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Reinforcing OSS Governance with Build Automation

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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What is new in codeBeamer 7.4?

Intland Blog - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 17:00
Date and time: 23 October 2014 – 16:00 CET Webinar duration: 20 minutes codeBeamer version 7.4 is here! It brings you multi-dimensional traceability, advanced filtering and better project management. Stay in total control of your projects with our brand new
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The Power and Importance of Open Source Consortiums

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 16:30
Webinar

As open source becomes more prevalent and critical to software development, leading companies are forming consortiums to establish industry standards, share information and best practices, and improve the overall quality and management of open source software (OSS).  These collaborative, open source-style projects are accelerating the adoption of open source by sharing lessons learned and making it easier for companies to manage the challenges of open source. Together, these leading organizations are fostering new innovations that benefit and advance the industry as a whole.

This Black Duck webinar with Karen Copenhaver, partner at Choate Hall & Stewart and Counsel for the Linux Foundation, and Mark Radcliffe, partner at DLA Piper and General Counsel for the Open Source Initiative (OSI), will examine the importance of open source management collaborations, reviewing how they started, why they formed, and how companies benefit from participation

Projects to be discussed include:

  • Open Chain
  • SPDX
  • TODO
  • LF Compliance Program
  • Open Source Initiative
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Oracle Expands Data Integration Portfolio with Oracle Enterprise Metadata Management 12c

Oracle Database News - 1 hour 44 min ago
Oracle Expands Data Integration Portfolio with Oracle Enterprise Metadata Management 12cNew product helps customers with big data governance needsREDWOOD SHORES, Calif. – October 20, 2014News Summary

In today’s data-driven business landscape, organizations need to easily and cost-effectively manage an exponentially increasing amount of information being created both inside and outside the company. Governing and managing this vast influx of data is important to ensure it is securely stored and accessible both in the cloud and on premises. The new Oracle Enterprise Metadata Management 12c, part of the Oracle Data Integration portfolio, helps customers meet these challenges and leverage their data to improve IT productivity and performance, lower costs, and deliver tangible business results.

News Facts Oracle has expanded its Oracle Data Integration portfolio with the addition of Oracle Enterprise Metadata Management 12c, a comprehensive platform that helps reduce compliance risks and ensure the success of governance programs within organizations by providing much-needed business and data transparency. A key component of Oracle’s big data governance solution, Oracle Enterprise Metadata Management 12c together with Oracle Enterprise Data Quality, Oracle Big Data SQL, and Oracle Database security solutions enables organizations to manage and control all aspects of data stewardship, lifecycle management, data protection, auditing, security, and compliance. Oracle Enterprise Metadata Management 12c helps organizations govern all of their enterprise data, including structured and unstructured data, across Oracle and third-party data integration, database, and business analytics platforms. It also includes a powerful business glossary—a critical component for linking business-friendly terminology to the operational metadata that drives data flows across enterprise systems such as Apache Hadoop, ERP applications, data warehouses, and semistructured data used for big data discovery. With Oracle Enterprise Metadata Management 12c, customers can benefit from: Data lifecycle management. Oracle Enterprise Metadata Management 12c offers customers full access to track data and metadata lifecycles across the third-party and Oracle Data Integration and Oracle Business Analytics platforms. As a result, customers can now increase their security and audit measures to finer granularity from report to source, track lineage, and perform impact analysis. Harvesting and integrating third-party metadata. The new solution delivers transparency and analysis across third-party business intelligence, data integration, and database technologies. Customers are no longer bound to metadata analysis within their product stack and can apply metadata management across their full data management platform. Data governance, stewardship, and standardization. Oracle Enterprise Metadata Management 12c fosters stewardship collaboration through feedback and comment review boards, multimedia attachments, annotations, and tagging. The solution also offers semantic lineage via a business glossary. Big data transparency. Combined with Oracle Data Integrator’s extensive support for big data standards, including Apache Sqoop, Apache Hive, Apache HBase, and JavaScript Object Notation (JSON), Oracle Enterprise Metadata Management 12c brings data transparency even in big data stores and reservoirs. Nearly 4,000 customers spanning several industries are using Oracle Data Integration to improve IT productivity and performance and lower costs in order to drive their businesses forward. Oracle Data Integration is part of Oracle Fusion Middleware, the leading digital business platform for the cloud.Supporting Quotes “Data management is becoming increasingly complex and time-consuming for organizations, as data travels through a bewildering sequence of platforms and technologies in its lifecycle,” said Brad Adelberg, vice president of development at Oracle. “By providing the transparency into this data lifecycle, not just within Oracle but also across other widely used platforms, we’re helping customers easily and cost-effectively manage and govern their many streams of data. Furthermore, we’re enabling them to leverage their data, along with the latest technologies such as cloud, big data, and business analytics, to reduce risks and produce real business results.” “A comprehensive enterprise data management strategy is paramount to an organization’s ability to use its data to drive actionable results, whether that means improving operational efficiency, reducing costs, or improving governance,” said Carl Olofson, research vice president, application development and deployment at IDC. “With Oracle Enterprise Metadata Management 12c, Oracle becomes one of the few enterprise vendors that takes seriously the central role of metadata in managing systems.” Supporting Resources Oracle Data Integration Oracle Enterprise Metadata Management 12c Data Sheet Oracle Fusion Middleware Oracle Big Data Register for the Oracle Big Data Governance Webcast Connect with Oracle Data Integration via Blog, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedInAbout 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.

