Announcing new and updated Documentation for Oracle Cruise, Hotels, Food & Beverage, and Retail solutions

Oracle Retail Insights Cloud Service Suite Release 17.0.004

Bernie Goodman
Documentation Manager

Oracle Retail Insights Cloud Service Suite provides retailers role-based and prescriptive dashboards and robust science-powered insights. Oracle Retail Insights Cloud Service Suite delivers mobile-enabled insights for retailers that want to leverage data-driven insights powered by retail science to improve business performance. Oracle Retail Insights Cloud Service Suite is comprised of the following applications:

  • Oracle Retail Insights Cloud Service Suite
  • Oracle Retail Customer Insights Cloud Service (ORCICS)
  • Oracle Retail Merchandise Insights Cloud Service (ORMICS)

Retail Insights Cloud Service Suite also includes key functionality in Market Basket Insights.

This family of service solutions is based on Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (BI EE) and the Common Enterprise Information Model (CEIM), and employ Fusion-standard technology such as Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) and Oracle Advanced Analytics (OAA).

The Retail Insights Cloud Services 17.0.004 patch release contains a variety of enhancements in the area of Promotions, including support for external promotion interfaces from a CRM system such as Customer Engagement. This release also adds automatic generation of LY calendars for the shifted and unshifted reporting methods, the ability to relabel metrics through an external interface, and over 200 new metrics and attributes.

Documentation highlights for Release 17.0.004 included the following:

Administration Guide

  • The Oracle Retail Insights Cloud Service Suite Administration/Security Guide has been renamed Oracle Retail Insights Cloud Service Suite Administration Guide.
  • Security information has been removed from the Administration Guide.

Security Guide

  • A new Security Guide has been created for the 17.0.004 release.

User Guide

  • Details for new attributes and metrics for Planning and Promotions functionality have been added.
  • New text has been added for detailing the Stock Count and Price Zone dimensions.
  • Comparable Stores Analysis text has been reworded to better explain the expected data and usage.
  • Appendix C has been updated with new metrics and attributes across numerous subject areas.

The following documents were also published for this release:

  • Release Notes
  • Oracle Retail Insights Cloud Service Suite/Oracle Retail Advanced Science Cloud Services Data Interfaces Guide (available on My Oracle Support Doc ID: 2114419.1))

The Oracle Retail Insights Cloud Service Suite documentation set is available on the Oracle Help Center as part of the already existing product documentation library:


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