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T. Rowe Price on How to Stay Competitive with Open Source Governance

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 17:30
Webinar

To fully deliver on the promise of open source software (OSS), companies need to automate the management of open source from the point it enters the organization, throughout the development process, and across the supply chain. Without this level of logistical control over enterprise OSS usage, organizations face licensing, operational, and security risks.

While they navigate the complexities of OSS compliance, organizations are also trying to streamline the build process by deploying build automation and continuous integration solutions. Integrating OSS governance into build automation significantly improves business agility and development efficiencies.   

Join Michael Wasiak, ____ and Bill Weinberg, Director of Open Source Strategy at Black Duck, for a discussion on how integrating governance and build automation empowers software development organizations to:

  • Standardize use of selected open source components and versions by cross-checking build manifests against approved OSS component catalogs
  • Enable support of chosen OSS and coordinate OSS selection with integration and build
  • Increase re-use of software by highlighting pre-approved components
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Xerox Talks Best Practices for Open Source Governance

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 20:00
Webinar

Xerox pioneered digital imaging, the graphical user interface, and the Ethernet, among other technological innovations. Today, the company is finding new ways to innovate using open source software (OSS). OSS has become nearly ubiquitous in the corporate enterprise, with developers turning to it to reduce costs, enhance flexibility, and reduce time to market. But as organizations increase their use of open source, they need better solutions to the logistical challenges that accompany its use.  
 
Join Robert Levine, Licensing Executive for Xerox, and Black Duck as they discuss open source best practices, common challenges, and emerging trends. You’ll learn about tools for managing open source, and hear the answers to commonly asked questions including:
 

  • Why should a company want to be compliant when it comes to OSS usage, and what are the impacts of non-compliance?
  • When should companies start thinking about OSS compliance?
  • What steps are needed to build a successful OSS compliance program?
  • Who should be involved in building an OSS policy?

 

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Agile Requirements Management

Intland Blog - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 17:00
Date and time: 30 October 2014 – 16:00 CET Webinar duration: 20 minutesWhat you can learn: What you can learn: In this webinar, we’ll show you how to manage requirements and capture user stories in an Agile environment. You will
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Improve Product and Software Development by Integrating ALM and PLM (Part 3 of 4)

Polarion Software - 13 hours 8 min ago
Polarion SVP Stefano Rizzo outlines 5 levels of ALM-PLM integration in the third of a 4-part series on this topic.
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Advania Selects Oracle SuperCluster over HP and IBM for Oracle E-Business Suite Consolidation

Oracle Database News - 17 hours 44 min ago
Advania Selects Oracle SuperCluster over HP and IBM for Oracle E-Business Suite ConsolidationModernized infrastructure gives professional services firm lower maintenance costs, better consolidation ratio, and operational cost savingsRedwood Shores, Calif. – October 29, 2014News Summary

Advania hf, one of the largest IT service providers and consultancy firms in Iceland, has modernized its IT infrastructure to accelerate performance and scalability while cutting operational costs and simplifying management. By consolidating its Oracle E-Business Suite implementation on Oracle SuperCluster, Advania can now quickly build vital complex financial reports that support business decisions, while reducing its data center footprint and lowering total cost of ownership.

