Best Practices


Wendy's Makes its Oracle ERP Upgrade Quick and Tasty

The fast food chain completed the move in six months Full Story »

SAP Wants to Make Business Users Head-over-heels for HANA with New MOOC

The course is free of charge and follows one launched for developers last year

News Feature

Link Building Strategies and Tips for 2014

SEO experts share tips on effective link building strategies in 2014, along with a handful of common link building misconceptions.


Hire for Cultural Fit, Train for the Right IT Skills

Hiring for the right cultural fit can be more important than focusing on technical skills alone and can help companies improve employee retention, engagement and loyalty.

News Pins Growth Hopes on Industries, Wants to Be Bigger Than SAP will focus on six industries, including automotive, health sciences and manufacturing


Oracle Overtakes IBM As Second-largest Software Vendor, Gartner Says

Global spending on software grew 4.8 percent overall last year


Many SAP Customers Struggling to Figure Out its Mobility Strategy, User Survey Finds

SAP pledges to provide more clarity on its mobile offerings

How To

14 Tips for Creating a Paperless Office

Half a century after marketers coined the term 'paperless office,' the concept largely remains a myth. Today's businesses probably can't go completely paperless, but these 14 tips will at least help them stop wasting paper and start improving productivity.

Sounding Board

IT Leaders Share Tips on Managing Security Risks

Too much security -- or too little -- could bankrupt a company. These IT executives offer advice on finding the right balance.


Reforms Promised, Officials Removed Following Audit of Troubled Obamacare Site Built By Oracle

The report finds both Oracle's consulting team and state officials are culpable for problems with the site


Shortage of Project Managers Sends Businesses Scrambling

When it comes to project management, many organizations find themselves understaffed and that's putting them at a competitive disadvantage, according to a study by ESI International.


Oracle reverses decline in hardware revenue during Q3

Engineered system sales push hardware product revenue up 8 percent


Ex-head of troubled health insurance site developed by Oracle may sue, citing 'cover-up'

State officials allegedly tried to shift blame for Cover Oregon's woes to Oracle and the ex-health authority CIO


Feds Slam Both Oracle, State Officials for Problems with Troubled Health Care Exchange

The scathing report by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is just the latest twist in the Cover Oregon controversy


5 Ways CIOs Can Rationalize Application Portfolios

The pressure is mounting for CIOs and other IT leaders to help the business enable new disruptive technologies like mobile, social, cloud and big data, but many CIOs are struggling to do so because maintaining and supporting legacy applications consumes the lion's share of the budget. Here are five recommendations for rationalizing your application portfolio.