The video recap of the week ending October 3rd - enjoy:

Here is what I am talking about in the recap:
  • My takeaways form the Oracle HCM Analyst Meeting (read here)

  • My takeaways from the Oracle Database and Fusion Middleware Analyst meeting (read here)

  • 5 tips for Oracle HCM and Oracle Technology customers when dealing with Oracle

  • Constellation Takeaways from Oracle OpenWorld with Natalie, Guy, Ray and me (watch here).

Other key news / events of the week - I wasn't able to blog about

  • Tibco goes private, acquired by Vista Equity Partners - read here
  • IBM launches Kenexa Talent Insights - read here

Some of the news coverage from press who talked to me:

  • Gigaom - Oracle launches upgraded cloud platform with its database and Java available as a Service - read here
  • Australian TechWorld - Tibco goes to private US equity firm for US$ 4.3B - read here
  • Vegas to New York for $19,422? Read here
Next week I will be mostly in Las Vegas with IBM's Enterprise conference, short trip to San Francisco to Couchbase Connect and then back for 3 'crazy' days of HR Tech Conference.