We have now launched our very first podcast episode! In this inaugural show, we interviewed the brilliant and candid Matt Bradley. Matt is the SVP of Development at Oracle, and he has been the long-time leader of Performance Management there, first with Hyperion and then Oracle (once Hyperion was acquired). It was a pleasure interviewing … Continue reading Performance Management Techcast Ep 1 released!
Exciting news! My buddy Anthony Manfredi and I launched a new podcast! It's called "Performance Management Techcast" and you can find the teaser episode right now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Pocket Casts, and Anchor. This baby has been in the works for a little while now. And we have no idea how this … Continue reading We Launched a Podcast!
In this week's FR to MR "where did that feature go" (WDTFG) post, let's cover how to lock down the dimension members in a POV. It's a commonly used feature in FR, and much easier to implement in MR than in FR. In FR you had to go into the grid editor and then manage … Continue reading FR to MR WDTFG Series: Locking Down POV Members
This week I'm starting a new series called "FR to MR WDTFG" or "Financial Reporting to Management Reporting...where did that feature go?" The intention is simple - to assist folks who are making the migration from FR to MR. In this new series, I'll cover tips on how to mentally shift from old FR features … Continue reading FR to MR WDTFG Series: Grid vs. Global POV
Back in April I posted a part I of this blog post, which covered the basics of importing MR report content into report packages. Here are the remaining concepts for that post. How does this MR content get refreshed? Earlier this year, I learned the hard lesson that this content is not auto-refreshed. Steps have … Continue reading Narrative Reporting Series: MR Import into NR Part II
One of the cool features of the Narrative Reporting suite is the ability to integrate already created reports from the Management Reporting tool into report packages within the Narrative Reporting tool. This allows customers to reuse already created report content. However, the nuances of how this exactly works eludes some folks, so today's post is … Continue reading Narrative Reporting Series: MR Import into NR Part I
(Photo credit: Sandie Clarke on Unsplash) The COVID19 epidemic is fundamentally changing how some companies conduct business. Countless employees find themselves home bound and trying to figure out the best way to integrate their home life with their careers. For me this is nothing new. I've been working from home for over a decade. In … Continue reading The New Normal: Working from Home
Recently, I attended Oracle Groovy partner training with a room full of my interRel friends. Although I’m not the intended audience for this type of training (my nerdy coding days are long gone), I found it to be super useful. I've sat in multiple, past presentations by Oracle where they've formally stated "Groovy is the … Continue reading The Case for Groovy
I've been doing a lot of consulting work in Narrative Reporting lately, and it's been a joy. Every customer uses reporting tools differently, so it's been a fun journey to see how customers creatively use the solutions within this suite of products to accomplish their business goals. In these findings, I have discovered a small … Continue reading Narrative Reporting Quick Tip: Suppression Bug
With the recent licensing changes in June 2019, Oracle EPM Cloud customers are quickly jumping onto the Narrative Reporting reports bandwagon. Some are migrating over their existing FR (Financial Reporting) reports, while others are becoming newly acquainted. One of the first questions I get from customers is, how do I keep my reports dynamic? Good … Continue reading Narrative Reporting Series: Member Assignment Features You Should be Using