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Upcoming Webinars:

 

Can Your Data Work Harder? Multi Data Source Reporting & Data Mashing

Wednesday February 21st, 2018

Is your company utilizing multiple on-premise and/or cloud data sources and applications? Take charge of your business intelligence assets and learn how you can easily combine information from all of your key data sources to build meaningful reports, dashboards, and visualizations. Learn how using real-time operational intelligence can empower your users to ask questions, spot trends, identify opportunities, and make data-guided decisions with confidence.

Register for Session 1    10:00am EST  | 3:00pm GMT

Register for Session 2     2:00pm EST  |  11:00am PST


A Beginners Guide to Data Modeling

Wednesday March 14th, 2018

Non-technical users and business analysts frequently need to answer important business questions by relying on powerful data models. While some choose to leave the technical details to IT, it is becoming more common for functional users to have a basic understanding of the concepts of data modeling and data relationships, in order to best optimize the desired results and insights gained from their BI applications. This webinar will cover some fundamental concepts of data modeling, followed by use cases in the business enterprise marketplace.

Register for Session 1    10:00am EST  | 3:00pm GMT

Register for Session 2     2:00pm EST  |  11:00am PST


Oracle Financial Reporting – A New Paradigm?

Thursday March 22nd, 2018

Are you convinced that the terms “Oracle Financial Statement Generators” and “self-service” should not be used in the same sentence? Fortunately, it may be time for you to shift your thinking. In this webinar you will learn ways to quickly build financial statements within Excel that populate live data from your company’s financial systems. Hear how other companies are adopting new approaches that reduce their reliance on IT, while enabling them to use Excel to accurately run their monthly numbers, build ad hoc and customized reports, and enable new subledger “drill-down” functionality.

Register for Session 1    10:00am EST  | 3:00pm GMT

Register for Session 2     2:00pm EST  |  11:00am PST

On-Demand Webinars

Oracle Discoverer Migration – the 6 Missteps to Avoid

Oracle de-supported Discoverer in June 2017. Many Oracle customers (but not all) have replaced Discoverer by now to stay in compliance, as well as eliminate the risk of business interruption in case Discoverer reports can’t be accessed due to an Oracle patch or a browser upgrade. If you are still using Discoverer and are considering reporting alternatives, join this live webinar for advice on how to avoid potential roadblocks and missteps during your migration process

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Tips for Unlocking the Full Value of Your PeopleSoft Data

Are you running into challenges when building reports using PeopleSoft, Crystal Reports, and PS Query (or a combination of these)? Join this webinar to learn best practices for easily creating ad hoc and operational reports that are real-time and interactive. If you are frustrated with complicated processes that produce static reports and only tell part of the “data story”, then you will want to attend. Empowering end-users with self-service reporting that combines data from your PeopleSoft instances, together with data from all other key data sources, may be a reality for 2018!

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BI vs. Operational Reporting – What’s the Difference?

Ever wondered what the real differences are between Operational Reporting and Business Intelligence? They’re all just reports, right? In this webinar, we will uncover the differences between Operational Reporting and Business Intelligence using real world business scenarios, and how to think about each to better interpret your data. You will leave with an understanding of when to use each approach and how they impact the outcome of your business choices.

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 Top 5 Reporting and BI Trends to Watch for in 2018

What’s ahead for BI, and how can you make sure you’re prepared? This webinar will discuss the leading trends that are shaping the BI and analytics community. We will cover some key insights about the industry and what is that going to mean for customers. Being on top of these trends can help your organization shape analytics today and into the future.

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Learn How to Combine Business Data From Cloud and On-Premise Applications for Superior Reporting, Analytics, and Business Intelligence

Most organizations today have on-premise applications such as E-Business Suite, PeopleSoft, etc. as well as Cloud based applications such as Oracle Cloud Applications (Fusion), Taleo, Success Factors, etc. This hybrid approach creates a challenge of connecting the dots between data that spans multiple applications without expensive data warehouse solutions. This webinar will walk you through the steps to easily combine data from Cloud and On-Premise applications to build reports and dashboards to drive better business results.

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Multi-Data Source Reporting & Self Service Analytics

Is your company utilizing multiple data sources and applications? This live webinar session will show how you can combine information from​ any/multiple data sources to build meaningful reports, dashboards, and ​visualizations in minutes. Learn how using real time operational intelligence can empower your users to ask questions, spot trends, identify opportunities, and make data-guided decisions with confidence.

