Saturday, July 26, 2008

Wal-Mart Selects Oracle for Business Intelligence

This week, Oracle announced that Wal-Mart, the world’s largest retailer, selected Oracle BI Suite EE Plus to provide comprehensive data intelligence and analysis from across Wal-Mart's operations.

According Oracle:
- Wal-Mart plans to use the system to administer its logistics, transportation, category management, finance, human resources, real estate, merchandising, store and club operations and other business resources, within Wal-Mart and Sam's Clubs.
- Wal-Mart selected Oracle for its proven track record of success in the retail sector, and Oracle BI Suite EE Plus for its ease of use, scalability and ability to integrate with other applications in the Wal-Mart environment.

Rollin Ford, VP and CIO of Wal-Mart, said:
"Technology and analytics are essential to help us be more responsive and effective in serving Wal-Mart customers and Sam's Club members. The Oracle solution is very robust and it integrates well with our other applications, particularly as our business continues to grow in scale and complexity."

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