Tag Archives: Tyler Feddersen

Replicating On-Premise Essbase Load Rules in Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS) Using Data Management

December 14, 2016

Authors: Mohan Chanila and Tyler Feddersen, Performance Architects One of the perceived issues with the release of Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service ( PBCS ) in 2014 was the lack of full-use Essbase in the cloud.  With this, the ability to use load rules to modify, edit, and prepare a data file to upload into the cloud was taken away, and the PBCS interface…   Read More


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The Top Three Focus Areas to Streamline the Oracle EPM (Hyperion) User Experience

June 24, 2015

The Oracle Enterprise Performance Management ( EPM ) suite offers generous flexibility for each individual user to control settings based on how each user would like to see data. However, there eventually comes a time when this flexibility can actually be more inconvenient if all users are expected to use the same settings. Do you have a section at the beginning of…   Read More


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Four Ways to Better Incorporate Functional Requirements in a Planning Solution Implementation

May 20, 2015

During the requirements and design phases (pre-implementation) in an Oracle Hyperion Planning implementation project, the idea of improving the actual planning process often gets lost, recreating process issues in the new solution.  The steps below demonstrate some important functional items to consider during requirements and design for a planning solution. Consolidate Data Entry and Calculations Most of the…   Read More


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Using Dimensional Security with Oracle Hyperion Business Rules

April 28, 2015

Previously, business rule security was discussed in coordination with menu options in the blog, “Oracle Hyperion Right-Click Business Rule Security” . As mentioned in that article, there are some potential issues with only using Business Rule Security to control the use of menu options for planners in Oracle Hyperion Planning . Below, I’ll overview a possible alternative to control the execution of these rules,…   Read More


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Oracle Hyperion Right-Click Business Rule Security

April 28, 2015

If you are a user of right-click menus in Oracle EPM (Hyperion) , they most likely are primarily used for business rules. They’re excellent for allowing users to leverage the form layout in determining how a business rule should be selectively run. However, there is a bit of a disconnect between the use of menus and how data…   Read More


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How to Automate Oracle EPM (Hyperion) Administration

April 24, 2015

Lights-out automation is often times a top priority during a large implementation of Oracle EPM (Hyperion) , and it’s easy to see why. The primary reasons for implementing a new solution are to cut redundancy times and allow for more data investigation. One of the most obvious ways to accomplish the former reason is to create automated data…   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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Enhanced Oracle Hyperion Planning Validations and Data Integrity

September 17, 2014

With each version of Oracle Hyperion Planning , we see new enhancements to (hopefully) help us implement a more efficient solution. Each of these enhancements brings up another challenge on how to adapt old and new systems to fully take advantage of the new functionality. At times, we get caught up in the excitement of trying to implement…   Read More


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Enhanced Planning Validations: Part 2 – by Tyler Feddersen (featured on Cameron Lackpour’s blog)

August 21, 2014

Last month, Tyler Feddersen was featured in a blog post by Cameron Lackpour , a well-known veteran in the EPM community with specialties in Hyperion Essbase, Planning, ODI, Financial Reporting, and system automation. Tyler is featured again in the closing segment of this two-part series on Planning validations – a small snippet is below. “If you recall from Part 1, I created…   Read More


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Enhanced Planning Validations: Part 1 – by Tyler Feddersen (featured on Cameron Lackpour’s blog)

July 22, 2014

Cameron Lackpour is a well known veteran in the EPM community with specialties in Hyperion Essbase, Planning, ODI, Financial Reporting, and system automation. Our very own Tyler Fedderson was featured in one of Lackpour’s recent blog posts – a small snippet is below. “Data form validations offered in Hyperion Planning 11.1.2+ were a nice step in…   Read More


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