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Oracle Cloud Financials Invoice Imaging Release 12 Implementation | Lessons Learned

Oracle Cloud Financials Invoice Imaging Release 12 Implementation | Lessons Learned

Oracle Cloud ERP Financials Invoice Imaging has provided a user-friendly framework and it offers excellent features for improving the productivity of the Finance department. Centroid has recently implemented Cloud Invoice Imaging for AP for a client in less than a month. We would like to share some of the lessons learned during the implementation. Overview […]

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Multi-Cloud 101: Part 4 – The Complicated Costs of Multi-Cloud

If you’ve read all the blog posts and sales flyers about the cloud, you’ve heard how inexpensive the cloud is because it lowers your data center costs, allows you to jettison a large portion of your IT staff, and cuts down on your energy footprint. Let me clarify right now: the cloud is not cheap. […]

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Multi-Cloud 101: Part 3 – Ensuring Security in Multi-Cloud Systems including Oracle Cloud

Today’s many compliance regulations leave almost every company scrambling to keep up, but highly regulated industries can find themselves in a difficult situation that limits their competitive stance because traditional IT practices suggest that security is best achieved with in-house data centers managed by in-house teams. Increasing evidence demonstrates that cloud vendors such as Oracle […]

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Multi-Cloud 101: Part 2 | Three Best Practices for Your Multi-Cloud Environment

Though studies show that more than two-thirds of companies today plan to have a multi-cloud environment by 2019, most tech professionals know that most (if not all) companies are on a multi-cloud system already. Often, multi-cloud makes inroads into your system in the form of shadow IT for each business unit, but sometimes it happens through complete […]

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Multi-Cloud 101: Part 1 – What Is the Multi-Cloud? Does It Include Oracle Cloud?

According to Cloud Computing News, more than half of all enterprises are using cloud as their primary data infrastructure already but are interested in expanding their cloud capabilities by optimizing their costs, increasing their agility, and mitigating their perceived or real security risk. If this sounds like you, you may want to consider a multi-cloud environment. […]

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“Blank” as a Service – Why Businesses Choose “as a Service” Offerings (Part 2)

In our last article in this series, we talked about “as a service” technologies – the newest, most popular way for businesses to use software, hardware, and any other tech solution at a competitive cost. In Part 2 of the series, we’ll talk about the most popular forms of “as a service” offerings and why businesses […]

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“Blank” as a Service – Why & How Everything Is Being Sold “as a Service” (Part 1)

These days, pretty much anything can be sold “as a service” – and by anything, I mean anything. You can get everything from groceries to cars to business technology as a service. But how do all these “as a service” offerings work, what the heck do all those “aaS” acronyms stand for, and, most importantly, is this […]

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Are VARs and MSPs the New Dinosaurs? Part 3: 10 Things to Look for When Choosing an Oracle Cloud Provider

In the previous articles in this three-part series on the importance of cloud innovation for modern businesses, you learned all about how consumers drove the trend toward cloud and why most VARs and MSPs struggle to keep up with the pace of business today (part 1). You also found out why innovation is critical to […]

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Propeller Head vs. the MBA: Why You Need an Oracle Partner Who Understands Both Business and Technology

Does it sometimes seem like IT and the boardroom are speaking different languages when discussing or planning business success? This is a common problem for companies across the world, yet this lack of communication can be extremely frustrating for both groups. IT may feel like the C-suite is running them around in circles, and execs […]

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Oracle Cloud ERP Integrations – Processing GL Journals | An Introduction to Centroid Integrator, a Cloud Integration Platform

Oracle Cloud ERP Release 12 has provided multiple ways to integrate and exchange data from/to external systems.  More details about each of the available options can be found in the Oracle Enterprise Repository: http://www.oracle.com/webfolder/technetwork/docs/HTML/oer-redirect.html File Based Data Integrator – FBDI Approach SOAP & REST Web Services ADFdi – Similar to Web ADI BI Publisher Centroid has […]

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