We have now launched our third podcast episode! In this episode we interviewed two experts in the consolidations space about their industry experiences. Kathryn Watkins, a Sr. Manager on the consulting side at OneStream Software (a solution which focuses on Corporate Performance Management), and Geordan Drummond, a Product Manager at Alithya primarily working with Oracle … Continue reading Performance Management Techcast S1 Ep 3 released!
I'm one of the administrators of the internal Cloud environments at the company I work for. We are fortunate to be able to license several environments. Since we switch them out regularly for testing and training, security also has to be managed on a regular cadence. Sometimes it's at night or on the weekends when … Continue reading EPM Cloud Quick Tip: Managing User Security on iPad Browsers
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!
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
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