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Oracle’s move to vertically-focussed sales teams
At the turn of Oracle’s financial year in June, they restructured a large number of their sales teams to be more industry-focussed. This could be because Oracle is already experiencing more success in settings where vertical expertise is important - they are listed at #6 in the Cloud Wars ranking but have reached #3 in Industry Cloud rankings.
RIP Systems Integrators, long live Value Creators!
In a piece from 2019 entitled RIP System Integrators, Paul Esherwood asked the rhetorical question — can systems integrators re-invent themselves as quickly as the technology changes that they put in place for customers of major IT vendors?
Fruitful ERP relies on successful automation
In operational real life, SAP users are constantly torn between the need to perform the mundane and time-consuming day-to-day tasks (required just to maintain performance on a highly complex system) and the growing pressure exerted by management to innovate. Most...
Oracle’s modernised partner network
Historically ERP vendors sold licences and left their partners to worry about the success, or otherwise, of the implementation thereof. In the old world, when projects took years to complete and value was an immeasurable notion, the relationship between vendor,...
SAP champions the ‘human-centric, data-driven’ workforce
OpenText gets pumped for SAP RISE
Information management company OpenText used its (virtual) engagement at SAP’s Sapphire NOW conference to detail its latest wares. The company’s data management tools are offered as SAP Solution Extensions to complement the RISE with SAP package; they are designed to drive organisations...
Red Bull Racing chooses Oracle to accelerate Formula 1 data
Red Bull Racing, the four-time Formula 1 world champion team, has selected Oracle as its official cloud infrastructure partner.
IBP is key to post COVID supply chains
While organisations need more visibility, modelling and planning than ever before, what are...
It’s no longer a two-horse race

As the post-modern ERP market matures there’s more choice than ever and the opportunities for ERP buyers could not be better. It used to be said that no-one ever got sacked for choosing Oracle or SAP...

What future for on premise?
As a journalist, I find myself at the same crossroads as many CIOs; I know cloud technologies – whether applications or infrastructure – are complete game changers. I understand that AI-infused ERP systems...
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