Kscope18 Recap and Presentations

As it does every year, Kscope18 has come and gone in a blur.  It’s been quite some time since my last post, something I hope to change now that Kscope18 has concluded.  This year, as has become the unfortunate trend for me, was another quick trip.  I flew in on the day of my first…

Kscope18, Here I Come!

As my family and I wrapped our first-ever family trip to Disney World, I received four e-mails from ODTUG.  The first two that I read let me know that two of my abstracts had been declined.  The second two let me know that two of my abstracts had been accepted!  So…back to Disney World I…

PBCS vs. On-Premise Hyperion Planning: New Features

As we all know, Oracle has put virtually all of their development efforts into the cloud.  This is especially true for the EPM Suite of products (PBCS, FCCS, ARCS, etc.).  As a result, PBCS keeps getting great new features that we may never see in on-premise Hyperion Planning.  I was talking to Jake Turrell today…

South Texas Hyperion User Group This Thursday

In case you haven’t heard, there is now a South Texas Hyperion User Group!  Their first event is happening this Thursday, October 26, 2017 and like the NTxHUG, things will start up around 3:00 PM.  That’s the when…here’s the where: Noble Energy 1001 Noble Energy Way Houston, TX 77070 Once the event ends, there will be…

North Texas Hyperion User Group Meeting Next Week

It has been far too long since my last post and it will be a little longer before we get to another technical post.  In just one week, the next North Texas Hyperion User Group will be meeting in Dallas.  The event is on October 19, 2017 and things will start up around 3:00 PM. …

Weekly Offenders – Week Ending 8/3/2017?

Introduction to Weekly Offenders This week was so light, I thought I would wait a few days to see if we might get a few more contributions.  We finally had a few more posts, so here goes! Cameron’s Blog for Essbase Hackers Cameron has a post about his guest post on Mark Rittman’s site.  Check…

Weekly Offenders – Week Ending 7/22/2017

Introduction to Weekly Offenders A bit of a light week… Essbase Down Under Peter gives us a heavy does of the REST API in PBCS after Kscope17. Exploits in Hyperion Sibin has several posts this week.  He starts off with a post about digging into the XML of an LCM export.  He also tells us…

Weekly Offenders – Week Ending 7/15/2017

Introduction to Weekly Offenders This week was a bit busier than last week.  We even had a few more posts about Kscope17 this week.  What new this week? Adeshek EPM Gary has a pair of posts this week.  First, he went and started his own Oracle User group for the Detroit Area (DOUG).  He also…

Essbase Performance: Part 7 – Physical vs. Virtual – Native Loads

Welcome to the seventh part in an on-going blog series about Essbase performance.  Today we will focus on Essbase Physical vs. Virtual Performance, but first here’s a summary of the series so far: Essbase Performance Series: Part 1 – Introduction Essbase Performance Series: Part 2 – Local Storage Baseline (CDM) Essbase Performance Series: Part 3…

Weekly Offenders – Kscope17/Holiday Hangover Edition

Introduction to Weekly Offenders Last week I started by up my weekly review of EPM blogging.  There was quite a bit of content with Kscope17 having just finished up and everyone seemed excited to contribute to the community.  Between the holidays and everyone recovering from Kscope…last week wasn’t nearly as productive.  However, it was an…