Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training

Contents Table of Contents
Contents .................................................................................................................... 1 Prerequisites ............................................................................................................... 3 Business Intelligence Overview ......................................................................................... 3 Oracle BI Architecture .................................................................................................... 4 Reasons for using Oracle BI Tools ....................................................................................... 5 Data Warehousing ......................................................................................................... 5 Oracle BI Answers ......................................................................................................... 8 Summary .................................................................................................................. 69 Thank You ................................................................................................................. 70

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Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training

Purpose
This Guide shows you how to use the Oracle BI Answers and Dashboards to create Answers requests and configure Dashboards with those requests, which enable the end users to obtain, view, and analyse data. It also gives you a brief overview of Oracle BI Architecture and Tools.

Duration
8 Hours

Sections Covered in this Presentation
The following topics are covered in this presentation:     Prerequisites Business Intelligence Overview Oracle BI Architecture Data Warehousing o Dimension modeling o Star Schema

 Reasons for using Oracle BI Tools  Oracle BI Answers  Summary

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Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training

Prerequisites
Access to the OBIEE Admin Tool on the OBIEE server machine on company Domain or Amazon Instance. Access to OBIEE Answers and Dashboards on OBIEE server machine on company Domain or Amazon Instance Dashboards.

Business Intelligence Overview
What Is Business Analytics or Business Intelligence?  In the information age, corporations have at their disposal massive amounts of data collected in transactional systems (they could be different disconnected systems). These systems are designed for the efficient selection, storage, and retrieval of data, and are essential for businesses to keep track of their affairs.  However, the challenge is in deriving answers to business questions from the available data. This wealth of data can yield critical information about a business, so that decision makers at all levels can respond quickly to changes in the business climate.  Aggregating data into levels at which patterns can emerge, ordering levels into hierarchies to support drilling down and up through the levels, and using analytic functions (such as lag, moving total and year-to-date) are among the techniques used to transform data into information. This information - commonly called business intelligence can provide a significant edge in an increasingly competitive marketplace. Getting Answers with Business Intelligence  Business intelligence provides the Data and Tools users need to answer questions that are important to running the part of the business for which they are responsible.  Determine if the business is on track.  Identify where things are going wrong.  Monitor and take corrective actions.  Spot trends….  Examples: – Show me the most effective promotions – Show me customers most likely to switch – Show me products that are not profitable – Compare sales this quarter with sales a year ago
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analyze trends. and actionable intelligence.Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training – Show me sales for each district by month  The information and tools help users delve into the data in a meaningful way so that they can answer important business questions. Oracle BI consists of several products that can be used together or independently. self-service access to up-to-the-moment. determine causes of good and bad performance. allowing any user in an organization to have Webbased.  BI provides answers to basic questions such as: – "What are my top five products?" – "How do my sales this year compare with sales last year?" – "What is the three-month moving average of my sales?“  BI can also answer more probing analytical questions such as: – "Why are sales down in this region?" – "What can we predict for sales next quarter?" – "What factors can we alter to improve the sales forecast?" – "How will our margins improve if we run this promotion?“ Oracle BI Architecture Oracle Business Intelligence Tools  Oracle Business Intelligence (Oracle BI) is a comprehensive and integrated suite of analytic tools designed to bring greater business visibility and insight to the broadest audience of users. and so on. relevant.  This course focuses on the following key components of Oracle BI : – Oracle BI Answers – Oracle BI Interactive Dashboards Oracle BI Architecture _________________________________________________________________________________________ .

De-normalize data: Duplicate and flatten data structures. .Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training Reasons for using Oracle BI Tools        Scalable Flexible Reporting Customized Reporting Ease of exporting data User friendly Allows a user to query relational databases.  Employs Star Schemas _________________________________________________________________________________________ .Analytical  Organizes Data for Analytical Processing .Transactional . without knowing SQL Reduced reporting development cycle = time and cost savings for Businesses Data Warehousing  Brings together Data from many sources .Reduce joins: Reduce the number of tables and relationships.

