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The Best Thing That Ever Happened to OBIEE 12c: BICS

With the recent and much-anticipated release of OBIEE 12c, some of the main overall areas that you hear about regarding improvements to this platform typically revolve around some combination of: Visual Analyzer Data Mashups Much Improved Look-and-Feel, Architecture and Administration For those familiar with the Oracle BI Cloud Service (BICS), it’s no secret that most […]

#EmeraldCubeCares – STEM Careers in Atlanta

On Friday April 3rd, I had the honor of presenting to two of Mr. Dave Gordon’s 9th grade classes at Carver Early College High School in south Atlanta. The event was for their annual career day, and this year the school was focusing on a topic near and dear to my heart – STEM careers. For […]

The Vine City Code Crew

Sweaty palms. Dry mouth. Racing heart. And nervous talk. That usually about sums up my physiology just before I talk to a group or present a session as a speaker at a technology conference. Only this time, I was in way over my head, and I knew it. Initially, I thought the idea I had […]

Necessity, The Mother of Invention: And Then There was EmeraldCube Oracle Managed Services!

Ok, so try as I might, I couldn’t get the following approved by our marketing department as our official press release for our Oracle managed services launch: “Like the phoenix rising from the ashes and bursting forth into fiery existence, our Oracle managed service offering was a smoldering notion for a long time waiting dormant […]

5 Reasons for EmeraldVision

When we originally set out to create EmeraldCube Solutions, our focus was to provide better analytics without the hassles associated with IT. After kicking the tires of multiple BI toolsets, it was clear that the GoodData platform was the perfect option that could completely bring our vision to reality. Our exclusive partnership with GoodData enabled […]

Incorporating Unstructured Data with EmeraldVision

Requirements for great analytics sometimes reach beyond traditional relational data sources. In some cases, you might want to include valuable insights that are contained within unstructured data from social media, text, parsed logs, or emails. This information may, for example, supplement traditional sales or CRM related data, or be used to capture events or alerts […]

What Your Parents Didn’t Tell You… (About OBIEE 11g Presentation Hierarchies!)

So it’s been just over a week since I presented during the *optimal* [cough, cough] speaking time of 8:30 Friday morning on the last day of Collaborate 14 in Las Vegas. For those of you who were brave enough (or just hungover enough!?) to show up, I thank you. But I do also have to […]

Turn Your JDE Data into Dollars

Customers spend a lot of money on tools and consulting services to implement and maintain aesthetically pleasing dashboards, however something critical seems to be lost in the BI value proposition: dollars to the bottom line. In recent years, I have seen countless implementations of on-premises BI applications that take months just to get the tools […]

Adventures in OBIEE Upgrade Land: Quirks and Workarounds — Episode I

’Tis the season — what season you may ask? Why, the season filled with the joys of OBIEE 11g upgrades to the latest version, of course! Well, it’s that season for me anyway… Lately my brain has been inundated once again with all things pertaining to the fun minutiae that may or may not break […]