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 […]

An Oracle BI “Blast from the Past”: Ten Products from Oracle’s BI History You May Not Have Heard Of…

Sunday, April 28th, 2013 by

With Oracle BI Enterprise Edition, the BI Apps and Hyperion EPM Suite, Oracle have a set of reporting and analysis tools that can be considered “best of breed” and compete with any other tool on the market. Coupled with the Oracle database, the engineered systems strategy and the Fusion Apps/Apps Unlimited ERP suites, as a BI […]

Discoverer 11g Now Available for Download

Tuesday, July 14th, 2009 by

Blink and you may have missed it, but the 11g release of Discoverer is now available for download as part of Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g. Now back in the old days, a major new release of Discoverer such as this would have been big news, but of course now most people’s attention is focused on […]

What Skills Does an Oracle BI Developer Need in 2009?

Sunday, March 15th, 2009 by

One of the publications that I write for is the ODTUG Technical Journal, where I contribute a regular “business intelligence” column. ODTUG is aimed at technical developers and consultants, and so I was having a think about how the product skills required by such people have changed over the past five years. As someone who […]

Discoverer Portlet Refresh Tuning and The New cacheThreshold setting

Wednesday, February 6th, 2008 by

I was called in earlier this week by a client who’s using Oracle Portal with Discoverer. They have a number of Portal pages that contain Discoverer Portlets, and they’d been having some problems with the refresh of their portlets. The way they’d set their Portal page up was that it contained a number of Discoverer […]

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