News Facts Advania hf, one of the largest IT service providers and consultancy firms in Iceland, has consolidated its Oracle E-Business Suite implementation and Oracle Database on Oracle SuperCluster with Oracle Solaris. With more than 10,000 corporate clients and 1,100 employees in 17 offices across three countries, Advania sought to modernize and streamline its infrastructure with a single high-availability solution to deliver higher performance and scalability with lower operational costs and simplified management. Advania selected Oracle SuperCluster over solutions from HP and IBM, ultimately recognizing that running Oracle software on Oracle SuperCluster provided better performance and both architectural and business continuity for its customers, while helping minimize risk. Using Oracle SuperCluster, Advania has achieved a more stable platform, freeing up valuable time for its own technicians. By signing up for Oracle Platinum Support, Advania has also been able to raise support service levels, and these elements in combination have lowered the operational cost of the application. Oracle SuperCluster delivers better performance and faster response times for the ERP suite than the company’s previous solution. Advania’s initial assessment shows an average of 60 to 70 percent faster report processing with the Oracle solution, enabling faster and more-informed business decisions. Advania was able to accelerate backup and recovery while also gaining the capacity to consolidate Oracle E-Business Suite instances for State, Customs, and Tax and accommodating future growth. Using the Oracle Optimized Solution for Oracle E-Business Suite, Advania accelerated its time to deployment while helping reduce risk with documented best practices. Oracle Optimized Solutions provide a comprehensive framework across the architecture from client to application to database for optimizing the value of Oracle software running on Oracle SuperCluster.Supporting Quote “With Oracle SuperCluster, we have seen a substantial improvement in performance. We have stabilized and secured operations, increased accessibility, and improved efficiency across the business,” said Hallgrímur G. Sigurðsson, manager, Engineering Department, Advania hf. “Oracle was the obvious choice while looking for a single supplier for the entire IT platform, based on our previous experience and evaluation of other vendors.”Supporting Resources Advania Oracle SuperCluster Oracle Optimized Solution for Oracle E-Business Suite Oracle Hardware on Facebook, TwitterAbout Oracle

Oracle engineers hardware and software to work together in the cloud and in your data center. For more information about Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), visit www.oracle.com.

About Oracle SuperCluster

Oracle SuperCluster, Oracle’s most powerful Oracle Database Machine, is an integrated server, storage, networking, and software system that provides maximum end-to-end database and application performance. It requires minimal initial and ongoing support and maintenance effort, and helps reduce complexity at the lowest total cost of ownership. Oracle SuperCluster is ideal for Oracle Database and best for Oracle Applications customers who need to maximize return on their software investments, increase their IT agility, and improve application usability and overall IT productivity.

TrademarksOracle and Java are registered trademarks of Oracle and/or its affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Contact Info

Michelle Jenkins
Oracle
+1.425.945.8306
michelle.jenkins@oracle.com

Drew Smith
Blanc & Otus
+1.415.856.5127
dsmith@blancandotus.com

 
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The VisibleThread 2014 Users Conference

VisibleThread - 19 hours 25 min ago

VisibleThread 2014 Users Conference

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 “Optimize your content - Engage your audience, win more”

 Join us for the 2014 VisibleThread users conference on 20th November.

Hear how customers like Booz Allen and Symantec use VisibleThread to win more. Our Keynote speaker will be Kevin Plexico, VP, Information Systems at Deltek. Kevin oversees Delteks Federal Information Solutions and will talk about current federal market trends.

Register Now

 

 

Doors open at 7:30, light breakfast will be served and also a buffet lunch.

The Conference keynote will start at 8:30, followed by customer and product tracks.

This is an ideal opportunity to:

  • Hear how customers like Booz Allen and Symantec use VisibleThread
  • Network and talk to fellow government / commercial contractors and sales/marketing professionals
  • Learn all you need to know about our latest 2.11 release & how you can win more. This includes; our new compliance matrix generator, our new Extended discovery for Gap Analysis & more.
  • Meet VisibleThread executives and support staff. Learn about our product plans for 2015. Have a chance to influence how we extend the products.

We look forward to seeing you & thanks for being part of the VisibleThread community.

Full Agenda

Download the detailed agenda in PDF here: Detailed Agenda

Conference Agenda

Business Justification

Need to make a business case to attend. Download an MS Word doc here: Business Case for Attending

Need accommodation?

For those needing hotel accommodation, we have organized a special conference rate of $179 + Tax for Wednesday night at the Embassy Suites. Mention VisibleThread when booking.Embassy Suites website here.

