Rittman Mead / ODTUG India BI Masterclass Tour Roundup

Sunday, October 20th, 2013 by

Over the past week Venkat, myself and the Rittman Mead India team have been running a series of BI Masterclasses at locations in India, in conjunction with ODTUG, the Oracle Development Tools User Group. Starting off in Bangalore, then traveling to Hyderabad and Mumbai, we presented on topics ranging from OBIEE through Exalytics through to […]

SmartView as the Replacement for BI Office with OBIEE

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013 by

Apart from system-wide improvements to Essbase integration across OBIEE, the other Essbase-related improvement that came with this latest release was the (re-)introduction of SmartView as the replacement for Oracle BI Add-in for Microsoft Office (“BI Office”), OBIEE’s previous MS Office solution. As a reminder, BI Office appeared with OBIEE back in 2007/8 and […]

Essbase and EPM Integration Improvements in OBIEE

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013 by

One of the major new feature areas in OBIEE, but which has so far got very little attention, is the significant improvement in integration between Essbase, the Hyperion EPM Suite, and OBIEE 11g. The integration between EPM Workspace and OBIEE’s Presentation Services which disappeared when 11g came along is now back, along with installation […]

EPM – Planning New Features

Monday, April 30th, 2012 by

As mentioned in my previous post here, EPM has introduced a bevy of new features that customers have been asking for a while. Also, theoretically is the actual Fusion release as all components now use ADF UI natively. In today’s post we shall cover the new features introduced in Planning UI Enhancements: […]

Oracle EPM & Oracle OLAP 11g – Reporting on Oracle OLAP using Essbase Excel Add-in/Smartview – XOLAP

Monday, April 19th, 2010 by

This is the week of Colloborate 2010 conference. Mark, myself, Pete and Stewart were scheduled to present this year but due to the European Airspace closure, myself and Pete haven’t been able to actually travel this year. Its a real shame as we all really looked forward to this conference in Vegas. The topic that […]

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