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How CPOs Can Future-Proof Their Job

Digitalisation is transforming organisations – be it in operations, marketing, sales, finance or human resources; and procurement is no exception. Commonly seen as a back-office function and often the last to receive investment from the business, the future of the Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) will likely change. The reality is, if CPOs don’t start elevating themselves to the boardroom as strategic advisors who will enable better performance across the board, their replacements will. Faced with this inherent pressure, CPOs know they need to innovate but don’t always know how. Here’s how CPOs can modernise their working environment in order to help future proof their position...

Procurement and Supply Australasia

Why the evolution of enterprise cloud is imminent

Driven by customer demand for its cloud services, Oracle announced enhancements to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, as well as an updated global data centre region roadmap.

“Oracle has built a cloud best suited to handle the world’s most important business workloads. These workloads require the highest levels of security to handle the increase in demand for superior price and performance – most of which have yet to make the transition to the cloud,” said Don Johnson, senior vice president, product development, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.


Oracle rolls out blockchain-based business apps

Oracle has announced a suite of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications based on its Oracle Blockchain Cloud Service for the purpose of tracing and tracking supply chains through a transparent distributed ledger.


Oracle increases 'cloud native' app support

Oracle has revealed more about its plans to provide implementations of various pieces of open source code that are commonly used with cloud native applications.


Oracle adds machine learning features to Cloud ERP, HCM

Oracle has announced a range of machine learning based updates to its cloud enterprise resource management (ERP) and human capital management (HCM) suites.

Among the ERP Cloud's new artificial intelligence capabilities are supplier recommendations which can categorise and rank suppliers to 'optimise the procure to pay process'.

- CIO.com.au