Willard WaymanAuthor

June 17, 2020 - Supply Chain Management – Be Proactive and Agile

Willard Wayman

A few weeks back I went into my local warehouse store to get a few items. I headed back to the food section and immediately noticed empty pallets where water for sale normally was found. At the end of the row a forklift had just placed a pallet of water which was being picked clean. I took a case of water and then another, even though I had 2 cases at home. I thought about other “essentials” and headed over to get toilet paper, nothing but empty pallets. I had a case at home so I didn’t worry too much about the warehouse store being out. Other shoppers were being silly and panicking, not me. The next week, as news reports blasted the airwaves with news of vast supply chain disruptions, I lined up with a few hundred people to get more toilet paper. An hour and a half later we entered the same warehouse store. There at the entrance was a sign with a list of several items they were out of, cleaned out by panic. I got my case of toilet tissue that day and added it to another already in storage, just in case.

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Bill SaltysAuthor

August 13, 2019 - Why Now is the Time to Migrate Legacy Oracle Workloads to AWS

Bill Saltys

Major shifts have been happening in the world of IT. Cloud is becoming the de facto standard as market adoption hurdles to a majority position. With that, the time has come to embrace cloud solutions so you can focus on accelerating the growth of your business – not on operational management and maintenance such as unforeseen system issues and unplanned downtime. In fact, most senior management professionals are already on board with the need to migrate to the cloud, with 86 percent of IT decision makers (ITDMs) saying they have mandated adopting a cloud migration strategy. But what’s holding some businesses back?

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Carla RoddyAuthor

June 5, 2019 - A Deep Dive with Dan Woods of Early Adopter Research:

Carla Roddy

Apps Associates’ Oracle to the Cloud Data and Advice on the Best Way to Migrate

Recently, our very own Paul Vian, SVP of Sales and Marketing, and Bill Saltys, SVP of Alliances, sat down with Dan Woods of Early Adopter Research (EAR) to discuss the findings from our Oracle to the Cloud report, which surveyed 300+ IT decision makers (ITDMs). The conversation captured in the “Cloud Migration Made Easier” podcast focuses on educating Oracle users around how to manage and navigate their choices when moving legacy applications to the cloud.

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Bill SaltysAuthor

May 16, 2019 - Top 3 Must-Haves in an Oracle Cloud Migration Partner

Bill Saltys

2019 is the year cloud migration from Oracle applications will pick up speed. Our recent survey, Oracle to the Cloud: Top 5 Myths, Debunked, found that 59% of Oracle users are planning to migrate their legacy applications or databases to the cloud this year. The clear majority are actively in the process of either planning or migrating their applications to public, private or hybrid cloud – and 32% of respondents noted they should have made the move already.

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Julian TroakeAuthor

October 11, 2016 - How Migrating to AWS Made Thomas Publishing More Competitive

Julian Troake


We all know the heavy cost of maintaining on-premises data centers can drain any business’s resources and affect its competitiveness. Imagine the business impact when those resources are diverted to improve the business. We recently helped a company overcome this barrier to achieve success in the cloud that is saving them enormous amounts of money and giving them a new competitive agility.

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John SchmottlachAuthor

February 19, 2015 - Top 5 Considerations for Oracle Cloud ERP

John Schmottlach

Many Oracle application customers are asking themselves if a SaaS solution like Oracle ERP Cloud Applications is right for them or if they should stick with Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS). So, how can you decide if Oracle ERP Cloud Applications, also known as Fusion Applications are right for you? I’ve identified 5 considerations to help. Continue reading “Top 5 Considerations for Oracle Cloud ERP”