Fran DalyAuthor

October 15, 2014 - Financial Analytics – Breaking Down the Barriers!

Fran Daly

Ok, so your CFO has decided your company needs Financial Analytics and you’ve been assigned to lead it. Of course, it has to be done right away and on an extremely tight budget. We need some ROI, you know!

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Julian TroakeAuthor

September 30, 2014 - Cloud Analytics Simplified at OpenWorld 2014 – Booth 3450

Julian Troake

Meet us at Booth 3450, Moscone West to learn how we leverage high-performance Oracle software and hardware to address your IT needs. Learn how Apps Associates can help you optimize your IT performance with proven expertise in the following areas:

Cloud Computing

Cloud provides greater agility, better compliance and security; reduced costs (no initial capital expense, only pay for what you use), elasticity, and fewer IT vendors. Continue reading “Cloud Analytics Simplified at OpenWorld 2014 – Booth 3450”

Julian TroakeAuthor

September 23, 2014 - 4 Advantages of BI & Analytics for Small Business

Julian Troake

Over the years, large companies have benefited from business intelligence but the associated costs have made it difficult for small and mid-sized businesses (SMB) to achieve similar results. However, there are many ways in which SMBs can improve their productivity with business analytics. Although they may lack the resources to have an internal analytics team, there are software solutions which can provide the following benefits:

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Ravi MadabhushanamAuthor

September 18, 2014 - How Midsize Businesses Can Benefit from Cloud Computing

Ravi Madabhushanam

How_Midsize_Businesses_Can_Benefit_from_Cloud_Computing Many midsize businesses have considered the cloud for their IT systems as it has revolutionized business processes by reducing costs, increasing agility and improving scalability resulting in increased IT efficiency. In order to face challenges successfully and remain competitive in today’s global environment, organizations have to stay agile and focused. The following are some of the advantages of using the cloud: Continue reading “How Midsize Businesses Can Benefit from Cloud Computing”

Julian TroakeAuthor

September 16, 2014 - Application Deployment in Cloud – Migrating Mission Critical Applications

Julian Troake

Migrating Mission Critical ApplicationsYou can start the migration of mission critical applications with a Proof-of-Value (POV) pilot environment. With cloud, the advantages of a POV are two-fold: first, firstly, agility and speed of deployment (no equipment procurement lead time and cost, no borrowing or re-purposing of equipment) and, secondly, early engagement with the line-of-business. Continue reading “Application Deployment in Cloud – Migrating Mission Critical Applications”

Julian TroakeAuthor

September 10, 2014 - 4 Steps to Application Deployment in the Cloud Steps 3 and 4 – Identifying Target Applications and Migration to the Cloud

Julian Troake

Identifying Target Applications and Migration to the CloudThe best way to start cloud application deployment is to begin with the simplest migrations. Workloads that have little or no dependency on other applications are ideal, for example databases and applications used in test and development. Continue reading “4 Steps to Application Deployment in the Cloud Steps 3 and 4 – Identifying Target Applications and Migration to the Cloud”