WebCenter - BI Integration

A little off topic today but to be honest I'm tired of having to find the following document every time someone asks for it. I know what you're going to say, 'that's what bookmarks are for Tim, you eejit!' Indeed, but, I find it almost easier to either type the URL or Google what I'm looking for, strange I know but that's my brain, get over it, I have to, on a daily basis :0)

The document in question, filled my life for the first half of last week. Integrating OBIEE and WebCenter, the ability to drop BI content into your WebCenter Spaces pages with a few clicks. The WebCenter product management team had a document out there covering it but, it was missing the secret sauce to get the BI side set up. The result of some 'verified by customers' effort is here:

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/middleware/webcenter/portal/learnmore/wc-biappsconfig-396418.pdf

Its a monster PDF, with lots of pictures, cos they speak a thousand words right!

I should add, I need to update said document to state that, BI Publisher content is not currently supported in this integration. There are other ways to get BIP content into WebCenter but this, sadly, ain't one of them right now. I'm assured it's planned thou.

So, either give google a day or two to index this post or if you really want to, you can bookmark it, I won't hold it against you.

Comments:

Thanks for the document. I definitly will bookmark it.
Just wondering, will the same technique works for a regular WebCenter Portal application or will it only work for WebCenter Spaces?
We can also use the MBean browser for a regular WebCenter portal so if we add the connection there, will it work or do we need to integrate BI in a different way?

Posted by Yannick on August 25, 2011 at 11:54 PM MDT #

Hi Yannick
Thats something I will have to check out with the WC product management team. If you have time to try it out let me know how it goes
Tim

Posted by Tim on August 26, 2011 at 05:40 AM MDT #

Hi Yannick,

"There are other ways to get BIP content into WebCenter"
Could you describe or summarize the other ways to integrate BI Publisher 11g with WebCenter Spaces 11g ? I couldn't find any examples with Google or in the Oracle KBase.

Thanks in advance.

Posted by guest on October 18, 2011 at 12:24 AM MDT #

Hi Yannick,

Can we integrated BI Publisher or OBIEE with Webcenter Content. I spend lot of time in searching a document or video through which i can get some inputs.

thanks in advance.

Posted by deepak on November 17, 2013 at 10:13 PM MST #

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