5-Minute Briefing: November 6, 2013
The database as a service (DBaaS) delivery model has started to take hold in IT, according to a new research report that provides information for IT managers and decision makers who are facing increasing data volumes coupled with greater demand for database services. According to the report, nearly two-fifths of enterprises have or are considering running database functions within a private cloud.
To support customers taking advantage of the multitenant architecture for pluggable databases available with Oracle Database 12c, Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c has added new automation capabilities to enable quick provisioning of database clouds through self-service
To address evolving sales dynamics, Oracle Sales Cloud gives sales representatives the opportunity to sell more, know more and drive growth to their company, said Thomas Kurian, executive vice president, product development, Oracle, in a recent webcast. Citing data from a recent Oracle study, Kurian said that sales teams spend 78% of their time on administrative work with only 22% of their time focused on selling.
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Survivorship, known as the Golden Record in data terms, allows for the creation of a single, accurate and complete version of a customer record. A new technique for Golden Record selection offers a much more effective and logical approach when it comes to record survivorship. The most powerful future for data quality lies in the new and unique ability to discern contact data quality information and select the surviving record based on the level of quality of the information provided.
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