EAL – Essbase Analytics Link for HFM Installation

EAL Installation

Oracle Essbase Analytics Link for Hyperion Financial Management provides a seamless integration between Hyperion Financial Management applications and Business Intelligence tools. Analytics Links enables the ability to effortlessly expose HFM from within an Essbase database and use the Essbase analytical features on top of live HFM data.

Important Note: Prior to installing this product, you must download and install Oracle Universal Installer. Please refer to the Oracle Essbase or Oracle Hyperion Financial Management, Fusion Edition links for downloading these products.

*Keep in mind that this installation cannot be rolled back.

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Why Are There So Few BI Experts?

It is important to understand the characteristics of a good BI Expert:

  1. Good Listener
  2. Opened to Criticism
  3. Self Criticize
  4. Able to Think Again and Again and Again and Again…until Perfect!
  5. Logical
  6. Passionate
  7. Love numbers and graphs
  8. Explorer – Explore & Accept New Ideas
  9. Constantly wanting to help others with BI
  10. All round business knowledge
  11. Up to date IT knowledge & willing to keep learning (self-motivated)
  12. Never comfortable at where you are (knowledge)
  13. Good communication skills
  14. Good at maths
  15. Good at UX design
  16. Good with colors
  17. Always putting yourself in someone else’s shoes (both your colleagues and clients)
  18. Don’t mind revision after revision and revision then revision again.

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New Whitepaper on Survey Data: Less Ugly, More Understandable

Survey data guru Steve Wexler shares his secrets to making survey data less ugly and more understandable.

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