Tag Archives: Kirby Lunger

A Taxonomy of Oracle EPM (Hyperion) On-Premise and Cloud Products

August 22, 2017

Author: Kirby Lunger, Performance Architects For many years, Oracle has been the leader in the enterprise performance management (EPM) (also called corporate performance management or CPM if you follow Gartner ) arena with a suite of products called “Oracle EPM.”  These products started on-premise, and Oracle has very quickly migrated this functionality to the cloud since…   Read More


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Performance Architects: Looking Forward to Higher Education Data Warehousing (HEDW) Forum 2017

April 21, 2017

Author: Kirby Lunger, Performance Architects The Higher Education Data Warehousing (HEDW) Forum 2017, an event that focuses on learning and networking for technical developers and administrators of data access and reporting systems, data custodians, institutional researchers, and consumers of data representing a variety of university audiences, is coming up this Sunday, April 23rd – Wednesday,…   Read More


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The Performance Architects Insider’s Guide to COLLABORATE 17

March 27, 2017

Author: Kirby Lunger, Performance Architects COLLABORATE 17 , the largest meeting of Oracle user groups representing the full family of Oracle business applications and database software, is taking place Sunday, April 2nd through Thursday, April 6th at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. The event is co-hosted by the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG) , the Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG) , and Quest International Users Group (Quest) , which means this is…   Read More


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Oracle Higher Education User Group (HEUG) Alliance 2017: Performance Architects Insider Tips

February 6, 2017

Author: Kirby Lunger, Performance Architects We’re less than a month away from the Oracle Higher Education User Group (HEUG) Alliance 2017 conference, taking place from February 27th – March 2nd at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas! Alliance is the largest meeting of Higher Education, Public Sector, and Federal users of Oracle applications in the world.  Performance Architects team has attended this conference for almost ten years,…   Read More


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Countdown to BIWA Summit 2017…The Performance Architects Inside Scoop on Conference Events and Presentations

January 11, 2017

Author: Kirby Lunger, Performance Architects The annual Oracle Business Intelligence, Warehousing and Analytics (BIWA) Summit  is taking place from January 31 – February 2, 2017 at the Oracle Conference Center in Redwood Shores, CA, and the Performance Architects team wants to make sure that you’re up to speed on what we think are some of the “can’t miss” events and sessions at the…   Read More


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Why EPM Theory is Backwards: Start with the Budget!

December 20, 2016

Author: Kirby Lunger, Performance Architects Many of us are familiar with the “Holy Grail” of enterprise performance management (EPM) solutions: state your organization’s mission and vision; develop a strategy based on these items; develop strategic objectives with measures, targets, initiatives, milestones and owners related to this strategy; and then allocate resources according to the prioritization…   Read More


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Webinar Preview: How to Transform Advancement, Fundraising and Development in Higher Education

September 15, 2016

Author: Kirby Lunger, Performance Architects The higher education market is going through a major shift in revenue sources as a result of declining federal, state and local funds; changes in student body demographics and composition; and how people are choosing to learn and teach today. As a result, funds from advancement, fundraising and development are…   Read More


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Higher Education Budgeting, Forecasting and Planning in the Cloud: It’s Here to Stay, Despite What the Pundits Say

August 31, 2016

Author: Kirby Lunger, Performance Architects According to The Campus Computing Project’s “2015 Campus Computing Survey,” “Less than a fifth of institutions expect to be running mission-critical finance…systems on the Cloud by fall 2020” and cloud and/or software-as-a-service (SaaS) technologies didn’t even make Gartner’s “top 10” strategic technologies for higher education list in 2016 ! Despite what the pundits said earlier this year, the Performance Architects team is seeing incredible adoption of cloud-based or SaaS budgeting, forecasting…   Read More


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The Inside Scoop on Special Performance Architects Events and Happenings at Oracle OpenWorld 2016

August 23, 2016

Author: Kirby Lunger, Performance Architects Oracle OpenWorld (OOW) (Oracle’s annual conference that draws close to 60,000 attendees to learn about Oracle products and services) is a little over a month away, and the Performance Architects team wants to make sure that you’re up to speed on what we think are some of the “can’t miss” events and sessions…   Read More


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Webinar Preview: Leadership Essentials in Successful Business Intelligence (BI) Programs

August 8, 2016

Author: Kirby Lunger, Performance Architects I discussed this topic earlier this year at the COLLABORATE conference, and it was such a hot topic that I’m now running webinars for both Oracle Application Users Group (OAUG) and Oracle Developer Tools Users Group (ODTUG) to expand upon this discussion.  If you want to join me live to dive deeper into the content outlined below, you can register for the…   Read More


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