Final Timetable and Agenda for the Brighton and Atlanta BI Forums, May 2014

Monday, April 14th, 2014 by

It’s just a few weeks now until the Rittman Mead BI Forum 2014 events in Brighton and Atlanta, and there’s still a few spaces left at both events if you’d still like to come – check out the main BI Forum 2014 event page, and the booking links for Brighton (May 7th – 9th 2014) […]

Rittman Mead BI Forum 2014 Registration Now Open – Don’t Miss Out!

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 by

Just a quick reminder to say that registration for the Rittman Mead BI Forum 2014 is now open, with the speaker and presentation list now up on the event website. As with previous years, the BI Forum runs in Brighton on the first week, and then moves over to Atlanta on the second, with the […]

Oracle Openworld 2013 : Reflections on Product Announcements and Strategy

Saturday, September 28th, 2013 by

I’m sitting writing this at my desk back home, with a steaming mug of tea next to me and the kids pleased to see me after having been away for eight days (or at least my wifepleased to hand them over to me after looking after them for eight days). It was an excellent Oracle Openworld – […]

OBIEE as a Data Source for Qlikview, and the New “Direct Discovery” Feature: Part 2

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 by

In my last post I explored how to use Qlikview, an in-memory query tool similar in concept to Endeca Information Discovery, to connect to OBIEE’s BI Repository and use it as a data source. The conclusion was that a Qlikview report could be easily and successfully produced as long as some knowledge of the presentation […]

Using DAC11g to Replicate BI Apps DW Tables into TimesTen

Sunday, September 15th, 2013 by

A couple of months ago Peter Scott and I wrote a series of posts on using Exalytics with the Oracle BI Apps, with the idea begin to try and use Exalytics’ In-Memory database cache to speed up BI Apps dashboards. We looked at a number of approaches, including using OBIEE11g’s Summary Advisor to replicate commonly-used […]

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