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Announcing our Road to OpenWorld 2015 Webinar Series

Tune in every third Wednesday of the month,

May to October 12:00 Noon to 1:00 pm CST

Oracle Big Data 101 – May 20th

Oracle Big Data & BI Working Together – June 17th

Oracle Business Intelligence Cloud Service – July 15th

 Join us for our Annual OpenWorld Meeting on October 25th and our

Annual Networking Reception at the Palace Hotel on October 26th


Oracle Business Intelligence‐Big Data

Special Interest Group (OBI-BD SIG)


COLLABORATE 15 features educational content created by and for Oracle users. Don’t miss this high-energy event packed with real-world lessons, best practices and functional and technical insights based on personal experiences with the products. OAUG member discounts and early bird rates available.

For complete information visit

For details on COLLABORATE 15 education and to access the complete schedule, visit

The OBI-BD SIG meeting is scheduled for April 12th, 1:00 – 2:00 pm in Jasmine C.



Hear real-world experiences from Oracle Business Intelligence and Analytics customers in Healthcare, High Technology and Energy & Utilities

Hear Oracle’s Business Intelligence & Analytics Roadmap, Direction & Vision

About Oracle Business Intelligence-Big Data SIG

Founded in 2007 by Joe Thomas, Oracle Corporation, Basheer Khan, Innowave Technology, and Glenn Hoormann, Ludus Inc., the Oracle Business Intelligence Big Data Special Interest Group (OBI-BD SIG ) was created to provide an educational and networking forum for all people interested in all Oracle Business Intelligence, Analytic and Reporting solutions and a Customer input mechanism to help shape the Oracle BI and Analytics products of the future.

Since that time, Oracle has increased the number of products and solutions in this space, and the OBI-BD SIG takes full ownership and responsibility for providing content on all these products and solutions, past, present and future.

Products & Solutions

Oracle Analytic Applications
BI Publisher
Real-time Analytics
Oracle Endeca Information Discovery (OEID)
Oracle Discoverer
Oracle Big Data Appliance and Oracle Big Data Connectors
Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS)
Cloudera Manager
Oracle NoSQL

Special Announcements

New Name – In keeping up with the times and our rapidly evolving industry, we are in the process of changing our name to more accurately depict the breadth of the Analytical solutions we provide content for. Our new name, Oracle Business Intelligence – Big Data Special Interest Group (OBI-BD SIG), is in the approval process right now and should be ready for our Oracle OpenWorld 2013 Events.

New Domain & Website – We purchased the domain name, and our new website will launch with that URL, and the existing will be redirected to our new domain.

This new domain is more robust and provides us more Read More…

“What I like best about the OBI-BD SIG is its focus on customer experiences, most of the content from the SIG is generated by the users, instead of Oracle. This emphasis on real world implementation issues from the over 1,900 members makes the OBI-BD SIG unique in its ability to deliver value and build a community of business analytics expertise.”

Joe Thomas, Sr Director, Business Analytics, Oracle Business Analytics Global Market Development


OAUG Hyperion SIG