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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Why Oracle Analytics for Applications (OAX) 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  No longer can companies afford to maintain data and analytics platforms that can be outdated shortly after they are deployed.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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

10 Key Updates from Day 2 of Oracle OpenWorld 2019

Tues Sept 17 was another information filled day at #OOW19. Below are the top 10 updates: Oracle Cloud Value Proposition: Integrated and Comprehensive Cloud which includes infrastructure, database, application and analytics. Enables a unified data platform for analytics. Interesting Projects Underway Between Oracle Cloud and Azure – SVP of Azure talked about use cases for […]

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5 Key Updates from Day 1 of Oracle OpenWorld 2019

Today, Mon Sept 16, was day 1 of Oracle OpenWorld. It was a busy day filled with a full set of sessions across all of Oracle’s technology pillars. Outlined are 5 key updates from day 1: Oracle has made significant investments in its Gen 2 Cloud infrastructure.  Larry Ellison gave his keynote speech today on […]

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Top 10 Analytics Sessions at 2019 Oracle OpenWorld

At Oracle OpenWorld this year the analytics track is jam packed with great sessions covering the full suite of Oracle Analytics products and capabilities. There are so many great analytics sessions it was hard to whittle it down to just 10. That said, below are my top 10 picks for ‘must see’ analytics sessions at […]

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