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OPERA and Simphony Cloud: 5 Steps to Maximize Cloud Success

Oracle Hospitality Check-In 17 July 2018
Oracle is the market leader for scalable and secure cloud solutions. But what’s the best way for OPERA and Simphony Cloud Point of Sale customers to tap our expertise to achieve maximum cloud success and innovation?
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Hotel 2025: Voice Activation - Novelty Gimmick? Think Again.

Oracle Hospitality Check-In 3 July 2018
Welcome to the fourth in our series of Hotel 2025 blogs, where we will be sharing insights from the Oracle Hospitality report, Hotel 2025, including perspectives from more than 150 hotel operators and some 2,700 consumers on the emerging technological innovations redefining guest experiences.
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Hotel 2025: Captivating Guests with Artificial Intelligence

Oracle Hospitality Check-In 3 July 2018
Welcome to the third in our series of Hotel 2025 blogs, where we will be sharing insights from the Oracle Hospitality report, Hotel 2025, including perspectives from more than 150 hotel operators and some 2,700 consumers on the emerging technological innovations redefining guest experiences.
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3 Reasons to Switch to Simphony Cloud Point-of-Sale

Oracle Hospitality Check-In 1 June 2018
Delivering personalized experiences to guests with ever-changing needs is one of the great challenges faced in hotels today. You need to continuously, transform your business to keep pace with the guests' needs, which requires a platform that enables and accelerates your business' evolution. Oracle Hospitality's Simphony Cloud Service, is an enterprise, point of sale platform that enables the innovations necessary to create new guest experiences. Simphony increases operational efficiency with centralized menu management and mobile ordering while simplifying integrations to the latest technologies.
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Windy City Wrap Up: Cloud, Mobile, and Best of Breed POS Tech at NRA 2018

Oracle Hospitality Check-In 29 May 2018
The Oracle Hospitality team just wrapped up four days at the National Restaurant Association Show in Chicago. Day one of the show kicked off with great enthusiasm around cloud technology. Our Simphony Cloud POS solution was displayed throughout the booth, to demonstrate the greater operational efficiency that cloud technology provides to restaurant operators; such as lower IT costs, centralized management, and access to real time operational data.
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Hotel 2025: Robotics - Human Complement or Substitute?

Oracle Hospitality Check-In 23 May 2018
Welcome to the second in our series of Hotel 2025 blogs, where we will be sharing insights from the Oracle Hospitality report, Hotel 2025, including perspectives from more than 150 hotel operators and some 2,700 consumers on the emerging technological innovations redefining guest experiences. Robotics is a field that brings together artificial intelligence, computer science, and mechanical and electrical engineering capabilities to design, construct, operate and deploy robots in a variety of industries.
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Reflecting Changes in Business Objects in UI Tables with Visual Builder

Oracle Hospitality Check-In 21 May 2018
While the quick start wizards in Visual Builder Cloud Service (VBCS) make it very easy to create tables and other UI components and bind them to business objects, it is good to understand what is going on behind the scenes, and what the wizards actually do. Knowing this will help you achieve things that we still don't have wizards for.
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New Oracle E-Business Suite Person Data Removal Tool Now Available

Oracle Hospitality Check-In 21 May 2018
Oracle is pleased to announce the availability of the Oracle E-Business Suite Person Data Removal Tool, designed to remove (obfuscate) data associated with people in E-Business Suite systems. Customers can apply the tool to select information in their E-Business Suite production systems to help address internal operational and external regulatory requirements, such as the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
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HR today: right skills, right place, right time, right price

Oracle Hospitality Check-In 21 May 2018
The only constant in today's work environment is change. If you're going to grow and stay competitive in this era of digital transformation, your business has to keep up-and HR must too. A wide range of factors all mean that HR constantly has to grow and transform-changing demographics, new business models, economic uncertainty, evolving employee expectations, the bring-your-own-device revolution, increased automation, AI, the relentless search for cost savings, and more. Things are different today. In the past, business change processes typically had a start and target end date, with specific deliverables that were defined in advance.
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Essential enablers for implementing a modern product strategy

Oracle Hospitality Check-In 21 May 2018
Continuous improvement across your entire mix of products and services is essential to innovate and stay competitive nowadays. Digital disruption requires companies to transform, successfully manage a portfolio of profitable offerings, and deliver unprecedented levels of innovation and quality. But creating your product portfolio strategy is only the first part-four key best practices are necessary to successfully implement it.
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How APIs help make application integration intelligent

Oracle Hospitality Check-In 21 May 2018
Artificial intelligence (AI) represents a technology paradigm shift, with the potential to completely revolutionise the way people work over the next few years. Application programming interfaces (APIs) are crucially important in enabling the rapid development of these AI applications. Conversely AI is also being used to validate APIs, themselves, and also to analyse and optimise their performance.
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GDPR: What are the priorities for the IT department?

