MTN, Oracle In Digital Transformation Pact


MTN , Oracle In Digital Transformation Marriage
By Pelumi Olaleye
With the need to improve digital transformation and achieving business objective in the global telecom industry across all its core business operations, MTN has instigated an accelerated move  with Oracle Cloud Applications.
The collaboration, according to both companies would help drive efficiency, scale operations and integration across its local and regional operations.
Executive Boost MTN, Belinda O’ Neil, stated that the partnership will drive productivity through automation, self-service, IoT and mobile application capabilities, and also enhance management visibility across all business operations for real time performance measurement.
“MTN and Oracle partnered in 2018 to complete the design of the Oracle Cloud Applications. 2019 focuses on finalising the build and deploying across our markets,”  she said.
Senior Vice President – Business Applications, ECEMEA, Oracle., Arun Khehar, further mentioned that, Oracle suite of cloud applications will help MTN improve working capital through efficiencies in inventory management and reduce insuetude.
“With clear signs of economic recovery across key African markets, MTN’s decision to undertake large scale digital transformation will be instrumental in achieving strategic business objectives,”
“We are confident that the deployment of the Oracle Cloud enabled digital core will help MTN deliver value for all stakeholders and create differentiation needed to achieve market leadership.” He said.
Under this initiative, MTN will implement Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP); Supply Chain Management (SCM); Enterprise Performance Management (EPM); Customer Experience (CX); Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Oracle Service Cloud solutions.