Tag: Automation

Michelman’s own Zaki Ahmed, Senior JDE Developer, and Trisha Muir, ERP Manager, spoke at COLLABORATE 19 about how the company automated manufacturing processes, the pains and gains of doing so, and how they achieved ROI of less than 10 months.

Lynne Sampson, Oracle’s managing editor of The Modern Finance Leader, wrote about Oracle CEO Mark Hurd’s thoughts on why automation improves financial reporting across your company.

Rob Preston, editorial director in Oracle’s Content Central organization, wrote an article in Forbes about what speakers and attendees at Oracle’s Modern Business Experience conference had to say about the future of the workforce. The workforce of the future will be defined by more automation, a diverse mix of full-time and contract workers, and rapidly shifting demographics. The most successful employers in that future workforce will be the ones whose leadership teams get ahead of these trends.

Enterprise security teams face unrelenting risks like phishing attacks, unpatched systems, and unauthorized Cloud applications. The best way to tackle those challenges, according to the Oracle and KPMG Cloud Threat Report 2019, is through the automation of threat monitoring and patching of software vulnerabilities. Alan Zeichick, Director of Strategic Communications for Oracle, wrote an article in Forbes about how automation is increasingly becoming the only effective way to tackle Cloud security threats. Research from Oracle and KPMG examined the threats that organizations are faced with and how automation can help combat them. The report, which came out in February, collected data from 450 cybersecurity and IT professionals from private- and public-sector organizations throughout the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia and Singapore.

Business leaders are asking themselves, “Why automation and why now?” Automation brings on a relentless drive towards more productivity. IT releases the mind from routine thinking and encourages creativity. Recently, technology has become mature enough for real-world application, and computing power has increased exponentially. Our ability to apply science to more areas and the increase of access to data has led to a perfect environment for automation.

In HR, it’s easy to fall into the trap of going through unnecessary processes just because they’ve been followed for a long time. We sometimes allow the systems and processes to tell us what to do. Committed to managing people instead of processes, Dr. Wade Larsen of Wagstaff set out to transform his Learning Management System (LMS) and save HR hours. What started as an LMS turned into an entire system overhaul with Oracle HCM Cloud.