E-Commerce

We provide the tips and best practices for maintaining the E-Commerce platform of your choice.

  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    Lyse Energi as Grows From Energy Supplier to Multi-Channel Service Provider and Increases Sales by 34%

    Lyse Energi AS wanted to grow from the utilities sector into the telecommunications sector by introducing new telecommunications products and gaining new customers and partners and organize necessary support functions to streamline order processing and product delivery processes. The challenge was to optimize dialogue with customers in connection with sales...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    Cox Communications, Inc. Saves More Than 3.3 Tons of Paper in the First Eight Months Using Electronic Procure-to-Pay Processes

    Cox Communications, Inc. wanted to contribute to the Cox Enterprises companywide initiative to reduce environmental impact and green the company proactively, solidly establishing a leadership role in the communications industry for sustainability efforts and minimize paper use and increase efficiency throughout the communications provider's high volume business by migrating processes...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    First Milk Drives Sales Growth With Real Time Business Visibility and Smart, Agile Performance Management

    First Milk wanted to leverage timely visibility of the sales and profitability of each product and customer to improve planning accuracy and react to new consumer trends in the fast-moving food retail sector and provide financial and sales decision-makers and analysts with around-the-clock, self-service access to personalized, usable intelligence and...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    Boise Inc. Deploys Hosted CRM Solution to Accelerate Sales, Improve Customer Service, and Drive Revenue

    Boise Inc. wanted to ensure that the company - which is not the largest provider nor the leastcost provider of paper products - continues to thrive in the market using customer proximity and flexibility as key marketing advantages and position the new customer-facing organization for success as it departs from...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    Renewable Energy Group, Inc. Optimizes Shipment Planning With Integrated Freight Management Solution

    Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (REG), wanted to integrate sales and purchase order systems with a freight system to enable accurate transportation planning and optimize costs and customer satisfaction in the emerging and highly price-sensitive renewable energy sector and automate previously manual, spreadsheet-based tasks, such as shipment rating, charge reconciliation, and...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    IDC White paper: How Project and Portfolio Management are Delivering Value to Organizations to Enhance Their Current Knowledge of PPM

    If you're still managing your IT projects and portfolios with spreadsheets, you may be falling behind. Disconnected, manual systems don't provide the visibility you need to make fact-based decisions in real time to better align IT with business objectives. In their August 2008 research report, How Project And Portfolio Management...

    Provided By CA

  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Innovation, People, and Processes: How Three Global Innovators are Bringing Winning Products to Market

    What do winning innovators know that others don't?? Ideas, processes and people are the drivers of innovation. To meet the innovation challenge, you need to drive your organization's best ideas through repeatable processes while leveraging the power of your most important asset - your people. Read the 2008 IDC white...

    Provided By CA

  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Executive Brief: How can Identity and Access Management Help Improve My Compliance Programs?

    With the right technology in place, companies can provide evidence that their controls are effective, and compliance audits may thus be a less painful and expensive process. Organizations hoping to achieve this can begin by: Understanding the compliance lifestyle Implementing Content-aware IAM solution Leveraging compliance to improve business efficiency...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    CA Technology Brief: Content-aware IAM

    There are several key drivers for most IT organizations today. First, they must reduce risk, and maintain privacy of corporate and customer information. Second, they must comply with regulatory and industry mandates. Third, they must improve operational efficiencies. And, finally, they must enable the business for growth. A key...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    CA Solution Brief: Content Aware Identity and Access Management

    CA Content-Aware Identity and Access Management (IAM) solutions enable you to control user identities, access, and information use. You can achieve more effective compliance, reduce IT risk, and expand your customer and partner relationships to help grow your business. Managing the identities and access rights of those inside and...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Success Story: ING Australia IAM

    Business: ING is one of Australia's leading providers of fund management, life insurance and superannuation accounts. It has more than $45 billion in assets under management. Its services are provided via a network of financial advisers and institutions. Challenge: ING is increasingly using the Internet to deliver customer services....

