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Oracle BI Applications: Delivering Value Through Rapid Implementation

Get access to this recording that serves as a guide to anyone who has been touched by an Oracle BI Applications purchase and implementation.




  • Part 1 - Introduction
  • Part 2 - Foundation of Oracle BI Applications
  • Part 3 - Setting User Expectations
  • Part 4 - Building Your Team
  • Part 5 - Using A Trusted Advisor
  • Part 6 - Our Book
  • Part 7 - Q&A Session

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Providing actionable business intelligence across the enterprise to enable informed decision-making and streamlined business processes is an obtainable goal. Join team members from Oracle and KPI Partners for this virtual event that helps provide the basic foundation and understanding you need in order to know where to start, how to select trusted advisors, how to form your team, how to set user expectations, and what pitfalls to avoid.

Guests Simon Miller and William Hutchinson have recently authored a new book within the Oracle Press series titled 'Oracle Business Intelligence Applications: Deliver Value Through Rapid Implementations'. Their book serves as a guide to anyone who has been touched by an Oracle BI Applications purchase and implementation, including CXOs, business managers, functional end users, implementers, IT support, and data warehouse professionals.

With over 25 years of experience, Simon and Will can help provide perspective into several areas:

  • Why you would consider purchasing a pre-built analytic application?
  • The challenges and risks of building a data warehouse from scratch
  • Are Oracle BI Applications applicable for your needs?
  • What should you be aware of when implementing?
  • How can you extend and make a pre-built BI application your own?
  • How can Exalytics help with a deployments?
  • Understanding of the different technical components of Oracle BI Applications
  • What does Oracle's out-of-the-box BI application include in terms of content?
  • Attendees will have the opportunity to win a free copy of Simon and Will's new book, 'Oracle Business Intelligence Applications: Deliver Value Through Rapid Implementations'.

Take advantage of this opportunity to see Oracle BI Applications through the eyes of two tenured individuals who have built their careers around explaining what the BI Applications are and how they can help an organization.

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Q&A Session:

01:03: Why did you guys write this book?

02:46:  Why such an emphasis on rapid implementation?

04:24:  Expand on what the correlation might be between the road map of OBIEE and BI applications and how they intersect with one another?

05:16:  Is Informatica still used as an ETL tool for the 11g version?

05:56:  Will the new BI apps on the 7.9.6 version for BI Apps work for something like a parts database, specifically metrics such as the probability that a specific part may fail? Is that something analytics applications might be able to tackle?

06:46:  Are either of you guys familiar with Advance Collections in financial analytics?

07:15:  Within the book does it go into as much detail as defining the metrics within the BI applications?

07:59:  How would you summarize the key benefits of choosing an Oracle BI solution over another BI solution (such as Cognos or Business Objects)?

10:06:  How long will it typically take to implement out of the box financial analytics?

11:16:  Will the presentation be available on the KPI website or YouTube channel?

11:50:  What exactly is Exalytics? How does Exalytics aid the Oracle BI applications?

14:09:  If you could give a customer one piece of advice before starting implementation of a BI application, what would that piece of advice be?

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