Tag Archives: Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service

What is the Source Cube in Oracle PBCS…and What Does HSP_NOLINK UDA Do?

January 4, 2017

Author: Andy Tauro, Performance Architects The “Source Cube,” or “Source Plan Type,” is a feature of Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS) that determines the flow of data between the models or plan types of an application. The idea behind this is that the plan for a model is authored in one plan type, and the others use that as a…   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 Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS): Living with the New and Improved Simplified Interface

August 3, 2016

Author: Andy Tauro, Performance Architects It has been over a week now since Oracle rolled out the 16.07 update to Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS) in their customer’s production instances, and the reaction has been mixed because customers need to get used to doing things a little bit differently.  In other words, the functionality is the same, just organized differently….   Read More


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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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Oracle EPM (Hyperion) Version 11.1.2.4 Launch: Oracle Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) Profile Editor

February 10, 2015

Oracle Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) was re-launched as a multi-platform product in the recent Oracle Enterprise Performance Management (EPM or Hyperion) Version 11.1.2.4 release.  One of the long-awaited enhancements in this release is the creation of application profiles. Application profiles define the core characteristics of an HFM application, such as the languages and calendar it uses, as well as custom dimensions (since Version 11.1.2.3). However, until 11.1.2.4, application profiles…   Read More


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Oracle EPM (Hyperion) Version 11.1.2.4 Launch: Interface Enhancements

February 9, 2015

As you may have heard, Oracle just released Enterprise Performance Management (EPM or Hyperion) Version 11.1.2.4 . You may say, “Big deal, don’t they come out with a new release at least every year?” Actually, this happens to be the first new major release in two calendar years. In calendar year 2014, we saw the release of Patch Set Update (PSU) 500 for…   Read More


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Overcoming Memory (Usage) Issues with Oracle Smart View Add-In for Microsoft Office

January 8, 2015

We recently came across a whitepaper from Oracle that shines light on the fact that some of its clients have been seeing some performance issues while using the Oracle Smart View for Microsoft Office Add-in. This add-in is very popular among our clients (long gone are the days of its problematic integration with Microsoft Excel with lengthy opening times and workbook crashes;…   Read More


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Oracle Higher Education User Group (HEUG) Alliance 2014 Conference Recap

March 25, 2014

Earlier this month, several Performance Architects team members attended the Oracle Higher Education User Group (HEUG) Alliance 2014 Conference in Las Vegas. Community Sessions We had a chance to sit in on a handful of the Product Advisory Groups (PAG) Community Sessions, including the Budgeting and Reporting & BI sessions. PAGs are charged with advocating to Oracle on behalf of the Higher Education community and with helping to…   Read More


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Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service

February 26, 2014

Last month Oracle and Performance Architects hosted a great overview and demo webinar on Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS). Oracle now has a video library on PBCS with great tutorials to help you get started. For even more information and learn more about what is and isn’t offered in PBCS, how you can use PBCS…   Read More


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