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
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!
5 Takeaways from the Oracle Planning Cloud Partner Training
(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
Planning Cloud Series: Mobile Access
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
Important Oracle EPM Cloud Reporting Migration Considerations
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
Planning Cloud Series: Security Strategy (Part II)
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)
EPRCS Series: MR Grid Import into Smart View
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
EPRCS Series: FR to MR – What’s Different?
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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
PSA: Planning Cloud Sept 2018 Variable Changes
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