Have questions about VisibleThread Users Conference - 2014? Contact VisibleThread
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Integrate Ranorex Tests in andagons ALM tool aqua

Ranorex.com: Latest News - 21 hours 3 min ago

Guest blog post by Stefan Büssemaker, Innovation Manager at andagon GmbH

This blog post will illustrate the interaction between Ranorex and the application lifecycle management solution aqua.

In a few simple steps you can expand your Ranorex test cases with the powerful ALM tool aqua.


What is aqua? What is ALM?

aqua is an ALM (=Application Lifecycle Management System), which is a software product to control and manage IT projects in one solution. aqua is based on five pillars:

  • project management for initialise, planning, controlling and finalising projects
  • requirement management for document requirements, analyse risks and control changes
  • test management for manual and automated software tests
  • defect management for preventing and minimize the impact of bugs
  • reporting to summarise the state of developing process

 

Requirements, tests and defects are clearly structured by visually hierarchic structure for a comprehensible traceability. aqua is intuitive and easy to use, because it is based on the Microsoft look and feel environment, which everybody knows of products like Microsoft Word.

All components can be specified by attributes for uniform documentation. Test cases can be parameterized with test data for manual and automated tests. Automated test scripts expand test cases with tools like

  • Ranorex: functional record and replay test automation tool
  • JMeter: non-functional load and performance tool
  • SoapUI: functional web service testing tool
  • Databases: for checking database queries
  • Shell: for executing Unix commands

 

Moreover an agile board is available for working in an agile scrum developing process.

The integrated report module allows the management to create customized reports from the current state of developing process within a few seconds.

The Integration of Ranorex in aqua? And what is an Agent?

Ranorex is completely integrated in aqua, which gives the testers more opportunities to work with Ranorex.

A Ranorex automated test script is stored behind a documented test case in aqua, which represents the abstract functionality.The test case is expandable with other automated test scripts or manual test steps.

This automated test case can be executed by aqua on a distributed pool of agents. An agent is a simple program which bidirectional connects aqua and Ranorex Runtime together on a distributed operating systems.

This results in several advantages.

  • the tester’s desktop is not blocked while test case execution
  • the duration of execution can be divided by the number of agents
  • scripts can be automatic connected with a documentation
  • test cases can be specified and bundled for test management
  • adjustment of test scripts can be distributed to different testers
  • best workload of agents is ensured of aqua

 

With this functionality of aqua it is possible to bundle selected test cases dynamically into test scenarios for Regression Tests of Unit Tests, Feature Tests, Smoke Tests or Acceptance Tests.

This allows to faster receive the actual quality condition of the system and find bugs early after implementation. With the traceability of test cases, requirements and test cases are easier to review and further to find duplicated or obsolete bugs. The results of executed tests are stored historically in aqua.

Reporting with aqua

In aqua you have two possibilities to report the actual state of the developing and test process.

On the one hand you have a real time dashboards like pie charts, burn down charts or column charts, which can be customized for your needs.

On the other hand you have the possibility to create a customized report with even more details.

You can, for example, summarize your status of all test cases which are connected to all requirements in one sprint or release. Summarized you have the possibility to track your development project in real time and can compile key figures with one click.

Conclusion

Aqua and Ranorex are a great combination between automated functional testing and test management.

It is very easy to expand your test framework with requirement management and defect management.

The test framework scales with the number of test cases and number of testers, which helps to control the testing process quick and easy. The time of monitoring and reporting will be reduced as well as the duration of test cases.

