Enterprises are rapidly embracing cloud services to speed innovation and drive cost savings. The most innovative IT organizations in these enterprises are shifting to software-defined “virtual data centers” that connect, aggregate, and configure public and private computing resources in unprecedented ways. These IT organizations use open private cloud infrastructure within a corporate data center or at a hosting site (managed cloud services) in conjunction with public cloud services to meet all their business requirements.
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"This commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Oracle reports key findings from a survey of 250 eCommerce decision makers on the shift in the marketplace from on-premises commerce infrastructures to modern SaaS solutions. Read this report to learn:
- Top considerations when choosing an eCommerce SaaS platform
- The factors most critical to a successful SaaS implementation
- Benchmarks on eCommerce processes
- Which practices distinguish high performers from all others"
"The success of your digital strategy requires bridging the gap between your core capabilities and what customers want.
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- Key trends in consumer online shopping behavior
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- The essential components of a modern digital experience platform
- How to achieve quick-wins and long term investments simultaneously
You will also see a short demonstration of how Oracle's CX Cloud solutions deliver personalized, unified experiences across channels. "
"Oracle, DigitasLBi and Spindrift surveyed over 300 director level ecommerce
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Digital commerce is getting harder. As the pace of change grows faster, the divide between commerce leaders and the competition grows wider. Staying ahead requires resources like The Executive's Handbook to Modern Digital Commerce that contains expertise from the industry's top players
- Unleash digital commerce innovation
- Learn trends in mobile and consumer shopping
- See what's possible with modern digital commerce technology
- Hear from top industry voices about what’s next in commerce
"Agility, customer experience and headless commerce are key features in the next wave of digital commerce platforms, as application leaders guiding B2C, B2B and B2B2C organizations try to keep pace with the digital economy. Read this report to learn:
- Key findings and recommendations for digital commerce and application technology leaders
- Critical capalities for a modern digital commerce platform
- Evaluation and rating of 21 digital commerce vendors"
With a powerful, modern cloud commerce solution, e-commerce sites don’t need to sacrifice functionality, customization, or site experience to gain agility. Download this whitepaper to learn four key considerations to keep in mind when evaluating SaaS commerce solutions to achieve agility without compromise.
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- Get latest trends on global consumer shopping behavior across online, mobile and in-store channels
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Business models are less durable than they used to be… [they] are subject to rapid displacement, disruption, and, in extreme cases, outright destruction. The basic rules of creating and capturing economic value were once very rigid. Companies tried to execute the same business models better than their competitors did. That doesn’t have to be the case anymore. Unlike product and service innovations, business-model innovations travel well from industry to industry
An online transformation is changing how the world’s most successful B2B companies engage buyers, acquire customers and drive ongoing revenue. To survive this transformation, today’s B2B e-commerce sites must do more than simply exist as a portal for selling products; they must be compelling, relevant and simplify the buying process. This eBook examines the factors and impact of this migration, and describes seven best practices for adapting and succeeding in this new era.
In this document you’ll discover
1) 6 ways you’re letting your customers down
2) The 4 things you absolutely have to measure
3) The secret to optimisation
4) The proof: How OSN turned around its field service performance
Hotels and resorts with function space may well have an opportunity to boost their
overall property revenue, given the escalating demand for function space and the
fact that many of them have already maximized the value of their guest rooms
through sophisticated revenue management capabilities. Success generally starts
with a next-generation technology solution that can empower sales and catering
personnel. Success also requires having in place the right organizational resources,
business processes and performance metrics.
Loyalty programs provide a framework to nurture guest relationships, offering recognition, perks and options to redeem rewards. Most importantly, they create guest profiles and transaction histories that yield the insights needed to foster what is demanded today: individualized guest interactions.
The ubiquitous nature of mobile devices can seemingly
diminish their value, making them a commodity
to be taken for granted. But their true power hasn’t
begun to be tapped — especially by hoteliers.
If seen as a gateway to operational efficiency, enhanced
guest experiences and, most importantly, a better bottom
line, mobility wouldn’t be overlooked. Which is exactly
why it’s time to view it through a different prism — or
risk being left behind by your competitors who will.
From planning a trip to selecting a hotel to commenting about the guest experience on Facebook, the travel lifecycle can be a meandering journey, filled with opportunities for consumers to engage with hospitality brands. The key for your enterprise’s success, of course, is making those moments count.
The complexities of distribution make it a most daunting challenge. Indeed, for hoteliers, mastering it might be akin to finding the industry’s Holy Grail.
Consider the task’s many facets: Maximizing exposure to attract new customers and establish presence in markets, both near and far, requires contracts and integration with an everchanging cast of OTAs and metasearch companies. Evaluating voluminous amounts of data for rate management practically defines “paralysis by analysis.” And demonstrating online capabilities that can adapt to the ever-changing demands of today’s consumers – who expect everything to be faster, better and cheaper than yesterday.
Each chapter is illustrated by examples from successful businesses that have embraced digital technologies and the best practices being implemented so that CFOs and their finance teams have the opportunity to become the new organisational wide digital guidance system for their business.
This digibook contains a step-by-step guide to overcoming the new challenges of raised expectations, big data, and globalization, with case studies and examples of how CFOs of the future are redefining reporting to improve their existing financial business process.
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