Update: new doc Cookbook: Installing and Configuring Oracle BI Applications 188.8.131.52.1 now available on OTN.
The latest version of the Oracle BI Applications is now available for download on OTN. This new release uses Oracle Data Integration for the ETL tool as well as 2 new modules - Student Information Analytics, and Indirect Spend Planning.
This major new release of Oracle Business Intelligence
Applications 11g adds:
in-memory analytic applications
expand functional content across existing CRM and ERP Oracle BI Applications
to leverage the power of Oracle Data Integrator and, optionally, GoldenGate
out-of-the-box utilities to increase productivity and further drive down Total
Cost of Ownership (TCO).
· Oracle Student Information Analytics enables academic
institutions to improve recruitment, lower dropout rate by tracking student
attendance in real-time, monitor graduation rate, manage student financial
transactions, and match up school resources with student needs more effectively.
· Oracle Indirect Spend Planning – a prebuilt planning
application that teams with Oracle Procurement and Spend Analytics to enable
businesses to optimize spend through what-if modeling
expansion of content improves existing front and back-office Oracle BI
· Oracle Human Resources Analytics expands
analysis on HR programs and workforce performance with new
Time and Labor Analysis, global Payroll
Analysis and Headcount Gain and Loss.
· Oracle Financial Analytics improves company
Financial Performance with new Fixed Assets Analysis, providing complete
lifecycle of assets from acquisitions, capitalization to retirements. Budgetary
Control Analysis, ideal for public sector, delivers insight into expense
& revenue budgets including analysis of budgeted amounts, encumbrances,
expenditures, funds available, overspending, and recognized revenues.
· Oracle Project Analytics expands insight into
project-based data with new Resource Management Analysis, providing
visibility into project requirements, trending, utilization, competencies and
alignment. Reconciliation of project sub-ledger and General Ledger
assist project accountants in reconciling differences between the two ledgers
for cost and revenue transactions. Perspective based dashboards provide
an optimized Project Analytics user interface that orients the content around
specific user perspectives.
· Oracle Supply Chain & Order Management Analytics introduces new Enhanced
Inventory Analysis, providing deep insight into Inventory Cycle Count,
Inventory Aging, Inventory Expiration/Obsolescence tracking and Inventory
balances and transaction details at lot level. Item Cost History Analysis
allows insight into historical cost of Supply Chain related items.
· Oracle Procurement & Spend Analytics introduces new Sourcing
Analysis, providing a new comprehensive Sourcing Business Process that
includes negotiations, awards, savings and performance. Award decisions will
help identify trends and check if there is a margin for any savings
· Oracle CRM Analytics expands insight into front office
Analytics with Indirect Forecasting and Service Contracts support. Forecasting
Analysis is now possible when submissions are made up a forecast hierarchy that
is outside of the reporting hierarchy. Oracle Price Analytics has added
E-Business Suite to the list of supported sources. Customers now have a ready
means to assess pricing performance and arrest revenue and margin
leakage. Robust price waterfall analysis possible with the new Waterfall
Check out the docs on OTN for more details.