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As you'd expect from the winners of the Specialized Partner of the Year: Business Analytics at the Oracle UKI Specialized Partner Awards 2014, Beyond work with leading edge BI Applications primarily within the UK Public Sector. We intend to share some of our ideas and discoveries via our blog and hopefully enrich the wider discussion surrounding Oracle Business Intelligence and driving improved insight for customers


It's all in the hands. Thoughts on conference presenting.

I'm always delighted to be asked to give a presentation on the use of Oracle technology; whether that be for a customer or at a major conference.   Typically once i've written the material, got myself to the venue with all my gear and whatever requirements that customer/conference has, it's showtime.  However, passionate as...
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Oracle Analytics Cloud - 105.2 new feature focus - BIP sourcing from DV Data Flows

BI Publisher Consuming Data Visualization Data The new March 2019 release of Oracle Analytics Cloud (Version 105.2) has a wide range of new features, from administrative through to general enhancements. In this series of blogs I will look at some of the features and use a worked example to show it in action.  The first enhancement that I ...
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BI Applications 11.1.1.10.1 now released

Good to see that BI Applications 11.1.1.10.1 is now available. Some quite interesting features with this release including Taleo support and an interesting looking Load Plan Diagnostics and Automatic Correction Facility . We already implement "email alerts" to users should there be any issues in the ETL, but it's great to see some proactive detecti...
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Aggregation Based on Dimensions in OBIEE

The Business Model in OBIEE allows for measures to be aggregated using a variety of different functions. For most scenarios this is sufficient. For example, if we are recording sales by month, then SUM(sales) will allow us to report on those amounts at a higher level such as year. Consider the following sample dataset. SalesPerson Month Name Sales ...
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External Tables from Shell Scripts

Here's a little example of something I found quite interesting, and which you generally don't see being used every day... Oracle has a concept known as "External Tables" which basically allows a table to be created inside the database which sources its content from outside the database.  This can be as simple as a .csv file, or more exciting (...
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