Myles GilsenanDirector - Oracle Business Analytics

Myles has more than 25 years of global experience in the design and deployment of large scale ERP, Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence solutions. He spent the first 10 years of his career at a Big 4 consulting firm leading international ERP and BI deployments. He then moved into industry where he held senior management positions in Business Intelligence and Global Finance Technology. He has been leveraging Oracle BI technology to transform companies into data-driven organizations for the past 15 years. He is a thought leader in the area of data warehousing and BI with a focus on Oracle Cloud technologies. He frequently speaks at Oracle-related conferences on the topics of BI and analytics. Myles has lived and worked in Tokyo, London and Hong Kong and has a demonstrated track record of delivery in complex environments.

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Digital Transformation

Turbocharge Your ERP Analytics with Fusion Analytics Warehouse

In late 2019 Oracle released Fusion Analytics Warehouse (FAW). FAW is built on Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC) and powered by Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse (ADW). It provides personalized application analytics, benchmarks, and machine learning-powered predictive insights across all line-of-business job functions and business processes for Oracle Cloud Applications. It consists of prebuilt analytic applications that […]

Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Data & Analytics in the Oracle Cloud

The world of modern data and analytics continues to evolve and is very exciting.   The change really began in earnest about 10 years ago with the introduction of Hadoop and big data processing.  Suddenly corporations could analyze much larger data sets than before and could extract insignts from data that could transform companies and industries.  […]

Digital Data Cloud

Best Practices for Implementing Oracle Fusion ERP Analytics

Oracle Fusion Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Analytics is a module of Oracle Fusion Analytics Warehouse (FAW).  FAW was formerly known as ‘Oracle Analytics for Applications’ (OAX).  This name change is permanent and going forward we will use the following terms: Fusion Analytics Warehouse (FAW) – this refers to the full suite of analytic applications that […]

Why Fusion Analytics Warehouse (FAW) is the Platform for the New Norm of Today’s World

In today’s data-driven world, speed and agility can be the deciding factor for survival in the marketplace and we know that data and analytics are the enablers of agility.  No longer can companies afford to maintain data and analytics platforms that can be outdated shortly after they are deployed.  Time cannot be spent on time-consuming […]

Digital Transformation

Turbocharge Your ERP Analytics with Oracle Analytics for Applications

In late 2019 Oracle released Oracle Analytics for Applications (OAX). OAX is built on Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC) and powered by Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse (ADW). It provides personalized application analytics, benchmarks, and machine learning-powered predictive insights across all line-of-business job functions and business processes for Oracle Cloud Applications. It consists of prebuilt analytic applications […]

Oracle Named Visionary for Analytics and BI in Gartner Magic Quadrant

It was recently announced that Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC) has been named Visionary in the 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms.   This is great news as it validates what we have been seeing in the marketplace for quite some time.  It comes as no surprise to firms like Perficient who’ve been […]

Using No Code ML in Oracle Analytics Cloud to Predict Housing Prices

First a quick summary of machine learning (ML).  At a high level and simplifying a bit, there are basically two types of ML: Supervised learning – a labeled data set is used to train an ML model to make predictions. The ‘trained’ ML model is then applied against a data set to make the predictions […]

OAC cloud data

My Top 5 Favorite Features of Oracle Analytics Cloud

Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC) is Oracle’s cloud-based platform for reporting, analytics, data exploration, and data visualization. It encompasses many capabilities and multiple products. As a result, it was hard to limit the post to just 5 features given that there is so much to choose from. That being said, the following are my top 5 […]

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Oracle Analytics Cloud and Autonomous Data Warehouse – Better Together

Perficient Presents at Oracle OpenWorld 2019.  Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC) and Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse (ADW) are setting the standard for cloud-based data warehouse and analytics deployments with respect to speed to value, flexibility, performance, self service and advanced capabilities like AI and natural language queries.   If you are thinking about moving all or […]

The 90s Called – They Want Their Data Culture Back

The 1990s Ah, yes, the 90s.  I can hear the sweet, gentle pinging of my external, dial-up modem as I write this. For those of you that were not in the workforce in the 90s I will describe them a little bit.  Information was a highly guarded commodity.  Decisions were made at the top of […]

Three Fatal Fallacies - How to Maximize the Value of OCM

Options for Existing Customers of Oracle BI Applications

In 2007, Oracle Business Intelligence (BI) Applications became generally available.  They were an immediate success and have enjoyed great popularity ever since.  Although Oracle BI Applications are now considered ‘content complete’ and Oracle no longer sells new licenses, Oracle is committed to supporting this large and important customer base.  That said, many existing customers are […]

Post-Digital Transformation

5 Key Updates from Day 3 of Oracle OpenWorld 2019

Wed Sept 18, Day 3 of #OOW19, included a second keynote from Larry Ellison and of course, many sessions along different tracks.  In today’s post regarding Day 3,  I will not repeat topics that were covered in the updates for Day 1 and Day 2, although I will cover some different aspects of previous topics. […]

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