June’s live Cloud Wars Expo event featured dozens of industry leaders allowing the Acceleration Economy team access to the inner workings of the greatest growth market the world has ever known.
If you missed the Expo or just want to catch up on sessions you were not able to attend, then you’re in luck. We recorded more than 40 hours of education sessions from the event, which are available for free to Acceleration Economy subscribers. We’re also previewing the content in this series of Moments, which feature highlights from each session.
In this Cloud Wars Expo Moment, GVP of Oracle Cloud Solution Marketing Jeff Stiles examines how FedEx paired down its network of individual applications to make way for innovation.
00:01 — Jeff Stiles from Oracle relates a story about then-FedEx CIO Rob Carter attempting to avoid customized applications 20+ years ago.
00:31 — FedEx ended up with 220 individual applications doing different things, impeding the company’s ability to deliver packages.
00:44 — All FedEx transportation management has since been streamlined to deliver a package anywhere in the world in under 24 hours. Managing integrations and keeping individual applications running held back the company’s ability to innovate.
Access more than 40 hours of cloud education content featuring 100-plus speakers at Cloud Wars Expo On-Demand. All content is free to Acceleration Economy subscribers with an on-demand pass.