To say that Oracle has sent the market and its customers conflicting information about its plans for Fusion Applications is being a little charitable. Its been incredibly difficult to track the shifting sands of Oracles strategy over the last three years, and, if youve been a little confused up till now, youve had a lot of good company.
But, on the eve of a road show designed in part to clear the air about what Fusion Applications are all about, Oracles strategy is finally starting to coalesce. I recently spent some time with Oracles apps guru, John Wookey, going over the details of where Fusion 1.0 planning is today, and I will say that Oracles strategy is now starting to make some sense. And, if the execution continues as planned, the newly incarnated Fusion Applications suite is going to start making headaches for Oracles competitors well ahead of its planned 2008 launch.
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