Oracle Hospitality Check-In 21 May 2018
All too often it is assumed that GDPR compliance is 'IT's problem' because having your personal data and technology in order are such vital parts of it. But compliance must be an organisation-wide commitment. No individual or single department can make an organisation compliant. However, in planning discussions around GDPR compliance, there are clear areas where IT can add significant value.
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Autonomous: A New Lens for Analytics

Oracle Hospitality Check-In 21 May 2018
Welcome to the era of intelligent, self-driving software. Just as self-driving vehicles are set to transform motoring, self-driving software promises to transform our productivity, and strengthen our analytical abilities. Perhaps you drive an automatic car today-how much are you looking forward to the day your car will automatically drive you? And how much more preferable would smoother, less time-consuming journeys be-always via the best route, with fewer hold-ups, and automatically avoiding unexpected road congestion-where you only have to input your destination?
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Oracle API Platform Cloud Service Overview by Rolando Carrasco

Oracle Hospitality Check-In 19 May 2018
image Oracle API Platform Cloud Services - API Design This is the first video of a series to showcase the usage of Oracle API Platform Cloud Services.API Management Part 1 of 2. Oracle API Cloud Services This is the second video of a series to show case the usage of the brand new Oracle API Platform CS.This is part one of API ManagementOracle API Platform Cloud Services - API Management part 2 This is the 3rd video of the series.
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Why are Universal Cloud Credit and Bring Your Own License a great opportunity for Oracle Partners?

Oracle Hospitality Check-In 19 May 2018
image Oracle simplified buying and consuming for PaaS and IaaS Cloud. Customer can purchase now Universal Cloud Credits. This universal cloud credits can be spend for any IaaS or PaaS service. Partners can start a PoC or project e.g. with Application Container Cloud Service and can add additional service when required e.g. Chabot Cloud Service.
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Event Hub Cloud Service. Hello world

Oracle Hospitality Check-In 19 May 2018
In early days, I've wrote a blog about Oracle Reference Architecture and concept of Schema on Read and Schema on Write. Schema on Read is well suitable for Data Lake, which may ingest any data as it is, without any transformation and preserve it for a long period of time. At the same time you have two types of data - Streaming Data and Batch.
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Announcing PeopleSoft Cloud Manager Support for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

Oracle Hospitality Check-In 19 May 2018
Oracle released PeopleSoft Cloud Manager in 2017 featuring in-depth automation to help accelerate adoption of Oracle Cloud (Classic) as an efficient deployment platform for PeopleSoft customers. With the excitement generated around Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI)--a cloud designed for the enterprise customer--several customers and partners have been looking forward to taking advantage of the enhanced OCI with PeopleSoft Cloud Manager.
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Oracle's No-Cost Platinum-Level Support Is the New Baseline in the Cloud Market

Oracle Hospitality Check-In 18 May 2018
Companies may give up their servers, storage, and entire data centers when they move to the cloud, but their need for support services doesn't go away, it changes. Recognizing a growing need for enterprise-class support in the cloud, Oracle is making its Platinum-level support services available at no additional cost to all customers of Oracle Fusion software-as-a-service applications.
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Sizzling Success for Outback Steakhouse's Transition to Cloud

Oracle Hospitality Check-In 10 May 2018
Outback Steakhouse is an international restaurant chain with eight locations around Australia and through utilizing a cloud solution, it’s improving customer experience, freeing staff to spend more time interacting with guests.
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Europa-Park Continues to Drive Growth Using Oracle Simphony Cloud and Suite 8

Oracle Hospitality Check-In 18 April 2018
Europa-Park lies at the very heart of Europe between the Black Forest and the Vosges, and is commonly referred to as one of the world’s most beautiful resorts. Their journey began back in 1995, and since then more than 90 million people from all over the world visit the park to enjoy the 100+ attractions, and five (almost 6) award winning, themed hotels. Europa-Park is so much more than a theme park & resort for families, the Ammolite restaurant for example, found just next to the hotel Bell Rock, holds two Michelin stars – the first theme park restaurant in the world to achieve this accolade.
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Oracle MICROS Workstation 6 Customers: Increase Security with the Biometric Fingerprint Reader

