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Replacing Oracle Discoverer

Are you using Discoverer to report against Oracle EBS, third-party Oracle based solutions, inhouse developed Oracle database applications or a combination of these? Maybe you are still using Discoverer for your reporting, but you are thinking of moving your ERP or HCM solution to Oracle Cloud?

SplashEBS comes with 1,400 pre-built reports

For the Finance Office all users’ – AR, AP, GL, Financial Controller to CFO – requirements are catered for through a combination of Discoverer migration, pre-seeded reports, custom reports and SplashGL.

Including replacing Oracle FSGs and pre-built analytical dashboards.

Human Capital Management
525 views 469 Reports
GL, AP, AR, FA, CM and IE
220 views 208 Reports
Supply Chain
INV, OM, Purcj and ASCP
224 views 217 Reports
168 views 166 Reports
106 views 85 Reports
Customer Relationship Management
Sales, Incentive Comp
49 views 37 Reports
Enterprise Asset Management
37 views 49 Reports
Service Management
Service Contracts
22 views 22 Reports
Localisation Reports
European Localisations
20 views 20 Reports
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Take The Opportunity

Managed properly, the migration of Discoverer will provide you with an opportunity, without the need for a huge budget or a time-consuming project, to:

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Review –
Review your existing Discoverer estate: centralize your workbooks, remove the need for desktop, understand which workbooks are in use?
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Consider – 
Consider your future needs: less dependency on IT/developers – self-service
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Provide – 
Provide additional functionality to your users: Discoverer is “old”
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Upgrade – 
Upgrade your infrastructure, spend less time and money on IT and external support
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Automate – 
Automate, remove redundant effort and align reporting to your business processes

Protect Your Investment Quickly & Accurately

Avoid A Whole New Investment

We spoke about one option being to replace Discoverer, far from protecting your investment this becomes a whole new investment – one which will require deep pockets – and a lot of time. The only way to truly protect your investment is to use a solution built as a Discoverer Replacement, that includes:​

  • A Migration Utility – Fast and Accurate.
  • The Ability to Merge EULs, Maintenance of the Existing Report Infrastructure Intact.
  • The Ability to get EBS DFF/KFF.
  • A Facility to Run Reports from Excel & Mobile An Easy to Learn with Added Functionality and Features.
  • Inherent EBS Responsibility Security & User Authentication.
  • The Provision of Dashboards with Pre-Built Visualizations, Report Scheduling, Distribution & Bursting
  • Drilldown Capability Through Reports, Dashboards, Excel and Mobile
  • Multiple Output
  • In-Memory Analytics & Data Mashups
  • The Ability Connect to Other Data Sources including Cloud Applications

Like for Like Discoverer Migration

Seamlessly migrate your workbooks and components to create fully functional, ad-hoc capable reports! The column on the left shows what you started with and on the right what you will have after a successful migration to SplashBI reports.

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On completion of the above steps, you undertake UAT, possibly needing to run more than one iteration on some workbooks

Migration Steps & Tasks

  • Export workbooks into an eex/XML file or a ZIP file for multiple Workbooks.
  • SplashBI provides a patch that needs to be installed in the Discoverer End User Layer from where Workbooks and Business Areas need to be migrated.
  • Migrate Discoverer business areas into SplashBI.
  • Upload Discoverer files exported in step 1 above, these will be migrated to SplashBI reports.
  • Migrate Responsibilities from EBS into SplashBI.
  • Migrate Users from EBS into SplashBI.
  • Manual intervention is used to handle exceptions such as database function calls used in calculation columns in Discoverer Workbooks.
  • Migrate Roles for non EBS users into SplashBI.

Customer Use Cases

At SplashBI we have migrated 100,000s of workbooks. With SplashDM, customers can do this themselves, use our offshore migration service, use a partner or engage us on a hybrid project.

The table on the left shows some examples of migration projects we have worked on with our customers.

One customer successfully migrated 1,978 workbooks in a 42-day period.

Customer Data Source # Workbooks Implementation
Private Financial Services Company Oracle DB 238 workbooks self
German Blue-light Oracle DB 4,000+ workbooks self
Automotive Manufacturer Oracle DB 250+ workbooks partner
Middle East Retail Organisation EBS 200+ workbooks Self
National Central Bank EBS C 50 workbooks SplashBI
Global Aerospace & Defence Company EBS 300 workbooks SplashBI
Global Telecomm Provider EBS C 200 workbooks Self/SplashBI
Commercial Vehicle Automotive Manufacturer EBS C 200 workbooks Self
International Port Operator EBS C 500 workbooks Self

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