"Join this intimate discussion among peers on the widely discussed topics of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Business Process Management (BPM); through the lens of a CIO. Meet as a group to talk about why SOA/BPM is important for the next generation of enterprise applications." Chicago, IL, April 21, 2009
"Learn how Oracle’s unique end-to-end Smart Grid solution approach is helping utilities get a handle on the information management issues required to manage these consumer technologies and overall network operations." April 15, 2009. 9:00 am PST.
Oracle ACE architect Joan Lawson encourages organizations "to take a horizontal view of the organization at a data level, to identify and implement data management functionality as services, and to store the data such that it meets broader corporate requirements for business information."
"Technology is becoming more content like every day,' says Billy Cripe. "We tweet, we blog, we podcast. What are these but branded content that have gone mainstream? It is not that technology is imprisoning content but rather it is a mold that is forming our information-clay and creating new and interesting objects of art."
"The failure (so far) of Virtual Appliances to generate big volumes has not been in the concept but rather in the ability to execute," writes Adam Hawley. "There simply have been few companies or communities that have all the components, the expertise, and the legal right to package and distribute everything you need to use it in real-world production. And if you can’t use it in production without redoing it, what’s the point?"
Join Oracle guru Narayan Chintalapati on Wednesday, April 22, 2009 for a live, one-hour webcast focused on Oracle Business Process Management.