SSL: The default setting is ON. Change
the setting to OFF if your server does not
have SSL enabled.
SSO: The default setting is OFF. Change
the setting to ON if your server has
single sign-on (SSO) enabled.
Figure 2: Viewing a dashboard with Oracle Business Intelligence Mobile
Username: Your username, such as
asmith, on the server.
Password: Your password, such as
welcome1, on the server.
Save Password: The default setting is
ON. The ON setting means that your
password will be saved on your iOS
device. Select OFF if you are working on
a shared mobile device or you want to
enter a password each time you connect
to the server.
Device Locale: The default setting is ON.
The ON setting means that the mobile
device’s locale settings will be passed to
the Oracle Business Intelligence server.
Select OFF if you want to use the default
locale for your login credentials.
Analytics Path: Accept the default value:
Publisher Path: Accept the default
When you’ve entered the server setting
information, tap Save to save your details,
and then when you return to the list-of-servers screen, tap Login to use these details
to connect. The first time you connect to
the business intelligence server, a small set
of files will be downloaded to your mobile
device, and you can then start analyzing
your BI content from your iPad, iPhone, or
Figure 3: Viewing a list of alerts
ANALYZE WITH ORACLE BUSINESS
INTELLIGENCE MOBILE AND THE IPAD
Now that you have created your connection
to an Oracle Business Intelligence server,
you can start to analyze your data. In this
example, you are using your iPad first thing
in the morning, while drinking a cup of
coffee, to update yourself on how your organization is performing. To start, view your
Favorites list—which shows, among other BI
content, your Brand Analysis dashboard—
shown in Figure 1.
You can add a screen to the Favorites list
by tapping Favorites at the bottom of any
Oracle Business Intelligence Mobile screen.
For now, though, select Brand Analysis from
the Favorites list to view a dashboard of
brand performance in the form of a pivot
table, several graphs, a ticker, and some
prompts and controls on the left-hand side
of the screen. To switch to another page in