The Business Analyst's Guide to Oracle Hyperion Interactive Reporting 11

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  • Navigate the Workspace with examples for importing and provisioning Interactive Reporting documents
  • Learn to build data models and queries, and import external data
  • Gain in-depth understanding of leveraging user-defined SQL in the product
  • Learn to analyze data in the Result, Table, and Pivot sections
  • Explore the different chart types and methods for adding chart content
  • Build report sections including data from multiple queries and different charts and pivots
  • Create interactive dashboards and configure interactive components

Oracle Hyperion Interactive Reporting is one of the many products in the Oracle Enterprise Performance Management software suite, an industry-leading business intelligence software package. The primary focus of the Interactive Reporting product is to provide strong relational querying and data analysis capabilities. It also provides the capability to disseminate information throughout an enterprise. There is a very steep learning curve for most users of this tool.

This book examines the power of the Interactive Reporting Web Client software, focusing on the key features of each section of the product. The author's experience in developing and supporting Interactive Reporting users is very well documented in this book. The goal is to educate you on every useful feature of the product, enabling you to gather information from various sources and process it to produce meaningful results that help you to spot problems and analyze trends necessary for business decisions.

The book starts with a quick introduction to the product interface and the EPM Workspace, with explanation of importing and provisioning. It then takes you through each section from building a query and data model to building graphical displays of the data in a logical sequence. The report sections and interactive dashboards are also discussed at length. The book also covers advanced features of the product and provides you with the information necessary to build the foundation for creating complex queries and computations using the product.

  • Get to grips with the most important, frequently used, and advanced features of Oracle Hyperion Interactive Reporting 11
  • A step-by-step Oracle Hyperion training guide packed with screenshots and clear explanations
  • Explore the features of Hyperion dashboards, reports, pivots, and charts
  • Learn how to build advanced data models and queries, and how to import external data set into your analysis
Page Count 232
Course Length 6 hours 57 minutes
ISBN 9781849680363
Date Of Publication 12 Sep 2010


Edward J. Cody

Edward J. Cody is an accomplished data warehouse and business intelligence consultant with over eight years of experience with Hyperion products. Mr. Cody was a speaker at Oracle OpenWorld 2008 on Essbase, and he has spoken at local user groups on ETL software. His experience with Interactive Reporting began with Brio v6 and has continued through the most recent version. He also has extensive experience with Essbase and Financial Reporting. Mr. Cody has consulted both private and Government organizations throughout his career. He has a Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering from the George Washington University, School of Engineering and Applied Science, and he has a Master of Science in the Management of Information Technology from the University of Virginia, McIntire School of Commerce. His experience includes managing large data warehouse and business intelligence projects and providing senior advisory consulting services. He is well known for his efforts to centralize metrics, reduce BI complexity, leverage process automation and product integration. Mr. Cody is the author of The Business Analyst’s Guide to Oracle Hyperion Interactive Reporting 11 and decided to author a second book with Ms. Vose on Oracle Hyperion Interactive Reporting to better educate the user on advanced topics in the software. They identified that an advanced guide on the advanced features of Interactive Reporting would be beneficial to all software users.