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Why Your Customer Experience Needs a Change of Attitude

Learn how the best brands build an emotional connection with their audience.

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A Case for Shedding Weight More Strategically

Why analytics is the key to better divestment strategies.

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Don’t Let Metrics Get in the Way of a Great Customer Experience

BP Group’s James Dodkins explains why today’s marketing and sales metrics are stuck in the steam age.

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How to Complete a Successful IT Merger in 2017

A successful merger is all about achieving the right balance in your IT integration.

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What the Perils of an Overfull Coffee Cup Can Teach Us about Cloud ERP Migration

Migrating your ERP to the cloud needn’t be a messy process.

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What the Pacific Salmon Can Teach CFOs About Cost Allocation

Structure your business around value streams to uncover efficiencies and cut costs.

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Tax Reporting Goes Under the Microscope

How modern tax reporting helps CFOs meet stakeholder demand for greater transparency.

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How to Win an Audience for Your App

It’s time to build new levels of convenience into the mobile experience.

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Let’s Stop Playing CX Whack-a-Mole

Why AI signals the end of CX point solutions.

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Putting the CFO at the Centre of the Supply Chain

It’s time to engineer a smarter, more responsive supply chain.

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When Innovation Is the Real Deal, You Won’t Even Notice

The key to winning over customers is to meet their needs before they even realise they have them.

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Revolution in Motion - Don’t Give in to Technological Timidity

It’s easy to ignore the ‘next big thing’, but without innovation we’d still be stuck in the steam age.

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Tackling the Challenge of Evolving Customer Expectations

The work of better serving customers is never finished.

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Five Steps to Align Your Marketing, Sales and Service Teams … and Achieve Better Sales in the Digital Age

Changing customer habits mean brands need to change their tactics, starting with better collaboration between customer-facing teams.

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Domo Arigato, Mr Roboto!

Why HR leaders should embrace the robot revolution?

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The Five Forces of Digital Disruption and How CFOs Can Stay on Top of Change

Forget concrete plans. This is the age of the change-ready business.

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How Technology Is Bringing Us Back to the Mom-and-Pop Shop

Focus on the human elements of the buying journey to make the most of data.

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A Little Less Conversation, a Little More Action

Why an integrated data platform is the key to aligning marketing, sales and service.

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Use the Force - Lessons in Marketing from Lucasfilm

There are three key steps to successful marketing: planning, creating an experience, and knowing your audience.

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Why Accountability Is the Key to Gender Equality

How can HR build a fair and diverse workplace culture?

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Get Your Outcomes Right and the Metrics Will Follow

In order to measure campaigns successfully, organizations must make sure they choose the right set of outcomes.

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Five Basic Rules for Modern Planning

Oracle’s Wayne Heather lays out the new rules of forward planning.

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Standing Out From the Crowd

If implemented correctly, emerging technologies like virtual reality could provide the ongoing customer engagement telecoms companies crave.

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Getting VR Right for Retail

Virtual reality technology makes a lot of sense for online retailers but better customer understanding is needed to make them more than a curiosity.

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Getting On-board with the Gig Economy

The gig economy is here to stay, but what does that mean for employee training?

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Forging Stronger Customer Ties through CX Innovation

Oracle’s Mark De Groot explains how manufacturers and high tech engineering brands can successfully innovate their CX.

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Walk Before You Run – Making CX Innovation Count

While brands look to VR and chatbots for customer experience, data will be crucial in these technologies hitting the mark.

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What Does It Take to Be Known as a Great Employer?

Building a strong employer brand is the key to attracting the best talent, but how do you get there?

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Why CFOs Are the Architects of a Change-Ready Business

As businesses face an ‘adapt or fail’ climate, the CFO, is perfectly placed to be the driver of change.

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The Future of Customer Relationships Lies In New Forms of Interaction

How bots are helping brands to deliver new levels of customer self-service.

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The Case for a Fine-Grained Approach to Profit and Loss

Why a fine-grained approach to profit and cost is the backbone of success.

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Why We Need the Right to Disconnect

Mobile technology has made us more productive, but at what cost to work/life balance?

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Why Machine Learning Might Be The Saviour of Advertising

Oracle’s Daryn Mason discusses how AI will reshape ad blocking to the benefit of both brands and consumers.

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2017 and the Science of Predicting the Unpredictable

Oracle’s Dee Houchen explains how businesses can effectively plan for more unpredictability in 2017.