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Forrester Paper: The Total Economic Impact of CA Identity Manager

    In January 2010, CA commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact and potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying CA Identity Manager (CA IM). CA IM is used by organizations to provide automated user provisioning, user self-service for password resets, workflows for submitting and...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Computer World Executive Report: The Best of Both Worlds: The Hybrid Cloud

    To handle the demands of modern business, CIOs must manage their internal data centers more effectively and learn how to leverage public cloud resources. The solution: a hybrid cloud strategy facilitated by a dynamic data center. Who knew that a video marketing campaign featuring a donkey, a baby and a...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Expanding the Value of Supply Chain Management

    From the advent and implementation of the Universal Product Code (UPC), to modern data applications that streamline production and inventory requirements, supply chain management has saved businesses billions of dollars. As businesses have recognized the ability of supply chain management to deliver significant savings, they continue to search for new...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    The Future of Sales Performance Management - Nucleus Research

    Nucleus Research examines new technologies and tools that are improving sales managers’ ability to measure and enhance the performance of their sales teams. Nucleus sees the future of sales performance management as integrated with CRM and collaboration technologies, enhancing managers' ability to provide real-time coaching and motivation in context to...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Dec 2011

    Consolidating Oracle Applications on Exalogic

    Enterprise applications serve to support a company's core business, but managing a long list of IT infrastructure components creates a burden for most organizations. This realization has fueled interest in cloud computing, and various "as a service" offerings. However, many of these approaches require changing or updating the applications which...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2011

    Oracle Solaris on the Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud

    Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud is the world's first and only integrated cloud machine?hardware and software engineered together to provide a "cloud in a box." It is designed to enable enterprises to bring together up to thousands of disparate, mission-critical workloads with maximum reliability, availability and security. Oracle Solaris, one of...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2011

    Oracle Business Process Analysis (BPA) Suite?

    Oracle Business Process Analysis (BPA) Suite speeds process innovation by rapidly modeling business processes and converting them into IT executables. Based on the market-leading IDS Scheer ARIS Design Platform, Oracle BPA Suite delivers a comprehensive set of integrated products that allows business users to design, model, simulate, and optimize business...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Get the Most Out of Your Siebel CRM with the Oracle Optimized Solution for Siebel CRM

    Customer Relationship Management (CRM) is well understood among IT professionals as an application that rapidly becomes critical to an enterprise. Initially, a CRM installation is usually conceived as a tool for improving business efficiency in some singular, straightforward way. But as the CRM system operationally demonstrates its full range of...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Oracle Magazine: A Better Choice

    Monsanto Company is a leading global provider of agricultural products that improve farm productivity and food quality. The R&D organization relies on high volumes of data collected during harvests to make decisions about which potential products should advance to the next stage of testing. This article looks at how Monsanto...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Working the Way Salespeople Work

    Today's economy is forcing salespeople to do more with fewer resources. And there is always an opportunity for technology to better meet the specific needs of salespeople on the front lines with prospects and customers. One important development is the increasing number of CRM systems that use a software-as-a-service (SaaS)...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Differentiate Your Company with Complete CRM

    This white paper will expand on what Oracle defines as Complete CRM - how businesses can better engage customers and users, manage customer transactions, and analyze results to adapt and take advantage of changing business and economic circumstances to realize greater value from CRM.

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Selling through a Slump

    Selling is tough. Salespeople know that better than anyone. Aggressively waiting for the phone to ring doesn't work. Neither does doing the same things with double the energy. But there are things you should do, and there are things you should not do, in times like this. You'll find that...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Retailers' Response to the Global Economy Downturn ? Enabling Immersive Shopping Experiences

    The global retail industry is now moving towards the attainment of total immersive shopping experience (ISE) abilities - integrated customer relationship management (CRM) software suites - based upon a common enterprise information model and tightly connected with solid merchandising and store execution systems - will represent the key technological enabler...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Web 2.0 and Sales Process Management

    This report discusses how Web 2.0 systems and applications can support management of sales processes.

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    How Do You Evaluate Which On-Demand CRM Solution Is Right for You?

