Wednesday May 18, 2016

Vanderbilt University Promotes Oracle HCM, ERP, and EPM Clouds

To promote its cloud transformation project SkyVU, the University created an awesome video that showcases Oracle ERP, HCM, and EPM Clouds. Check out the video, find out more about the SkyVU initiative, and consider the similarities to your situation—even outside Higher Ed. Vanderbilt is the second largest private employer in Tennessee. [Read More]

Sunday May 15, 2016

Looking for Nominees for the 2016 Oracle Sustainability Innovation Awards

Nominations are due June 7 for the 2016 Oracle Sustainability Innovation Awards. These awards are given to select customers and their partners who use any Oracle product to help with their sustainability initiatives—improving their operational efficiency while reducing their environmental footprint.

Oracle's Jeff Henley and Jon Chorley will present these global awards at a special executive session at Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco.

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Monday May 09, 2016

Oracle Field Service Cloud Announces Significant, End-to-End Upgrade

Oracle issued an announcement last week trumpeting its latest Field Service Cloud release. This release delivers comprehensive enhancements from mobility to ease of use. It gives companies the ability to more easily connect field service technicians to the back-office tools and resources they need to complete their work in the field. Organizations can now power more connected customer service experiences, faster response times, and reduced service delivery costs.

If you have questions, contact Christine Friscic, Oracle product manager (pictured left), at christine.friscic@oracle.com.

Sunday May 08, 2016

Join Oracle Service Cloud Customer Mazda at ICMI Contact Center Expo 2016

Mazda's Yvonnne Burkhouse, IT director applications development (pictured left), will speak May 12 at the ICMI Contact Center Expo 2016.

Mazda, a Japanese automaker, is an Oracle Service Cloud customer. Burkhouse will present "Driving Beyond Loyalty and Exceptional Customer Engagement Center Experiences at Mazda."

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Wednesday May 04, 2016

Want to grow your revenue? Ask our CEO how …

Oracle's co-CEO Mark Hurd (pictured left) packed a punch when he delivered his smart macroeconomics lesson at the Modern CX Experience in Las Vegas last week. CEOs, who need to prove themselves fast, often turn to misguided measures to deliver desired earnings results. Mark reminded them that success lies with their existing customers. It’s all about the customer experience.

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Wednesday Apr 20, 2016

5 Reasons to Take a New Look at Oracle ERP Cloud

Is your finance team spending its time collecting data, updating spreadsheets, and developing reports? If so, it's probably just keeping score for you rather than changing the game. To change the game, your team needs modern technology so it can do value-added work. Oracle VP Terrance Wampler, Financials Product Strategy (pictured left), presents five reasons why nearly two thousand companies around the world have chosen Oracle ERP Cloud―and why you should too.

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Thursday Apr 14, 2016

The Art & Science of HR—Chicago Style!

Oracle HCM World is not a technology conference, and as a keynote speaker last week, Mark Hurd did not talk about technology. IT and the cloud were backdrops for discussions about finding, growing, and paying people, engaging employees, and managing the HR business. Natalia Rachelson, Oracle Cloud Applications (pictured left), says that this is the stuff that “lingers long after the event is over.”[Read More]

Safra Catz and Detroit's CFO Woo Finance Execs with Transformation Stories

A guest post by Natalia Rachelson, Oracle Cloud Applications (pictured left)

A very successful Modern Finance Experience unfurled in Chicago last week. In this post, Natalia Rachelson, Oracle Cloud Applications, writes about the conference from her hometown advantage. This isn’t just another “here’s who spoke and here’s what happened” conference recap. Rachelson shares her perspective on what it all meant and why it was effective.

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Monday Apr 11, 2016

May 4: Macy’s―Oracle HCM Cloud Customer Forum

Join us for an Oracle HCM Cloud Customer Forum call on Wednesday, May 4, 2016. Terri Brown, VP Business Processes and Solutions at Macy’s, will talk about how the company is in the process of changing the way it manages its people. Macy's is executing on a transformational campaign internally called “HR Reinvent.” A huge part of this transformation has to do with all things human resources.

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Thursday Apr 07, 2016

Five Reasons to Attend Oracle’s Modern Service Experience 2016

Oracle's Modern Service Experience is lighting up fabulous Las Vegas April 26 - 28 at the MGM Grand. We’re betting this will be our best event yet!

Come join Oracle Service Cloud to experience epic networking and attend over 40 sessions led by customer service experts, analysts, and top brands. Oracle’s Christine Skalkotos, Program Management (pictured left), unveils the one-of-a-kind event and its exciting business value. (This conference is co-located with Oracle's Modern Sales Experience, Modern Commerce Experience, and Modern Marketing Experience.)

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Oracle's Modern Finance Experience Blows into Chicago This Week

Oracle is hosting financial professionals in Chicago this week at a conference that will give them the tools and knowledge to help lead their organizations to profitability in this new world. Here are two articles, recently published in Forbes, that reflect the innovative thinking at the conference: 1) why now is the time for finance to move to the cloud, and 2) the role of finance in the customer experience.

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Tuesday Mar 29, 2016

Why Now is the Time for the Oracle SCM Cloud

Oracle SCM Cloud is our most recent cloud solution to hit the market. With the many market conditions surrounding a new release, you might be asking: Are companies ready to manage their supply chains in the cloud? Or alternatively: Did Oracle miss the surge of interest and need? In this post, SVP Rick Jewell, Apps Development, talks about the market, the timing, and the capabilities of Oracle SCM Cloud.

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7 Bonus Blog Posts to Usher in Oracle HCM World

We want to draw your attention to some engaging HCM Cloud content. It was created and distributed to attract people to HCM World in Chicago, April 5-7. Many of the posts were written by conference speakers to promote a track or session. Even if you aren’t attending HCM World, the content is very relevant to the business.

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Sunday Mar 27, 2016

April 20: Eastern Bank―Oracle HCM Cloud Customer Forum

Join us for an Oracle HCM Cloud Customer Forum call on Wednesday, April 20, 2016. Ed Saras, Sr. Vice President Total Rewards & HR Operations from Eastern Bank, will talk about Eastern's journey to the cloud.

The company had disparate HR system solutions that were impacting its ability to fully understand its talent base, which made it difficult to effectively develop and grow the workforce. Reporting and analysis capability was limited, HR processes were cumbersome, and employees and managers had limited visibility to on-line information. Eastern needed to make improvements to eliminate paper processes, replace its ADP payroll application as the system of record, and consolidate other bolt on benefits, compensation, performance, and recruiting modules.

Register now to attend the live Forum on Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at 9:00 a.m. PT and learn more about Eastern Bank’s experience with Oracle HCM Cloud.

Tuesday Mar 22, 2016

5 Reasons to Register for Modern Sales Experience

A Guest Post by Michael Richter  (pictured left), Oracle Product Management

Coming soon! The Modern Sales Experience will roll into Las Vegas, April 26-28. Oracle is co-locating this conference with the Modern Commerce Experience, Modern Marketing Experience, and Modern Service Experience. In this post Oracle’s Michael Richter, Product Management (pictured left), reveals what is planned for the Modern Sales Experience and why it will be a great investment for you.

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