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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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Essbase Patch Set Update 11.1.2.4.031 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 11.1.2.4.031 Patch 29260080: Essbase Server Hyperion Essbase Studio 11.1.2.4.031 Patch 29260139: Essbase Studio Server Patch 29260141: Essbase Studio Console

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Statement of Direction – Hyperion Strategic Finance

READ THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT OF DIRECTION: Hyperion Strategic Finance Statement of Direction (Doc ID 2520739.1) This document provides an overview of the strategic plans and future direction for Oracle Hyperion Strategic Finance. Executive Overview Hyperion Strategic Finance is a feature rich financial forecasting and modeling solution with on-the-fly scenario analysis and modeling capabilities. It helps

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Statement of Direction – Hyperion Planning:Offline Planning

READ THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT OF DIRECTION: Hyperion Planning: Offline Planning Statement of Direction (Doc ID 2520717.1) This document provides an overview of the strategic plans and future direction for the Offline Planning feature of Oracle Hyperion Planning. Executive Overview Hyperion Planning: Offline Planning feature is Smart View Excel Add-in install that allows Hyperion Planning users

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Statement of Direction – Hyperion Planning Simplified Interface

READ THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT OF DIRECTION: Hyperion Planning: Simplified Interface Statement of Direction – Doc ID 2520698.1 This document provides an overview of the strategic plans and future direction for the Oracle Hyperion Planning Simplified Interface.    Executive Overview The Oracle Hyperion Planning Simplified Interface is an alternative to the Workspace Interface to Hyperion Planning.

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EPM Patch Set Updates – January 2019

The following are the Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Patch Set Updates (PSU) released last month (January 2019). The "Patch" ID links will access the patch directly for download from "My Oracle Support" (login required). Hyperion Product  Link Oracle Hyperion Reporting and Analysis Framework 11.1.2.4.009 is Available Link   Oracle Smart View for Office  Link None

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Oracle Data Relationship Management 11.1.2.4.347 is Available

Patch Set Update (PSU) for Oracle Hyperion Data Relationship Management 11.1.2.4.x has been released. Oracle Hyperion DRM PSU 11.1.2.4.347 Patch 28818149 About this Patch: This PSU download is available from the  My Oracle Support > Patches & Updates section. This Patch Set Update (PSU) requires a full installation. This patch can be installed on a

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Kscope19 Approaches!

TGG had a blast at last year’s Kscope18 Conference – one of the best events focused on Hyperion available.  Here are some highlights from Kscope18. Since 2008, ODTUG’s Kaleidoscope Conference (Kscope) has been the premier Oracle Developer Conference, attracting Oracle experts from all over the world. Getting together with the fellow Canucks last year was a wonderful time, and

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Oracle Open World 2018 – Keynotes and Presentations for Download

Majority of the keynotes and presentation sessions for Oracle OpenWorld 2018 Conference are now available to watch and download. If you missed the conference, don't worry….you can download all of the presentations by reviewing the information below. More importantly, you did not have to be registered in this conference to access all of these content

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Why Data Mastery Holds the Key to Finance Innovation

FSN’s 2018 research entitled Innovation in Reporting highlights the crucial importance of data management and governance in either stifling or accelerating innovation in financial and management reporting. The report defines four categories of finance function, namely; the “Data Overloaded” who are overwhelmed by too many data sources and poor data governance; the “Data Constrained” who

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Inline XBRL – Another Step in the Right Direction

After much anticipation, the SEC announced that it is moving its voluntary filing program related to Inline XBRL to a mandatory one. Operating companies and mutual funds will be required to file Inline XBRL instead of the traditionally-separate XBRL and HTML documents. There is a phase-in schedule for both operating companies and mutual funds to

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