oil and Gas as they highlight how to harness the power of mobile to transform customer, partner, and employee engagement.
3:00 p.m. | Moscone South, room 270
Thursday kicks off with another absorbing partner take, as executives from Sencha and Oracle explore how Oracle Mobile Cloud Service makes it easy to develop native applications for Apple iOS or Android.
9:30 a.m. | Moscone South, room 270
After that, Enterprise Mobile Persistence and Security hits the stage, as Oracle experts showcase new Oracle Mobile Application Framework features that support data persistence and security.
10:45 a.m. | Moscone South, room 270