Intro to Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service Dashboards

Dashboards in Oracle’s Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service are an extremely powerful and intuitive tool to use during the planning and forecast process. Data visualization allows users to absorb information in new and more constructive ways, by instantly describing and viewing patterns in your operational and business activities. [caption id="attachment_7121" align="aligncenter" width="640"] (image courtesy of Oracle)[/caption]  …

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CA11: Prospective Cognos 11 or Cognos Analytics

Cognos 11 or Cognos Analytics, as it’s been renamed now, is IBM’s latest enterprise release for the Business Intelligence platform.  The first thing every prior Cognos user will see is the completely new web interface (see below). One of the main reasons for this new interface is to bring an “any-device” interface to the consumers. …

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Cognos 11 R5 is Here

The latest release of IBM Cognos Analytics (11.0.5) is here! with more new features, such as: • Mapping and visualization capabilities that help you instantly see geographic trends and pattern • A new visualization engine (RAVE2) to improve visualizations and expand the range of chart types that are supported • More intelligence to the data…

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What to expect when you Upgrade from Cognos 10 to Cognos Analytics (v11 R4)

Cognos Analytics v11 delivers ease of use for the business without compromising IT functionality. Redefined consumption experience for any device Accelerated business modeling and performance Redefined report authoring and analysis Completely re-designed end user experience! Dramatically increase productivity for departmental and enterprise reporting.           Portal - Welcome Screen Coach Marks to…

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OBIEE 12c External LDAP Configuration

When OBI is first installed it is configured to use Weblogic internal user directory, which is fine if you have a small number of users. With most installations however, it's more ideal to use the company LDAP, which allows users to login with common user-ids (windows/network user-id for example). Below is the step by step…

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