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Posted on October 29, 2019
Author: Jun Zhang, Performance Architects

Apache Groovy is becoming a hot topic, ever since Oracle EPM Planning Cloud (formerly known as Oracle Enterprise Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service or EPBCS) integrated Groovy into Calculation Manager in June 2017. Groovy business rules offer the capability to design sophisticated rules to solve use cases that normal business rules cannot solve. Groovy Introduction …

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Posted on October 22, 2019
Author: Jun Zhang, Performance Architects

I hope you’re enjoying the “UiPath” blog post series; here is a link to the previous installment (Part One) to provide some helpful background. In this post, I focus on how to use UiPath to schedule Oracle EPM Cloud (Hyperion) reports. As a quick recap, UiPath is a leading Robotic Process Automation (RPA) solution that …

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Posted on October 15, 2019
Author: Warren Pereira, Performance Architects

Oracle BI Publisher provides an option to use an SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) connection to deliver reports to an external location. This external location should have an SFTP server installed. In this blog, we are going to assume BI Publisher is part of an Oracle Financials Cloud environment. The figure below represents a working …

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Posted on October 8, 2019
Author: Andy Tauro, Performance Architects

You may remember that in June 2019 (about the time of the ODTUG Kscope19 conference), Oracle’s Oracle Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Cloud product team announced that they were simplifying the Oracle EPM Cloud product licensing model into two SKUs: Standard and Enterprise.  Since then, the Performance Architects team has been deluged with questions about which …

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Posted on October 1, 2019
Author: Jun Zhang, Performance Architects

Using UiPath, we are able to design a Robotic Process Automation (RPA) in a user-friendly way through flow charts, sequences, and diagrams. By mimicking human behaviors, UiPath becomes a robotic friend that assists us in finishing tedious and cumbersome work. In this blog series, I will cover RPA, UiPath, and how important they are to …

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Posted on September 24, 2019
Author: Jun Zhang, Performance Architects

As described in this previous blog post, Oracle EPM (Hyperion) Strategic Modeling, which is effectively the cloud version of Hyperion Strategic Finance, is a forecasting software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution that creates comprehensive financial statements with out-of-the-box treasury and debt modeling, scenario analysis, and robust consolidation capabilities. It allows you to quickly understand the impact of strategic …

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Posted on September 17, 2019
Author: Kirby Lunger, Performance Architects

Register here to join the Performance Architects team on Tuesday, October 1st, 2019 at 12:30 PM EST on a live, free webinar to learn about how we worked with a commercial customer to address their reporting, budgeting, forecasting and planning processes, which before this initiative used Oracle Discoverer and Excel spreadsheets. Not only did this …

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Posted on September 10, 2019
Author: Kenneth Staudt, Performance Architects

You’ve heard of virtualization…but what is it? Essentially, it’s the process of creating software that allows you to run software applications on virtual hardware like virtual machines, or virtual operating systems like containers. While both are a part of the virtualization concept, it’s extremely important to note that both virtual machines and containers are two …

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Posted on September 3, 2019
Author: Jun Zhang, Performance Architects

The drill-through capability in Oracle EPM (Hyperion) helps planners check detailed information in general ledger (GL) accounts. However, when using drill-through in MS Excel via Oracle Smart View for Office, it opens a staging table in a web browser window. Planners may need to download this table and convert it into an Excel worksheet to …

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Posted on August 27, 2019
Author: Vahram Gabrielyan, Performance Architects

You probably didn’t know this, but Performance Architects has branched out into the Oracle Agile Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) arena! For those of you who are part of our EPM and Analytics/BI communities who may not be familiar with PLM, according to Oracle this solution “centralizes product data, streamlines product processes, and helps launch quality …

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