Category Archives: Oracle BI

Upgrading To OBIEE 12c – Key Things You Need To Know

An overview of the key features introduced in the OBIEE 12c release and an outline of the upgrade process from 11g.

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Enabling BI Publisher Auditing – Part 2

Your step by step guide to find out how to send logs to Oracle’s pre-built Auditing Services (AS) schemas.

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Sales Cloud Analytics: Getting Started with OTBI – Part III

Get insights into ‘How to add user-facing Prompts to your Analysis’. These clear tips and tricks will help you create some interesting and useful reports.

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Sales Cloud Analytics: Getting Started with OTBI – Part II

This series of blog posts gives an insight into some of the most commonly used features in Oracle Transactional Business Intelligence (OTBI) for Oracle Sales Cloud. OTBI is an incredibly powerful tool you can use to visualise the data in your database - with the ability to create interactive tables and graphs to display real-time information to your end users. Knowing where to start in OTBI however can be difficult, so the purpose of this series is to alleviate those difficulties and to help get you started in OTBI by covering a few simple tasks. ‘How to Refine your Analysis with Filters’ is the second blog post in our ‘Getting Started with OTBI’ series. Armed with some of these tips and tricks you should be well on your way to creating some interesting and useful reports.

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OOW15 – A Look at Oracle Visual Analyzer

Continuing our week at Oracle OpenWorld, Tuesday and Wednesday we saw a number of Oracle BI/Analytics sessions, covering both current state and roadmap functionality. Undoubtedly the key highlight of these sessions was the Oracle Visual Analyzer, Oracle’s new agile BI visualisations solution – this product was repeatedly demonstrated across conference sessions, including the CX Keynote. Combining breath-taking visuals and simplicity of use, the Visual Analyzer is being baked into both Oracle BI Foundation and Oracle BI Cloud Service, and is also being exposed as a standalone Cloud service too (the Oracle Data Visualization Cloud Service). Check out this blog post to find out more.

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A Look at BI Cloud Service Data Loading Options

Back in September 2014 Oracle released the Business Intelligence Cloud Service (BICS), a fully managed Business Intelligence environment on Oracle's cloud platform - Oracle's solution for bringing agile, self-service analytics to "everyone". In this post, we explore the multiple options for loading data into the BI Cloud Service from your on-premise applications.

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Enabling BI Publisher Auditing – Part 1

In this two-part blog post I will take you through the steps involved in enabling BI Publisher auditing. In the first part we will enable the basic BI Publisher auditing in which all statistics get written to a flat-file.

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Sales Cloud Analytics: Getting Started with OTBI

This series of blog posts gives an insight into some of the most commonly used features in OTBI for Oracle Sales Cloud. OTBI is an incredibly powerful tool that you can use to visualise the data in your database.

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Sales Cloud Analytics: Combining Multiple Subject Areas

One of the great things about Oracle Sales Cloud is the built in Business Intelligence (OTBI) which can produce some very powerful analytics. This blog post looks at how you can fully utilise the power of OTBI with some complex reporting!

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Using Apache Ant with WLST

In this post I'll show you how to use Apache Ant (which ships with OBI 11g), and a tiny bit of batch scripting to run WebLogic Scripting Tool (WLST) scripts.

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