(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
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!
(Photo courtesy of Twitter #C19TX) It’s now been 3 years in a row that I’ve been accepted as a speaker for the Collaborate conference. Since most consulting firms have a policy of sending only speakers and Sales to conferences, I'm very grateful to have these opportunities and to be recognized for my technical skills. This … Continue reading Collaborate19: Sizzling San Antonio!
A question recently came up on the Cloud Customer Connect forum for Planning Cloud asking about customers' experiences with the mobile side of this product. Mobile Web Browser Access Oracle EPM Cloud is inherently able to be accessed through mobile browsers. However, if you were to access it directly through a mobile device's web browser, … Continue reading Planning Cloud Series: Mobile Access
When a customer is moving from on-prem Hyperion to Oracle EPM Cloud, there are some important reporting considerations that must be made up front. I still see customers out there struggling to understand how FR, EPRCS, and Smart View fit into the Oracle EPM Cloud reporting mix, and what to expect when they make the … Continue reading Important Oracle EPM Cloud Reporting Migration Considerations
In 2018, I wrote a fun blog post with some general tips on strategizing Oracle Cloud security. It stemmed from a situation that my colleagues encountered, which helped me rethink the experience for those folks both transitioning from on-prem Hyperion Planning and those net new to Oracle Planning Cloud. In a word, Oracle Planning security … Continue reading Planning Cloud Series: Security Strategy (Part II)
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