Archive: Partner Zone

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cat-icon Are customers ever truly loyal?

Customer loyalty doesn't exist. Is that madness that runs contrary to all customer experience wisdom, asks Oracle's David Lopes?

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cat-icon Whose platform is it anyway?

Platforms are now part of the tech lexicon, but do the definitions hold up? SAP's Aiaz Kazi shares how his own view of platforms has evolved, and how his team's work with developers and startups has changed his thinking

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cat-icon Speeding up the innovation cycle with SaaS

The old way of doing things, by which companies had to wait years for an IT project to be finalized, is no longer sustainable, says Steve Miranda, Executive Vice President of Applications Development at Oracle.

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cat-icon A mandate for trust-first design

Salesforce's Peter Coffee argues the design case for a rights-centric mantra of “establish permissions, then construct secure containers, and only then collect and seek value from data.”