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Kscope15 Encore Series

By on June 30th, 2015

TopDown is pleased to announce our Kscope15 encore webinar series. Even though we’ve said goodbye to Kscope15, in case you missed TopDown’s sessions, didn’t get a chance to ask a question, or would just like to see them again, here’s your chance. 

Kscope15 – Day 4

By on June 24th, 2015

The third day of Kscope15, and the last day of sessions, was packed with great content from beginning to end. Highlights are below.

Kscope15 – DAY 3

By on June 22nd, 2015

The second day of sessions delivered in spades. Highlights are below. Everyone is talking about the cloud…

Kscope15 – Day 2

By on June 22nd, 2015

The second day of Kscope15 was filled packed with people and sessions on a wide variety of EPM topics. Below are just a few highlights from the day.

Kscope15 Begins!

By on June 21st, 2015

Kscope15, where the smartest people on the planet working in the Oracle stack gather to share knowledge and have some fun, kicks off today, Sunday, June 21, in Hollywood Florida.

The conference offers great content from developers, administrators, architects, and business users, etc. and TopDown’s thought leaders are delivering some of this content at seven sessions and on a Planning Panel (for details, click here). In the meantime, below is a reminder of the titles, dates, and times of the TopDown sessions with an added bonus of, “what’s cool about this session in one sentence.”

Getting Started with Oracle DRM v11.1.2.3—Part 5

By on May 20th, 2015

In addition to having an attribute dimension called Population, the Market dimension in Sample.Basic also has 3 UDAs, Major Market, Small Market, and New Market. Whereas we used the data type Global Node to manage the associations of the attributes, the UDA properties will have a data type of string. Below is a screenshot of the Major Market property.

Getting Started with Oracle DRM v11.1.2.3—Part 4

By on April 17th, 2015

In part 4 of this blog series, we’ll learn how to use Imports and Blenders in DRM to create a new version containing metadata from the Sample.Basic Essbase application.To read part 1, click here; to read part 2, click here; and to read part 3, click here.

Sometimes it’s not necessary to log into web interface – just use Smart View

By on February 23rd, 2015

Oracle Hyperion Smart View for Office is a powerful user tool allowing for easy and flexible ad-hoc reporting and it’s a tool that can display things like web forms and grids. But, did you know that you can use also use it as an administrative tool?

Automating Calc Manager Rules for Oracle Hyperion Planning

By on January 21st, 2015

Oracle’s Calculation Manager has a host of features for creating business rules across the Hyperion suite of products. Today I want to focus on how to automate those rules in a Hyperion Planning environment. If you have Calculation Manager rules that you would like to schedule to run on a periodic basis, including rules with run-time prompts, this post is for you.

Adding Custom Dimensions to HFM

By on January 8th, 2015

With the release of HFM 11.1.2.2, HFM supports more than four custom dimensions. It will also allow the addition of custom dimensions to an existing application. Why add dimensions to your application? How do you add dimensions to an application and what are some considerations?

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