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Blog | Oct 11, 2017

Oracle OpenWorld 2017 in a Nutshell

Posted by Shyamal Shah

This year's OpenWorld was fully focused on Automation, planning for Oracle 18c which will be the First Self-Driving Database using Machine Learning. Although we are no strangers to Oracle's annual San Francisco conference, this was our first year attending as Rackspace. The conference was filled with educational sessions, networking, innovative ideas and exciting announcements. Below are some of the exciting takeaways and updates announced at #OOW17.

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Blog | Oct 2, 2017

A New Approach to Learning at Oracle OpenWorld 2017

Posted by Shyamal Shah

In an Oracle announcement in July and a Forbes article in August, we learn that Oracle has teamed up with the Stanford Center for Design Research this year to bring new, collaborative learning opportunities to Oracle OpenWorld 2017. Changes include a new, more participatory session format and a redesigned exhibit hall aimed at fostering conversation and active, collective learning.

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Blog | Sep 25, 2017

SAP TechEd: What I Expect to Gain by Going to an SAP Technical Conference in LAS VEGAS!

Posted by Matt Zajac

I am sure that any of our clients hearing that there is an ‘SAP Technical’ conference in LAS VEGAS will do the eye roll and say ‘ya -sure’.

I have been privileged to go to this conference many times, and can tell you that it is the most informative, futuristic and educational opportunity around for the SAP technical and functional community.

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Blog | Jun 15, 2017

Tips to Take Advantage of the Kscope17 Conference

Posted by Samantha Hoppe

It's June, which means it's almost time for Kscope17, the popular Oracle Development Tools User Group conference! Kscope17 is the premier Oracle Developer conference that attracts Oracle experts from all over the world, but is still small enough to get the chance to share knowledge. The conference takes place over four days, June 25-29, in San Antonio, Texas. To help you prepare, we have some tips to help you take advantage of ODTUG's Kscope 17 Conference.

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Blog | May 24, 2017

SAPPHIRE 2017 Has Come and Gone...Now What?

Posted by Steve Woodgate

An estimated 30,000 conference-goers met in Orlando, Florida, to enjoy a week of sun, fun, and…SAP!?!

From the thought provoking key note addresses to the dazzling demonstrations, there was something for everybody. SAP has proven again that their brand is as strong as ever and the future is coming fast! Everyone has their own reasons for attending the conference. Whether it is understanding SAP’s path forward, researching the perfect tool to add to your IT toolkit, or reuniting with SAP colleagues from around the globe, SAPPHIRE NOW brings together the greatest SAP minds in a way few conferences can.

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Blog | May 15, 2017

SAPPHIRE NOW is underway: Let’s meet up and talk about your digital transformation journey

Posted by Peter Castello

There’s no shortage of conversation around the topic of digital transformation today, and we can’t talk about digital transformation without referencing SAP. SAP CEO Bill McDermott predicted at last year’s SAPPHIRE NOW conference that the next five to 10 years will be far more disruptive than the last five to 10, with Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and Augmented Reality as the next game changers. 

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Blog | Apr 19, 2017

COLLABORATE 17 Recap

Posted by Samantha Hoppe

“Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together.” -James Cash Penney 

Once again, COLLABORATE 17: Technology and Applications Forum for the Oracle Community was an exciting week of education, networking and knowledge sharing. Thousands of Oracle users from across the globe gathered at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas for the OAUG conference. We had a fantastic time meeting fellow attendees at the sessions, in the exhibit hall, presenting and at the happy hour events. TriCore has participated during COLLABORATE for a few years now, and there is always something new to learn. Here are a few of our favorite themes, pictures, and technical items from the conference this year.

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Blog | Mar 31, 2017

What to Expect at COLLABORATE 17: Five Themes to Keep in Mind

Posted by Samantha Hoppe

Every April, thousands of Oracle users and community members gather in Las Vegas for COLLABORATE. For one exciting week, the Oracle user community comes together face to face to share and learn from actual experiences through sessions, panels, and networking eventsThis annual conference empowers users of Oracle business applications and database software to gain greater value from their Oracle investments through real-world education and hands on learning.

TriCore Solutions is beyond proud to attend, sponsor, and present at the conference for the 9th year in a row this year!

COLLABORATE 17: Technology and Applications Forum for the Oracle Community, is where Oracle power users and IT decision makers find practical solutions for today and strategies for tomorrow. Here are the top 5 themes that we are expecting to see at the conference this year.

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Blog | Dec 13, 2016

Why Amazon Leads the Public Cloud Market: Insights from re:Invent

Posted by Kevin Carroll

According to a recent TechCrunch article, Amazon is “the most important enterprise company.” The article continues that, “It is no longer a question of ‘if’ enterprises are moving to the cloud, but 

From analytics (Quicksight, Athena to query S3) to artificial intelligence (voice and image recognition, text to speech, Alexa) and let’s not forget IoT (data collection and sensor integration, Lambda serverless compute), conversations about innovation and where the market is headed were in no short supply. The energy is palpable, and being there was a good reminder of why AWS is making it difficult for others to advance in the public cloud sphere.

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Blog | Oct 13, 2016

TriCore Takes on Oracle OpenWorld 2016: Key Learnings From the Show by Pragati Gupta

Posted by Pragati Gupta

TriCore’s technical team just came back from another informative, fun and well organized Oracle OpenWorld conference held in San Francisco. Here are some key takeaways to keep in mind.

Of course, the key theme of the conference was Oracle’s advancements in the cloud. Larry Ellison’s keynote was as educational as it was entertaining: apart from some funny digs at AWS and the fact that he doesn’t have certain privileges as CTO that he did as CEO (like smaller water bottles and no tech support during presentations), he noted how Oracle’s competitors are now radically different from who they used to be.

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