TIMESTAMPS and Presentation Variables

Monday, December 22nd, 2014 by

TIMESTAMPS and Presentation Variables can be some of the most useful tools a report creator can use to invent robust, repeatable reports while maximizing user flexibility.  I intend to transform you into an expert with these functions and by the end of this page you will certainly be able to impress your peers and managers, […]

"Bashups" : Data Mashups Meet Business Intelligence

Saturday, May 10th, 2008 by

Dan Vlamis sent me a link through to a recent article by Mark Whitehorn on “Data Bashups”, an idea that takes business intelligence and uses it in “mashups”: “For example, suppose you are interested in the effect an advertising spend is having citywide. Your company invested in renting several prominent and expensive billboards in a […]

Web 2.0 Round Table with Charles Phillips, London

Saturday, May 10th, 2008 by

I mentioned the other week that I got an invite to a roundtable session with Oracle’s President, Charles Phillips, at the Lanesborough Hotel in London. The session itself was last Friday and so I thought I’d go along, there were I think around eight bloggers, analysts and journalists that came to the along and the […]

A Future Oracle OBIEE Architecture

Friday, February 15th, 2008 by

Following on from my blog article earlier this week on future Oracle BI architectures, I’ve read through the comments and had a think about how things might work, and put together some thoughts on how organizations might use Oracle’s Enterprise Edition BI tools now and going into the future. To recap, the idea here is […]

Towards a Future Oracle BI Architecture?

Tuesday, February 12th, 2008 by

One of the presentations I’m giving over the next couple of months is one for the UKOUG BI & Performance Management event on future Oracle BI architectures. The driver for this for me is around all the different options that are now available for building Oracle BI systems, now that we’ve got products from Siebel, […]

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