BI Community Newsletter - June 2018


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JUNE 2018

    ODTUG Kscope18 Updates

BI Track Session Highlights
The ODTUG Kscope18 BI community track leads share a few "don't-miss sessions" they are looking forward to at ODTUG Kscope18! Click the links below to read their blogs: 

Big Data and Data Warehousing –  ACE D.png Michael Rainey
BI Analytics and Data Visualization – Teal Sexton

Monday Night Community Night - BI and Database Trivia Showdown - Sponsored by imageedit_3_6452376425.png
Join fellow BI and Database community members for a BI and Database Trivia Showdown on Monday, June 11, from 8:00-10:00 p.m.  

The BI community trivia night has been a huge success year over year! To top it this year, the BI community has invited the Database community to a trivia showdown. Everyone is invited, of course, but be prepared to pick a side! The BI and Database communities are competing dolphin nose to swan beak in a singing, dancing, debaucherous night of trivia tomfoolery! Fly or swim by, join a team, and help prove which community is IN IT TO WIN IT! You will be up to your silly hat in fun at this ODTUG Kscope mainstay.
ODTUG Kscope18 Registration
Registration for ODTUG Kscope18 is still available! If you need help convincing your boss, click here to download the BI community justification letter. Click here to register with our Standard rate. We hope to see you there! 

Whitepapers, Articles, and Blogs 
Oracle Analytics Cloud – Update Corner and Features Guide
The Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC) continues to evolve with new feature releases being added to the services offering. Peter N. Koutroubis, senior VP of sales operations of ERPA, covers all of the new OAC features in depth in this post and you can also view a corresponding features guide for a condensed view of each one.

OAC Customer Responsibilities
What are consumers responsible for in terms of updating and backing up? What does Oracle cover? These questions keep coming up in conversations around Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC) and Jai Gangwani, BI solution architect of ERPA, can help in this post

Using Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC) to Rock EPBCS
In this blog from Andrew Tauro, manager and architect, with Performance Architects, helps us take EPBCS data from zero to HERO! DV provides the platform to parse useful information out of chaotic data sets, as well as the visualizations needed to bring the data to life. Coupled with the strong frameworks that EPBCS and Essbase Cloud provide, Oracle Analytic Cloud Services (OAC) provide the right combination of toolsets to drive just about any reporting solution needed to make your analytics solution relevant and to ensure its continual usage.

Machine Learning and You!
Follow along and learn why you too should be learning more about machine learning in this blog post by Oracle ACETim Vlamis, vice president and analytics strategist with Vlamis Software Solutions, Inc. Why is machine learning such a hot topic? Tim goes into strategy and fears, and how to best approach this new trend and valuable asset.

Autonomous – The Inside Scoop
You have probably been hearing a new buzzword the last few weeks from Oracle, Autonomous! Andrew Tauro shares the inside scoop on Oracle Autonomous Analytics Cloud (OAAC) and How It Differs from Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC) in this article

How to Host A Successful Meetup - Part 2
Part 2 in our meetup series - What is a “meetup”?  Simply put, it’s an informal meeting or gathering. ODTUG volunteers have been successfully using the meetup format in various geographies as a way to get together in person to network, compare notes on various work issues, and to have fun. Learn from Kirby Lunger, partner at Performance Architects, the steps to having a successful meetup. Read the article here.

Keeping Up with the Joneses
Please embrace the temptation and be sure to check out the other ODTUG communities and see what they're doing! While you're there, you can browse the upcoming community events and Meetups, webinars, and blogs.


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Standard registration is still available. Register today!


ODTUG Kscope18 Updates
Whitepapers, Articles & Blogs
How to Host a Successful Meetup - Part 2
Keeping up with the Joneses
Upcoming Webinars
BI Volunteer Initiative


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Introduction to Analytics in Oracle Internet of Things (IoT) Cloud Service 
Raghu Syama, Perficient 
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communities_0002_Layer-2.png August 7, 2018, Noon - 1:00 p.m. EDT

The Road to Oracle Analytics Cloud from OBIEE and BI Apps 
Mazen Manasseh, Perficient, Inc.

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Want to be a part of the action? Have an idea for the newsletter? Want to put on a webinar? The BI Community is looking for volunteers. Reach out to BI Community Leader, Becky Wagner, on Twitter @Bec_Wagner or email, or contact BI Community Board Liaison, ACE AssociateJake Turrell, on Twitter @HyperionNerd or email Sign up to volunteer here.

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