OBIEE Limited Time Promotion
July 26th, 2012
Written by Jim Brull
The Oracle BI Enterprise Edition turns information into intelligence and delivers it to the enterprise. Many organizations today use a broad range of different Business Intelligence tools and applications to collect information from a variety of sources, to analyze it and share with users. However, many of these tools are not designed for users across the enterprise that specialize in specific or varying ranges of job functions. As a result, many executives find that despite their continued...
Technology Managers Need to Learn How to Putt
July 10th, 2012
Written by Frank Yang
At the beginning of our careers back in 1989 as programmers, a colleague and I decided to learn how to play golf. This was at a time when computer gaming was still in its infancy so we actually preferred spending time outdoors. Anyway, we took a group lesson geared towards beginners for 6 weeks. We spent 2 lessons on learning how to “drive” and the remaining two-thirds of the course on pitching and putting. One of the other participants asked why we didn’t spend more time on driving and our...
May 9th, 2012
Written by John Clarke
Those familiar with Exadata's CellCLI command line interface often find themselves wondering what sorts of cell metrics are available, and if there's an easy-to-use interface to gather this data without having to look in the manual every time. I'm one of those guys, so I took some time and put some little shell scripts that might be able to help. The Utilities celldig.sh: Provides a menu-driven interface for cellclicellstats.sh: Provides a command-line interface for...
Creating CRM Resources in Oracle E-Business Suite (Part 1 of 2)
April 16th, 2012
Written by Tony Cash
CRM Resources are required for a variety of purposes in Oracle E-Business Suite (R12 and 11i). Here is a simple break down of the steps required to create a complete and functioning CRM Resource for you. The first step in creating CRM Resources begins with creation of the Person record in Oracle HRMS applications. Once a valid resource has been created (Employee or a Contingent Worker) and given appropriate Job titles, then that worker can be leveraged into the CRM Applications.Using the...
R12 Payments - Payments Administrator (Part 1 of 2)
April 16th, 2012
Written by Jeff Kloster
The Payment Administrator is a collection of settings to define the various components used to create payables documents using the Payment Process Request. There is a wide variety of processing options available and the Payment Administrator groups these together in a single place. This article will focus on two of the more common elements, the Payment Process Profile and Payment Formats.Payment Formats are, just as the name implies, the XML Publisher templates used to format the Payment...