Demystifying Oracle’s Business Analytics Cloud Offerings

February 3, 2016

Author: Tom Blakeley, Performance Architects Cloud, Cloud, Cloud, Cloud! … It is all we have heard about for the past year in the business analytics space, particularly as Oracle releases offerings moving functionality traditionally found in on-premise applications as software-as-a-service (SaaS) offerings. Cloud. Okay – you get the picture. I thought I might take a few…   Read More


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Modeling and Analysis in the Cloud – Defying Gravity to Gravitate Towards the Clouds

January 27, 2016

Author: Sree Kumar, Performance Architects A cloud-based analytics solution can really change the way you view things, from the tiniest bit of data to the most complex business problem that you are trying to solve; however, you’ll want to proceed with caution as this can impact the people, process and technology within your organization. There…   Read More


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Installing Oracle Database 12c

January 20, 2016

Author: Tom Blakeley, Performance Architects At Performance Architects, we have a lovely sandbox environment where many of us work on pilot programs, demos, and code snippets. It’s a nice central server that we all share access to, with plenty of horsepower and space (to blow things up). Recently, we went on a journey to revamp…   Read More


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Data Integration in Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS)

January 14, 2016

Author: Tom Blakeley, Performance Architects In the past year, we have all watched the explosive growth in cloud offerings from Oracle – starting with Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS) and most recently with the release of Enterprise Performance Reporting Cloud Service (EPRC). These are attractive offerings for organizations looking to reduce infrastructure costs, simplify the technology stack, and provide users with robust performance management tools….   Read More


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The Importance of a Well-Designed, Stable, and Flexible Chart of Accounts (COA)

December 30, 2015

Author: Sree Kumar, Performance Architects A stable and flexible Chart of Accounts (COA) is essential to a company, not only to track transactions, but also to help the organization plan and grow. Therefore, it is important to have a fairly stable COA from both a tactical and strategic angle. In this blog, I highlight some…   Read More


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Oracle Business Intelligence 12c: “Hide Object If” Solution to Permissions Issue

December 16, 2015

Author: Thomas Dodds, Performance Architects Running into a snag where permissions in Oracle Business Intelligence 12c (formerly known as Oracle Enterprise Edition or OBIEE) BI Roles were such that the use of the “Permissions” feature to restrict access to a particular presentation layer object is ineffective? Use the “Hide object if” capability to solve the issue. Create an AD…   Read More


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Are Your Cursor Clicks Not Aligning With the Pointer in Oracle Hyperion Workspace? Check the Browser Zoom Level!

November 24, 2015

Author: Andy Tauro, Performance Architects Seeing some weird behavior in Oracle Hyperion Workspace ? Is the mouse pointer in one place, and when you click it, something else opens up, like in this image below? In this example, the mouse pointer was aimed at the “Users” folder to open it up, but instead a sample report underneath it…   Read More


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How to Disable User Account Control in Windows Server 2012 R2 to Install Oracle EPM (Hyperion) Applications

November 18, 2015

Author: Andy Tauro, Performance Architects 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 move the…   Read More


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Oracle EPM (Hyperion) 11.1.2.4: Icons Missing in Assign Access Control Screen Without PSU 004

November 11, 2015

Author: Andy Tauro, Performance Architects If your organization runs Oracle EPM (Hyperion) version 11.1.2.4, you’ll want to apply the Essbase Administration Services (EAS) Patch Set Update (PSU) 004 (21933398) because without it, the icons are missing in the “Assign Access Control” screen! Security Administrators for Oracle Essbase applications in an Oracle EPM (Hyperion) environment will be familiar with the ‘Assign Access Control’…   Read More


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Two Big Questions When Thinking About Mobile Business Intelligence

November 4, 2015

Author: Kelli Pircio, Performance Architects Earlier this year I had the opportunity to facilitate a discussion at Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG) COLLABORATE15 on mobile business intelligence (BI). The process of preparing for the discussion was an interesting one. There is quite a bit of research on mobile and a decent amount of thought as…   Read More


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