What’s an OLAP???

Introduction On-Line Analytical Processing (OLAP) uses a multidimensional approach to organize and analyze business data. By storing data in highly optimized structures, businesses can very quickly explore the data and uncover important insights that would otherwise remain hidden. As a result, OLAP enables companies to achieve key organizational goals, including wide-ranging business intelligence and analytics. OLAP & Business Intelligence To explain…

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Creating a Decision Tree Analysis using SPSS Modeler

SPSS Modeler is a statistical analysis software used for data analysis, data mining and forecasting. Statistical analysis allows us to use a sample of data to make predictions about a larger population. Creating predictive models utilizing the information currently at your fingertips to predict what decisions will impact your future success. Predictive analytics is hugely…

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Cognos Analytics: Latitude and Longitude in Maps

Before the release of IBM Cognos Analytics 11 R8 on November 3rd 2018, the analytics community has been limited to the map-able data of highlighting named regions (populate polygons) or named points.  We now have more out-of-the-box Mapbox abilities.  Specifically, users can create maps with latitude and longitude data points.  This maps feature was added…

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The DOs and DON’Ts of Oracle Support Escalation

If you are an Oracle Premier Support Customer and you run into an issue with any of your EPM products, you are entitled to full support, up to and including full recreation of your issue in a test environment by Oracle’s own development team, if necessary. Most issues can be resolved in relatively short order,…

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