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Your source to the latest news and trends for Modern Finance and CPM & EPM Solutions

KScope is 3 weeks away!

We are really looking forward to the upcoming KSCOPE19 conference in Seattle – the BEST event focused on Oracle EPM Cloud and Oracle EPM (Hyperion) products for users, administrators and consultants alike. https://kscope19.odtug.com/ If you are still on the fence about attending, what are you waiting for? Here are our top 3 things we are

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EPM Patch Set Updates – April 2019

The following are the Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Patch Set Updates (PSU) released last month (April 2019). The “Patch” ID links will access the patch directly for download from “My Oracle Support” (login required). Hyperion Product  Link Essbase Patch Set Update 11.1.2.4.031 is Available               Link   Oracle Smart View for Office  Link None this month

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Oracle EPM Security Alert (19-06-19): Weblogic Serious Vulnerability

UPDATED: 19-06-19 The most recent wave of cyber attacks continue to target Oracle’s Weblogic — a middleware technology commonly used in many leading software packages, including Oracle Hyperion EPM on-premise software (Reference: CVE-2019-2725 and CVE-2019-2729).  Specifically, various public articles reference the most immediate threat to be from Sodinokibi — a form of ransomware that is

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2019 Update: Top 4 Must-Know Trends for CPM & EPM Solutions

Corporate Performance Management (“CPM“) and Enterprise Performance Management (“EPM“) solutions are cornerstone tools for Finance and Accounting teams to better understand their organization’s financial performance and help drive future business plans.  Though CPM & EPM Solutions have been around since the 1980’s, this type of software only really became mainstream when companies started realizing that

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In search of the CPM & EPM solution grail

The Goal Getters (“TGG”) are in constant pursuit of the CPM & EPM solution grail for our clients — better ways for Finance and Accounting to understand their organization’s financial performance and drive future business plans.  It is a solution grail in the sense that it is elusive since the right CPM & EPM solution

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Four Reasons to Avoid CPM Solutions from Your ERP Vendor

Corporate Performance Management (CPM) Systems help companies handle financial and operational planning, financial consolidation and close, intercompany elimination, account reconciliation, reporting and analysis and other finance processes. Gartner first recognized the CPM software category in the early 2000s, when the sector was dominated by independent vendors like Hyperion, Cognos, and OutlookSoft. Over time, many of

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