New iOS Immersive Mode Preview

We are playing a bit with our apps iOS immersive mode on the phone and I thought I would share.  Remember this is not out and may never be out, but we are pretty happy so far. Keep in mind that standard stuff with this post… Opinions expressed by the authors of this blog areContinue reading “New iOS Immersive Mode Preview”

Xcode 7 and the BI Mobile Security Toolkit

If you deploy are apps with MDM or MAM in your organization you know all about out Mobile Security Toolkit, but you may be hitting an issue or 2 if you upgraded to Xcode 7 already.  Here are the details you need to get past these minor issues.   Updated Deployment Target First you will needContinue reading “Xcode 7 and the BI Mobile Security Toolkit”

Let’s all Share some BI

So we just launched our latest Android update and has some great new features that are all about sharing content.   Share Nearby Share nearby allows nearby users to easily share content with each other.  This works exactly the same as our sharing via URL or by using NFC tap to share but this isContinue reading “Let’s all Share some BI”

iOS 9 is Coming…

iOS 9 is just days away and I know from history that many of you will update your devices the day it launches.  I bet you won’t even tell us 😦  Don’t worry we have been testing our app with the betas and everything will be just fine no update needed from us.  We willContinue reading “iOS 9 is Coming…”

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…”