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Oracle's annual global event, OpenWorld, brings high expectations of announcements about new capabilities to the vendor's infrastructure, platform, and applications solutions clients. This year, Oracle's overarching theme – the infusion of automation across its portfolio – did not break the cycle.


  • Oracle announced the rollout of its Gen 2 cloud infrastructure, brought new focus to the Oracle Autonomous Database and analytics at the platform level, and is expanding the range of artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities baked into its applications, paired with expanded data-as-a-service options and conversational interfaces.

Features and Benefits

  • Analyzes some of the key announcements from Oracle OpenWorld 2018.
  • Assess developments in Oracle Adaptive Intelligent Apps, analytics, and Data Cloud.

Key questions answered

  • Which areas of Oracle's portfolio are being infused with AI?
  • How are Oracle apps being evolved with voice and automation capabilities?

Table of contents

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  • Summary
  • Apps infused with AI alongside platform automation delivers cost saving efficiency while enabling revenue-adding effectiveness
  • Making smarter applications easier to use with Digital Assistant
  • Data makes automation work
  • Dig deeper into data by simplifying, connecting, and scaling analytics


  • Author

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