For more information please have a look at the following video:
http://www.andagon.com/en/videos/software-solution-aqua.html#c1395

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Eclipse Announces Cloud Development Industry Initiative

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 18:10
The Eclipse Foundation is pleased to announce a new industry initiative to create the technologies, platforms, and tools necessary to enable the delivery of highly integrated cloud development and cloud developer environments. This new initiative ...
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eXtremeDB Version 6.0 Released

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 17:53
McObject announced it has released eXtremeDB Financial Edition version 6.0, a major upgrade of its database system for capital markets applications such as algorithmic trading and risk management. Improvements include access to eXtremeDB Financia ...
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VersionOne Aligns Agile Project Execution to Portfolio Strategy

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 17:50
VersionOne announced its 2014 Fall Release which includes native CA PPM integration, advanced project forecasting through Monte Carlo simulation, and portfolio-level reporting with SAFe 3.0. These new capabilities make scaling easier by aligning ...
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NTT DOCOMO Implements Oracle Communications Diameter Signaling Router to Support New LTE Infrastructure

Oracle Database News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 14:39
NTT DOCOMO Implements Oracle Communications Diameter Signaling Router to Support New LTE InfrastructureNew services give subscribers advanced mobile capabilities while traveling abroadRedwood Shores, Calif. – October 28, 2014News Summary

NTT DOCOMO has implemented Oracle Communications Diameter Signaling Router to accelerate the launch of new LTE roaming services. With this single, scalable system, NTT DOCOMO can support its rapidly growing volume of LTE roaming subscribers.

News Facts Oracle today announced that NTT DOCOMO, the leading wireless communications service provider (CSP) in Japan with more than 63 million subscribers, has implemented Oracle Communications Diameter Signaling Router to support roaming for its mobile customers. Oracle Communications Diameter Signaling Router enables NTT DOCOMO to accelerate the launch of new, advanced mobile services that leverage an LTE infrastructure. The CSP can now support roaming on LTE bands to ensure subscribers have access to the same advanced capabilities while traveling abroad. With the Oracle Communications Diameter Signaling Router, NTT DOCOMO completed the entire project—from purchase order to live customer traffic—in just six months. Oracle Communications Diameter Signaling Router was implemented as a virtualized solution providing high reliability and advanced functionality with a small physical footprint well suited to support LTE roaming. With Oracle Communications Diameter Signaling Router, NTT DOCOMO can: Provide LTE roaming services outside of Japan Centralize routing, traffic management, and load-balancing tasks to enable the LTE network to grow incrementally to support increasing service and traffic demands NS Solutions Corporation, a Platinum level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork, assisted NTT DOCOMO with the implementation of Oracle Communications Diameter Signaling Router, ensuring an on-time deployment in Japan. Quotes “The rapid growth of LTE in Japan and roaming markets demands that we support LTE roaming to provide our customers with a consistently high-quality mobile experience no matter where they are. Oracle Communications Diameter Signaling Router has given us the high reliability and advanced functionality we need to support our LTE roaming services since December 2013,” said Hiroshi Nakamura, Ph.D., senior vice president, managing director, Core Network Development Department, NTT DOCOMO. “As subscriber demands for LTE services and technologies expand internationally, CSPs must manage their networks and subscriber experiences to support data-hungry devices and applications. We are pleased to help NTT DOCOMO meet growing LTE demands and extend the benefit of LTE services well beyond Japan,” said Bhaskar Gorti, senior vice president and general manager, Oracle Communications.Supporting Resources Oracle Communications Oracle Communications Diameter Signaling Router Oracle Communications on YouTube Oracle Communications on Diigo Oracle Communications on Facebook Oracle Communications on Twitter Oracle Communications on LinkedInAbout NTT DOCOMONTT DOCOMO provides innovative, convenient, and secure mobile services that enable smarter living for each customer.About Oracle

Oracle engineers hardware and software to work together in the cloud and in your data center. For more information about Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), visit www.oracle.com.

