Wednesday Dec 12, 2012

Book to Help OBI11g Developers by Mark Rittman

Mark Rittman has published an extensive up to date Developer’s Guide for Oracle Business Intelligence 11g. For a great summary of what you can get from this new book have a quick look at the review posted here by Abhinav Agarwal.

Tuesday Dec 11, 2012

Use the Latest Guided Learning Paths for BI & EPM Partners

Keep up to date with the current version Guided Learning Paths for BI Partners @, for Example:

Business Intelligence

Hyperion Training from Oracle University

There is a great portfolio of the latest version of Hyperion Training from Oracle University, available at a discount for Oracle Partners, for example see these sets of courses:

Partner BI Applications 4-Day Hands-on Training Workshop

12th - 15th February 2012, Oracle Reading (UK) - REGISTER NOW

This training will provide attendees with an in-depth working understanding of the architecture, the technical and the functional content of the Oracle Business Intelligence Applications, whilst also providing an understanding of their installation, configuration and extension.

The course will cover the following topics:

  • Overview of Oracle Business Intelligence Applications
  • Oracle BI Applications Fundamentals and Features
  • Configuring BI Applications for Oracle E-Business Suite
  • Understanding BI Applications Architecture
  • Fundamentals of BI Applications Security

Prerequisites - This training is only for OPN member Partners.

  • Good understanding of basic data warehousing concepts
  • Hands on experience in Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition
  • Hands on experience in Informatica
  • Good understanding of any of the following Oracle EBS modules: General Ledger, Accounts Receivables, Accounts Payables
  • Some understanding of  Oracle BI Applications is required (See Sales & Technical Tutorials for OBI, BI-Apps and Hyperion EPM

Please note that attendees are required to bring a laptop.


  • 4GB RAM-Recognized by Windows 64 bits
  • 80GB free space in Hard drive or External Device
  • CPU Core 2 Duo or Higher

Operating System Requirements

  • Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows 2003
  • NOT ALLOWED with Windows Vista
  • An Administrator User

Partner OBI 11g 5-Day Hands-on Training Workshop

14 - 18 January 2013, Oracle Reading (UK) REGISTER HERE NOW

This 5 day hands-on workshop provides attendees a hands-on experience to practice with OBI11g environment. Participants will gain in-depth understanding of new architecture of OBIEE 11g, security mode, installation/configuration as well as reporting aspects like new ROLAP/MOLAP style hierarchical browsing, new chart types, Action Framework and Visualization.

Please note that attendees are required to have a laptop.  This training is only for OPN member Partners.
View here
laptop requirements and detailed agenda.

Partner Training on Endeca 2-Days Hands-on Fundamentals

The Oracle Endeca Information Discovery (OEID) fundamentals training is designed to give partners an understanding of OEID’s features, and how it complements the existing Oracle Business Intelligence suite. Participants will learn how to develop & implement solutions using a Data Discovery method.  Training is in Dutch.

This is a two-day class which start with the introduction of Endeca in the proposition of Oracle Business Analytics. The underlying architecture and technology will also be covered. The majority of this fundamentals training is based on a hands-on wokrshop. In this workshop all participants will build several Endeca dashboards based on worked out examples. During this workshop we will also spend time on how to extract social media and other unstructured data combined with text enrichment.

This training is developed and will be given by Aorta Business Intelligence who is Oracle Approved Education Center for OBIEE and OEID in EMEA.

You must bring a 64-bit laptop with you for the Hands-on labs: Attendees should have experience and familiarity with the basic concepts of business intelligence and be OPN Partners with Gold or above membership.

Monday Dec 10, 2012

Test Drive for Partners on Oracle Endeca Information Discovery

Specifically for Oracle Partners, this half-day hands-on workshop allows you to experience Information Discovery from Oracle in order to:

  • Understand Information Discovery and how it compliments classic BI solutions
  • Use Search and Guided Navigation to see how structured and unstructured information can be rapidly brought together to unlock hidden value
  • Explore all of your data in any format and from any source including social media, market surveys and reports
  • Lay the foundation for helping business users who need fast answers to new questions
  • Experience the amazing performance of Endeca on Oracle's in memory Exalytics machine

After an introduction to Oracle Endeca Information Discovery, follow a self-paced, supervised, hands-on tutorial where you will see how easy it is to:

  • Use Guided Navigation and Search to explore structured and unstructured data
  • Rapidly integrate new and changing data sources such as Social Media
  • Build new Discovery user interfaces
  • Rapidly respond to changing business needs and data environments
  • And ask questions of Oracle's Business Analytics experts throughout

When 14th January 2013, Registration 9:00 a.m. - finish by 1:00 p.m.      Register Now

What: Oracle Endeca Information Discovery Test Drive

Where: Oracle City Office, 1 South Place, London, EC2M 2RB

Thursday Dec 06, 2012


Join the “Oracle Partner Architects Training”. It is aimed at providing Partner experts, architects and consultants with in-depth architectural knowledge about Oracle technology. Here is your chance to learn from the best. Oracle technology beyond the obvious.

There are over 40 live and recorded online training sessions, covering many aspects of systems architecture, including these in the domain of BI, data-warehousing and integration:

    • The Oracle Information Management Reference Architecture
    • 3nf Or Data Vault: Mixed Emotions Or A Clear Choice?
    • The Ins And Outs Of Data Integration
    • Introduction To BI-Applications
    • Customizations In BI-Applications
    • Endeca: Analyzing Unstructured Information

Download the full schedule in your language (Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish).



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