by Alan Joch
Oracle Human Capital Management Cloud is Casas Javer’s first cloud solution, but company leaders see it as a first step toward a larger cloud commitment. “Cloud computing is an irreversible train,” says Casas Javer CIO Juan Angel Montalvo. “That’s because the cloud provides a number of benefits for our employees, including giving them access to important functionality from any location and any time they need it.”
Location: Monterrey, Mexico
Industry: Residential construction
Revenue: US$343 million in 2015
Oracle products: Oracle Human Capital Management Cloud, Oracle Talent Acquisition Cloud, Oracle Taleo Onboarding Cloud Service, Oracle Taleo Goals Management Cloud Service, Oracle TBE Performance Management Cloud Service, Oracle Taleo Succession Planning Cloud Service, Oracle Taleo Learn Cloud Service, Oracle Hyperion Planning, Oracle E-Business Suite, Siebel Customer Relationship Management
Juan Angel Montalvo
Length of tenure: Five years
Education: Bachelor’s in information technology, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León; MBA, Universidad de Monterrey; attended the Innovative CIO Program at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business
Personal mantra: “If you don’t know, learn. If you already know, apply. If you know and have applied, improve.”
In addition, Oracle Cloud offers a robust IT infrastructure with scalable applications and access to industry best practices, Montalvo says. He also appreciates how quickly updates and new features become available via the cloud compared to having his IT department make changes onsite.
Casas Javer homes
Casas Javer CIO Juan Angel Montalvo puts business objectives at the forefront of his technology strategy.
Casas Javer CIO Juan Angel Montalvo (left) and Director of Human Resources Fernando Lozano
New solutions are helping executives monitor employee performance in relation to companywide financial goals.
Mexico’s housing upturn has been aided by the government, which in 2015 committed funds to spur construction of half a million new homes.
Projects Coordinator Pamela Roman Lopez reviews architectural plans at Casas Javer’s headquarters.
Casas Javer’s HR team, including (from left to right) Carlos Vasquez, Jessica Ayala, Fernando Lozano, and Azael Alvarez, has joined forces with IT.
Casas Javer CIO Juan Angel Montalvo checks in with Construction Manager Elizabeth Dominguez at a job site in Monterrey.
“The cloud model is exciting because it can help those of us in IT generate new ideas for the business to work in new ways,” Montalvo says. “As the cloud continues to mature, more and more companies will use it for mission-critical applications, and eventually everything may move to the cloud.”
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