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15 Jun 2017
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How Finance Teams Are Profiting From Cloud Automation [64342]
By Linda Currey Post - Oracle, June 15th 2017

Linda writes, "Forward-thinking business leaders are automating their companies' financial processes end to end.

They're depending less on standalone spreadsheets, while streamlining account reconciliations, shortening the monthly close, and freeing their financial experts to spend more time on strategic matters. The time that automation gives back 'is the most essential resource that any organization has,' says Steve Cox, Oracle vice president for ERP and EPM Cloud. That is, when finance teams reduce the time they spend gathering and organizing their data, they can spend more time analyzing it to 'make significantly better decisions'..."
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14 Jun 2017
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Hothead Games Fuels Business Growth with NetSuite OneWorld [64340]
Oracle, June 14th 2017

Rapid OneWorld Implementation Gives Canadian Mobile Game Developer Operational Efficiency and Scalability

Oracle NetSuite Global Business Unit, one of the world's leading providers of cloud-based financials / ERP, HR, Professional Services Automation (PSA) and omnichannel commerce software suites, today announced that Canada-based Hothead Games, one of the top 100 mobile game developers in the world, implemented NetSuite OneWorld to manage its rapidly growing business. Hothead Games uses NetSuite OneWorld to manage mission-critical business processes including financial consolidation, accounting, purchasing, revenue recognition, multi-currency transactions and multi-country tax compliance. Since going live on NetSuite OneWorld in February 2016 after a rapid two-month implementation, Hothead Games has increased operational efficiency and gained the scalability needed to grow its business.
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14 Jun 2017
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Team New Zealand Jumps Out To Early America's Cup Lead [64341]
By Rob Preston - Oracle, June 14th 2017

Rob writes, "The much-heralded America's Cup grudge match between two-time defending champion ORACLE TEAM USA and Emirates Team New Zealand started as the Cup finals did four years ago, with the Kiwis jumping out to an early lead, winning the first two races on Saturday, Day 1 of the international sailing competition..."
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14 Jun 2017
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Can Women Really 'Have It All'? Ask A Software Developer [64343]
By Linda Currey Post - Oracle, June 14th 2017

Linda Currey Post writes, "Last week, the chairwoman of the Republican National Committee fought back tears when describing the tension inherent in raising children while working in a demanding, high-profile position. 'It's hard to have it all,' said Ronna Romney McDaniel during a CNN panel discussion.

Many parents can relate to the challenge of finding a work-life balance. Some careers offer more flexibility than others and computer programming is one of them. Just ask Leor Chechik, a software developer at Oracle. Chechik uses the Java programming language to write new, cloud-based financial applications. At home, she is 'mommy' to two youngsters, Evan, 4, and Aurora, 2..."
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13 Jun 2017
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How One IT Services Firm Is Helping Angola Prep For Economic Growth [64344]
By Sasha Banks-Louie

Sasha blogs, "New economic stimulus programs in formerly war-torn Angola have led to the emergence of thousands of new businesses in the last 15 years across a wide spectrum of industries, creating new opportunities for IT services firm Jupiter Desenvolvimento Informatico. But the company has been having trouble managing the resulting double-digit growth as it struggles with the inefficiency of antiquated IT business and financial systems..."
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12 Jun 2017
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Can't Find Analytic Experts? Here's How Academic Collaboration Can Help Close the Talent Gap [64345]
By Rich Clayton - Oracle, June 12th 2017

Rich Clayton writes in Forbes, "Ask any corporate recruiter about finding deep analytic talent, and you're sure to get the same answer: 'impossible.' While the amount of business data increases exponentially every day, the number of people able to successfully derive value from that data has not increased proportionally.

Four years ago, I wrote an article about the talent gap and its impact on the business leaders who must master analytics. Much has changed in four years, but the mandate remains the same..."
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