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  • June 27, 2016 27 Jun'16

    Guide to Collaborate 16: IT lessons learned from Oracle user event

    The OAUG, IOUG and Quest user groups came together in Las Vegas for Collaborate 16. This guide provides coverage of presentations and discussions about Oracle technology at the conference.

  • June 09, 2016 09 Jun'16

    Oracle finance manager sues over orders to bolster financial reports

    A former Oracle finance manager claimed her superiors pressured her to make Oracle's cloud services financial records look better. She launched a lawsuit against Oracle.

  • June 01, 2016 01 Jun'16

    Mobile app keeps Merit Service Solutions from getting snowed under

    Merit Service Solutions' unusual business model called for an unusual mobile application. It developed a custom app, running on a back-end Oracle database, to manage its snow removal and landscaping contractors.

  • June 01, 2016 01 Jun'16

    Unusual business model requires customized JD Edwards software

    Merit Service Solutions implemented JD Edwards to get a more scalable platform for a growing business, but its unusual business model meant it was in for a lot of customization.

  • April 25, 2016 25 Apr'16

    ECCU shares ups, downs of Oracle Fusion Financials migration

    Moving to Oracle Fusion Financials has been a mixed blessing for the Evangelical Christian Credit Union. It saved money, but had to sacrifice integration and automation.

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  • April 13, 2016 13 Apr'16

    Oracle Collaborate conference generates buzz in Las Vegas

    The Oracle database and applications forum, presented by three independent user groups, combines hands-on experiences, networking opportunities and an exhibitor showcase.

  • April 07, 2016 07 Apr'16

    Collaborate conference aims to raise forum bar

    Cloud, big data, security and mobile are set to take center stage at Collaborate 16, an event where networking and educational opportunities come together for members of multiple Oracle user groups.

  • April 04, 2016 04 Apr'16

    Turn database administrator skills into leadership skills

    In a session at Collaborate 16, database architect Ziaul Mannan will reveal the ways DBAs are being overlooked as potential executives and how to prove internally that DBA skills translate well to IT leadership roles.

  • February 24, 2016 24 Feb'16

    Oracle cloud customers link vendor support, cloud adoption

    Rebecca Wettemann, vice president of Nucleus Research, answers questions on cloud adoption, third-party support and how that support promotes adoption for Oracle cloud customers.

  • January 22, 2016 22 Jan'16

    School district rethinks EBS after Oracle extended support ends

    A Colorado school district moved some business applications from Oracle EBS to Workday, then switched to Rimini Street's EBS support services after Oracle wouldn't lower its support costs.

  • January 21, 2016 21 Jan'16

    Newest Oracle Critical Patch Update contains 248 fixes

    The January 2016 Critical Patch Update has 248 security fixes, a record-breaking high number. It includes fixes for Oracle Database, Java SE, E-Business Suite and more.

  • December 31, 2015 31 Dec'15

    Oracle buys StackEngine for Docker container management

    Oracle is investing in container management technology for Docker through an acquisition of cloud computing startup StackEngine, which provides a platform for managing Docker applications.

  • December 28, 2015 28 Dec'15

    Comment sought on Oracle agreement spurred by FTC complaint

    Users have until January 20 to send comments to the FTC about a proposed settlement with Oracle regarding security risks posed by old versions of Java SE left behind after an update.

  • November 25, 2015 25 Nov'15

    Oracle, Tencent sign deal on cloud computing in China

    Oracle and China-based Internet service provider Tencent signed a nonbinding agreement for Oracle to use Tencent's online portals to offer Oracle cloud services in that country.

  • November 25, 2015 25 Nov'15

    Expert witness in Oracle-Google lawsuit called into question

    In the Oracle vs. Google court case over the use of Java APIs, Oracle claimed an expert witness appointed by the judge to assess potential legal damages isn't impartial.

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