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Go-Forward Options for Oracle EPM Hyperion version 11.1.2.X

End of support for Oracle Hyperion EPM on-premise version 11.1.2.4 has been currently slated for December 31, 2021. Many organizations who leverage this version have assessed or are currently contemplating go-forward options available. Unfortunately, there is no clear ‘silver bullet’ option / dependent on your organization’s situation. We are here to help. Our mission at

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Essbase Patch Set Update 11.1.2.4.037 is Available

The Hyperion Product Management recently advised the release of Patch Set Updates (PSU) for Oracle Hyperion Essbase 11.1.2.4.x. These PSU downloads are available from the  My Oracle Support > Patches & Updates section. Hyperion Essbase Server 11.1.2.4.037 30493954 – HYPERION ESSBASE SERVER 11.1.2.4.037 Hyperion Essbase Client 11.1.2.4.037 30493946 – HYPERION ESSBASE RTC 11.1.2.4.037 30493948 –

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Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory – January 2020

Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory January 2020   Oracle continues to periodically receive reports of attempts to maliciously exploit vulnerabilities for which Oracle has already released security patches. In some instances, it has been reported that attackers have been successful because targeted customers had failed to apply available Oracle patches. Oracle therefore strongly recommends that

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EPM Patch Set Updates – December 2019

The following are the Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Patch Set Updates (PSU) released last month (December 2019). The "Patch" ID links will access the patch directly for download from "My Oracle Support" (login required). Hyperion Product  Link Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management 11.2 is Available    Link   Oracle Smart View for Office  Link Oracle Smart View

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5 Trends for 2020 Finance: What’s Coming & How to Prepare

Fasten your seatbelts and fire up those hyperdrives.  Ladies and gentlemen, finance is about to hit warp speed.  Where to?  Destination 2020.  That’s right.  2020 is upon us.  And if you’re still dizzy after all of 2019’s political turmoil and swings in the financial markets, economy (and everything else), get ready for more.  Moving at

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Oracle Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) 11.2 is Available

We are pleased to announce the availability of Oracle Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) 11.2. All EPM 11.2 for Windows download packages are available for download on Oracle Software Delivery Cloud. Note:  The plan is to release 11.2 for Linux in a few months.  Stay tuned for more details within the next few weeks.   Once you

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Oracle Smart View for Office 11.1.2.5.910 is Available

Hyperion Product Management recently advised the release of a Patch Set Update (PSU) for Oracle Smart View for Office 11.1.2.5.x Oracle Smart View for Office 11.1.2.5.910 Patch 30469422   This PSU download is available from the  My Oracle Support | Patches & Updates section. About the New Features in this Release This section includes new

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EPM Patch Set Updates – November 2019

The following are the Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Patch Set Updates (PSU) released last month (November 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 11.1.2.4.036 is Available     Link   Oracle Smart View for Office  Link No posts this

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The Power of Driver-Based and Predictive FP&A

Do you work with a financial planning & analysis (FP&A) team?  If so, then you’ll know there’s excitement in the air.  Why?  First, because there’s no other group within an organization (other than the CFO and CEO) with a view into the operations and the financials like FP&A.  Next, as CFOs continue to unleash the

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OneStream Scores in Gartner Critical Capabilities for Cloud Financial Close

While the Gartner Magic Quadrants are known as the “go to” resource for evaluators of enterprise software vendors, the companion Critical Capabilities reports that Gartner publishes also play an important role.  Written by the same analysts and research process as for the MQs, the Critical Capabilities reports provide numeric scoring of vendors across specific capabilities

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Why Now’s the Time to Modernize Finance Systems and Transform Finance

  With the evolution of cloud computing and the emergence of many new technologies that can increase productivity, Finance systems have been evolving in recent years, bringing new benefits to enterprises that adopt them.  However, many organizations remain mired in legacy systems and aren’t fully aware of what new solutions are available in the market

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Save Time with These Year-End Equity Plan Tips

By Marisa Ruffles. In a recent poll, Certent surveyed a cross-section of public and private company webinar attendees to find out what participants felt was their biggest challenge associated with year-end close. Over a quarter of all attendees agreed that the time crunch makes navigating year-end close significantly more challenging. In order to beat the

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