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!
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!
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 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
Recently, I was faced with a situation where I needed to clone one EPRCS pod to another. This meant that I would effectively need to perform 2 migrations: Test to Test and Prod to Prod. Here was my end goal, illustrated: Regardless if you need to migrate from one instance to another instance within the … Continue reading EPRCS Series: Cloning an EPRCS Instance
Note: this is a blog series that covers the basic concepts of Oracle EPM Cloud. A couple of years ago I flew on a puddle jumper. This plane seated less than 20 people and took only 40 minutes to reach its destination. Once we landed, I was giddy to be the first one off the … Continue reading Oracle EPM Cloud 101: Infrastructure Concepts
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