India, Feb. 15 -- When TaylorMade Golf spun off from Adidas, it had to separate all its operations, including IT, and used the opportunity to try the Oracle Autonomous Database.

Sometimes breaking up, though hard to do, can be the best decision. That's true even in the corporate world.

Adidas acquired French ski company Salomon, way back in 1997 and got TaylorMade Golf Company as part of the deal. But in May 2017 Adidas announced a different direction. The company said that it planned to focus on its faster growing apparel and footwear business and would spin off TaylorMade in a private equity sale.

TaylorMade had operated fairly independently from its parent company over the years they were together, even making the controversial decisi...