 The outer tables = dimension tables. They provide detailed information about the facts.Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training - Simplify relationships between tables.  Allows users to answer “Show me X by Y by Z” type questions • Example: Show me sales by product by month.  The central table in a star schema = fact table. Dimensional Modelling (process of organizing data for analytical systems)  Technique for logically organizing business data in a way that helps end users understand it easily • Data is separated into facts and dimensions. _________________________________________________________________________________________ .  Dimension tables have a one-to-many relationship with a fact table. Star Schema  A star schema is a dimensional schema with a single fact table that has foreign key relationships with one or more dimension tables. It stores the numerical measurements of a business. • Users view facts in any combination of the dimensions.

_________________________________________________________________________________________ .  Examples of fact measures: • Dollar values for Sales • Units sold • Number of units Ordered • Number of units Shipped. fact tables contain the information businesses want to track to conduct their analysis of the business.Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training Sales Fact table with dimension tables:  In other words.

Oracle BI Answers: Login To access Oracle BI Answers. or embedded in your personalized dashboard or on the enterprise portal. gauges. all of which are interactive and drillable and can be saved.Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training Oracle BI Answers Oracle BI Answers: Overview  Oracle BI Answers provides end users with true ad hoc query and analysis capability.  Oracle BI Answers enables you to interact with a logical view of the information and easily create charts. modified.amazonaws. reports. shared. formatted. pivot tables. and dashboards. You will be taken to Answers start page _________________________________________________________________________________________ .compute-1. It is a pure Web-based environment that is designed for users who want to create new analyses from scratch or modify and change existing analyses that appear on a dashboard page.com:9704/analytics Log in with your username and password NOTE: Right now all will use Administrator/Administrator credentials. use the following link: http://ec2-50-16-114-196.

 The start page provides access to Subject Areas and saved content (Answers Requests. In the above figure we have 2 subject areas: . such as Marketing. Sales etc) Oracle BI Answers: Selecting a Subject Area  You begin by choosing a Subject Area.  Click on the Sample Sales Reduced Subject Area.  What you see in Answers depends on the permissions granted to your User ID. Finance or Inventory. Prompts etc). you will get the Answers Workspace as shown below: Oracle BI Answers: Answers Workspace (and creating a request or Report) _________________________________________________________________________________________ . the selections pane changes to show the columns and filters for that subject area that you can include in a request.Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training Oracle BI Answers: Start Page  The Answers start page is the first page you see when you open Oracle BI Answers.Sample Sales Reduced  When you click a Subject Area in the workspace to create a request. Sales. Filters.Sample Sales . and the workspace displays the tabs for working with requests. Saved Content (Answers Requests) Subject Areas (Finance.

together with its Columns.Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training Answers Workspace Selections Pane  The Subject Area for the request appears in the selection pane (on left). Columns are typically organized into folders  The Answers workspace (on right) displays the following tabs for working with a request:  Criteria:  Results:  Prompts:  Advanced: Provides access to the columns selected for the request. _________________________________________________________________________________________ . and buttons to select the most common view types Enables you to work with the results of the request Enables you to create prompts to filter the request Enables advanced users to work with the XML and logical SQL for the request Note: (Alternate way to create new request)  Click the New Request button located at the top upper-right corner of the workspace and select the required Subject Area  Select the Sample Sales Reduced Subject Area and proceed.

Customer. Other Dimensions.  This query is sent to Oracle BI Server. which interprets it and creates subsequent physical queries to the underlying data sources where the data is stored. Oracle BI Answers builds a query called as logical SQL.  Changing the column order for a request: Place the cursor on the column and drag the it to the desired position and release as shown below: The Year column is now on 2nd position: _________________________________________________________________________________________ .Year from Time Dimension .  The results are returned to the BI Server which in turn returns it to you for analysis and interpretation.Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training  Expand the folders and click the column names that you want to add to the request:   In this example. the Sample Sales Reduced subject area contains Six folders: Time.Revenue from Facts Revenue Fact  As you select these columns.Customer Type form Customer Dimension . because it expresses the logical content of the request. Facts Other Add four columns to the request: . Facts Revenue. Products.

Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training NOTE: Bring the Year column back to 1st position.  By default. display is in a Compound Layout format which consists of a Title view and a Table view. _________________________________________________________________________________________ .  Displaying request results:  Click the Results tab or the Display Results button (in Criteria Page) to view the results.

or toolbar buttons to select from a variety of views as shown below: _________________________________________________________________________________________ .Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training  Changing the results layout: Use the View drop-down. the Add View link.

choose the location to save your Request. click on the Save Icon on the top right corner as shown below:  In the Save request Window.Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training  Saving the request: Requests are saved in folders and folders are either Personal or Shared. _________________________________________________________________________________________ . For saving a request.

Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training  We will create a folder called Training and save the request in it. type Training and click OK: _________________________________________________________________________________________ . So click the Create Folder button on top as shown: In the Pop up that appears.

Also give any description as required: _________________________________________________________________________________________ . We will name it as Revenue by Customer Type.Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training Enter the desired name for the report.

The request is now saved at this location: My Folders -> Training  The top-level personal folder is called My Folders. Every user with a unique username has a folder called My Folders. _________________________________________________________________________________________ .Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training Click OK.

Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training

 When a request is saved in one of the Personal folders, only the owner can access it. When it is saved in a Shared Folder, any user with permission to access that folder can access it. Oracle BI Answers: Viewing a saved request  Saved requests are saved in the Presentation Catalog and are displayed in folders in the Catalog tab in the Selection Pane on the Answers start page as shown below:

 To open the previously saved request, click on My Folders and then on Training Folder. You will see the list of requests in this folder.

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 Click on Modify Criteria link of the request you wish to Modify (in our example, it is Revenue by Customer Type).  The request will open in the Selection Pane of Answers as shown:

Oracle BI Answers: Modifying request criteria  Use the column buttons as shown below to modify the request Criteria:

The Column Properties button enables you to edit the format for a column, such as the table and column headings, the number of decimal places, the alignment, and so on.

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Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training

The Edit Formula button also enables you to change the table and column headings as well as any formula that was applied to the column. – The Add Filter button enables you to create a filter for the column. – The Remove Column button deletes the column from the request. – The Order By button specifies the order in which results should be returned, ascending or descending. You can order results by more than one column.

Oracle BI Answers: Column Properties - Modifying Column Style  Click the Column Properties button for a column to open the Column Properties dialog box – Click the Style tab:  Set desired settings and click OK.

Oracle BI Answers: Column Properties - Modifying Column Format  Click the Column Format tab of the Column Properties dialog box  Set desired settings and click OK.

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Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training  NOTE: You can control drill down to next level values. _________________________________________________________________________________________ . and navigation to other requests etc from here using the Column Heading/Value Interaction sections.Modifying Column Data Format  Click the Data Format tab of the Column Properties dialog box  Set desired settings and click OK. Oracle BI Answers: Column Properties .

_________________________________________________________________________________________ .Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training Oracle BI Answers: Column Properties . NOTE: This will be covered in detail in subsequent exercises.Modifying Column Conditional Format  Click the Conditional Format tab of the Column Properties dialog box  Set desired settings and click OK.

Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training Oracle BI Answers: Edit Formula .  Select Column Formula tab: _________________________________________________________________________________________ .Modifying Column Formula  Click the Edit Formula button for a column to open the Edit Column Formula dialog box as shown below.

Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training  Click the Function button in the Column Formula tab to open the Function dialog box _________________________________________________________________________________________ .

 Click the Add Filter button for a column to open the Create/Edit Filter dialog box: _________________________________________________________________________________________ . Oracle BI Answers: Using Filters in Requests  A filter is used to limit the results that appear when a request is run.Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training  Set desired settings and click OK.

It will display all the available values for Year in the box below as shown: Select 2008 by clicking on it. It will be added to the Value text box on left as shown below: _________________________________________________________________________________________ .Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training  Click on “All Choices” link in the right pane as sown above.

– Multiple Filters can be grouped together (a capability called parenthetical filtering) to create complex filters.  The filter appears on the Criteria page below the columns as shown below: _________________________________________________________________________________________ .Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training – A column filter consists of the following elements: o A column to filter o An operator that determines how the value is applied o One or more values to use when applying the filter – The filter is translated into a WHERE clause in the SQL SELECT statement that is issued to Oracle Business Intelligence Server.  Click OK after setting the desired filters.

Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training  Click Display Results button to view the results. Note that the results of the request are filtered by Year = 2008: _________________________________________________________________________________________ .

Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training Oracle BI Answers: Customizing Report Title To customize the report title. In the Results Tab. click on Edit View button of the Title View: You will see the Edit Title Page: _________________________________________________________________________________________ .

uncheck the “Display Saved Name” check box. In the Logo text box. enter 2008 as shown below: _________________________________________________________________________________________ .jpg NOTE: Other such icons are located at: <OracleBI_Install_Folder>\web\app\res\s_oracle10\images\ In the Subtitle text box.Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training Here. Enter the custom Title: Revenue by Customer Type (Current Year). enter fmap:Images/report_salesVolume.

NOTE: Here both Year and Customer Type columns are levels in a Time and Customer Hierarchies respectively (as seen by the clickable links on the column values) _________________________________________________________________________________________ .Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training Click OK button. You will be taken to the Compound layout view and will be able to see the new title as shown: Oracle BI Answers: Report Drill down  You will be able to drill down on a column if it is a level in the Dimension Hierarchy (This is covered in the OBIEE Administration Tool tutorial).

 Drill down Example – Drill on Type2 value (Customer Type column) for 2008: – The report shows the next level in Customers dimension i.e. Customer Name along with the other columns in the report: _________________________________________________________________________________________ .Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training  If you drill down on such a column value on the Results page. your results will include the next level column in the Dimensional Hierarchy and are automatically filtered to include only the results for the selected value.

So if you go back to the Criteria Tab. it automatically adds the next level column to the report and also adds the filter (by that column value) to the request.Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training NOTE: When you drill down on a column in a report. you will see the additional column and Filter: _________________________________________________________________________________________ .

Save the report again. While saving. Oracle BI Answers: Hiding a column Add one more column Brand from the Product Dimensions as shown: _________________________________________________________________________________________ . you will be prompted saying “An item with the given name already exists in the selected older. make sure to delete the column (Customer Name) and filter “Customer Type is equal to / is in Type 2” from the report. Do you wish to replace it?” Click on “Yes”.Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training So before saving the report.

Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training Click on the Column Properties button of the Year Column and select Column Format Tab: _________________________________________________________________________________________ .

It shows Order Ascending: _________________________________________________________________________________________ .Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training Check mark the Hide checkbox as shown above and click OK. Click on the Results tab. Go back to the Criteria Tab and click on the “Order by” button on the Revenue column. Oracle BI Answers: Sorting results by a/multiple column/s To sort the results of this report in Descending order of Revenue. You will see the report with Year column hidden: NOTE: Reset the settings to show the Year column back again.

Go back to Criteria tab .Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training meaning that the report will be sorted by Ascending order of Revenue. follow these steps: . Click on the button once more and it shows Order Descending: Meaning that the report will be sorted by Descending order of Revenue as shown (on clicking Results tab): Now if you want to sort first by Brand and then by Revenue.Remove the sorting on the Revenue column (by clicking on the Sort by button once more) _________________________________________________________________________________________ .

Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training - Click once on the Sort by button on Brand Column and click twice on the Sort by button on Revenue column. You will get this: NOTE: It means Sort first by Brand (Ascending) and then by Revenue (indicated by #2) (Descending) order. See the results form Results tab: _________________________________________________________________________________________ .

BI Answers: Example 1 (Adding a Ticker View to the report)  We will be adding a Ticker View to the same request (Revenue by Customer Type) from the previous example.Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training Save the report.  In the Results tab. click Add View -> Ticker as shown: – The following Layout is displayed: _________________________________________________________________________________________ .

You can format the data to get the desired output using html tags here. – As an example.Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training – NOTE: This is the default layout and the data values are shown one row at a time vertically. set the following values: o Some beginning text (some custom text) o Row separator (line break) o Column separator (2 white spaces) o Background color (grey) _________________________________________________________________________________________ .

