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 […]

Oracle Transportation Management (OTM): A guide to implementing UI enhancements

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During an Oracle Transportation Management (OTM) implementation, environment upgrade or improvement project, the user acceptance landmark is often passed early in the process. You bring your solution to the table and then task end users with confirming the operational workflow. Defects are identified. Users confirm that the solution allows for them to get the job […]

Oracle Transportation Management (OTM): The journey from on-premise to the cloud

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Have you been using the on-premise version of Oracle’s Transportation Management solution? If so, your system and database admins are likely tasked with supporting some, if not all, of the below infrastructure-related functions: Software / Security patches for weblogic / http server / OBI Server Space Management (old files/temp files/log files/exports) Oracle Patches and Security […]

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, […]

Creating an IoT ecosystem of sustainable business value

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A truck loaded with produce is traveling long distance. On-board IoT sensors are sending in real-time data that keeps stakeholders informed about arrival times, delay detection and rescheduling notices. The truck is part of a digital convoy, a network of connected vehicles that are crowdsourcing data used to help plan routes more efficiently, ensure the […]

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, […]

Data masking for GDPR: A force for positive change

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If the words General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) are enough to get your pulse racing, you are not alone. The GDPR, due to come into force on 25 May this year, is going to have a significant, permanent and far-reaching impact on any business that holds data on EU citizens, including organisations based outside of […]

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 […]