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    Five Minute Briefing - Oracle 
    January 18, 2017

    NEWS FLASHES

    10 BIG DATA PREDICTIONS FOR 2017 FROM ORACLE’S BALAJI THIAGARAJAN

    With the rise of smartphones, laptops, sensors on machines, vehicles, and appliances, massive amounts of data are being generated, according to Balaji Thiagarajan, group vice president of big data at Oracle. For companies that can transform and manage it, he notes, data represents a huge opportunity as a source of competitive advantage and should be leveraged as such. Big data and cloud are two technologies driving dramatic transformations, and, says Thiagarajan, organizations must be ready to react and take advantage of important new trends and technologies to make sure that they come out ahead next year. Here, Thiagarajan shares 10 key predictions for big data in 2017.

    ORACLE ENHANCES CLOUD PLATFORM AND EXTENDS CLOUD SERVICES IN NORTH AMERICA AND EMEA

    At Oracle CloudWorld in New York City, Oracle unveiled new enhancements to the Oracle Cloud Platform to help customers move business-critical applications to the cloud. Describing the industry's move to the cloud as an "irresistible force," Oracle CEO Mark Hurd said, "This is not a what-if; this is the way things are going to go. The sooner you get on board with that the better."

    ORACLE RETAIL SUITE 16 HELPS RETAILERS DELIVER UNIFIED CONSUMER EXPERIENCES

    Oracle has announced the availability of Oracle Retail Release 16, which allows retailers to deliver unified consumer experiences across e-commerce and brick and mortar locations.

     

    THINK ABOUT IT

    THE DATA SCENE IN 2017: MORE CLOUD, GREATER GOVERNANCE, HIGHER PERFORMANCE

    The past year was a blockbuster one for those working in the data space. Businesses have wrapped their fates around data analytics in an even tighter embrace as competition intensifies and the drive for greater innovation becomes a top priority. The year ahead promises to get even more interesting, especially for data managers and professionals. Leading experts in the field have witnessed a number of data trends emerge in 2016, and now see new developments coming into view for 2017.

     

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    CALL FOR CANDIDATES: 2017-2018 BOARD ELECTION

    IOUG is seeking passionate leaders and #IOUGeniuses to serve on the IOUG Board of Directors. All paid, voting members of IOUG are eligible to run for the Board of Directors with terms beginning May 2017.

    IOUG WEBCASTS - JANUARY 18, 2017

    IOUG offers webcasts on a range of topics including big data, security, cloud, and many more.

    IT’S NEVER BEEN SMARTER TO JOIN IOUG

    The new IOUG SELECT has just launched and is moving from a traditional quarterly publication format to a dynamic intelligence hub where timely and relevant content is published on a continual basis. And, for one month only, SELECT will be available to members and non-members alike

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    At COLLABORATE 17 - IOUG Forum, join a community of data professionals that are facing the same challenges that you do every day: reporting to various roles outside of IT; the requirement for constant learning and knowledge of leading practices spanning technologies; understanding the journey of Cloud - and more.

    ORACLE NEWS & UPDATES - JANUARY 18, 2017

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