    The three main drivers of SaaS adoption?low initial cost of ownership, speed of deployment, and low internal IT resource profile?make SaaS solutions attractive at any time, but even more so in times of recession, provided there is a bona fide business need and the initiative can reliably be expected to...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Partitioning with Oracle Database 11g Release 2

    Database partitioning can greatly enhance the manageability, performance, and availability of almost any database application. Since partitioning is transparent to the application, it can be easily implemented for any kind of application because no costly and time-consuming application changes are required. Read this white paper to learn about the latest...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Oracle Real Application Testing 11g Release 2

    Change is relentless in today's rapidly evolving IT environments. But it doesn't have to be difficult for data center managers and administrators. Oracle Real Application Testing helps organizations reduce their testing efforts by giving DBAs and system administrators an easy-to-deploy solution for testing and rolling out data center changes. This...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    ONE Oracle News for Midsize Organizations - Issue 04

    Midsize companies have their size and agility on their side. To make the most of your agility advantage against larger competitors, streamlining your processes is one of the best steps you can take. Why? Because it will help you improve flexibility, accelerate responsiveness, boost efficiencies, lower costs and, ultimately, increase...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // May 2012

    Oracle Solaris: The Carrier Grade Operating System

    Oracle is committed to the communications market, supporting network equipment providers (NEPs), communication service providers, and carriers. Oracle Solaris 10 is a robust, mature, and capable carrier-grade OS, which has seamlessly evolved since its release in 2005. Now, with the release of Oracle Solaris 11 Express, new cost-saving, performance-enhancing features...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    HR at Oracle: Leadership That Drives Business Value (IHRIM Article)

    Keeping up with the speed of business is no small task. Organizations today have constant and increasing pressures from shareholders, stock analysts, customers, and employees to execute better, faster, and cheaper, while continuing to increase value. The natural cycle of talent management creates an everchanging priority list coming from multiple...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Podcasts // Jun 2012

    Oracle Fact Finders Video Series - Episode 1: Managing Storage Systems

    Oracle's Aaron Newcomb, principal product manager, goes on a fact-finding mission and discovers that it is possible to simplify your storage with the advanced analytics and management user interface of the Sun ZFS Storage Appliance.

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  • White Papers // Jun 2007

    Project Guide: ERP Implementation Best Practices, Tools Analysis, and Risk Assessment for Rapid Implementation

    Companies who implement enterprise resource planning (ERP) software tend to be intimidated by the time and cost of an implementation and seek to accelerate the go-live date. Without the right strategy and tools, implementation acceleration carries the risk of abbreviated end user training and change management, over-engineering of business processes,...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Business Brief: Business Continuity - Are you Always Open for Business?

    Helping mid-sized organizations ensure business continuity. Controlling costs and making the best use of scarce resources is critical for the success of mid-sized organizations. To minimize costs it is important to look for business continuity solutions that integrate with and help optimize existing infrastructures, and that can deliver positive business...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    The Customer Collective - What is Your Recession Sales Strategy?

    Most organizations see it is as the former, missing significant opportunity to grow their business. A lot of companies are responding to the recession as if it was just a slow sales time. But there are fundamental differences between a time of slower sales and a recession. By understanding...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    CRM Media - Best Practices: Software-as-a-Service

    As companies get used to outsourcing at least some of their IT infrastructure to SaaS vendors, the number of SaaS offerings will expand even further. Even vendors of traditional on-premises software are introducing their own SaaS offerings for smaller market segments?and, not incidentally, as a pathway to their more-robust on-premises...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Seven Tips for Profiting from Lean Times with CRM

    With their rapid speed of deployment, integrated analytics and built-in best practices, on-demand CRM solutions can quickly vault a sales organization ahead of its rivals. And because of their flexible licensing structure, on-demand solutions can be deployed selectively, enabling businesses to deploy only as much CRM as they need. The...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    IDG White Paper: How You Can Gain Business Advantage by Protecting Against Internal & External Threats

    Recent years have seen increasing demands on midsize organizations to ensure compliance with changing legal, financial and governance regulations. As a result, they have come under pressure to improve flexibility in a bid to keep their reporting, data security, traceability and quality processes transparent and adapt them whenever necessary. As...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Control Costs with Flexible Processes - A Must-Read Business Brief for Growing Companies

    You know as much as anyone about the challenges faced by midsize companies.There are always competitors with deeper pockets, customers demanding more for less, and suppliers giving preferential terms to larger organizations. However, your company's size does give you one key advantage - business agility. You can respond more quickly...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Enterprise Portal Rationalization: Using a Service-Oriented Architecture to Stop Web Asset Sprawl

    Many IT organizations today are struggling under the burden of Web sprawl. Disparate ebusiness initiatives, mergers and acquisitions, and a rapidly consolidating software industry have combined to create complex and heterogeneous Web environments that are enormously costly to manage. Too much time and effort are spent maintaining and upgrading disparate...

    Provided By Oracle