Cloud services are poised to boost US GDP by $2 trillion over the next decade, according to new research commissioned by Oracle—but not every firm will benefit. In Intelligent Finance: How CFOs Can Lead the Coming Productivity Boom, Dr. Michael Mandel, senior fellow at the Mack Institute for Innovation Management at the Wharton School, shares how finance leaders across industries can help their organizations benefit from the coming wave of US productivity using cloud services—and the emerging technologies and global best practices they deliver.
More than 75% of business leaders say their current ERP system doesn’t meet their requirements, let alone future plans. To enable today’s data-driven organization, the very foundation from which you are operating needs to be re-established; it needs to be “modernized”. To help you navigate your own journey to modernization, we’ve crafted this handbook series to share the knowledge gained working with many thousands of companies using both legacy and modern ERP systems.
Cloud has become a crucial foundation for digital transformation (DX) initiatives and is shaping the IT strategy of enterprises today. Companies are extending their IT infrastructure into the cloud for running business-critical applications, developing new applications, and delivering new cloud-based services. Applications are the lifeblood of modern enterprises. They are the foundation on which businesses maintain their existing revenue streams while examining ways to create new ones. A sound application strategy is a must for frms to be successful in expanding their competitive differentiation in the digital economy. Operating systems (OSs) provide a common foundational layer that enables IT to run current and new generations of applications in traditional IT environments, on its own private cloud, and in public clouds and utilize a variety of computing options such
as bare metal, virtualization, and containerization. The increased reliance of IT on the cloud has accelerated the
Container technologies have substantial benefits especially given the
need to isolate applications to increase service levels. Linux Containers (LXC) and Docker containers can be your best choice, depending on your use case.
By optimizing their on-premises IT
environments and moving processes
and workloads to the cloud, businesses
can reduce time-to-market, increase
agility, and minimize total cost of
ownership. Oracle’s Linux and
Virtualization offerings are designed to
help you easily optimize your current
on-premises environment, and offer a
clear path to cloud—so you can migrate
your workloads when the time is right.
Linux has become an important component of
the organization's infrastructure since initial deployment
around six years ago. The Linux infrastructure was first
used for classic edge-of-network workloads but has
evolved over time to take on increasingly sophisticated
and critical workloads. Today, it is considered a primary
workhorse for the company.
As in many organizations, Windows, with about 5,000
Enterprises are rapidly embracing cloud services to speed innovation and drive cost savings. The most innovative IT organizations in these enterprises are shifting to software-defined “virtual data centers” that connect, aggregate, and configure public and private computing resources in unprecedented ways. These IT organizations use open private cloud infrastructure within a corporate data center or at a hosting site (managed cloud services) in conjunction with public cloud services to meet all their business requirements.
A significant paradigm shift occurred in the last few years. Much like other technological shifts of
the last decade — when cloud computing changed the way we do business, agile changed the way
we develop software and Amazon changed the way we shop — Zero Trust presents us with a new
paradigm in how we secure our organizations, our data and our employees.
While difficult to identify the precise tipping point, one thing is certain: what were once
extraordinarily high-profile, damaging breaches are no longer extraordinary. In just the last
18 months, Yahoo, Accenture, HBO, Verizon, Uber, Equifax, Deloitte, the U.S. SEC, the RNC,
the DNC, the OPM, HP, Oracle and a profusion of attacks aimed at the SMB market have all
proven that every organization — public or private — is susceptible.
The epiphany behind the paradigm shift is clear: Widely-accepted security approaches based on
bolstering a trusted network do not work. And they never will. Especially when businesses are
dealing with skill
IBM DB2 with BLU Acceleration helps tackle the challenges presented by big data. It delivers analytics at the speed of thought, always-available transactions, future-proof versatility, disaster recovery and streamlined ease-of-use to unlock the value of data.
In our 35-criteria evaluation of software-asa-service
(SaaS) HR management systems
providers, we identified the eight most significant
ones — ADP, Ceridian, Meta4, Oracle, Ramco
Systems, SAP SuccessFactors, Ultimate
Software, and Workday — and researched,
analyzed, and scored them. This report shows
how each provider measures up and helps
application development and delivery (AD&D)
professionals and their HR business stakeholder
clients make the right choice.
What if you could reduce the cost of running Oracle databases and improve database performance at the same time? What would it mean to your enterprise and your IT operations?
Oracle databases play a critical role in many enterprises. They’re the engines that drive critical online transaction (OLTP) and online analytical (OLAP) processing applications, the lifeblood of the business. These databases also create a unique challenge for IT leaders charged with improving productivity and driving new revenue opportunities while simultaneously reducing costs.
Today’s leading-edge organizations differentiate themselves through analytics to further their competitive advantage by extracting value from all their data sources. Other companies are looking to become data-driven through the modernization of their data management deployments. These strategies do include challenges, such as the management of large growing volumes of data. Today’s digital world is already creating data at an explosive rate, and the next wave is on the horizon, driven by the emergence of IoT data sources. The physical data warehouses of the past were great for collecting data from across the enterprise for analysis, but the storage and compute resources needed to support them are not able to keep pace with the explosive growth. In addition, the manual cumbersome task of patch, update, upgrade poses risks to data due to human errors. To reduce risks, costs, complexity, and time to value, many organizations are taking their data warehouses to the cloud. Whether hosted lo
Download this webcast to learn more about the current state of technology today, challenges of the cloud, how the move to the cloud changes the DBA role, and realities of the move to the cloud, and more!
IT executives are in one of the most dynamic, challenging business environments of all time. The business expects speed; the IT function strives to keep up while pursuing innovation and efficiency. Many CIOs recognize that cloud is a possible solution to achieving both but they are uncertain about the best way to
Whether your company seeks to modernize IT, fuel innovation or accelerate growth, you’ll find that by identifying the most appropriate cloud journey for your organization, you can determine the best potential entry points to cloud migration as well as identify, prepare and prevent possible roadblocks.
And, you’ll discover how the right cloud platform and partner can enable your success by leveraging different layers of the cloud to reach your desired business outcomes—and ultimately achieve true business transformation.
Data is a driver of growth and change that is quickly becoming the world's most valuable resource. As such, finance leaders face increased pressure to value data as an asset on their balance sheets and use it to drive business strategy. To capitalize on the power of data, learn how to pinpoint where you are today. what steps you can take to reach your goals and how to measure success.
In the age of the customer, businesses realize the need to take their big data insights further than they have before, in order to win, serve, and retain their customers. Today’s modern company has more data than ever before and is now looking to derive insights from the data that will help propel it forward. As firms move data analytics to the cloud, there is a new set of challenges and barriers to overcome, but with the help of insights-platforms-as-a-service, companies will be able to innovate with data and drive business forward.