[Slideshare] Vendors are from Mars, Customers are from Venus.

Optimising your relationship with your IT vendor through better communication. Vendors Are From Mars-keynote-revised from Kay Williams Optimising your relationship with your IT Vendor through better communication. We’ve created a SlideShare of our popular blog, as a guide to getting the best out of your relationship with your IT Vendor.  The key is essentially communicating […]

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5 Oracle licensing rules not to break

[Slideshare] Oracle Licensing 5 Rules Not to Break

Oracle licensing rules the 5 fatal mistakes from Kay Williams “Five Fatal Oracle License Mistakes”, is a bit dramatic, but the following 5 mistakes crop up on such a regular basis that we at Madora believe they are worth reiterating. For those experienced with Oracle, they will know the following as classic gotchas and will […]

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How to Reduce your Oracle Annual Support renewal

Hi, I’m Kay Williams. Today I’m joined by Julie Hatcher Director of SAM programmes at Madora consulting. One area that Madora specializes in is advising Oracle customers on how they can reduce their Oracle annual support bill. Can you just run through some general advice and some tips that you would give an Oracle customer who […]

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Why do I need to License an Oracle Test and Dev environment?

Today’s blog is in response to a question received from a listener.  Read on for Keith Dobbs’ response to the question:   Why do I need to license a test and dev environment? That’s a very good question. There are some circumstances when you don’t, but they’re very narrow. Effectively, with Oracle, software is free to […]

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Reduce Oracle Support costs with Spinnaker Support

In this interview with Nigel Pullan VP EMEA of Spinnaker Support, we learn about alternative  Oracle support models for Oracle customers The opinions expressed and information given in this article are those of the interviewee and do not reflect the views of (or anyone affiliated with) Madora Consulting  I’m Kay Williams from Madora Consulting. Today […]

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Oracle Standard Edition 2 Licensing constraints

In this short interview with Keith Dobbs of Madora Consulting we look at Standard Edition licensing constraints. Dig a little deeper and the constraints are not as bad as you might think Kay: Hi, I’m Kay Williams, and today I’m joined by Keith Dobbs from Madora Consulting. Today Keith’s going to explain what’s included in […]

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How to Optimise your Oracle Q4 purchase

In today’s interview we look at some great tactics that will help optimise your Oracle Q4 Purchase.   You can read the full transcript of the interview with Jane McCulloch below:- Kay: Hi I’m Kay from Madora Consulting. How do you know if you’ve got an optimum deal when you make your Oracle Q4 purchase? If like […]

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The History of Oracle Licensing Metrics

The History of Oracle Licence Metrics Want to make more sense of Oracle Licensing Metrics? Learn how they evolved over time in this podcast and follow our latest in the series of Oracle licensing for beginners. Oracle Licensing metrics. Photo courtesy of Josep Ma. Rosell(CC Attribution) The Full transcript of the interview is below Kay:                           […]

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What is a software licence

What is an Oracle license?

What is a Licence? It’s not as simple with Oracle as you think As part of out Oracle License training for beginners we are going to discuss just what a licence really is. Once you understand it from a generic perspective you can then apply it to Oracle and start to see what can be […]

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5 Fatal Mistakes of Oracle Licensing Rules

oracle licensing rules – 5 Fatal Mistakes “Five Fatal Oracle License Mistakes”, alright the title is a bit dramatic, but the following 5 mistakes crop up on such a regular basis that we at Madora believe they are worth reiterating. For those experienced with Oracle, they will know the following as classic gotchas and will […]

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