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Cloud Computing: “An Irreversible Train”

by Alan Joch

February 2016

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.”

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Casas Javer

    Location: Monterrey, Mexico

    Industry: Residential construction

    Employees: 1,900

    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

    CIO

    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.”

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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.

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“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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