New Oracle Data Miner tool is now Available

Uli Bethke Business Intelligence, data mining, Uncategorized

Today the new Oracle Data Miner tool has been made available as part of the SQL Developer 3.0 (Early Adoptor Release 4). The new ODM tool has been significantly redeveloped, with a new workflow interface and new graphical outputs. These include graphical representations of the decision trees and clustering. To download the tool and to read the release documentation go ...

Exploring the Oracle Data Miner Interface

Uli Bethke Business Intelligence, data mining, Oracle, Training, Uncategorized

Once you have successfully installed Oracle Data Miner and established a connection you will be presented with the main ODM window with the navigator pane on the left hand side. All the tasks that you will need to do in ODM can be accessed from the Navigator pane or by the menu across the top of the window. The Navigator ...

10 Reasons you really need predictive analytics

Uli Bethke analytic functions, Best Practice, Business Intelligence, data mining, Data Warehouse

SPSS have recently posted and article called "10 Reasons you really need predictive analytics". I thought it would be interesting to post the main points from this article to illustrate that not all predictive analytic projects involve Data Mining, but involve a number of different techniques and looking the the business data in a different way. Yes data mining can ...

Oracle Data Miner - New Resources

Uli Bethke Best Practice, Business Intelligence, data mining, Data Warehouse, Training

Over the past couple of weeks a couple of new web resources have appeared on Oracle Data Miner The first one is that Charlie Berger, the director of Oracle Data Mining Product Management, has started a blog specifically for Oracle Data Miner. Check it out, http://blogs.oracle.com/datamining/ If you are already using Oracle Data Miner or are interested in following its ...

Why Has Data Mining Struggled So Much?

Uli Bethke Business Intelligence, data mining, Data Warehouse, Oracle

Bill Inmon has recently posted an article on "Why has Data Mining struggled so much?" The article discusses 7 diferent reasons why data mining has struggled, as it has been around for a very long time. The main points are 1. We have been waiting a long time for it to become available in a usable way 2. Data mining ...