By Mike Arnoldy on August 2nd, 2018
When it comes to consolidations, it’s time to start looking at what your consolidation tool will be after 2020, and the consolidation tool evaluation does need to include HFM, FCCS, and OneStream.
By Thomas Thuresson on December 21st, 2017
As the number of cloud applications increases, many companies still find themselves in a position where they need to integrate data between on-premise and cloud applications. FDMEE offers a number of different features, including Hybrid Implementation Support, which lets you extract data from your on-premise HFM application and load it to the cloud. This new blog post goes over additional data load possibilities in FDMEE.
By Eldred Smikle on April 4th, 2011
The word on the street now is the Oracle Hyperion 188.8.131.52 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 TopDown Team 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 184.108.40.206 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 220.127.116.11 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…
By TopDown Team on February 22nd, 2011
Every company that moves between systems in an effort to modernize—e.g., moving from Hyperion Enterprise to Oracle Hyperion Financial Management (HFM)—must validate their data. This process is often made more complicated by differences in hierarchies, the inclusion of additional data sources, changes required to utilize additional capabilities in the new tool. In addition, transitioning from…