Announcement! IBM no longer supporting IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 8.4.1

For all the Cognos Business Intelligence (BI) 8.4.1 owners out there, IBM has announced they will no longer sell or support this product starting on September 30, 2013. In order to avoid support issues with this product both IBM and eCapital Advisors recommend upgrading to a more recent release of the software (including IBM Cognos Business…

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Make Firefox Work With Hyperion

If you're anything like me, with each new release of Hyperion you've desperately hoped that your browser of choice is now supported only to be disappointed.  While Oracle has not stated support beyond Internet Explorer, that hasn't stopped most of the developers I know from giving a half-hearted attempt at making it work at one…

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OBIEE 11.1.1.7- New Features

OBIEE 11.1.1.7 has been released by Oracle and features more than two hundred enhancements. As we've been reviewing these new features, it is exciting to see how quickly Oracle is zeroing in toward "Big OBIEE" by continuing to improve integration with Hyperion, Essbase, Endeca, and BI Publisher. On top of this, there are also many…

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An Intro to Hyperion Predictive Planning in 11.1.2.2

Overview Hyperion Planning underwent a rash of changes in the 11.1.2.2 version release last spring.  Not only did the entire UI get a face lift, but Oracle added a lot of new functionality to the tool as well.  One of the features that has enticed clients to upgrade to the new version is the Predictive…

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The Benefits of Self-Service BI

How many companies are looking to enable their employees to be more productive, independent and effective? We would guess every single one. The good news is, there is a tool available even to small businesses that enable those successes: self-service BI (Business Intelligence). Self-service business intelligence tools are becoming more and more desirable, and robust,…

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