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Setting up SAML SSO with Azure AD and Oracle EPBCS/PBCS

Azure Active Directory (AD) is Microsoft’s directory and Identity and Access Management (IAM) service in the cloud as opposed to ADFS, a Windows on-premise, claims-based Security Token Service (STS). In a Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) federation however, Azure AD and ADFS are functionally equivalent acting as Identity Provider (IdP) for a Service Provider (SP) such as a […]

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How To: Oracle Hyperion FDMEE Import Scripts (Jython)

Oracle Hyperion Financial Data Quality Management, Enterprise Edition (FDMEE) allows the use of scripting in several locations: Import Event Custom Mapping Scripting allows you to work with the incoming data fields and strings to modify them as needed before the data is processed. Use of scripting at different points will allow you to take a […]

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How to Capitalize on Big Data with Oracle Analytics Cloud [Webinar]

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. Innovators use big […]

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EPBCS – Performance load testing using EPM Automate and HAR

EPBCS Performance is another key area which we focus on our Planning Projects during UAT. Oracle recommends to use HAR files to track the steps executed by users in Smartview or business rules executed from planning data forms. Oracle recommends to install Fiddler tool to create these HAR Files. EPM Automate has a replay command which can […]

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Automated Reconciliations with Oracle ARCS [Webinar Q&A Part 2]

If you missed our recent webinar, How Noble Energy Automated Reconciliations with Oracle ARCS, the recorded event is available for immediate viewing with no registration required! Hear directly from Noble Energy how they moved from a spreadsheet and email-driven account reconciliation process to the cloud. Event attendees enjoyed an extended Q&A session and now you […]

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Oracle Planning: Driver-based Rolling Forecast at #Kscope18

Rolling forecasts in healthcare are challenging because Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are unique to each organization and market conditions are ever changing. MD Anderson Cancer Center (MDACC) needed a standard forecasting process, while still offering choice-based budgeting and forecasting for the various divisions and institutes.Perficient implemented a driver based rolling forecast planning application that is […]

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Connect with Perficient at #Kscope18

Kscope18, ODTUG’s user conference known for providing a rich opportunity for networking and education on Oracle technologies, is just one month away and we’re excited to connect with you at the event. Perficient is proud to be a silver sponsor of Kscope18, which is being held June 10-14 in Orlando. Visit us at booth #312 […]

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2018 Sales Tax Changes You Need to Know

Editor’s Note: This guest blog post comes courtesy of Gail Cole with Avalara.  Like many years, 2018 is shaping up to be a big year for sales tax changes. In addition to run-of-the-mill activities like expanding sales tax to new goods and services and exempting or reducing rates on others, states are pushing ahead with attempts to […]

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Calculating Business Days Via Groovy Script

Introduction This blog shares the solution for calculating the total number of Working Days using groovy script. Background We had a requirement to calculate the next seven business days from the assigned Closed Date in Oracle Sales Cloud. Here, we investigate this functionality by using groovy calendar objects. Technical Overview First we have to define […]

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Automated Reconciliations with Oracle ARCS [Webinar Q&A Part 1]

Last week Perficient welcomed both Noble Energy and Oracle to join us for an information packed webinar detailing how Noble Energy is using Oracle Account Reconciliation Cloud Service (ARCS) to autoreconcile 60% of their reconciliations resulting in a 30% time savings. We were very fortunate to have both Matt Dossett and Joel Ninemire from Noble […]

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Argus Safety, Oracle Clinical & RDC Release Notes [May 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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A Closer Look at Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse

Oracle is implementing Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in several of their cloud products. One of the cloud offerings is Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse. Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse makes it easy to create a secure, fully managed Data Warehouse service in the Oracle cloud. You can start loading and analyzing your data immediately. It’s built […]

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3 Easy Ways to do ML with Oracle Analytics Cloud

Over the past couple years several Machine Learning (ML) capabilities have made their way into Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC). If you are using OBIEE or OAC and wanting to apply ML to your data, there is no need to look for an additional software to do that. There are several ways in which ML capabilities […]

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Oracle’s Strategic Modeling – What You Wanted to Know

Strategic Modeling Although many organizations have moved to cloud-based financial planning solutions, there are still those individuals that utilize spreadsheets for strategic, long-range planning and what-if analysis. Oracle’s latest cloud module, Strategic Modeling, eases the transition for these late adopters by leveraging Oracle’s existing EPBCS suite, giving users the ability to perform modeling and analysis […]

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Projects and Capitalized Assets – Better Together at #C18LV

How confident are you that you have the complete cost of a project related asset? Many believe that once an asset is placed in service that is the end of the story. However, there is more to the Oracle Project and Oracle Assets relationship after capitalization. Projects and capitalized assets together give managers accurate and […]

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Integrate Oracle Database with EPBCS using Rest API

EPBCS uses a Lighter version of FDMEE Data Management to load the external data into application. Most of the EPBCS Implementation use File method to load the data, Hyperion Admin need to request the data in a delimited format file with fixed columns. Sometimes the turn around time for getting the file may be longer than expected or the Admin may […]

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Cloud Transcends Tech – New Strategy and Business Model for CEOs

Cloud adoption will need to be part of a key strategy for CEOs that are looking to grow revenue Q/Q, Y/Y, while cutting costs and taking the market share from their competitors. Kicking off the Modern Finance Experience 2018, Mark Hurd, CEO of Oracle hammered home as to why Cloud is not just a modern […]

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Five Tips for Creating New OACS Instances

Five Tips for Creating New Oracle Analytics Cloud Services (OACS) Instances Recently, I have been assisting customers with creating new Oracle PaaS instances – specifically OACS – and I have come up with a few tips for those new to the process. Tip #1:  Keep a copy of the certificate pair you generate. PaaS instances […]

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Intro to Analytics in Oracle IoT Cloud Service at Collaborate 18

Oracle Internet of Things (IoT) Cloud Service is a managed Platform as a Service (PaaS) offering that helps you make critical business decisions and strategies by allowing you to connect your devices to the cloud, analyze data and alert messages from those devices in real time, and integrate your data with enterprise applications, web services, […]

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Migrating Essbase Cubes to Oracle Analytics Cloud

With the shift to the cloud, on-premises Essbase applications may be migrated to ORACLE Analytics Cloud Services (OACS) using a simple method provided by Oracle. Essbase Life Cycle Management process is cost effective and easy to use utility for EPM Professional or Technical lead to migrate the applications to the CLOUD without the need of […]

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