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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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Polarion to Present at IEEE Embedded Systems Workshop

Polarion Software - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 18:26
Polarion's Director of Technical Services David Merrill is invited to deliver a presentation at the IEEE Embedded Systems Workshop hosted by Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan USA.
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Legal Seminar with Allen & Overy Luxembourg

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 15:53

Open Source Software – Balancing innovation with legal compliance
 
Open source software (OSS) is everywhere and, given the potential benefits it can deliver, it’s not difficult to see why. However, as OSS use is increasing, so is the challenge to manage, control and ensure compliance. 
 
During this seminar, Stefan Just, Managing Director EMEA at Black Duck and Gary Cywie, IP/TMT Counsel at Allen & Overy cover an introduction to OSS, the legal impact and challenges of OSS licenses and the potential issues companies can encounter (such as infringement of license terms, loss of trade secrets and security vulnerabilities). The seminar is relevant for all legal, compliance, audit, IT and finance professionals within your organisation, feel free to forward this invite to them. 
 

Black Duck and Allen & Overy, invite you to attend our legal seminar where we will cover:

  • The latest OSS trends
  • Overviews of some of the most popular OSS licenses (including the GPL)
  • Some common case studies for OSS management

 

Details

There is no cost for these events!

Time: Registration & breakfast begin at 8:30am

Location: Allen & Overy, 33 avenue J.F. Kennedy

Event Dates:  Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Location:  Luxembourg SF Campaign ID:  70160000000opT2 Lead Segment:  License
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Tips and Tricks to Make the Most of Your Retrospectives

Intland Blog - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 12:59
Retrospectives are short meetings held by project teams (not necessarily, but more often than not, working under the Agile framework) at the end of each project or process, whether it’s just an iteration or an entire release. The aim of
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DATIS to Provide European Spira Hosting

Inflectra News - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 01:00
Our partner PTA DATIS has just released a new service for hosting SpiraTest and SpiraTeam for customers in the European Union (EU). Customers looking for an EU-based hosting solution can learn more about the options at http://www.spirateam.de/
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Vector Software Offers Integration with Jama Software

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 18:47
Vector Software, a provider of software solutions for embedded software quality, has announced integration today with Jama. This collaboration helps engineering and QA professionals boost software quality by using the VectorCAST™ test tool ...
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Microsoft Test Automation Workshop Powered by Ranorex and profi.com

Ranorex.com: Latest News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 13:33
Learn more about test automation using Ranorex in combination with Microsoft tools.



