Oracle has announced the first in a series of free Oracle business
applications for the Apple iPhone – Oracle Business Indicators – are
available on the Apple App Store.

These new Oracle business applications address how busy executives and
managers work today – requiring targeted, intelligent and task focused
information to make informed decisions with ease and simplicity with today's
increasingly mobile work style.
The applications leverage the power of Oracle Business Intelligence
Enterprise Edition Plus (OBIEE) and Oracle Business Intelligence
Applications, Fusion Edition to provide access to key metrics and analytical
data for mobile executives.
These native applications for the Apple iPhone also leverage the
Serviced-Oriented Architecture (SOA) capabilities of OBIEE and the powerful
set of Oracle Business Intelligence Web Services. They also have support of
SSL encryption protocol enabling superior and secure mobile flexibility and
Oracle Business Indicators, CFOs can view the latest company financial
trends, sales managers can be alerted to sales performance and customer
satisfaction issues, and commodity managers can quickly assess the viability
of a supplier.
Oracle Business Indicators deliver time critical intelligence to a broad
group of business users across many disciplines.  From the contact centre to
the order fulfillment department, managers require visibility at a moment's
For example, contact centre managers can monitor call volume to determine
proper staffing levels in order to provide superior service to their
customers. Also, customer fulfillment managers concerned about a significant
spike in customer demand for a product can monitor the available quantity to
fulfill new orders.