Posts Tagged ‘Oracle Business Intelligence’

A Business Solution with Oracle Analytics Cloud in 6 Weeks

Access to business analytics is key to the success of almost every business operation. There are several challenges though that hinder business owners from accessing up-to-date and reliable information. Here are some of the challenges that the lines of business typically encounter in their day-to-day operations: Information is distributed across several applications and systems Reliance […]

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OBIEE Automated Cache Purge Using ODI

The OBIEE BI Server cache is the most effective way of improving response times of OBIEE dashboards followed by database modifications and tuning. Using data present in the cache limits the load on the database considerably. It is also effective for improving network, BI server and dashboard performance for obvious reasons. However, after a certain […]

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From OBIEE or OBIA to OAC: The Fundamentals at #C18LV

Oracle Cloud BI solutions have been available for a few years now and have evolved significantly over the past couple years. If you have been using OBIEE or OBIA (Oracle BI Applications), you are in a pretty good position to start migrating to Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC). The reason: OAC relies on a similar underlying […]

OBIEE Reporting for HFM: Solution for Hierarchical Roll-ups

One of the many multi-dimensional data sources that OBIEE supports is Hyperion Financial Management (HFM). If you have used Essbase as a data source in OBIEE, you will realize that HFM integrates in a similar approach, but not quite the same. While a direct connectivity between OBIEE and HFM is very useful for financial users, […]

Business Analytics Cloud at Collaborate 17 #C17LV

At the Collaborate 17 conference, I attended the official announcement of the release of Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC), delivered by John Hagerty, VP of Product Management. It was a clear message from Oracle BI Product Management that Oracle’s Cloud BI offerings are positioned to provide a solution for “Everyone”. “Everyone” here is primarily twofold: First, BI […]

Oracle BICS for Salesforce, RightNow, Amazon, IBM & Big Data

Earlier this week, Oracle upgraded its BI Cloud Service platform as well as DataSync (now version 2.2) for cloud integrations. With those 2 upgrades come great benefits if you have any of the following and looking to do consolidated business analytics from multiple source systems and allow for cross-functional insights: Salesforce: There is no need […]

See OBIEE 12c in Action: Configure Sample App Demo Part 1

Shortly after the release of OBIEE 12.2.1.1, OBIEE Sample Application version 607 was released.  This Sample App is extremely robust and nicely highlights the updates to OBIEE 12c including Data Visualization improvements and really shows off what OBIEE 12c can do.  In addition to the core Sample App, an EPM Plug-in for Sample App is available, […]

OBIEE Collaborative Analytics Enables Decision Making & Action

Organizations that rely on Oracle Business Intelligence (OBIEE) as their standard analytics platform may have already reaped the benefits of a common enterprise reporting solution from a data accuracy and accessibility perspective. However, they are most likely still using traditional means of collaboration. This entails communication of reported results, explanation of what they mean, their […]

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Building a 360-Degree View of Your Customers on Oracle BICS

Today, in the age of digital disruption, every firm needs to understand the changing behavior of their customers, the competition and the company itself to make strategic decisions and be able to outline tactical plans related to product performance, pricing strategies, promotion, and markets the firm needs to focus on or exit from.  The marketing […]

BI Cloud Service: How to Automate Delete Jobs with DataSync

If you have used ETL tools like Informatica or ODI, you probably know that it is possible to perform delete operations on a target database, like a data warehouse. But if you are using Oracle BI Cloud Service with the Schema Database as a data warehouse for BICS, you won’t be able to connect to […]

Integrating OBIEE with Essbase for an Executive Mobile Dashboard

Client Headquartered in Denton, TX, Sally Beauty is an international specialty retailer and distributor of professional beauty supplies with revenues of more than U.S. $2.6 billion annually. Through the Sally Beauty Supply and Beauty Systems Group businesses, the company sells and distributes to more than 4,000 stores, including approximately 200 franchised units, throughout the United States, […]

How to Customize OBIEE 11g Error Messages

Whenever OBIEE encounters a run-time error, instead of getting a report you typically see an error message like this on screen:   Expand “Error Details” and you are provided with several lines of query information. For an administrator, the more information the better so one can figure out what went wrong without having to search […]

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