Category: Information and data security

More Evidence of Oracle’s Cloud Applications Momentum

In this Supply Chain Matters technology market education commentary, we highlight Oracle’s ongoing technology and applications strategies, the consistency of strategy and messaging and the consequent customer momentum.

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Oracle’s Fiscal Q3-2021 Financial Performance Upbeat Despite Analyst Perceptions

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides highlights and insights regarding enterprise Cloud and applications technology provider Oracle Corporation’s reported fiscal Q3-2020 financial performance.

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Demand and Supply Network Challenges Like No Other: COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights what many consider as one for what is likely to be one of the most complex logistical undertakings in quite some time, the distribution of COVID-19 vaccine, and how advanced supply chain technologies can play an important role.

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Aerospace and Defense Industry B2B Technology Platform Provider Exostar Acquired

The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights the announcement of the acquisition of aerospace, defense and life sciences B2B industry platform provider Exostar LLC. A background and initial impressions perspective is provided by supply chain industry analyst and Executive Editor Bob Ferrari.

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Rapidly Changing Business and Supply Chain Landscapes Require Transformational Technology Approaches

The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights the realities of accelerated clock speed of business change occurring among multi-industry supply chain management landscapes and how application systems and data management impacts are overlooked or underweighted. An argument is made for consideration for upgrading to Cloud and SaaS based applications and IT infrastructure.

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Revisit of Ferrari Consulting and Research Group 2019 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains- Part Four

The Ferrari Consulting and Research Group, via the Supply Chain Matters blog, provides a Part Four self-assessment of prior 2019 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains published at the start of 2019. We revisit and assess Prediction Seven, business focused prioritization of advance technology investments during the year; Prediction Eight, converging forces and disruption in global transportation and logistics; Prediction Nine, the ongoing positioning for global online retail dominance.

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Supply Chain Matters Coverage of Oracle OpenWorld 2019- Part Three

The Supply Chain Matters blog is this week providing highlights and insights from the Oracle OpenWorld 2019 conference. Part Three of our continuing update provides highlights of Larry Ellison’s keynote addressing Oracle Applications developments and new features.

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Anti-Amazon Forces Grow Deep in Retail Industry Cloud Platform Adoption and the Technology Market is Responding

The Supply Chain Matters blog reviews how the Amazon Effect has spilled over to retail industry Cloud platform adoption decisions, and how technology providers are responding to growing opportunities to add additional retail customers.

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OpenText and Mastercard Announce Joint Partnership in Digital Finance Services

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides initial commentary related to an announced strategic partnership involving OpenText’s B2B Business Network and Mastercard, in areas of payment services and trade finance.

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