By TopDown Team on January 10th, 2018
Every year TopDown showcases our top blog posts for the year. These are topics that most interest clients, referral sources, editors, Oracle, and even competitors recognize who all recognize us as one of the foremost authorities on, and the go-to organization for, Enterprise Performance Management solutions on-premise and in the cloud. To kick off 2018, our experts have looked at the Top 10 Blog Posts for 2017 and weighed in on what these topics will mean in 2018.
By TopDown Team on December 18th, 2017
Every year TopDown showcases our top content for the year with the Top 10 most popular blog posts. These are topics that most interest clients, referral sources, editors, Oracle, and even competitors recognize who all recognize us as one of the foremost authorities on, and the go-to organization for, Enterprise Performance Management solutions on-premise and in the cloud.
By TopDown Team on April 6th, 2011
Have ODI, will… Many companies are struggling to embrace the new Hyperion software products Oracle releases each year. The current “Information Now” age has created a need for supporting technologies, and Oracle has been quick to respond. Oracle Data Integrator (a.k.a. “ODI”) is one of these technologies. Introduced a few years ago, Oracle acquired…
By Eldred Smikle on April 4th, 2011
The word on the street now is the Oracle Hyperion 184.108.40.206 has been pushed out another 60 days. Also, Hyperion EPM Info page on Facebook answered, “We aren’t able to provide an exact date, but the release should be available during the summer months in North America (May – July),” in response to a query…
By TopDown Team on April 4th, 2011
Josh Berger, Vice President Sales, will be speaking at the Technology Services World Silicon Valley Conference in the SERVICE SALES session.
By TopDown Team on April 4th, 2011
TopDown Consulting will be at ODTUG Kscope11, June 26-30 at the Long Beach, CA Convention Center, and we hope you will be too. Tip: Use TopDown Consulting’s special code TDC and receive a $100 discount off the registration price. If you are not an ODTUG member, your registration will give you a FREE nine-month ODTUG…
By MichaelS on March 30th, 2011
Most companies implementing an EPM, consolidation or reporting system will need to bring together metadata and data from several different sources. These sources will likely have been developed at different times using different technologies with different intentions. Each of these factors will have contributed to there being differences in the hierarchies available in each system,…
By TopDown Team on March 24th, 2011
Achieving Exceptional Reporting with MDM and Oracle Hyperion DRM Webcast presented by Mark Wilson, TopDown Consulting Vice President of Services In this webcast, you will learn how optimal use of Oracle Hyperion DRM and an Analytical MDM strategy allows for dramatic operational efficiencies, including:
By Juan Porter on March 22nd, 2011
You’re only as strong as your weakest link, and when it comes to financial reporting, the weakest link is often offline adjustments—the forgotten piece of financial data and often the unplanned ‘gotcha’ when it comes to implementing an EPM solution.
By Eldred Smikle on March 15th, 2011
The latest buzz is that Oracle Hyperion 220.127.116.11 will be released this week, and there is a long list of people anxiously awaiting it. The release is supposed to include the conversion tools that allow you to upgrade from prior releases, and this fact coupled with support for Windows 2008 makes 18.104.22.168 a hot topic.…
By Mike Arnoldy on March 9th, 2011
One of the best times to look for improvements in your Financial Management application is during an upgrade. A good place for global companies to start is how the application is handling translations for multiple local currencies. Recent experience has shown me that companies can realize immediate benefits by taking a second look at currency…
By TopDown Team on March 2nd, 2011
Why is getting your organization’s management to recognize the value of creating and using a Master Data Management (MDM) strategy so difficult? It seems that the concept of trying to create a strategy that would reduce errors, cleanse data and, in general, improve the organization’s ability to make their data much more useable would be…