The following diagram shows the high-level options to access data within Oracle Fusion Applications (FA) Cloud for Analytical purposes:
Please note: that this diagram is of April 2018 and may not apply in full in future.
For more details on how to connect to Oracle Fusion Applications (FA) Cloud using Visual Analyzer (VA) and DV Desktop (DVD), please reference the previous article.
The details for connecting to FA using ODI (with BI Applications) or BI Data-sync will be described in future articles.
Link to information about business questions and answers for Oracle Transactional Business Intelligence (OTBI) Embedded Analytics Cloud, HCM Subject areas: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/documentation/otbi-hcm-2225528.html
And for OTBI-E subject areas. The advantage of this is, that it is indeed very similar to Oracle BI Applications (OBIA) and can easily be applied for the same: