Magnitude Software Celebrates $100 Million Investment at Oracle OpenWorld

OOW-adIt’s been a September to remember at Magnitude Software! Last week we announced the company raised $100 million to fuel growth through product innovation and strategic acquisitions. This week, we kick off our first time exhibiting at Oracle OpenWorld as Magnitude Software. Read more

Now Available: NoetixViews 6.4.1 with Support for Oracle EBS version 12.2

Magnitude Software is pleased to introduce NoetixViews 6.4.1, a maintenance release that adds support for Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) version 12.2 and protects reports and queries from database changes introduced in 12.2. Performance enhancements have been made to 116 views across 20 modules and new columns have been added to 11 views. Enhanced customer support is available for custom EBS tables and views. Read more

Building the Data Warehouse Semantic Layer

Kimball Group puts out some fantastic design tips, and one I especially liked in the last year was one from Joy Mundy (Design Tip #158 Making Sense of the Semantic Layer).  The arrival of this in my inbox was extremely timely because I was at the time involved in a disagreement with a BI consultant who was currently specialized in one of the new breed of BI tools.  His position was that semantic layers were unnecessary and the realm of “traditional, IT-centric reporting environments.”  If I didn’t understand that, well, I just didn’t understand the niche that particular product was fulfilling towards the goal of enabling ad-hoc end user reporting without IT involvement.  The argument started because I was inquiring about the capability of third-party solutions like Kalido of preconfiguring the semantic layer for the tool rather than having to manually configure it. Read more