Conferences are back! Although we're not out of the woods yet for COVID-19, it's clear that we've rounded the corner for quarantine. I felt this very strongly at Oracle's first in-person, global conference since 2019. I was not the only one who was pleasantly surprised by the turnout.My first indication of the pleasant events to … Continue reading Oracle Does Vegas: A Recap of Oracle Cloud World 2022 #OCW22
ODTUG Kscope22: The Reunion
As the saying goes, you don't miss something until it's gone. Or in the case of Kscope22, sometimes you don't realize how much you've missed something until you get it back. It's been 3 years since the last in-person conference. I personally feel this loss since I was the last in-person Kscope conference chair at … Continue reading ODTUG Kscope22: The Reunion
The Winds of Change
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
ODTUG Kscope19: A Fond Farewell
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
EPM Cloud Update: BIG June 2019 Changes!
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!
EPRCS Series: Migrating from FR to MR
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
Planning Cloud Series: Security Strategy (Part I)
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)
EPRCS Series: Connecting MR to EPM Cloud
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
EPRCS Series: Connecting MR to Essbase 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
EPRCS Series: MR – the FR Killer?
(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?