Ellison Speaks

Gotta love a CEO who isn't afraid to argue technical architecture in public...

...The suggestion that "a single integrated software architecture may be perfect for [firms as centralised as] Oracle", but not for companies that are more operationally devolved is quite wrong. The point of running applications designed and built around a single shared database is to provide a single place where managers can easily find and access accurate up-to-date information about the state of their business. The one-database approach puts the information in one place; it does not dictate decisions or the degree of autonomy given to managers in local markets...

Wednesday, February 5, 2003 | Permalink | Filed in Software Companies


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