Thursday Jan 31, 2013

Oracle Cloud Tops 10,000 Customers and 25 Million Users

“Organizations are turning to the cloud not to be technologically hip but rather to help themselves begin to strategically transform the ways in which they do business,” says Oracle’s Bob Evans. In this meaty article published in Forbes Magazine, he builds a strong case for why C-level executives can’t ignore cloud computing in 2013. Read the article and learn more about CloudWorld, Oracle’s rolling-thunder roadshow.[Read More]

Thursday Jan 24, 2013

Adding Gamification into the Oracle User Experience

The new buzzword in the business world is gamification. It’s the process of making real-life tasks more like playing a game. The premise is that users are more likely to complete tasks if they are having fun. No one should be surprised that our A-1 Oracle Applications User Experience team is exploring the use of gamification in the enterprise work space. In this blog post, Erika Webb explains the research, the uses, and the effects of gamification on the next generation designs for the Oracle user experience.[Read More]

Socializing the Finance Department

David Haimes and his team are developing financial applications for Fusion. And, yes, they are embedding collaboration and social features in the business processes -- not because it’s the thing to do, but because finance professionals are asking for it. That’s right. The cultural change to socialize Finance Departments is coming from within the departments. These professionals see how using these tools can drive efficiencies, transparency, and better decision making. For David, working with them to socialize Fusion Financials is collaboration at its finest.[Read More]

Tuesday Jan 22, 2013

Ray Wang Has Questions; Steve Miranda Has Answers

I’m not sure you’d consider Ray Wang a household name – but he is an influential analyst, author, advisor, award winner, and change agent. Recently he talked to Steve Miranda about the state of Oracle Fusion Apps in what Ray called “a no-holds barred honest conversation about what’s working, what’s not, and what to look forward to in 2013.”

In Ray’s mind, Oracle was quiet about Fusion Apps in 2012, so he started the interview by asking if Fusion was selling. It’s “selling well …,” answered Steve, “… 400 customers … better than Salesforce. com … rich customer base.” But Ray needed more. “To be honest with you, Steve, we aren’t seeing Oracle much in head to head competitive new deals. We don’t see big press releases about new wins. Where are the customers? Who’s buying what and why?"

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Thursday Jan 03, 2013

Good Read by Steve Miranda: “ERP in the Cloud…”

Most publications want to lead with something really good at the beginning of a new year. Financial Executive magazine is no different and chose an article written by Steve Miranda to draw in its January readers. The article is entitled “ERP in the Cloud: CFOs See the Value of Running Enterprise Applications as a Service.” Good thought leadership from an outstanding thought leader.[Read More]

The State of Social in the Enterprise

Before Meg Bear rang in the New Year, she took a few minutes to write this post about the social phenomenon – its impact, its applicability, its users, its power, and its evolution. She does a nice job of gathering up what many of us have observed over the last year and making sense of it all. We think you’ll enjoy her relevant insights and predictions.[Read More]
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