Welcome to the Cloud Wars Minute — your daily news and commentary show, hosted by Cloud Wars Founder Bob Evans. Each episode provides insights and perspectives around the “reimagination machine” that is the Cloud.
In this Cloud Wars Minute, Bob describes Larry Ellison’s healthcare “mission,” which is transforming Oracle.
00:20 — Oracle is the fastest-growing company in the Cloud Wars Top 10. Its founder and chairman, Larry Ellison, recently announced the company’s new initiative to completely transform the healthcare industry. This has had profound effects on the company’s culture, brand, and business.
01:09 — Ellison has been on a quest to automate and modernize the entire healthcare industry — this has become quite personal for him. For Oracle, this is not about the money — the initiative is about saving lives and doing the right thing.
02:15 — The new initiative means that Oracle can “recruit against anybody,” so says Ellison. Developers, engineers, and designers are looking to join Oracle as they are seeking “more purpose in their lives.” Oracle is able to feed this need because of its healthcare mission.
02:45 — Oracle’s healthcare mission, in pairing with technology experts’ desire to move over to Oracle, changes the overall awareness of the company among the public. Overall, the mission has been transformative to Oracle’s business, culture, and brand.
03:12 — The people at Oracle are proud to take on this massive mission. Many companies in the Cloud Wars Top 10 are changing quickly and in dramatic ways to meet new circumstances. The impacts Ellison has had on changing the culture and impact of Oracle are important.
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