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Senior Vice President Of Operations at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Jul 31 2016

What is most valuable?

It’s valuable because it’s easy. The pre-built data models are great, as is rapid implementation so that you can use all of the pre-developed Oracle features rather than doing the heavy lifting. For the most part, there is such a comprehensive amount of delivered reports with pre-built OBIA that we are finding it to meet 90% or better of the client requirements in relation to that functionality.

What needs improvement?

There are upgrade issues, but we have heard that they are being fixed. There are some JVMs in the product that are outdated as well, and there are some default configuration parameters that it would be nice for Oracle to fix instead of leaving them up to the implementers to tweak the settings after the fact. This is a known thing, so it is something that could easily be corrected in the future.

What other advice do I have?

Look at your source systems. It is only pre-built to go with PeopleSoft applications, JD Edwards and Oracle eBusiness of SAP. If you're not running one of those, it doesn't make sense to buy the pre-built. You also need to consider is how heavily customized the resource system is because it's pre-built based off of the vanilla product sets. Any customizations you've made to the product after it’s… more»

What is Oracle BI Applications?

Oracle Business Intelligence (BI) Applications are complete, prebuilt BI solutions that deliver intuitive, role-based intelligence throughout an organization. These solutions enable organizations to gain more insight and greater value from a range of data sources, including Oracle Fusion Cloud and On-Premise Applications, E-Business Suite, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, Siebel, and third party systems. Oracle BI Applications are built on the Oracle BI Foundation, a comprehensive and market leading BI platform. This enables organizations to realize the value of a packaged BI application, such as rapid deployment, lower TCO, and built-in best practices, all on one common BI Foundation. 

Oracle BI Applications customers

Cox Enterprises, Lochbridge

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