This month we're talking to Vice President of Customer Success at Anaplan, Chris Boehmer. Anaplan is a strong planning cloud contender in the Performance Management space with leadership in Gartner's Magic Quadrant...and we wanted to know more about it! A huge thanks to Chris for volunteering his time, given Anaplan's super busy quarter end. He also … Continue reading Performance Management Techcast S2 Ep 5 released!
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
This month we're talking to Applied OLAP CEO, Tim Tow, and specifically focusing on his company's amazing Dodeca solution. Applied OLAP is one of the sponsors of OATUG's EPM Week conference happening this week. A huge thanks to Tim Tow for volunteering his time. It's always nice to have friends on the podcast, especially during … Continue reading Performance Management Techcast S2 Ep 4 released!
I recently had to figure out how to create a Top 5 and Bottom 5 ranked report for a customer. It's been years since I've had to do this, so it was a nice little problem to solve. Management Reporting (MR) has a number of carryover functions from FR. So how does MR translate this … Continue reading Narrative Reporting Series: Creating a Top (and/or Bottom) Report
This month we're talking about Oracle's Narrative Reporting suite, which is an EPM reporting tool on steroids and can handle just about every performance management reporting need: static reporting, ad hoc, narrative reporting, disclosures, statutory reporting, and regulatory filing. Anthony and I interview Al Marciante, Sr. Director of Product Management at Oracle (and also oversees … Continue reading Performance Management Techcast S2 Ep 3 released!
In our second episode of 2021, we give you the second part in a two-part series. In this next (and final) part, Anthony and I do an Oracle EPM wish list for 2021! We had a lot of fun making this two-part series. Enjoy! You can catch our podcast on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts, Spotify, … Continue reading Performance Management Techcast: New Year’s Bash episode – Part II of II!
Side note: Back in 2020 I was invited to be a guest presenter for the Analytics and Data Oracle User Community. I was pretty honored to be part of their December techcast - I was given the white glove treatment during prep, execution, and even now after this presentation! My topic was the new OAC-EPM … Continue reading Oracle Analytics Cloud-EPM Cloud Direct Connect!
Happy New Year, everyone! In our first episode of 2021, we give you the first part in a two-part series. In this first part, Anthony and I do an Oracle EPM year-end review! (and boy, there was a lot to recap!) Luckily, we kept it to ~30 minutes. We had a lot of fun making … Continue reading Performance Management Techcast: New Year Bash’s episode – Part I of II!
We have now launched our fourth podcast episode! In this episode we interviewed two Oracle EPM consultants in the Planning space. Peter Nitschke, co-founder of Pivot2 Solutions and Jake Turrell, CEO of his own independent consulting firm, Turrell Consulting, gave us their take on the Planning space and trends they're seeing today. Thanks to you … Continue reading Performance Management Techcast S1 Ep 4 released!
We have now launched our third podcast episode! In this episode we interviewed two experts in the consolidations space about their industry experiences. Kathryn Watkins, a Sr. Manager on the consulting side at OneStream Software (a solution which focuses on Corporate Performance Management), and Geordan Drummond, a Product Manager at Alithya primarily working with Oracle … Continue reading Performance Management Techcast S1 Ep 3 released!