Noetix’s Impact on Oracle E-Business Suite Reporting – From IT’s Point of View

Noetix customers share how Noetix saves IT time and resources by enabling end users to get at Oracle E-Business Suite data themselves. This reduces development time and dependence on external contractors to get data out of the system and allows IT to focus on more strategic needs of the business.

Featured Noetix customers include: Lance Miller, Director of Corporate Applications, Iberdrola Renewables; Christine Schap, Senior Operations Analyst, College of American Pathologists; John Cannava, Executive Director of Financial Systems and Billing, TeleTech; Purna Pidaparti, Senior IT Architect, Qualcomm; and Robert Loreto, Senior Director IT Finance Systems, Qualcomm.

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The Road to Data Governance Maturity: Where Are We?

Yesterday, we released a comprehensive report analyzing “The State of Data Governance Maturity.” Based on results from more than 200 people who have taken Kalido’s Data Governance Maturity Assessment, the report highlights the issues we find hindering the success of data governance programs. We’ve grouped those issues under three headlines. Read more

What is the Recommended Method for Joining Noetix Views across Modules?

QUESTION: What is the recommended method for joining Noetix views across modules?

ANSWER: First, some background: Each view in NoetixViews is designed to be used, by itself, as the basis for queries and reports that answer business questions. Most views have dozens of columns, taken from many tables in the Oracle E-Business Suite database. Users can create some pretty sophisticated reports using just a single view. Read more

A Culture of Analysis: Promoting Fact-based Decision Making in the Organization – Research Study of 250 IT Professionals

By Elliot King, Ph.D.
Professor of Communication, Loyola University Maryland & Founder of the Digital Media Laboratory

As business intelligence platforms and tools have become more common, many enterprises have attempted to build a corporate culture based on analysis. The concept is simple. With an appropriate BI infrastructure in place, data analysis would no longer be the sole domain of analysts. Everybody from customer-facing employees to those in the C-level suite can make better decisions based on an analysis of facts. Read more

BI Application Buy vs. Build: Is Your Data Really That Unique?

By Elliot King, Ph.D.

The buy-versus-build question has haunted the development of data warehouses and analytic applications since Bill Inmon started discussing the underlying concepts in the 1970s, and Barry Devlin and Paul Murphy published “An Architecture For A Business and Information System” in the IBM System Journal in 1988. Since then, many vendors have offered packaged applications that facilitate the development of data warehouses and analytic applications. Nevertheless, many companies still opt to build their own custom data warehouses rather than buying pre-packaged solutions. The question is, why? Read more

Determining Scope is a Top Challenge in Bringing BI Applications into Production – Research Study of 250 IT Professionals

By Elliot King, Ph.D.
Professor of Communication, Loyola University Maryland & Founder of the Digital Media Laboratory

Business intelligence infrastructures are dynamic. As companies generate new information, they need to apply that information productively to business processes. Sometimes that requires devising new kinds of analyses. Sometimes it means pushing information to new communities of users. Read more