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Oracle Renders Its PLM Outline Part One: Event Summary
Although its PLM solutions will not likely be the

direct sale with oracle  least, native capability in direct materials sourcing and project management should give Oracle an attractive functionality to users looking at PLM from a supply chain rather than from a mere design perspective. Thus, Oracle's positioning of its PLM solution as a part of its overall SCM solution is more than logical. Building out from Oracle E-Business Suite's broader functionality, Oracle PLM now addresses all most elements essential to product management for manufacturers, including NPDI processes

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direct sale with oracle  to be trying to re-direct its gargantuan operations (it is the third largest software firm in the United States, behind Microsoft and Oracle). After missing its numbers in the first calendar quarter (CA's 4th fiscal quarter), its stock was down 59% at one point. Here is a partial summary of the moves CA has made: Charles Wang (one of the founders of CA over 20 years ago) stepped down as Chief Executive Officer in August. He was replaced by Sanjay Kumar, formerly the Chief Operating Officer. The exact Read More

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On March 15, shares of Oracle surged after the company plowed past Wall Street estimates and reported strong database software sales fueling a solid third-quarter profit. However, Oracle has also confirmed that it is refocusing its European applications division and has hinted that it may reduce the unit's workforce.

direct sale with oracle  Figure 2). Larry Ellison's direct involvement in managing the applications business 18 months ago has resulted in the company's morale boost. Oracle's functional scope has been significantly increased, particularly with its CRM suite that is envisioned to be integrated with the back-office. Moreover, its large consulting resources provide it with a balanced revenue mix, which additionally contributes to enviable corporate viability. Nevertheless, Oracle faces a number of inevitable challenges. The number Read More

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