(via Unsplash at unsplash.com/photos/FHnnjk1Yj7Y) Last week I had the privilege to attend the Oracle EPM Cloud partner training in Reston, VA. This is a product-focused, 2-day training event held by Oracle and specifically for partners. I attended the Planning Cloud training. They also had EDMCS and FCCS training, which my colleagues attended. These trainings are … Continue reading 5 Takeaways from the Oracle Planning Cloud Partner Training
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!
A question recently came up on the Cloud Customer Connect forum for Planning Cloud asking about customers' experiences with the mobile side of this product. Mobile Web Browser Access Oracle EPM Cloud is inherently able to be accessed through mobile browsers. However, if you were to access it directly through a mobile device's web browser, … Continue reading Planning Cloud Series: Mobile Access
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)
Do you smell that aroma in the air? No, I'm not talking about Pumpkin Spice Lattes (although those are pretty tasty). It's the end of abstract season! Can you believe it? But now there's one FINAL push. The end is nigh. We've saved the best for last. ODTUG Kscope19 abstracts are due EOD on Wednesday, … Continue reading ODTUG Kscope19 Abstract Submission: PROCRASTINATORS UNITE!
After tearing my hair out for 2 or 3 days and pestering Oracle Support with a number of SR's, I have finally understood the impact of an important Sept 2018 update. This currently affects only Test instances, but the Sept Prod update arrives this Friday. This concerns how user & substitution variables are created and … Continue reading PSA: Planning Cloud Sept 2018 Variable Changes
About 2 months ago, I used the (somewhat) new self-service domain relocation tool to migrate one EPM Cloud instance to another domain. However, this was not successful, and this is the quick tip that I wanted to share with this audience. I used the self-service domain relocation tool, which is available through the My Account … Continue reading EPM Cloud Quick Tip: Self-Service Domain Relocation Tool
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
Kscope18 is already over. It's crazy how you can spend a whole year working so hard towards something, just to have it over in the blink of an eye. First, a big thank you to all of the people who have given their blood, sweat, and tears over the past year to make this happen. … Continue reading Kscope18: Conference Chair Tales