What’s New for Oracle Analytics for Applications
Here’s an overview of the new features and enhancements added recently to improve your Oracle Analytics for Applications experience.
Release 4.0 - July 2020
|Experience Oracle Analytics for Applications using the product trials||Request for an Oracle Analytics for Applications trial and use it to analyze your Oracle Applications Cloud data. See Place and Activate the Order for Oracle Analytics for Applications and Create an Oracle Analytics for Applications Trial Instance.|
|Enable Oracle to manage your resources without your active intervention||Add an Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Identity and Access Management policy to enable Oracle to manage your resources without your active intervention. See Add an Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Identity and Access Management Policy.|
|Add a dimension||Add a custom dimension table to an existing subject area and joins to a fact table. See Add a Dimension.|
|Add a hierarchy||Add a hierarchy to a dimension table in an existing subject area. See Add a Hierarchy.|
|Add session variables||Add a custom session variable that you can include in an analysis. See Add Session Variables.|
Release 3.1 - May 2020
|Validate your data||Validate the data after loading the source data in to your data warehouse. See Validate Your Data.|
|Enrich your data||You can supplement your reports by using data sets that you create with specific columns from various view objects (VOs) from the Oracle Applications Cloud data sources. See Enrich Your Data.|
|Add a fact table||Add a fact table to an existing subject area. See Add a Fact Table.|
|Reorganize subject areas||Reorganize the ready-to-use subject areas to create a subject area. See Reorganize Subject Areas.|
|Create email notifications for KPIs||Enable email notifications for KPIs so that you know when the status changes. See Orientation Configure and Use Notifcations.|
|Customize KPIs||Customize Oracle-provided KPIs or create a copy of a KPI to customize. See Customize a KPI.|
Oracle Analytics for Enterprise Resource Planning
|Reporting Currency Ledgers||Oracle Analytics for Enterprise Resource Planning supports Reporting Currency with Balance type in GL Balance Sheet and GL Profitability subject areas.|
|Document Currency||Oracle Analytics for Enterprise Resource Planning supports all metrics in document currency in the General Ledger, Accounts Payables, and Accounts Receivables subject areas.|
|New subject area||The AR Revenue subject area enables you to analyze revenue. This subject area provides details for the key metrics related to revenue sourced from AR transaction distribution and revenue recognition. You can analyze these metrics by Transaction Details, Business Units, Customer Accounts, and CoA Segments.|
|Enhanced subject areas||These subject areas have been enhanced:
|Attributes added to existing subject areas||These subject areas have new attributes:
|Metrics added to the Accounts Payables subject areas||These metrics have been added to the Accounts Payables subject areas:
|Descriptive Flex Field as Dimension/Attributes in existing subject areas||You can enable the Descriptive Flex Field (DFF) in the General Ledger, Accounts Payables, and Accounts Receivables subject areas such as Journal Batch, AP Invoice Headers and Lines, AR Transactions and Lines, AR Receipts, Supplier, and Customer.|
Oracle Analytics for Human Capital Management
|Potential Band dimension||The Potential Band dimension provides a grouping of potential ratings under various headers. For example, High, Medium, and Low. You can configure the rating ranges under these bands.|
|KPIs added for Human Capital Management||These KPIs have been added for Human Capital Management:
|Talent Retention % card in the Workforce Management deck||This card provides the percentage of talent retained by each of the boxes in the performance versus the potential 9-box.|
|Top Talent Retention detailed page||The detailed page provides an analysis of the performance and potential ratings of the workers. It provides the details of the workers that have been identified as top talent in the organization and are retained. A 9-box analysis of the employee retention by their talent ratings is available through this page.|
Release 3.0 - March 2020
|Support for Oracle Analytics Cloud available on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Gen 2.||When you subscribe to Oracle Analytics for Applications, you get Oracle Analytics Cloud on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Gen 2 in North America (Ashburn) and EMEA (London) along with it. The Oracle Analytics Cloud instance created inline is based on an included capacity model similar to Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse. In this model, you won't be billed for the included capacity. If you choose to scale your Oracle Analytics Cloud instance, then you would be charged the difference between the scaled value and the included capacity. See About Oracle Analytics for Applications.|
|Oracle Analytics for Human Capital Management||Oracle Analytics for Human Capital Management allows you to make data-driven decisions and to test the effectiveness of Human Resources policies. You can analyze data to gain insights that you can act on and to gather information to meet specific requirements. For example, you can answer questions such as "What is the voluntary turnover rate" and "What is the expected turnover rate for this quarter based on previous quarters?". See About Reporting Configuration for Human Capital Management.|
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