This preface describes new features and upgrade considerations in Oracle Business Intelligence Mobile 11g Release 1 (11.1.1).
This preface contains the following topics:
This section describes new features for Oracle BI EE 11g Release 1 (18.104.22.168). It contains the following topics:
Release 22.214.171.124.2 of Oracle Business Intelligence Mobile includes many new features encompassing user interaction, graph and gauge interactivity, availability of locally-saved BI content, map views, use of prompts, and much more.
This release provides end-user enhancements in the following areas:
Home page to serve as launch pad for content (access to Recent, Favorites, Dashboards, Local Content, Search). See "What Does the Oracle BI Mobile Application Look Like?"
Carousel-style display (for Recent and Favorites). See "Navigating the Carousel and List Display Styles".
List-style display. See "Navigating the Carousel and List Display Styles".
Dashboard explorer (list of thumbnails) on Home page that lets you navigate the catalog for dashboards. See "Navigating the Oracle BI Presentation Catalog and BI Content on Your iPad".
Catalog navigation. See "Navigating the Oracle BI Presentation Catalog and BI Content on Your iPad".
A toolbar and a Previous icon. See "Working with the Previous Icon".
Application launching via "mobile URLs," that is, either from email or from other applications (such as Oracle WebCenter). See "Launching the Mobile Application from a Mobile URL".
Seeding the Oracle BI Mobile application with one or more servers for provisioning of servers by URL. See "Server Provisioning Through URL".
Multitasking. The Oracle BI Mobile application retains its state when you switch to and from other iPad applications. When you switch back to Oracle BI Mobile, you are returned directly to the screen from which you left the application. See "Switching Between Oracle BI Mobile and Other iPad Applications".
Touch interaction allowing tap-and-hold for navigating tables, pivot tables, and trellis views. This enhancement brings the desktop application's right-click menu options into the BI Mobile application. See "Working with Tables, Pivot Tables, and Trellis Views".
Graph interactivity. See "Working with Graphs".
Trellis view. See "Working with Tables, Pivot Tables, and Trellis Views".
Synchronizing of BI Mobile favorites with Desktop favorites. See "Synchronizing Mobile Favorites with Desktop Favorites".
Support for viewing and interacting with briefing books. See "Working with Briefing Books".
Alerts. See "Working with Alerts and Agents".
Search. See "Performing Searches".
Scorecards. When embedded in a dashboard page, scorecard views including KPI watchlists, smart watchlists, custom views, strategy maps, strategy trees, strategy wheels, and cause & effect maps may be viewed in their fully-interactive diagram or tabular formats. Scorecard views browsed from the catalog (and not on a dashboard) display in a simplified iPad-optimized table format. See "Working with Scorecard Content".
MapView. See "Working with Map Views".
Printing BI content wirelessly. See "Printing BI Content".
Rich email support, with attachments and with content embedding. Support for two types of URLs that are embedded in emails: one is a regular URL that launches the BI content in a desktop browser, and the other is a URL that launches the BI content in the BI Mobile application). See "Sending BI Content in Email".
New layout for prompts. A key subset of dashboard prompts has been redesigned to optimize the prompts for touch interaction. See "Working with Prompts".
A dashboard prompts bar. See "Working with Prompts".
Graphs are no longer static, they are interactive, and allow for interactions through gestures. See "Working with Graphs".
Offline, local storage of content on device memory with the ability to refresh data on-demand. See "Saving Content Locally".
Offline mode for access to saved local content without an Internet connection. See "Viewing Local Content".
There are no new features for Oracle Business Intelligence Mobile in Release 126.96.36.199.0.
Release 188.8.131.52 of Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition introduces Oracle Business Intelligence Mobile. Oracle BI Mobile includes many new features, including the following highlights:
Platform support for the Apple iPhone and the Apple iPad.
Your BI content is available for immediate consumption on your iPad, optimized for mobile viewing without the need to redesign any content.
Support for the following BI EE objects: dashboards, analyses, BI Publisher reports, scorecards, and content delivered by agents.
In analyses and dashboards, the Oracle BI Mobile application provides all analytic actions (such as drill, action link, prompts, and so on).
For BI Publisher, the actions supported match those of the desktop (based on output type).
In scorecards, the Oracle BI Mobile application provides a subset of analytic actions.