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How To Merge My Old BI Environment With My New Oracle BI Apps Environment

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Fri, Apr 18, 2014 @ 12:56 PM

by Ravi Hoskote

How can I create and maintain a single environment for existing BI content and new Oracle BI Apps content?

The popularity of the Oracle BI Applications (OBIA) is growing, thanks to the millions of customers who have experienced and appreciated the value it can deliver.  But a common question still remains unanswered - "What do I do with my existing business intelligence content?"   Most wish to avoid having separate environments for Oracle BI Applications and their other, non-OBIA, Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) and third-party BI content.

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Tags: OBIEE, Migrations, Ravi Hoskote, Packaged ERP Analytics, Oracle, Business Intelligence, Oracle BI, Oracle BI Applications, Oracle Data Integrator (ODI), Blog

What Is Cache?... 5 Steps to Automatically Purge Cache in Oracle BI

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Wed, Apr 16, 2014 @ 01:02 PM

by Raviteja Mamillapalli

What is Cache?

Analytics systems reduce database calls by creating a ‘Cache’ of data on the same machine as the Analytics engine.  Caching has a small cost in terms of disk space to store and a small number of I/O transactions on the server, but this cost is easily outweighed by the improvement in response time.

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Tags: OBIEE, Cache, DAC, Raviteja Mamillapalli, Oracle, Business Intelligence, Oracle BI, Oracle BI Applications, Blog

The Oracle Data Integrator 12C Standalone Collocated Agent

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Thu, Apr 10, 2014 @ 10:42 PM

by Raviteja Santosh

The Standalone Collocated Agent comes as additional feature with Oracle Data Integrator (ODI)  12C, which is the blend of both standalone and Java Platform Enterprise Edition (Java EE) agents in ODI 12C.  This can be configured only with an ODI 12C Enterprise Edition Installation.

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Tags: ODI, Raviteja Santosh, Oracle, Tutorial, Data Integration, Oracle Data Integrator (ODI), Blog

Getting Familiar With Oracle's BIACM & FSM

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Wed, Apr 02, 2014 @ 08:44 AM

by Ashwin Pujari

Oracle Business Intelligence Applications 11g : Getting familiar With Oracle's Business Intelligence Applications Configuration Manager (BIACM) & Functional Set-Up Manager (FSM)

Once the BIAPPS installation is completed, the newly introduced web-based JAVA applications, BI Configuration Manager (BIACM) and Functional Set-up Manager (FSM), are available for administrators to complete the set-up related tasks. As it is a new product, the first thing that most do is, run through the oracle documentation, discuss with experts and fellow colleagues, take part in Oracle webinars etc.  After that, we still land up with a long list of new terminologies and jargon.

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Tags: Data Warehousing, ODI, Ashwin Pujari, BIACM, FSM, Oracle, Tutorial, ETL, Data Integration, Oracle BI Applications, Examining OBIA 11g, Oracle Data Integrator (ODI), Blog

Oracle BI Mobile App Now Available For Android

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Wed, Mar 26, 2014 @ 11:02 PM

by Shiva Molabanti

Whew.. The wait is over.

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Tags: OBIEE, Mobile BI, Shiva Molabanti, Oracle, Oracle BI, Blog

Accessing Informatica Web Services from 3rd Party Apps

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Mon, Mar 24, 2014 @ 12:25 PM

by Sagar MV

Have you ever needed to access Informatica services from a third party application such as or another Cloud/Non-Cloud application but were unable to do so?  By configuring web services in the Informatica Power Center, it is possible to access Informatica services from a third party application.

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Tags: Sagar MV, Web Services, Oracle, Informatica, Tutorial, Data Integration, Blog

Analyzing Asset Maintenance in a Down Economy

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Thu, Feb 13, 2014 @ 11:26 AM

by Will Hutchinson

Since 2008, we have experienced a recession with a slow recovery.  Organizations have deferred capital spending in order to conserve cash.

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Tags: Endeca, Service Analytics, Enterprise Asset Management, Capital Assets, Oracle, Oracle BI Applications, William Hutchinson, Fixed Asset Analytics, Blog

Chart of Accounts Hierarchy - Ragged & Skipped Oracle BI Apps Solutions

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Thu, Jan 23, 2014 @ 02:43 PM

by Ravi Hoskote

Chart of Accounts Hierarchy

Chart of Accounts Hierarchy (COA) is a structure that is used to classify and group accounts for financial reporting purposes. All transactions can be done at the Account Level (lowest), and higher levels are for roll-ups for reporting purposes.

The diagram below shows a Chart of Accounts Hierarchy of Company X:

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Tags: Data Warehousing, OBIEE, Oracle E-Business Suite, Ravi Hoskote, Oracle, Business Intelligence, Oracle BI, Oracle BI Applications, Blog

Improving Revenue & Satisfaction With Social Media Analytics

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Wed, Jan 15, 2014 @ 10:49 AM

by Madan Thota

Social Media Analytics is a new concept within the business intelligence space.  Research has identified that mining through social data helps organizations to improve their customer satisfaction and company revenues.  One in every four people in the world uses social media for communication, interaction, and maintaining relationships with other people.  This valuable information is all passed through internet protocol. 

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Tags: Pre-Built Solutions, Endeca, Unstructured Data, Madan Thota, Oracle, Business Intelligence, Video, Data Integration, Oracle BI, Blog

Implementing Complex Real-Time Analysis by Leveraging Oracle BI Applications

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Fri, Dec 13, 2013 @ 01:45 PM

by Puneet Aggarwal

Many customers have real-time reporting requirements that are analytic in nature. Essentially, they have a real-time report as a starting point for a more detailed real-time analysis which can go a few levels deep. Shown below is a generic example of one such requirement for Account Analysis.

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Tags: Data Warehousing, Oracle E-Business Suite, Real-Time BI, Training, Real-Time Supply Chain and Inventory Analytics, Oracle, Business Intelligence, Tutorial, Puneet Aggarwal, Oracle BI, Oracle BI Applications, Real-Time Financial Analytics, Blog