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Why Oracle is entering the digital analytics space 12 years too late

On March 10th 2017, Oracle announced that they will acquire the WebtrendsTM Infinity big data platform.  It’s been a missing link in their Digital Marketing Cloud and in my opinion, it finally gives the Oracle Marketing Cloud a digital analytics collection capability.  A marketing cloud platform needs a digital analytics collection capability to be complete.  …

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An Oracle and NetSuite partner’s assessment on today’s acquisition. Why Oracle gets more than a Cloud ERP solution in their acquisition of NetSuite

I began the partnership for my consulting firm with NetSuite in 2006 and with Oracle since 2011. Today’s announcement is exciting and a long time coming. Today, Lima Consulting Group is one of only about 12 partners that were brought through the Maxymizer and Responsys acquisitions into the Oracle Marketing Cloud’s partner network on a …

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Salesforce acquires ExactTarget and puts their finger on the play button in a dangerous game of musical chairs

Congratulations to our partners, SalesForce (SFDC) and ExactTarget (ET) on their recent announcement.  Today, Salesforce announced that they would acquire ET for $2.5 Billion and the action was unanimously approved by both Boards of Directors.  This is the largest acquisition Salesforce has ever made to the tune of 3.6 times more than their acquisition of …

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