Thursday, December 18, 2008

Most Popular Stories of 2008 from Profit Online Magazine

It’s been a big year: for the global economy, for Oracle, and for Profit Online. Here’s a look back at the most popular stories of 2008—perfect for browsing as you clean out your inbox and prepare for the challenges of 2009.

Special Report: Sustainability
Green was on the enterprise agenda even before the start of 2008, but this collection of sustainability tips, case studies, and opinion was a popular read throughout the year.

Marvel's Superpowered IT Strategy
This cover story from Profit magazine's May issue hit the streets just as Marvel's Iron Man movie was arriving in theaters. It’s an excellent tale of IT strategy and teamwork between the CIO and lines of business.

Winning the Battle Against Attrition
As demand for skilled IT labor exploded in India, outsourcing pioneer Genpact used an Oracle system to keep employees trained, productive, happy, and off competitors' payroll.

Why Not Skip Web 2.0 and Go Directly to Web 3.0?
Dr. David J. Roberts of iBASEt, Inc. shared his thoughts about the impact of a semantic view of data on business, even as IT was devising strategic Web 2.0 practices in the enterprise.

Four Steps for Reducing Finance OverheadOriginally printed in Profit magazine, this story about reining in ad hoc finance processes gained new relevance as the financial crisis began to affect the marketplace.

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