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Schedule Business Logic in Oracle Sales Cloud

In the Past In previous releases of OSC, if a record needs to update based on custom business logic then we may have to rely on external code that executes the logic and update the records in OSC through web services or update using batch data load. Now with R12 and R13, this approach has changed, […]

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Are you valuing Data as an asset on your Balance Sheet?

The average age of a company listed on the S&P 500 has fallen from almost 60 years old in the 1950s to less than 20 years old today. Innovative companies that are willing to embrace transformative technologies make the list today, while businesses that are hesitant to embrace change risk becoming obsolete. Thriving companies, innovators, […]

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Oracle BI Data Sync: How to Add a New Dimension

In this and the following post, I will cover the steps entailed in adding dimension and fact tasks in Oracle Data Sync. The latest releases of Data Sync included a few important features such as performing look-ups during an ETL job. So I intend to cover these best practices when adding new dimension and fact […]

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The Road to Oracle Analytics Cloud from OBIEE & BI Apps [Webinar]

If you are already running OBIEE/OBIA on premises and wondering about your options to migrate to Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC), you are not alone. Many are overwhelmed by this transition and might be asking themselves questions such as “What does it take to get migrated to the cloud? When should I make this transition? What […]

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Expenditure Types – Oracle Projects Considerations Part 6

In Part 5 of my blog post series, I discussed Project Billing Methods. In this post, I will focus on Expenditure Types. What are Expenditure Types? An expenditure type is a cost classification assigned to each expenditure item you enter in Oracle Projects. They are made up of the following elements: - An (a) expenditure […]

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Intro to Analytics in Oracle IoT Cloud Service [Webinar]

Oracle Internet of Things (IoT) Cloud Service helps you make critical business decisions and develop strategies by providing numerous applications that allow its users an inside perspective on their company’s facts and figures. Some of these applications include connecting your devices to the cloud and analyzing data and alert messages from those devices in real […]

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FDMEE – Use Scenario as a Generic Dimension Class

In Oracle Hyperion Financial Data Quality Management, Enterprise Edition (FDMEE), when you setup a target application, a target dimension class needs to be specified for each dimension. Target dimension class is a property that is defined by dimension type. For example, if you have Period dimension, the dimension class is “Period”; for Account dimension, dimension […]

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Argus Safety, Oracle Clinical & RDC Release Notes [July 2018]

Perficient’s Life Sciences practice regularly monitors the software release notes for several Oracle Health Sciences applications, including: Argus Safety Oracle Clinical/Remote Data Capture (OC/RDC) Thesaurus Management System (TMS) Generally speaking, we review release notes at the beginning of each month for the previous month. On occasion, there are no new releases and, therefore, nothing to […]

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Oracle EPM Automate Tool – Installation Procedure

About EPM Automate EPM Automate Utility enables Service Administrators to automate many repeatable tasks,  including the following: Import and export metadata, data, artifact and application snapshots, templates, and Data Management mappings Upload files into environments, list files, and delete files from the service Download snapshots, reports, and metadata and data files from the service Run business rules on data, and […]

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What’s New and Coming Up for Oracle Planning on the Cloud

I recently attended the ODTUG Kscope18 conference in Orlando earlier this month. It was a great conference with a very strong focus on technical sessions and hands-on learning labs. In this blog post, I want to focus on some of the key features that are available now and/or in the pipeline from Oracle’s perspective for […]

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EPBCS – Troubleshooting Security issues in a Smarter Way

EPBCS Security Setting up EPBCS security sometimes may look simple but gets complicated when the number of users and level of security among the EPBCS users gets complex. This blog is not to detail out the security setups done in EPBCS but its more about giving some tricks to resolve the security issues in a faster […]

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Looking Back on ODTUG #Kscope18

Kscope18 is in the record books! ODTUGers who arrived early enough to take advantage of the Sunday Symposiums heard directly from Oracle VPs and product managers who shared the strategy and roadmap for Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) deployments including a sneak peek at the latest innovations and work in progress. Not to be left out, Oracle […]

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Business Analytics with AI, ML and Blockchain

Artificial Intelligence is already being used to conextualize data and significantly reduce efforts to transform data sets for better insights. Adaptive intelligence is being infused into cloud applications by vendors like Oracle to drive data-driven intelligence based on Machine Learning algorithms at vastly increased Speeds. To quote Angela Zutavern, coauthor of The Mathematical Corporation “We […]

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Sales Tax 101 – 3 Basic Facts About Sales Tax Compliance

Editor’s Note: This guest blog post comes courtesy of Gail Cole with Avalara. How often do you think about sales tax? Although not the most scintillating topic, sales tax should be a priority for any company that sells taxable goods or services. For starters, there’s a lot more to sales tax than rates. In addition, many businesses don’t […]

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Setting up Daily Replication Script for PBCS applications

One of the things that organizations tend to want or need during and after an implementation are application refreshes. In this blog post, I have two environments, PROD (Source) and TEST (Target), which I have developed a script to facilitate end users to refresh TEST environment. This script should be run where EPMAUTOMATE was installed […]

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Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC) Backup Operation Fails

Applies to Oracle Analytics Cloud Service – version 17.4.5 and later To learn more about why Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC) Backup Operation fails, run the diagnostic collection script on the OAC server. Refer to Oracle Support Document 2236000.1 (How To Collect Diagnostic Files and Logs in Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC)). The diagnostic collection script generates […]

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3 Reasons Why an Enterprise Data Warehouse Works

Is your job composed of data analysis? Are you in charge of mapping or testing a healthcare enterprise data warehouse (EDW) implementation? Are you working with programs on Oracle, DB2, Google BigQuery or Db2 Warehouse on Cloud? Why? Employees can often get accustomed to the daily routine and lose sight of the big picture. Organizations […]

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Fixing EPMA Validation Error BadResponseCodeException 500

After completing a Hyperion build or upgrade, a logical next step is running Oracle EPM diagnostic utility validate.bat (validate.sh on Linux) to collect information on configurations, database connections, web connectivity, and product-specific tests. Each test gets a pass or fail result; failures are diagnosed to fix any underlying issues before running validate again to make […]

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Argus Safety, Oracle Clinical & RDC Release Notes [June 2018]

Perficient’s Life Sciences practice regularly monitors the software release notes for several Oracle Health Sciences applications, including: Argus Safety Oracle Clinical/Remote Data Capture (OC/RDC) Thesaurus Management System (TMS) Generally speaking, we review release notes at the beginning of each month for the previous month. On occasion, there are no new releases and, therefore, nothing to […]

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