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Oracle Claims The Worst Is Over And Turns To KISS For A Boost Part 3: The Challenge of Gaining Competitive Advantage
Increased competitive pressure on many fronts, and lingering mixed perceptions about the 11i Applications suite, leaves Oracle at a crossroads for sustaining

advantage of oracle  Challenge of Gaining Competitive Advantage Oracle Claims The Worst Is Over And Turns To KISS For A Boost Part 3: The Challenge of Gaining Competitive Advantage P.J. Jakovljevic - July 12, 2001 Event Summary  In June Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ: ORCL), the largest database provider and one of the largest providers of software applications for e-business, unveiled a new suite of online services aimed at capturing the small business market. It also announced changes to appeal to its larger customers, as

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