2017 is shaping up to be the year of the security breach (just like 2016, 2015, and so on). Equifax lost financial data on 145.5 million people—leading to the now-former CEO having to answer tough questions in front of Congress. We also learned that hackers exposed information from over three billion Yahoo accounts. And those […]
This year’s Web Summit was held in Lisbon, Portugal on November 6 through November 9. The Web Summit is a technology initiative and is considered the fastest growing technology conference in the world. Held annually since 2010, Web Summit has had over 60,000 attendees, from over 15,000 companies spanning 170 countries.
In an interview with CNBC, and in the wake of Oracle posting record-setting fourth-quarter earnings, Mark Hurd discussed Oracle’s vision of directly infusing its cloud applications with artificial intelligence.
At this year’s annual Oracle OpenWorld conference, over 60,000 attendees from around the world joined Oracle thought-leaders, customers and partners to highlight and discuss advances in business and cloud-based technology. With a strong emphasis on emerging technology, 3,048 Oracle customers and partners hosted 2,311 sessions.
Oracle’s cloud applications are getting even smarter through Oracle’s new adaptive intelligent apps. Embedded directly into existing applications for Oracle Customer Experience Cloud, the addition of artificial intelligence provides more relevant information personalized to users and employees.
Oracle technology is helping engineers push the boundaries of what’s possible with the Bloodhound Supersonic Car (SSC) project. The Bloodhound Project has set out to build a land speed car capable of traveling 1,000 miles per hour; to do that, engineers need all the data they can get as they optimize the car for pure […]
Mark Hurd predicts that cloud technology will kill niche “best-of-breed” tech. Oracle is streamlining its cloud applications; by building apps on the same code base, Oracle prioritizes interoperability between apps . This makes it easier to adopt new technology like machine learning and artificial intelligence into business applications. Cloud apps also help level the technological […]
Oracle executive leadership, including CEO Mark Hurd, felt confident about surpassing cloud competitors following the release of Oracle’s quarterly financial report. The FY17 Q3 report showed significant growth in cloud revenue, specifically software-as-a-service (SaaS) and platform-as-a-service (PaaS) revenues that had grown more than three times faster than those of Salesforce.com in the previous year, according […]
Innovation-starved companies stuck in today’s slow-growth economic environment can look forward to better days ahead, because tech spending is going to pivot quickly to unleash their full potential in ways that many executives don’t yet realize.