Implementing Oracle Discoverer 10g

presented by Nick Roppolo

Nick Roppolo Washington B 1:45 pm – 2:45 pm Tuesday

Agenda
• • • • • introduction the problem implementation strategy Discoverer 10g Release 2 questions

introduction
Nick Roppolo of Core Ops, Inc. has been consulting on Oracle Applications in a myriad of roles for 7 years. Of those 7 years Nick has been implementing Oracle Discoverer with Oracle Applications for 3 years, working with IT Professionals and their customers to provide a high-value reporting method.

introduction
Core Ops, Inc. is a consulting services firm focused on Oracle Applications specializing in implementing and increasing user acceptance of Oracle Discoverer.

Agenda
• • • • • introduction the problem implementation strategy Discoverer 10g Release 2 questions

the problem

Oracle E-Business Suite provides better business information for effective decisionmaking...

the problem
• Implementation teams loose sight of reporting requirements during the project • Oracle Discoverer is looked at as a quick fix • Companies go-live without a plan to meet reporting requirements

Agenda
• • • • • introduction the problem implementation strategy Discoverer 10g Release 2 questions

Implementation Strategy
Education
• instructor led courses • workshops

Architecture
• Discoverer version • plus or desktop

Administration
• maintain EUL • development migration • develop security plan

Discoverer Success
Support
• coach client support team • OTJ training

Development
• business areas • reports

Implementation Strategy
Education
• instructor led courses • workshops

Architecture
• Discoverer version • plus or desktop

Administration
• maintain EUL • development migration • develop security plan

Discoverer Development Success
Support
• coach client support team • OTJ training

• business areas • reports

Discoverer architecture

Architecture
• select a Discoverer version • estimate user base • determine presentation method
Rule of thumb: one Discoverer server for each Applications Apps server.

Discoverer Plus

4i

Discoverer Plus

10g R2

Discoverer Viewer

4i

Discoverer Viewer

10g R2

10g R2(10.1.2) Benefits
• • • • • • OLAP support drag and drop in discoverer plus conditional formatting cascading parameters & optional parameters searchable lists Enhanced Print capabilities

10g R2(10.1.2) Benefits
• • • • • • OLAP support drag and drop in discoverer plus conditional formatting cascading parameters & optional parameters searchable lists Enhanced Print capabilities

Drag and Drop

Searchable Lists

Searchable Lists

Searchable Lists

Searchable Lists

Enhanced Printing

Enhanced Printing

Implementation Strategy
Education
• instructor led courses • workshops

Architecture
• Discoverer version • plus or desktop

Administration
• maintain EUL • development migration • develop security plan

Discoverer Development Success
Support
• coach client support team • OTJ training

• business areas • reports

Administration
• user security policy • development migration procedures • End user layer maintenance
The better the administration the better the education.

Implementation Strategy
Education
• instructor led courses • workshops

Architecture
• Discoverer version • plus or desktop

Administration

• maintain EUL • development migration • develop security plan

Discoverer Development Success
Support
• coach client support team • OTJ training

• business areas • reports

Education
• • • • delivery method audience training environment content
Education is the keystone of user acceptance.

Implementation Strategy
Education
• instructor led courses • workshops

Architecture
• Discoverer version • plus or desktop

Administration
• maintain EUL • development migration • develop security plan

Discoverer Success
Support
• coach client support team • OTJ training

Development
• business areas • reports

Development
• purchase a reporting solution • develop business areas • develop reports
There will always be development. It’s up to you how much.

Implementation Strategy
Education
• instructor led courses • workshops

Architecture
• Discoverer version • plus or desktop

Administration
• maintain EUL • development migration • develop security plan

Discoverer Development Success
Support
• coach client support team • OTJ training

• business areas • reports

Support
• use good help desk principles • extend education • educate the support staff
What do you do once the experts have left?

Questions?

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