Tag: Emerging Technology

At COLLABORATE 19, Vikash Goyal, Vice President of Product Strategy for Oracle SCM Cloud Applications, spoke about how to enable supply chain innovation with emerging technology - including the Internet of Things (IoT), machine learning, blockchain, and digital assistants. 

Gartner recently released a list of its top 10 strategic predictions for 2020 and beyond, and it covered topics like artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, digital innovation, and more.

In today's consumer landscape, many Millennials are more concerned than ever with supporting brands whose business practices have a positive impact on the environment, employees, and the regions from which they source their materials. People want organic, grass-fed goods when they shop. Accenture's 2018 global consumer pulse report surveyed over 30,000 consumers to find out why they purchase certain brands over another. The results showed an emphasis on what a brand says, does, and stands for, which is why Oracle Chief Sustainability Officer Jon Chorley explained that transparent supply chains improve brand integrity and ultimately get people to shop from that brand.

As part of Quest’s 2019 Cloud Webinar Series – SCM Cloud Day, Shirley Lum, Product Marketing Director at Oracle, spoke about AI and other emerging technology for supply chain management (SCM). She also covered how Oracle Platform services can make it easy for SCM to adopt exciting innovations that transform traditional business models and add unique value for both customers and employees.

The PeopleSoft Chatbot Integration Framework is an important tool that allows PeopleSoft users to integrate PeopleSoft with the Oracle Digital Assistant (ODA) and start leveraging chatbots in their organizations.

Juan Loaiza, Oracle's executive vice president of mission-critical database technologies, spoke at Oracle OpenWorld 2019 about four technology shifts that are reshaping the enterprise database.

Rob Preston, editorial director in Oracle's Content Central organization, wrote in Forbes about the presence that Larry Ellison, Oracle Chairman and CTO, had at Oracle OpenWorld 2019. Ellison provided insight through two keynotes during the conference and a Q&A session at the CIO-oriented Leaders Circle event. Preston provided five highlights from the Oracle leader's talks.

At Oracle OpenWorld 2019, Steve Miranda, Executive Vice President of Applications Development at Oracle, spoke about the work that Oracle has done to incorporate machine learning algorithms into its suites of Cloud applications. This pragmatic approach to incorporating AI in business transactions is guided by three main business imperatives of Oracle’s development:
-Helping customers innovate rapidly
-Creating nimble processes
-Making the most of their mobile, social, and other communication channels

A recent Oracle blog explored how AI makes work more human. Many believe that AI will eliminate the need for human workers, but that is not the case. AI empower humans to work smarter and with more insight, and it has the power to make work even more human.

George Danner, founder and president of Business Laboratory LLC and author of The Executive’s How-To Guide to Automation, published a whitepaper on technology for the automation era and four non-AI technologies for companies to embrace now.