Trademarks

Oracle and Java are registered trademarks of Oracle and/or its affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Contact Info

Katie Barron
Oracle
+1.202.904.1138
katie.barron@oracle.com

Janice Clayton
O’Keeffe & Company
+1.443-759-8151

Jclayton@okco.com

 
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Progress Launches Next Generation of Modulus Public and Modulus Enterprise

Progress Software News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 13:00
Progress Launches Next Generation of Modulus Public and Modulus Enterprise
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More Than 100 Global Systems Integrators Join the Oracle Cloud Marketplace to Offer Implementation Services and Drive Cloud Success

Oracle Database News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 13:00
More Than 100 Global Systems Integrators Join the Oracle Cloud Marketplace to Offer Implementation Services and Drive Cloud SuccessAccess to hundreds of partner applications and services helps customers maximize the benefits of Oracle Cloud REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. – Oct. 28, 2014News Summary

The Oracle Cloud Marketplace, a one-stop shop for Oracle customers seeking trusted business applications from Oracle partners that leverage the Oracle Cloud platform, has extended its offerings to include consulting and implementation services from more than 100 system integrators (SIs), including Capgemini, Deloitte, and Infosys. Customers can now easily locate and evaluate SI services that can help them maximize the business benefits of Oracle Cloud software-as-a-service (SaaS) and platform-as-a-service (PaaS) solutions, and SIs gain a centralized marketplace for promoting their services to Oracle’s global customer base.

News Facts The Oracle Cloud Marketplace, a global marketplace where partners can publish applications and promote services that help Oracle customers maximize the value of their Oracle Cloud solutions, has extended its offerings to include SIs that provide Oracle Cloud implementation services and consulting. SIs can help Oracle customers fast-track their implementations and more quickly realize the benefits of Oracle Cloud SaaS applications. In addition to the hundreds of independent software vendors (ISVs) already participating with applications that extend and integrate with Oracle Cloud SaaS applications, more than 100 global SIs, including Capgemini, Deloitte, and Infosys, are now driving business growth and cloud success by promoting their Oracle Cloud implementation service offerings in the Oracle Cloud Marketplace. The Oracle Cloud platform enables SIs to use the power of Oracle Database, Java, robust in-memory analytics, and social and mobile capabilities to build new functions for and extensions to Oracle SaaS applications for their customers. The Oracle Cloud Marketplace offers an easily searchable interface that not only lists available applications but also provides user ratings and reviews to help customers determine the best products and services for their organization. Partner applications are available for critical business functions such as channel management, lead generation, data quality, reporting and productivity tools, quoting, contract management, forecasting, sale incentives, compensation management, and more. Oracle Cloud delivers the industry’s broadest suite of enterprise-grade public cloud services, including data as a service (DaaS), SaaS, PaaS, and infrastructure as a service (IaaS).Supporting Quotes “Oracle has a rich ecosystem of 400,000 customers, 25,000 partners, and 15 million developers. With the most recent enhancements to the Oracle Cloud Marketplace, Oracle systems integrators can now leverage its power and reach to promote their implementation service offerings and uncover new business opportunities,” said Gopalan Arun, vice president of development at Oracle. “The Oracle Cloud Marketplace is specifically designed to help organizations quickly and easily find, evaluate, and purchase the applications they need to reach their business goals. As the perfect distribution channel for cloud applications, it also creates exciting opportunities for our partners by enabling them to easily develop, integrate, publish, and monetize their innovative applications.” “By providing value-added solutions that maximize the benefits of the cloud, the Oracle Cloud Marketplace helps businesses drive even more of the rapid business results they increasingly expect from the cloud,” said Subir Dutt, senior vice president, global Oracle practice leader at Capgemini. “Offerings in the Oracle Cloud Marketplace allow companies to quickly access, provision, and deploy capabilities to increase revenue and productivity and to improve engagement with their customers, suppliers, and employees. This platform will help Capgemini showcase our differentiated offerings to the large Oracle ecosystem.” “Oracle Cloud Marketplace is the ‘app store’ of the Oracle Cloud world—a new avenue for Oracle partners to reach a broad audience and for organizations to have ready access to the investments made in Oracle’s cloud solutions,” said Carmine Cutone, Deloitte digital Oracle customer practice leader at Deloitte Consulting LLP. “We are one of the pioneer solution providers supporting the Oracle Cloud Marketplace because it offers our clients the kind of prepackaged solutions that help lower risk and reduce the time for them to enjoy a return on their investments,” said Ravi Kumar, executive vice president and global head, Oracle Practice, Infosys. “In particular, clients will benefit from an unparalleled range of enterprise-grade cloud marketplace solutions accessible from one, single portal.” Supporting Resources Sign up - Oracle Cloud Oracle Cloud Oracle Cloud Marketplace Join the Oracle Cloud online communities: Twitter, Facebook, and blogsAbout Oracle Cloud Solutions

