Special Report

Special Report: Trends for 2019

January 2019

At Profit magazine and Oracle’s Content Central, we’re constantly keeping abreast of the latest advancements in enterprise technology so that we can provide useful insights for customers. At this time of year, however, we have a unique opportunity to scan the entire landscape and bring you the trends that will shape the coming year.

Here, Oracle’s experts weigh in on the top trends in 2019. Learn about what technologies will affect your organization—from development to marketing—and which strategies you can deploy to stay ahead.

2019 Trends: Insight from Oracle Experts
“What should business leaders keep in mind as they consider new tools? Oracle Insight’s experts share their views on the continuing need for digital transformation in the enterprise world and how companies can get ahead of the competition.”

Enterprise Technologies to Adopt and Avoid in 2019
“In 2019, enterprise leaders should take a long, hard look at the technology options available and select the ones that provide maximum impact. Here are our recommendations for how to decide what to invest in, consolidate, and put on a back burner for now. We also propose a few priorities to keep in mind while deciding about technology investments.”

Oracle’s Top 10 Cloud Predictions 2019
Predicting the future of the enterprise cloud by 2025—your company in the cloud.

Top 4 Strategic CHRO Priorities For 2019
Based on conversations with a cross-section of companies, we offer our top four strategic priorities for CHROs and other HR leaders to consider during this year of rapid change.

Chief Information Security Officer Priorities for 2019
“Here are six essential areas where security executives will spend their time, mental energy, and money in 2019.”

Top 5 Strategic CMO Priorities for 2019
“Digital business models and tools will give chief marketing officers unprecedented influence over their companies’ growth strategies in the year ahead.”

4 Ways for DBAs to Thrive in 2019: An Expert’s View
“This year will see swift and unrelenting change for people who manage the world’s data. That’s especially true for database administrators as more database management responsibilities run autonomously in the cloud.”

5 Ways Blockchain Is Revolutionizing Higher Education
“What is blockchain and how will it transform education and research? Let’s ask that question a different way: What is education and how will it change as a result of blockchain and other technologies?”