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.
01:26 — As if Oracle’s plate weren’t full enough already with its recently announced healthcare initiative, the company also aims to overhaul the world of B2B commerce.
02:16 — Oracle CEO Larry Ellison plans to place Fusion ERP at the center of a new effort to “automate B2B commerce.” With more than 30,000 customers already using Oracle’s Cloud ERP product, each step of the purchasing, selling, shipping, billing, and payments process can be automated by getting those ERPs to communicate with one another.
03:14 — Ellison used an example of a hospital buying an X-ray machine through a closed-loop automated process.
04:01 — Oracle will undoubtedly explore possible applications within both the financial and healthcare industries.