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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


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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Customising Your E-Business Suite Look and Feel

With every major release of Oracle Applications in recent years there has been a new look and feel for OAF pages. BLAF (11i), Swan (R12.1) and finally Skyros (R12.2). One would imagine that once R12.3 comes out (or even the latter end of R12.2) it will be with the Alta skin - R12.2 already has some nods towards this. Customer response to the E-Busi...
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Oracle Database 12.2 On Premise Released!

After being announced at Oracle Openworld 2016 for cloud-only, 12.2 is now finally available as an on-premise release and available from Oracle E-Delivery   We've been using it in the Cloud for a while here at Beyond on our Exadata instance and you may have already seen my previous blog posts on some of the new features such as Analytic Views ...
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