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Oracle DRM – Learn It and Use It

By on December 30th, 2016

Oracle Hyperion Data Relationship Management is an evergreen and ever popular topic. Getting Started with DRM 1-4 is once more in one of the top spots, this year as the second most popular post for 2016. Mark Eklund provides commentary for what to do after you have gone through the DRM basics by looking at EPM, on-premise and in the cloud, and how DRM ties it all together.

Oracle DRM on the Ground and in the Cloud

By on December 28th, 2016

The beauty of DRM is that it integrates with any and all applications. Being application agnostic allows a Company to centrally manage their hierarchies and definitions, then publish the “source of truth” out to all downstream subscribing systems. This applies to both on premise and cloud-based applications.

Lights Out DRM

By on November 8th, 2016

Oracle offers a powerful scripting tool called Batch Client. This tool provides the ability to fully automate many tasks in Data Relationship Management (DRM) and Data Relationship Governance (DRG) applications. In this post, I will outline an automated task I created using DRM Batch Client that let a TopDown client use DRM to manage the hierarchies for PBCS and HFM while keeping SAP as the source for the metadata.

Using JavaScript in Oracle DRM

By on February 9th, 2016

Beginning in DRM release 11.1.2.3, JavaScript has been added as a means to process business logic on derived properties and to create validations. This blog post will help you understand how to access the objects in DRM (versions, hierarchies, nodes, property values, and property objects), and how to leverage some of the methods available.

Recap – Top 10 TopDown Consulting Blog Posts of 2015

By on January 4th, 2016

Missed the countdown of our top 10 most view blog posts during 2015? Not to worry, the list below includes the titles, links, and a brief summary of each post.

Top 10 TopDown Consulting Blog Posts of 2015 – #2 & #1

By on December 31st, 2015

We are pleased to announce that the runner up and most viewed blog post of 2015 are Parts 1 and 2 in the series, Getting Started with DRM v11.1.2.3 by Jordan Wilcox, Senior Consultant. Getting Started with DRM v11.1.2.3 is a multi-part blog series that outlines everything you need to know to get started with Oracle Hyperion Data Relationship Management.

Top 10 TopDown Consulting Blog Posts of 2015 – #3

By on December 30th, 2015

While it was created specifically to manage hierarchies for applications like Essbase, Hyperion Planning, and Hyperion Financial Management, you can also use DRM to manage master data in other systems like General Ledgers, Data Warehouses, Human Capital Management, etc. DRM is also system agnostic, so it is not tied down to any particular system. And these are just two of the many reasons DRM is an industry favorite Hierarchy Management Tool.

Top 10 TopDown Consulting Blog Posts of 2015 – #4

By on December 29th, 2015

This post discusses how to build properties in bulk using the Migration Utility. The Migration Utility is a web-based application that is accessible through the Start menu, or directly by URL. In this post, it is used to load the properties needed to manage the attributes of an Essbase application. You can also use Migration Utility to migrate an application from one environment to another, using XML as the data medium. In addition it walks you through how to create six application-specific properties in the Custom.DRM namespace.

Top 10 TopDown Consulting Blog Posts of 2015 – #10

By on December 18th, 2015

As 2015 comes to an end, we are celebrating the year with a recap of our most viewed blog posts. First up is our 10th ranked post titled “Getting Started with DRM—Part 4.” The post, number four in a five-part series, discusses how to use Imports and Blenders in DRM to create a new version containing metadata from the Sample.Basic Essbase application.

JavaScript Property Formulas within DRM

By on July 29th, 2015

Data Relationship Management (DRM) v11.1.2.3 includes a cool feature that changes the way to write dynamic scripting using JavaScript for your custom derived property and validations. JavaScript has been around for over a decade, but it hasn’t been available to use within DRM until the release of v11.1.2.3.

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