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Join Us for a special IOUG BIWA TechcastDV for OBI Book

February 17, 1pm Eastern, Noon Central, 10am Pacific

Join Dan and Tim Vlamis as they discuss their new book in a special IOUG BIWA Techcast. Please join us for this informative session.

From the abstract for the Techcast:

The vast majority of organizations who implement one or more of Oracle’s Business Intelligence applications end up designing their own dashboards, analyses, and visualizations.

During this informative session, we will evaluate several dashboards and offer suggestions for extensions and improvements, review dashboard design best practices, and demonstrate cutting edge visualizations.

Some content will be taken from the 2015 Oracle Press book “Data Visualization for Oracle Business Intelligence 11g” – see www.vlamis.com/DVforOBI for details.

To register, see http://tinyurl.com/DVforOBI. Please help us spread the word about this techcast. See Tim's blog entry or our Papers and Presentations page for more details.

Data Visualization for Oracle Business Intelligence 11g by Dan and Tim Vlamis now available for purchase on Amazon.com

Dan and Tim's new book on data visualization is ready and available for purchase on Amazon.com Click here to order, and let us know if you are interested in writing a review of the book.

Two Different Editions: Electronic in Color and Paperback in B&W

While the copy is exactly the same, the Kindle "electronic" version features full color figures throughout the book. The Paperback version is printed in grayscale black and white. While you can access the color figures on our website, we strongly encourage people to purchase the electronic version if you are buying only one version. Much of the book deals directly with best practices in visualizing data and dealing with color strategies. We make references to objects in color in the text of the book. While it’s possible to understand and follow in black and white, it makes more sense and provides more value in color. The very best option may be to use the Kindle Match Book program where you can download an electronic Kindle version for a small add on fee of $2.99 when you purchase the Paperback version.

Thank You from Dan and Tim!!

Thanks to everyone who contributed ideas, techniques, and applications for Data Visualization for OBI 11g. Special thanks to Brian Macdonald, our technical reviewer from the Oracle OBIEE Product Management team. Brian was intimately involved in honing the content of our book and contributed greatly to it. Special thanks to Philippe Lions and the OBIEE 11g SampleApp team. SampleApp is a downloadable Virtual Box Appliance that is available free from Oracle. It features a comprehensive set of dashboards, analyses, products associated broadly with Oracle Business Intelligence. We used it as the platform for our book and will be forever grateful for the fantastic work that has gone into it. You can learn more about SampleApp V406 here. Perhaps most importantly, we’ve learned so much from our clients, industry colleagues, and Vlamis team members that the list of contributions to the content of the book is very long indeed. It may have taken two years to pitch the concept to Oracle Press and another year or so to write and develop the book, but we are very appreciative to everyone who has helped to make it possible.

Vlamis Hiring

We need to grow to meet the demand that we see in the marketplace. If you are interested in working with us send us a cover letter and resume to careers@vlamis.com. Please highlight specific experience working with the Oracle database including the analytic options, Oracle Business Intelligence, and related technologies. We have unparalleled opportunities for exposure to multiple new technologies and personal growth. We work on the leading edge. Our staff is involved in all phases of the business and has a great deal of autonomy. We invest in our people and have a great team atmosphere.