Hotels is a global hotel franchise with 6000+ franchisees. Choice is in
the process of completely re-building their distribution platform for
the next generation. They currently process and distribute over $6B
worth of reservation activity to the franchisees of Choice Hotels. To
continue to grow and support the strategic business initiatives of the
company they needed to address the primary vehicle for delivering
business to their customers. Their current platform was an amalgam of
25 years of development on disparate systems that offered limited
inter-operability and scalability. A strategic decision was made to
adopt the Oracle technology stack to build out this new platform.
introduced more self-service opportunities to their business to create
greater empowerment and flexibility, thus reducing the dependency on IT
to introduce new features to their production systems. They are using
WebCenter Sites as their Web Experience Management platform deployed for
their International Websites. Standardizing on WebCenter Sites has
allowed them to consolidate four different Content Management System
platforms and created a Content Center of Excellence making it easier
for any of their business users to take advantage of the WYSIWYG
the biggest win at the enterprise level is standardizing on the Oracle
platform. They have seen tremendous benefits by being standardized on a
focused set of tools and applications. Their development, testing,
administration, and database engineers now have greater flexibility and
mobility throughout their enterprise. Since they all have the same
relative skill set, they can flex on certain projects in order to get
them to market quicker. No more Sys Admins having to learn the ins and
outs of a particular system and its idiosyncrasies because everything is
now a standard Oracle deployment.
To learn more about delivering the best digital experience today - join us for the Oracle WebCenter Digital Business Thought Leadership Series
Delivering Moments of Engagement Across the Enterprise Five Steps for Mobilizing Digital Experiences Geoffrey Bock, Principal, Bock & Company Michael Snow, Product Marketing Director, Oracle WebCenter
Oracle is positioned in the Leaders Quadrant in each of three
Gartner Magic Quadrants focused on application infrastructure. “To
create and run agile, intelligent business applications while also maximizing
IT efficiency, organizations need a flexible, scalable and feature-rich
business platform that can support innovation in the enterprise and the cloud,”
said Hasan Rizvi, senior vice president, Oracle Fusion Middleware and Java
products, Oracle. The Magic Quadrants are:
Application Infrastructure for Systematic
Application Integration Projects
Application Infrastructure for Systematic SOA Infrastructure
Application Infrastructure for Systematic SOA
Gartner’s Magic Quadrant reports position vendors within a
particular quadrant based on their completeness of vision and ability to
execute. A component of Oracle Fusion Middleware, Oracle SOA Suite simplifies integration in the enterprise and
the cloud to help speed time to market, increase agility, and lower costs.“Oracle Fusion Middleware provides a comprehensive, open, and
integrated offering across social, mobile, and cloud technologies. We believe
Oracle’s placement in Gartner’s application infrastructure Magic Quadrants is a
testament to that unique position and the continued investment we are making in
innovation across our best-of-breed suite of middleware products,” said Rizvi. Check out the press release to
This week we’ve been discussing a new online event, “Transform Your Business by Connecting People, Processes, and Content.”
This event will include a number of Oracle partners presenting on their successes with transforming their customers by connecting people, processes, and content:
Deloitte - Collaboration and Web 2.0 Technologies in Supporting Healthcare,delivered by Mike Matthews, the Canadian Healthcare partner and mandate partner on Canadian Partnership Against Cancer at Deloitte
Infosys - Leverage Enterprise 2.0 and SOA Paradigms in Building the Next Generation Business Platforms, delivered by Rizwan MK, who heads InfoSys' Oracle technology delivery business unit, defining and delivering strategic business and technology solutions to Infosys clients involving Oracle applications
Capgemini - Simplifying the workflow process for work order management in the utility market, delivered by Léon Smiers, a Solution Architect for Capgemini.
Wipro - Oracle BPM in Banking and Financial Services - Wipro's Technology and Implementation Expertise, delivered by Gopalakrishna Bylahalli, who is responsible for the Transformation Practice in Wipro which includes Business Process Transformation, Application Transformation and Information connect.
In Mike Matthews’ session, one thing he will explore is how to CPAC has brought together an informational website and a community. CPAC has implemented Oracle WebCenter, and as part of that implementation, is providing a community where people can make connections and share their stories. This community is part of the CPAC website, which provides information of all types on cancer. This make CPAC a one-stop shop for the most up-to-date information in Canada.
The increasing popularity of cloud computing is changing how enterprise systems are managed and organized--and that change does not stop at the datacenter. Cloud computing is also changing how enterprises develop and build business applications, a shift that will require unprecedented collaboration across the enterprise, from developers to the user community. Are you currently building applications in the Cloud? What concerns or challenges do you forsee in doing so? Oracle experts will be discussing these topics and how with a user experience platform you can leverage new collaborative practices to design and build applications that deliver business value and meet exacting user requirements. Join us in Chicago on June 29th to learn more and hear from Oracle experts. Not located in Chicago? We're coming to a city near you!
Oracle Cloud Content and Process power the next wave of productivity, mobile efficiency, and workgroup innovation. Only Oracle offers an integrated suite of content, process and sites cloud services that enable business users to easily collaborate anywhere, simplify business automation, and communicate more effectively.