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Learn How to Combine HR Data From Cloud and On-Premise Applications for Superior Business Intelligence

Most organizations today have on-premise applications such as E-Business Suite, PeopleSoft, etc. as well as Cloud based applications such as Oracle Cloud Applications (Fusion), Taleo, Success Factors, etc. This hybrid approach creates a challenge of “connecting the dots” between data that spans multiple applications without expensive data warehouse solutions. This Oracle HCM User Group sponsored webinar will walk you through the steps to easily combine data from Cloud and On-Premise applications to build reports and dashboards to drive better business results.

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Support for Oracle Discoverer has ended, how will you move forward?

Effective June 2017, Oracle Discoverer is no longer being supported — and Discoverer enhancements have long since ended. Like many, you may be developing a plan of action that immediately ensures continuity of your reporting, dashboard, and ad hoc query needs. While at the same time, considering next-generation reporting solutions that best align with the current and future needs of your evolving business. In this webinar, you will learn about:

  • Key decision-making factors to consider when thinking through the unique reporting needs of your business
  • Strengths and weaknesses of the different Discoverer replacement tools and technologies offered by Oracle and other third-party applications
  • Potential challenges, as well as best-practices for migrating existing Discoverer reports

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How to Cost Justify Your Proposal for an Oracle Reporting Solution

Looking to take your reporting and analytics to the next level? Register for this webinar, where we will focus on the best practices to evaluate and quantify the benefits of a new reporting solution that tightly integrates with Oracle E-Business Suite applications.

You will learn about:

  • Leveraging enhanced self-service reporting by incorporating all of your critical data sources
  • Taking advantage of time saving features that can directly contribute towards higher operational efficiency, and increased user adoption and satisfaction
  • Utilizing pre-built reports, process accelerators and application integrations to improve time to value

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Oracle Discoverer support is now discontinued…The future starts here…let’s talk options!

As of June 30, 2017, support for Oracle Discoverer has expired. It’s time to take your operational reporting and analytics to the next level. In this live webinar, we will cover:

  • How to achieve 100% Discoverer conversion by automatically converting your existing Discoverer reports, saving hundreds of hours of manual report recreation
  • How true self-service reporting that incorporates all of your critical data sources can empower users
  • How to leverage over 1,000+ pre-built reports, process accelerators, and application integrations certified for Oracle EBS

ORBIT Analytics is a global technology leader with reporting and business intelligence solutions used by industry leaders including McDonalds, Avis Car Rental, SunGard, National Bank of Belgium and many others.

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Is Your HR Data Telling a Story? Learn How Data Visualization Drives Better Business Decisions

Organizations maintain huge amounts of useful data throughout the employment life cycle of their employees ranging from Applicant Tracking, Performance and Compensation Management, to Employee Separation. This Oracle HCM User Group sponsored webinar will show easy but powerful visualization techniques you can use to bring the HR data together to give actionable insights to measure and improve the performance of the organization.

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Using Self Service Reporting and Analytics to Drive Better Business Results

Many organizations are still relying on incomplete facts when making important business decisions. Companies that rely on complex analytics tools often struggle to make sense of their operational insights, especially when the data comes from multiple applications. Join us for this live webinar session to learn how your users can easily combine information from any data source to build meaningful operational reports, interactive dashboards, and colorful data visualizations in minutes. ORBIT offers real time operational reporting for any ERP or Cloud Application, allowing users to ask questions, spot trends, identify opportunities, and make data-guided decisions with confidence.

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A Beginners Guide to Today’s Data-Driven Culture

Learn how to roll out analytical applications in days – not months with speed and accuracy. ORBIT Analytics is a plug and play BI Solution providing instant data analysis and analytics from day one. See how easy it is for users to create reports and dashboards with our prepackaged reports and analytics.

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Oracle Discoverer Support is Ending on June 30th, Here’s What You Can Do to Stay in Compliance

Time is running out! Oracle has announced the end date for Support of Oracle Discoverer– June 30, 2017. This live webinar will cover best practices before, during, and after Discoverer conversion to another tool that is certified by Oracle. Don’t get left behind.

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Data Mashing 101: Multi-Data Source Reporting & Analytics

If you aren’t mashing up all the relevant data available, both old and new, you are missing out on a major competitive advantage in business decision making. Watch this webinar for a closer look how data from different sources can be combined to create single charts, reports and dashboards to provide the complete data driven decision making.
You’ll learn:

  • The impact that data integration and preparation has to deliver meaningful analytics.
  • How mashing up data sources for analytics can improve business results.
  • Case studies of companies who have succeeded with data mashing.
  • Examples of data integration and blended analytics in action.

