Issue #5 – 25th July 2012
Our fifth ‘internal beta’ newsletter. Comments and feedback welcome – email@example.com.
News and Latest Developments
UKOUG PeopleSoft Conference Call for Papers
Workday secretly files for IPO
UKOUG PeopleSoft Partner of the Year Competition
Succeed were honoured to win the coveted UKOUG PeopleSoft Partner of the Year competition last year. The award is voted for by end users, which made us particularly proud. This year, we’re hoping to retain our crown. If you like our work or what we stand for, head over to the link above to vote. Thanks!
Proof we’re in a post-PC era
The team at Grey Heller have some figures on why tablets and mobile are king, and why PC sales are ‘resetting to a lower baseline’. They also have a follow-up post tying the above opinion with recent figures from eBay.
Rethinking the Business of HR
One of Oracle’s rising stars – Humair Ghauri – discusses the challenges facing HR in the coming years, and how we need to adapt to remain effective.
Tools Patches, Zips and Passwords
The recent change in the Oracle Support site has meant a number of changes in the way that we accomplish some tasks. How we locate and download PeopleTools patches is one of those.
VM Templates Under Oracle Enterprise Linux
Following on from Jim Marion’s posts on converting the ‘bare metal’ VM Templates into VMs that can run under a host operating system, the team at Logica are promising a series of step-by-step posts detailing the process.
Is NoSQL a threat to Oracle?
Does the rising popularity of NoSQL databases such as CouchDB, MongoDB and Hbase pose a threat to the traditional Relational Database vendors, and to Oracle (which potentially stands to lose more than most)?
User Interface design at Toyota
It’s always nice to see a truly great UI, but it’s even more valuable when someone walks you through the process of creating it. As you scroll down the page you can appreciate the amount of effort through meetings, discussions and debate that went into each of the iterations.
New Programming Jargon
Every client has its own set of terminology specific to that business, but we love this list of programming jargon. There’s a few that will be added to Succeed vocabulary.