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Security and Collaboration in Power BI

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Wed, Aug 29, 2018 @ 02:11 PM

by Ranjeet Mandal

This is the third post in KPI's Power BI blog series. In this blog, we will cover security and collaboration in Power BI. You can read the other posts in the series here:

  1. Visual Interactivity in a Power BI Report
  2. Dynamic Selection of Measures in Power BI

Data Security

Row level data security in Power BI can be implemented by creating multiple roles and rules within Power BI desktop. Users need to be assigned to different roles in Power BI Service.

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Tags: Blog, Power BI, Power BI Blog Series, Ranjeet Mandal, Security and Collaboration

Dynamic Selection of Measures in Power BI

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Fri, Aug 24, 2018 @ 02:48 PM

by Ranjeet Mandal

This is the second post in KPI's Power BI blog series. In this blog, we will discuss the dynamic selection of measures in Power BIYou can read the other posts in the series here:

  1. Visual Interactivity in a Power BI Report

Have you ever needed to use slicers in Power BI to choose a measure to be displayed in your charts? We know that the default functionality of Power BI slicers is to allow us to choose from the available dimension or measure values. But what about the ability to choose which measure to be displayed?

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Tags: Blog, Power BI, Power BI Blog Series, Ranjeet Mandal, Dynamic Selection

Visual Interactivity in a Power BI Report

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Fri, Aug 17, 2018 @ 01:24 PM

by Ranjeet Mandal

This is the 1st post in KPI's Power BI blog series. In this blog, we provide a high-level overview on visual interactivity in a Power BI report.

Power BI visuals in a report page are interactive among each other, by default. An item selection in a visual impacts the rest of the visuals by highlighting the related items. However, do we get the required clarity in visualization? What if we need to display Totals, which should not be impacted by selection in any other visual?

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Tags: Blog, Data Visualization, Power BI, Power BI Blog Series, Ranjeet Mandal

Traditional vs. Agile Software Development Methodologies

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Fri, Jun 22, 2018 @ 06:13 PM

by Indusree Mavuru

Most companies today focus on delivering quality and gaining customer satisfaction and in order to accomplish this, the challenge lies in choosing between traditional development methodologies and agile development methodologies.

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Tags: Blog, traditional software development methodology, agile software development methodology, traditional vs agile

Integration of OBIEE with an External Web Application - SAML SSO

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Wed, Jun 13, 2018 @ 11:25 AM

by Siva Kumar Mopuri

Security Implementation Benefits

This solution is beneficial in OLTP applications like Oracle EBS that are integrated with OBIEE. In such scenarios, all the responsibilities/groups from OLTP source would be forwarded to OBIEE. Instead of having all the responsibilities in OBIEE, the user has the privilege to select the required responsibilities at runtime and those would be passed to OBIEE.

Note: This blog post considers Oracle EBS as an OLTP source which is integrated with OBIEE.

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Tags: Blog, OBIEE, SSO

How to Setup Dependencies between Load Plans in Oracle Data Integrator

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Mon, Jun 11, 2018 @ 11:53 AM

by Chaithanya Kumar Taduvai

ODI developers usually deal with load plans and mismanaged dependencies between multiple-load plans are typically a cause of data corruption in the system. An ideal Informatica warehouse implementation has multiple execution processes dependent on other execution processes which run automatically without any manual intervention. Here is how we can overcome this issue using the load plan dependency feature of ODI.

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Tags: Blog, ODI, Oracle Data Integrator (ODI), ODI Load Plans

How to Setup Oracle Analytics Cloud Service

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Thu, Feb 15, 2018 @ 01:39 PM

by Dindima Mahesh Jami

This blog post is intended for those who are familiar with OBIEE or have previously worked on it. It contains step by step instructions on how to setup OACS using a trial account.

What is OACS?

Oracle Analytics Cloud Service (OACS) is a new Platform as a Service (PaaS) offering comprehensive analytics capabilities at any scale, in any environment, and on any device. This was first announced on Sep 30, 2014 at Oracle OpenWorld and was officially launched on Apr 4, 2017.

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Tags: Blog, oacs, Oracle Analytics Cloud Service, Dindima Mahesh Jami

Google Data Studio - Initial Impressions

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Fri, Oct 06, 2017 @ 11:54 AM

by Rushendra Prasad

This blog post offers an insight into the features and functionalities of Google Data Studio and compares it with popular data analysis tools like Tableau, QlikView and new entrants like Power BI.

Disclaimer: This article and all features assessed are as on Sep, 2017 and subject to modifications / enhancements by Google.

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Tags: Blog, Rushendra Prasad, Tableau, Google Data Studio, OBIEE, Power BI

Oracle BI Server Connectivity with Tableau (Part 2)

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Thu, Jan 26, 2017 @ 11:27 AM

by Rushendra Prasad

To read part 1 of this blog post, please click here.

This blog post discusses how to integrate Oracle BI server and make use of the existing Subject Areas built on RPD in Tableau desktop workbook as Data Source.

This is applicable for 8.2, 8.3, 9.0 and later versions.

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Tags: Blog, Oracle BI, OBIEE, Rushendra Prasad, Tableau, Oracle BI Server

Oracle BI Server Connectivity with Tableau (Part 1)

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Thu, Jan 19, 2017 @ 12:31 PM

by Rushendra Prasad

This blog post discusses how to integrate Oracle BI server and make use of the existing Subject Areas built on RPD in Tableau desktop workbook as Data Source.

This is applicable for 8.2, 8.3, 9.0 and later versions.

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Tags: Blog, Oracle BI, OBIEE, Rushendra Prasad, Tableau, Oracle BI Server