What are the key elements to run a successful Oracle BI EE projects?
>:I’m sure everyone who was asked this question would say things like get executive support for the project, define requirements carefully, and set expectations carefully. I agree, but would add a few things. First, get access to all the data! You cannot build anything without data, and in real life people often don’t seem to understand that. (Ever had a request for a “demo” without having any data?) Get the connection information (tnsnames, odbc dsns, etc.) and userids (with passwords) that will allow you to read the data as well as to create tables and materialized views (and to update, delete from, drop, and insert into tables). When gathering requirements, focus on measures first. What are the key measures and what are their definitions? It’s amazing, but sometimes organizations have sets of measures that are used (they show up in reports in tables and graphs) but no one knows how to define them! So get the base measures defined and mapped. (This fits with my approach in building m