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Kscope14 Presentations Announced! SAVE $100 on Registration!

Posted by David Kebo   |   All,   |   Kscope

 

Held annually for Oracle developers and architects, ODTUG Kaleidoscope offers the finest in-depth technical sessions and hands-on training around Hyperion applications and infrastructure, Essbase, Oracle Business Intelligence (OBIEE) and BPM.

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Webinar: 10 Tips to Increase BI User Adoption, a case study

Despite the average user adoption rate of 30% for most BI implementations, US-Analytics has be able to increase BI user adoption exponentially for our Oracle customers through the Change Management Approach. Using this method, we've overcome several common adoption challenges, including:

  • Overwhelmed users unwilling to learn to use the dashboard, resulting in...
  • Inability to perform independent data analysis, compounded by...
  • Decentralized BI support and physically separate office locations, making training and assistance nearly impossible.
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Presentation Download: Getting Your Data Out of HFM

 

This presentation will teach non-DBAs how to use one of the most powerful tools in the HFM arsenal, Extended Analytics. The session will show you how to configure EA, the types of extracts that can be created, and user tools for accessing the data. The session will show you how to create efficient extracts and include all the sample queries you need to get up and running. The session will also illustrate how EA is an essential tool for an HFM admin that can be used to, among other things, rapidly tie out an entire HFM application or analyze application performance. Finally, the session will compare EA to Essbase Analytics Link to help you identify which is the best tool for your circumstances.

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WATCH IT NOW: Oracle "Back to School with BI" Webinar Replay

Posted by David Kebo   |   All,   |   Oracle Business Intelligence,   |   Business Intelligence,   |   Big Data,   |   OBIEE

 

Webinar Replay: Our Director of Business Intelligence is going to take you back to school as he discusses business value, buy vs. build, and reviews OBIEE and BI Apps case studies across multiple industries. This 30 minute deep dive will be followed by an extended Q&A where we'll address all of your BI concerns.

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Oracle BI Apps Webinar: Procurement & Spend Strategies

Posted by David Kebo   |   All,   |   Oracle Business Intelligence,   |   Business Intelligence,   |   Big Data,   |   OBIEE

 

BI Applications: Procurement and Spend
Webinar followed by an Interactive Q&A.
Thursday, October 24th, 12:00pm CST

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Presentation Download: From Essbase Developer to Planning Developer

 

Are you still using Essbase to do Planning? Allow me to introduce you to Hyperion Planning.

For most Essbase developers, making that initial leap into Hyperion Planning is a bit scary. This presentation will walk users through the key steps to building a Hyperion Planning application. If you already know Essbase, you've already mastered the hardest part. From building the initial Planning model to producing web forms for the end-users, this presentation will provide a step-by-step guide to your first Planning application along with a live demo. You will come as an Essbase developer, but you will leave as a Planning developer.

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Watch Now! Webcast: Best of Hyperion 11.1.2.3 Infrastructure Considerations

 

Oracle's newest Hyperion release, version 11.1.2.3, is loaded with enhancements that greatly reduce the workload, time and cost of Hyperion implementations. Join our Infrastructure Practice Manager for a 30-minute interactive deep dive followed by an Extended Q&A.

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Kscope13 Recap: US-Analytics in the Big Easy - A tale of triumph, teamwork, and packing tape.

 

The US-Analytics team had a blast at Kscope13 in New Orleans, where we soaked up what the city had to offer, connected with our customers and colleagues, and enjoyed fantastic content from developers, administrators, architects, and business users. This is a casual, behind-the-scenes look at our company's experience at Kscope. Check our blog next week for downloads of our Kscope presentations.

All thoughts, opinions, remarks, and observations in this blog post are mine -- Nicole Magnoli -- US-A's resident Marketeer. I'm like a Muskateer, but instead of a sword I have enterprise-level marketing automation software. Way cooler.

Build it, and they will come.

Within hours of stepping off our Southwest-powered chariot, we went to work on the booth like a family optimistically setting out to string lights on the annual Christmas tree. This glorious feat of marketing genius (ahem) would be both a source of pride and our home base for the coming days. What started as "This is going to be the best Kscope ever!" quickly deteriorated into the frantic "Where's the Philips Head?! Why doesn't anything fit?! WHY ARE THERE SO MANY PIECES LEFT?!" It wasn't long before we discovered that the display mount manufacturers sent us the incorrect parts to secure the TV. We resorted to locking it down with packing tape -- MacGyver-style -- for a true team effort.

Shoutout to Vice President of Consulting Jon Rambeau for displaying the kind of booth-construction leadership that's usually reserved for General Contractors on large commercial builds.

In the end, we stood proudly over our booth, bedazzled with the finest New Orleans-themed conference swag that Kscope had to offer:

 

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Oracle Webinar Series: Exalytics Case Study featuring United Supermarkets

Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine: Engineered System for Extreme Analytics

Listen to US-Analytics discuss their perspective on the implementation process and the benefits that Oracle Exalytics delivers through a customer case study featuring United Supermarkets. Exalytics, the industry's first in-memory BI machine that delivers the fastest performance for business intelligence and planning applications.

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WEBCAST: The Best of Hyperion 11.1.2.3 - Five Challenges, Five Solutions

 

Oracle's latest and greatest Hyperion release, version 11.1.2.3, is loaded with new enhancements designed for both the business user and the technical support team. The webcast provides you a consolidated overview of our Top 5 Features and the business challenges they address.

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