Although a good number of us Oracle OpenWorld 2016 (OOW) attendees are still recovering from the madness last week, it's time to get back to work. The OOW attendance figures are flying in and some are very interesting. It's time to have another conversation about FCCS (Financial Consolidation & Close Cloud Service). This budding Oracle … Continue reading EPM Cloud Update: Let’s Talk about FCCS
This tip comes to you courtesy of a colleague's question. How do you clear data out of a Cloud cube? Perhaps you loaded data to the wrong intersection or need to wipe everything before the next cycle. Note that this tip applies to the following EPM Cloud solutions: PBCS (Planning & Budgeting Cloud Service) EPBCS … Continue reading EPM Cloud Quick Tip: Clearing Cube Data
And tonight Oracle finally lifted the "coming soon" veil on 2 of their EPM cloud products: FCCS and Enterprise Planning Cloud (also referred to as EPBCS). Take a look! Although I don't see new online documentation or videos, there is a datasheet and interesting FAQ now available for FCCS. And just in time - earlier today, … Continue reading Finally released: FCCS & Enterprise Planning Cloud!
Update 5/27: It was announced today in the RCD that the June update has been delayed until July. Last week the Planning & Budgeting Cloud customers received the RCD for the June 2016 release. (Note: despite the official online name change from PBCS & EPBCS to Enterprise Planning Cloud, the product is still being referred … Continue reading Enterprise Planning Cloud: The Mighty July 2016 Release!
And in another stealth release (which are now becoming commonplace) by Oracle, Financial Consolidation & Close Cloud (FCCS) was released today for pre-order. FCCS is one of those cloud products that many of us have been waiting and watching for. Built upon a completely different architecture, Planning & Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS), this product offers … Continue reading Coming Soon: FCCS
And in another stealth update by Oracle (tip courtesy of Tracy McMullen and Edward Roske), the EPBCS website was first noticed by our team today. Interesting to note: instead of the expected "Enterprise Planning & Budgeting Cloud Service" the products PBCS and EPBCS have been merged to the name "Enterprise Planning Cloud". In addition, the … Continue reading Coming Soon: EPBCS
November 2016 Update: In the November release notes, the following was mentioned "...support for Financial Reporting Studio desktop client will tentatively be stopped starting with the May 2017 update. Oracle will not distribute Financial Reporting Studio desktop client starting this update. Starting with the November 2016 update, Financial Reporting Web Studio will achieve parity with … Continue reading EPM Cloud First Look: FR Web Studio
(courtesy of Google images) And on this day, ARCS (Account Reconciliation Cloud Service) unveiled itself via a "stealthy release" (to borrow a term from my colleague Joe Aultman). Built on a standalone platform (you don't have to own HFM), ARCS promises similar features to its on-prem counterpart, Account Reconciliation Manager (<-- yes, after several Twitter … Continue reading EPM Cloud Release: ARCS joins the cloud evolution!