Interested in this three-day German-speaking intensive workshop?
For all the details, please have a look at the workshop info flyer…
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Securitas Direct Will Be Able to Manage up to 100 Million Verisure Alarm Signals Per Day with Oracle Internet of Things Solution

Oracle Database News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 13:00
Securitas Direct Will Be Able to Manage up to 100 Million Verisure Alarm Signals Per Day with Oracle Internet of Things SolutionOracle technology helps Securitas Direct improve service quality and diversify offerings by increasing speed and capacity at its processing center
REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. – October 16, 2014Summary

Securitas Direct, a leading supplier of safety and security solutions in Spain, Europe, and Latin America, has chosen Oracle hardware and software as the backbone for its main connections and processing signals center. With the Oracle Internet of Things (IoT) solution, Securitas Direct will be able to strengthen the quality of service, speed time to market for new products and services, and deliver an improved experience for its business and residential customers. The Oracle solution will allow Securitas Direct to manage as many as 100 million signals per day from different security devices. With Oracle, Securitas Direct migrated its legacy system to a scalable, integrated platform that can handle massive amounts of device data transforming it to immediate business value while providing centralized monitoring services from a hub in Spain to countries including Brazil, Chile, France, Italy, Peru, and Portugal.

New Facts Continuing its commitment to deliver the most innovative solutions for alarms and intelligent applications, Securitas Direct introduced the Verisure system, which enables customers to monitor security remotely via mobile applications. In order to develop the Verisure system and support future products and services related to the Internet of Things (IoT) and smart-home systems, Securitas Direct needed an integrated monitoring platform that could manage an increasing amount of data and communications originating from installed security equipment devices. With Oracle’s technology, the system can handle an exponential increase in recurrent communications between the alarm devices and the central monitoring hub. Using Oracle technology and services, Securitas Direct can scale to manage as many as 100 million signals per day from different security devices. With this next-generation platform, corporate centers from seven countries can obtain service through the systems that support the Central Monitoring Station. The new solution currently processes more than 2 million device alarm signals per day. By implementing the Oracle solutions, Securitas Direct has been able to reduce system latency of the alarm signal to response timeto mere seconds, while also improving the efficiency of the signals management system. Oracle’s technology will support Securitas Direct’s future business growth. Additionally, it will also help strengthen the quality of service for Securitas Direct’s home and business clients. Technical Description of the Oracle Solution Securitas Direct uses a wide range of Oracle technology, including Oracle Fusion Middleware, Oracle’s Sun x86 systems, and Oracle VM running on Oracle Linux. Specifically, the technology includes Oracle Database; Oracle SOA Suite; Oracle Event Processing; Oracle WebLogic Server 12c; Oracle Coherence 12c; Oracle JRockit Real Time; Java Platform, Enterprise Edition; Oracle VM for x86; and Oracle Linux. Using Oracle Fusion Middleware—Oracle Event Processing, Oracle Business Activity Monitoring, and Oracle Coherence—the company has been able to shorten the time to market for applications and services. For example, by analyzing the events that occur at home, such as movement detection and power failure, Securitas Direct has been able to speed response times to customer demands for new security features. With the implementation, the company also has improved the response time when an alert is received. Additionally, the solution has facilitated the launch of new products related to the Internet of Things and improved time to market for products and services in the new countries where the company operates. Securitas Direct replaced the previous solution with Oracle technology in two phases. First, the middleware base was created, and then the services were migrated one by one from the legacy system to the new platform without any interruption in service. With Oracle SOA Suite, Securitas Direct has been able to improve the customer experience for the services already provided to homeowners and businesses by making it possible for them to configure security remotely through mobile applications. Securitas Direct received the 2014 Oracle Excellence Award for Oracle Fusion Middleware Innovation: Service-Oriented-Architecture at Oracle OpenWorld 2014. Supporting Quote “Oracle solutions have helped us deliver on our commitment to providing the highest quality of service, ensuring the best experience for our customers, both homes and businesses, and getting into new areas with a time to market three times faster than before,” said David Martínez Álvarez, M2M platform manager, Securitas Direct España.Supporting Resources About Securitas Direct Join the Oracle SOA Suite communities on Facebook and Twitter Learn more about Oracle IoT solutions and follow us on 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.

