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The OAUG Analytics, BI and Big Data SIG Insider’s Guide to COLLABORATE 19

COLLABORATE 19 , the largest meeting of Oracle user groups representing the full family of Oracle business applications and database solutions, is taking place Sunday, April 7 through Thursday, April 11 at the Henry B. González Convention Center in San Antonio, TX. The event is co-hosted by the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG) , the Oracle App...
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The Reemergence of Oracle Analytics Cloud

"Oracle Analytics Cloud is the culmination of legacy on-premises Oracle BI, BI Cloud, Data Visualization Cloud and Essbase, all coming together into a complete analytics platform." - Patrick Callahan Learn more from author Patrick Callahan during the Oracle Profitability and Cost Management Cloud (PCMCS) case study at the COLLABORATE 19 – OAU...
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Re-Skin the Beast - Redesigning Oracle EBS for Users with User Interfaces that Work

Sponsored Content Oracle EBS is a great piece of software; it supports many business functions and is easy to tweak and change. Over the years, Oracle has provided multiple updates to the EBS user interface, from the original character-based telnet forms, GUI client / server forms then through to using Java and HTML forms. They've even provided som...
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Swipe Up! OAUG Insight Magazine is Digital and Vertical

The new, vertical scrolling OAUG Insight magazine brings you a modern, dynamic reading experience on any device. Preview the just-launched spring 2018 edition .  In this issue: ​ ​ 3-Step Strategy: Workforce Analytics – A strategy for end-to-end workforce data analytics using Oracle BI. FAH/SLA Integration with External Systems. Cloudy with a ...
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3 Ways to Make a Cloud Implementation Fail (or Not)

We are all now pretty much in agreement (although some of us more enthusiastically than others). It's not IF we're moving to the cloud, it's WHEN.  "So," you're probably asking, "How do I implement infrastructure, platform and applications in this brave new cloud world without messing it all up?" In other words, "How do I spin this cloud thing...
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Groovy: A Tool for Data Auditing?

I came across an interesting article about Groovy scripting in the latest Oracle Enterprise Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (EPBCS) release . (After all, who wouldn't click on something entitled "Along Came Groovy!") The ideas about using Groovy to allow users to load "last saved by" information to view data changes were intriguing, and it loo...
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I haven't been using Groovy exactly in this capacity (PBCS) but I have worked extensively with Java in general and in particular J... Read More
Thursday, 03 August 2017 12:32
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Q&A: Essbase Security Hierarchies

Recently, an OAUG member submitted a question about establishing a security model to accommodate multiple user hierarchies across two Essbase platforms. I was honored to be tapped as a subject matter expert who could provide assistance. 

I thought others might have similar questions or, better yet, have additional ideas regarding Essbase security. So, I'm sharing the Q&A here. If you find this information helpful, please share with others. And be sure to leave a comment if you have experience working with security hierarchies or have additional questions.

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