Thursday Feb 06, 2014

Oracle Cloud—The Modern Cloud for Your Modern Business

People listen to EVP Steve Miranda of Oracle Applications Development (pictured left) because he’s a credible thought leader. He says things that are worth repeating. In this post, we’ve compiled some nuggets from his keynote at Oracle CloudWorld in San Francisco that answer: What are the business benefits of cloud? What do cloud customers want? What are cloud customers not willing to wait for? What three words aptly describe Oracle's suite of applications? Steve’s responses and ideas are a great intro to Oracle's modern cloud for your modern business.
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Thursday Apr 25, 2013

Steve Woods: "What We Learn Online Can and Should Drive Your CX Offline"

Steve Woods co-founded Eloqua. He helped create the marketing automation industry with Eloqua's launch back in 1999. He’s an accomplished author and an innovator. He was voted one of the 50 most influential people in sales lead management in 2012 (by Sales Lead Management Association). And he’s part of Oracle Apps' bench strength. Woods published an article in CMSWire last week, The X Factor: The Convergence of Customer Experience and Web Experience Management, talking about how to bring together marketing automation with better Web experiences and management to boost the CX experiences of customers.[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]

Thursday Oct 25, 2012

Oracle at HR Tech: What a Difference a Year Makes

Sounds like Chicago was the place to be two weeks ago. The HR Tech conference drew the who’s who in the industry, including our own Mark Hurd and Steve Miranda. In this article, Natalia Rachelson gives us her impressions of the conference and compiles thoughts from other industry influencers.[Read More]

Wednesday Oct 17, 2012

On The Road with the HR Community

Travel increases our knowledge and widens our perspective -- whether you’re in an art museum in Paris, on a beach in Sharm El Sheikh, or at an industry conference in Chicago. Steve Boese talks about some of his conference experiences that provide a larger sense of one’s own ideas, concerns, and challenges. This ‘mind pop’ helps sharpen strategies and solve problems.

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Thursday Oct 11, 2012

It's All In The Cloud

People turned out in droves for Steve Miranda's Apps Cloud General Session. Steve, as engaging as ever, covered our Apps strategy in the cloud and reinforced that Oracle has a complete set of cloud services.  Continue reading to get the full scoop on Steve's Session.[Read More]

Monday Jul 30, 2012

HCM and BI: It’s About Making The Right Decision

It is not always easy to make sound business decisions, is it? Well, Oracle is here to help.  Steve Boese, Director Talent Strategy, Oracle, explores how critical decisions such as ones we need to make during annual compensation process or about bringing new folks on board can be simplified by bringing in relevant data and analytics at the right time and in the right context.  Continue reading to learn more. [Read More]

Friday Jun 29, 2012

Mobile HCM: It’s not the future, it is right now

According to Steve Boese, Director Product Strategy, Oracle, the question for the Human Resources leader is no longer, ‘Should HR explore ways to exploit mobile devices and their always-on nature to better support and empower the modern workforce?’, but rather ‘How can HR best take advantage of smartphone and tablet capability to provide information, enable transactions, and enhance decision making?’.  Read Steve's blog to discover more about the "How".[Read More]

Wednesday May 16, 2012

Hitting the Road: Event Updates from IHRIM in Chicago and HCI in New York

Follow Steve Boese, Director, HCM Strategy, Oracle, as he hits the roads to speak at the two major HCM Conferences: IHRIM 2012 Annual Conference in Chicago and 2012 Strategic Talent Acquisition Conference in New York.[Read More]

Thursday Apr 19, 2012

HR, The Cloud, and Flexible Options

Steve Boese, Director, Talent Strategy Oracle, shares his thoughts on the Cloud, HR, and Flexible Options[Read More]

Wednesday Mar 21, 2012

Beyond Chatting: What ‘Social’ Means for CRM

Steve Diamond, Senior Director, Outbound Product Management, Oracle, talks about the essence of sales force collaboration and explores the concept of purposeful social networking.[Read More]

Wednesday Mar 14, 2012

Beyond Record-Keeping: What Social Means for HCM

Steve Boese, Director, Talent Strategy, Oracle, explores what Social really means for HCM and shares his insights into how Social will change every angle of human resources going forward. [Read More]

Friday Mar 09, 2012

Fusion Apps: When Everyone Comes Together

Welcome blog post and perspective from Steve Miranda, SVP, Development, Oracle[Read More]
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