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!
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
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
Today, EDMCS (Enterprise Data Management Cloud) formally launches! Not all details have been released for EDMCS publicly, but with partner training looming next month I expect to see blog posts about this interesting new addition to the master data space soon. EDMCS (also known as "DRM on the Cloud") will provide customers the ability to … Continue reading Oracle Cloud Release: A Milestone is Achieved
Following the awesome release of Tax Reporting Cloud Service (TRCS) last weekend to existing EPBCS/FCCS customers, I had to (of course), go in and play with this new cloud technology. Not being a previous Hyperion Tax Provisioning user, I decided to start simple and create a new application to get the ball rolling. Caveat: as … Continue reading TRCS First Look: Creating an Application
And Oracle does another stealth release with the December 2016 EPM Cloud update. FCCS and EPBCS customers noticed a new option this week when creating an application: Tax Reporting! After inquiring about this to the Oracle Product Management team, it looks like TRCS (Tax Reporting Cloud Service) joined the EPBCS/FCCS code line and became available … Continue reading EPM Cloud Update: TRCS Stealth release!
Thursday was the last day of the conference. In some ways I was sad to part from my friends and in other ways I was glad to return home. This week felt longer than your usual conference week and it seems like I've been away from home for at least a month. Today was a … Continue reading OOW16: Day 5 – Conclusion & Summary
It's 2 days before OOW16 officially starts and I'm feeling energized about the direction of EPM Cloud. Today I had the privilege to hear from each of the lead Oracle EPM Product Management folks, ask detailed questions, and share feedback on my product and customer experiences. In the last couple of years, I've seen a … Continue reading OOW16: Day -1 EPM Update