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Charles Phillips Quotes

For the last 10 (percent) to 15 percent of customers who may not want to upgrade, this (lifetime support) is important to them,
Charles Phillips
#Customers

The Voters League was, because you'd get ballots printed and they would have the people's names on the ballot, who was favorable to our movement.
Charles Phillips
#American Author

I don't know how a fellow looks, when he meets somebody that he hasn't seen, hasn't heard of, don't know where they are, know nothing about the house, whatever.
Charles Phillips
#American Author

That's where their office was, at the time, and talked with the manager about hiring two black drivers. He said he didn't have any openings.
Charles Phillips
#American Author

They didn't know anything about the candidates and things of that sort. So they needed guidance. And that league was very instrumental in directing the people in the direction to go.
Charles Phillips
#American Author

Because you remember Meredith was walking along the highway there and somebody shot him.
Charles Phillips
#American Author

[Even more critical to Oracle's future, however, was Phillips's announcement of Oracle Fusion Architecture (OFA), the company's massive SOA, combining the flexibility of model-driven process design and service- and event-enabled applications with ease of integration from its open, standards-based, hot-pluggable platform, and the scalability inherent in Oracle's grid computing architecture.] In 1925 business consultant Frederick Taylor said, 'Business processes are work processes tucked away in manuals.' The same thing is true today, but with applications instead of manuals, ... The Oracle Fusion Architecture is a unifying model of emerging trends in grid computing architecture, service-oriented architecture, and enterprise information architecture. It gives customers and partners a good view of the direction that Oracle is taking to make the most of our core strengths in database, middleware, and business applications.
Charles Phillips
#Architecture

The integrated suite, what we're known for, lowers the cost of ownership. That shouldn't be translated as locking anyone in. It will be open.
Charles Phillips
#Cost

People were walking and they had formed the car pools. People were driving folks to work. Others were walking to work, where it wasn't too far.
Charles Phillips
#American Author

The Oracle Fusion Architecture is a unifying model of emerging trends in grid computing architecture, service oriented architecture, and enterprise information architecture. While each trend is a study unto itself, the fact that these techniques can now be united into a single architecture is an exciting idea. It gives customers and partners a good view of the direction that Oracle is taking to make the most of our core strengths in database, middleware and business applications.
Charles Phillips
#Architecture

We think open source has (played) an important part in introducing new customers, who we wouldn't have known about, to the idea of databases, ... When they want to do something more serious...they very quickly jump onto Oracle.
Charles Phillips
#Customers

They just didn't have the sense of the strength of their vote. Just thought it wasn't necessary.
Charles Phillips
#American Author

We're increasingly interested in open source as a way of reaching customers we can't reach today.
Charles Phillips
#Customers

We used to hold those secret meetings at her house.
Charles Phillips
#American Author

You know, I had spoke to Pugh earlier about joining the organization. Pugh told me he wasn't going to have anything to do with that mess.
Charles Phillips
#American Author

We went to Detroit. I wanted to see what was going on in some other parts of the world. You know, I was just traveling, like. I had a minister that lived here. He was in St. Louis and he said things was going so well and that it was such a wonderful place.
Charles Phillips
#American Author

When we go into an industry, we go all the way.
Charles Phillips
#American Author #Industry

Some teachers had been trained to work out at Southern because I carried two out there. I carried a lady down here from Palmer's Crossing, used to play piano, and Billy Carter.
Charles Phillips
#American Author

Customers haven't been shy about giving us their opinion.
Charles Phillips
#Customers

We've been in the on-demand hosting business five years,
Charles Phillips
#Business

In my view, the forecast looks conservative.
Charles Phillips
#Conservative

We have defined Oracle Fusion architecture, certified all Oracle applications on our world-class Oracle Fusion middleware, which includes a set of mature tools that are being used to develop the Oracle Fusion applications.
Charles Phillips
#Architecture

Our customers haven't been shy about their opinions.
Charles Phillips
#Opinions

The good thing about standards is, almost anybody we buy has a similar architecture to what we're marching toward.
Charles Phillips
#Architecture

Our applications provide customers with the tools they need to manage the information that runs their businesses. IBM has become the leader in the Unix marketplace and our partnership with the company will allow Oracle to take advantage of the momentum they have generated over the last few years.
Charles Phillips
#Information

Even if it may not be the most elegant or cool feature, if people are using it, and they think it's important, then it needs to be there for people to upgrade. There will be some things that we thought were cool, but no one ever used, so that doesn't make it. This is a chance to do it the right way.
Charles Phillips
#People

When it comes to IT spending, banking is the granddaddy of all industries, ... They spend a lot more on technology compared with other industries.
Charles Phillips
#Technology

We can't take anything away if we expect people to upgrade. It's got to be a superset,
Charles Phillips
#People

We are hosting entire infrastructures, mainly in financial and human resource (applications). We have some large customers running their back-office on our data centers in Austin,
Charles Phillips
#Running