Tuesday Aug 20, 2013

Advisor Webcast: Oracle Hyperion EPM Preinstall Health Check Validation Engine

Another Advisor Webcast is about to happen tomorrow. Maurice is going to talk about:

Oracle Hyperion EPM Preinstall Health Check Validation Engine

August 21 , 2013 at 3:00 pm, GMT Summer Time

As of Wikipedia:
"Within RDA, the HCVE (Health Check Validation Engine) can verify and isolate host system environmental issues that may affect the performance of Oracle software."

This one-hour session is recommended for technical users who are responsible for the installation of Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) software. The session will provide pre-install guidance for EPM to ensure pre-requisites are met, scaleability is enabled, requirements are anticipated, and context in which HCVE is operating.


  • HCVE pre-install testing for EPM Server on Linux and Microsoft Windows
  • HCVE pre-install testing for EPM Client on Microsoft Windows
  • Implementing pre-install EPM environment requirements

You can find more details of this session in  MOS Doc ID 1568168.1

For registration you can simply go to the webex page directly via 


Read more about HCVE here:

Post Event Update: The recording of this session is available. Refer to the following My Oracle Support document for Recording and PDF copy of the presentation:

Oracle Hyperion EPM Preinstall Health Check Validation Engine [Video]
Doc ID 1568168.1

Visit the related Community Thread for additional discussion on this Advisor Webcast

Oracle BI Mobile App Designer is Now Available

(in via Lia)

This went out as a newsletter, so not much we can add to the information, but we want this to be recognized, so here is the release information for the BI Mobile Apps Designer as a blogpost:

The News
Now generally available, Oracle BI Mobile App Designer is a new design tool for business users easily to create stunning and interactive analytical applications for use on any major mobile device.  With Oracle BI Mobile, businesses have been able to deploy full interactive dashboards with zero additional development using Oracle BI Mobile HD on iOS devices, and now can create purpose-built mobile analytic applications for smartphones and tablets with drag-and-drop simplicity using Oracle BI Mobile App Designer.  BI Mobile App Designer complements BI Mobile HD and is packaged with BI Foundation Suite and the BI Mobile option to OBIEE at no additional cost.

Example Screenshot

App Designer

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What’s New

  • Mobile-first Business Apps – BI Mobile App Designer is the ideal solution for users that want targeted, business-specific mobile apps that are easy and fast to build, require no programming expertise, and can be delivered to users across all the major mobile platforms and devices. Apps are built with support for touch and gestural interactions built in.

  • Intuitive App Design Interface – BI Mobile App Designer has a simple drag-and-drop interface that allows business users to select their data visualizations—including tables, charts, navigation panels, repeating grids, images, text narrative, etc.—and then drop these elements onto a palette to create mobile apps within minutes. Third-party plug-ins like Google Maps, Sunburst visualizer, etc., can be incorporated and used in a similar manner. A preview function allows users to preview their apps within a computer’s browser, or on a mobile device by scanning a QR code – without requiring any installation or configuration.

  • Portable Device, Platform, Screen-size Design – BI Mobile App Designer is certified to support iOS, Android, and Windows Mobile smartphones and tablets.  Since it supports HTML5, most mobile browsers can run BI Mobile App Designer apps; it requires no plug-in, no installation, and no download from a third-party app store.

  • Enterprise Integration - Oracle BI Mobile App Designer is a part of and fully integrated with the Oracle BI Foundation. Users can create mobile apps with enterprise data from the BI Semantic layer (RPD), with data from BI Publisher data models, or even Excel data files, with seamless support for and the benefits of role-based data-level security that the Oracle BI Foundation suite provides.

Product Availability & Licensing

  • BI Mobile App Designer is available now as a patch to Oracle Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition, version [patch number 17220944 at support.oracle.com]

  • BI Mobile App Designer is licensed at no extra charge with Oracle BI Foundation Suite and Oracle BI Mobile.

Where can I find more information?


This blog talks about the latest news and upcoming events regarding Oracle EPM abd BI.
Tanya Heise


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