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Service-oriented Architecture-Savior or Nemesis?
Managed well, service-oriented architecture (SOA) offers a tremendous opportunity to make positive changes and lay a foundation that will allow IT to become

oracle fusion architecture  (Service Oriented ERP Applications): Oracle is betting on Oracle Fusion, SAP has Project Vienna and ESA, and Microsoft has committed to SOA with Dynamics and Project Green. Equally, the major vendors are all creating technology to aid what Gartner is calling SODA (Service Oriented Development of Applications): Microsoft has Indigo, IBM has WebSphere, Oracle has Fusion, and BEA has AquaLogic. And finally, the network vendors are rapidly embracing what they are referring to as Application Oriented

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ERP for Services (Non-manufacturing)

Typically, ERP systems designed for services industries offer modules that provide back-office support, customer relationship management, time management, expense management, resource management, and project management capabilities. Depending on the vertical market, additional industry-specific functionality may be included to address unique business requirements. Consequently, project-centric systems for accounting, architecture, construction, engineering, and professional services industries will support project management functionality; whereas health care, field service, distribution, and government systems will support functionality unique to those vertical markets. 

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The Oracle/PeopleSoft Reality Check


While customers may be bemused if not concerned about the Oracle/PeopleSoft merger, they are from a traditionally risk-adverse market. Despite the lush deals offered by the competition, realistically, the only way Oracle will lose customers is through self-inflicted wounds.

oracle fusion architecture  platform revenues (see Stalled Oracle Fumbling For A Jump-Start Kit ). Given the merger's outcome and Oracle's Project Fusion , which is modularized, open industry standards, architecture ( see part one ), PeopleSoft customers should get some closure and have a better idea where they now stand. Additionally, Oracle applications customers should also be assured of the vendor's commitment to the market. With this deal, Oracle becomes a formidable applications player, so that only it and SAP emerge as the Read More

JD Edwards ERP Products Thriving under Oracle


TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic reviews the history and success of JD Edwards product lines as part of Oracle’s applications portfolio. Oracle has allowed the JD Edwards division to retain those traits that make it different (e.g., its modesty and no-nonsense treatment of its customers), and it remains a strong independent voice within the Oracle Applications community. Read this article for more.

oracle fusion architecture  figure 4). For example, Oracle Fusion Middleware (OFM) has been instrumental in terms of delivering integration and interoperability, which are a big piece of the Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne story. As mentioned earlier, Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne can put in place prepackaged integrations where that makes sense, or at least put in place some of the “plumbing” to reduce the costs that customers incur when they implement an overall solution. While interoperability has always been a key Read More

Oracle Sets Date for Database In-Memory Release


The Oracle Database In-Memory is Oracle’s answer to the in-memory database race that has been heating up over the last couple of years. Oracle Database In-Memory is scheduled for general availability in July and will run on all hardware supported by Oracle Database 12c.

oracle fusion architecture  Oracle OpenWorld conference. The Oracle Database In-Memory demonstrated from 100x to more than 1000x speedup for enterprise application modules in performance tests including Oracle’s E-Business Suite, JD Edwards, PeopleSoft, Siebel, and Fusion Applications. Oracle’s in-memory database solution has a dual-format in-memory architecture that combines the best of row format and column format to simultaneously deliver fast analytics and efficient online transaction processing (OLTP). This Read More

While Oracle and PeopleSoft Are to Fuse, Competitors Ruse--Leaving Customers (Somewhat) Bemused


The recent merger of Oracle and PeopleSoft requires, among many other things, finding a perfect balance between cultivating the install base versus the zeal for snagging brand new customers.

oracle fusion architecture  a new middleware offering: Oracle Fusion Middleware and its corresponding roadmap for certifying PeopleSoft and J.D. Edwards applications. Oracle Fusion Middleware is a new umbrella brand for Oracle's vast family of existing middleware products, which includes a slew of the products needed to integrate a number of diverse business applications. These products include products in Oracle Application Server 10g , such as application development tools and Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) Application Server; Read More

Oracle APS Makes Its Debut


Oracle Corporation officially released its Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) applications recently amid the usual fanfare. Long in coming, APS still has significant ground to cover.

oracle fusion architecture  APS Makes Its Debut Oracle APS Makes Its Debut S. McVey - May 1st, 2000 Event Summary Oracle Corporation officially released its Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) applications recently with typical fanfare. The new addition to Oracle's e-business suite, Oracle Applications Release 11i, targets companies with extended supply chains that wish to collaborate with business partners via online trading marketplaces. The four modules, Oracle Demand Planning, Oracle Advanced Supply Chain Planning, Oracle Read More

Oracle Sails Slower In The Low Tide, But Mayday Signal Is Quite Far-Fetched


For a longer time than most of its competitors, Oracle seemed to have defied a global economic slowdown. The 64,000 dollar question is whether Oracle’s tamed results are completely attributable to the slowing economy, or do the problems run deeper.

oracle fusion architecture  Signal Is Quite Far-Fetched Oracle Sails Slower In The Low Tide, But Mayday Signal Is Quite Far-Fetched P.J. Jakovljevic - April 16, 2001 Event Summary  Oracle Corporation , the largest database provider and one of the largest providers of software applications for e-business, said on March 20 it plans to cut 866 jobs, or 2% of its workforce, in an attempt to reduce costs amid a slowing economy. As it warned earlier, Oracle posted Q3 2001 results below original expectations. On March 15, Oracle Read More

Architecture-Centered Information Systems In The Manufacturing Domain - Part II - The Architecture Process


Architecture bridges the semantic gap between the requirements and software. Application software systems must be architected in order to deal with the current and future needs of the business organization. Managing software projects using architecture-centered methodologies must be an intentional step in the process of deploying information systems — not an accidental by-product of the software acquisition and integration process.

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Establishing Enterprise Architecture Governance


This article discusses the issues around implementing architecture governance, and what constitutes viable approaches to establishing effective governance processes.

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Oracle Acquires Eloqua


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Oracle Announces a Database Fire Sale


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Oracle Financial Analytics


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Oracle Accelerate: Helping Midsize Businesses Grow


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Oracle Business Intelligence 11g Finally Unveiled


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oracle fusion architecture  Today in London (UK), Oracle announced the new 11g release of its Business Intelligence solution suite . There’s much interest in seeing how Oracle will be directing specific efforts to competing in the business intelligence space with this new version. This question will soon be answered upon investigating their new BI tool’s functionality, features, and improvements. Part of this important set of new features are: •    The incorporation of a new application called Oracle Scorecard and Strategy Read More