Public Service Announcement: No More Deleting Plan Types (11.1.2.4 and PBCS)

Someone asked me today…how do I easily delete Plan Type in Hyperion Planning.  I thought to myself…why would they ask that?  In 11.1.2.3 they added a cool new Plan Type Manager that allows you to add, delete, and rename Plan Types.  But hey, I’ll fire up Planning and take some screenshots. First, let’s look at…

Building a Hyperion Home Lab: The Build and Installing ESXi

Before we go to far, let’s consolidate what we’ve done so far.  Here’s a list of the entire series: Introduction and Choosing Your Hypervisor Choosing Your Processor Choosing Your Motherboard Choosing Your Memory Choosing Your Chassis and Power Supply Choosing Your Storage Putting It All Together The Build and Installing ESXi Ok, now that we…

The EPM Week In Review: Week Ending March 12, 2016

Another busy week…maybe not as busy as last week. Patches and Updates: Oracle released Account Reconciliation Cloud Services (ARCS).  PBCS finally has a cloud-based sibling. Oracle has officially posted the landing page for another PBCS sibling…Enterprise PBCS.  While it is not yet available, it does have pricing information. Jason released version 1.5.5 of Drillbridge, now…

Drillbridge Aquired by Applied OLAP and Community Edition 1.5.5 Released

Applied OLAP has officially completed the acquisition of Jason Jone’s Drillbridge product.  This is great news for those of us that are fans of the product as it gives Drillbridge the backing of a company with a long-standing record of great support and other great products.  Jason will now be working directly for Applied OLAP….

Drillbridge: Introduction

***Updated 2016/03/10 for Firefox Issue Fix*** So you have an existing Essbase model and you are finally ready to provide your end-users with drill-through.  But wait…EIS is dead and buried and while Essbase Studio can be made to function with an existing cube, it is somewhat painful to actually make it work properly.  On top…

The EPM Week In Review: Week Ending March 5, 2016

It was a very busy week in the EPM space.  We had several patches released along with a large amount of great blog content. Patches and Updates: HPCM 11.1.2.4.120 has been released.  Looks like a lot of bug fixes and some new features. Hyperion Tax Provision gets patch 11.1.2.3.701. The long-awaited 11.1.2.4.200 patch is out…

Officially an Oracle ACE Associate

This just came for me in the mail: I now have a pin, a sleeveless fleece sweater, and a shout-out on the Oracle ACE twitter account…I must be a real ACE Associate! Now how do I get one of those fancy ACE or ACE Director sweaters?

PBCS March 2016 Update: FR Web Studio Is Almost Here

If you are a PBCS user, you should have gotten or will be getting an e-mail from Kash with the March release of PBCS. The headline to this release is the new Financial Reporting Web Studio. I’ll have a full post once the patch hits my PBCS test instance (very soon). In the meantime, have…

PowerShell and Hyperion: The Outline Load Utility

I was reminded recently that I promised to continue with PowerShell in my last PowerShell blog post, but that I hadn’t done it yet.  I may have gotten a little caught up in my home lab series.  So, if you were waiting and waiting for this, my apologies. Now that we have a little bit…

The EPM Week In Review: Week Ending February 27, 2016

This week was a little slow in the patch department, but plenty of great blogging going on. Patches and Updates: None! Blog Posts: This week I posted the final installment of the Building a Hyperion Home Lab series. Michelle encourages us to actively participate in user groups.  I’m a huge fan of ODTUG and the…