Vlamis Newsletter November 2016
November 2016 Newsletter

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DVD 2.0 and OBIEE New Features

Join Dan Vlamis, Oracle ACE Director, on November 22, 2016 at 11AM Central as he breaks down the exciting new features in Data Visualization Desktop 2.0 (internally known as 12.2.2) and release of Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition, available starting October, 2016 from Oracle.

Expect a fast-paced presentation with live demos of DVD and OBIEE on a new SampleApp image, on as many of the new features as time allows including:

DVD 2.0
• Improved data prep with Data Flows
• New more intuitive pages for creating data sources
• 25+ new data sources
• New smart insights feature to help you better understand data
• 8 new visualizations
• New BI Ask feature
• Multiple Canvases added with easier to use interface
• Printing, email and export to pdf and PowerPoint options
• New SDK for developing 1st Class Custom Visualizations

• Export/Import Visual Analyzer projects
• Single sign-on to Visual Analyzer

Just like our previous demonstrations of new BI releases (see www.vlamis.com/obiwebinars for a list), we will give a live demonstration of as many of these features as we have time for. Registration for this webinar is now open.

For more information visit our Presentations page.

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Register for BIWA Summit 2017!

Vlamis will be attending and presenting at BIWA Summit 2017 and we would like to invite you to attend as well! BIWA Summit takes place from Tuesday, January 31, 2017 to Thursday, February 2, 2017 at Oracle Headquarters in Redwood Shores, CA. This year we are excited to announce that Vlamis has multiple presentations accepted. For more information on our presentations visit our website.

With almost 100 presentations including a dedicated track with hands-on sessions, BIWA Summit is THE conference for BI, Analytics, Big Data, and Spatial content using Oracle technology!

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Vlamis Oracle Business Intelligence Cloud Service QuickStart

Looking to get started with Oracle Business Intelligence in the Cloud? The Vlamis Team has developed three QuickStarts to get you going.

Our BICS QuickStarts are available in three different packages:
• 1 week 1 consultant
• 2 weeks 2 consultants
• 4 weeks 3 consultants
Defined Process
• Operate from a preset schedule and set tasks
• Technical, experienced staff
Specific deliverables including
• Cloud system configuration
• Data identification
• Data load
• Data modelling
• Analysis design, dashboard design, and Visual Analyzer project
• Training included
Vlamis QuickStart Philosophy
• Identify most promising data and start only with that
• Deliver a functioning system immediately and then build
• Utilize best practices to ensure scalability
• Transfer skills and knowledge through mentorship and training

Contact us to get started.

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Using the Oracle Database for an Analytic Warehouse

Dan and Tim were featured in the Oracle Database Insider for their work on "Using the Oracle Database for an Analytic Warehouse." Analytic warehousing is the concept of using a database(s) as a platform for analytical processing rather than transactional processing or storage.

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Vlamis.com Updated

In early September we launched a new version of Vlamis.com! Our new website offers our content in an easier-to-navigate format including many new features.

Our new features include:
• Modernized look and feel
• Updated information
• Social media integration
• Streamlined Test Drive
• Many more!

Carolyn, Jon, and Doug were hard at work to overhaul the interface and incorporate some exciting new features. Please let them know your thoughts by visiting our contact page or tweeting us @VlamisSoftware.

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OBIEE Map Basics with Arthur Dayton

Arthur Dayton has begun publishing a series of blog entries on Mapping in OBIEE. Designed for those who are interested in implementing maps, Arthur's blog articless aim to educate by outlining what steps and techniques will be useful to get started. While this series is still being produced, " Part 1 - Map Basics" and " Part 2 - Database" are available now! Be sure to follow @VlamisSoftware on Twitter to get the most up to date information on new blogs.


Test Drive The Oracle Cloud with Vlamis

We've partnered with Oracle to provide to you a shortcut to see what the end user experience of the Oracle Cloud is like. The Oracle Cloud with custom processes that we have created give us a flexible and resilient demonstration environment that we can let you try for 24 hours, for free.

Try "Oracle BI Cloud Service - Visual Analyzer" by signing up today!

Do You Follow our Twitter Account?

We're constantly working on new projects, blogs, presentations, and webinars. The easiest way to follow all of our updates is direct from our Twitter! We post about all of our upcoming conferences, webinars, new blog posts, and other Vlamis news.


We're Hiring Consultants

We are looking for a few good people to increase our ranks of professional consultants. Stop by our website to apply. We have a new portal for accepting resumes and cover letters online and list all of our available positions. We are looking forward to meeting you.

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