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PBCS vs. EPBCS: The Planning Cloud Decision

“CLOUD! CLOUD! CLOUD!” Oracle offers TWO Planning applications on the cloud: PBCS and EPBCS. The following blog will describe the differences between the two and how Perficient can demonstrate the differences by attending our Planning Create & Manage class in Houston. First off, I am sure most of you are wondering, what do those acronyms […]

Discover New HFM Functionality

After teaching several HFM Create & Manage Applications courses, I have found several functionality advantages of HFM User Functionality Greatest user improvement comes in Smart View and the Journals Extension. Users now have to ability to create and manage journal entries in Excel. We know that any time functionality can be completed in […]

Oracle Hyperion Smart View 11.1.2 for Planning (

This Oracle Hyperion Smart View 11.1.2 for Planning ( training teaches you how to use Smart View to enter, adjust and analyze Planning data. You learn how to annotate and predict data and use ad hoc tools to analyze data. Learn To: Navigate the Smart View interface. Connect to data sources. Enter, calculate and analyze […]

Oracle Smart View for Office 11.1.2 for Financial Management

This Oracle Smart View for Office ( training helps business users access and analyze data from various Oracle Hyperion data sources. Get interactive, hands-on instruction from expert Oracle University instructors. Learn To: Create ad-hoc queries, free-form grids and advanced reports. Create smart slices and create smart slice reports. Embed dynamic data points into Microsoft Office […]

Oracle HFM 11.1.2: Create Rules Using Calc Mgr (

This course is based on Oracle Hyperion Financial Management The class specifically covers creating rules and calculations in Hyperion Financial Management (rather than Hyperion Planning), and is designed to teach you how to create rules for advanced business calculations. The course is based on creating these rules and calculations within Calculation Manager. Expert Oracle […]

Oracle Smart View for Office 11.1.2 for Essbase

In this course, you learn how to use Oracle Smart View, a common Microsoft Office(Excel, Word and PowerPoint) add-in to query, analyze, and share data stored in Essbase databases. In this course you learn how to connect to data sources and create ad-hoc queries and free-form grids. Learn To: Query and analyze data stored […]

Oracle Hyperion Planning 11.1.1 Installation & Configuration

In this course, you learn about the processes involved in installing, configuring, testing, and maintaining Planning. You learn about the layers in the Hyperion infrastructure. Discussions include planning the installation, installing and configuring Hyperion Planning components, testing, and maintaining the system. Exercises provide hands-on practice installing and configuring Planning in a multi-server installation. Learn To: […]

Oracle Hyperion Planning 11.1.2 for Interactive Users (

This course will teach you create forms, manage task lists, enter and adjust data and execute calculations in Planning. You’ll also learn how to manage the approval process, which includes moving a plan through the budget review-and-approval process. Learn To: Discuss Planning capabilities, Planning’s relationship with Essbase and dimension requirements. Navigate Workspace to access Planning […]

Oracle Financial Data Quality Management EE Administration 11.1.2

This Hyperion Financial Data Quality Management EE Administration training will teach you how to implement Oracle Hyperion Financial Data Quality Management, Enterprise Edition (FDMEE), an advanced metadata and data transformation management solution. Explore a single, systematic process for loading source metadata and data from disparate systems into target analytical applications. Learn To: Define system, application, […]

Oracle HFM 11.1.2: Create & Manage Applications

This Oracle Hyperion Financial Mgmt 11.1.2: Create & Manage Applications training teaches you how to create and manage applications using Financial Management. Expert Oracle University instructors will take you through the process of creating an application, entering data and adjusting and viewing data using data grids and data forms. Learn To: Create accounts, entities, scenarios […]

Hyperion Account Reconciliation Manager 11.1.2: Administration

This course teaches you how to to set up and manage the Account Reconciliation Manager module of Financial Close Management. You create reconciliation formats and account profiles, create periods, load account balances and currency rates into periods, perform account reconciliations, and monitor account reconciliation workflow. Learn to: Create reconciliations formats Create account profiles Define reconciliation […]

Oracle Hyperion FCM 11.1.2: Close Manager Administration

This Oracle Hyperion FCM 11.1.2: Close Manager Administration Ed 1 training teaches you how to manage the financial close process using Financial Close Management. Work with expert Oracle University instructors through a combination of interactive instruction and hands-on exercises that reinforce new concepts. Learn To: Assign security roles and task access. Create and import tasks […]

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