DXC and Oracle on Digital Transformation

Leadership perspectives and practical advice

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Find immediate savings in your Oracle infrastructure to fund modernization

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by John Thacker, Global Oracle Strategy and Offerings Leader for DXC In my many years working with Oracle customers I’ve found that, without exception, the push for Oracle modernization goes nowhere without a convincing business case. Most Oracle customers have a portfolio of legacy applications they’ve curated over time, and often these applications provide them […]

Oracle modernization has risks, but delaying has more

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By Harvey Maddocks, Global Lead for DXC’s Oracle offerings I work with a lot of customers looking to modernize their Oracle infrastructure, and it’s not surprising that many feel they’re facing a dilemma. They must choose between two daunting options: upgrade their environment or maintain their current platform. Both options present significant challenges. Most customers […]

How Oracle customers can deliver cloud modernization with a positive ROI

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By Geoff Peel, Account Executive/Client Relationship Executive, DXC In my role as a client executive, I have the privilege of meeting with many Oracle customers, and a lot of them tell me the same thing. Over time, they’ve built legacy Oracle estates and are running scores of older applications. And this infrastructure, deployed with the […]

Cloud migration: Making the right choices up front stacks the odds in your favour

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IT leaders are looking before they leap Bring up the topic of cloud migration with a C-Suite executive and you’ll usually get a positive reaction. Viewed through a business lens, the prospect of cost savings, quicker time to market, and transparent consumption models are all compelling benefits. Have the same discussion with an IT leader, […]

Legacy modernization: Prioritizing the application portfolio

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The majority of legacy systems in operation today are the result of years, often decades, of combined investment, development and customization. While to an outsider they may appear to be archaic in both design and operation, these systems continue to manage core business operations and provide significant competitive advantage. They may have been partially rewritten, […]

CFOs are saving millions by moving to consumption-based IT models

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Flexible consumption-based IT models offer organisations a smart way to access new technology on a pay-per-use basis. By transitioning to a consumption-based model, organisations are saving millions in IT costs and experiencing ongoing YOY savings. Furthermore, transparent rates and pay-per-use pricing makes forecasting future IT expenditure easier and moves IT from a cost centre to […]

Self-paid cloud migration: Releasing capital from ageing infrastructure

Keeping pace with today’s digitised business environment is an ongoing challenge for most organisations. In order to stay relevant, IT needs to innovate rapidly and respond to almost constant business and technological changes. While the rise of cloud computing solutions has enabled many organisations to transform digitally and to adopt more agile ways of doing […]

Automating the way forward just like Henry Ford

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Hindsight is a wonderful thing. Foresight is better. If you had known the plane was going to be delayed for three hours, you wouldn’t have rushed to the airport. If you had known that the market was going to crash, you wouldn’t have invested in those stocks. The fact is that life offers no crystal […]

Utility computing: Revealing the true cost of IT

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Consider for a moment how you consume utilities such as water or electricity. You turn on a tap or flick a switch and pay for the units you consume. You don’t need to think about where your power or water comes from. It’s just there, waiting for you to use it in unlimited supply, on […]

Cloud adoption: The good design decisions that will get you there faster

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New businesses are often created with agility at their core. Many are already taking advantage of cloud technology and understand its impact on growth and relevancy. For other organizations, adopting cloud computing can be a much bigger challenge. How do these organizations accelerate the adoption of cloud computing and how can they do it in […]