Oracle BI Suite EE 10g R3: Create Reports and Dashboards

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This course provides step-by-step instructions for creating ad-hoc queries in Oracle Business Intelligence Answers and incorporating them into Interactive Dashboards, which compose business intelligence applications. Learn to build a simple Oracle BI Interactive Dashboard starting with basic requests created in Answers, then add more complexity as the course progresses, including pivot tables, charts, gauges, prompts, embedded content, navigation links, and Oracle BI Publisher reports. Use Oracle BI Delivers to send real-time, personalized alerts to Interactive Dashboards for subscribed users.In addition to building Interactive Dashboards, learn to configure and maintain them and how to customize their user interface using cascading style sheets, dashboard styles, and XML message files. Use Oracle BI Publisher to build reports based on Answers requests as well as Oracle BI subject areas, and use Oracle BI for Microsoft Office to integrate Oracle BI data and views in Microsoft Office presentations and spreadsheets.

Who Should Attend:

•Functional Implementer
•Business Intelligence Developer
•Business Analysts
•Technical Consultant
•System Administrators
•Application Developers

At Course Completion:

•Build queries in Oracle BI Answers
•Customize the Oracle BI user interface
•Create and modify Oracle BI Interactive Dashboards
•Use Oracle BI Content in your Microsoft Office documents
•Use Oracle BI Delivers to configure, schedule, and deliver personalized alerts


Module 1:  Working with Oracle Business Intelligence Answers
•Introduction to Oracle BI Answers
•Working with requests in Oracle BI Answers
•Using advanced formatting

Module 2:  Filtering Requests in Oracle Business Intelligence Answers
•Introduction to filters in Answers
•Adding filter prompts to requests
•Using saved requests as filters

Module 3:  Oracle Business Intelligence Answers: Advanced Features
•Combining request criteria using set operations
•Executing direct database requests
•Editing logical SQL generated by a request

Module 4:
  Building Views and Charts in Requests
•Introduction to Answers views and charts
•Creating and editing charts
•Performing common view tasks

Module 5: Showing Results with Gauge Views
•Introduction to Gauge views
•Working with Gauge views

Module 6: Showing Results with Pivot Tables
•Introduction to pivot tables
•Formatting pivot tables
•Setting aggregation rules and building formulas

Module 7: Creating Oracle Business Intelligence Interactive Dashboards
•Introduction to Interactive Dashboards and pages
•Dashboard Editor UI elements
•Composing dashboard elements

Module 8:
Configuring Oracle Business Intelligence Interactive Dashboards
•Types of dashboard content
•Embedding content in Interactive Dashboards
•Using bookmark links to distribute and save Interactive Dashboards

Module 9: Customizing the Oracle Business Intelligence User Interface
•Modifying cascading style sheets
•Modifying XML message files
•Making configuration changes using the instanceconfig file

Module 10: Configuring Guided Navigation Links
•Building guided navigation with static links
•Building guided navigation with conditional links and sections

Module 11:
Administering the Oracle Business Intelligence Presentation Catalog
•Maintaining the Oracle BI Presentation Catalog
•Managing security
•Understanding security inheritance
•Permission types
•Setting permissions using the Manage Catalog screen

Module 12: Using Oracle Business Intelligence Delivers
•Introduction to Oracle BI Delivers
•Configuring delivery devices
•Building alerts
•Introduction to Oracle BI Scheduler
•Scripted jobs

Module 13: Using Oracle Business Intelligence Briefing Books
•Introduction to Oracle BI Briefing Books
•Creating an Oracle BI Briefing Book
•Adding Content to Briefing Books
•Editing a Briefing Book
•Downloading and viewing a Briefing Book
•Adding a list of Briefing Books to a Dashboard
•Using Briefing Books with Oracle BI Delivers

Module 14: Using Oracle BI for Microsoft Office
•Introduction to Oracle BI for Microsoft Office
•Working with Oracle BI content in Microsoft Office applications

Module 15: Using Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher
•Introduction to Oracle BI Publisher
•Creating a BI Publisher report from an Answers request
•Creating a BI Publisher report from the BI Server
•Integrating Discoverer worksheet content in a BI Publisher report

Module 16: Reviewing Interactive Dashboard Design Principles and Best Practices
•Understanding dashboard design principles
•Conceptualizing dashboards
•Dashboard fundamentals

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