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CFOConnect: The Future of Finance

Keith F. McDermott, CPA keith@goalgetters.com Alex C. Leung, CPA, CA alex@goalgetters.com About CFOConnect Welcome to our new article series about the future of the CFO role.  While much is being written about “what” is changing, we focus on “how” to prepare for and embrace these changes.  Simply put, we believe that CFO’s must lead the

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EPM Patch Set Updates – February 2020

The following are the Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Patch Set Updates (PSU) released last month (February 2020). The “Patch” ID links will access the patch directly for download from “My Oracle Support” (login required). Hyperion Product  Link  Oracle Hyperion Financial Reporting 11.1.2.4.902 is Available    Link  Oracle Hyperion Financial Reporting 11.1.2.4.712 is Available Link   Oracle

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Budgeting & Financial Close Solutions for State and Local Agencies

Despite improved U.S. economic conditions, state and local agencies are continuing to grapple with uncertainty.  Want proof?  Consider the impact the lasting effect high debt burdens and pension shortfalls are having during the budgeting process.  And if that’s not enough, fluctuations in tax policies aren’t helping either, as the resulting impact to income receipts make

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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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Oracle Hyperion Financial Reporting 11.1.2.4.712 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 11.1.2.4.712 Patch 30670918 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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Oracle Hyperion Financial Reporting 11.1.2.4.902 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 11.1.2.4.902 Patch 30671119 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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OneStream Named a Leader in the Nucleus Research CPM Value Matrix 2020

After a brief hiatus, the 2020 analyst coverage of the corporate performance management (CPM) market is off and running with the publishing of the Nucleus Research CPM Value Matrix Report for 2020.  The report highlights how the CPM market continues to heat up as all organizations seek to improve their planning and forecasting capabilities in

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Expanding Budgeting, Planning & Forecasting with Predictive Analytics

For many FP&A teams, there’s nothing more exciting than jumping into the trenches with business partners.  Why?  Well, like our friends in Sales, Marketing and Operations, FP&A folks love the action too.  Some enjoy helping drive strategic initiatives like new product innovations, acquisitions and evaluating capital investment decisions.  Other FP&A folks like the budgeting, planning

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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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