Business Intelligence (BI) Applications 184.108.40.206.1 is now
available on the Oracle Software Delivery Cloud
on the Oracle
BI Applications OTN page. This is the second major release on the BI-Apps
11g code line leveraging the power of ODI, and certified with the latest
version of Oracle BI Foundation 220.127.116.11.
expansion of content improves existing Oracle BI Applications including:
Human Resources Analytics expands analysis on HR programs and
workforce performance with
the introduction of Talent Management Analysis, to help HR and business managers assess talent strengths and
build potential leaders by delivering greater insight into job profiles.
Improvements to Absence Management, new support for Workforce
Frozen Snapshots and Workforce Flex Fields are also available.
· Oracle Financial
improves company Financial Performance with the new Sub-ledger Accounting
Module, providing complete account balance analysis, including supporting
reference balances and drill down to accounting transactions. Aging Snapshot
restoration for Receivables and Payables, drilldown from Payables to
Purchase Orders, and Fixed Assets support for GL Posting Status are features
also included in the release.
· Oracle Project
expands insight into project-based data with new Earned Value Management
Analysis, providing visibility for Project Stakeholders into Planned Value,
Earned Value, and Actual Cost. Analysis of variances and indices, derived from
Cost and Schedule Variance, CPI, TCPI, SPI and TSPI, is also available.
· Oracle Supply Chain
& Order Management Analytics introduces Costing and Inventory Turn support
for Oracle JDE EnterpriseOne. In addition, the ability to save and restore the Inventory
Snapshot when executing a full load is now supported. There is also a new adapter that provides out-of-box
integration between Oracle Procurement and Spend Analytics and Oracle’s
JD Edwards EnterpriseOne.
· Oracle Student
introduces new Financial Aid Analysis, containing term-based detail
information associated with a student award such as amount, status,
disbursement, and aid type.
· Oracle Manufacturing
Analytics and Enterprise Asset Management Analytics have been
re-introduced into the BI Applications data model. Although new with ODI, both
modules provide now the same broad functionality available with BI Applications
· Unstructured Data for
– The BI Applications Data Model has been extended to include unstructured CRM
and ERP text fields. Sample Information Discovery templates – including ODI
interfaces and runtime security definitions –provide the ability to quickly create
sample Information Discovery Applications from combined structured and
unstructured data. See the Supporting Files for
Endeca Sample Applications for BI Applications 18.104.22.168.1 on OTN page.
New Utilities and Enhancements to increase productivity
and drive down TCO
· New Data
Lineage Tool allows customers and implementers to track lineage from
source to target – improving information transparency across their enterprise
Management expands System Setup and Load Plan definition capabilities, including
the registration of multiple instances for the same Product Line Version, UI
enhancements to support DW connection configuration and Load Plan definition,
and Load Plan definition migration.
· Fact Partitioning IKMs and Parallel Index Builds are key performance
Innovations introduced with this release. The former enables a feature that
tags partitions so that only the indexes that need to be re-built
during incremental loads are executed. The latter uses ODI parallel
process so that Indexes can be built using multiple session (faster than and in
addition to DB parallel).
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