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Special Report: Oracle OpenWorld Wrap-Up


December 2016

Oracle OpenWorld 2016, which took place in San Francisco in September,marked the twentieth anniversary of the conference that brings together top technologists and innovators to discuss the future of technology.

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In this special report, get the play-by-play of the conference’s biggest headlines. Plus, get smart insights from executives such as CEO Safra Catz into what it takes to lead a successful digital transformation in your organization.

Day 1 | Cloud First—and Fast
Oracle Executive Chairman and CTO Larry Ellison shared his vision for the cloud during the opening keynote.

Day 2 | Cloud Drives Innovation
In his keynote address, Oracle CEO Mark Hurd focused on the generational shift to the cloud.

Day 3 | Cloud for Good
Thomas Kurian, president of product development at Oracle, showcased innovation in his Oracle Cloud keynote.

Day 4 | Data Center to Cloud
During their keynote, Oracle Executive Vice President of Systems John Fowler and Oracle Senior Vice President of Systems Technology Juan Loaiza discussed the revolution in compute and data management in the cloud.

Day 5 | Community Spirit
Georges Saab, Oracle’s vice president of development, Java Platform Group, kicked off the JavaOne keynote.

Digital Transformation
Oracle CEO Safra Catz said embracing digital transformation can enable businesses to do more, know more, and spend less.

More Than Talk
There’s a lot of discussion about digital transformation. But five Oracle customers are betting the future of their business on it.

Five Keys to Digital Transformation
Execution is essential for companies looking to benefit from the cloud.

Digital Rising
Oracle’s Hiro Sugihara sees “digital aid” as an energizing force in the era of transformation.

Oracle OpenWorld: 20 Years, by the Numbers
During the last two decades, the conference has had a significant, measureable impact on the vitality of the San Francisco Bay Area—adding billions of dollars to the local economy and diverting (literally) tons of material and waste away from the landfill and toward local charities.

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