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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


Oracle Day by Day App

Oracle have released the new Day by Day app for both iOS and Android and it's rather good. There's a great 6min video here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8q4foZyYQJc which I highly recommend watching, but I thought I'd share my first experiment with it. I connected to my demo Oracle Analytic Cloud instance to use the good old Sample App test data....
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Auditing Record Changes in an E-Business Suite Environment

A question that comes up all the time on the OTN Forums is "How do I know who updated this record?" . Generally the response is to point the member in the direction of the last_updated_by column on the table. The next question often then comes up... So how do I see what the old value was?" . Hmmmm... a little more tricky. We can try to look at flas...
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BI with D3 Visualisations in APEX

Oracle's APEX ships with some great plugins such as D3 Collapsible Treemaps. The most immediate way to see these is to install the Sample Charts application and have a play with it. Now it is then fairly striaghtforward to utilise this plug-in in your own APEX applications. Here I simply exported the plugin from the Sample Chart applications and lo...
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Creating an Organization or Position Hierarchy Chart

Many clients I have worked for have expressed an interest in a graphical organization chart generated from their E-Business Suite ERP system. Unfortunately the org chart diagrammer in EBS isn't really all that great. And the strategic Oracle reporting tools (Business Intelligence etc) are even worse! It's actually surprisingly difficult to render a...
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The Basics of Consumption Queries in SQL

I was inspired to post this blog by a post on the OTN Forums where a user was asking about calculating the consumption of hours against a target - that is, given a target of X hours with N hours per day, how many days would it be until they reached the target? I knew I had done similar things several times in the past, and each time I always seem t...
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