Tag Archives: Chuck Persky

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 Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS): The “Simplified” Interface Becomes the “Standard” Interface in November 2015

June 2, 2015

For most of the Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS) product lifetime, customers could use PBCS with either the traditional Oracle Hyperion Planning interface or the newer simplified interface, with the latter providing a more streamlined and mobile-friendly experience. While this newer “simplified” interface offers a “modern” look and feel, not all functions of PBCS were included in the PBCS simplified interface at product…   Read More


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Oracle OpenWorld 2014: EPM (Hyperion) News

October 10, 2014

I recently returned from Oracle OpenWorld , and, as expected, Oracle’s leadership highlighted one clear theme: CLOUD, CLOUD, and CLOUD!  This theme was a central focus for the Oracle EPM (Hyperion) news at the show as well. Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS) News Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS) was a main highlight in the Oracle EPM arena. In just a mere six…   Read More


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Outcomes from Oracle Developer Tools User Group (ODTUG) Kscope14: Put All Your Eggs in the Oracle Hyperion FDMEE Basket!

July 2, 2014

As an Oracle EPM (Hyperion) implementer, one of the biggest highlights for me at Oracle Developer Tools User Group (ODTUG)’s annual Kscope14 conference is the EPM Sunday Symposium , where product experts from Oracle provide roadmap information on future releases. Mobile technology and cloud computing owned the day at this year’s Symposium…however, Oracle’s product management team revealed another item that stole the show (well, at least for me)….   Read More


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Outcomes from Oracle Developer Tools User Group (ODTUG) Kscope14: Oracle Hyperion Planning Enhancements

June 26, 2014

Seattle…home to Starbucks, Microsoft, and the famous Pike Place Market. And for this past week, it was also home to Oracle Developer Tools User Group (ODTUG)’s annual Kscope14 conference. Amongst other things, Kscope has traditionally been the flagship conference for EPM (Hyperion) specialists. This year has been no exception. The conference was packed with great EPM content from industry experts, Oracle product managers, customers,…   Read More


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Oracle Hyperion Planning Packaged Applications: To Module or Not to Module…That is the Question

February 5, 2014

We know that Oracle Hyperion Planning is a powerful, scalable, web based, budgeting and planning framework. But what about those add-on modules? What are they? How do they work? Do I need them? How can they help me? For those who may be unfamiliar with these modules, they include: Hyperion Workforce Planning Hyperion Capital Expense Planning Hyperion Public Sector Planning and Budgeting (PSPB) Hyperion Project Financial Planning Each of these modules offers specific capabilities for specific…   Read More


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The Top Five Things to Avoid When Implementing a New Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Solution

October 9, 2013

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…   Read More


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