Oracle Hospitality Check-In 29 March 2018
A swipe card is easily lost, a pin code is often forgotten, but your fingerprint is always handy. Best of all, it is uniquely yours, making it an accurate and reliable identity verification method. That's why fingerprint biometrics is being embraced in the hospitality industry. It's the new key to business security. Customers using the Oracle MICROS Workstation 6 Series can easily increase POS security by installing the new Oracle Biometric Fingerprint Reader. With this device you can: * Simplify accessibility and improve security simultaneously * Reduce fraud in your environment * Eliminate magnetic strip card and employee PIN log in * Add up to 50 users unlike a consumer fingerprint reader * Easily manage and modify users depending on staff changes * Prevent identity impersonation Check out Oracle Hospitality's John Nicewick, senior director hardware, demonstrating the Biometric Fingerprint Reader here. Says Nicewick: 'Sub-dermal technology reads below the skin level, thus (making it
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See How Oracle Hospitality Can Help Guide Your Digital Transformation at HITEC

Oracle Hospitality Check-In 22 March 2018
Oracle Hospitality is ramping up for HITEC 2018 running from June 18-21, 2018 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX. HITEC offers a unique combination of top-notch education and the world's largest hospitality technology exposition. This year, Oracle Hospitality will be featuring the latest in our software platforms for hotel and F&B operations, analytics, and our hardware solutions. Come by booth #1219 and talk to our product experts about how you can: * Maximize your business benefits by moving to Oracle Hospitality's OPERA and Simphony Cloud * Empower your hotel and restaurant operations with new, sleek, modern hardware that's custom built for hospitality * Embrace mobile solutions that enable your staff to provide best-in-class service to guests anywhere on property * Identify revenue growth and cost-saving opportunities with Oracle Business Intelligence Come see us at booth #1219 to learn how Oracle Hospitality can make a difference in your business.
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Hotel 2025: How will virtual reality shape the future of hotels?

Oracle Hospitality Check-In 21 March 2018
Welcome to the first of a series of Hotel 2025 blogs, where we will be sharing insights from the Oracle Hospitality report, Hotel 2025, including perspectives from over 150 hotel operators and some 2,700 consumers on the emerging technological innovations redefining guest experiences. Virtual reality refers to a three-dimensional, computer-generated environment that can be explored by an individual. VR may still be best known for its use in video games, but its ability to create a manipulatable, virtual world has made the technology indispensable. With many corporations already routinely using the technology, it’s hoteliers’ turn to leverage the power of VR.
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Edwardian Hotels Offer Flexibility, Efficiency and Reliability with Oracle Hospitality Sales ...

Oracle Hospitality Check-In 12 March 2018
Edwardian Hotels London is a collection of 11 Radisson Blu Edwardian, London hotels in prime locations across London, Heathrow and central Manchester; The May Fair Hotel and a collection of restaurant and bar brands. The group has a versatile range of meeting and event spaces that accommodate 2 to 700 people.
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The Gaming Industry Bets on Cloud-Ready Solutions

Oracle Hospitality Check-In 9 March 2018
The gaming industry has seen a remarkable transformation in the past 20 years. At Las Vegas’ major Strip resorts (those grossing more than $1 million in gaming revenue annually), 57.6% of 2017 revenue came from nongaming activities. Some resorts are seeing as much as 65% of revenue from non-gaming sources. Today, it’s fine dining (often at restaurants of celebrity chefs), extravagant hotel accommodations, luxury retail, pampering spas, dazzling shows, and pro-designed golf courses that are the big money-makers. As these nongaming revenue streams expand, they bring about new challenges for the players in the gaming industry. What are these challenges, and how can these gaming enterprises meet them by adopting new technology models?
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Top 5 Reasons to Attend Oracle Industry Connect with Oracle Hospitality

Oracle Hospitality Check-In 1 March 2018
Oracle Industry Connect, our annual innovation summit, brings together hospitality leaders to share deep domain expertise and best practices to solve the most complex issues in the industry. Among this year’s agenda, featured topics include: Moving to the cloud to accelerate innovation and reduce IT complexity; Mining data to gain insights and competitive advantages; Capitalizing on mobility to empower staff and serve guests.

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