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Posted on April 7, 2016

We are busy prepping for the annual COLLABORATE Conference, the largest meeting of Oracle user groups representing the full family of Oracle business applications and database software. COLLABORATE 16 is co-hosted by Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG), the Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG), and Quest International Users Group (Quest), in Las Vegas, Nevada! We have nine …

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Posted on March 3, 2016

We are just days away from the Oracle Higher Education User Group (HEUG) Alliance 2016 conference in Seattle! Alliance is the largest meeting of Higher Education, Public Sector, and Federal users of Oracle applications in the world. If you are attending Alliance, click here to schedule a 15-minute meeting with one of Performance Architects’ team …

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Posted on November 18, 2015

One of the prerequisites for installing Oracle EPM (Hyperion) software on servers running Windows Server 2008 R2 or later is to disable User Account Control (UAC). In Windows Server 2008 R2, one can do this via the System Configuration tool (Windows Key + R, type ‘msconfig.exe’). On the “Tools” menu, launch “Change UAC Settings” and …

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Posted on October 23, 2015

The time has come! Some of our team members are already in San Francisco for Oracle OpenWorld 2015! We will be joining over 60,000 expected attendees starting Sunday and we wanted to give you an idea of what to expect from us over the next week! Join us on Sunday at 2:30 PM PST for …

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Posted on October 1, 2015

On October 7th, 2015, I’m hosting a webinar for Performance Architects entitled The Top Five Budgeting and Forecasting Trends: Prepare for 2016 and Beyond. Finance leaders are continually challenged to stay ahead of the latest budgeting and forecasting trends. Knowing what the trends are is great…and knowing how these trends may impact your organization’s budgeting …

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Posted on August 7, 2015

I presented “Implementing an Integrated Planning and Consolidation Process Solution” at the Oracle Application Users Group (OAUG) COLLABORATE 2015 conference in Las Vegas this April. I am honored that this session was voted one of the highest rated sessions of the conference by the conference attendees. As a result of this ranking, the OAUG’s team …

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Posted on December 23, 2014

Have you ever been in a situation where your CFO asks you to tweak a few assumptions on your operational forecasts and wonders why it takes many hours or even a few days to review an updated operational forecast? Or asks you to convert the operational forecast just by rolling up numbers at a parent …

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Posted on December 10, 2014

2014 shaped up to be the tipping point for business intelligence (BI) solutions offered in a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model. Although SaaS BI only accounted for 3% of software revenue in 2013, by 2016 one out of every four new BI initiatives will include SaaS deployments, according to a recent Gartner analysis (Gartner, 2014). We’re seeing …

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Posted on December 3, 2014

Oracle Hyperion Profitability and Cost Management (HPCM) is an Oracle enterprise performance management (EPM or Hyperion) application that allows users to understand the true cost and profitability drivers within their business.  HPCM offers many interesting capabilities, chief among them the tool’s functionality that provides visibility into allocation models.  I’d like to highlight three features in …

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Posted on October 29, 2014

Our 2014 events calendar has been full all year so it’s no surprise that the trend is continuing through the fall. Take a look at what we have planned for November! 2014 East Coast Oracle Users Conference (ECO) Tuesday, November 4th – Wednesday, November 5th Sheraton Imperial Hotel & Conference Center, Raleigh/Durham, NC 2014 Fall …

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