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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

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

What is SAML?... More About A Tool For Enterprise Cloud Security

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Mon, Nov 17, 2014 @ 12:23 PM

by Shiva Molabanti

What is SAML?

SAML is the XML-based Security Assertion Markup Language being standardized at OASIS Security Services. SAML enables single sign-on and other security scenarios, and provides details about the authentication, attribute, and authorization information between security domains. SAML has the specific XML-based protocol by which security information can be transported securely across domains from SAML Authorities i.e. Identity Provider and the SAML Consumers i.e. Service Providers.

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Tags: Blog, OBIEE, Shiva Molabanti, Security, Cloud Services

Using Level-Based Measures in OBIEE

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Mon, Oct 27, 2014 @ 10:15 AM

by Naresh Meda

What Is A Level-Based Measure?

A level-based measure is a column whose values are always calculated to a specific level of aggregation. Here is an example of a level-based measure using a Products and Revenue table.  A level-based hierarchy is created for Products as follows:
                                                           
 
By default, when we drill down within the products hierarchy from Brand level to Product level, the corresponding Revenue drills down to Product level.

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Tags: Business Intelligence, Blog, Oracle BI, OBIEE, Tutorial, Data Discovery, Naresh Meda

Cloud Services Are Reaching Maturity - Thoughts from OOW 2014

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Fri, Oct 24, 2014 @ 10:29 AM

by Myles Gilsenan

I attended Oracle OpenWorld (OOW) 2014 recently with a focus on BI, Big Data and ERP. As usual there was no shortage of information. The Partner briefings were particularly helpful in getting some insight into how Oracle sees the future.  

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Tags: Oracle BI, Oracle OpenWorld, ERP, EPM, OBIEE, Big Data, Essbase, Oracle E-Business Suite, Real-Time BI, Real-Time Financial Analytics, Real-Time Supply Chain and Inventory Analytics, Oracle GoldenGate, Myles Gilsenan, Cloud Services, Data Discovery, Oracle BICS

Oracle BICS and Identity Management – A New Security Architecture

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Thu, Oct 16, 2014 @ 08:17 AM

 by Shiva Molabanti

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Tags: Oracle BI, Oracle BI Applications, Oracle, OBIEE, Shiva Molabanti, Cloud Services, Cloud Application Integration, Oracle BICS

Treemap Views, Global Variables & Adapting To Oracle BICS From OBIEE 11g

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Tue, Oct 14, 2014 @ 09:09 AM

by Shiva Molabanti

Oracle Business Intelligence Cloud Service (BICS) - Every organization should carefully evaluate the tool, as well as its potential for end-user adoption.

In today’s technological landscape there’s an ever-accelerating demand for increased efficiency and effectiveness. An organization, before evaluating a new solution, must consider end-user adoption for every technology prior to implementation, particularly when the cost of deployment and training are often driven by the rate of user adoption.  

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Tags: Business Intelligence, Blog, Oracle BI, Oracle, OBIEE, Shiva Molabanti, Business Intelligence, Migrations, Cloud Services, Oracle BICS

Oracle Business Intelligence Cloud Service (BICS) Overview

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Tue, Oct 07, 2014 @ 12:14 PM

by Shiva Molabanti

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Tags: Business Intelligence, Oracle BI, Oracle BI Applications, Oracle, Mobile BI, OBIEE, Business Intelligence, Cloud Services