Security patches released for OBIEE, and ODI DQ

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 by

Oracle issued their quarterly Critical Patch Update yesterday, and with it notice of several security issues of note: The most serious for OBIEE (CVE-2013-2186) rates 7.5 (out of 10) on the CVSS scale, affecting the OBIEE Security Platform on both and The access vector is by the network, there’s no authentication required, and it […]

Presentation Slides and Photos from the Rittman Mead BI Forum 2015, Brighton and Atlanta

Saturday, May 16th, 2015 by

It’s now the Saturday after the two Rittman Mead BI Forum 2015 events, last week in Atlanta, GA and the week before in Brighton, UK. Both events were a great success and I’d like to say thanks to the speakers, attendees, our friends at Oracle and my colleagues within Rittman Mead for making the two […]

Last Chance to Register for the Brighton Rittman Mead BI Forum 2015!

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 by

It’s just a week to go until the start of the Brighton Rittman Mead BI Forum 2015, with the optional one-day masterclass starting on Wednesday, May 6th at 10am and the event opening with a reception and Oracle keynote later in the evening. Spaces are still available if you want to book now, but we […]

OBIEE and the Oracle Database 12c In-Memory Option – Article and New Services from Rittman Mead

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 by

My latest Business Intelligence column for Oracle Magazine is on the In-Memory Option for Oracle Database 12c, and using it to speed-up dashboards and reports in OBIEE11g. In the article I go through the basics of the in-memory option explaining how it adds in-memory columnar processing to the standard Oracle Database Enterprise Edition, and then […]

Take Part in the BI Survey 15, and Have Your Voice Heard!

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 by

Long-term readers of this blog will know that we’ve supported for many years the BI Survey, an independent survey of BI tools customers and implementors. Rittman Mead have no (financial or other) interest in the BI Survey or its organisers, but we like the way it gathers in detailed data on which tools work best […]

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