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!
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
This set of tips comes courtesy of seeing these overlooked settings several times over at clients. Included in this post are three generic PBCS settings that administrators can apply to nearly any PBCS environment and will go a long way for your happiness (and sanity). Note that these are not application specific settings, but basic … Continue reading PBCS Quick Tip: 3 Settings for Administrator Happiness
This tip comes courtesy of many frustrating failed logins due to operator error. Here is the simple rule of thumb if you're in Oracle EPM/Planning Cloud consulting or happen to have more than one domain across many EPC (Enterprise Planning Cloud - PBCS or EPBCS) pods: remember to sign out. Just do it. Have you … Continue reading EPC Quick Tip: Login Fails
This tip comes courtesy of many frustrating log ins into client environments and relates to the landing page that users first see. Note that customers utilizing the enterprise application option on EPBCS are not affected by this, as this option only displays the Simplified User Interface ("SUI"). If you subscribed to PBCS recently, this will … Continue reading PBCS Quick Tip: Defaulting the Home Screen to the Simplified UI
2MTT Video This day started off with a 2 Minute Tech Tip ("2MTT") video for OTN. This was my first one and I chose to give tips about best practices for logging Oracle EPM Cloud support cases. The video should be released after OOW. If you've never heard of them before, these 2MTT videos are … Continue reading OOW16: Day 3 – Adventures in Conferencing
There are so many sessions at the largest annual Oracle conference in the world. And it's crazy how many cloud sessions there are - I heard that over half of the sessions this year are cloud-related. As promised, I've included a list of educational sessions below for the EPM/EPM Cloud folks to consider (excuse any … Continue reading OOW16: Oracle EPM Cloud Sessions
Most of my tips come from the high frequency of questions received about EPM Cloud. This tip is no exception. This seems to be the #1 question I get in relation to Financial Reporting ("FR") and EPM Cloud products. When connecting FR desktop Studio to EPM Cloud products, the login process is slightly different. Most … Continue reading EPM Cloud Quick Tip: Logging into Cloud via FR Studio