Analytics and Reporting Teams
We understand the challenges you face.
Turning Data into Insights
You need data you can trust and architecture optimized for speed and reliability. Our experts meet those needs, then set you up with flexible, easy-to-use tools for creating reports and dashboards. Add cutting-edge capabilities such as exception reporting, alerting, and advanced filtering and you will be able to deliver the insights your organization needs.
Find Answers Quickly and Easily
Our techniques structure data for speed and ease of use – creating what we call an Analytic Warehouse. We develop and teach you how to build visualizations built on that data. These visualizations follow best practices, improve reporting, and encourage widespread adoption. The right analytics go beyond basic reporting to reveal the causes of unexpected results and enhance decision-making.
Increase analytics adoption and usage through consistency and ease of use.
Improve the speed and flexibility of your analytics system.
Deliver well-designed and consistent data visualizations.
Work We've Done
Certegy Payment Solutions is a leading provider of retail check verification and Automated Clearing House (ACH) payment solutions, serving a client base of over 4,000 national and regional retailers with over 300,000 locations. Its services include risk management and return check warranty. Using its proprietary data science and risk analytics tools, Certegy helps customers reduce risk and combat fraud.
Drop Tank manages gas station loyalty technologies and programs for a large network of retail sites across the US. They process millions of loyalty transactions each year for millions of loyalty program members across thousands of independent gas stations (4,000+).
OUTFRONT Media, one of the largest outdoor advertising and media firms in the United States, is transforming their enterprise through analytics with a relatively small team by embracing and leveraging the advanced capabilities of Oracle Analytics and Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse (ADW) Cloud.
Let Us Help You
Whether you want to improve analytics adoption in your department or develop visualizations that get everyone on the same page, you need data and analytic solutions you can count on. At Vlamis Software Solutions, we understand those needs. As analytics experts, we can assess your current analytics systems and processes; develop dashboards and visualizations that reveal trends and relationships; upgrade or fine-tune your analytic warehouse architecture; and provide prototypes and proofs of concept that demonstrate the value of the data-driven approach to decision making. Put our expertise to work for you!
Our Top 3 Courses for Analytics
and Reporting Teams
Our training breaks down the complexities of Oracle analytics with best practices and a hands-on approach in a format that works for you – from classes to workshops to individual mentoring. We empower you to get the most from your data and analytics systems.
Introduction to Oracle Analytics
This course teaches attendees about the incredibly broad range of capabilities in Oracle Analytics, from data exploration using the latest visual analytic tools to machine learning and from data modeling to classic dashboard design. You’ll see business use cases and learn when to use which part of Oracle Analytics. You’ll learn about self-service data connections and uploads, creating and modifying your own data mashups, blending your data with archived data sources, and enriching data sets with automated intelligence. You’ll see how to leverage maps and location-based analytics at the push of a button and see how easy it is to deploy your work to rich mobile applications. Expect an information-packed session where you can get your questions answered and get guidance from real-world experts who have trained thousands of users in enterprise analytics implementations.
BI Managers and administrators, data analysts, content creators, and general users
Data Exploration and Discovery with Oracle Analytics
This two-day course covers a wealth of material in the latest discipline of visual analytics. You’ll learn how to speed-read data sets, systematically reveal correlations, and develop evidence-based insights in a fraction of the time spent using traditional analytics tools. You’ll learn how to connect to a wide variety of on-premises and cloud-based data sources and how to enrich your internal data sets through mashups with easily available external data resources. You’ll see how predictive analytics can reveal not only past patterns, but future likelihoods. You will learn all of this through hands-on exercises and self-guided discovery with live data and the latest in visual analytics software from Oracle. Our expert instructors have years of practical experience working with America’s largest and most successful organizations.
Data analysts, content creators, and general users
Oracle Analytics Publisher and Oracle BI Publisher
Oracle Analytics Publisher (formerly BI Publisher) is Oracle's tool for creating tightly formatted outputs of BI data, such as invoices, purchase orders, W2s, insurance forms, transcripts, and any other type of output that needs to be formatted in a very specific, controlled fashion.
In this course, students will learn about Oracle Analytics Publisher through hands-on activities across topics such as:
- Creating data models
- Creating reports
- MS Word templates
- MS Excel templates
- Custom formulas
- Creating subtemplates
- Scheduling reports to run automatically
- Navigating (linking) between reports
- Data analysts and report writers
- Anyone who needs to produce tightly formatted reports
Latest Articles for Analytics and Reporting Teams
Everyone knows that change is the only constant in life. People will inevitably come and go from your analytics team. You cannot prevent it – but you can prepare for it so that personnel transitions
Vlamis Webinar – Enterprise Analytic Warehousing with O’Reilly on October 29, 2020 9:00am – 12:00pm CDT
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At Vlamis, we specialize in both databases and analytics. Our clients have benefited from our experience and expertise – you can too!
- Oracle Gold Partner, one of first 5 to earn Oracle Expertise in Oracle Analytics in North America
- Multiple Oracle ACE designations
- Sponsor of Oracle Global Leaders
- Authors of Oracle Press books Data Visualization for Oracle Business Intelligence 11g and Oracle Essbase & Oracle OLAP: The Guide to Oracle’s Multidimensional Solution
- Presented 300+ sessions at Oracle OpenWorld and national and regional Oracle user group conferences over the past 20 years
- Lead the Analytics and Data Oracle User Community
- Developers of the Force Directed Graph plugin available in Oracle’s Analytics Library
- Named contributor to Oracle University’s Advanced Analytics curriculum (Oracle Data Mining and Oracle R Enterprise)
- Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC)
- Oracle Analytics Server (OAS)
- Fusion Analytic Warehouse (FAW)
- Oracle BIEE
- Oracle BI Applications
- Fusion Data Warehouse
- Oracle Exalytics
- Analytics/BI Publisher
- Oracle MapViewer
- MS Power BI
- Oracle Database
- Oracle Machine Learning
- Oracle Advanced Analytics
- Oracle Data Mining
- Analytic Views
- Oracle Database In-Memory
- Oracle Spatial & Graph
- Oracle Exadata
- Oracle Database Cloud Service
- MS SQL Server
Integration and More
- Oracle Data Integrator (ODI)
- Oracle GoldenGate
- Oracle Warehouse Builder
- SQL Developer
- Oracle JDeveloper
- Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI)
- Data Catalog
- Source Control