By Juan Porter on November 8th, 2018
When I founded TopDown Consulting in 2000, I knew we unlocked something special. Over the last two decades, we experienced tremendous growth and faced significant challenges. I’ve learned a lot, including things from many of you and from watching other companies and their decisions in the space. That’s why I’m excited to share with you…
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 Steve Davis on August 3rd, 2017
Regardless of the company size, at some point, the growing organization decides to implement workflow in order to capture the changes that you need to make to the master data. This is where Data Relationship Governance (DRG) comes in. Data Relationship Governance is native to Data Relationship Management with versions later than 126.96.36.199. It is a tool that allows you to do workflow in order to manage master data in DRM.
By TopDown Team on July 14th, 2017
Clients often ask for the ability to report historical data the way it was reported organizationally at that previous point in time as well as to report current data in a different organizational view at the current point in time. I call this a dynamic organization roll-up when you need to freeze history in its own view(s) and see current period(s) in a different view.
By TopDown Team on June 28th, 2017
The last day of sessions did not disappoint. The word at the conference is people are very happy with “Quite a few eye-opening sessions.” TopDown presented 9 of those sessions, with final 4 taking place today.
Initial takeaways continue to be…
By TopDown Team on June 27th, 2017
With all the details, new features, problem solving, tips & tricks for getting more out of the applications, and then some, the most important piece of information at Kscope17 thus far is on-premise is not gone yet….
By TopDown Team on June 26th, 2017
FCCS takes the day. The news about this close and consolidation application in the cloud was by far the highlight of the first day of sessions. We also learned about some new features slated for the early 2019 release of v11.2.0 Simplified User Interface (SUI). And more…
By TopDown Team on June 25th, 2017
Great start to Kscope17 taking place this year in San Antonio, Texas. This year the TopDown Booth is a white board. And people are stopping by to discuss the EPM/Hyperion Challenges that keep them up at night.
By Paul Hoch on June 21st, 2017
Essbase in the Cloud has been eagerly anticipated and now that it is finally here we will explore how Essbase in the Cloud can replace, enhance or serve the same role as your current on-premise Essbase environment.
By Juan Porter on June 20th, 2017
Handling text data in a Hyperion Planning application is relatively easy and straightforward. Managing and reporting on text data is not quite as simple in the Essbase technology. But it can be done. Find out how.
By TopDown Team on June 8th, 2017
Today more and more companies are using driver-based designs and recent improvements such as Hybrid Aggregation, new calculation functions, and bigger hardware mean that there are new possibilities. Profit opportunities don’t usually follow simple linear patterns.
By Paul Hoch on June 5th, 2017
Moving EPM applications to the Cloud is the most significant market direction to date. The reality is that finance and IT teams don’t move as fast as the applications, which means companies need a solution that accommodates a mix of on-premise and Cloud EPM applications (Hybrid Cloud). That solution is Hybrid Cloud.