I read through Oracle EVP Steve Miranda’s Miranda blog post released this morning as Oracle kicks off its Modern Customer Experience event in Las Vegas.
Larry Ellison broadened his “bet the company” statement to encompass Cloud Applications and Cloud Infrastructure, indicating where Oracle’s future stands.
$100-Million Lessons from AWS and Lyft || This episode of “Ammirati on Innovation” examines the recent news about Amazon and Lyft’s pricey partnership.
The Amazon Lyft $8 million per-month deal for infrastructure and data-management servies via AWS has sparked new questions. Namely, is it worth it?
I talked with Marriott Global Officer Brian King about why company values—not processes—should be held precious. Plus, the latest trends in hospitality.
Cybersecurity and the C-Suite || Cloud Wars’ “Wayne Sadin on Digital Strategy” explores how and why cybersecurity has become a strategic differentiator.
I spoke with Topcon VP Kris Cowles about how the cloud is helping her global company serve customers better—and why she loves working in IT.
The biggest surprise to me on the top 10 cloud vendors revenue list is Accenture, a big-time player with 2018 cloud revenue of $9 billion, up 23% from 2017.
It’s interesting to speculate about how three of the world’s top enterprise SaaS companies will respond to SAP and what I’m calling The Qualtrics Effect.
CarMax CIO Shamim Mohammad shared valuable insights with me about how digital transformation is helping his company thrive in the current digital world.
Tech industry veteran Wayne Sadin talked to me about digital transformation, C-Suite responsibilities, IT spending in the cloud, and more.
Based on what I’m seeing at the X4 Summit, the SAP Qualtrics acquisition will be seen as one of the great tech industry bargains in history.
Read the transcript of my conversation with Microsoft Services CTO Norm Judah for insight into current Microsoft projects and what comes next.
The Salesforce Q4 2018 earnings call revealed that the company is somehow managing to scale up an scale out in multiple dimensions simultaneously.
My take: if Workday can back up its big claims about fast, low-cost deployments for customers, Oracle and SAP will have no choice but to catch up.
The big story: Workday Financials has become self-sustaining, putting Workday squarely up against cloud ERP competitors Oracle and SAP.
Read my take on the strategic partnership between Volkswagen and Microsoft that’s transforming the auto maker into a software company focused on mobility.
At the recent Goldman Sachs conference, Marc Benioff used his time to focus on CEO responsibility for social and cultural issues. Read my reaction.
Oracle’s Autonomous Database customer TaylorMade Golf recently reported that the company’s database performance has improved by 40x. Read my reaction.
C-Suite Priorities in the Digital Age || Cloud Wars’ “Wayne Sadin on Digital Strategy” explores the evolving priorities for boards and CXOs.