Oracle highlights its industry-focused strategy, launches financial services cloud and says that the engagement model will become much easier with fewer consultants and simplified pricing.
Showing results 1 to 20 of 28
Asian nation emerges as world's largest adopter of smartphones with a penetration rate of 85 percent, but businesses still aren't providing great experience with 88 percent of mobile consumers reporting access problems.
Oracle said it plans to integrate TOA with its Service Cloud, which is part of the company's customer experience suite, as well as its ERP apps.
Oracle said it has made ease-of-use and improved productivity a core priority for its suite of Customer Experience Cloud offerings, with enhancements focused on improving the SFA mobile experience for sales reps and managers.
Oracle is the final company on the list, and they have responded as well. Do they meet the test? Well, they do have a portfolio of products that align with the claim, and that is something that no one else has been able to claim exactly. But I'd like to hear what you have to think about this one. David Vap, group VP for Oracle Applications responds.
The responses continue to roll in. We now have Genesys Lab leaving Medallia and Oracle as the two I'm waiting on, though they both are coming. But today, we concentrate on Genesys Labs who make their case as to why they can claim a tome associated with customer experience as its moniker.
Integrating hardware and software will help provide a more consistent user experience for businesses and end users, and this is something Oracle hopes to provide for its customers.
A compendium of photos from Oracle OpenWorld 2012. Unseasonably warm weather, meetings with Oracle executives and customers, and a variety of activities made this year's OpenWorld fun and interesting. Although there was some controversy among analysts and bloggers, the photos show a rich and diverse event.
A panel of execs discuss the future of Oracle applications and how the user experience is changing across all of them.
Leslie Owens blogs that Endeca is a great fit for Oracle in that it fills two different focus areas for them: Customer Experience and Agile BI.
The plan for Oracle is to take FatWire's applications and lump it into a customer experience line-up that will bridge multiple channels such as Web, mobile and social.
And so it begins. Oracle revealed this week that one of its business partners, developer Ndevr, has created a greenhouse gas management and reporting module that fits in with its core Oracle E-Business Suite and JD Edwards EnterpriseOne financials applications.
In the wake of reporting its best second-quarter operating margin ever, Oracle says it expects the EU to approve its purchase of Sun
Did SAP & Oracle cut loose staff?There have been a number of web sites reporting planned or executed layoffs at various software firms.
When it comes to the new information cards - the digital wallet initiative backed by the likes of Google, Intel, Microsoft and Oracle - think of this as Phase 1, the information gathering phase This week, another partner in the effort - credit reporting agency Equifax - launched an online identity card, a beta test of a digital identity management product designed to make online transactions more secure for consumers and businesses.
I was in Lisbon, Portugal yesterday, attending Oracle EMEA's marketing kick off. This was unusual on three counts:I tend to stick it to Oracle on any and every occasionIt's rare for someone with my background to be invited to these affairsI'd been invited to present on how the 'markets as conversations' meme worksWhile I didn't sign an NDA, some things are best left where they were discussed.
Oracle has a belated reply to a survey a few weeks back on how database administrators have never installed one of the company's critical patch updates.In a blog post Oracle's Eric Maurice faults the survey for relying on a small sample size--not that it stopped us from reporting it.
Dennis Howlett is reporting that (as predicted by Vinnie Mirchandani) that John Wookey, the head of Oracle's Fusion project to unify its various business applications a cohesive, SOA-based suite is leaving the company. Wookey joined Oracle in 1995.
While Oracle says they have no qualms about the Glassfish experience, it seems to me that this is an indication of a defection. If Java and Glassfish are not allowing developers to access what they need of open source technology with ease, and if Oracle is now a top-tier member of Eclipse (as it has now become), then the role and influence of Java -- as a technology set and community -- must be fast waning.
Stephen Shankland is reporting that Oracle has quietly cut database prices on some low-end servers using multicore processors. It's clear that Oracle's move is because Microsoft doesn't charge that way and is making some database inroads.
The best of ZDNet, delivered
- 1 Windows 10: You've got questions, I've got answers
- 2 Hands-on with Windows 10: Installing the latest Technical Preview
- 3 Perfectly legal ways you can still get Windows 7 cheap (or even free)
- 4 31 ways to improve your iPhone's battery life
- 5 How much does an iPhone 6 really cost? (Hint: It's way more than $199)