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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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Axosoft Scrum

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 10:34
Axosoft Scrum has the features Scrum teams need to collaborate better and ship software faster. its core tracking features help you record and manage key details. You can break down your backlog and organize user stories into short iterations. It ...
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Oracle Recognizes Marketing All-Stars at the 2014 Markie Awards

Oracle Database News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 08:00
Oracle Recognizes Marketing All-Stars at the 2014 Markie AwardsAwards honor modern marketing excellence in 12 categories including the new Best Cross-Channel Marketing Program Modern Marketing Experience Europe, London, England – October 16, 2014News Summary

In today’s rapidly changing digital world marketers are faced with a host of new challenges when trying to build personalized relationships between ideal customers and brands. The 2014 Markie Awards recognize marketers who are overcoming these challenges and demonstrating leadership in their respective industries with creative, innovative, and effective campaigns that successfully utilize modern marketing techniques to deliver revenue to their companies’ bottom lines.

News Facts To promote best practices and celebrate the accomplishments of modern marketers in an ever-evolving industry, Oracle has announced the winners of the 2014 Markie Awards. Now in its eighth year, the Markie Awards is an annual event that recognizes outstanding achievements in marketing across 12 categories. This year, the European and North American Markie Awards were presented during Modern Marketing Experience Europe, presented by Oracle, in London, England, October 14–16. The 2014 Markie Awards featured several new categories to reflect the evolving marketing landscape, including: Best Cross-Channel Marketing Program, Best Data Orchestration, Best IT-Marketing Collaboration, Best Social Campaign, and Content Is King. The Markie Awards recognized top companies and leaders for creative, innovative, and effective modern marketing campaigns that delivered increased engagement, conversation, and ROI.Winners of the 2014 Markie Awards include: Best Cross-Channel Marketing Program: Tivoli Best Data Orchestration: FIS Best International Campaign: Exact Software Best IT-Marketing Collaboration: Rautaruukki Best Lead Nurturing Program: Cetera Financial Group Best Social Campaign: Marriott Rewards Content Is King: PetRelocation Extraordinary Email: B&Q Integration Innovation: Platts Metrics That Matter: AGCO Corporation Modern Marketing Leader of the Year: Lynn Lucas, Good Technology Most Creative Marketing Campaign: Thermo Fisher ScientificSupporting Quote “In what has proven to be yet another impressive year for marketers, it is remarkable to see what this group has been able to achieve,” said Kevin Akeroyd, general manager, Oracle Marketing Cloud. “Our winners for 2014 are setting the bar high, fully leveraging the most innovative marketing technologies to create customer-centric campaigns that deliver increased engagement, conversation, and ROI. Oracle is proud to recognize our winners for their outstanding achievements and their dedication to modern marketing.”Supporting Resources 2014 Markie Awards Modern Marketing Experience Europe Oracle Marketing Cloud Oracle Modern Marketing Blog Oracle Marketing Cloud Twitter Oracle Marketing Cloud LinkedInAbout 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.

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Jessica Elkus
Oracle

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jessica.elkus@oracle.com

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Blanc & Otus
+1.415.856.5155
sjones@blancandotus.com

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JxDocument - Enrich your Java App with all the benefits from PDF documents!

Software Development Tools Directory - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 20:50
TeamDev announces the release of JxDocument — a brand new product, designed to make displaying PDF documents in Java apps as easy as a pie.
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Improve Product and Software Development by Integrating ALM and PLM (Part 1 of 4)

Polarion Software - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 17:32
Are you ready for a future (already here?) where software is a major innovation factor in product development? Polarion SVP Stefano Rizzo's new 4-part guide can help you get moving in the right direction.
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Customers Simplify Enterprise Planning with Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service

Oracle Database News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 13:01
Customers Simplify Enterprise Planning with Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service More than 150 organizations depend on Oracle Cloud to streamline planning and forecastingRedwood Shores, CA – October 15, 2014News Summary

Global customers looking for world-class operational efficiencies are turning to Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service for simple, cost-effective performance management. Based on the company’s popular Oracle Hyperion Planning application, Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service is an enterprise performance management (EPM) solution that combines the power of enterprise planning and budgeting with the convenience of the cloud. Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service is part of Oracle Cloud.

