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Oracle OpenWorld 2008 Infosys was the Elite Sponsor of Oracle OpenWorld 2008 and an Exclusive Sponsor of the Hi-Tech Leaders Circle. At the event, we organized more than 10 speaker sessions along with our customers and partners including United Airlines, Herbalife, Cummins, Cisco, AMP, Toshiba, among others. The sessions showcased our solutions and success stories, and demonstrated our expertise in consulting and technology.

Infosys won the Best ISV Award for Finacle, our core banking solution during the Annual Titan Awards (Partner Awards). Our Age Management Solution, implemented for Starbucks, earned an honorary mention in the Industry Solution category.

Speaker Sessions at Oracle OpenWorld 2008

Infosys, an Oracle Global Systems Integration partner, organized several speaker sessions at Oracle OpenWorld 2008. Our sessions focused on how Oracle solutions address business challenges. We present highlights of these sessions to help you innovate, collaborate and win in the Flat World.

United Goes Paperless for SOX Compliance and Cost Center Reporting with Oracle Applications

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Oracle Application Integration Architecture Center of Excellence as a Competitive Differentiator

Reduction in Quote-to-Order Cycle for BT Sales Users Using Siebel eCommunications 7.8

Shorten Your Order Cycles with New Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 Features: Want to Know How?

Infosys' Over to Oracle (O2O) Solution to Migrate other Middleware Interfaces to Oracle Fusion Middleware (FMW)

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High Tech Leaders Circle

Oracle OpenWorld 2008

Leaders Circle at Oracle OpenWorld 2008

Chandra Shekhar Kakal, Senior Vice President and Global Head, Enterprise Solutions, Infosys Technologies

Chandra Shekhar Kakal, Senior VP & Global Head, Enterprise Solutions, Infosys, speaks at the session

At the High Tech Leaders Circle, a forum for executive-level networking and discussion on the changing needs of customers, Chandra Shekhar Kakal, Senior Vice President and Global Head, Enterprise Solutions, Infosys Technologies, along with the members of the Oracle executive management and other industry experts, spoke on how quality information can help companies drive business.

Innovation through Collaboration: Addressing Flat World Challenges in High Technology Industry

In the Flat World, Hi-Tech companies have to address the challenges of rising costs, business complexity and increased customer expectations. Infosys' expert, Chandra Shekar Kakal, Senior Vice President, Executive Council Member and Global Head of Enterprise Solutions advocates a Collaboration 2.0 paradigm. According to him, the pool of unstructured information helps co-create products with customers and offers a superior customer experience. Web 2.0 technologies such as RSS, blogs, wikis, widgets, podcasts, and social networking are key drivers of this model.

Enterprise Business needs
  • Engage and collaborate to improve brand loyalty and increase average selling price
  • Launch direct to consumer touch points
  • Provide a state-of-the-art integrated web platform at lower Total Cost of Ownership
  • Make the web a viable business channel for sales and marketing
Business benefits
  • Ability to rapidly prototype new functionality to support innovation
  • Analyze social analytics to decipher external unstructured information including consumer sentiments and preferences
  • Drive shorter time-to-market
  • Enable a 360° customer information view and a cohesive Web 2.0 experience

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Focus Areas of Discussions

Infosys' focus areas at Oracle OpenWorld 2008 were on seven themes that help companies win in the Flat World. The themes showcased our best practices, domain knowledge, and technology and change management expertise.

Hi-Tech and Discrete Manufacturing


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