It is startling how much has changed in Oracle’s applications business during the last two years. Oracle is indisputably the most reformed applications vendor, having achieved significant growth in total revenue, license revenue and net income. Oracle has a head start on most of its competition pertaining to Internet applications, and the Company still leads the ERP pack both on product technology vision and execution. However, the future will by no means be without serious challenges.
back office with Applications 11i In September 1999, Oracle took a major step towards providing a fully integrated front and back office applications suite by launching Oracle Applications 11i at its Applications' User Group conference in Orlando, Florida. (See Oracle integrates front and back office with Applications 11i ) Oracle laid out the details of its Oracle 11i application suite, which adds new application modules and integrates enterprise resource planning, customer-relationship management,