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.
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Dismissals' Bad Publicity, and History of Failed Management Decisions : Oracle has also experienced a notable exodus of key personnel, its president Ray Lane, and the head of its European operations Pier Carlo Falotti, to name but a few. The long-term impact of the departure of Ray Lane has yet to be determined. His successor needs to provide the stability to counterbalance Oracle CEO's visionary, but also whimsical and willful leadership, with a propensity to occasionally take a totalitarian approach in