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Fusion Applications BI: How Can I Find Out Detailed Information About Subject Areas Such as Business Questions, Fact and Dimension Column Meanings, and Security Roles? (Doc ID 1925340.1)

Last updated on JUNE 19, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Transactional Business Intelligence for HCM Cloud Service - Version and later
Oracle Fusion Applications Common Components - Version and later
Oracle Fusion Performance Management Cloud Service - Version and later
Oracle Fusion Financials Common Module Cloud Service - Version and later
Oracle Fusion Application Toolkit - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Find information and business questions and answers about Oracle Business Intelligence Subject Areas for:

 - Oracle Sales Cloud

 - Oracle HCM Cloud

 - OTBI Enterprise for HCM Cloud Service


The following links will redirect you to the Subject Areas Documentation were you can find information related to Fact and Dimension meanings, security roles and the navigation that links the Subject Area to the fields in the Fusion application.

OTBI Sales Cloud -

OTBI HCM Cloud -

OTBI Financials/ERP Cloud - May 2015 update - this is planned for later in R9 via 20938767 - FINANCIALS SUBJECT AREAS - LACK OF USAGE DOCUMENTATION ON OTN/CONNEC

OTBI-Enterprise for HCM Cloud Service ( data warehouse option) -


Previously Subject Areas were documented in the OTBI User Guide.

For example the 11.1.8 REL Guide can be found at, however the OTN articles above will contain the latest information going forward.


For General business questions, answers and reporting & analytics tasks you can access the following link ( to our interactive learning platform with documents and many video tutorials with 3 main sections:

General reporting and analytics tasks -

How to work with CRM -

How to work with HCM -


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