Showing Off NFC Sharing Finally..

For quite some time we’ve had a cool feature in the Android app that we call Tap To Share.  It’s brain dead simple to do; but almost impossible to demo or project on screen…. Until now…. Recently one of our favorite pieces of software called Reflector 2 added support for screen casting Android devices to yourContinue reading “Showing Off NFC Sharing Finally..”

Forcing a Client Cache Update in BI Mobile HD

The Oracle BI Mobile HD app (iOS only) caches JavaScript and CSS files locally.   It does this the first time you connect wit a new server connection and can seen in the app during the connection process. The Oracle BI Presentation Server uses a mechanism to ensure that Oracle BI Mobile HD app isContinue reading “Forcing a Client Cache Update in BI Mobile HD”

5 More Things I Would Rather do on a Mobile Phone

This is a follow up to a previous blog I did on the same topic.  Though I am writing this post on my laptop, it turns many things are just better on the mobile phone. So here are 5 more things… Travel The airline apps and hotel apps have made a ton of progress inContinue reading “5 More Things I Would Rather do on a Mobile Phone”

Turns Out It’s Been Done Before

I stumbled on this while looking up some old docs and thought it would be great post.  Really this is a lesson learned. Almost 2 years ago we set out to do a project with some big data on mobile.  We were feeling really smart, and started with a large data set from twitter aboutContinue reading “Turns Out It’s Been Done Before”

I’m Sorry, Big Data – Size Does Not Matter…

OK this is going to be one of my soapbox posts, so consider yourself warned.  I have been doing a fair amount of reading on big data, visualizations, and analytics in general and I have come to a clear conclusion.  “The value of data should not be measured in bytes, it should be measured basedContinue reading “I’m Sorry, Big Data – Size Does Not Matter…”

3 Things You Probably Did Not Know About our Android App

Our Android App is pretty new for us, but in mobile terms is has been out for a long time (8 months or so).  With that I thought I would share 3 cool features that I bet you did not know about our app. 1 – You can ‘Tap to Share’ reports and connections. OurContinue reading “3 Things You Probably Did Not Know About our Android App”

Just some bugs…

You may have noticed an iOS update for our BI Mobile app yesterday.  Nothing to really worry about, just some bug fixes.  Pretty isolated stuff that most of our users won’t hit these bugs, but we felt it was important enough so ‘smash’ them right away, and not wait for our next feature release. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/oracle-business-intelligence/id534035015?mt=8