Salesforce Arms Apttus with $41M

When it comes to venture investments, Salesforce backs its allies. Case in point: The San Francisco-based cloud software company today led a $41 million investment round for Apttus, which makes Quote-to-Cash...
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Call vs Exec

Just a reference to a really simple difference between CALL and EXEC. I thought I had mentioned this before but couldn’t find it so… EXEC/EXECUTE is a SQL*Plus command which wraps the proc...
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News Bites: Celum, Xerox, Google, Oracle, More

The latest in processing, collaborating, sharing, restoring, understanding, integrating, expanding and joining from the Spinach Capital, the West’s Most Western Town, Oyster Town, The Land of Milk...
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Retail Leads in Customer-Focused ‘Modern’ Marketing

Retail is leading the way when it comes to more customer-focused modern marketing practices, according to a Forrester Consulting study commissioned by Oracle. Andrea Ward, vice president of marketing,...
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2015: A New Perspective on Millennials in Consumer Goods and Retail by Cassie Moren

Consumer goods (CG) companies and retailers are asking how they can better engage with millennials to buy their brands and get them in the store. Given the attractiveness and size of the millennial market...
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Innovating with Middleware Platform

I was recently discussing with a partner executive on how Oracle can help the ISV innovate. Decided to pen my thoughts here too - 1) WebLogic Innovation - WebLogic is our market leading App Server....
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Peter Rowley: “Definition of Insanity – Using the Same Performance Management Tools and Expecting a Different Result”

Peter Rowley (pictured left) enthusiastically believes in the power of HR technology to transform HR and, ultimately, transform a business.  Rowley,  works in Oracle HCM Solution Consulting and...
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Oracle Voice: A Technical Innovation from Oracle

Oracle is a big company, but it can turn on a dime to beat the competition. One of the charters of the Oracle Applications User Experience team, explains Misha Vaughn (pictured left), Director, Communications...
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“Five Business Lessons From Oracle’s Mark Sunday” by Ryan Westwood

Ryan Westwood, Forbes contributor, interviewed Oracle’s Mark Sunday (pictured left) and referred to him as a technology giant, one of the most successful CIO’s in the industry, and a down-to earth...
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Oracle Midlands : Event #8

Oracle Midlands Event #8 is now confirmed and one of the speakers looks rather familiar! Thanks again to Redgate for sponsoring the event, allowing it to remain free! Put the date in your diary. See...
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