Enterprise Software

Which software will your business choose to improve customer relationship management (CRM), ERP systems and other business and office functions?

  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Delivering Financial Close Transparency: Financial Consolidation, Reporting, and Analysis Solutions for Federal Agencies

    The budget and financial reports provide information that the citizenry can use to hold the Government accountable, reporting on how and how well the Government has obtained, used, and managed its financial and other resources. President Obama's Analytical Perspectives. Today's Federal civilian agencies face a vast range of complex financial...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Sep 2011

    Finance Modernization - Adopting a Finance Systems Architecture Fit for the Networked Economy

    It is often said that, "The only thing predictable about life is its unpredictability." Change is also a feature of business life - it's what drives businesses forward - it acts as a spur to organizations to achieve even greater heights. But the last decade has seen unbridled change and...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // May 2012

    Driving Sustainable Growth Value-Adding Tools and Techniques That Contribute to Long Term Success

    A fourteenth century proverb "From little acorns do mighty oaks grow" beautifully encapsulates the aspirations of business managers and investors all around the globe. But growth is not inevitable. Statistically the odds are stacked against sustainable (profitable) growth. A study of the top 1,000 listed companies in the United States...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    Beyond the 'Final Mile' of Group (Corporate) Financial Reporting

    The group (corporate) financial reporting process has been in a constant state of flux since the introduction of the Sarbanes Oxley Act in 2002. Regulation and compliance have been in the 'Driving seat', stretching the breadth of reporting, accelerating reporting deadlines, introducing new information requirements and ushering in a new...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Formulation and Execution of a Federal Civilian Agency's Budget with Oracle Hyperion Public Sector Planning and Budgeting

    Oracle Hyperion Public Sector Planning and Budgeting (Hyperion PSPB) provides a Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) solution for Federal Agencies to formulate their budgets and accomplish the many tasks required for budget execution. Leveraging the multidimensional power of Oracle Essbase, the Budget Office, Program Managers, Organization Managers and Budget Analysts can use...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Introduction to Oracle BI Mobile App Designer

    Oracle BI Mobile App Designer lets you create visually stunning and interactive analytical apps for any line of business, regardless of the operating system or screen size, the newly created applications are available on any mobile device. You can create analytical apps tailor made to your area of interest or...

    Provided By Oracle

  • eBooks // Jul 2013

    Smarter Service: The Contact Center of the Future

    Consumers today expect better. They expect better service, better products and better communication with companies. But to have a single, seamless conversation with every customer across multiple channels, companies can no longer rely on outdated contact centers. To meet these challenges, many companies are deploying Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) contact center systems...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Customer Service in a Social World: Are we there yet?

    Social media is transforming customer care and should be considered a strategic vehicle for delivering excellent customer experiences. A majority of social conversations are noise, however, there are topics that are relevant to different parts of the organization. When the topic is customer-service-related, most organizations are ill-equipped to deliver the...

    Provided By Oracle

  • eBooks // Jul 2013

    Best Practices for Customer Service - A Nucleus Research Guidebook

    As quality service becomes a key differentiator for customer retention and future sales, companies must take an integrated approach to differentiate their customer service from that of their competitors. This Guidebook explores the experiences of Oracle RightNow customers and highlights best practices they have taken to enable agents to deliver...

    Provided By Oracle

  • eBooks // Jul 2013

    [eBook] Driving HR Forward

    A Practical Guide for Making the Shift from Administrator to Strategic Advisor. The C-Suite wants more out of its Human Resources department. In a 2012 global survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) only 38 percent of CEOs and CFOs said their head of HR was a key player in...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    How Corporate Culture Affects Performance Management

    Every progressive organization needs a management system that enables it to formulate its strategy, to implement processes that support operations, to provide performance evaluation and operational control, and to learn and change. Such Corporate Performance Management (CPM) systems consist of metrics, methodologies, processes, and systems to manage performance at the...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    The New Competitive Advantage - Strategic CFOs Embrace the Cloud

    In the next three years, 53% of CFOs estimate that over half of their enterprise transactions will be delivered through the cloud, up from the 12 percent who use that delivery mechanism today. In addition to non-core business processes like project management and email, strategic CFOs are also starting to...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Apr 2012

