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Myles Gilsenan

Director - 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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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 […]

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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. […]

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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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How to Compare Machine Learning Models in Oracle Analytics Cloud

By now you probably already know that Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC) provides several machine learning (ML) algorithms to support predictive analytics with no coding required.  With multiple ML models to choose from in OAC, it is important to know how to compare models.  In this blog post we will discuss how to evaluate and compare […]

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Loading Data into Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse using OAC

In this blog post I will show you some exciting functionality that is available in Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC).  It is the kind of functionality that you rarely see in front end reporting and visualizations platforms – either before the Cloud or even after the advent of the Cloud.  It greatly empowers end users to […]

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Oracle Analytics Summit 2019 – Making It Easy for the Customer

On Tuesday of this week I attended the invitation only, 1st annual Oracle Analytics Summit at the Skywalker Ranch just outside of San Francisco. It was held in a beautiful location and was attended by customers, partners and industry press personnel. At the Summit Oracle introduced new analytics products and announced plans to simplify the […]

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Is Artificial Intelligence the ‘Killer App’ for Data Governance?

For the very few that are not familiar with the term “killer app” we will start with a definition.  Merriam-Webster defines “killer app” as “a computer application of such great value or popularity that it assures the success of the technology with which it is associated.” In layman’s terms, it is the ‘thing’ that you […]

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