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Infosys at Oracle OpenWorld 2010

Oracle OpenWorld 2010 is Oracle Corporation’s premier event, featuring over 1,800 sessions, 400 partner exhibits, keynotes, and more.

Infosys, an Oracle Platinum Partner, was a Diamond Sponsor of the event. Infosys showcased cutting-edge solutions and hosted enriching speaker sessions. S. Gopalakrishnan, CEO and Managing Director, Infosys Technologies, delivered a keynote address.

Sessions

General sessions

High-Technology: High technology industry – trends, strategy, and roadmap

PeopleSoft: Deriving maximum value from a PeopleSoft-enabled business transformation program

Fusion sessions

Oracle Fusion Human Capital Management Applications: Family overview

Fusion Session: Oracle Fusion Financials overview

Top questions on Oracle Fusion Procurement, Shared Services, Contracts, and Spending

Oracle Fusion Applications DNA: Functional architecture overview

Conference sessions

Infosys: Oracle Procure-to-Pay and portal upgrade, datacenter migration at Citi

Demystifying the legal entity in Oracle E-Business Suite 12

Infosys: Implementing Oracle Utilities Network Management System at SCL

Leveraging JD Edwards training for faster ROI with Oracle User Productivity Kit

LexisNexis: Building an integration platform for next-generation models

Cisco logistics transformation: better network flexibility, customer experience

Infosys and Emerson build the components for Global Business Solutions platforms

Five steps to resolve supplier collaboration problems with Oracle Supplier MDM

Herbalife case study: Oracle Proactive Support best practices

Simple, adaptive solutions for smarter high-technology manufacturing enterprises

Attaining revenue growth and sales effectiveness with Siebel Order Management

Oracle Advanced Product Catalog: One-stop shop for design engineering needs

Know the unknowns of master data management

How to make the ’train the trainer’ approach work for you

Streamline supplier collaboration with Oracle iSupplier Portal / Oracle Sourcing

How to handle complex application integration challenges with Oracle AIA

Keynote

Speaker: S. Gopalakrishnan, CEO and Managing Director, Infosys Technologies

Economic uncertainty and competitive pressure raise performance demands on the enterprise. Success hinges on freeing capital and talent to focus on operational effectiveness, customer-facing innovation and growth. Cloud-based business solutions offer freedom as companies increasingly consume IT as a mixture of cloud and services.

Kris demonstrated examples of this new IT consumption model. Also, he discussed the advantages of simplification and standardization of operations through processes and platform capabilities. This reduces complexity and avoids proprietary processes and system lock-ins.

The keynote was followed by a Q&A session.

Date: Wednesday, September 22
Time: 2:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. PST

S. Gopalakrishnan

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Infosys Technologies

S. Gopalakrishnan

S. Gopalakrishnan (Kris to his colleagues) is one of the founders of Infosys Technologies Limited, a global IT business solutions provider headquartered in Bangalore, India. As the Chief Executive Officer, he defines the road map for technology and innovation.

In 1981, Kris, along with N.R. Narayana Murthy and five others, founded Infosys Technologies Limited. His initial responsibilities included the management of design, development, implementation, and support of information systems for clients in the consumer products industry in the U.S.

Between 1987 and 1994, Kris headed the technical operations of KSA / Infosys (a joint venture between Infosys and KSA at Atlanta, USA) as Vice President (Technical). In 1994, Kris returned to India and was appointed Deputy Managing Director of Infosys.

On June 22, 2007, Kris was appointed the CEO and Managing Director of Infosys. Kris previously served as the Chief Operating Officer (April 2002), and as the President and Joint Managing Director (August 2006). His responsibilities included customer services, technology, investments, and acquisitions.

Kris is recognized as a global thought leader. He was selected in Thinkers 50, an elite list of global business thinkers compiled by Des Dearlove and Stuart Crainer, in association with the IE Business School, Madrid, and the London Business School's Management Innovation Lab.