    Poor Growth Prospects Turning Poor Growth Prospects to Competitive Advantage

    At last the world seems to be emerging slowly from the global recession and attention is once again being trained on the 'Green shoots' of recovery. The recovery in equities which commenced in the closing stage of 2011 has continued into 2012. Markets appear to have drawn strength from the...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Margin Pressure the Strategic and Operational Response to Sustaining Profit Margins in Challenging Markets

    Businesses across the globe face a crisis of confidence arising from the worst trading conditions for more than half a century. The "Credit crunch" in 2008 followed by the "Euro crisis" in 2011 has left many market observers questioning the prospects for jobs, economic recovery and spending. Geo-political events coupled...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    Oracle Enterprise Performance Management: Bridge to Fusion Applications

    To thrive in today's global economy, organizations must achieve both operational and management excellence. An integrated ERP platform provides a solid foundation to help companies achieve operational excellence. Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) systems integrate and automate management processes and leverage investments and data from operational systems to enable organizations to...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine: Enterprise Planning Without Constraints

    Global recession, erratic growth and recovery, and market volatility all make accurate planning and forecasting extremely challenging. In response, organizations are adopting several best practices to help meet their planning challenges, including enterprise planning across all lines of business, dynamic planning and the use of rolling forecasts, and aligning financial...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Oracle Hyperion EPM Applications on Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine: Performance Management Without Constraints

    Delivering predictable performance in today's volatile business environment requires organizations to significantly evolve and often reinvent their performance management processes. This need for transformation cuts across all areas of enterprise performance management: faster planning cycles, adoption of best practices such as driver-based rolling forecasts, tapping into the wisdom of finance...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Management Reporting on Oracle Exalytics InMemory Machine

    It isn't enough to know how many widgets user sold last quarter, or to whom, or through what distribution channels. Today's business leaders need to know how profitable widgets are, how optimized is the manufacturing process for widgets, and what is the price elasticity of the market for widgets. Also,...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Achieving a Virtual Financial Close With Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine

    For most companies the month or quarter end financial close process consumes an enormous amount of time and resources all designed to generate a "Report card" of their financial performance. The complexities of multi-GAAP reporting, especially for customers with multiple ERP systems, combined with management reporting requirements has made the...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // May 2013

    Enterprise Performance Management: Unlocking Business Potential

    Finance executives, and the organizations they support, face a number of challenges to achieving their goals and objectives in today's market. This includes economic uncertainty and volatility, increasing stakeholder expectations, inefficient business processes and IT complexity. What's needed to overcome these barriers is an integrated enterprise performance management platform that...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Oracle Hyperion Project Financial Planning: Aligning Financial and Project Plans

    Many Organizations are looking to ensure alignment between their overall plan (strategic long range plans, financial plans and forecasts) on one hand, and proposed and on-going projects, owned by various Lines Of Business (LOBs), on the other hand. Such alignment ensures agile planning with accurate, timely and relevant financial forecasts....

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Webcast: Mastering the Multichannel Approach to Loyalty

    In today's economy, customer retention is more important than ever. Budgets are often severely constrained, competition for new customers is high, and everyone knows it's much more profitable to keep loyal customers than expend resources to acquire new ones. In fact, losing key customers in the "most valuable" category can...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Podcasts // Dec 2010

    Accela Video White Paper: Circumstances and Customers Have Changed Has Your Loyalty Program Kept Pace?

    While everyone knows it is much easier to retain customers than to land new ones, customer loyalty programs are struggling to help retain customers in today's shifting market. This video highlights some of the issues that reduce or increase the effectiveness of customer loyalty programs and suggests a solution that...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Podcasts // Dec 2010

    Executive Dialogue PODCAST: Finding Cusomer Loyalty in a Multichannel World

    In a world where marketing resources are scarce and acquiring new customers is increasingly difficult, it's more important than ever to retain customers. Unfortunately, it's also more challenging. Yet, the challenges must be overcome?because the alternative simply isn't acceptable. Loyal customers are the lifeblood of a business: they are more...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    Video whitepaper: Harnessing Oracle Governance, Risk, and Compliance to Improve Your E-Business Suite 12.1 Upgrade

    Upgrading to Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 (EBS R12) isn't just a technical activity. Customers planning to upgrade face significant changes to the way they do business. New features introduced in EBS R12, improvements to key processes, implementation of new controls require early planning and continuous monitoring to avoid deficiencies...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    On demand webcast: Harnessing Oracle GRC to Control Your E-Business Suite 12.1 Upgrade

    Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) 12.1 offers new capabilities for customers across the application suite, aligning with business objectives in every department, while lowering overall cost of ownership. Making the upgrade requires managing change by balancing risk and control with speed and performance. Implementation is recommended using a "design-in" approach to...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    Drive Performance with Talent Management

    Please join Michelle Newell from Oracle to discuss driving performance with talent management. An effective talent strategy can help you drive business results and make you look good by engaging your workforce. Oracle enables you to create a strategic vision around the kind of people you want in your workforce,...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    Collaboration at Work

    Please join Michelle Newell from Oracle to discuss collaboration at work. Oracle offers you the opportunity to enable collaboration at work in order to increase the user experience and to drive productivity across the enterprise, all within one secure environment. Please view this video to learn more about how Oracle...

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  • Webcasts // Feb 2011

    Oracle Systems Strategy with John Fowler Webcast

    Hear John Fowler, Executive Vice President, Systems, provide an update on the strategy and roadmap for Oracle's Sun servers, storage and complete systems including Oracle Solaris. The webcast features how Oracle systems are optimized to run Oracle software, with systems built on open standards that work with your existing infrastructure...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Videos // Apr 2011

    Customer video: Hologic

    Hologic is a medical device company that focused primarily on women's health. After Implementing the Oracle GRC they were able to reduce the overall cost of their internal audits. Oracle GRC has also helped to get their internal controls centralized as well as automate the process. Please view this short...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // May 2009

    Discover how you can work smarter and increase efficiency with Enterprise 2.0

    Are you often bogged down by information overload and handicapped by lack access to reliable and updated source of information? Learn how you can.

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // May 2009

    Complimentary Research Report: Enterprise Performance Management, The Australian State of the Art

    The field of Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) continues to grow. New performance indicators (KPIs) routinely emerge and are said to provide new performance insights and a panacea to the problems of aligning behaviors with key performance drivers. However, many Australian organisations are still extracting an insufficient return on measurement from...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Need for Effective Exposure Management

    Challenging market dynamics are forcing banks to assess their exposure and the impact on the P&L. To be able to realistically gauge the magnitude of exposure, an organization will have to move beyond siloed limits and collateral management that exists at an application level. Today, banks do not have an...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jan 2008

    Product Lifecycle Management in the Pharmaceutical Industry

    Pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical companies are under severe pressure to improve product pipelines, accelerate time to market, and improve margins on existing products - while also maintaining strict adherence to quality principles and regulatory requirements. However, drug development is a long process with significant risks, and pharmaceutical companies are faced with...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Business Process-Centric System Design

    Too often human needs get overlooked in system design. The focus is on technology - architecture, components, modules, interfaces, and data - all of which are important and costly to get wrong. But also important is what the humans need to do and their ultimate objectives. It is universally recognized...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Oracle Application Integration Architecture: Business Process Modeling and Analysis

    Business Process Management (BPM) includes a set of activities that organizations perform to either optimize their business processes or adapt them to new organizational needs. Important elements include Business Process modeling and Analysis (BPA), orchestration (BPEL), and Business Activity Monitoring (BAM). This whitepaper focuses on the BPA element, outlines Oracle's...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    Run Your Business Better With Oracle's EPM Solutions

    Comprehensive and effective performance management is an ongoing challenge for organizations with increasingly complex systems and processes. In addition to the in-depth strategic, financial and operational support that businesses now require, executives and decision-makers must also be able to count on integration with their existing enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions....

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Oracle Business Process Management

    Managing the many and often complex business processes inherent within nearly all organizations can be a difficult and all too often time-consuming experience. By failing to effectively manage a wide variety of human, system, document and decision-based processes, today's enterprise risks competitiveness, market position and even revenue. On the other...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Webcasts // Apr 2012

    Live Online Forum: Oracle Solaris 11 - What's New Since the Launch

    Join Oracle on April 25th at 9am PT, 12 pm ET for the Oracle Solaris 11 Online Forum. You'll hear both customers and Oracle experts, including Markus Flierl, Vice President of Oracle Solaris Engineering explain how the latest developments to Oracle Solaris 11, since its launch in November, can help...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Why Oracle Fusion Middleware Is the Best Middleware for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne

    The JD Edwards product line has enjoyed over 30 years of success, equipping its customers with the best applications and technology to solve business problems in virtually every industry and every geography. The customers have witnessed many generations of innovation from the JD Edwards product line, from midrange computer applications,...

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