(Photo courtesy of Twitter #C19TX) It’s now been 3 years in a row that I’ve been accepted as a speaker for the Collaborate conference. Since most consulting firms have a policy of sending only speakers and Sales to conferences, I'm very grateful to have these opportunities and to be recognized for my technical skills. This … Continue reading Collaborate19: Sizzling San Antonio!
A question recently came up on the Cloud Customer Connect forum for Planning Cloud asking about customers' experiences with the mobile side of this product. Mobile Web Browser Access Oracle EPM Cloud is inherently able to be accessed through mobile browsers. However, if you were to access it directly through a mobile device's web browser, … Continue reading Planning Cloud Series: Mobile Access
When a customer is moving from on-prem Hyperion to Oracle EPM Cloud, there are some important reporting considerations that must be made up front. I still see customers out there struggling to understand how FR, EPRCS, and Smart View fit into the Oracle EPM Cloud reporting mix, and what to expect when they make the … Continue reading Important Oracle EPM Cloud Reporting Migration Considerations
In 2018, I wrote a fun blog post with some general tips on strategizing Oracle Cloud security. It stemmed from a situation that my colleagues encountered, which helped me rethink the experience for those folks both transitioning from on-prem Hyperion Planning and those net new to Oracle Planning Cloud. In a word, Oracle Planning security … Continue reading Planning Cloud Series: Security Strategy (Part II)
In Feb 2019, Oracle released the ability to import MR grids into Smart View. Yay for MR-Smart View integration! Here are the Feb 2019 monthly release notes on this feature: Intrigued by this revelation, I decided to get more hands-on with it. First, it's important to update to the latest version of the EPRCS Smart … Continue reading EPRCS Series: MR Grid Import into Smart View
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In the October 2017 release of EPM Cloud, Oracle added a new feature to EPRCS that allowed customers to directly migrate FR reports to EPRCS MR (management reporting): As full parity does not exist yet between FR and MR, Oracle warns that not all features will be available to migrate. "Near" full parity is expected … Continue reading EPRCS Series: Migrating from FR to MR
Do you smell that aroma in the air? No, I'm not talking about Pumpkin Spice Lattes (although those are pretty tasty). It's the end of abstract season! Can you believe it? But now there's one FINAL push. The end is nigh. We've saved the best for last. ODTUG Kscope19 abstracts are due EOD on Wednesday, … Continue reading ODTUG Kscope19 Abstract Submission: PROCRASTINATORS UNITE!
As summer turned into fall, Texans were bestowed the honor of the annual mega food pop-up called the Texas State Fair. This year's theme was "Celebrating Texas Innovation", with images of Big Tex everywhere: Established first in 1886, the State Fair is one of the largest fairs in all of the United States. You often … Continue reading The 2018 Texas State Fair
It's that time of year again! What is ODC Appreciation Day? Every year, the Oracle community (led by Tim Hall) picks a day to flash mob blog in appreciation of the Oracle Developer Community ("ODC") program. Take a look at Tim Hall's blog post to find out additional details, but the rules of this year's … Continue reading ODC Appreciation Day: Oracle Cloud Customer Connect