Tag Archives: Hyperion

Important Patch Set Exceptions (PSEs) for Hyperion Planning 11.1.2.4.005

March 15, 2017

  Author: Andy Tauro, Performance Architects For folks who are deploying Hyperion Planning (the Oracle EPM on-premise budgeting, forecasting and planning solution) 11.1.2.4.005, or for those of you who are already on that version, the Performance Architects team strongly recommends to apply Patch Set Exception (PSE) 24597360. One very important consideration: PSEs are usually not compatible with…   Read More


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How to Implement Constant Currency (FX Impact) in Oracle Hyperion Planning

January 18, 2017

Author: Vahram Gabrielyan, Performance Architects As a financial analyst for a multinational company, it was my job to come up with variance explanations for our monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports. At the end of 2015, the strong U.S. dollar started causing major fluctuations in our financials. Foreign exchange (FX) fluctuations became a constant talking…   Read More


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Closing Time! The Top Five Reasons to Implement Oracle Hyperion Financial Management (HFM)

August 5, 2015

By Joe Francis, Performance Architects A core tool within Oracle’s EPM (Hyperion) product suite , Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) focuses on the key business practice of the financial close. HFM allows users to cost-effectively expedite the process of consolidating, closing, and reporting results. In addition, the product enables organizations to satisfy the ever-growing list of global regulatory requirements. But perhaps the tool’s greatest benefit…   Read More


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Put Down That Eight Ball and Pick Up Predictive Planning

December 17, 2014

Introduction Within the past few years, Oracle developed a simplified version of Crystal Ball to integrate predictive analytics with Oracle Hyperion Planning . The software that makes everything tick is an Excel add-on called “ Predictive Planning .” In short, Predictive Planning gives existing Hyperion Planning users the ability to automatically create forecasts and to perform predictive analytics based on historical actual data….   Read More


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So…What is FDMEE? And Why Should I Care?

March 19, 2014

Several months ago Oracle released a product called Oracle Hyperion Financial Data Quality Management Enterprise Edition (FDMEE) in Version 11.1.2.3 of EPM – hallmarked as the more athletic, and handsome, brother of the old standby Oracle Hyperion Financial Data Quality Management (FDM) . After working through a couple implementations of the tool I’ve come up with a short list of reasons why you should care about this product, and what it means…   Read More


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The Case for Financial Close and Consolidation Solutions in the Higher Education Market: Why Your Institution Should Evaluate Hyperion Financial Management (HFM)

February 25, 2014

Increased scrutiny of the expensive cost of higher education has administrators asking tough questions.  Answering those questions requires quality data and the analytic tools to access answers to this information.   Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) can be a smart choice for colleges and universities for many of the same reasons commercial companies use financial close and consolidation solutions. HFM…   Read More


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HPCM: A Hidden Gem in the Oracle EPM (Hyperion) Product Suite

January 20, 2014

Each New Year, we all do some soul searching and goal setting. That process is ingrained in our culture and supported through all of the social media and advertising that hits us each day. For many of us, that process goes beyond the personal and extends into our professional lives. We set goals for our…   Read More


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Still Hesitating to Move to Oracle Exalytics X2/X3-4? Upfront Costs and Training Needs Shouldn’t Stop You

November 13, 2013

As we work with our clients in helping them set up, or migrate to, an Oracle Exalytics X2/X3-4-based Oracle BI (OBIEE) or Enterprise Performance Management (EPM or Hyperion ) environment we have noticed a recurring theme…in-house Information Technology (IT) support personnel express apprehensions with adopting the technology. So much so that in a case or two, they have asked us to perform the complete…   Read More


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Oracle Enterprise Performance Management System (EPM System) / Business Intelligence White Papers

November 6, 2013

Oracle has a great resource within their Technology Network . They have a page dedicated to helping increase your knowledge and technical understanding of Oracle’s EPM / BI products. There are whitepapers, tips and tricks, and system release documents. Bookmark our blog page or follow our RSS and we will keep you up to date on the…   Read More


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ERPi & EPMA in Oracle EPM (Hyperion) Versions 11.1.2.1 and 11.1.2.2: Pure Synergy

October 23, 2013

Enterprise Resource Planning Integrator (ERPi) is an Oracle EPM (Hyperion) solution that allows Hyperion applications to interact with enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems . These interactions include elements such as drill-through, data sourcing, and metadata sourcing. Enterprise Performance Management Architect (EPMA) is a Hyperion solution that maintains hierarchies and applications in a user-friendly, central location. In addition to its primary objective of application and metadata maintenance, EPMA also permits easy…   Read More


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