Oracle data mining (ODM) depends upon learning advanced statistical modeling techniques.
ODM requires specialized skills, and the successful ODM shop will understand all
aspects of the ODM package.
Dr. Carolyn Hamm has a book on
ODM, and it's quite good. Charles Berger, the Senior Director
of Product Management for Data Mining Technologies at Oracle corporation notes
that Dr. Hamm's ODM book is a "easy to read, step-by-step, practical guide for learning about
This is the premier way to learn Oracle ODM, from a practicing ODM expert.