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Oracle: Huge Industry-Cloud Numbers | EVP Mike Sicilia

April 20, 2021
In this episode of the Cloud Wars Live podcast, I speak with the leader of Oracle's vertical-industries business, executive vice-president Mike Sicilia. Oracle's been creating industry-specific applications for more than 10 years and has aggressively converted them to cloud solutions, while also fusing some elements of its horizontal apps with its industry-specific solutions. Mike and
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Database Migration: One Year or One Click? | Foley on Data

April 15, 2021
With hundreds of thousands of companies surging into the cloud and aspiring to be a data-driven business, cloud databases are becoming the central nervous system for the digital economy. Award-winning journalist and world-class content leader John Foley—who's also a Cloud Wars contributing editor—has created the Cloud Database Report to help business leaders and the tech
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A Growth Plan for CXOs | Sadin on Digital

April 14, 2021
“Sadin on Digital” episodes explore the fast-changing and high-stakes world of digital business. Wayne Sadin and I focus in particular on what CEOs and boards must do to lead their companies successfully into the Digital Age. Today, we discuss what CXOs need to focus on as they develop a growth plan for the rebounding economy.
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Infor and Its $1 Billion Industry Clouds | Cloud Wars Live

April 8, 2021
On this episode of the Cloud Wars Live podcast, I speak with Infor CEO Kevin Samuelson and Infor CTO Soma Somasundaram about the industry-specific approach their company's embraced since it was founded in 2002. We chat about the booming demand for industry-specific cloud apps, Infor's aversion to the whole "ERP" thing and the company's very
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Crushing the Culture of Fear | Anschuetz on Leadership

April 6, 2021
Each month, “Anschuetz on Leadership” episodes will look at unique ways that business can approach leadership. Christian Anschuetz is an adventurer, explorer, entrepreneur, United States Marine Corps Captain (not on active duty), and highly inspirational leader. He's been the CIO of one of the world's largest advertising firms, CDO of a global safety and supply-chain
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Snowflake, DigitalOcean on Fire | Ammirati on Innovation

April 1, 2021
Each month, “Ammirati on Innovation” episodes will look at ways that the disruptive-startup mentality is spreading beyond young entrepreneurs to big established corporations. Serial entrepreneur, venture capitalist and Carnegie Mellon B-school professor Sean Ammirati, who sits at the intersection of these high-change dynamics, provides insight. Today, Sean and I discuss the valuation news around DigitalOcean:
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High-Tech Manufacturing Is White-Hot | Uphoff on Industry

March 30, 2021
Each month, Tony Uphoff, visionary CEO of, joins Cloud Wars Live for a recurring segment. “Uphoff on Industry” will explore the innovations, upheavals, and breakthroughs reshaping the the world of manufacturing and industrial markets. Join Tony and me as we discuss disruptive new trends in the digital-industrial world. Today, we look into the renaissance
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Salesforce EVP Jujhar Singh: Industry Clouds Booming!

March 25, 2021
On this episode of the Cloud Wars Live podcast, I speak with Salesforce EVP Jujhar Singh, who heads up Salesforce's Industry Clouds business. We discuss why so many businesses are eager to acquire and deploy these industry-specific applications and what new types of value the apps are delivering. Will also talk about how Industry Clouds
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SAP, Oracle, Workday: Who’s #1 in Reviews? | Tinder on Customers

March 23, 2021
"Tinder on Customers" is the monthly podcast series featuring Bob Evans in conversation with Bonnie Tinder. Bonnie is the founder and CEO of Raven Intel, an independent B2B peer review site that’s amplifying the voice of the customer. She focuses on software customers, consulting partners and software vendors, and helps identify the best partners for
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“Different” Making Competition Obsolete | Lochhead on Different

March 16, 2021
Each month, “Lochhead on Different” episodes explore the need to differentiate people, products, and services in a world that encourages a lot of imitation. Christopher Lochhead is a best-selling author, top podcaster, and former tech-industry CMO. Today, Christopher explains a new scorecard he and a friend created, and what it reveals about making competition obsolete.