IBM Planning Analytics and the Secure Gateway

  Are you a current or future TM1 user interested in loading on premises data into IBM Planning Analytics Cloud?   This blog describes how to set up a secure connection to safely transmit data to the IBM Planning Analytics Cloud from on premises databases.   As IBM describes here, the IBM Secure Gateway “provides a…

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DataSync in OAC – Automating a Job Via File Creation

The DataSync utility is the easiest way to load data from relational or a file source into the Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC). DataSync has a scheduling capability but often you will need to trigger a load process as soon as data becomes available from another system, instead of waiting for a scheduled process time. DataSync…

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Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC)

Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC) has arrived!! So what is OAC you ask? OAC is a new Platform as a Service (PaaS) that offers a suite of cloud products, including Essbase, Data Visualization (DV) and BI Cloud Service (BICS). What this means is that you can go from data, to Essbase to rich visualizations in a…

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Intro to Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service Dashboards

Dashboards in Oracle’s Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service are an extremely powerful and intuitive tool to use during the planning and forecast process. Data visualization allows users to absorb information in new and more constructive ways, by instantly describing and viewing patterns in your operational and business activities. [caption id="attachment_7121" align="aligncenter" width="640"] (image courtesy of Oracle)[/caption]  …

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