Oracle provides the industry’s broadest and most complete portfolio of public, private, and managed cloud offerings to give customers the choice of deployment model. Oracle Cloud delivers a broad suite of public cloud services across DaaS, SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS. Oracle also provides a rich portfolio of products and managed cloud services to deliver enterprise private clouds.

About Oracle

Oracle engineers hardware and software to work together in the cloud and in your data center. For more information about Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), visit www.oracle.com.

Trademarks

Oracle and Java are registered trademarks of Oracle and/or its affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Contact Info

Nicole Maloney
Oracle
+1.650.506.0806
nicole.maloney@oracle.com

Drew Smith
Blanc & Otus
+1.415.856.5127
drew.smith@blancandotus.com

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Newly Supported JS Frameworks

Ranorex.com: Latest News - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 10:51
Ranorex 5.2 introduces support for many web development frameworks based on dynamic content.

Start automate testing your web applications based on java script frameworks like OZONE Widget Framework, Sencha ExtJS…



Download Ranorex 5.2 now…

Upgrade for free with your valid subscription (You'll find a direct download link to the latest version of Ranorex on the Ranorex Studio start page.)
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Eskimo

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 07:56
Eskimo helps you to rapidly build Node.js powered API's, online stores, and apps in general
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Kanboard

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 07:55
Kanboard is a simple visual task board software. Follow the Kanban methodology. Get a visual and clear overview of your projects. Customize your boards according to your business activities. Multiple boards with the ability to drag and drop tasks ...
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TaskBoard

Software Development Tools Directory - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 07:46
TaskBoard is an open source Kanban-inspired app for keeping track of things that need to get done. The goal of TaskBoard is to provide a simple and clean interface to a functional and minimal application for keeping track of tasks
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Morris Medical Monday: Work Item type ‘Hazardous Situation’ in Polarion MedPack

Polarion Software - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 17:01
Polarion Consultant Daniel Morris continues his in-depth examination of Work Item types in Polarion's MedPack solution for medical device developers.
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OSS Seminar with Bird & Bird Helsinki

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 16:33

Open Source Software – Compliance, Innovation and Strategy

Open source software (OSS) is widely used in development organizations to build better software faster. However many development organizations struggle to manage, control and ensure compliance, resulting in legal and business exposure.

While OSS provides many competitive advantages, most organizations have yet to uncover its full potential. Common roadblocks to broad adoption include a lack of understanding and knowledge around how to manage, control and ensure compliance with open source.

Hosted by Bird & Bird and Black Duck, this seminar will cover:
·       Overview of  the latest industry trends
·       The legal impact and challenges of open source software (OSS)
·       A review the most significant legal developments related to open source software including patent litigation and case law.
·       How to professionally manage OSS and minimize associated risks

Speakers:
Phyto Michael , Senior Technical Sales Manager at Black Duck Software and Jesper Nevalainen, Partner at Bird & Bird. 

Location:
Bird & Bird Conference, 9th Floor, Mannerheimintie 8, Helsinki; Where is this?

