Customizing the Home Screen in PBCS

In a recent update, Oracle added the ability to customize the home screen that users see when they login to Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS) and Enterprise Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (EPBCS). This functionality has been around for about a year and can be used as an alternative to creating task lists. Instead…

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QlikView vs Qlik Sense

Recently I decided to perform a technology bake-off by taking one data set and building a dashboard utilizing QlikView and Qlik Sense. For this exercise I chose MLB Free Agency data that uses a SPSS regression model to help determine a players value based on years of historical baseball data and statistics. Below are some…

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Comparing Scenarios in IBM Planning Analytics

By John Leahy Creating multiple scenarios to understand the financial and operational impact of changes to internal and external factors is critical to effective decision-making. IBM Planning Analytics makes it easy for users to create as many of their own scenarios as they like and then compare those scenarios side-by-side. In the example below, we…

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Oracle Data Visualizer – Trend Lines and Forecasting

I was playing around in with Oracle’s Data Visualizer desktop tool recently and realized how simple it was to add trend lines and even a forecast onto a visualization. One of the questions I often get is , can reports add a trend line or a reference line. Depending on the tools that are being…

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Microstrategy: What’s New In 10.8

The newest feature release of Microstrategy, Microstrategy 10.8 delivers critical capabilities across enterprise analytics, enterprise mobility, embedded analytics and new features for MicroStrategy Desktop, MicroStrategy Web, MicroStrategy Mobile.   With this new release, R and the R Integration Pack are bundled and installed with MicroStrategy Server making it easier to leverage machine learning capabilities, AI…

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