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Do You Want Your Apps to Talk Back to You (as a Chatterbox)? - Part 1
Let me start this blog series with one disclaimer: I am not an early adopter and I do not easily fall for any vendor’s slick marketing. At a recent large

gap analysis in oracle apps  tried to fill the gap with e-mail. Someone runs a report and sends out an email asking why something happened. People look into various systems, discuss, and reply in email. The interaction is anything but smooth, and all history of the change in data and resulting analysis and conclusions is lost forever in that email trail. In our personal lives, we've begun to enjoy information about our friends, family and business contacts at a near-instant rate. The velocity of information has accelerated with the

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gap analysis in oracle apps  HCM is an apparent gap. Imagine having the opportunity to conduct employee performance reviews or have a learning management system (LMS) via Skype or Lync, and having the ability to record courses, etc.? The team reacted a bit stunned much to my surprise, as it’s not like I asked them to admit to wanting to acquire, say, Workday or Cornerstone OnDemand . At the end of the day, the answer was as expected: stay tuned for more news in that regard, we are working on it, etc. Microsoft also appears to Read More

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