Steve Bogner

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Oracle Ending Internet Explorer Support for EPM Cloud

Starting with the 20.09 update, Oracle will cease supporting Internet Explorer as a compatible browser for EPM Cloud applications. This will leave Edge, Chrome, and Firefox ESR as the remaining supported browsers for Windows users. The move away from Internet Explorer is due to the fact that Microsoft has announced that Internet Explorer 11 is […]

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3 Reasons Why Oracle Enterprise Data Management Cloud is Critical for EPM

Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) cloud roadmaps are expanding rapidly across organizations and industries. It’s becoming more and more common to see multiple cloud EPM applications being implemented; Oracle Planning, Oracle Financial Consolidation and Close, Oracle Profitability and Cost Management, etc. And while the number of applications being implemented by organizations are increasing, so is the […]

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A Key Guide for Oracle EPM Cloud Customers

Oracle’s EPM Cloud Operations Guide is a must-have document for Oracle cloud EPM customers. This guide provides procedures to address many of the most common challenges encountered by customers. Whether it’s performance enhancements, security settings, compatibility questions, etc. – the guide contains instructions for addressing these challenges. No longer do EPM cloud customers have to […]

Oracle Enterprise Management Updates

Oracle’s Recent Enterprise Data Management Updates

The recent updates for Oracle’s Enterprise Data Management platform offers a few new features to be aware if considering implementing the tool. Inclusion of Financials Cloud General Ledger Users can now manage descriptive flexfields (DFFs) for Financials Cloud General Ledger. Descriptive flexfields can be registered for Financials Cloud General Ledger applications and/or segments. The registration […]

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Top 3 Enhancements for EPM Automate

The May 2019 update for Oracle’s EPM Automate utility includes some key features to be aware of… Support for Mac OS — The utility can now be installed on Mas OS computers. Execute multiple instances from the same directory — The utility now supports executing multiple instances against a cloud environment from the same directory. […]

Oracle Removes Ability to Create Composite Forms in EPBCS

Oracle had previously delayed the removal of the Composite Form creation in EPBCS, but starting in May 2019 the feature will officially be retired. The ability to edit pre-existing composite forms will remain. Additionally, users will still be able to migrate Composite Forms when moving from on-prem applications to the cloud. For more in-depth information, […]

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Resolving Essbase Error 1005000 in PBCS Business Rules

Using substitution variables to store folder directories and then referencing the variables in calc scripts/business rules has long been a best practice in the world of on-prem applications. For example, using a variable to store the path to a shared folder for a dataexport command. DATAEXPORT “File” “|” “&ExportServer/Sample.TXT” “#mi”; But cloud applications do not […]

Oracle Enterprise Management Updates

Oracle EDMCS Key Enhancements

Oracle’s commitment to rapidly expanding Enterprise Data Management Cloud Service (EDMCS) features can be seen in the latest updates to the SaaS offering. The enhancements outlined below represent a significant advancement in EDMCS’s ability to simplify dimension and hierarchy administration facing many organizations today.   Subscriptions Systematically applying dimension alignment across target systems is a […]

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EPM Automate’s Capabilities Are Expanding

Oracle continues to update EPM Automate on a regular basis. Today, we’re going to take a look at what some of recent updates have to offer Oracle Enterprise Performance Management Cloud customers.   What is EPM Automate? Before we touch on the latest enhancements, let’s explain EPM Automate’s purpose. EPM Automate is a command line […]

Upcoming PBCS Updates You Need to Know

Update: As of the September update from Oracle, it’s been decided to postpone these updates until sometime in 2019. However, we still advise Oracle Planning & Budgeting Cloud customers to follow the recommendations outlined in this post.     If you are like me and read the updates listed in the What’s New document released […]

Enterprise Data Management Cloud – Built for Business Users

Oracle’s latest Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) cloud offering, Enterprise Data Management Cloud Service (EDMCS), is the next generation application for interacting with enterprise data domains such as master data, reference data, dimensions, hierarchies, mappings, etc. What makes EDMCS so exciting? The answer lies in Oracle’s approach to provide a data management application that caters specifically to […]

Data Relationship Management Versioning (Part 2)

In the first part of this series we covered the purpose of versioning and how easy it is to create new versions to provide periodic snapshots of hierarchies. Today, we’re going to discuss the typical life cycle of a version. The following image will help illustrate the concept. When a version is first created, it […]

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