Oracle takes measured approach to collaboration

In a few months, the company will release cloud capability to support order promising “from quote to cash.”

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At Oracle’s Value Chain Summit in San Jose, Calif. last week, executives shared their views on the future of “cloud” technology and its growing role in social networking.

“We see a greater tendency for collaboration within an enterprise when cloud applications are used,” said Rick Jewell, Oracle’s senior vice president of application development

Jon Chorley, Oracle’s chief sustainability officer and group vice president of supply-chain management, echoed that sentiment when he noted that internal communication is key.

“Supply chain managers worldwide are seeking to build resiliant networks, with end-to-end visiabiity,” he said. “Our new offerings are designed to address those needs.”

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