Gartner Research

Successful Pace Layering Approaches with Oracle

Published: 30 September 2013

ID: G00255245

Analyst(s): Mike Guay, Nigel Rayner


Many organizations that have implemented Oracle applications have adopted a best-of-Oracle strategy. As business focuses on differentiation and innovation capabilities, Gartner's Pace-Layered Application Strategy will help Oracle-centric organizations refine and execute their application strategies.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts


  • Best in Class

Impacts and Recommendations

  • Oracle's focus on Engineered Systems means it will increasingly market broad "stack" solutions to C-level executives
  • The emergence of hybrid ERP means IT and application leaders with Oracle-centric strategies will face pressure to adopt best-in-class solutions from other vendors
  • Oracle's diverse application portfolio means IT and application leaders need to evaluate Oracle's integration technologies against third-party offerings

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