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New Design Tool Brings Drag-and-Drop Simplicity to Self-Service Mobile Business Intelligence Apps

Launched in August 2013, the new Oracle Business Intelligence Mobile App Designer is enabling business users to quickly create stunning, interactive analytical applications for use on any mobile device—without writing a single line of code.
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Big Presence for Oracle Business Analytics and Big Data at Oracle OpenWorld 2013

Oracle Business Analytics and big data solutions were major focuses at this year's Oracle OpenWorld conference, with more than 200 sessions covering enterprise performance management, business intelligence, analytics, big data, and Oracle Exalytics. Read about the latest announcements, find out how to access Oracle OpenWorld 2013 content, and learn about live Oracle events coming soon to a city near you.
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Big Data at Work: Featuring MIT’s Andrew McAfee

Find out how to access online content from Oracle’s Big Data at Work event series, featuring Andrew McAfee, principal research scientist at MIT’s Center for Digital Business.
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Mark Hurd

Oracle President Mark Hurd: Oracle OpenWorld 2013 Keynote

Oracle President Mark Hurd gives his keynote on transforming businesses with big data and analytics.

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Gaining Value from Big Data

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Stay Competitive with the Latest Business Analytics

How Dell Improves Customer Interaction

CFO Technology Insights: Secrets of Disruptive Startups

Making It Personal: Passoker Delivers Online Gaming with Oracle NoSQL

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CFO Perspectives: How HR Can Take a Larger Role in Driving Growth

E-Book: Engineered for Extreme Performance

Profit Magazine: Safe Deposit—National Australia Bank Deflects Global Risk with Consolidated Transactional Data and a Powerful Analytics Platform

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BI Analytics and Pulse

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Oracle Extends Business Intelligence Capability with New Self-Service Mobile Analytical Application Design Tool

Pinellas County Improves Financial Reporting and Transparency with Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine

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US Army Ensures Force Readiness

Hear Lt. Col. Bobby Saxon, division chief for the Army Enterprise Management Decision Support (EMDS) system discuss how the US Army tackled the enterprise data challenge by developing the EMDS system; a web-enabled, data-driven, integrated dashboard system operated on the Secret Internet Protocol Router Network. The EMDS business intelligence system, which recently received the 2013 Computerworld Honors Laureate for IT Innovation, provides senior army leaders with anytime, anywhere access to critical information resources to evaluate and make decisions on armywide unit readiness, personnel, equipment, and training from one automated common access point.

Innovation in Practice: Big Data in Small Packages

A global package delivery company uses big data from GPS sensors to cut millions of miles off its routes, saving millions of gallons in fuel consumption. Where can the Internet of Things take you?

Oracle Customer and Partner Successes on

Learn from the best practices of companies like yours with Oracle’s new customer testimonial search on The testimonials have been reorganized and a new search engine has been implemented, making it easier to find the stories that are relevant to you.

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CFO Benchmarking Tool

Strategic CFO: Are you a catalyst for change? Compare yourself to your peers with a new benchmarking tool. Oracle commissioned Longitude Research to survey 930 CFOs on their evolving role as a corporate catalyst. Complete this short survey, which focuses on the changing role of the CFO and the use of technology to see where your organization is on your business transformation journey and to get access to your personalized benchmarking report.
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Business Analytics Customer Value Index Program

How does your organization measure up in business analytics and enterprise performance management? Would you benefit from understanding the successes and failures of others who are implementing EPM and business analytics technologies?

Oracle has launched an updated and expanded program to gather this information, the Business Analytics Customer Value Index (CVI) program. By becoming a member of the CVI program and participating in a minimum of four surveys of your choice (the more you fill out the more results you get), you get first access to the results—plus leading practices, benchmarks, and helpful answers to important questions. There is no cost to become a member.

To become a member, please visit the survey site. All surveys are online, as is registration.

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Oracle Business Analytics on

Check out the newly refreshed Oracle Business Intelligence Applications pages on View information by role | by product | by industry.

Oracle C-Central Big Data and Analytics

New Oracle Press Book: "Oracle Business Intelligence Applications: Deliver Value Through Rapid Implementations"

by Simon Miller and Will Hutchinson, Oracle Master Principal Sales Consultants
Provide actionable business intelligence across the enterprise to enable informed decision-making and streamlined business processes. Oracle Business Intelligence Applications: Deliver Value Through Rapid Implementations shows how to justify, configure, customize, and extend this complete package of business intelligence solutions. You'll get a technical walk through of Oracle Business Intelligence applications architecture—from the dashboard to the data source—followed by best practices for maximizing the powerful features of each application. You will also find out about stakeholders critical to project approval and success.
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Business Analytics Advisor Webcasts—Current Schedule and Archived

Available Patch Sets and Patch Set Updates for Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management Products

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Oracle Days Are Coming to a City Near You

Cloud. Mobile. Social. Big data. The Internet of Things. Oracle customers understand how these technologies are shaping the world, and are taking advantage of the new opportunities created by them. Come to an Oracle Day event at one of 75 cities worldwide, and see how your peers are putting innovation into practice.

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