Oracle BI Presentation Services 10g: Create Reports/Dashboards

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What you will learn:

This course provides step-by-step instructions for creating ad-hoc queries in OracleBI Answers and incorporating them into Interactive Dashboards, which compose business intelligence applications. Learn to build a simple OracleBI Interactive Dashboard starting with basic requests created in Answers, then add more complexity to the Dashboard as the course progresses, including pivot tables, charts, prompts, embedded content, and navigation links. Utilize OracleBI Delivers in sending real-time, personalized alerts via intelligence agents (iBots) to Interactive Dashboards for subscribed users.

In addition to building Dashboards, students learn to perform administration tasks related to configuring and maintaining them and how to customize the user interface for Interactive Dashboards using cascading style sheets, dashboard styles, and XML message files. Finally, the course provides an overview of recommended design principles and best practices related to the presentation of information in Interactive Dashboards.

Learn to:
• Build queries in OracleBI Answers
• Customize the OracleBI user interface
• Create and modify OracleBI Interactive Dashboards
• Use OracleBI Delivers to configure, schedule, and deliver personalized alerts
• Application Developers
• Developer
• End Users
• Functional Implementer
• Technical Administrator
• Technical Consultant
• Understanding of transactional application architecture
• Understanding of BI applications architecture
Course Objectives:
• Create and modify Business Intelligence requests using Oracle Business Intelligence Answers
• Create and modify Interactive Dashboards
• Create guided navigation links within Interactive Dashboards
• Use Oracle Business Intelligence Delivers to configure, schedule, and deliver personalized alerts to Interactive Dashboards using iBots
• Perform administrative tasks related to the development and configuration of Interactive Dashboards
• Customize the OracleBI Presentation user interface
• Employ recommended design principles and best practices
Course Topics:
Working with Oracle Business Intelligence Answers
• Introduction to OracleBI Answers
• Working with requests in OracleBI Answers 

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

Views and Charts in Requests
• Introduction to Answers views and charts
• Creating a column selector view

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

Creating Interactive Dashboards
• Introduction to Dashboards and pages
• Dashboard Editor UI elements
• Composing Dashboard elements

Configuring Interactive Dashboards
• Types of Dashboard content
• Embedding content in Dashboards

Customizing the Oracle Business Intelligence User Interface
• Modifying cascading style sheets
• Modifying XML message files

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

Administering Oracle Business Intelligence Presentation Catalog
• Maintaining the OracleBI Presentation Catalog
• Maintaining security
• Understanding security inheritance

Using Oracle Business Intelligence Delivers
• Building alerts
• Building iBots
• Introduction to OracleBI Scheduler

Using Oracle Business Intelligence Briefing Books
• Using OracleBI Briefing Books
• Creating and editing OracleBI Briefing Books

Interactive Dashboard Design Principles and Best Practices
• Understanding Dashboard design principles