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The Word from the Web - 11/13/2009

world.jpgHave you been avoiding walking under ladders, being extra careful around mirrors, or staying out of the paths of black cats today? The more superstitious of us have been rubbing our rabbits' feet, hoping to get lucky in finding some more talk about last month's Oracle OpenWorld. We had the good fortune to find these gems for this week's Around the World.

Podcast Audio of My Oracle OpenWorld Live Interviews
If you missed any of Justin Kestelyn's interviews from the OTN Lounge, we have good news. The Oracle Technology Network guru has posted the audio from all of the TechCasts featured on Oracle OpenWorld Live.

Fully Integrated
John Parkinson, chief technology officer of a global credit and information management company, shares his thoughts about the integration road map Oracle presented at this year's show. See if you agree with his approach to the infrastructure balancing act.

On-Demand/SaaS Reality
Among the thousands of sessions and hundreds of exhibitions available at Oracle OpenWorld 2009, Gary Damiano focused on cloud computing and SaaS-based applications to better understand Oracle's intentions. Take a look at his thoughtful assessment of his days in the Moscone Center.

Exclusive Interview With Brent Leary on Social CRM and the Influence of Smart Phones
Dr. Natalie Petouhoff took some time during her Oracle OpenWorld schedule to sit down with Social CRM expert Brent Leary. Watch the video of their discussion about smart phone use that Dr. Nat just posted to her YouTube channel.

Tyler Says He Is Not Quitting Aerosmith
Earlier this week, we thought that the Oracle OpenWorld Appreciation Night might have been one of the last gigs ever for Aerosmith. But singer Steven Tyler joined guitarist Joe Perry onstage late in the week to assure fans he's not quitting. We hope not; they put on one heckuva show.


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