DataSync in OAC – Automating a Job Via File Creation

The DataSync utility is the easiest way to load data from relational or a file source into the Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC). DataSync has a scheduling capability but often you will need to trigger a load process as soon as data becomes available from another system, instead of waiting for a scheduled process time. DataSync…

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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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Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC)

Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC) has arrived!! So what is OAC you ask? OAC is a new Platform as a Service (PaaS) that offers a suite of cloud products, including Essbase, Data Visualization (DV) and BI Cloud Service (BICS). What this means is that you can go from data, to Essbase to rich visualizations in a…

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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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IBM Planning Analytics TurboIntegrator Debugger Tool is Now Available

Anyone who has ever worked in TM1, specifically a TurboIntegrator (TI) process, knows that trying to diagnose issues with a data loading process can be problematic. It is hard to know if the issue lies in the underlying data, or if there is something is wrong with the coding in the TI process. Many of us developers…

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