Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS): Twelve Month Farewell Tour for the “Standard Interface”

December 7, 2016

Author: Chuck Persky, Performance Architects Not quite the fanfare of the final episode of Seinfeld… and not the emotional impact of the Derek Jeter farewell tour (which as a Sox fan, seemed to last for eons)…but we knew it was coming, and now we know when. Oracle Corporation documented in their Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS) December 2016 release notes…   Read More


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Oracle Profitability & Cost Management Cloud is now Available!

December 1, 2016

Author: Melanie Mathews, Performance Architects You may have missed the notice Oracle released this week…  Oracle Profitability & Cost Management Cloud (PCMCS) is now generally available! This is Oracle’s latest addition to their EPM Cloud suite of products and it delivers a comprehensive allocation solution designed to be owned by business users. PCMCS addresses critical business process challenges such as product, customer, and…   Read More


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Mapping Data Between Plan Types in Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS): The Case for Map Reporting, XWRITE, or Data Management

November 23, 2016

Author: Mohan Chanila, Performance Architects Over the last several years, the number of Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service ( PBCS ) applications has exponentially increased and, with this increase, we’ve seen several large on-premise applications migrated or simply moved onto PBCS. When migrating these applications to the cloud, the trend has been to either merge several on-premise applications into one PBCS application with…   Read More


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Importing Supporting Detail from PeopleSoft into Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS)

November 9, 2016

Author: Richard Pallotta, Performance Architects One of Performance Architects’ Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service ( PBCS ) customers needed to import existing supporting detail from their PeopleSoft application to PBCS, but the only way they could get data out of PeopleSoft was in CSV format . PBCS requires XML-formatted data for the import, so data needed to be transformed for PBCS to ingest the information. There are many…   Read More


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Oracle Business Intelligence Cloud Service (BICS): Managing Cache and Session Log for Administrator User

November 2, 2016

Author: Cameron Ross, Performance Architects Managing the Cache and Session Log as an administrative user in an Oracle Business Intelligence Cloud Service (BICS) environment are very important tasks. You can do everything from filter out the session log by users, to canceling any running queries, to clearing the session log of previous queries to clear the cache. There are many other…   Read More


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Evolving Data Integration with Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS)

October 26, 2016

Author: Rich Pallotta, Performance Architects Oracle’s Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS) is a significant advancement in the Oracle EPM (Hyperion) product suite’s steady evolution and, like biological evolution itself, it seems we’re in one of those “fits-and-starts” phases. In the big picture, PBCS is doing great, but now that we’ve made that leap to the cloud, you may have noticed the…   Read More


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The Oracle NodeDB Connector – A Useful Tool for BI and EPM Pros

October 19, 2016

Author: Anthony Tauro, Performance Architects Since 2009 when it was first written, Node.js has grown to become a colossus in the open-source software community. Initially Linux-only, today it is a cross-platform JavaScript runtime environment for building a variety of tools and applications. While it does not have much of a direct impact for those of us working…   Read More


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Enhancing Oracle BI Cloud Service (BICS) Visualization Projects with Text Boxes and Images

October 12, 2016

Author: Doug Ross, Performance Architects Oracle’s flagship data visualization tool, BI Cloud Service (BICS) Visual Analyzer , is a feature-rich product for performing interactive analytics and data storytelling. With its extensive library of visualizations, users can analyze and display data in a variety of formats with interactivity to assist further insights. There are also occasions where an analysis might prove valuable to…   Read More


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Tips and Tricks when Moving from Oracle Hyperion Interactive Reporting (BRIO) to Oracle BI

October 4, 2016

Author: Elinor Poole, Performance Architects It’s hard to think about moving away from a reporting solution that has become part and parcel of your reporting and analysis world to a new reporting tool, but when you take a step back and look at the advantages that come with moving to a solution like Oracle BI (either the…   Read More


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Impersonating Users in Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) to Test Security

September 21, 2016

Author: Doug Ross, Performance Architects Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition ( OBIEE ) provides the capability to impersonate another user by adding some parameters to the URL when connecting to the presentation server in order to help debug user issues.  Two permissions must be added using “Enterprise Manager” to the “BI Administrator” application policy in order to enable this capability. The steps are…   Read More


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