Gartner Research

Best Practices for Adopting Oracle Cloud Applications

Published: 10 August 2017

ID: G00333460

Analyst(s): Mike Guay, Paul Schenck

Summary

Oracle is heavily marketing its Cloud Applications to new and existing customers over its on-premises products. Application leaders responsible for ERP should follow best practices to evaluate these products, and if ready, successfully deploy all or part of the Oracle Cloud suite.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Familiarize Yourself With Oracle Cloud Applications, and Evaluate the Maturity of the Various Components
  • Maximize the Benefits of Oracle Cloud Applications by Following Cloud Deployment Best Practices
    • Embrace the Concept of More Frequent Releases
    • Prepare for More Frequent Testing
    • Plan for Increased Integration Requirements
    • Prepare for the Skill Changes Required
  • Change Your Approach to Application Extensions and Modifications
  • Utilize a Postmodern Approach to Deploying Oracle Cloud Applications

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