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Excessive customization seemed like a great idea at the time, but now large enterprises are paying the price and struggling to adapt to what Gartner is calling "postmodern" ERP.
Firm buys SAP, Oracle and software-as-a-service implementation firms to boost growth.
Recent research compares important dimensions of IT project success and failure on ERP systems from SAP, Oracle, and Microsoft Dynamics.
Arguing that "Android is not a clean room implementation," Oracle said that Google copied Java code.
A joint press release from Oracle and Apple on Friday cleared up the angst over the future role of Java on Mac OS. A newly-formed OpenJDK project will handle the release and Apple will do the heavy lifting on the "key components, tools and technology required for a Java SE 7 implementation on Mac OS X," the release said.
By Sanjay Mishra, Alan BeaulieuPublished by O'Reilly Media (http://oreilly.com/catalog/9780596006327/)The vast majority of Oracle SQL...
Oracle and IBM have unveiled a new collaboration that will allow developers and customers to build and innovate based on existing Java investments and the OpenJDK (Java Development Kit) reference implementation.
IBM has dropped Apache Harmony to work with Oracle on the OpenJDK open-source Java implementation, calling it a 'pragmatic choice' prompted by Oracle's refusal to certify the alternative project
As part of the NSW Government's Keep Them Safe program, the state's Department of Community Services (DoCS) recently implemented Oracle's Policy Automation software to help it judge when children need protection.
Domain name and hosting specialist Melbourne IT has for the first time revealed the full extent of its implementation of Oracle software as part of its $18 million systems revamp.
As first reported on ZDNet.com.au, NBN Co has selected Oracle as its lead software provider, adding IBM for infrastructure hosting and Accenture for implementation and support.
Fellow Irregulars Phil Wainewright and Jason Corsello are batting around the implementation services revenue recognition issue following Taleo's restatement of earnings. Phil uses it as a reason to take a sideways swipe at the on-premise vendors:I wonder what the impact on SAP, Oracle and Accenture’s financials would be if they couldn’t recognize all their implementation and license fees until the application had been up-and-running for a three-year stretch?
As we head into the 8th inning of the ongoing 'does Oracle innovate?' debate Eric Kimberling slams a homer in his analysis of ERP tier one/two implementation cost and value, making the score between Vinnie Mirchandani, Josh Greebaum, Paul Greenburg, Bob Warfield, Larry Dignan and myself 2-0 with Oracle getting an RBI.
Online retailer, Overstock.com announced it will restate earnings, blaming "fallout" from problems with a 2005 Oracle ERP implementation. The company accepted full responsibility.
According to an interesting post in CIO Magazine, recent price increases by both SAP and Oracle were made possible by implementation complexity and the difficulty of replacing existing systems.CIO explains:[O]ne of the complaints customers have about these products is the huge implementation costs of putting them in.
During a meeting (described here by Dan Farber) between Charles Phillips, president of Oracle, and the Enterprise Irregulars, I raised the inevitable implementation failure question:Serious implementation problems continue across the industry, including on Oracle projects. What is Oracle doing to address this issue?
Proving that truth can be stranger than fiction, Oracle has published a customer case study proclaiming the wonders of its implementation at Arizona State University (ASU). The document conveniently omits the part where thousands of incorrect payroll checks were issued, morale plummeted, and armed police were called to guard the HR office.
If they focus on post-implementation services which is critical in ensuring companies get more out of their IT investments, says Oracle.
Central Queensland University (CQU) is set to retire a number of "disparate servers" as its implementation of Oracle 10g (version 2) nears the end of the hardware deployment phase.The University, which is based in Rockhampton, Queensland and has campuses in most eastern capital cities, opted to deploy Oracle's real application clusters (RAC) solution to consolidate its database environment mid last year.
The Australian Taxation Office has ruled out any short-term changes to its implementation of Siebel software following news this week Oracle was moving to acquire the customer relationship management vendor in a deal worth AU$7.6 billion.
Fruit juice vendor Berri believes its Oracle and JD Edwards enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementation was a key factor in its six-year journey to become a demand-driven supplier.This has resulted in a 30 percent reduction in inventory and $5 million in annual savings, the company's CIO Ross Bradley said.