A recent Oracle Modern Finance Leader blog post makes the case that chief financial officers (CFOs) need to become IT decision makers, so the CFOs traditional role of savvy financial manager shifts with new responsibilities around business-focused technology know-how.
In his latest LinkedIn Influencer article, Oracle CEO Mark Hurd adds new depth to his support for cloud computing, machine learning, and autonomous software. His core argument: Companies and their employees can become more productive and innovative by offloading “maintenance mode” tasks to artificial intelligence.
In a previous LinkedIn Influencer article, published in 2013, Oracle CEO Mark Hurd identified five key leadership qualities shared by great executives. Referencing his own leadership experience, he cited the importance of strategy, hiring the right people, and setting the right goals.
Forty percent of CEOs today don’t stay with the same company for 18 months, and the average lifecycle for a CEO is about 18 quarters. Despite these statistics, I meet many people who want to be a CEO. But I don’t meet many who really
At Oracle Modern Supply Chain Experience 2018, Oracle CEO Mark Hurd highlighted two major risks facing companies in nearly every industry: disruptive technologies and Oracle CEO Mark Hurd discusses innovation in supply chain management at Modern Supply Chain Experience 2018.
Mark Hurd regularly speaks to CEOs about data security and he notes that it’s become increasingly clear that today, executives are more aware than ever of vulnerabilities in their technology infrastructure. In fact, a recent report on security threats from Oracle and KPMG reveals that
As companies move to the cloud, their need for support changes—but it doesn’t go away. The flexibility that is the cornerstone of software as a service (SaaS) has shifted how businesses think about leveraging their applications. Liberated from much of the patch-and-upgrade cycle of on-premises
The role of the CEO is far from easy—but the principles are surprisingly simple. To be successful, CEOs need to focus on three things: get the strategy right, get the operations aligned with the strategy, and get the people in place that will execute on
Mark Hurd made a set of five predictions at Oracle OpenWorld 2017 describing the future of enterprise cloud through 2025. These predictions touched on IT spending, database center consolidation, and data security–and they’re happening even faster than he forecasted.