Photo credit: by Leon Seibert via Unsplash The time has come for me to announce a change in my career. First, a "So Long..." Today is my last day at interRel, now ArganoInterRel. There are multiple reasons for my choice to leave, as there often are when you’ve been at a company for many years. … Continue reading The Winds of Change
And just like that, in the blink of an eye ODTUG Kscope19 has come and gone. I always joke with my husband that as soon as Kscope is here, it's over. It's truly a crazy whirlwind of learning, networking, and fun. ODTUG Kscope19: The Summary Last year I gave you all a detailed view of … Continue reading ODTUG Kscope19: A Fond Farewell
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!
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
Application security: an afterthought. A cumbersome chore. A thankless task. The stuff of nightmares. Yep, it's all of those things, yet so critical. Especially in this day and age. (credit: Google images) But does it have to be? This is a multi-part series that focuses on Oracle Planning Cloud security. The tips provided in this … Continue reading Planning Cloud Series: Security Strategy (Part I)
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?
Did you miss it? There is a big shift happening in the Oracle EPM reporting world. Are you paying attention? This is not another blog post about how you need Cloud. It might seem like it, but it's not. Keep reading... Back in February 2017, Oracle made a couple of formal reporting announcements which generated … Continue reading EPM Update: The New Reporting Buffet
(All images are courtesy of Bing) This past weekend my free time was primarily driven by one need: to see the sequel to John Wick, one of the sleeper hits from 2014. John Wick: Chapter 2 was released last Friday, February 10, 2017 and I couldn't help but buy advance tickets. If you haven't seen … Continue reading John Wick 2 and the Value of Information