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Optimizing Analytics for your Salesforce Data

Learn how to dramatically improve the effectiveness of your sales team by using ORBIT Analytics’ pre-built integration with Salesforce.
You will learn how:

  • Users can leverage the investment of Salesforce by analyzing the Opportunities, Sales Pipeline, Contacts, and Account information stored in Salesforce with the enhanced ad-hoc reporting capabilities of ORBIT Analytics.
  • Data from Salesforce can be analyzed along with other Oracle Applications modules such as Finance and HR Modules, empowering data mashing.

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Consolidate Your Oracle Applications Data for Analytics

This webinar will explain different technologies that companies are using/used to report on their Oracle Data. This webinar is meant for all audiences, in which we will cover some of the different technologies that are available and how enterprise architects have leveraged different platforms to allow consolidation of data. This webinar should help clients understand the pros and cons of different technologies to consolidate data for reporting.

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Replace Discoverer in Less Than 30 Days

Many organizations around the world have implemented Oracle’s Discoverer, an Ad-hoc reporting solution, as a part of their E-Business Suite applications. However, Oracle has now announced the end date for Support of Oracle Discoverer – June 2017. This live webinar will show how you can convert your existing Discoverer reports using a built-in migration utility and achieve self-service reporting without the need to hire additional staff or purchase new hardware.

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Discoverer Conversion – Fact Versus Myth

What you’ve been told about converting Discoverer reports may not be entirely true. Uncover the honest truth about the benefits as well as pain points associated with converting Discoverer reports to a new reporting tool in this session – what can go wrong and what must go right.

This live webinar session will cover:

  • Potential challenges and benefits of converting Discoverer reports.
  • The various challenges proposed by converting the semantics layer.
  • Roadblocks that could stop your conversion process and tips for avoiding these issues.
  • Best practices before, during, and after Discoverer conversion.

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Top 10 BI Trends for 2017

What’s ahead for BI, and how can you make sure you’re prepared? This webinar will discuss the leading trends that are shaping the BI and analytics community. We will cover some key insights about the industry and what is that going to mean for customers. Being on top of these trends can help your organization shape analytics today and into the future.

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It’s About Time to Replace Oracle FSGs

It’s never easy to say good bye, but it’s time to let go of archaic Oracle FSGs and introduce an Excel Driven Ad-hoc FSG Solution. Join us for this live webinar to learn how customers have enhanced their Financial Statement and GL Reporting from Oracle E-Business Suite.

You’ll learn:

  • Importing Existing FSGs from Oracle
  • Creating Ad-hoc FSGs using Excel
  • Drill down and reconciliation Analysis from GL to Sub-ledger

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How to Build Smart Financial Analytics

The key to smart financial analytics is the interpretation of data and identifying trends. This session focuses on making data-driven decisions, matching trends with opportunity, and providing insights so that business goals can be reached faster and more efficiently.

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Understanding Advanced Charts and Data Visualizations

This webinar will cover how users using a myriad of data, can analyze and display the information in a meaningful chart format. From understanding pivot based charts, to the more advanced outputs such as bubble, tree-map, box-plots and geospatial chart outputs that are being used by large corporations around the world. Additionally, it will explain the benefit of and business use cases of using advanced data visualizations.

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Visualize Your World with Self Service Analytics

Many organizations are still relying on incomplete facts when making important business decisions. Companies that do use analytics, often struggle to make sense of insights when the data comes from multiple applications or data sources. ORBIT Analytics is the Smarter Approach to Business Intelligence – efficient, effective, and on-demand. With ORBIT Analytics, you can combine information from​ any data source to build meaningful reports, dashboards, and ​visualizations in minutes. ORBIT offers real time operational intelligence, allowing users to ask questions, spot trends, identify opportunities, and make data-guided decisions with confidence.

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OHUG Sponsored Webinar: Using HR Analytics to Drive Better Business Results

This Oracle HCM User Group sponsored presentation will show how enterprises can leverage their HR data to make strategic decisions and achieve business goals faster and more efficiently. We will give live examples of popular analytics such as Employee Turnover Rate, Compensation Analytics, and Employee Performance Analytics that have given important insights to companies to improve their productivity and the bottom line.

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