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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Complimentary IBM Cognos TM1 Workshops Coming to St. Louis and Minneapolis

eCapital Advisors is hosting two complimentary IBM Cognos TM1 workshops in conjunction with IBM. IBM Cognos TM1 workshops are meant to introduce report consumers, authors and admins to the structure and practical use of IBM Cognos TM1; including:  TM1 Overview, Creating a Model, Loading Data to TM1 and Performing Online Analysis. St. Louis – March…

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Tips for Optimizing Smart View Retrieve Performance (11.1.2)

Oracle’s Hyperion Smart View product is great for retrieving data from Essbase, Planning, or HFM applications, but most users have experienced issues with retrieve performance at one point or another.  The following is a list of tips and tricks we've found from our experience and testing that will help you increase Smart View performance. 1)   …

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