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Christmas is Just Around the Corner, so What’s on HR’s Wish List?

HR is in the middle of a digital transformation: here are the trends that will define 2017.

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HR Shared Services and AI: Taking the Robot Out of the Human

AI has a bright future in HR, and is already making waves in shared services.

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Let’s Chat About HR Bots

Chatbots are poised to revolutionize HR, minimising bureaucracy and granting employees greater independence.

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Give Your Business a Warm Welcome with IaaS

Organizations have the right to expect their technology infrastructure to support whatever they need.

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IaaS: Making it Part of Your Business Toolkit

The latest generation of IaaS supports changing business needs better than ever before.

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The Right Application Environment Can Make Your Business Fly

Oracle’s Dain Hansen explores how IaaS can address one of the greatest areas of cloud inefficiency: application integration

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The Key Questions to Ask Before Moving to IaaS

Oracle’s Pascal Giraud outlines the important questions businesses should ask when making the move to IaaS

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Sustained Customer Attention: The Secret to Modern Marketing

Getting customers’ attention is essential; but it needs to be done in a subtle and relevant way

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Reduce Customer Effort by Scaling up Collaboration

Oracle’s Celine Bayle-Ghorra explains why companies should pay close attention to customer effort as well as customer satisfaction.

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Pardon the Interruption

The case for butting in with personalized marketing.

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Five Tips to Help CFOs Beat Economic Uncertainty

Navigating a volatile market takes more strategic planning, collaboration, and a bit of bravery.

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Zeroing in on the Future

When it Comes to Budgeting, Sometimes it’s Best to Start from Scratch.

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Mind the Double Skills Gap

Building a skilled workforce requires new employment strategies, but don’t forget what your experienced employees have to offer.

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Addressing the Skills Shortage from the Inside Out

If you want to build a skilled workforce, give all employees access to relevant learning and training.

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You Cannot Transform What You Cannot See

Making sound financial decisions requires a clear and accurate view of company data

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To Build New Finance Skills, Consider Starting from Within

To build the necessary skills, finance leaders should look to their existing workforce.

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VRee Your Mind and the Rest Will Follow

Employee learning and training shouldn’t feel like an obligation, and definitely shouldn’t be boring.

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In Uncertain Times, Doing Nothing Is Not an Option

Despite an uncertain outlook in post-Brexit EMEA, businesses understand they cannot stand still.

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How Analytics is Shaping Modern Marketing

Through data visualization, brands can free the crucial information needed to generate competitive advantage

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What is this Picture all about?

Oracle’s John Abel reveals how organisations can learn from the Bloodhound supersonic car at Cloud Days.

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Give Your Customers a Good Story worth Sharing

People like to share their experiences; make sure they’ve got positive ones to spread.

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Championing a New Workplace Democracy before Employee Dissatisfaction Boils Over

Oracle's Andy Campbell discusses Oracle's latest research on workplace culture.

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Is the CFO the Natural Heir to the CEO?

CFOs are setting themselves up for the top job by playing a bigger role in business strategy.

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3 Reasons Finance Automation is the CFO’s Best Ally

Automation makes financial processes faster and smoother, which is crucial to the modern CFO.

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Bringing Talent Management into the Boardroom

To win the talent war, HR leaders must have a strategic approach that not only drives business growth, but shows leadership.

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Three Dos and Don’ts of Cloud Success

Oracle’s Hidir Mag outlines the approaches to avoid when developing a cloud strategy, as well as the steps to cloud success.

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Modern Sales Is Still a People Business

Findings from Harvard Business Review reveal technology and data intelligence are keys to sales success.

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Why SaaS Is the Key to Agile Online Commerce

New findings from Forrester reveal how SaaS cloud solutions are making marketing and sales more agile.

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5 Steps to Bridging the Sales and Marketing Gap

Aligning sales and marketing to improve customer experience isn’t a new concept, yet studies show that companies still struggle to do it.

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Get Social to Engage, Not Enrage, the Workforce

Technology in the workplace is a gateway to better collaboration, but only if it’s implemented with employee culture in mind

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How the CIO can Make your Business a Well-Oiled Machine for the Cloud Era

Oracle’s Marek Swierad explains the vital role of the CIO in helping businesses successfully navigate to the cloud.

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Why CIOs Should not be Left in the Dark

Oracle’s David Dariouch explains why the CIO must have a clear view of IT investment for businesses to get the best from cloud.

