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Live on Thursday! Jason Busch Gives an Oracle ERP Procurement Update

You may have noticed a lot of Oracle coverage on Spend Matters PRO lately, but why read the site when you can listen to Jason Busch talk about Oracle live? Plus/PRO members and procurement practitioners are welcome to join us on Thursday, 9/18/14, from 10-10:30am Central as Jason gives a quick overview on the state of ERP procurement today, an update on Oracle's procurement product lines, areas of innovation within Oracle procurement (yes, there's some pretty cool stuff), and expectations for OpenWorld and beyond. This webinar is sponsored by Enrich. Register here!

Innovate Globally, Market Locally: A Fascinating Case Study at Oracle Japan (Part 2) [PRO]

Editor’s Note: In Part 1 of this series, our fearless Japanese-speaking analyst Thomas Kase gave us a unique view into the cultural differences in solution marketing that he saw at Oracle Open World. In part 2, he continues his observations with a PRO-level deep dive into specific solutions as well as some reflection on the differences between how tech companies present products to different global markets. A must-read for both Oracle users - and technology firms attempting to break into a new region.

Oracle: Making Sourcing Better Through Analytics [Plus+]

Earlier today, I sat in on a presentation at Oracle OpenWorld highlighting a number of improvements that Oracle has made to its core business intelligence capabilities in the procurement area – ranging from data acquisition to classification to visualization. But the most important elements of what Oracle has been up to around BI and procurement analytics are not centered on what’s in the traditional spend analytics sandbox. Rather, it’s how Oracle’s analytical and BI tools are working to improve the utility of other procurement applications, including Oracle E-Business Suite Sourcing.

"Apps Unlimited" Oracle vs. "We Know Best" SAP/Ariba (Part 2) [Plus+]

Today we’ll look at: Product rationalization (Ariba) compared with product proliferation (Oracle); underlying technology and product assets; product innovation (and roadmap); and partnerships and ecosystem.

Oracle Open World – e-three: The Semi-Secret EBS R12 Delivery Option (Part 2) [PRO]

Continuing with our review of e-three’s capability as an Oracle hosting and service delivery partner, we will explore some more solution components and then offer a summary view of how their capabilities compare in the market and what potential customers should consider.