IBM’s 5 in 5 – In the Next 5 Years Computers Inch Closer to… Humanity?

IBM released their yearly “5 in 5”, the 5 technology predictions they believe will take hold in the next 5 years. Appropriately, their 5 predictions center around something every single one of us is pretty familiar with—our 5 senses. IBM calls it “Cognitive Computing.” Basically, IBM predicts that in the next 5 years, computers will…

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Oracle BI Applications (OBIA) 7.9.6.4 Released

We have another Oracle software update for you! Oracle announced the release of the Oracle BI Applications (OBIA) 7.9.6.4 which includes two new BI Applications: Oracle Manufacturing Analytics and Oracle Enterprise Asset Management Analytics. For your convenience, the Oracle BI Applications 7.9.6.4 documentation library is available here. You can also check out the overview of…

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Looking Back at 2012, the Year of Big Data

The end of a year always brings the inevitable flood of lists. Best of 2012 lists. Worst of 2012 lists. Influential songs, YouTube videos, even people that sum up the year in review, like Lady Gaga or Barack Obama. These lists stick to politics and pop culture for the most part and rarely does a…

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Oracle BI 11.1.1.6.7 patchset now available

Oracle BI 11.1.1.6.7 is now generally available!  Patches are scheduled to be released on a monthly basis and we're optimistic that these will be released as scheduled.  Oracle has a great blog and Twitter (@Oracle_EPMBI) feed to keep you in the loop on the release of EPM/BI software. For platforms and bugs fixed in this…

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Webinar: Building a BI Competency Center

Following a successful, informative OBIEE webinar last fall, our Oracle BI Practice lead Mike Jelen is back, leading a BI webinar this month. The webinar, “Building a BI Competency Center” will overview the popular strategy initiative that helps companies ensure they build a successful BI Program. So just what does a BI Competency Center entail? Without…

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