Kris is the Chairman of the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) Southern Regional Council and on the Board of Governors at Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore. Kris is also the Chairman of Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management (IIITM), Kerala, and Vice Chairman of the Information Technology Education Standards Board (BITES) set up by Karnataka Government. He is a member of ACM, IEEE, and IEEE Computer Society.

Kris holds master's degrees in physics (1977) and computer science (1979) from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.

Perspectives

Adopt Social CRM to engage deeply with customers

The decision to implement social customer relationship management (CRM) must be based on the business need to reinforce customer engagement.

Smarter grids save power and the environment

Utilities can improve operations and reduce their carbon footprint with robust systems for asset and data management.

Mitigate risks for consistent performance

Enterprise risk management (ERM) aligns risks with business goals and distributes it across the company.

Increase your business intelligence quotient

Business Intelligence helps companies understand their customers better and enables informed decision-making. Infosys experts blog on how business intelligence can be used effectively during a downturn.

What is the IQ of your retail software?

Infosys experts propose Oracle R12 to take informed merchandising decisions as it integrates procurement, inventory management, and financial planning.

Gain business insights for strategic decisions

Performance management combined with business intelligence reduces costs by rationalizing systems for a single version of truth.

AIA: A sensible choice for cross-application integration

Oracle Application Integration Architecture (AIA) lowers the cost and risks of application integration projects, and delivers sustainable value.

Can your supply chain sense and respond to demand?

High-technology manufacturers can gain better visibility into their supply chains and enhance performance by adopting a process-based, demand to deliver approach.

Connect the dots of your global logistics operations

Companies must consolidate global fleet operations on a platform to minimize costs, improve customer service, and optimize asset utilization.

Autopilot: Manage utility projects with the Oracle E-Business Suite

The dynamic landscape in utilities demands better risk management and accelerated time-to-market.

Get the complete picture with MDM

Master data management (MDM) can help identify and realign key entities within the enterprise by maintaining them in a centralized manner.

Is training a part of your ERP execution plan?

A comprehensive training program that focuses on business processes and end user capabilities enhances the adoption rate and Return on Investment (ROI) of ERP implementations.

AIA delivers compelling value in application integration

Companies can integrate applications and realize value faster from integration investments with Oracle Application Integration Architecture (AIA).

Oracle R12 puts retailers in the driver's seat

Oracle EBS R12 helps retailers address fluctuations in demand with increased control and visibility across merchandise and procurement processes.

Focus area

Our focus areas help you address specific needs and challenges to transform businesses.

Tread the Fusion Application path with enhanced knowledge

Globally expanding organizations are constantly seeking newer ways to seamlessly integrate all their operations.

Optimizing risk for performance - An integrated approach to risk management

Enterprises reeling from the recent financial crisis have recognized the need for a robust risk management system.

Social CRM solutions for next-generation enterprises

With consumers across industry segments embracing social media and peer networking to express and shape opinion, businesses need to employ a customer-centric social media strategy to gain and retain next-generation customers.

Smart Grid solution: Unlock the intelligence for sustainable tomorrow

With the demand for power rising even as our carbon footprint expands, utility companies must meet the increased demand for energy while reducing carbon emissions.

Demand-to-Deliver: The manufacturing differentiator

Infosys and Oracle’s Demand-to-Deliver (D2D) solution encompasses a suite of capabilities based on Oracle products that empower enterprises to integrate their supply chains for improved overall productivity and increased revenue.

Enhance your business intelligence (BI) quotient

The constant demand for analytical information coupled with frequent BI product consolidation has often left organizations wondering if they should retain their existing products and applications or migrate to a new BI platform.

Meet Our Experts

Meet us at Booth No. 1701, Moscone Center South, to get insights on how to successfully operate a business. Learn business secrets from our experts. They will discuss best practices, share client success stories, and innovative solutions.

To leverage Infosys' experience to add value to your business, request a meeting with our experts today.

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