Looking about Oracle’s magnanimity in BI area specially in promoting OBIEE in there business in such of magnitudal unanimity which will must going to be heartthrob for most of the companies after the next major release of OBIEE 11g . So far the information I can collate is that , there are hell lot of improvements from look and feel & user navigation perpective , lot of functional and behavioral improvements , tons of new features and enhancements will be on your way !
Be prepare for grabing this all…. ! Just wait…till no date has been finalised by Oracle as they release 10.1.3.4.1 on Apr2009 and target date for new release is 12 months after that . So lets hope for the grandeur !!! However they are promoting some beta version conference presentations to some clients .. really special one !
The preface can be briefly elucidate from couple of OBIEE screenshots that I managed to get from a Oracle presentation …
Answers + Key Features
•Hierarchy / Member Browsing
•Dimensional Columns in Pivot Tables
•Outline Total Drilling
•Custom Groups – Results
•Member Selection (Query Steps) & Calculated Items
In addition to that : “Essbase as Performance Accelerator for OBIEE and OBI Apps Available with OBIEE 11g” . A sound aggregation strategy can
transparently improve end-user query performance by many orders of magnitude .A Fully Integrated Scorecardingin BI EE 11g Leverage Key Platform Strengths ,Best In Class Functionality(Dimensional KPIs ,Strategy maps, Cause & Effect,
Strategy Trees, Watchlists) , Seamless Navigation to Rich BI Services (Interactive Tables, Crosstabs, Charts,Alerting, Notification, Workflow)
1) Great Look & Feel
2) New Oracle Graph rendering engine
3) Improved and Enhanced Report indexing or Report search facilities.
4) Searching meta data
5) Better work with Multi-dimensional data (like Essbase) .
And finally all in nutshell as below :