In February 2021, Oracle released a new "clone snapshot" feature to EPM Cloud. It's intended to make the cloning of an environment easier, like when customers want to migrate Test to Prod or even backwards migrate Prod to Test to keep them in sync. In some cases (but keep reading to understand the nuances), it … Continue reading EPM Cloud Update: New Clone Snapshot Feature
In the Sept 2020 (20.09) release of EPM Cloud, Oracle unveiled the next iteration of their dashboard, Dashboard 2.0. Built upon the powerful Oracle JET platform, Dashboards 2.0 will allow for more modern and advanced visualizations. To name some highlights of this release, you can now add geomaps, spark charts, ring gauges, pyramids, and waterfall … Continue reading 5 Things to Know about Dashboards 2.0
This information continues to evolve. Last updated: June 5, 2019 12:54pm CDT Welcome to June 2019! And with it, *so* many changes to both the Oracle EPM and Oracle Analytics Cloud stacks. For this blog post, however, I will focus purely on Oracle EPM Cloud. The crazy big announcements for Oracle Analytics Cloud are coming … Continue reading EPM Cloud Update: BIG June 2019 Changes!
(via Unsplash at unsplash.com/photos/FHnnjk1Yj7Y) Last week I had the privilege to attend the Oracle EPM Cloud partner training in Reston, VA. This is a product-focused, 2-day training event held by Oracle and specifically for partners. I attended the Planning Cloud training. They also had EDMCS and FCCS training, which my colleagues attended. These trainings are … Continue reading 5 Takeaways from the Oracle Planning Cloud Partner Training
After tearing my hair out for 2 or 3 days and pestering Oracle Support with a number of SR's, I have finally understood the impact of an important Sept 2018 update. This currently affects only Test instances, but the Sept Prod update arrives this Friday. This concerns how user & substitution variables are created and … Continue reading PSA: Planning Cloud Sept 2018 Variable Changes
Today, EDMCS (Enterprise Data Management Cloud) formally launches! Not all details have been released for EDMCS publicly, but with partner training looming next month I expect to see blog posts about this interesting new addition to the master data space soon. EDMCS (also known as "DRM on the Cloud") will provide customers the ability to … Continue reading Oracle Cloud Release: A Milestone is Achieved
A couple of weeks ago, I was privileged to attend the Oracle EPM Cloud partner training in Reston, VA. Product training on the docket this time: EPBCS and FCCS. It was the best Oracle EPM partner training that I've attended to date. They really did it right this time. We received the standard training through … Continue reading EPM Cloud Update: EPBCS & FCCS Partner Training
Following the awesome release of Tax Reporting Cloud Service (TRCS) last weekend to existing EPBCS/FCCS customers, I had to (of course), go in and play with this new cloud technology. Not being a previous Hyperion Tax Provisioning user, I decided to start simple and create a new application to get the ball rolling. Caveat: as … Continue reading TRCS First Look: Creating an Application
And Oracle does another stealth release with the December 2016 EPM Cloud update. FCCS and EPBCS customers noticed a new option this week when creating an application: Tax Reporting! After inquiring about this to the Oracle Product Management team, it looks like TRCS (Tax Reporting Cloud Service) joined the EPBCS/FCCS code line and became available … Continue reading EPM Cloud Update: TRCS Stealth release!
The November 2016 release for Oracle EPM Cloud (released a week ago) offered a number of interesting updates to each of the cloud tools. I've summarized some of the notable ones below: General Updates New version of EPM Automate, which includes the getsubstvar command. This command allows you to view the values of substitution variables … Continue reading EPM Cloud Update: Notable November 2016 Updates