Over the last few years, procurement teams have finally been sold to the imperative of managing the tail spend better and have included it in their top priority areas. This blog provides an overview of tail spend management.
Oracle Business Intelligence Applications (OBIA) supports the loading of data into the Oracle Business Analytics Warehouse (OBAW) from multiple source systems and multiple instances of the same source system. This blog lists out the main features of OBIA multi-instance implementation and a few scenarios along with details of its implementation in OBIA.
It is very clear that the future automobiles are going to be more vulnerable to cyber-attacks. In this blog, the author addresses the sources of vulnerability and the actions to prevent cyber-attacks on vehicles.
Electronic Health Record (EHR) is the #digital version of a patient's health record. Cloud-based EHR systems give enterprises the option to collaborate seamlessly from multiple locations without compromising on security.
In order to validate a model, one needs to test the model both from the intended usage perspective in terms of functionality and also validate the models statistical significance from technical perspective. This blog discusses an approach from these perspectives.
In an #Environment with lots of choices, siloed groups of internal stakeholders select the best solution for their own day-to-day problems. This blog discusses the problems with having too many choices.
Chatbot, also called as a talkbot or bot or interactive agent, is a program which helps in carrying out conversations via audio or text. This blog explains why chatbots are the way forward to keep you ahead in this competitive world.
One of the major challenge the Onboarding HR operations team has to deal with is to cope up with the huge volume of data entry to be completed in a short period to enable pleasant experience for all the new joiners. The smart HR template solution of PeopleSoft human capital #Management (HCM) tries to bridge this gap but has lots of limitations to enable huge volume of data entry in a short period. This blog offers efficient solutions in PeopleSoft HCM for Smart HR.
What if, we have a personalized #Business intelligence (BI) app which can answer the #Business questions on an ad hoc basis through voice commands? In this blog, the writer explains the salient features of Oracle Day by Day mobile app.
This blog talks about metrics which provide insights on the marketing campaigns results. One of them being click-through rate (CTR), which used to play a very pivotal role, when it comes to assessing the health of a PPC campaign.
Across industries, the global #Business services trends are noteworthy and for decision makers, there are more questions than answers. In this blog, the author has shared a few observations from #Industry regarding shared services (SSCs).
While procurement stakeholders state that switching suppliers in a #Business represents a cost of change, shouldn't the question be whether there is a cost involved in not switching suppliers? In this blog, the author has shared his opinion regarding the cost of switching suppliers.
Oracle Account Reconciliation Cloud Service (ARCS) with transaction matching is a cloud-based reconciliation platform with pre-built configurations and adherence to industry-best practices. This blog shares some transaction matching use cases, solutions and approaches, tips and lessons learnt, and performance metrics of the use case.
When clients embark on a #digital transformation journey, they expect more from their SAP investment. In the #digital era, they want their ERP to be more ‘intelligent’, rather than just a ‘system of records’. SAP S/4HANA is SAP's most revolutionary intelligent ERP system.
The paradigm shift that the announcement on 9th November (demonetization) brought to Indians, is a journey that many Indians are unaware of, for the loopholes and risks it brings — the risks that are not very keenly observed across the spectrum of banking transactions. This blog charts out the risks involved in this cashless world.
In this blog, the author talks about a ‘one-click’ automated solution which has been implemented for several Oracle Account Reconciliation Cloud Service (ARCS) / Oracle Account Reconciliation Manager (ARM) customers and leveraged for integrations of other #cloud modules.
In this blog, the author would like to share one of her experiences with Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) translation rules; it was a major issue that she had faced in the initial days when she had just started working with HFM and was keen on unraveling the mysteries that revolve around translation issues.
The author faced a scenario where he had to configure Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) authentication using Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS) in Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE). He has shared his experience below where he configured LDAP as ActiveDirectoryAuthenticator and the solution to resolve the issue.
In parts 1 and 2, the author explained the concept of analytics and the app (or analytics on a mobile platform) and reviewed a few case studies from different leading products — Kronos, Oracle, and SAP. In this concluding part, he will explain the significance of these case studies and draw inferences as to how they #Impact the world of analytics.
In part 1, the author gave an example of analytics being used on a mobile platform — tablet — to realize the retail store objectives and gain the advantage of real-time data updates. In part 2, he shares more case studies across similar leading products.
We are in the midst of an exciting stage in the evolution of the modern economy, where accelerating technological changes, a highly networked world, demographic shifts, and rapid urbanization are leading to a disruption that is not ordinary. In this blog, the author shares his thoughts on shaping the enterprise of the future through purposeful enterprise.
Essbase Aggregate Storage Database is a multidimensional database. This blog explains what is aggregation, aggregate view, query tracking aggregation for Essbase Aggregate Storage Option (ASO), and other concepts.
Apart from traditional #Business functions, automation is making waves in the meetings and events space and has already revolutionized some of the processes. This blog discusses whether this is the next step into automated events.
Traditionally, auto-finance organizations start working with multiple function-specific applications recommended by technology and #Business stakeholders. Efficiency and effectiveness of collection processes in auto-captive #Finance directly impacts the #Bottom Line of the organization.
Human resource #Management system (HRMS) self-service application is significant for any #Industry as it supports HR best practices. This blog discusses the key players in the HRMS self-service and enhancements needed in the Oracle Self Service future edition.
Infosys has been working closely from an organizational perspective to incorporate Design Thinking and an innovator's mindset into how our teams collaborate, ideate, and prototype more user-centric solutions. In this blog, the author shares two examples from its loyalty and lending program design.