(where you can include or exclude the various views in your request) _________________________________________________________________________________________ .Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training – Click OK to save the View. – The report is displayed as follows with the Ticker View added: NOTE: This is the Compound layout.

click on the “Delete View” button on the top right of that view: _________________________________________________________________________________________ . BI Answers: Example 2 Arranging/Including/Excluding/Deleting a view from a request NOTE: To remove the Ticker view form the Compound layout.Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training Save the request.

Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training NOTE: The Ticker view will be deleted from the Compound layout view. You can verify this by clicking on the Add View link as shown: _________________________________________________________________________________________ . but will still be there in the request.

click Add View -> <existing_view_name>.Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training IMP: You see a small green circle in front of Ticker. It means that Ticker View exists for this request (even though we have not added it to the Compound layout). go to the view layout by clicking the view drop down list and selecting the required view as shown: (here select the Ticker view as we want to open its layout) Once in the layout. So to include any of the existing views to the Compound layout. If you want to completely delete. click on the “Duplicate. specialize or delete the current view button on the top title bar as shown: _________________________________________________________________________________________ . any view.

BI Answers: Example 3 Editing an existing filter We will edit the existing filter in the previous report (Revenue by Customer Type). the view will be permanently deleted from this request. Save the report. NOTE: For now leave the view as it is. Click on the Filter Options on the filter that you want to edit: _________________________________________________________________________________________ .Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training Here if you select “Delete View” option.

Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training Then click on the Edit Filter menu option there. Save the request. click Add View -> Chart as shown: _________________________________________________________________________________________ . You will get the Create/Edit Filter window as shown: Click on All Choices and select 2007 from right pane to add one more filter value on the left pane as shown below: Click OK. The filter will be modified to filter by 2007 and 2008. BI Answers: Example 4 (Adding a Chart View to the report)  In the Results tab.

You will see the Chart change to the below layout: _________________________________________________________________________________________ .Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training You will get the following Chart layout window (it will have some settings by default): Modify the settings as below (and click Redraw button).

Year is on X Axis .Revenue is on Y Axis So the graph shows Revenue by Year by Brand NOTE: We have excluded Customer Type column from the Chart. The Chart has been added to the Compound layout as shown: _________________________________________________________________________________________ .Brand is on Measure Label . Click OK in the layout.Include Measure Labels (here it is Brand – which is shown in the legend) .Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training NOTE: Settings are: .

BI Answers: Example 5 (Adding another Chart View (Pie Chart) to the report)  In the Results tab.Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training Save the request. click Add View -> Chart. In the Layout window select the following settings for the Chart (Pie Chart):  Settings selected are: Graph: Pie Type: 3D Measure Label: Show as Legend Year: Measure Label Revenue: Show on Pie _________________________________________________________________________________________ .

Now if you include Brand also in the Measure Label. Each new view of the same kind will be numbered in this way. the Pie is split by Brand and Year as shown below: _________________________________________________________________________________________ .Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training NOTE: The name of the View is Chart:2 (since we already have another Chart in the request).

BI Answers: Example 6 (Adding a Narrative View to the report) _________________________________________________________________________________________ .Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training Click OK to add to Compound Layout as shown below: Save the request.

_________________________________________________________________________________________ .Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training – In the Results tab click Add View > Narrative: – The blank layout is displayed. Enter the values as shown below and click OK.

Color.Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training – NOTE the settings: o @2 indicates the column at the 2nd position in the report etc o [b] [/b] is the syntax for making text bold o [br/] is the syntax for line break o Contains HTML Markup indicates that you can use more html tags here in the various sections as per you requirement for formatting the output on the report (Font Style. The report is displayed as follows with the Narrative View added: _________________________________________________________________________________________ . background color etc). – Click OK.

Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training Save the request. BI Answers Example 7 (Adding a Pivot View to the report) NOTE: First remove all views except Tabular and Title views form the Compound Layout. Add one more measure to the report (Billed Qty) as shown below: – In the Results tab click Add View > Pivot Table: _________________________________________________________________________________________ .

Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training You will get the following layout: NOTE: By default Measure Labels are on Columns. _________________________________________________________________________________________ .

Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training - The measures are displayed at the intersection of the rows and columns. For example drag the Brand column to Columns section. You can pivot the results the way you want. The pivot will look like this: Or Customer Type in Rows and Year and Brand on Columns and Measure labels on Rows: _________________________________________________________________________________________ .

Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training You can exclude any column from the Pivot Table by simply dragging it to the Excluded Section on the top Right as shown: _________________________________________________________________________________________ .

BI Answers Example 8 (Adding Conditional Formatting to a column in the report) Note: First remove all views from the report except Title and Table. Save the request. – To add Conditional formatting to the Revenue column.Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training Click OK to add it to Compound Layout. – Go to the Criteria Tab. – Select the Conditional Format tab and click Add Condition: _________________________________________________________________________________________ . open the Column Properties dialog by clicking the Column Properties icon of the Revenue column.

Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training – Select Revenue column from the menu as shown above and you will get Create/Edit Filter window: _________________________________________________________________________________________ .

Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training – In the Operator. select “is greater than” – Enter 50.000 in Value field as shown: – Click OK to close this dialog – The Edit Format dialog appears as shown below: _________________________________________________________________________________________ .

Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training – Click on Image as shown above – The Graphics Dialog pops up and in that click on the traffic light icon and check the green traffic light icon as shown below: _________________________________________________________________________________________ .

Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training – Click OK in both the dialog boxes to close them. an image) for the column as shown below: – Repeat the same procedure by clicking Add Condition button again to add the following three conditions for the Revenue column: _________________________________________________________________________________________ . – The condition is added (with the specified format – in this case.

BI Answers Example 9 (Adding a Column Selector to the Request) _________________________________________________________________________________________ . NOTE: Depending on the values for Revenue column. it will display the appropriate traffic icon next to the Revenue values. . – Save the request. . NOTE2: Other conditional formatting options are changing Background color of cell. The report will show conditional formatting as below: .Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training – Click OK to close the dialog – Click the Results tab. fore-color of the font etc.

which is Brand: – In the Answers selection pane on the left. select Add View -> Column Selector – The Column Selection Layout window appears – Select the Include Selector option in Column 2.Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training – Remove all views from the compound layout except Table and Title. Market and Customer Segment: _________________________________________________________________________________________ . – In the Results tab. click the following columns to make them available in the Column Selector: Product Type.

The Column Selector view will be added to the Compound Layout as shown: _________________________________________________________________________________________ .Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training – The Column Selector in the Results pane should look like this: – Click OK.

_________________________________________________________________________________________ .Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training – Drag the Column Selector view above the Table View: – Note that when Brand is selected in the Column Selector. the report replaces Brand column with Market as shown below: Save the request. – When you select Market from the Column Selector. the Pivot Table displays values for Brand.

select Add View -> View Selector: – The following layout is displayed. – Enter “Select View” in the caption text field as shown: _________________________________________________________________________________________ . – Here. using Ctrl+Click to select multiple views.Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training BI Answers Example 10 (Adding a View Selector to the Request)  View Selectors allow users to quickly navigate between different views of their queries.  In the Results tab. select Pivot Table and Chart in the Available Views list on the left. Click the Move Right icon to add them to the Views Included list on the right.  Remove all views from the Compound layout except Title and Tabular Views.

– Now Pivot table is selected by default in the drop down list. so you see the Pivot View of the report as shown: _________________________________________________________________________________________ . – Delete the Pivot Table view form the compound layout.Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training – Click OK to go back to Compound Layout.

Oracle BI Answers: Summary  Provides answers to business questions. organize. pivot tables.  Allows you to save.Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training Select Chart in the drop down list. and you get the Chart view of the report: Save the request.  Allows you to explore and interact with information. Gauges etc. and share the results.  Allows you to present and visualize information using charts. Summary This course covered  Identify and describe fundamental Oracle Business Intelligence terms and concepts _________________________________________________________________________________________ .  Allows you to build requests that you can integrate with other content in Oracle BI Interactive Dashboards.

Oracle Business Intelligence Answers User Training  Identify and describe components of the Oracle Business Intelligence architecture  Use the BI Answers to create Ad hoc requests Thank You  Thank you for joining us today in this Oracle Business Intelligence User Training _________________________________________________________________________________________ .

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