Preface

Learn how to use the service to explore and analyze data by creating and editing projects and reports.

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Audience

Using Oracle Business Intelligence Cloud Service is intended for business intelligence consumers and analysts who use Oracle BI Cloud Service:

  • Business intelligence consumers customize dashboard pages and work with their favorite reports. Dashboards allow consumers to quickly analyze and manage activity across their system.

  • Business intelligence analysts load and model data and create reports for consumers. Data integration options range from self-service import to operational ETL updates. Analysts can select interactive visualizations and create advanced calculations to reveal insights in the data.

Documentation Accessibility

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Access to Oracle Support

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Conventions

Conventions used in this document are described in this topic.

Text Conventions

Convention Meaning

boldface

Boldface type indicates graphical user interface elements associated with an action, or terms defined in text or the glossary.

italic

Italic type indicates book titles, emphasis, or placeholder variables for which you supply particular values.

monospace

Monospace type indicates commands within a paragraph, URLs, code in examples, text that appears on the screen, or text that you enter.

Videos and Images

Your company can use skins and styles to customize the look of the Oracle Business Intelligence application, dashboards, reports, and other objects. It is possible that the videos and images included in the product documentation look different than the skins and styles your company uses.

Even if your skins and styles are different than those shown in the videos and images, the product behavior and techniques shown and demonstrated are the same.