Think of that, almost 2 generations of workers at the same time. Actually three generations of workers all at the same time. Imagine the implication on motivation, inspiration, and double things like the tools that they have to have. Think about training. This is going to get very very complicated.
Consumer IT, 10 years ago was a couple hundred billion dollars. It is now 1 trillion. It used to be that that a consumers IT spend was a printer in the home, a PC in the home, and a modem. Now it is iPhones, iPads, and applications galore. Companies have spent basically the same amount […]
Know everything that happens is transparent. The only good news is that it is transparent for everybody. So inside that problem is an opportunity, but social and the data that is now available changes everything.
So if you think I am in a company and nothing is going to happen, we are great, think again. And I am here to tell you that the cycle times are going to increase. Look at what is happening. This is not really technology issues, these are secular issues all around and I will […]
Oracle CEO Mark Hurd appeared with CNBC’s Jim Cramer to talk about the cloud and competition in an interview Cramer called “feisty.”
By Mark Hurd
Cloud computing is triggering a stunning shift in how businesses operate. Modern SaaS applications for marketing, HR, and ERP are allowing companies to accelerate operations and engage more intimately with their customers thanks to heretofore unseen heroes in their ranks.
In the course of just a few years, this new generation of social/mobile SaaS […]
There’s no question that companies are aggressively moving to the cloud to gain the business agility they need to survive, to gain market share, and to become disruptors instead of the disrupted.
Customers I’ve met on recent trips to London, Paris and Sao Paolo aren’t surprised when they hear estimates pegging the public cloud market […]
By Mark Hurd
The Fortune 500 has long been viewed as a benchmark for corporate size, success, and stability. But if you look at the Fortune 500 from the year 2000—just 14 years ago—you’ll find that more than half of the companies on that year’s list are gone.
Think about that: in spite of their proud histories, […]
Mark Hurd on LinkedIn: “How the Cloud Helps Eight World-Class Companies Simplify, Transform, and Innovate”
By Mark Hurd
The world is changing dramatically, and modern technologies—social, mobile, cloud, and Big Data—are revolutionizing how we live, how we learn, how we work, and how we experience the world around us.
While that’s not exactly breaking news, I want to emphasize it here because many executives aren’t grasping how rapidly these changes are happening […]
Safra Catz and Mark Hurd Appointed CEO
Oracle Board of Directors today announced that it has elected Larry Ellison to the position of Executive Chairman of Oracle’s Board and appointed him the company’s Chief Technology Officer. Jeff Henley, who has served as Oracle’s Chairman for the last 10 years, was appointed Oracle’s Vice Chairman of the […]