And the Oracle EPM Cloud May release is here for Test pods! Yay! There were a number of key EPM Cloud features released this month. If you haven't had the chance, you will want to review the monthly updates for your Oracle EPM Cloud product to see what new features you can find in your … Continue reading EPRCS Series: Hands-on with Notes
During a recent discussion with the Oracle Product Management team, it was mentioned to me that the Provide Feedback option had been enhanced and in a super helpful way. In case you've forgotten what Provide Feedback does, here's an older post on this feature. Over the years, Provide Feedback has gotten smarter. For instance, now … Continue reading EPRCS Quick Tip: Provide Feedback Everywhere!
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
Recently, I was faced with a situation where I needed to clone one EPRCS pod to another. This meant that I would effectively need to perform 2 migrations: Test to Test and Prod to Prod. Here was my end goal, illustrated: Regardless if you need to migrate from one instance to another instance within the … Continue reading EPRCS Series: Cloning an EPRCS Instance
And now let's try to connect EPRCS Management Reporting to EPM Cloud! EPRCS is known as being an Oracle Cloud reporting tool. Therefore, it's natural to assume that EPRCS can connect to most Oracle EPM Cloud technologies, including (but not limited to) FCCS, PBCS, and EPBCS. Much like connecting to Essbase Cloud, EPRCS can handle … Continue reading EPRCS Series: Connecting MR to EPM Cloud
One of the cool tricks of EPRCS is its ability to connect to Essbase Cloud. It can handle this through multiple tools under its umbrella: Narrative Reporting and Management Reporting. Management Reporting ("MR" for short) is a static reporting technology within EPRCS that is much like Hyperion Financial Reporting (a.k.a. "FR"). It's built on a … Continue reading EPRCS Series: Connecting MR to Essbase Cloud
(Background image courtesy of shutterstock) One of the main reasons why EPM and BI folks are starting to notice EPRCS is because of the Management Reporting ("MR") tool. One of 4 current tools within the EPRCS umbrella, MR is a Financial Reporting ("FR") direct competitor and Oracle customers are being told that MR will be … Continue reading EPRCS Series: MR – the FR Killer?
Welcome to the first post in the EPRCS blog series! Although Enterprise Performance Reporting Cloud (EPRCS) is not the new Cloud kid on the block, there still seems to be much confusion about what this product is and how it fits into the EPM/BI reporting spectrum. I thought I'd start this blog series by sharing … Continue reading EPRCS Series: Inaugural Post – Frequently Asked Questions