Tuesday Nov 10, 2015

November 18: Samuel, Son & Co.―Oracle HCM Cloud Customer Forum

Don't miss this live Forum with Scott Busch, VP of HR at Samuel, Son & Co. The company is changing its processes and moving its employees to a single-source Oracle solution. Busch will talk to you about where they've been and where they're going. It's transformation in real time.

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Tuesday Aug 25, 2015

Latest Oracle Service Cloud Product Release Powers Impactful Community Self-Service Experiences

A Guest Post by David Vap (pictured left), Group Vice President, Product Development, Oracle

Have a problem with a product or service? According to a Nielsen report, one in three of us will contact a company through social channels rather than by phone or email. GVP David Vap (pictured left), product development, explains why the latest release of Oracle Service and Social Clouds is going to be very attractive to those of you who want to provide a positive and unified customer experience.

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Friday Aug 21, 2015

Oracle Applications Customer Connect Has a New Look

A Guest Post by Katrine Haugerud (pictured left), Senior Director, Oracle Product Management

Check out the new, more modern look for the Customer Connect Community, based on the Oracle User Interface design paradigm.

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Tuesday Aug 04, 2015

August 12: Oracle on Oracle HR Cloud―Customer Forum by Oracle’s Anje Dodson

Join us for an Oracle HCM Cloud Forum on Wednesday, August 12, 2015. Anje Dodson (pictured left), HR Vice President at Oracle, will explain how and why Oracle is moving 126,000 employees from Oracle E-Business Suite on premise to the Oracle HCM Cloud.

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Wednesday Jul 29, 2015

Three Steps to Get Big Data Ready for HR

A Guest Post by Melanie Hache-Barrois, Oracle HCM Strategy Director, Southern Europe

Big data analytics promises to deliver new insights into the workforce. This post by Melanie Hache-Barrois, HCM Strategy Director Southern Europe, will help you ensure that you and your data is ready for the big data revolution.

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Wednesday May 20, 2015

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS – 2015 Oracle Excellence Award: Sustainability Innovation

Is your organization using an Oracle product to help with a sustainability initiative while reducing costs? Saving energy? Saving gas? Saving paper? You may be eligible for the 2015 Oracle Excellence Award: Sustainability Innovation.The awards will be presented during Oracle OpenWorld 2015 in San Francisco. Get all the details and submit your nomination by June 19, 2015.

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Wednesday May 06, 2015

Overcome User Adoption to Drive Sales

A Guest Post by Neil Pridham (pictured left), Senior Director, CX Sales Applications, Global Sales Support, Oracle

Technology has disrupted sales organizations for the past two decades. Despite all the progress, many CRM systems have not delivered as promised. Oracle Senior Director Neil Pridham (pictured left) says a key inhibitor is getting people to use the system in a way that befits a modern sales organization. He gives us a fresh perspective on user adoption that could help drive your sales success

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Monday Apr 27, 2015

Cloud is the Must-Have / Best Choice Option at Solairus Aviation

We talk a lot about choice when it comes to moving to the cloud. But technologist Tony Kontzer believes that for many companies, cloud is no longer a choice but rather an “unavoidable reality of doing business in the 21st century.” He uses Solairus Avaiation, one of Oracle’s cloud applications customers, to make his point. The economics of SaaS is at the heart of this great success story.

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Tuesday Apr 21, 2015

“Digital Disruption: It’s Not What You Think” by Oracle’s Rob Preston

This post by Oracle’s Rob Preston, Editorial Director, Content Central (pictured left), is a good read. He takes issue with the popular notion that the business models of Uber, Facebook, Alibaba, and Airbnb (where the customer service interface is king) are the future of our economy. Preston believes that technologies powered by the likes of Oracle are causing an even deeper digital disruption.[Read More]

Wednesday Jan 07, 2015

"2015: Year Of The Enterprise Selfie And 9 Other Predictions For Business Technology" by Michael Hickens

In this post, Michael Hickins predicts that we could see some “some interesting developments in the world of technology” in the coming year. I guess any of us could make that ambiguous call, but Hickins follows up with ten specific, high-tech forecasts that are snappy, smart, and useful.

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Tuesday Jan 06, 2015

January 27th: Acorn Paper Products Sales Cloud Reference Forum

Spread the word. Two execs from Acorn Paper Products want to talk to you about why Oracle Sales Cloud is working so well for them. If you are trying to get more productivity from your sales team, gain visibility to your pipeline, or streamline your sales-to-order process with Oracle E-Business Suite, make sure you register for this live Customer Forum.

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Friday Jul 25, 2014

Zach Thomas: “The 7 Rules for Selecting Global HR Technology”

Our work teams can (and often do) consist of people from all around the world. That creates challenges for an HR organization in the areas of hiring, culture, performance, and compliance. Oracle’s Zach Thomas, Vice President of HCM product strategy, says that technology can help HR overcome obstacles and effectively manage their global workforces. His article entitled “The 7 Rules for Selecting Global HR Technology” was published by Talent Management Magazine this month. Following the seven principles can give organizations a competitive advantage in terms of talent, retention, organizational processes, and collaboration.

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Friday Feb 07, 2014

"It’s All About People,” says Larry Ellison at San Francisco CloudWorld

Larry Ellison delighted the audience at CloudWorld in San Francisco with an unexpected appearance to talk about How HR Leaders are Embracing the Cloud. We’ve pulled out a few of the more quotable responses to questions from the audience, such as, “Why did you choose to talk only about HCM?” Who is Oracle's competition?” “Is Oracle early or late to the cloud?” “Does the cloud make Oracle more applicable to more companies?” Ellison was entertaining and provocative, as always.

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Thursday Apr 25, 2013

If You Missed COLLABORATE 13 ...

A guest post by Amrita Mehrok, Senior Director, Financials Product Strategy, Oracle Applications

Oracle has more than half a million customers who belong to user groups all over the world. At COLLABORATE 13 in Denver, CO, Mark Hurd called them “our most valuable company asset,” especially those who attended the conference this month. This post is a recap of the event from Oracle attendee and speaker Amrita Mehrok. She also includes a link to a video that captures lots of smiles and thoughtful reactions from attendees, plus a link to a blog post by Dan Power from Hub Design summarizing Mark’s speech and his Q&A.[Read More]

Wednesday Aug 22, 2012

Drinking Our Own Champagne: Fusion Accounting Hub at Oracle

Good things are happening in Oracle Finance these days. Corey West, SVP, Oracle's Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer, blogs about the impact that Fusion Accounting Hub is having on his processes and people. It’s another "dogfooding at Oracle" story that is a powerful testament to the usability and functionality of Fusion Applications. [Read More]

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