Overview of Key and Descriptive Flex fields

Here is a brief description of key and descriptive flexfields. It is not detailed but gives a good overview. Key Flexfield:  Most businesses use codes made up of meaningful segments (intelligent keys) to identify accounts, part numbers, and other business entities. For example, a company might have a part number â€?PAD–NR–YEL–8 1/2×14â€? indicating a notepad, … Read more

Embedded Analytics

Wayne Eckerson at SearchCIO.com offers his insight into Embedded Analytics. Here is what he says “ Embedded analytics are the next wave in business intelligence because they bring BI closer to the operations and processes that drive businesses on a daily basis. Embedded analytics won’t replace standalone BI tools. Rather, they will make the functionality offered … Read more

What is Oracle Apps (ERP)?

(Also known as e-business suite) Lets take an example. Suppose you are running a small grocery shop named “Janata Groceryâ€?, so the typical operation as a shop owner is you basically buy groceries from some big seller and stock it in your shop. Now people come to your shop for day-to-day needs and buy stuff … Read more

How do you drill?

In the hard physical world there are standard tools available that can do the job easily. For e.g a Screw Driver can drill holes in the wall, wood and wherever it says it can. Similarly there are pressurized Air Guns available that do similar job in road and building construction. But in the soft world … Read more

What is BI?

How do I know? But let me guess, To me it seems like something that costs lots of BIG BUCKS and that promises to SAVE/EARN/(or lose) BIG BUCKS. Is it Intelligence about the Business or Business built around Selling Intelligence of your Business? I guess it is a mutual give and take relationship, You give … Read more