Getting The Users’ Trust – Part 1

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 by

Looking back over some of my truly ancient Rittman Mead blogs (so old in fact that they came with me when I joined the company soon after Rittman Mead was launched), I see recurrent themes on why people “do” BI and what makes for successful implementations. After all, why would an organisation wish to invest […]

Using Groovy instead of WLST for OBIEE Systems Management

Monday, February 17th, 2014 by

I remember some years back when Rittman Mead first received the OBIEE 11g beta and I tried installing it for the first time. It was a nightmare. If you think the 11.1.1.3 release was challenging, you should have tried working with any one of the betas. It was with these first few releases that Weblogic […]

Automated RPD Builds with OBIEE

Monday, February 3rd, 2014 by

Introduction Some time ago, I wrapped up a four-part series on using MDS XML as a basis for RPD development. Of course… you can (re-) read the blog posts to get up to speed on the concept… but I’ll offer a quick refresher here. Using an XML-based “data-store” for our RPD allows us the ability […]

Creating a Custom Analytics Dashboard from Scratch the “Blue Peter” way

Thursday, December 5th, 2013 by

This year, Rittman Mead were the Analytics Sponsor for the UKOUG Tech13 conference in Manchester, and for those that visited the UKOUG stand during their time there will have noticed the Rittman Mead-sponsored Analytics Dashboard on display. In this blog post I will cover how it was put together, the “Blue Peter Way” ! For […]

Embedding a D3 Visualisation in OBIEE

Monday, June 17th, 2013 by

In this blog entry, my first since joining the company as a consultant a little over a month ago, I will be taking you through the process of embedding a D3 visualisation into OBIEE. In my first few weeks in this new role I’ve had the pleasure or working with the forward thinking people at Nominet and […]

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