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What is Oracle Business Intelligence Cloud Service ( BICS )

Posted by sranka on August 11, 2016

Recently we have been getting lots of traction on BICS , existing OBIEE customers been asking for BICS . In nutshell :

BI Cloud Service enables organisations of all sizes to quickly and cost effectively deploy business intelligence with the simplicity of the cloud..

Silent features of BICS :

  • No need of software installation
  • No need of software maintenance
  • No upfront costs, low monthly subscription
  • Customers can get started in hours
  • 100% cloud based
  • Robust reporting with interactive visuals, auto-suggestions, detailed formatting, export, and more
  • Powerful analytics platform with advanced calculations and analytic functions
  • Easy self-serve data loading
  • Rich data integration options
  • Mobile access with no extra programming required
  • Comprehensive sharing framework
  • Role-based fine grain security
  • Simple self-service administration

Key Benefits :

  • Fast access and low cost speed time to value
  • Quick start means users are productive quickly
  • A single BI platform for all users helps consolidate analytic investments
  • Timely access to data means greater impact
  • Streamlined operations and reduced burden on IT

Summary :

Based on my past experience of working on OBIEE on premise, BICS is a good alternative for any IT organisation, BICS gives all the needed feature of On-Premise installation and flexibility of operation, management , and most importantly low cost solution. In next few post, I will describe more about BICS tool and features.

Hope this helps

Sunil S Ranka

“Superior Data Analytics is the antidote to Business Failure”

 

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