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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
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
As a part-time musician, a few months ago I was thinking about what a song about OneStream, and the problems we solve, would sound like if Bob Dylan were to write and sing it as a folk song. Mr. Dylan is a great American poet who has a knack for taking someone’s pain and turning
Hyperion Product Management recently advised the release of a Patch Set Update (PSU) for Oracle Smart View for Office 22.214.171.124.x Oracle Smart View for Office 126.96.36.199.910 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
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 188.8.131.52.036 is Available Link Oracle Smart View for Office Link No posts this
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The Hyperion Product Management recently advised the release of Patch Set Updates (PSU) for Oracle Hyperion Essbase 184.108.40.206.x. These PSU downloads are available from the My Oracle Support > Patches & Updates section. Hyperion Essbase Server 220.127.116.11.036 30361505 – HYPERION ESSBASE SERVER 18.104.22.168.036 Hyperion Essbase Client 22.214.171.124.036 30361519 – HYPERION ESSBASE RTC 126.96.36.199.036 30361511 –
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.