Universities are facing upheaval from the societal and economic impact of the current pandemic. Many of these institutions are struggling to adapt their admissions, income, and working practices fast enough to avoid a budget crisis. However, universities in market-oriented systems can deploy technology to rapidly adjust to new market conditions.

The change agenda sits at the heart of board conversations about company performance and strategy. And often the biggest pain point companies have to overcome is the pace of change, ever-accelerating and often driven by the transformative impact of technology. Technological transformation is driven by two competitive drivers. On the

Customer data is the essential asset banks need to utilise to better serve their customers, earning trust and inspiring loyalty. Banks that succeed in this endeavour will be rewarded with a greater share of wallet. However, it is not enough to predict customers’ intent and deliver exceptional service. Banks also

Oracle World Headquarters

Oracle’s second Australian Gen 2 Cloud Region is now open in Melbourne, following the launch of its Sydney Cloud region in August 2019. Both openings are part of Oracle’s global plans to operate 36 Oracle Generation 2 Cloud regions by the end of 2020. Oracle’s Generation 2 Cloud has been

Blockchain and IoT technology will enable $31 billion in food fraud savings globally by 2024 by immutably tracking food across the supply chain, according to research from Juniper, which identifies IBM, SAP and Oracle as leaders in the area. Substantial savings in food fraud will be realised from 2021 and

Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd died Friday aged 62. He had been on medical leave since September 11 for unspecified reasons.  Hurd spent five years as an Oracle CEO, overseeing the company’s shift to cloud and a 37 per cent improvement in Oracle’s share price. He had previously led Hewlett-Packard and

The University of Adelaide has launched its second chatbot which is designed to help double the number of international students enrolled at the higher education institution within the next five years.  That growth requires new ways of thinking about recruiting and handling student inquiries, says Catherine Cherry, The University of

Oracle has launched new enhancements to its customer data platform and announced the first customers for CX Unity, which builds on the data and marketing products the company has built and acquired over the past eight years. Both Salesforce and Adobe have announced their own CDPs this year. According to

Larry Ellison

Autonomy will bring tremendous benefits to computer technology, not just by reducing the cost of labour, but also eliminating human error and preventing data loss. That’s the view of Larry Ellison, Oracle founder, CTO and chairman, who outlined Oracle’s vision to build a fully autonomous cloud at the company’s conference

Oracle’s Generation 2 Cloud is set to go live in Australia by the end of the month, with the opening of a new region in Sydney. It will be the database giant’s first Australian data centre and is part of a broader plan from Oracle to have 19 Generation 2