Of all the challenges I face as a CEO, none is more critical than attracting and retaining talented people. The biggest obstacle isn’t organizational or economic—it’s demographic: Declining birth rates are starting to deplete the global labor pool.  This problem is particularly acute in Japan,…

PARIS—The second Oracle Code world tour, sharing new technology and tools via 15 regional events across four continents, ended July 3 near the banks of the Seine, in the shadow of the Eiffel Tower. While the spirit of Oracle Code’s session content was similar from…

Data is the real capital that’s driving the new digital economy. Just consider any successful social media platform or consumer web service: these companies may be short on facilities and capital equipment, but they’re rich in intellectual property, thanks to their ability to slice and dice…

By Alison Weiss Although recent research points to cloud technology as the engine that will drive business productivity over the next decade, too many companies have yet to make the leap. Indeed, Anne Ozzimo, senior director of executive ERP and EPM cloud product marketing at…