· Oracle’s Formula for Cloud Success On Oracle’s second-quarter earnings call, Oracle Executive Chairman and CTO Larry Ellison emphasized that two strategic initiatives would determine Oracle’s success: the cloud-based Oracle Autonomous Database, which provides “the largest technology lead we have ever enjoyed over our database competitors since we entered the database market almost four decades ago,” and its two cloud-based enterprise resource planning suites. What else did Ellison say?
· Enterprise IT Will Be 80% Cloud by 2025 The reasoning behind Oracle’s prediction is that newer, enterprise-grade cloud architectures, plus the extreme automation of platforms such as Oracle Autonomous Database, will multiply the cost savings of the cloud while letting enterprise IT meet its other commitments to the business. Performance and security that real businesses demand.
· Secrets to Building Blockchain, IoT, and Other Developer Demos “The idea was to build a demo to show all of the Oracle Supply Chain applications that will be used for working with a manufacturing plant or in the manufacturing process,” explains Jasper Potts, speaking at Oracle OpenWorld Europe in London. The secrets.
· The Next 30 Years: How to Survive Disruption “The bad is that everything is broken and we all know it. The good is that it’s fixable,” said futurist Mark Stevenson at Oracle OpenWorld London. “The ugly is that it’s going to get messy as the old world dies and a new one has to be built.” One secret to survival? Getting help from people who understand technology. More of his top advice.
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