Posts Tagged ‘Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service’

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 […]

Invoke Business Rule Using EPBCS REST API in Groovy – Part 2

This is a continuation of my special blog series. You can read Part 1 here. Groovy script is basically split into four sections. We previously covered a short description of the sections, so we are getting directly into the script here. Code Section 1 This section imports the java libraries which help in formatting the payload […]

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 […]

How to Download FDMEE Report Using runDMreport in EPM Automate

Introduction PBCS/EPBCS has some built-in FDMEE Reports that can be executed by the user. One of the most common reports are the Process Monitor Reports, which can be executed on-demand from Data Management > Other > Report Execution. The FDMEE report output can be a PDF, XLSX, HTML, or Excel, and the same can be […]

Success Story: Oracle PBCS is Just What the Doctor Ordered

Our client is a leading healthcare provider with 13 clinical departments, each with multiple entities and varying degrees of complexity. They implemented Hyperion Planning in 2012 and experienced significant growth since then as a result of expansion into the community and in their main campus. There was a growing need to provide the executive office […]

Modern Finance with Oracle EPBCS

Oracle Enterprise Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (EPBCS) is a significant differentiator for Oracle. Lacking the challenges inherent in on-premises software and building on best practices in the industry, EPBCS offers companies a head start on finance transformation like no other. One clear lesson from the field is that a good financial planning process is […]

EPBCS Deployment Considerations [Part 2]

In Part 1 of this blog post series on Enterprise Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (EPBCS) deployment considerations, I covered key topics such as change management, education and training as well as upgrades and maintenance.  I’ll pick up where I left off and share my thoughts on support and migrations. Support In the event an […]

3 Main Oracle EPBCS Presentation Components

Oracle/Hyperion has long been the standard-bearer for ease-of-use with financial reporting and analytics. Oracle Enterprise Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (EPBCS) carries on this legacy with three main presentation components: Reports Print-quality reports are designed using Financial Reporting (FR) Web Studio. It is a web-based design tool that looks much like the current Financial Reporting […]

EPBCS Business Process Module: Projects

The Project module of Oracle Enterprise Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (EPBCS) is designed to support financial planning and forecasting for contract, capital, and indirect projects. The platform integrates project management systems and financial planning to support the complete project planning lifecycle. It has four components: Projects Summary Provides a full project view – both […]

EPBCS Business Process Module: Capital

Capital planning is an integral part of an organization’s annual planning and forecasting process and a key module in Oracle Enterprise Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (EPBCS). Capital planning considers the capacity of existing resources to support operations and the capital assets needed for expansion. The process flow is as follows: Existing Assets Recognize and […]

EPBCS Business Process Module: Workforce

Labor-related expenses are often the largest variable expense on the P&L, and consequently labor planning deserves its own detailed module on the Enterprise Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (EPBCS) platform. Oracle’s Workforce module addresses four facets of the labor planning process: 1. Compensation Planning Configurable framework for compensation and benefits Plan by employee, by job […]

EPBCS Business Process Module: Financials

The Enterprise Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (EPBCS) best practice planning framework begins with the Financials module. Recognizing that customers need flexibility when developing a bottoms-up plan/forecast, Oracle provides three methods for P&L planning: driver based, trend-based, or manual input. By selecting a few options for Balance Sheet and Cash Flow planning, customers can have […]

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