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Oracle and Netsuite - the last shoe drops

In the last of the big Oracle related announcements of the week, the company announces a strategic partnership with NetSuite. This is more of a win for NetSuite than Oracle in the short term but a bigger win for Oracle in its efforts to blanket the market. There are plenty of questions for customers to consider.

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HCM lessons and controversies - Q/A with Jarret Pazahanick

Last Friday, I had a lengthy and frank conversation with HCM consultant Jarret Pazahanick. I wanted to better understand what motivates Jarret's blog posts, and also dig into the customer lessons he has learned after 15 years as an HR consultant. And, yes, SAP versus Workday. Here's the highlights.

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Pink Floyd - when near free hurts

A war is brewing over royalties paid to musicians. Pink Floyd has come out as one fo many voices opposed to Pandora's support of proposed legislation that would see costs to Pandora slashed and rights removed.

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Oracle and Salesforce.com - blowing up the cloud?

Oracle and Salesforce are new BFF. Armchair quarterbacks will be disappointed at the detente between the two companies but there is a serious intent behind the announcement of a deal which see Salesforce.com implement Oracle Fusion HCM and Financials along with strengthening its ties on the database front. This post looks at the implications for the applications landscape.