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Perficient Solutions Architect Wins Awards for Kscope17 Session

Nearly 100 Kscope17 attendees attended a session by Doga Pamir, Solutions Architect, Perficient Oracle, that recently landed him two top honors: Best First-Time Speaker Award HFM to FCCS – A Customer Success Story Doga Pamir, Perficient Top Speaker Award (Financial Close) Financial Close – HFM to FCCS – A Customer Success Story Doga Pamir, Perficient Doga’s presentation, HFM […]

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EPM & Transactional Analytics on Oracle BICS

Often times companies that rely on Oracle’s EPM products, whether these are on-premises like Hyperion Financial Planning or in Cloud like PBCS, lack a robust approach of navigating to transactional details within the context of an EPM summary view. This becomes a bigger challenge when there are multiple transaction systems involved in financial consolidation. Watch […]

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Tools for Uncovering the Value of Care

I recently wrote a blog post called The Value of Care: The Secret Sauce in which I talked about the importance of having transparency of data. Costing is an evolutionary process perhaps starting with one type of procedure, one clinic or one service line or perhaps starting with a hybrid of costing methodology.   The great […]

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Elevate Your Budget Procedures with Oracle Cloud

I recently wrote a blog post on Perficient’s Healthcare blog about Healthcare Performance Management moving to the cloud and the impact the cloud is having on healthcare organizations. One of the components of my post was the reasons why CFO’s are considering the cloud. According to Gartner the issues driving CFO’s to consider the cloud are: […]

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Why Oracle DRM is Essential for Managing Master Data (Part 3)

Link to Part 1 Link to Part 2 One of our clients’ favorite features of DRM is the ability to configure custom governance rules for their dimensions. Without DRM, many organizations are forced to use manual enforcement coupled with inadequate tools such as Excel, Access, and SQL procedures. Simply maintaining these processes becomes a job […]

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DRM Quick Tip: Ordering Hierarchy Groups

Hierarchy groups providing a mechanism for managing hierarchies within DRM. In the simplest of terms, hierarchy groups are essentially folders of similar hierarchies. DRM administrators can create, modify, delete groups as needed. Below is an example of hierarchy groups from the hierarchy pane of the Browse task within DRM.

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Using ODI Multiple Export Utility

This post explains the process of using ODI Export Multiple Objects utility to export selected multiple ODI objects and importing them individually. ODI introduced a new feature ‘Smart Export’ from version 11.1.16, This feature automates the process of exporting/importing all objects related to your change, As BIAPPS OOTB ODI repository contains thousands of objects smart […]

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ODI Load Plan Success Email with Execution Log File Attached

This post explains the process to unload ODI session log information Ex:  Session name, run-time, number of records inserted etc. from SNP_SESSION table to a delimited file and attach it to a Load Plan success notification email. This attachment can be used to identify the Session’s which are running longer than usual and causing performance issues, […]

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Why Oracle DRM is Essential for Managing Master Data (Part 2)

This is a follow-up to the Part 1, which can be found here. In the previous post, we examined the three major components directly impacting MDM, specifically enterprise dimensions. People, Process and Tools (PPT). We’ll now expand on those components and how DRM solves many of the challenges associated with PPT. To help simplify things […]

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Restoring Aging Snapshot Data in Finance Analytics

Whenever a Full load is executed, all target tables are truncated and reloaded. This can result in missing historical data in Aggregate or Snapshot tables. Once erased, such historical data cannot easily be replaced. In order to preserve Account Payables (AP) and Account Receivables (AR) Snapshot data from aging invoice tables W_AP_AGING_INVOICE_A and W_AR_AGING_INVOICE_A, OOTB […]

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Survey: CFOs see need for more Cloud EPM

According to a 2015 Oracle survey of CFOs, the need for cloud-based performance management solutions continues to grow. Sixty-five percent of the finance executives surveyed listed the primary motivation for choosing a cloud-based EPM solution was to get up and running quickly. Fifty-three percent respondents said their primary motivation was to avoid large upfront investments […]

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CFO Magazine, Gartner Agree on Cloud EPM Value

“The CPM suite market is shifting toward cloud-based solutions that deliver a shorter time to value and improved ease of use.” – Gartner If there’s any doubt that corporate performance management (AKA enterprise performance management, or EPM) has a future in the cloud, think again. Most of the buzz from industry and corporate events has […]

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Why Oracle DRM is Essential for Managing Master Data (Part 1)

At a recent user conference, I was asked, “why do I need DRM in my organization?” A very interesting question with both a short and long answer. Let’s cover the short answer first… DRM (Data Relationship Management) provides organizations the ability to centralize the governance of enterprise dimensional master data while ensuring the data is […]

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24 Hrs BI availability using Oracle Partitioning/Swap methodology

This blog deals with  Global Organizational Data needs where there is insufficient window of non-Business hours to run heavy batch loads and at the same time a provision to access the data 24 hours with  negligible or no interference. Why 24 hours availability is needed? Organizations have a high need for 24 hour availability of […]

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A Modern Approach to Financial Reports Reconciliation

Gone are the days when several spreadsheets, pen and paper, and calculators are needed to reconcile financial reports. A common challenge in financial reporting is validating that what gets reported on executive dashboards matches with more detailed financial statements and transaction level reporting. What aggravates this endeavor is the fact that executive level dashboards are […]

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Performance Management for Post-Acute Healthcare Organizations

According to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, about 60 percent of individuals over 65 will require some type of long-term care services during their lifetime and over 40 percent will receive care in a nursing home for some period.1 Through the Medicare Care Choices Model, in conjunction with payment reform initiatives, (CMS)  there is […]

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Many of us may have used SET DATAEXPORTOPTIONS. But I noticed that there are some glitches in that command usage that is not documented explicitly. It can cause a “LOT” of trouble with respect to performance. I spent few hours on this and thought will share it with you all to save some time. However, […]

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Perficient & CPI Card Group: An Oracle OpenWorld BICS Case Study

Interested to get a closer look at how quick-to-deploy and scale-able Oracle BI Cloud Service is? Meet us at Oracle Open World on Oct 29th, for a best practices and case study of CPI Card Group, a leading provider in payment card production and services. Tyler Wilson of CPI Card Group will join me in telling […]

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Hyperion Planning Runtime Prompt Security

Hyperion Planning Runtime Prompt Security Situation As many of you know, one of the benefits of using a business rule over a calculation script is their ability to utilize run time prompts.  Run time prompts allow the business rule to be dynamically customized to the point of view (POV) the user is currently working with.  […]

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How Oracle Capex is driving Customer Opex Model Opportunities

Over the last few years, we’ve learned that one of the greatest appeals of the move to the cloud is that the providers’ capital expenditures enable users to focus their budgets on operational expenses. After all, a standard on-premise approach can require you to purchase, install and maintain the software and hardware, while also spending […]

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