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What Does Governed Analytics Mean for the Office of Finance?

  Business decisions are only as good as the underlying information that supports them. That’s why finance teams require a combination of financial and detailed operational information to analyze the business. How else can CFOs and line of business leaders understand the business drivers required to achieve financial goals? But detailed operational data is often

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Taking Data-Driven Decision-Making to the Next Level with Governed Analytics

Surviving and thriving in today’s volatile economy requires Finance and line of business executives to have a steady pulse on financial results, as well as detailed operational data and metrics.  However, many organizations struggle to integrate financial and operational results and end up with a fragmented array of business intelligence (BI) and corporate performance management

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Planning App Unification – One App to Rule Them All

Recently, we had the opportunity to sit down with Brad White, TGG’s FP&A Practice Lead, to explore why and when organisations would consider consolidating multiple Hyperion Planning (“HP”) applications, how to go about it, and what to look out for. As your organization evolves and acquires geographically dispersed and/or diverse businesses, you need to ensure that your

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EPM Patch Set Updates – October 2019

The following are the Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Patch Set Updates (PSU) released last month (September 2019). The “Patch” ID links will access the patch directly for download from “My Oracle Support” (login required). Hyperion Product  Link No posts this month Link   Oracle Smart View for Office  Link No posts this month Link  

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Essbase Patch Set Update 11.1.2.4.036 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 11.1.2.4.036 30361505 – HYPERION ESSBASE SERVER 11.1.2.4.036 Hyperion Essbase Client 11.1.2.4.036 30361519 – HYPERION ESSBASE RTC 11.1.2.4.036 30361511 –

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OneStream Named a Leader in Gartner Cloud Financial Close MQ

The financial close and reporting process is a critical one that ensures the timely and accurate delivery of financial results to internal and external stakeholders.  Its many steps include collecting trial balances from multiple subsidiaries, converting currencies, performing intercompany eliminations, accounting for partial ownership, reconciling accounts, consolidating and reviewing the results, to name a few. 

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OneStream Adds Governed Analytics Enabling Users to Analyze Without Compromise

While many organizations are well down the path of finance transformation, the role of the CFO and Finance leaders continues to expand. In addition to traditional financial responsibility and accountability, the finance team is now called upon to act as a strategic advisor to business leaders. The finance organization’s historical credibility in controlling financial data,

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Transfer Pricing Methods, Best Practices and Business Benefits

  Globalization presents both tremendous opportunities for business but also significant challenges. On one hand multinational corporations have access to assets across all their geographies – natural resources, manufactured products, lower-cost labor and skilled talent, for example. On the other corporations operating across various jurisdictions have to meet the different laws and regulations required for

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Global Brass and Copper Scraps Oracle HFM for OneStream XF Cloud

Moving financial close and consolidation processes to the cloud is a critical decision for organizations today – and there is much to consider before getting started. If you’re an Oracle Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) customer, it may feel like the natural selection to move to Oracle’s EPM Cloud. But is it the right decision for

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Vena and Certent Deepen Partnership in Strategic Financial Reporting

Partnership to deliver Regulatory & Narrative Reporting Solutions as industry leaders expand beyond North America to EMEA. Roseville, CA, May 6, 2019 – Certent, Inc., a leading provider of software-as-a-service solutions for financial disclosure management and equity compensation, announced today that it is deepening its partnership with Vena Solutions, the leader in finance process management

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EPM Patch Set Updates – September 2019

The following are the Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Patch Set Updates (PSU) released last month (September 2019). The “Patch” ID links will access the patch directly for download from “My Oracle Support” (login required). Hyperion Product  Link Hyperion Shared Services 11.1.2.4.009 is Available Link Essbase Patch Set Update 11.1.2.4.035 is Available Link  Oracle Smart View for Office

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Essbase Patch Set Update 11.1.2.4.035 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 11.1.2.4.035 30102960 – HYPERION ESSBASE SERVER 11.1.2.4.035 Hyperion Essbase Client 11.1.2.4.035 30102952 – HYPERION ESSBASE RTC 11.1.2.4.035 30102955 –

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Why Data Integration and Data Quality are Critical to Successful CPM Projects

Today’s CFOs and controllers need to manage their critical, enterprise-wide financial data and processes as effectively as possible. That data needs to be timely, accurate and easily accessible for insightful reporting and analysis to maintain a competitive edge. Accordingly, their corporate performance management (CPM) solutions need to be robust, scalable and provide full integration with

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