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Oracle Open World 2019 – Sessions Designed for You

September 16–19, 2019 San Francisco, CA #OOW19 Review the details of each session and Register Now!   Ways to use and search within the Session Catalog 1. Filter on the “Products and Solutions A-Z” and select the products you are interested in. Below is an example of the filter search for Business Intelligence and Analytics

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Making Lease Accounting Easier and Preparing for the Next Wave

One of the biggest accounting changes of the past few years went into effect for public companies at the beginning of 2019.  Of course, I’m talking about the new Lease Accounting guidelines under IFRS 16 and ASC 842.  So how’s it going so far for public companies and what can private companies learn as they

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OneStream Named a Leader in Dresner Advisory EPM Market Study

When evaluating enterprise software solutions, there is nothing more valuable than learning from the experiences of other organizations who have already implemented the software.  This feedback can be gathered from customer references provided by the vendor, or from third party surveys of a broad set of customers. A good example of a 3rd party survey

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Hyperion Planning Patch Set Update 11.1.2.4.009 is Available

Hyperion Product Management have advised the release of a Patch Set Update (PSU) for Oracle Hyperion Planning 11.1.2.4.x. This PSU is available from the My Oracle Support | Patches & Updates section. Hyperion Planning Patch Set Update 11.1.2.4.009 Patch 29889455 This is a patch set update (PSU).This patch replaces files in the existing installation and

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EPM Patch Set Updates – June 2019

The following are the Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Patch Set Updates (PSU) released last month (June 2019). The “Patch” ID links will access the patch directly for download from “My Oracle Support” (login required). Hyperion Product  Link Oracle Hyperion Financial Reporting 11.1.2.4.711 is Available. Link Essbase Patch Set Update 11.1.2.4.033 is Available. Link Oracle Smart View for

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Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) 11.2 On-Premises Release Information

Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) 11.2 On-Premises Release – What’s Coming and Other Important Information that you should be aware of! Please be advised that On-Premises Release 11.2 is scheduled for September, 2019*. (*Oracle Safe Harbor applies). In addition, Oracle is announcing a “Continuous Innovation” release model for Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management System 11.2,

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Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Officially Joins Oracle Applications Unlimited …

Hyperion EPM officially joins Oracle Applications Unlimited…What does all of this mean for you? Applications Unlimited is Oracle’s commitment to continuous innovation while also providing a commitment to offer Oracle Premier Support through at least 2030. Oracle understands that on-premises applications are important for many customers. Oracle will not discontinue offering Oracle Premier Support on

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Essbase Patch Set Update 11.1.2.4.033 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 11.1.2.4.033 Patch 29749662: Essbase Server Hyperion Essbase Client 11.1.2.4.033 Patch 29749652: Essbase RTC Patch 29749659: Essbase Client Patch 29749653:

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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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Oracle Hyperion Financial Reporting 11.1.2.4.711 is Available

Hyperion Product Management have advised the release of a Patch Set Update (PSU) for Oracle Hyperion Financial Reporting 11.1.2.4.x. Hyperion Financial Reporting PSU 11.1.2.4.711 Patch 29712951 This PSU is available from the My Oracle Support > Patches & Updates section. This is a patch set update (PSU). This patch set update is a partial installation.

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Reporting Beyond the Numbers

Join us May 23rd at 2:30pm at The Ballroom. RSVP today by emailing Brenda at brenda@goalgetters.com. Reporting Beyond the Numbers – A Better Approach to producing Narrative Performance Reports As a senior finance professional of your organization, you are tasked with telling the company story on a periodic basis through various report outputs. The focus

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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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