The Oracle User Experience (UX) Tour, held in Sydney, included a partner expo and strategy presentations. The tour showcased the team’s work in the development of Oracle’s latest Cloud applications. It also offered a glimpse into the future of the Cloud user experience with IoT, visualisations, and wearables. Oracle regional managing director A/NZ, Tim Ebbeck, introduced the tour and Oracle group vice president of applications, user experience, Jeremy Ashley, spoke about how Oracle looks to embrace the challenges of Cloud and emerging consumer technology disruptions. According to Ebbeck and Ashley, a new strategic focus on design is required to face these challenges.