Day three of Oracle OpenWorld has concluded with even more customer sessions and engaging keynotes covering the Oracle innovations and successful customer implementations. CloudFest is also tonight and attendees will celebrate a successful conference of breakthroughs at the newly built Chase Center with seven-time Grammy winner John Mayer and Grammy-nominated hitmaker Flo Rida.
Here’s what we heard today around the Moscone Center:
Customers Continue to Share Their Stories
More customer stories were shared today as leaders of various organizations highlighted their efforts to move into the cloud and adopt HCM. Sessions included talks from:
Stay tuned to the Oracle HCM blog as we bring you more customer stories throughout the year.
The Future of Human-Robot Interaction
Robots are becoming a part of the modern economy, working side-by-side with human beings. The presence of robots elicits a wide range of reactions from disgust to adoration. Dr. Kate Darling, Leading Expert in Social Robotics and MIT Media Lab Research Specialist, examined why this in her midday keynote.
One of the flaws that Darling cited was that humans shouldn’t compare themselves to robots at all, even though humans go great lengths to show empathy to robots such as giving their Roombas a name.
Larry Ellison Keynote, Part Two
Finally, Chief Technology Officer Larry Ellison delivered his second keynote, focusing on Fusion Applications which cover ERP, CX, and HCM solutions. Fusion applications have experienced tremendous growth over the past 5 years, seeing 339% growth and 12,000 new customers.
Ellison also took time to mention new technologies available within Fusion Applications, including analytics and voice, which will further help end users stay productive.
Want to stay up to date with HCM trends? Watch out for our recap blog next week and our upcoming recaps from HR Tech in Las Vegas!