Hyperion Planning and PBCS: Dynamic Forms

Have you ever built a form in Hyperion Planning (or PBCS) that really needed to have the same dimension represented in both the user selectable page and the rows or columns?  Normally, we want to give the user the ability to filter a form dynamically.  As an example, perhaps I would like to select and…

EPM Marshall Weekly Newsletter, Sign Up Now!

As Kscope17 rapidly approaches and I continue to look for new ways to procrastinate on the final preparations necessary for my presentations.  In the meantime, I welcome you to sign up for the new EPM Marshall Weekly Newsletter!  The newsletter is an automatic, once a week e-mail with the most recent posts on this blog….

Around The Lab: Garage Data Center

It has been quite some time since my last lab update!  I’ve done quite a bit of updating since my post in January.  Today we’ll focus on my new Garage Data Center.  My Oracle rack has finally filled up for the most part and as a result, it has become a little loud and a…

HyperionEPM.com is now EPMMarshall.com

You may have noticed a massive change in the way things look around here.  HyperionEPM.com is now EPMMarshall.com!  And yes…this is a totally corny play on words, and I’m okay with that.  I’m Brian Marshall and I like to blog about EPM.  It also makes for a cool looking badge logo.  As it happens, EPMMarshal.com…

Hyperion EPM Month in Review: February 2017

It’s that time again…the EPM Month in Review.  February was just as active as January with another 44 contributions from our great community. Adashek EPM Gary tells us about a new feature in Smart View 11.1.2.5.620.  He also has an in-depth look at the Query Designer in Smart View. Cameron’s Blog for Essbase Hackers Cameron has the…

Essbase BSO Parallel Data Loads

As I continue down the path of my Essbase testing and benchmarking, I’m always looking for ways to make Essbase lay waste to hardware.  As I was working on my new benchmarking application, I needed to load a lot of data into a BSO cube.  I’m impatient and noticed that the data load was terribly inefficient…

Hyperion EPM Month in Review: January 2017

Welcome to the second installment of the Hyperion EPM Month in Review.  This month was pretty busy with 44 contributions by the community (45 if you include this post). Adashek EPM Gary has a quick update letting us know that the Smart View 11.1.2.5.620 has been released. Cameron’s Blog for Essbase Hackers Cameron has a pair of…

Around The Lab: Hyperion Home Lab January Update

Welcome to the first installment of a new on-going series about what’s up in my Hyperion Home Lab.  First, if you don’t already have your own home lab, why not?  Get started by checking out my guide on building your own.  And yes…I will get around to updating this series soon.  In the meantime, let’s…

Next NTxHUG Meeting Announced for February 16th

The next North Texas Hyperion User Group (NTxHUG) meeting has been announced and it will be on Thursday, February 16th, 2017.  The event will be hosted in Irving at the Oracle office.  You can find more details here: NTxHUG Website We’ll be getting started at 3:00 PM then heading to a happy hour at The Ranch…

Kscope17…here I come!

I’m very pleased to announce that I will be speaking at Kscope17 in San Antonio.  I will be giving a presentation on Essbase performance in virtualized environments.  This will contain a lot of content that you will see here, or already have seen here.  I’ve very excited that this presentation was accepted as I’ve been…