Cloud Readiness / Oracle Audience Segmentation Cloud
What's New
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  1. Sep 2021 Update
  1. Revision History
  2. Overview
  3. Feature Summary
  4. Audience Segmentation
    1. CX Activations
        1. Object Storage Outbound Connector
    2. Data Management
        1. Attribute Data Type Changes

Sep 2021 Update

Revision History

This document will continue to evolve as existing sections change and new information is added. All updates appear in the following table:

Date Product Feature Notes
24 SEP 2021   Object Storage Outbound Connector Feature delivered in September 2021 update.
23 SEP 2021     Created initial document.

Overview

This guide outlines the information you need to know about new or improved functionality in this update.

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Feature Summary

Column Definitions:

Report = New or modified, Oracle-delivered, ready to run reports.

UI or Process-Based: Small Scale = These UI or process-based features are typically comprised of minor field, validation, or program changes. Therefore, the potential impact to users is minimal.

UI or Process-Based: Larger Scale* = These UI or process-based features have more complex designs. Therefore, the potential impact to users is higher.

Features Delivered Disabled = Action is needed BEFORE these features can be used by END USERS. These features are delivered disabled and you choose if and when to enable them. For example, a) new or expanded BI subject areas need to first be incorporated into reports, b) Integration is required to utilize new web services, or c) features must be assigned to user roles before they can be accessed.

Ready for Use by End Users
(Feature Delivered Enabled)

Reports plus Small Scale UI or Process-Based new features will have minimal user impact after an update. Therefore, customer acceptance testing should focus on the Larger Scale UI or Process-Based* new features.

Customer Must Take Action before Use by End Users
(Feature Delivered Disabled)

Not disruptive as action is required to make these features ready to use. As you selectively choose to leverage, you set your test and roll out timing.

Feature

Report

UI or
Process-Based:
Small Scale

UI or
Process-Based:
Larger Scale*

Audience Segmentation

CX Activations

Object Storage Outbound Connector

Data Management

Attribute Data Type Changes

Audience Segmentation

CX Activations

Object Storage Outbound Connector

You can export data from Audience Segmentation to Oracle Object Storage.

Oracle Object Storage is a more modern alternative to FTP connections with the following benefits:

  • It is faster, more scalable, and resides in the cloud. 
  • There is no need for a locally hosted server, reducing administration.
  • Native support for OCI (Oracle Cloud Infrastructure) Object Storage from Audience Segmentation increases the delivery options you can chose from.

Steps to Enable

You don't need to do anything to enable this feature.

Key Resources

Role Information

This feature is available to Data engineers.

Data Management

Attribute Data Type Changes

You can convert the data type of attributes from string to text.

You can make the required updates to attributes that need to store data with a high number of characters. The string data type can store data with a limit of 500 characters, while the text data type can store data with a limit of 8000 characters.

Steps to Enable

You don't need to do anything to enable this feature.

Key Resources

Role Information

This feature is available to Data engineers.