News Facts Since its launch in February 2014, Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service has shown strong adoption worldwide, with more than 150 customers representing organizations of all sizes across the globe. Customers across a range of industries, including Shelf Drilling, Commune Hotels and Resorts, HMV Retail Ltd., Nutricia Advanced Medical Nutrition, Manhattan Beachwear, Communications Test Design, Inc., and Bournemouth Borough Council use Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service to simply and cost effectively streamline planning and forecasting processes. Driving alignment beyond the finance function, organizations are also adopting Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service to improve sales and operational forecasting and planning processes. Built on the agile forecasting, predictive planning, rich scenario analysis, and interactive dashboard capabilities of Oracle Hyperion Planning, the service ensures organizations benefit from cloud-optimized technology, including: First-in-class functionality: Built with the functionality of Oracle Hyperion Planning, including Oracle Essbase multidimensional analysis engine, workflow, and process management and additional prebuilt functionality, the new service enables users to simplify, standardize, and automate routine transactions while addressing planning and budgeting requirements. Through powerful predictive forecasting capabilities, users can also explore a range of outcomes and increase confidence in their budgets. Fast adoption: Its simple setup, built-in training, and minimal dependence on IT means business users can speed Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service deployment, with minimal CAPEX infrastructure investment. By leveraging familiar spreadsheet interfaces and mobile collaboration, customers are experiencing increased participation in the planning process. Flexible deployment models: Based on open standards, the service offers flexible deployment options that fit the needs of each business. Customers can develop and deploy new applications in the cloud, or use the cloud as a rapid development environment for on-premises application deployment. Customers also have the ability to move applications back and forth between Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service and Oracle Hyperion Planning on-premises offerings in a hybrid environment. Supporting Quotes “Customers want powerful planning and budgeting capabilities, but are increasingly looking for solutions that require less administration and lower infrastructure investment,” said Hari Sankar, vice president of product management at Oracle. “Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service presents a compelling business case for organizations of any size, in any industry, as evidenced by the tremendous adoption we’ve experienced thus far.” “Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service is very user friendly and intuitive, and will help reduce the manual work of maintaining spreadsheets so that we have more time to do useful analysis for the business,” said Tati Hartawan, financial controller, Nutricia Advance Medical Nutrition.  “Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service will enable us to significantly reduce the time and effort needed to perform our Daily P&L Forecasting Process, which is our most critical business management practice.  In addition, the real-time analytical data and comprehensive reporting that we can generate from the Oracle PBCS application will enable us to make timely and well-informed decisions in order to run our business better," said Paul Cardell, Vice President, Corporate Operations, CTDI.
Supporting Resources Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service Oracle Cloud Data Sheet: Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service Podcast: Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service Video: World-Class Planning with Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud White Paper: Accelerating EPM Deployment with Planning in the Cloud

Oracle Cloud Solutions

Oracle provides the industry’s broadest and most complete portfolio of public, private, and managed cloud offerings to offer customers the choice of deployment model. Oracle Cloud delivers a broad suite of public cloud services across data as a service, 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.

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

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Oracle

+1.650.506.2925

seema.kalra@oracle.com

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Blanc & Otus
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Oracle Enterprise Manager Enables Seamless IT Management and Visibility for IDEXX Laboratories

Oracle Database News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 13:00
Oracle Enterprise Manager Enables Seamless IT Management and Visibility for IDEXX Laboratories Global leader in diagnostics and information technology solutions for animal health responds to IT issues faster with Oracle Enterprise Manager Redwood Shores, Calif. – October 15, 2014 News Summary

IDEXX Laboratories implemented Oracle Enterprise Manager to gain visibility into its technology environment. With the insight provided by Oracle Enterprise Manager, IDEXX has been able to identify the root cause of issues in its key systems significantly faster, enabling the company to redeploy resources to projects that enhance user experience and further company growth.