Agenda:
·       8:30am - Registration
·       9am – Overview of  the latest industry trends
·       9:20-am – The legal impact and challenges of open source software
·       9:45am – Break
·       10:00am – A review the most significant legal developments related to open source software including patent litigation and case law
·       10:40am – Things to consider when creating an OSS strategy, including driving innovation by automating compliance
·       11:00am - End

Event Dates:  Wednesday, November 12, 2014 Location:  Helsinki SF Campaign ID:  70160000000oqaj Lead Segment:  License
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Raymond James Financial Drives Smarter Operational Decisions with Oracle

Oracle Database News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 13:00
Raymond James Financial Drives Smarter Operational Decisions with OracleOracle Data Integrator 12c and Oracle GoldenGate 12c help centralize multiple data sources and enable better decision-making for 6,000 financial advisors REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. – October 27, 2014
News Summary

With an increasing amount of data being produced every day, organizations need to effectively manage the information influx to support smarter, faster decision-making. Raymond James Financial (Raymond James), a Florida-based diversified financial services company, implemented Oracle Fusion Middleware 12c technologies to help meet this goal. With Oracle Data Integrator 12c and Oracle GoldenGate 12c, Raymond James established an enterprise information platform that integrates data from multiple sources and provides a consolidated company view, giving constituents quicker access to actionable, timely data that can boost operational efficiency and build a seamless customer experience.

News Facts Raymond James Financial, a diversified financial services company, has selected Oracle Data Integrator 12c and Oracle GoldenGate 12c to help enable better decision-making for its financial advisors. To power its strategic Operational Data Store Project, which supports next-generation financial advisor applications, Raymond James needed a flexible platform that would easily integrate with current systems and help manage continued information growth across disparate data sources. Using Oracle Data Integrator 12c and Oracle GoldenGate 12c, Raymond James has been able to integrate client and product data from seven sources, including HP NonStop systems, Microsoft SQL Server databases, and IBM Netezza data warehouse, to create a consolidated view of company operational data within financial advisor–facing applications. Oracle’s solution reduced data latency from five minutes to a median of nine seconds. This new centralized system provides enterprise-wide visibility into operational data, such as client portfolio information, while also helping to ensure data quality and governance. In addition, the Oracle solutions support repeatable processes in data migration and loading, which improves productivity and operational efficiency and accelerates time to market for new financial services. With Oracle, Raymond James has reduced the time needed to integrate a new data source into its data warehouse by 50 percent and reduced the time needed to generate client performance reports from minutes to seconds. This helps 6,000 financial advisors improve customer satisfaction through quicker response times, and accelerates speed to market for new solutions and enhancements. Additionally, with Oracle Data Integrator 12c and Oracle GoldenGate 12c, Raymond James can provide 24/7 support for business-critical processes such as calculating rates of return, which the company reduced from several hours to just 30 minutes. Oracle Data Integrator 12c and Oracle GoldenGate 12c are part of Oracle Fusion Middleware 12c, the leading business innovation platform for the enterprise and the cloud.Supporting Quote “We faced the difficult task of managing a growing number of data sources, and as a result needed an enterprise-grade solution that would help us overcome this challenge and enable better and timely decision-making,” said Chaitanya Palem, manager, Architecture and Core Services, Raymond James Financial. “Oracle Data Integrator 12c and Oracle GoldenGate 12c have enabled us to manage our massive pools of data, as well as accelerate time to market for future projects, improve performance and system availability, and reduce IT costs. But just as critically, the Oracle solutions have helped us improve customer satisfaction by delivering better, faster service.”Supporting Resources Oracle Data Integrator 12c Oracle GoldenGate 12c Oracle Fusion Middleware 12cAbout Oracle

Oracle engineers hardware and software to work together in the cloud and in your data center. For more information about Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), visit oracle.com.

Trademarks

Oracle and Java are registered trademarks of Oracle and/or its affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Contact Info

Nicole Maloney
Oracle
+1.650.506.0806
nicole.maloney@oracle.com
Drew Smith
Blanc & Otus
+1.415.856.5127
dsmith@blancandotus.com
 

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