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Posted on January 15, 2020

Recently, Oracle sent out an advisory about the shared identity management service provider certificate expiring during February, 2020. This certificate is responsible for the SAML signing and federation and its expiration would mean that the federated authentication flow initiated by the service provider will encounter interruptions due to a signature mismatch. In simpler terms, do …

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Posted on January 14, 2020

NOTE: This blog was written for the OAC V105.4 Console Environment The key to a well maintained Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC) environment is having an administrator who is knowledgeable of everything that is available to them in the OAC Console. In order to arm yourself with this knowledge, this blog covers a handful of the …

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Posted on December 26, 2019

With mixed gratitude and sadness, we announce Kirby Lunger’s departure as Performance Architects’ Chief Sales & Marketing Officer as of December 31, 2019. From Mark Solimini, CEO, Performance Architects With mixed gratitude and sadness, we announce Kirby Lunger’s departure as Performance Architects’ Chief Sales & Marketing Officer as of December 31, 2019.  Since 2009, Kirby …

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Posted on December 17, 2019

When designing a new Oracle EPM Cloud application, there are many factors to take into consideration.  This two-part blog series addresses items necessary to design, build, and ultimately go-live with an Oracle EPM Cloud implementation; the first post in the series is available here. This second installment focuses on business rules, security, navigation flows, task …

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Posted on December 10, 2019

When designing a new Oracle EPM Cloud application, there are many factors to take into consideration.  This two-part blog series addresses items necessary to design, build, and ultimately go-live with an Oracle EPM Cloud implementation. This first installment focuses on dimensionality, data, and forms, reports, and dashboards. Dimensionality In order to build a new application, …

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Posted on December 3, 2019

Oracle just released details about the December 2019 update to the Oracle EPM Cloud (the recently-renamed Oracle Hyperion suite, which includes budgeting, forecasting, and planning, close and consolidation, profitability and cost management, narrative reporting, and data governance and integration capabilities).  Features have been added or updated in all areas of the EPM Cloud, but we …

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Posted on November 19, 2019

Recent Oracle EPM Cloud monthly updates introduced a few great REST API enhancements. With new classes added to the Groovy library, it is now possible to interact with external web resources. This creates tons of potential for Oracle EPM budgeting, forecasting, and planning solutions. Recent Patches First, let’s take a step back and see what …

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Posted on October 8, 2019

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 September 17, 2019

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 3, 2019

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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