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Posted on December 18, 2013
Author: Nathan Low, Performance Architects

You there, reading this! Are you about to start an Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) project? I bet you want it to be a success, don’t you? Have you thought about how your Finance team and Information Technology (IT) team will interact? The following few tips can help keep the Finance and IT teams on the …

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Posted on December 11, 2013
Author: Melanie Mathews, Performance Architects

If you missed Oracle OpenWorld 2013 or even if you just want to listen to some of the highlights you may have missed, Oracle has them up on their Media Network here: http://medianetwork.oracle.com/media/ If you want to connect one-on-one regarding topics at OOW13, please feel free send us a note and we will be in touch! Author: …

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Posted on November 27, 2013
Author: Joseph Francis, Performance Architects

Has your team recently implemented Hyperion Financial Management (HFM), but you feel it is lacking bells and whistles you would expect with an enterprise application? Sure, the application is a great consolidation tool and it handles some incredibly complex ownership and allocation calculations with ease; but are you looking for the next big splash? Automating …

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Posted on November 20, 2013
Author: Melanie Mathews, Performance Architects

There is a great webcast that Oracle is hosting on December 10th: OBIEE 11g Diagnostics Tools and How to Use Them. This is a one hour web session recommended for both technical and functional users to learn more about the different diagnostic tools available within OBIEE and how to use them to resolve problems and errors in OBIEE. …

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Posted on November 20, 2013
Author: Melanie Mathews, Performance Architects

There is a great webcast that Oracle is hosting on December 10th: OBIEE 11g Diagnostics Tools and How to Use Them. This is a one hour web session recommended for both technical and functional users to learn more about the different diagnostic tools available within OBIEE and how to use them to resolve problems and …

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Posted on November 13, 2013
Author: Andy Tauro, Performance Architects

As we work with our clients in helping them set up, or migrate to, an Oracle Exalytics X2/X3-4-based Oracle BI (OBIEE) or Enterprise Performance Management (EPM or Hyperion) environment we have noticed a recurring theme…in-house Information Technology (IT) support personnel express apprehensions with adopting the technology. So much so that in a case or two, they have asked us to perform the …

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Posted on November 6, 2013
Author: Melanie Mathews, Performance Architects

Oracle has a great resource within their Technology Network. They have a page dedicated to helping increase your knowledge and technical understanding of Oracle’s EPM / BI products. There are whitepapers, tips and tricks, and system release documents. Bookmark our blog page or follow our RSS and we will keep you up to date on the …

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Posted on October 30, 2013
Author: Michael Bender, Performance Architects

The case for gathering and analyzing big data streams is growing. A recent study by the MIT Center for Digital Business found that the more a company characterizes itself as data-driven, the better the company performs in terms of productivity and profitability1. So what is “Big Data?” To start, we at Performance Architects define “Big …

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Posted on October 23, 2013
Author: Tyler Feddersen, Performance Architects

Enterprise Resource Planning Integrator (ERPi) is an Oracle EPM (Hyperion) solution that allows Hyperion applications to interact with enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. These interactions include elements such as drill-through, data sourcing, and metadata sourcing. Enterprise Performance Management Architect (EPMA) is a Hyperion solution that maintains hierarchies and applications in a user-friendly, central location. In addition to its primary objective …

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Posted on October 9, 2013
Author: Chuck Persky, Performance Architects

We have all heard and read volumes of content on how to implement an EPM system. However, I don’t think anyone has ever explained how not to implement an EPM solution. This blog post discusses the top five things to avoid when implementing your new EPM solution. 5. Reinventing Bad Processes Too many times (and …

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