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Moving Finance and HR to Oracle Cloud with Sharon Blanton

Sharon Blanton, Vice President and Chief Information Officer of The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) and 2018 Tambellini CIO Award Winner, talks with The Tambellini Group’s Katelyn Ilkani about migrating to Oracle Cloud for finance and HCM. Describing this project as a business transformation and technology modernization initiative, Blanton explains TCNJ’s selection process, including the decision to move ERP to the cloud, evaluation of vendor solutions, and method for choosing Huron Consulting Group as an implementation partner. She describes working with Oracle and offers advice on backfill of staff and change management.

Highlights include:

  • Moving ERP to cloud for finance and HCM
  • Transforming business processes and technologies
  • Managing change
  • Evaluating vendor solutions and implementation partners
  • Hiring backfill staff
  • Configuring vs. customizing solutions
Columnist: Katelyn Ilkani - Tambellini Analyst
Katelyn Ilkani is responsible for The Tambellini Group’s interaction and outreach with higher education institutions. She collaborates with market leaders to identify trends, challenges, and market experiences. She is an innovator in education and provides strategic guidance to higher education executives based on best practices, technology advances, and emerging threats. Ms. Ilkani is responsible for guiding and directing The Tambellini Group’s Cybersecurity Research Practice.
CATEGORIES: Technology Leadership