Business Intelligence Articles


(See also: BI & Data Warehousing Technology topic)

Big Data Meets Business Intelligence [September 2014]
by Mark Rittman
Explore Oracle Big Data Lite Virtual Machine examples and tutorials to see how big data gets reported.

Go with the Flow [May 2014]
by Mark Rittman
Oracle Data Integrator 12c delivers new flow-based mappings and deployment specifications.

Speed Mobile [January 2014]
by Mark Rittman
Quickly deploy line-of-business mobile business intelligence apps with Oracle Business Intelligence Mobile App Designer.

Integrate and Analyze [November 2013]
by Mark Rittman
Combine structured and unstructured data for analysis and new insights.

Cookbook: Installing and Configuring Oracle BI Applications 11.1.1.7.1 [August 2013]
by Oracle ACE Director Mark Rittman and Kevin McGinley
A step-by-step guide to installing, configuring, and loading an initial set of tables within Oracle BI Applications 11.1.1.7.1, using data sourced from Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1.

New Spaces for BI [May 2013]
by Mark Rittman
Integrate Oracle WebCenter Portal's Spaces feature and Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition to create custom business intelligence application pages.

Leveraging Oracle Scorecard and Strategy Management for Everyday BI Needs [November 2012]
by Kevin McGinley
A technical overview of the Oracle Scorecard and Strategy Management features in OBIEE.

Configuring Oracle Business Intelligence 11g MDS XML Source Control Management with Git Version Control [September 2012]
by Christian Screen
A tutorial for those interested in learning how to configure the Oracle Business Intelligence 11g (11.1.1.6) metadata repository for development using the new MDS XML source control management functionality.

Lighten the Load [September 2012]
by Mark Rittman
Oracle Data Integrator 11g makes data loading flexible, restartable, and routine.

Working with the Summary Advisor [May 2012]
by Mark Rittman
Create in-memory aggregates for better performance on Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine.

On the Road with BI [Mar. 2012]
by Mark Rittman
Oracle Business Intelligence Mobile gives your iOS device the business.

Migrating Oracle Discoverer Data to Oracle Business Intelligence 11g [Feb. 2012]
by Edelweiss Kammermann
Plan your migration project, step by step.

Automating Oracle Business Intelligence Administration [Oct. 2011]
by Mark Rittman
Use the Oracle BI Systems Management API to automate administrative tasks.

Upgrade to Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition 11g [June 2011]
by Mark Rittman
Take advantage of the latest OLAP analysis, mapping, KPI, and scorecard features.

Putting Business Intelligence on the Map [Apr. 2011]
by Mark Rittman
Map geographies and business information together to see results.

Advanced Dimensional Design with Oracle Warehouse Builder [Apr. 2011]
by Yuli Vasiliev
Learn how to go beyond the wizards to build dimensional objects.

Cube Development for Beginners [Apr. 2011]
by Yuli Vasiliev
Get the basics of data warehouse development using Oracle Warehouse Builder 11g.

Take the Next Step [Mar. 2011]
by Mark Rittman
Use Action Framework to start business processes from report information.

Quickly Define KPIs and Scorecards That Use Them [Jan. 2011]
by Mark Rittman
Build key performance indicators and scorecards in your business intelligence metadata with Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition 11g.

Using Oracle Essbase Release 11.1.2 Aggregate Storage Option Databases [Aug. 2010]
by Mark Rittman and Venkatakrishnan Janakiraman
Take advantage of new persistent calculation and allocation capabilities for planning and budgeting applications.

Oracle Essbase Studio Deep-Dive [Mar 2010]
by Christian Screen
Dive into a step-by-step tutorial that reflects real-world data warehousing complexities.

Building a Cube [01-Jan-2010]
by Tracy McMullen and Edward Roske
Learn the basics of building an Oracle Essbase aggregate storage database.

Getting Started with BI Publisher ToolBox [28-Oct-2009]
by Ike Wiggins
Learn how this free utility can make running Oracle BI Publisher reporting components incredibly easy.

Developing a Knowledge Module in Oracle Data Integrator [8-June-2009]
by Uli Bethke
Uli Bethke teaches you how to build your very own Integration Knowledge Module for fast time-to-production in data integration design.

Managing Your Oracle Business Intelligence Infrastructure using the Oracle Enterprise Manager 10 g Rel 4 BI Management Pack [10-Feb-2009]
by Mark Rittman
You can now manage business intelligence services in the same centralized way that you manage the rest of your Oracle, and non-Oracle, estate.

Integrating Oracle's Hyperion Essbase - System 9 with Oracle Business Intelligence [16-May-2008]
by Mark Rittman
A step-by-step guide to using Oracle's Hyperion Essbase – System 9 as a back end for Oracle Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition. From Oracle ACE Director Mark Rittman.

Integrating Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition Plus with SOA [26-Feb-2008]
by Mark Rittman
A detailed look at the integration possibilities between Oracle SOA Suite and Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition Plus, from Oracle ACE Director Mark Rittman.

Intelligence and Identity [01-Jan-2008]
by Mark Rittman and Joel Crisp
Integrating Oracle Business Intelligence and Oracle Identity Management.

Reporting with the Familiar [21-Jun-2007]
by Mark Rittman
Create reports with familiar desktop tools and Oracle enterprise datasources.

Decisions Grow on Trees [01-Mar-2007]
by Ron Hardman
Oracle Data Miner decision trees classify and analyze data.

Using the Oracle Data Mining API [01-Aug-2006]
by Agust Egilsson
Learn how to safely let end users access Oracle's analytic APIs directly via a spreadsheet interface built with Oracle JDeveloper.

Learn and Predict [01-Mar-2006]
by Ron Hardman
Explain your data and explore results, using predictive analytics.