Posts Tagged ‘Enterprise Performance Management’

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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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How to Create a Rolling Three-Month Report Using FR Studio

Whether you are a consultant building reports for a client, or you are a report builder for your own company, chances are you will be asked to create a rolling three-month report. In this blog, I will discuss how to create a rolling three-month report for Planning using FR Studio. As you are probably aware, Planning […]

Hyperion EPM–How to Choose the Right Applications? Part 3

From my latest post (Post 2), we talked about starting the process to identify your needs, the importance of a partner and the value of planning ahead.  We will continue down that path in this post.  I’m trying not to spend too much time on gathering project requirements in these posts; however, they are a […]

Hyperion EPM–How to Choose the Right Applications? Part 2

From my earlier post (Post 1), we talked about what EPM is and how it can help organizations.  This post will focus on starting the process to determine what the organizational needs are.  This is the first step in determining which applications to select and implement.  If at all possible, do not buy your new […]

Hyperion EPM–How to Choose the Right Applications for Your Needs?

Constant pressure from shareholders and upper management to improve the bottom line are driving factors to business leaders searching for new ways to be more effective and efficient. One of the many tools available to them is Enterprise Performance Management. Broadly defined, Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) is managing the profitability and performance of your business […]

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