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08 Feb 2017 2 Technical Choices By Oracle That Reveal Its Cloud Infrastructure Strategy [60494]
By Chris Murphy, Oracle, February 8th, 2017

Chris writes in Forbes, "Oracle's investments in its infrastructure-as-a-service architecture, especially as they apply to helping companies move existing data center workloads into the cloud, reveal where Oracle expects to differentiate its IaaS offerings from those of Amazon Web Services.

Why should business or government leaders care about this technical differentiation? "They'll try to move their stuff to other clouds, and they'll find out they can't move it," says Clay Magouyrk, vice president of engineering for Oracle's cloud infrastructure service and a former Amazon engineer. "This is why they should care."..."
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06 Feb 2017 Surviving And Thriving In The Digital Economy: A Platform Approach [60495]
By Chuck Hollis, February 6th, 2017

Chuck Hollis writes in Forbes, "Much has been written about the digital transformation of individual corporate functions: marketing, sales, human resources, customer experience, and so on. I find that view far too limiting.

In the digital economy, the whole is more important than the individual pieces. A successful digital enterprise is one whose departments and functions are more connected and integrated than those that came before..."
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02 Feb 2017 4 Big Bets CHROs Should Make In 2017 So Your Workplace Is Relevant Come 2020 [60290]
By Bertrand Dussert, Oracle, February 2nd, 2017

Bertrand writes in Forbes, "One month into the New Year, now is a good time for every chief human resource officer and his/her team to take stock of the big bets they should be making in 2017. These four rise to the top:

1. Get clear on organizational purpose and brand promise, to keep building trust.

After a tumultuous 2016 on this front, we're seeing stronger interest from CEOs and CHROs in clearly expressing their company's brand purpose and values, especially to establish a stronger connection with talent and customers. When evaluating a potential employer, job candidates cite 'culture and values as their most important consideration, according to the latest LinkedIn Global Recruiting Trends Report. 'Mission and vision' is the third most important consideration..."
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02 Feb 2017 SAS Sees The Next Tests For Data-Driven Problem-Solvers: Speed And Cloud [60291]
By Chris Murphy, Oracle, February 2nd, 2017

Chris writes in Forbes, "Among the employees in highest demand are what Paul Kent calls 'analytically creative problem-solvers.' Almost every company has mounds of data, but it's these creative problem-solvers who use it to make profit-oriented decisions, like which product to make, what price to charge, or when to send someone a coupon.

Paul Kent thinks about these star employees because, as vice president of big data initiatives in the R&D group at SAS Institute, his job is to look down the road and anticipate which kinds of creative problems to solve next with all that data..."
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01 Feb 2017 Are NFL Broadcasters The Next Poster Children For Disintermediation? [60292]
By Michael Hickins, Oracle, February 1st, 2017

Michael Hickins writes in Forbes, "The National Football League, arguably the most successful sports business in the US, is getting a new challenger. The Pacific Pro Football League will kick off its inaugural season during the summer of 2018, with four teams based in Southern California.

In addition to being a proving ground for players, coaches, and executives, the league will act as a 'football lab' for new technologies. More broadly, it will serve as a potential threat to the NFL's current content distributors, according to a release by the new league.

While other rival football leagues have come and gone, the Pacific Pro Football League expects to land distribution deals that the likes of the USFL couldn't get from the TV networks, says Don Yee, one of the Pac Pro League's cofounders (better known as NFL quarterback Tom Brady's agent)..."
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