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Explore PaaS at Oracle OpenWorld

Don’t miss these PaaS sessions at Oracle OpenWorld 2016. (September 2016)

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Lessons from the Giants of Cloud-Only Business

Oracle’s Gerhard Schlabschi sheds light on what businesses can learn from the huge success of brands that were born in the cloud.

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Getting Funding Models
Fit for Cloud

Oracle’s John Abel explains how a new approach to IT funding is needed if businesses are to fully take advantage of the potential offered by cloud.

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In the Service of an Agile Business

More than ever, versatility is the hallmark of the modern CEO.

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Why We Turn to Finance Leaders in Uncertain Times

Companies are increasingly leaning on finance leaders to help them navigate uncertainty.

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“Homo Economicus” – You are Sacked!

Gone are the days when the bottom line was the driver behind human capital management.

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The CFO has Become the Corporate Magpie

‘Strategic Evolution’, a development path built on choices about what is best for the business in the long term rather than on immediate changes that may be detrimental further down the line.

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What is the Right Route to the Cloud?

The strength of leadership, its culture and organisational structure and related legacy IT assets can either facilitate or inhibit the change agenda.

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In Future, We Will Manage an Ecosystem of Competencies!

From managing an organization to playing an ecosystem of skills – Oracle’s vision for HR.

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It’s Time to Reconfigure Finance

Finance departments have a critical role to play in driving their organization’s digital transformation.

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KBBO Finance KOs Old Systems and Goes Digital

Abu Dhabi based KBBO Group kicks off its digital transformation with Oracle Cloud ERP

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Why Finance is the Nerve Centre of the Modern Business

Poor collaboration between finance and the wider business is standing in the way of change

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The Changing Face of Finance: The Top 10 Learnings from 2015

The best industry insights from the movers, shakers and key influencers to help you revolutionise the role of finance in your business – in 2016 and beyond.

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From the Back Office to The Front Line

The role of the CFO is crucial to decision making, not just at board level but throughout the business.

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Enterprise Resource Planning: The Key to Business Innovation

Big data will deliver innovation, but only if finance becomes more agile.

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Approaching Data from All Angles Takes a CDO

A specific set of skills is required to gain useful business insight from data, and these are the domain of the CDO

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Give Employees More Reasons to Stick Around

Unless businesses take action, the people they have pegged to ensure their future success may not be around when the time comes.

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Automation Heralds a New Era of Finance Skills

The modern finance professional must be inclined to pursue the unknown and manage the unexpected.

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How the Cloud Helps Businesses of All Sizes Improve the Management of Their Supply Chains

The latest version of Oracle Supply Chain Management Cloud is here.

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Better Planning Breeds Better Customer Relationships

New forms of data are improving the way businesses serve and manage customers.

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HCM World in Chicago

#Engagement #EmployeeExperience #Inspiration.

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Bringing Balance to the Books with Automation

Accounts reconciliation is becoming increasingly complex, and many companies are turning to automation to simply the process.

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Accelerating toward Industry 4.0

Automakers in the fast lane

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Building Better Supplier Relationships

The integration of unstructured data into supplier planning will become the norm, and with good reason.

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It’s All in the Game

Games could be a useful tool for organisations looking to fill their skills gap.

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Uncovering Agility the Right Way

Working on the innovation edge

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Better by Design

On course for continuous improvement

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Innovation Management: Practical Tips for Successful Product Development

Get started on your journey to consistent innovation success with practical advice on how you can improve every step of the product innovation and development process

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An HR Team That Steps Up to the Plate is Good for Business

Realising HR’s major part in driving line management excellence

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The Secrets of Consistent Innovation Success

Digital tools help bring structure and control to complex, dispersed product innovation and development processes

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Larry Ellison Kicks Off Oracle OpenWorld

Oracle’s Larry Ellison lays out design goals and announces new cloud services. (October 2015)

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Oracle Brings Code to Kids

JavaOne4Kids introduced throngs of children to computer programming. (October 2015)

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Thomas Kurian on Oracle Cloud Platform

Oracle President Thomas Kurian offers updates on Oracle's cloud offerings at each layer of the stack. (October 2015)

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Oracle ACEs Share Best Practices

Oracle ACEs provide advice and insights at Oracle OpenWorld sessions. (October 2015)

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Network with Team OTN

Highlights from Team OTN's schedule at OpenWorld and JavaOne 2015. (October 2015)

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