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An EPM Solution Using Oracle Hyperion Tools – Part II

By on April 28th, 2011

This discussion is presented in two parts. Part I covered the components of a sample EPM solution for financial monitoring. Part II discusses the deployment of the sample EPM solution.

An EPM Solution Using Oracle Hyperion Tools–Part I

By on April 27th, 2011

This discussion is presented in two parts. Part I discuses the components of a sample EPM solution for financial monitoring. Part II will discuss the deployment of the sample EPM solution. Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) solutions are getting a lot of attention these days. Planning cycles are no longer stagnant pieces of corporate information; rather…

Justifying Your MDM Strategy

By 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…

The MDM Struggle

By on February 8th, 2011

A number of companies are struggling with the issues surrounding their management of their master data.  The traditional walls of location and time have been eliminated by today’s 24/7 economy.  Companies have worldwide locations and at any given time someone, somewhere within the organization is entering information into a transactional system.  All of this diversity…

How to Leverage Existing Database Technologies for Successful EPM Implementations

By on January 18th, 2011

In planning for an EPM project, companies need to consider many different factors, the first being the tool selection process. Now many companies know they must go through a tool selection process when undergoing a project addressing a business problem as important as EPM. This often involves a careful review of what tools are out…

What is Oracle Hyperion’s Data Relationship Management (DRM) Tool?

By on December 20th, 2010

There appears to be a lot misconception about what the DRM tool really is and where and how it can be used.  Client’s tend initially to narrowly focus on how they are going to use the product and use that information to develop an initial impression of exactly  what the tool really is. Some say…

Leverage All Your Assets: How a Relational Database Complements the Oracle Hyperion EPM Suite

By on December 14th, 2010

Many companies are now adding an EPM platform to their enterprise architecture by implementing components of the Oracle Hyperion Suite.  These components are often selected to address specific needs not met by their current applications.  Unfortunately, these companies often overlook one of their most valuable assets when building out the EPM solution, the relational database…

Where Does Oracle Hyperion DRM Fit in an EPM Solution?

By on November 8th, 2010

Enterprise’s today are looking at the best way to drive a consistent set of reporting information across the different groups.  In a world where timezones and physical location are virtual, it is imperative that everyone in the organization have a central focus point from which they draw information.

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