Category: Business Intelligence

Big Data: Making a Shopping List before Your Trip to the Store

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Your Big Data effort could be the most involved project your company takes on in the near future.  Using the Big Data concept to help predict how and where to do business is a huge undertaking.  The first steps include

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Data Analytics: Finding the Balance between People, Processes, and Technology

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A thorough understanding of the business needs and the proper balance between an organization’s people, processes, and technology are critical components to the successful integration of Business Intelligence and Data Analytics solutions.  In order to reach this state, face-time with

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Tell a Great Story with Data Visualization

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Data visualization should tell a story.  When you’re faced with the challenge of making this story informative and captivating, consider the message you’re sending to the audience. Data visualization is much more than hastily compiling some tables and charts.  Since

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Cloud BI – Integrated and Affordable

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Cloud BI tools level the playing field for small companies.  Armed with the same tools as their larger counterparts, small companies can compete like never before!  Cloud BI provides an integrated, affordable solution to any organization.  The new Cloud subscription

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OBIEE Visualizations – Make Your Reports Meaningful and Captivating!

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Spreadsheet-style reports are monotonous, dull, and unappealing, but a more lively report with visuals, such as pie charts, bar graphs, heat maps, or others induce creativity and fruitful discussions. Take advantage of the full power of Oracle’s visualizations.  Keep the

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Make the Most of Your Big Data Project with a Comprehensive Approach

Is your company queueing up a Big Data effort?  One of the challenges will be making it comprehensive enough to positively affect decision-making at all levels within your organization. A Big Data project should focus on more than just reducing

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AST to Present at IOUG BIWA Summit this Week

Join AST and other leaders in Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Analytics, and Big Data this week in Redwood Shores, CA for the Independent Oracle Users Group’s BIWA Summit 2016! The 3-day event, beginning today, January 26th, includes keynotes by industry

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A Proven Approach to Ensuring Success for your BI Project

Today’s Business Intelligence (BI) initiatives must demonstrate solid and rapid results to business users and other stakeholders. Loosely-managed scope and poor planning can quickly derail a BI project. Effective project management and application of technology are key – but, so

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An Essential 11g Upgrade Assessment for your BI Apps

Leverage the most up-to-date analytics with minimal risk with AST’s 11g Upgrade Assessment for BI Applications. This is the most significant Oracle Business Intelligence (BI) Applications release in years. It’s been completely re-architected, leveraging the power of Oracle Data Integrator

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Hyperion Planning Achieves More with BI Integration

Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) can extend your Hyperion Financial Reporting (HFR) capabilities. Are you limited in the number of data rows you can return? Do you need better enterprise-level reporting? OBIEE brings unmatched power, along with comprehensive reports,

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