Elire in the News & Oracle OpenWorld 2014 Recap


The Elire Business Development team, along with 3 partners of the firm, recently wrapped up a successful week at Oracle OpenWorld 2014 – the tech giant’s annual conference and product showcase – in San Francisco. Any time we as an organization have the chance to immerse ourselves in the incredible Oracle culture while connecting with our former, current and future clients, the Elire team can’t help but get excited and share a recap!

What Others Are Saying – Elire in #OOW14 News:

As part of Elire’s time at Oracle OpenWorld, Michael Merrill (Partner and Upgrades Practice Lead, Elire) presented a joint session with Nationwide Insurance’s Ron Leeds (IT Director, Nationwide) on the financial industry leader’s recent PeopleSoft 9.2 Upgrade success. In fact, you can read more about the presentation and how Elire partnered with NW to make it such a success in this article written by TechTarget’s Mark Fontecchio.

Other Highlights Include:

– Over 20 hours of exhibiting at the Elire Booth
– Our joint session presentation with Nationwide Insurance’s Ron Leeds: What a Difference a Year Makes: Upgrading PeopleSoft Financials in 365 Days viewed by over 200 attendees
– Sponsorship of (and attendance at) the Quest International Networking Event at the Thirsty Bear Brewery
– Subject Matter Expert representation at Oracle’s ERP DEMOgrounds – where prospective clients could see first hand the newest features & functionality of Oracle’s ERP products

What We Learned & How We Can Help You NOW:

Oracle and its leadership doubled-down on its commitment to offering their world-class products in the cloud infrastructure, throughout the course of the 5-day event. It was also clear from Elire’s conversations with Oracle leadership that PeopleSoft is very much in the company’s long-term future and that upgrading your company’s instance to version 9.2 in the near future will be imperative to continue receiving necessary technical & functional support. As an Oracle Platinum Partner, Elire constantly has its finger on the pulse of Oracle’s planning and can provide insight into future functionality releases – reach out to us today to learn more about how we can help you get the most out of your Oracle products investment.

Elire Partner Michael Merril (bottom left) and Nationwide's Ron Leeds present at OOW14.
        Elire Partner Michael Merril (bottom left) and Nationwide’s Ron Leeds present at OOW14