Oracle's financial results for Q4 of their fiscal year 2015 came out a few minutes ago. Seems they missed targets on license revenues and earnings per share. So the stock may be headed for the professional investor's dog house. I've even read of an analyst or two publishing a "sell" rating on Oracle stock.
Geez, please sell. Drive the price down. I can buy some more shares on the cheap and laugh all the way to the bank. Let me explain.
If you know me at all, you know I love services-based integration. The whole idea of interfacing, moving and exchanging data, guided by industry standards...I'm an enthusiastic supporter. The appeal of this idea made me an ardent supporter of Oracle's Fusion Applications. And I still believe it's an important part of the potential for today's SaaS offerings.
Outside Processing (OSP) for OPM in 12.2.4
Date: June 23, 2015 at 11:00 am ET, 8:00 am PT, 3:00 pm GMT, 8:30 pm, India Time (Mumbai)
This one-hour advisor webcast is recommended for technical users and functional users who are interested on knowing what will be the model of new functionality introduced in 12.2.5; Integrated Outside processing for Production batches.
Attention Australia Oracle Payroll customers: Statutory updates effective from 01-JUL-2015 for Australia legislation have been released in the R12.1 Patch 21238399:R12.PER.B.
A little off-subject, but still felt this experience was worth sharing. I'll get back on track next post.
My smart phone is an iPhone 5. My carrier is ATT. It's been a great relationship since the iPhone first came out. Sadly, I think it's coming to an end.
My two-year contract expired on June 1st...ATT informed me immediately that I was eligible for a phone upgrade and a new contract. Exciting news, as I've had my eye on an iPhone 6-Plus.
Read a great article on the vendor-customer SaaS sale sdynamic - Mike Vizard wrote the article at "Talkin'' Cloud". Anthony Anzevino, Director of America Sales for AWS, describes selling cloud customers. And Mr. Anzevion nails it. Rather than summarize, I'll just quote the gist of it:
eAM GIS Integration Options
Date: June 10, 2015 at 11:00 am ET, 8:00 am PT, 3:00 pm GMT, 8:30 pm, India Time (Mumbai)
Like a fine wine we keep getting better over time! Download the new version 200.5 of the 12.1.3 Procurement Approval Analyzer today here.
It’s now available for use with Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c. Oracle E-Business Suite Plug-in 220.127.116.11 is part of Oracle Enterprise Manager 12 Application Management Suite for Oracle E-Business Suite. Review this “Getting Started with Oracle Application Management Pack for EBS Release 18.104.22.168.0” Doc ID 1954099.1
To raise awareness on the database upgrade from 22.214.171.124 to 126.96.36.199 by July 2015, please review the following development blog post as needed:https://blogs.oracle.com/stevenChan/entry/db12_1_0_1_ecs