Viz of the Day – Good Old Bar Chart

This is basically the king of charts because it covers so many data data visualization needs.  I will cover the basics and include vertical and horizontal but let’s leave stacked out of this summary.   Bar is best when comparing various categories of data; one axis of the chart shows the categories being compared whileContinue reading “Viz of the Day – Good Old Bar Chart”

Mobile Options for Oracle Analytics Cloud

Today Oracle Analytic Cloud (OAC) was launched and you can read all about that in the blog hop links at the end of this post, but I wanted to share some details on the many options for accessing BI content on OAC on your mobile device. Mobile Web To start with all of the DataContinue reading “Mobile Options for Oracle Analytics Cloud”

I am not a Data Scientist!

We all have data and we all want to analyze that data, but most of us are not data scientists.  So we are working on a mobile app that allows any user, consumer or enterprise to analyze data.  The goal is simple; import data without bugging the user about layouts and formats, and present theContinue reading “I am not a Data Scientist!”

Coming Soon to iOS

We are working on a big iOS release and it is just about ready to launch.  You will have to wait to try it, but I wanted to share some of the key new features.  All I can say about release date is; coming soon… Full iPhone Redesign  This update brings our app up toContinue reading “Coming Soon to iOS”

Capturing iOS Console Logs

Capturing iOS Console logs can we tough especially if you are on a PC.  If you are on a Mac and you are a developer with Xcode installed it is really not that difficult.  In fact Apple fully supports this and documents the process.  https://developer.apple.com/library/ios/qa/qa1747/_index.html For others without Mac’s things can get complex and withContinue reading “Capturing iOS Console Logs”

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”

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”

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

Get Immersed in BI

BI is about data and visualizations so we think that our app’s chrome and controls should get our of your way when you are working with your data.  We did this from the start with Android. And now we are working to give you this same experience in our iOS apps.   We are wokingContinue reading “Get Immersed in BI”

Latest iOS Update

You may have noticed our app store update today, or if you are an enterprise customer you may have noticed a new version of our Security Toolkit for iOS. Aside from the long list of bug fixes and general enhancements there were a number of key updates: Improved Thumbnail Previews. On the iPad, thumbnail previewsContinue reading “Latest iOS Update”