News Facts To increase operational efficiency and gain visibility across its Oracle technology stack, IDEXX Laboratories, a global leader in diagnostics and information technologies for animal health, has deployed Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c to monitor and manage its infrastructure. With Oracle Enterprise Manager, IDEXX manages more than 5,000 targets, including Oracle SOA Suite, Oracle Service Bus, Oracle WebLogic Server, Oracle Coherence caches, Oracle Database, and Oracle Exadata Database Machines. Oracle Enterprise Manager provides the IDEXX IT organization visibility into its environment and the ability to monitor, diagnose, and proactively address issues within its infrastructure. By helping IDEXX to more quickly identify the root cause of system issues, Oracle Enterprise Manager allows the IT department to address and solve problems with less down time, enhance service levels, and free up resources for other company projects. With Oracle Enterprise Manager, IDEXX IT has achieved a comprehensive view of the infrastructure supporting its key business services as well as the inter-dependencies within that infrastructure, allowing IT to support the business with greater efficiency. Supporting Quotes "The visibility Oracle Enterprise Manager provides has played an extremely critical role in optimizing our Oracle infrastructure,” said Brett Curtis, senior system administrator, IDEXX Laboratories. “By monitoring the various components within our environment and alerting us to issues before they become a problem, Oracle Enterprise Manager has enabled us to be more efficient while improving service levels.” “Oracle Enterprise Manager is providing us with an end-to-end tool for our entire Oracle environment, providing valuable insight into all layers of our Java-based applications running on Oracle WebLogic Server,” said Tracy Graff, senior manager, IT, IDEXX Laboratories. “Since implementing Oracle Enterprise Manager, we have been able to streamline troubleshooting efforts and identify the root cause in minutes or hours instead of days, saving us a significant amount of time.” Supporting Resources Video: IDEXX Delivering a Rock-Solid IT Platform Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Oracle WebLogic Server Oracle Exadata Database Machine Oracle Coherence Oracle SOA Suite Follow Oracle Enterprise Manager on TwitterFacebookYouTube, LinkedInBlogAbout 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.

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

Teri Whitaker
Oracle
+1.650.506.9914
teri.whitaker@oracle.com

Danielle Tarp
Blanc & Otus
+1.415.856.5182
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VisibleThread at the APMP 2014 Mid-Atlantic Conference

VisibleThread - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 12:59

APMP Capture & Business Development Conference 2014
Planning to attend the APMP 2014 Mid-Atlantic Conference?

Drop by our booth to see why 9 of the top 15 US government contractors use VisibleThread for Capture and Business Development.

Where and when:

Friday, November 21, 2014
Sheraton Premiere, Tysons Corner,
Vienna, VA, USA

See how to:
  • Make better bid / no-bid / teaming decisions.
  • Create a starter compliance matrix in under 3 minutes for any doc SOW, PWS or full RFP.
  • Validate that your ‘win themes / win strategies’ and ‘technical requirements’ are met in the proposal.
  • Measure the readability of your proposal, spotting wordy, difficult, or legally risky language.
More about the 2014 APMP-NCA Mid-Atlantic Conference & Expo

“The annual APMP-NCA Mid-Atlantic Conference & Expo is the largest gathering of industry professionals in the National Capital Area. Join hundreds of other proposal, bid, capture, BD, and graphics professionals for this event focused on training and increasing your win rates.”

More here: APMP 2014 Mid-Atlantic Conference

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Roadblocks to Enterprise Scrum Adoption

Intland Blog - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 12:28
In Part 1 of our Enterprise Scrum Series, entitled ’How to Adopt Scrum at Enterprise Level’, we talked about the additional Roles and Responsibilities required when scaling up Scrum for Enterprise use. The Enterprise Scrum Master has a difficult job
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