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ODTUG Kscope14 – Day 1

By on June 24th, 2014

Another fantastic to the annual ODTUG Kscope conference. This year Kscope14 is in Seattle. We at TopDown are very excited to be here. Leading up to the conference in May, Paul Hoch, Principal Architect, presented “Its Always Sunny With Smart View,” the most popular webcast in ODTUG history. This week at the conference, we have six TopDown team members presenting (to see the dates and times of their presentations, click here.).

Using DRM to Load Metadata to HFM via ODI

By on March 20th, 2014

At a client we are using DRM to load metadata to HFM via ODI. When loading metadata to HFM we were encountering a GetDimensionList error. Turns out…

Kscope13—Day 3

By on June 25th, 2013

Today kicked off with a host of sessions, including TopDown’s first of four—”EPMA and DRM—Do I Use One, the Other, or Both?”. Paul Hoch and Steve Davis presented to a crowd of 50+ people. Lots of great information and questions. If you missed the presentation, check next week for a copy of the slides.…

Kscope13—Opening Day

By on June 23rd, 2013

Kscope13, taking place this week in New Orleans, LA kicked off today, Sunday, June 23. The number of attendees tops 1400 people this year vs. 1100 last year. Over 50% of the people and exhibitors are focused on Enterprise Performance Management (EPM)*, and for the first time, an EPM business track in addition to technical.…

DRM Key Features

By on May 29th, 2013

Oracle Hyperion DRM Key Features.

DRM PS300 Features

By on May 29th, 2013

21 days after the release went GA, they have released the .300 patch. Below is a list of the new PS300 Features.

Oracle Data Relationship Governance – Hyperion

By on April 9th, 2013

DRG is a fully configurable, out-of-the-box governance workflow. It is very good alternative to BPEL and Third Party workflow tools.

Oracle OpenWorld 2012 – Wednesday, October 3

By on October 4th, 2012

Mark Wilson (@MrkWlsn), vice president of services, shares his thoughts some of the EPM sessions offered at Oracle OpenWorld 2012 on Wednesday, October 3. As a San Francisco native, I have always found it amusing when tourists from around the country and world arrive in the summer expecting the California sun only to find what Mark Twain coined…

Goodbye HAL, Hello ODI!

By on June 21st, 2012

Welcome to the world of Oracle EPM version 11! You’ve upgraded to one of the latest software releases (, anyone?) and you’ve made the quick realization that the world you live in now is vastly different than before. If you’ve migrated from version 9, security looks different, the installations are a lot more complex, some…

HFM – Working with EPM Architect and Calculation Manager

By on March 14th, 2012

It has been many years since Oracle/Hyperion first introduced the EPM Architect (EPMA) tool along with Calculation Manager.  For those of us who tried adopting EPMA and Calculation Manager early in the Hyperion 9.x releases, it was a challenging experience.  (Read my colleague’s experience with using Calculation Manager in his blog post here.  Many HFM…

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